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  • No. 17 Missouri takes SEC Eastern Division

    November 28, 2014 5:42 PM

    COLUMBIA, MO - Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining and Markus Golden recovered a fumble to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory Friday against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC championship game for the second straight season. Missouri (10-2, 7-1, No.... more »
  • Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban

    November 25, 2014 6:44 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A federal judge has struck down Arkansas' gay marriage ban, which could eventually pave the way for county clerks to resume issuing licenses. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled Tuesday in favor of a pair of same-sex couples who had challenged the 2004 constitutional amendment and... more »
  • Southern states look to regional 2016 primary

    November 22, 2014 6:59 PM

    ATLANTA - There's an effort underway to create a Southern primary for the 2016 presidential campaign, bringing states like Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi together on the first Tuesday in March. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp calls it the "SEC Primary," after the Southeastern Conference, saying he wants the... more »
  • Tigers shut out at Arkansas 17-0

    November 15, 2014 11:40 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Allen threw for 169 yards and Arkansas snapped a 17-game Southeastern Conference losing streak with a 17-0 win over No. 20 LSU on Saturday night. The conference win is the first for the Razorbacks (5-5, 1-5 SEC) since 2012, and its coach Bret Bielema's first... more »
  • 5 critically hurt after trains collide in Arkansas

    October 16, 2014 4:25 PM

    WINSLOW, Ark. - Authorities say a freight train has collided with a sight-seeing passenger train in northwest Arkansas, critically injuring about five people. The passenger train was carrying tourists on a fall-foliage tour in the Ozark Mountains when the accident occurred Thursday near Winslow, about 175 miles northwest of Little... more »
  • LSU announces 2015 football schedule

    October 15, 2014 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home games against Southeastern Conference rivals Auburn, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Florida highlight the 2015 LSU football schedule. LSU opens the 2015 season against McNeese State on Sept. 5 in Tiger Stadium in the first of four non-conference games for the Tigers next year. LSU will travel... more »
  • SEC: Alabama-Arkansas referee mistakenly ran clock

    October 13, 2014 10:40 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR - The Southeastern Conference says the referee in the Alabama-Arkansas game mistakenly kept the clock running after a penalty near the end of the game, allowing the Crimson Tide to end the game without running a final play. Spokesman Chuck Dunlap says referee Penn Wagers signaled for the... more »
  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

    September 30, 2014 7:16 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - Authorities say a man accused in the death of an Arkansas real estate agent set up an appointment to view a vacant home before abducting and killing her. Police found the body of 49-year-old Beverly Carter early Tuesday, five days after she was reported missing. Arron... more »
  • How the West has won

    September 15, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers continue to move up in the rankings, but they've got plenty of company from their division as five teams from the SEC West are currently ranked among the top 10 teams in the country. With Alabama at #3, Auburn at #5, Texas A&M... more »
  • Judge in star's adoption case faces dismissal

    September 12, 2014 7:46 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS- The Supreme Court of Arkansas called for the dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential information and details of actress Charlize Theron's adoption of her son. She adopted the boy two-years ago. The Justices say Faulkner County Circuit Judge Michael Maggio posted "concerning" comments in... more »
  • Best in the West: Defensive Line Play Video

    July 7, 2014 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west. On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... more »
  • Tangipahoa deputies looking for wanted rapist

    June 26, 2014 3:50 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are on the lookout for an Arkansas man wanted on two counts of forcible rape. Information received from law enforcement in Luxora, Arkansas indicated that 64-year-old Willie Davis may be avoiding arrest by hiding out in Tangipahoa Parish. Davis is about... more »
  • Arkansas rallies for 8-7 win over Mississippi, will face LSU again

    May 23, 2014 6:50 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Joe Serrano scored on Brian Anderson's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth in Arkansas' 8-7 win over Mississippi Friday, eliminating the Rebels from the Southeastern Conference tournament. The Razorbacks (38-22), who trailed 6-0 after three innings, meet LSU Saturday for a berth in the championship... more »
  • Dugout fly puts LSU up 5-1 in 7th

