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Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson shouts instructions to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Mississippi State won 78-46. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Bulldogs manned up to beat Hogs

Subscriber onlyMississippi State Coach Ben Howland decided after four SEC games to junk the Bulldogs' zone defense and go back to his preference of playing man-to-man.

High School Sports
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Greenland’s players hold up the trophy after winning the Class 3A 2013 state championship game against Jessieville. Players shown are (front row, left to right) Morgan Miller, Kari Scott and Kelsey Vaughn.

Basketball: Greenland has built storied girls basketball program

Subscriber onlyAlan Barton emerged from his office and walked quickly across the Dee Lee Gymnasium floor. Barton, the girls basketball coach at Greenland, stuck out his hand.

UALR coach Chris ...

UALR coach Chris Beard signals his team during the Trojans game against Georgia State earlier this year.

Poised Trojans hit road

Subscriber only=Kemy Osse had a different feeling when the UALR men's basketball team visited the West Coast almost three months ago.

Professional Sports
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A.J. Burnett photo illustration

More than a thrower

Burnett learned to harness pitches, temperament

Subscriber onlyChange is rarely easy, especially for a hard-throwing major-league pitcher who sometimes allowed his emotions to get the better of him.