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Chicken-Fried News: Challenge accepted

At this point, nearly every athlete, politician and celebrity has been called out to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. If you haven’t been, then you just aren’t that important. Oklahoma native and NFL wide-receiver Wes Welker was recently challenged to participate by the coach of his former college, who also extended the challenge

Kickin’ it

It was an eye-opening experience. “After you saw all these athletic facilities and the shape that a lot of these fields were in, it was just very bothersome, knowing that it was happening in our city.” McLaughlin spoke with Keith Sinor, the athletic director for the Oklahoma City Public Schools, who was on that trip.

Hair today

Credit: Brad Gregg The gridiron star has a gorgeous wife, a brilliant NFL career and enough money to buy a small island, or Rhode Island, for that matter. But now, the guy who had a noticeably receding hairline is complete with a head full of bushy hair. Give the aging wide receiver some credit. Welker

Kraft, cheesed

Credit: Brad Gregg Welker, who was a high school star at Oklahoma City’s Heritage Hall, signed a two-year contract with the Denver Broncos for $6 million a year after last season. Kraft tried to blame Welker’s agent, David Dunn, saying that Dunn had misjudged Welker’s value and the Patriots offered the receiver a better deal

The sporting life

By: Brad Gregg In separate ventures, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant and the New England Patriots’ Wes Welker have teamed up with Hal Smith Restaurant Group to bring two very different concepts to town. Durant’s restaurant, which will feature Southern cuisine and more traditional steakhouse fare, will be in Bricktown adjacent to Toby Keith’s

Facebook fumble

Credit: Brad Gregg Her post urged fans to check out the Wikipedia page chronicling the tumultuous past of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. “Proud of my husband and the Pats,” she wrote. “By the way, if anyone is bored, please go to Ray Lewis’ Wikipedia page. 6 kids 4 wives. Acquitted for murder. Paid a family

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