KONAWA — Former Konawa boys basketball coach Henry Roland died Monday in Tulsa. He was 76.


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DETROIT — Former East Central University star Armonty Bryant — a defensive end for the Detroit Lions — has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy, the league said Tuesday in a released statement.

FRISCO, Texas — The expansive Ford Center at The Star contains plenty of hiding places, but Bob Stoops wasn’t tucked away into any of them.

The Ada Braves have entered the Mid-America Christian University Tournament and will face some of the top summer teams in the state. The tournament will run from Thursday through Sunday at MACU in Oklahoma City. Tonight’s doubleheader with the Boom Stix in Whitesboro, Texas has been canceled…

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OIL CENTER — Following are the results from races held July 15 at the Oklahoma Sports Park. Races are held every Saturday night throughout the 2017 season at the local dirt track, located 10 miles northwest of Ada on SH 3W. Gates open at 5 p.m. and races begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. Satu…

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Koty Frank of Tushka and Dayne Bowerman of Roff went a combined 7-for-7 with four runs scored to help the Ada Braves outlast Bartlesville 8-6 in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at East Central University’s Ken Turner Field.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

  • By Dave Ruthenberg | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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"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

NORMAN — Phil Forte has played in a lot of Bedlam games, and he’s made a lot of 3-pointers during his storied Oklahoma State career.

Oklahoma Sooners

  • Dave Ruthenberg | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

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.


  • By Dave Ruthenberg | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

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?

  • By Tyler Palmateer | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

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.

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