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  • ESPN films A-State fans for commercial

    ESPN films A-State fans for commercial

     

  • Chiefs, Charles reach 2-year deal

    Chiefs, Charles reach 2-year deal

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:50:53 GMT
    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. A person familiar with the contract said the deal will keep Charles in Kansas City through the 2017 season. He spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed details. The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the Chiefs reached the playoffs. He also had 70 catches for 693 yards and seven more TDs as Kansa...
    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. A person familiar with the contract said the deal will keep Charles in Kansas City through the 2017 season. He spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed details. The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the Chiefs reached the playoffs. He also had 70 catches for 693 yards and seven more TDs as Kansa...
  • Matt Loiacano qualifies for 2014 U.S. Amateur

    Matt Loiacano qualifies for 2014 U.S. Amateur

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:23:39 GMT
    Jonesboro, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State sophomore golfer Matt Loiacano, has qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship golf tournament. The event will take place at the Atlanta Athletic Club Aug. 11-17. Loiacano qualified for the event by shooting a total of 138 at the Tunica National Golf Club July 21 in Tunica, Miss., and tied for second place and an automatic qualification. “I'm very excited for Matthew. He's been working very hard over the summer and I'm happy to see i...
    Jonesboro, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State sophomore golfer Matt Loiacano, has qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship golf tournament. The event will take place at the Atlanta Athletic Club Aug. 11-17. Loiacano qualified for the event by shooting a total of 138 at the Tunica National Golf Club July 21 in Tunica, Miss., and tied for second place and an automatic qualification. “I'm very excited for Matthew. He's been working very hard over the summer and I'm happy to see i...
  • Razorback Fan Day set for August 17th

    Razorback Fan Day set for August 17th

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:15:29 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Razorback football fans can officially start the 2014 Arkansas Football season at the annual Fan Day in Bud Walton Arena presented by Pepsi on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 p.m. The event allows fans the opportunity to meet the Razorback football student-athletes and head coach Bret Bielema. Parking and admission is free to all fans. Lot 56-D is unavailable due to construction. In order to allow as many fans through as possible there is a limit of one aut...
    FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Razorback football fans can officially start the 2014 Arkansas Football season at the annual Fan Day in Bud Walton Arena presented by Pepsi on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 p.m. The event allows fans the opportunity to meet the Razorback football student-athletes and head coach Bret Bielema. Parking and admission is free to all fans. Lot 56-D is unavailable due to construction. In order to allow as many fans through as possible there is a limit of one aut...
  • UCA picked to finish 4th in Southland

    UCA picked to finish 4th in Southland

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:02:21 GMT
    CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - The University of Central Arkansas is picked fourth in both the preseason Southland Conference polls released Wednesday by the conference. The Bears, under new head coach Steve Campbell, had 72 votes in the Sports Information Directors' poll and 70 in the head coaches' poll. UCA, which finished in a fourth-place tie last season, has two SLC championships since joining the conference in 2007. Defending champion Southeastern Louisiana is first in both polls, followed by McNe...
    CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - The University of Central Arkansas is picked fourth in both the preseason Southland Conference polls released Wednesday by the conference. The Bears, under new head coach Steve Campbell, had 72 votes in the Sports Information Directors' poll and 70 in the head coaches' poll. UCA, which finished in a fourth-place tie last season, has two SLC championships since joining the conference in 2007. Defending champion Southeastern Louisiana is first in both polls, followed by McNe...
  • Cardinals activate Siegrist from DL

    Cardinals activate Siegrist from DL

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:57:00 GMT
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis. Siegrist had been on the DL for two months with a left forearm strain. In five rehab appearances with Double-A Springfield, he allowed no runs in 4 2-3 innings. In his most recent outing Monday, he worked 1 1-3 scoreless innings. As a rookie last year, Siegrist set a franchise record for a reliever with a 0.45 ERA. Th...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis. Siegrist had been on the DL for two months with a left forearm strain. In five rehab appearances with Double-A Springfield, he allowed no runs in 4 2-3 innings. In his most recent outing Monday, he worked 1 1-3 scoreless innings. As a rookie last year, Siegrist set a franchise record for a reliever with a 0.45 ERA. Th...
  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Dennis Franchione (Texas State head coach)

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Dennis Franchione (Texas State head coach)

     

  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Mark Hudspeth (ULL head coach)

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Mark Hudspeth (ULL head coach)

