Tag Archives: Ryan Sterling

Indy Morning Sports List – Top 10 reasons I revere former Butler coach Brad Stevens
January 8, 2016

Yesterday afternoon we heard Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens would miss his team’s  game last night to tend to a personal matter in Indianapolis.  We know now that he came home to visit Andrew Smith, one of his former players who is battling cancer. Stevens would prefer no one knows why he is in Indianapolis, […]

The Day Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose Lost 61-19 to a Bunch of Kids from Indiana
October 29, 2013

by Kent Sterling There was a time when Derrick Rose was just a kid hooping.  Before the national endorsement deal, before the ACL injury and his refusal to play in the playoffs, and before his recent comment that he’s greedy about winning.  In May, 2006, he was just a kid trying to win a tournament […]

2013-2014 NBA Position Rankings – Top 10 Centers; Where Is Roy Hibbert?
October 25, 2013

by Ryan Sterling With the league turning to small ball line-ups the traditional center position was taken over by hybrid big men, who keep the floor spaced for slashing wings. Click here to follow Ryan on Twitter These ten players are the exception to this new style of basketball.  They must have the ability to […]

Chris Collins Awards Scholarship to Northwestern Basketball Walk-on – on Video
October 23, 2013

by Kent Sterling Two things we learned yesterday about shiny new Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins – he appreciates the work of the unheralded, and he is pretty sharp at crafting an image. Collins announced to his team yesterday that walk-on James Montgomery earned a scholarship for the year.  The moment was videotaped and posted […]

2013-2014 NBA Position Rankings – Top Ten Power Forwards Led by Tim Duncan
August 12, 2013

by Ryan Sterling The Big men!  My favorite because nothing opens up the three point shot like a great big man who demands attention.  The power forward position has transformed in the last fifteen years to include pick and pop and stretch four men. Click here to follow Ryan on Twitter In my opinion there […]

2013-2014 NBA Position Rankings – Top 10 Wings
August 8, 2013

by Ryan Sterling With the point guard position taken care of it is time to move on to wing position.  I believe basketball has evolved to the point where the shooting guard and the small forward positions are interchangeable.  If you are a shooting guard who cannot play small forward or visa versa you are […]

2013 NBA Position Rankings – Top 10 Point Guards
August 6, 2013

by Ryan Sterling My criteria for this list has nothing to do with analytics and everything to do with how we as fans perceive who is the best.  I look at these players at their best (injuries aside) and see how they stack up.  Players who are good analytically who you will not see on […]

Loyola-Chicago Leaving Horizon League for Missouri Valley
April 14, 2013

by Kent Sterling Conference realignment isn’t just for BCS schools.  When Butler left the Horizon League prior to last season, there was no question other shoes would drop, and when Butler, Creighton, and VCU abandoned their respective ships, mayhem became imminent. Loyola is likely the first of several shoes to drop, and those shoes might […]

My Son Graduates from College Today
May 14, 2011

by Kent Sterling Yesterday, we sat in the very room where I type this and talked to Ryan about where he would like to go to high school, or at least it feels like yesterday. Today, we are at Loyola University in Chicago where Ryan will graduate from college with a double-major in finance and […]