NFL Notes

Justin Gilbert, a Cleveland Browns cornerback and former Oklahoma State star, was involved in a road rage accident Friday, according to a report from police in Brunswick, Ohio.
Police cited Gilbert, who was driving a Dodge Challenger, and the driver of the Mustang that was chasing him.Read more on

U.S. Open Roundup

Compiled by Reina Kempt from wire reportsVinci stuns serena
For Serena Williams' first 26 matches at major tournaments in 2015, no deficit was too daunting, no opponent too troublesome, no victory too far from reach.
She was unbeaten and, seemingly, unbeatable, nearing the first Grand Slam in more than a quarter-century.Read more on

Logano wins pole for Cup race at Richmond

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports WriterRICHMOND, Va. — Joey Logano won the pole Friday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular-season finale Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.
Logano turned a lap a 126.470 mph to emerge from the final 12 drivers in the knockout qualifying format.
He edged Matt Kenseth, whose best lap came at 126.357 mph, to win his fifth pole of the season.
“It's nice to have a good starting spot here,” Logano said. Read more on

High school football ROUNDUP

Staff ReportsKelly hangs on to nip McGuinness
Bishop Kelley used the running of Jack Woolslayer and Jacob Percy to control the football, and Hayden Ashley kicked four field goals including a 52-yarder in the Comets' 19-16 victory over Class 5A No.Read more on


FROM STAFF REPORTSKingfisher museum to host author Sowell
The Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher and the SABR-OK chapter will host author Mike Sowell on Oct.Read more on

California town told to prepare to leave as wildfire surges

JACKSON, Calif. (AP) — The explosive growth of a Northern California wildfire Friday forced hundreds of people to evacuate from rural communities, destroyed six homes, threatened thousands more, and prompted a state-of-emergency declaration from the governor.
"It's expanding like a balloon," state fire spokeswoman Nancy Longmore said. Read more on

Singapore ruling party wins elections, returns to power

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's prime minister on Saturday lauded the city-state's youth vote for helping return his party to power in a massive victory for the 12th time since independence a half-century ago.
The victory of the People's Action Party was never in doubt — it has won every elections since 1965 — but the huge sweep in Friday's general elections means the struggling opposition made no headway despite highlighting problems like income disparity, restrictions on free speech, overcrowding caused by immigration, and the rising cost of living.
The PAP got 83 of the 89 seats in Parliament while the opposition Workers' Party captured six.Read more on