     

  • Delta Cleary homers in Tulsa loss to Springfield

    Delta Cleary homers in Tulsa loss to Springfield

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:41:39 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (MILB.com) - The Drillers lost their Tuesday night contest with the Springfield Cardinals by a final score of 9-8 Tuesday evening. Tulsa was able to overcome an early four-run deficit led going into the seventh inning, but was unfortunately edged late by a walk-off sac fly. Springfield seemingly ruined Jon Gray's start in the first inning. After Gray retired two of the first three batters he faced, the Cardinals strung together four consecutive run-scoring two-out hits, resu...
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (MILB.com) - The Drillers lost their Tuesday night contest with the Springfield Cardinals by a final score of 9-8 Tuesday evening. Tulsa was able to overcome an early four-run deficit led going into the seventh inning, but was unfortunately edged late by a walk-off sac fly. Springfield seemingly ruined Jon Gray's start in the first inning. After Gray retired two of the first three batters he faced, the Cardinals strung together four consecutive run-scoring two-out hits, resu...
  • Kamen in NOLA for Sun Belt Media Day

    Kamen in NOLA for Sun Belt Media Day

     

     

  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Sterling Young

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Sterling Young

     

  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: J.D. McKissic

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: J.D. McKissic

     

  • Former Cowboys RB Newhouse dies at 64

    Former Cowboys RB Newhouse dies at 64

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:07:26 GMT
    DALLAS (AP) - Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years and went to three Super Bowls, has died. He was 64. Newhouse's son, Rodd Newhouse, says his father died Tuesday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, after a battle with heart disease. Newhouse had suffered a stroke in 2010. The burly running back was drafted by the Cowboys in 1972 out of the University of Houston, where he ran for 1,757 yards as a senior, a school record that still stands. Newhouse r...
    DALLAS (AP) - Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years and went to three Super Bowls, has died. He was 64. Newhouse's son, Rodd Newhouse, says his father died Tuesday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, after a battle with heart disease. Newhouse had suffered a stroke in 2010. The burly running back was drafted by the Cowboys in 1972 out of the University of Houston, where he ran for 1,757 yards as a senior, a school record that still stands. Newhouse r...
  • NCAA declares AJ Turner eligible for 2014

    NCAA declares AJ Turner eligible for 2014

     

  • Charlie Strong takes stage at Big 12 Media Days

    Charlie Strong takes stage at Big 12 Media Days

     

  • Sun Belt commissioner expresses faith in Power 5

    Sun Belt commissioner expresses faith in Power 5

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:44:18 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson says the 11-team league is prepared for the anticipated rising cost of remaining part of major college football. Benson says he also has faith that leaders of the wealthiest conferences - known as the "power five" - recognize they still need the other five NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision conferences for scheduling purposes, and won't unduly diminish their ability to compete. Benson says Sun Belt institutions support power five proposals to i...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson says the 11-team league is prepared for the anticipated rising cost of remaining part of major college football. Benson says he also has faith that leaders of the wealthiest conferences - known as the "power five" - recognize they still need the other five NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision conferences for scheduling purposes, and won't unduly diminish their ability to compete. Benson says Sun Belt institutions support power five proposals to i...
  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Todd Berry (ULM head coach)

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Todd Berry (ULM head coach)

     

  • Bielema to take part in ESPN Car Wash today

    Bielema to take part in ESPN Car Wash today

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:55:53 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) - The University of Arkansas' second-year football head coach Bret Bielema is scheduled to take part in ESPN's "Car Wash," the network's on-site media day in Bristol, Conn., today.Highlights on Bielema's schedule include appearing on the SVP Russillo radio show live at 10:40 a.m., College Football Live at 12:30 p.m., and appearing on a tape-delayed Sportscenter at 1:15 p.m. Bielema's other appearances will be taped and used across ESPN platforms du...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) - The University of Arkansas' second-year football head coach Bret Bielema is scheduled to take part in ESPN's "Car Wash," the network's on-site media day in Bristol, Conn., today.Highlights on Bielema's schedule include appearing on the SVP Russillo radio show live at 10:40 a.m., College Football Live at 12:30 p.m., and appearing on a tape-delayed Sportscenter at 1:15 p.m. Bielema's other appearances will be taped and used across ESPN platforms du...
  • Eight Red Wolves named USA Rugby All-Americans

