Oklahoma City Zoo Gives Update on Pearl the Pregnant California Sea Lion, Expected to Give Birth “Any Day Now”

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo is preparing to welcome another member to the sea lion family! Pearl, the OKC Zoo’s 14-year-old California sea lion, is pregnant and is expected to give birth any day now. Zookeepers checked in on her pregnancy Thursday through a Facebook Live video. An ultrasound was performed. One is done every week to make sure the pup is doing okay. The baby moved “quite a bit” during the ultrasound, which is a good sign, according to zookeepers. Pearl is expected to give birth this month, and zookeepers say it could be very soon. Pearl is a rescue sea lion who came from the coast… Read More

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Oklahoma City Thunder Assistant Coach Maurice Cheeks Hospitalized

Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks gestures to the team. Cheeks was hospitalized on Thursday. File photo by Gary C. Caskey/UPI Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks was hospitalized in Philadelphia after suffering an undisclosed medical incident on a plane on Wednesday. The incident happened on a flight to Philadelphia. Cheeks was waiting on test results and “doing well” Thursday, according to a team official. The official said the team won’t release any more information until Cheeks’ test results are known. The 60-year-old Cheeks has spent six seasons as an Oklahoma City assistant, first under Scott Brooks and now with Billy Donovan. Cheeks, who played 15 NBA seasons, is a… Read More

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Oklahoma City Tourist Attractions You Can’t Pass Up

If you have just been to Texas, traveling through the Panhandle, you may as well head up into Oklahoma. Once there, you need to go to the state capital, Oklahoma City, and experience some of the tourist attractions that are there. The main revenue for this area includes oil wells, hospitals, and national chain stores that are in the area. However, what you want to do is go to the tourist attractions that people visit every time they go, many of which your kids will love. Museum of Osteology Even though this museum is dedicated to the bones of animals, it’s a really interesting place to be. You get to… Read More

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Oklahoma City Teenager Graduates with Perfect Attendance

How many days of school did you miss? How many times have you taken a sick day? For one Tuttle student, the answer is quick and easy: None. And that’s not just for a single or even a few years, but 14. “(It was) very, very, very difficult,” Tuttle graduate Anthony Roberts said. His journey toward a perfect attendance record started 14 years ago. The perfectly punctual graduate knows his streak was not without a little bit of luck. “When I get sick, it happens to be on the weekend or on break. Something like that,” Roberts said. The teenager even admitted that there were some days he simply didn’t… Read More

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Westbrook Earns a Second First-Team All-Nba Nod and Sixth All-Nba Selection in Seven Seasons

Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports After surpassing Oscar Roberson’s single-season triple-double record while averaging 31.6 ppg, 10.7 rpg, and 10.4 apg, today, Oklahoma City Thunder phenom Russell Westbrook has received his sixth All-NBA selection, and second-consecutive first-team All-NBA nod. Westbrook, who recently celebrated the birth of his son Noah, gained 99 of a possible 100 first-team votes. Joining the Thunder’s versatile star as All-NBA members include: Interestingly, as we inch closer to the NBA’s MVP announcement, James Harden stood out as the sole All-NBA selection to gain unanimous first-team honors from a diverse voting panel. Additionally, Golden State was the only franchise to boast multiple (3) All-NBA additions. Players controversially left… Read More

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Grizzlies Prevail in Oklahoma City 5-3

For the first time in the 2017 season, the Fresno Grizzlies (14-20) won the first game of a series by defeating the Oklahoma City Dodgers (16-16) by a score of 5-3 in a game that was delayed an hour and forty-one minutes due to rain. Prior to Thursday night, Fresno had lost all eight series openers they played. The win also snapped a four-game losing streak for the club. The Grizzlies took a 1-0 lead in the first when Tyler White hit a sacrifice fly that scored Jon Kemmer who doubled to get on. Three more runs in the second, the Grizzlies best offensive inning (37 runs), put Fresno ahead… Read More

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Russell Westbrook: ‘Oklahoma City Is a Place That I Want to Be’

The Thunder want to sign Russell Westbrook to a contract extension that projects to be worth about $207 million over five years. But does he want to sign it? Westbrook, via Royce Young of ESPN: “That’s something, like I said, I haven’t thought about anything, obviously,” Westbrook said. “Everybody knows that I like Oklahoma City and I love being here and I love everybody here. But I haven’t even thought about that. Obviously, Oklahoma City is a place that I want to be.” Westbrook noted that his wife is expecting their first child in May, and that’s where his focus is right now. Asked whether there’s a timetable on his… Read More

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Divisions Abound 22 Years After Oklahoma City Bombing

Brian Martinez, 31, attaches a wreath made of family photos to his father’s chair in the Field of Chairs at the Oklahoma City Memorial in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the 22nd anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which killed is father, Rev. Gilbert X. Martinez.Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will gather for a remembrance service Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the attack. Carson is speaking at the 22nd Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) (The Associated Press) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing has taken on a new meaning for Brian Martinez in the era of Donald Trump.… Read More

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Two Places to Visit in Oklahoma City

If you are traveling through Texas, on your way through to Missouri, you will run right through Oklahoma City. This is a unique state that is north of Dallas, and south of Wichita. If you haven’t been here before, you should know that the state capital of this state has so much to offer. Here are a few of the things that you can do in the city that will be fun for both adults and children. Science Museum Oklahoma If you are the type of person that enjoys science, you should definitely stop here. You can learn about the human body, the March for science, and the purpose of… Read More

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