• NFL Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers pick former OU linebacker Devante Bond in sixth round

    Jason Kersey | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Devante Bond’s willingness to fight back from what looked like the premature end to a promising football career paid off in a big way Saturday. Bond was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the 183rd overall pick in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Bond was the fourth Sooner off...

  • NFL Draft: Dismissed Oklahoma State running back Tyreek Hill selected by Chiefs in fifth round

    Staff Reports | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Former Oklahoma State running back Tyreek Hill was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Hill — dismissed from the program in 2014 after allegedly punching and choking his pregnant girlfriend — was the No. 165 overall pick. After being charged with...

  • OKC Thunder: Expect another round of alternate jerseys for the Thunder, but don't ask Russell Westbrook why

    Anthony Slater | Updated: 4 hr ago

    In mid-March, the Thunder began wearing its alternate sleeved white jerseys for every home game. The ones with the big 'OKC' team logo on the front, instead of the typical sleeve-less 'Thunder' threads. The second and third straight time, you just figured it was a scheduling thing. But by...

  • NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers select Zack Sanchez early in the fifth round

    Ryan Aber | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Zack Sanchez was known at Oklahoma as a high-risk, high-reward corner. So it wasn’t a surprise when Sanchez took the risk by leaving the Sooners a year early to enter the NFL Draft. In the short-term at least, the move paid off with Sanchez being picked 141st overall in the fifth round by...

  • Cops may feel biggest impact from driverless car revolution

    By JBay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    While the goal of police and law enforcement is to reduce and prevent serious crime, much of their actual day-to-day work involves enforcing traffic rules and responding to accidents. Self-driving cars would mean far fewer police would be needed for these tasks.

  • Oklahoma City man dead after Saturday morning wreck

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 5 hr ago

    An Oklahoma City man died after a head-on collision on Interstate 35 Saturday morning, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • How religion affects U.S. foreign policy

    Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Secretary of State John Kerry hopes lawmakers will continue assessing the positive role religion plays in furthering foreign policy goals.

  • NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys select Charles Tapper with 101st overall pick

    Ryan Aber | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Just a few years ago, Charles Tapper could never imagined being picked in the NFL Draft. Tapper thought he was more likely to wind up in the NBA, concentrating on basketball while growing up in Baltimore. But about six years after Tapper made the transition to football, the former Oklahoma...


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