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Harry King: Talking points for this season

Jul 26, 2016 7:48am

Helping to bridge the gap until fall practice in Fayetteville and around the SEC provides fresh fodder, some talking points:

• The SEC is not the only Power Five conference where the...

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Harry King: Arkansas Derby field set

Apr 08, 2015 4:41pm

Behind American Pharoah in the Arkansas Derby, completing the perfect trifecta would be a combination of The Truth or Else, Mr. Z, and Far Right.

Such a 1-2-3 finish would enhance the winner...

Harry King: Losing into NBA playoffs

Apr 07, 2015 8:53am

A few days before the end of college basketball and the beginning of major league baseball, ESPN spent some time hyping the competition for a spot in the NBA playoffs.

Something about eighth...

Harry King: Explanations by number

Mar 31, 2015 4:42pm

One of the numbers that explains Wisconsin’s presence in the Final Four comes from a man revered by basketball junkies while the other is inexplicable.

Offensive efficiency — points scored...

Harry King: Do they stay or do they go?

Mar 24, 2015 6:46am

Simmering on the back burner for weeks, the future of Bobby Portis and Michael Qualls is now a rolling boil.

North Carolina 87, Arkansas 78 turned up the heat. As long as the Razorbacks were...

Harry King: This five seed wins

Mar 17, 2015 1:09pm

Filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket, a trendy, history-based tactic is to select some 12 seeds over some fives.

This year, avoid that approach in the West Region. No way will Wofford be...

Harry King: SEC teams teetering

Mar 10, 2015 8:18am

At the craps table, there are five ways to make six. In Nashville, only one combination is a certain six for the SEC — Texas A&M, Ole Miss, LSU and Georgia advancing in the conference...

SEC women’s tournament schedule

Mar 05, 2015 5:14pm

Schedule for the Southeastern Conference women’s basketball tournament this week at Verizon Arena (all times Central):

First round, Wednesday

Florida vs. Auburn, 6 p.m., SEC Network...

Harry King: Kentucky best by far

Mar 05, 2015 5:14pm

Regarding Kentucky vs. Arkansas, the plea is guilty to violating a self-imposed ban on reading too much into a single 40-minute contest.

The immediate reaction to 84-67 was that the Wildcats...

Harry King: Oaklawn attracts headliner

Feb 23, 2015 8:06pm

Word from the West Coast confirming a racetrack happening in Arkansas upstaged a second consecutive impressive victory by a colt based at Oaklawn Park.

Trainer Bob Baffert decided that...

Harry King | Weather blamed on friend

Feb 16, 2015 3:17pm

Two trips planned to Oaklawn Park, two trips canceled, equals a friendship in jeopardy.

Optimistic about cashing some tickets at the track, a long-time buddy is blamed for opportunity lost....