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Back on attack

Fans Thunder up even more loudly and proudly after an announcement that Russell Westbrook is back in the game.


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DeeAnna Igleheart sat near the front row Sunday night in Oklahoma City, waiting for the Thunder to play its first home game of the season.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Going up


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The sky — attached to a harness — seems to be the limit for Chloe Massenat, a 13-year-old champion rock climber and seventh-grader at Classen School of Advanced Studies. In her future is a trip to Canada, and in her recent past is a national title.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Get your kicks

Attention, fútbol heads: Pro soccer is here!


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Oklahoma City FC vs. Austin Aztex
7:30 p.m. Saturday
Oklahoma City University,
2501 N. Blackwelder

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The windup

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


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

2 S. Mickey Mantle

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Merv verve

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


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Warren Spahn Award Gala
6-9 p.m. Thursday
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
4040 N. Lincoln

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Sooner scoop

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


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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

A real sports animal

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


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

Tweet fleet

Which Oklahoma celebs on Twitter are worth following or forgetting?


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The Twitterverse is a great, big place filled with possibilities. We looked at a few Twitter-happy celebrities from Oklahoma, and whether they’re worth your precious time.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Bud light

A collection of letters shows the softer side of legendary OU coach Bud Wilkinson.


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Jay Wilkinson
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway

2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble
540 Ed Noble Parkway
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Up top

A Norman company covers the heads of collegiate sports fans across the country. Just don’t expect to find its logo.


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There are aisles of hats. Thousands of them, maybe more. Uncountable and stacked on shelves, floor to ceiling.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Fans should prepare to pucker up and smooch for big screen at Thunder games


Andrew Gilman
You have to have some serious pull. You have to be celebrity-big. A Ford Truck Man. A movie star. You gotta be known.If you're not, and most folks interested in going to an Oklahoma City Thunder baske...
Thursday, January 21, 2010

Thunder players tell what they really think of new home


Andrew Gilman
Maybe when you're from Fort Madison, Iowa, and you travel down the road to Iowa City to go to college, maybe, just possibly, you're not the best barometer to decide if a city is "cool" or not. ...
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Athletes on Twitter pull back the curtain


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Just for a second, before thinking about the fact that some athlete's civil liberties are getting trampled, and before we get the American Civil Liberties Union on speed dial, maybe we should be grate...
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Talented OU recruiter Stoops has never been to Sooner football game


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He's from Ohio, went to school at the University of Iowa and now is at the University of Oklahoma. Nationally known. Locally admired. A name synonymous with the university. ...
Thursday, September 3, 2009

Fat' Jack Ross considers himself stockbroker for sports bettors


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Golf shirt, flip-flops, a cell phone, and "Fat" Jack Ross is ready for work.  A quick meeting at the casino, then off to Vegas in the afternoon before heading to Florida next week to meet wi...
Thursday, August 13, 2009