Sports Briefs

December 12, 2013 Pro baseball LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season …

No. 1 Arizona breaks away, wins big

December 12, 2013 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Ashley scored 15 points, Kaleb Tarczewski added 14 and No. 1 Arizona shook off a slow start to dominate New …

’Rabbits slam No. 12 Nittany Lions, 83-79

December 12, 2013 BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Megan Waytashek and Steph Paluch scored 18 points apiece as South Dakota State defeated No. 12 Penn State 83-79 despite squandering …

Report: Boise State hires Harsin

December 11, 2013 BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boise State has hired Arkansas State’s Bryan Harsin as its …

UofA freshmen win SEC honors

December 11, 2013 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has named two basketball players from the University of Arkansas as conference freshmen of the week. Razorback forward Bobby …

Angels name Traveler manager

December 11, 2013 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have announced that longtime minor league manager and coach Phillip Wellman will manage the 2014 Arkansas Travelers.

Wisconsin receiver wins Burlsworth Award

December 11, 2013 SPRINGDALE (AP) — University of Wisconsin receiver Jared Abbredris has been awarded the 2013 Burlsworth Trophy. Abbredris was a finalist with running back Trey Watts …