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  • Rockets' Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan

    Rockets' Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:32:33 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:32:33 GMT
    The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
    The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Razorbacks can't hold off Tigers in late innings

    Razorbacks can't hold off Tigers in late innings

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:56:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Auburn, AL (UofA) – No. 14 Arkansas and No. 10 Auburn went back and forth all day Sunday at Plainsman Park, but a three-run seventh inning and a two-run eighth for the Tigers proved to be too much in the end, as Auburn defeated Arkansas 11-6, to take the series. Arkansas battled back from being down 4-1 after two innings to tie the game at 5-5 in the fourth, and then 6-6 in the seventh. However, Auburn’s bats continued to have a hot weekend and the Razorbac...
    Auburn, AL (UofA) – No. 14 Arkansas and No. 10 Auburn went back and forth all day Sunday at Plainsman Park, but a three-run seventh inning and a two-run eighth for the Tigers proved to be too much in the end, as Auburn defeated Arkansas 11-6, to take the series. Arkansas battled back from being down 4-1 after two innings to tie the game at 5-5 in the fourth, and then 6-6 in the seventh. However, Auburn’s bats continued to have a hot weekend and the Razorbac...
  • Arkansas One-Hits Memphis At Dickey-Stephens

    Arkansas One-Hits Memphis At Dickey-Stephens

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:25:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A two-run blast by Chad Spanberger and a stellar start by sophomore Kacey Murphy on the mound led the 14th-ranked Razorback baseball team to a 2-0 victory over Memphis Wednesday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock, Arkansas. One night after plating 16 runs against the Tigers, the Razorbacks only needed the two off Spanberger’s fifth inning home run to finish the midweek sweep in front of 8.974 fans. Six hits were totaled in the g...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A two-run blast by Chad Spanberger and a stellar start by sophomore Kacey Murphy on the mound led the 14th-ranked Razorback baseball team to a 2-0 victory over Memphis Wednesday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock, Arkansas. One night after plating 16 runs against the Tigers, the Razorbacks only needed the two off Spanberger’s fifth inning home run to finish the midweek sweep in front of 8.974 fans. Six hits were totaled in the g...
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  • Chiefs waive DT Jaye Howard with failed physical designation

    Chiefs waive DT Jaye Howard with failed physical designation

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:05:09 GMT
    The Chiefs waived Jaye Howard with a failed physical designation Monday after the veteran defensive tackle was limited to eight games by a hip injury last season.
    The Chiefs waived Jaye Howard with a failed physical designation Monday after the veteran defensive tackle was limited to eight games by a hip injury last season.
  • Latest Mid-America sports

    Latest Mid-America sports

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 09:07:55 GMT
    The NHL postseason is down to eight teams with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Nashville Predators and the Anaheim Ducks hosting the Edmonton Oilers to start the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday...
    The NHL postseason is down to eight teams with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Nashville Predators and the Anaheim Ducks hosting the Edmonton Oilers to start the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night.
  • Franco, Singh shoot course record to win Legends of Golf

    Franco, Singh shoot course record to win Legends of Golf

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:55:31 GMT
    Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh teamed to shoot a course-record 12-under par on Sunday to rally from seven shots behind and win the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.
    Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh teamed to shoot a course-record 12-under par on Sunday to rally from seven shots behind and win the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.
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  • Hoxie's Gillham gets national team invite

    Hoxie's Gillham gets national team invite

  • Memphis holds off Oklahoma City, 4-3

    Memphis holds off Oklahoma City, 4-3

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-04-24 02:03:13 GMT

    Oklahoma City, OK (Redbirds) – The Memphis Redbirds grabbed an early lead that they would never relinquish in a 4-3 triumph over the Oklahoma City Dodgers on Sunday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Picking up from its ninth-inning rally on Saturday night, the Redbirds (10-8) came out of the gates quick, scoring twice in the first three batters of the game. Breyvic Valera led the game off with a single and promptly scored on a Todd Cunning

