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  • Warren Wand & Devwah Whaley on Doak Walker watch list

    Warren Wand & Devwah Whaley on Doak Walker watch list

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:46:11 GMT
    Source: SMUSource: SMU

    A Red Wolf and a Razorback are in the national spotlight as Watch List season continues. Arkansas State senior RB Warren Wand is on the Doak Walker Award watch list for the 3rd straight season. The honor goes to the best running back in college football. Wand led A-State in 2017 with 715 rushing yards & 6 TD. The Oklahoma native also had 17 catches for 145 yards and a receiving TD. Since the 2015 season, Wand is one of just 14 FBS players to record at lea...

    A Red Wolf and a Razorback are in the national spotlight as Watch List season continues. Arkansas State senior RB Warren Wand is on the Doak Walker Award watch list for the 3rd straight season. The honor goes to the best running back in college football. Wand led A-State in 2017 with 715 rushing yards & 6 TD. The Oklahoma native also had 17 catches for 145 yards and a receiving TD. Since the 2015 season, Wand is one of just 14 FBS players to record at lea...

  • Arkansas State alum Daniel Wright working his way back to MLB

    Arkansas State alum Daniel Wright working his way back to MLB

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:25:34 GMT

    A lot has happened for Daniel Wright since May 24th, 2016. It took 5 months with 2 different teams for the former Red Wolf to record his first major league victory. 2017 was highlighted by stops in Salt Lake City and with the Angels. All this experience motivates Wright to get back to The Show. "Knowing what it's like up there, you're always a little bit hungrier to get back," Wright said. "So just getting back on a roll, and go from there. Just be good at this level ...

    A lot has happened for Daniel Wright since May 24th, 2016. It took 5 months with 2 different teams for the former Red Wolf to record his first major league victory. 2017 was highlighted by stops in Salt Lake City and with the Angels. All this experience motivates Wright to get back to The Show. "Knowing what it's like up there, you're always a little bit hungrier to get back," Wright said. "So just getting back on a roll, and go from there. Just be good at this level ...

  • Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Davey O'Brien watch list

    Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Davey O'Brien watch list

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:05:10 GMT

    Watch List season continue in college football. A Red Wolves quarterback is in the national spotlight for the 2nd straight day. Arkansas State senior Justice Hansen is on the Davey O'Brien Award watch list. The honor goes to the nation's top quarterback. Hansen was named to the Maxwell Award watch list Monday after smashing A-State and Sun Belt records in 2017. The Oklahoma native threw for 3,967 yards and rushed for 422 yards. Justice accounted for 44 touchdowns as the Red Wolves ...

    Watch List season continue in college football. A Red Wolves quarterback is in the national spotlight for the 2nd straight day. Arkansas State senior Justice Hansen is on the Davey O'Brien Award watch list. The honor goes to the nation's top quarterback. Hansen was named to the Maxwell Award watch list Monday after smashing A-State and Sun Belt records in 2017. The Oklahoma native threw for 3,967 yards and rushed for 422 yards. Justice accounted for 44 touchdowns as the Red Wolves ...

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  • Former Razorbacks across the pond for The 147th Open Championship

    Former Razorbacks across the pond for The 147th Open Championship

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:21:36 GMT
    Source: PING EuropeSource: PING Europe
    Source: PING EuropeSource: PING Europe
    We have a pair of Razorbacks in Carnoustie this week. Jonesboro's own Austin Cook qualified for his first Open Championship. A 6th place finish in Memphis plus a 5th at The Greenbrier helped punch his ticket to Scotland. .@AustinCookGolf testing out an #i500 3-iron on the range at Carnoustie this afternoon. #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/CLK5j06Udx — PING Golf Europe (@PINGTourEurope) July 16, 2018 The little kid from Jonesboro Arkansas is headed to Carnoustie! ?????????????? ...
    We have a pair of Razorbacks in Carnoustie this week. Jonesboro's own Austin Cook qualified for his first Open Championship. A 6th place finish in Memphis plus a 5th at The Greenbrier helped punch his ticket to Scotland. .@AustinCookGolf testing out an #i500 3-iron on the range at Carnoustie this afternoon. #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/CLK5j06Udx — PING Golf Europe (@PINGTourEurope) July 16, 2018 The little kid from Jonesboro Arkansas is headed to Carnoustie! ?????????????? ...
  • Warren Wand & Devwah Whaley on Doak Walker watch list

    Warren Wand & Devwah Whaley on Doak Walker watch list

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:46:11 GMT
    Source: SMUSource: SMU

    A Red Wolf and a Razorback are in the national spotlight as Watch List season continues. Arkansas State senior RB Warren Wand is on the Doak Walker Award watch list for the 3rd straight season. The honor goes to the best running back in college football. Wand led A-State in 2017 with 715 rushing yards & 6 TD. The Oklahoma native also had 17 catches for 145 yards and a receiving TD. Since the 2015 season, Wand is one of just 14 FBS players to record at lea...

    A Red Wolf and a Razorback are in the national spotlight as Watch List season continues. Arkansas State senior RB Warren Wand is on the Doak Walker Award watch list for the 3rd straight season. The honor goes to the best running back in college football. Wand led A-State in 2017 with 715 rushing yards & 6 TD. The Oklahoma native also had 17 catches for 145 yards and a receiving TD. Since the 2015 season, Wand is one of just 14 FBS players to record at lea...

