FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says quarterback Brandon
Allen has returned to practice and is on schedule to return when the Razorbacks
face No. 17 Missouri on Friday.
Allen missed the second half of Arkansas' 30-0 win ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ The offensive coordinator for second-ranked Alabama
and the defensive coordinator for an Arkansas team that has shut out two ranked
teams in its last two games are listed as nominees for the Broyles Award.
The award ...Read More
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ J.J. Avila had 21 points and 11 rebounds, John Gillon
scored 20 and Colorado State knocked off Missouri State 76-61 Wednesday night to
advance in the Great Alaska Shootout.
Colorado State next faces Pacific, which ...Read More
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) _ Namon Wright scored 21 points as Missouri beat Chaminade
74-60 yesterday in the seventh-place game of the Maui Invitational. Missouri had
two disappointing losses to open the tournament but jumped on Chaminade early. ...Read More
In high school basketball Tuesday night, Norfork swept Timbo. The Panthers posted a 54-15 victory in the senior boy's contest. Travis Lewis and Alex Disandro each scored 11 for Norfork as they improve to 9-4.
Norfork topped Timbo in the girl's game ...Read More
DALLAS (AP) _ Bobby Portis scored 22 points and No. 25 Arkansas won its first
game as a ranked team in seven years, beating previously ranked SMU 78-72 on
The Razorbacks never trailed after Portis made a 3-pointer for the ...Read More
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) _ Tyran de Lattibeaudiere scored 12 points and grabbed
seven boards and Lamar held off Arkansas State from the free throw line in the
final minute to preserve a 63-58 win on Tuesday night.
Anthony Livingston made a pair ...Read More
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Saah Nimley had 27 points as Charleston Southern jumped
out to a 41-24 halftime advantage and eased to an 80-67 victory over Central
Arkansas on Tuesday night.
Nimley, who made 5 of 13 3-point attempts, also had four ...Read More
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) _ Rapheal Davis scored 22 points and Purdue ran away from
Missouri in the first half for an 82-61 win over the Tigers Tuesday in the Maui
Invitational loser's bracket.
Coming off a tough loss to Kansas State in its ...Read More
Rob Carr via Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) -- In a game between two of the top teams in the NFC East, the Philadelphia Eagles proved to be better on Thanksgiving as they easily defeated the Dallas Cowboys 33-10.The Eagles struck first in the game as quarterback Mark Sanchez commanded the team to a 7-0 lead in their first possession in furious fashion, and never looked back.Sanchez completed 20 of 29 passes for 217 yards and one touchdown through the air while adding another on the ground. It wa
Leon Halip.Getty Images(DETROIT) -- Megatron simply could not be stopped on Thursday as the Detroit Lions improved to 8-4 on the season after taking down the Chicago Bears 34-17.Johnson dominated the game as he caught 11 passes for 146 yards two touchdowns. He also crossed the 10,000 receiving yards mark for his career, and became the fastest player in NFL history to do so."Guys still believe in what we got going here," Johnson said. "We had a good week of practice -- it was a very short week,
MichaEL Buckner/Getty Images for Reality Rocks(NEW YORK) -- The Western Conference has eight of the top-10 teams in the NBA record-wise, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban thinks the league would benefit from realignment.If Cuban had his way, the San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, and New Orleans Pelicans would move over to the Eastern Conference while the Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, and Milwaukee Bucks would shift over to the Western Conference."It's not like you're redu
Jed Jacobson/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson has yet to live up to expectations after the team made him their big free agent acquisition over the summer, and his head coach Steve Clifford has admitted as much.The Hornets signed Stephenson away from the Indiana Pacers after agreeing on a three-year deal worth $27 million. They thought they'd be getting a dynamic guard coming into his prime."To be fair, one of the things that's made it more difficult for h
Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Major League Baseball (MLB) hot stove continues to heat up as a report from MLB.com indicates that the Arizona Diamondbacks have reached a deal with Yasmany Tomas.The Cuban slugger will reportedly sign a six-year contract worth $68.5 million dollars. According to the report, Tomas will have an opt-out clause after the fourth year of the deal.The 24-year-old outfielder joins a team that had the worst record in baseball last season, 64-98, and struggl
J. Meric/Getty Images(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- It wasn't as comfortable a victory as was probably expected, but No. 6 Louisville defeated Cleveland State 45-33 on Wednesday night in what was the 700th career victory for head coach Rick Pitino. I hope I'm as lucky to (win) 800, because I remember it as if it was yesterday," said Pitino. "I don't think there's as much significance personally for me, but the significance I take away is that senior class last year, how many games they won. I was the
