Category Archives: Featured Story

When Victor Oladipo shoots less than once every two minutes, Pacers are a better team
February 4, 2020

It’s been less than a week since Victor Oladipo played his first game for the Indiana Pacers since tearing his quad tendon just over a year ago, so drawing conclusions about his ability to contribute to what has been a surprisingly good season are way premature. We can believe this though – when Oladipo shoots less than […]

Nine facts about Indiana Basketball that zealous Hoosiers fans are not going to like
January 31, 2020

Hoosier Basketball’s faithful fans are passionate.  Psychotics often are. Indiana lost at Penn State, and social media was filled with condemnations of Archie Miller.  A week before, Indiana beat Michigan State at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, and fans cheered that Indiana was finally back. The Hoosiers will play Ohio State in Columbus tomorrow, and fans will voice […]

Victor Oladipo returns for the Pacers with his quad strong and confidence intact
January 29, 2020

There has always been more to Pacers guard Victor Oladipo than outrageous verticality, cat-like quickness, and contagious energy. He’s been a wise and confident young man since showing up as a lightly recruited freshman at Indiana University.  I interviewed Oladipo when he got to campus, and I felt like he might have been the most […]

Chicago Cubs will protect fans by extending nets – which should be unnecessary
January 28, 2020

Sometimes, it is decided that people need to be saved from their own inability to protect themselves. Such is the case at Wrigley Field where the Cubs will string protective netting beyond where the old bullpens used to be because people are seemingly incapable of shielding themselves from foul balls. According to a study by ESPN’s […]

IU Football coach Tom Allen shares narrow-minded and sloppily crafted moral advice
January 23, 2020

Indiana University football coach Tom Allen tweeted the image to the left on Sunday, and I don’t agree with a word of it. Many responded to the comment I attached to a retweet of Allen’s message with indictments of our soft society and calls for people to read the right books, listen to the right music, […]