  • Arkansas in the spotlight Tuesday at SEC Media Days

    Arkansas in the spotlight Tuesday at SEC Media Days

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:49:17 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    WPS was one of several initials on the minds of folks Tuesday in ATL. Arkansas was one of four teams profiled in day 2 of SEC Media Days. Head coach Chad Morris made his SECMD debut. His uptempo offense is well documented as well as his journey from high school coach to head Hog. Sure there's pressure in the Southeastern Conference, but Morris is thankful to be in this position. "You know I don't know much about the pressure break when we put anymore pressure on me or myself, M...
    WPS was one of several initials on the minds of folks Tuesday in ATL. Arkansas was one of four teams profiled in day 2 of SEC Media Days. Head coach Chad Morris made his SECMD debut. His uptempo offense is well documented as well as his journey from high school coach to head Hog. Sure there's pressure in the Southeastern Conference, but Morris is thankful to be in this position. "You know I don't know much about the pressure break when we put anymore pressure on me or myself, M...
  • St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMore>>

  • Mike Matheny's son shares heartfelt tweet about dad's Cardinals career

    Mike Matheny's son shares heartfelt tweet about dad's Cardinals career

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:16:57 GMT
    Mike and Luke Matheny (Credit: Luke Matheny/Twitter)Mike and Luke Matheny (Credit: Luke Matheny/Twitter)

    After the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny Saturday night, Luke Matheny took to Twitter Sunday morning to share a note about his father.

    After the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny Saturday night, Luke Matheny took to Twitter Sunday morning to share a note about his father.

  • Cardinals fans react to Matheny's firing

    Cardinals fans react to Matheny's firing

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:19:51 GMT
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)

    Sunday thousands of Cardinal fans flocked to the field for the first game since the firing of former manager, Mike Matheny.

    Sunday thousands of Cardinal fans flocked to the field for the first game since the firing of former manager, Mike Matheny.

  • Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

    Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:43:06 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday.

    Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday.

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  • Grizzlies' Gasol rescues refugee found clinging to life raft in Mediterranean Sea

    Grizzlies' Gasol rescues refugee found clinging to life raft in Mediterranean Sea

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:54:41 GMT
    (Source: Marc Gasol's Twitter)(Source: Marc Gasol's Twitter)

    Memphis Grizzlies player Marc Gasol is doing his part to help people in need.  

    Memphis Grizzlies player Marc Gasol is doing his part to help people in need.  

  • #TheOcho: July 18th

    #TheOcho: July 18th

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:28:20 GMT
    What is #TheOcho? Well it's when you get a extra sportscast and a blank canvas. It's the day in Region 8 Sports in a different way. It'll air Monday-Friday in the 6:30pm sportscast on NBC Region 8. You can also see episodes from time to time on the free Region 8 Sports app. Fan Feedback - Under the radar Red Wolves in 2018 Sound of the Day - Mississippi State's Joe Moorhead embracing the South Copyright 2018 KAIT. All rights reserved.
    What is #TheOcho? Well it's when you get a extra sportscast and a blank canvas. It's the day in Region 8 Sports in a different way. It'll air Monday-Friday in the 6:30pm sportscast on NBC Region 8. You can also see episodes from time to time on the free Region 8 Sports app. Fan Feedback - Under the radar Red Wolves in 2018 Sound of the Day - Mississippi State's Joe Moorhead embracing the South Copyright 2018 KAIT. All rights reserved.
  • Woodz Elite reflects on winning Peach Jam E16 title

    Woodz Elite reflects on winning Peach Jam E16 title

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:24:17 GMT

    We have some national hardware in the Natural State. The Woodz Elite won the Peach Jam E16 Championship this past weekend. It's a squad of top juniors from all over Arkansas, including Trumann's Ben Turner. The Woodz Elite 16 squad is coached by Jonesboro High's Wes Swift. So proud of our guys! #TogetherandToughWins https://t.co/xxXB7vZJTo — Wes Swift (@coachwesswift) July 15, 2018 "Lot of fun Chris. Coaching kids that can play at that level...It can be entertaining ...

    We have some national hardware in the Natural State. The Woodz Elite won the Peach Jam E16 Championship this past weekend. It's a squad of top juniors from all over Arkansas, including Trumann's Ben Turner. The Woodz Elite 16 squad is coached by Jonesboro High's Wes Swift. So proud of our guys! #TogetherandToughWins https://t.co/xxXB7vZJTo — Wes Swift (@coachwesswift) July 15, 2018 "Lot of fun Chris. Coaching kids that can play at that level...It can be entertaining ...

  • Former Razorbacks across the pond for The 147th Open Championship

    Former Razorbacks across the pond for The 147th Open Championship

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:21:36 GMT
    Source: PING EuropeSource: PING Europe
    Source: PING EuropeSource: PING Europe
    We have a pair of Razorbacks in Carnoustie this week. Jonesboro's own Austin Cook qualified for his first Open Championship. A 6th place finish in Memphis plus a 5th at The Greenbrier helped punch his ticket to Scotland. .@AustinCookGolf testing out an #i500 3-iron on the range at Carnoustie this afternoon. #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/CLK5j06Udx — PING Golf Europe (@PINGTourEurope) July 16, 2018 The little kid from Jonesboro Arkansas is headed to Carnoustie! ?????????????? ...
    We have a pair of Razorbacks in Carnoustie this week. Jonesboro's own Austin Cook qualified for his first Open Championship. A 6th place finish in Memphis plus a 5th at The Greenbrier helped punch his ticket to Scotland. .@AustinCookGolf testing out an #i500 3-iron on the range at Carnoustie this afternoon. #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/CLK5j06Udx — PING Golf Europe (@PINGTourEurope) July 16, 2018 The little kid from Jonesboro Arkansas is headed to Carnoustie! ?????????????? ...
  • SECMD18: Saban - "I did not run out of gas"

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:14:15 GMT
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)
    (Source: WBRC Video)(Source: WBRC Video)

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban set the record straight at SEC Media Days on Wednesday that his boat did not run out of gas.

