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What has become one of the top events of the early stages of the college basketball season has its dance partners set for this December. And Indiana has drawn the headline matchup of the three in-state teams playing in this year's rendition of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The...
The No. 1 displayed on Will Power's Penske Chevrolet was earned a year ago as the Verizon IndyCar Series Champion. It also might be the appropriate digit this month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Power was the polesitter for Saturday's Angie's List Grand Prix of...
Jeff Gordon always wanted to drive the Indy 500. Certainly as his star in NASCAR rose, the feeling from Indy was mutual. He never was able to pull the trigger and do the double, and certainly wasn't going leave NASCAR to go run open-wheeled cars. Those days are long gone, and...
From state championship game, to Mr. Basketball, to Kentucky, and on to a 38-1 freshman season as a Wildcat. It's been quite the 54 weeks for the Indy native. And now it gets capped off by declaring for the NBA Draft. The Tech grad was one of seven players from this year's...
Every college basketball building claims that its fan base is one of the best in the country. Several college basketball venues claim that their game experience isn't replicated anywhere else. Indiana certainly falls in both of those categories. Five championship banners, a...
History repeated itself. Again. We cited history on Saturday night when another undefeated went down at a Final Four in Indy. The only thing that's happened more often than that in Final Fours played in the Circle City is Duke claiming a national championship on Hoosier soil...
Many believed that whomever won the second semifinal on Saturday would be crowned the national champion without giving the actual matchup much consideration. Most in that camp also assumed that it would be Kentucky getting that W on its way to a coronation. So much for that. So...
Regardless of the outcome of Saturday's second national semifinal, history was set to be made at Lucas Oil Stadium It just wasn't the type of history most expected to take place. Many thought Wisconsin could beat Kentucky. Nowhere near that many thought they actually would. 38-0...
There's been way too much of a different type of madness going on around here for the last week. Thankfully, for now, we can resume talking about the type of madness most of us can agree on. March Madness. Television cameras being focused on the Circle City have been the norm...