Rising UFC Star Taking Arkansas by Storm

Last Saturday evening, I was lying in bed watching ESPN. (Don’t judge, it is quarantine after all.) My family was all in other parts of the house, but that only lasted about 10 minutes as has been the case the past three months isolated at home. “Why are you watching fighting?” my 11-year-old son, J.D.…

Greater Than Anyone Imagined

By Lisa Fischer // Photos Courtesy of Brandon Burlsworth Foundation Brandon Burlsworth made his mark on collegiate football in a big way. Literally. The boy was almost 6-foot-4 and tipped the scales at more than 300 pounds. His heart weighed a good part of that. He was a gentle giant with an instinct to win.…

Musselman Hire Looming Large a Year Later

I found my social media post from a year ago this week when Arkansas hired Eric Musselman as its men’s basketball coach. Cautiously optimistic is what I’ll call it. Like many media types, I was a bit surprised by Musselman’s emergence as a top candidate but intrigued with the possibilities considering his NBA pedigree and…