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Outstanding in Their Fields

Every four years, track and field is (shot) put into the spotlight during the summer Olympic Games. The best of the best sprint, jump and throw their ways to the podium. During this summer’s Tokyo games, spectators might have glimpsed some of Oklahoma’s own athletes giving it their all during track and field events.  For most, going pro isn’t the...

Sooner State Sports Shrines

The exploits of Jim Thorpe, Shannon Miller and Mickey Mantle, among the highest-profile athletes in state history, are chronicled in numerous forms. However, they are not Oklahoma’s only notable sports stars, whose stories are told at a variety of museums and halls of fame. The Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, in Oklahoma City, offers a shrine...