Within moments of cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong’s announcement that he would no longer contest the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s relentless quest to strip him of his seven Tour de France titles, the social network Facebook came alive with “I told-you-he-was-a-cheater” diatribes. I responded thusly: I still believe—and believe in—Lance Armstrong. I may be hopelessly […]
At the risk of alienating all these incredible women—and the one I’ve been sleeping with the last 39 years—I have to admit something.
Excitement tempered by the probation of three of its most popular programs.
Thoughts on this, that and the other while watching the world’s athletes.
Memories of the big Indy event on the 25th anniversary
As I surveyed the reaction to the NCAA’s decision to crush the football program at Penn State University, one thought kept coming to me in two entirely different ways: What if it had been my son?
Instead of shutting down Penn State football, why not use that economic engine to do some enormous good?
I always have had a soft spot for basketball referees.
Anyone who things the new four-team playoff will quiet the controversies needs a reality check.
Just as he did when his aching back cut his playing career short, just as he did when he left coaching, Larry Bird is abruptly walking away.
It’s time to think out of the Speedway box.
Even a visionary like Pete Dye couldn’t see a half-century into the future.
For this Indy guy, there is nothing that says Indy—or Indiana—like the Indy 500.
Curious, isn’t it, that Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger plays the “we don’t get any national respect” card when he, in particular, and his team, in general, spent virtually all of this past National Basketball Association season not getting much in the way of local respect?
The recent suicide of former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau is the latest exclamation point to growing concern about the violence that is part of football, especially in the NFL.
Without Sen. Richard Lugar, we might not have the Pacers.
As I flipped back and forth between channels on the night of May 8, the irony of Sen. Richard Lugar’s losing the Republican primary as the Indiana Pacers were registering their biggest victory in seven years was inescapable. Because without Lugar we might not have the Pacers. Yes, Mayor Bill Hudnut collected most of the […]
I root for two teams: Indiana, and whoever’s playing Kentucky.