Indiana Pacers: Fan Questions

Paul George is hoping his return sparks a playoff push for Indiana..
(Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor Believe it or not, another NBA season is quickly approaching.  With training camp just days away, the Indiana Pacers are setting their sights on a return to the playoffs. There are a lot of unknowns for this franchise in the upcoming season.  Here are some questions Pacer fans have asked […]

Ben Fahrbach’s pics of Purdue-Virginia Tech

Markell Jones is in for the score. Photo by Ben Fahrbach.

ISL photographer Ben Fahrbach covered Purdue’s 51-24 loss to Virginia Tech. First. here is a link to AP’s Sports Writer Michael Marot’s look back at the game. Below are Fahrbach’s photos.

Calinger: Patriots act guilty, deflect responsibility

J.W. Calinger

By J.W. CALINGER ISL Correspondent The ongoing discussion about the New England Patriots, regarding proven and alleged instances of cheating, is a fascinating psychological study with valuable insights into the way people act when accused of wrongdoing. Everyone from individuals to national governments have said exactly the same things as the Pats and their fans […]

Fahrbach: Photos of Purdue-Indiana State


Ben Fahrbach attended Purdue’s game against Indiana State on Saturday. Here is the collection of his photos, with story below: Austin Appleby threw four touchdown passes to help Purdue defeat Indiana State 38-14 last Saturday in a warmup for this week’s game against Virginia Tech. Appleby completed 20 of 34 passes for 289 yards. His […]

Former ISL assistant editor Doug Griffiths helps write Purdue book

Purdue book

By CLIFF BRUNT ISL Founder Former ISL assistant editor Doug Griffiths has teamed up with Gold and Black publisher Alan Karpick and Purdue assistant athletic director Tom Schott to write a book about Purdue athletics. Tales from the Purdue Boilermakers Locker Room, A Collection of the Greatest Boilermaker Stories Ever Told, is available at all […]

40 reasons Christina’s 40th should be celebrated

Christina with the kids.

By CLIFF BRUNT ISL Founder I am sorry this is so long, but when you figure out what I’m doing, you will understand. For Christina’s 40th birthday (June 26), I’ve highlighted 40 instances in the 23-plus years I’ve known her where she sacrificed, made someone happy, helped someone or motivated someone else to serve or […]

Juan Pablo Montoya claims victory in 99th Indy 500

Juan Pablo Montoya's winning car. Photo by James Howell, Jr.

By JAMES HOWELL, Jr. ISL IndyCar Writer INDIANAPOLIS— The world watched with anticipation of something crazy happening during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. After four severe crashes during the month of May, many eyes were focused on if the race would be safe for all of those involved. With 15 laps […]

Coach K does it again

Coach K cuts down the net for the fifth time in his career. 
(Photo by Tyler Smith)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — “This is the best moment of my coaching career.” Coach Mike Krzyzewski said those words moments after winning his fifth national championship over the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.  That’s a pretty significant quote considering the incredible career Coach K has had.  Prior to 2010, sports […]

Duke beats Wisconsin, wins fifth national title

Duke celebrates its fifth National Championship.
(Photo by Tyler Smith)

By JIM JOHNSON ISL Contributor INDIANAPOLIS – Tyus Jones went to Duke to be a part of something special and to make sure coach Mike Krzyzewski won a fifth national title. The freshman guard scored 19 of his game-high 23 points in the second half to lead the Blue Devils to a 68-63 victory over […]

Wisconsin ends Kentucky’s perfect season

Jim Johnson

By JIM JOHNSON ISL Contributor  INDIANAPOLIS – The Wisconsin Badgers got its revenge on the Kentucky Wildcats and ended the perfect season for the overall No. 1 seed in this year’s NCAA tournament. The Badgers went on a late run to beat the overall No. 1 seeded Wildcats 71-64 in Saturday’s national semifinal. Frank Kaminsky […]