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  • Arkansas takes out Texas in CWS opener

    Arkansas takes out Texas in CWS opener

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:08:56 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Omaha, NE – The No. 5 Arkansas baseball team opened its 2018 College World Series with an 11-5 victory over Texas Sunday evening at TD Ameritrade Park. With the help of an eight-run sixth inning, the Razorbacks’ 11 runs were a program high for a College World Series game. Luke Bonfield hit Arkansas’ 95th home run of the year while Jared Gates and Heston Kjerstad each had three hits in the game. With the win, Arkansas improves to 45-19 overall and advances ...
    Omaha, NE – The No. 5 Arkansas baseball team opened its 2018 College World Series with an 11-5 victory over Texas Sunday evening at TD Ameritrade Park. With the help of an eight-run sixth inning, the Razorbacks’ 11 runs were a program high for a College World Series game. Luke Bonfield hit Arkansas’ 95th home run of the year while Jared Gates and Heston Kjerstad each had three hits in the game. With the win, Arkansas improves to 45-19 overall and advances ...
  • Wil Gibson continues to step up his game

    Wil Gibson continues to step up his game

  • Wil Gibson continues to step up his golf game

    Wil Gibson continues to step up his golf game

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:04:51 GMT
    Wil Gibson is one of the top amateur golfers in the area. Monday he tied for first in the US Junior Am Qualifier. "It feels good. Always good to compete again. It's been a while, I guess since the state championship but it was a long off-season and I'm just ready to get back out here," Gibson said. Gibson injured his wrist, he faced adversity with the healing process. "That was definitely tough, while I was injured to keep myself from the course. I was able to ...
    Wil Gibson is one of the top amateur golfers in the area. Monday he tied for first in the US Junior Am Qualifier. "It feels good. Always good to compete again. It's been a while, I guess since the state championship but it was a long off-season and I'm just ready to get back out here," Gibson said. Gibson injured his wrist, he faced adversity with the healing process. "That was definitely tough, while I was injured to keep myself from the course. I was able to ...
  • St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMore>>

  • Suter goes 7, Brewers beat error-prone Cardinals 11-3

    Suter goes 7, Brewers beat error-prone Cardinals 11-3

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:10:43 GMT
    Brent Suter turned a quick mistake into a big win over the St. Louis Cardinals (Source: AP Graphics Bank)Brent Suter turned a quick mistake into a big win over the St. Louis Cardinals (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Brent Suter pitched seven strong innings, Manny Pina homered and the Milwaukee Brewers capitalized on a season-high four errors by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 11-3 Thursday night.

    Brent Suter turned a quick mistake into a big win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

  • Cardinals put Wacha on DL, recall Gant

    Cardinals put Wacha on DL, recall Gant

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:04:18 GMT
    The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha on the 10-day disabled list (Source: AP Graphics Bank)The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha on the 10-day disabled list (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. They recalled right-hander John Gant from Triple-A Memphis before Thursday night's game...

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. They recalled right-hander John Gant from Triple-A Memphis before Thursday night's game against...

  • LEADING OFF: Story returns home, Cubs-Cards face off

    LEADING OFF: Story returns home, Cubs-Cards face off

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:58:03 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:42:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp, left, slides into third base past Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story to advance on a ground out by Scott Kingery during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp, left, slides into third base past Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story to advance on a ground out by Scott Kingery during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in ...
    LEADING OFF: Rockies' Story returns home to Texas, Cubs-Cards features two of NL's best on the mound.
    LEADING OFF: Rockies' Story returns home to Texas, Cubs-Cards features two of NL's best on the mound.
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

    Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:34:40 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:59:22 GMT
    The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.
    The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.
  • Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

    Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:05:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:59:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Germany head coach Joachim Loew, snd right, talks to his players at the beginning of a training session of the German national soccer team on the eve of their Group F match against Sweden, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in ...(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Germany head coach Joachim Loew, snd right, talks to his players at the beginning of a training session of the German national soccer team on the eve of their Group F match against Sweden, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in ...
    World Cup champion Germany is on the ropes after dropping its opening match to Mexico and next faces Sweden.
    World Cup champion Germany is on the ropes after dropping its opening match to Mexico and next faces Sweden.
  • Brazil in control of own destiny as Tite's boldness pays off

    Brazil in control of own destiny as Tite's boldness pays off

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-06-23 10:17:59 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:59:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    The dramatic finish in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica was instructive in showing the thinking of Tite and the plans the coach may have for his team going forward in this World Cup.
    The dramatic finish in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica was instructive in showing the thinking of Tite and the plans the coach may have for his team going forward in this World Cup.
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