August 5, 2015
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The annual Ultimate Auto Group High School Golf Tournament wrapped up Tuesday at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home with an exciting finish for the girl's individual championship. Mountain Home's Leah Rowe and Sydnie Gamble of Greenwood ...Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) _ Anthony DeSclafani handled the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight start, striking out a career-high nine, and the Cincinnati Reds turned a big first inning off John Lackey into a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. ...Read More
UNDATED (AP) _ In the Texas League Tuesday, the Arkansas Travelers beat the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 5-2. The Travs play the Nats Wednesday night at 7:05 p.m. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
    The Mountain Home 10-year-old all-star Cal Ripken League baseball team is preparing for their trip to the Cal Ripken World Series that begins later this week in Jonesboro. Head coach Curt Drewry and player Landon Mattox ...Read More
The annual Ultimate Auto Group High School Golf Tournament got underway Monday at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home. On the boy's side, Greenwood leads the team standings with a 306, three shots ahead of Jonesboro. Harrison is fourth, ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas' football team and coaching staff will host its annual fan day on Aug. 16 inside Razorback Stadium. Activities will take place from 2-4 p.m. Free parking will be available in several lots around campus, ...Read More
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) _ The University of Arkansas will hold its seventh annual Razorback Football Kickoff Dinner for fans later this month in Springdale. The Aug. 28 dinner will feature coach Bret Bielema, athletic director Jeff Long and ...Read More
After a night off Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals begin a three-game series in Cincinnati Tuesday night. The Cardinals have the best record in Major League Baseball at 67-38 and lead Pittsburgh by 5 1/2 games in the National League Central. John ...Read More
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The effort to build a new football riverfront stadium in St. Louis got a big boost Monday when a judge ruled that approval from city voters is not necessary to use bond proceeds for the project. St. Louis Circuit Judge Tomas ...Read More
UNDATED (AP) _ In the Texas League Monday, the Arkansas Travelers beat the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 4-2. The Nats play the Travs again Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESeattle 10, Colorado 4AMERICAN LEAGUEN-Y Yankees 13, Boston 3Toronto 3, Minnesota 1Kansas City 5, Detroit 1Tampa Bay 11, Chi White Sox 3Texas 4, Houston 3Oakland 5, Baltimore 0Cleveland 2, L.A. Angels 0 NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 5, Arizona 4Chi Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 0Philadelphia 6, L.A. Dodgers 2N-Y Mets 5, Miami 1San Francisco 8, Atlanta 3Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 2Milwaukee 4, San Diego 1 Copyright © 2015,
08/05/2015 04:47:00am
Rob Carr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice wants a second chance.On Tuesday, Rice told ESPN's Outside the Lines he hoped the NFL would give him a second chance since his domestic violence clash with his wife.Last year, surveillance video surfaced showing Rice punching his then fiancée now wife inside an Atlantic City casino elevator. Rice said he thought NFL teams were hesitant to sign him because of it."I understand how real it is, and I don't wanna
08/04/2015 07:18:00pm
Sports Studio Photos/Getty Images(PEPPER PIKE, Ohio) -- Here's how Joltin' Joe became Mr. Coffee.The creator of the famed coffee machines died Saturday at age 91, but one of his favorite stories was how he roped in the famed former Yankee Joe DiMaggio to be a spokesman in the mid-1970s."It was during the early days of Mr. Coffee and he felt he had a tiger by the tail," Sue Parente, the daughter of creator Vincent Marotta, said of her father, who died at his home in Pepper Pike, Ohio. "Sales were
08/04/2015 07:00:00pm
Courtesy of Jessica Thomas-Johnson(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- A youth basketball coach in Virginia is threatening a lawsuit after he says his team of 11-and-under players was disqualified from a national tournament because they have a girl on the team.Joe Mallory, the head coach of the Charlottesville Cavaliers, says he was told Saturday, moments after a win that advanced the team to the semi-finals, that his team was disqualified from the National Travel Basketball Association’s National Ch
08/04/2015 06:46:00pm
Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- Major League Baseball suspends Aaron Sanchez and manager John Gibbons.MLB announced on Tuesday that Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and given an undisclosed fine for an incident on Sunday. Manager John Gibbons was also suspended for one game.On Sunday's game between the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays, MLB deemed Sanchez had intentionally thrown at Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar in the eighth inning.Th
