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  • Hogs Battle Elements For Series Opening Win

    Hogs Battle Elements For Series Opening Win

    Friday, March 24 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-03-25 00:39:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sophomore pitcher Blaine Knight and the 24th-ranked Razorbacks had to battle through a two-hour rain delay in the fourth inning Friday afternoon at Taylor Stadium, but still had a big five-run second inning before the stoppage and ended up defeating the 18th-ranked Missouri Tigers, 9-2, to open the three-game series. Arkansas (19-4, 4-0 SEC) wins its seventh game in a row and stays undefeated in conference play, while Missouri (20-2, 3-1 SEC) snaps its 20...
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sophomore pitcher Blaine Knight and the 24th-ranked Razorbacks had to battle through a two-hour rain delay in the fourth inning Friday afternoon at Taylor Stadium, but still had a big five-run second inning before the stoppage and ended up defeating the 18th-ranked Missouri Tigers, 9-2, to open the three-game series. Arkansas (19-4, 4-0 SEC) wins its seventh game in a row and stays undefeated in conference play, while Missouri (20-2, 3-1 SEC) snaps its 20...
  • Razorbacks Finish Homestand With Sixth Win In A Row

    Razorbacks Finish Homestand With Sixth Win In A Row

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:42:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas finished off its 11-game homestand with its sixth straight victory Wednesday night, defeating New Orleans, 5-2, at Baum Stadium. The Hogs got home runs from Grant Koch and Jax Biggers, while the pitching held the Privateers to just two runs in the same inning and scattered five hits. Coming into Wednesday’s contest, the Hogs (18-4, 3-0 SEC) held the Southeastern Conference lead in team home runs. They blasted two more against...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas finished off its 11-game homestand with its sixth straight victory Wednesday night, defeating New Orleans, 5-2, at Baum Stadium. The Hogs got home runs from Grant Koch and Jax Biggers, while the pitching held the Privateers to just two runs in the same inning and scattered five hits. Coming into Wednesday’s contest, the Hogs (18-4, 3-0 SEC) held the Southeastern Conference lead in team home runs. They blasted two more against...
  • Top-seeded North Carolina ready to run vs. Arkansas in NCAAs

    Top-seeded North Carolina ready to run vs. Arkansas in NCAAs

    Sunday, March 19 2017 9:34 AM EDT2017-03-19 13:34:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    No. 1 seed North Carolina (28-7) vs. No. 8 seed Arkansas (26-9)

    No. 1 seed North Carolina (28-7) vs. No. 8 seed Arkansas (26-9)

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  • A-State’s Balado Announces Mike Scutero as Assistant Coach

    A-State’s Balado Announces Mike Scutero as Assistant Coach

    Monday, March 27 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:37:37 GMT

    JONESBORO, Ark. (3/27/17) – Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Mike Scutero as assistant coach on his staff. “I’m happy to announce the hiring of Mike Scutero to our staff,” Balado said. “I have known Mike for over 20 years and he is someone I trust for this journey. Coach Scutero is an extremely hard worker and a proven recruiter. He will be an energetic, positive role model for our players.&rdqu.

    JONESBORO, Ark. (3/27/17) – Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Mike Scutero as assistant coach on his staff. “I’m happy to announce the hiring of Mike Scutero to our staff,” Balado said. “I have known Mike for over 20 years and he is someone I trust for this journey. Coach Scutero is an extremely hard worker and a proven recruiter. He will be an energetic, positive role model for our players.&rdqu.

  • TIPPING OFF: Final Four welcomes trio of 1st-time coaches

    TIPPING OFF: Final Four welcomes trio of 1st-time coaches

    Monday, March 27 2017 2:14 AM EDT2017-03-27 06:14:20 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 2:14 AM EDT2017-03-27 06:14:21 GMT
    Gonzaga's Mark Few, Oregon's Dana Altman and South Carolina's Frank Martin are all first-time coaches at this year's Final Four.
    Gonzaga's Mark Few, Oregon's Dana Altman and South Carolina's Frank Martin are all first-time coaches at this year's Final Four.
  • Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past Grizzlies 106-94

    Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past Grizzlies 106-94

    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:52:16 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:52:16 GMT
    Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-94 on Sunday for their seventh straight win.
    Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-94 on Sunday for their seventh straight win.
  • A-State Baseball falls in 11-6 contest to Coastal Carolina

