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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Over 800 Oklahoma coaches from 238 communities teamed up with mentoring organizations across the state to participate in the fourth annual Oklahoma Coaches Mentoring Challenge, a campaign to encourage Oklahomans to mentor young people in their communities. The 2017-18 campaign was spearheaded by OSU Coach
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK The world famous exhibition basketball team, theHarlem Globetrotters, announced their 12th annual player draft, selecting five players, including Lou Dunbar II of Oklahoma City University, son of legendary Globetrotters showman and coach Sweet Lou Dunbar. Lou Dunbar II, is a 6-3 guard who earned All-Sooner
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK-The campus of Oklahoma State University willwelcomemore than 5,000 Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes May 16-18 during the 49thannual Special Olympics Summer Games. Oklahoma staff and thousands of volunteers are preparing for three full days of competitions, Olympic-style ceremonies, Olympic Village, food, housing and more. On Wednesday morning,
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMACITY, OK This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC Futbol Club Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from June 5 9 at Heritage Hall, 1800 NW 122nd Street. A secondOklahomacampis scheduled for June 12-16 in Tulsa
By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK The 4thannual Cleats for Kids C4K Summer Kickoff SKO17 will take place on Saturday, June 3 at a new Oklahoma City location, the recently developed Wheeler District Ferris Wheel at 1701 S. Western Avenue. SKO17 willbe held from 12 3 p.m. withactivities for all
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Oklahomas football team will try to bounce back from their loss to Texas in Dallas with another trip to the DFW Metroplex this weekend when they visit TCU for an 11:00 am kickoff on Saturday. The Sooners are coming off an open weekend following the firing of Mike Stoops as defensive coordinator the day after the loss to Texas. OU head coach Lincoln Riley thought it was a productive off week, while the defensive players know they have to play
The Big 12 Conference announced kickoff times and television information for games on October 27. Oklahoma will host Kansas State at 2:30 pm in a game that will be televised by Fox. Oklahoma State will host Texas at 7:00 pm on ABC. Its homecoming for both OU and OSU that day.
Oklahoma States mens basketball team held an open practice at John Marshall High School in Oklahoma City on Sunday afternoon. Mike Boyntons Cowboys practiced before the public in Tulsa last year in the preseason and decided to do the same thing in OKC this season. The Cowboys had some interaction with fans and youngsters in addition to getting in a good workout. Boynton was also asked about the status of guard Michael Weathers, who was suspended indefinitely after being charged
Oklahomas football team will start the second half of their season with a new defensive coordinator. After Mike Stoops was fired last week, Ruffin McNeill has taken over the coordinator duties as OU gets ready to visit TCU this Saturday for an 11:00 am kickoff. OU players talked about their respect for Stoops, but also moving on as they get ready for the second half of the season. Nate Feken reports from Norman.
Oklahoma States football team has an open date next weekend, and probably needs it to regroup after losing 31-12 at Kansas State on Saturday. The Cowboys have lost three of their last four games, and now are in danger of not qualifying for a bowl game. Theres a lot to work on for both sides of the ball. Dylan Buckingham reports from Manhattan.
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The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on SoonerSports.com Headlines Sooners Claim Third After Weather Cancels Round Click here to Read this Entire Story on SoonerSports.com Headlines
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News In case you missed anything on social media over the week or if you just wisely turned off your cellular devices around 1 p.m. Saturday weve got you covered here. Pokes/Hogs Scheduled for Home and Home Mark your
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Stormin in Norman Sooner Headlines If you are a fan who yearns for a gridiron fight to the finish between fully loaded offensive firepower and lightning-quick, in-your-face defense you wont want to miss the return to action of Oklahoma football on Saturday against TCU.
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistols Firing OSU News Mike Boynton and the Oklahoma State basketball team will host their media day Thursday before the team tips off its season with an exhibition against Ouachita Baptist on Nov. 4. Here are five storylines to follow entering Boyntons second season
The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors The 2018/19 NBA regular season gets underway tonight, which means its time to get serious about predictions for the upcoming campaign. With the help of the lines from Bovada and the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, were running through the predicted
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NORMAN Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown and linebacker Curtis Bolton were named AP midseason All-Americans, the Associated Press announced Tuesday. Brown and Bolton were both members of the second team. Boltons 75 tackles leads the Sooners 5-1 overall, 2-1 Big 12 and ranks 11th nationally. Additionally, he has two and a half sacks and The post OU football: Bolton, Brown named AP midseason All-Americans appeared first on The Franchise.
STILLWATER There havent been a shortage of night games for Oklahoma State at home this season. For the fourth time in six games, the Cowboys will kick off under the lights at Boone Pickens Stadium. When Texas comes to Stillwater on Oct. 27, the game will begin at 7 p.m. It will be televised The post OSU football: Kickoff, television announced for Texas at Oklahoma State appeared first on The Franchise.
