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Pump it up

Championship-level bodies will be in competition Saturday at Rose State Performing Arts Theatre.


Sports

Moose Tyler
World Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation
Southwest U.S. Championship
10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday
Rose State Performing Arts Theatre
6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City
wbffshows.com
297-2264
$30-$60

 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Thunder on

Adored by national media outlets, the Thunder readies itself for a new NBA season.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
OKC Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers
7 p.m. Friday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
thunder.nba.com
208-4667
$10-$255


 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Locked out and loaded

The NHL lockout results in national hockey talent gracing the OKC ice.


Sports

Dean Anderson
OKC Barons vs. San Antonio Rampage
7 p.m. Friday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
okcbarons.com
232-4625
$10-$38
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Sooner scoop

Fueled by more media choices, covering OU football has become a cottage industry.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
Used to be, getting Sooner football news was a matter of waiting to pick up the newspaper or turn on the local TV news.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Seniority rules

Athletes age of 50 and over engage in serious sports competition throughout October.


Sports

Moose Tyler
Oklahoma Senior State Games
Saturday, through Oct. 17
various times and locations
oklahomaseniorgames.org
681-3266
free

 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fore a good cause

Tee off for charity at Tee Off for TEEM.


Sports

Stephie Gregory

Tee Off For Teem
11:30 a.m. Thursday
Rose Creek Golf Course
17001 N. May
edmond teem.org/events
235-5671
$200-$800

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Rasslin’s Ross

Pro wrestling announcer and native son Jim Ross will be honored at Monday’s WWE event.


Sports

Dean Anderson

WWE Raw Supershow
6:30
p.m. Monday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
800-745-3000
$29-644

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Lawyer up

A hometown attorney turned boxer will fight for the WBU lightweight title Thursday.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
WBU World Lightweight Championship title fight
7 p.m. Thursday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
catboxentertainment.com
866-966-1777
$30-$100
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Fight club

An OKC petroleum engineer battles his way through the UFC.


Sports

Shawn Lealos
James Head wears many hats. By day, the guy is a petroleum engineer for Chesapeake Energy, managing a handful of drilling rigs in western Oklahoma. It can be grueling work, but that’s not the half of it.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The reverend returns

The man who broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier is back to celebrate the feat’s 60th anniversary.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
At 87, Rev. William “Bill” Greason has had more life experiences than many of us ever will. He grew up in poverty. He served in two wars. And, in 1952, he broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A real sports animal

Love him or hate him, Jim Traber just wants you to have an opinion.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
Here’s what Jim Traber says about himself:
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Get physical

Ten OKC-area CrossFits offer community and challenge


Sports

Matt Carney
If you’ve walked into Elemental Coffee or driven near N.W. Eighth Street and Hudson Avenue with your car windows down sometime in the last year or so, you might have heard furious alt-rock hits or hip-hop coming from the industrial garage-door entrance to CrossFit 405.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Cooler running

It's a lot cooler after it gets dark!


Sports

Sarah Lobban

Cooler Runnings Midnight Streak
9 p.m. Saturday
City Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
cityartscenter.org
$30


 
Friday, August 10, 2012

Diamonds in the rough

Minor-league football is alive and well in OKC, thanks to the Diamondbacks.


Sports

Murray Evans
OKC Diamondbacks vs. Saint Louis Bulldogs
7 p.m. Saturday
Leodies Robinson Field
Millwood High School
6724 N. Martin Luther King
okcdiamondbacks.com
$7

 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

On the road

Two OKC physicians are in an elite group caring for U.S. athletes in the Summer Olympics.


Sports

Jerry Shottenkirk
Eight physicians take care of the U.S. Olympic team, and two of those are from the metro area.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
 
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