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Razorback Report: 2-a-days approach beneficial

posted: 08/27/2015 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said the net result of reducing the amount and intensity of two-a-day practices during camp was a healthier team less than two weeks away from the season opener.

NFL notes: Lions trade tackle Williams to Patriots

posted: 08/27/2015 3:19 a.m. Discuss

The Detroit Lions have traded tackle Michael Williams to the New England Patriots for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick.

Commentary: Monk close to announcing short list of colleges

posted: 08/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The next step in the recruiting saga of Bentonville basketball star Malik Monk will happen Tuesday night.

Texas League: Clutch hits sparks Northwest Arkansas to win

posted: 08/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Jorge Bonifacio and Ramon Torres provided the timely hits in clutch situations Wednesday, and Northwest Arkansas continued a recent spell of winning ways with a 5-3 victory against Springfield on Wednesday at Arvest Ballpark.

Season Opening: Fast flying doves

posted: 08/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The pop of shotgun fire will signal start of fall hunting when dove season opens Sept. 5.

NWA fishing report

posted: 08/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Beaver Lake: A slight drop in water temperature has caused an uptick in fishing activity, reports John Newlun at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers. Average water temperature is 78 to 81 degrees, a drop of about 5 degrees from last week.

Dog Days 2015: Gentry Pioneers: Faulkenberry attracts notice from new coach

posted: 08/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Jake Faulkenberry made a good impression on new Gentry football coach Paul Ernest even before school started this year.

The Flip Side: Neighbor gets Buffalo paddlers back on road

posted: 08/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Sometimes just getting to the water is the biggest challenge of a trip to the Buffalo National River.

CLASS 3A SUPER SIX NO. 1 SMACKOVER: Bucking for more

posted: 08/26/2015 3:52 a.m. Discuss

Smackover feels like it has some unfinished business left over from the 2014 season.

Hogs AD searching for fund-raiser first

posted: 08/26/2015 3:48 a.m. Comment 1

It would be a plus if the next executive director of the Razorback Foundation had Arkansas ties, Athletic Director Jeff Long said, but it's not a requirement.

Arkansas Position Glance: Safety: Secondary ready to set Santos free

posted: 08/26/2015 3:46 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas defensive backs Rohan Gaines and Jared Collins said they believe freshman safety Santos Ramirez will crash the SEC football scene in 2015.

Mallett's unhappy as backup

posted: 08/26/2015 3:44 a.m. Comment 1

Ryan Mallett was still seething Tuesday, a day after Brian Hoyer beat him out to earn the Houston Texans' starting quarterback job. "Am I disappointed? Yeah," said Mallett, a former Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback. "Angry? Little bit."

Like It Is: Don't read too much into early football polls

posted: 08/26/2015 3:34 a.m. Comments 2

Until the College Football Playoff rankings come out Nov. 3, polls such as those compiled by The Associated Press, USA Today and the Football Writers/National Football Foundation will dominate the news.

Second thoughts: A's don't toy with showing Gallego door

posted: 08/26/2015 3:31 a.m. Discuss

The Oakland Athletics are having a sorry season, but at least they didn't let 15,000 Mike Gallego windmill windup toys go to waste.

Off the wire: American Pharoah big favorite for Travers

posted: 08/26/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is the overwhelming favorite at 1-5 in a 10-horse field for Saturday’s Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

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