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Bret Bielema, Razorback Foundation Reach Agreement

The Razorback Foundation and former University of Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema have settled their dispute over Bielema's 2017 buyout. read more >
Bret Bielema
Education

Judge Denies Sanctions in Bret Bielema Case

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request to sanction attorneys for the Razorback Foundation Inc. who were accused of making frivolous allegations of fraud and conspiracy against former Arkansas Razorback coach Bret Bielema. read more >
Former Arkansas coach Bret Bielema did not have a fond parting with Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville; he was fired after several lackluster seasons. But he had a multimillion-dollar buyout clause, and that bonanza is at the center of a bitter legal battle.
Education / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Knives Out for Lawyers As Bielema Feud Festers

The feud between former University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema and the Razorback Foundation is getting worse. read more >
“I call it creating plans for confidence; we have to create confidence. We know we can not eliminate the risk of COVID-19, but we want to minimize that risk.” - Hunter Yurachek, director of athletics at the University of Arkansas
Banking & Finance

UA Trustees Borrow $19M to Pay on Athletic Debt

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees votes to borrow $19.1 million to make 2020 and 2021 payments on UA Department of Athletics debt. read more >
Bret Bielema
Legal

Razorback Foundation Accuses Bielema, Agent of Fraud

The Razorback Foundation, in a countersuit filed Thursday in federal court, accused former University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema and his agent of fraud in an escalation of a dispute over the terms of Bielema's 2018 buyout. read more >
Bret Bielema, former Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach, and Wally Hall, sports columnist at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Education / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Bret Bielema’s Lawsuit Refers to Wally Hall

This month’s legal action by fired Razorback football coach Bret Bielema paints the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Wally Hall as something of a stenographer for the Razorback Foundation, Bielema’s target in a $7 million breach-of-promise lawsuit. read more >
Bret Bielema
Education

Bret Bielema Files $7M Lawsuit Against Razorback Foundation

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema has filed a $7 million lawsuit against the Razorback Foundation alleging breach of contract. read more >

UA Hires Georgia Assistant Sam Pittman As New Football Coach

Arkansas hired Georgia assistant Sam Pittman as its head coach Sunday, giving the longtime offensive line coach his first chance to lead a college program. read more >
Bret Bielema, UA’s new football coach, and his wife, Jen, call the Hogs.  “We’re building a new facility here at Arkansas that is off the charts,” Bielema said. “That is just going to open so many doors in recruiting.”
Education

Razorback Foundation Enforces Contract, No Payments to Bret Bielema in 2019

The Razorback Foundation has not made a monthly buyout payment to former University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema in 2019 on the theory that Bielema breached his duty to seek a new job, a source familiar with the situation tells Arkansas Business. read more >
The listing for 4903 E. Maywood Road, Fayetteville, on Trulia.com.

Records: Bret Bielema’s Fayetteville Home Sells for $1.8M

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema has sold his Fayetteville home, according to Washington County records. read more >
Construction / Education / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

It’s a Duck (Editorial)

A recent editorial perfectly expresses our outrage at Arkansas State University’s effort to hide how public money is spent. read more >
Gary Stubblefield
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Access to Arkansas Information Isn’t Always Simple (Kelly P. Kissel Analysis)

Government secrecy was a big winner in Arkansas during 2017. But open records advocates say the 50th anniversary for Arkansas' Freedom of Information Act could have been worse. read more >
Reynolds Razorback Stadium on game day.
Education

UA Hires Chad Morris as New Football Coach

Arkansas has hired Chad Morris of SMU as its new football coach. read more >
Hunter Yurachek
Education

UA Hires Houston’s Hunter Yurachek as Athletic Director

Arkansas ended its nearly three-week search for an athletic director Monday by naming Houston's Hunter Yurachek as the replacement for Jeff Long. read more >
Bret Bielema
Education

Bret Bielema’s Future in Question After Jeff Long’s Firing

Will it be Julie Cromer Peoples, Joseph Steinmetz or the UA board of trustees who is in charge of handling the more immediate question hounding all of Arkansas: What to do with Bret Bielema? read more >
Jeff Long
Education

UPDATE: Jeff Long Fired As University of Arkansas Athletic Director

Arkansas fired athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday, ending a nearly decade-long tenure that included the scandalous ouster of football coach Bobby Petrino and the continued mediocrity of the program under Bret Bielema. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Education

An education resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Bret Bielema

University of Arkansas Hosting Football Dinner Aug. 28

The University of Arkansas will hold its seventh annual Razorback Football Kickoff Dinner for fans later this month in Springdale. read more >
Bret Bielema
Education

SEC West is Home to Huge Salaries — But Everyone Can’t Win

The Southeastern Conference Western Division is college football's land of plenty, with all seven schools throwing huge piles of money at their respective coaching staffs to try and gain an upper hand. The theory: More cash invested equals more victories. read more >
Bret Bielema
Education

University of Arkansas Extends Bret Bielema’s Contract Through 2020

Arkansas has announced the signing of Bret Bielema to a two-year contract extension and raise, keeping the coach at the school through the 2020 season. read more >