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Jefferson with career-high 4 TD passes in Arkansas 45-3 romp

Oct. 23, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — On the heels of a three-game losing streak, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman and his players were in dire need of a confidence boost. The Razorbacks got that, at the expense of an in-state opponent. Sophomore quarterback K.J....

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Arkadelphia 33, Ashdown 27 Augusta 47, Midland 14 Batesville 21, Brookland 7 Beebe 41, Watson Chapel 0 Benton 41, Greenwood 40 Bentonville 56, Rogers 49...

K-State aims for big bounceback after 9 wins last season

Oct. 22, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After back-to-back losing seasons, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber knew he needed to make some changes this year, so he brought in a couple of former Marines to put the Wildcats through their paces before fall practice began. It's something Weber...

Arkansas takes 3-game skid into matchup with Arkansas-PB

Oct. 21, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas will face an in-state school for the first time since 1944 when the Razorbacks host Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a nonconference game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock on Saturday. “Even as old as I am, I wasn’t born at that...

NBA struggles during 1950s, begins its rise later in decade

Oct. 20, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

A career in the NBA seemed such an uncertainty as the 1950s arrived that Bob Cousy considered driving school a better option than playing for a team he didn’t even know how to find on a map. “Basketball was at the bottom of the totem pole,” said Cousy, one of the...

Timeline of NBA from its start as the BAA through 1950s

Oct. 18, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

Timeline of the National Basketball Association from its founding as the Basketball Association of America through the 1950s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: June 6, 1946: Boston Garden owner Walter...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Arkadelphia 42, Harmony Grove 19 Ashdown 26, Nashville 21 Beebe 56, Jacksonville 14 Benton 52, Mountain Home 23 Bentonville West 46, Har-Ber 45 Bigelow...

Arkansas governor OKs House map splitting Little Rock area

Oct. 13, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new U.S. House map that critics say weakens minority voters' influence in the state by splitting the Little Rock area among three congressional districts. The Republican governor...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alma 14, Clarksville 0 Arkadelphia 48, Fountain Lake 14 Ashdown 21, Malvern 8 Atkins 50, Danville 30 Batesville 39, Forrest City 12 Benton 30, LR...

Little Rock, family of slain Black driver reach settlement

Oct. 08, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The city of Little Rock and the family of a Black driver fatally shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop have tentatively reached a settlement, court records show. U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall on Thursday canceled the trial...