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The Mountain Home Lockeroom American Legion baseball team continues its road swing on Tuesday. The Lockeroom returns to zone action as they take on Paragould. The first pitch is scheduled for five p.m. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
UNDATED (AP) _ In the Texas League Monday, Midland beat Northwest Arkansas 5-4. The Arkansas Travelers beat Frisco 6-2. The Naturals play Midland Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
CHICAGO (AP) _ John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a no-hitter into the seventh. Signed to a six-year, $155 million deal over the offseason, ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School golf team is looking to prepare for the upcoming season. A team meeting will be held Tuesday morning at 8:00 at Big Creek Golf and Country Club. Anyone entering ninth through 12th grades interested in joining the ...Read More
It was an incredible weekend for youth baseball in Mountain Home as four of the six Cal Ripken teams playing in state touraments won titles and the other two finished as runners up. The Mountain Home 12 year olds, 10 year olds, nine year olds and ...Read More
The Mountain Home Hopper Environmental Services American Legion baseball team continues its homestand on Monday. The Exterminators play host to Paragould at Lester White Field at Cooper Park. The first pitch is scheduled for five p.m. WebReadyTM ...Read More
The Mountain Home Lockeroom American Legion baseball team wrapped up play in the Glen Winget Memorial Tournament in Bartlesville, Oklahoma Sunday with an 18-10 win over Rogersville. Hayden Hall led the offensive onslaught with four hits and five runs ...Read More
UNDATED (AP) _ In the Texas League Sunday, Midland topped Northwest Arkansas 3-2. The Frisco RoughRiders beat the Arkansas Travelers 6-1. The Nats play Midland again Monday night at 6:30 p.m. The Travs play Frisco at 7:05 p.m. WebReadyTM ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Rookie outfielder Tommy Pham homered, doubled and drove in three runs, leading Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Diego Padres 3-1 Sunday. The Cardinals improved to a majors-best 31-11 at home with their ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ St. Louis left-hander Jaime Garcia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain. Garcia, who missed his previous scheduled start, suffered the injury running the bases on June 24 at Miami. Garcia is 3-3 ...Read More
NEW YORK (AP) _ Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game. Todd Frazier of the host Cincinnati Reds leapfrogged St. Louis' Matt ...Read More
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ABC News(LONDON) -- The second week of the 2015 Wimbledon tennis championship has begun in London and ABC News' Bob Woodruff went into the rarely seen "bunker" where commentators have the perfect view of players on Centre Court. Woodruff spoke with ESPN’s Chris Fowler and John McEnroe about their job in the booth and takes a listen as they gear up for Serena Williams’ match. That highly anticipated match on Monday ended with a big victory for Serena Williams. It was the first time in
07/07/2015 04:50:00pm
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida State University has booted its freshman quarterback from the team after video surfaced of his punching a woman at a bar. De'Andre Johnson, 19, was scheduled to start as quarterback this fall before he was arrested last month on charges of misdemeanor battery. FSU Football coach Jimbo Fisher made the announcement in a statement Monday that Johnson had been dismissed from the team “starting immediately.” Fisher said Johnson had alr
07/07/2015 04:11:00pm
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- At 6-foot-10, Matt Bonner should be able to handle a bigger iPhone with ease but the NBA player blames the smartphone for hindering his game.Matt Bonner said he suffered from tennis elbow in his non-shooting arm which he said resulted in his shooting average sliding over the past season playing for the San Antonio Spurs. The culprit, according to the free agent, is the bigger iPhone 6."Everybody is going to find this hilarious, but here’s my theory
07/07/2015 11:01:00am
William Volcov/LatinContent/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Now that they're back on US soil, members of the World Cup winning Women's National Soccer team are ready to celebrate.They'll appear at a rally on Tuesday and soon, they could have a ticker-tape parade in New York.The last time a ticker tape parade hit the streets of New York was in 2012 when the New York Giants won the Super Bowl.With the women's defeat in the World Cup, that might change. US Captain Christie Rampone says, "we are ready to
07/07/2015 09:29:00am
Rocky Widner/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Mo Williams appears to be headed back to Cleveland.The point guard tweeted Monday night, "I'm coming home!!!!!  #cavsnation #cityilove #questforaring." He also changed his Twitter profile description to: "Official Twitter page for Cleveland cavs guard Mo Williams."Sources tell ESPN Williams' deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers will be for two years and $4.3 million.Williams, who played for the Minnesota Timberwolves and then the Charlotte Hornets this pa
07/07/2015 05:41:00am
Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. lost his welterweight world title on Monday, the one he won after beating Manny Pacquiao on May 2, for failing to adhere to the World Boxing Organization's (WBO) rules.According to the WBO, Mayweather failed to pay a $200,000 sanctioning fee and vacate two titles he holds in other weight divisions before the 4:30 p.m. ET deadline on July 3.Therefore, the WBO said in its resolution Monday that it was "allowed no other alternative but to ceas
07/07/2015 05:12:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 9, Cleveland 4Minnesota 4, Baltimore 2, 10 InningsChicago White Sox 4, Toronto 2Tampa Bay at Kansas City (8:10 p.m., postponed, tornado)Detroit 12, Seattle 5  NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 3, Washington 2Pittsburgh 2, San Diego 1St. Louis 6, Chicago Cubs 0Atlanta 5, Milwaukee 3L.A. Dodgers 10, Philadelphia 7N.Y. Mets 3, San Francisco 0Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
07/07/2015 04:38:00am
Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(TALLAHASSEE, FLA.) -- Newly released video shows Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson punching a woman at a bar.The video released Monday by the Florida State Attorney's Office shows Johnson pushing a woman at the bar before then grabbing her arm and punching her in the face.The incident took place on June 24.Johnson later turned himself over to the Leon County Sheriff's Office on June 30 after a warrant was issued for his arrest.Florida State University announce
07/06/2015 10:52:00pm
Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- On the field, U.S. women's soccer star Ali Krieger turned heads with her team's jaw-dropping win at Sunday's World Cup final. Off the field, she will be turning heads for a totally different reason because Krieger is among 24 athletes who stripped down and bared it all, tastefully, for the annual ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue." She joins the iconic list of stars from nearly every sport, including tennis champion Venus Williams, New England Pat
07/06/2015 10:11:00pm
Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- On the field, U.S. women's soccer star Ali Krieger turned heads with her team's jaw-dropping win at Sunday's World Cup final. Off the field, she will be turning heads for a totally different reason because Krieger is among 24 athletes who stripped down and bared it all, tastefully, for the annual ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue." She joins the iconic list of stars from nearly every sport, including tennis champion Venus Williams, New England Pat
07/06/2015 10:11:00pm
Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- ESPN The Magazine's “Body Issue” issue has celebrated the finest naked physiques of athletes from around the world, including tennis star Venus Williams, soccer goalie Hope Solo and baseball player Prince Fielder. For this year’s issue, soccer player Ali Krieger, pro tennis player Stan Wawrinka and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman stripped down to nothing -- with key parts artfully obscured. The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love is one o
07/06/2015 09:19:00pm
Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- ESPN The Magazine's “Body Issue” issue has celebrated the finest naked physiques of athletes from around the world, including tennis star Venus Williams, soccer goalie Hope Solo and baseball player Prince Fielder. For this year’s issue, soccer player Ali Krieger, pro tennis player Stan Wawrinka and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman stripped down to nothing -- with key parts artfully obscured. The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love is one o
07/06/2015 09:19:00pm
photogearch/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. team's victory at the 2015 Women's World Cup is part of a slow but steady trend of growing national interest in soccer. So what's taking so long? "Soccer is already being taken more seriously than ever before," Danny Townsend, chief revenue officer of global sports and entertainment sponsorship research company Repucom, said, pointing to the recent improvement in Major League Soccer television deals and investment of brands such as He
07/06/2015 07:06:00pm
File photo. Allen Kee / ESPN(LONDON) -- Golfing champion Rory McIlroy may withdraw from the upcoming British Open due to an ankle injury.The star golfer ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing a game of soccer.McIlroy has not indicated how long he might be out but he says he's "working hard to get back as soon as possible."Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
07/06/2015 09:40:00am
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — Carli Lloyd experienced the game of her life Sunday.The midfielder scored three goals — in the first 16 minutes — of the Women’s World Cup final, leading the United States to a 5-2 victory against Japan. The win marks the United States’ first Women’s World Cup title since 1999, when Lloyd was an up-and-coming high school soccer player in New Jersey."I've dedicated my whole life to this," Lloyd told repor
07/06/2015 05:49:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —WOMEN'S WORLD CUP FINALSUSA 5, Japan 2INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Cleveland 3AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 8, N-Y Yankees 1Toronto 10, Detroit 5Boston 5, Houston 4Baltimore 9, Chi White Sox 1Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2Seattle 2, Oakland 1L.A. Angels 12, Texas 6 NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 6, Cincinnati 1Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 0, 10 InningsSt. Louis 3, San Diego 1Chi Cubs 2, Miami 0Colorado 6, Arizona 4N-Y Mets 8, L.A. Dodgers 0Washington 3, San Francisco 1Copyright ©
07/06/2015 04:55:00am
Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — It was a long night for NASCAR drivers on Sunday night — a very long night that was capped with a very scary crash.After waiting out a lengthy rain delay, the Sprint Cup Series staged its Coke Zero 400 into the early morning hours at Daytona International Speedway.Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race. Jimmie Johnson was second, followed by Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch.The race was scheduled to begin a little after
07/06/2015 04:51:00am
Photo by William Volcov/LatinContent/Getty Images(VANCOUVER) -- Carli Lloyd scored twice in the first five minutes on the way to the fastest hat trick in World Cup history and the the U.S. made the margin stand up, defeating Japan 5-2 to win the 2015 Women's World Cup.With the victory, the American women avenged their 2011 World Cup finals loss to Japan, a game they lost on penalty kicks.The U.S. struck first, in just the third minute of the game, when Lloyd drilled a shot out of a crowd in fron
07/05/2015 09:05:00pm
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Major League Baseball All-Star Game starting lineups were announced on Sunday night, with the Kansas City Royals landing four of the starting slots.A number of familiar names made the cut, with two-time MVP Miguel Cabrera starting at first base for the American League, and Mike Trout joining him in the outfield. For the National League, Buster Posey, Bryce Harper and Giancarlo Stanton will start.But the leading vote-getter was Toronto Blue Jays
07/05/2015 08:44:00pm
Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul suffered an injury to his hands in a July Fourth fireworks accident.ESPN sources and multiple reports confirmed the injury. Pierre-Paul was meeting with doctors on Sunday.The extent of his injuries was not immediately known.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
07/05/2015 05:52:00pm

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