• One person dead in duplex fire

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    A man died after fire fighters removed them from a duplex fire in southwest Oklahoma City.

  • One dies in southwest Oklahoma City fire

    STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 1 hr ago

    A person died Saturday morning after a fire was reported in southwest Oklahoma City.

  • Excitement brews over coffee-tea shop coming to Bricktown

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: 2 hr ago

    The $18 million redevelopment of the 94-year-old, 70,000-square-foot building at 100 E Main in Oklahoma City is wrapping up this month, and Tapstone Energy is set to move into its offices this weekend.

  • India Hindu Festival

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A blind student breaks a pot containing curd hung from rope by forming a human pyramid during Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. Janamashtami, the festival marks the birth of Hindu God Krishna.

  • Sports on TV: Tuning in for Sunday, September 6

    Compiled By: Todd Schoenthaler Staff Writer tschoenthaler@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    SUNDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL; 3 p.m.; Wayne, OH vs. Moeller, OH; ESPNU (Cox 253) COLLEGE FOOTBALL; 2 p.m.; Purdue at Marshall; FS1 (Cox 67) 2:30 p.m.; Arkansas-P.B. vs. S.Carolina St.; ESPN (Cox 29) MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL; 2 p.m.; Memphis at OKC; KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL; Noon; Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees; TBS (Cox 62) 1 p.m.; Chi. White Sox at Kansas City; Cox 77/FSPLUS (Cox 68) 2:30 p.m.; Texas at L.A. Angels; FSOK (Cox 37)/KRXO-FM 107.7 7 p.m.; Pittsburgh at St. Louis; ESPN (Cox 29) AUTO RACING; 7 a.m.; Formula One; NBCSN (Cox 251) 6 p.m.; NASCAR; KFOR-4 (Cox 4) GOLF; 6 a.m.; Russian Open; GOLF (Cox 60) Noon; Deutsche

  • High school football: Safeties are the difference as Westmoore beats Moore, 25-21

    BY MURRAY EVANS, For The Oklahoman | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Jaguars record 16th consecutive win over sister school.

  • OU football: Car accident strengthens bond between Baker Mayfield and his mother

    BY RYAN ABER Staff Writer raber@oklahoman.com | Updated: 8 hr ago

    A car accident that killed three left Gina Mayfield and her sister seriously injured, so serious that James Mayfield could barely tell his sons.

  • Famous first words: Game time unofficially starts for many Sooner fans when they hear phrase

    BY JENNI CARLSON Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.com | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Jim Miller says, "It’s football time in Oklahoma." Those words will echo around the football stadium at the University of Oklahoma about half an hour before kickoff Saturday. Just as it has before every home game for nearly two decades, that phrase will act as the Sooner fans’ call to arms.

  • Russell leads explosive Bears offense

    By The Associated Press | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Seth Russell threw for 376 yards with three of his five touchdowns to Jay Lee, and the new starting quarterback also ran for a score as fourth-ranked Baylor finally got back on the field with 56-21 victory at SMU on Friday night. The Bears got to start fresh after the long, long offseason that followed their playoff snub despite a second consecutive Big 12 Conference title, and then blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter in a Cotton Bowl loss to Michigan State. Russell succeeded two-year starter Bryce Petty and the Bears kept rolling on offense, as has become usual under eighth-season coach Art Briles. Russell completed 15 of 30 passes and had a 4-yard TD run as Baylor had 723 total yards. They averaged 582

  • NFL Notebook

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Report: Jackson agrees to sign with Seahawks Fred Jackson and the Seattle Seahawks agreed to a one-year contract for the former longtime Bills running back, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. “He's been a very good pass-catcher and [an] adept pass protector,” Seattle coach Pete Carroll said earlier this week. “He's always been a good runner. He's got great feel and sense. Had a big run in the game last week (a preseason win against the Pittsburgh Steelers). Had a 40-yard run in the game last week (against the Steelers) and scored a touchdown. But he's been a very adept pass-receiver, and I think that's something that maybe he could fit in.” Buffalo released Jackson and 11 other players Monday. The 34-year-old spent

  • Berry Tramel's National Pregame

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Plenty of QB-related intrigue for Ohio State in opener vs. Hokies Virginia Tech hosts Ohio State in a Labor Day special to finish off college football's opening weekend, and few openers could come with more intrigue. You've got the defending national champion, Ohio State, visiting the opponent that handed the Buckeyes their only loss of 2014. A defending national champion that won the title courtesy of two quarterbacks, neither of whom were the pick to start for the Buckeyes, and all three QBs remain on the roster, with coach Urban Meyer playing coy on who will get the reins. It makes for must-see television in Blacksburg, Va.

  • OSU football: What we learned from the Cowboys' opener vs. Central Michigan

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Updated: 9 hr ago

    The first impression, delivered Thursday night at Central Michigan: a mixed bag.

  • McGuinness offense sharp in rout

    BY RICHARD STROUD For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    SHAWNEE — At least for one game, it looks like Bishop McGuinness has the offense to go with its stout defense. The Fighting Irish held Shawnee to a handful of first downs in the first half while scoring on four straight drives to open up a 24-point lead on their way to a 38-7 season-opening win over the Wolves at Jim Thorpe Stadium. Zach Segell ran for 103 yards in the first half for the Irish, including a 72-yard touchdown run that made it 31-0 with 2:47 left. Senior quarterback Jacob Mullins was sharp, completing 11 straight passes in the first half, finishing 12 of 15 for 160 yards and an 18-yard touchdown to Alec Minielly. In all, McGuinness had 271 yards in the first half.

