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American Legion baseball makes up the local Tuesday schedule as both of Mountain Home's teams will be in action. The Lockeroom returns to Lester White Field at Cooper Park as they take on Batesville for zone play. The first pitch is scheduled ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ University of Arkansas track athletes Omar McLeod and Kemoy Campbell have won national championships in Jamaica while Sandi Morris finished second in her event at the U.S. championships. McLeod won the 110-meter ...Read More
CHICAGO (AP) _ With the Chicago Bulls already loaded in the frontcourt, Bobby Portis understands playing time won't come easy. Portis, the Bulls' first-round draft pick and reigning SEC Player of the Year out of Arkansas, said Monday he is ...Read More
NEW YORK (AP) _ Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead. Major League Baseball ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Mike Matheny has zero interest in scanning the daily statistics that show just how efficiently the St. Louis Cardinals have dealt with the opposition. Matheny prefers players ignore it, too. He wants them to focus on keeping ...Read More
Back row (left to right) Coach Shawn Loving, Coach Brad Hasselwander, Reagan Hasselwander, Josie Kelly, Lauren Loving, Maleigha Morris, Kate Gilbert, Coach Jimmy Yates. Front row (left to right) Kaylee Jones, Anna McGraw, Tori Robb, Addison Yates, Marci
It was a big weekend for the Mountain Home Babe Ruth under-12 softball team. The Bandits were crowned champions of the North Arkansas State Tournament Sunday at Keller Park. Mountain Home was unbeaten heading into the title game where they edged ...Read More
The Baxter County Razorback Club is preparing for its 22nd annual golf tournament to be held the weekend of July 25th and 26th at Big Creek Golf and Country Club. The shotgun starts are scheduled for 7:30 and 1:30 each day. Saturday's ...Read More
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) _ Na Yeon Choi eagled the par-4 16th hole from the fairway to take the lead and won the NW Arkansas Championship by two strokes Sunday for her ninth LPGA Tour title.      Choi closed with a 2-under ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Carlos Martinez was stingy before and after a lengthy rain delay, and the St. Louis Cardinals hit a season-high six doubles to sweep the Chicago Cubs with a 4-1 victory Sunday night that extended their winning streak to six games. ...Read More
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — INTERLEAGUECincinnati 11, Minnesota 7Oakland 7, Colorado 1AMERICAN LEAGUETexas 8, Baltimore 1Boston 3, Toronto 1Cleveland 7, Tampa Bay 1Houston 6, Kansas City 1L.A. Angels 4, N-Y Yankees 1NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 7, Philadelphia 4Arizona 10, Los Angeles 6 Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
06/30/2015 04:37:00am
SeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Organizers released an updated proposal for Boston to potentially host the Olympic Games in 2024 on Monday.The updated proposal would include 8,000 units of housing, new hotels, a 15-acre city park among 12 million square feet of permanent development. The plan would cost over $4 billion, funded by private developers.Residents of Boston responded coolly to the initial proposal, with concerns about transportation and crowding raised by some.The U.S. Ol
06/29/2015 06:45:00pm
Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(MIAMI) -- Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will become a free agent after choosing not to pick up a player-option for next season.Wade was set to make $16.1 million next year, but after choosing to decline the option, will automatically become a free agent. The 33-year-old guard is believed to be seeking a multi-year contract for about the same annual value.Wade has spent the entirety of his 12-year career with the Heat.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserve
06/29/2015 04:15:00pm
Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(MADISON, Wisc.) -- University of Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan will retire after the upcoming season, the school announced on Monday.Ryan has helmed the Badgers for 18 seasons, and brought them to the national championship game in April. In a statement posted to the university's men's basketball program's Twitter account, Ryan said that he discussed the possibility of retirement "in the days after the national championship game" with athletics director Barry Alv
06/29/2015 03:29:00pm
Shaun Botterill/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Serena Williams inched her way closer to a Grand Slam on Monday, defeating Margarita Gasparyan in the first round of Wimbledon.She beat Gasparyan in two straight sets, 6-4, 6-1.If she takes Wimbledon and then the US Open later this summer, Williams would become the first player to win all four legs of the Grand Slam in the same year since Steffi Graf did it in 1988. Williams defeated Maria Sharapova and Lucie Safarova earlier this year to win the Australia
