LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott has chosen Keith Humphrey as the city's new chief of police.
Scott said at a news conference Thursday he selected the Norman, Oklahoma,...
Murray doesn’t run, but shines as a passer at Pro Day
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kyler Murray didn't run the 40-yard dash at Oklahoma's pro day.
The people around him figure it's common knowledge he has blazing speed, so the Heisman Trophy-winning...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who was struck by another trooper's patrol car during a...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has denied a request by 13 pharmaceutical companies to delay the state's lawsuit accusing them of fraudulently marketing drugs that have fueled the opioid...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A flamboyant sculpture of a renowned racehorse is entering the final stretch of completion in Norman.
The legendary Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths in...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A.D. Miller, the Oklahoma receiver who had committed to leave for Illinois, has chosen to stay with the Sooners.
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley made the announcement...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley on Wednesday ripped the criticism of former Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray by a NFL Network analyst.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It took more than half an hour for Kansas coach Bill Self to address the media after the Jayhawks' loss to Oklahoma.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Pharmaceutical companies have asked for a 100-day postponement of an Oklahoma trial accusing them of fraudulently marketing drugs that have fueled the nation's opioid...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma City man is standing trial accused in the death of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper.
The Norman Transcript reports that 29-year-old D'Angelo Ladon Burgess...
OU faces tough test vs No. 13 Kansas
No. 13 Kansas (22-7, 11-5) vs. Oklahoma (18-11, 6-10)
Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 13 Kansas presents a tough challenge for Oklahoma....
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jamal Bieniemy was calm when the pressure was on.
The freshman guard scored a season-high 22 points and made 8 of 10 free throws in the closing minutes to help Oklahoma...
WVU looks to sweep OU
West Virginia (11-17, 3-12) vs. Oklahoma (17-11, 5-10)
Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma seeks revenge on West Virginia after dropping...
Llanusa double-double leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma St 75-66
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Ana Llanusa scored 26 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma Sooners to a 75-66 win over in-state rival Oklahoma State in Big 12 Conference women's...
OU seeks revenge on Iowa State
Oklahoma (17-10, 5-9) vs. Iowa State (19-8, 8-6)
James H. Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Iowa State goes for the season sweep over Oklahoma after winning...
James, Bieniemy preserve Sooners’ 69-67 defeat of Texas
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — In Oklahoma's first meeting against Texas, Jamal Bieniemy was nearly a hero.
In Saturday's return matchup, Bieniemy was the hero.
Texas looks to sweep OU
Texas (15-11, 7-6) vs. Oklahoma (16-10, 4-9)
Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma; Saturday, 12 a.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas goes for the season sweep over Oklahoma after winning the...
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No. 20 Iowa State women beat Oklahoma 91-70
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Bridget Carleton had 28 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 20 Iowa State beat Oklahoma 91-70 on Wednesday, the Cyclones' first victory over the Sooners in Norman since the...
University of Oklahoma regents to discuss investigation
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents have scheduled a special meeting to discuss an undisclosed "personnel investigation."
An OU news release says regents will go into executive session Wednesday in Oklahoma City. The meeting is closed to the public.
Moretti leads No. 18 Texas Tech past Oklahoma 66-54
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech has come a long way since its three-game losing streak last month.
Davide Moretti scored 14 points to help the 18th-ranked Red Raiders roll past Oklahoma 66-54 on Saturday for their fourth victory in five games.
Jarrett Culver had 13 points and Matt Mooney and Brandone Francis each added 11 for the Red Raiders (19-5, 7-4 Big 12), who stayed within striking range of conference leader Kansas State.
Stitt says he wants more diversity on OU Board of Regents
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says he would like to see more diversity on the board of regents at the University of Oklahoma, which has been rocked by a series of racist incidents in recent years.
Attorney: Bus video proves principal used phone during crash
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An attorney said video will show that an Oklahoma elementary school principal was using his cellphone when he crashed a bus filled with students in Texas, injuring 27 passengers — a charge the principal has denied.
