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Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz, the first baseball pitcher to enter the Hall of Fame after having Tommy John surgery, admits he's a medical miracle. He's rather young people not be.

Mon, 2015-07-27 16:43

With the heat searing and the football season nearing, here is a fresh collections of “David’s Appetizers,” assorted musings and observations from the sports scene: THE SOUTHLAND The Southland Conference football Media Day is this week, again in Lake Charles. That’s when the preseason predi...

Sat, 2015-07-25 18:31

The light came on to Jason Carruth during a murky emergency situation at a Conway Christian football game. A player lay on the ground with a possible spinal injury. Initially, the situation seemed to require the removal of a helmet and pads. Carruth, an athletic trainer for Conway Regional Therapy C...

Fri, 2015-07-24 19:53

Three former University of Central Arkansas teammates continue to defy age, odds and the senior citizen record book.

Tue, 2015-07-21 17:35

Southeastern Conference Media Days almost rival the grind of the regular season when a team can't take a day off. A coach can't afford a moment off.

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:34

In the twilight of his career, Tom Watson was a light in darkness at St. Andrews. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club officials in Scotland tried valiantly to hold up sunset to allow the golfing icon one more time in the spotlight across the pond.

Fri, 2015-07-17 20:12

The 2015 Major League All-Star game had a disconcerting jolt concerning the passage of time and an invigorating glimpse of the future. In the pregame ceremony at Cincinnati on Tuesday, four of the greatest living players were honored.

Wed, 2015-07-15 18:38

Despite how they embrace it, athletes are often put on a pedestal. Some stand tall, some teeter, some fall off. Former University of Central Arkansas defensive back Danny Lyons drove that home during a talk to the Arkansas Sports Club on Monday.

Tue, 2015-07-14 19:41

New Conway Christian coach Courtney Duever had become used to culture shock even before she played a year of professional basketball in Bulgaria.

Tue, 2015-07-07 18:18

Courtney Duever has been in the middle of a whirlwind the last few weeks and couldn't be more excited about the ride that landed her at Conway Christian.

Mon, 2015-07-06 16:30