Man convicted of damaging Clark County jail
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) - A man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a Henderson State football player last year has been convicted of damaging video surveillance equipment at the Clark County jail.
A judge sentenced 23-year-old Andrew Robinson to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted him of impairing the operation of a vital public facility and first-degree criminal mischief.
Robinson and two others face attempted murder charges in the Dec. 5 shooting of Henderson State offensive lineman Lewis West, who was treated and released from the hospital in time to play in the Division II Cactus Bowl in January. That case has not yet gone to trial.
Information from: The Daily Siftings Herald, http://www.siftingsherald.com/
Angels beat Rangers 5-0 with combined 1-hitter
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Matt Palmer combined with four relievers on a one-hitter and the Los Angeles Angels tied a club record for most runs in a season with a 5-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Palmer (11-2) gave up a leadoff single in the first inning to Julio Borbon, walked two batters and induced a pair of inning-ending double plays in his 13th and final start of the season.
Darren Oliver struck out the side in the sixth. Jose Arredondo, Kevin Jepsen and fellow rookie Rafael Rodriguez each pitched a hitless inning.
Cowboys LT Adams 3 for 3 on fines
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Cowboys left tackle Flozell Adams was fined by the NFL for the third straight week, the latest for kicking at Carolina defensive end Julius Peppers.
Adams was docked $7,500. He was fined $5,000 for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the opener and $12,500 for two plays against the New York Giants.
Coach Wade Phillips says Adams "just wants to protect the quarterback."
Running back Felix Jones was fined $5,000 for an attempted leg whip.
Cunningham scores, FC Dallas beats Revolution
DALLAS (AP) - Jeff Cunningham scored his MLS-leading 16th goal of the season in the 71st minute to help FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 1-0 on Wednesday night at the Cotton Bowl.
FC Dallas (9-12-6) won consecutive games for only the second time this season to improve to 12th in the MLS with 33 points. New England (10-9-7) has 37 points, good for third in the Eastern Conference and eighth overall.
The top two teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs and the next four teams with the highest overall point totals receive wild-card berths.