Razorback Headlines for August 7th

Impressive on the basketball court, Eric Ferguson sold himself to Arkansas' new basketball coach with a couple of words off the court. "He told me that one of his favorite players was Mateen Cleaves and he liked to play that way," Stan Heath said. "So, I'm hoping I get bang for my buck."

Heath was an assistant at Michigan State in 2000 when Cleaves decided to pass up NBA money and return for his senior year. In the NCAA final against Florida, he didn't miss on three 3-pointers and scored 13 points as...
Morning News
 
Arkansas Athletic Director Frank Broyles, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer two months ago, said he will travel to the Mayo Clinic and choose a course of treatment this week. Broyles, 77, had said last month...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The John R. Wooden Award announced the Wooden Award Preseason All-American Team. A list of 50 student-athletes who, based on last year's individual performance and team records, are the early frontrunners for...
The SEC
 
Arkansas running back Cedric Cobbs was fined $700, ordered to do 20 hours of community service and given six months' probation Tuesday for driving and marijuana convictions. Glendree Cobbs, the mother of the...
ESPN
 
A North Little Rock District judge sentenced Arkansas Razorbacks running back Cedric Cobbs, 21, to a fine and community service Tuesday on convictions stemming from a Jan. 8 traffic stop. But, after the sentencing...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Arkansas junior running back Cedric Cobbs will carry his legal troubles into this season after deciding to appeal the sentence handed down Tuesday in North Little Rock District Court for convictions of driving while intoxicated...
Morning News
 
It's college football's version of an eclipse. Thanks to an odd twist in the calender -- there are 14 Saturdays from Labor Day until Nov. 30 -- teams were able to schedule 12 regular season games. While this doesn't happen...
ESPN
 
The winner of the SEC West race might not be represented in the conference's championship game. The Crimson Tide could emerge, but NCAA sanctions ban them from postseason play. Nevertheless, The...
The Sporting News
 
When Bob Stoops took over the Oklahoma program in 1999, the once-proud Sooners had sunk to a state beyond disrepair. But Stoops restored the tradition in short order, and in his fourth season we think he has...
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