January 26, 2015
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The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will offer another hunter education course to the Twin Lakes Area this weekend. The course will be held Saturday from 8:00 to 6:00 at the Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on Crooked Creek in ...Read More
Basketball and bowling make up the local Monday schedule. The Mountain Home High School bowling team returns to the alley as they take on Norfork. Action starts at 3:30 at Driftwood Lanes. Two local boys' basketball teams will be in Mountain ...Read More
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Defensive struggles early set the tone as the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team dropped a Southeastern Conference contest at Florida, 58-72, Sunday. The loss drops Arkansas to 11-8 overall and 1-6 in the SEC while ...Read More
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points to pace a balanced attack and No. 14 Kentucky outlasted Missouri 83-69 on Sunday. Kentucky led 43-40 at the break but Missouri responded and went up 50-48 with 14:07 left. The Wildcats ...Read More
The Mountain Home Invitational Tournament wrapped up its week of junior high basketball on Saturday, and one of the host teams came away with the prize. The Junior Lady Bombers won their third championship trophy of the season as they edged out ...Read More
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Alandise Harris scored 14 points while Bobby Portis added 12 and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Arkansas past Missouri 61-60 on Saturday. Missouri had a chance to take the lead with 3.3 seconds remaining with Wes Clark at the ...Read More
TROY, Ala. (AP) Anthony Livingston scored 16 points, including the go-ahead bucket in the second half, and hauled in 13 rebounds to lead Arkansas State to a 64-55 win over Troy on Saturday. Sean Gardner added 13 points and Cameron Golden sank ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Lonnie McClanahan scored 21 points to lead Texas-Arlington in a 75-68 come-from-behind victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday night. McClanahan led the Mavericks with 12 points in the opening half but they trailed ...Read More
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Ja'Dante Frye scored 19 points on Saturday to lead Nicholls State to a 71-61 win over Central Arkansas, winning their first road game of the season and handing the Bears their sixth straight Southland League loss. T.J. ...Read More
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Ghiavonni Robinson scored 20 points to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff over Texas Southern 66-62 on Saturday night to hand the Tigers their first conference loss. Tevin Hammond made a pair of free throws to give Arkansas ...Read More
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Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(ATLANTA, Ga.) -- Once the Super Bowl has concluded, the Atlanta Falcons are expected to name Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as their head coach, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.Quinn, 44, has served as defensive coordinator of the Seahawks defense for the past two seasons after replacing Gus Bradley, who took the head job with the Jacksonville Jaguars.The Falcons have already named Kyle Shanahan as the team’s offensive coordinato
01/26/2015 06:00:00am
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CHICAGO, Ill.) -- On way to a victory over the Chicago Bulls, a remarkable event occurred for the Miami Heat. Hassan Whiteside, a center who has worked on his craft in the Developmental League, recorded a triple double for the Heat in their 96-84 win.By putting up 14 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocks, Whiteside recorded his first career triple-double. He also did this in 25 minutes of action; achieving the feat in the second shortest period of time in the shot clock
01/26/2015 05:00:00am
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Sport(DALLAS, Tx.) -- The Dallas Mavericks are inching closer to signing center Jermaine O'Neal.The 36-year-old center, who is currently rehabilitating from numerous injuries and chronic ailments, is likely to join the Mavericks around the All-Star break, according to ESPN.O'Neal, an 18 year veteran, last played in the 2013-2014 season with the Golden State Warriors. He has had multiple surgeries to repair both wrists and undergone plasma-rich therapy on both kn
01/26/2015 01:00:00am
NFL Shield (NFL)(GLENDALE, Az.) -- The NFL's annual All-Star competition concluded with Team Irvin defeating Team Carter 32-28.Under the leadership of Hall of Fame wide receivers, Michael Irvin and Cris Carter, the NFL's most popular players put on a show for the fans.Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford took home MVP honors for their respective side of the ball."I just tried to enjoy it," Watt said, who intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble i
01/25/2015 11:00:00pm
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: Miami Heat 96 (20-24) - Chicago Bulls 84 (29-17)Top 25 Men's College Basketball:(2) Virginia 50 (19-0) - Virginia Tech 47 (8-11)(5) Duke 77 (17-2) - St. John's 68 (13-6)(14) Wichita State 74 (18-2) - Drake 40 (4-16)Ohio State 82 (16-5) - (23) Indiana 70 (15-5)Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.ins
01/25/2015 10:20:00pm
Matt Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon failed another drug test and will now face a one-year suspension, ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter reports.Gordon tested positive for alcohol, a source said, confirming a report by Pro Football Talk. Gordon was suspended at the end of the season for violating team rules after missing the first 11 games of the season, to go along with being arrested for driving while impaired after speeding down a street in Rale
01/25/2015 03:53:00pm
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The wait is over.  Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski won his 1,000th game after his team beat St. John's 77-68 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.The Blue Devils were down 61-51 with 8:36 left in the game and had a furious rally and Quinn Cook's three pointer gave them their first lead of the second half with 5:15 left in the game.  They'd go on to have a 26-7 run to end the game and give Coach K the milestone victory.Tyus Jones finished with 22 p
