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Despicable us

Where does political correctness go to die? Why, Fort Wayne, of course:

The national debate over whether the NFL's Washington Redskins should change their nickname isn't resonating at Fort Wayne North Side High School, which has the same nickname.

A team effort

This still seems wrong to me:

East Allen County Schools board voted Tuesday night to allow homeschooled students to participate on the district's high school athletic teams.

[. . .]

EACS officials believe the district is the first in the state to allow homeschooled athletes to play for IHSAA member schools.

Midwest values

He's baaaack!

Getting a little strange in the NBA, I guess:

It was a close encounter of the hoops kind.

Former Knicks player Baron Davis says he was “actually abducted by aliens.”

Well, we ARE Hoosiers

Was there ever any doubt?


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Indiana athletes who make it to the NBA are common knowledge to most Indiana basketball fans: athletes like Alan Henderson, Randy Whitman, and of course, Larry Bird.

They are just a few of the examples of Indiana players who made it to the big time. 

Posted in: Hoosier lore, Sports

Feeling safe yet?

Not likely to increase the number of female NFL fans:

I’m a woman. I’m an NFL fan.

And now I’m annoyed.

Posted in: Sports


Hey, how often can you say there are both good and bad toe reports in the same day's news?

The good:

Smile when you call me that

A sporting chance

Am I right in thinking there is something fundamentally unfair about this, or am I just being envious of people who are getting to have their cake and eat it, too:

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some home-schooled students will be able to play on sports teams at public schools under new rules adopted by the Indiana High School Athletic Association.

Posted in: Hoosier lore, Sports

No skin in the game

Thank goodness they've solved all the city's other problems in Washington, so the D.C. Council can concentrate on truly important stuff like this:


A D.C. Council member is preparing to introduce a resolution calling on the Washington Redskins to change its name, perhaps to the Washington Redtails.