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  • Arkansas can’t get key hits in regular-season finale

    Arkansas can’t get key hits in regular-season finale

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:59:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Athens, GA (UofA) – The fifth-ranked Razorback baseball team had the tying run on third base in the ninth inning with one out Saturday afternoon against 13th-ranked Georgia. However, a fly ball by Dominic Fletcher to left field was not deep enough as Heston Kjerstad was thrown out at home trying to score on the sacrifice attempt, ending the game and giving the Bulldogs a 3-2 victory in the 2018 regular-season finale.  Arkansas (37-17, 18-12 SEC) took the lead on ...
    Athens, GA (UofA) – The fifth-ranked Razorback baseball team had the tying run on third base in the ninth inning with one out Saturday afternoon against 13th-ranked Georgia. However, a fly ball by Dominic Fletcher to left field was not deep enough as Heston Kjerstad was thrown out at home trying to score on the sacrifice attempt, ending the game and giving the Bulldogs a 3-2 victory in the 2018 regular-season finale.  Arkansas (37-17, 18-12 SEC) took the lead on ...
  • Razorbacks Suffer 10th-Inning Heartbreaker To Georgia

    Razorbacks Suffer 10th-Inning Heartbreaker To Georgia

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:32:15 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    ATHENS, Ga. – The fifth-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks nearly endured a game that included five lead changes and a two-hour weather delay Friday at Foley Field, but the 13th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs came up with a 10th-inning game-winning single by LJ Talley to defeat the Hogs, 8-7, and even up the three-game series. The loss snaps Arkansas’ four-game winning streak and is its first extra-inning loss of the season. With one game remaining in the regular-season, the SEC ...
    ATHENS, Ga. – The fifth-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks nearly endured a game that included five lead changes and a two-hour weather delay Friday at Foley Field, but the 13th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs came up with a 10th-inning game-winning single by LJ Talley to defeat the Hogs, 8-7, and even up the three-game series. The loss snaps Arkansas’ four-game winning streak and is its first extra-inning loss of the season. With one game remaining in the regular-season, the SEC ...
  • SEC Western Division Race Comes Down To Final Weekend

    SEC Western Division Race Comes Down To Final Weekend

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:01:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    ATHENS, Ga. – With a one-game lead in the SEC Western Division and only three games remaining in the regular season, the fifth-ranked Arkansas baseball team has a chance to win its first division crown since 2011 when it faces the 16th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs for a three-game series starting on Thursday. First pitch for game one is set for 6 p.m. CT and will be televised online on SEC Network+. Game two will also start at 6 p.m., while the season finale will have a natio...
    ATHENS, Ga. – With a one-game lead in the SEC Western Division and only three games remaining in the regular season, the fifth-ranked Arkansas baseball team has a chance to win its first division crown since 2011 when it faces the 16th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs for a three-game series starting on Thursday. First pitch for game one is set for 6 p.m. CT and will be televised online on SEC Network+. Game two will also start at 6 p.m., while the season finale will have a natio...
  • St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMore>>

  • Velasquez helps Phillies down Cardinals 6-2

    Velasquez helps Phillies down Cardinals 6-2

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:05:25 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Vince Velasquez pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

    Vince Velasquez pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

  • Fowler, Carpenter get going in Cardinals' 7-5 win over Twins

    Fowler, Carpenter get going in Cardinals' 7-5 win over Twins

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:40:55 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Dexter Fowler reached base four times and drove in two runs in his return to the lineup and the St. Louis Cardinals beat former starter Lance Lynn and the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Wednesday.

    Dexter Fowler reached base four times and drove in two runs in his return to the lineup and the St. Louis Cardinals beat former starter Lance Lynn and the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Wednesday.

  • Tyler O'Neill has 7 HR since returning to Memphis

    Tyler O'Neill has 7 HR since returning to Memphis

  • National SportsMore>>

  • Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:01:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:04:00 GMT
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.
  • Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

    Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:11:48 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:03:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Boston Celtics' Al Horford walks off the court at the end of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 116-86.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Boston Celtics' Al Horford walks off the court at the end of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 116-86.
    Road to nowhere: Celtics can't shake case of playoff homesickness.
    Road to nowhere: Celtics can't shake case of playoff homesickness.
  • Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

    Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:42:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:03:48 GMT
    The University of Kansas has fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger, with Chancellor Douglas Girod saying that "progress has been elusive" in some areas of the program.
    The University of Kansas has fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger, with Chancellor Douglas Girod saying that "progress has been elusive" in some areas of the program.
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