Archive for the ‘Indiana University’ Category

Bill Lynch Is The Decider

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Indiana University Athletic Director Fred Glass was quoted today as saying fooball coach Bill Lynch will definitely remain for the two years left on his contract and that "contracts need to mean something at Indiana again." This ringing endorsement comes on the heels of Lynch saying he doesn't second-guess any of ...

R.I.P. Myles Brand (1942-2009)

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Wow, talk about your rough day for Indianapolis-based sports patriarchs. First, news came this morning that Indiana Pacers co-owner Mel Simon had died. His Rumors and Rants-styled obit is below or here. But now this afternoon, the NCAA, headquartered in Indianapolis, has sent out a press release that the association's president, Myles ...

The Ten Worst Coaches In College Football

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

We just finished Week One of college football and I'm already calling for coaches' heads. The law of averages tells you that if you have 120 schools in Division I the Football Bowl Subdivision, at least 35 percent of those teams are going to blow. And for those blowing teams, ...

IU Football Is Expensive

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Indiana University's athletic department is now $3 million richer after agreeing to a sweetheart deal with FedEx field in Washington DC. IU agreed to give up its 2010 home game against Penn State so that the game could be played at the home of the Redskins. The November 20, 2010 ...

Indiana Football Lays Out The Welcome Mat For Opposing Fans

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Sometimes you just know you suck. Like when Ben Affleck watches his movies, he knows it’s shit. Right? I mean, you’d have to. Well, as an Indiana University graduate I know my alma mater’s football team blows. Everyone knows. CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd ranked IU No. 97 among the 120 Division I ...

Pringle explodes on Hoosiers

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Indiana's embarrassing season came to its embarrassing end on Thursday evening, and perhaps it is fitting that one of the primary culprits in IU's demise was none other than Stanley Pringle. Pringle was Penn State's second-leading scorer in its 66-51 win over the Hoosiers, exploding for 16 points. If you're thinking ...

Indiana’s NCAA Tournament Resume

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Since we're less than a week away from Selection Sunday and everyone is checking and re-checking tournament resumes and figuring out who is in and who is out right now, we figured we'd give our alma mater's current tournament resume. Needless to say, it's been a tough season for the Indiana ...

Thank You, Kyle Taber

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

The Indiana Hoosiers had their senior night Tuesday against Michigan State, and though they lost to the Spartans 64-59, the night was all about IU's lone senior, Kyle Taber. Taber is the last holdover from the Mike Davis era of IU hoops. He's been through four head coaches in his time ...