NORMAN — “Ryan won’t take me home.”
Oklahoma assistant Chris Crutchfield remembers watching a skinny Trae Young put up 3-pointers as a freshman at Norman North. Then, it never occurred to him that this player would declare for the NBA draft after just one college season.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the big…
DALLAS (AP) — Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan is the team chaplain who prays with the players before games and gives them scouting reports the next day.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff flew by to collect his sixth offensive rebound, Oklahoma's Jamuni McNeace just shook his head.
Oklahoma freshman Trae Young has racked up another honor and this one, named for the last Sooner freshman to make such a gargantuan splash in the college game, might mean a little more to the Norman North product than some others.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The slide started with a layup from MVP favorite James Harden. Then, a corner 3 from Houston glue guy P.J. Tucker, an alley-oop from Harden to under-appreciated center Clint Capela and a 3 from nine-time All-Star Chris Paul.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Russell Westbrook stared at the Thunder’s postgame stat sheet like it was advanced calculus. Standing next to his cubby in Sacramento’s visiting locker room, he laughed.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a sweeping goal, spelled out on a colorful, full-screen slide and presented to leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee in a meeting last year.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Albert Owens scored 21 points, Austin Ruder added 17, Javan White contributed 14 points with 12 rebounds and Oral Roberts is assured a top six finish in the Summit League with Thursday's 83-75 win at Omaha.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield doesn't like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn't surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners.
NORMAN — One year ago today, a crowded auditorium at Norman North High School erupted with celebration as Trae Young decided to choose Oklahoma over the lure of basketball powerhouse Kansas.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Sterling Taplin scored a career-high 30 points and Tulsa held off a late UConn rally to score a 73-71 win, its first-ever over the Huskies in Connecticut, on Thursday night at the XL Center.
LeBron James, for whom it’s not enough to be the world’s best basketball player, a fact his forays into coaching and general managing attest, says Trae Young should go pro as certainly as he brushes his teeth in the morning.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Steven Adams has played 365 games in his career, and he's never made a 3-pointer. Yet, he may be the reason for the drop in the Thunder's behind-the-arc production come the second half of Wednesday's 121-114 victory in Memphis.
The Tulsa Drillers have announced a very exciting promotional schedule for the 2018 season. Fans will have a lot to look forward to as the team has a complete schedule of Fireworks Spectaculars, popular promotional giveaways and fun theme nights planned for this season.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A loss didn't prevent Virginia from climbing to No. 1 in AP men's basketball poll for the first time in more than 35 years after all.
The Midwest City product announced Wednesday his commitment to the Sun Belt Conference school, which went 11-2 and clinched a share of the league title last fall.
Monday afternoon, Oklahoma State’s football coach, Mike Gundy, sent minor shockwaves through the Cowboy fanbase as he announced the hire of six new members of the OSU football family, including the presumed new defensive coordinator, Jim Knowles, formerly of Duke.
On a night where Oklahoma State struggled to find its rhythm on either end of the court, it attempted to cut into a double-digit TCU lead during the final quarter of the contest.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons dramatically shook their struggling roster by acquiring one of the NBA's top players in Blake Griffin in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers.