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  • NCAA goes too far with Penn State

    The NCAA wasn’t playing games Monday. When president Mark Emmert handed down the penalties for the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky serial child molestation revelations, they came as close to wiping the program off the map as they could.

    July 24, 2012

  • Le takes on world’s best swimmers

    It didn’t take long for Paul Le to discover he was in a new world. After an impressive season at Missouri State, the former Southmoore all-state swimmer qualified to compete at the he 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials last week. In his ...

    July 15, 2012

  • Whittier quartet wins camp championship

    Four rising eighth graders at Whittier Middle School — Gaoshua Williams, Brandon Marquart, Ben Neighbors and Jackson Ross — just returned from attending a football camp run by the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, that took place on the Dolphins’ ...

    July 8, 2012

  • Track and field takes big hit with Tarmoh decision

    If there was an actual book on sports rules never to break, Jeneba Tarmoh would have shredded at least 10 of them with her actions this week. The main one being she chose not to compete. You can do a lot of things in the world of sports ...

    July 6, 2012

  • Champion body

    Charissa Nguyen has dedicated the last 16 years of her life to personal training. The lead trainer at All-American Fitness Xpress 24/7 has also been competing in body building competitions for 14 of those years. Nguyen, 35, competed in ...

    June 24, 2012

  • Wilson taking advantage of fresh start at OU

    Julian Wilson sees it as a new beginning. Even though he was highly recruited coming out of high school, he had yet to make his mark at Oklahoma.

    June 7, 2012

  • On the rise Norman North graduate earns national honors

    When Emmanuel Wilson finished his basketball career at Norman North High School, he thought he would have a small chance at going to a large Division 1 school. Even though he hadn’t made the varsity starting lineup until his senior year ...

    May 15, 2012

  • New greens installed at The Trails

    Towering trees, lush fairways and scenic “Lowland River” landscaping offer an oasis for golfers and their families at The Trails Golf Club in Norman....

    May 5, 2012

  • Elbow to James Harden's head causes hysteria around NBA

    The Thunder started playing basketball in Oklahoma City in 2008.  After Sunday’s altercation between the Lakers Metta World Peace (AKA Ron Artest) and the Thunder’s James harden, it seems as if fans in Oklahoma didn’t start watching the NBA until then.

    April 24, 2012

  • Young man wants chance to just play

    It’s has become the trend in high school sports to start giving kids with disabilities a chance to compete in actual games or at least take part in ceremonial type plays where they allow a player to live out their dream of scoring a ...

    April 3, 2012