(Advertisement)

Roasting Richardson

Former players help toast their coach to benefit mentoring program

Posted: August 31, 2014 at 3:23 a.m.

It was a match made in heaven: the man who introduced the phrase "40 minutes of hell" into Razorbacks basketball lingo, and the 40th annual Toast & Roast benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas. The former -- Nolan Richardson, who led the Razorbacks to their 1994 national championship -- was honored during the latter, a dinner held Aug. 21 in a packed Embassy Suites ballroom in west Little Rock.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Branded clothing is usually the canvas of sta...

Q. I believe you generally oppose "writing" on clothes, not just designer or brand names, but interesting names like your yacht club or boat name, your tennis or golf club,... Read »

Next Story »

Her dad raised roof, but her mom lowered boom

Merl and Relton Spann around the time of their wedding, Jan. 15, 1949

Merl Richerson wasn't exactly worldly when her new neighbors invited her to join them for church one Saturday ... Read »