• By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
  • Updated

OKLAHOMA CITY — The past may say nothing about the future when it comes to the Oklahoma City Thunder on draft night.

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  • By TYLER PALMATEER  CNHI Sports Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma identified Lincoln Riley as the future to its football program. Tuesday, the university settled on how it would reimburse the young star for carrying that weight.

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The Ada A’s American Legion baseball team has had its fair share of struggles so far this summer.

MUSKOGEE — Summer league baseball and particularly the Three Rivers Bandits American Legion team were dealt a terrible blow late Sunday.

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New head coach Austin Jarvis was introduced to the Ada High baseball team Monday evening at Cougar Field.

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PAULS VALLEY — There are many things that may happen to me during the course of my life, but getting bitten in the back by a 65-pound catfish most likely isn’t one of them.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Local golfer Parker Joe Pogue watched as one of his playing partners knocked a nice shot off the tee box to within two feet of the pin on hole No. 3 during an US Kids Junior Golf Tournament Monday at the Kickingbird Golf Course in Oklahoma City.

  • By TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

FAYETTEVILLE — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was fined a total of $460, including court costs, after accepting a plea deal to three misdemeanors stemming from his Feb. 25 arrest in Fayetteville, Ark., according to the Fayetteville prosecutor’s office.

BARTLESVILLE – The Ada Braves’ American Legion Post 72 baseball squad totaled 20 hits in registering a 6-4, 6-2 doubleheader sweep of the host Bartlesville Indians Saturday night.

  • By TYLER PALMATEER CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN — Consider it a sign of the times.

Rewind to May 11 when Bob Stoops was still Oklahoma’s football coach, and the biggest news of the day was his and wife Carol’s reported purchase of a $2.25 million home on Chicago’s Gold Coast.

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  • By Dave Ruthenberg | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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Barring a losing season or two, or Gundy bolting, it appears the 49-year-old could be the Cowboys' head coach in perpetuity. 

Oklahoma Sooners

  • By John McKelvey | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — For the second year in a row, but just the third time in the last decade, three double-digit seeds made it to the Women's College World Series at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

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  • By Fred Katz | CNHI News Service
  • Updated

It’s impossible to predict the first 20 selections of the NBA Draft. So, Oklahoma City is eying different types of players as it awaits the No. 21 pick in Thursday night’s festivities. Here are some of the prospects the Thunder could choose (in no particular order) if they hold onto their first-round pick:

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
  • Updated

It’s impossible to predict the first 20 selections of the NBA Draft. So, Oklahoma City is eying different types of players as it awaits the No. 21 pick in Thursday night’s festivities. Here are some of the prospects the Thunder could choose (in no particular order) if they hold onto their first-round pick: 

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
  • Updated

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City has a long history of successfully identifying talent in the NBA Draft, whether it comes early or late. And general manager Sam Presti will have to rely on good fortune to continue that trend Thursday night, when the Thunder are scheduled to pick at No. 21.

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti is one of the NBA’s most aggressive on the trade market. With the Thunder's season done, The Transcript is running a retrospective of all three trades they made over the past year. Today’s retrospective is on the deal they made Nov. 1, 2016.

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

Concluding the Thunder's season, The Transcript is running a player evaluation series, looking at a new player every Monday through Friday. This week, it's the guards. Today’s player: shooting guard Alex Abrines.

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