Florida meant a lot to Billy Donovan, that is very clear. The 49-year-old coach, prior to becoming the Oklahoma City Thunder’s head coach, spent 20 seasons leading the Gators’ program. He won two national championships, went to four Final Fours and won the SEC Tournament four times. Donovan has been OKC’s head coach for nearly a month. Show More Summary
Billy Donovan was perhaps the best coach in Florida Basketball history. He spent 20 seasons guiding the Florida Basketball team before parting ways with the Gators to join Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA. The legendary...Show More Summary
Via The Hill: Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson won the presidential straw poll at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City on Saturday, beating out Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Carson won 25.4 percent of the vote, while Walker took 20.5 percent and Cruz received 16.4 percent. Show More Summary
By James Oliphant OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans have had to watch from the sidelines as the Obama White House has taken political credit for America's unexpected energy boom and tumbling gas prices. Now it has left their presidential candidates scrambling for a way to reclaim leadership on an issue the party once seemed to own. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - More than 70 people were rescued on Saturday after severe storms soaked Oklahoma during a month of record rainfall, authorities said. The Oklahoma City Fire Department said in a statement it had rescued more than 70 people after the drenching storms triggered flash floods in the city. Show More Summary
More heavy rainfall and tornadoes racked the southern plains on Saturday.
The Dodgers put catcher Yasmani Grandal on the seven-day disabled list Saturday and promoted catcher Austin Barnes from triple-A Oklahoma City.
OKLAHOMA CITY—In the end it was probably the soothing tone of the brain surgeon, the last voice you hear before slipping off into the black sleep of anesthesia, that won the first straw poll of the GOP 2016 presidential race. That and...Show More Summary
Kevin Durant moseyed out of a Hollywood club Friday night and a Rx of weed came tumbling out of his SUV. The Oklahoma City Thunder star chilled at Hooray Henry's, then limped out of the club with a boot covering his…
As he prepares for his NBA debut, new Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan is looking for experienced basketball minds to round out his staff and help smooth his transition from college to the pros. Should ex-New Orleans Pelicans...Show More Summary
In Oklahoma City, Republican presidential hopefuls — including Jeb Bush and Govs. Scott Walker and Chris Christie — moved to contrast themselves with others in the field.
OKLAHOMA CITY—Chris Christie doesn't give speeches so much as engage in performance art. How he speaks is as much a part of his message as what he says. At the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on Friday, after explaining his...Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook is an animal—a mean-mugging, rim-rocking, cold-blooded animal. On the court, that is. Westbrook has a soft side in real life, and now is the time to embrace it, with his Oklahoma City Thunder at home watching the playoffs. Apparently the superstar point guard is down with Taylor Swift. Shake it off, Russ. [ Instagram ] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Oklahoma City Thunder star is a Swiftie!
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie heartily endorsed the Patriot Act on Friday and mocked those who deride the intelligence overhaul passed after the Sept. 11 attacks as an encroachment on civil liberties. “There … Continue reading ? The post Bush, Christie rise in defense of Patriot Act appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida both spoke to about a thousand activists gathered in Oklahoma City from around the South.
It’s been well documented that people should not take curses by rapper Lil B lightly. In May 2011, Lil B a.k.a The BasedGod, announced on Twitter that Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant would never win the NBA title after the all-star forward criticized the rapper’s music. Durant has yet to become an NBA champion and missed much […]
Among the speakers on Friday at the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City are presidential contenders Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), along with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and more.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Rick Santorum hopes that Fox News officials will come to their senses and find a fairer, smarter way to pick participants for the first Republican debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. The network announced on Wednesday that presidential hopefuls must place in the top 10 in an average of the five most recent national polls to guarantee […]
Today Rick Perry made his most extensive case yet for nominating someone with proven, executive experience. In his speech to a fired up crowd at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Perry hit hard on a recurring theme of his campaign, his decades of executive experience as the Governor of Texas. Show More Summary