    Eight Red Wolves named USA Rugby All-Americans

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:44:41 GMT
    BOULDER, Colo. (USARugby.org) – USA Rugby has selected the 2013-14 Men’s Collegiate All-American, Honorable Mention All-American, and Sevens All-American teams, honoring deserving men’s college rugby players from across the country. Matt Sherman’s AIG Men’s Collegiate All-Americans recently finished their summer tour with matches against Cambridge University and Ontario Blues, while the MCAA Sevens team will participate in the Serevi RugbyTown Sevens – a tournament Tony Pacheco’s squad wo...
    BOULDER, Colo. (USARugby.org) – USA Rugby has selected the 2013-14 Men’s Collegiate All-American, Honorable Mention All-American, and Sevens All-American teams, honoring deserving men’s college rugby players from across the country. Matt Sherman’s AIG Men’s Collegiate All-Americans recently finished their summer tour with matches against Cambridge University and Ontario Blues, while the MCAA Sevens team will participate in the Serevi RugbyTown Sevens – a tournament Tony Pacheco’s squad wo...
  • Barrett Astin gets 3rd save of 2014 on Sunday

    Barrett Astin gets 3rd save of 2014 on Sunday

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:29:13 GMT
    GRAND CHUTE, WI (MILB.com) - Clint Terry and Barrett Astin gave the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers just what they needed to snap a three-game losing streak. The Timber Rattlers pitching tandem combined on a four-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory over the Dayton Dragons Sunday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Chris McFarland put the Timber Rattlers (51-47 overall, 15-14 second half) into the lead. McFarland singled up the middle with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom...
    GRAND CHUTE, WI (MILB.com) - Clint Terry and Barrett Astin gave the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers just what they needed to snap a three-game losing streak. The Timber Rattlers pitching tandem combined on a four-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory over the Dayton Dragons Sunday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Chris McFarland put the Timber Rattlers (51-47 overall, 15-14 second half) into the lead. McFarland singled up the middle with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom...
  • Pinkel takes SEC ESPN Car Wash

    Pinkel takes SEC ESPN Car Wash

     

  • Andy Ferguson named Texas League Pitcher of the Week

    Andy Ferguson named Texas League Pitcher of the Week

     

     

  • Jonesboro falls in Southwest Regional semi-finals

    Jonesboro falls in Southwest Regional semi-finals

     

  • New project to highlight Arkansas history & tradition

    New project to highlight Arkansas history & tradition

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:55:45 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – In a tribute to the accomplishments of its men’s and women’s track and field programs, the University of Arkansas Athletic Department is set to begin construction of a new entrance and a series of championship exhibits for John McDonnell Field, the Razorbacks’ outdoor track and field facility. The entrance project will highlight the history and continued excellence of Razorback track and field with focus on the programs’ team and individual successes.Th...
    FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – In a tribute to the accomplishments of its men’s and women’s track and field programs, the University of Arkansas Athletic Department is set to begin construction of a new entrance and a series of championship exhibits for John McDonnell Field, the Razorbacks’ outdoor track and field facility. The entrance project will highlight the history and continued excellence of Razorback track and field with focus on the programs’ team and individual successes.Th...
  • Croom wins ASGA Women's Match Play Championship

    Croom wins ASGA Women's Match Play Championship

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:26:24 GMT
    Jonesboro, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – A Junior on the Arkansas State women’s golf team, Libby Croom won the Arkansas State Golf Association’s Women’s Match Play championship at the Hot Springs Country Club by defeating Peyton Weaver in the championship match on July 17. Croom started out quarterfinal play of the tournament by defeating Emily Plyler seven and two. The Russellville, Ark., native then advanced to semifinal play on Thursday morning against Kirsten Garner, whom she defeated ...
    Jonesboro, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – A Junior on the Arkansas State women’s golf team, Libby Croom won the Arkansas State Golf Association’s Women’s Match Play championship at the Hot Springs Country Club by defeating Peyton Weaver in the championship match on July 17. Croom started out quarterfinal play of the tournament by defeating Emily Plyler seven and two. The Russellville, Ark., native then advanced to semifinal play on Thursday morning against Kirsten Garner, whom she defeated ...
  • Lokker takes Mixed Doubles gold at Pan American Sports Festival

