| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Incoming Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson used the conference basketball tournament that concluded Tuesday to begin convincing member schools to stay in the Sun Belt.
"There is always going to be threats," Benson said in Hot Springs, Ark. "One...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:30 AM
This is the time of the year when everyone can channel their inner Dick Vitale. Just make sure not to startle your co-workers if you start yelling, "Awesome, baby!"
Everyone in the entire country, starting on Selection Sunday when the NCAA Tournament...
| May 2, 2012
| 12:31 PM
The Sun Belt added its second member in less than a month, but that will only makeup for the loss of two current members who are expected to move to Conference-USA.
Texas State joined Georgia State as the newest Sun Belt members, the conference...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Florida Atlantic Owls
Records: WKU (19-26, 9-12 Sun Belt, 8th place); FAU (26-17, 14-5, first place)
When/where: Friday 6:30 p.m.; Saturday 4 p.m.; Sunday 12:30 p.m.; FAU Baseball Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:57 AM
At this time last year, FAU pitcher Ryan Garton was just still trying to get back to the place he was a year earlier, when he became the ace of a staff as a sophomore and compiled a 7-3 record.
Garton came into the season with high expectations, but...
| May 5, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Start with the good stuff. Chris Finwood is home. He works for a man he respects. He runs a program he admired as a kid and as a young coach. He sees mountains of potential.
Now the flipside. Finwood is in his first year as steward of an Old Dominion...
| May 6, 2012
Old Dominion, through no fault of its own, is in a jam, and don't let anyone con you otherwise. The Monarchs can remain in a conference many believe is on life-support, or join a league of scattered wannabes that requires a premature upgrade to the...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
New Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson’s first expansion effort has been a success, as Georgia State accepted an invitation to join the conference Monday.
“This is a strong declaration that the Sun Belt is committed to getting better,”...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:10 AM
With four starters and three key bench players returning, FAU was picked to finish first in the Sun Belt East Division in the coaches' poll released Wednesday as part of the conference's basketball media days.
"I think there are a lot of teams that can...
| May 20, 2012
Wood Selig has been here before and vows not to repeat his mistakes. Here is shepherding a football program from AAA to the big leagues. Mistakes include crippling schedules and high-volume redshirting.
Selig is Old Dominion's athletic director. He is...
| May 20, 2012
| 9:14 AM
FAU will face Western Kentucky Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the opening round of the Sun Belt baseball tournament.
The Owls (31-20, 19-8) are the No. 1 seed after winning their second Sun Belt regular season title in the last three seasons.
| Nov 13, 2011
| 8:25 AM
FAU is in the midst of the worst stretch in the program’s history.
With Saturday’s 41-7 loss to Florida International, the Owls are 0-9 on the season and have a losing streak stretching back to last season of 12 games.
FAU is also 0-6...