    A-State Baseball falls in 11-6 contest to Coastal Carolina

    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:21 PM EDT2017-03-26 02:21:28 GMT
    Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)Arkansas State University's official logo (Source: www.astate.edu)
    Conway, SC (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball team had 12 hits and scored six runs, but left 11 runners on base, while Coastal Carolina had 17 hits and scored seven runs in the fourth inning to defeat A-State 11-6 Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. The loss dropped A-State to 11-11 on the year and 2-3 in league play, while also sending the Red Wolves to its first weekend series loss of the season. The Chanticleers improved to 14-9 and 3-2 in ...
    Conway, SC (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball team had 12 hits and scored six runs, but left 11 runners on base, while Coastal Carolina had 17 hits and scored seven runs in the fourth inning to defeat A-State 11-6 Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. The loss dropped A-State to 11-11 on the year and 2-3 in league play, while also sending the Red Wolves to its first weekend series loss of the season. The Chanticleers improved to 14-9 and 3-2 in ...
  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:24:16 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:24:16 GMT

    NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.

    NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.

  • A-State captures second place at Southland Bowling Championship

    A-State captures second place at Southland Bowling Championship

    Monday, March 27 2017 6:07 AM EDT2017-03-27 10:07:07 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 6:42 AM EDT2017-03-27 10:42:08 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)

    The Arkansas State women’s bowling team finished in second place on the final day of competition at the Southland Bowling League Championship tournament with a 2-0 series loss to Vanderbilt in the championship match.

    The Arkansas State women’s bowling team finished in second place on the final day of competition at the Southland Bowling League Championship tournament with a 2-0 series loss to Vanderbilt in the championship match.

  • Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

    Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:22:14 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:22:14 GMT

    Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college...

    Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college basketball's elite in the South Regional.

  • South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

    South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 01:52:15 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 01:52:15 GMT

    Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday.

    Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday.

  • Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash

    Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash

    Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
    Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
  • Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

    Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

    Sunday, March 26 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-03-26 04:18:42 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-03-26 04:18:42 GMT

    Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in...

    Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.

  • Gonzaga beats Xavier 83-59 to reach first Final Four

    Gonzaga beats Xavier 83-59 to reach first Final Four

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:50:33 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:50:33 GMT

    Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga's efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 to reach the Final Four for the first time.

    Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga's efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 to reach the Final Four for the first time.

  • Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

    Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

    Saturday, March 25 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-03-25 18:28:27 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-03-25 18:28:27 GMT
    De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.
    De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.
  • SEC, yes the football power, has 3 teams in Elite 8

    SEC, yes the football power, has 3 teams in Elite 8

    Saturday, March 25 2017 2:58 AM EDT2017-03-25 06:58:13 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 2:58 AM EDT2017-03-25 06:58:13 GMT
    The Southeastern Conference, the league best known for winning national titles in football, has the most teams still alive and playing for a trip to the Final Four.
    The Southeastern Conference, the league best known for winning national titles in football, has the most teams still alive and playing for a trip to the Final Four.
  • A-State Baseball Drops Series Opener to Coastal Carolina

    A-State Baseball Drops Series Opener to Coastal Carolina

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:43:19 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    CONWAY, S.C. (3/24/17) – The Arkansas State baseball team’s offense couldn’t solve Coastal Carolina starter Alex Cunningham as the Red Wolves only managed one hit in a 5-0 loss to the Chanticleers in the series opener Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. Cunningham threw the first complete game shutout of his career as he limited A-State (11-10, 2-2 SBC) to three baserunners with two coming via walk and the other on a hit. He struck out 10 in the...
    CONWAY, S.C. (3/24/17) – The Arkansas State baseball team’s offense couldn’t solve Coastal Carolina starter Alex Cunningham as the Red Wolves only managed one hit in a 5-0 loss to the Chanticleers in the series opener Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. Cunningham threw the first complete game shutout of his career as he limited A-State (11-10, 2-2 SBC) to three baserunners with two coming via walk and the other on a hit. He struck out 10 in the...
  • Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside arena

    Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside arena

    Friday, March 24 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:18:13 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:18:13 GMT
    The Lakers have honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days.
    The Lakers have honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days.
  • Hogs Battle Elements For Series Opening Win

    Hogs Battle Elements For Series Opening Win

    Friday, March 24 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-03-25 00:39:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sophomore pitcher Blaine Knight and the 24th-ranked Razorbacks had to battle through a two-hour rain delay in the fourth inning Friday afternoon at Taylor Stadium, but still had a big five-run second inning before the stoppage and ended up defeating the 18th-ranked Missouri Tigers, 9-2, to open the three-game series. Arkansas (19-4, 4-0 SEC) wins its seventh game in a row and stays undefeated in conference play, while Missouri (20-2, 3-1 SEC) snaps its 20...
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sophomore pitcher Blaine Knight and the 24th-ranked Razorbacks had to battle through a two-hour rain delay in the fourth inning Friday afternoon at Taylor Stadium, but still had a big five-run second inning before the stoppage and ended up defeating the 18th-ranked Missouri Tigers, 9-2, to open the three-game series. Arkansas (19-4, 4-0 SEC) wins its seventh game in a row and stays undefeated in conference play, while Missouri (20-2, 3-1 SEC) snaps its 20...
  • WWE's Kane plans run for mayor in Tennessee

    WWE's Kane plans run for mayor in Tennessee

    Friday, March 24 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-03-24 18:37:09 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:46:28 GMT

    The WWE wrestler Kane, real name Glenn Jacobs, is preparing to run for the office of mayor in Knox County, TN.

    The WWE wrestler Kane, real name Glenn Jacobs, is preparing to run for the office of mayor in Knox County, TN.

  • Correction: NCAA-Xavier-Arizona story

    Correction: NCAA-Xavier-Arizona story

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:37:54 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:37:54 GMT

    Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O'Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region.

    Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O'Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region.

  • Aldridge, Leonard lead Spurs to 97-90 win over Grizzlies

    Aldridge, Leonard lead Spurs to 97-90 win over Grizzlies

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:50:55 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points, Kawhi Leonard added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-90 on Thursday night in a possible first-round playoff preview.

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points, Kawhi Leonard added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-90 on Thursday night in a possible first-round playoff preview.

  • High-flying Jayhawks present question: Can they be stopped?

    High-flying Jayhawks present question: Can they be stopped?

    Friday, March 24 2017 2:57 AM EDT2017-03-24 06:57:31 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 2:57 AM EDT2017-03-24 06:57:32 GMT
    Kansas has rolled to three NCAA Tournament wins by an average of 30 points, blowing out Purdue in the Midwest Regional semifinals on Thursday night.
    Kansas has rolled to three NCAA Tournament wins by an average of 30 points, blowing out Purdue in the Midwest Regional semifinals on Thursday night.
  • TIPPING OFF: Point guard battle part of Kentucky-UCLA allure

    TIPPING OFF: Point guard battle part of Kentucky-UCLA allure

    Friday, March 24 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-03-24 06:47:58 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-03-24 06:47:59 GMT
    The point guard battle between UCLA's Lonzo Ball and Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox is a big part of the allure for the South Region semifinal matchup.
    The point guard battle between UCLA's Lonzo Ball and Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox is a big part of the allure for the South Region semifinal matchup.
  • Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC

    Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC

    Friday, March 24 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-03-24 06:47:42 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-03-24 06:47:43 GMT
    Michigan's ouster from the NCAA Tournament makes room for a new lovable underdog to step up.
    Michigan's ouster from the NCAA Tournament makes room for a new lovable underdog to step up.
  • Memphis' not-so-favorite son Calipari returns for Sweet 16

    Memphis' not-so-favorite son Calipari returns for Sweet 16

    Thursday, March 23 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-03-23 23:21:17 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-03-23 23:21:17 GMT
    John Calipari knows people in Memphis remain upset with how he abandoned the Tigers to take the Kentucky job.
    John Calipari knows people in Memphis remain upset with how he abandoned the Tigers to take the Kentucky job.
  • US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

    US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

    Thursday, March 23 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-03-23 11:27:33 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-03-23 11:27:33 GMT
    Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries.
    Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries.
  • Tipping Off: Michigan talked Super Bowl on way to Sweet 16

    Tipping Off: Michigan talked Super Bowl on way to Sweet 16

    Thursday, March 23 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-03-23 07:07:24 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-03-23 07:07:24 GMT
    When Michigan was slumping earlier in the season, the coach started thinking Super Bowl, not Final Four.
    When Michigan was slumping earlier in the season, the coach started thinking Super Bowl, not Final Four.
  • Best Season Ever for Harding Women's Basketball Ends in National Semifinals