    Lokker takes Mixed Doubles gold at Pan American Sports Festival

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:24:26 GMT
    PUEBLA, Mexico (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State bowler Sarah Lokker teamed up with Nathan Bohr to win the mixed doubles gold medal for Team USA at the Pan American Sports Festival in Puebla, Mexico July 17-20. Lokker, a New Baltimore, Mich. native, and Bohr combined to shoot a 3,395 to earn the gold medal with Lokker contributing a 1,556 and Bohr shooting a 1,839. Lokker took part in several events over the weekend including teaming up with Kayla Johnson to tie for fifth in women’s dou...
    PUEBLA, Mexico (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State bowler Sarah Lokker teamed up with Nathan Bohr to win the mixed doubles gold medal for Team USA at the Pan American Sports Festival in Puebla, Mexico July 17-20. Lokker, a New Baltimore, Mich. native, and Bohr combined to shoot a 3,395 to earn the gold medal with Lokker contributing a 1,556 and Bohr shooting a 1,839. Lokker took part in several events over the weekend including teaming up with Kayla Johnson to tie for fifth in women’s dou...
  • Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:41 GMT
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
  • ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:15:36 GMT
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
  • A-State Football hosts its final Elite Camp

    A-State Football hosts its final Elite Camp

     

  • A Better Region 8: Miracle League's own 'Field of Dreams'

    A Better Region 8: Miracle League's own 'Field of Dreams'

    The Miracle League of Jonesboro is making a wonderful impact in Region 8. It's a league and playground for special needs kids. The new field and playground is at the Southside Softball Complex and specially made to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers.
    The Miracle League of Jonesboro is making a wonderful impact in Region 8. It's a league and playground for special needs kids. The new field and playground is at the Southside Softball Complex and specially made to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers.
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  • Razorback Fan Day set for August 17th

    Razorback Fan Day set for August 17th

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:15:29 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Razorback football fans can officially start the 2014 Arkansas Football season at the annual Fan Day in Bud Walton Arena presented by Pepsi on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 p.m. The event allows fans the opportunity to meet the Razorback football student-athletes and head coach Bret Bielema. Parking and admission is free to all fans. Lot 56-D is unavailable due to construction. In order to allow as many fans through as possible there is a limit of one aut...
    FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Razorback football fans can officially start the 2014 Arkansas Football season at the annual Fan Day in Bud Walton Arena presented by Pepsi on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 p.m. The event allows fans the opportunity to meet the Razorback football student-athletes and head coach Bret Bielema. Parking and admission is free to all fans. Lot 56-D is unavailable due to construction. In order to allow as many fans through as possible there is a limit of one aut...
  • Bielema to take part in ESPN Car Wash today

    Bielema to take part in ESPN Car Wash today

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:55:53 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) - The University of Arkansas' second-year football head coach Bret Bielema is scheduled to take part in ESPN's "Car Wash," the network's on-site media day in Bristol, Conn., today.Highlights on Bielema's schedule include appearing on the SVP Russillo radio show live at 10:40 a.m., College Football Live at 12:30 p.m., and appearing on a tape-delayed Sportscenter at 1:15 p.m. Bielema's other appearances will be taped and used across ESPN platforms du...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) - The University of Arkansas' second-year football head coach Bret Bielema is scheduled to take part in ESPN's "Car Wash," the network's on-site media day in Bristol, Conn., today.Highlights on Bielema's schedule include appearing on the SVP Russillo radio show live at 10:40 a.m., College Football Live at 12:30 p.m., and appearing on a tape-delayed Sportscenter at 1:15 p.m. Bielema's other appearances will be taped and used across ESPN platforms du...
  • Barrett Astin gets 3rd save of 2014 on Sunday

    Barrett Astin gets 3rd save of 2014 on Sunday

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:29:13 GMT
    GRAND CHUTE, WI (MILB.com) - Clint Terry and Barrett Astin gave the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers just what they needed to snap a three-game losing streak. The Timber Rattlers pitching tandem combined on a four-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory over the Dayton Dragons Sunday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Chris McFarland put the Timber Rattlers (51-47 overall, 15-14 second half) into the lead. McFarland singled up the middle with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom...
    GRAND CHUTE, WI (MILB.com) - Clint Terry and Barrett Astin gave the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers just what they needed to snap a three-game losing streak. The Timber Rattlers pitching tandem combined on a four-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory over the Dayton Dragons Sunday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Chris McFarland put the Timber Rattlers (51-47 overall, 15-14 second half) into the lead. McFarland singled up the middle with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom...

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