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Mike Lopresti: One screen causes Hill of trouble
Ah, the fickle ways of the NBA playoffs, where flips come with flops and so many roads have U-turns. One change-everything injury is all it takes. One untimely blow to the head, and the karma.
Which brings us to George Hill’s concussion.
Two-time Anderson 400 champ dies in apparent suicide
Retired race car driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, who famously compared racing on the high-banked, quarter-mile Anderson Speedway track to “flying a jet fighter in a gymnasium,” died Thursday of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, Lincoln County, N.C., officials said.
Mike Lopresti: Next man up on podium for Pacers
Next appearing in the post-game interview room for the Indiana Pacers will be . . .
Well, that’s been the intriguing part about this current joyride in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Rick Bramwell: DNR looking for hunter input
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has mailed a survey to 15,540 Indiana hunters to help improve the management of Indiana’s small game and furbearer species.
Ken de la Bastide: Indy pole is wide open affair
If you're a fan of open wheel racing, the place to be over the next two weeks is central Indiana with the Indianapolis 500, Pay Less Little 500 and winged sprint cars in action.
George Bremer: Ravens’ win could take awhile to sink in
As the Anderson University softball team’s bus neared campus late Monday afternoon on its return trip from Angola, NCAA Div. III regional MVP Yardley Collett was checking her Twitter account.
There were messages of congratulations from Ravens baseball players and some of the softball team’s fans. And there were also heartfelt greetings from players and coaches around the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Rick Teverbaugh: Better umps best fix for baseball
There’s some really wrong-headed thinking going on in baseball right now.
It seems, I hope you’re seated right now to read this, some umpires are missing some calls at major league baseball games recently. I have never, in my 50-plus years of being a baseball fan, have heard of such a thing.
Angie Colip: Winter bowling season officially closes
The fall/winter bowling season is officially at an end.
This has been an exciting year for me personally as I have learned more about this wonderful sport that I thought I knew quite a bit about. I continue to learn about the different levels of bowling, both recreationally and competitively.
Rick Teverbaugh: Specialty players longshot gamble
I have no doubt that nearly all parents have their kids’ best interests at heart at all times.
But when they allow or even encourage a son or daughter to specialize in one sport or merely follow the suggestion of a coach to do that same thing, are they really accomplishing the aforementioned goal?
Rick Bramwell: Turkey hunt takes several twists and turns
Round 2 of my turkey hunt had some strange twist and turns while giving hope for the future. This outing was all about getting Evan Shuey a turkey for his graduation from IU.
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