    May 22, 2014 5:12 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - A fly ball into LSU's dugout turned into another run for the Tigers, as they go up 5-1 over Arkansas in the middle of the seventh inning. With runners on second and third and one out, Jake Fraley hit a fly into foul territory which was... more »
  • LSU baseball takes on Arkansas this afternoon

    May 22, 2014 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger baseball returns to postseason action this afternoon against Arkansas after Wednesday's 11-1 victory over Vanderbilt. The Razorbacks come into today's game after beating Ole Miss with a final score of 2-1 yesterday. LSU played Arkansas three times during the regular season and won two... more »
  • Arkansas tops Miss. 2-1, will face LSU

    May 21, 2014 4:15 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Chris Oliver allowed only one unearned run in 6-1/3 innings to help Arkansas beat Mississippi 2-1 in the Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday. Oliver (8-4) allowed four hits and walked two batters before two relievers finished the win off for the Razorbacks (37-21). The Rebels (40-17) move... more »
  • Judge says he will strike gay marriage license ban

    May 15, 2014 1:43 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An Arkansas judge says he will strike down a state law barring clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, expanding his ruling against the state's ban on gay marriage. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza told attorneys in a letter that he'll issue an order... more »
  • Arkansas clerk issues 1st gay marriage license

    May 10, 2014 10:47 AM

    EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. - An Arkansas clerk has issued the state's first gay marriage license, breaking a barrier that voters put in place with a constitutional amendment 10 years ago. Carroll County Deputy Clerk Jane Osborn issued a license Saturday morning to Kristin Seaton and Jennifer Rambo of Fort Smith.... more »
  • Arkansas judge strikes down gay marriage ban

    May 9, 2014 5:03 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An Arkansas judge has struck down the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled Friday that the 2004 amendment violates the rights of same-sex couples by defining marriage as allowable only between a man and a woman. The ruling comes... more »
  • Deaths reported in Ala., Miss., Tenn. from weather

    April 29, 2014 4:47 AM

    JACKSON, MS - At least 11 deaths are being reported from severe storms blowing through the South, but the toll could rise. In Mississippi, officials say at least seven people have been killed. State Director of Health Protection Jim Craig said Monday night that officials are working with coroners to... more »
  • Huge tornado kills 16 in Arkansas Play Video

    April 28, 2014 10:42 AM

    VILONIA, Ark. - The National Weather Service is warning that the central and southern U.S. will see more destructive storms today, with powerful winds, very large hail and possibly tornadoes. Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana are facing the greatest risk. Meanwhile, emergency officials in Arkansas have begun searching for survivors... more »
  • Obama pledges federal help after deadly tornado

    April 28, 2014 6:47 AM

    MANILA, Philippines - President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas. Obama says he wants everyone affected to know that the federal government is on the ground to help. He says the Federal Emergency Management Agency will work with... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • LSU baseball falls to Arkansas in weekend finale

    April 13, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Arkansas Razorbacks started with a grand slam in the 1st inning and never looked back as they beat LSU 10-4 on Sunday afternoon. In the process, the Razorbacks (22-15, 7-8) also ended a seven-game winning streak for LSU (27-9-1, 8-6-1). The Tigers only managed... more »
  • Laird's walk-off lifts Tigers to series win vs. Arkansas

    April 12, 2014 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU outfielder Mark Laird claimed his first walk-off hit in his college career, lifting the Tigers to a 5-4 win over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon. The score was tied at 4 in the bottom of the ninth, and with two runners on base, Laird sliced a... more »
  • Bielema says expect slow-down proposal to pass

    February 21, 2014 1:51 PM

    SEARCY, Ar. - Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says he expects a much-scrutinized proposal to prohibit snapping the ball until at least 10 seconds run off the 40-second play clock to pass when the NCAA playing rules oversight panel votes on March 6. Bielema, speaking to the media before a meeting... more »
  • Arkansas downs LSU 81-70 in front of Clinton

