Evin_head_shot

Evin Demirel

  • joined Nov 25, 2012
  • last login Apr 07, 2014
  • posts 20
  • comments 5

An award-winning obituary writer, Evin Demirel left that field to focus on sports and society. The North Little Rock resident has written for Sporting Life Arkansas, Arkansas Life, SLAM, Slate, The Classical, the New York Times and his own Twitter account at @evindemirel. He takes pointers from his extremely hard-working wife, Susan, and their extremely hard-playing toddler daughter Eden.

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Memphis Grizzlies
User Blog

Malik Monk Update: Team USA, UK Interest, More

What's going on with the most highly-sought basketball recruit out of Arkansas in a generation?

Ralphie May To Be Hogs' Celebrity Fan on SEC Doc

Everybody's got to have somebody, I suppose.

The Best Hypothetical Team of Razorback Basketball

6

Since 1995, the Hog basketball program hasn't produced a team nearly as dominant as the national title and runner-up teams. But it has produced some pretty good players. Are they good enough to...

Arkansans Who Recently Played for Seattle & Denver

+

Remember hard-hitting Ross Rasner? He played for Denver this summer. And Tarvaris Jackson? The ex Hog is one injury away from taking center stage in the most watched game in American sporting history.

Arkansas' War Memorial Stadium Not So Special

12

Plenty other programs split their home games between two stadia for decades. Plenty other fans made memories that lasted a lifetime in the stadium closer to their home. Yes, the other programs...

The Only SWC Game Played the Day after JFK Died

What was going through the minds of Razorbacks after the president was killed 50 years ago? Were they able to focus on the next day's home game - the only SWC game played that day?

Butch Jones, Bret Bielema & When Losing Isn't Real

+

New coaches at Tennessee and Arkansas have said they are laying the foundations for programs they expect one day emulates Alabama. To achieve success against Nick Saban in Year No. 1, though, a win...

Former Razorback QB's Make 2013 Predictions

+

11 former Hogs were willing to share their season predictions and thoughts on the new coaching staff.

Why Basil Shabazz Was Never A Razorback

+

He wanted to be a Hog. Instead, arguably the greatest athlete in Arkansas high school history remains a tantalizing what-if in the minds of many Razorback fans.

Ranking The Best All-Time NBA Arkansans

+

Among NBA Arkansans, who has the most career points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks? Here's a definitive Top 8 all-time list in all categories, with a few surprising names thrown in...

Put Sidney Moncrief in the Basketball Hall of Fame

+

Take a stroll through NBA history, and it's clear Moncrief, is one of the best NBA players not elected into the Hall of Fame. This is a wrong that should be righted, here's why.

Mike Anderson Vs Other Heir Apparents

3

How do Mike Anderson's first two seasons at Arkansas stack up to his mentor Nolan Richardson, as well as similar heir apparent head coaches like Tom Izzo, Rick Majerus and Dave Rice?

No, Really, Arkansas Is Awful On The Road

+

We wonder if the disparity between home and road victories is greater for Arkansas than for other teams. I studied the numbers and came to some pretty sad conclusions.

The Recruiting Saga of Altee Tenpenny

1

I've spent the last few months interviewing North Little Rock football player Altee Tenpenny and his inner circle about his recruitment. From becoming a hot commodity as a sophomore through his...

Former Hogs In Top 10 of NBA's Best Crossovers

+

Former Razorbacks Joe Johnson and Jannero Pargo are good friends and one-time teammates at Arkansas and with the Atlanta Hawks. They find themselves together again, this time for better (in...

Bobby Portis and Corliss Williamson

+

Bobby Portis, the best big man out of Arkansas since his former AAU coach Corliss Williamson, opens up about his life in a Q&A originally published in Sync.

Bret Bielema And Modern Coaching Culture

+

This is an excerpt from a post on my blog, The Sports Seer. You can read the entire column here. Americans, after all, prize a certain schizophrenia in the coaches of our favorite game. On...

Malzahn's Comments Suggest He's Not Up For Hog Job

17

Want to prove you're not a candidate for a job? Publicly contradict the policy of the employer.

Showing 1 - 20 of 20
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.