July 23, 2016
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Local sports stories
Baseball and swimming make up the local Saturday schedule. The Mountain Home 14-year-olds continue action in the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Baseball Tournament at Lake Jackson, Texas. The Blue Devils have another winners bracket game as they ...Read More
A pair of local youth baseball teams began action in the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Tournament on a winning note. The Mountain Home 14-year-olds' opener needed 11 innings as they got past Southern Brazoria County, Texas, 5-3 at Lake Jackson, ...Read More
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema says the Razorbacks have added junior college defensive lineman Michael Taylor to UA's latest signing class. Taylor played last season at Riverside City College in California where he ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Former Arkansas and NFL running back Cedric Cobbs has been sentenced to three years of probation on a drug-related charge, avoiding prison time after telling a federal judge that he's undergoing treatment for a brain disease. ...Read More
The Cardinals played one of its longest games of the season as they began a series at home Friday against the Dodgers. John Rooney has the Redbird Recap. Listen: right-click to download mp3     Saturday's ...Read More
    A former standout football player at Yellville-Summit is one of ten University of Central Arkansas players selected to preseason All-Southland Conference teams. Stockton Mallett, a redshirt junior, was selected to the first ...Read More
     JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas State is picked to finish second in the Sun Belt Conference football race behind Appalachian State. The Red Wolves and the Mountaineers each received five first place votes in the ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Aledmys Diaz's walk-off single in the ninth inning gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the San Diego Padres Thursday night. St. Louis, which scored four runs in the ...Read More
     ST. LOUIS (AP) _ St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday left Thursday night's game against the San Diego Padres after being hit in the face by a pitch from Andrew Cashner. The ball glanced off Holliday's ...Read More
The Mountain Home School Board announced a few changes to the athletic department during Thursday's meeting. One change is in the softball program as Chris Cudworth was named the new head coach of the Lady Bombers. Cudworth will inherit a team ...Read More
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Ronald Martinez/ALLSPORT via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Dennis Green, former NFL coach of the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, has died at 67.Green spent 13 seasons coaching the NFL with eight playoff appearances under the Vikings. His best season with the team was in 1998  when the Vikings finished 15–1, a record at the time.According to a statement from his family, he died due to complications of cardiac arrest.The Vikings said they were "saddened" by the news of his passing.
07/22/2016 03:54:00pm
Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(DALLAS) -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is in hot water just weeks before the start of the preseason.The 21-year-old rookie has been accused of assaulting a woman who claims to be his former live-in girlfriend, according to police reports obtained by ESPN. The woman says she was assaulted several times over the past week.Elliott has denied the claims. The first-round pick has not been charged or arrested.ESPN reports the Cowboys are aware of the accusatio
07/22/2016 02:20:00pm
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More athletes have been caught using banned substances ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday that after reanalyzing samples from the previous two Summer Games -- Beijing 2008 and London 2012 -- 45 more athletes were found to have tested positive for prohibited substances. This brings the total number to 98 after two waves of reanalysis.“The third and fourth waves are expected to cont
07/22/2016 01:21:00pm
Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Sprint Cup Series season rolls on this weekend with a visit to one of auto racing’s most notable tracks.Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host the Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday afternoon. NBCSN’s coverage of the race begins at 3 p.m. ET.As previously reported, Jeff Gordon will fill in for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is recovering from concussion-like symptoms.Last week’s winner,
07/22/2016 06:35:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 7, Oakland 3Baltimore 4, N-Y Yankees 1Boston 13, Minnesota 2Detroit 2, Chi White Sox 1 (7 Innings, shortened due to rain)NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 6, San Diego 5Colorado 7, Atlanta 3L.A. Dodgers 6, Washington 3Miami 9, Philadelphia 3Pittsburgh 5, Milwaukee 3Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
07/22/2016 04:32:00am
Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he would give up his entire salary if an NFL team signs him this season.The running back, out of football since his suspension during the 2014 season for striking his then-fiancee in a hotel elevator, made the promise in a story posted to the USA Today website."All the scrutiny that I've got, it was deserved," Rice admitted, "because domestic violence is a horrible thing."The 29-year-old played
07/21/2016 08:24:00pm
Photo by Rich Arden / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The NBA is exploring alternative host cities for its 2017 All-Star Game now that it has decided to remove the game from North Carolina, ESPN reports. The NBA issued the following statement today regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game pic.twitter.com/2yo1YDA2Un— NBA (@NBA) July 21, 2016The league announced its decision not to hold the event in North Carolina Thursday. It had been considering the move over its objection to North Carolina Hous
07/21/2016 04:59:00pm
Photo by Rich Arden / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The NBA is exploring alternative host cities for its 2017 All-Star Game if it decides to remove the game from North Carolina, ESPN reports.The league had not yet made a decision on whether or not the event would be held in North Carolina, but was considering the move over its objection to North Carolina House Bill 2, which limited anti-discrimination protections in the state. Sources told ESPN that cities including New York, Brooklyn and Chicago "ha
07/21/2016 04:59:00pm
Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- George Washington University basketball coach Mike Lonergan routinely abused players verbally and emotionally, a report in the Washington Post detailed Thursday.The report cites interviews with former athletes and staff members, as well as a complaint logged to a campus Title IX coordinator after this past season. In those complaints, Lonergan is alleged to have created an "offensive, intolerable environment." The player who filed the complain
07/21/2016 04:46:00pm
Commissioner Rob Manfred prior to a regular season Sunday Night Baseball game (Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)(NEW YORK) -- Major League Baseball could soon restrict the number of different pitchers teams use per game.MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was a guest on ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike Thursday morning, and listened to nine suggestions from the hosts on how to potentially improve the sport. One of those suggestions included a restriction on relief pitchers allowed either per inning or
07/21/2016 04:09:00pm
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