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Arkansas mailbag: New football coach possibilities and hoops/baseball predictions

Welcome to SEC Country’s weekly Arkansas sports mailbag with reporter Eric W. Bolin. In this edition, we discuss potential next Arkansas football coaches, the very real chances Arkansas still goes bowling and both Razorbacks basketball and baseball projections. Feels like the end Where does the football tea… Baseball News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE ...

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Verlander deserving of ALCS MVP even if Yankees win series

The Houston Astros stayed alive after they defeated the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Friday. While the Astros’ struggling offense finally came to life during the 7-1 victory, it was right-hander <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///ml… MLB | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Astros go with Morton for decisive Game 7

While Morton will toe the rubber for first pitch, Astros manager A.J. Hinch said it will be all hands on deck for the winner-take-all bout. Those options likely include Lance McCullers Jr., who excelled with six innings of one-run ball in Game 4, though he would be pitching on three days’ rest. “You’re going to see a game played tomorrow ...

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Astros force Game 7 behind dominant Verlander performance

Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros, pitching seven shutout innings when they needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs during a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night that extended the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7. Acquired in an Aug. 31 trade, Verlander has won all nine ...

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Parents react after teen shot at Rocky Mount High baseball practice

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — Rocky Mount police are investigating how a 15-year-old student at the high school was shot. The Nash-Rocky Mount Public School System said the incident happened while the teen was warming up for baseball practice late Thursday afternoon. “It should not happen. Kids should be able to get out there and play ball and not have ...

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Spring in their step, Verlander, Astros force G7

Verlander threw seven scoreless innings for the Astros, who got clutch hits from Brian McCann and Jose Altuve in the fifth and a spectacular catch at the wall in the seventh by George Springer to beat the Yankees, 7-1, on Friday night in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park. The Astros, looking to advance to their second World Series, will ...

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Raiders' Marshawn Lynch suspended game for shoving official

NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland running back Marshawn Lynch was suspended for one game without pay by the NFL on Friday for shoving a game official during the Raiders’ victory over Kansas City on Thursday night. Lynch was ejected from the game after he shoved line judge Julian Mapp. The scuffle started when Oakland quarterback Derek Carr was hit late ...

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