Category Archives: Featured Story

NCAA’s College Basketball Committee will waste its time and ours
October 12, 2017

It would be nice if college basketball could move past the cheating that unnecessarily taints the game, but if the construct of the committee empaneled but the NCAA to study and correct corruption is any indicator, it will never happen. NCAA president Mark Emmert announced the formation of the 14-person committee yesterday, and it lacks […]

Grant Gelon is upset he is no longer a Hoosier, but the anger is misplaced
August 22, 2017

“We don’t see you fitting into our plans here.” That’s what IU basketball coach Archie Miller told Grant Gelon a few months ago, according to the NW Indiana Times.  It was an honest, direct, and unpleasant assessment to hear. Gelon was unhappy at that moment with Miller, and remains so.  Indiana offered to make good […]

When Paul George returns to Indy December 13th, silence should greet him
August 15, 2017

Paul George looked so forward to bolting Indianapolis that he let his destination be known when free agency allowed in the summer of 2018.. The Lakers are where he wants to play, and the Lakers have crept quite close to tampering in letting it be known they covet him.  It’s a marriage made in purple […]

Former IU coach Tom Crean is the Rube Goldberg of basketball
July 27, 2017

Basketball according to former Indiana coach Tom Crean – Winning Basketball = LB/7 + 3s(7) Simple concepts allow students to understand.  Reducing the complicated into basic easy to understand bites of information is the key to allowing people to understand them. Basketball is an easy sport.  On offense, create open shots and make them.  Defensively, limit […]

Big 10 commish Jim Delany gets paid – and in a couple of years, he’ll get honest
July 25, 2017

Big 10 commissioner Jim Delany is in the process of receiving a $20 million bonus for his work leading the conference’s athletic departments to unprecedented profitability. That’s a lot of cash – even for a visionary who saw the road to massive earnings through launching the Big Ten Network. During a time when the debate […]

Blame physics for the misery of watching the Brickyard 400
July 24, 2017

It’s not like NASCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are conspiring to bore us every July.  They don’t want the Brickyard 400 to suck any more than we do. But it does, and watching it rewards only our ability to endure tedium. Six hours and nine minutes.  That’s how long it took yesterday’s Brickyard 400 […]