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Saturday, March 31, 2007

Saturday, March 31, 2007 - 16:36:01

JR and Henry blogging LIVE

Welcome to the JR and Henry live blog for the Final Four.  It's 4:40 and the television is on.  The players are slowly rolling in.  I just mixed my first cocktail.  JR's getting his ass whipped Kid Dynamite for the 100th consecutive time in Tyson's Punch Out.  G Baby, our host, has a cold Smithwick's.

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Saturday, March 31, 2007 - 12:50:00

To do Saturday: SEC Gymnastics at Alltel Arena

I dream of the day they bring the SEC MEN'S basketball tournament to Alltel Arena, and we are getting a men's first- and second-round NCAA Tournament here next season.

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Friday, March 30, 2007

Friday, March 30, 2007 - 17:33:11

Stephens caddy favorite Carl Jackson profiled in Golf Digest

There's a good story this month in Golf Digest, and it's available on the web, of Carl Jackson, the longtime friend and employee of the Jack Stephens family who has caddied for two-time Masters winner Ben Crenshaw.

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Friday, March 30, 2007 - 16:34:57

Itkin adds Las Vegas Philharmonic to busy schedule

David Itkin, the music director and conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, will lead the Las Vegas Philharmonic begining July 1.

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Friday, March 30, 2007 - 16:00:52

Live Final Four blogging by J.R. and Henry

Join sports columnist/bloggers J.R. and Henry here on the Little Rock blog tomorrow beginning at 5 p.m. for live blogging of the NCAA basketball tournament's Final Four.

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Friday, March 30, 2007 - 10:07:33

LR native lands skit spot on "Letterman"

UPDATED, 2:57 p.m. Friday: Will Trice, a Little Rock native living in New York and pursueing theater and the arts, was chosen for a skit on "The Late Show With David Letterman" that will air tonight sometime in the next two weeks ("Letterman" airs nightly at 10:35 on KTHV-TV in Little Rock).

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Thursday, March 29, 2007

Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 15:45:19

J.R. and Henry: So long, Stan

This J.R. and Henry column for the blog also appears in the print edition of this week's Times: So long, Stan The Stan Heath era at Arkansas has come to end.

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Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 15:45:19

J.R. and Henry: So long, Stan

This J.R. and Henry column for the blog also appears in the print edition of this week's Times: So long, Stan The Stan Heath era at Arkansas has come to end.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 - 19:09:03

ESPN's Bilas: 'Broyles Doesn't Know What He's Doing'

The Morning News in Springdale speaks with ESPN basketball expert Jay Bilas -- probably the best they've got, though the crazy Dick Vitale may be better known -- and he has the idea that Arkansas athletic director Frank Broyles doesn't know what the heck he's doing in this basketball coaching search.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007 - 10:54:49

UA's Broyles has been played like a cheap fiddle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/4668232.html

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007 - 09:24:14

Aggies still hope to hold on to Gillispie

The students are leading cheers like it's Texas bonfire week, A&M coach Billy Gillispie is walking past reporters with no comment, and the A&M AD, who wouldn't return any of Frank  Broyles' phone calls yesterday for permission to speak to his coach (necessitating John White having to call the A&M chancellor) has nothing to say either.

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Thursday, March 22, 2007

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 10:50:43

Kenny Chesney's show set for Alltel May 19

Sorry, Kenny and all you Kenny fans, but to me the biggest news in the official announcement that KChes is coming to Alltel Arena May 19 is that Pat Green and Sugarland are opening.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 22:37:29

The (Who) show must go on!

Pete says it's happening. Roger may not be full speed, especially for those later shows at OKC and Fort Lauderdale a few days from now, but who cares about them.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 16:53:25

More bad news: Luther Ingram died

Luther Ingram, whose hit "If Lovin' You Is Wrong (I don't want to Be Right)" is one of the R&B classics, died in St. Louis on Monday.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 15:25:41

Former Magic 105 jock Michael P has passed

The "Pontiff of Rock 'n' Roll," Michael P. Langley, who worked at Magic 105 for many years, died last night at his home in Louisiana.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 15:19:30

Who are you, who, who, who, who?

This morning, everything looked good for the Who concert at Alltel Arena on Thursday. Pete Townshend said on his blog that lead singer Roger Daltrey was apparently well again after fighting bronchitis and throat problems.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 15:19:30

Who are you, who, who, who, who?

This morning, everything looked good for the Who concert at Alltel Arena on Thursday. Pete Townshend said on his blog that lead singer Roger Daltrey was apparently well again after fighting bronchitis and throat problems.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 - 14:51:42

Who's Townshend says show decision coming soon

Pete Townshend is blogging and keeping us hopeful Who fans up to date on whether the band will be able to play Thursday's show at Alltel Arena.

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Monday, March 19, 2007

Monday, March 19, 2007 - 18:20:06

Baseball feeeeeeeeeeeeever

I'm not sure I've been this excited about a baseball season since I was a kid.

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Monday, March 19, 2007 - 16:27:44

Update on The Who from Pete Townshend

In his latest blog entry, Pete said, "Today, lacking any further medical update on Roger's condition other than he was at first feeling worse, then a little better, Bill Curbishley (the Who's manager) has, with my full support, cancelled the next show in San Antonio.

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