Category Archives: Politics

Top 10 reasons the Bob Knight appearance at the Donald Trump rally should make you cry
April 28, 2016

Former Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight opened for Donald Trump at a campaign rally last night in Indianapolis, and the result wasn’t the shock and awe hilarity that used to be Knight’s standard fare. Instead, the monologue was strange, rambling, self-serving, and sad.  One of the greatest basketball coaches in history has been reduced to […]

Indy’s Morning Sports List – Top 10 necessary corrections of racism in sports
January 18, 2016

I’m a white guy from one of the whitest areas on the planet.  The village of 5,000 where I grew up north of Chicago boasted exactly zero blacks.  None.  To say I am not an expert in the area of the challenges blacks face in succeeding in this country is a grotesque understatement.  But I try […]

Governor Mike Pence at Pacers Practice; a Reminder of Past Fun Had at Emmis
November 14, 2013

by Kent Sterling There was a time before Mike Pence was Indiana’s governor, a time before he was a congressman, a time when he was a talk radio host on Network Indiana and WIBC in Indianapolis.  And he was one of the hosts with whom I had the most fun working with. When I had […]

Kentucky High Schools Ready to Eliminate Unnecessary and Dangerous Postgame Handshakes
October 9, 2013

by Kent Sterling Asking high school kids to calmly shake hands seconds after a hotly contested game is an unrealistic request.  It has always been ridiculous, and those who mandate that it occurs lack an elementary understanding of the way a competitive teenager’s brain functions. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association took a step in […]

Hamilton Southeastern Schools Referendum makes Cathedral look like a great option
May 7, 2013

by Kent Sterling When I moved to Fishers, Indiana, in 1994, there were roughly 18,000 people who lived here.  It was a strange little town that sprawled over a fairly enormous footprint of 35 square miles.  Now, there are nearly 20,000 students enrolled in Hamilton Southeastern Schools, and a total population of 80,000. The schools […]