December 1, 2015
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The Mountain Home High School girls' basketball team picked up its first win of the season as they began action in the Focus Bank Knockout Tournament at Greene County Tech High School in Paragould. The Lady Bombers defeated Brookland 75-50. The ...Read More
Basketball and wrestling make up the local Tuesday schedule. The Mountain Home High School girls' basketball team will be in Paragould for their first tournament action of the season. The Lady Bombers will meet Brookland in the Focus Bank ...Read More
Mammoth Spring's high school boys were victorious in their opener at the River Country Chevrolet Classic in Thayer as they defeated Willow Springs 68-51. Logan Skaggs led the Bears with 33 points, and Isaiah Deshazo added ten points and grabbed 14 ...Read More
     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Offensive and defensive coordinators from top-ranked Clemson, No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Oklahoma are among finalists for the Broyles Award, given annually to a top assistant coach in college ...Read More
     FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ University of Arkansas junior Deatrich Wise Jr. has been named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week. Wise was named winner of the award on Monday after recording two ...Read More
     JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas State quarterback Fredi Knighten and punt returner Blaise Taylor are Sun Belt Conference players of the week. The two were announced winners of the awards Monday after helping ASU ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Free agent catcher Brayan Pena has agreed to a $5 million, two-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, where he will be the backup for All-Star Yadier Molina. The 33-year-old switch-hitter ...Read More
     COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri is not interested in getting a bowl bid after finishing the regular season 5-7. Athletic director Mack Rhoades said Monday that it was not ``in the best interest'' of the school to ...Read More
Basketball makes up the Monday schedule as a couple of local high school boys' teams begin action in the 55th annual Forsyth Basketball Tournament. Flippin meets Lighthouse Christian at six p.m., and the School of the Ozarks takes on Reeds Spring ...Read More
     KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and two touchdowns, Spencer Ware ran for 114 yards and a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills 30-22 on Sunday in a matchup of teams in the ...Read More
     CINCINNATI (AP) _ Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes _ two of them to A.J. Green _ and the Cincinnati Bengals ended their brief skid with a 31-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. After dropping a ...Read More
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Darren Carroll/Getty Images(NASSAU, Bahamas) -- Will Tiger Woods be back in shape to play golf in 2016?At a press conference on Tuesday, it didn't seem like it. The star golfer underwent two procedures on his back this year and he said he has not begun rehabilitation and didn't know when he would resume normal golf activities, according to ESPN."There is no timetable, so that's the hardest part for me," he said.So what can Woods do?"I walk. And I walk and I walk some more," said Woods.The press
12/01/2015 07:03:00pm
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has been an integral part of basketball and American culture for two decades, and in an exclusive interview with Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, the elite player explained how he decided it was time to retire from the game.“I try to have at least 15 minutes of still time and just kind of sit in my thoughts in the morning and just kind of meditate. And normally what happens with me is my mind would always drift to the game. Alway
12/01/2015 05:46:00pm
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still said new medical tests show no signs of cancer in his daughter, Leah.Leah Still was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma last year at age 4. The disease develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body and primarily affects children younger than 5, according to the Mayo clinic.After treatment including chemotherapy and surgery, Leah was declared in March to be in remission with no signs of canc
12/01/2015 01:01:00pm
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The NFL and NFL Players Association are looking into the concussion Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger self-reported during Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks, ESPN reports.The league and union want to know "why the spotter and the officials didn't stop play and/or use a medical timeout after the hit that caused Roethlisberger's concussion," according to ESPN.A union official tells ESPN that while it's "great" that Roethlisberger self-
12/01/2015 10:24:00am
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CLEVELAND) -- Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown suffered a collarbone injury in Monday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens, forcing him to come out in the fourth quarter.McCown got injured after being tackled in the third quarter but chose to stay in the game, which Cleveland lost 33-27, with just seconds to spare."Probably one of the toughest guys that I’ve ever played with," quarterback Austin Davis, who came in for McCown, said of his teammate after
12/01/2015 09:42:00am
George Frey/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Make that 19-0 for the Golden State Warriors.The Warriors continued to build on their NBA-record winning streak Monday night, edging out the Utah Jazz 106-103 for the team's 19th straight win since the start of the season.Warriors point guard Stephen Curry led the team with 26 points, followed by power forward Draymond Green and shooting guard Klay Thompson with 20 points a piece.Golden State will have a chance to make their record 20-0 for the season
