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Running for Chris

A Guthrie marathon benefits Free to Live and honors the memory of a committed animal rescuer.


Sports

Mark Beutler
See Spot Run
9 a.m. Saturday
Harrison Avenue and Second Street
Guthrie
theseespotrun.com
$20-$30

 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Attempting a reversal

Oklahoma’s wrestling greats grapple with the International Olympics Committee to return the sport to the games.


Sports

Tim Farley
Oklahoma’s wrestling heavyweights are pinning their hopes that the sport will return to the Summer Olympics on a global alliance that includes Russia, Turkey and Iran.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Get your kicks

Attention, fútbol heads: Pro soccer is here!


Sports

Andrew Gilman

Oklahoma City FC vs. Austin Aztex
7:30 p.m. Saturday
Oklahoma City University,
2501 N. Blackwelder
OklahomaCItyFC.com
232-7223
$10-$30

 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Enter the dragon

Dragon boating grows in popularity on the Oklahoma River.


Sports

Alyssa Grimley
When you ponder outdoor activities in Oklahoma City, does dragon boat racing immediately come to mind?
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Thunder crazy

Some Thunder super-fans will do and say anything to help out their beloved team — especially if that means acting bonkers.


Sports

Tim Farley
By day, Garrett Haviland is a mild-mannered supervisor for a girls’ group home. At night, he becomes Thundor, a colorful, irreverent Oklahoma City Thunder fan who creates havoc for opposing players.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Safe runnings

Security for the OKC Memorial Marathon is heightened in the aftermath of the Boston attacks.


Sports

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City police say strengthened security should make runners and spectators feel more comfortable during Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Miles to go

On the eve of the OKC Memorial Marathon, the Boston tragedy brings reminders of the past and lessons for an uncertain future.


Sports

Rachael Cervenka
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon
6:30 a.m. Sunday
Downtown Oklahoma City
okcmarathon.COm
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The windup

Strong pitching is expected to be key for the OKC RedHawks this season.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
OKC RedHawks vs. Memphis Redbirds
7:05 p.m. Friday
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

2 S. Mickey Mantle

okcredhawks.com

218-1000
$7-$17
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Stick it

The ancient game of lacrosse finally catches on in Oklahoma, especially with youth.


Sports

Greg Horton
Six years ago, Scott Charles’ son came home from school and informed his father that he wanted to try a “new sport.”
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Nothing but net

A Del City sinks a half-court shot at a Thunder game to win $20,000.


Sports

Rachael Cervenka
Oklahoma City NBA fan Heath Kufahl lined up behind the half-court line at last night’s Thunder game against the Los Angeles Lakers as Rumble began his drum roll and the Chesapeake Energy Arena went silent as he released the ball and said his prayers ... Swish!
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Getting physical

This year’s Sooner State Games introduces a fitness competition.


Sports

Mark Beutler
CrossFit Fittest in Oklahoma
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
Sooner State Games
Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center
429 E. California
soonerstategames.org
236-5000
$5-$10


 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Merv verve

Longtime OU color announcer Merv Johnson is honored for his work in the broadcast booth.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
Warren Spahn Award Gala
6-9 p.m. Thursday
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
4040 N. Lincoln
okcspahnawards.com
605-2375
$150-$2,000

 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Pedal up

Edmond will encourage bike use by creating more than 140 miles of bike lanes.


Sports

Moose Tyler
Calling all 10-speed, mountain, roadster, tricycle, fixed-gear, BMX, and tandem bike riders: Your lanes soon will be open in Edmond.
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

It figures


Sports

Stephie Gregory
The Ice Storm
7 p.m. Sunday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
Okcfsc.net
471-1707
$15

 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Fear the ... K-Mart?

Can Kevin Martin fill the sentimental void on the Thunder team left by James Harden?


Sports

Brendan Hoover

Oklahoma City thunder vs. Houston Rockets
7 p.m. Wednesday
Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno
208-4667
thunder.nba.com
$10-$255

 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
 
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