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Butler coach Stevens expected to get lucrative offers

Butler University basketball coach Brad Stevens has an annual base pay of $350,000 with another $37,851 in benefits and deferred
compensation. Not bad for a 33-year-old. But it’s no comparison to what big-time men’s college basketball coaches make.

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VIEWPOINT: Much has changed for Butler since 1980

Mediocrity in the athletic department was tolerated by the administration, winning wasn’t a priority and Tony Hinkle’s
five principles—humility, passion, unity, servanthood and thankfulness—had not been adopted as “The Butler
Way.”

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Hometown Final Four rally draws crowd for Butler

Fans decked out in blue crowded Monument Circle and spilled onto Meridian Street in downtown Indianapolis, cheering on the
hometown Butler Bulldogs as they prepare for their first NCAA Final Four. Check out our photo gallery here.

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Roll of dice turns out nice for Butler’s Stevens

The biggest chance Brad Stevens ever took, the best game plan he ever drew up, had nothing to do with a prized recruit or
some brilliant set of Xs and Os scrawled out on a greaseboard. It came on the day he decided to quit his job at Eli Lilly
and
Co. and to pursue his first love, basketball.

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Final Four helps Indianapolis warm up for 2012 Super Bowl

The goal of any host city of a major sporting event is simple: Rake in as much cash as possible during the days the event
is in town and maximize future economic potential by boosting the city’s image among everyone who watches on television.
Execution is more difficult.

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City, NCAA forge 30-year event pact

It started as a meeting seven years ago between the NCAA, city and state officials, representatives of the Indiana
Sports Corp. and a few others. The result was an agreement
assuring Indianapolis hosts a major NCAA event every year between now and 2039.

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