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    Oklahoma City Thunder match Portland’s offer for Enes Kanter

    The Oklahoma City Thunder has exercised its right of first refusal and matched the offer sheet extended to center Enes Kanter by the Portland Trail Blazers, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We traded for Enes last season with the intention of keeping him as a member of the Thunder for several years to come, and we are excited that he will continue […]

  • Crew members from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, smile after assisting in the rescue five men who were stranded at sea for four days near Kiribati, July 11, 2015. The men were rescued by the crew of the motor vessel, Shourong Harmony after an HC-130 Hercules air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point spotted the 14-foot aluminum skiff while searching and dropped emergency supplies, 184 miles east northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati. U.S. Coast Guard photo

    Five men rescued after spending days adrift in South Pacific

    Five men are presumably relieved beyond measure Sunday after being rescued from a small aluminum boat with no engine that had been drifting for days in the South Pacific, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. They had been floating since Wednesday far from land in the South Pacific. They were found Saturday, after a search of several days, 184 miles east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati. Teraina Island is 1,000 miles south of Hawaii. No other major islands are nearby. […]

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    Taking on the Oklahoma Supreme Court over 10 Commandment monument

    OKLAHOMA– The Flash Point team discuss the recent decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling that the Ten Commandment Monument must be removed from the state capitol grounds. Brady Henderson with the ACLU discussed the makeup of the state high court. The team also discusses the idea of impeaching the justices. The group also discussed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Gay Marriage.    

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    At least one child injured in metro 4th of July celebrations

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Many enjoyed the 4th of July celebrations from professional firework displays to shooting off fireworks themselves. However, some of those festivities resulted in injuries. EMSA reports four related injuries in the metro area. Paramedics transported four patients, from separate incidents to local hospitals, three (3) of the patients in serious condition. The injuries ranged from burns to the face and traumatic injuries to the face and extremities.  At least one injury involved a child. This is a developing story, refresh […]

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    Tips on how to take a great selfie

    Everyone is taking selfies these days even though just a few short years ago that word did not exist in our everyday language. You need to learn these short and simple tips to capture your best self! Learn your best side. Take pictures of both sides of your face. One of them will just naturally look better. Know that so you can use it to your advantage. Look at the lighting. Big shadows over your face might make a fun dramatic pic […]

  • Lee Langdon sent us this pic, saying, "I met Bob Barry Jr. two years ago at the 50th Anniversary of his childhood elementary school Cleveland Elementary. He was a good man. Rest in peace Bob."

    Bob Barry, Jr remembered for his smile, sense of humor and joy of covering sports

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Although we make our living with words, they fail us during times like this. We remember his smile, laughter, genuine excitement for covering Oklahoma sports. He was truly a beacon in the KFOR newsroom.    

  • ‘He knew Oklahoma sports, but he also knew Oklahomans,’ The OK sports community honor Bob Barry Jr

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Among those honoring the legacy of Bob Barry, Jr. are coaches, fellow sports journalists, and those in high office within the Oklahoma sports community. Here is the raw interview with acclaimed sportswriter Berry Tramel.

  • If you loved Bob Barry, Jr, you should watch this video

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Demetrius Wright works at KFOR. He works in the newsroom. While he was studying at the University of Central Oklahoma in December 2014 he had a big assignment to finish. His task was to spend 24 hours with his mentor and friend, Bob Barry, Jr the KFOR Sports Director. This is the video, in Bob’s own words, that Demetrius turned in for this assignment. It is life ‘behind the scenes’ with BBJ.

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    View the virtual guestbook celebrating the life of Bob Barry, Jr.

    OKLAHOMA CITY– Even though we are saddened at the sudden loss of our friend Bob Barry, Jr., we wish to celebrate his life. His legacy was built covering Oklahoma sports, but he touched countless lives in so many ways. On June 20, Bob Barry, Jr. was killed in a car accident in northwest Oklahoma City. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the countless television viewers and listeners of his daily radio show who welcomed him into their homes […]

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    KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr killed in NW Oklahoma City accident, driver arrested

    OKLAHOMA CITY– KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr died in a crash Saturday afternoon in Northwest Oklahoma City. Police say the accident happened near Memorial and North May Avenue around 4:00 p.m. Barry was riding a motor scooter southbound on North May when police say Gustavo Gutierrez-Castillo, 26, unlicensed driver made an illegal U-Turn in front of him. He hit the driver’s side of the car and was thrown over 20 feet. Barry was not wearing a helmet. He was […]

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    Celebrating the life of Bob Barry, Jr.

    OKLAHOMA CITY– The family has finalized plans to celebrate the life of Bob Barry, Jr. The services will be open to the public and are scheduled for Friday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. The memorial will take place at Crossings Community Church located at 14600 N. Portland Ave in Oklahoma City. We welcome you to sign our virtual guestbook.  In lieu of flowers the Barry family asks you to make a donation in Bobby’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project.  […]