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  • Guest column: Single class basketball respects Indiana tradition

    Guest column: Single class basketball respects Indiana tradition
    Last summer and fall, I asked for legislation to be drafted dealing with an array of education related matters. Included in the legislation was a provision that would essentially eliminate class basketball. The Indiana General Assembly has complete...
  • Pacers work to increase attendance at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

    Pacers work to increase attendance at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
    Pacers president Larry Bird is on a mission to pack Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have rolled out a new ad campaign featuring the NBA champion and hall of famer. The team now has the third best record in the eastern conference. Team officials hope...
  • Ratliffe one of many seniors looking to impress NBA scouts at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

    Ratliffe one of many seniors looking to impress NBA scouts at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament
    The disappointment was acute. Now, the determination is strong. Ricardo Ratliffe, the former Kecoughtan High star and the 2009-10 national junior college player of the year, led the nation by making 69 percent of his shots as a senior this season at...
  • Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy

    Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy
    Dan Wheldon is being remembered not only as a champion driver but as a devoted husband, caring father, loyal friend, beloved son - and a neat freak. Family members, friends, fellow drivers and hundreds of supporters said goodbye to Wheldon during a...
  • From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection

    From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection
    Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
  • Pacers try to toughen up, get healthy for Game 6

    Pacers try to toughen up, get healthy for Game 6
    MIAMI - With his weakened ankle holding him up for questions, Danny Granger took the hard road when answering a not-so-soft question. "I agree with his assesment," said Danny Granger when speaking about comments made by Pacers president Larry Bird to the...
  • Troy Williams' transfer to Oak Hill removes him from comfort zone

    Troy Williams' transfer to Oak Hill removes him from comfort zone
    Troy Williams' transfer from Phoebus High, the hometown school where his Aunt Terri and Uncle Boo excelled, to Oak Hill Academy was more than a basketball decision. Of course, Oak Hill's renowned team is the foremost reason. Were Williams a scholarship...
  • Bird to meet with Simon soon, hopes to stay with franchise

    Bird to meet with Simon soon, hopes to stay with franchise
    Larry Bird made his intentions about his future with the Indiana Pacers very clear in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon: Bird would like to continue his term as President of Basketball Operations for the Indiana Pacers, as long as Team Owner...
  • From the Commonwealth to the Hoosier State? Darius Miller enjoys Pacers Pre-Draft Workout

    From the Commonwealth to the Hoosier State? Darius Miller enjoys Pacers Pre-Draft Workout
    The Kentucky Wildcats are treated like a professional team within the borders of the Commonwealth. Darius Miller thrived under the bluegrass spotlight the last four years and wouldn't mind continuing his basketball career in another state known for its...
  • Julian Mavunga hopes humble beginnings lead to NBA career

    Julian Mavunga hopes humble beginnings lead to NBA career
    INDIANAPOLIS - It was an active homecoming for NBA Draftprospect Julian Mavunga. Mavunga, who attended high school at Brownsburg High, went out of state for college in Miami, Ohio. His return home was quite the exciting opportunity. "It was really an...
  • Will Larry Bird be leaving the Indiana Pacers?

    Will Larry Bird be leaving the Indiana Pacers?
    Larry Bird will not return as the president of the Indiana Pacers next season, according to the Indianapolis Star. The newspaper reported a source said Bird is expected to meet with team owner Herb Simon Tuesday to make his departure official. Just...
  • Larry Bird Steps Down As Pacers President

    Larry Bird Steps Down As Pacers President
    Larry Bird will not return as president of the Indiana Pacers. Bird is "100 percent sure" he will not come back as president of the team, a direct source told The Star on Monday. Bird is expected to meet with team owner Herb Simon to discuss his departure...