LITTLE ROCK — Instead of The British Open, “The Prequel,” the USGA production at Chambers Bay was a bad comedy.
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LITTLE ROCK — Sharing a game-by-game prediction of Arkansas’ upcoming season with David Bazzel, the former Razorback linebacker quickly identified an unintentional thread.
LITTLE ROCK — Early on, the name at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard will be Robert Trent Jones Jr.
LITTLE ROCK — Eighty-plus days until Brandon Allen takes his first snap of 2015 and the Arkansas quarterback is already being slighted.
LITTLE ROCK — Mentioned on the Arkansas broadcast, Zach Jackson’s season-long numbers seemed out of whack for a pitcher entrusted with securing the Razorbacks’ trip to the College World Series.
LITTLE ROCK — Thoroughbred racing history secure, next comes the myth about how a Triple Crown winner will have a positive impact on racetrack attendance.
LITTLE ROCK — Perfectly melding want and wallet, American Pharoah would win Saturday’s Belmont and a longshot would finish second and/or third.
LITTLE ROCK — Why this current exhortation from some corners to change racing’s Triple Crown?
LITTLE ROCK — Committed to helping his son, the restauranteer teed up a yellow practice ball and reminded himself about slowing down his swing.
LITTLE ROCK — The way the SEC football schedule sets up, Arkansas could have an emotional edge vs. LSU, Mississippi State and maybe Alabama.
LITTLE ROCK — Being the No. 2 seed in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Arkansas baseball gets a break in the NCAA Regional.
LITTLE ROCK — Folks wagering on Florida State to win the 2015-16 College Football Playoff have an inordinate amount of confidence in a quarterback with a propensity for throwing interceptions or his new supporting cast or both.
LITTLE ROCK — Bound for Vegas and a long-planned, big get-together, former Arkansas linebacker David Bazzel squirreled away $100 to place on the nose of American Pharoah in the Kentucky Derby.
LITTLE ROCK — No. 8 North Carolina State over No. 1 Villanova in the NCAA Tournament, matter of fact. No. 7 Michigan State over No. 2 Virginia and No. 7 Wichita State over No. 2 Kansas, child’s play.
LITTLE ROCK — The SEC is on a fast track to expand the number of basketball teams that are prominent on the national scene.
LITTLE ROCK — A revised betting line on the 2016 NCAA basketball tournament speaks to the value of underclassmen who decided to turn pro and the perceived impact of incoming players.
LITTLE ROCK — Created to avoid the PGA Tour’s version of “one-and-done,” there is a twist to the WGC-Cadillac Match Play championship next week.
LITTLE ROCK — Five days apart, the cool and class of 21-year-old Jordan Spieth were confirmed.
LITTLE ROCK — Razorback basketball fans surprised by Bobby Portis’ decision to enter the NBA Draft were under the influence of a dream for 2016 and probably put too much stock in heartfelt and emotional remarks made last month by the sophomore.
LITTLE ROCK — On the racetrack and at the betting windows, American Pharoah’s dominance of the Arkansas Derby is a perfect pinnacle to the most true-to-form series of Kentucky Derby prep races in memory.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Racing Commission’s approval of Oaklawn Park’s racing dates is the cue to check the dates of The Masters in the year ahead.
LITTLE ROCK — A few days before the end of college basketball and the beginning of major league baseball, ESPN spent some time hyping the competition for a spot in the NBA playoffs.
LITTLE ROCK — For a first-timer at Churchill Downs, the Friday before the Kentucky Derby was routine with plenty of time to meander around the barns, retreat to the pressbox to file some copy, grab some lunch and spend the rest of the day playing the races.
LITTLE ROCK — One of the numbers that explains Wisconsin’s presence in the Final Four comes from a man revered by basketball junkies while the other is inexplicable.
LITTLE ROCK — Other than speeding up baseball, the pitch clock could be employed in other ways when the Arkansas Travelers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals open their home seasons on April 16.