• By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony are “officially circling each other,” according to a tweet from the Ringer’s Bill Simmons. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Ada Braves’ American Legion Post 72 baseball squad got off to a 1-1 start to open play Thursday in the Mid-America Christian Tournament.

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When the final buzzer sounds after the Oklahoma Coaches Association large-school All-State basketball game next Wednesday inside the Mabee Center at Oral Roberts University, Ada graduate McKenzie Dean will have represented her high school team for the very last time.

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After last weekend’s doubleheader gave way to soggy grounds, coupled with the scheduled break prior to the weekend, the teams of the Ameri-Flex/OCRS sprint car series are anxious to get back to slinging dirt.

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…

Oklahoma State Cowboys

  • By Dave Ruthenberg | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

"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.

Thunder

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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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. 

  • Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder have signed former second-round pick Dakari Johnson to a two-year guaranteed contract, The Vertical's Shams Charania reports. 

  • 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?

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