October 24, 2016
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Local sports stories
Football, volleyball and basketball make up the local Monday schedule. Five local high school volleyball teams are playing this week in the Class 3A State Tournament at Paris. On Court Two, Flippin meets Jessieville at two p.m., and Valley ...Read More
    The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 22, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place ...Read More
     KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Alex Smith threw for two touchdowns to help Kansas City beat the Saints 27-21. Daniel Sorensen returned a Drew Brees (breez) interception 48 yards for a touchdown to help the Chiefs win ...Read More
    In the Bad Boy Mowers Basketball Classic, The Izard County Cougars gets the win over the Jasper Lady Pirates with the final score of 54-24. Leading the way for the Lady Cougars was Jen King with 17 points. Sam King added 15 and ...Read More
    In high school basketball from the Twin Rivers Basketball Classic, in boys action, Calico Rock boys defeated Bruno-Pyatt with a score of 46-16. In the Girls game, Calico Rock get the win over St. Joe with the finals score of ...Read More
    The Kansas City Chiefs will host the New Orleans Saints today at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs are 3-2 on the year, 3rd in the AFC West. The Saints are 2-3 and 3rd in the NFC South. Kick off is set for Noon and can be seen on ...Read More
CHICAGO (AP) _ The Chicago Cubs have won their first National League pennant since 1945 by blanking the Dodgers, 5-0 at Wrigley Field. Kyle Kendrick and Aroldis Chapman combined to face the minimum 27 batters in a two-hit shutout that helped the Cubs ...Read More
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) _ Auburn scored on its first offensive play as the Tigers beat Arkansas Saturday night, 56-3. Eli Stove ran 78 yards for the opening score. Auburn held Arkanss to 215 yards total on the night while Auburn ran for 543 yards in the ...Read More
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri was pasted by Middle Tennessee State at home last night, 51-45 -- the most points for the Tigers ever in a loss. Missouri's Drew Lock was 20-of-40 for 281 yards and the Tigers totaled 629 yards of offense in the loss. The ...Read More
    Don't expect Rick ``Wild Thing'' Vaughn to appear at an Indians home game during the series. Vaughn was the pitcher portrayed in the movie ``Major League'' by actor Charlie Sheen, who had said on social media this week that he ...Read More
It was a rough Senior Night for the Yellville-Summit football team. The Panthers wrapped up home action with a 41-8 loss to Mountain View. Yellville-Summit falls to 0-7 on the season and 0-5 in the 3A-1, and they'll travel to Clinton next ...Read More
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 6, Minnesota 3NY Rangers 3, Arizona 2Anaheim 4, Vancouver 2Edmonton 3, Winnipeg 0NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUENY Giants 17, Los Angeles 10NY Jets 24, Baltimore 16Indianapolis 34, Tennessee 26Detroit 20, Washington 17Cincinnati 31, Cleveland 17Kansas City 27, New Orleans 21Miami 28, Buffalo 25Philadelphia 21, Minnesota 10Oakland 33, Jacksonville 16San Diego 33, Atlanta 30 (OT)Tampa Bay 34, Sa
10/24/2016 04:31:00am
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hillary Clinton's travelling press secretary captured the moment that the Democratic presidential candidate learned that her beloved Chicago Cubs were headed to the World Series.Nick Merrill snapped the photo Saturday night onboard the campaign plane, where Clinton -- who was raised in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge -- was handed a phone and watched highlights from the game.That look when you cap off a day on the trail by watching the @Cubs cement their trip to the #World
10/23/2016 04:19:00pm
Terry Wyatt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Scott Hamilton is facing a third bout with a brain tumor. A rep for the former Olympic figure skater confirmed to ABC News that Hamilton, 58, has "a recurrence of his benign brain tumor."Hamilton, who first opened up about his diagnosis to People magazine, was previously diagnosed with brain tumors in 2004 and 2010. He was also beat testicular cancer in 1997."I have a unique hobby of collecting life-threatening illness," Hamilton quipped in the magazine inte
10/23/2016 01:06:00pm
Jamie Squire/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It's a moment that made more than just the thousands of fans packed into Wrigley Field scream in excitement: The Chicago Cubs scored the victory that will take them to the World Series for the first time since 1945.The team beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday by 5-0, winning the National League Championship Series in six games.Not only did diehard fans in Chicago celebrate but baseball fans around the world -- including celebrities -- tipped their hat
10/23/2016 10:59:00am
Jamie Squire/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- The drought is finally over for the Chicago Cubs.After defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, the Cubs will advance to the World Series for the first time since the Truman administration in 1945.The team will face off against the Cleveland Indians with Game 1 of the Series starting on Tuesday at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cubs have not won a championship in 108 years and the Indians last won
10/22/2016 11:05:00pm
Ron Chapple Studios/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Cubs could do something they haven’t in 71 years: earn a spot in the World Series.A win for the Cubs in Saturday night's game six of the National League playoffs against the Los Angeles Dodgers would put the team into the annual championship series of Major League Baseball for the first time since 1945. It would also bring the Cubs one step closer to winning the World Series for the first time in 108 years.Some fans began lining up for
10/22/2016 06:47:00pm
Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber has an outside shot at playing in the World Series -- if his team can make it that far.ESPN reports that Schwarber was cleared by doctors to hit and will join the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League this weekend. The Arizona Fall League is generally a place for teams to get prospects and minor leaguers extra at bats.The Cubs hold a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship
10/22/2016 03:00:00pm
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia 76ers fourth-year center Nerlens Noel will undergo a minor surgical procedure to deal with soreness in his knee.According the team, Noel reported the soreness during the normal course of rehabilitation for a strained muscle in his upper leg. The surgery is expected in the coming days. No timetable was announced for his return.Noel is not the only young star to be sidelined for the Sixers, though. Rookie and number one overall draf
10/22/2016 12:33:00pm
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