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Americans try to win back the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin

Sep. 21, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

By The Associated Press (AP) — PGA OF AMERICA RYDER CUP Site: Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Course: Whistling Straits (Straits). Yardage: 7,387. Par: 71. Defending champion: Europe. Television:...

Texas doctor who defied state's new abortion ban is sued

Sep. 20, 2021 22:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — and by Monday, two people obliged. ...

Police investigating fatal assault of Arkansas inmate

Sep. 20, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal assault at a prison of a convicted murderer who died last week, the state's prison system said Monday. Jerry Richard died at a Little Rock hospital on Friday, two days after the assault at the Cummins...

Toughness first: Pittman has Arkansas back in spotlight

Sep. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has made the long run from the north end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Stadium through the traditional Arkansas ‘A’ a few times. The second-year Razorbacks coach was an assistant coach from 2013-15 under Bret Bielema. He also grew...

Bond set at $15K for ex-Arkansas deputy in teen's shooting

Sep. 20, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

LONOKE, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a white teenager whose death has drawn the attention of civil rights activists was released Monday on $15,000 bond. Michael Davis, a former sergeant with the Lonoke...

Smith leads Central Arkansas over Arkansas-Pine Bluff 45-23

Sep. 19, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Breylin Smith threw four first-half touchdown passes and Central Arkansas beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 45-23 on Saturday night. Smith finished 31-of-42 passing for 329 yards. Three different receivers had a touchdown catch from inside the 7, and Tyler...

Washington stop early spiral, thumps Arkansas State 52-3

Sep. 18, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After two weeks of criticism, questions and overall misery, Jimmy Lake finally saw a little bit of enjoyment on the Washington sideline as the time ticked away on a blowout victory. In the process, the Huskies may have found some answers to their...

No. 20 Arkansas smashes Georgia Southern, 45-10

Sep. 18, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A week after beating then-No. 15 Texas and a week before facing No. 5 Texas A&M, both age-old rivals, No. 20 Arkansas could have faltered against Georgia Southern. After all, the Razorbacks, who haven’t had a winning season in five years,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alma 28, Rogers Heritage 27 Baptist Prep 31, McCrory 24 Benton 40, LR Catholic 7 Booneville 35, Mena 6 Camden Fairview 60, Watson Chapel 24 Cedarville...

Texan tied to 'boogaloo' sentenced to 50 years in prison

Sep. 17, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas man linked to the “boogaloo” movement who livestreamed threats to kill police was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder of a peace officer. On Thursday, a jury in Bowie County found...