Five seasons ago, Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy took a chance on a little-known coach to become the head of the Cowboy offense. Fast forward to now, and Mike Yurcich has parlayed his Lego play diagramming expertise into becoming the highest paid assistant coach in OSU football his…

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BARTLESVILLE — The Ada A’s American Legion baseball team scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning and tacked on three more in the ninth for good measure to rally past the host Bartlesville Braves 8-4 in a Wednesday night road game.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

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

Former Oklahoma point guard Trae Young gave his mother, Candice, a hug and wrapped his arms around his younger brother Timothy, clad in matching suit and shorts, as he was selected as the No. 5 pick in the NBA Draft.

NORMAN — Oklahoma occupied what is known as the driver’s seat, needing just one win in two opportunities to clinch the Tallahassee Regional championship.

Thunder

NORMAN — Just a day or two after a flurry of contract agreements — Paul George, Jerami Grant, Nerlens Noel, Raymond Felton — made it clear what it would really cost to keep Carmelo Anthony on the roster for the final year of a contract due to pay him $27.9 million, it was reported the Oklahoma City Thunder and Anthony’s representatives will work together to create an exit strategy for the future hall of famer.