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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, emergency crews respond to a scene where a vehicle hit several Moore High School students in Moore, Okla. A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP, File)

Driver who hit Oklahoma runners gets 3rd manslaughter charge

Feb. 18, 2020 5:36 PM EST

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of striking a group of suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country athletes with his speeding pickup truck faces an additional manslaughter charge after the death of a third student. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed a third charge of manslaughter against 57-year-old Max...

Baylor guard DiDi Richards (2) drives the basketball while under defensive pressure from Oklahoma State guard Lauren Fields (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Cooper helps lead No. 2 Baylor to huge win over Okla. St.

Feb. 15, 2020 11:18 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Te’a Cooper had started all 23 previous games this season for No. 2 Baylor, but coach Kim Mulkey decided to start Moon Ursin at guard on Saturday night. The move paid off as Cooper came off the bench to score 15 points, including the 1,000th of her career, to help lead...

Oklahoma State's Kalib Boone blocks Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards during an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mitch Alcala)

Laurent, Boone lead Oklahoma State past No. 24 Texas Tech

Feb. 15, 2020 5:49 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State wore throwback uniforms and got old-school results. The Cowboys honored their 1995 Final Four team with both their look and performance on Saturday. Jonathan Laurent and Kalib Boone each scored 16 points, and Oklahoma State beat No. 24 Texas Tech 73-70 for its first...

Lamb scores 24, No. 21 South Dakota women edge Tulsa 77-73

Feb. 15, 2020 5:32 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Chloe Lamb scored a career-high 24 points and No. 21 South Dakota jumped to a big early lead and held on to defeat Oral Roberts 77-73 on Saturday. The Coyotes (25-2, 14-0 Summit League), who won their 14th straight, had their first league game decided by single figures as the Golden...

Kansas guard Marcus Garrett, right, takes the ball away from Oklahoma forward Kur Kuath (52) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Garrett's career-high 24 points lead No. 3 KU past Oklahoma

Feb. 15, 2020 2:52 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Marcus Garrett has carved out a reputation at Kansas as one of the nation's best defenders, the kind of consummate leader and team-first player just about every team with national title aspirations needs on its roster. He wasn't known as a particularly good 3-point shooter until...

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, emergency crews respond to a scene where a vehicle hit several Moore High School students in Moore, Okla. A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP, File)

Third student-runner who was struck by speeding truck dies

Feb. 15, 2020 1:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A third member of a suburban Oklahoma City high school cross-country team who was struck by a speeding pickup truck earlier this month has died. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, said hospital spokeswoman April Sandefer. Crum was among seven...

Oklahoma professor who used slur to step down, get training

Feb. 14, 2020 4:52 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A University of Oklahoma journalism professor who used a racial slur during a class lecture will step down from teaching the course for the rest of the semester and undergo racial sensitivity training, the college's dean said told students and faculty on Friday. In a letter to faculty...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) can't grab a pass at the basket, next to Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Gallinari, Paul push Thunder past Zion, Pelicans 123-118

Feb. 14, 2020 12:19 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The veteran savvy of Danilo Gallinari and Chris Paul helped Oklahoma City withstand the latest stirring performance by Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson. Gallinari scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Paul had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Thunder beat New Orleans 123-118...

Nebraska schedules 2 games with Oklahoma State in 2034-35

Feb. 13, 2020 4:20 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has announced the scheduling of four home nonconference football games over the next eight years and a two-game series against former Big 12 foe Oklahoma State in 2034-35. The Cornhuskers will host UTEP on Aug. 31, 2024 and Sept. 2, 2028; Louisiana-Monroe on Oct. 18, 2025; and...

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks in front of Gov. Kevin Stitt, left, and Rep. Harold Wright during a news conference announcing plans for Oklahoma to resume executions by lethal injection, at the Office of the Attorney General,  Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 in Oklahoma City, Okla.    Executions were halted following a botched lethal injection in 2014 that left an inmate writhing on the gurney and drug mix-ups in 2015 in which the wrong lethal drugs were delivered. (Nate Billings/The Oklahoman via AP)

Attorney general says Oklahoma to resume executions

Feb. 13, 2020 3:48 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma plans to resume executing death-row inmates, five years after lethal injections were put on hold following a series of death-chamber mishaps, state officials announced Thursday. Gov. Kevin Stitt, Attorney General Mike Hunter and Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director...