LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said voters can decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, overturning a state panel's decision to block the measure from the November ballot.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman fondly remembers that feeling in the locker room after the Razorbacks' first-in-a-decade victory, and finally beating longtime rival Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference game.
No. 10 Arkansas (3-0, 1-0 SEC) vs. No. 23 Texas A&M (2-1, 0-0), at Arlington, Texas, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET, (ESPN).
Line: Texas A&M by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
If you want to break through at the top level of college football, it's essential to have skilled players, an established culture and time to get both.
Still, year after year, fans, boosters and administrators expect their team to celebrate a title, no matter how young the program is — even in the rugged Southeastern Conference.
A top executive at plant-based food company Beyond Meat has been charged with felony battery after a fight outside a college football game in which he was accused of biting a man’s nose.
Doug Ramsey was also charged with making a terroristic threat after the attack Saturday in a parking garage outside a University of Arkansas football game in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An executive of a vegan food products company has been charged with felony battery and making a terroristic threat after a fracas outside a football game in which he’s accused of biting a man’s nose, officials said.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State accomplished its mission of staying focused during a 63-7 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.
Spencer Sanders matched his career single-game high of four touchdown passes in the first 16 minutes and completed 13 of 16 passes for 242 yards and the four scores for the Cowboys (3-0) in their final nonconference game before entering Big 12 play.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bobby Petrino broke Arkansas’ heart once. Sam Pittman wasn’t going to let it happen again.
Pittman’s 10th-ranked Razorbacks overcame a 10-point deficit with three touchdowns in the final 11:38 to beat Petrino’s FCS-level Missouri State team 38-27 on Saturday night.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Darius Hale ran for 114 yards and scored three times and Central Arkansas defeated Idaho State 31-16 on Saturday.
Hale scored on a 2-yard run, caught a 13-yard TD pass from Will McElvain, and scored again on a 1-yard run as the Bears (1-2) built a 28-3 lead.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Seth Henigan threw for three touchdowns and 360 yards and Memphis survived a wild fourth quarter to edge Arkansas State 44-32 on Saturday night.
The teams combined for 38 points in the fourth quarter, with Memphis (2-1) retaking its final lead after Jevyon Ducker raced up the middle 39 yards for a 37-32 edge with just over two minutes left.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Republican who is running for governor in Arkansas, was released from a hospital Saturday after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is running for governor in Arkansas, underwent surgery Friday for thyroid cancer.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The head of the Arkansas Department of Human Services is stepping down next month after more than six years of running the agency, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Thursday.
Hutchinson announced the resignation of Secretary Cindy Gillespie, who he named to run the department in 2016.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-0) at No. 8 Oklahoma State (2-0), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (Big 12 Now on ESPN+)
Line: No line, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The last image of Missouri State coach Bobby Petrino in Fayetteville is one Arkansans would like to forget.
Neck in a brace and face bruised fresh off a motorcycle accident, Petrino sat in front of reporters one final time in Northwest Arkansas back in 2012.
Oklahoma State wants to use Saturday’s game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff as a final tune-up before Big 12 play.
The eighth-ranked Cowboys are in strong position after opening the season with two wins, including a 34-17 victory over Arizona State last Saturday.
Missouri State (2-0) at No. 10 Arkansas (2-0), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Line: No line on FanDuel Sportsbook.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Petrino is 61 these days, nearly five years removed from being on the national stage with Louisville and, far more importantly, more than a decade removed from the coach's scandalous flameout at Arkansas.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When the name “Sanders” has echoed through the speakers at Razorback Stadium this season, it’s generally been a good thing for Arkansas.
“The Sanders Show,” as dubbed in the state, stars Raheim Sanders at running back and the unrelated Drew Sanders at linebacker.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer's not sure of what to expect from his defense — and that's even before this weekend's game with No. 1 Georgia.
The Gamecocks (1-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) will be without starters defensive end Jordan Strachan and linebacker Mo Kaba, both lost for the year after ACL injuries in last week's 44-30 loss at No.
Georgia reclaimed the top spot in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, and Kentucky, Oklahoma State and Arkansas moved into the top 10 after an upset-filled weekend across the country.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin has a well-deserved reputation for developing explosive offensive units, but Central Arkansas coach Nathan Brown took a different approach after No.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Skyler Perry threw touchdown passes on back-to-back possessions to open the game and Arkansas-Pine Bluff rolled to a 76-3 victory over North American University on Saturday night.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Darren McFadden and Felix Jones make for some serious company. Rocket Sanders can now say he’s there with those all-time Arkansas running backs.
