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It's the beginning of another season of American Legion baseball for Mountain Home. The Lockeroom's 2015 opener will be across the state line on Thursday as they meet West Plains. Mountain Home is coming off a season in which they finished 22-14 ...Read More
Flippin High School will host an individual basketball camp next week for kids entering first through ninth grades for the 2015-2016 school year. Sessions will be Monday through Wednesday at Bobcat Gymnasium. The entry fee is $30 for anyone ...Read More
The third annual Cotter Booster Club Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 30th, inside Cotter Coliseum on the school campus. The cost is $50 per team for the adult, tenth through 12th grade, eighth and ninth grade and ...Read More
Flippin High School will host an individual basketball camp next week for kids entering first through ninth grades for the 2015-2016 school year. Sessions will be Monday through Wednesday at Bobcat Gymnasium. The entry fee is $30 for anyone ...Read More
Dora's season came to an end Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Class 1 State Tournament. The Falcons fell one win short of a trip to O'Fallon as they were shut out at Bell City by a score of 2-0. Dora's final record on the year is ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Jason Heyward atoned for a critical error with a game-tying homer leading off the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals scored the winning run on catcher Jordan Pachecho's throwing error, completing a three-game sweep with a ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named a Missouri sports legend. The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday also unveiled a bronze sculpture of La Russa, the Arizona Diamondbacks chief ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri lawmakers are suing to challenge the authority of Gov. Jay Nixon and officials who oversee the current St. Louis Rams stadium over plans for a new one. A group of six lawmakers filed a lawsuit Wednesday in ...Read More
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) _ The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up. The league plans to ``substantially'' increase fines ...Read More
The annual Mountain Home boys' basketball camp is scheduled for June eighth through 11th at the high school and junior high. The camp will be for boys going into Kindergarten through seventh grades for the 2014-2015 school year. Kindergartners ...Read More
The Youth Baseball Instructional League will have one more signup period. Registration will be Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 at the L.C. Sammons Youth Center, and the league is for anyone born between 2004 and 2006. The entry fee is $35, and ...Read More
The Dora High School baseball team is one win away from reaching the final four at O'Fallon. The Falcons are back on the road Wednesday as they will play in the quarterfinals of the Class 1 State Tournament at Bell City. Dora is currently 13-7 ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Members of the University of Arkansas baseball team say a victory in Friday's NCAA tournament opener would provide the right momentum for the rest of the season. The second-seeded Razorbacks open play against Oral ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Jaime Garcia won for the first time in nearly a year, working six solid innings, and Randal Grichuk homered for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night. Grichuk and Jhonny Peralta had ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Cardinals pitching prospect Marco Gonzales won't throw for about three weeks because of a shoulder injury. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday an MRI showed the 23-year-old left-hander has an impingement. ...Read More
The 15th annual Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held Friday at Big Creek Golf and Country Club. Matt Johnson and Andy Westcoat won the Championship Flight as Scott Copeland and Brent Edens finished second, and Jared Westcoat ...Read More
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Photo by Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Bulls announced on Thursday that head coach Tom Thibodeau was relived of his duties.After losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round, Thibodeau's tenure seemed destined to be coming to a close. Chicago made the decision official Thursday, with team Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf offering praise for Thibodeau's "love of the game." Still, Reinsdorf explained the decision to part with the largely-successful head coach in a
05/28/2015 02:57:00pm
Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images(ZURICH) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Thursday that the allegations of corruption brought against 14 people "bring shame and humiliation" to the global soccer organization."There can be no place for corruption of any kind," Blatter said in Zurich.In a series of overnight busts on Wednesday, authorities arrested high-ranking FIFA officials over allegations of vast racketeering and corruption involving more than $150 million in bribes and kickbacks spanning two
05/28/2015 11:31:00am
Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 Wednesday night, forcing a Game 7 in the Western Conference Final.Blackhawks right wing Andrew Shaw scored two goals in the third period and Brandon Saad, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane each scored a goal in the second period. Defenseman Duncan Keith had an assist on all three goals scored in the second period.The Blackhawks and Ducks will go at it again on Saturday in Anaheim, California to determine w
05/28/2015 05:23:00am
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The true champion of the 2015 NBA Playoffs isn't a player with the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers, the two teams facing off for the title.No, this postseason belongs to Riley Curry, the 2-year-old daughter of Warriors guard Stephen Curry. Riley stole the spotlight again on Wednesday, celebrating on the court after her father’s team won the Western Conference Finals -- then later singing, reaching for the microphone and walking around
05/28/2015 04:39:00am
