Razorback News for May 7th

There is a piece of the latest turf technology in Houston Nutt's football office. Actually, there are two huge chunks, which from afar look like square patches of grass ripped out of a stadium and dumped a few feet from his desk. A closer look reveals artificial blades rooted in a mixture of rubber and sand several inches thick.

It's called Astro Play. Most know it as Field Turf, the name of a competing company. It's the surface Springdale High plays football on, and by mid-week, the permeable, infilled synthetic grass will be installed in War...
Morning News
 
There has been more champagne sold in the SEC recently than the last 50 years combined. The coaches are drinking it because Steve Spurrier went to the Redskins. The biggest celebration came in Athens, Georgia since...
ESPN
 
A sea of Razorback red in today at Hot Springs Village. It was stop two of Houston Nutt's spring club tour. He was in Dallas last week, and later this week he'll be in Russellville. Nutt was praising Razorback fans about their...
KATV Channel 7
 
Coach Tommy Tuberville has been talking awful boldly lately, raising a stir with his prediction that the Tigers will be "going to the Rose Garden" within a few years. Maybe he's onto something. This is a team, after all, that beat...
CNNSI
 
University of Arkansas golf coach Mike Ketcham and his scramble team formed a mutual admiration society at the Gary Blair Special Olympics Golf Tournament on Monday. Ketcham's team shot an eye-popping 18...
Morning News
 
Arkansas' bats went south and may have taken the team's SEC Tournament hopes with them. Not satisfied with his Razorbacks' hitting even when they beat Kentucky 5-1 in Friday night's start of a 3-game SEC series behind...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Professional golfer John Daly's wife said Daly suffered an allergic reaction to a component in diet pills and says it appears he had a "mini-stroke." Sherry Daly said her husband did not suffer any lasting effects. She said...
KHOG
 
The Arkansas Lady Razorbacks softball team will face Alabama in the first round of the 2002 Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday in Chattanooga, Tenn. Arkansas (38-24-1, 14-16 SEC) will battle Alabama...
Morning News
 
LSU officials went to Indianapolis on Monday to meet with NCAA officials about the school's internal investigation of alleged academic fraud involving athletes. NCAA spokeswoman Jane Jankowski declined comment on...
ESPN
 
The medical mystery is over for Caleb Miller, and the pain should soon be, too. Last week, a doctor diagnosed Miller's lower abdomen condition as a "pseudo hernia," and identified a procedure that has helped in similar...
Morning News
 
The more you look at Tennessee, the more the Vols look like Fiesta Bowl bait. Combine a Heisman-quality quarterback with a massive line, an adequate defense and one of the game's winningest coaches, no wonder...
CBS SportsLine
 
Norm DeBriyn's Razorbacks have the same goal but a new team to chase. Arkansas' aim is to qualify for the Southeastern Conference Tournament. And despite losing a crucial home series to Kentucky over the weekend...
Morning News


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