    February 15, 2014 9:53 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - Ky Madden scored 21 points as Arkansas rallied in the second half for an 81-70 win over LSU in front of former President Bill Clinton on Saturday. Coty Clarke added 16 points for the Razorbacks (16-9, 5-7 Southeastern Conference), who honored the school's six Final Four teams... more »
  • Mickey registers double-double in LSU win over Arkansas, 88-74

    February 1, 2014 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jordan Mickey had 22 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and LSU led throughout in an 88-74 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night. Johnny O'Bryant III had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (14-6, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who've now led wire-to-wire in two straight games,... more »
  • UALR edges Southern in OT, 85-82

    November 22, 2013 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Will Neighbour came off the bench to score a game-high 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead the University of Arkansas Little Rock to an 85-82 defeat of Southern University in overtime Friday night. Neighbour went 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 9 from... more »
  • Ole Miss' Nkemdiche brothers ready for Arkansas

    November 8, 2013 8:45 AM

    OXFORD, Miss.- When highly-regarded recruit Robert Nkemdiche joined his brother Denzel at Mississippi, the two had plans of forming the core of the Rebels' defense. Because of injuries, that hasn't happened yet. But both are expected to be on the field Saturday, when Ole Miss (5-3, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) hosts... more »
  • Arkansas vs Ole Miss game Nov 9th set for 11:21am

    October 28, 2013 6:59 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The Arkansas Razorbacks' Nov. 9 football game at Ole Miss will start at 11:21 a.m. to accommodate a regional telecast. Two years ago in Oxford, Arkansas took a 29-24 victory over the Rebels. This year's game will be televised on the Southeastern Conference's regional television network. Arkansas... more »
  • Arkansas' Bielema committed to Allen despite woes

    October 17, 2013 6:05 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - Brandon Allen earned the starting quarterback position at Arkansas with a stellar spring practice under first-year coach Bret Bielema. Allen has largely struggled since then, including a 4-of-12 passing effort for 30 yards in the Razorbacks' 52-7 loss to South Carolina last week. Despite Allen's struggles -... more »
  • Feds approve Arkansas Medicaid expansion plan

    September 27, 2013 3:57 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas has become the first state to win federal approval to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for thousands of low-income residents under the federal health care law. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday approved the state's request to implement a "private... more »
  • Nova's scores, Grant's returns rally Rutgers 28-24

    September 21, 2013 6:36 PM

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Gary Nova threw touchdown passes of 33 and 4 yards to Leonte Carroo in the final 9:55 and Rutgers rallied from a 17-point, second-half deficit to beat previously undefeated Arkansas 28-24 on Saturday. Janarion Grant sparked the rally with a 58-yard punt return for a touchdown in... more »
  • Arkansas SWAT officers kill man, 107, in standoff

    September 8, 2013 10:18 AM

    PINE BLUFF - Police in the southeast Arkansas city of Pine Bluff say a 107-year-old man is dead after SWAT officers shot back at him during a standoff at a home. Pine Bluff Lt. David Price tells KATV that police officers called to the home Saturday were told Monroe Isadore... more »
  • Arkansas sets aside T-shirt launcher after man injured

    September 3, 2013 3:16 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas says it won't use a T-shirt launcher at War Memorial Stadium this weekend after a marketing intern was injured at last weekend's game. The school said a pneumatic launcher was lying on the artificial turf when it went off on its own. A loud explosion... more »
  • Ark. girl fighting rare brain infection can speak

    August 21, 2013 2:04 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 12-year-old Arkansas girl who has been battling a rare and often-fatal infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba is now able to say a few words. Kali Hardig was diagnosed last month with an infection caused by an amoeba called Naegleria fowleri. Health officials say there... more »
  • Changes in store for Tigers' 2014 football slate

