The Oklahoman’s Nolan Clay reports The NBA is complaining Seattle is “harassing” NBA Commissioner David Stern. The NBA wants a judge to block Seattle attorneys from questioning Stern. The attorneys are seeking testimony from Stern to gather evidence for a trial against the Seattle SuperSonics owners.
An Edmond police officer found the car belonging to an Edmond woman who has been missing since Wedneday.
There was a body in the car, but police would not give any details. The car also was partially burned. The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for identification.
NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Thursday that former OU men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson and the Milwaukee Bucks are discussing an assistant coach’s role at the urging of new Bucks coach Scott Skiles.
Today could be a wet — and stormy — one in parts of Oklahoma. Your OKC forecast: mostly cloudy before turning mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid-70s. Northwesterly winds 15 to 20 mph. Twenty percent chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Al Roker was in town today. Before that, here are some headlines for you.
Thousands of worshippers began arriving at the Washington Nationals stadium Thursday, eagerly awaiting an open-air Mass that will be presided over by Pope Benedict 16. A crowd of 46,000 is expected, and the demand for tickets doubled the supply.
The Oklahoman’s Andrea Cohen reports It appears Oklahoma State has hired a man of many interests in basketball coach Travis Ford, who accepted an offer to become OSU’s next men’s basketball coach on Wednesday. A press conference is set for 2 pm. We will have video from the presser, along with analysis from Berry Tramel and Jenni Carlson later this morning.
The Seattle SuperSonics’ Oklahoma-based owners on Wednesday accused the city of Seattle of scheming with a potential purchaser to force them to sell. Meanwhile NBA commissioner David Stern says Seattle made little effort to keep the team.
Al Roker visited OKC this morning. NewsOK.tv’s Tanner Herriott was there. Video will be posted later today.
Your OKC forecast. It will be cloudy today with highs in the upper 60s. There is a 70 percent chance of storms in the afternoon. Some storms may be severe.