Razorback News for February 27th

In the wake of Nolan Richardson's most recent waves that have just about dried up the shrinking pockets of his support in this state, Arkansas again has gone national. At 13-13, it's hardly a success story. Instead, the Arkansas basketball coach's remarks during Monday's press conference are giving the university, and the entire state, a black eye.

It's been on ESPN and lots of national talk radio. While Richardson apparently believes it appropriate to blow his own horn, all most folks hear are sour notes. Great timing. No serious attacks on his coaching by a...
Morning News
 
The new defensive line coach for the Razorback football team has reported to work in Fayetteville. Kacy Rodgers, 32, is a former Tennessee four-year letterman and Middle Tennessee assistant head coach. Rodgers says he's...
KFSM Channel 5

Associates of Richardson say his outburst was inspired by at least two local columns over the past week. A column in the Fayettville Morning News used his quote that the Razorbacks would "probably beat Alabama," and...
ESPN
 
There's no doubt Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson has been hard on guard Jannero Pargo. It was just a week ago he criticized the senior for rushing a shot at the end of a 67-63 loss against LSU. Richardson...
Log Cabin Democrat
 
Who says Nolan Richardson would be welcome back to Tulsa? I personally would never want him anywhere close to the TU basketball program. I see where Nolan Richardson said he deserves to have a...
Tulsa World
 
The SEC just won't be the same this fall. Alabama's on probation. Steve Spurrier's gone. Florida and Tennessee are the preseason favorites. Well, not everything has changed. In his latest Pigskin Professor, The Sporting...
Sporting News
 
He said Tuesday in an interview with the host of his television show that social life "is not that good for a black athlete" in Fayetteville. He said the characterization might not sound right, but that Arkansas is a "place that...
CBS SportsLine
 
If nothing else, Richardson's rant to the media showed his ferocious side. None of his players heard the tirade, but as each trickled in for interviews Monday, it seemed they had already gotten the message. The Razorbacks...
Morning News
 
Nolan Richardson's recent public comments dealing with race have made many Razorback fans and other Northwest Arkansas residents wondering what it was that he meant. Television networks and radio stations around...
KFSM Channel 5
 
When the Ole Miss Rebels report for spring practice Friday, they'll do so boasting a Heisman candidate at quarterback, a Butkus candidate at linebacker and a 1,000-yard rusher in the backfield. The first two, Eli...
CNNSI
 
Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson may meet with UA chancellor John A. White within the next week to discuss Monday's controversial comments, but it's uncertain when or if that'll happen. The...
Morning News
 
University spokesman Roger Williams disputed remarks made by an associate that Chancellor John White and the longtime basketball coach would discuss Richardson's remarks, which included a decision to close...
CNNSI
 
Missouri Valley College will try to play David to Arkansas' Goliath today at 3 p.m. when the two hook up at Baum Stadium. The Hogs (5-3) are the closest thing to Goliath that Missouri Valley (3-2) will see this season with...
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