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  • Glasgow, Brent.JPG New era begins at Butler

    Most people recall where they were upon hearing significant news in their life, whether it was positive or negative. I remember where I was when I heard now-former Butler basketball coach Brad Stevens was going to the Boston Celtics.

    November 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • Glasgow, Brent.JPG Two teams, one memorable season

    Having gone to a football school in the heart of basketball country, I was never around soccer in my youth, and thus haven’t been a soccer guy in adulthood.

    November 5, 2013 1 Photo

  • Riding out injury wave a challenge for Colts

    I hate to say it, but I'm afraid we've seen this before.

     

    October 29, 2013

  • Expect a night like no other

    There have been a lot of big games played in Indianapolis, none bigger than the Colts' unforgettable win over New England in the AFC championship seven years ago.

    While next Monday's visit from Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos won't eclipse that monumental event, there is no doubt that the city has never and will never experience another night like No. 18's return.

    October 17, 2013

  • "Reality to Mr. Irsay ... Are You There?"

    There is no denying that Twitter has provided a once-impossible glimpse into the minds of sports figures. It has also infinitely increased the ability of those figures to make absolute fools of themselves.

    September 18, 2013

  • Our fracking future The pro-fracking conspiracy in the United States is so vast that it evidently encompasses the Environmental Protection Agency, famously a tool of the oil and gas industry. The EPA just dropped its study of fracking allegedly contaminating the water

    July 20, 2013

  • Rocky road ahead for the ice cream man On occasion, I like to sit outside in the evenings. Unfortunately, these are usually the same occasions when my neighbors decide to rev up a weed eater or speed through the yard on a four-wheeler or one of those screechy motor bikes. Sadly, it's a fr

    July 20, 2013

  • The three amigos: Repackaged, but not redeemed "His redemption is your redemption." That is The Daily Beast's spot on satirical assessment of Anthony Weiner's campaign ad for New York City mayor. But it also is the message of both Eliot Spitzer and Mark Sanford, two other adulterers trying to rev

    July 20, 2013

  • The nexus of military assault and suicide

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.

    July 17, 2013

  • Progressives don’t believe in progress

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said recently at a private event in Toronto that electing a woman president would send “exactly the right historical signal to girls, women, as well as boys and men.”

    July 17, 2013

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