01/25/2015 03:30:00pm
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- D'Angelo Russell wasn't a heralded player heading into this season, but that's all changed as he continued his great play during the Buckeyes 82-70 win over 23rd ranked Indiana on Sunday.Ohio State has now won three-straight games for the first time in nearly a month, improving to 16-5, and 5-3 in the Big-Ten.Russell led the way for Ohio State as he scored 22 points, dished out 10 assists, pulled down six rebounds, and also had two steals. He had 13 of
01/25/2015 02:52:00pm
NBA via Milwaukee Bucks(MILWAUKEE) -- The Detroit Pistons' biggest fears have come true as point guard Brandon Jennings will miss the next 6-9 months with an Achilles injury."6/9months." Jennings posted on Twitter on Sunday afternoon, confirming the injury.Jennings fell to the floor during the team's game against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday night after he planted his left leg while he was guarding on inbounds pass. He had to be carried off the court by teammates."We gotta just keep pushin' WE (Pi
01/25/2015 01:09:00pm
Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The NFL is tired of Seattle Seahawks' running back Marshawn Lynch's celebrations after he celebrates touchdowns.ESPN's Sal Paolantonio is reporting that if Lynch makes an obscene after scoring or at any other time during Super Bowl XLIX, the team will be penalized 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct.If he does it after scoring a touchdown, the team will have to kickoff from the 20-yard line.Lynch has been fined twice this season for grabbing his crot
01/25/2015 09:23:00am
Stacy Revere/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a deal with former Canadian Football League cornerback Delvin Breaux.The 6-foot-1, 193 pound Breaux, who played high school ball in New Orleans, was once a highly recruited prospect before enduring three broken vertebrae in his back and a partially blocked artery during a high school football game in 2006.The now 25-year-old Breaux has played the last two seasons for the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He had 33 tackles, fiv
01/25/2015 06:45:00am
G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images(LUBBOCK, Texas) -- Devaugntah Williams scored a career-high 22 points to help Texas Tech upset No. 9 Iowa State, 78-73 Saturday.Texas Tech (11-9) hit 11 three-pointers, including five by junior guard Toddrick Gotcher, to earn its first win over a top ten team since March 2009."We didn't plan on shooting it," Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith said. "Shoot them when you're open, and we were open because of the way they were defending us."Down by 10 with 2:
01/25/2015 04:06:00am
Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- Devin Booker scored a game-high 18 points to lead top-ranked Kentucky past South Carolina, 58-43.Kentucky improves to 19-0, which is its best start under head coach John Calipari.The Wildcats defense stifled South Carolina (10-8) forcing the Gamecocks to shoot 23 percent from the field for the game.South Carolina took the lead with 4:31 remaining in the first half when Sindarius Thornwell 3-pointer put them up 24-23. But Kentucky proceeded to go on
01/25/2015 01:49:00am
Jim Rogash/Getty Images(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick felt compelled to address questions that his team supposedly deflated footballs before the AFC Championship Game, so he did an investigation of his own and than spoke about it.At an unscheduled press conference Saturday Belichick explained how he learned more about air pressure this week then he learned in a lifetime around football. And after learning exactly how the team prepares footballs before a gam
01/24/2015 11:38:00pm
Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(TUSCALOOSA,Al.) -- After revolutionizing the Crimson Tide passing attack in 2014, Lane Kiffin will return as Alabama's offensive coordinator in 2015.The University announced Saturday that Kiffin would return after leading the Crimson Tide to the 9th ranked offense in the country. Kiffin had been a top candidate for the San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator position, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter."We're very pleased and happy that Lane is going to be staying here
01/24/2015 06:00:00pm
Rich Schulz/Getty Images(MIAMI, Fl.) -- Ichiro Suzuki will give it another go in Major League Baseball.The Miami Marlins have signed Ichiro to a one-year deal.  The deal is for $2 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.Ichiro, 41, has played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees. He needs 156 hits to reach the milestone of 3,000 for his career.The Marlins outfield is set with Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna. Ichiro w
01/24/2015 05:00:00pm
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NCAAM: (1) Kentucky 58 (19-0)- South Carolina 43 (10-8) (11)- Kansas 75 (16-3) - (17) Texas 62 (14-5)(15) North Carolina 78 (16-4) - Florida State 74 (10-10) Purdue 67 (12-8) - (25) Iowa 63 (13-7) Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs")
01/24/2015 04:00:00pm
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Duke Blue Devils center Marshall Plumlee will trade one uniform for another.A member of Duke's ROTC program, Plumlee took part in a contracting ceremony on Friday, serving as his swearing-in to the U.S. Army.As long as Plumlee completes his ROTC requirements by his graduation in 2016, he will become an official Army officer.Marshall is the younger brother of Miles and Mason Plumlee, who both play in the NBA and are also former Blue Devils.A 7-footer, Plum
01/24/2015 11:40:00am
Brian A. Wsterholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will have an even harder time winning games this season as leading scorer Tony Wroten will miss the rest of the season with a partially torn ACL.“During our game against the New Orleans Pelicans on January 16, Tony Wroten suffered an injury to his right knee," The team announced in a statement. "Over the past week, we have worked closely with Tony, our medical and sports performance teams, his representatives, and renow
01/24/2015 11:03:00am

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