Bleacher Report/The Franchises Jon Hamm recently published an article about the Oklahoma City Thunder needing to boost their efficiency this season. Check it out below: TheOklahoma City Thunderenter their 11th season with an eye on returning to theNBAs elite. After back-to-back first-round playoff exits, OKC spent its offseason looking for ways to get back on The post Hamm: OKC Thunder, Russell Westbrook Need to Boost Efficiency to Rejoin NBAs Elites appeared first on The Franchise.
In this July 26, 2017 photo University of Oklahomas Ruffin McNeill, the assistant head coach and defensive tackles coach, speaks to the media before a golf event at Jimmy Austin Golf Course in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma fired defensive coordinator Mike Stoops on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 after the Sooners struggled to stop Texas during their first loss of the season.McNeill will be the defensive coordinator for the rest of the season. Very fired up because some people, one week theyll think youre the best team in America, and then you lose a game and they think youre the worst, offensive lineman Bobby Evans said.The defense will be under the microscope after making Ruffin McNeill interim defensive coordinator .The Sooners have been adjusting to McNeill, who had been defensive tackles coach for the Sooners since Riley hired him last year. From the first day he stepped on campus, he was just that guy the players were attracted to because hes a great players coach. This past week, this bye week was definitely one of our most competitive weeks of practice of the year, since camp, quarterback Kyler Murray said. I think we got a lot of good work in, good-on-good work in.Moving forward, weve just got to continue to practice hard, continue to get better and at the end of the day well end up where we want to be. More AP college football: https://apnews.com/tag/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/APTop25 The post No. 9 Oklahoma seeks reset, better defense vs. TCU appeared first on The Franchise.
Steven Adams didnt care that he was voted as the NBAs toughest player by general managers, and given everything we know about Steven Adams, its not surprising that he doesnt follow the drama of the NBA offseason.The Thunder dealt with uncertainty over Paul Georges future with the team all season.It was almost assumed that he would sign with the Lakers, but Russell Westbrook and the Thunder won George over last season to the point that he committed to the Thunder on the first day of free agency.The star quote easily came from the Thunder big man.Simply put, there is no beating Steven Adams approach to NBA free agency.He said via SI: I dont keep up with that s, mate.Im f terrible.I just show up and whoevers on the team, cool. Amazing also, not surprising.I just want to know who broke the news to Adams that Kevin Durant left for the Warriors when he rolled up to training camp in 2016.That was probably a shock. The post Steven Adams has the best approach to following NBA roster moves appeared first on The Franchise.
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SEATTLE AP Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen couldnt have asked for a better way to spend, invest and donate the billions he reaped from co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.Allen used the fortune he made from Microsoft whose Windows operating system is found on most of the worlds desktop computers to invest in other ambitions, from tackling climate change and advancing brain research to finding innovative solutions to solve some of the worlds biggest challenges.If it has the potential to do good, then we should do it, Gates quoted his friend as saying.Allen died Monday in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, according to his company Vulcan Inc.Read more on NewsOK.com
Today in HistoryToday is Wednesday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2018. Read more on NewsOK.com
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. AP Dave Sarachan keeps giving the U.S. a glimpse of its soccer future. Read more on NewsOK.com
BOSTON AP The Celtics will need time to figure out how to get the most out of their loaded roster this season.It didnt stop them from picking up their first victory on a night they celebrated the official return of their two biggest stars.Jayson Tatum had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.Boston won despite shooting just 43 percent 42 of 97 from the field and 30 percent from the 3-point line 11 of 37.Read more on NewsOK.com
TAMPA, Fla. AP The final score was much more important to Tyler Johnson than his fourth career hat trick.Johnson had three goals, Yanni Gourde scored on a power play to put Tampa Bay ahead and the Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Tuesday night.I dont think too much about hat tricks. Read more on NewsOK.com
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By Michael Doutey The NBA season begins today and the Thunders 11th campaign in Oklahoma City tips off tonight in Oakland. This is a great time of year and optimism is high all across the league. To officially kick off the season, I polled some Sports Animal hosts and contributors to see what their predictions
By Michael Doutey OSU heads into the off week taking a 31-12 beating to Kansas State. The Pokes followed a lackluster first half with a putrid second half as the Wildcats dominated OSU in every facet of the game. OSU was out of sorts all game. They never looked in sync on offense and the
By Michael Doutey Oklahoma State is back at it again on Saturday, this time on the road against Kansas State before an off week next week. The Cowboys are 4-2 on the season and 1-2 in Big 12 play, but the ship feels like it is sinking in Stillwater. The Pokes are coming off one
By Michael Doutey The Thunder had their final dress rehearsal of the preseason, ending with a 119-115 overtime win against a Buck-less Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee held out Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, Eric Bledsoe and Brook Lopez. So, the Thunder had a nice break for them in this final game before the regular season gets underway
By Michael Doutey The state of Oklahoma got a little bit of a palate cleanser from yesterdays defensive debacle from OU and OSU with some preseason Thunder basketball Sunday afternoon. OKC welcomed the Atlanta Hawks and former OU standout Trae Young to the BOK Center for a preseason tilt. OKC got off to a slow
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