  • OKLAHOMA SCENE

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    CARD SHOW IN EDMOND Al's Sports Cards, 116 E 15th in Edmond, will have its monthly trading card show from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Several dealers will be on hand at the in-store event, which is held on the first Saturday of every month. Drawings for $10 gift vouchers, which are good at any dealer table, will be held at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Collectors can attend the show free of admission charge. POWER OUTAGE NIXES OU-ORU MATCH The scheduled soccer match Friday night between Oklahoma and Oral Roberts was canceled due to a power outage at John Crain Field in Norman. OU led 1-0 when the lights went out, but the match was not official since it had not reached the 70th minute. Madeline Brem's goal on a penalty kick

  • High school football roundup

    By Ed Godfrey | Published: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    CASHION rolls past Yale Junior quarterback Matt Harman tossed seven touchdown passes to lead third-ranked Cashion to easy 56-6 victory over Yale in the Wildcats' season opener. Harman was 26 of 33 for 389 yards, including tossing for 310 yards in the first half when Cashion built a 42-0 halftime lead. Harman also threw five of his seven scoring strikes in the first half. Seth Brown caught three touchdown passes from Harman while Josh Hampton added 12 catches for 184 yards and one score. ROCKETS BLAST CROOKED OAK Chris Robinson scored three touchdowns as Mount St. Mary rolled over Crooked Oak, 71-0, on Friday night. Robinson tallied three of the Rockets' first four touchdowns, opening the scoring with a

  • U.S. Open roundup

    Compiled by Trent Shadid from wire reports | Updated: 9 hr ago

    Serena Williams' comeback extends Grand Slam try Can't count out Serena Williams, no matter how big the deficit, no matter how off-target her strokes, no matter how much the pressure might be mounting as she bids for a calendar-year Grand Slam. Eight times this season at major tournaments, Williams has dropped the opening set. Eight times, she has won. The latest comeback was in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night, when Williams figured out a way to deal with a tricky opponent and get her own game going before it was too late, eventually emerging to grab the last eight games for a 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 victory over Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The No.

  • High school football: Jerome Bryson Jr. breaks loose in Edmond Santa Fe's 28-9 win over Edmond North

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Updated: 9 hr ago

    EDMOND — Jerome Bryson Jr. made sure he took extra time to stretch during pregame. With the memory of the hamstring issues that limited him on the field as a junior, he wanted to be ready Friday night when he took a handoff for Edmond Santa Fe. Bryson certainly was ready and he even stole the spotlight in the first Edlam game of the season at Wantland Stadium with three touchdowns in No. 8 Santa Fe's 28-9 win over Edmond North, which ultimately proved the Wolves have not only one powerful running back but two. “It felt great helping my team out,” Bryson said. “We've been working on it since freshman year and we're just trying to make it stronger and stronger every game and do our best.

  • Tuning in

    Compiled By: Todd Schoenthaler Staff Writer tschoenthaler@oklahoman.com | Updated: 9 hr ago

    SATURDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m. Stanford at Northwestern ESPN (Cox 29) 11 a.m. Richmond at Maryland ESPNU (Cox 253) 11 a.m. Norfolk State at Rutgers ESPNews (Cox 254) 11 a.m. La.-Monroe at Georgia SECN (Cox 275) 11 a.m. Colgate at Navy CBSS (Cox 249) 11 a.m. South Dakota St. at Kansas FSOK (Cox 37) 2:30 p.m. Louisville vs. Auburn KWTV-9 (Cox 10) 2:30 p.m. Wagner at Rice KOCB-34 (Cox 11) 2:30 p.m. Virginia at UCLA KOKH-25 (Cox 12) 2:30 p.m. Sam Houston St. at Texas Tech FSOK (Cox 37) 2:30 p.m. UTEP at Arkansas ESPNU (Cox 253) 2:30 p.m. Penn State at Temple ESPN (Cox 29) 2:30 p.m. BYU at Nebraska KOCO-5 (Cox 8) 2:30 p.m. Fla. Atlantic at Tulsa CBSS

  • Williams’ first career TD catch sparks Mustang

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Updated: 9 hr ago

    MUSTANG — An expertly used timeout by Mustang coach Jeremy Dombek just before halftime set up a momentum-swinging touchdown, and a moment Blake Williams will never forget. Dombek called timeout with two seconds left in the first half, and as Yukon's players jogged toward the locker room, referees called them back to the field for one more play. Mustang quarterback Chandler Garrett's pass to the end zone was tipped by a Yukon defender and caught by Williams — his long-awaited first high school touchdown that propelled Mustang to a 72-36 rout of its rival Friday night at Bronco Stadium.

  • What we learned from OSU’s opening win at Central Michigan

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Updated: 9 hr ago

    For months now, Oklahoma State's 2014 season promised the potential for a big bag of goodies, the payoff of mounting momentum and anticipated growth within a young roster. The first impression, delivered Thursday night at Central Michigan: a mixed bag. A win, yet in scuffling style against a team picked for the middle of the MAC. Inconsistent offense. Elastic defense. So-so special teams. The Cowboys prevailed 24-13 in Mount Pleasant, even clamping down the verdict with a late burst of dominance. Still, questions — and complaints — emerged. Yet as with any mixed bag, there were answers, too, some of them positive. A look at five key things




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