February 12, 2016
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The Mountain Home High School basketball teams return to the Hangar for the first time in a week and a half. It's Sweetheart Royalty night as the Bombers and Lady Bombers take on Little Rock Central. Mountain Home's girls are 14-9 on the season ...Read More
A pair of local high school girls' basketball teams began action in the Seymour Bank Winter Classic. Gainesville invoked the mercy rule as they routed Springfield Kickapoo's junior varsity team 74-29. The Lady Bulldogs improve to 20-1 on the ...Read More
     LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ Shawn Long scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Arkansas State 83-73 Thursday night for its ninth-straight win. Long posted his 69th career ...Read More
     MONROE, La. (AP) _ Majok Deng and Justin Roberson had 23 points apiece as Louisiana-Monroe knocked off the Sun Belt Conference's top team, Arkansas-Little Rock, 86-82 on Thursday night. Louisiana-Monroe (12-12, ...Read More
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) _ The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Jerry Franklin who played his high school football at Marion and later for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Franklin adds depth for Detroit and has a shot to play in an NFL game for the ...Read More
     KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Royals and third baseman Mike Moustakas have agreed to a $14.3 million, two-year contract that not only avoids arbitration this year but also next year. Coming off his first All-Star ...Read More
A youth sports league will be offered this spring by East Side Baptist Church. ESBC Soccer is currently accepting registrations through February 22nd. The entry fee is $40 per child with a five-dollar sibling discount, and scholarships will be ...Read More
Basketball makes up the local Thursday schedule as Mountain Home's three junior high boys' teams will wrap up the regular season in front of the home crowd against Harrison. The seventh grade game tips off at four p.m. followed by the eighth grade ...Read More
    The Norfork High School bowling teams had a good showing at the 3A/2A/1A West Conference Tournament at Conway Wednesday. The Norfork boys won the conference title while the Lady Panthers finished second. On the boy's ...Read More
Yellville-Summit's boys won their opener in the 3A-1 East Junior District Tournament Wednesday at Melbourne. The Junior Panthers were able to eliminate the host Junior Bearkatz 35-16. Nash Dowden led Yellville-Summit with 15 ...Read More
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Wade Baldwin IV scored 17 points in leading five starters in double figures, and the Vanderbilt Commodores routed Missouri 86-71 Wednesday night for their second win in three games. The ...Read More
     CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) _ Jeremy Morgan had a career-high 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Northern Iowa beat Missouri State 83-69 on Wednesday night for a fifth straight win. Matt Bohannon and ...Read More
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Gavin Ware scored 21 points, freshman Quinndary Weatherspoon added 16 points and Mississippi State easily beat Arkansas 78-46 Tuesday night. Arkansas took a 10-9 lead early in the first half, but ...Read More
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Allen Kee / ESPN Images(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in a statewide televised address Thursday that a looming budget crisis could affect Louisiana’s higher education, including its popular college athletics programs.Edwards said that if state campuses run out of money, they could potentially shut down in April.  This means the LSU football team’s 2016 season is on the line.“If you are a student attending one of these universities, it means
02/12/2016 08:34:00am
Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(HOUSTON) -- The Houston Rockets have reportedly begun contacting teams about trading veteran Dwight Howard, a league source told ESPN.The source told ESPN that the Rockets, who enter the All-Star break with a dismal 27-28 record, are doing their “due diligence,” since Howard’s future with Houston is tentative.  According to the report, the eight-time All-Star should bypass the $23.3 million he is scheduled to earn in the 2016-2017 season in ord
02/12/2016 08:07:00am
iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA):Oklahoma City 121, New Orleans 95Milwaukee 99, Washington 92NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE (NHL):2 OT Columbus 4, Anaheim 3 (SO Columbus 2-0)Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 1NY Islanders 5, Los Angeles 2Colorado 4, Ottawa 3Boston 6, Winnipeg 2Washington 4, Minnesota 3Dallas 4, Chicago 2Edmonton 5, Toronto 22 OT Calgary 6, San Jose 5 (SO Calgary 2-1)TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL:Indiana 85, (4) Iowa 78Californ
02/12/2016 03:38:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that they will continue to play home games at their current O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California, ESPN reports.The team announced that their lease was extended to include the 2016 season, with options for 2017 and 2018."My heart is here in Oakland, and if we can get something done, that's what we're going to do," team owner Mark Davis said.The Raiders have called the O.co Coliseum home since the 1995 season. The team ha
02/11/2016 08:49:00pm
Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) --  Ciara is opening up about the next step in her and Russell Wilson's relationship.In an interview with E! News, Ciara stayed tight-lipped about her Valentine's Day plans with the Seattle Seahawks quarterback, laughing off questions about a possible engagement occurring on the romantic holiday."You have to ask the guy that," Ciara said when the idea of Wilson proposing to her on Valentine's Day was brought up. "Let me tell you, no pressure. One day at a
02/11/2016 08:05:00pm
Allen Kee/ESPN Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy was allegedly involved in an assault at a nightclub on Sunday, ESPN reports.Philadelphia police captain Frank Banford told ESPN that McCoy may face charges.The alleged assault was againt off-duty police officers. The investigation is ongoing. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
02/11/2016 07:55:00pm
Valerie Macon/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Lamar Odom has made a "milestone" step in his recovery.The former NBA star attended Kanye West's 'Yeezy Season 3' fashion show and album release party at Madison Square Garden in New York Thursday with estranged wife Khloe Kardashian, marking Odom's first public appearance since he was hospitalized after being found unconscious at a brothel in Nevada last October.In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Kris Jenner explained why Odom wanted to attend We
02/11/2016 04:50:00pm
Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(CLEVELAND) -- Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love had to leave Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers after injuring his shoulder late in the second quarter.After being evaluated by the team's medical staff, the Cavaliers said Love suffered a contusion on his left shoulder -- the same shoulder he dislocated during the playoffs last year. That injury forced him to miss the rest of the postseason but this time around, Love said he didn't expect to be
02/11/2016 11:28:00am
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- The wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams has passed away after being involved in a car accident, the team announced on Wednesday. Ingrid Williams was 44 years old.“The Thunder organization has heavy hearts tonight with the news of Ingrid's passing," the team said in a statement Wednesday. "Words cannot adequately describe how deep our sorrow is for the loss of Monty’s wife." The statement continued: "Our thou
02/11/2016 10:54:00am
Shivam Saxena/Hindustan Times via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The debate over concussions in professional sports is now turning to wrestling after a big announcement from WWE star Daniel Bryan, who says he’s retiring because of repeated head injuries.“I took a test that said that maybe my brain wasn’t as okay as I thought it was,” the 34-year-old wrestling champion said, announcing his retirement in front of fans.Bryan said he had already suffered three concussions wit
02/11/2016 10:00:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 117, Indiana 95Sacramento 114, Philadelphia 110San Antonio 98, Orlando 96Denver 103, Detroit 92OT  Boston 139, L-A Clippers 134Memphis 109, Brooklyn 90Atlanta 113, Chicago 90Cleveland 120, L-A Lakers 111Minnesota 117, Toronto 112New Orleans 100, Utah 96Golden State 112, Phoenix 104Portland 116, Houston 103NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEDetroit 3, Ottawa 1N-Y Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 0Van
02/11/2016 05:20:00am
Jeff Gross/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- The Baltimore Orioles are in negotiations with free-agent right-hander Yovani Gallardo, ESPN reports.The  three-year deal is expected to be valued in the range of $40-45 million, sources told ESPN.Gallardo went 13-11 last season for the Texas Rangers.If the team is able to reach a deal with Gallardo,  the O's would relinquish their first-round pick in this year's MLB draft, according to ESPN.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
02/10/2016 09:40:00pm
Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Peyton Manning reportedly got an unexpected delivery after comments he made in his post-Super Bowl interviews.When asked what his next move would be after his Super Bowl win, Peyton said, "... I'm going to drink a lot of Budweiser tonight."The Brewers Association's Craft Brew director Julie Herz decided to send Manning a variety set of the company's best-sellers which she says are better than Budweiser, according to ESPN."We've included a variety of choic
02/10/2016 07:31:00pm
Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation(NEW YORK) -- The WNBA announced Wednesday that former Atlanta city council president and current Coca-Cola executive Lisa Borders will become its fourth president, ESPN reports.Borders will replace Laurel Richie, who left the league last November after serving as WNBA president for five seasons. Borders discussed how her past experience will help in her new role."I've been a public servant, and that means you have to listen to your constit
02/10/2016 06:17:00pm
Michael Hickey/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- University of North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams says he's okay after collapsing during the Tar Heels' game against Boston College Tuesday night.Williams, 65, fell as he was about to huddle with his team on the sideline. He had been arguing a foul call before walking to the bench."I'm alive. I'm kicking," Williams told reporters after the game. "I've had some vertigo attacks over the last 17 or 18 years. This is the first time I really had on
02/10/2016 11:00:00am
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