    Best Season Ever for Harding Women's Basketball Ends in National Semifinals

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:49:49 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A season that Harding basketball fans will never forget came to an end Wednesday in the NCAA Division II national semifinals. The Lady Bisons battled No. 1 seed and undefeated Ashland before a crowd of 1,892 at Alumni Hall on the campus of Ohio Dominican. Ashland (36-0) won the game 90-77 and advanced to meet Virginia Union on Friday for the national championship. Harding finished the season 31-4 and in the most succe...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A season that Harding basketball fans will never forget came to an end Wednesday in the NCAA Division II national semifinals. The Lady Bisons battled No. 1 seed and undefeated Ashland before a crowd of 1,892 at Alumni Hall on the campus of Ohio Dominican. Ashland (36-0) won the game 90-77 and advanced to meet Virginia Union on Friday for the national championship. Harding finished the season 31-4 and in the most succe...
  • Razorbacks Finish Homestand With Sixth Win In A Row

    Razorbacks Finish Homestand With Sixth Win In A Row

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:42:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas finished off its 11-game homestand with its sixth straight victory Wednesday night, defeating New Orleans, 5-2, at Baum Stadium. The Hogs got home runs from Grant Koch and Jax Biggers, while the pitching held the Privateers to just two runs in the same inning and scattered five hits. Coming into Wednesday’s contest, the Hogs (18-4, 3-0 SEC) held the Southeastern Conference lead in team home runs. They blasted two more against...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas finished off its 11-game homestand with its sixth straight victory Wednesday night, defeating New Orleans, 5-2, at Baum Stadium. The Hogs got home runs from Grant Koch and Jax Biggers, while the pitching held the Privateers to just two runs in the same inning and scattered five hits. Coming into Wednesday’s contest, the Hogs (18-4, 3-0 SEC) held the Southeastern Conference lead in team home runs. They blasted two more against...
  • Mike Balado stops by KAIT

    Mike Balado stops by KAIT

  • A-State Baseball Falters in Late Innings in Walk-Off Loss to Austin Peay

    A-State Baseball Falters in Late Innings in Walk-Off Loss to Austin Peay

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-03-23 02:34:40 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (3/22/17) – The Arkansas State baseball team took an 8-4 advantage into the bottom of the eighth inning, but five runs by Austin Peay, including two in the bottom of the ninth, lifted the Governors to a 9-8 midweek victory over the Red Wolves at Raymond C. Hand Park Wednesday afternoon in Clarksville, Tenn. A-State (11-9) entered the bottom of the eighth inning ahead 8-4, but the first two batters of the frame reached and the team turned to Brandon Stuckens...
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (3/22/17) – The Arkansas State baseball team took an 8-4 advantage into the bottom of the eighth inning, but five runs by Austin Peay, including two in the bottom of the ninth, lifted the Governors to a 9-8 midweek victory over the Red Wolves at Raymond C. Hand Park Wednesday afternoon in Clarksville, Tenn. A-State (11-9) entered the bottom of the eighth inning ahead 8-4, but the first two batters of the frame reached and the team turned to Brandon Stuckens...
  • A-State’s Balado Announces Hire of Josh Pierre as Director of Basketball Operations

    A-State’s Balado Announces Hire of Josh Pierre as Director of Basketball Operations

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-03-23 02:27:30 GMT
    JONESBORO, Ark. (3/22/17) – Arkansas State head men’s basketball coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Josh Pierre as Director of Basketball Operations. As the Red Wolves’ director of basketball operations, Pierre will be tasked with handling the daily operations of the program, coordinating travel itineraries, assisting with scouting videos and overseeing the team’s student managers. He will also oversee the operation of basketball camps. &ldqu...
    JONESBORO, Ark. (3/22/17) – Arkansas State head men’s basketball coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Josh Pierre as Director of Basketball Operations. As the Red Wolves’ director of basketball operations, Pierre will be tasked with handling the daily operations of the program, coordinating travel itineraries, assisting with scouting videos and overseeing the team’s student managers. He will also oversee the operation of basketball camps. &ldqu...
  • Sweet 16 guide: Top NCAA matchups, players and story lines

    Sweet 16 guide: Top NCAA matchups, players and story lines

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-03-22 20:00:49 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-03-22 20:01:22 GMT
    The NCAA Tournament's first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after three days of good-not-always-great basketball.
    The NCAA Tournament's first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after three days of good-not-always-great basketball.
  • Cardinals' fans can see every home game thanks to new monthly subscription

    Cardinals' fans can see every home game thanks to new monthly subscription

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-03-22 16:45:23 GMT
    (AP Images)(AP Images)

    For around $30, baseball fans will now be able to attend as many St. Louis Cardinals home games as they like.  

    For around $30, baseball fans will now be able to attend as many St. Louis Cardinals home games as they like.  

