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Beyond the Gold

What follows wild success at a young age is often a challenge for many athletes and celebrities. For Shannon Miller, the most decorated U.S....

Sports Stories

Hometown sports teams connect us all to the American and human experience and to one another, says Caroline Lowery, program officer at the Oklahoma...

Ready for Prime Time

Editor's note: Read our followup story Westward-Bound Sooner to find out which NFL team Steven Parker will play for in the 2018 NFL season. Steven...

Just a Whistle Away

Sports are full of interesting personalities, especially in baseball. Tulsa native Steve Sparks, radio broadcaster for the Houston Astros and a former Major League...

In A Pickle

A game invented to keep the kids out of the adults’ hair on a rainy day in Bainbridge Island, Wash., has grown into a popular...
Johny "Bigg Rigg" Hendricks. Photo courtesy of Team Takedown.

The Contender

One of the fastest growing sports worldwide, the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship – began as a brutal, no-holds-barred sideshow experiment in 1993 and...

En Garde for Fencing

Fencing is not just fancy sword fighting; it’s a unique sport that requires hard training and mental energy. And although fencing might seem overly obscure,...

Explore the Whitewater

With the addition of RiverSport Adventures to downtown, Oklahoma City’s metropolitan area has seen an outpouring of new events based around water-related sports. The...

Superfans Gear Up for Another Season

We’ve all seen him: the bare chested guy in outlandish boxer shorts, painted from the waist up, chanting the team mantra, holding up a...

Table Tennis, Anyone?

A sport that has enjoyed success abroad has yet to catch on in The States.
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