NORMAN — Marquise Brown arrived at Oklahoma standing at 5-foot-10 and weighing 144 pounds. CeeDee Lamb was listed at 6-1, 173, as a freshman.
In the aftermath of Tuesday’s season-opening eight-point loss at Golden State, the Thunder mostly talked about what they did well.
Surrounded by cameras and microphones, Baker Mayfield gave an impassioned monologue after Oklahoma’s loss to Ohio State in 2016.
NORMAN — Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond towered over the semicircle of Oklahoma media members and with his cell phone out, pretending to be one of them, he pointed the camera in Blake Griffin's direction.
Amid a pointed debate during last week's College Football Playoff mock exercise, Bill Hancock, the CFP's executive director, stopped to recognize the conversation — he wanted the 13 media members in attendance to understand how fresh discussions are.
In that space of time media are allowed in the pregame locker room, the night Oklahoma City opened the preseason against Detroit, Thunder coach Billy Donovan walked up to the white dry-erase board and began to jot down a few notes.
It is the dawn of the Thunder’s 11th season in Oklahoma City. Prior to the 2008-09 regular season, the franchise that became the Thunder was known as the Seattle SuperSonics, which came into being in 1967, nine years before the NFL's Seahawks arrived and 10 years before MLB's Mariners.
Oklahoma senior outside hitter Alyssa Enneking came to the sidelines for a rare breather, and over the course of two points on the bench, she came to a decision.
Something happened at halftime inside the Cotton Bowl. It’s unclear what, but if it didn’t, why did Lincoln Riley believe it had been blown out of proportion?
Nick Saban, Kirby Smart and Dabo Swinney have more money than most people will ever earn, but lack the time most have to spend it.
NORMAN — Aside from a brief online statement, Mike Stoops went publicly silent after being fired as Oklahoma’s defensive coordinator.
Former Oklahoma defensive coordinator, who was fired Monday, spoke to former OU defensive lineman turned local radio personality Dusty Dvoracek on the Sports Animal on Wednesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — For the preseason, Tuesday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena is about as good as it gets for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
OKLAHOMA CITY — It was on Wednesday, Sept. 12, that Russell Westbrook underwent an arthroscopic surgical procedure on his right knee after experiencing stiffness and inflammation during workouts in advancing of Thunder training camp.
NORMAN — It was Nov. 8, 2014, and Baylor was in Norman and Oklahoma had led 14-3 early, yet trailed 24-14 at the half and kicked off to Baylor to begin the third quarter and, digging up the column I wrote that day as a reference, here’s what happened next.
NORMAN — Caleb Kelly delivered a faith-based message to elementary students at Purcell Intermediate School on Monday morning.
NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley used the words “spark” or “new voice” a combined nine times Monday while addressing his firing of defensive coordinator Mike Stoops.
Oklahoma announced the firing of Mike Stoops on Monday and promoted assistant head coach Ruffin McNeill to interim defensive coordinator.
TULSA — In the moments the game turned, the latter half of the second quarter, the best point guard on the floor was Oklahoma City’s Dennis Schroder, who led the Thunder to a 32-point frame and a 58-51 edge over his former team
DALLAS — As gray clouds roll in and a slight breeze briefly gives relief to the oppressive 90 percent humidity, the piercing cries that would later be found inside the Cotton Bowl are dormant on the peripheral of the barricades, the metal barriers that symbolically divide more than a century of hate between two programs.
For the second-straight time, a true freshman quarterback came into Boone Pickens Stadium and sent Oklahoma State fans filing to the stadium exits before the final whistle blew.
DALLAS — If the Sooner Nation ever had any doubts about the location of quarterback Kyler Murray’s heart during what’s essentially his college football farewell tour, it can rest easy.
According to several media reports Thursday evening, sourcing a Thunder spokesperson, Andre Roberson underwent an additional procedure on his left knee Thursday.
Kyler Murray went to high school an hour from Cotton Bowl Stadium. His dad, Kevin, had been a star quarterback at Texas A&M.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Dennis Schroder was the biggest story for the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena.
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