Sports Briefs

February 2, 2017 Soccer NEW YORK (AP) — Dropped by the NFL, St. Louis and San Diego are among bidders from 12 areas applying for …

BHS wins, loses in league hoop action

February 1, 2017 Top contenders in 6A-5A Conference 2 high school basketball won Tuesday night in Pioneer Gym, but it wasn’t easy. The Batesville Lady Pioneers …

Southerners roll on; Bearkatz win in OT

February 1, 2017 BALD KNOB — The Southside Southerners picked up their second 4A-3A Conference 7 victory in as many nights when they raced past the Bald Knob …

Opening night tamer than usual

February 1, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — A man traipsing around Monday’s Super Bowl opening night in a full-length gown declaring himself “The Empress of Austria, Elizabeth I” …

Kraft pulls, throws punches

February 1, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — Robert Kraft is pulling his punches over “Deflategate.” Well, some of them. While the New England Patriots owner and …

Pastner gets Ga. Tech off to good start

February 1, 2017 ATLANTA (AP) — Halfway through his first ACC season, Josh Pastner has exceeded expectations at Georgia Tech. It’s been a surprising start for …