Financial challenges continue at University of Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The condition of the University of Oklahoma's finances remains troubling, despite recovery efforts taken in the last seven months, OU's chief financial officer said in a report to the Board of Regents.
OU President Jim Gallogly asked CFO Ken Rowe to provide a status report at the regents' meeting last week, The Oklahoman reported.
Wigginton, Shayok lead No. 17 Iowa State over Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Iowa State got an offensive spark off the bench and saw its leading scorer come alive when he was needed, and that was just enough to earn another road victory.
Lindell Wigginton scored 17 points to help lead No. 17 Iowa State to a 75-74 victory over Oklahoma on Monday night.
Mason leads Baylor in 77-47 win over Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew thinks it was just one of those nights for Oklahoma and coach Lon Kruger.
Makai Mason scored 12 points, and Baylor rolled past the Sooners 77-47 on Monday night for its fifth straight win.
Brown, Landrum star as No. 2 Baylor beats Oklahoma 74-53
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Her team won and probably will be ranked No. 1 this week, but Baylor coach Kim Mulkey seemed more pessimist than optimist after yet another Big 12 Conference road win.
Juicy Landrum scored 21 points, Kalani Brown added 20 and No. 2 Baylor extended its Big 12 winning streak to 30 games, rolling past Oklahoma 74-53 on Sunday.
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James scores 21, leads Oklahoma past Vanderbilt 86-55
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — There was no sluggish start or big deficit for Oklahoma to overcome this time.
Christian James scored 21 points to help the Sooners roll past Vanderbilt 86-55 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
Oklahoma rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Oklahoma State 70-61 on Wednesday. Determined to avoid a similar situation against Vanderbilt, the Sooners took control with a 19-0 run over a 5:35 stretch in the first half to take a 33-16 lead, and the rout was on.
OU president sees blackface incidents as ‘call to action’
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The president of the University of Oklahoma says recent videos showing people in blackface serve as a "call to action" as the university continues to pursue greater diversity among students, staff and faculty.
Oklahoma DA determines officer justified in shooting biker
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma district attorney has determined a police officer was justified when he shot a motorcyclist who authorities say had pointed a handgun at the officer.
OU student says she tweeted blackface video to make ‘stand’
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A University of Oklahoma student says she tweeted a video of a man walking near campus wearing blackface to make a difference.
OU student Ashonte Winston tells KWTV the man's actions are ignorant and that she shared her video "to stand for something."
OU warns students of person in blackface on Norman campus
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma is warning students that someone wearing blackface has been spotted walking on and around the campus in Norman.
University officials notified students via text message Wednesday that campus police are investigating and that it is unknown whether the person is a student. The person has not been located.
Several videos were posted to social media showing a man wearing black paint on his face and an OU hat walking near campus.
Ex-University of Okla. students apologize for racist video
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma students demanded more from their campus administrators Tuesday, hours after the school released public apologies from two former students who were involved in a video in which one of the women wore blackface and used a racial slur.
The Latest: Ex-OU dean asks for president’s resignation
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a two now-former University of Oklahoma students' involvement in a video in which one of the women wore blackface and used a racial epithet (all times local):
A former University of Oklahoma dean is calling for the resignation of OU President Jim Gallogly after a video surfaced of a now-former student wearing blackface and using a racial epithet.
Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Two University of Oklahoma students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in a video posted on social media wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet, the university's president said Monday.
Jim Gallogly said the two women apologized for what he called a "shocking, racist video" and that they appeared taken aback by the backlash after the video appeared on Twitter Friday.
New Oklahoma DC Grinch says turnaround already in progress
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma bolstered its reputation as an attractive destination for offensive talent when former Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts transferred there last week.
The Sooners believe they must become a preferred landing spot for top defensive talent, too, if they hope to break through and challenge Alabama and Clemson for national supremacy.
The Brewhouse finds new ways to stay ahead after 25 years
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — When Oklahomans passed updated liquor laws in 2016, many rejoiced at more freedom to purchase cold wine and full-strength beer at a wider variety of retail locations. But it meant tens of thousands of businesses needed to get ready for the new world of alcohol in Oklahoma.
