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OKC Dodgers: Players relish Cielo Azul

By Jacob UnruhStaff writerjunruh@oklahoman.comJust a few weeks ago, Edwin Rios overheard a group of fans talking in the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark stands, and a he couldn’t help but smile.
They were speaking Spanish.
“Which is always good to hear,” Rios said.
Rios, Oklahoma City’s power-hitting corner infielder, was raised speaking both English and Spanish.Read more on NewsOK.com

Golf Roundup: Sucher leads Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. — Zack Sucher found wrestling with chronic leg problems on the PGA Tour harder than wrestling alligators.
The 32-year-old from Alabama says he's finally feeling healthy again after knee surgery sidelined him for 13 months following the 2017 Travelers Championship.
He shot a 5-under 65 in the rain Friday morning at TPC River Highlands and his 11-under 129 total held up in the afternoon sunshine for a two-stroke lead midway through the Travelers Championship.
Sucher said he grew up in south Alabama doing "swamp stuff" like wrestling alligators and also played high school basketball. Read more on NewsOK.com

Latest Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong besieged police headquarters late into the night Friday, throwing eggs at the building and drawing graffiti on the walls, before ending a day of demonstrations in the Asian financial center with their demands unmet.

By daybreak Saturday, police had cleared the streets of barriers set up by protesters to snarl traffic in the Asian financial center, and only a few groups in the mostly youthful crowd remained.Read more on NewsOK.com

Oklahoma Scene: Former OU standout Brewster Hobby dies at 81

Brewster Hobby, the only high school player to be named The Oklahoman’s state player of the year in both football and baseball, died Monday at the age of 81.
Hobby, a Midwest City High School graduate, went on to play both football and baseball at OU. Hobby turned down a professional baseball contract to become a Sooner.
“The money sounded good,” Hobby told The Oklahoman in 1991.Read more on NewsOK.com

Oklahoma football: Brewster Hobby dies at age 81

By Berry TramelNORMAN — Brewster Hobby, the only high school player to be named The Oklahoman’s state player of the year in both football and baseball, died Monday at the age of 81.Hobby, a Midwest City High School graduate, went on to play both football and baseball at OU. Hobby turned down a professional baseball contract to become a Sooner.“The money sounded good,” Hobby told The Oklahoman in 1991.Read more on NewsOK.com

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers sought Friday to toss out the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul maintains is trying to capitalize on the legal success of other women.

The lawyers filed papers in Manhattan federal court to try to persuade a judge to reject Wedil David's trafficking claims.

David's lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles in 2017 and moved to New York, said Weinstein raped her in late 2015 after using the promise of a role in a television series, "Marco Polo," to lure her to a Beverly Hills hotel.

According to the lawsuit, David met Weinstein at a 2011 party, and he offered to assist her acting career.Read more on NewsOK.com

Former SandRidge landman sentenced to prison

By Tim WillertStaff writertwillert@oklahoman.comA former SandRidge Energy landman was sentenced this week to 21 months in prison for committing fraud and accepting kickbacks.
Joel Matthew Eilerts, 40, of San Diego, pleaded guilty in October 2017 to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and honest services wire fraud, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Oklahoma City.
U.S. District Judge Robin J. Cauthron sentenced Eilerts on Thursday and ordered him to pay $493,707.59 in restitution to his former employer.
Eilerts worked in SandRidge's land department from 2009 to 2014.Read more on NewsOK.com