    Oklahoma City, OK (Redbirds) – The Memphis Redbirds grabbed an early lead that they would never relinquish in a 4-3 triumph over the Oklahoma City Dodgers on Sunday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Picking up from its ninth-inning rally on Saturday night, the Redbirds (10-8) came out of the gates quick, scoring twice in the first three batters of the game. Breyvic Valera led the game off with a single and promptly scored on a Todd Cunning

  • A-State Baseball drops series finale to South Alabama

    A-State Baseball drops series finale to South Alabama

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:58:09 GMT
    Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball team was able to get within 6-5 of South Alabama, but the Jaguars scored the final nine runs of the game to earn a series-clinching 15-5 win Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Stadium. South Alabama (25-16, 12-6 SBC) jumped in front in the top of the first with RBI singles by Wells Davis and Drew LaBounty. However, A-State loaded the bases in the bottom of the first with hits by Joe Schrimpf and Garrett Rucker before Jeremy ...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball team was able to get within 6-5 of South Alabama, but the Jaguars scored the final nine runs of the game to earn a series-clinching 15-5 win Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Stadium. South Alabama (25-16, 12-6 SBC) jumped in front in the top of the first with RBI singles by Wells Davis and Drew LaBounty. However, A-State loaded the bases in the bottom of the first with hits by Joe Schrimpf and Garrett Rucker before Jeremy ...
  • Razorbacks can't hold off Tigers in late innings

    Razorbacks can't hold off Tigers in late innings

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:56:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Auburn, AL (UofA) – No. 14 Arkansas and No. 10 Auburn went back and forth all day Sunday at Plainsman Park, but a three-run seventh inning and a two-run eighth for the Tigers proved to be too much in the end, as Auburn defeated Arkansas 11-6, to take the series. Arkansas battled back from being down 4-1 after two innings to tie the game at 5-5 in the fourth, and then 6-6 in the seventh. However, Auburn’s bats continued to have a hot weekend and the Razorbac...
    Auburn, AL (UofA) – No. 14 Arkansas and No. 10 Auburn went back and forth all day Sunday at Plainsman Park, but a three-run seventh inning and a two-run eighth for the Tigers proved to be too much in the end, as Auburn defeated Arkansas 11-6, to take the series. Arkansas battled back from being down 4-1 after two innings to tie the game at 5-5 in the fourth, and then 6-6 in the seventh. However, Auburn’s bats continued to have a hot weekend and the Razorbac...
  • Softball wins two; seals GAC Regular Season Championship

    Softball wins two; seals GAC Regular Season Championship

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:55:02 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    Searcy, AR - The 2nd-ranked Harding softball team swept Arkansas-Monticello on Sunday in a Great American Conference doubleheader. The Lady Bisons won 7-5 and 3-0. With the wins on Sunday Harding won the GAC Regular Season Championship with six games remaining in the regular season. The Lady Bisons improved to 45-5 overall and 35-3 in the GAC. Arkansas-Monticello falls to 31-17 overall and 24-12 in the GAC. Harding will be the No. 1 seed in the GAC Tournament held May 4-6 in Be...
    Searcy, AR - The 2nd-ranked Harding softball team swept Arkansas-Monticello on Sunday in a Great American Conference doubleheader. The Lady Bisons won 7-5 and 3-0. With the wins on Sunday Harding won the GAC Regular Season Championship with six games remaining in the regular season. The Lady Bisons improved to 45-5 overall and 35-3 in the GAC. Arkansas-Monticello falls to 31-17 overall and 24-12 in the GAC. Harding will be the No. 1 seed in the GAC Tournament held May 4-6 in Be...
  • A-State Football ready for next phase in offseason

    A-State Football ready for next phase in offseason

  • Highlights: A-State falls to South Alabama in series finale

    Highlights: A-State falls to South Alabama in series finale

  • Leake pitches, hits Cardinals past Brewers, 6-4

    Leake pitches, hits Cardinals past Brewers, 6-4

    Sunday, April 23 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:08:25 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Mike Leake allowed two runs over six innings and drove in two runs to lead St. Louis to a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, the Cardinals' sixth win in seven games.

