SEC’s football power spelled out in stars

August 2, 2013 The players are providing the star power in the Southeastern Conference’s drive for an eighth straight national title, not those millionaire coaches. Hop in the …

Cards rout Pirates, end skid

August 2, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Manager Mike Matheny admitted the St. Louis Cardinals’ losing streak was starting to get to him. “It’s something you go to sleep …

Talk nearly done on MLB drug deals

August 2, 2013 NEW YORK (AP) — Pressure to get suspensions over with before the playoffs could force an end to negotiations in baseball’s latest drug scandal. Monday …

USA Today poll projects ‘Bama No. 1

August 2, 2013 ASSOCIATED PRESS —  The Crimson Tide was an overwhelming choice, receiving 58 of 62 first-place votes in the USA Today preseason coaches’ poll Thursday. Ohio …

Mize, Williams, Runyan win at Newport drag

August 2, 2013 NEWPORT — Bruce Mize out ran Edward Littlejohn in the street stock division Sunday at the Newport Dragstrip. David Presley finished third in the street …

Saiki leads women’s British Open

August 2, 2013 ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Inbee Park has some catching up to do if she wants to become the first golfer to win four professional …

Sports Briefs

August 2, 2013 Pro baseball TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment today at Double-A Trenton, hoping to …

Sports Calendar

August 2, 2013 Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 2 - Saturday, August 3, 2013.

Arkansas State media day set

August 1, 2013 JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas State will hold its football media day beginning at 11 a.m. today. The school is making players and coaches available for …