Ted Valentine Won't Help Marshall Henderson Off The Court


After baiting Mick Cronin into an even more childish meltdown than he was already having against UConn last weekend, referee Ted Valentine is back on the radar because he refused to help Marshall Henderson up off the court against Arkansas last night. Valentine couldn't help because was too busy calling a foul on… » 3/06/14 4:40pm 3/06/14 4:40pm

Banner Plane Crashes On Flavet Field Before Florida-Arkansas Game

Around 4:00 pm this afternoon, a plane carrying an advertisement for Geico Insurance McDonald's crashed on an unoccupied car in Flavet Field, an open field at the University of Florida that, from the look of it, serves as a tailgating site for Florida games. The Gators are playing the Arkansas Razorbacks tonight at… » 10/05/13 6:09pm 10/05/13 6:09pm

Should You Storm The Court? An All-Purpose Guide

Four of the top five teams in college hoops lost on the road this week. When that happens, students storm courts. Illinois hits a last-second bunny to break a tie with No. 1 Indiana? That's a stormin'. TCU, heretofore winless in the Big 12, never trailed on the way to embarrassing No. 5 Kansas? That's a stormin'.… » 2/09/13 6:50pm 2/09/13 6:50pm

Arkansas Recruit Can't Commit Because His Mother Ran Off With His…

Alex Collins, one of the top RB prospects in the nation, was going to Arkansas. He said as much Monday night, making as official an announcement as one can make before National Signing Day. Well, today's signing day, and Collins was not in attendance at the ceremony—a placard with his name was set up, but removed just… » 2/06/13 1:15pm 2/06/13 1:15pm

John L. Smith, Who Succeeded Bobby Petrino At Arkansas, Will Spend Next…

Arkansas's John L. Smith was one of the more colorful characters of this past college football season. The coach of an awful football team whose location he couldn't quite remember, Smith had very little money in the bank as of September, and negative $40 million as of October. Through it all, Smith was demanding that… » 1/19/13 4:30pm 1/19/13 4:30pm

Forbes's 2012 List Of The Most Valuable Teams In College Football Reads…

Forbes's latest best guess at the most valuable college football programs is out, and if you're a Texas fan, congratulations: Your slavering devotion to the Death Star of the Big 12 has paid off once again. You're number one! Granted, you're in the "also receiving votes" category in the AP's poll of on-the-field… » 12/22/12 3:25pm 12/22/12 3:25pm

Report: Arkansas Will Hire Wisconsin's Bret Bielema To Be Its Football…

Yahoo's Pat Forde was first with the news a few minutes ago that Bret Bielema will be leaving Wisconsin for Arkansas. This follows a bizarre day in which Mike Gundy's and Chris Petersen's names kept getting bounced around. Bielema had gone 68-24 in Madison and coached the Badgers to three consecutive Rose Bowls,… » 12/04/12 3:15pm 12/04/12 3:15pm

ESPN Screwup Lets Viewers Listen In On Jimmy Dykes And Dave O'Brien…

In yet another technical blunder that led to inadvertent viewer eavesdropping on ESPN talent, a "live look-in" during ESPN's college basketball coverage last night patched in audio of the upcoming Syracuse-Arkansas game instead of the intended live-action Georgia-USF game. It just so happened that the announcers in… » 12/01/12 11:30am 12/01/12 11:30am

Say This For Newly Former Arkansas Head Coach John L. Smith: He Screwed…

The University of Arkansas will not be renewing the contract of interim coach John L. Smith, the university announced today, confirming what everyone and his sister knew the minute then-No. 8 Arkansas lost in Little Rock to Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 8. Smith's team cliff-dove out of the polls, then followed that… » 11/24/12 2:20pm 11/24/12 2:20pm

Tom Green Appeared On Arkansas TV To Deliver A Crazed Motivational…

Nothing can keep Tom Green down—not cancer, retirement, or performing in front of college students who were in kindergarten when his career peaked. The comic is on campus at Arkansas this week, and during a studio hit on KFTA in Fayetteville took it upon himself to apply his resilient attitude to the miserable… » 10/05/12 12:30pm 10/05/12 12:30pm

Arkansas Coach John L. Smith Realizes He's Actually $40 Million In…

John L. Smith is even more broke than he initially thought. He first filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 6. In a subsequent filing, on Sept. 19, he reported $25.7 million in liabilities and $1.2 million in assets. You don't have to be a CPA to know that this is a bad cash flow position. But wait, it gets worse. Smith filed… » 10/03/12 7:15pm 10/03/12 7:15pm

Arkansas Coach John L. Smith Apparently Thinks The Razorbacks Play In…

Another day, another something to embarrass Arkansas football coach John L. Smith. The Razorbacks have lost three in a row, Smith is broke, and here he is giving a rah-rah speech to the Little Rock Touchdown Club earlier today, only to mistake what state he's even talking about. (Hint: Alabama's the state with the… » 9/24/12 6:10pm 9/24/12 6:10pm

Arkansas Football Coach John L. Smith Has Only $500 In His Checking…

John L. Smith might be imploring others to smile these days, but a quick glance at the Arkansas football coach's finances reveals nothing so humorous. Smith recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and documents filed today in federal court show that he has only some $1.2 million in assets, compared to more than $25… » 9/19/12 8:10pm 9/19/12 8:10pm

Arkansas Coach John L. Smith Will Not Tolerate You Not Smiling

A bad offseason for Arkansas football has turned into a bad regular season, but at least head coach John L. Smith is still willing to have a little fun with the press corps along the way. As you can see above, even in the midst of Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Smith still has retained his (somewhat terrifying) sense of humor. » 9/18/12 9:00pm 9/18/12 9:00pm