    Mike Leake allowed two runs over six innings and drove in two runs to lead St. Louis to a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, the Cardinals' sixth win in seven games.

  • Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday

    Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday

    Sunday, April 23 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:12:44 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:12:44 GMT
    NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday.
    NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday.
  • Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

    Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

    Sunday, April 23 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-04-23 18:33:39 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-04-23 18:33:39 GMT
    Marc Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 110-108 to even up their first-round series at 2-2.
    Marc Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 110-108 to even up their first-round series at 2-2.
  • Billboard honors Osceola football legend

    Billboard honors Osceola football legend

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-04-23 16:55:13 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-04-23 17:04:40 GMT
    Maurice Carthon Billboard Unveiling (Source: Maurice Carthon Billboard Committee)Maurice Carthon Billboard Unveiling (Source: Maurice Carthon Billboard Committee)

    A man who had success on the football fields in Osceola, A-State and the National Football League was honored Saturday. 

    A man who had success on the football fields in Osceola, A-State and the National Football League was honored Saturday. 

  • Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1

    Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:37:17 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning, Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.

    Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning, Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.

  • A-State Rugby advances to Varsity Cup Final

    A-State Rugby advances to Varsity Cup Final

  • A-State Football proud of work in Spring

    A-State Football proud of work in Spring

  • A-State nets 10 wins on day two of Red Wolves Open

    A-State nets 10 wins on day two of Red Wolves Open

    Saturday, April 22 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-04-22 23:42:21 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field team won 10 events on Saturday to conclude the Red Wolves open at the A-State Track & Field Complex with 15 events won. Senior thrower Erin Farmer best her school record in the shot put to win the event. She posted two throws over 18.00m for the first time in her career. Her best mark on the day was 18.11m (59-05.00) to move up to No. 3 nationally. Junior Calea Carr finished third (14.21m/46-07.50) and freshm...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field team won 10 events on Saturday to conclude the Red Wolves open at the A-State Track & Field Complex with 15 events won. Senior thrower Erin Farmer best her school record in the shot put to win the event. She posted two throws over 18.00m for the first time in her career. Her best mark on the day was 18.11m (59-05.00) to move up to No. 3 nationally. Junior Calea Carr finished third (14.21m/46-07.50) and freshm...
  • Highlights: A-State Baseball takes down South Alabama

    Highlights: A-State Baseball takes down South Alabama

  • A-State Track and Field performs well at Red Wolves Open

    A-State Track and Field performs well at Red Wolves Open

  • Highlights: Jonesboro baseball defeats Batesville

    Highlights: Jonesboro baseball defeats Batesville

  • A-State changing things up in Spring game

    A-State changing things up in Spring game

  • A-State Football conducts “Friday Night Fan Fest”

    A-State Football conducts “Friday Night Fan Fest”

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:04:37 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)

    JONESBORO, Ark. (4/21/17) – With its spring camp nearing completion, the Arkansas State football team used its 14th practice to hold a “Friday Night Fan Fest” that generated some fun interaction with the crowd while also featuring some full-contact action by the Red Wolves at Centennial Bank Stadium. A-State players took time to interact with kids on the Student Activity Center field prior to the official start of the event, but then also began the outing inside the...

    JONESBORO, Ark. (4/21/17) – With its spring camp nearing completion, the Arkansas State football team used its 14th practice to hold a “Friday Night Fan Fest” that generated some fun interaction with the crowd while also featuring some full-contact action by the Red Wolves at Centennial Bank Stadium. A-State players took time to interact with kids on the Student Activity Center field prior to the official start of the event, but then also began the outing inside the...

