• Mike McNeill’s Diary for Tuesday, March 5, 2022: Welcome, Steve’s Outdoor Sports | Mike McNeill’s Diary
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    Mike McNeill’s Diary for Tuesday, March 5, 2022: Welcome, Steve’s Outdoor Sports | Mike McNeill’s Diary

    We welcome back today as a temporary advertiser Steve’s Outdoor Sports. The store is promoting its Smith & Wesson Days sale from April 14-24. It is sponsoring a range day from noon to 6 p.m. on April 14 at the Magnolia Shooting Range. People who click on the ad will be redirected to the Steve’s Outdoor Sports website. We appreciate the opportunity to help Steve’s promote its special sale. Many aspects of Southern Arkansas University’s land lease along U.S. 82 to a prospective hotel developer are exciting. Among them is the possibility to spur other landowners along the stretch on the north side of Magnolia to do the same thing.…

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  • Coach K’s final home game: UNC turns Mike Krzyzewski’s Cameron Indoor Stadium finale into its own celebration
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    Coach K’s final home game: UNC turns Mike Krzyzewski’s Cameron Indoor Stadium finale into its own celebration

    DURHAM, N.C. — This is what can happen when you try to plan a retirement ceremony with 9,000 of your closest friends, with the tricky caveat of including a basketball game.  This was to be Mike Krzyzewski’s night. Duke staged one of the grandest send-offs college sports had ever seen. It was nostalgic. It was elaborate. It was quintessentially Duke. Which means a lot of people loved it and a lot of people hated it. Which means it was perfectly done. All of this created the biggest buildup, probably ever, to a regular-season college basketball game. And then the greatest rivalry in American sports added to its legend with one…

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    WATCH: Former MLB pitcher Mike Montgomery hits umpire with rosin bag during KBO game

    Kamil Krzaczynski / USA TODAY Sports Former Major League pitcher Mike Montgomery made waves in the Korean Baseball Organization on Friday, as he was ejected from a game before flying into a rage that saw him throw a rosin bag and hit an umpire. Montgomery, a member of the 2016 Chicago Cubs’ World Series-winning team, currently plays for the KBO’s Samsung Lions. Montgomery was ejected from Friday’s game after a warning about the KBO’s 12-second pitch rule. Once thrown out, he proceeded to go berserk as he was guided back towards the dugout. Montgomery charged towards the umpire before being restrained by teammates, and then threw a rosin bag at…

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    Mike Trout injury update: Angels say there are no plans to shut down star outfielder

    Mike Trout is recovering slower than expected with a calf injury, but the Angels maintain they are expecting him to return in 2021.  ESPN reported on Wednesday that Angels general manager Perry Minasian said there are no plans to shut Trout down this year despite his slow recovery and the end of the 2021 campaign coming up.  “My policy with any player is we go day-to-day and communicate,” Minasian said, according to the report. “From our end, we will not rush him. We want him to feel good about how his calf feels and to play at his level when he does come back.” MORE: Brewers’ Corbin Burnes wraps historic K…

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