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban set the record straight at SEC Media Days on Wednesday that his boat did not run out of gas.

  • Warren Wand & Devwah Whaley on Doak Walker watch list

    Warren Wand & Devwah Whaley on Doak Walker watch list

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:46:11 GMT
    Source: SMUSource: SMU

    A Red Wolf and a Razorback are in the national spotlight as Watch List season continues. Arkansas State senior RB Warren Wand is on the Doak Walker Award watch list for the 3rd straight season. The honor goes to the best running back in college football. Wand led A-State in 2017 with 715 rushing yards & 6 TD. The Oklahoma native also had 17 catches for 145 yards and a receiving TD. Since the 2015 season, Wand is one of just 14 FBS players to record at lea...

    A Red Wolf and a Razorback are in the national spotlight as Watch List season continues. Arkansas State senior RB Warren Wand is on the Doak Walker Award watch list for the 3rd straight season. The honor goes to the best running back in college football. Wand led A-State in 2017 with 715 rushing yards & 6 TD. The Oklahoma native also had 17 catches for 145 yards and a receiving TD. Since the 2015 season, Wand is one of just 14 FBS players to record at lea...

  • Grizzlies agree to trade with Kings

    Grizzlies agree to trade with Kings

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:49:17 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    The Memphis Grizzlies are narrowing in on a trade for a key bench player.

    The Memphis Grizzlies are narrowing in on a trade for a key bench player.

  • #TheOcho: July 17th

    #TheOcho: July 17th

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:01:14 GMT

    What is #TheOcho? Well it's a laidback look at the day in Sports. It'll air Monday-Friday in the 6:30pm sportscast on NBC Region 8. It features the Sound of the Day, Fan Feedback, and much more.

    What is #TheOcho? Well it's a laidback look at the day in Sports. It'll air Monday-Friday in the 6:30pm sportscast on NBC Region 8. It features the Sound of the Day, Fan Feedback, and much more.

  • Arkansas State alum Daniel Wright working his way back to MLB

    Arkansas State alum Daniel Wright working his way back to MLB

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:25:34 GMT

    A lot has happened for Daniel Wright since May 24th, 2016. It took 5 months with 2 different teams for the former Red Wolf to record his first major league victory. 2017 was highlighted by stops in Salt Lake City and with the Angels. All this experience motivates Wright to get back to The Show. "Knowing what it's like up there, you're always a little bit hungrier to get back," Wright said. "So just getting back on a roll, and go from there. Just be good at this level ...

    A lot has happened for Daniel Wright since May 24th, 2016. It took 5 months with 2 different teams for the former Red Wolf to record his first major league victory. 2017 was highlighted by stops in Salt Lake City and with the Angels. All this experience motivates Wright to get back to The Show. "Knowing what it's like up there, you're always a little bit hungrier to get back," Wright said. "So just getting back on a roll, and go from there. Just be good at this level ...

  • Arkansas in the spotlight Tuesday at SEC Media Days

    Arkansas in the spotlight Tuesday at SEC Media Days

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:49:17 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    WPS was one of several initials on the minds of folks Tuesday in ATL. Arkansas was one of four teams profiled in day 2 of SEC Media Days. Head coach Chad Morris made his SECMD debut. His uptempo offense is well documented as well as his journey from high school coach to head Hog. Sure there's pressure in the Southeastern Conference, but Morris is thankful to be in this position. "You know I don't know much about the pressure break when we put anymore pressure on me or myself, M...
    WPS was one of several initials on the minds of folks Tuesday in ATL. Arkansas was one of four teams profiled in day 2 of SEC Media Days. Head coach Chad Morris made his SECMD debut. His uptempo offense is well documented as well as his journey from high school coach to head Hog. Sure there's pressure in the Southeastern Conference, but Morris is thankful to be in this position. "You know I don't know much about the pressure break when we put anymore pressure on me or myself, M...
  • SECMD18: Morris ready to 'put the hammer down' at Arkansas

    SECMD18: Morris ready to 'put the hammer down' at Arkansas

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:11:34 GMT
    Chad Morris is ready for his first season as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks. (Source: WSFA 12 News)Chad Morris is ready for his first season as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Chad Morris makes the jump to Fayetteville after spending three seasons as the head coach at SMU. He posted a 14-23 record with the Mustangs but made the Frisco Bowl in 2017.

    Chad Morris makes the jump to Fayetteville after spending three seasons as the head coach at SMU. He posted a 14-23 record with the Mustangs but made the Frisco Bowl in 2017.

  • Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Davey O'Brien watch list

    Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Davey O'Brien watch list

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:05:10 GMT

    Watch List season continue in college football. A Red Wolves quarterback is in the national spotlight for the 2nd straight day. Arkansas State senior Justice Hansen is on the Davey O'Brien Award watch list. The honor goes to the nation's top quarterback. Hansen was named to the Maxwell Award watch list Monday after smashing A-State and Sun Belt records in 2017. The Oklahoma native threw for 3,967 yards and rushed for 422 yards. Justice accounted for 44 touchdowns as the Red Wolves ...

    Watch List season continue in college football. A Red Wolves quarterback is in the national spotlight for the 2nd straight day. Arkansas State senior Justice Hansen is on the Davey O'Brien Award watch list. The honor goes to the nation's top quarterback. Hansen was named to the Maxwell Award watch list Monday after smashing A-State and Sun Belt records in 2017. The Oklahoma native threw for 3,967 yards and rushed for 422 yards. Justice accounted for 44 touchdowns as the Red Wolves ...

