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Hogs avoid major collapse at home

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas nearly lost all of a 25-point lead but held off Texas A&M’s second-half rally and move two games in front of the Aggies in the Southeastern Conference standings with an 81-75 win at Bud Walton Arena on Tuesday night.

Good times at Oaklawn Park recalled and those to be had

LITTLE ROCK — A week out, the Friday forecast called for a high of 38 and a slight chance of rain in Hot Springs, good enough to prompt an email to a recently retired, longtime friend suggesting a meeting at a familiar parking lot in Benton and carpooling for opening day at Oaklawn Park.

Mays’ three TDs not enough for Red Wolves

MOBILE, Ala. — Quarterback Fredi Knighten tied a GoDaddy Bowl and Arkansas State game record with five touchdown passes, while Dollarway alumnus and receiver Booker Mays III set an A-State bowl record with three touchdown receptions, but it was not enough as the Red Wolves fell to Toledo 63-44 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Sunday night.