• More than 1,200 homes and businesses lose power Saturday afternoon

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    More than 1,200 homes and businesses in Oklahoma City were without power Saturday afternoon, officials reported. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. officials reported the outage in southwestern Oklahoma City shortly after noon Saturday.

  • Live Coverage: OU vs. TCU

    staff reports | Updated: 7 min ago

    OU goes for the season sweep against TCU in Big 12 play. Follow our live coverage with Ryan Aber and more from around the web.

  • UPDATE: Snow leads to slick roads and highways across Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 23 min ago

    Winter weather alerts were issued Saturday morning for all counties in Oklahoma. An advisory for central and western Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area, remains in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday. A winter storm warning was issued for eight counties in northeastern Oklahoma.

  • Russell Westbrook undergoes tests after taking a shot to the face in the Thunder's loss at Portland

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: 42 min ago

    Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent medical tests before leaving the arena following Friday’s game at Portland after taking a knee to the side of the face. The team did not make Westbrook available to the media after the game, and it’s unclear what type of injury he sustained or what he was being evaluated for. […]

  • Uncertainty not unusual in energy industry, incoming CEO of Oklahoma City-based Devon says

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Dave Hager, who will become Devon’s CEO this summer, labels the current oil price slide a “blip.” Currently the chief operating officer of the Oklahoma City company, Hager will succeed John Richels as CEO at the end of July.

  • Oklahoma County, hospital fight over inmates' medical bills

    By Andrew Knittle, Staff Writer | Updated: 3 hr ago

    An ongoing legal fight between OU Medical Center and Oklahoma County over who should pay for jail inmates’ emergency medical care has reached the zenith of the state’s courts system.

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 28, 2015: Hear Miranda Lambert at Tulsa's BOK Center

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Today’s featured event: TULSA – Hear Tishomingo resident and country music superstar Miranda Lambert play the latest stop on her “Certified Platinum Tour” at 7:30 tonight at the BOK Center, 200 S Denver. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Justin Moore, RaeLynn and JukeBox Mafia will be the special guests for the show. For more information, […]

  • Blanca: Secure and Singing Solo

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    It’s been two years since contemporary Christian recording artist Blanca Callahan struck out on her own for a solo career. Known simply as Blanca, she said leaving the Christian hip hop group 1 Group Crew to follow a solo path was definitely a leap of faith — one she’s so glad she made. “It’s like […]

  • College baseball: Sooners split doubleheader with Brigham Young

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma State comes back to beat Western Illinois.

  • NBA Notebook

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Bulls expect Rose back Derrick Rose underwent successful surgery Friday morning on the torn medial meniscus in his right knee. Team physician Brian Cole performed a meniscectomy, and the damaged part of Rose's meniscus was removed. The surgery, which sources said lasted no more than 15 minutes, was of the outpatient variety and Rose walked out of the hospital able to bear full weight. Rose is expected to begin rehab Saturday. General manager Gar Forman estimated Rose's return at four to six weeks, meaning that Rose should play this season.

  • Golf Roundup

    By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Honda Classic suspended, McIlroy misses cut Patrick Reed, who recovered from a double bogey early in his round by playing bogey-free the rest of the way in the Honda Classic for another 67, was the clubhouse leader at 6-under 134. None of the late starters had enough light to play more than 12 holes before the second round was suspended by darkness. Rory McIlroy missed the cut. McIlroy made only one birdie in the rain at PGA National, and three bogeys on his last four holes led to a 4-over 74. The cut officially will not be made until Saturday because of a rain delay of nearly four hours, though that was a formality.

  • 5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests

    By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
    Associated Press |
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — While the sharp slowdown seems troubling on the surface, economists say it's actually nothing to worry about. They remain optimistic the U.S. is finally emerging from years of sub-par activity and is on course this year for the strongest growth in a decade. Here are five reasons why Friday's gross domestic product report showed that the economy is doing just fine: 1. REALISTIC GROWTH The sizzling growth rate in the July-September quarter was never going to last. One-time factors, such as a 16 percent surge in federal defense spending, fueled the strongest

  • Oklahoma About Space real estate notes for Feb. 28

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma About Space real estate notes for Feb. 28, 2015

  • More snow, ice expected Saturday in Oklahoma

    By Silas Allen
    Staff Writer |
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Another round of snow and ice is expected to pass through Oklahoma on Saturday, forecasters said. Every part of the state will see winter weather, with snow likely in the northern half of the state and snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain in the south, they said.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Enes Kanter misses game vs. Portland with thigh injury

    By Darnell Mayberry | Updated: 12 hr ago

    The severity of the injury is unclear, as is how long Kanter will be sidelined.

  • Oklahoma State football: Seven things we learned from Mike Gundy's interview with Triple Play Sports Radio

    BY KYLE FREDRICKSON
    Staff Writer |
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has been allowed little rest since the Cowboys capped the 2014 season with a Cactus Bowl victory against Washington. He can thank another offseason marked by an assistant coaching carousel for that. A quick refresher for how it all went down. Cornerbacks coach Van Malone accepted the defensive coordinator position at SMU. He was replaced by former Houston running backs coach Dan Hammerschmidt. Offensive line coach Bob Connelly took the same job at USC.

  • Examining the roles of Clay and Wyatt as program analysts

    By Kyle Fredrickson | Updated: 12 hr ago

    STILLWATER — When news dropped late Thursday that the Oklahoma State football team added five new staff members, two names certainly caught the attention of longtime followers of the program. Bill Clay and Darrell Wyatt. Both former Cowboy assistant coaches are back. Clay — OSU's defensive coordinator from 2001-04 — and Wyatt — OSU's passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach in 2001 — will serve as team “analysts.” That title means Clay and Wyatt cannot have hands-on coaching roles with players or be part of any off-campus recruiting, a team spokesman said.

  • Evidence says name brand programs will get the selection committee's nod every time

    | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Tell us something we didn’t know. All things being equal, a North Carolina is going to trump a Virginia Tech. A Kentucky is going to trump a Mississippi State. A Kansas is going to trump a Kansas State.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Portland comes back to beat Thunder

    By Darnell Mayberry | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    The Thunder squandered a 13-point, fourth quarter lead before losing, 115-113, to the Blazers. It was the Thunder’s third loss to Portland this season.

  • Unfinished business

    By Trent Shadid | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    As Chandler's Heath Gray stood up to celebrate picking up a pin in the state semifinals, he suddenly realized he had unfinished business. Gray then looked to his coach, stuck up his right index finger and said, “One more match,” immediately shifting his focus to his championship match on Saturday night at 160 pounds in Class 3A. The senior improved to 36-0 with the win and is considered among the most talented wrestlers in Class 3A. But that's the exact same position he found himself in a season ago heading into Saturday at the state tournament. He was 37-0 as a junior before suffering his only loss of the season in the finals at 170 pounds.




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