• Pro Football Briefs

    ATLANTA (AP) — Build it and the Super Bowl will come. That message rang loud and clear Tuesday when Minneapolis was awarded the 2018 game after a vote by owners rewarded the city for its new stadium deal. The owners chose Minneapolis and the $1 …

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  • Fort Smith athlete signs with Lyon

    Leilani Ocasio, a 3-year varsity letterman at Fort Smith Northside High School, has signed a NAIA letter of intent to play volleyball at Lyon College, according to Lyon Coach Ray Green. Ocasio began playing on the Northside varsity squad as a sophomore, and just completed …

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  • Springdale Har-Ber, Cabot athletes break records at Meet of Champs

    HEBER SPRINGS — Springdale Har-Ber’s Peyton Stumbaugh and Cabot’s Lexi Weeks led the record-setters Saturday at the Meet of Champs at Heber Springs High School, according to information provided by the Arkansas Activities Association. Stumbaugh, a senior and a University of Oklahoma recruit, set the …

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  • Gators surprise as SEC top seeds

    Florida didn’t look like one of the nation’s best baseball teams in March. But the Gators bounced back from a mediocre start to earn the No. 1 seed in this week’s Southeastern Conference tournament in Hoover, Alabama. Florida (37-19, 21-9 SEC) thrived during league play …

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  • Duncan leads Spurs in Game 1 rout

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were not going to believe Serge Ibaka was really injured until the Oklahoma City Thunder took the court in the opener of the Western Conference finals without their athletic big man. Their skepticism was unwarranted. Ibaka is …

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  • Surgery erased doubts; no date for Woods return

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods still doesn’t know when he’ll return. For a while, he didn’t know whether he would return at all. Woods said Monday his back injury became so debilitating this year it caused him to doubt his ability to play golf …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA charged Donald Sterling on Monday with damaging the league and its teams by making racist comments, setting up a June 3 hearing after which owners could vote to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers. The …

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  • Lady Mustangs advance to 1A title game

    MOUNTAIN HOME – The Midland Lady Mustangs faced an all-too familiar foe Saturday in the semifinals of the Class 1A State Tournament, and they defeated their district rival for the third time this season. Midland counted on great pitching and timely hitting in their 6-3 …

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  • Cave City cookout for junior athletes slated for Tuesday

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Junior High Athletic Cookout is scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m., according to Cave City Coach Crystal Bradley. All seventh-grade and junior high athletes and their parents are welcome to attend.

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  • Vilonia KOs Batesville in state tournaments

    JACKSONVILLE — Vilonia ended Batesville’s seasons in high school softball and baseball here Friday morning. Led by senior pitcher Leah Thomason and sophomore pitcher Sydney Wader, the Lady Eagles fended off the Lady Pioneers for a 3-1 decision in the first round of the Class …

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  • Cossatot River Eagles down Southerners in Class 4A State Tournament for soccer

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Cossatot River Eagles knocked the Southside Southerners out of the Class 4A State Tournament for soccer, winning 3-1 at Burns Park. Kamil Kopyto scored the Southerners’ lone goal came in the second half. He was assisted by Riley Moss. “It …

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  • Former Pioneer helps Red Wolves win regular-season baseball finale

    LITTLE ROCK — Stuart Levy drove in three runs and five Arkansas State pitchers held the University of Arkansas-Little Rock to one run as the Red Wolves won the final game of the regular season 7-2 over the Trojans Saturday afternoon at Gary Hogan Field. …

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