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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Sports

A real sports animal

Love him or hate him, Jim Traber just wants you to have an opinion.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
Here’s what Jim Traber says about himself:
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The reverend returns

The man who broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier is back to celebrate the feat’s 60th anniversary.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
At 87, Rev. William “Bill” Greason has had more life experiences than many of us ever will. He grew up in poverty. He served in two wars. And, in 1952, he broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Friday night frustration

OKC and Putnam City public schools want a different athletic classification to spur competitiveness on the football field.


News

Clifton Adcock
Alex Levescy knows about perseverance.
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Fight club

An OKC petroleum engineer battles his way through the UFC.


Sports

Shawn Lealos
James Head wears many hats. By day, the guy is a petroleum engineer for Chesapeake Energy, managing a handful of drilling rigs in western Oklahoma. It can be grueling work, but that’s not the half of it.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Rasslin’s Ross

Pro wrestling announcer and native son Jim Ross will be honored at Monday’s WWE event.


Sports

Dean Anderson

WWE Raw Supershow
6:30
p.m. Monday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
800-745-3000
$29-644

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Seniority rules

Athletes age of 50 and over engage in serious sports competition throughout October.


Sports

Moose Tyler
Oklahoma Senior State Games
Saturday, through Oct. 17
various times and locations
oklahomaseniorgames.org
681-3266
free

 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Sooner scoop

Fueled by more media choices, covering OU football has become a cottage industry.


Sports

Andrew Gilman
Used to be, getting Sooner football news was a matter of waiting to pick up the newspaper or turn on the local TV news.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Thunder on

Adored by national media outlets, the Thunder readies itself for a new NBA season.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
OKC Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers
7 p.m. Friday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
thunder.nba.com
208-4667
$10-$255


 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Dash of cardio

Junior League of Norman provides a healthy alternative to trick-or-treating.


Kids

Mia Ledet
Monster Dash
8 a.m. Saturday
Journey Church
3801 Journey Parkway, Norman
juniorleagueofnorman.org
329-9617
$35
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
 
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