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This date in baseball

posted: 08/22/2016 2:19 a.m. Discuss

1886 Cincinnati outfielder Abner Powell was literally brought down by the dog days of summer. Chicken Wolf of the Louisville Colonels hit a deep drive and Powell took off after it, joined by a dog that had been sleeping by the fence. The dog bit Powell’s leg before the outfielder could get to the ball and wouldn’t let go as Wolf scored on a game-winning inside-the-park homer.

Travs go feebly in loss to Hooks

posted: 08/22/2016 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Count a 22-year-old Cuban making his Class AA debut as the latest pitcher to baffle the Arkansas Travelers.

Irish dismiss safety after recent arrest

posted: 08/22/2016 2:18 a.m. Discuss

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame kicked starting safety Max Redfield off the team Sunday, suspended reserve cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely after they were arrested in separate incidents and said four others arrested with Redfield face internal discipline.

Cowboys new practice facility comes with $1 billion price tag

posted: 08/22/2016 2:17 a.m. Discuss

FRISCO, Texas -- Jason Witten glanced overhead at a giant picture of him above the walkway to the new indoor practice stadium for the Dallas Cowboys.

State sports briefs

posted: 08/22/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Bielema to speak

Off the wire

posted: 08/22/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

IndyCar race postponed

Olympic roundup

posted: 08/22/2016 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Kenyan wins gold

Inside the rings: Mongolians drop laundry before leaving

posted: 08/22/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Wrestling coaches talk about leaving it all on the mat, but usually, they don't mean your pants.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 2 SAN ANTONIO 0: Naturals pitchers shine in shutout

posted: 08/22/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- The Northwest Arkansas Naturals' pitching staff bounced back on Sunday for the shutout that eluded them the night before.

The Spirit of Burls

posted: 08/22/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

A week ago, Christopher Severio was gearing up for one of the biggest days of his life.

Bielema takes a shine to the rain

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The Arkansas Razorbacks got a little dose of everything -- inside, outside, wet and dry -- in their final major scrimmage of training camp Saturday.

Like it is: Here's a vote for LSU amid Bama-mania

posted: 08/21/2016 2:37 a.m. Comments 2

Most preseason predictions for the SEC are out, and as expected, the heavy favorite to win the West and the conference championship is Alabama.

Park quiets doubters in run to gold

posted: 08/21/2016 2:35 a.m. Discuss

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Inbee Park is taking a gold medal back to South Korea to show anyone who doubted whether she should play in the Olympics.

McLeod hit Olympic stride after two falls

posted: 08/21/2016 2:33 a.m. Gallery Discuss

A month before Omar McLeod ran the 110-meter hurdles at the Olympics, he fell at a meet in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

U.S. sweeps 1,600 relays, gets surprise 1,500 gold

posted: 08/21/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

RIO DE JANEIRO -- LaShawn Merritt anchored the U.S. men's 1,600-meter relay team Saturday to an Olympic gold medal, regaining control of the event at the games.




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