Razorback News for May 20th

Jarrett Gardner checked Arkansas out of Heartbreak Hotel and into the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Throwing the first complete game of his Razorback career, junior transfer Gardner threw a 5-hitter to beat Auburn, 4-1 Sunday afternoon at Baum Stadium in the regular-season finale Arkansas had to win to nab the eighth and final spot in the SEC Tournament.

Norm DeBriyn's Razorbacks, 30-24 overall and 13-14 in the SEC, oppose SEC Overall champion South Carolina at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the first round of the double-elimination tournament at Birmingham, Ala. Auburn...
NW Arkansas Times

As Arkansas pitching coach Tim Montez strolled to the mound after a leadoff single in the eighth inning, some of the 3,481 in attendance in Baum Stadium tried to influence his impending "should the pitcher stay or go"...
Morning News
 
Arkansas athletic officials hope to reach a settlement soon in the NCAA investigation of more than two years into the university's football and men's basketball programs. The two sides met May 9 at NCAA headquarters...
ESPN
 
There was nothing complex about Arkansas' job Sunday in the final regular-season game against Auburn. Win the game or stay home. Arkansas responded with a 4-1 victory over Auburn before 3,481 fans at Baum...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Grayson, who is a linebacker for the Tigers, met the unidentified woman in a chat room Thursday night, according to the warrant. She then drove to his apartment, where she said Grayson led her to his bedroom and locked...
Sporting News
 
Just before the Razorbacks left their dugout to start the ninth inning Sunday, Arkansas center fielder Michael Conner grabbed pitcher Jarrett Gardner by the arm. "I whispered in his ear, 'If you don't do it for anybody else, do it...
Morning News
 
Wilson Matthews, a key figure in the University of Arkansas athletic department for more than 40 years and a legendary high school football coach, died Sunday night. Matthews, who was a coach and administrator...
ESPN
 
SEC commissioner Roy Kramer sent Bill Sievers, an independent contract investigator, here on Thursday to review materials obtained by newspaper columnist Bob Gilbert from Linda Bensel-Meyers, the English professor...
Sporting News
 
Five Texas-bred defensive linemen are reporting scholarship offers from Arkansas as the Hogs hope to fill a much-needed void. Gone is Razorbacks defensive end Carlos Hall and nose guard Curt Davis...
Morning News
 
With Arkansas facing a must-win game Sunday, Jarrett Gardner delivered. "He knew he had to go out and pitch his best game," Auburn junior center fielder Javon Moran said. "That's what he gave them." Gardner, the...
Democrat-Gazette
 
An Alabama businesswoman denies giving money to former University of Tennessee quarterback Tee Martin or to a sportswriter to give to Martin. Martin, now playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers organization in NFL...
Sporting News
 
Red Zone Recruiting's Pat Jenkins reported from the FCA Combines in Alltel Arena that Little Rock McClellan nose guard Keith Jackson Jr. verbally committed to Arkansas assistant Danny Nutt over the phone on...
Morning News

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