Category Archives: Featured Story

NFLPA does the right thing – denies greed, avoids potential for a 1987 re-make
March 16, 2020

It’s been 33 years, but the lesson remains – a union of professional athletes that believe they run the show will learn the painful lesson that there are advantages to ownership. The NFLPA ratified the new collective bargaining agreement by a slim margin of 60 votes, so there will be football without interruption through the next […]

Five Indiana teams in MMFAA Bracket! IU vs. Kentucky a second round possibility
March 15, 2020

One Indiana championship dream ended today as Kofi Cockburn swatted away a potential game-winning reverse layup by De’Ron Davis.  Another began as the MMFAA (Make March Fun Again Association) Tourney Bracket was revealed. The Hoosiers narrowly missed their first ever Big 10 Tournament Championship this afternoon, losing 67-66 – the exact same score as the game Indiana lost […]

Indiana beats Purdue in semi’s as Gene Keady makes peace between Archie and Painter
March 14, 2020

A simple basketball game became a showcase for the wisdom and old-school parenting from an 83-year-old mentor 15 years removed from coaching his final game. “I just wanted to get those two guys focused on their kids.  We can’t have Big 10 coaches squaring off like Ali and Frazier in front of 18,000 people.  Someone had to […]

Devonte Green’s miracle shot and Archie Miller’s temper lift Indiana past Penn State 74-73!
March 13, 2020

March Madness roared into Indy last night as Indiana completed the most unlikely comeback in Big 10 Tournament history, beating Penn State 74-73. With four minutes left, Indiana trailed by 18 points.  It looked like the Hoosiers’ tourney run might end, and its tenuous place on Joe Lunardi’s bubble quite insecure.  The typical malaise infused basketball that IU has […]

Sports media is no place to get informed perspective on Coronavirus spread and dangers
March 12, 2020

People working in sports media normally operate in a world where being wrong is inconsequential.  Debates rage about where Tom Brady will play and whether LeBron is better than Giannis.  Host A takes one side, and the Host B argues the opposite. Televised sports arguments are a frivolous exploit that reflects and services passion.  There is no […]

Indiana loses, falls in bracket projections, so Archie Miller attacks Joe Lunardi
March 7, 2020

Indiana lost to Wisconsin today at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, so the Hoosiers will be the 11-seed in next week’s Big 10 Tournament.  Without a win or two in Indianapolis next week, they may be relegated to a second straight bid in the NIT. IU coach Archie Miller knows it, and he took a swing at the […]