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Thunder players remain focused on Memphis as league reviews racist remarks

“We haven’t discussed it as a team, but everybody is pretty knowledgeable of the situation,” Russell Westbrook said following a Monday practice. Sterling, owner of the Clippers since 1981, was caught making racist remarks in an audio recording posted by TMZ and Deadspin. Sterling appears to disparage a female friend for posting photos of herself

Thou shalt not lose to Texas

The never-ending debate over the Ten Commandments monument at the State Capitol is a self-inflicted comic wound. Of course Satanists and Hindus want their own spot on the lawn. Our born-again legislators opened this can of worms by violating one of the Ten Commandments: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. The man

Back to the future

Fallin offends everyone,straight and gayOklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin put the state in the national spotlight in 2013, but not in a positive way. Fallin, in her infinite wisdom, decided unilaterally that a federal mandate directing spousal benefits to same-sex couples in the military would not take place in Oklahoma. As a result, Fallin pulled spousal

Sweet and salty

In the Thunder’s loss to the Trail Blazers on Dec. 4 (a game in which he had 33 points, seven rebounds, one steal and two blocks), Durant experienced, as he almost certainly does each night, the wrath of the Portland faithful. Usually, the gentle giant takes it all in stride, but some dope in the

Uhhhh, might he be right this time?

Worry not! In another striking moment of sanity, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee) questioned the legitimacy of assigning nonprofit status to several tax-exempt, profit-making professional sports organizations, including the National Football League, National Hockey League and Professional Golf Association. The NFL? It raked in a cool $9.5 billion in 2012. Ho-hum. Like so many big