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The Twin Lakes Girls Softball League will hold a fundraiser this weekend. A ragball tournament will be held Saturday at ten a.m. at Keller Park. The cost is $80 per team, and proceeds will go to pay for lights on fields three and four of Keller ...Read More
It was a rough outing on the road for Yellville-Summit's High School baseball team. The Panthers fell to Mammoth Spring 15-5. Payton Jones suffered the loss on the mound. The Mountain Home 9th grade baseball team split their double header at ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ University of Arkansas sophomore Bobby Portis has been named to The Associated Press All-America second team. Portis was previously chosen Southeastern Conference Player of the year by the AP and SEC head coaches. He ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas baseball team (14-14) stranded nine runners on base and Missouri State (18-7) scored a pair of fifth-inning runs to come away with a 2-0 victory Tuesday evening at Baum Stadium. Arkansas pitchers did ...Read More
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) _ Adam Wainwright pitched into the seventh inning in St. Louis' 3-2 loss to Miami on Tuesday, and manager Mike Matheny said the ace right-hander will start for the Cardinals on opening night against the Cubs. Wainwright ...Read More
Baseball, softball and track make up the local Tuesday schedule. In high school baseball, Yellville-Summit travels to Mammoth Spring, Viola hosts Bakersfield, Salem entertains Midland, Gainesville makes the trip to Mountain Grove, Dora heads to ...Read More
It was a tough night for the Mountain Home High School softball team as they fell to Fayetteville 18-3 in five innings. Hannah Cantrell suffered the loss in the circle as she pitched the first three innings. Cantrell, Riley Walker, Raygan Shelton, ...Read More
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) _ Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Storen issued a two-out walk to Kolten Wong, then left the mound in the sixth ...Read More
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) _ The St. Louis Cardinals have picked Carlos Martinez as their fifth starter and put pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made the announcement about the rotation on Monday. ...Read More
Seventy teams from ten different states gathered at Big Spring Park in downtown Cotter on Saturday for the fifth annual Shawnee-Supreme Invitational Tournament. Mike Osborn and Carl Jones won the tournament with a total weight of 9.02 pounds. ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After throwing 7.0 perfect innings against the No. 5 team in the country, junior right-handed pitcher Trey Killian has earned Louisville Slugger National Pitcher of the Week honors as announced Monday by Collegiate Baseball News
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Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Northern Iowa showed their appreciation to head men's basketball coach Ben Jacobson by signing him to a new 10-year deal, according to ESPN.com.Jacobson led the Panthers to a 31-4 record and a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament last season. Northern Iowa won their first round matchup versus Wyoming before being eliminated in the round of 32 by Louisville.This is the second time Jacobson has received a 10-year deal. In 2010, he signed a decade-long deal af
04/01/2015 07:00:00am
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) -- Former Texas head coach Rick Barnes was officially introduced Tuesday as Tennessee's new men's basketball coach.The 60-year-old Barnes takes over for Donnie Tyndall, who lasted only one season at Tennessee after the NCAA started investigating his two years at Southern Mississippi. The Volunteers went 16-16 last season."I am driven," Barnes said. "I've had one goal in my life and that would be the chance to play for a national championship. This is a
04/01/2015 05:36:00am
Todd Warshaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After finding the team guilty of doctoring the No. 31 car's tires for the race on March 22 at Auto Club Speedway, NASCAR penalized Ryan Newman 75 points, suspended crew chief Luke Lambert for six races, and fined Lambert $125,000.Newman's engineer Philip Surgen and tire technician James Bender were also suspended for six races.NASCAR announced the penalty on Tuesday, saying that the team violated the rule that declares it's illegal to use, "any device, modi
04/01/2015 03:33:00am
Photos.com/Thinkstock(DUNEDIN, Fla.) -- The Toronto Blue Jays say 24-year-old Drew Hutchison wil be their Opening Day starter when they face the Yankees on April 6 in New York."It's really exciting -- Opening Day is special," Hutchison said. "At the end of day, it's a long game. But as we all know, it's Opening Day. The excitement, the energy -- everything that goes into it is exciting."Hutchison missed all of 2013 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He rebounded nicely in 2014 making 32 starts
04/01/2015 12:42:00am
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA:  Detroit Pistons 105 (29-45) – Atlanta Hawks 95 (56-19)Brooklyn Nets 111 (33-40) – Indiana Pacers 106 (32-42)NHL: Boston Bruins 3 (39-25-13; 91pts) – Florida Panthers 2 (35-27-15; 85pts)Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (37-35-4; 78pts) – New Jersey Devils 2 (31-33-13; 75pts) OTWashington Capitals 4 (42-25-10; 94pts) – Carolina Hurricanes 2 (28-37-11; 67pts)Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (29-42-6; 64pts) – Tampa Bay Lightning 1 (47-24-7
03/31/2015 11:05:00pm
NFL(OWINGS MILLS, Md.) -- The Baltimore Ravens and free agent quarterback Matt Schaub agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.The 33-year-old Schaub spent last season with the Oakland Raiders, serving as the backup quarterback to Derek Carr. He finished the 2014 campaign 5-of-10 for 57 passing yards and two interceptions.Schaub was originally selected by the Falcons out of Virginia in the third round of the 2004 NFL draft. He spent three seasons i
03/31/2015 11:00:00pm
Thinkstock(TEMPE, Ariz.) -- The Arizona Cardinals agreed to a one-year contract with quarterback Chandler Harnish on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Harnish was originally selected by the Colts out of Northern Illinois with the final pick in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL draft. He spent his first two seasons in Indianapolis before joining the Minnesota Vikings last year. The 26-year-old has yet to attempt a pass in the NFL.In college with the Huskies, Harnish passed f
03/31/2015 07:00:00pm
