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Justify responds when buttons pushed

Subscriber onlyBob Baffert was confident to the point of being smug, but that's usual on any day that ends in Y. Continue reading...

Compromise great for all of Arkansas

Subscriber onlyWith a new logo in the background, and just feet away from a memorial saluting every Arkansan who has won the Medal of Honor, a compromise was announced. Continue reading...

No need to overthink it: Justify's the pick

Subscriber onlyThere is absolutely no reason to believe anyone other than Justify will win the Preakness, and that he will go into the Belmont as the overwhelming favorite to become the second horse this decade to win the Triple Crown. Continue reading...

WALLY HALL: Temper excitement a bit for betting parlays

Subscriber onlyYears and years ago a roommate named Charlie had a penchant for betting on games. Said it made them more interesting. Continue reading...

Johnson, love of Boston drive rooting interests

Subscriber onlyThere are people, good people, who love the NBA. They prefer it over the alleged amateurs who play college basketball. Continue reading...

WALLY HALL: Mom's a blessing, even in face of Alzheimer's

Subscriber onlyAt first, mom fought it. Continue reading...

WALLY HALL: Golfer Duke heeds when Arkansas calls

Subscriber onlyKen Duke is a great golfer, but he's a greater Arkansan. Continue reading...

Diverse board's impactful decision coming

Subscriber onlyIn two weeks the UA board of trustees will meet with an agenda that includes a gag order for themselves and probably the future of games in Little Rock. Continue reading...

WALLY HALL: Too early to crown impressive Justify

Subscriber onlyEvery year, because of the big fields, horses run into trouble in the Kentucky Derby. Always. Continue reading...

Track a mess, but Justify comes out clean

Subscriber onlySaturday was America's day to basically celebrate the margarita. Cinco de Mayo, the fifth of May, is a minor holiday in Mexico, but in the USA it is the day to celebrate everything about Mexican restaurants, especially the limey drink. Continue reading...

WALLY HALL: Latest 'Arkie' a solid bet at Kentucky Derby

Subscriber onlyIt was 2004 and the Cella family was in a box at Churchill Downs waiting to see if history would be made. Continue reading...

Arkansas lost a great writer, human being

Subscriber onlyDavid McCollum would have been embarrassed. Continue reading...

Draft proves SEC still at top of its game

Subscriber onlyLooking at the 2018 NFL Draft and the league that for the 12th consecutive year had the most players drafted – the SEC. Continue reading...

Study a good step in battling NCAA fraud

Subscriber onlyLast week there were ripples across the landscape of college basketball when the Commission on College Basketball revealed findings of its six-month study and laid it at the feet of the NCAA to wake up and take control of one of its sports. Continue reading...

WALLY HALL: Reasons abound to get lost in NFL Draft

Subscriber onlyThis is the day fans of the NFL get to hear 32 of the best players' names called in this year's draft. Continue reading...

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