Sports Briefs

March 12, 2012 College basketball Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina all earned No. 1 seeds for the NCAA tournament Sunday despite weekend losses that brought …

Bold moves lead Stewart to victory

March 12, 2012 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Timing the restart perfectly, Tony Stewart dove to the edge of the apron and ducked under the two cars in front …

Lady Pioneers go 3-0, win soccer tourney

March 12, 2012 PARAGOULD — The Batesville Lady Pioneers won the Paragould Invitational on Saturday, capping off an unbeaten weekend at Paragould High School, and the Southside Lady …

Defending champions sweep Scots

March 12, 2012 LEBANON, Tenn. — The Cumberland Bulldogs, the TranSouth Athletic Conference defending champions, swept the Lyon College Scots in a 3-game set here this past weekend.

Westside softball team wins tourney at Newark

March 12, 2012 NEWARK — The Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors defeated the Heber Springs Lady Panthers 3-0 to win the annual Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves Classic softball tournament …

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March 9, 2012 NFL BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Retired NFL safety Coy Wire says he was part of a small group of Buffalo Bills players …

Furcal happy in St. Louis

March 9, 2012 JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Furcal didn’t have to think hard about re-signing with the St. Louis Cardinals, even after they declined to pick up …