    August 21, 2013 10:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Though this year's college football season has yet to begin, LSU fans today got a look at who the Tigers will face next year. The Southeastern Conference released their 2014 league schedule today, and there are some changes in store for LSU. The Tigers replace... more »
  • Arkansas dealing with trio of preseason injuries

    August 18, 2013 2:17 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - Bret Bielema says Arkansas has dealt with a trio of significant injuries during the last week. The Razorbacks coach says sophomore linebacker Otha Peters, senior tight end Austin Tate and senior receiver Demetrius Wilson each sustained injuries this week - with Wilson's a season-ending knee ligament tear.... more »
  • Ark. AG: Schools can't arm teachers, staff

    August 1, 2013 3:54 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' attorney general says school districts can't use a state law to employ teachers and staff as licensed, armed security guards on campus. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Thursday said in an opinion issued by his office that the Arkansas board of Private Investigators and Private... more »
  • LSU advances to SEC Final with 3-1 win over Arkansas Play Video

    May 25, 2013 2:01 PM

    HOOVER, Al. - #2 LSU fell behind in the bottom of the third inning on a Mason Katz error that allowed #14 Arkansas to cross the first run of the ball game, but the Tigers fought back to get two runs in the top of the sixth inning and one... more »
  • LSU takes on Alabama in elimination SEC game

    May 24, 2013 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU takes on Alabama for the second time in the SEC tournament today when they face off in the elimination game. LSU (49-9) dropped yesterday's game against Arkansas (37-19) by a score of 4-1. The winner of today's game will take on Arkansas in the... more »
  • SEC Tournament: LSU 1 - Arkansas 4 FINAL Play Video

    May 23, 2013 8:12 PM

    HOOVER, Al. - Aaron Nola tallied eight strikeouts in seven innings and Alex Bregman gave the Tigers a head start 1-0 lead with a single in the third inning, but it wasn't enough for #2 LSU to hold on vs Arkansas Thursday night. The Razorbacks came up with clutch hitting... more »
  • LSU faces Arkansas in SEC tourney today

    May 23, 2013 10:49 AM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Second-ranked LSU takes on No. 15 Arkansas today in the SEC tournament. The Tigers are coming off a 3-0 win over Alabama in the opening round, while the Razorbacks escaped Ole Miss in the 10th inning 2-1 after a wild pitch with the bases loaded. ... more »
  • Arkansas beats Mississippi 2-1 in 10 innings

    May 22, 2013 12:52 PM

    HOOVER - Brian Anderson scored on a wild pitch in the 10th inning to give Arkansas a 2-1 victory over Mississippi in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday. Anderson started the Razorbacks' 10th inning rally with a one-out, ground-rule double. Dominic Ficociello followed with a single... more »
  • LSU-Arkansas game to remain on Friday in 2013

    May 22, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU and Arkansas will play on what has become its traditional Friday slot in 2013 as the two teams will square off in Tiger Stadium on Nov. 29. The Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday the kickoff for the Tigers and the Razorbacks is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.... more »
  • Ark. treasurer accused of taking cash from broker

    May 20, 2013 12:57 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' state treasurer is being accused of repeatedly taking cash payments, sometimes in a pie box, from a broker who saw his share of business with the state increase in recent years. Martha Shoffner made her initial court appearance Monday and was released on her own... more »
  • Saints select OT Armstead with third-round pick

    April 26, 2013 9:03 PM

    METAIRIE- The New Orleans Saints have selected Terron Armstead, an offensive tackle out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, with their third-round pick in the NFL draft. The 6-foot-5, 306-pound lineman, picked 75th overall, represents New Orleans' lone pick on Friday night. The Saints were docked their second-round selection as part of their... more »
  • #1 LSU finds a way to win at #10 Arkansas

    April 14, 2013 4:04 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The #1 LSU Tigers found a way to win Sunday afternoon,5-3, against #10 Arkansas in extra innings. Alex Bregman, a day after having his 23-game hitting streak snapped, came through with three hits on the day, including a hit in the tenth that propelled the Tigers... more »
  • #10 Arkansas blasts #1 LSU in Game 2

