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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 another good night for the Mountain Home Lockeroom American Legion baseball team as they swept a doubleheader over Batesville Tuesday night at Lester White Field at Cooper Park. The Lockeroom put up seven unanswered runs in game one to ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Former Arkansas Razorback outfielder Andrew Benintendi has signed a professional baseball contract with the Boston Red Sox. The university says Benintendi signed Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not immediately ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) Chris Sale matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts, and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night on a home run by Tyler Flowers. Sale ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed reliever Matt Belisle on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation, retroactive to June 28. Right-hander Marcus Hatley's contract was purchased from AAA Memphis. To make room on ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) A Missouri judge is weighing whether to allow the governor to sign off on plans to build a new stadium for the St. Louis Rams. A state lawmaker argued Tuesday in Cole County Circuit Court that Gov. Jay Nixon and ...Read More
A Twin Lakes Area resident is the proud owner of a horse that received recognition at the recent 50th annual Pinto World Championship Show in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Verna Eaglin of Midway owns "B Endless Legs," a four-year-old mare that was named the ...Read More
American Legion baseball makes up the local Tuesday schedule as both of Mountain Home's teams will be in action. The Lockeroom returns to Lester White Field at Cooper Park as they take on Batesville for zone play. The first pitch is scheduled ...Read More
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Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN(NEW YORK) -– Paul Pierce will join the Los Angeles Clippers after agreeing to a three-year, $10.6 million deal, according to a report by ESPN. Pierce shot 52.4 percent from behind the arc during the playoffs, and bumped his points per game average from 11.9 in the regular season to 14.6 for the postseason.Pierce, the one-time NBA champion and veteran of three teams, was the eighth-oldest player in the NBA this past season.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All r
07/01/2015 08:35:00pm
Sen. John McCain at the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers watching out for a foul ball, June 30, 2015. (@Dbacks/Twitter)(PHOENIX) -- Arizona Sen. John McCain is used to playing hardball -- but not the kind where he risks getting hit in the face.That's until Tuesday night, when a foul ball at an Arizona Diamondbacks game made a beeline for his face.The senator seemed to take the hit in stride, joking about it on Twitter.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved
07/01/2015 07:45:00pm
Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) -- Free agent Kevin Love is staying put.Love said Wednesday he will re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He made the announcement on the website ThePlayersTribune.com:I’m going back to Cleveland.After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that’s when it really struck me. Sitting on the sidelines, I never wanted to play in a game more than that one. I had dreamed of playing in the NBA Finals and I just wanted to help my guys win. I couldn’t have been pr
07/01/2015 02:53:00pm
JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- How can you make upwards of $220 million for 36 minutes of work?Just ask Floyd Mayweather.Via ESPN.com: A source with knowledge of the pay-per-view numbers, which still are not final but have been reported on to a point where a number can be called, told ESPN.com that Mayweather's total for the May 2 fight against Manny Pacquiao will add up to between $220 million and $230 million.And for his part, Pacquiao could earn more than $150 million, according
07/01/2015 02:28:00pm
Al Bello/Staff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bobby Bonilla's payday is here again.Each year on July 1, from now until 2035, the former Major League Baseball player collects a check for $1,193,248.20 from the New York Mets.The money is part of a deferred buyout deal – paid over 25 installments – that the team agreed to following the 1999 season. Bonilla was owed $5.9 million, but instead of simply footing the bill, the Mets agreed to defer the payments, with interest, until 2011.July
07/01/2015 05:18:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Detroit 4, 14 InningsMinnesota 8, Cincinnati 5Chi White Sox 2, St. Louis 1, 11 InningsColorado 2, Oakland 1  Seattle 5, San Diego 1  AMERICAN LEAGUETexas 8, Baltimore 6Boston 4, Toronto 3Cleveland 6, Tampa Bay 2Houston 4, Kansas City 0L.A. Angels 2, N-Y Yankees 1NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 1, N-Y Mets 0Miami 5, San Francisco 3Washington 6, Atlanta 1Milwaukee 4, Philadelphia 3L.A. Dodgers 6, Arizona 4  WOMEN'S WORLD CUPUSA 2,
07/01/2015 05:16:00am
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Jeff Gordon is bringing back his iconic rainbow paint scheme later this summer.He announced Tuesday that he will drive the No. 24 with the rainbow scheme at the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 22. He tweeted some photos of the design.Gordon, who's in his final season as a full-time driver, used the rainbow scheme from 1992 through 2000, winning three Cup titles during that span.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
07/01/2015 04:48:00am
Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images(MONTREAL) -- The U.S. Women's National Soccer team won a game defeated Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the final of the World Cup.The U.S. narrowly avoided calamity in the second half when defender Julie Johnston took down German attacker Alexandra Popp in the box for a penalty kick. Celia Sasic missed the kick, however, putting the ball just wide of net.The U.S. responded in the 69th minute with a penalty kick of their own, which found the bac
06/30/2015 09:08:00pm
Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- In a sentence that's becoming commonplace this summer, Luke Ridnour, the veteran NBA point guard, has been traded.Ridnour has been dealt four times since the NBA season ended, in part because his contract does not become guaranteed until July 11. Since the season's end, Ridnour has been sent from the Orlando Magic to the Memphis Grizzlies, to the Charlotte Hornets, to the Oklahoma City Thunder and now to the Toronto Raptors.Ridnour, 34, has played
06/30/2015 08:16:00pm
Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday as part of a seven-player trade.Saad, 22, has tallied 52 goals and 74 assists in 208 career regular-season games. He will become a restricted free agent.Saad, forward Alex Broadhurst and defenseman Michael Paliotta were sent to Columbus in exchange for forwards Artem Anisimov, Mark Dano, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp and a 2016 draft pick. Saad chipped i
06/30/2015 07:52:00pm
Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Start up the rumors, Brett Favre says he thinks he could still put on a jersey and play in the NFL.Favre's comments in an interview with Sports Illustrated show that the 45-year-old is competitive as ever. "I think I could play," Favre says. "I could make all the throws I made before, I just couldn't throw it near as far, but that never matters anyway."The legendary quarterback noted that he can still throw a football about 50 yards.Favre's jersey numbe
06/30/2015 03:59:00pm
Elsa/Getty Images(MONTREAL) -- The United States soccer team takes on top-ranked Germany Tuesday night in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup at Montreal's Olympic Stadium -- putting it just one step away from Sunday's final.The U.S., ranked No. 2 in the world, is looking to win its first World Cup since 1999. Germany, on the other hand, last won the World Cup in 2007. Both the United States and Germany have each won two world titles.Ahead of the game, here are five storylines to follow:1. U
06/30/2015 01:57:00pm
Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The husband-and-wife producing team of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey will work with NASCAR to develop a scripted TV drama focusing on the racing world.A press release from NASCAR didn't provide specifics on the plot, though it did note, "The series will weave exciting dramatic stories within the backdrop of this beloved sports franchise."Burnett and Downey, who will serve as executive producers of the project, said, "From the first time we got to attend N
06/30/2015 08:55:00am
FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images(MONTREAL) -- The U.S. women's soccer team is readying to take on top seed Germany in the semifinal round of the World Cup Tuesday night."We've been watching Germany a lot this tournament knowing that we could very well see them in the semifinal and the day's finally come," U.S. forward Alex Morgan said ahead of the 7 p.m. ET game in Montreal.The winner of Tuesday's match will advance to the World Cup final on Sunday and play either England or Japan. Those two teams w
06/30/2015 08:38:00am

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