Tagged: new york times

New York Times: Students From UCA, OBU Sue NCAA Over Concussions

by Tre Baker 11/30/2011 3:26 pm

Four former student-athletes, including a football player who played for Central Arkansas and a soccer player from Ouachita Baptist University, are part of a class-action lawsuit taking the NCAA to task over a perceived negligence to prevent and treat concussions suffered in the realm of college sports.

New York Times, Sporting News Note Freeze's Turnaround Of Arkansas State

by Chris Bahn 10/28/2011 8:22 am

Hugh Freeze is closer to getting his wish. Freeze, the first-year Arkansas State coach, is often described as the high school coach from the "Blind Side" book/movie. It’s a story Freeze is glad to be part of and an experience he will happily use on the recruiting trail. But as national recognition from the New York Times and Sporting News note this week, Freeze is beginning to get a reputation beyond the Michael Oher story. It’s still used as introduction in the Times article, but Freeze’s success at ASU is prominently mentioned.

Alice Walton Talks About Crystal Bridges With The New York Times

by Karen Martin 6/16/2011 12:58 pm

In a rare interview, Alice L. Walton talks to the New York Times about her Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, under construction now in Bentonville. Also: Watch the museum take shape in our photo gallery.

Falcons' Receiver Points to Petrino Brothers as Reason for Improved Production

by Chris Bahn 12/14/2010 2:00 pm

Bobby Petrino’s brief tenure with the Atlanta Falcons has sparked seemingly unlimited stories and columns that paint him in a negative light. Petrino left the organization to take the Arkansas job in 2007 and has seen his share of criitcism. Petrino’s time in Atlanta did have some positive effects, however. Consider this recent New York Times story on Falcons wide receiver Roddy White.

NY Times: Skill And Personality Helping Mallett Excel After Transferring To Arkansas

by Chris Bahn 9/11/2010 9:33 am

Transferring colleges can be tough on quarterbacks. Success doesn't always come after making a move. Ryan Mallett, who left Michigan for Arkansas in 2008 is making it work, a recent New York Times story on the Razorbacks’ signal caller points out.

Kentucky Wildcats

by Tre Baker 9/8/2010 10:13 am

Enes Kanter might not need to sign up for a credit card to get a free t-shirt.

Program to Keep Ducks From Gulf Oil Could Expand Habitat in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 7/28/2010 8:53 am

KUAR-FM, 89.1, reports on a federal program that aims to keep migratory birds away from the Gulf oil spill by expanding habitats in places like Arkansas. The benefit to Arkansas hunters is obvious.

The Shopping Diet: Too Much Deprivation?

by Karen Martin 7/28/2010 7:49 am

DIeting is never easy, but this one sounds way tougher than surviving on, say, three grapefruit a day for two weeks:Choose six pieces of clothing, and wear them for a month.

Baby Boomers: The 70s Take On New Meaning

by 7/13/2010 10:56 am

The baby boomers' mantra is 'it's all about us.' Unfortunately, while we've been so busy admiring ourselves, 70-year olds are stealing our thunder.

Baby Boomers: If You're Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands!

by 7/7/2010 2:24 pm

According to a recent article by Patricia Cohen in The New York Times, researchers report that Americans in midlife are a remarkably contented lot, and that they also have the highest rate of suicide. What's up with that?

Love the One You're With?

by 2/15/2010 3:44 pm

The viability of monogamy is viewed differently by young 40-year olds and by the 70+ audience.

Stop Googling Olivia Wilde, or Making Yourself Indispensable at Work

by Mark Carter 2/15/2010 11:58 am

Your employer implemented two rounds of layoffs over the past 18 months. You're still around, but want to make sure that remains the case after a potential round three.

High-end Historic: All About The Heights in Little Rock

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 11/1/2009 12:00 am

Home to an affluent who's-who crowd, The Heights is a charming, all-encompassing neighborhood dotted with restaurants and boutiques.