    April 13, 2013 8:49 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - #1 LSU(33-3) saw its15-game win streak finally came to an end with a 8-3 loss, Saturday night in northwest Arkansas. The #10 Razorbacks raced to a 5-0 lead after five innings of play and never looked back. The Hogs even posted a three-run inning in the... more »
  • LSU takes Game 1 at Arkansas, 6-2

    April 12, 2013 9:31 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The LSU Tigers extended their win streak to 15 games(10 in SEC play) with a 6-2 win in game one over Arkansas. Alex Bregman went 1-for-4 at the plate to keep his 23-game hit streak. Aaron Nola pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts to lead... more »
  • LSU baseball set for clash at Arkansas Play Video

    April 11, 2013 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU leads the SEC in Batting Average, meanwhile Arkansas leads the nation in team pitching Earned Run Average; as head coach Paul Mainieri noted Thursday, "something's got to give." The Tigers and Razorbacks will play a three-game series beginning 6:30pm Friday in Fayetteville, Ar. more »
  • Jindal won't seek to follow Arkansas on Medicaid Play Video

    April 9, 2013 6:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's private hospitals are supporting the expansion of the state Medicaid program under the federal health care law. The Louisiana Hospital Association's announcement Tuesday puts the organization at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal, who opposes the expansion. The announcement comes the same day the Jindal administration said... more »
  • Ark. AG plans to open investigation into oil spill

    April 2, 2013 10:24 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is going to open an investigation into the cause and impact of last week's ExxonMobil pipeline rupture. McDaniel's office said Tuesday that ExxonMobil has been asked to preserve all documents and information related to Friday's oil spill and ongoing cleanup efforts... more »
  • Ark. House overrides veto of 12-week abortion ban

    March 6, 2013 2:30 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas House has completed a veto override that gives the state the toughest anti-abortion law in the country. Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe had vetoed a ban on most abortions beginning in the 12th week of pregnancy. The GOP-dominated House voted 56-33 on Wednesday to override.... more »
  • LSU track and field heading to Tyson Invitational

    February 7, 2013 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU continued preparations for this weekend's Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., one of the nation's biggest indoor competitions. It's the second time in the last three weeks the Tigers and Lady Tigers will compete at the Randal Tyson Track Center. They were last there on Jan.... more »
  • Arkansas State names interim coach for bowl game

    December 6, 2012 10:31 AM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
  • Bret Bielema leaves Wisconsin for Arkansas

    December 5, 2012 12:48 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Bret Bielema will earn $3.2 million annually for six years in his new job at Arkansas, which will also pay its new coach's $1 million buyout to Wisconsin. Arkansas on Wednesday released its signed letter of agreement with Bielema, which includes another $700,000 in annual incentives. The... more »
  • Bielema agrees to leave Wisconsin for Arkansas

    December 4, 2012 2:40 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- A person familiar with the situation says that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas. Bielema will sign a multi-year contract soon, according to the person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the school had not yet made an official announcement.... more »
  • Miles: Family is 'awful comfortable' here Play Video

    November 28, 2012 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An excited Les Miles confirmed he's staying in South Louisiana as head coach of one of the best college football program's in the country. "This Miles family is awful comfortable in South Louisiana," Miles said during a news conference to announce a contract extension and pay increase.... more »
  • Miles gets extension, raise to stay at LSU Play Video

    November 28, 2012 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will pay more to keep Les Miles as head football coach. Miles will get a salary increase and a contract extension. The deal was announced a day after rumors swirled Arkansas was in talks to pay Miles $27.5 million to move to Fayetteville. Specifics have... more »
  • Les Miles press conference pushed to 3 p.m.

