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[7 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 4,662 views]
Oklahoma Video Game Exhibition set for Sept. 21

Get ready classic video game fans — the 10th Oklahoma Video Game Exhibition (OVGE) is set for Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the SpiritBank Event Center at 10441 South Regal Blvd. in Tulsa.
“Before the OVGE, people from the surrounding states had to travel across the country for events such as this,” Jesse Hardesty, founder and organizer of the OVGE, said in a news release. “And since the OVGE first began back in September of 2003, we have inspired many other retro conventions in the surrounding areas.”
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[10 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 2,437 views]
OVGE 2012 set for June 16 in Tulsa

The Oklahoma Video Game Exhibition (OVGE) debuted in Tulsa in 2003 and it’s set coming again to that city on June 16.
The event, as always, will center on vintage video games, classic computers, standup arcade consoles from the golden age of arcades and even a pinball machine or two. Jesse Hardesty started the OVGE after noticing there were plenty of classic game expos on the East and West coasts and in Las Vegas, but few such gatherings in the southwest. Rather than waiting for someone to start an event dedicated …

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[12 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 4,771 views]
Garrick McGee leaving Arkansas?

What happens when you’re the offensive coordinator for the Arkansas Razorbacks and you go out job hunting?
Everyone in the world knows about it in a hurry.
The Associated Press (AP) reported on Wednesday afternoon that Garrick McGee has interviewed with the Connecticut Huskies about being the head coach. That report was followed in short order by a Tulsa World article stating that McGee has interviewed for the head coaching at the University of Tulsa.
Should he decide to leave, that’s Arkansas’ loss. McGee has been at Arkansas for three years but has …

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[12 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 3,817 views]
Big weekend in the SEC

Although there was no football to follow this weekend, there was still plenty going on around the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
First and foremost, Arkansas Razorbacks Head Coach Bobby Petrino agreed to a new contract. The seven-year agreement raises his salary from $2.7 million per year to $3.56 million and includes an $18 million buyout clause that comes into play should Petrino get fired or leave the University of Arkansas. The amount of the buyout clause shrinks throughout the contract until the amount is $3.9 million in 2017.
Additionally, the non-compete clause is …