  • A-State wins five events on first day of Red Wolves Open

    A-State wins five events on first day of Red Wolves Open

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:45:21 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field team won five events on Friday in day one of the Red Wolves Open at the A-State Track & Field Complex. Junior Cristian Ravar Ladislau took the top finish in the hammer throw with a throw of 58.580m (191-11). Junior Calea Carr was the top collegiate finisher on the women’s side with a throw of 54.79m (179-09). Freshman Grace Flowers finished fourth with a mark of 49.25m (161-07). A-State entered six ind...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field team won five events on Friday in day one of the Red Wolves Open at the A-State Track & Field Complex. Junior Cristian Ravar Ladislau took the top finish in the hammer throw with a throw of 58.580m (191-11). Junior Calea Carr was the top collegiate finisher on the women’s side with a throw of 54.79m (179-09). Freshman Grace Flowers finished fourth with a mark of 49.25m (161-07). A-State entered six ind...
  • A-State Baseball postpones South Alabama series opener

    A-State Baseball postpones South Alabama series opener

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:40:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The threat of inclement weather has forced the Arkansas State baseball team to postpone its series opener with South Alabama to Saturday, April 22 as part of a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. The series opener was originally scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday night but has been pushed back to avoid the threat of inclement weather expected to move through the Jonesboro area tonight after some rain had already moved through earlier in the day. The...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The threat of inclement weather has forced the Arkansas State baseball team to postpone its series opener with South Alabama to Saturday, April 22 as part of a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. The series opener was originally scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday night but has been pushed back to avoid the threat of inclement weather expected to move through the Jonesboro area tonight after some rain had already moved through earlier in the day. The...
  • A-State offense focusing on turnovers in Spring

    A-State offense focusing on turnovers in Spring

  • Students compete in Arkansas Special Olympics spring games

    Students compete in Arkansas Special Olympics spring games

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:23:24 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:51:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Students from all over Region 8 put their best foot forward for the Arkansas Special Olympics Spring Games.

    Students from all over Region 8 put their best foot forward for the Arkansas Special Olympics Spring Games.

  • Grizzlies pull within 2-1 of Spurs with 105-94 win

    Grizzlies pull within 2-1 of Spurs with 105-94 win

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 09:00:18 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 5:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 09:00:18 GMT
    Mike Conley scored 24 points and handed out eight assists as the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a 10-game postseason skid against San Antonio by routing the Spurs 105-94.
    Mike Conley scored 24 points and handed out eight assists as the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a 10-game postseason skid against San Antonio by routing the Spurs 105-94.
  • Red Wolves changing format to spring game

    Red Wolves changing format to spring game

  • A-State Rugby ready for weekend clash

    A-State Rugby ready for weekend clash

  • Harding softball ranked regionally for first time

    Harding softball ranked regionally for first time

  • Burnside up for freshman of the year award

    Burnside up for freshman of the year award

  • A-State track and field ready for meet on Friday

    A-State track and field ready for meet on Friday

  • A-State football wrapping up steady Spring

    A-State football wrapping up steady Spring

  • Highlights: Brookland softball defeats Riverside

    Highlights: Brookland softball defeats Riverside

  • AAA basketball all-stars announced

    AAA basketball all-stars announced

  • Hey, hey, hey, hey – 90s Night at AutoZone Park is what’s going on here!

    Hey, hey, hey, hey – 90s Night at AutoZone Park is what’s going on here!

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:39:31 GMT

    Memphis, TN (Redbirds) – Put on your Starter jacket and a slap bracelet, grab your Discman, and “MMMbop” over to AutoZone Park on Saturday, April 29, for 90s Night,

    Memphis, TN (Redbirds) – Put on your Starter jacket and a slap bracelet, grab your Discman, and “MMMbop” over to AutoZone Park on Saturday, April 29, for 90s Night,

