• AMC and Regal theaters plan almost 30-hour Ultimate Marvel Marathon April 29

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    AMC and Regal theater chains have announced an almost 30-hour Ultimate Marvel Marathon starting the evening of April 29 and featuring all 11 Marvel movies. The festivities lead up to the May 1 opening (technically April 30 nighttime opening) of “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Here is the schedule for the AMC version of the […]

  • Celebrating Healthy Living (and having fun) at Open Streets

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    Aerial Photo by Stephen Tyler, stphntylr.com The second annual Open Streets festival on Uptown NW 23 drew thousands on what was a perfect afternoon weather wise. Some of you have followed my brief updates on my journey to better health. Two years ago I couldn’t have even contemplated walking a block and certainly not the stretch […]

  • Columbus travelblog: A visit to the Jack Nicklaus Museum

    Berry Tramel | Published: Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    Quick. Think about who’s the greatest athlete in OU history. Lee Roy Selmon? Bart Conner? Blake Griffin, I suppose, can make a charge with another decade of all-NBA caliber play. How about OSU? A couple of great candidates. Barry Sanders. John Smith. When you’re in the conversation for greatest ever in your own sport or […]

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC downs Missouri Valley College in final preseason match

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC wrapped up its preseason schedule with a 5-1 win over Missouri Valley College at Casady High School on Saturday. It only took 10 minutes for Energy FC to get on the board when Cyprian Hedrick scored his first goal of the preseason by way of a bicycle kick. Following a corner-kick […]

  • Thunder forward Nick Collison to miss at least 10 days with sprained ankle

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    After spraining his left ankle in the second half of Friday night’s win over Atlanta, forward Nick Collison will now miss at least 10 days, Thunder coach Scott Brooks told reporters Saturday. The injury will sideline Collison at least through March, which will cost him at least five games. Collison joins Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka […]

  • Day 3 in Omaha: A long run, weird 80s music and a game to cover

    Jenni Carlson | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Day 3 in Omaha was game day. Oklahoma State played Oregon at 5:50 p.m., so that meant we didn’t have to hurry to the arena. My day started with a run. A long run. Actually, my long run of the week. As you might have read in my blog before, I am training for the […]

  • Oklahoma basketball: Dayton will have homecourt advantage

    Berry Tramel | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Dayton was handed an 11 seed in the NCAA Tournament. That’s lower than most experts thought. But talk about an unseen blessing. As an 11 seed, Dayton got to play at home against Boise State in a play-in game Wednesday night, then the Flyers got to play in Columbus, Ohio, 80 miles away. The Flyers […]

  • Columbus travelblog: A $23 lunch at Katzinger's Deli

    Berry Tramel | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Friday was Game Day in Columbus. And all over America, really. If I was home, I’d watch as much basketball as possible. Being some place for basketball doesn’t really change that. So there wasn’t much adventuring Friday. But I’ll eat before I watch the NCAA Tournament. So we did get out for quite the unique […]

  • Need a National Park fix? It's hard to beat RMNP

    Matt Patterson | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

      A list of the most visited national parks in the United States reveals something most Oklahomans already know — Rocky Mountain National Park is a pretty cool place to visit and fairly accessible from Oklahoma by car, unlike more faraway parks like Yellowstone, Glacier or Yosemite. RMNP saw about 3.4 million visitors in 2014, […]

  • What to do in Oklahoma on March 21, 2015: Check out Edmond's Heard On Heard food truck and music festival

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    EDMOND – After months of anticipation, Edmond is in the streets again. Returning after the smash success of its inaugural year, Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard On Hurd will rock Edmond’s Downtown District from 6 to 10 tonight at the corner of Broadway and Hurd, ushering in the 2015 festival season with some of Oklahoma’s […]

  • 5 things movies taught me: The Goonies

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Movies hold a very special place in my heart. Not only as a form of entertainment, but as an unrivaled art form that has taught me a number of things. This week’s movie is “The Goonies,” the 1985 classic starring Sean Astin and Josh Brolin.

  • Oklahoma City park and recreation fees headed up

    William Crum | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Oklahoma City parks officials say they can do a better job of retaining employees by raising fees for water parks and athletic fields. The fee increases are expected to raise about $185,000 per year. Examples include increasing the season permit for youth teams to use fields and stadiums from $50 to $200 and increasing the […]

  • OSU-Oregon: Pregame Primer

    John Helsley | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    OSU and Oregon are coming up soon here at CenturyLink Center in Omaha where we’ve enjoyed a gorgeous day of 71 degrees and sunshine. Not at all what I expected when the Cowboys were placed in Omaha during the Selection Show on Sunday. But, obviously, I’ll take it. A few thoughts on the game, before […]

  • Track Debut: [PEACH]'s juicy new song "I'd Rather Dream"

    Nathan Poppe | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Oklahoma City’s [PEACH] shared an exclusive debut of its new song “I’d Rather Dream” and you can listen to it below. Frontman and former ACM@UCO student Aslan Crawley emailed me about this song back in December but it’s been in the works for years. He said he began writing it before he had the technical […]

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC: Michael Thomas named 2015 team captain

    Chris Brannick | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Friday Michael Thomas will be the team captain for the second consecutive season. Gareth Evans was also announced as vice-captain. Neither of these come as surprises for Energy FC as both served in the same role during Oklahoma City’s inaugural run in the United Soccer League last year. OKC finished […]

  • Thunder Buddies Podcast: Dissecting the latest Kevin Durant injury setback

    Anthony Slater | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio’s highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted’, but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of OKC’s only professional team. Below is our list of episodes (click the link to listen). If you prefer iTunes for your podcast listening experience, click here and subscribe. Hope […]

  • Expired passport scuttles Oklahoma City woman's dream trip

    Matt Patterson | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    An Oklahoma City woman recently wrote into Conde Nast magazine to tell of her experience losing out on a dream trip to Italy because she managed to get from Oklahoma City, all the way to Rome with a passport that was expired. “Jill W.” acknowledges that it was her fault that she grabbed the wrong […]

  • The day OU basketball nearly made history

    Berry Tramel | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

      Kentucky routed Hampton 79-56 Thursday night, a few hours after Villanova smoked Lafayette 93-52. The surest bet in sports remained so. No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament don’t lose to No. 16 seeds. Not through 30-plus years of such David-and-Goliath; 122-0, going into the epic matchups today — Duke-Robert Morris, Wisconsin-Coastal Carolina. Some […]

  • Owasso's Shake Milton repeats as state's Gatorade Player of the Year

    Scott Wright | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    For the second straight year, Owasso guard Shake Milton has been named the Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Basketball Player of the Year. It marks the third time in the last eight years that a player has repeated as the state’s Gatorade player of the year. Stevie Clark of Douglass won the award in 2012 and 2013, […]

  • Earthquake town hall in Oklahoma City features regulators, industry and plenty of questions

    Paul Monies | Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    What to do about the rise in earthquakes in Oklahoma and the possible links to wastewater injection wells from oil and gas activity drew questions Thursday night at a town hall forum in Oklahoma City. Asked to signal their preference by applause, the attendees at Oklahoma City University appeared split over whether they thought earthquakes […]