April 29, 2016
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Baseball, softball and soccer make up the local Friday schedule. The Mountain Home High School softball team returns to the road as they continue 7A/6A-East action at Searcy. The varsity game begins at 4:30 followed by the junior varsity ...Read More
The Mountain Home High School baseball team had another rough outing Thursday as they suffered a 14-4 defeat at Searcy. The Bombers drop to 1-3 in conference games against Class 6A teams, and they are tied with Marion for third in the East. ...Read More
The postseason began for high school track as Mountain Home hosted the 6A-East/Central Conference Meet at Bomber Stadium. The Lady Bombers finished fifth in the girls' team standings as Russellville came away with the title. Mountain Home had ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) The Arkansas baseball team is set to host Number 2 Texas A&M in Southeastern Conference baseball in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks and Aggies are to play starting at 6:35 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on ...Read More
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Expected inclement weather in Boone, North Carolina has led to changes in the scheduled Sun Belt Conference baseball series between Arkansas State and Appalachian State. The two teams will play a doubleheader Friday and a ...Read More
PHOENIX (AP) Rubby De La Rosa struck out a career-high 10 and pitched two-hit ball through seven innings, Chris Herrmann and Brandon Drury homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Thursday night. The Diamondbacks ...Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs traded the 28th overall pick to San Francisco on Thursday night and received the 49ers' second-round pick along with choices in the fourth and sixth rounds in this year's NFL draft. The 49ers used ...Read More
IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have taken Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth overall pick in the NFL draft. It's the highest Dallas has drafted a running back since taking Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett second overall in ...Read More
Cotter had mixed results Wednesday as their baseball and softball teams took on Bergman in the 3A-1 East District Tournament at the Community First Bank Sports Complex in Harrison. The Lady Panthers tied the game in the bottom of the seventh ...Read More
Several golf vendors will be in the Twin Lakes Area Thursday. Big Creek Golf and Country Club will host its Demo Day from 2:00 to 6:00. Everyone in the community is welcome to try different clubs from Nike, Ping, Cleveland/Srixon and Ben Hogan. ...Read More
Baseball, softball, soccer and track make up the local Thursday schedule. There will be plenty of high track action at Bomber Stadium as the postseason gets underway. Mountain Home will be the host school for the 6A-East/Central Conference Meet. ...Read More
     PHOENIX (AP) _ Adam Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his first win and hit a three-run triple in St. Louis' fifth straight offensive outburst, lifting the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Arizona ...Read More
     DALLAS (AP) _ A fantasy football company partly owned by Dallas quarterback Tony Romo is fighting the NFL in court again, this time claiming the league is interfering with a second attempt to hold a fan-centric ...Read More
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Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- It was a wild night for Ole Miss offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil at Thursday night's NFL Draft.Shortly before the first round of selections began, a video was posted to Tunsil's Twitter account appearing to show the top prospect wearing a gas mask and appearing to smoke from a bong. The tweet was quickly deleted, but was noticed nonetheless. Tunsil had been considered one of the draft's top prospects, and at one point a candidate to be chosen with t
04/29/2016 09:03:00am
Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(MIAMI) -- Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon was suspended for 80 games late Thursday night after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.The two-time All-Star led the National League in batting average last year, hitting at a .333 clip, while accruing 205 hits, to lead the major leagues. MLB said Gordon tested positive for exogenous testosterone and clostebol.The 28-year-old will lose nearly $2 million in salary during his suspension wtihout pay
04/29/2016 07:20:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEAtlanta 5, Boston 3AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 7, Oakland 3Baltimore 10, Chi White Sox 2NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 7, Milwaukee 2Philadelphia 3, Washington 0Arizona 3, St. Louis 0Miami 5, L.A. Dodgers 3Pittsburgh at Colorado (postponed, rain)NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSAtlanta 104, Boston 92NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSOT  Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserve
04/29/2016 04:53:00am
Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- The NFL Draft followed the script early on. After a pair of trades saw the Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles trade up for the first and second overall selections, respectively, each team took the quarterback that most mock drafts had predicted for them.The Rams took Cal quarterback Jared Goff with the top overall pick, leaving North Dakota State's Carson Wentz to go second to the Eagles. It was the seventh time since 1967, and the second year in a
04/28/2016 08:31:00pm
Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- The NFL Draft followed the script early on. After a pair of trades saw the Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles trade up for the first and second overall selections, respectively, each team took the quarterback that most mock drafts had predicted for them.The Rams took Cal quarterback Jared Goff with the top overall pick, leaving North Dakota State's Carson Wentz to go second to the Eagles. It was the seventh time since 1967, and the second year in a
04/28/2016 08:31:00pm
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has said that he would "rather not play football" than play for the New York Jets under their current contract offer, a source told ESPN.ESPN reports the Jets have stayed with their first offer that ranges from $7 million to $8 million per season. Fitzpatrick is reportedly seeking twice that amount per year.The stalemate between Fitzpatrick and the team has been in place since February.According to ESPN, the Jets have since been i