  • A-State ready for first meet on new track surface

    A-State ready for first meet on new track surface

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:36:52 GMT
    Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field program is set to host the Red Wolves Open this weekend at the newly-resurfaced A-State Track & Field Complex. The track was resurfaced over the summer and will see its first competition Friday and Saturday. A-State will welcome nine other schools for the meet that is scheduled to begin Friday at 3:00 with the women’s hammer throw competition. Schools entered to compete are; Arkansas State (M/W), Arkans...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field program is set to host the Red Wolves Open this weekend at the newly-resurfaced A-State Track & Field Complex. The track was resurfaced over the summer and will see its first competition Friday and Saturday. A-State will welcome nine other schools for the meet that is scheduled to begin Friday at 3:00 with the women’s hammer throw competition. Schools entered to compete are; Arkansas State (M/W), Arkans...
  • Arkansas One-Hits Memphis At Dickey-Stephens

    Arkansas One-Hits Memphis At Dickey-Stephens

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:25:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A two-run blast by Chad Spanberger and a stellar start by sophomore Kacey Murphy on the mound led the 14th-ranked Razorback baseball team to a 2-0 victory over Memphis Wednesday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock, Arkansas. One night after plating 16 runs against the Tigers, the Razorbacks only needed the two off Spanberger’s fifth inning home run to finish the midweek sweep in front of 8.974 fans. Six hits were totaled in the g...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A two-run blast by Chad Spanberger and a stellar start by sophomore Kacey Murphy on the mound led the 14th-ranked Razorback baseball team to a 2-0 victory over Memphis Wednesday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock, Arkansas. One night after plating 16 runs against the Tigers, the Razorbacks only needed the two off Spanberger’s fifth inning home run to finish the midweek sweep in front of 8.974 fans. Six hits were totaled in the g...
  • A-State Rugby preps for home match with Navy

    A-State Rugby preps for home match with Navy

  • Coach Anderson gives some insight to Fan Fest

    Coach Anderson gives some insight to Fan Fest

  • A-State track preps for home meet

    A-State track preps for home meet

  • Local Scores April 19, 2017

    Local Scores April 19, 2017

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:32:26 GMT
    High School Baseball: Walnut Ridge 7, EPC 6 Paragould 8, Blytheville 7 Bay 12, Rector 9
    High School Baseball: Walnut Ridge 7, EPC 6 Paragould 8, Blytheville 7 Bay 12, Rector 9
  • Coach Halford stops by KAIT to talk about her 33 years at WBC

    Coach Halford stops by KAIT to talk about her 33 years at WBC

  • Balado completes staff with Vince Walden

    Balado completes staff with Vince Walden

  • A-State’s Balado hires Vince Walden as assistant coach

    A-State’s Balado hires Vince Walden as assistant coach

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-04-19 23:48:22 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Vince Walden as assistant coach on his staff. “I am extremely pleased and excited to welcome Vince and his family to Arkansas State,” Balado said. “Coach Walden brings a wealth of experience to our program, both as a leader and recruiter. His accomplishments at all levels make him an extremely important leader addition to our staff.” ...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Vince Walden as assistant coach on his staff. “I am extremely pleased and excited to welcome Vince and his family to Arkansas State,” Balado said. “Coach Walden brings a wealth of experience to our program, both as a leader and recruiter. His accomplishments at all levels make him an extremely important leader addition to our staff.” ...
  • Catching up with Coach Balado

    Catching up with Coach Balado

  • NBA fines David Fizdale $30K for post-game rant

    NBA fines David Fizdale $30K for post-game rant

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:12:31 GMT
    (SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)(SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)

    Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale owes the NBA $30,000 for his rant against the officiating of Game 2.

    Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale owes the NBA $30,000 for his rant against the officiating of Game 2.

  • A-State Football’s “Friday Night Fan Fest” Places Focus on Experience, Engagement

    A-State Football’s “Friday Night Fan Fest” Places Focus on Experience, Engagement

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-04-19 04:26:12 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    JONESBORO, Ark. (4/18/17) – Rather than holding a traditional spring game, Arkansas State has elected to host a “Friday Night Fan Fest” on April 21 designed to engage the Red Wolves’ fan base while also still playing full-contact football. There is no admission charge for the fan-friendly event, which will feature Howl and Scarlet, the A-State spirit squads and the Sound of the Natural State.  The “Friday Night Fan Fest” will officially begi...
    JONESBORO, Ark. (4/18/17) – Rather than holding a traditional spring game, Arkansas State has elected to host a “Friday Night Fan Fest” on April 21 designed to engage the Red Wolves’ fan base while also still playing full-contact football. There is no admission charge for the fan-friendly event, which will feature Howl and Scarlet, the A-State spirit squads and the Sound of the Natural State.  The “Friday Night Fan Fest” will officially begi...
  • Local Scores April 18, 2017