06/29/2015 11:44:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Free agency doesn't officially begin in the NBA until July 1, but the wheels have already started turning.Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has informed the team he'll opt out of the final year of his deal, and ESPN NBA reporter Brian Windhorst says money is one reason why."He wants to make sure he's a free agent next year, and so he wants to roll the contract over a year at a time. The reason he wants to be a free agent next year is that the salaray cap is
06/29/2015 10:58:00am
Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(SONOMA, Calif.) — The Busch brothers had quite a day at Sonoma Raceway.Kyle Busch won the Sprint Cup's Toyota/Save Mart 350, a road course race, on Sunday. It was his fifth start since suffering a leg and foot injury in February that sidelined him for a few months.His brother, Kurt Busch, finished second. Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano rounded out the top three.Here are the top 10 drivers in the Toyota/Save Mart 350, held at Sonoma Raceway in Sonom
06/29/2015 04:44:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — INTERLEAGUEMilwaukee 5, Minnesota 3AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 3, Texas 2Detroit 5, Chi White Sox 4Boston 5, Tampa Bay 3Baltimore 4, Cleveland 0 (first game)Baltimore 8, Cleveland 0 (second game)Houston 3, N-Y Yankees 1L.A. Angels 3, Seattle 2, 10 InningsKansas City 5, Oakland 3NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 3, Philadelphia 2 (first game)Philadelphia 8, Washington 5 (second game)L.A. Dodgers 2, Miami 0Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 1San Francisco 6, Colorado 3Arizona 6, San Dieg
06/29/2015 04:42:00am
Siri Stafford/Digital Vision/iStock/ThinkStock(CLEVELAND) -- LeBron James will become a free agent as of July 1, according to ESPN.com. The star player is opting out of his $21.6 million player option with his current team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. This move will make it the third time in the past 6 years  he will be an unrestricted free agent. James is expected to re-sign with the Cavaliers on a one-year contract with a player option. This will allow him to become a free agent again next s
06/28/2015 09:18:00pm
vencavolrab/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The final day of the NFL draft not only was made up of six more rounds, but there were also many trades, with goaltenders in high demand.The Edmonton Oilers acquired Cam Talbot from the New York Rangers, who was the back-up goaltender for the team.The Rangers then acquired goalie Antti Raanta from the Chicago Blackhawks. Eddie Lack was traded from the Vancouver Canucks to the Carolina Hurricanes, while the Anaheim Ducks got goalie Anton Khudobin from Ca
06/28/2015 02:48:00pm
Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- The head of NASCAR said on Saturday the organization will be “aggressive as possible” in disassociate itself with the Confederate flag. "NASCAR will maintain its long-standing policy preventing the use of the Confederate Flag in any official position at our events,” NASCAR chairman Brian France said in a statement. “In all areas that NASCAR controls on a given race weekend, the flag has no presence.NASCAR earli
06/28/2015 09:36:00am
Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- The U.S. Women's National Team defeated China Friday night to move on to the semifinals of the Women's World cup. Carli Lloyd scored a goal in the 51st minute, which gave goaltender Hope Solo her fourth straight shutout. The second-ranked team is set to face Germany on June 30.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
06/26/2015 10:11:00pm
Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(LAS VEGAS) -- The Alabama Crimson Tide’s five year streak of not being an underdog is now in jeopardy, according to the first Las Vegas sportsbook to open betting on individual college games. The Golden Nugget sportsbook released point spreads on more than 150 games Friday afternoon, ESPN reports. The line on Alabama's trip to Georgia on Oct. 3 opened at pick 'em.Alabama is favored in the eight other games that made the opening board at the Nugget, inc
06/26/2015 08:01:00pm
Minertree/iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- Search-and-rescue crews with the Coast Guard are searching for a missing Olympic sailor in the vicinity of Biscayne Bay on Florida.Officials say that Trevor Moore, 30, of Naples, Florida, and former member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic sailing team went missing on Thursday.Around 6 p.m. on Thursday, officials at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of an unmanned inflatable dinghy adrift in Dinner Key, Florida, with Moore's personal belongings onboard. An M
06/26/2015 07:21:00pm

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