August 27, 2016
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Local sports stories
     The Mountain Home High School golf teams had mixed results Friday as they split with Har-Ber at Big Creek Golf and Country Club.      The girls' match ended with the Lady Bombers defeating the ...Read More
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Lars Anderson doubled twice, and Seth Frankoff allowed just four hits over six innings as the Tulsa Drillers defeated the Arkansas Travelers 2-1 Friday. Joe Broussard struck Jose Briceno out with a runner ...Read More
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Allen Staton hit a run-scoring single in the eighth inning, leading the Springfield Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals on Friday. Robby Rowland got the win with two innings of ...Read More
    Jedd Gyorko homered and Luke Weaver pitched six strong innings to earn his first major league win as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Friday night. With the game wrap up, here's John ...Read More
    CHICAGO (AP) The Chiefs will be without several starters and backups in today's preseason game at Soldier Field. Among those missing from Saturday's exhibition against the Chicago Bears are pass rusher Tamba Hali, running backs ...Read More
     Adrian 34, Drexel 6      Affton 23, Seckman 7      Appleton City 28, Osceola 12      Ash Grove 21, Stockton ...Read More
Football and golf make up the local Friday schedule. The Mountain Home High School golf teams return to Big Creek Golf and Country Club as they welcome Har-Ber to the Twin Lakes Area. Tee time is scheduled for one p.m. It's week two of the ...Read More
    The Mountain Home High School volleyball team lost at home Thursday night to Harrison 3-0. The Lady Goblins won by scores of 25-12, 25-23 and 25-11. For the Lady Bombers, Claudia Carter had five kills and three blocks, ...Read More
    The Mountain Home High School tennis teams had a win and a tie at Harrison on Thursday. The Bombers defeated the Goblins 3-1. Billy Beck and Jack Arp both won singles matches and the doubles team of Sam Arp and C.J. ...Read More
    The Izard County boys' golf team picked up another win Thursday, taking a seven-team match at Sage Meadows Country Club in Jonesboro. The Cougars shot a 126, finishing five strokes ahead of Rector. Zach Williams was the top ...Read More
    In high school softball Thursday, Bakersfield got their season started with a win over county rival Gainesville. The Lady Lions won 13-5 over the Lady Bulldogs. Dora suffered their first loss of the season, falling to ...Read More
     FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas' men's basketball team has released a 13-game non-conference schedule that includes a game against rival Texas. UA opens the season with home games against Fort Wayne on Nov. 11, ...Read More
     BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ SEC West rivals Alabama and LSU each had 13 players make the coaches preseason all-conference teams. The Crimson Tide had three players picked as first-teamers on each side of the ball ...Read More
    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright lost his glove trying to tag out Yoenis Cespedes and lost the game, too, when Alejandro De Aza homered and drove in five runs to send the New York Mets over St. Louis ...Read More
     SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Allen Staton hit a walk-off solo homer with one out in the 11th inning, as the Springfield Cardinals beat the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 4-3 on Thursday. The Cardinals tied the game 3-3 ...Read More
     TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Caleb Adams homered and had four hits, driving in three as the Arkansas Travelers beat the Tulsa Drillers 7-2 on Thursday. Arkansas got on the board first in the third inning when Zach Welz ...Read More
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WLS-TV(CHICAGO) -- The cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade was shot and killed in Chicago Friday afternoon, Wade's mother, Pastor Jolinda Wade, confirmed.Nykea Aldridge was pushing a baby in a stroller in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood at around 3:30 p.m. when two men opened fire at another man, according to ABC-owned station WLS-TV.Aldridge, 32, was caught in the crossfire and hit in the head and arm. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.She was not the intend
08/26/2016 09:55:00pm
Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Ryan Lochte was charged Thursday with filing a false statement in connection with an international incident in Rio de Janeiro and according to his lawyer, Lochte will not be responding.When BBC asked Lochte's lawyer if the U.S. swimmer and gold medalist would make a public statement on the charge, he said Lochte would "not be."Lochte, 32, flew home to North Carolina from Brazil before police could question him about his claims that he and three teamma
08/26/2016 06:51:00pm
Photo by Zachary Scheffer/Getty Images(SEATTLE) -- U.S. soccer star Clint Dempsey is being evaluated at a Seattle-area hospital on Friday after experiencing an irregular  heartbeat.Dempsey's condition was announced by his club team, the Seattle Sounders, who said that the striker would be held out of their matchup against the Portland Timbers on Sunday. Dempsey, 33, tallied eight goals and two assists for the Sounders this season. In addition to playing for the Sounders in Major League Socc