  • A-State Sprinter Jaylen Bacon stops by KAIT

    A-State Sprinter Jaylen Bacon stops by KAIT

  • Harding Softball on big winning streak

    Harding Softball on big winning streak

  • Coach Balado displays a great sense of humor

    Coach Balado displays a great sense of humor

  • More sights & sounds from Coach Balado's press conference

    More sights & sounds from Coach Balado's press conference

  • Terry Mohajir didn't need much time to find his next coach

    Terry Mohajir didn't need much time to find his next coach

  • Getting to know new A-State MBB Coach Mike Balado

    Getting to know new A-State MBB Coach Mike Balado

  • Mike Balado introduced as new A-State MBB Coach

    Mike Balado introduced as new A-State MBB Coach

  • 4A State Champs Pocahontas Lady Redskins Live in-studio

    4A State Champs Pocahontas Lady Redskins Live in-studio

  • A-State welcomes new men's basketball coach

    A-State welcomes new men's basketball coach

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:09:01 GMT

    Monday officially marks the start of the Mike Balado era at A-State. 

    Monday officially marks the start of the Mike Balado era at A-State. 

  • Mike Balado introduced as new A-State Men's Basketball coach

    Mike Balado introduced as new A-State Men's Basketball coach

    Monday, March 20 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-20 21:09:00 GMT
    Jonesboro, AR - This time last Monday, A-State Men's Basketball was without a coach, but it didn't take long for the University to find a replacement.   Mike Balado officially introduced as the head coach of the A-State Men's Basketball program on Monday, becoming the 16th head coach in A-State history.   Balado comes to A-State from Louisville, where he spent the last four years as an assistant under head coach Rick Pitino, who help...
    Jonesboro, AR - This time last Monday, A-State Men's Basketball was without a coach, but it didn't take long for the University to find a replacement.   Mike Balado officially introduced as the head coach of the A-State Men's Basketball program on Monday, becoming the 16th head coach in A-State history.   Balado comes to A-State from Louisville, where he spent the last four years as an assistant under head coach Rick Pitino, who help...
  • Louisville assistant linked to A-State job

    Louisville assistant linked to A-State job

    Monday, March 20 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-03-20 15:04:14 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro, AR - It's been less than a week since Grant McCasland left A-State to take the head coaching job at the University of North Texas, but the Red Wolves may not have to wait long to figure out his replacement.  

    It's been less than a week since Grant McCasland left A-State to take the head coaching job at the University of North Texas, but the Red Wolves may not have to wait long to figure out his replacement.   

  • NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

    NCAA Tournament picks up steam just before Sweet 16

    Monday, March 20 2017 2:16 AM EDT2017-03-20 06:16:34 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 2:16 AM EDT2017-03-20 06:16:36 GMT
    In need of a jolt after three so-so days, the NCAA Tournament got it with a scintillating Sunday of high-level basketball.
    In need of a jolt after three so-so days, the NCAA Tournament got it with a scintillating Sunday of high-level basketball.
  • Thornwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke

    Thornwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke

    Monday, March 20 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-03-20 04:35:59 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-03-20 04:35:59 GMT
    Sindarius Thornwell had 22 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina upset No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 to reach the Sweet 16 in the East Regional.
    Sindarius Thornwell had 22 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina upset No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 to reach the Sweet 16 in the East Regional.
  • Big Ten rides NCAA Tournament surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

    Big Ten rides NCAA Tournament surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

    Monday, March 20 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-03-20 04:26:00 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-03-20 04:26:00 GMT
    Big Ten basketball is enjoying a surge in the NCAA Tournament.
    Big Ten basketball is enjoying a surge in the NCAA Tournament.
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    Monday, March 20 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-03-20 04:06:10 GMT
    The Latest: After Florida beat Virginia, two more SEC-ACC showdowns Sunday.
    The Latest: After Florida beat Virginia, two more SEC-ACC showdowns Sunday.
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    NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

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    Tuesday, March 28 2017 2:23 AM EDT2017-03-28 06:23:11 GMT
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    The Raiders will be moving to Las Vegas sometime in the not distant future, but Mark Davis' team is likely to belong to Oakland until 2020.
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    Tuesday, March 28 2017 2:12 AM EDT2017-03-28 06:12:58 GMT
    Russell Westbrook hit a pull-up jumper with seven seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 13-point deficit in the final four minutes to beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-91.
    Russell Westbrook hit a pull-up jumper with seven seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 13-point deficit in the final four minutes to beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-91.
  • Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74

    Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74

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    Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 in a showdown that turned into a major letdown for the defending NBA champions.
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