  • Jonesboro’s Wil Gibson competing in U.S. Junior Amateur

    Jonesboro’s Wil Gibson competing in U.S. Junior Amateur

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:49:29 GMT
    A Jonesboro Hurricane is playing on one of the storied venues in golf. Wil Gibson teed off in the U.S. Junior Amateur at Baltustrol. The course has hosted the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship. Gibson had a rough front 9 Monday, carding 1 birdie but 6 bogeys. The Arkansas signee turned things around on the back 9 to post a 1st Round 75. Gibson starts the 2nd Round at 9:45am. He enters at +4, tied for 56th. The top 64 golfers will qualify for match play. Wil punc...
    A Jonesboro Hurricane is playing on one of the storied venues in golf. Wil Gibson teed off in the U.S. Junior Amateur at Baltustrol. The course has hosted the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship. Gibson had a rough front 9 Monday, carding 1 birdie but 6 bogeys. The Arkansas signee turned things around on the back 9 to post a 1st Round 75. Gibson starts the 2nd Round at 9:45am. He enters at +4, tied for 56th. The top 64 golfers will qualify for match play. Wil punc...
  • Construction continues for Arkansas State north end zone expansion

    Construction continues for Arkansas State north end zone expansion

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:44:46 GMT

     The North End Zone project continues at Arkansas State. I swung by Centennial Bank Stadium this afternoon. Here's a Red Wolves reminder: This expansion includes a new locker room, new weight room, position meeting rooms, a players' lounge, academic rooms and team-theater meeting area. A cool look from the tunnel in the North Endzone. Loge box holders will have the opportunity to form a fan tunnel “funnel” before every game as the Red Wolves take the field. An awe...

     The North End Zone project continues at Arkansas State. I swung by Centennial Bank Stadium this afternoon. Here's a Red Wolves reminder: This expansion includes a new locker room, new weight room, position meeting rooms, a players' lounge, academic rooms and team-theater meeting area. A cool look from the tunnel in the North Endzone. Loge box holders will have the opportunity to form a fan tunnel “funnel” before every game as the Red Wolves take the field. An awe...

  • Arkansas LB De'Jon Harris named to Bednarik Award watch list

    Arkansas LB De'Jon Harris named to Bednarik Award watch list

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:19:29 GMT
    Source: KNWASource: KNWA

    Watch List season kicks off in college football. A Razorback standout is on the radar for the Defensive Player of the Year. De'John Harris is on the Bednarik Award watch list. The Louisiana native led Arkansas in 2017 with 115 tackles, 8.5 TFL, and 3.5 sacks. Harris started in all 12 games last season. Congrats, @Scoooota8! ?? Bednarik Award Watch List ? pic.twitter.com/prQondhuyu — Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) July 16, 2018 Arkansas will be in Atlanta Tuesday for S...

    Watch List season kicks off in college football. A Razorback standout is on the radar for the Defensive Player of the Year. De'John Harris is on the Bednarik Award watch list. The Louisiana native led Arkansas in 2017 with 115 tackles, 8.5 TFL, and 3.5 sacks. Harris started in all 12 games last season. Congrats, @Scoooota8! ?? Bednarik Award Watch List ? pic.twitter.com/prQondhuyu — Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) July 16, 2018 Arkansas will be in Atlanta Tuesday for S...

  • Jonesboro High Football using dancing to grow stronger

    Jonesboro High Football using dancing to grow stronger

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:26:41 GMT

    The Jonesboro High School football team is using dancing and other activities to strengthen their team chemistry. 

    The Jonesboro High School football team is using dancing and other activities to strengthen their team chemistry. 

  • Mike Matheny's son shares heartfelt tweet about dad's Cardinals career

    Mike Matheny's son shares heartfelt tweet about dad's Cardinals career

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:16:57 GMT
    Mike and Luke Matheny (Credit: Luke Matheny/Twitter)Mike and Luke Matheny (Credit: Luke Matheny/Twitter)

    After the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny Saturday night, Luke Matheny took to Twitter Sunday morning to share a note about his father.

    After the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny Saturday night, Luke Matheny took to Twitter Sunday morning to share a note about his father.

  • Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Maxwell Award watch list

    Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Maxwell Award watch list

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:10:00 GMT
    Watch List season kicks off in college football. A Red Wolves quarterback is in the national spotlight once again. Arkansas State senior Justice Hansen is on the Maxwell Award watch list. The honor goes to the nation's player of the year. He's the 2nd QB in A-State history on the Maxwell radar (Fredi Knighten - 2015) Arkansas State senior quarterback Justice Hansen has been named to the 2018 Maxwell Award Watch List, given annually by the Maxwell Football Club to the nation’s...
    Watch List season kicks off in college football. A Red Wolves quarterback is in the national spotlight once again. Arkansas State senior Justice Hansen is on the Maxwell Award watch list. The honor goes to the nation's player of the year. He's the 2nd QB in A-State history on the Maxwell radar (Fredi Knighten - 2015) Arkansas State senior quarterback Justice Hansen has been named to the 2018 Maxwell Award Watch List, given annually by the Maxwell Football Club to the nation’s...
  • Cardinals fans react to Matheny's firing

    Cardinals fans react to Matheny's firing

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:19:51 GMT
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)

    Sunday thousands of Cardinal fans flocked to the field for the first game since the firing of former manager, Mike Matheny.

    Sunday thousands of Cardinal fans flocked to the field for the first game since the firing of former manager, Mike Matheny.

  • Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

    Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:17:05 GMT
    St. Louis Cardinals interim manager Mike Shildt heads out to deliver the lineup card before the start of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 15, 2018, in St. Louis. (Credit: AP)St. Louis Cardinals interim manager Mike Shildt heads out to deliver the lineup card before the start of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 15, 2018, in St. Louis. (Credit: AP)
    St. Louis Cardinals interim manager Mike Shildt heads out to deliver the lineup card before the start of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 15, 2018, in St. Louis. (Credit: AP)St. Louis Cardinals interim manager Mike Shildt heads out to deliver the lineup card before the start of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 15, 2018, in St. Louis. (Credit: AP)

     Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday. 

     Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday. 

  • Cardinals fire Mike Matheny, John Mabry, appoint Mike Shildt as interim manager

    Cardinals fire Mike Matheny, John Mabry, appoint Mike Shildt as interim manager

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:27:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore)(AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Following an 8-2 loss to the Reds Saturday night, the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny and hitting coach John Mabry, along with assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller. 

    Following an 8-2 loss to the Reds Saturday night, the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny and hitting coach John Mabry, along with assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller. 

  • 'We want to try to find a way to salvage this season;' Cardinals look to the future after firing Matheny

    'We want to try to find a way to salvage this season;' Cardinals look to the future after firing Matheny

    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:57:45 GMT
    AP ImagesAP Images

    The message from Busch Stadium Sunday morning was clear: It wasn’t one game that pushed Mike Matheny out as manager, it was the sum of a number of continuing frustrations. 

    The message from Busch Stadium Sunday morning was clear: It wasn’t one game that pushed Mike Matheny out as manager, it was the sum of a number of continuing frustrations. 

  • Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

    Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:32:59 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). Martin Truex Jr. raises his arms in celebration following his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Ky.(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). Martin Truex Jr. raises his arms in celebration following his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Ky.
    Defending NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. aims to continue roll that has earned 3 wins in 6 starts.
    Defending NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. aims to continue roll that has earned 3 wins in 6 starts.
  • Daly withdraws from British Open

    Daly withdraws from British Open

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-07-15 10:07:29 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-07-15 12:04:57 GMT
    John Daly withdraws from British Open because of knee injury.
    John Daly withdraws from British Open because of knee injury.
  • Truex repeats as NASCAR Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

    Truex repeats as NASCAR Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:01:49 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:43:33 GMT
    Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole and the green flag has dropped for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
    Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole and the green flag has dropped for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
  • Peraza's 5 hits lead Reds past Cardinals, 8-2

    Peraza's 5 hits lead Reds past Cardinals, 8-2

    Jose Peraza had a career-best five hits, Scooter Gennett drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds waited out a pair of rain delays before beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Saturday night.
    Jose Peraza had a career-best five hits, Scooter Gennett drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds waited out a pair of rain delays before beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Saturday night.
  • Arkansas freshman WR charged with DUI, minor in possession

    Arkansas freshman WR charged with DUI, minor in possession

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:58:14 GMT
    University of Arkansas (Source: AP)University of Arkansas (Source: AP)

    Arkansas freshman receiver Michael Woods was arrested late Friday night and charged with driving under the influence and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

    Arkansas freshman receiver Michael Woods was arrested late Friday night and charged with driving under the influence and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

  • Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1

    Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-07-14 03:56:02 GMT
    Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered, Matt Harvey tossed five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night.
    Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered, Matt Harvey tossed five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night.
  • Former Arkansas 1B Gates signs with Orioles

    Former Arkansas 1B Gates signs with Orioles

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:43:33 GMT
    Former Arkansas first baseman Jared Gates has signed a minor league free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the 10th Razorbacks player to sign a professional contract since last month's major...
    Former Arkansas first baseman Jared Gates has signed a minor league free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the 10th Razorbacks player to sign a professional contract since last month's major league...
  • Redbirds offer 'Pay-Your-Age' tickets for next Friday’s game

    Redbirds offer 'Pay-Your-Age' tickets for next Friday’s game

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:10:31 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    For once, it pays to be younger! In this case, you’ll pay less the younger you are. 

    For once, it pays to be younger! In this case, you’ll pay less the younger you are. 

  • 2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:30:27 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Murray was playing for Dallas in 2014 when he won the NFL rushing title and Offensive Player of the Year honors.

    Murray was playing for Dallas in 2014 when he won the NFL rushing title and Offensive Player of the Year honors.

  • Report: Grizzlies Looking at Celtics' Marcus Smart

    Report: Grizzlies targeting Marcus Smart in potential deal

    Report: Grizzlies targeting Marcus Smart in potential deal

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:03:08 GMT
    Marcus Smart (Source: Flickr/Keith Allison)Marcus Smart (Source: Flickr/Keith Allison)
    Marcus Smart (Source: Flickr/Keith Allison)Marcus Smart (Source: Flickr/Keith Allison)

    While the Grizzlies run in free agency may be over with the signings of forwards Kyle Anderson and Omri Casspi, the team may not quite be done searching for players.

    While the Grizzlies run in free agency may be over with the signings of forwards Kyle Anderson and Omri Casspi, the team may not quite be done searching for players.

  • Jackson, Carter, Crawford Shine in Griz Win vs OKC

    Grizzlies summer squad gets playoff win vs OKC

    Grizzlies summer squad gets playoff win vs OKC

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:51:36 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    After posting a 1-2 record in preliminary round play at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, the Memphis Grizzlies headed into playoff action seeded 27th out of the League's 30 teams.

    After posting a 1-2 record in preliminary round play at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, the Memphis Grizzlies headed into playoff action seeded 27th out of the League's 30 teams.

  • Arkansas State women's golf finished 2nd in Division 1 in GPA

    Arkansas State women's golf finished 2nd in Division 1 in GPA

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:14:55 GMT
    Source: AStateRedWolves.comSource: AStateRedWolves.com
    Source: AStateRedWolves.comSource: AStateRedWolves.com

    The Arkansas State women’s golf team was named a recipient of the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-Scholar Team GPA award after the Red Wolves finished with the second best GPA in Division I as the WGCA released its award winners Wednesday afternoon. A-State finished the year with a 3.866 team GPA to rank second behind Nebraska-Omaha’s 3.949.

