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IU's Crean scores recruits, but at what cost?

September 28, 2010
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Going after young players could win college coaches some job security in the short run. But in the long run, the strategy is fraught with pitfalls.
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NBC pairs Peyton Manning and IndyCars as Hoosier icons

September 27, 2010
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Prime-time promo proves open-wheel racing still synonomous with Indianapolis. Image of Dwight Freeney busting through corn field focuses on state's roots, not its present or future.
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Danica Patrick gets a new title

September 21, 2010
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Popular race car driver no longer called Elite NASCAR Driver in full-page newspaper ad. And last weekend in Japan, the IndyCar racer lived up to her new moniker.
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Giants helmet pulled from clutches of angry Colts fan

September 20, 2010
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There's no "finders keepers policy" when it comes to equipment that flies into the stands during a Colts game, said a team executive.
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Police think known criminal could target Colts fans

September 17, 2010
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Man known for smashing car windows, then offering to fix them for tidy sum has resurfaced downtown recently.
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Full-page ad with Danica slaps IndyCar in the face

September 16, 2010
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Danica Patrick is hyped as "Elite NASCAR Driver" in widely distributed marketing materials for Zig Ziglar's Get Motivated Business Seminar.
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Dry your eyes Colts fans, Bob Sanders will be fine

September 15, 2010
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It would take a police officer, fire fighter or school teacher making $60,000 a year, 333.33 years to make what Colts' safety Bob Sanders got in guaranteed money from his current contract.
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Sanders, Ugoh deals prove Polian's fallibility

September 14, 2010
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Much rides on Bob Sanders' recovery, as Indianapolis Colts President Bill Polian's record as one of the NFL's top executives has taken two big hits.
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CBS cameras catch colorful language during Colts game

September 13, 2010
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TV crew couldn't turn away fast enough as Texans safety Bernard Pollard gives Colts receiver Reggie Wayne, and millions watching at home, an awful earful.
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Time for IU's Glass to tell Knight: RIP

September 10, 2010
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It's time for Indiana University Athletic Director Fred Glass to focus on leading the school's athletic department out of the desert it has been wandering for a decade, and stop chasing the ghost of Bob Knight.
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Colts players tee off on NFL commissioner

September 9, 2010
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Profane tirade shows just how serious the labor situation is in the National Football League. Lockout could jeopardize Indy's 2012 Super Bowl.
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IndyCar hits major milestone; CEO still chasing solutions

September 8, 2010
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Open-wheel series event in Kentucky marked series' 200th race. Landmark has some motorsports insiders asking 'what next?'
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IU ready to pay up for big-time football coach

September 7, 2010
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IU Athletic Director Fred Glass sees a day when the school's football coach makes as much as the basketball coach. He promises IU will fight for BCS bowl bids.
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Colts QB steps out of shadows

September 3, 2010
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The Indianapolis Colts Thursday night found a new back-up quarterback. More importantly, team officials have potentially unearthed Peyton Manning's eventual replacement.
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Manning: 18-game schedule could alter Colts' roster

August 31, 2010
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Colts quarterback Peyton Manning thinks with two fewer pre-season games, undrafted free agents such as Jeff Saturday and Dominic Rhodes would have difficulty making the roster.
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Potential of MotoGP weekend waiting to be unlocked

August 30, 2010
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The economic impact of the MotorGP weekend is almost 20 percent of the entire Indiana Pacers season and more than 10 percent of the Indianapolis Colts season. Not bad for an event the city puts almost nothing into. And it could be so much more.
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IndyCar CEO faces first owners' revolt over 2012 car

August 26, 2010
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IndyCar trail boss Randy Bernard is taking a hard line as team owners threaten not to buy new car unless changes are made.
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John Force for mayor?

August 25, 2010
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NHRA drag race champion said local city, county and state officials have helped his operation expand in Indiana, while California officials have chased his business off. He said he loves it here so much, he may run for office.
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O'Reilly Auto Parts wants to kill ORP racetrack moniker

August 24, 2010
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Auto parts retailing giant bought the naming rights to the NHRA facility in Indianapolis, and it wants its money's worth. But the transition could be challenging.
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Turning Darios into Marios no easy feat for IndyCar Series

August 23, 2010
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Is bringing out old-time open-wheelers a smart play or a desperate move for the IndyCar Series?
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Jernstedt's curious exit from NCAA leads to high road

August 20, 2010
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It's not clear if the 38-year NCAA veteran was fired or resigned. What is clear is that Tom Jernstedt has many supporters and no plans to retire just yet.
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Manning masters comedy act

August 19, 2010
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Colts quarterback shows during this year's ESPY Awards ceremony that he could some day be a movie star.
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Did Dungy go too far in fight against foul language?

August 18, 2010
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Buddy Ryan and Mike Golic among those that think former Colts coach has overstepped his bounds by criticizing Jets coach's cussing.
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New racing series coming to Indy

August 17, 2010
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Arena Racing USA could be housed in Conseco Fieldhouse or Pepsi Coliseum starting in 2011. Tony Stewart and Joe Gibbs are among investors in new series.
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Is latest Pacer arrest an indictment on Larry Bird?

August 16, 2010
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Larry Bird, Jim Morris and even Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard must be feeling the heat after another Indiana Pacer runs afoul of the law.
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