    November 28, 2012 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m. The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
  • Arkansas AD: John L. Smith won't return as coach

    November 24, 2012 10:49 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says interim football coach John L. Smith will not return next season. Long says in a statement released by the university that he met with Smith on Saturday, a day after the Razorbacks' season-ending 20-13 loss to LSU, and told him the... more »
  • LSU tries to keep title hopes alive

    November 23, 2012 10:45 AM

    UNDATED - LSU's role in the SEC and national championship pictures have faded with two losses this season, but the No. 8 Tigers aren't totally dead yet. Just close to it. LSU tries to keep hope alive when it visits disappointing Arkansas this afternoon. A Tigers win is a must... more »
  • Emotional Smith likely nearing end with Arkansas

    November 19, 2012 5:23 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas interim coach John L. Smith expects an overflow of emotions as he prepares for this week's season-finale. The Razorbacks (4-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) end their season Friday against No. 8 LSU, doing so with full knowledge they any hopes of a fourth straight bowl game ended... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith optimistic about coaching future

    November 12, 2012 2:34 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - John L. Smith is optimistic about returning as Arkansas' coach next season. The interim coach says he isn't concerned about the ongoing coaching search by athletic director Jeff Long. Arkansas started the season ranked in the top 10. After a loss at South Carolina, Arkansas (4-6, 2-4... more »
  • Smith upset with suspended linebacker Williams

    November 5, 2012 4:51 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says senior linebacker Terrell Williams, who was arrested hours after a win against Tulsa over the weekend, is suspended for this week's game at South Carolina. Smith says he is very upset with Williams, who is accused of driving while intoxicated.... more »
  • For some SEC teams, coaching seat heating up

    October 17, 2012 5:09 PM

    UNDATED - The Southeastern Conference could be getting another makeover, one which has nothing to do with expansion. The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial "hot seat" than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith faces creditors in bankruptcy case

    October 12, 2012 3:29 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - An attorney for Arkansas coach John L. Smith says a computer error in his bankruptcy case is behind what appeared to be a huge jump in his debt. Smith's initial Chapter 7 filing in September listed $25.7 million in debt. He later amended that to $40.7 million,... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith restructures payment schedule

    October 9, 2012 10:34 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith appears to have structured the bulk of his $850,000 salary to be paid after the likely end of his bankruptcy proceedings. Smith, who was hired to a 10-month contract in April, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in early September. An amended... more »
  • Arkansas coach Smith bankruptcy shows $25.7M debt

    September 20, 2012 10:43 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - New documents filed in Arkansas coach John L. Smith's bankruptcy show he has debts of more than $25 million and assets of just over $1.2 million. Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after real estate investments he made in Kentucky went sour. The documents... more »
  • Court won't make AR,MS utilities pay to exit pact

    August 14, 2012 2:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by Louisiana utility regulators to make Entergy Corp. subsidiaries in Arkansas and Mississippi pay for ending an agreement with their Entergy counterparts in Louisiana and Texas. The ruling Tuesday by an appeals court in Washington deals with an agreement... more »
  • Petrino regretful, apologetic in ESPN interview

    August 9, 2012 12:47 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino expresses regret for the affair that led to his April firing, and says he hopes to coach again. Petrino, speaking publicly for the first time since his firing in an interview with ESPN, admits to the affair with former football staffer Jessica... more »
  • Arkansas' Mitchell making most of move to WR

    August 8, 2012 10:46 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas backup quarterback Brandon Mitchell has made the most of his part-time position switch to wide receiver so far during camp. If Mitchell's accelerated learning curve continues, it's a move that could become full time. The junior served as Tyler Wilson's backup last season, completing... more »
  • Amorous bull damages Ark. deputy's patrol car

    August 2, 2012 12:36 PM

    SHERWOOD, Ark. - A bull in the mood for love damaged an Arkansas sheriff's patrol car when it tried to mount a man who was leading the animal across a yard. Authorities said Wednesday that a Faulkner County sheriff's deputy was responding to a call about a bull running loose... more »
  • Two dead, same home, a week apart

