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Topic: Jay C. Upchurch

Legendary Globetrotter began career in Oklahoma


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Jay C. Upchurch
Every once in a while, Marques Haynes allows himself to recount the amount of basketball he played during his professional career " which spanned an unimaginable 51 years " and he just shakes his head...
 
Thursday, January 21, 2010

National Signing Day arrives for OU football commit Haywood


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Jay C. Upchurch
While the overall recruiting experience can be a mixed bag for many young players hoping to impress coaches enough to earn a college football scholarship, occasionally, everything falls perfectly into...
 
Thursday, February 4, 2010

Former Heavyweight contender Tillis to be honored Thursday


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Jay C. Upchurch
Historians will never rank James "Quick" Tillis among the top heavyweight boxers of all time. Although the potential was there, fate had other ideas for the three-time Golden Gloves title winner from ...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Good or bad, alcohol remains a staple in the world of sports


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Jay C. Upchurch
Alcohol and athletics have enjoyed a long, prosperous relationship. The two, it would seem, are a match made in pro-sports heaven.If this sounds like some sort of revelation, perhaps you haven't notic...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Former Sooner quarterback Tommy Grady excited about position as Yard Dawgz' starting quarterback


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Jay C. Upchurch
Tommy Grady isn't one to sit around reminiscing about the old days, second-guessing past decisions and wondering what might have been. Truth is, he's focused squarely on the present and his job as...
 
Thursday, April 8, 2010

Thunder's success helps alter perception of OKC


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Jay C. Upchurch
Rise together.Not exactly a battle cry unique to Oklahoma City's still-infant NBA franchise, but one that certainly seems to be a good fit these days, especially with the Thunder rolling into the play...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

Traditionally speaking, state's affection for rodeos still runs deep


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Jay C. Upchurch
If you have a hankering for bull riding, barrel racing or team roping, pick any weekend of the year. Oklahoma's rodeo schedule kicks off each January and runs basically nonstop through December.All to...
 
Thursday, May 6, 2010

City fighter looking to bounce back in a big way


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Jay C. Upchurch
With society's growing appetite for instant gratification, patience barely has a pulse. The faster, the better seems to apply in just about every aspect of life these days, especially in the sports wo...
 
Thursday, May 20, 2010

Big 12 Conference's survival provides plenty of positives where Oklahoma is concerned


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Jay C. Upchurch
Once the dust settled last week and the wild rumor mill came to a screeching halt, the Big 12 Conference found itself still standing " a couple of teams lighter, but with an upgraded TV deal in the wo...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

OKC's new hockey franchise bound to forge a few rivalries


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Jay C. Upchurch
Sharks and Tigers and Bears " oh, my!By the looks of it, the ice at the 29 destinations around the American Hockey League " outside the friendly confines of Oklahoma City " is infested with all sorts ...
 
Thursday, July 15, 2010
 
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