• By JOHN SHINN CNHI Oklahoma

NORMAN — The day after he became the University of Oklahoma's all-time rushing leader, Samaje Perine announced plans to take his career to the next level.

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ALVA — The East Central University men’s basketball team picked up its fifth-straight victory and moved into a three-way tie for first in the Great American Conference with an 89-74 victory over Northwestern Oklahoma State Thursday night inside the Percefull Fieldhouse.

NEW ORLEANS — Oklahoma City and Golden State just played. Russell Westbrook vs. Kevin Durant just happened. And now, even if it’s veiled differently, it’s underway again.

ALVA — The East Central University women’s basketball team rallied from a 14-point deficit in the first quarter to claim a 67-56 road victory over Northwestern Oklahoma State in Great American Conference action Thursday night inside the Percefull Fieldhouse.

TUPELO – The Stonewall Longhorns saw their season come to an end Thursday afternoon after dropping a gut-wrenching 70-69 overtime decision to Stringtown in Class A regional consolation bracket play.

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The eighth-ranked Stonewall girls had a good start and a good finish in a 48-36 win over New Lima Thursday night in a winner’s bracket game at the Class A Regional Tournament in Tupelo.

ADA — The East Central University baseball team will be at Ken Turner Field this weekend for the opening Great American Conference series of the 2017 season.

The East Central University men’s basketball team has been selected as the No. 4 team in the first NCAA Central Regional poll released on Wednesday.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook’s four-point possession happened in the most typical way.

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After having a week off, the East Central University softball team will return to the field today through Sunday at the UAM 8-State Classic in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Hit hard with key losses to graduation, the Ada High School girls soccer team will need youth to step up in 2017.

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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.

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  • By Clay Horning | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

Through 23 games a year ago, OU was ranked No. 20 and carrying a 16-7 overall record. It was also two games worse in the Big 12 Conference than it is now, carrying a 7-5 mark.

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  • Tony Capobianco | Sports Reporter
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While Durant was in Oklahoma City, there always seemed to be a glass ceiling that kept the Thunder from reaching the top. Now, Durant left to become that ceiling and it's no longer made of see-through glass.

  • Fred Katz | CNHI Oklahoma
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WASHINGTON — Orlando has traded former Oklahoma City power forward Serge Ibaka to Toronto, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Magic will receive wing Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round pick. 

  • BY FRED KATZ CNHI Oklahoma

WASHINGTON — Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Turnover. Turnover. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Miss. Turnover. Turnover. Turnover. Miss. Miss. Miss.

  • By Fred Katz | Thunder Beat Writer
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Golden State small forward Kevin Durant guested on the Bill Simmons Podcast the day before his Oklahoma City return. The two riffed about the Warriors, the Thunder, basketball in general. Eventually, they landed on the events of July, 2010, when Cleveland star LeBron James chose to leave the Cavaliers for Miami.

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