University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma says it's investigating after a video began circulating on social media showing one of its students wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet.
The video posted Friday to Twitter shows two women, one of whom is wearing black paint on her face and hands and uses a racial slur.
The university confirmed Friday that two OU students were in the video, which it described as "inappropriate and derogatory."
Brown and Wade lead Kansas State past No. 20 Oklahoma, 74-61
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas State guard Barry Brown didn't need any last-minute heroics this time.
After hitting game-winners in the final minute of the Wildcats' previous two games, he helped Kansas State control Oklahoma from start to finish. Brown scored 25 points as Kansas State beat the 20th-ranked Sooners 74-61 on Wednesday night.
Brown, coming off his first Big 12 player of the week honor, is averaging 25.7 points during the Wildcats' three-game win streak.
Oklahoma adds Manning, Odom to defensive staff
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has hired Roy Manning as cornerbacks coach and Brian Odom as inside linebackers coach.
The school announced the moves Tuesday. Manning was UCLA's outside linebackers and special teams coach this season when Oklahoma beat the Bruins 49-21. He was linebackers coach under new Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch when Grinch was defensive coordinator at Washington State from the 2015 to 2017 seasons.
No. 23 Oklahoma tops No. 25 TCU 76-74 on Doolittle’s shot
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Back from suspension and back in the swing of things, Kristian Doolittle delivered for No. 23 Oklahoma on Saturday.
Doolittle hit a runner with less than three seconds left to lift the Sooners over No. 25 TCU 76-74, the latest sign that the junior is back to the form that made him a budding standout as a freshman.
Doolittle averaged 9.1 points per game over 25 starts his first year, but a suspension to start last season slowed his progress.
Oklahoma QB Austin Kendall enters transfer portal
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma backup quarterback Austin Kendall has entered the NCAA transfer database portal.
A university spokesperson confirmed Kendall's entry Friday.
Other schools can now contact Kendall. He has already graduated, so he would be eligible to play immediately.
Oklahoma offensive lineman Evans to declare for NFL draft
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma left tackle Bobby Evans says he will skip his senior year and declare for the NFL draft.
Evans made the announcement in a social media post on Wednesday .
Evans was a second-team All-Big 12 selection this season, helping the Sooners lead the nation in total offense. The 6-foot-5, 301-pound redshirt junior from Allen, Texas, started 40 games in three seasons.
OU athletes include local businesses in signing day videos
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Will Muir honestly wasn't sure what to expect when someone from the Oklahoma athletic office called him requesting to shoot video in the record store he manages.
But when a digital content crew arrived about a month ago, unveiling some of the personalized album covers for OU football's 2019 signees during about an hour-long film session, things started making sense.
Doolittle scores 16, leads No. 23 Oklahoma past Oklahoma St.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's defense showed up as usual, and it did just enough on the other end.
Kristian Doolittle had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 23 Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 74-64 on Saturday.
Oklahoma State, which entered the day leading the Big 12 in 3-point percentage at 39 percent, went 6 of 26 from long range. The Cowboys shot just 34 percent overall.
Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown leaving early for NFL
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma receiver Marquise Brown will skip his senior season and declare himself eligible for the NFL draft.
Brown made the announcement Wednesday on social media .
Oklahoma, coach Lincoln Riley agree to contract extension
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team.
Oklahoma announced Tuesday that contract terms were being finalized and would be subject to approval by the board of regents late this month.
Alabama toughest challenge for Oklahoma interim DC McNeill
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma interim defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeill's unit couldn't slow some of the nation's best offenses during Big 12 play.
Rattler, Kendall likely next from Oklahoma’s QB factory
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley recalls an odd request from fellow assistant Tim Kish a few years ago.
Kish asked Riley, then Oklahoma's offensive coordinator, to watch film of a high school freshman quarterback.
Riley was taken aback, but it didn't take long to see what Kish saw in Spencer Rattler.