The Razorbacks’ sophomore running back ran for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns in helping the No.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With two Ohio State starting receivers sidelined with injuries, Marvin Harrison Jr. got another prime chance to shine on a team loaded with great wideouts.
Harrison, the son of a former NFL star, caught three touchdown passes from C.J.
Central Arkansas (0-1) at No. 22 Mississippi (1-0), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network+)
Line: No line, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
It’s Luke Altmyer’s turn to start for Mississippi at quarterback.
Arkansas State (1-0) at No. 3 Ohio State (1-0), Saturday, noon ET (BTN)
Line: Ohio State by 44 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After an exhilarating, season-opening win over now-No. 8 Notre Dame, No. 3 Ohio State has a different challenge: get pumped up to play against an major underdog in Week 2, Arkansas State from the Sunbelt Conference.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Spencer Rattler's debut at South Carolina wasn’t anything extraordinary in a season-opening 35-14 win over Georgia State.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police have given a special prosecutor the findings of their investigation into law enforcement officers who were caught on video beating and holding down a suspect during an arrest last month, a spokesman said Thursday.
South Carolina (1-0, 0-0 SEC) at No. 16 Arkansas (1-0, 0-0 SEC), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN)
Line: Arkansas by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In the aftermath of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, governors around the country vowed to take steps to ensure their students would be kept safe.
ARKADEPLHIA, Ark. (AP) — Ouachita Baptist defensive lineman Clark Yarbrough died Sunday after collapsing suddenly, the school said in a social media post.
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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Kayvon Britten rushed for 237 yards and three touchdowns and Arkansas-Pine Bluff held on to defeat Division II Lane College 48-42 on Saturday night.
The Golden Lions led throughout the second half but never by more than two scores.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — James Blackman threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to power Arkansas State to a 58-3 victory over FCS-member Grambling in a season opener on Saturday.
Blackman threw for 155 yards on 12-of-16 passing with two TDs in the first half.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas quarterback KJ Jefferson felt disrespected when he wasn't named to any preseason all-Southeastern Conference team.
Jefferson's opening week performance could earn more attention for the player who had the SEC's second-best touchdown-to-interception ratio last year and was the leading returning rusher at the position in the conference..
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people signed petitions this year backing proposed ballot initiatives to expand voting access, ensure abortion rights and legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona, Arkansas and Michigan.
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Jason Shelley accounted for two touchdowns to lead Missouri State to a 27-14 victory over Central Arkansas on Thursday night.
Coach Bobby Petrino entered 12-4 in career season openers, collected his first in three tries with Missouri State, ranked eighth in the FCS coaches poll.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When Arkansas and Cincinnati agreed in August 2019 to play a future non-conference game, the announcement didn’t draw much attention outside the two teams’ fan bases.
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a southwest Arkansas man with 132 counts accusing him of sexually assaulting 31 children over 25 years.
Court records show Barry Walker, 58, of Glenwood, is charged with rape, engaging a child in sexually explicit conduct, computer exploitation of a child, producing or directing a sexual performance by a child and distributing or possessing material depicting child sex.
No. 23 Cincinnati (0-0) at No. 19 Arkansas (0-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Arkansas by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Severe storms that brought damaging winds, heavy rains and flash flooding to parts of the Midwest and the South were blamed for the deaths of three people, including two children in Michigan and Arkansas as well as a woman in Ohio.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man who was beaten and held down by Arkansas law enforcement officers during an arrest that was caught on a widely circulated video has filed a federal lawsuit against the officers.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday said Arkansas can't enforce its ban on transgender children receiving gender-affirming medical care.
The attorney for a man seen on video being punched and kneed by Arkansas officers said Tuesday that the violent arrest is part of an alleged pattern of excessive force by a sheriff's deputy, and policing experts said some of the blows appeared to be unjustified or even criminal.
MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have started a civil rights investigation following the suspension of three Arkansas law enforcement officers after a video posted on social media showed two of them beating a man while a third officer held him on the ground.
Following is the final Overall Top 10 high school football teams in Arkansas and the top five in Classes 7A, 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A, plus the top three in the two 8-man divisions, as voted by a panel of sports media from around the state for the 2022 preseason.