04/28/2016 07:00:00pm
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- The man accused of fatally shooting former NFL player Will Smith in New Orleans earlier this month has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge.Cardell Hayes was also indicted for attempted second-degree murder of Smith's wife, Racquel, who was shot in the leg on April 9, the day Smith died. Additionally, Hayes faces charges of aggravated damage to property and aggravated assault with a firearm, court records show.The indictment came during a pro
04/28/2016 05:10:00pm
Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Get ready to grab a hanky.  There’s a new Gatorade campaign celebrating retired Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, by focusing not on his career -- but on the kind of man he is.Titled “Dear Peyton,” the ad features Manning’s friends, former teammates, coaches, even his dad Archie and brother Eli, all of whom read letters Peyton wrote to them -- thanking them, congratulating them, praising
04/28/2016 12:04:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tony Holmes will be attending his first St. Louis Blues hockey game next Tuesday and had a personal message from former Blues star and NHL Hall of Famer Brett Hull delivered to him Thursday on Good Morning America.It is a strange journey for the baseball and football-loving Holmes, who became an overnight Internet sensation when he stumbled on Monday night’s Blues-Chicago Blackhawks game on TV and began to live-tweet his first hockey experience.“It
04/28/2016 09:26:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tony Holmes will be attending his first St. Louis Blues hockey game next Tuesday and had a personal message from former Blues star and NHL Hall of Famer Brett Hull delivered to him Thursday on Good Morning America.It is a strange journey for the baseball and football-loving Holmes, who became an overnight Internet sensation when he stumbled on Monday night’s Blues-Chicago Blackhawks game on TV and began to live-tweet his first hockey experience.“It
04/28/2016 09:26:00am
studioaltius/iStock/Thinkstock(INDIANAPOLIS) -- The NCAA says it could take the privilege of hosting NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games away from any location that can't show proof that it is free of discrimination.On Wednesday, the NCAA Board of Governors voted to adopt an anti-discrimination measure at their quarterly meeting. In a statement, the NCAA said that "currently awarded sites must report how they will provide an environment that is safe, healthy and free of discrimination, plus s
04/28/2016 09:23:00am
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Golden State Warriors will allow assistant coach Luke Walton to interview with the Los Angeles Lakers for their coaching vacancy, now that their first round playoff series is over.ESPN reports that Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said prior to Wednesday night's Game Five that Walton would be free to talk to the Lakers "as soon as the series is over and we have a little break." After their 114-81 win over the Houston Rockets Wednesday night,
04/28/2016 09:09:00am
Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images(SEATTLE) -- Nintendo of America will sell most of its interest in the Seattle Mariners, the team announced Wednesday, as part of an ownership shakeup that includes the retirement of the team's CEO.The Mariners said at a Wednesday press conference that Nintendo will retain 10 percent stake in the team, with the remainder being sold to members of the current ownership group. The team's CEO, Howard Lincoln, will retire from day-to-day operations, being replace
04/28/2016 06:01:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEBoston 9, Atlanta 4AMERICAN LEAGUEChi White Sox 4, Toronto 0Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 1Detroit 9, Oakland 4Texas 3, N-Y Yankees 2Cleveland 6, Minnesota 5L.A. Angels 4, Kansas City 2Houston 7, Seattle 4NATIONAL LEAGUESan Francisco 13, San Diego 9Philadelphia 3, Washington 0N-Y Mets 5, Cincinnati 2Pittsburgh 9, Colorado 8St. Louis 11, Arizona 4Miami 2, L.A. Dodgers 0Milwaukee at Chi Cubs (postponed, rain)NATIONAL BA
04/28/2016 04:42:00am
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(ATLANTA) -- University of Georgia men's basketball coach Mark Fox was on the Delta flight that almost collided with another plane at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Wednesday, ESPN reports."We were running full throttle, getting ready to take off," Fox told ESPN Wednesday. "And the pilot slammed on the brakes."A sportswriter for The Charlotte Observer newspaper Scott Fowler, who was also on the Delta Flight 873, reported the pilot told the passengers that
04/27/2016 08:02:00pm
Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- An NFL source told ESPN that the league doesn't see any reason to reopen settlement talks with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) in reference to Brady's four-game suspension.The source told ESPN that the NFL doesn't believe that there was adequate reasoning to renew settlement discussions. This comes after a federal appeals court upheld the suspension earlier this week. The source said the league thinks the tim
04/27/2016 06:53:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- The NFL Draft is tomorrow and after a pair of big trades, quarterbacks are expected to be the top two picks, but beyond that, question marks abound.The Saint Louis Rams gave up a package of draft picks to acquire the first overall pick earlier this month. While head coach Jeff Fisher wouldn't say at the time what the team's intent was -- and said this week that the player himself wouldn't know until draft night -- it is expected that they will choose either Cal quar
04/27/2016 12:49:00pm
Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The Sacramento Kings unveiled a new logo on Tuesday night, kicking off what the team is calling a "new era of proud."The Kings will move into a new arena, the Golden 1 Center, in October, and with it, the team is rebranding. "This brand kicks off [a] new era for our franchise as we move into [the] most technologically-advanced arena in the world," Chairman Vivek Ranadive said at Tuesday's event. Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein called the
04/27/2016 09:29:00am
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