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Rollergirls skating their way to success


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By day, she's a mild-mannered graphic designer. By night, she's an elbow-throwin'"
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Local pugilist previously brandished dukes in the rink


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Nine fights into his professional boxing career and Ron Aubrey is still working on transforming his reputation from brawler to bona fide boxer. His ambitious quest no doubt flies in the face of ...
 
Thursday, December 3, 2009

Crusaders rugby club gear up for new season


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After every rugby match, tradition calls for the home club to host a social event in honor of the visiting club. Nothing black tie or even semiformal " more like opposing warriors getting togeth...
 
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Oklahoma City native plays for Major League Soccer's Chivas USA team


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When people think of Putnam City North, naturally, Sam Bradford comes to mind. Obviously, having a Heisman Trophy winner as an alumnus is a fairly good way to garner more than just a little posi...
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009

Transplanted triathlete finding success in new surroundings


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Bethany Handley has only lived in Oklahoma City for 11 months, but already she's become an ambassador, of sorts, for her new home. Not only did she represent Oklahoma recently at the Best of the...
 
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Novel idea didn't catch on, but it was fun while it lasted


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Sports promoters are forever searching for the next big idea or gimmick to help generate fan interest and ultimately sell more tickets. In today's sports marketing world, plans range from cash g...
 
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Would-be climbers can get a leg up with Oklahoman's book


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One hand slides along the coarse, sun-drenched surface searching for a crevasse to serve as the next piece to the overall puzzle, while the other hand remains strategically positioned, part of a...
 
Thursday, October 1, 2009

One Oklahoma City couple runs, rides, skates to relax


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When Rob and Sarah Bell want to break away from the humdrum of the everyday rat race, they have a simple solution: Take to the road. Literally. The couple is almost always on the move, whe...
 
Thursday, September 24, 2009

Sooners, Cowboys have plenty of work to do


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There was talk during preseason about how Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both could very well be undefeated when they renew the Bedlam rivalry for the 104th time in November. There was talk of Big ...
 
Thursday, September 17, 2009

Former Sooner star taking her talents to NFL Network


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Stacey Dales has got game. And she is definitely at her best when the camera is rolling and spotlight is shining brightest. Only these days, Dales isn't wowing crowds with the wizardry of her...
 
Thursday, September 10, 2009

Photography, sports make for harmonious fit


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Tap into Andy Chasteen's life at any given moment and discover a man who lives for the next adventure. Whether he is perilously scaling the face of a mountain, grinding his way through a double ...
 
Thursday, September 3, 2009

USGA doubles the fun for Oklahoma golf fans


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Only four times in the long history of the United States Golf Association has one state hosted both the U.S. Amateur Championship and the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship in the same year....
 
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Transplanted French athlete enjoying success as Okie


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Mention figure skating, and thoughts of firearms and marksmanship really don't come to mind. In fact, it would be fair to say the two are pretty much on opposite ends of the sports spectrum. Tha...
 
Thursday, August 13, 2009

Remington Park switching up schedule for increased exposure


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Parlays are nothing new to Remington Park. In fact, it's one of the most popular wagers when talking about the horse racing side of Oklahoma's premier racetrack and casino. This fall, however...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009

Twist of fate lands golf coach south of expected destination


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Good timing can never be underestimated. It often effects lives and careers, and can be a factor in determining potential success. COURTING REPUTATIO...
 
Thursday, July 23, 2009
 
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