• UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says negotiations only way to prevent long conflict in Yemen

    Updated: 33 min ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says negotiations only way to prevent long conflict in Yemen.

  • Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran,' directly blaming country for chaos

    Updated: 44 min ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran,' directly blaming country for chaos.

  • Saudi King Salman vows that military intervention will not stop until Yemen is stable and safe

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi King Salman vows that military intervention will not stop until Yemen is stable and safe.

  • Egypt's president endorses creating a joint military force to defend Arab countries

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president endorses creating a joint military force to defend Arab countries.

  • Egypt's president says Arab countries facing unprecedented threat to their stability, identity

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says Arab countries facing unprecedented threat to their stability, identity.

  • Oklahoma basketball notebook: Sooners can't foul Branden Dawson

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Sooners can't foul Dawson Free throws have bitten Michigan State plenty of times this year and near the end of the game, when Oklahoma needed the Spartans to miss free throws to give them a chance, the Sooners tried to foul Branden Dawson. But no foul was called and eventually Oklahoma had to foul Travis Trice instead. Trice hit four free throws in the final 1:19, and Michigan State won, 62-58. “We were trying to foul Dawson,” Sooners forward Ryan Spangler said. “I don't know if the ref wasn't looking or what, but he didn't call it and we had to foul their best free throw shooter.

  • 'Big-shot Buddy' not enough

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Buddy Hield was the last Oklahoma player to walk off the court. After his Sooners fell 62-58 to Michigan State on Friday night at the Carrier Dome in an East Regional semifinal, Hield lingered on the court, then pulled his jersey up over his face to conceal his emotions. Hield's shooting numbers weren't eye-popping — 7 of 17 from the floor, 3 of 10 from behind the 3-point line. But Hield got hot early to build a big Oklahoma lead and then hit a big 3-pointer late to leave a slight chance for a miracle comeback. Once again, Hield powered the Sooners. But it wasn't enough.

  • Kingfisher County healthiest in Oklahoma, new information finds

    By Ruth Serven, For The Oklahoman | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Information shows Kingfisher County is the healthiest out of Oklahoma’s 77 counties because of high employment rates and low risk of early death.

  • Oklahoma City Regional notebook: Iowa's Samantha Logic records triple-double in defeat

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Samantha Logic had 13 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds in the loss to Baylor, which ended Iowa’s season and Logic’s impressive career. The Racine, Wis., native started all 135 games she appeared in throughout her four years in Iowa City.

  • South Carolina holds off UNC

    By the associated press | Updated: 5 hr ago

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiffany Mitchell drove to the basket and scored with 4.2 seconds left and South Carolina edged North Carolina 67-65 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament's round of 16. Mitchell finished with 18 points for the No. 1-seeded Gamecocks (33-2), who had to fight the entire way to push past UNC in a rematch of last year's Sweet 16 game and advance to the Greensboro Region final. Alaina Coates also scored 18 points, including two key free throws for the lead with 46.1 seconds to go. Then Mitchell, the Southeastern Conference player of the year, answered a tying basket from Jessica Washington in the final minute by driving past Brittany Rountree for what

  • NCAA Women's basketball Q&A: Baylor point guard Niya Johnson

    BY KYLE FREDRICKSON | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Johnson, a junior, tallied 10 points, 16 assists and zero turnovers in Baylor’s 81-66 regional semifinal victory against Iowa

  • Sports TV listings for Oklahoma City: Saturday, March 28-Sunday, March 29

    Compiled by Todd Schoenthaler | Updated: 6 hr ago

    SATURDAY MLB SPRING TRAINING Noon Baltimore vs. N.Y. Yankees MLBN (Cox 264) 3 p.m. San Diego vs.

  • Louisville surges past NC State

    By The Associated Press | Updated: 6 hr ago

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points, reserve Anton Gill keyed a late-game surge, and Louisville beat North Carolina State 75-65 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. Louisville (27-8), the fourth seed in the East and seeking to make its third Final Four in four years, will play seventh-seeded Michigan State in the East final on Sunday. After toppling top-seeded Villanova, North Carolina State (22-14), the eighth seed, saw its postseason run end against a team that refused to quit. Gritty wins over UC Irvine and Northern Iowa had the Cardinals brimming with confidence.

  • Oklahoma scene

    | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Dodgers to host fan fest The Oklahoma City Dodgers will host its “First Look Fan Fest” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Fans can check out new additions to the ballpark and tour behind-the-scenes areas like the Dodgers clubhouse. Fans can also take batting practice in the team's indoor batting cages. New concession stand items will be available to sample. Former Los Angeles Dodgers players Ron Cey and Don Demeter will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs. USA national softball team member Destinee Martinez will also attend the event that is open to the public free of admission charge.

  • Suspended Jay girls' basketball coach charged

    By Sheila Stogsdill
    For The Oklahoman |
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    JAY — A suspended Jay School District girls' basketball coach was charged Friday with two counts of lewd molestation stemming from accusations he was inappropriate with a 15-year-old girl that was a member of his basketball team. Cory Lyndon Henton, 38, of Jay was charged in Delaware County District Court. His bail is set at $40,000, court records show. He was suspended from the school district on Monday, said Karen Long, school attorney. Henton is accused of kissing the teen several times and of having the girl in his hotel room during a basketball trip to Oklahoma City, according to a probable cause affidavit.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Report card vs. Michigan State

    Berry Tramel | Updated: 6 hr ago

    OU and Michigan State was billed as a tossup game, and that’s the way it turned out. The Spartans made a couple plays down the stretch, and the grades reflect the Sooners’ disappointment.

  • Michigan State's defense was too much for Oklahoma

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    After Buddy Hield’s 3-point play off a spin move gave the Sooners a 42-39 lead with 10:57 left, the Sooners went almost 10 minutes with just one basket.

  • Baylor's Sune Agbuke had a night to remember on the court instead of in the court

    By Jenni Carlson | Updated: 6 hr ago

    The first-year law student had 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Baylor upends Iowa in the Oklahoma City Women’s Basketball Regional.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: What exactly is going on with Kevin Durant's foot?

    By Anthony Slater | Updated: 6 hr ago

    For the third time in less than six months, Durant will have surgery on his bothersome right foot. The latest is a bone graft procedure scheduled for early next week in New York. It comes with a 4-to-6 month recovery timetable – easily the longest of the three surgeries – and sets his projected return to basketball activity between late June and late September, right at the heels of training camp.

  • Oklahoma City Women's Basketball Regional: Notre Dame takes down Stanford, 81-60

    By Kyle Fredrickson
    Staff Writer |
    Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Notre Dame allowed just 16 points in the game’s final 15 minutes as the No. 1 seed Irish defeated fourth-seeded Stanford 81-60 late Friday inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. It marked Notre Dame’s 20th-straight victory.




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