• Arkansas pitchers adapt to new roles

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Pitching Coach Dave Jorn wasn’t sure what to expect from Arkansas’ staff following an offseason of heavy losses to the Major League Baseball draft. The overhauled rotation has proven more than capable of following in the footsteps of the top pitching staff …

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  • BMS points racing lost to rain

    LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri weekly points series slated for Friday at the Batesville Motor Speedway has again been canceled due to heavy rain, according to track owner Connie Starr. The weekly series is scheduled to resume next Friday.

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  • 10 things to know about NCAA baseball tourney

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 14. Here are 10 of the tournament’s top story lines: …

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  • Pacers stay alive with 93-90 win over Heat

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George and the Pacers got one win Wednesday night. Now comes the hard part: Winning an elimination game at Miami against LeBron James and the Heat. George scored 21 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter and inspired his teammates …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Malcolm Glazer, a self-made billionaire who shunned the spotlight while leading the takeover of English soccer’s Manchester United and transforming the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers into Super Bowl champions, died Wednesday. He was 85. The reclusive Palm Beach businessman …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 30 – June 1, 2014.

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  • Bad Boy Bulldawgs win Wally Hall tourney title

    BRYANT — The Bad Boy Bulldawgs won a Wally Hall Tournament of Champions baseball title over the weekend, and the team of local 7-year-olds went unbeaten while doing it. Competing in the 7AAA division, they led off by slugging their way past Southern Slam 15-13, …

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  • Lyon College v-ball camps set for June 26-27, June 29-July 2

    Lyon College Volleyball Camps are set for June 26-27 and June 29-July 2, according to camp brochures from the school. The first camp is a morning camp (9 a.m.-noon) for elementary and middle school girls, grades 1-6. The cost is $50 per camper. The second …

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  • Debut turns into something special for Gosser, Hogs

    FAYETTEVILLE — Alex Gosser achieved a debut at-bat likely never achieved by an Arkansas Razorback before him. Though striking out and eventually going zero for four, the freshman catcher from North Little Rock received a standing ovation at Baum Stadium just by stepping into the …

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  • Hogs vs. Tigers football game moved to Nov. 28

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The University of Arkansas says its regular season-ending game against Missouri has been moved up a day, marking the 17th time in 19 seasons the Razorbacks will have played on the day after Thanksgiving. The two Southeastern Conference schools, playing for the …

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  • Kentucky, LSU players top SEC awards

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky’s A.J. Reed won the Southeastern Conference baseball Player of the Year Award. SEC coaches also selected LSU’s Aaron Nola as the top pitcher for the second straight season and Florida’s Kevin O’Sullivan won the Coach of the Year Award. Florida’s …

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  • Cardinals, Lynn thrash Yankees

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn lobbied for nine more pitches. One base runner, St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny told the right-hander, and we go to the bullpen. Lynn needed exactly nine pitches to finish a 5-hit shutout in his first career complete game, …

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