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Freshwater Surfing

Summertime in Oklahoma means the lakes are filled with people casting a line, zipping by on jet skis and bobbing around on inner tubes....

Whitewater Rafting Splashes into OKC

Oklahoma City’s magical metro mecca of high-flying zip lines, speed-race slides and flat-water kayak adventures has a new jewel in its crown: the $45.2...

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...

Brooms, Bonspiels and Buddies

Most Americans only think of curling every four years when tuning in to the Olympics. When they do, they are bound to be intrigued...

Grappling With The Future

Oklahoma City University wrestling phenom Emily Webster has retired her singlet, for now. The 4-foot, 9-inch, 100-pound former OCU wrestler took home four consecutive...

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...

2014-15 College Football

Summer is gone. Sure, the temperatures may be hovering higher than the ragweed count at a Woodward wind farm, but when that pigskin is...

Nations At Play

Oklahoma native Jim Thorpe left a lasting legacy in the sports world. Recognized for winning gold medals for the pentathlon and decathlon in the...

Ready To Shock

Growing up playing basketball with Reggie Theus might have prepared Fred Williams for the tough job he has ahead of him as head coach...
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...
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