Tagged: arkansas razorbacks

Remembering Former Razorback, NFL Broadcaster Pat Summerall

by Chris Bahn 4/17/2013 10:02 am

Football fans and the broadcasting community are among those mourning the death of announcer and former Razorback Pat Summerall.

Jeff Long's Speech: Crafting the Words That Persuaded Razorback Fans

by Chris Bahn 4/5/2013 11:00 am

This week's first anniversary of the motorcycle wreck that changed Arkansas sports history provides a case study in crisis communication. John Diamond, the University of Arkansas' associate vice chancellor for university relations, recently spoke to Arkansas Business about the process of crafting the 673-word speech that Athletic Director Jeff Long delivered when he announced that he'd fired the Razorbacks' popular and successful head football coach, Bobby Petrino.

UA Board Committee Recommends Naming Football Center For Fred W. Smith

by Chris Bahn 4/4/2013 04:31 pm

Members of the University of Arkansas board of trustees' building and grounds committee voted to recommend naming the football operations center in honor of Fred W. Smith.

Tyler Wilson, Other Arkansas NFL Prospects Seek Return on Training

by Chris Bahn 4/1/2013 12:00 am

With millions of dollars at stake, players like Tyler Wilson must maximize the months leading up to the NFL Draft.

National Title Triggers Incentive Bonus for Razorbacks' Bucknam

by Chris Bahn 3/15/2013 06:36 pm

University of Arkansas track coach Chris Bucknam picked up his first national title over the weekend as the Razorbacks won the NCAA Indoor meet. He also triggered an incentive bonus clause in his letter of agreement with the UA.

John L. Smith Denies Concealing Assets in Bankruptcy

by Mark Friedman 3/8/2013 04:53 pm

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith on Friday denied his creditors' allegations that he attempted to "hinder, delay or defraud" them in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case.

Pine Bluff's Torii Hunter Pledges $100,000 To Razorback Baseball Project

by Chris Bahn 3/4/2013 02:00 pm

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, a Pine Bluff native, has pledged $100,000 to help with the construction of an indoor baseball/track practice facility.

Razorbacks Boost Offensive Line Coach Salary By $225,000

by Chris Bahn 2/26/2013 09:03 am

University of Arkansas offensive line coach Sam Pittman has yet to coach a game and already has received a raise and contract extension.

Creditor Alleges John L. Smith Tried to Conceal Assets in Bankruptcy

by Mark Friedman 2/12/2013 11:26 am

A creditor of the former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith alleged in a lawsuit Monday that Smith attempted to "hinder, delay or defraud his creditors" in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case.

University of Arkansas Study Concludes UA Athletics Have $153.6 Million Impact On State Economy

by Chris Bahn 2/11/2013 10:56 am

A University of Arkansas study estimates Razorback athletics has an annual statewide economic impact of $153.6 million annually.

UA Board Of Trustees Approves Feasibility Study For Razorback Stadium Expansion, Bonds For New Projects

by Chris Bahn 2/1/2013 12:05 pm

The University of Arkansas athletic department has received Board of Trustees approval to conduct analysis on the cost of a potential north end zone expansion at Razorback Stadium.

Arkansas Razorback Coaching Staff Salaries Reach $3 Million

by Chris Bahn 1/22/2013 02:55 pm

Arkansas football assistant coaching compensation have reached $3 million for the first time in program history.

Ryan Gribble Moves from Hogs to Georgia Bulldogs Marketing

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

IMG College is in the market for a new general manager for its Razorback Sports Properties.

Red Wolves Foundation Of Arkansas State Names Carter Ford Executive Director

by Chris Bahn 1/18/2013 10:27 am

Arkansas State University's athletic department has a new name and new leader for its fundraising arm. Carter Ford has been named executive director of the Red Wolf Foundation. Formerly the organization was named the Red Wolf Club.

Former Razorback Coach John L. Smith Lands Job At Fort Lewis College

by Chris Bahn 1/16/2013 04:13 pm

John L. Smith has a new job lined up. Smith, who was on an interim, 10-month contract with the University of Arkansas football program, will take over as coach at Fort Lewis College on March 1.

Wall Street Journal: Study Values Razorback Football At $332 Million

by Chris Bahn 1/7/2013 10:50 am

What sort of value would Razorback football have if the program could be bought and sold like a pro franchise? We now have an idea thanks to a study conducted by Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus.

Salary Figures Released For Four More Razorback Football Staff Members

by Chris Bahn 1/3/2013 01:37 pm

The Arkansas Razorbacks releases updated salary figures for its four most recent football coaching hires, and the total assistant compensation pool will likely exceed $3 million when the staff is finalized.

Cable Cutters, Election Fraud and John Glasgow: Arkansas Business' Top Read Online Stories in 2012

by Lance Turner 12/24/2012 12:00 am

A July story on how some Arkansans are ditching pay-television for online services like Netflix and Hulu is ArkansasBusiness.com's most-read story of the year, according to traffic numbers from Jan. 1 to Dec. 17.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you've forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

Forbes.com Ranks Razorbacks Among Most Valuable Football Programs, Predicts Dip In 2013

by Chris Bahn 12/19/2012 02:10 pm

Arkansas football is again recognized by Forbes.com as one of the 10 most valuable programs in college athletics with a value of $83 million. That's good enough for No. 10 on the list.