OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder veteran Nick Collison was ready to come back for a 15th NBA season.
The Oklahoma City Thunder agreeing with 2015 second-round pick Dakari Johnson to a two-year contract gives the team another big man to add to a rotation that should already have plenty.
Was it a tragic accident, heat or something else that had team cancel tournament play at David Allen Memorial Ballpark at the last minute?
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Utah Jazz have one of the NBA’s most raucous crowds. But for the team’s newly signed big man, fans in Salt Lake might as well be showing up with encouraging tips and orange slices.
With the heavy local sports scene here in Enid this time of year we have to be satisfied with observing college football media days from afar. While media days frequently offer little noteworthy news with coaches and players offering well-rehearsed and scripted (safe) answers, there were a handful of notable exceptions this past week in Frisco, Texas, at the Big 12 media days and in Newport, R.I., at the American Athletic Conference’s media days.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder have a chance to own one of the NBA’s thriftiest defenses. And that’s not just because of an infusion of new personnel.
FRISCO, Texas – Six seasons after Justin Blackmon won his second of two-straight Biletnikoff Awards at Oklahoma State, the Cowboys head into a new year with, not one, but two receivers on the Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list.
FRISCO, Texas – When David Beaty took the head coaching job at the University of Kansas, he called up Doug Meacham with some extreme measures to get him to Lawrence, Kansas.
FRISCO, Texas – The Big 12 Conference reached new heights last year when it came to revenue distributed among league institutions.
"Many schools report things differently, so what USA Today’s database reflects is not necessarily an apples-to-apples comparison of all 230 schools on the list." — OSU athletic department spokesman
Former Kingfisher football standout Jace Sternberger, after two years at the University of Kansas, sees transferring to Northeastern A&M as a chance to reboot his college football career.
Thunder fans are rather unique among NBA fans. Their dedication to the team probably runs emotionally deeper than any other non-championship team's fans. But is it healthy?
Buddy Hield found himself in-between just this July: Dynamic enough to be one of the best players at Las Vegas Summer League but not quite dominant enough to skip it altogether.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder have made the Andre Roberson re-signing official, the team announced Friday.
Most of us have a mental image of what exercise looks like. That image varies from person to person, but it normally includes some sweating, some heavy breathing, possibly big hunks of metal or other heavy materials, and probably some amount of physical discomfort.
NORMAN, Okla. — Skip Johnson’s transition as Oklahoma baseball’s head coach felt solidified Thursday, as he molded the finishing touches on the Sooners’ coaching staff.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder’s newest star probably couldn’t have ended up on the Golden State Warriors. But that doesn’t mean conversations about Paul George heading to the Bay never occurred.
With the Major League Baseball All-Star game done, the sports calendar moves into an important stretch now: preseason football talk. Especially college football talk.
OKLAHOMA CITY — People bustled in and out of Jones Assembly, a quaint-but-hip social haunt on Oklahoma City’s burgeoning Film Row, which will host a handful of popular music acts in the coming months.
LAS VEGAS — Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti played it cool when a reporter mentioned at Wednesday evening’s press conference that the Paul George recruiting process had already started.
NORMAN — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the Big 12 preseason Offensive Player of the Year and one of the Sooners' five preseason All-Big 12 selections, the league announced Wednesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Patrick Patterson said he was a southern country boy, and draped head-to-toe in denim, he didn’t look like he was kidding.
LAS VEGAS — The Oklahoma City Thunder have made it clear to Russell Westbrook they want him for the long haul. But they're still waiting for official reciprocation.
The Oklahoma City Thunder's newest star arrives in OKC on Tuesday. He will have an introductory press conference at 6 p.m. CT on Wednesday.
Oklahoma loves you, Mr. Westbrook. You could be governor. Heck, even the aforementioned Mr. Durant is more popular these days than Gov. Mary Fallin, and he is about as popular as heat rash or tick bites.