September 4, 2015
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The Mountain Home freshmen football team was able to escape their season opener with an 8-6 victory over Berryville. Hunter Schad tied the game up in the fourth quarter with a three-yard touchdown run, and the Junior Bombers took the lead for good ...Read More
    It's the oldest rivalry in north central Arkansas and it's renewed tonight when the Mountain Home High School football team kicks the season off at home against Harrison. This will be the 69th meeting of the teams with the ...Read More
Yellville-Summit is getting ready to begin the season on their home turf. The Panthers' first opponent for 2015 will be Melbourne. Yellville-Summit is coming off a season in which they finished 2-8. The Bearkatz were 9-3 last year with their ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School volleyball team had a big night at the Hangar as they took on Marion Thursday. The Lady Bombers needed all five sets, but they defeated the Patriots by scores of 19-25, 25-21, 25-23, 23-25 and 15-11. Kennedy Weiand ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Food and drinks will be cheaper this season for fans attending football games at Donald W. Reynolds Razorbacks Stadium. Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the school decided to decrease prices on some items ...Read More
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Michael Eubank threw for a career-high 372 yards and four touchdowns as Samford opened the season with a 45-16 win over Central Arkansas on Thursday night. Eubank, an Arizona State transfer, had completed 17 of 30 ...Read More
    After a night off Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals return to action Friday at home to begin a weekend series against Pittsburgh. The Cardinals have a 6 1/2 game lead over the Pirates in the National League Central. Carlos ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 to finish unbeaten in the preseason on Thursday night. The Chiefs (4-0) were unbeaten in the preseason for the first time since ...Read More
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri is going young in its drive for a third consecutive SEC East title. Terry Beckner Jr. tops the surprisingly long list of freshmen high on the depth chart for a school that's won 11 games the last two seasons and ...Read More
    NEW YORK (AP) _ New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for ``Deflategate.''     The surprise ruling by U.S. ...Read More
    The first Friday night of the high school football season is just one day away in Arkansas, and Yellville-Summit will be looking to continue the winning note they ended last year on. The Panthers begin the season in front ...Read More
Many high schools across the Natural State are making their final preparations for the football season, and Mountain View is looking to build off last year's success. The Yellowjackets begin the 2015 campaign at home as they will be matched up with ...Read More
It's a busy Thursday with football, volleyball, golf, tennis, cross country, softball and baseball on the local schedule. It's the season opener for junior high football in Arkansas. Mountain Home will begin the year on the road as they meet up ...Read More
     FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ One current and one former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball player have pleaded not guilty to felony forgery charges. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Anton Beard and Jacorey ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Ryan Zimmerman homered twice, then doubled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning as the Washington Nationals ended their nine-game losing streak at St. Louis, beating the Cardinals 4-3 ...Read More
    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Tyler Lyons was recalled from Triple-A Memphis to start in place of Michael Wacha for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Washington Nationals. The NL Central leaders optioned Marco Gonzales, who ...Read More
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Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With temperatures above 90 degrees, the U.S. Open has been a trying challenge at times for many of the competitors in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., but on Thursday afternoon, American player Jack Sock retired from the tournament after he collapsed on the court.Sock, the New York Times says, collapsed on the baseline during his match against Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans. After five minutes or so of treatment, Sock retired. As he attempted to shake hands with his
09/04/2015 06:24:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:AMERICAN LEAGUEChi White Sox 6, Minnesota 4Kansas City 15, Detroit 7NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 15, Atlanta 1Milwaukee 5, Pittsburgh 3Colorado 11, San Francisco 3San Diego 10, L.A. Dodgers 7NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESEASONAtlanta 20, Baltimore 19Cincinnati 9, Indianapolis 6Green Bay 38, New Orleans 10N-Y Jets 24, Philadelphia 18Tampa Bay 22, Miami 17Detroit 17, Buffalo 10Carolina 23, Pittsburgh 6Jacksonville 17, Washington 16N
09/04/2015 04:00:00am
Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway(CORNELIUS, N.C.) — Michael Waltrip Racing has filed a notice with the state of North Carolina indicating that it is planning to permanently lay off more than 200 employees, Fox Sports reports.MWR filed a notice with the state Sept. 1 say that as early as Nov. 1 the team intends to lay off 217 employees at its race shop in Cornelius.  Team co-owner Rob Kaufman said last month that MWR would close up shop at the end of the season, not
09/04/2015 03:53:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A drone crashed inside of Louis Armstrong Stadium during the US Open in New York Thursday night, officials said.According to reps for the tennis tournament, the incident happened just before 8:30 p.m.Tennis officials said a drone was spotted flying from the east into the southwest corner of the stadium during the match between Flavia Pennetta and Monica Niculescu.There were no spectators in the immediate area and there were no injuries.ABC affiliate WABC-TV in New
09/03/2015 10:41:00pm
Alex Goodlett/Getty Images(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- More controversy for Rutgers University's football program.A group of 10 Rutgers students, including five Rutgers football players, were charged on Thursday in connection with assaults and home invasions in New Brunswick.The football players have now been suspended, according to the university.One of the suspended players, 20-year-old Nadir Barnwell, was involved in a scandal dealing with Coach Kyle Flood who was investigated after contacting on
09/03/2015 06:12:00pm
Manuela Davies/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When 17-year-old Vicky Duval beat former champion Samantha Stosur at the US Open two years ago, it seemed like the beginning of a fairytale career.Less than a year later, she was facing a major health crisis. She was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma just one day before the start of the Wimbledon tournament.She won her first match, but by the second one she was overwhelmed.“I cried the whole entire match. And I just kind of thought I was
09/03/2015 01:28:00pm
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Temperatures are running hot at this year’s U.S. Open, causing players like Thanasi Kokkinakis to forfeit their match. But tempers are running high, as well.There was no love between 23-year-old CoCo Vandeweghe and her tennis racket Wednesday night when she not only lost her cool, but also her match.The up-and-coming U.S. sensation is making shockwaves on social media, conjuring up images of some of the most epic courtside meltdowns: Andy Roddi
09/03/2015 11:48:00am
Photo by Horsephotos/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The owner of American Pharoah has decided to continue racing the Triple Crown-winning horse even after his loss in last month's Travers Stakes."I have decided to continue to race American Pharoah," Ahmed Zayat wrote on Twitter, "The champ deserves another chance!" In a statement to ESPN, Zayat said that American Pharoah's ownership team is looking at the Breeders' Cup Classic for the horse's next competition."Not a moment has gone by since the race
09/03/2015 11:26:00am
Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A federal judge has overturned Tom Brady’s four-game suspension ordered by the NFL.The decision that will allow the New England Patriots quarterback to play in the team's season opener on Sept. 10 came down Thursday morning after weeks of unsuccessful negotiating.In a 40-page ruling, Judge Richard Berman wrote that the league gave Brady "inadequate notice" of both the potential suspension and the misconduct he was accused of, that Brady was not
09/03/2015 10:23:00am
Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images(DARLINGTON, S.C.) — Kasey Kahne is one of the drivers who will be turning back the clock this weekend at South Carolina's Darlington Raceway.Hendrick Motorsports Wednesday revealed a throwback paint scheme that will be featured on Kahne’s car. The red-and-white No. 5 HendrickRideAlong.com Chevrolet SS will pay homage to the car driven by Geoff Bodine in 1984, the first year Hendrick Motorsports — then known as All-Star Racing — partic
09/03/2015 09:49:00am
Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio State University quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to a hospital on Wednesday night after suffering from a severe headache.The Columbus Dispatch reported the hospitalization, saying that Jones was believed to have been dealing with a migraine. Jones led the Buckeyes to the 2014 national championship in the first ever College Football Playoff. He has been in competition with J.T. Barrett for the starting quarterback role with the team's
09/03/2015 06:13:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUETexas 4, San Diego 3, 10 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEL.A. Angels 9, Oakland 4N-Y Yankees 13, Boston 8Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 6, 11 InningsToronto 5, Cleveland 1Minnesota 3, Chi White Sox 0Kansas City 12, Detroit 1Seattle 8, Houston 3NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 7, Atlanta 3Cincinnati 7, Chi Cubs 4N-Y Mets 9, Philadelphia 4Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 4Washington 4, St. Louis 3Colorado 9, Arizona 4L.A. Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1Copyrigh
09/03/2015 04:49:00am

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