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Sabonis has triple-double, leads Pacers past Thunder in OT

Jan. 29, 2022 00:26 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Indiana Pacers had to change things up. They had just given up 158 points in a home loss to Charlotte on Wednesday night, a franchise record for points allowed and the most any team has given up this season. Indiana often skips game day...

‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic resentenced to 21 years in prison

Jan. 28, 2022 18:21 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge resentenced “Tiger King” Joe Exotic to 21 years in prison on Friday, reducing his punishment by just a year despite pleas from the former zookeeper for leniency as he begins treatment for early-stage cancer. “Please don’t make me die in...

Oklahoma executes man for 2001 slayings of 2 hotel workers

Jan. 28, 2022 16:24 PM EST

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executed a man Thursday for the brutal slayings of two hotel workers during a robbery in 2001. Donald Grant, 46, received a lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester and was declared dead at 10:16 a.m. It was the first...

‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic resentenced to 21 years in prison in murder-for-hire case involving his chief rival

Jan. 28, 2022 12:45 PM EST
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic resentenced to 21 years in prison in murder-for-hire case involving his chief rival.

UK vs KU: Blueblood showdown highlights Big 12-SEC Challenge

Jan. 28, 2022 02:11 AM EST

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND The marquee game of the Big 12-SEC Challenge usually involves Kentucky or Kansas. This year, it involves both. The No. 12 Wildcats head to historic Allen Fieldhouse on...

K-State's Ayoka Lee keeps going after record game vs Sooners

Jan. 27, 2022 12:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — You can bet that Texas saw what Kansas State forward Ayoka Lee did to Oklahoma last weekend. It didn't seem to help a whole lot. Sure, the ninth-ranked Longhorns managed to shut down the rest of the No. 25 Wildcats in a 66-48 victory Wednesday...

Oklahoma executes man for slayings of 2 hotel workers during 2001 robbery; lethal injection is nation’s first of 2022

Jan. 27, 2022 11:29 AM EST
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma executes man for slayings of 2 hotel workers during 2001 robbery; lethal injection is nation’s first of 2022.

Brockington scores 26 as No. 23 Iowa St outlasts OSU in OT

Jan. 27, 2022 00:04 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 26 points to help No. 23 Iowa State beat Oklahoma State 84-81 in overtime Wednesday night. Tyrese Hunter had 18 points and Caleb Grill added 15 for the Cyclones (15-5, 3-5 Big 12), who snapped a two-game skid. ...

Warren, Matharu, lead No. 9 Texas past Kansas State

Jan. 26, 2022 23:21 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas made sure that Ayoka Lee didn't produce a stirring encore. Aliyah Matharu scored 18 points, Audrey Warren had 16, and No. 9 Texas contained the record-setting Lee while beating No. 25 Kansas State 66-48 Wednesday night for its fourth straight victory. ...

Groves brothers lead Oklahoma past West Virginia 72-62

Jan. 26, 2022 22:52 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tanner Groves scored 21 points, brother Jacob Groves added 12 and Oklahoma rolled to a 72-62 victory over West Virginia on Wednesday night. Oklahoma (13-7, 3-5 Big 12) ended a four-game skid while West Virginia (13-6, 2-5) stretched its losing streak to...