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In the midst of the worst season in franchise history, New York Knicks executive Phil Jackson made a plea to Knicks fans that better days are ahead.Jackson sent a letter and video message to season ticket holders about the state of franchise."While I know this has been a challenging season for our team on the court, I can also tell you that everyone in the organization is working tirelessly to get our Knicks back to a place where we are once again competi
03/31/2015 11:05:00am
NBA via Chicago Bulls(NEW YORK) -- With the NBA Playoffs roughly two weeks away, reinforcements could be coming for the Chicago Bulls as point guard Derrick Rose has returned to practice.Rose returned to full-contact activities in practice for the first time since he had surgery on February 27 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.“He was good today,” Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said after practice. “A little winded, which is to be expected. Body on body, full court. But i
03/31/2015 10:04:00am
Jed Jacobson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- James Harden will have to continue carrying the Houston Rockets on his back as injuries have struck the team again. The Rockets announced that starting point guard Patrick Beverley will miss the rest of the season with a wrist injury.Beverley will undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist. He had originally opted to not have the procedure, but ultimately decided it was the best course of action."We'll miss Pat in a lot of different ways,"
03/31/2015 09:53:00am
iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) -- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was released from the hospital Sunday and diagnosed with a concussion after a scary collision in Saturday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.Letang lay on the ice in a disoriented state when he fell backwards into the boards after a check by Coyotes winger Shane Doan."I just went to make sure I got a piece of him so he couldn't jump by me and he obviously went into the boards awkward," Doan said."You never ever
03/31/2015 04:48:00am
Major League Baseball(BOSTON, Ma.) -- The Boston Red Sox have sent catcher Christian Vasquez to the 60-Day disabled list after being diagnosed with a right elbow sprain.Vasquez was sent to Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion after an MRI discovered a problem in the right elbow of the 24-year-old catcher.  In a corresponding move, the Red Sox acquired catcher Sandy Leon from the Washington Nationals.The Red Sox were expected to employ both Vasquez and Ryan Hanigan, whom the team acquired
03/31/2015 03:39:00am
Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Or.) -- The Portland Trail Blazers are headed back to the NBA playoffs for the second straight season.With a 109-86 victory over the Phoenix Suns Monday night, the Trail Blazers clinched a playoff spot and will now seek to claim the Northwest Division title.Seemingly from the start, Portland set out to dominate the game. The Trail Blazers led by 27 at the end of the third period, and five players finished with double digit points."I'm not even sure the
03/31/2015 01:00:00am
Scott Boehm/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Miles Austin to a one-year deal, according to NFL Network.The deal is worth $2.3 million, with an opportunity to earn $700,000 in incentives, according to Ian Rappaport of NFL Network.Austin, 30, played 12 games last season for the Cleveland Browns, where he caught 47 passes for 568 yards and two touchdowns. Injuries have hampered the receiver over the past four seasons as he has missed 15 games
03/31/2015 12:00:00am
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA:  Boston Celtics 116 (33-41) – Charlotte Hornets 104 (31-42)Los Angeles Lakers 113 (20-53) – Philadelphia 76ers 111 (18-57)Atlanta Hawks 101 (56-18) – Milwaukee Bucks 88 (36-38)Toronto Raptors 99 (44-30) – Houston Rockets 96 (50-24)Memphis Grizzlies 97 (51-24) – Sacramento Kings 83 (26-47)Utah Jazz 104 (33-41) – Minnesota Timberwolves 84 (16-58)NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning 5 (47-23-7; 101pts) – Montreal Canadiens 3 (
03/30/2015 11:00:00pm
Football Texture/iStockphoto(NEW YORK) -- The National Football League fined the Atlanta Falcons $350,000 on Monday for piping in crowd noise during home games at the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons.The Falcons will also have their fifth-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft taken away. If they have multiple picks in that round, the league will dock the highest selection.“What took place was wrong and nowhere near the standards by which we run our business,” Falcons owner and chair
03/30/2015 10:00:00pm
NFL(NEW YORK) -- The National Football League suspended Browns general manager Ray Farmer without pay for the first four games of the 2015 regular season on Monday for sending text messages to team personnel during games in 2014. The league also fined Cleveland $250,000.Farmer’s suspension will begin on the midnight of the Sunday before the Browns’ Week 1 contest and concludes following the team’s Week 4 game. During the ban, Farmer won’t be allowed to deal with team busi
03/30/2015 07:00:00pm
Kevin Casey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- While Quarterbacks like Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, and even Joe Flacco are among the highest paid players in the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson remains one of the best bargains in the league at $1.5 million, which he'll make next season. It's one of the lowest salaries for a starting quarterback in the NFL, let alone a Super Bowl champion.Still, with one year left on his current deal, Wilson isn't worrying about a new
03/30/2015 11:05:00am
Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With Georgia State's end-of-season run still fresh in everyone's mind, ESPN reports guard R.J. Hunter will enter the 2015 NBA Draft.Hunter will reportedly hold a news conference on Tuesday to make the decision official.Hunter had a very productive collegiate career during his three seasons at Georgia State as he's the leading scorer in school history. While his shooting numbers were down, Hunter did average a career-high 19.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 3
03/30/2015 10:40:00am
NBA via Utah Jazz(NEW YORK) -- As the Charlotte Hornets fight for there playoff lives with the regular season winding down, they'll have to do it with one of their best players feeling less than 100%.Head coach Steve Clifford announced that center Al Jefferson will not be fully healthy for the remainder of the season.“Al is not going to be 100 percent here the rest of the year. He is just not,” Clifford told The Charlotte Observer.The team's anchor, Jefferson underwent an MRI a
03/30/2015 10:26:00am

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