• Miller will make Hall of Fame, have last laugh

    Somehow, some way, Marvin Miller is going to have the last laugh. One tribute to the pioneering labor leader at the time of his death little more than a year ago noted that Miller was still listed in the phone book at the time. What …

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    Pro football DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito will remain on the NFL’s suspended list for the rest of the season, including the playoffs. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity …

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  • Frantic finish just misses for football Pioneers

    LITTLE ROCK — A frantic and failed finish is what most people will remember about the Class 5A State Playoff high school football championship game played in War Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon. Coupled with a 27-24 victory, it will be remembered happily by the Morrilton …

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  • Timberwolves remain unbeaten

    The Lyon College-Mark Martin Automotive High School Basketball Invitational resumed Friday at Becknell Gymnasium as the Cedar Ridge boys and the Southside, Melbourne and Cave City girls advanced into semifinals. Spencer Reaves and Cole Crabtree combined for 48 points as the Timberwolves defeated the Heber …

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  • Scots rally for tie but fall in overtime

    Looking for redemption after dropping a 22-point decision to Blue Mountain just over a month ago, the Lyon College men’s basketball team overcame a 6-point deficit in the final 2:19 of regulation to force overtime, but the Scots failed to hold a 5-point lead with …

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  • NAIA tourney qualifiers coming to Lyon for ‘Classic’

    Three qualifiers for the 2013 NAIA Division I women’s national basketball tournament and preseason Top 25 picks will compete in Becknell Gymnasium this week in the Lyon College Classic. The 3-team event will get started Tuesday when Lyon hosts LSU-Shreveport at 5:30 p.m. Action is …

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  • Manziel gives Winston Heisman winners’ advice

    NEW YORK — Famous Jameis has replaced Johnny Football as the face of college football. Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, last year’s winner, finished fifth in the voting and seemed to enjoy a …

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  • Flynn directs Packers to historical rally by Cowboys

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Flynn is ready to hand the starting job back to Aaron Rodgers. While he’s finished filling in for the injured former Super Bowl MVP, he has a spot in Green Bay lore, even if it’s not quite on par with …

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    College football AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Coach Mack Brown said Sunday he’s resigning because his teams haven’t been living up to the winning standard he helped create. Brown said school President Bill Powers and athletic director Steve Patterson told him he could stay when …

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  • Pirate, Timberwolf golfers, tennis players earn awards

    Five area high school golfers from Guard-circulation area schools earned all-state honors this fall, with one winning the Class 1A State Golf Tournament’s individual championship for the second consecutive year. Concord senior Luke Cornett and freshman Jacob Webb won the honor after leading the Pirates …

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  • Ready or not, Pioneers, Devil Dogs set to play Saturday

    Batesville Coach Dave King replied with a firm and telling answer when asked if he felt good about the Pioneers’ weather-altered preparations for the Morrilton Devil Dogs and the Class 5A State Playoff football championship game. “Yes. I’ve got to,” he said. “I’m just not …

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  • AP writer picks Tigers, Pioneers, Wildcats to win high school football state title games

    FAYETTEVILLE — Cabot would love nothing more than to celebrate its first state championship since 2000, even if it had to wait a week because of last week’s wintry weather. The Panthers (12-0) will finally have their chance this weekend when they face a Bentonville …

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