Will deeper pockets in Northeast Arkansas loosen their purse strings and save us from the hardball purgatory? Sell the naming rights to the bull pen to U.S. Steel and call it The Crucible. Have those $10 beers delivered via a Hytrol conveyor belt. Get creative.
Category Archive: Baseball
Fans need something. If you’re rebuilding on the gridiron, give us a competitive team on the diamond. If the men’s basketball program is struggling, have a women’s team capable of giving us something to cheer for
The Great Realignment War is a clear win for the Sun Belt, for Keith Gill, and the Sun Belt East, who acquires new in-conference rivalries to motivate their fan bases.
Full disclosure: this is the kind of column you post when you’re fishing for clicks. You will likely […]
Poetic justice, if Karl Benson every thought to pen some poetry.
In 1997, my contract with Arkansas State expired. I had a degree, the university had my tuition. I […]
It was Sun Belt Entropy at its entropiest. Combined with Louisiana’s win over Georgia Southern, the much maligned Sun Belt West got an early jump on the East, a condition that may not last but so what? This is why we love the damn Sun Belt; chaos. Embrace it.
Nobody asked us, but we’re doing it anyway. Fun Belt Podcast launches Friday (maybe) and it will absolutely open wide the crystal portals of perception.
Arkansas State has won six of its last eight, including two against Sun Belt West contender Georgia Southern behind masterful pitching performances that yielded all of two earned runs. Among the losses, an epic 12-15 defeat at Ole Miss, indicating that the Red Wolves bats are more than capable of producing mid-week runs against a ranked SEC opponent. Arkansas State has never been hotter in 2021, and it will need every degree of that heat in Fayetteville on Tuesday.
Remember what the great George Costanza tells us: It’s not a lie if you believe it. Everybody thinks Rowdy Roddy Piper was a great wrestler, but have you ever seen him win a wrestling match? Nope. Moxie was his greatness, and it can be the Sun Belt’s too.