MIKE LOPRESTI: For Carmel High School, sports dynasty hits milestone
Last week, the Carmel boys golf team rolled to another championship by 17 strokes. It was the seventh state title of the school year for the giant school from the suburban beehive, whose population is now past 90,000.Read More
MIKE LOPRESTI: Something to be thankful for: the all-but-anonymous Colts O-line
Andrew Luck’s unsung heroes play big role in recent win streak.Read More
Someone had found the thing on a farm in the southern part of the state and decided it’d make a fine prize for the winner of the Indiana-Purdue football game.
When Matt Ryan was acquired with such fanfare and hope in March—only 11 days before April Fool’s Day, by the way—who possibly could have seen last Sunday coming? Week 8, and he’s on the bench—probably for good.
The Panthers began that season with a 41-game winning streak. They would end it with the streak at 51 and the undisputed mythical state champions.
The latest ATP rankings have Ram No. 1 on planet Earth among doubles players, this after a recent career surge when he teamed with Great Britain’s Joe Salisbury to win the U.S. Open twice and Australian Open once.
The league is the epicenter of football geezers.
As the regular season careens toward the finish line—in Victory Field and elsewhere—we highlight some eccentric numerical feats of summer.
Don Fischer is the nation’s only working play-by-play announcer who has called at least 49 consecutive seasons of both football and basketball.
The man who once put down 182 chicken wings in 30 minutes, 55 glazed doughnuts in eight and 121 Twinkies in six has developed an appetite for a new conquest. Popcorn.
He played 17 seasons, starting with the Baltimore Colts in 1980 and ending with the Dallas Cowboys in 1996.
He was the major leaguer who made the world better around him. The teammate who stood by the side of Jackie Robinson on even the most difficult days. The father who would not allow the state to turn its back on the intellectually disabled, which included his own son.
Is a man ever too old to play baseball? “Yes” is your answer? Then you’ve come to the wrong place, on the wrong night.
Mike Lopresti: While Indiana will never host an All-Star game, it’s got plenty of connections to the tradition
he All-Star Game has never been played in Indiana and never will be, but that doesn’t mean it is without some memorable Hoosier cleat marks.
The Big Ten, UCLA and USC are taking the money and running. No, that’s not quite right. Given the distances involved, they’re taking the money and flying.
Here’s the thing about the College World Series and Indiana teams: It’s not just a mountain to climb, it’s Everest.
Yes, the Pacers could come out of the draft with a meaningful player. Standing sixth in line for the draft presents their best opportunity to get one since 1988, when they took Rik Smits with the second overall pick.