12/01/2015 08:50:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEBaltimore 33, Cleveland 27NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 105, Miami 95Detroit 116, Houston 105Milwaukee 92, Denver 74Atlanta 106, Oklahoma City 100Chicago 92, San Antonio 89Golden State 106, Utah 103Sacramento 112, Dallas 98L-A Clippers 102, Portland 87NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEN-Y Rangers 4, Carolina 3N-Y Islanders 5, Colorado 3Toronto 3, Edmonton 0Anaheim 4, Vancouver 0TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBA
12/01/2015 05:26:00am
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant announced his retirement Sunday, saying this season -- his 20th in the NBA -- will be his last.The NBA legend made the announcement hours before Sunday's game, writing in a poem: "This season is all I have left to give. My heart can take the pounding, my mind can handle the grind, but my body knows it's time to say goodbye."The Philadelphia native dominated the sport for two decades, entering the NBA directly fro
11/30/2015 05:50:00pm
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At just 15 years old, Reece Whitley is already being called the next Michael Phelps.Whitley, who stands 6-foot-8, is a swimming sensation and Monday morning on ABC News' Good Morning America, he learned that he was named Sports Illustrated’s SportsKid of the Year for 2015.“Heyyyyy, awesome,” the swimming sensation from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, said, clapping his hands in excitement. “It’s amazing. This whole process has been really fun to
11/30/2015 11:21:00am
Mike Stone/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It looks like the New England Patriots could be down another player.Even before tight end Rob Gronkowski was carried off the field with a knee injury during Sunday’s losing game against the Denver Broncos, a knee injury also threatended to bench Dont’a Hightower for a few weeks, NFL Media reports.According to the report, the linebacker has apparently sprained his MCL.Though the knee injury is not likely to end the season for Hightower, it wil
11/30/2015 10:31:00am
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(DENVER) -- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered an injury to his right knee during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's game against the Denver Broncos. But just how serious is it?We may soon find out. The star player is expected to undergo an MRI on Monday, a source tells ESPN, adding that, "We think he is going to be OK."Gronkowski was carted off the field with 2:49 remaining in the fourth quarter after he was hit by Broncos defensive back Darian Stewa
11/30/2015 10:16:00am
Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- Bill Lazor has been fired as the offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins, the team announced on Monday.The move comes after the Dolphins lost to the New York Jets on Sunday, 38-20. Miami is now 4-7 this season.Quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor will step in as the team’s play caller for the remainder of the season, the Dolphins said.Meanwhile, in another coaching move, Miami promoted Phil McGeoghan to wide receivers coach.Copyright &
11/30/2015 09:41:00am
Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(SEATTLE) -- Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham is out for the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury on Sunday, according to the team's head coach."We've loved Jimmy Graham coming to our team and we're very grateful that he's been a part of it and we're going to miss the heck out of him the rest of the season," coach Pete Carroll said Sunday after Seattle's 39-30 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers.Carroll said Graham hurt the patellar tendon in his righ
11/30/2015 09:36:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEKansas City 30, Buffalo 22N-Y Jets 38, Miami 20Minnesota 20, Atlanta 10Houston 24, New Orleans 6Washington 20, N-Y Giants 14Oakland 24, Tennessee 21San Diego 31, Jacksonville 25Cincinnati 31, St. Louis 7Indianapolis 25, Tampa Bay 12Arizona 19, San Francisco 13Seattle 39, Pittsburgh 30Denver 30, New England 24NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 87, Milwaukee 82L-A Clippers 107, Minnesota 99Orl
11/30/2015 04:08:00am
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Kobe Bryant is retiring.The NBA superstar and 37-year-old Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard announced his retirement on Sunday in a letter titled, "Dear basketball" published in a post for The Player's Tribune."But I can't love you obsessively for much longer," Bryant said in the post. "This season is all I have left to give. My heart can take the pounding. My mind can handle the grind but my body knows it's time to say goodbye."And that's OK. I'
11/29/2015 07:11:00pm
Brett Carlsen/Getty Images(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Could Saturday's game be Les Miles' last?That's what sources have told ESPN about the head coach for the Louisiana State University football team.According to ESPN, the school is "heavily in favor" of a new coach, but Miles has not been formally asked to leave.After reports surfaced that Miles had admitted he was resigning after speaking with the LSU Gridiron Club, the school denied the claims in a tweet."Contrary to media reports, #LSU coach Les M
11/27/2015 08:28:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Boston police said Friday that they do not intend to investigate an altercation that allegedly involved Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor unless someone comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime, ESPN reports.This comes after police responded to a fight outside a Boston nightclub on Wednesday night after the Sixers lost to the Boston Celtics.A video was released Thursday shows the altercation starting as a verbal argument between two people and then
11/27/2015 12:32:00pm
Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images(GREEN BAY, Wis.) -- Brett Favre was honored by the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving day. The Packers retired his number, four, unveiling it on the Lambeau Field facade.Before the game, Farve was also presented with a key to the city."I never dreamed of the unveiling of my jersey. I never dreamed of the Hall of Fame. Granted, that's awesome. But I dreamed of playing. Very few people can probably say this: The dreams that I had as a kid, mine have come true and then s
11/27/2015 10:44:00am

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