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Kings storm back in 4th quarter to stun Thunder, 94-93

Dec. 12, 2019 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to Sacramento teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic. "I found the best...

Hill scores 14 to carry Tulsa over Boise St. 69-56

Dec. 11, 2019 10:54 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Isaiah Hill, a backup guard, had 14 points as Tulsa defeated Boise State 69-56 on Wednesday night. Darien Jackson had 12 points for Tulsa (8-2). Lawson Korita, another backup, added 11 points. Brandon Rachal had 10 points for the Golden Hurricane. Tulsa dominated the first half...

Oklahoma mother of 3 kids shot by police files claim

Dec. 11, 2019 5:59 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman whose four children, aged 1 to 5, were inside a pickup truck when police officers opened fire on a man also in the vehicle, wounding three of the kids, has taken the first step toward suing the city of Hugo. A tort claim dated Dec. 6 against the city by Olivia Hill...

Civil rights group sues over Oklahoma bail practices

Dec. 11, 2019 5:33 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A civil rights group has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against court officials in central Oklahoma, alleging a county's bail system unconstitutionally discriminates against poor and disabled people. The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma filed the suit late Tuesday in...

New York City concert to honor Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie

Dec. 10, 2019 7:05 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — New York City will host a concert in February to mark the 80th anniversary of Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie's classic song, “This Land Is Your Land.” The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa announced Tuesday that the concert will take place Feb. 23, 2020, at The Town Hall, which...

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...

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...