February 24, 2017
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High school basketball makes up the local Friday schedule. Regional tournaments will be in semifinal action throughout Arkansas. The Class 1A Region 2 Tournament will continue at the Harold Ray Jeffrey Gymnasium in Calico Rock. In girls' ...Read More
Several area basketball teams were in action Thursday as regional tournaments around Arkansas wrapped up their opening rounds. Cotter's girls watched their season come to an end in the Class 2A North Regional Tournament at Carlisle. The Lady ...Read More
    The Mountain Home High School baseball team played their pre-season benefit game Thursday at home and they picked up a thrilling win over Harrison. Drake Patrick delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ...Read More
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team erased a 12-point Vanderbilt lead to challenge the Commodores in the final seconds in Nashville but came up two points short in a 66-64 loss on ...Read More
     CANTON, Ohio (AP) _ Dallas and Arizona will play in the Hall of Fame game on August 3rd. With Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner being inducted into the hall this year, the ...Read More
A former Mountian Home High School football coach has died. Funeral services for Howard Cissell will be Saturday afternoon in his hometown of Osceola. Cissell coached one year at Mountain Home, going 5-4-1 in 1959. He followed Don Dempsey as ...Read More
High school basketball makes up much of the local Thursday schedule as regional tournament play continues in Arkansas. Cotter's girls will play their first game in the Class 2A North Regional Tournament at Carlisle. The Lady Warriors will tip ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School baseball team will have a preseason tuneup at home Thursday. The Bombers will host Harrison for benefit action. The varsity game begins at 4:30 followed by the junior varsity ...Read More
Regional tournament play got underway Wednesday across the Natural State. Calico Rock is hosting the Class 1A Region 2 Tournament at the Harold Ray Jeffrey Gymnasium. Norfork's girls were able to clinch a bid to next week's Class 1A State ...Read More
     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation giving Arkansas' Parks and Tourism Department control of War Memorial Stadium and renewed his call for the Arkansas Razorbacks to play football ...Read More
     FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Jaylen Barford scored 16 points as Arkansas took another step toward solidifying an NCAA Tournament berth with an 86-77 win over Texas A&M on Wednesday night. The win is the fourth ...Read More
     HAMMOND, La. (AP) _ Marlain Veal came off the bench to match his career-high of 28 points and spark Southeast Louisiana to an 87-70 romp past Central Arkansas Wednesday night. The Lions roared to a 46-29 ...Read More
     PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ Luuk van Bree scored 17 points and Bradley secured its first back-to-back wins of the season with a 77-68 victory over Missouri State on Wednesday night. Bradley earned a split with Missouri ...Read More
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iStock/Thinkstock(SAO PAULO) — Everybody knows that dogs loves to fetch balls.  Tennis matches need people to fetch balls.  Hey — maybe we're on to something.The Washington Post reports that for the second year in a row, shelter dogs will be featured at the Brazil Open in Sao Paulo, serving as ball boys — make that ball dogs.The pro tennis tournament will feature adorable pooches with sweatbands on their ankles and scarves around their necks. The dogs are specially tr
02/24/2017 04:19:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPortland 112, Orlando 103Detroit 114, Charlotte 108 (OT)Houston 129, New Orleans 99Cleveland 119, NY Knicks 104Sacramento 116, Denver 100Golden State 123, LA Clippers 113NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 3, Montreal 0Calgary 3, Tampa Bay 2NY Rangers 2, Toronto 1 (SO)Nashville 4, Colorado 2Chicago 6, Arizona 3Boston 4, LA Kings 1TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(1) Gonzaga 96, San Diego 38(4) Arizon
02/24/2017 03:03:00am
Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago White Sox will honor former pitcher Mark Buehrle by retiring his jersey number this summer.The left-handed hurler won 161 games on Chicago's South Side, throwing a no-hitter and a perfect game in the progress. He also helped lead the White Sox to the 2005 World Series, their first in 88 years."You know he's one of the best that has ever put on a White Sox uniform," General Manager Kenny Williams said Thursday. "He represented the organization in a
02/23/2017 06:14:00pm
Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(TAMPA BAY, Fla.) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he made a “poor word choice” while talking to third and fourth grade students in St.Petersburg Florida.According to the Tampa Bay Times, Winston asked the male students to stand and the females to sit. The NFL quarterback said, "But all my boys, stand up. We strong, right? We strong! We strong, right? All my boys, tell me one time: I can do anything I put my mind to. Now, a lot of
02/23/2017 05:16:00pm
DigitalVision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It was a quiet deadline day in the NBA.In the biggest deal of the day, the Philadelphia 76ers sent center Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round draft pick. The Chicago Bulls sent Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, and a second-round draft pick, to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Anthony Morrow, Cam Payne and Joffrey Lauvergne.Toronto dealt Jared Sullinger and two second-round picks for P.J Tucker from the
02/23/2017 03:42:00pm
Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Andrew Bogut's time in Dallas has reportedly come to an end.ESPN reports the Mavericks traded the 32-year-old center to the Philadelphia 76ers, along with shooting guard Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round pick.In exchange, Dallas picks up forward Nerlens Noel from the 76ers, according to ESPN.The move came just hours before this year's NBA trade deadline, set for Thursday at 3 p.m. ET.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
02/23/2017 11:18:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A physician for U.S. Olympic gymnasts has been charged with sexual abuse allegedly targeting multiple athletes. Larry Nassar, a longtime team doctor for USA gymnastics, is accused of targeting multiple young gymnasts and faces 22 criminal charges of sexual abuse, according to authorities.ABC Breaking News | Latest News VideosCopyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
02/23/2017 11:07:00am
Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps will be among one of the witnesses that will testify before Congress next week when the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing on the international anti-doping system.The hearing, titled "Ways to Improve and Strengthen the Anti-Doping System," is scheduled for Feb. 28 at 10:15 a.m. It comes less than one year before the 2018 Winter Olympics kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea.According to a press relea
02/23/2017 09:37:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEEdmonton 4, Florida 3Washington 4, Philadelphia 1Anaheim 5, Boston 3TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(22) Butler 74, (2) Villanova 66(3) Kansas 87, TCU  68(6) Oregon 68, California 65(8) North Carolina 74, (7) Louisville 63Syracuse 78, (10) Duke 75Providence 68, (23) Creighton 66Minnesota 89, (24) Maryland 75Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
02/23/2017 03:33:00am
Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images(BOSTON) -- Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey went missing from his locker after the New England Patriots' Super Bowl 51 victory.It has an estimated value of $500,000, according to a complaint filed with the Houston Police Department.The quarter back is hoping to track down the jersey himself, posting a parody "suspect board" on his Facebook page, naming some of interesting "culprits."Brady pointed the finger at numerous characters like Swiper the racoon from the children's sh
02/22/2017 02:40:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire shooting guard Lou Williams from the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell ESPN.In exchange, the Rockets will send small forward Corey Brewer and an unprotected first-round pick to Los Angeles.The trade comes ahead of this year's NBA trade deadline, set for Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. It also comes a day after Hall of Famer Magic Johnson became the Lakers' president of basketball operations following the firing of gene
02/22/2017 09:46:00am
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