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  • Robbins: Cancelling the 2011-12 NBA season before Nov. 1st would be lunacy

    Robbins: Cancelling the 2011-12 NBA season before Nov. 1st would be lunacy
    For a moment, let’s take as gospel the ESPN.com report┬áthat NBA Commissioner David Stern plans to threaten players with the cancellation of the entire 2011-12 season if the sides haven’t made major progress toward a deal by the end of the...
  • Joe Labon is Orlando Magic players' go-to guy for customizing cars

    Joe Labon is Orlando Magic players' go-to guy for customizing cars
    Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive. He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...
  • Governor Daniels receives Pathfinder Award

    Governor Daniels receives Pathfinder Award
    Governor Mitch Daniels joined the company of Tony Dungy, Peyton Manning and Larry Bird Tuesday. He was given the 2011 Pathfinder Award by the Indiana Sports Corporation during a special ceremony.  Daniels was recognized for his efforts to improve the...
  • A Team of Bird Watchers

    A Team of Bird Watchers
    Votes of confidence usually are a good thing. It helps make the meek a bit more forceful. It helps turn a follower into a leader. So earlier this week when the Indiana Pacers renewed their interest in retaining team president Larry Bird fans were found...
  • Larry Bird still has no decision on the Pacers permanent coach

    When the release went out that the president of the Pacers was about to make some public comments, a common thought went through a number of people's heads. Larry Bird was ready to pull the interim tag off Frank Vogel and make him the permanent head...
  • 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...
  • JaJuan Johnson works out with the Pacers

    JaJuan Johnson works out with the Pacers
    JaJuan Johnson's first NBA individual workout was with the team he grew up rooting for, the Pacers. On Thursday afternoon Johnson, who graduated from Franklin Central, was one of six draft prospects out to impress Team President Larry Bird. The Pacers...
  • Jimmer tries to show Pacers he's a point guard first

    Jimmer tries to show Pacers he's a point guard first
    There's a picture of Jimmer Fredette that seems to sum up his illustrious college career. On the cover of Sports Illustrated on March 28th, it shows a picture of the guard at the top of his shot elevation off to the side of the court. The ball is show...
  • Larry Bird statue to be built on Indiana State campus

    Larry Bird statue to be built on Indiana State campus
    Plans to honor Hoosier basketball legend Larry Bird are underway. A statue of Bird will be built on the campus of Indiana State. Artist Bill Wolfe created a statue in 2004 and is now working on the 15 foot tall statue that will be dedicated in the...
  • 'NBA 2K13' lets gamers settle Dream Team debate

     'NBA 2K13' lets gamers settle Dream Team debate
    It's been arguably the biggest sports-debate question of the past month: Who would win in a head-to-head matchup between the original 1992 Olympic basketball "Dream Team" and the 2012 edition that just won gold in London? Larry, Magic and Michael, or...