Tagged: arkansas razorbacks

Performance, Not Academics, Drive Incentives for SEC Football Coaches

by Lee Hogan 10/23/2014 11:05 am

Football coaches in the Southeastern Conference rake in mounds and mounds of cash for performance incentives, but rarely see much for the academic success of their teams.

Phil Elson Named Voice of Razorbacks Baseball, Women's Basketball

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 2:30 pm

The longtime voice of the Arkansas Travelers is set to become the voice of the Arkansas Razorbacks' baseball and women's basketball teams.

Guz Malzahn, The AP Coach of the Year

by Lance Turner 12/23/2013 2:03 pm

Guz Malzahn -- former Springdale High School coach, former University of Arkansas offensive coordinator, former head coach at Arkansas State University, and now head coach at Auburn University -- is your Associated Press Coach of the Year

Is It 'If' Or 'When' Hogs Leave Little Rock? (AP Analysis)

by Kelly Kissel, The Associated Press 12/1/2013 11:12 am

The University of Arkansas' decision to further reduce the number of football games it plays at Little Rock should come as no surprise. The question now is whether, or when, central Arkansas will lose the games altogether.

Razorbacks Cutting Number of Games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock

by Associated Press 11/26/2013 1:49 pm

Arkansas' football program will pay Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium $400,000 in each of the next three years and drop the number of games it plays in the capital city.

Update: War Memorial Gets 1 Razorbacks Football Game Per Year Through 2018

by Lance Turner 11/26/2013 10:35 am

War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock will get one Razorbacks football game per year through 2018, according to news reports.

University of Arkansas to Build $25M Basketball Facility

by Associated Press 11/12/2013 1:43 pm

Arkansas has announced it will begin construction of a $25 million basketball practice facility next month. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 65,000-square-foot facility will be held on Dec. 7.

After Texas Interest, UA Athletic Director Jeff Long Gets A Raise

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 11/6/2013 7:21 am

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has parlayed interest from Texas into his second raise in 13 months. Long agreed to a new contract with the Razorbacks that will raise his annual salary to $1.1 million by next summer. It also includes a one-time $100,000 bonus and raises his buyout.

Former Razorbacks Coach John L. Smith Gets Discharge in Bankruptcy Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

It’s still not clear how much Smith’s creditors will receive. The trustee in the case, John T. Lee of Siloam Springs, didn’t immediately return a call for comment. When Smith filed for bankruptcy protection in September 2012, he listed $1.3 million in assets.

Jeff Long Says Discussions About Games at War Memorial Not in Plans

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 9/5/2013 7:16 am

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long isn't quite ready to talk about the long-term future of football games in central Arkansas, and he's not quite sure when that discussion will take place.

Real Estate Tycoon Jim Lindsey Still Has Goal Lines to Reach

by Chris Bahn 8/26/2013 12:00 am

Jim Lindsey’s success story is chronicled in a 34-minute Clint Fullen documentary narrated by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that will premier Wednesday at the UARK Bowl in Fayetteville.

Kale Gober to Leave Henderson State For Razorback Fundraising Position

by Chris Bahn 8/16/2013 3:39 pm

Kale Gober, athletic director at Henderson State, has been named assistant athletic director for development at the University of Arkansas.

Construction Begins On Razorbacks' $10M Baseball, Track Facility

by Chris Bahn 8/16/2013 1:29 pm

The University of Arkansas has begun construction on a combination baseball/track indoor training facility, though it has raised just $1 million of the nearly $10 million needed for the project.

Former Hogs Coach John L. Smith Nearer to Bankruptcy Settlement

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith has reached a settlement with his creditors who accused him of attempting to defraud them in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case.

University of Arkansas Wins PR Award for Handling Bobby Petrino Situation

by Lance Turner 8/1/2013 11:01 am

The University of Arkansas has received an award for “Best Crisis Management” in the PR Daily’s 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards.

UA Marking Razorback Stadium's 75th Anniversary

by Associated Press 7/29/2013 4:32 pm

The University of Arkansas says it will have a season-long event marking the 75th anniversary of the opening of Razorback Stadium.

UA Officials Announce Site Work For Shared Baseball, Track Facility

by Chris Bahn 7/23/2013 9:25 am

Site work on a 52,000-SF baseball and indoor track training facility will begin at the University of Arkansas on Monday. Fundraising continues for the project, which is estimated to cost between $7.75 million and $9.6 million.

University of Arkansas Athletic Department Projects $80.6M Budget

by Chris Bahn 6/18/2013 10:15 am

The University of Arkansas athletic department is projecting $80.6 million in revenue for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

A Look At How Southeastern Conference Revenue Sharing Has Grown

by Chris Bahn 5/31/2013 1:50 pm

The Southeastern Conference will distribute a record $289.4 million among its 14 member schools for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

Former Razorback Coach John L. Smith Settles Transfer Dispute in Bankruptcy Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2013 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach John L. Smith reached a settlement with his bankruptcy trustee to return some of the money he gave away or received before he filed for Chapter 7.