Bielema hires Ash to direct UofA defense

December 12, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Wisconsin defensive coordinator Chris Ash will follow former Badgers Coach Bret Bielema to Arkansas. The Razorbacks announced Ash’s hiring on Tuesday, Bielema’s …

Alvarez to coach Badgers

December 12, 2012 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez will earn $118,500 for returning to the sidelines to coach the Badgers in the …

Sports Briefs

December 12, 2012 Professional football NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints’ bounty case, from the coaches …

Paragould juniors sweep varsity hoops

December 11, 2012 Paragould’s juniors swept Batesville for a pair of 5A-East District varsity basketball victories Monday night in Pioneer Gymnasium. The Junior Lady Rams won 32-23, improving …

Sports Calendar

December 11, 2012 Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, December 11 - Wednesday, December 12, 2012.

Western Kentucky hires Petrino

December 11, 2012 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Now that Bobby Petrino is back in the coaching ranks, he wants to make the most of his second chance.

Brady throws 4 TDs as Pats rout Texans

December 11, 2012 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Just another game for the New England Patriots. Just a wire-to-wire domination of the team with the NFL’s best record. So …