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Young wins point guard battle, Hawks top Thunder 142-126

Jan. 15, 2019 11:43 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Just when it seemed Dennis Schroder would enjoy a triumphant return to Atlanta, his successor as the Hawks' starting point guard had a winning answer. Trae Young had 24 points and 11 assists to win the showdown of current and past Atlanta point guards, leading the Hawks over the Oklahoma...

Oklahoma adds Manning, Odom to defensive staff

Jan. 15, 2019 10:01 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has hired Roy Manning as cornerbacks coach and Brian Odom as inside linebackers coach. The school announced the moves Tuesday. Manning was UCLA's outside linebackers and special teams coach this season when Oklahoma beat the Bruins 49-21. He was linebackers coach under new...

OKC school district approves the use of medical marijuana

Jan. 15, 2019 6:10 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Students in the Oklahoma City school district with medical conditions that require cannabis are now permitted to use the drug at school. The Oklahoma City Public Schools board voted to approve the policy Monday night, The Oklahoman reported . The district will provide a place for a...

Similar struggles have led to recent teacher strikes in US

Jan. 15, 2019 4:02 PM EST

The setting is different, but the complaints of teachers who are out on strike Tuesday in Los Angeles are echoing those heard in walkouts nationwide. Unlike protests that closed schools last spring in states including West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Arizona, the strike that began Monday is unfolding in a...

McClure scores 29 to help Baylor beat Oklahoma St. 73-69

Jan. 15, 2019 12:29 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — King McClure had totaled 17 points over the previous three games, including just four on Saturday, but he kept working hard and felt like he had a lot of support Monday night. McClure had a career-high 29 points, nine rebounds and four assists to help lead Baylor to a 73-69 victory...

Sooners QB, A's pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Jan. 14, 2019 8:48 PM EST

Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declared himself eligible for the NFL draft on Monday. Murray announced his decision in a tweet , ending his brief and storied college career. What's next for the Murray is not yet known. The Oakland...

Inmate convicted in child's death killed in Oklahoma prison

Jan. 14, 2019 12:53 PM EST

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials say a man convicted of murder in the 1997 disappearance of his 8-year-old neighbor has been killed in prison. The Oklahoma Department of Correction says Anthony Palma was found unresponsive in his cell late Friday. Investigators believe his cellmate killed him....

AP Source: A's, MLB meet with Heisman Trophy winner Murray

Jan. 13, 2019 8:25 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback's deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said. The person spoke on condition of...

Westbrook, Schroder lead Thunder past Spurs, 122-112

Jan. 12, 2019 11:48 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder broke out of his slump in a major way. The reserve point guard scored all of his 19 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday night. Schroder entered the night shooting just 32 percent from the field in...

Thunder to retire Nick Collison's No. 4

Jan. 12, 2019 6:56 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder will retire Nick Collison's No. 4 in March. The team made the announcement in a news release on Saturday. The ceremony will take place when the Thunder hosts the Toronto Raptors on March 20. The crowd favorite's number will be the first the franchise retires since moving...