Category Archives: Featured Story

Indiana Football – winners on and off the field as beer sales make game days safer
December 4, 2019

Indiana University adopted a sane attitude this season about alcohol consumption at football games, and their wisdom was rewarded. For decades, IU students and alums would binge drink during pregame tailgates so they could maintain their cool buzz throughout the four-hour game.  This year, IU joined a growing group of universities who sell beer and […]

Epstein finally moves on – Cubs non-tender Addison Russell
December 2, 2019

The Chicago Cubs announced tonight they are not tendering middle infielder Addison Russell a contract for the 2020 season.  That’s good news for Cubs fans who didn’t want to be conflicted about cheering for a player who beat and terrorized his wife. Russell was terrible offensively in 2019 (.237/.308/.391) and continued his defensive regression, so even […]

Ballard stuck with Vinatieri – it hasn’t worked, but that doesn’t mean he was wrong
December 2, 2019

Colts general manager Chris Ballard had a choice earlier this season – replace the best kicker in NFL history with someone off the street, or hope that Adam Vinatieri’s struggles straightened themselves out. Whether Vinatieri’s suddenly erratic field goal tries were caused by a bad left knee, laces out or some other odd confluence of […]

Indiana’s win against La. Tech shows what the Hoosiers might be – both good and bad
November 26, 2019

Basketball is a vexing game.  It attracts those who seek the spotlight but rewards those who reject it. Indiana’s 88-75 win over Louisiana Tech last night was a perfect example of what basketball can be when played by a team – and also what happens when players selfishly pursues glory.  Indiana showed fans both one […]

Tom Allen chooses prudence over fighting against Michigan
November 25, 2019

Indiana ran out the clock on a brilliant 13-play drive that ate the final eight minutes of the game against Michigan.  Of the 13 plays, IU ran the ball 12 times. If Indiana had been ahead by 25 instead of behind by that many at the time, fans would be thrilled.  To sit in the […]