    The Arkansas State women’s golf team was named a recipient of the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-Scholar Team GPA award after the Red Wolves finished with the second best GPA in Division I as the WGCA released its award winners Wednesday afternoon. A-State finished the year with a 3.866 team GPA to rank second behind Nebraska-Omaha’s 3.949.

  • Memphis Grizzlies sign forward Omri Casspi

    Memphis Grizzlies sign forward Omri Casspi

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:41:44 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Sacramento drafted the native of Holon, Israel, at No. 23 overall in 2009. Casspi became the first Israel-born player to play in an NBA regular season game on Oct. 28, 2009.

    Sacramento drafted the native of Holon, Israel, at No. 23 overall in 2009. Casspi became the first Israel-born player to play in an NBA regular season game on Oct. 28, 2009.

  • Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

    Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:19:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:09:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon throws to a St. Louis Cardinals batter during the first inning of baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon throws to a St. Louis Cardinals batter during the first inning of baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    Carlos Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.
    Carlos Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.
  • Cards' Mikolas to start Sunday, replaced by Stripling in ASG

    Cards' Mikolas to start Sunday, replaced by Stripling in ASG

    Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas has been removed from the National League's active roster for the All-Star Game next Tuesday because he is scheduled to start Sunday for St. Louis against the Cincinnati Reds.
    Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas has been removed from the National League's active roster for the All-Star Game next Tuesday because he is scheduled to start Sunday for St. Louis against the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Arkansas State's 7th annual Helmets & Heels set for July 31st

    Arkansas State's 7th annual Helmets & Heels set for July 31st

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:52:03 GMT
    Source: AStateRedWolves.comSource: AStateRedWolves.com
    Source: AStateRedWolves.comSource: AStateRedWolves.com

    The event will take place in the Johnny Allison Tower and begin at 5:00 p.m. with a shopping and social hour, while the actual program with student-athletes and the coaching staff will start at 7:00pm.

    The event will take place in the Johnny Allison Tower and begin at 5:00 p.m. with a shopping and social hour, while the actual program with student-athletes and the coaching staff will start at 7:00pm.

  • Arkansas announces players heading to SEC Media Days

    Arkansas announces players heading to SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:42:49 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. The Razorbacks take the stage Tuesday from 12:30pm until 4:45pm central time.

    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. The Razorbacks take the stage Tuesday from 12:30pm until 4:45pm central time.

  • Arkansas coach Van Horn gets contract extension after CWS

    Arkansas coach Van Horn gets contract extension after CWS

    Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn says he's agreed to a contract extension through the 2023 season after taking the Razorbacks to a runner-up finish in last month's College World Series.
    Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn says he's agreed to a contract extension through the 2023 season after taking the Razorbacks to a runner-up finish in last month's College World Series.
  • Fowler, Wong, Mikolas lead Cards to 14-2 rout of White Sox

    Fowler, Wong, Mikolas lead Cards to 14-2 rout of White Sox

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-07-11 03:46:04 GMT
    Slumping outfielder Dexter Fowler hit his fourth career grand slam, All-Star Miles Mikolas tossed six innings of three-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Chicago White Sox 14-2 on Tuesday night.
    Slumping outfielder Dexter Fowler hit his fourth career grand slam, All-Star Miles Mikolas tossed six innings of three-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Chicago White Sox 14-2 on Tuesday night.
  • Arkansas State and Arkansas on the radar for 2019 class of College Football Hall of Fame

    Arkansas State and Arkansas on the radar for 2019 class of College Football Hall of Fame

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-07-11 03:16:13 GMT
    Source: CFBHall.comSource: CFBHall.com
    Source: CFBHall.comSource: CFBHall.com

    The 2019 ballot was released in June. Calvin Harrell, Brandon Burlsworth, Darren McFadden, & Dan Hampton are the players with Natural State connections on the ballot.

    The 2019 ballot was released in June. Calvin Harrell, Brandon Burlsworth, Darren McFadden, & Dan Hampton are the players with Natural State connections on the ballot.

  • Arkansas football announces tweaks to helmet & uniform

    Arkansas football announces tweaks to helmet & uniform

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-07-11 02:57:56 GMT
    Source: Arkansas RazorbacksSource: Arkansas Razorbacks
    Source: Arkansas RazorbacksSource: Arkansas Razorbacks

    The helmet made famous by Darren McFadden is returning to Fayetteville. The Razorbacks announced tweaks to their uniform on Tuesday.

    The helmet made famous by Darren McFadden is returning to Fayetteville. The Razorbacks announced tweaks to their uniform on Tuesday.

  • Arkansas State ranked #25 in Phil Steele preseason top 25

    Arkansas State ranked #25 in Phil Steele preseason top 25

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:59:59 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Red Wolves are favored by Vegas and plenty of other pundits to win the Sun Belt.

    The Red Wolves are favored by Vegas and plenty of other pundits to win the Sun Belt.

  • Jonesboro's Austin Cook qualifies for 147th Open Championship

    Jonesboro's Austin Cook qualifies for 147th Open Championship

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:24:39 GMT
    Source: Austin CookSource: Austin Cook
    Source: Austin CookSource: Austin Cook

    The JHS and Razorback alum fired a 66 in the final round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. The 5th place finish punched his ticket to Carnoustie.

    The JHS and Razorback alum fired a 66 in the final round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. The 5th place finish punched his ticket to Carnoustie.

  • Justice Hansen and Justin Clifton will represent ASU at Sun Belt Football Media Day

    Justice Hansen and Justin Clifton will represent ASU at Sun Belt Football Media Day

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:04:37 GMT

    Each Sun Belt institution will be represented by two student-athletes and they will be joined by their head coach.   Sun Belt Media Day begins Sunday, July 22 with the Sun Belt Fais-DoDo taking place at Mardi Gras World. Monday, July 23 will see the formal portion of Media Day begin at 8 a.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson will give his “State of the Conference” address Monday morning at 8:30 a.m.

