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Miracle League's Game of Life

by Heather Bennett 11/1/2015 12:00 am

Miracle League Executive Director Peggy McCall's warm, brilliant smile draws you in as she talks about the relationships with players, parents, volunteers and supporters alike over the years. With genuine humility and heart, she credits others when discussing the successes and growth of Miracle League.

Homeruns and Heroes

by Staff 4/1/2014 12:01 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff hosted Homeruns and Heroes, a special event featuring Torii Hunter, Cliff Lee and Gov. Mike Beebe. Held at the Governor's Mansion, the event benefited the Torii Hunter Complex.

Six Properties Lead Recent Six-Digit Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Three homes and three commercial properties compose this week’s installment of million-dollar Pulaski County real estate deals.

Lamar Porter Baseball Complex Draws Roster of Star Power for $5.6M Makeover

by George Waldon 11/18/2013 12:00 am

Momentum is building toward an extensive facelift of Lamar Porter Boys Club Athletic Field, the oldest active baseball park in Arkansas. The fundraising effort for the Little Rock landmark gained additional pop when Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee and his wife, Kristen, joined a group backing the makeover.

Miracle League Double Header

by Staff 3/1/2013 12:00 am

The Miracle League of Arkansas hosted its sixth annual Miracle League Double Header at Dickey-Stephens Park. A Major League Party preceded the game and offered guests the chance to mingle with big leaguers like Cliff Lee, bid on unique auction items and enjoy entertainment by Tragikly White.

Phillies’ Cliff Lee Is Arkansas' Top Dollar Athlete

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee in 2012 enjoyed the most lucrative of his nine-plus seasons in Major League Baseball. Lee earned $21.5 million — that’s nearly $3.6 million per win — and topped the list of highest-paid athletes with ties to the state of Arkansas.

Cliff Lee

by Tre Baker 9/13/2012 10:26 am

Unlikely as it seemed, Cliff Lee and the playoffs are a good combination.

Cliff Lee

by Tre Baker 8/28/2012 8:47 am

For the first time in nearly a year, Lee gets a win at home.

Cliff Lee

by Tre Baker 8/8/2012 10:28 am

One of the most talented pitchers in baseball begins another month in purgatory.


by Tre Baker 7/16/2012 9:19 am

With the season tanking as the second half begins, will Philly trade Cliff Lee?

All-Star Roster Missing Arkansans, Not Arkansas Connections

by Todd Traub 7/9/2012 12:07 pm

Just a little digging reveals several members of this year's Major League All-Star squads have more than a passing acquaintance with the Natural State, including the son of a former quarterback Razorback fans might remember a little too well.

Cliff Lee

by Tre Baker 6/7/2012 11:06 am

Phillies pitcher still can win for winning.

Drew Smyly

by Tre Baker 4/23/2012 9:10 am

Former Hog off to the best start for a Detroit pitcher in 94 years. Too bad he has no wins.

Cliff Lee

by Tre Baker 4/19/2012 8:43 am

Phillies pitcher throws ten shutout innings and still leaves the park without a win.

Jim's Notebook: Smyly's Rise To Detroit Will Stir Young Dreams at Junior Deputy; Masters Time; Cal's Connections

by Jim Harris 4/3/2012 3:36 pm

Benton and Bryant have seen some native sons make dramatic rises to the Major League level — Benton's Cliff Lee winning a Cy Young Award and starring most recently for the Philadelphia Phllies, while Bryant's Travis Wood has also found a home in the bigs. It's been a while, however, since Little Rock's youth baseball leagues groomed a player that reached the big time. That time was finally realized last week when Drew Smyly, the former Arkansas Razorback who starred at Little Rock Central High School and before that came though the Little Rock Junior Deputy baseball program, was anointed as the fifth starter on the Detroit Tigers' pitching staff.

Cliff Lee To Sign Autographs Friday in Little Rock for Arkansas Foodbank

by The Associated Press 2/3/2012 12:46 pm

The Arkansas native will sign autographs at 4 p.m. Friday at an AT&T store that's opening on University Avenue in Midtown. The Foodbank says Lee will sign autographs to anyone who donates a canned item.

Cliff Lee To Sign Autographs at New Midtown AT&T Store Today

by Karen Martin 2/3/2012 5:22 am

Want to say hello to Philadelphia Phillies pitcher (and Benton native) Cliff Lee and get his autograph? Come to the grand opening of AT&T's Park Avenue store, 300 S. University Ave., Little Rock, from 4-5 p.m. today (Feb. 3). Bring a can of food for Arkansas Foodbank.

Jim's Notebook: Parkview, Jonesboro, Kentucky Signee Goodwin All Featured in Hoops Challenge Saturday

by Jim Harris 12/15/2011 3:02 pm

Not even the state basketball tournaments in March can boast the talent and stellar matchups we'll see Saturday in the second Arkansas Hoops Challenge.

Cliff Lee

by Tre Baker 10/3/2011 9:08 am

Phillies pitcher makes a rare appearance in the Outhouse.

Atlanta Braves

by Tre Baker 9/6/2011 8:48 am

Cliff Lee shuts 'em down, leading Phils to a win and a new divisional lead.