Sports Calendar

May 18, 2016 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, May 19 - Sunday, May 22, 2016.

Bettis leads Rockies by Cardinals

May 18, 2016 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chad Bettis made his first appearance at Busch Stadium a memorable one. Bettis did not allow a hit until the fifth …

Gun Runner to skip Preakness

May 18, 2016 BALTIMORE (AP) — Gun Runner, third-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, will skip the Preakness, leaving a likely field of 11 for the middle …

Odor fined $5,000, suspended eight games

May 18, 2016 TORONTO (AP) — Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching …

Cavaliers blow out Raptors

May 18, 2016 CLEVELAND — LeBron James hardly missed and scored 24 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where …

Thunder discovers late-game swagger

May 18, 2016 OAKLAND, Calif. — The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks …

Sports Briefs

May 18, 2016 Olympics GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization’s chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the Zika virus, even though it …