Sports

2:54 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Oklahoma Kiowas Feel Pride With Their Man at the World Cup

Al Jazeera America looks at how the first tribally enrolled Native American to participate at the World Cup has fueled an interest in soccer in Carnegie, Oklahoma.
Tribal members leaned forward in their folding chairs in the final 10 minutes of the match, some wearing T-shirts with Wondolowski's likeness, listening intently, then cheering when one of the ESPN announcers intoned, "Fairy tale for Chris Wondolowski, another player who's really paid his dues in the game.
Sports
4:04 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Knicks Hire Former Thunder Player Derek Fisher

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Derek Fisher was never the best player, certainly not the tallest or quickest.

But whether on the court with Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal, or across the bargaining table from David Stern and Adam Silver, he never feared taking the shot, speaking his mind, or doing whatever else was expected of a leader.

So he has every attribute the New York Knicks need — except experience as a coach, the job they hired him to do.

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OKC Thunder Ends Season, Looks to the Next One
7:40 am
Wed June 4, 2014

This Week's Sports Talk Looks at the OKC Thunder Season Past and Future

Sportscaster and Journalist Brent Weber talks to KOSU's Michael Cross about the final game of the season for the Oklahoma City Thunder and looks ahead to the new one which starts in just five months as well as focusing on the Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.

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OKC ties the Series Against San Antonio
7:40 am
Wed May 28, 2014

A Big Win for the Thunder in This Week's Sports Talk

  Sportscaster and journalist Brent Weber talks over the phone with KOSU's Michael Cross following Tuesday night's game where the Oklahoma City Thunder tied the series two games a piece against the San Antonio Spurs. Game five heads back to San Antonio Thursday night, but the Thunder would certainly like to keep momentum going and see if they can't finish out the series Saturday night in Game Six back in Oklahoma City. Brent and Michael also talk briefly about the other conference final series between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers.

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Oklahoma Sports
7:57 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Ibaka's Return Gives Thunder Boost

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have been down lately, but they’re not out.  KOSU’s Brent Weber has this recap of Sunday night’s playoff game against the Spurs.

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2:56 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Career Arc: Russell Westbrook

Brian Phillips at Grantland looks at how Russell Westbrook went from an undersized 16-year-old shooting guard to an NBA All-Star.
Best dressed in high school, NBA draft project, All-Star, irritant, folk hero. Let's start with the growth spurt. The transformation of Russell Westbrook Jr. from an uncelebrated 16-year-old shooting guard to a potential NBA draft pick happened during the summer after his junior year in high school, when he shot up five inches practically overnight.
Thunder Forced to Play Without Ibaka
7:40 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Thunder Lose First Game in the Week's Sports Talk

Sportscaster and journalist Brent Weber talks to KOSU's Michael Cross about Game One of the Western Conference Finals where the Thunder lost to the San Antonio Spurs 122-105, the thought of starting Forward Serge Ibaka being out the rest of the playoffs, looking ahead and the Big 12 Baseball Tournament comes to the Bricktown Ballpark.

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A Major Come From Behind Game Five
7:40 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Thunder Win Big in This Week's Sports Talk

Sportscaster and journalist Brent Weber talks to KOSU's Michael Cross about the come from behind victory in game five, 105 to 104 as well as the other NBA game, Indiana Pacers losing at home to the Washington Wizards, 102-79.

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Sports
5:22 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

NBA Uses Kevin Durant MVP Speech in Mother's Day Commercial

Kevin Durant's tribute to his mother during his emotional MVP speech last week has been turned into a commercial for the NBA, celebrating Mother's Day.

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Oklahoma Sports
9:41 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Thunder and Clippers 1-1 in NBA Semifinal After Wednesday's OKC Win

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The Oklahoma City Thunder tied up its second round of the NBA playoffs with a 112-101 win over the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday night.  KOSU's Brent Weber has this recap.

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