    Local Scores April 18, 2017

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-04-19 04:10:43 GMT
    High School Baseball: Jonesboro 2, GCT 1 Walnut Ridge 1, Pocahontas 0 Riverside 5, Westside 4 Bay 8, BIC 2 High School Softball: Westside 16, Riverside 11 Valley View 3, Paragould 0 GCT 4, Jonesboro 2 College Softball: Arkansas Tech 2, Harding 1 (Game One) Harding 2, Arkansas Tech 1 (Game Two)  
    High School Baseball: Jonesboro 2, GCT 1 Walnut Ridge 1, Pocahontas 0 Riverside 5, Westside 4 Bay 8, BIC 2 High School Softball: Westside 16, Riverside 11 Valley View 3, Paragould 0 GCT 4, Jonesboro 2 College Softball: Arkansas Tech 2, Harding 1 (Game One) Harding 2, Arkansas Tech 1 (Game Two)  
  • Redbirds Roughed Up in Colorado Springs

    Redbirds Roughed Up in Colorado Springs

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-04-19 04:00:41 GMT
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Tommy Pham homered for the fourth time and Carson Kelly had his third multi-RBI game this season, but the Memphis Redbirds could not get past the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) scoring multiple runs in each of the first four innings and lost game one of a four-game series, 14-4, Tuesday night in Colorado Springs. Pham’s sixth inning home run was a solo shot for the Redbirds (7-6), and he has now driven in 12 runs afte...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Tommy Pham homered for the fourth time and Carson Kelly had his third multi-RBI game this season, but the Memphis Redbirds could not get past the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) scoring multiple runs in each of the first four innings and lost game one of a four-game series, 14-4, Tuesday night in Colorado Springs. Pham’s sixth inning home run was a solo shot for the Redbirds (7-6), and he has now driven in 12 runs afte...
  • HS Baseball: Jonesboro 2, GCT 1

    HS Baseball: Jonesboro 2, GCT 1

  • University of Arkansas considers metal detectors for stadium

    University of Arkansas considers metal detectors for stadium

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 2:22 PM EDT2017-04-18 18:22:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville is looking to add metal detectors at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

    The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville is looking to add metal detectors at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

  • Scots’ late heroics lead to sweep over MBU

    Scots’ late heroics lead to sweep over MBU

    Monday, April 17 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-04-18 01:52:40 GMT
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team kept their playoff hopes alive Monday evening with a sweep over Missouri Baptist, by scores of 10-1 and 3-2. The 3-2 win lasted nine innings after the Spartans tied the game in the seventh to send it to extras. Nicole Sanders gave the Scots the lead in the second contest, as she hit an RBI single to score Rachel Norman. Kaitlyn Guevara led the offense in game one with three hits, while Cheyenne Black had a team leading thre...
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College softball team kept their playoff hopes alive Monday evening with a sweep over Missouri Baptist, by scores of 10-1 and 3-2. The 3-2 win lasted nine innings after the Spartans tied the game in the seventh to send it to extras. Nicole Sanders gave the Scots the lead in the second contest, as she hit an RBI single to score Rachel Norman. Kaitlyn Guevara led the offense in game one with three hits, while Cheyenne Black had a team leading thre...
  • Van Herpen Competes at Boston Marathon

