Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates a 3-point basket during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Oklahoma City. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

How will Billy Donovan deal with NBA personalities?

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Billy Donovan will be coaching a New Zealander, a Turkish player and a Congo native who knows five different languages. But above all, everyone is interested in how he’ll handle the delicate task of managing the emotionally charged Russell Westbrook, something his predecessor (Scott Brooks) did remarkably well.

Bryan Case leads Oklahoma State past Oklahoma

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Bryan Case, known more for his skills behind the plate, was a load indeed, but this time at the plate, igniting three OSU rallies in an 8-1 Game 2 Bedlam win at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Jack Ramsay's advice for college coaches jumping to the NBA

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Jack Ramsay is one of the few success stories among college coaches who jumped to the NBA. Ramsay, who died a year ago at age 89, spent 11 years coaching Saint Joseph’s, then resigned in 1966 due to medical reasons. He went across town and became general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers. One season later, […]

Former offensive lineman Devin Davis' journey continues after knee injury derails NFL dream

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Davis says he tore his ACL, MCL, PCL and Meniscus in his left knee during 2013 fall camp. Now, he’s focused on a future off the field.

Denver Broncos select former Oklahoma State linebacker Josh Furman in seventh round

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When Josh Furman transferred from Michigan to Oklahoma State last season, moving from safety to linebacker, he finally got the opportunity to be featured as an every-down player. And now, that decision has landed him a chance in the pros. The Denver Broncos selected Furman with the 252nd pick of the seventh round in the […]

Mustang's Fuller twins share a competitive bond

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There aren’t many things Kyra and Skyler don’t do together. The sports they play obviously end up being on that list. Skyler is a talented center fielder for the Mustang baseball team and Kyra is a cross country and track standout for the Broncos.



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Billy Donovan: Why this is different than other...

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Billy Donovan has already embraced Oklahoma...

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Billy Donovan came to Oklahoma City to scout recruits at an AAU tournament in April 1995. What he remembers from that trip,...

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Mead man sets record for largest fish ever...

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Paul Easley of Mead landed the biggest fish ever caught in Oklahoma when he snagged an 8-foot alligator gar from Lake Texoma on...

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Sports media: Mayweather-Pacquiao expected to...

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If you’re planning to watch the fight at a sports bar, call ahead for cover charge information and arrive early. The bars will...

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