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Warriors prepare for bittersweet arena move across the bay

Oct. 16, 2018 9:43 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — If anybody understands an arena's link to a city, to a faithful fan base, Kevin Durant does. Durant played the final NBA game in KeyArena for the Seattle SuperSonics a decade ago before the franchise's relocation to Oklahoma City, then returned for a nostalgic exhibition earlier this...

Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi

Oct. 16, 2018 1:09 AM EDT

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Choctaw Indians who were later forced out of their...

No. 9 Oklahoma seeks reset, better defense vs. TCU

Oct. 15, 2018 4:34 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma can't wait to move on. The ninth-ranked Sooners want to change course after a 48-45 loss to Texas and the drama that followed when coach Lincoln Riley fired defensive coordinator Mike Stoops . After having a weekend off, Oklahoma is ready to get back on the field Saturday...

Texas report: Oklahoma school bus was traveling too fast

Oct. 15, 2018 12:59 PM EDT

LAMPASAS, Texas (AP) — An Oklahoma school bus that hydroplaned on a wet road and crashed in Central Texas last month, injuring nearly everyone onboard, was traveling at an unsafe speed for the conditions, according to a Texas Department of Transportation report. The bus crossed into the wrong lane on Sept....

Police: 3 deaths in Oklahoma fire 'definitely' homicides

Oct. 15, 2018 11:37 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police say the deaths of three people whose bodies were found after a house fire in Oklahoma are being investigated as a triple homicide. The fire broke out early Sunday at a home in north Tulsa. Police Sgt. Brandon Watkins tells the Tulsa World that the case is "definitely" a homicide,...

AP College Football Poll: LSU back to No. 5; Michigan to 6th

Oct. 14, 2018 4:21 PM EDT

After four of the top eight teams lost, The Associated Press college football poll had a new look behind No. 1 Alabama, with Ohio State reaching No. 2, LSU jumping back to No. 5 and Michigan moving into the top 10 for the first time this season. The Crimson Tide received all but one of the 61 first-place votes...

Barnes runs for 4 TDs as K-State routs Oklahoma State, 31-12

Oct. 13, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State broke huddle against Oklahoma State at one point Saturday with three running backs joining quarterback Skyler Thompson in the backfield, the quartet making a unique diamond-like formation that coach Bill Snyder said has been part of the playbook for 30 years. True or...

No. 23 USF rallies to beat Tulsa 25-24 to remain unbeaten

Oct. 13, 2018 12:08 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Blake Barnett and Tyre McCants came through with No. 23 South Florida's undefeated season on the line against struggling Tulsa. The Bulls overcame a 14-point deficit in the final 7:10, taking the lead on Coby Weiss' 22-yard field goal with 2 seconds left in a 25-24 victory Friday night....

Oklahoma City student charged with felony in alleged assault

Oct. 12, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City high school student was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon Friday for allegedly using a broom handle to assault another student. Court records indicate the felony charge was filed against Dawson Michael McClain, 18, of Bethany in connection with...

The Latest: Felony filed against Oklahoma student in assault

Oct. 12, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the alleged assault of a teenager at an Oklahoma high school (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old Oklahoma high school student with assault and battery for allegedly using a broom handle to assault another student. Court records indicate...