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Schroder scores 27 off bench, Thunder dominate Jazz 104-90

Dec. 10, 2019 1:17 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder's basketball identity is built on being aggressive at both ends of the court. Schroder is flourishing in his sixth man role because he goes into attack mode and never stops. That paid off again for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 104-90 victory over the Utah Jazz on...

Fields, Hurts, Young join Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists

Dec. 9, 2019 7:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State teammates quarterback Justin Fields and defensive end Chase Young will join LSU quarterback Joe Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists. The top vote-getters for college football's most famous player of the year award were announced Monday, and...

Oklahoma governor taps longtime foundation head as OU regent

Dec. 9, 2019 5:54 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt has appointed the longtime head of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation as the newest member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. Stitt announced Monday that he has chosen Michael A. Cawley for the seven-member board. He replaces former OU Regent Renzi Stone,...

Tulsa authorities say prison-gang dispute led to killing

Dec. 9, 2019 5:08 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa County authorities say a dispute involving two associates of a white-supremacist prison gang led to the death of one man and the other being held on a murder complaint. Tulsa County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Casey Roebuck says her office is recommending first-degree murder...

Oklahoma Democrats welcome independents to vote in primaries

Dec. 9, 2019 4:55 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma election officials say registered independents will be able to continue voting in Democratic primaries during the next election cycle. Oklahoma Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Monday he'd been notified by the Oklahoma Democratic Party that it will continue to allow...

Thunder opens road trip with 108-96 win in Portland

Dec. 9, 2019 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was less than two weeks ago that the Oklahoma City Thunder last visited Portland, but this time they wouldn't leave with a loss. Dennis Schroder and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander each scored 21 points and the Thunder opened a four-game trip with a 108-96 victory over the Trail Blazers...

Arkansas hires Georgia assistant Pittman as new head coach

Dec. 8, 2019 9:17 PM EST

Arkansas hired Georgia assistant Sam Pittman as its head coach Sunday, giving the longtime offensive line coach his first chance to lead a college program. Pittman, an Oklahoma native, has been coaching at the FBS level since 1994 and he's been in the Southeastern Conference, including a three-year stint at...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

Oklahoma State, Texas A&M to meet in Texas Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:44 PM EST

Oklahoma State (8-4, Big 12) vs. Texas A&M (7-5, SEC), Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Houston TOP PLAYERS Oklahoma State: RB Chuba Hubbard, 1,936 yards rushing, 21 rushing touchdowns. Texas A&M: QB Kellen Mond. 2,802 yards passing, 19 touchdowns; 383 yards rushing, seven rushing touchdowns. NOTABLE...

Etienne, hot shooting leads Wichita St. over Okla. St. 80-61

Dec. 8, 2019 6:18 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After getting outrebounded by a 48-31 margin in a 75-63 loss to West Virginia on Nov. 27, Wichita State made that part of the game a point of emphasis and it paid off on Sunday. Tyson Etienne scored 19 points and had four assists, and Wichita State won the rebounding battle 42-31,...