• Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NEW YORK — Russell Westbrook has been named the NBA’s MVP, the league announced Monday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder went across the world just to add someone who was right next door, when they selected Terrance Ferguson with the No. 21 pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft.

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EDMOND — Stonewall softball coach Brian Davis ended his slow-pitch school year in style.

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Oui, oui!

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NORMAN — Oklahoma first baseman Shay Knighten was nominated for a ESPY Award in the Best Championship Performance category Wednesday.

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NORMAN — Though it has been expressed in this space that the load Lincoln Riley appears intent upon taking on could be too much, he made a compelling case during a sit-down in his office with The Norman Transcript Wednesday afternoon that it’s actually not too much.

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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.

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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. 

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  • 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
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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.

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