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  • Grizzlies sign GM Chris Wallace to multi-year deal

    Grizzlies sign GM Chris Wallace to multi-year deal

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:22:05 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise. Pera announced the deal Tuesday but did not disclose any terms. Wallace had been serving as interim general manager since a front office shake-up May 19. The controlling owner said in a statement that Wallace had been at the front of some of the Grizzlies' biggest successes with exper...
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise. Pera announced the deal Tuesday but did not disclose any terms. Wallace had been serving as interim general manager since a front office shake-up May 19. The controlling owner said in a statement that Wallace had been at the front of some of the Grizzlies' biggest successes with exper...
  • Henderson State placed on probation for women's basketball violations

    Henderson State placed on probation for women's basketball violations

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:59:30 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (NCAA.org) - Henderson State University did not monitor its women’s basketball program to assure it was in compliance with NCAA tryout and recruiting rules, according to a decision issued by the Division II Committee on Infractions. A former head women’s basketball coach violated the NCAA ethical conduct rules and failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance due to his involvement in the violations. The same former head coach provided impermissible meals to prospects and their ...
    INDIANAPOLIS (NCAA.org) - Henderson State University did not monitor its women’s basketball program to assure it was in compliance with NCAA tryout and recruiting rules, according to a decision issued by the Division II Committee on Infractions. A former head women’s basketball coach violated the NCAA ethical conduct rules and failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance due to his involvement in the violations. The same former head coach provided impermissible meals to prospects and their ...
  • NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:33:39 GMT
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
  • Smith excited about Hogs defense entering fall camp

    Smith excited about Hogs defense entering fall camp

     

  • 2014 A-State Football schedule set

    2014 A-State Football schedule set

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:55:00 GMT
    A change on the home schedule from years past is November home games. The Red Wolves will play all three matchups at 2:00pm.
    A change on the home schedule from years past is November home games. The Red Wolves will play all three matchups at 2:00pm.
  • Nelvis fan vote for The Bowerman now underway

    Nelvis fan vote for The Bowerman now underway

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:05:41 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AStateRedWolves.com) – Fan voting for collegiate track and field’s top award, The Bowerman, is now available online and Arkansas State University fans can show their support for A-State All-America hurdler Sharika Nelvis by voting daily. Nelvis, the 2014 NCAA Division I national champion in both the indoor 60-meter hurdles and outdoor 100-meter hurdles, is one of three finalists for The Bowerman this year on the women’s side. Joining Nelvis as 2014 award finalists are Courtney O...
    NEW ORLEANS (AStateRedWolves.com) – Fan voting for collegiate track and field’s top award, The Bowerman, is now available online and Arkansas State University fans can show their support for A-State All-America hurdler Sharika Nelvis by voting daily. Nelvis, the 2014 NCAA Division I national champion in both the indoor 60-meter hurdles and outdoor 100-meter hurdles, is one of three finalists for The Bowerman this year on the women’s side. Joining Nelvis as 2014 award finalists are Courtney O...
  • Mountain Home wins Southwind Finals

    Mountain Home wins Southwind Finals

     

  • Braves trio enshrined at Cooperstown

    Braves trio enshrined at Cooperstown

     

  • Adam Kennedy shines in AFL finale

    Adam Kennedy shines in AFL finale

     

  • Wainwright & Holliday lead Cardinals past Cubs

    Wainwright & Holliday lead Cardinals past Cubs

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:09:39 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins June 6-8. Wainwright allowed five hits and walked three during his seven innings. It was a far cry from his previous outing when he allow...
    CHICAGO (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins June 6-8. Wainwright allowed five hits and walked three during his seven innings. It was a far cry from his previous outing when he allow...
  • Tony La Russa inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

