No news is good news. Well, in the case of Indiana University’s invitation for former basketball coach Bob Knight to return
to Bloomington it is. It means he hasn’t dismissed the invitation out of hand.
Just as it’s probably unwise to make too much nice out of a pre-game handshake, it’s also over the top to paint with too broad a brush the unfortunate incident that occurred at Boise State.
“Is Indiana now a football state?” and other questions.
Ten years ago this week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association opened the doors to its new headquarters in White River
In its 20-year master strategy unveiled in December, IUPUI planned to tear down its track-and-field stadium along New York Street to make room for a mixed-use housing and retail development. Now IUPUI Chancellor Charles Bantz says those plans have been reconsidered.
Beware when coaches profess unfailing loyalty to a school.
The Ball State University victory over Central Michigan University Nov. 19, televised live on ESPN2 and seen in more than
1.6 million homes, ranks as the most-viewed and highest-rated college football game ever for a Tuesday or Wednesday night
on the network.
Now that the NCAA has decided not to punish Indiana University further for basketball infractions, the athletic program must
concentrate on building an honest, successful sports program.
It’s been a disappointing season for soon-to-be ex-Purdue football coach Joe Tiller, but he helped make football important
at Purdue University.
In the weeks leading up to this year’s
big rivalry football game, Wabash College and DePauw University students held various fundraisers to benefit the Julian Center, as well as A-Way Home Shelter
in Putnam County and the Family Crisis Shelter in Montgomery County.
The Pacers opening victory, new game innovations at Conseco Fieldhouse and retaining Danny Granger are bright spots in the
city’s vast sports scene.
Fred Glass, formerly a partner
at Indianapolis law firm Baker & Daniels, wants to make IU known again as a university that strictly follows the rules
and helps all of its student athletes to achieve academically and graduate.
New Indiana University athletic director Fred Glass must return integrity to IU athletics, while being a cheerleader who believes
in accessibility, focus and consistency.