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Oklahoma primary voters were weighing Tuesday whether to approve one of the least-restrictive state laws allowing medical marijuana, the nation’s first cannabis ballot question of the year.
Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again.
Taran Alvelo shut out the two-time defending national champions and Washington eliminated Oklahoma from the Women’s College World Series with a 3-0 victory.
It’s been 10 years since the Seattle SuperSonics left the Northwest to become the Oklahoma City (Stolen) Thunder. That’s 10 years of fans like me praying for a new NBA team and scoffing whenever ESPN shows the Spokane-like “skyline” of Oklahoma City.
Washington freshman Gabbie Plain threw 5
The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said Friday.
A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour Thursday and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police said.
Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill late Friday that gay rights advocates say would allow religious-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples, single people and non-Christians in placing children.
Four Oklahoma troopers were struck by gunfire or shrapnel while serving a warrant early Friday at a man’s home that may have been booby-trapped to spark a large fire, authorities said.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison is retiring after 15 seasons, all with the same franchise. Collison was a first-round pick of the Seattle SuperSonics in 2003 and remained with the organization when it relocated to Oklahoma City. The 37-year-old Collison did not give a reason for retiring, only saying he was blessed to have spent 15 years in the NBA. The 6-foot-10 Collison played in 910 career regular-season games and 91 playoff games.
Oklahoma legislators approved a measure Thursday to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes and lawmakers in Kansas were close to passing a similar measure.
A 16-year-old is charged along with his older brother, mother and the mother’s boyfriend in the deaths of two black men whose bodies were found dismembered and chained to cinder blocks in an Oklahoma City pond after what authorities say was a gun sale arranged on Craigslist that turned deadly.
Thunder general manager Sam Presti said coach Billy Donovan’s job is safe. Oklahoma City had high expectations after trading for Paul George and Carmelo Anthony to join reigning MVP Russell Westbrook. The Thunder still lost in the first round of the playoffs. Presti noted that Donovan has been forced to deal with a lot of changes.
Donovan Mitchell scored 38 points and the Utah Jazz held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-91 in Game 6 to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. Russell Westbrook had 46 points for the Thunder and Steven Adams added 19 points and 16 rebounds.
This year’s weather on the Southern Plains has an odd twist: Oklahoma has yet to record its first tornado, the deepest into the year it’s gone without one since 1962.
Russell Westbrook scored 45 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 25 points down in the second half to fight off elimination and beat the Utah Jazz 107-99. Westbrook also had 15 rebounds and seven assists in Game 6.
Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard came onto the court as a substitution following a stoppage with 7:55 remaining in the fourth quarter of a 113-96 Game 4 loss to the Jazz. He intervened in an incident between Gobert and Oklahoma City backup point guard Raymond Felton.
Ricky Rubio is not wilting under the pressure from Russell Westbrook, matching – if not outplaying – the reigning league MVP. Rubio is a major reason his Utah Jazz have a 3-1 lead against Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder in their first-round NBA playoff series. Rubio is averaging 18.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 8 assists. The Rubio-Westbrook matchup mirrors what is happening throughout the playoffs. Effective point guard play has translated to wins.
Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.