    July 13, 2012 7:28 PM

    Four people are in custody in Arkansas after two 18-year-olds were found dead at the same house within a week. A minor was arrested Friday and charged with capital murder for killing Nicholas Zurosky. Three others, including another juvenile, were arrested for hindering the investigation. But authorities won't say if... more »
  • Scientist names marine parasite after Bob Marley

    July 11, 2012 3:17 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - A tiny blood-sucking parasite that infests fish on Caribbean coral reefs has been named after Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley. Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the parasite off the U.S. Virgin Islands a decade ago but it was only recently unveiled as "Gnathia marleyi"... more »
  • Arkansas police: Ice cream used as excuse in crash

    July 4, 2012 12:41 PM

    VAN BUREN, Ark. - A woman accused of leaving the scene of a minor traffic crash in western Arkansas told police she did it because she didn't want her ice cream to melt. Van Buren police say one vehicle rear-ended another on Arkansas Highway 59 on Sunday evening, but that... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith facing bankruptcy

    July 4, 2012 9:34 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says he is making plans to declare bankruptcy as a result of several land developments gone bust in Kentucky. Smith was hired by the Razorbacks in April to replace Bobby Petrino, who was fired after revelations that he had hired his mistress in... more »
  • 3 Razorbacks plead not guilty to felony charges

    June 27, 2012 3:43 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Three Arkansas players have pleaded not guilty to felony charges tied to the burglary of their fellow students' room. Wide receivers Marquel Wade and Maudrecus Humphrey and tight end Andrew Peterson entered the pleas on Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court.. Judge Ray Reynolds' office confirmed the... more »
  • South Carolina tops Arkansas in CWS

    June 22, 2012 7:21 AM

    Freshman Jordan Montgomery and Matt Price combined on a three-hitter Thursday night, lifting two-time defending national champion South Carolina to a 2-0 victory over Arkansas at the College World Series. Michael Roth of the Gamecocks threw a two-hitter against Kent State earlier in the day. South Carolina and... more »
  • Arkansas beats S. C., snaps Gamecocks' streak at CWS

    June 19, 2012 10:43 AM

    OMAHA - The Arkansas Razorbacks are 2-0 in Omaha, knocking off the two-time defending national champion South Carolina Gamecocks. Arkansas won 2-1 last night to snap South Carolina's NCAA Tournament-record 22-game winning streak. Ryan Stanek pitched six solid innings, surrendering just three hits and one run. The... more »
  • Arkansas forces Game 3 with Baylor

    June 11, 2012 9:35 AM

    WACO, Texas - Arkansas scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning on hit batters with the bases loaded and the Razorbacks beat Baylor 5-4 on Sunday to force a decisive third game in the super regional. Arkansas (43-20) entered the ninth inning trailing 4-3 with Baylor closer... more »
  • University of Arkansas: fmr. mistress of Bobby Petrino resigns

    April 18, 2012 8:45 AM

    The University of Arkansas says the former mistress of fired football coach Bobby Petrino has resigned her position with the program. Jessica Dorrell stepped down as the football team's student-athlete development coordinator. Athletic Director Jeff Long said the decision was mutual and that there are no immediate plans to try... more »
  • AD says Petrino's affair was 'several months' long

    April 13, 2012 2:27 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the affair that cost Bobby Petrino his job lasted for "a period of several months" before the coach recommended hiring his mistress. The detail is disclosed in the letter that Long sent to Petrino on Tuesday to tell him he had... more »
  • Southeastern defeated Arkansas

    April 6, 2012 9:18 AM

    Freshman right-hander Andro Cutura pitched a career-high 7.1 innings Thursday as Southeastern Louisiana defeated Central Arkansas, 5-4. Cutura (3-1) earned a win for the second-consecutive start and Stefan Lopez struck out the side in the ninth for his 12th save of the season. Lopez ties former Lion Chris Franklin for... more »

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