IOC bars Russians from Olympics

December 6, 2017 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics — just not with their …

Thumbs-up from athletes for IOC decision

December 6, 2017 PARIS (AP) — Athletes who lost medals because of Russia’s doping program at the Sochi Olympics gave a broad thumbs-up to the International Olympic …

TV Sportswatch

December 6, 2017 Today COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. ESPN2 — Siena at Louisville ESPNU — Wisconsin at Temple FS1 — Kent …

Southerners open tourney with victory

December 5, 2017 The two defending champions closed out the first night of the 36th annual Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College Invitational Tournament with victories on Monday, one was …

Cave City splits with Hoxie

December 5, 2017 CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavemen split the night and took two of the four games against the Hoxie Mustangs on Monday in 4A-3A …

Arkansas hires Hunter Yurachek as AD

December 5, 2017 Hunter Yurachek FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas ended its nearly three-week search for an athletic director Monday by naming Houston’s Hunter …

On Deck

December 5, 2017 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, December 5 - Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Grizzlies snap 11-game skid

December 5, 2017 MEMPHIS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies finally got to celebrate a win after almost a month of misery. But the relief of their first victory …

Georgia, Auburn split top awards on All-SEC team

December 5, 2017 ATLANTA (AP) — After meeting in the Southeastern Conference championship game, Georgia and Auburn split the top awards on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference …