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Giving Back

The AAU Arkansas Mustangs returned to the CASA Women’s Shelter for the second straight year to spread some cheer and blessings to others. The boys are all students at Jack Robey Junior High. Pictured, in order from left to right, D’Vonte Jackson, McKinley Avery, Drayton Noble, Tavari Dixson, Derrick Sloan Jr., Chandler Tate, Caleb Sloan and Justin Tillar. Coaches are Otis Johnson and Vincent Tate. Not pictured, Jyrimee Thompson and Cameron Crane. (Special to The Commercial)

Hesiman 2015 in flux

LITTLE ROCK — Whether Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and other high-profile underclassmen invoke Matt Barkley’s name, the former USC quarterback casts a long shadow over the race for the 2015 Heisman Trophy.

SEC look back and look ahead

Take the opening line of a Willie Nelson song called “Yesterday’s Wine,” change “Miracles” to “Material,” square the verb with the subject, and you have, “Material appears in the strangest of places.”