Michael Hickey/Getty Images(PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas) -- In the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis, the Butler Bulldogs knocked off fifth-ranked North Carolina Wednesday night, 74-66, one of the bigger upsets in the first month of the college basketball season."This is a proud program with tremendous heritage and we're trying to do the very best with what's in front of us," said Butler's interim head coach Chris Holtmann.It was not an easy task for Butler (4-0) who dominated the backboards, out
Christian Petersen/Getty Images(MAUI, Hawai'i) -- The Arizona Wildcats used 18 points and nine rebounds from freshman Stanley Johnson to defeat San Diego State 61-59 and win the Maui Invitational on Wednesday. It was the 33rd straight non-conference win for the third-ranked Wildcats (6-0), and third win over the Aztecs (5-1) in the last two seasons."We have a lot of guys who don't like losing here and I'm the same way," said Johnson. His five offensive rebounds helped Arizona net 13 points off s
Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New England Patriots extended the contract of special teams' specialist Matthew Slater through the 2016 season, according to ESPNBoston.com.ESPNBoston.com also reports that the 29-year-old Slater, who is a three-time Pro Bowler and one of the Patriots' captains, will receive $3 million in guarenteed money with incentives that could earn up to $4.2 million."Matt does a lot of things for us," Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said. "Obviously he's a very
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After losing his starting spot to Michael Vick Week 9, Geno Smith has gotten his old job back.The New York Jets announced Wednesday that Smith will be the starting quarterback during their game Monday night against the Miami Dolphins."As an organization, all of our decisions are organizational driven," Jets head coach Rex Ryan said during a conference call Wednesday. "We just want to get Geno another opportunity to show what he can do. Obviously we like t
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident in his team headed into their Thanksgiving Day showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles.Jones, who is teaming up with The Salvation Army this holiday season, said on Wednesday that he has faith his team."It's one of the biggest, if not the biggest we've ever played on Thanksgiving Day," Jones told ABC Sports Radio. The Eagles are 5-0 and both teams are tied for first in the NFC East, but Jones isn't wo
American Football Field Yard Lines IStockPhoto/ Thinkstock(STARKVILLE, Miss.) -- Mississippi State can't afford a loss to rival Ole Miss on Saturday. The Bulldogs sit at No. 4 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings that were announced on Tuesday and are looking forward to the Egg Bowl."[It's the] last regular season for us, rivalry game, you got to leave it all out there on the field," Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen said this week. "You kind of work all year round for this type of game.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(GAINSVILLE, Fl.) -- Florida is looking to hand Florida State their first loss of the season on Saturday in one of the biggest rivalry games of the weekend.Gators head coach Will Muschamp is set to step down at seasons end and knows the importance of this game."[They're a] really good football team. [I've] got tremendous respect for [Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher] and the job he's done and his staff," Muschamp said. "They've won a bunch in a row. Last time they l
NBA via Golden State Warriors(MIAMI, Fl.) -- Stephen Curry lit up the Miami Heat Tuesday night as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 114-97 victory.Curry finished the night shooting 12 of 19 from the floor, draining eight 3-pointers. There had been some concern in the past couple days with Curry's shooting as he was 8 of 24 in his previous two games. Curry steadied those worries by finding open looks with the help of his teammates. "Everything feels in rhythm," Curry said. "My bigs,
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(ASHBURN, Va) -- Push has come to shove as the Redskins have decided to bench Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy this Sunday when Washington will face Indianapolis.According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Griffin will not play this weekend, but remains a part of the team's long term plans. Griffin has struggled this season. He has missed six games after suffering a dislocated ankle in week 2. In the five games he has started, Griffin has completed 69.7% of his p
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(MASSACHUSETTS) -- Aaron Hernandez has had his trial for a 2012 double murder delayed so his lawyers could prepare for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.Hernandez is charged with the 2012 deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. The fallen star is alleged to have killed the two men after one of them spilled a drink on him at a Boston nightclub.Lawyers for Hernandez say they are reviewing more than 500,000 pieces of evidence and more than 300