    Each Sun Belt institution will be represented by two student-athletes and they will be joined by their head coach.   Sun Belt Media Day begins Sunday, July 22 with the Sun Belt Fais-DoDo taking place at Mardi Gras World. Monday, July 23 will see the formal portion of Media Day begin at 8 a.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson will give his “State of the Conference” address Monday morning at 8:30 a.m.

  • Memphis Hustle head coach leaving

    Memphis Hustle head coach leaving

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:50:50 GMT
    (Source: Memphis Hustle)(Source: Memphis Hustle)

    Memphis Grizzlies announced G-league head coach, Glynn Cyprien, is leaving.

    Memphis Grizzlies announced G-league head coach, Glynn Cyprien, is leaving.

  • Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

    Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-07-09 09:31:52 GMT
    Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8 (Source: AP Graphics Bank)Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8 (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs to back an uneven start by Madison Bumgarner as the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-8 on Sunday.

    Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs to back an uneven start by Madison Bumgarner as the Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-8 on Sunday.

  • Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

    Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-08 21:04:26 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-09 00:39:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston.
    Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday.
    Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday.
  • Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

    Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

    Sunday, July 8 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-09 00:24:17 GMT
    Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs to back an uneven start by Madison Bumgarner as the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-8 on Sunday.
    Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs to back an uneven start by Madison Bumgarner as the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-8 on Sunday.
  • Memphis wrestling manager 'Nate the Rat' dies

    Memphis wrestling manager 'Nate the Rat' dies

    Sunday, July 8 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-08 17:10:14 GMT
    Nathaniel Whitlock (Source: Submitted)Nathaniel Whitlock (Source: Submitted)

    Memphis wrestling manager Nate 'the Rat' Whitlock has passed away.

    Memphis wrestling manager Nate 'the Rat' Whitlock has passed away.

  • Martinez pitches, hits Cardinals past Giants 3-2

    Martinez pitches, hits Cardinals past Giants 3-2

    Carlos Martinez pitched seven effective innings for his third consecutive win and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Saturday.
    Carlos Martinez pitched seven effective innings for his third consecutive win and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Saturday.
  • Arkansas starter Campbell to return despite being drafted

    Arkansas starter Campbell to return despite being drafted

    Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell will return next season for the Razorbacks, passing on the chance to begin his professional career.
    Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell will return next season for the Razorbacks, passing on the chance to begin his professional career.
  • 104-year-old veteran throws out first pitch at Fourth of July game

    104-year-old veteran throws out first pitch at Fourth of July game

    Thursday, July 5 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-07-06 00:54:32 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:13:58 GMT
    Veteran threw out first pitch at Fourth of July game. (Source: KAIT-TV)Veteran threw out first pitch at Fourth of July game. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Age is just a number. The phrase couldn’t be truer for a 104-year-old WWII veteran.

    Age is just a number. The phrase couldn’t be truer for a 104-year-old WWII veteran.

  • Medal count piles up for Arkansas Special Olympians

    Medal count piles up for Arkansas Special Olympians

    Thursday, July 5 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-07-06 00:43:15 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-07-06 12:33:26 GMT
    Special Olympics Arkansas (Source: Special Olympics Arkansas Facebook page)Special Olympics Arkansas (Source: Special Olympics Arkansas Facebook page)

    It has been a busy week for Arkansas' Special Olympians as the group reached the 100-medal plateau Thursday after several wins in swimming. 

    It has been a busy week for Arkansas' Special Olympians as the group reached the 100-medal plateau Thursday after several wins in swimming. 

  • Mailbag: What would it take for the Cardinals to change managers?

    Mailbag: What would it take for the Cardinals to change managers?

    Friday, July 6 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-06 07:55:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    The front office has said repeatedly missing the playoffs because of poor play is “unacceptable.”

    The front office has said repeatedly missing the playoffs because of poor play is “unacceptable.”

  • Cardinals hit 3 HRs to back Weaver in Cardinals' 11-2 win

    Cardinals hit 3 HRs to back Weaver in Cardinals' 11-2 win

    Luke Weaver pitched two-hit ball over eight innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 11-2 on Thursday night.
    Luke Weaver pitched two-hit ball over eight innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 11-2 on Thursday night.
  • University of Kansas hires Jeff Long as athletic director

    University of Kansas hires Jeff Long as athletic director

    Thursday, July 5 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-05 19:53:48 GMT
    Jeff Long (Source: Twitter via @JeffLongKU)Jeff Long (Source: Twitter via @JeffLongKU)

    The University of Kansas will hire former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to lead its athletics department.

    The University of Kansas will hire former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to lead its athletics department.

  • Former Brandon Bulldog and current N.O. Saint Demario Davis gives back

    Former Brandon Bulldog and current N.O. Saint Demario Davis gives back

    Friday, June 29 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-06-30 03:09:57 GMT
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis returned to his roots at Brandon High School to host a football camp for kids in the area.  He's been on display recently for helping out immigrant families at the Texas boarder.  "Just looking up at those pictures of kids sleeping on the floor and being separated from family... I think that would touch any human being," Davis said. "You can't imagine kids going through that, so a friend of mine decided that w...
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis returned to his roots at Brandon High School to host a football camp for kids in the area.  He's been on display recently for helping out immigrant families at the Texas boarder.  "Just looking up at those pictures of kids sleeping on the floor and being separated from family... I think that would touch any human being," Davis said. "You can't imagine kids going through that, so a friend of mine decided that w...
  • Oregon State wins College World Series, beating Arkansas 5-0

    Oregon State wins College World Series, beating Arkansas 5-0

    Friday, June 29 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-06-29 10:23:40 GMT
    Friday, June 29 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-06-29 10:24:36 GMT
    (Source: Arkansas Razorbacks)(Source: Arkansas Razorbacks)

    Freshman Kevin Abel's performance on mound leads Oregon State to 5-0 win over Arkansas for national championship.

