Hoosiers bounce back in big win over North Texas

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By COLLIN O’CONNOR ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana’s offense is back. Coming off of a week when the Hoosiers struggled to get anything going against Maryland, Indiana struck like lightning in a bottle in a 49-24 victory over North Texas on Saturday. The Hoosiers built a 21-point lead in the first quarter and never […]

O’Connor: Hoosiers face must-win vs. North Texas

Nate Sudfeld drops back to pass last season against Bowling Green. Photo by Collin O'Connor.

By COLLIN O’CONNOR ISL Correspondent The beauty of sports is that there is always another chance. Another play, another game, another season. After last week’s disappointing loss to Maryland, it is safe to assume that the Indiana football team is chomping at the bit to get another go of it this week against the North […]

Tevin Coleman’s 247 yards carry Indiana past Indiana State

Tevin Coleman was nearly unstoppable against Indiana State. File photo by Chris Goff.

By COLLIN O’CONNOR ISL Correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –  Tevin Coleman showed that the Indiana Hoosiers might be OK if their passing game struggles. Coleman ran for 247 yards on 23 carries in a 28-10 win over Indiana State on Saturday. Indiana coach Kevin Wilson said the offensive line did its part, and one of the most exciting players in […]

IU Basketball Preseason Questions

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TYLER SMITH ISL EDITOR With the college basketball season quickly approaching, I.U. basketball fans have plenty of questions about how the Hoosiers will look this year.  The following is a list of the most frequently asked questions I’ve received on Twitter about the cream and crimson. I’ll take my best shot at answering these questions […]

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

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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 […]

Taylor steals the spotlight; Stanford defeats Indiana 10-7

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Notre Dame should lead Indiana college players in NFL Draft

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.

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Sanders: Hoosiers, Crean will be OK despite player turnover

Tom Crean has a top job, with top expectations.

By BROCK SANDERS ISL Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS – Do IU’s players really dislike Tom Crean? Why are so many transferring?  Is Indiana slipping just when things started to look promising? I don’t think so.  Hoosier fans can settle down and realize that this is all just part of the process, and all these transfers and rumors […]