    Tony La Russa inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:07:50 GMT
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Tony La Russa, third all-time in victories as a manager, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. La Russa was enshrined Sunday in ceremonies at Cooperstown. La Russa won 2,728 times in his long career, behind only Connie Mack and John McGraw. He was picked as manager of the year four times and won 12 division titles, six pennants and World Series titles in 1989, 2006, and 2011. Signed by the Kansas City Athletics in 1962, La Russa's six-year major league car...
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Tony La Russa, third all-time in victories as a manager, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. La Russa was enshrined Sunday in ceremonies at Cooperstown. La Russa won 2,728 times in his long career, behind only Connie Mack and John McGraw. He was picked as manager of the year four times and won 12 division titles, six pennants and World Series titles in 1989, 2006, and 2011. Signed by the Kansas City Athletics in 1962, La Russa's six-year major league car...
  • Arkansas men's basketball season tickets on sale

    Arkansas men's basketball season tickets on sale

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:02:22 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games. Season tickets for the general public are available now at the Razorback Ticket Center, by phone at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) and online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Renewal applications have been...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games. Season tickets for the general public are available now at the Razorback Ticket Center, by phone at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) and online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Renewal applications have been...
  • Adams, Pierzynski lead Cardinals past Cubs

    Adams, Pierzynski lead Cardinals past Cubs

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:15:42 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid. Shelby Miller returned to the Cardinals' rotation and pitched effectively into the sixth inning. Adams hit a two-run double in the first and a two-run triple in a four-run seventh that was capped by Pierzynski's RBI single. Randy Choate (2-2) got the last out of the sixth in relief of Miller. Trevor Rosenthal work...
    CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid. Shelby Miller returned to the Cardinals' rotation and pitched effectively into the sixth inning. Adams hit a two-run double in the first and a two-run triple in a four-run seventh that was capped by Pierzynski's RBI single. Randy Choate (2-2) got the last out of the sixth in relief of Miller. Trevor Rosenthal work...
  • Ricemen upset Fort Smith in Legion State opener

    Ricemen upset Fort Smith in Legion State opener

     

  • Brian Boyer receives a new three-year contract

    Brian Boyer receives a new three-year contract

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:29:55 GMT
    His contract will run through the 2016-17 season. The 2013-14 campaign was perhaps the best of Boyer’s historic career at A-State. The Red Wolves finished with a 22-12 overall record and a 14-4 mark in the Sun Belt Conference. The squad captured the outright regular-season SBC title for the first time in school history.
    His contract will run through the 2016-17 season. The 2013-14 campaign was perhaps the best of Boyer’s historic career at A-State. The Red Wolves finished with a 22-12 overall record and a 14-4 mark in the Sun Belt Conference. The squad captured the outright regular-season SBC title for the first time in school history.
  • Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:21:13 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
  • Non-conf slate taking shape for ASU hoops

    Non-conf slate taking shape for ASU hoops

     

     

  • Bielema tees off & talks Hogs in Bella Vista

    Bielema tees off & talks Hogs in Bella Vista

     

  • Strong dropping the hammer at Texas

    Strong dropping the hammer at Texas

     

  • Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:28:29 GMT
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
  • Titans report to training camp

    Titans report to training camp

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:52:29 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Coach Ken Whisenhunt sees no need for patience with the Titans. This is a franchise that last played in the postseason in 2008 with its last playoff win in January 2004. The Titans reported Friday for training camp with their new coach, and Whisenhunt says he understands fans want to win now. So do the Titans. Whisenhunt says the Titans' goal is hosting a playoff game. The first-year coach also does not see a team in rebuilding mode or needing to be patient, though he ...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Coach Ken Whisenhunt sees no need for patience with the Titans. This is a franchise that last played in the postseason in 2008 with its last playoff win in January 2004. The Titans reported Friday for training camp with their new coach, and Whisenhunt says he understands fans want to win now. So do the Titans. Whisenhunt says the Titans' goal is hosting a playoff game. The first-year coach also does not see a team in rebuilding mode or needing to be patient, though he ...
  • Cowboys kick off Training Camp

    Cowboys kick off Training Camp

     

