Baseball fundamentals camp Sept. 30 in NLR
The Arkansas Baseball Academy and the Arkansas Travelers will host a showcase tryout/fundamentals camp presented by era4sports from noon-5 p.m. on Sept. 30.
The showcase camp is open to high school players ages 15-18 at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. It will be conducted in front of college coaches and pro scouts.
Following the showcase will be a fundamentals camp. The cost will include a shirt and an evaluation on what needs to be done to improve skills.
Only 100 slots are available. Early registration is $90 by Sept. 15. The cost will go up to $95 between Sept. 15-28 and $100 the day of the camp.
For information and/or registration contact era4sports at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-765-4805.
Arkansas releases pay-per-view information
The Sept. 1 season-opening football game between Arkansas and Jacksonville State will be presented on pay-per-view for $34.95 on Pine Bluff Cable and $39.95 on DirecTV and Dish Network.
Fans should contact their cable or satellite providers for ordering information.
The game also is available on ArkansasRazorbacks.com’s RazorVision. But the webcast is not part of the RazorVision subscription and must be purchased separately, per Southeastern Conference guidelines.
Golden Lions to play 2 webcast games
Two of Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s football games will air on SWAC-TV, the SWAC’s Internet channel.
The Sept. 8 Alabama A&M and Oct. 6 Jackson State games will be webcast by SWAC-TV. Both games are at Golden Lion Stadium. SWAC-TV is available at www.swac.org.
UAPB has one national TV date, a Sept. 20 game at Alabama State on ESPNU.
Reports: UA logo printed on Pop-Tarts
Five universities including Arkansas have partnered with Kellogg’s to be represented in a limited-edition line of Pop-Tarts, according to multiple reports.
The new toaster pastries each feature the school’s logo printed on white frosting. Strawberry is filled in each of these Pop-Tarts.
Arkansas’ Pop-Tarts variety is called Razorback Red. Other college varieties are Georgia’s Bulldog Berry, North Carolina’s Tar Heel Berry, Michigan’s Go Blue Strawberry and Florida Gators Strawberry.
Jaguars to play 4 London games
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jaguars will play a regular-season home game at London’s Wembley Stadium each year from 2013-16, the team and the NFL announced Tuesday.
According to the team’s website, the goal is to raise the profile of the Jaguars and the community. An opponent for the 2013 game has not yet been announced.
NFL owners last October approved a resolution that authorized the league to schedule regular-season games in the United Kingdom in each of the next five years.
— Commercial Press Services