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Thunder wonder

With a series of off-season transactions, the Thunder answers questions heading into next season.


Brendan Hoover
When the Oklahoma City Thunder starts training camp on Sept. 29, several new additions will be in the gym to help the team contend for an NBA championship once again.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Zero sum

An upcoming marathon event allows non-runners to give to a worthwhile cause.


Josh Hutton

Zero K Run

4-8 p.m. Sept. 24
Crystal Lake
6625 SW 15th St.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Great Scot

Colin Montgomerie sinks a long shot to win the 2014 U.S. Senior Open, but Oak Tree National might be the other winner.


Brendan Hoover
After rolling home a 16-footer to win the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Sunday at Oak Tree National, Colin Montgomerie thrust his hands in the air as a grin flashed across his face.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Popular uprising

Running is a hot health trend across the country, and some believe it is helping Oklahoma get off the ‘fat’ lists.


Conrad Kersten
Whether one drives, walks or runs down the metro area streets, they might notice herds of men and women in an assortment of colorful running gear on the roads. That is because five-kilometer runs, mud runs, color runs and most other types of “uns” and marathons are on the uptick.
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Golden moment

Hometown legend Scott Verplank will make his Champions Tour debut during the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Monday through Sunday, July 13 at Edmond’s Oak Tree National golf club.


Brendan Hoover

2014 U.S. Senior Open
Monday through Sunday, July 13
Oak Tree National
1515 W. Oak Tree Drive,
Tickets start at $20. Children 17 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult, and special group pricing and military discounts are available.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Return to the diamond

After receiving a cancer diagnosis in March and subsequent treatment in Texas, the RedHawks manager returned to the team in June.


Anthony Lalli
Oklahoma City RedHawks manager Tony DeFrancesco had no reason to believe he would not be with the team for its current season. But while at spring training earlier this year, he took a routine physical and discussed some health issues he was having with the doctor.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Mark Harmon Celebrity Weekend

NCIS star Mark Harmon returns to Oklahoma to play baseball for charity.


Brendan Hoover

14th Annual Mark Harmon Celebrity Weekend

6 p.m. June 27

Fire Lake Bowling Center

40945 Hardesty Road, Shawnee

Passes start at $125

1:30 p.m. June 28

Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

2 South Mickey Mantle Drive



Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The best offense

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Thabo Sefolosha is on the top of his game when it comes to helping others.


Angela Botzer
What’s one thing that tugs at Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha’s heartstrings the most?
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Flatstick fandom

The Edmond Historical Society & Museum plans a history of golf display to coincide with the Senior USGA tournament and readies for its 30th anniversary.


Anthony Lalli
The award-winning Edmond Historical Society & Museum is now collecting artifacts for its 30th anniversary exhibit, which will be displayed in June 2015.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Revved up

American Legion Post 12 plans a car and bicycle show to raise awareness of veterans and help build community awareness.


Alissa Lindsey

American Legion Car & Bike Show

8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17

American Legion Post 12

6101 NW 50 St., Bethany



Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Best of the best

The MVP award grows Kevin Durant’s brand and the spotlight on OKC.


Ben Felder
Kevin Durant was already a global sports star.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Bowling for titles

Top-tier pro bowling returns to Oklahoma as Shawnee’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort and FireLake Bowling Center hosts the PBA Summer Swing.


Brendan Hoover

PBA Summer Swing

May 17-25

Grand Casino Hotel & Resort 

Grand Event Center

777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee

964-7263, ext. 8161


Note: Pro-Am entries may be purchased at FireLake Bowling Center. For additional details, call 275-0404, ext. 0.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Golfing buddies

The 11th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic benefits the OK Kids Korral, a home away from home for families battling pediatric cancer.


Brendan Hoover

Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic

May 16-17

Riverwind Casino, 1544 Oklahoma 9, Norman

Belmar Golf Club, 1025 E. Indian Hills Road, Norman


Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Camp Thunder

Youngsters can hone their basketball skills during one of 10 youth basketball camps offered by the Oklahoma City Thunder this summer.


Brendan Hoover
School’s almost out, and the NBA playoffs are heating up.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014