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WR Lamb not playing for No. 10 Oklahoma at No. 12 Baylor

Nov. 16, 2019 8:19 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma leading receiver CeeDee Lamb is out for the No. 10 Sooners’ game at No. 12 Baylor. Lamb, who entered the day leading the nation with 13 receiving touchdowns, went through some drills during warmups before Saturday night’s game. It was unclear why Lamb wasn’t...

Rachal has career-high 30, leads Tulsa over Austin Peay

Nov. 16, 2019 5:32 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Brandon Rachal had a career-high 30 points to help Tulsa hold off Austin Peay for a 72-65 victory on Saturday afternoon. Darien Jackson also posted a career best, totaling 16 points. Rachel, who was 9 of 12 from the floor and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line, also grabbed seven...

Hubbard leads No. 25 Oklahoma St. past Kansas 31-13

Nov. 16, 2019 4:57 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy broke away from his usual approach to postseason awards and lobbied for Chuba Hubbard to be a Heisman Trophy finalist. Hubbard, the nation’s leading rusher, ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 25 Oklahoma State rolled past Kansas...

Oklahoma tribal affiliate applies to operate Arkansas casino

Nov. 16, 2019 4:54 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A subsidiary of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation has filed an amended application to open a casino in Arkansas, either near Russellville or in Dover. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Cherokee Nation Business submitted the application Friday to the Arkansas Racing...

Air Force and Army veteran duo aim to restore WWII submarine

Nov. 16, 2019 2:52 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A pair of veterans is trying to bring a World War II submarine to Louisville. The Courier Journal reports, Mark Gatton got the idea when he learned that the USS Ling was going to be scrapped in New Jersey. The Air Force veteran, with his friend Army veteran Lewis Palmer are raising...

Prosecutors rest in trial of man in officer’s fatal shooting

Nov. 16, 2019 2:09 PM EST

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors have rested in the murder trial a man charged in the fatal shooting of an Oklahoma police officer. The Oklahoman reports that prosecutors rested Friday in the first-degree murder trial of 38-year-old Byron James Shepard of Okemah for the March 2017 shooting death of...

Equine Herpesvirus-1 found in horse at Oklahoma City park

Nov. 16, 2019 1:02 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State veterinary officials say a horse at Remington Park in Oklahoma City has been euthanized after testing positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1. Assistant state veterinarian Dr. Michael Herrin said Friday that the horse was euthanized Tuesday and the barn where it was housed is under...

Gallinari, Paul lead Thunder past 76ers 127-119 in OT

Nov. 16, 2019 12:38 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Danilo Gallinari hit a big 3-pointer in overtime, the crowd roared in support of the Oklahoma City Thunder. It was just like old times. Gallinari scored 28 points to help Oklahoma City beat the Philadelphia 76ers 127-119 on Friday night. Chris Paul had 27 points for the Thunder,...

Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107M

Nov. 15, 2019 5:34 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount in his final order in the case by $107 million because of his miscalculation. District Judge Thad...

Oklahoma judge reduces amount Johnson & Johnson must pay state to help clean up opioid crisis by $107M to $465M

Nov. 15, 2019 3:11 PM EST
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma judge reduces amount Johnson & Johnson must pay state to help clean up opioid crisis by $107M to $465M.