Saturday November 17, 2012
Arkansas: Athletic director Jeff Long has received a two-year contract extension running through June 30, 2017, which increases his annual salary to $500,000 and also give him a $50,000 bonus. Long's incentives also increased; hitting three of seven objectives will net him $187,500 and four of seven will bring him $250,000.
Mike Ditka had a "minor stroke" yesterday. He is said to be feeling relatively well and is resting at the hospital and hopes to be released from the hospital this weekend. Coach is 73.
Catawba College (D-II - NC): Head coach Chip Hester has resigned as head coach and has accepted the position of director of athletic development overseeing the department's booster club at Catawba.