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The Mountain Home High School basketball teams opened their seasons at home Saturday afternoon with losses to Springdale. Brad Haworth has the details. Listen: right-click to download mp3     In the boy's ...Read More
The Arvest Bank Tournament came to an end Saturday with one of the host teams taking the title. Flippin won their fourth boys' championship as their sixth consecutive appearance in the finals ended in a 42-33 victory over Jasper. Dean Smyser led ...Read More
Homer Mason was able to take home the title of White River Marathon champion Saturday in Cotter. Mason crossed the line with a time of 3:04:01.666. Also in the men's results, Timothy Turner finished second, and David Langford took third. The ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Rohan Gaines returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown, and Arkansas' defense forced six turnovers in a 30-0 win over Number 8 Mississippi on Saturday. The win earned the Razorbacks (6-5, 2-5 Southeastern ...Read More
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday as Number 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race. The Tigers set a school record in Knoxville ...Read More
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Keshawn Hill ran for 242 yards and two touchdowns to lead Sam Houston State to a 38-31 victory over Central Arkansas on Saturday. The victory tied Sam Houston (8-4, 7-1 Southland) with Southeastern Louisiana (9-3, 7-1) ...Read More
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Benjamin Anderson racked up 358 yards of total offense and scored all three touchdowns for Arkansas-Pine Bluff, which rallied to defeat Alabama A&M 20-19 on Saturday. Anderson passed for 225 yards and a TD, and rushed for ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) James White scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had four blocks to lead the University of Arkansas-Little Rock to a 73-68 win over the University of Missouri-Kansas City Saturday. The game was an opener for the EA ...Read More
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Nino Johnson and Jarekious Bradley each scored 20 points and Southeast Missouri State held on to defeat Central Arkansas 74-68 on Saturday. The Redhawks led comfortably for most of the game, but Central Arkansas clawed back to ...Read More
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Devaugntah Williams scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to an 80-68 home win Saturday night against Missouri State. The Red Raiders needed a strong second half to pull away. The Bears evened the score at 44 with 17:54 left in ...Read More
It's an unusual season opener for the Mountain Home High School basketball teams as they take the court on Saturday. The Bombers and Lady Bombers will be at home as Springdale comes to town. The Mountain Home girls are coming off a season in which ...Read More
Cotter picked up two wins as they hosted Eureka Springs for Homecoming. In the senior girls' game, the Lady Warriors beat the Lady Highlanders 55-34. Whitney Barkes led Cotter with 18 points, and Shelby Stumbaugh added ten. The Lady Warriors ...Read More
Class 7A Bentonville 17, Bryant 7 Fayetteville 42, Conway 35 Fort Smith Southside 30, Rogers Heritage 28 North Little Rock 56, Fort Smith Northside 29 Class 6A Benton 49, Little Rock Parkview 28 El Dorado 24, Greenwood 14 Jonesboro 32, ...Read More
A Twin Lakes Area native will compete in a fight to be seen on national television. Joshua Copeland, a 2002 graduate of Mountain Home High School, will take part in the UFC Fight Night Saturday in Austin, Texas. Copeland will be in one of the ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Just two days removed from a 30-point win over Wake Forest, Arkansas overcame a sluggish start to beat Delaware State 99-71 Friday night. The Razorbacks (3-0) trailed by one with six minutes remaining in the first half ...Read More
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Alec Peters scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Valparaiso defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59-46 on Friday in the four-team Central Michigan tournament opener. Vashil Fernandez had 11 points, seven boards and ...Read More
It's Senior Day for Arkansas as they look to become bowl eligible. The Razorbacks are set to host Ole Miss for their final home game. Arkansas is currently 5-5 on the season and 1-5 in the SEC. The Hogs are coming off a huge shutout victory ...Read More
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The situation is clear-cut for No. 19 Missouri. If the Tigers (8-2, 5-1 SEC) win Saturday at Tennessee (5-5, 2-4) and Nov. 28 against Arkansas (5-5, 1-5), they make a second straight appearance in the Southeastern Conference ...Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed veteran Jason Avant to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers. The move reunites Avant with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by ...Read More