08/26/2016 03:09:00pm
Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The University of Texas extended the contract of men's basketball coach Shaka Smart on Thursday, keeping Smart in Austin through the 2022-2023 season.According to the University of Texas Athletics Department, Smart will receive a $100,000 pay increase to his base salary, earning him a new total of $3 million for the upcoming season. Additional pay increases were made to various performance-based incentives in Smart's contract."Shaka has done
08/26/2016 12:09:00pm
Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones was not happy after video of rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott appearing to visit a marijuana dispensary hours before making his preseason debut was posted by TMZ.In the video, a man the website says is Elliott was seen at Herban Legends in Seattle. He was not seem making any purchases, however. While recreational marijuana use is legal in the state of Washington, the substance is still banned
08/26/2016 11:16:00am
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- Former University of Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman has left his role as a volunteer assistant with the University of North Carolina program, saying he didn't want to be a distraction. Beckman was fired by Illinois days before last season amid allegations that he mistreated players, urging them to play through injuries and criticizing those who didn't. Beckman had reportedly been working with UNC coach Larry Fedora to help scout a
08/26/2016 10:08:00am
Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images(SEATTLE) -- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo escaped serious injury on Thursday night, despite leaving the team's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after just three snaps with an apparent back injury.Romo was sacked by Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril and immediately grabbed for his lower back. Romo underwent two back surgeries in 2013 and missed a game in 2014 with transverse process fractures in his back. Calling the hit Avril laid on him "p
08/26/2016 09:19:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEWashington 4, Baltimore 0Kansas City 5, Miami 2AMERICAN LEAGUEChi White Sox 7, Seattle 6 Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1Detroit 8, Minnesota 5L.A. Angels 6, Toronto 3Texas 9, Cleveland 0NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 2, 10 InningsAtlanta 3, Arizona 1 San Francisco 4, L.A. Dodgers 0 N-Y Mets 10, St. Louis 6Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
08/26/2016 05:17:00am
Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Sprint Cup season continues this weekend in Michigan.Michigan International Speedway will host the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday afternoon. NBCSN's coverage of the race will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern time.Kevin Harvick enters the event as the points leader. He's 27 points ahead of Brad Keselowski.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
08/26/2016 04:21:00am
Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been charged for making a false police report in connection with the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident, Civil Police confirmed to ABC News.Earlier today, it was reported that Lochte has been summoned to give testimony related to the investigation into the incident, a spokesman for the Brazilian Ministry of Justice confirmed to ABC News.Police want Lochte, who flew home to North Carolina after the incident, to tra
08/25/2016 07:14:00pm
Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been summoned to give testimony related to the investigation into the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident, a spokesman for the Brazilian Ministry of Justice confirmed to ABC News.Police want Lochte, who flew home to North Carolina after the incident, to travel to Brazil to deliver his testimony in person, a Brazilian Federal Police source said.The decision comes days after Lochte said his original story about being
08/25/2016 05:42:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(BURLINGTON, Vt.) -- The University of Vermont women's basketball team announced on Wednesday it has canceled its December game against the University of North Carolina over the state's HB2 law."The decision to cancel to our Dec. 28 women's basketball game at North Carolina was made as a result of concerns over the HB2 law, which prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms based on their gender identity," Vermont athletic director Jeff Schulman explained in a
08/25/2016 12:31:00pm
Courtesy CuseMSOC(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- The Syracuse men's soccer team has pulled off an epic locker room stunt as one player tried to "head" the ball to his teammates without hitting the ground.Senior defenseman Liam Callahan bounced the ball to all 25 of his teammate's noggins, one at a time, without the ball ever hitting the ground. Finally, he headed the ball into a trash can.Callahan told ABC News' Good Morning America that he and his teammates attempted the trick 20 times. The final try was u
08/25/2016 09:41:00am
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