  • Sharika Nelvis selected as NCAA Woman of the Year nominee

    Sharika Nelvis selected as NCAA Woman of the Year nominee

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:15:38 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AStateRedWolves.com) – Former Arkansas State University Track and Field All-American Sharika Nelvis has been selected as a Sun Belt Conference (SBC) nominee for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year Award per an announcement made this Thursday (July 24) by the NCAA.Nelvis, the 2013-14 SBC Female Athlete of the Year and a 2014 finalist for the prestigious Bowerman Trophy as the U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) most outstanding female collegiate track a...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AStateRedWolves.com) – Former Arkansas State University Track and Field All-American Sharika Nelvis has been selected as a Sun Belt Conference (SBC) nominee for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year Award per an announcement made this Thursday (July 24) by the NCAA.Nelvis, the 2013-14 SBC Female Athlete of the Year and a 2014 finalist for the prestigious Bowerman Trophy as the U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) most outstanding female collegiate track a...
  • Kristen Celsor selected as NCAA Woman of the Year nominee

    Kristen Celsor selected as NCAA Woman of the Year nominee

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:13:39 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    SEARCY (HardingSports.com) - Harding's Kristen Celsor was selected Thursday as one of two representatives from the Great American Conference for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Celsor, a native of Searcy, Arkansas, is one of more than 120 NCAA female student-athletes representing multiple sports across NCAA Divisions I, II and III that have been selected as 2014 Woman of the Year honorees by their athletics conferences and by independent schools. The conference honorees represent stud...
    SEARCY (HardingSports.com) - Harding's Kristen Celsor was selected Thursday as one of two representatives from the Great American Conference for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Celsor, a native of Searcy, Arkansas, is one of more than 120 NCAA female student-athletes representing multiple sports across NCAA Divisions I, II and III that have been selected as 2014 Woman of the Year honorees by their athletics conferences and by independent schools. The conference honorees represent stud...
  • 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:22:56 GMT
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
  • Titans agree to terms with Taylor Lewan

    Titans agree to terms with Taylor Lewan

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:30:44 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with left tackle Taylor Lewan, making the 11th overall selection out of Michigan the last of this year's draft picks to reach a deal. The Titans announced the deal Thursday. The Titans report for training camp Friday. The team did not release terms. Lewan reportedly received a four-year deal worth $11.5 million with a signing bonus of $6.7 million. The 6-foot-7, 309-pound Lewan was an AP All-American and a two-time Big Ten offe...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with left tackle Taylor Lewan, making the 11th overall selection out of Michigan the last of this year's draft picks to reach a deal. The Titans announced the deal Thursday. The Titans report for training camp Friday. The team did not release terms. Lewan reportedly received a four-year deal worth $11.5 million with a signing bonus of $6.7 million. The 6-foot-7, 309-pound Lewan was an AP All-American and a two-time Big Ten offe...
  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Scott Satterfield (App State head coach)

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Scott Satterfield (App State head coach)

     

  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Kenny Edenfield (Troy off. coordinator)

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Kenny Edenfield (Troy off. coordinator)

     

  • Batesville's Jared Landers competes in Mudsummer Classic

    Batesville's Jared Landers competes in Mudsummer Classic

     

  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Willie Fritz (GA Southern head coach)

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Willie Fritz (GA Southern head coach)

     

  • Arkansas RazorbacksMore>>

  • Smith excited about Hogs defense entering fall camp

    Smith excited about Hogs defense entering fall camp

     

  • Arkansas men's basketball season tickets on sale

    Arkansas men's basketball season tickets on sale

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:02:22 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games. Season tickets for the general public are available now at the Razorback Ticket Center, by phone at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) and online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Renewal applications have been...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games. Season tickets for the general public are available now at the Razorback Ticket Center, by phone at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) and online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Renewal applications have been...
  • Bielema tees off & talks Hogs in Bella Vista

    Bielema tees off & talks Hogs in Bella Vista

     

  • National SportsMore>>

  • Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

    Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:53 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:53:31 GMT
    Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night for their season-best fifth...
    Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West.
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:52:16 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Century-old pipe break points to national problem

    Century-old pipe break points to national problem

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:35:13 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many...

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