Tagged: arkansas razorbacks

SEC Network's Launch Spells End of Schools' Broadcast Rights, Pay-per-view

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

School-specific subscription services like the UA’s RazorVision won’t be providing live video of sporting events once the network is launched. The SEC and ESPN will hold the rights for those broadcasts.

Video: Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to Narrate 'The Jim Lindsey Story'

by Chris Bahn 5/7/2013 10:51 am

The life story of northwest Arkansas real estate developer and former University of Arkansas football star Jim Lindsey not only sounds like something from a movie, it is actually becoming a movie.

NFL Draft: Recapping Local Players Picked, Projected Contract Details

by Chris Bahn 4/29/2013 9:41 am

While contract details haven’t yet been finalized for seven players with Arkansas ties who were drafted over the weekend, we do have an idea of what they could earn, based on 2012 contracts.

Clint Stoerner, Former Razorback, To Host Sports Show With Pat Bradley

by Kate Knable 4/25/2013 10:54 am

When Pat Bradley launches his new sports morning show May 6, his permanent co-host will be Clint Stoerner, former Arkansas Razorback quarterback and Dallas Cowboys player.

Video: Here Is The Trailer for Mitch Mustain Documentary

by Lance Turner 4/17/2013 3:02 pm

The Mitch Mustain documentary is narrated by Nolan Richardson.

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.

Super Voice Gone: Former Razorback Pat Summerall Dead at 82

by Associated Press 4/17/2013 7:47 am

The voice of football. The NFL's narrator for generations. A master of restraint. Pat Summerall soothed American television audiences over four decades. He died Tuesday at age 82 of cardiac arrest.

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 4:31 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.

Lawmakers Kill Bill Forcing Arkansas-ASU Football Game

by Associated Press 3/27/2013 3:15 pm

The Arkansas Razorbacks and Arkansas State Red Wolves won't be meeting up on the football field any time soon now that a panel of state lawmakers shot down a proposal that would have required the matchup.

National Title Triggers Incentive Bonus for Razorbacks' Bucknam

by Chris Bahn 3/15/2013 6:36 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 4:53 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 2:00 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 9:03 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 2:55 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.