• California Chrome’s story may never repeat

    AURORA, Colo. — A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you. Well, almost certainly not. For all the buzz California Chrome’s feel-good run at the Triple Crown is generating for horse racing, his too-good-to-be-true story has virtually no …

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  • Basketball Briefs

    NEW YORK (AP) — The woman Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks says she was assaulted by two men outside a New York City hotel. Police say V. Stiviano spoke to detectives and told them the assault …

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  • Concord Lady Pirate Harlan selected to play for East All-Star softball team

    Rosters for springtime sports included in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games have been announced, and Concord softball player Sydney Harlan is the only Guard circulation-area high school representative. Harlan, a shortstop-pitcher, posted a .410 batting average and stole 21 bases to help …

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  • Tournament namesake smiling at golf scores

    At least a couple of the happenings Sunday at The Course at Eagle Mountain would have made Red Bell smile. “I think dad was smiling that I was on the winning team,” David Bell said. “I think he was smiling more about George’s hole-in-one. They …

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  • Lyon College golfer named to list of top scholar athletes

    MOBILE, Ala. — Lyon College junior Bobie Jo Cooper is one of 118 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes women’s golf student-athletes to be named a 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, according to the NAIA national office. In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or …

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  • Basketball camp at Southside set to begin Tuesday

    SOUTHSIDE — A Southside Basketball Camp is set to begin Tuesday morning and a late registration is scheduled from 8-8:30 in the gymnasium, according to a news release from Coach Malcolm Long, camp director. The camp is for girls entering grades 4 through 8 and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, June 2 – Thursday, June 5, 2014.

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  • Razorbacks eliminated by Cav’s in regional

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Despite a valiant effort by junior Brian Anderson the University of Arkansas baseball team was eliminated from postseason play with a 9-2 loss at Virginia in the Charlottesville Regional Sunday. The Razorbacks finish the season with a 40-25 overall record after a …

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  • Nadal wins 32nd straight match at Open

    PARIS (AP) — For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal will make a fifth straight appearance in the French Open quarterfinals. Nadal won a record 32nd straight match at Roland Garros on Monday, beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 to improve …

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  • 5 things to know about the NBA Finals

    MIAMI (AP) — Here are five things to know as anticipation builds for the NBA Finals rematch between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. The series starts in San Antonio on Thursday night: Game 1 facts — The Spurs have never lost Game 1 …

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  • Lynn blasted, Giants blank Cardinals 8-0

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn got off to a slow start in his shortest outing of the season. The St. Louis right-hander followed up his first career shutout with his roughest outing of the season in an 8-0 loss to San Francisco on Sunday. …

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  • Golf Briefs

    DUBLIN, Ohio — Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in America and validation as one of golf’s young stars Sunday with birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff against Kevin Na and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra hole to win …

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