Arkansas Sports | Arkansas Blog | Arkansas news, politics, opinion, restaurants, music, movies and art

Arkansas Sports

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 11:17:47

Little Rock a possible site for annual college football bowl game

ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports that Little Rock is on the shortlist of cities being considered to begin hosting bowl games for the smaller college football conferences in 2014.

Continue reading »

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 06:37:00

Penn State's penalty won't change football

I've been surprised to find many sports writers saying that the NCAA penalty of Penn State didn't go far enough — that football should have been suspended there for a period.

Continue reading »

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 15:45:00

Petrino had rider in motorcycle crash

The State Police this afternoon reported that Razorback football coach Bobby Petrino was not alone when he crashed his motorcycle Sunday.

Continue reading »

Featured Videos


Today's headlines: Cold air and hot words for Trump, Cotton

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 07:06:38

The cost of big-time football

Joe Nocera, writing in the New York Times about the sex abuse case rocking Penn State, is unstinting in his criticism of the school and Paterno for its failures, particularly in an area that had already been rocked by Catholic church sex abuse.

Continue reading »

Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 13:01:35

Legislator questions football weekend committee meetings

Rep. James McLean of Batesville is going to lose his club membership card if he continues this kind of behavior.

Continue reading »

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 13:43:10

UA unveils $300 million sports facilities plan

The University of Arkansas is rolling out its $300 million athletic facilities master plan today.

Continue reading »

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 10:31:21

UA throws secrecy over Coke deal

The University of Central Arkansas' attempt to wring some presidential home renovation money out of Aramark, its food service vendor, has earned deserved attention.

Continue reading »

Friday, October 7, 2011

Friday, October 7, 2011 - 11:07:51

Hog football trailblazer Darrell Brown

Thanks to TAP for a link to a whale of a story. It's about the first black to play on the University of Arkansas football team.

Continue reading »

Featured Videos


Today's headlines: Cold air and hot words for Trump, Cotton

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 12:56:14

Dan Hampton snubs White House invitation

Dan Hampton, the former Razorback and Chicago Bear star, has declined an invitation from President Obama to a White House reception for the 1985 Super Bowl champions.

Continue reading »

Monday, September 19, 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011 - 12:59:28

Houston Nutt: Double-secret probation?

Somehow, I don't think it's a good sign when Ole Miss Athletic Director Pete Boone schedules a news conference BEFORE football coach Houston Nutt's weekly press conference.

Continue reading »

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 00:02:59

The shame of college sports

Here's your good free reading for the day. Civil rights historian (and Bill Clinton friend and diarist) Taylor Branch has written an important article for The Atlantic on college sports.

Continue reading »

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 07:37:13

Hog tribute at War Memorial Stadium

Matt Turner, anchor at KNWA, posted this photo last night on Twitter. It shows the success of the Razorback's football game patriotic observance.

Continue reading »

Friday, September 9, 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011 - 11:53:48

Hogs coach Petrino makes gift to Children's Hospital

From the Stephens Media Arkansas News Bureau: Bobby Petrino and wife Becky announced a $250,000 donation to Arkansas Children’s Hospital on Friday and the Arkansas football coach said he will lend his name to a golf tournament to benefit the hospital.

Continue reading »

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 17:12:23

Thursday night line

Final thoughts on University of Arkansas football fund-raising, a Republican congressional candidate, charges in a Fort Smith city hall fight.

Continue reading »

Friday, August 12, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011 - 13:32:56

High school player's death due to heart condition

Initial autopsy reports indicate Montel Williams died of an undiagnosed heart condition.

Continue reading »

Friday, August 12, 2011 - 10:49:12

Knile Davis out for season

And all the Hog fans say: Noooooooooooooooooo! Knile Davis, last year's leading rusher in the SEC, is expected to miss the season with an ankle injury, according to the AP.

Continue reading »

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 10:21:12

High school player collapses, dies during practice

Montel Williams, a 15 year old Gurdon High School football player, collapsed and died yesterday during practice.

Continue reading »

Monday, July 11, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 13:48:20

Hog seating plan raises $6.5 million

The University of Arkansas Athletic Department announced today that its new R.S.V.P. plan — in which everyone pays a new higher premium for choice seats to football home games in Little Rock and Fayetteville — had raised an additional $6.5 million for athletics.

Continue reading »

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 06:42:51

Hendrix football — no match for real thing

John Brummett reviews Hendrix College president Tim Cloyd's case for adding non-scholarship football as an enrollment builder.

Continue reading »

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 15:34:00

Hendrix ready to play some football

Hendrix College is readying to play football in the fall of 2012. Football had been in the works for some time.

Continue reading »

From the ArkTimes store

Most Shared

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments


© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation