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  • Arkansas RazorbacksMore>>

  • Red Wolves post strong performances in split weekend

    Red Wolves post strong performances in split weekend

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-04-15 02:20:03 GMT
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    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Auburn, AL (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field teams saw athletes split up for two different meets and both groups came away with strong performances at the Tiger Track Classic and Triton Invitational. Jaylen Bacon made his season debut in the 100-meter dash and did not disappoint. He posted a time of 10.09 seconds to win the event at the Tiger Track Classic. The time ranks him atop the Sun Belt Conference, second in the NCAA West Region and fourth overall natio...
    Auburn, AL (A-State) – The Arkansas State track and field teams saw athletes split up for two different meets and both groups came away with strong performances at the Tiger Track Classic and Triton Invitational. Jaylen Bacon made his season debut in the 100-meter dash and did not disappoint. He posted a time of 10.09 seconds to win the event at the Tiger Track Classic. The time ranks him atop the Sun Belt Conference, second in the NCAA West Region and fourth overall natio...
  • Pitching staff throws doubleheader shutout for series win

    Pitching staff throws doubleheader shutout for series win

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-04-15 02:17:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Fayetteville, AR (UofA) - Playing in its third doubleheader of the season, No. 2 Arkansas didn’t need to outslug South Carolina on Saturday as it was the pitching staff that shined, allowing no runs and just four hits over the two-game day, helping to sweep the twin bill, 2-0 and 3-0, earning the series win over the Gamecocks. Due to the strong storms that moved through the area on Friday, both games of today’s doubleheader were forced to be just seven innings long. Star...
    Fayetteville, AR (UofA) - Playing in its third doubleheader of the season, No. 2 Arkansas didn’t need to outslug South Carolina on Saturday as it was the pitching staff that shined, allowing no runs and just four hits over the two-game day, helping to sweep the twin bill, 2-0 and 3-0, earning the series win over the Gamecocks. Due to the strong storms that moved through the area on Friday, both games of today’s doubleheader were forced to be just seven innings long. Star...
  • Storms Force Arkansas And South Carolina To Double-Header Saturday

    Storms Force Arkansas And South Carolina To Double-Header Saturday

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:13:46 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Due to heavy rain and thunderstorms in the Northwest Arkansas area on Friday, game two of the three-game series between Arkansas and South Carolina will be moved to Saturday and be part of a double-header starting at Noon at Baum Stadium. Both games will be seven-innings long and the second game will start approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Fans should use Saturday’s ticket to gain admission to both games of the...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Due to heavy rain and thunderstorms in the Northwest Arkansas area on Friday, game two of the three-game series between Arkansas and South Carolina will be moved to Saturday and be part of a double-header starting at Noon at Baum Stadium. Both games will be seven-innings long and the second game will start approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Fans should use Saturday’s ticket to gain admission to both games of the...
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  • Wainwright pitches Cardinals past Cubs 5-3 at chilly Wrigley Field

    Wainwright pitches Cardinals past Cubs 5-3 at chilly Wrigley Field

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:08 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:08:22 GMT
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    Adam Wainwright outpitched Tyler Chatwood in frigid conditions at Wrigley Field, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

    Adam Wainwright outpitched Tyler Chatwood in frigid conditions at Wrigley Field, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

  • Redbirds Lose on Walk-Off Walk in 10th

    Redbirds Lose on Walk-Off Walk in 10th

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:13:01 GMT
    OMAHA, Nebraska – The Memphis Redbirds battled back twice to tie the game, including doing so in the top of the ninth inning, but the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) picked up a 4-3 win by drawing a bases-loaded walk in the 10th in the series opener Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb.   Memphis (10-3) had won 14-straight extra-inning games dating back to 2016, including going 13-0 in 2017, before the loss. Omaha (3-9) led 1-0 until the Redbirds tied the game at 1 in the fou...
    OMAHA, Nebraska – The Memphis Redbirds battled back twice to tie the game, including doing so in the top of the ninth inning, but the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) picked up a 4-3 win by drawing a bases-loaded walk in the 10th in the series opener Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb.   Memphis (10-3) had won 14-straight extra-inning games dating back to 2016, including going 13-0 in 2017, before the loss. Omaha (3-9) led 1-0 until the Redbirds tied the game at 1 in the fou...
  • O'Neill Homers Twice; Redbirds Complete 6-1 Homestand

    O'Neill Homers Twice; Redbirds Complete 6-1 Homestand

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:50:29 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Tyler O’Neill hit two home runs and extended his hitting streak to 10 games, and Max Schrock was 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in a 7-4 Memphis Redbirds (10-2) win over the Iowa Cubs (Cubs) (3-7) Monday afternoon at AutoZone Park. With the win, Memphis matches the 2000 and 2001 teams for the best 12-game start in franchise history at 10-2. O’Neill is hitting .487 (19-39) with six home runs, 18 RBI, 13 runs sc...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Tyler O’Neill hit two home runs and extended his hitting streak to 10 games, and Max Schrock was 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in a 7-4 Memphis Redbirds (10-2) win over the Iowa Cubs (Cubs) (3-7) Monday afternoon at AutoZone Park. With the win, Memphis matches the 2000 and 2001 teams for the best 12-game start in franchise history at 10-2. O’Neill is hitting .487 (19-39) with six home runs, 18 RBI, 13 runs sc...
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

    Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:32:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:19:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey answers questions about the draft during a news conference at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey answers questions about the draft during a news conference at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.
    Browns general manager Dorsey keeping his draft plans private.
    Browns general manager Dorsey keeping his draft plans private.
  • NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

    NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:32:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:19:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington.  The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Pop...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington. The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Pop...
    The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died.
    The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died.
  • Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London

    Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:48:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:19:02 GMT
    The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England's home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season.
    The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England's home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season.
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