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Kid stuff

Good for him:

If a prominent sports figure puts his medals, plaques or championship rings up for sale, more often than not, it's out of desperation after a spending spree or a bad investment plunged him into debt.

In Bob Knight's case, the reason is apparently far more benevolent.


Boy, that was the most exciting, satisfying second half I've seen in a long time:

Posted in: Hoosier lore, Sports

Try harder

Talk about a tough critic:

There are coaches who are hard to please, and then there is Charlestown (Ind.) High head football coach Jason Hawkins.

Posted in: Hoosier lore, Sports

Good start

Granted, this doesn't mean a damn thing in terms of how the Colts or Andrew Luck will do this NFL season, which, let's not forget, hasn't even started yet. But admit it, it was a supremely satisfying emotional high:

Andrew Luck, just like the legend Peyton Manning before him, threw a touchdown pass on his first play as an Indianapolis Colt. That's what they call a good start.


Can they do that?

ANDERSON, Ind. -- As the Indianapolis Colts warmed up for training camp practice Monday afternoon at Anderson University, safety Tom Zbikowski did a double take at a fan in the front row of the grandstands.

High judo

Hey, man, I just wanted to mellow out, 'K? I mean, you know, it was, like, every time I stepped into the ring, some dude was trying to throw me down, man.

American judo fighter Nick Delpopolo was expelled from the Olympic Games on Monday after testing positive for marijuana he said he ate accidentally before arriving in London.

Sure shot

Nothing hotter than women with guns:

Under a drizzly gray sky, Kim Rhode on Sunday became the first American athlete to win five medals in an individual event in five consecutive Olympic Games.

Slow death for Penn State

I still haven't decided what I think about this:

The governing body of U.S. college sports fined Penn State University $60 million and voided its football victories for the past 14 seasons in an unprecedented rebuke for the school's failure to stop coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of children.

Penn State death penalty?

Olympic foul-up