Jerry Markland/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Three Sprint Cup teams have been penalized for infractions at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which hosted the Coca-Cola 600 last weekend.NASCAR on Wednesday placed Jamie McMurray's crew chief, Matt McCall, on probation through the end of the year because the right rear quarter panel wheel opening for McMurray's car was modified after qualifying inspection for the Coca-Cola 600.Jimmie Johnson will have one of the last two picks for a pit stall at this weekend's
05/28/2015 04:34:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- INTERLEAGUESan Diego 5, L.A. Angels 4AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 12, Texas 3Chi White Sox 5, Toronto 3, 10 InningsN.Y. Yankees 4, Kansas City 2Minnesota 6, Boston 4Seattle 3, Tampa Bay 0Detroit 3, Oakland 2Baltimore 5, Houston 4NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 6, Cincinnati 4Pittsburgh 5, Miami 2N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 0San Francisco 3, Milwaukee 1Washington 3, Chi Cubs 0St. Louis 4, Arizona 3Atlanta 3, L.A. Dodgers 2NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSGolden State 104,
05/28/2015 04:31:00am
Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- Former San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested again on Wednesday after allegedly violating a restraining order.Released on Monday by the Bears after his second arrest on domestic violence charges, police say McDonald was at a Santa Clara residence prohibited by the order, which was issued as a result of the Monday arrest. Police later found him at a nearby restaurant.He was arreste
05/27/2015 09:27:00pm
David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, who was involved in a horrific crash during practice before the Indianapolis 500 last week, was released from an Indiana hospital on Tuesday.According to the IndyCar Series, Hinchcliffe had surgery on May 18 and was released on Tuesday. He had suffered left thigh and pelvic injuries when his car crashed with a barrier.Fellow driver Will Power, who came in second in Sunday's Indy 500, was on hand
05/27/2015 07:58:00pm
Photo by Pressefoto Ulmer/ullstein bild via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Amid a U.S. and international investigation of corruption within FIFA, the Union of European Football Associations on Wednesday called for a delayed vote for FIFA's presidency.The election was set to take place on Friday, with incumbent president Sepp Blatter vying for a fifth term. Blatter has been skewered in recent months on ESPN's Outside the Lines as part of a report by Jeremy Schaap which detailed the shady happenings wi
05/27/2015 02:58:00pm
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(ZURICH) -- In a series of overnight busts, authorities arrested high-ranking FIFA officials over allegations of vast racketeering and corruption involving more than $150 million in bribes and kickbacks spanning two decades in soccer’s controversial governing body, law enforcement officials said.In all, 14 people, which include a trio of sports marketing executives, have been charged by the Department of Justice for allegedly “foster[ing] a culture of corru
05/27/2015 07:40:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) -- LeBron James is headed back to the NBA finals.The Cleveland Cavaliers forward scored 23 points during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday night to help his team sweep the Atlanta Hawks, 118-88."We've worked our tail off all season to get to this point, and to be able to represent the Eastern Conference and the NBA Finals is the ultimate, especially in this city," James told TNT after the game.James was last in the NBA Finals with the Miami Heat in 2014
05/27/2015 05:26:00am
Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The NHL Eastern Conference is anyone's for the taking. The New York Rangers dominated the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 6 Tuesday night, winning 7-3 to tie the series up at 3 a piece.Rangers center Derick Brassard led the team with three goals and two assists."Last game we got shut out in our own building 2-0 and we didn't score any goals so we had to show up and, you know, try to be a difference out there," Brassard said after the game.The Rangers and Lightning
05/27/2015 04:49:00am
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(ZURICH) -- Swiss authorities on Wednesday arrested officials with FIFA, soccer's international governing body, in connection with a federal corruption investigation, law enforcement officials told ABC News.According to three senior U.S. law enforcement officials, the indictments to be unsealed will focus on allegations of bribery and corruption by current and former FIFA board members in connection with awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. The United States was a run
05/27/2015 04:24:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- INTERLEAGUESan Diego 4, L.A. Angels 0 AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 4, Baltimore 1N.Y. Yankees 5, Kansas City 1Toronto 10, Chi White Sox 9Seattle 7, Tampa Bay 6, 10 InningsTexas 4, Cleveland 3Minnesota 2, Boston 1Detroit 1, Oakland 0 NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Miami 1Chi Cubs 3, Washington 2Cincinnati 2, Colorado 1N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 4, 10 InningsSan Francisco 6, Milwaukee 3St. Louis 6, Arizona 4L.A. Dodgers 8, Atlanta 0  NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYO
05/27/2015 04:22:00am
Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) -- The matchup in Week 1 between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots would be better having Tom Brady involved, according to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger was asked on Tuesday’s session of organized team activities if his teammates were sure if Brady won’t be in the lineup, as Brady’s appeal over the “Deflategate” controversy continues to loom. "He's a guy, I've said for a long time,
05/26/2015 09:14:00pm
disorderly/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) -- Houston Rockets fans had an unexpected, and dangerous encounter after Monday night’s win against the Golden State Warriors when torrential rains caused flash flooding throughout the city. "All towards the end of the game whenever there was a time out in the last few minutes in the fourth quarter, they made an announcement saying, ‘We strongly advise you to stay in your seats until after the weather passes,’" Narguess Arjomand told ABC Ne
05/26/2015 06:16:00pm

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