John Pelphrey’s first season at Arkansas is about more than Xs and Os. “I just really believe in my heart of hearts here with this basketball team … that we’ve got to make sure that our attitude is in the right place,” Pelphrey said. “That we are focused on the team, that we have honor and respect there among the team.” Pelphrey was hired as Arkansas’ coach in April after Stan Heath was fired.
Bills starting receiver Josh Reed and defensive end Aaron Schobel both missed practice Friday and are questionable for Buffalo’s game at Miami on Sunday. Reed missed his first practice of the week after developing stiffness in his back. Schobel missed Thursday’s practice because of a groin/thigh injury, but was sent home on Friday after becoming ill.
The calls for JaMarcus Russell to play have already started from the disgruntled Oakland Raiders fans. The franchise quarterback said he’s ready whenever he’s called upon and coach Lane Kiffin admits he thinks about playing the talented rookie “all the time.” The question now is when do the Raiders actually turn their struggling offense over to Russell and begin to see whether they made the right…
Miami Dolphins middle linebacker Zach Thomas will sit out Sunday’s game against Buffalo because of recurring migraines. It will be the fourth game Thomas has missed this season, including two in September because of a concussion. He participated in full-contact drills Thursday but was held out of practice Friday and ruled out for the game.
Reggie Bush has fired marketing agent Mike Ornstein. The New Orleans running back declined to comment after practice on Thursday, but Ornstein, who is based in Los Angeles, said in a phone interview with Sports Betting News that he was no longer working for Bush. “We had a great run together,” Ornstein said.
Watch as the Warriors’ Baron Davis cleans up a Monta Ellis miss with a wicked one-handed jam on Thursday.
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Kevin Stadler came to the HSBC Champions tournament with few expectations. He was even prepared to have a bad week in China. What mattered was being free of the pressure of the U.S. tour, where he has struggled to find his niche. Instead, Stadler led two-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson by one shot, carding a 3-under 69 on Friday for an 11-under 133 total to top a field that includes 10 of the…
Paula Creamer birdied the final seven holes for a share of the first-round lead with Meg Mallon on Thursday in the Tournament of Champions, ending Suzann Pettersen’s run at the top of the leaderboard at six rounds. Creamer and Mallon shot 5-under 67s, leaving them two strokes ahead of Pettersen, Natalie Gulbis, Pat Hurst, Mi Hyun Kim and Seon Hwa Lee.