• Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure leading to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas.

  • Accelerated executions: Arkansas plans 8 over 10-day period

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period — an unprecedented timetable the state says is necessary because one of the three ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

  • Louisville’s Balado formally named Arkansas State head coach

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Louisville assistant Mike Balado was formally introduced as the new head coach at Arkansas State on Monday, reuniting him with athletic director Terry Mohajir.

  • Louisville’s Mike Balado ready to coach Arkansas State

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Louisville assistant coach Mike Balado is set to become Arkansas State’s basketball coach.

  • Arkansas State to introduce Louisville’s Balado as new coach

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State University has scheduled a news conference to introduce Louisville assistant coach Mike Balado as the new head coach of the Red Wolves.

  • McCarty’s 15 points lead Texas over Central Arkansas 78-50

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Brooke McCarty scored 15 points and No. 3-seed Texas overwhelmed No. 14 Central Arkansas in the first half before cruising to a 78-50 victory Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.