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Water work

As 2012 approaches, the Oklahoma River fills with Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls preparing to make a splash in London.


Sports

Charles Martin
For more than 40 world-class athletes, the road to the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics Games in London runs directly through downtown Oklahoma City. There, the National High Performance Center has made the Oklahoma River a prime spot for athletes to prepare to take on the world.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Streakin'

Despite the name, Midnight Streak runners will remain fully clothed (sorry, voyeurs) and take off before the witching hour.

 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Dragon riders

To the beat of a big drum, rowers are propelling traditional dragon boats down the Oklahoma River.


Sports

Heide Brandes
The legend began in China more than 2,000 years ago.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Thunder announces 2011-12 season schedule

Season includes four extended home stands and 24 nationally televised games.


Sports

Gazette staff
The Oklahoma City Thunder will open its 2011-12 season Nov. 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team announced today. The season’s home opener will take place three days later, against the Indiana Pacers.
 
Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Combat-ready

World-class boxers and mixed martial artists on the rise resurrect the state’s legacy of producing top-tier fighters.


Sports

Charles Martin
With a rich boxing history paired and a legacy of stellar wrestling programs, Oklahoma is fertile soil for combat sports, but larger markets traditionally have plucked up skilled fighters.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Texas 4000 charity ride stops in OKC

Bike event raises cancer awareness


Sports

Ryan Querbach
Established to fight cancer, the annual Texas 4000 bike ride makes a stop in Oklahoma City this weekend.
 
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Gold rush

A Paralympic pentathlon world-record holder resettles in Edmond to train ahead of the annual UCO Endeavor Games.


Sports

Charles Martin

UCO Endeavor Games
Thursday-Sunday
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond
UCOEndeavorGames.com
Free

 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Thunder will learn from playing deep into playoffs

The difference between winning and losing was finishing


Sports

Royce Young
Sometimes, it just doesn’t even seem fair. Or meant to be. Or both.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Maynor was unsung hero of Westbrook controversy

Let's focus on the positive, shall we?


Sports

Clark Matthews
Winning Game 2 of the Western Conference finals May 19 on the road should have been a feel good story for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Instead, most of the discussion afterward was focused on a single negative aspect.
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Fast food

Iron constitutions are a must for a new charity fun run that pairs a 10K relay with — gulp! — an eating contest.


Sports

Charles Martin
OKC Hungryman
Saturday
Regatta Park on the Oklahoma River
OKCHungryman.com
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thunder’s success ahead of schedule

The Thunder don’t seem to operate on the same clock of all the prognosticators


Sports

Royce Young
I can’t remember the exact game, but it was definitely December of 2008 and the Thunder were definitely something like 2-25. And I was definitely a little bummed out.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Speculation on the Durant/ Westbrook situation in OKC

Are they competing? Are they not?


Sports

Clark Matthews
“The Wire” was never a huge hit for HBO.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

OU unveils football schedule for 2011

Begins Sept. 3 at home


Sports

Rod Lott
Thunder — er, make that Sooner — up! The University of Oklahoma football schedule has arrived.
 
Thursday, May 5, 2011

Thunder shouldn’t take the Memphis Grizzlies lightly

With the series tied 1-1, OKC could be looking ahead too soon


Sports

Royce Young
They were gone. They were history. They were no longer part of the equation.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

NBA games are not decided by the theoretical

Goaltending was there. The Nuggets' play afterward was not.


Sports

Clark Matthews
During game one of the NBA first-round playoff series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets, the referees missed an offensive goaltending call that should have gone against Thunder center Kendrick Perkins.
 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
 
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