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  • Freeney calls it a career, will retire Monday as a Colt

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – One of the greatest pass rushers in Colts history is calling it a career. Dwight Freeney has announced he will retire after 16 seasons in the NFL. Freeney will retire with the team that drafted him, as the Colts will hold a formal retirement announcement on Monday. Freeney was selected by the Colts with 11th overall pick in the 2002 draft out of Syracuse. He compiled 125.5 sacks in his career, which is tied with Terrell Suggs […]

  • Tyra Buss caps off signature Indiana basketball career

    Tyra Buss may not appear to be the most imposing player on the court. “I’m obviously not the biggest, the tallest, the strongest player out on the floor,” the Indiana University senior guard said. But she is certainly one of IU’s most impactful. “Kids come up to me and tell me I’m their favorite player,” Buss admitted. “It really means a lot when parents come up to me and tell me that their little girls or little boys look up […]

  • IUPUI soccer signs 11-year-old Fishers boy as part of ‘Team Impact’

    Tyler Harris, 11, is the newest member of the IUPUI soccer team, signing his commitment letter as part of “Team Impact,” a national organization that matches kids battling chronic illnesses with college teams. “It felt good because I knew I was a part of the team,” Tyler said of his signing day. Tyler has cystic fibrosis and being with his teammates helps take his mind off his condition. “They pass the ball to me and I can get the ball […]

  • Loyola’s Jerry Harkness recalls impact of 1963 season as Ramblers return to Final Four

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — For Loyola basketball legend Jerry Harkness, this isn’t just a Cinderella story, it’s an American story. “They like a team that comes from the bottom not expected to win to win, that’s the dream of America,” Harkness said with a smile. Before a professional career that included two seasons with the Pacers, Harkness led Loyola to its only NCAA basketball title in 1963. “It’s amazing, this has brought us back to the forefront,” Harkness said, seated in […]

  • Carmel seeks third state title in seven years as Greyhounds face conference rival Warren Central

    It’s familiar territory for Carmel and, this time, against a familiar foe. “Just knowing that we’ve been here before and what we are representing,” Carmel junior center John Michael Mulloy said. “We’re representing Carmel, we’re representing not just us, but our families, our organization, and our community. We’re clicking at the right time and really coming together as a team.” Carmel faces conference rival and undefeated Warren Central for the state title. A grueling regular season schedule under first year […]

  • NCAA amends rule interpretation to permit Isaac Haas’ brace

    UPDATE: Isaac Haas won’t play in the Sweet Sixteen game, according to a report. Original story: BOSTON — As Purdue prepares for Friday’s Sweet Sixteen appearance against Texas Tech, steps are being taken to potentially allow senior center Isaac Haas to play with a brace on his fractured right elbow. According to the NCAA, they have amended a rule interpretation which permits padding that would cover guards, braces or casts. NCAA.com’s Andy Katz reports that interpretation may clear the way for […]

  • ‘Hickory meets Mayberry’: Basketball-crazed Morristown rallies in support of semistate-bound Yellow Jackets

    MORRISTOWN, Ind. – All of Morristown can easily fit inside the Yellow Jackets’ home gym, and on most game nights, that’s exactly what you’ll see. “I still think Hoosier hysteria is still very much alive,” Morristown head coach Scott McClelland said. “Especially in smaller towns, it’s still a very big deal, it’s important to people. It’s a place for people to congregate and meet and support the local team.” Morristown knocked off last year’s state champs from Tindley to capture […]

  • Butler junior Paul Jorgensen’s journey from the street courts of the city to the historic halls of Hinkle

    Paul Jorgensen brings a New York state of mind into Hinkle Fieldhouse. “I think we’re Indiana’s team but I want to make it New York’s team sooner or later, too,” the New City, NY native said with a smile. Growing up just outside New York City, it was a different brand of basketball. “I was raised with more dribble, more And One style, crossovers, get the crowd crazy, and that was the thing, if you crossed someone up everyone is […]

  • Butler earns fourth-straight NCAA Tournament berth, facing Arkansas on Friday

    The Selection Sunday anticipation culminated with Butler earning a fourth-straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. “I was nervous the whole time, waiting for your name to be called in NCAA March Madness is something I was dreaming about as a little kid,” Butler junior Paul Jorgensen said. “Just trying to leave a legacy, just trying to make a deeper run that we did last year and a couple years before,” senior Kelan Martin said. The Bulldogs earning the 10 seed […]

  • Butler’s Wideman exemplifies sportsmanship as he makes an impact on Indianapolis community

    Tucked toward the back of a “Silver Sneakers” fitness class is Butler senior Tyler Wideman, or as he’s known at the Indianapolis JCC, “Intern Tyler.” “It’s different scenery than what I’m used to, being in a normal gym all day,” the Bulldogs forward admitted. “Members love to see him and he’s very gracious at saying hello, they wave and recognize who he is,” Katherine Matutes, Director of Health and Wellness at the Indianapolis JCC, said. His 6’8″ stature makes him […]