Swanson, Davis named to watch list

July 11, 2013 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Area college standouts for the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University football programs were recently named to watch lists. Arkansas senior …

Manziel, Clowney set to appear at SEC media days

July 11, 2013 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron will represent their teams at …

Mississippi suspends Henderson indefinitely

July 11, 2013 OXFORD — The University of Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson has been suspended indefinitely. In a release Wednesday, the university announced the 6-foot-2 senior from Hurst, …

MLB drug probe could be lengthy

July 11, 2013 NEW YORK (AP) — We may never know exactly what Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are being accused of in Major League Baseball’s Biogenesis investigation …

Sports Briefs

July 11, 2013 Pro baseball CLEVELAND (AP) — John Rocker told a Cleveland radio station this week that performance-enhancing drugs made Major League Baseball “more …

Torpedoes finish fourth in swim meet

July 10, 2013 MOUNTAIN VIEW — Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedoes won 12 events and finished fourth as a team in a swim meet Saturday. The Mountain …

Newport drag results announced

July 10, 2013 NEWPORT — William Runyan won the Super Pro division Sunday at the Newport Dragstrip as Tom Clary finished second and Jay Stephenson third. Ross Williams …

Sports Calendar

July 10, 2013 THURSDAY American Legion baseball: Jonesboro Fat City at Batesville, North Complex, doubleheader, 5:30 p.m.   FRIDAY Auto racing: Isle …

Wainwright picks up 12th victory

July 10, 2013 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright can’t explain his mastery over the Houston Astros. St. Louis’ All-Star is simply enjoying the ride. Wainwright picked up …