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Andy Lyons/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton finally got a win in Houston on Sunday after he led his team to a 22-13 win over the Texans.Dalton lost his first three games in Houston, but won on his father Greg's 55th birthday with him in attendance."It's cool to get a win here," Dalton said. "(And) have it timed up where we were playing in Houston on his birthday. It's a special day."A.J. Green finished with 12 receptions and 121 yards and Mohamed Sanu caught Dalton's touc
11/23/2014 08:27:00pm
Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- The Cleveland Browns let a nine point fourth quarter lead slip away, but kicker Billy Cundiff hit another game winning field goal as time expired to give his team a 26-24 win over the Falcons on Sunday.Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer threw three picks, but found a way to lead his team down the field in the final minute to set up the Cundiff game winner.Browns Josh Gordon pulled in eight passes for 127 yards in his first game since being suspended for 10 ga
11/23/2014 04:48:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Pelicans forward Anthony Davis had a career-high 43 points and 14 rebounds as New Orleans (7-5) silenced the Utah Jazz (5-9), 106-94 on Saturday night.Davis was 16 for 23 from the field and 11 for 12 from the free-throw line. Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday contributed 19 points and eight assists while forward Tyreke Evans had nine points and seven rebounds.The Jazz entered the fourth quarter trailing by five points at 77-72. They would unable to close the gap as
11/23/2014 02:00:00pm
iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(EDMONTON, Alberta) -- Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored twice while forward Marian Hossa had a goal and three assists as Chicago (12-7-1; 25pts) iced the Edmonton Oilers (6-13-2; 14pts), 7-1 on Saturday night.Toews scored his first goal of the game at 3:48 into the first period with an assist from forward Brandon Saad and Hossa. His second goal came at 15:56 into the opening frame to give Chicago a 3-0 lead.The Blackhawks also received goals from center Marcus Kruger
11/23/2014 12:00:00pm
Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) -- Spurs guard Tony Parker had 22 points and seven assists as San Antonio (9-4) took care of the Brooklyn Nets (5-8), 99-87 on Saturday night.On their first 20 baskets of the game, the Spurs had 16 assists and finished the game with 29 assists on 52 percent shooting from the field.Forward Kawhi Leonard and guard Danny Green each scored 21 points for San Antonio while forward Tim Duncan had seven points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, four blocked shots
11/23/2014 10:00:00am
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(FAYETTEVILLE, Ak.) -- The Arkansas Razorbacks embarrassed the (8) Ole Miss Rebels, Saturday, with a 30-0 shutout.The Razorbacks forced six turnovers as they earned bowl eligibility with the win. Arkansas's defense harassed Rebels' quarterback Bo Wallace all game, intercepting him twice; including a 100 yard interception return for touchdown by Rohan Gaines."The thing I like about our defensive players is that they just shake things off. They make a mistake, and they&r
11/23/2014 01:00:00am
Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images(MACAU) -- Manny Pacquiao defeated Chris Algieri by unanimous decision Saturday to retain his welterweight title.Pacquiao dominated the fight, throwing 410 punches to Algieri's 212. Pacquiao connected on 187 punches and scored six knockdowns.Coming off such a dominating performance and now boasting a career record of (56-6-2, 38 KOs) some, such as ESPN's boxing analyst Bernardo Osuna, wonder if he has been impressive enough to fight fellow welterweight champion Floyd
11/23/2014 01:00:00am
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CLEVELAND,Oh.) --The Toronto Raptors smacked down the Cleveland Cavaliers as Louis Williams came in off the bench and paced the Raptors to a 110-93 victory, Saturday.Williams put up 36 points, completing 9 of 19 from the field including three from beyond the arc."The thing was that [my teammates] saw that I had a hot hand and they kept coming to me," Williams said. "Just created a spark off the bench."No shot had as much impact as the three he drained at the first ha
11/23/2014 12:48:00am
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(UNIONDALE, N.Y.) -- For the second straight night the New York Islanders have defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins.In a home-and-home series, the Islanders took a 5-4 shootout win in Pittsburgh Friday, then beat the Penguins in New York Saturday 4-1.  The Islanders are now tied with the Penguins in the Metro division at 28 points.The Penguins took the lead late in the first on an Evgeni Malkin goal.  The Islanders matched it at 1:59 in the second when Matt Martin
11/23/2014 12:00:00am
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Top 25 College Football: (6) Ohio State 42 (10-1) - Indiana 27 (3-8)(10) Georgia 55 (9-2) - Charleston Southern 9 (8-4)(11) Michigan State 45 (9-2) - Rutgers 3 (6-5)(25) Minnesota 28 (8-3) - (23) Nebraska 24 (8-3)Top 25 College Basketball: (6) North Carolina 90 (3-6) - Davidson 72 (2-1)Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="