    Freshman Kevin Abel's performance on mound leads Oregon State to 5-0 win over Arkansas for national championship.

  • Saints LB Demario Davis helps immigrant children in San Antonio

    Saints LB Demario Davis helps immigrant children in San Antonio

    Thursday, June 28 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-28 22:14:46 GMT
    Source: RAICESSource: RAICES

    The Brandon native & Saints linebacker worked with Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to give back to immigrant children separated from their parents at the United States/Mexico border.

    The Brandon native & Saints linebacker worked with Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to give back to immigrant children separated from their parents at the United States/Mexico border.

  • Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

    Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:09:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-07-19 08:02:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). American League, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado looks over his shoulder as he walks onto the field before the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). American League, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado looks over his shoulder as he walks onto the field before the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington.
    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Baltimore Orioles have traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Baltimore Orioles have traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Nick Saban is still the star of the show at SEC Media Days

    Nick Saban is still the star of the show at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:35:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama speaks during the ceremony for the acceptance of The Macarthur Bowl trophy which is in front of him during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall ...(AP Photo/John Amis). NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama speaks during the ceremony for the acceptance of The Macarthur Bowl trophy which is in front of him during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall ...
    Alabama's Nick Saban is approaching his 67th birthday, but he remains the king of the Southeastern Conference.
    Alabama's Nick Saban is approaching his 67th birthday, but he remains the king of the Southeastern Conference.
  • Shaq provides birthday surprise to man and his family

    Shaq provides birthday surprise to man and his family

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:45:08 GMT

    A man received a big birthday dinner surprise Tuesday night when former LSU and NBA star Shaquille O’Neal showed up at the table.

    A man received a big birthday dinner surprise Tuesday night when former LSU and NBA star Shaquille O’Neal showed up at the table.

  • All-star little leaguers make sick boy a teammate

    All-star little leaguers make sick boy a teammate

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:27:04 GMT
    Brandon Bishop, 11, is now being treated at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. (Source: WAVE 3 News)Brandon Bishop, 11, is now being treated at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
    Brandon Bishop, 11, is now being treated at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. (Source: WAVE 3 News)Brandon Bishop, 11, is now being treated at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

    The driving reason for the success of the Jeffersontown 11-U Strike All-stars is a teammate who gets them fired up.

    The driving reason for the success of the Jeffersontown 11-U Strike All-stars is a teammate who gets them fired up.

  • Correction: All-Star Game story

    Correction: All-Star Game story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:39:20 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:55:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.

    A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

    A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:28 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

  • Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:03:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
  • Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:25:04 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:38:52 GMT
    (Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.

    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

  • Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:01:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:57:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...

    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

  • Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

    Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:09:21 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:30:45 GMT
    NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way.
    NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way.
  • Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

    Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:24:35 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:42:21 GMT
    Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.
    Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.
  • 2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:57:42 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:22:26 GMT
    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.
    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.
  • Miami commissioners delay vote on Beckham soccer deal

    Miami commissioners delay vote on Beckham soccer deal

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:29:32 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:26:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, David Beckham poses for a photo at an event where it was announced that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. Beckham's latest soccer plan for Miam...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, David Beckham poses for a photo at an event where it was announced that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. Beckham's latest soccer plan for Miam...
    Miami city commissioners have pushed back a vote following hours of public comment for and against David Beckham's latest soccer stadium plan.
    Miami city commissioners have pushed back a vote following hours of public comment for and against David Beckham's latest soccer stadium plan.
  • The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

    The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:48:53 GMT
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    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France's Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball, bottom center, was playable during the final round of the 128th B...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France's Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball, bottom center, was playable during the final round of the 128th B...
    BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match.
    BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match.
  • Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

    Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:33:46 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:40:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...(AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...
    Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in...
    Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion.
  • Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Vive la France: Les Bleus advance to World Cup final

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:13:01 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). France's Samuel Umtiti celebrates after scoring his sides 1st goal of the game during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tu...
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.
    France advances to World Cup final for first time since 2006 with 1-0 win over Belgium.
  • Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

    Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:12:44 GMT
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    (Source: WSB/CNN)(Source: WSB/CNN)

    Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false.

    Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false.

  • NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

    NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:12:58 GMT
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    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league challenging its national anthem policy.

    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league challenging its national anthem policy.

  • It's official: Lakers announce LeBron James has signed

    It's official: Lakers announce LeBron James has signed

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:44:15 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:16:10 GMT
    LeBron James has officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers after signing his contract.
    LeBron James has officially joined the Los Angeles Lakers after signing his contract.
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  • Mild breeze, fast course for start of British Open

    Mild breeze, fast course for start of British Open

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    British Open begins with irons off the tee on a fast course at Carnoustie.
    British Open begins with irons off the tee on a fast course at Carnoustie.
  • Angels praise Mike Trout for 'prioritizing personal values'

    Angels praise Mike Trout for 'prioritizing personal values'

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:06:04 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout (27) hits a solo home run in the third inning during the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout (27) hits a solo home run in the third inning during the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington.
    Angels publicly praise Mike Trout 'for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion' a day after Commissioner Rob Manfred says the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would...
    Angels publicly praise Mike Trout 'for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion' a day after Commissioner Rob Manfred says the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing himself.
  • With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs

    With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-07-19 07:56:11 GMT
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    The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto.
    The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto.
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