08/04/2015 05:01:00pm
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will both attend a settlement hearing in New York City regarding the "Deflategate" scandal next week, sources tell ESPN.The Aug. 12 hearing comes after Goodell upheld the New England Patriots quarterback's four-game suspension."I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either," Brady said in a Facebook post after Goodell's decision. "Despite submitting to hours of test
08/04/2015 11:01:00am
Matthew Stockman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Ronda Rousey is making big headlines with the announcement that she’s set to star in a biopic based on her life inside the ring, with Carl’s Jr. also confirming to ABC News that she is their newest ad’s star. All of this is coming on the heels of Rousey’s earth-shattering UFC victory, downing her opponent in only 34 seconds.But out of the arena, Rousey, 28, is speaking out against a different kind of opponent: Body-shamers.&ldquo
08/04/2015 10:15:00am
Scoreboard Roundup — 8/3/15(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESeattle 8, Colorado 7AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 5, Minnesota 1Texas 12, Houston 9Tampa Bay 5, Chi White Sox 4Baltimore 9, Oakland 2L.A. Angels 5, Cleveland 4NATIONAL LEAGUEArizona 6, Washington 4N-Y Mets 12, Miami 1Atlanta 9, San Francisco 8, 12 InningsSan Diego 13, Milwaukee 5Chi Cubs at Pittsburgh, (7:05 p.m., postponed, rain)Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
08/04/2015 07:10:00am
Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Could a Clint Bowyer and Martin Truex Jr. reunion be in the cards?Bowyer teased it during a Twitter Q&A he conducted during a plane ride on Sunday. When asked by a fan if he was on the plane with a future teammate, Bowyer replied, "Maybe. @MartinTruex_Jr."The two were once teammates at Michael Waltrip Racing for two seasons. Bowyer remains with MWR, but Truex is now with Furniture Row Racing.Truex is fifth in the Sprint Cup point stan
08/04/2015 06:31:00am
DC Shoes(PAPEETE, Tahiti) -- Tahiti is a surfer’s paradise. Now, it’s paradise for stunt rider Robbie Maddison.Maddison, who partnered with DC Shoes, was able to fulfill a three-year dream and ride a modified-motorcycle across the waves on Tahiti’s shore.The dramatic video below shows Maddison zooming through a rainforest before trading solid ground for water.He enters the water at full speed and manages to zoom across the surface with water spraying up from behind the bike.Mad
08/03/2015 08:32:00pm
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Will James Harden be making the switch from Nike to Adidas?The latter has offered the Houston Rockets shooting guard a 13-year, $200 million endorsement deal, sources tell ESPN.The bid comes after Nike's contract with Harden expired. The company now has until the end of next week to offer a similar contract or risk losing him, ESPN reports.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
08/03/2015 11:46:00am
Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady turns 38 on Monday, and Gisele Bündchen marked the occasion on social media.The supermodel shared a photo of her and Brady kissing in the sea, with their children on their shoulders."Happy birthday my love! We're so blessed to have you in our lives," she captioned the shot. "Thank you for always giving us so much love. We love you! #love #family"Brady and Bündchen, 35, married in 2009. They have two children together,
08/03/2015 11:29:00am
Brian Kersey/Getty Images(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer has been suspended for six games without pay following an incident in which he allegedly punched a teenage boy in the face."The suspension will begin on Monday, September 7, 2015 and end with the conclusion of the Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals game on October 18, 2015," the football team said in a statement Sunday night.The Bills said it had investigated the July 11 incident for weeks before reach
08/03/2015 11:26:00am
iStock/Thinkstock(AMARILLO, Texas) — Drag-racing reality star “Daddy Dave” Comstock is recovering after a serious crash during a race in which his car catapulted off the track and somersaulted at least six times.The accident happened Saturday, during a no-prep race at Amarillo Dragway in Texas. Comstock’s hot rod, nicknamed “Goliath,” swerved and rolled, its front end mangled in the crash.Comstock stars on the Discovery Channel series Street Outlaws.His wife,
08/03/2015 07:55:00am
Chris Trotman/Getty Images(LONG POND, Pa.) — Kyle Busch's win streak was snapped at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Matt Kenseth, won the Sprint Cup Series' Windows 10 400 at the Pennsylvania track.Busch, making a bid for his fourth consecutive win, finished 21st after running out of fuel late. Brad Keselowski, who finished second, slid through his pit stall and took out three crew members during a scary incident, but fortunately everyone was OK.Jeff Gordon rounded
08/03/2015 06:21:00am

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