11/22/2014 09:16:00pm
Football Texture/iStockphoto(NEW YORK) -- According to a poll conducted by ESPN, FBS coaches rather have an eight-team playoff rather than the current four-team format.The poll, which 103 of the 128 FBS coaches voted in, showed 44 percent prefer an eight-team playoff, 29 percent are happy with the current four-team playoff and 17 percent want a 16-team playoff.Most off the coaches who voted for an eight-team playoff think that system should be comprised of the conference champions from each of t
11/22/2014 06:47:00pm
JP Wilson/Replay Photos via Getty Images(NORMAN, Okla.) -- Sooners running back Samaje Perine holds the new single-game rushing record after breaking Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon's record in Oklahoma's 44-7 win over Kansas on Saturday.Perine finished the day with 427 rushing yards on 34 carries and five touchdowns in four quarters of work.Gordon set the record in last week's win in the third quarter, but sat following setting the record.Oklahoma finished with 510 total yards on the ground and quart
11/22/2014 03:51:00pm
BananaStock(ATHENS, Ga.) -- (9) Georgia (9-2) cruised past Charleston-Southern (8-4) 55-3 on Saturday.The Bulldogs scored touchdowns on the first three snaps including running back Nick Chubb's 83-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and never looked back.Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason tossed three touchdown passes and had 187 yards in the first half and sat the rest of the game.Brice Ramsey replaced Hutson and threw a touchdown pass and an interception in the second half, but the game was
11/22/2014 03:46:00pm
Kirk Irwin/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- (6) Ohio State clinched a Big Ten title berth in their 42-27 win over Indiana on Saturday.Buckeyes running back Jalin Marshall scored four second-half touchdowns, including a 54-yard punt return in the third quarter.Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett hit Marshall for the other three touchdowns and finished with four touchdown passes of his own and 302 yards."We're conference division champions, we've won a bunch of games (nine) in a row," said Meyer. "
11/22/2014 03:42:00pm
Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tickets are free to Monday night's game at Ford Field in Detroit between the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills.Tickets became available to season-ticket holders Friday, and opened up to the general public Saturday. To get the tickets you must go to the Detroit Lions' website or show up at Ford Field Sunday or Monday before the 7 p.m ET kick-off. The tickets are first come, first serve.The game was orginally suppossed to be played at Ralph Wilson Staduim in Buf
11/22/2014 03:30:00pm
Chris Graythen/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- With the losses piling up for the Los Angeles Lakers, many wonder why Kobe Bryant didn't take a pay cut in order to help the team assemble a better roster. According to Bryant, he shouldn't have to do that.The 36-year-old Bryant signed a two-year extension with the Lakers prior to the start of last season worth $48.5 million. Even though some players like Tim Duncan and Dirk Nowitzki have agreed to below market value salaries for the good of the team, Bryan
11/22/2014 02:21:00pm
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Jay Gruden's first year as the head coach of the Washington Redskins isn't going as smoothly as he had hoped, and now he's speaking out against his quarterback, Robert Griffin III.In four starts this season, Griffin has yet to resemble the same player who electrified the NFL during his rookie year in 2012 as he's dealt with various injuries and ineffectiveness.The Redskins won the NFC East in 2012, but have gone just 6-20 since. Gruden is putting the hea
11/22/2014 11:48:00am
NBA via Chicago Bulls(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The Chicago Bulls have to deal with another injured player as power forward Taj Gibson is out with a sprained ankle.Midway through the third quarter of the team's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, and have to be carried off the floor by a pair of teammates.X-rays wound up coming back negative, which is good news considering Gibson has dealt with issues in that same ankle in the past."It's the same lingering injury," Gibson said. "Just keep trying t
11/22/2014 09:12:00am
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: Phoenix Suns 122 (8-5) - Philadelphia 76ers 96 (0-12)Orlando Magic 105 (6-8) - Charlotte Hornets 100 (4-9)Atlanta Hawks 99 (5-5) - Detroit Pistons 89 (3-9)Toronto Raptors 124 (10-2) - Milwaukee Bucks 83 (7-6)Memphis Grizzlies 117 (11-2) - Boston Celtics 100 (4-7)San Antonio Spurs 121 (8-4) - Minnesota Timberwolves 92 (3-8)Washington Wizards 91 (8-3) - Cleveland Cavaliers 78 (5-6)Brooklyn Nets 94 (5-7) - Oklahoma City Thunder 92 (3-11)Dallas Mavericks 140 (10
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