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Pacers offseason: fan questions

As free agency begins, Pacers fans have several questions about the team’s season and future: 1. “Do you think Larry is to blame for messing up the teams chemistry by trading Granger and picking up Bynum/Turner?” From: (@ColtsPacersJosh) Larry Bird stated that everyone needs to do better: The front office, the players, and the coaching […]

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Sanders: After heartbreaking loss, Hoosiers’ legacy will live on

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent For Indiana’s baseball team, what appeared to be a chance at the NCAA Super Regional round turned into heartbreak in a matter of seconds.  In a double-elimination Regional bracket, Indiana had already knocked off Stanford to send the Cardinal to the losers’ bracket.  As Stanford worked its way through the […]

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Taylor steals the spotlight; Stanford defeats Indiana 10-7

By CRAIG DRAGASH ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — College baseball has a history of dramatic moments in postseason play. A prime example is Warren Morris, a seldom used player for LSU, who had one of the great moments in College World Series history when he hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run to defeat Miami in […]

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DeNato, Travis come up big for Indiana in win over Stanford

By CRAIG DRAGASH ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana rode on the backs of All-Americans Joey DeNato and Sam Travis, and they delivered in a 4-2 regional win over Stanford on Saturday. DeNato pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing only two runs, six hits, one walk, and four strikeouts. “He did a great job of changing speeds and […]

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Was this season a failure for the Pacers?

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor This was supposed to be the year for the Indiana Pacers. After taking the Miami Heat to a deciding seventh game last season, this team appeared to be on a mission to dethrone the champs. A year ago the Pacers and their fans were content with going as far as they […]

Lance Stephenson might be with the antics. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

Smith: Letting Lance Stephenson go would be a huge mistake for Pacers

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor A lot of eyes have been glued to Lance Stephenson for much of this crazy season. From his triple-doubles, to his interviews, to his on-court antics, he’s been entertaining to say the least. With free agency looming, the question on everybody’s mind is: Should the Pacers give this guy a […]

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Sanders: After heartbreaking loss, Hoosiers’ legacy will live on

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent For Indiana’s baseball team, what appeared to be a chance at the NCAA Super Regional round turned into heartbreak in a matter of seconds.  In a double-elimination Regional bracket, Indiana had already knocked off Stanford to send the Cardinal to the losers’ bracket.  As Stanford worked its way through the […]

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Taylor steals the spotlight; Stanford defeats Indiana 10-7

By CRAIG DRAGASH ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — College baseball has a history of dramatic moments in postseason play. A prime example is Warren Morris, a seldom used player for LSU, who had one of the great moments in College World Series history when he hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run to defeat Miami in […]

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DeNato, Travis come up big for Indiana in win over Stanford

By CRAIG DRAGASH ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana rode on the backs of All-Americans Joey DeNato and Sam Travis, and they delivered in a 4-2 regional win over Stanford on Saturday. DeNato pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing only two runs, six hits, one walk, and four strikeouts. “He did a great job of changing speeds and […]

Michigan State will have to slow Notre Dame's Tommy Rees, who has thrown for at least 300 yards in all three games this season.

Notre Dame should lead Indiana college players in NFL Draft

By PAUL SIEGFRIED ISL Correspondent Several players from Indiana colleges may hear their names called over the three days of the National Football League draft that begins with Thursday’s first round in New York. The draft continues with the second and third rounds on Friday and the final four rounds of the seven-round draft on […]

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Calinger: Unions, pay for college athletes in major sports good idea

By J.W. CALINGER ISL Correspondent Most of the negative opinions I’ve heard, regarding the recent ruling giving Northwestern football players the lawful right to form a union, are based on envy, and I can understand why. With all the publicity and social status college football players have, and with all the scandals involving players who […]

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Pacers offseason: fan questions

As free agency begins, Pacers fans have several questions about the team’s season and future: 1. “Do you think Larry is to blame for messing up the teams chemistry by trading Granger and picking up Bynum/Turner?” From: (@ColtsPacersJosh) Larry Bird stated that everyone needs to do better: The front office, the players, and the coaching […]

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Was this season a failure for the Pacers?

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor This was supposed to be the year for the Indiana Pacers. After taking the Miami Heat to a deciding seventh game last season, this team appeared to be on a mission to dethrone the champs. A year ago the Pacers and their fans were content with going as far as they […]

Lance Stephenson might be with the antics. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

Smith: Letting Lance Stephenson go would be a huge mistake for Pacers

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor A lot of eyes have been glued to Lance Stephenson for much of this crazy season. From his triple-doubles, to his interviews, to his on-court antics, he’s been entertaining to say the least. With free agency looming, the question on everybody’s mind is: Should the Pacers give this guy a […]

Paul George. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

Pacers keep season alive

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS —  The Pacers had no interest in watching the Miami Heat celebrate on their home court. In a wild game that saw LeBron James in foul trouble, and Paul George scoring 31 points in the second half alone, the Pacers prevailed to keep their season alive with a 93-90 win […]

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Pacers blown out in Game 4

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor So, that’s it? That’s the question that comes to mind after the Pacers dropped their third straight game in the Eastern Conference finals to the Miami Heat. After last year’s seven-game series, all signs pointed to another series for the ages this season between these two teams. It’s not over yet, […]

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Michigan State will have to slow Notre Dame's Tommy Rees, who has thrown for at least 300 yards in all three games this season.

Notre Dame should lead Indiana college players in NFL Draft

By PAUL SIEGFRIED ISL Correspondent Several players from Indiana colleges may hear their names called over the three days of the National Football League draft that begins with Thursday’s first round in New York. The draft continues with the second and third rounds on Friday and the final four rounds of the seven-round draft on […]

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Calinger: Unions, pay for college athletes in major sports good idea

By J.W. CALINGER ISL Correspondent Most of the negative opinions I’ve heard, regarding the recent ruling giving Northwestern football players the lawful right to form a union, are based on envy, and I can understand why. With all the publicity and social status college football players have, and with all the scandals involving players who […]

Purdue point guard Ronnie Johnson, shown last season against Notre Dame, has left the program.

Sanders: Purdue worse off than Butler in transfer carousel

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana schools have been hit hard by transfers recently. I already wrote about Austin Etherington and Jeremy Hollowell leaving IU, but it was also announced that sophomore guard Ronnie Johnson would transfer from Purdue and freshman center Nolan Berry would leave Butler. I am a little nervous for […]

Purdue center A.J. Hammons dunks. The Boilermakers, like many of the state's teams, disappointed this season. Photo by Cory Seward.

Sanders: Looking back at a rough year for Indiana college hoops

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS – “In 49 states it’s just basketball, but this is Indiana.” Unfortunately, this college basketball season, that wasn’t a good thing. There are ten Division I basketball teams in the state. This will be the first year that not one of them makes the NCAA Tournament since 2005. Before […]

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Calinger: Unions, pay for college athletes in major sports good idea

By J.W. CALINGER ISL Correspondent Most of the negative opinions I’ve heard, regarding the recent ruling giving Northwestern football players the lawful right to form a union, are based on envy, and I can understand why. With all the publicity and social status college football players have, and with all the scandals involving players who […]

Purdue point guard Ronnie Johnson, shown last season against Notre Dame, has left the program.

Sanders: Purdue worse off than Butler in transfer carousel

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana schools have been hit hard by transfers recently. I already wrote about Austin Etherington and Jeremy Hollowell leaving IU, but it was also announced that sophomore guard Ronnie Johnson would transfer from Purdue and freshman center Nolan Berry would leave Butler. I am a little nervous for […]

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