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Jeff Halpern

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Finish lines: One ‘yucky,’ ducky day for Marathon

posted: 03/03/2014 2:38 a.m. Discuss

TRISTAN HOLLEY, 32 Washington D.C. 2:57.22 Holley viewed the Little Rock Marathon as a chance to get escape the bad weather that has plagued the East Coast all winner. Then, he is greeted by cold, rain and lightning, which forced some late runners off the course before finishing. “I had never seen so many hills and it felt very good to be out there.”

Wheelchair ball rolled for Vines

posted: 02/18/2014 2:29 a.m. Discuss

First in a series profiling the 11 people who will be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame on Feb. 28.

Arkansas eager for thaw ball

posted: 02/11/2014 2:02 a.m. Discuss

It’s been anything but baseball-friendly weather in Fayetteville the past couple weeks, but Arkansas Coach Dave Horn said the Razorbacks have been trying to make the best of an icy situation.

Former Hogs: This year’s team lacks toughness

posted: 02/04/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

To former Arkansas guard Ernie Murry, this year’s version of the Razorbacks is not tough.

Foster: Big money means big pressure

posted: 01/14/2014 3:09 a.m. Discuss

Pat Foster, a former Arkansas assistant basketball coach who also served as head coach at Lamar, Houston and Nevada, said he believes college athletes need to share in the millions of dollars that college athletics generate.

DOWNTOWN TIP OFF CLUB: Anderson: UA takes it up notch

posted: 12/21/2013 4:19 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas hasn’t qualified for a postseason tournament in Mike Anderson’s first two seasons as head coach, but he said Friday that his team is closer to where he wants it to be.

Rebuilding still the task for Moser

posted: 12/10/2013 2:27 a.m. Discuss

After helping build UALR from the ground up, Porter Moser is attempting to do the same at Loyola of Chicago.

Foster: Coaches must care to recruit

posted: 11/26/2013 1:29 a.m. Discuss

Recent speakers at the Little Rock Touchdown Club have talked about how the relationship between coaches and players is critical to recruiting and success.

Emphasis on Florida helps UA, analysts say

posted: 11/19/2013 3:46 a.m. Discuss

There is no secret as to why Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema and his staff have made Florida an integral part of the Razorbacks’ recruiting game plan since they arrived almost one year ago.

Sullivan longs for more access to teams

posted: 11/05/2013 3:40 a.m. Discuss

Two things were on KATV Sports Director Steve Sullivan’s mind at Monday’s Little Rock Touchdown Club luncheon : Access to the University of Arkansas’ sports teams and high school football.

Luigs: UA feeling effects of Petrino

posted: 10/22/2013 12:36 a.m. Comment 1

One reason for the Arkansas football team’s apparent lack of talent is ex-coach Bobby Petrino, former Razorbacks center Jonathan Luigs said Monday at the Little Rock Touchdown Club.

RACE FOR THE CURE: 38,000 to run; men given own division

posted: 10/18/2013 3:09 a.m. Discuss

In past years, the competitive portion of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was open to women.

Chizik: Coaches will stay under fire

posted: 10/01/2013 4:15 a.m. Discuss

At Monday’s Little Rock Touchdown Club luncheon, former Auburn Coach Gene Chizik said the “days of patience and tolerance are gone.” Chizik’s coaching career is a prime example of that. In 2010, with Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton at quarterback, Auburn went 14-0 and defeated Oregon 22-19 in the BCS Championship Game. A year ago, after a 3-9 season, Chizik was fired.

Holtz says 1983 firing perplexing

posted: 09/30/2013 4:24 a.m. Comments 13

Lou Holtz had a 60-21-2 record in seven seasons as Arkansas’ coach from 1977-1983, with nary a losing season, before he was fired after going 6-5 in 1983.

New qualifying road for PGA

posted: 08/29/2013 3:54 a.m. Discuss

PGA Tour hopefuls are ditching school this year.

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