September 3, 2015
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    Mountain Home's high school football team begins their season this Friday at Bomber Stadium. Among the pregame festivities, the Bomber Booster Club will host a special tailgate party from 5:30 until 7:00. Club president ...Read More
The first Arkansas football Friday for 2015 is just two days away, and Marshall is looking to improve from a year ago. The Bobcats begin the season in front of the home crowd as they are scheduled to face Hector. Marshall is coming off its first ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School volleyball team opened 7A/6A East Conference play with a 3-0 win at Searcy. The Lady Bombers won by scores of 25-15, 25-13 and 25-17. Kennedy Weiand led the way with 10 kills, Katie Wehmeyer had eight kills and served ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Brandon Moss hit a three-run walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth, giving the St. Louis Cardinals an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The NL Central-leading ...Read More
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ The Cowboys have placed cornerback Orlando Scandrick on season-ending injured reserve following surgery for torn ligaments in his right knee amid moves to get down to 75 players. Offensive lineman Chaz Green and ...Read More
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been ...Read More
Most high school football teams in Arkansas are three days away from getting the year started, and Melbourne's varsity squad will begin its fifth season of existence. The Bearkatz will hit the road for their opener as they will go up against ...Read More
Volleyball, golf, tennis and softball make up the local Tuesday schedule. The Mountain Home High School volleyball team continues its road stand as they are set to take on Searcy. The junior varsity match begins at four p.m. followed by the ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School tennis teams had mixed results Monday at Searcy. The Lady Bombers played to another tie as the final count was 3-3. In doubles play, Cara Conner and Maddy Lewis won both of their matches 8-2. Taylor Hasselwander and ...Read More
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Despite the loss of four top defensive players to the NFL, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema believes the Razorbacks will remain among the top defensive teams in the country. Arkansas ended last ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Jason Heyward hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Monday night. St. Louis won for ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez has been scratched from his scheduled start on Tuesday with a sore back. Martinez (13-6, 2.91) suffered the injury in his last start Thursday in Arizona. Left-hander Marco ...Read More
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri safety Cortland Browning and wide receiver Wesley Leftwich will miss the opener with injuries. Browning has a hamstring problem and Leftwich is dealing with a knee issue. Coach Gary Pinkel said Monday he thinks ...Read More
UNDATED (AP) _ In the Texas League Monday, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals beat the Arkansas Travelers 7-4. The Travs play Springfield Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Nats play Tulsa at 7:05 p.m. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
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Kelvin Herrera (L), Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images / Alex Rios (R), Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- The Kansas City Royals hold baseball's best record, but after a pair of players were diagnosed with the chickenpox on Tuesday, the team is working to prevent the disease from spreading further.The Kansas City Star reported that outfielder Alex Rios and relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera both have the virus and could miss about two weeks' worth of games. Th
09/02/2015 09:36:00am
Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images(BOWMANVILLE, Ontario) — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jennifer Jo Cobb received a fine Tuesday, all because of a cell phone.She was fined a total of $7,500 for "having a non-engine electronic component in the truck" at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park over the weekend.The component in question: a cell phone. Cobb was spotted taking it out of her truck after she was involved in a crash during practice.NASCAR banned cell phones from cars in 2012
09/02/2015 09:29:00am
SeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The city of Los Angeles launched a bid on Tuesday to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, just weeks after an expected bid by the city of Boston fell apart.According to the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to support a bid to bring the games back to California. The 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta were the most recent games in the U.S.The bid, announced by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, USOC Chairman Lar
09/02/2015 04:39:00am
Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged with murder on Tuesday in the 1983 death of his girlfriend. According to charging documents from a court in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Snuka faces with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges. He was arrested in New Jersey on Tuesday and posted bail later that day.Snuka, who had been at a World Wrestling Federation taping at the Allentown Fairgrounds at the time o
09/02/2015 04:33:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are Tuesday's scores and winners:INTERLEAGUETexas 8, San Diego 6AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 11, Baltimore 2Toronto 5, Cleveland 3, 10 InningsN-Y Yankees 3, Boston 1Minnesota 8, Chi White Sox 6Detroit 6, Kansas City 5Seattle 7, Houston 5L.A. Angels 6, Oakland 2NATIONAL LEAGUEArizona 6, Colorado 4, GAME ONEArizona 5, Colorado 3, GAME TWOMiami 7, Atlanta 1Philadelphia 14, N-Y Mets 8Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 4Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 4St. Louis 8, Washington 5L.A. Dodger
09/02/2015 03:57:00am
ABC News(EL DORADO, Cali.) -- A high school football player in California is hospitalized in critical condition, one of two teammates who suffered brain injuries during a Friday game.Authorities say they are investigating whether drug use among players – particularly the prescription drug Adderall, used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD – may have played a role.The investigation includes a review of game footage and other matters, authorities said.Union Mine
09/01/2015 05:53:00pm
Photo by Sporting News/Sporting News via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has decided not to reconsider the lifetime ban of Chicago White Sox star "Shoeless" Joe Jackson from the MLB Hall of Fame.According to a post on the Facebook page of the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum, Manfred determined that "it would not be appropriate for [him] to re-open" the matter of Jackson's eligibility for the hall of fame. "It is not possible now, over 95 years since those eve
09/01/2015 10:24:00am
Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Team Penske has announced a special paint scheme for Joey Logano's No. 22 Ford Mustang in this weekend's XFINITY Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.The black-and-gold scheme will pay homage to the Hertz/Shelby GT350H “Rent-A-Racer” program from the 1960s.“I’m pretty excited to run this special Hertz paint scheme,” Logano said in a statement. “Anytime you can get behind the wheel of a car that has a new
09/01/2015 08:08:00am
Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said early Tuesday that an Instagram photo criticizing the team that was "liked" by his account was not intentional and not done by him.The post criticized team owner Dan Snyder and the team's front office while arguing that Griffin "does not deserve the blame or bad rap" for the team's failures."I did not 'like' that IG post ridiculing our team," Griffin said in an Instagram post of his own. "
09/01/2015 04:55:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUESan Diego 7, Texas 0AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 6, Baltimore 3Cleveland 4, Toronto 2Boston 4, N-Y Yankees 3Houston 8, Seattle 3Oakland 11, L.A. Angels 5NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 4, Atlanta 0N-Y Mets 3, Philadelphia 1Cincinnati 13, Chi Cubs 6St. Louis 8, Washington 5Colorado 5, Arizona 4L.A. Dodgers 5, San Francisco 4, 14 InningsCopyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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