    Van Herpen Competes at Boston Marathon

    Monday, April 17 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-04-18 01:45:26 GMT
    Walnut Ridge, Ark. - Williams Baptist College’s Alex Van Herpen spent April 17, in Boston, Mass., running the 2017 Boston Marathon. The Eagles cross country runner finished with a time of 4:05:53. He was one of 61 Arkansas runners in the race. “It was very surreal when I finished. I knew going in, that this event is the height of recreational running across the world. This year, the race represented all 50 states and 99 different countries. Knowing that I was a part of ...
    Walnut Ridge, Ark. - Williams Baptist College’s Alex Van Herpen spent April 17, in Boston, Mass., running the 2017 Boston Marathon. The Eagles cross country runner finished with a time of 4:05:53. He was one of 61 Arkansas runners in the race. “It was very surreal when I finished. I knew going in, that this event is the height of recreational running across the world. This year, the race represented all 50 states and 99 different countries. Knowing that I was a part of ...
  • Pham Singles Home Game-Winner in 11th

    Pham Singles Home Game-Winner in 11th

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:25:32 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Tommy Pham, who entered the game as part of a double switch in the top of the ninth inning, singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th, helping the Memphis Redbirds avoid a sweep Monday afternoon at AutoZone Park. In his first at-bat in the ninth inning, Pham laid down a successful sacrifice bunt, and his single through the right side scored Wilfredo Tovar and ended Memphis’ (7-5) four-game losing streak. Okl...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Tommy Pham, who entered the game as part of a double switch in the top of the ninth inning, singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th, helping the Memphis Redbirds avoid a sweep Monday afternoon at AutoZone Park. In his first at-bat in the ninth inning, Pham laid down a successful sacrifice bunt, and his single through the right side scored Wilfredo Tovar and ended Memphis’ (7-5) four-game losing streak. Okl...
  • Rockets' Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan

    Rockets' Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:32:33 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:32:33 GMT
    The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
    The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Former Giro winner Scarponi dies after collision with van

    Former Giro winner Scarponi dies after collision with van

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:11:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:11:10 GMT

    Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi has died after being hit by a van while training.

    Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi has died after being hit by a van while training.

  • James, Cavs come from 26 down, beat Pacers to take 3-0 lead

    James, Cavs come from 26 down, beat Pacers to take 3-0 lead

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:20:32 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:20:32 GMT
    LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA postseason record by erasing a 25-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-111 and take a 3-0 lead.
    LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA postseason record by erasing a 25-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-111 and take a 3-0 lead.
  • Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

    Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:20:35 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:20:35 GMT

    The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a smaller turnout for Wednesday's Super Bowl celebration at the White House with President Donald Trump than one two...

    The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a smaller turnout for Wednesday's Super Bowl celebration at the White House with President Donald Trump than one two years ago with President Barack Obama.

  • Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

    Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:18:14 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:18:14 GMT
    Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital.
    Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital.
  • Rob Gronkowski crashes Spicer's White House briefing: 'Need some help?'

    Rob Gronkowski crashes Spicer's White House briefing: 'Need some help?'

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-04-19 17:55:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-04-19 17:58:53 GMT

    "Gronk," along with other New England players, were in Washington, DC, to get congratulated by the president for winning Super Bowl LI.

    "Gronk," along with other New England players, were in Washington, DC, to get congratulated by the president for winning Super Bowl LI.

  • Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez hangs self in cell

    Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez hangs self in cell

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:36 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:36:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:14:18 GMT

    The former New England Patriots player, who was serving a life sentence for murder, was found hanging in his cell by corrections officers.

    The former New England Patriots player, who was serving a life sentence for murder, was found hanging in his cell by corrections officers.

  • Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for US runners

    Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for US runners

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:47 AM EDT2017-04-18 07:47:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:47 AM EDT2017-04-18 07:47:26 GMT
    When the 121st Boston Marathon leaves Hopkinton for the 26.2-mile trek to Copley Square, the field will feature Meb Keflezighi making his final run on the course and the first for three-time Olympian Galen Rupp.
    When the 121st Boston Marathon leaves Hopkinton for the 26.2-mile trek to Copley Square, the field will feature Meb Keflezighi making his final run on the course and the first for three-time Olympian Galen Rupp.
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