October 9, 2015
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    The Natural State Golf Trail is offering golfers an opportunity to play for cash and prizes. The Travel the Trail $10,000 Shootout will be held at all 12 trail courses next week, and the first stop is Big Creek Golf and ...Read More
On Saturday, September 26th, the passing of Bill Keedy was announced by Arkansas State University. Keedy was a treasured alumnus of the school and a member of the Red Wolves' football radio broadcast team. A memorial service was held Wednesday, ...Read More
Football, volleyball and softball make up the local Thursday schedule. It's a return to the Hangar for the Mountain Home High School volleyball team as they continue 7A/6A-East action against Little Rock Central. The junior varsity match begins ...Read More
The Class 6A State Boys' Golf Tournament came to an end Wednesday at Searcy Country Club, and three members of Mountain Home's team were playing for the medalist honor. Gage McClain ended up in a three-way tie for the top spot with a two-day total ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ John Lackey gets the start in Game 1 of the NL Division Series for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. At the beginning of a two-hour workout for the NL Central champions on Tuesday, manager Mike ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Titans rookie wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham says he thought police gave him a warning only for speeding as he left a hospital following his son's birth in July and was surprised to learn of an outstanding warrant ...Read More
The Izard County basketball teams will be giving their fans a chance to preview the upcoming season. The annual Black-Grey Games are scheduled for Friday at the Cougar Den in Brockwell. Action begins at five p.m. The seventh grade girls will ...Read More
Golf and softball make up the local Wednesday schedule. It's the second and final day for three members of the Mountain Home High School boys' golf team in the Class 6A State Tournament. Tee time at Searcy Country Club is scheduled for seven ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School boys' golf team began action in the Class 6A State Tournament Tuesday at Searcy Country Club. As a team, the Bombers had a total of 370 which was not enough to advance to the second day. Jonesboro won the conference ...Read More
     IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Greg Hardy has returned from a four-game suspension over his role in a domestic violence case, and the Dallas defensive end is making it clear that his focus is on football. Meeting with ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The proposed riverfront NFL stadium in St. Louis has a naming rights deal worth $158 million. National Car Rental has reached a 20-year agreement with the St. Louis Regional Sports Authority for what will become ``National ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree underwent surgery to repair his fractured right fibula on Tuesday, but coach Jeff Fisher says the team will wait to decide whether to make a roster move with him. Fisher says the operation went ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Titans wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is back at work after being arrested last week on a warrant for an unpaid speeding ticket in Missouri during Tennessee's bye week. Missouri police stopped Green-Beckham on ...Read More
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JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)(DOHA, Qatar) -- Manny Pacquiao says he wants one more fight before he puts away his boxing gloves.Pacquiao confirmed the news to ESPN while he was visiting Doha, Qatar for the AIBA World Championships.He told ESPN he's retiring not because he's not passionate about boxing anymore, but he says he wants to help people from a different platform and has plans to run for senator.He also said he would love to have a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who beat him in a high
10/08/2015 07:56:00pm
Harry How/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Vin Scully won't be calling an Dodgers postseason games.Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers sportscaster Vin Scully will miss the Dodgers' postseason games because of a "medical procedure."In a series of tweets, the team said Scully had underwent a medical procedure on Thursday morning and was now "resting comfortably.""On the advice of his doctors, Scully will miss the Dodgers’ postseason games to rest up but is looking forward to returning in 2016," said
10/08/2015 07:51:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The biggest names in fantasy football are getting sued.On Thursday, a class action lawsuit was filed against DraftKings and FanDuel for negligence, fraud, and false advertising.According to ESPN, the suit filed in federal court in Manhattan by Adam Johnson of Kentucky says recent policies between the two companies allowed employees to enter on other sites to play for prizes.ESPN reports the suit says, "DraftKings performs analytics to determine winning strategies,
10/08/2015 07:32:00pm
Grant Halverson/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Greg Hardy has a few things to stay about Tom Brady and his wife.Fresh off the commissioner's exempt list for most of 2014 and part of this season stemming from domestic violence allegations, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has apparently put his foot in his mouth with some Ill-advised comments.Hardy was sidelined after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence and allegedly throwing her on a couch covered with guns. Preparing to face
10/08/2015 05:38:00pm
Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been suspended for three months, FIFA announced on Thursday.During the 90-day ban, Blatter cannot "represent FIFA in any capacity, act on the organisation’s behalf, or communicate to media or other stakeholders as a FIFA representative," FIFA said in a statement.The suspension stems from criminal proceedings that were opened against Blatter last month amid accusations that he signed an "unfavorable" deal for FIFA an
10/08/2015 11:22:00am
Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Jessica Mendoza, whose history-making broadcast debut as Major League Baseball's first female analyst prompted a sexist backlash, is taking the situation in stride."Any time there is a change, there’s normally a lot of resistance. I think the [thing I was most] excited about was the aftermath and how much support there really was," she said Thursday on ABC's Good Morning America.“Yes, I am a female, but I want it to get to the point where, let&rs
10/08/2015 10:54:00am
Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Justin Bieber might want to watch his back.MMA fighter Ronda Rousey has a bone to pick with the singer, and you don’t want to be on this woman’s bad side. The UFC's undefeated bantamweight champion tells Cosmopolitan she’s no longer a Belieber because Bieber was rude to her little sister.Rousey says she and her 16-year-old sister, Julia, were at the Cannes Film Festival this year when they spotted Bieber taking some photos.“My little
10/08/2015 09:47:00am
Rob Carr/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez turned the National League Wild Card game into the Wild West Wednesday night — landing more hits than his entire team in a bizarre dugout brawl with a Gatorade cooler.The incident, captured on video, happened during the 7th inning of the game with the Cubs, when Chicago's pitcher was beaned at the plate. The Pirates were down 4-0 at that point.Both benches cleared, but when the incensed Rodriguez retu
10/08/2015 05:26:00am
Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Martin Truex Jr.'s crew chief has been penalized for an infraction discovered prior to last weekend's Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.Cole Pearn was placed on probation through the end of the season, ESPN.com reports.Truex's car was discovered to have had a noncompliant body panel.Truex ranks fifth in the Chase standings heading into the start of the "Contender Round" at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend.Copyright © 2
10/08/2015 05:22:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here’s the latest scores and winners:NL WILD-CARD GAMEChi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 0NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEMontreal 3, Toronto 1N-Y Rangers 3, Chicago 2Vancouver 5, Calgary 1San Jose 5, Los Angeles 1Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
10/08/2015 04:53:00am
Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- The Chicago Cubs followed the lead of their ace Jake Arrieta Wednesday night, eliminating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game.A pair of home runs from Dexter Fowler and rookie Kyle Schwarber gave the Cubs a 4-0 lead early on, giving Arrieta more run support than he would need. The Cubs righty pitched a complete game shutout, striking out 11 Pirates. He allowed just four hits.The game may have given Pirates fans a feeli
10/07/2015 11:09:00pm
Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A police review board is recommending departmental charges for two officers who mistakenly tackled and arrested former tennis star James Blake in New York City, according to a memo.The letter to Blake from the Civilian Complaint Review Board, dated Oct. 6, says that charges of excessive force and abuse of authority were both substantiated.Blake was tossed to the ground outside a Midtown hotel last month by an officer looking for someone else. At th
10/07/2015 08:57:00pm
Photo by Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Fresh off the National Football League's 12th game in London in the last eight years, the league announced on Wednesday that it would continue to hold games abroad through at least 2025, and would explore other locations outside of the United Kingdom.A resolution approved by the league's teams expands on a 2011 resolution that allowed the NFL to schedule games in the U.K. through 2016. League Commissioner Roger Goodell said that th
10/07/2015 04:41:00pm
A view from the press box as the South Carolina Gamecocks take on the University of Central Florida Knights during the third quarter on September 26, 2015 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Todd Bennett/GettyImages)(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- This weekend's football game between the University of South Carolina and Louisiana State University will be moved from Columbia, S.C. to Baton Rouge, La., after storms and flooding led officials to believe the event would unduly stre
10/07/2015 02:19:00pm
Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter could be suspended for three months after members of soccer's international governing body met to discuss criminal proceedings against Blatter.BBC Sport reports that FIFA's ethics committee had been meeting in Zurich since Monday. Criminal proceedings were opened against Blatter last month amid accusations that he signed an "unfavorable" deal for FIFA and making a "disloyal payment" to Michel Platini, president of Europe's
10/07/2015 02:00:00pm
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former NBA star Jalen Rose is out with a new book chronicling his remarkable life story, from growing up in inner city Detroit to being a part of the "Fab Five" at the University of Michigan to playing 13 years in the NBA.Rose, now an analyst for ESPN, appeared on ABC News' Good Morning America Wednesday to discuss Got to Give the People What They Want: True Stories and Flagrant Opinions from Center Court. Watch the interview below:Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All righ
10/07/2015 01:06:00pm
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that Axalta Coatings Systems will serve as the primary sponsor of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 Chevrolet SS for 13 Sprint Cup Series races annually, beginning in 2016. The company will also serve as a major associate sponsor during all non-primary events.  It's part of a contract extension between Axalta and Hendrick that will run through 2018.Axalta has been a longtime sponsor of Earnhardt's teammate Jeff G
10/07/2015 05:11:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here’s the latest scores and winners: AL Wild-Card GameAstros 3, Yankees 0 (Astros advance to ALDS)Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
10/07/2015 05:08:00am

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