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NFL

NFL Combine: 10 immediate impact corners

On Sunday, the deep defensive back class of 2020 completed their workouts and drills at the scouting combine. With an earpiece connected to the NFL Network broadcast and a completely private workspace, I was able to watch and analyze 30 of the best available cornerbacks. The following article displays ...


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NFL

NFL Combine: Ruggs shines on Skill Day

Indianapolis –Thursday evening initiated the on-field workout for skill position players participating in the 2020 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Quarterbacks, tight ends and a stacked class of receivers aimed to separate themselves from their competitors. Big names delivered and exceeded expectations ...


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College Basketball

Hoosier State Hoops: Evaluating IU Basketball

As the Indiana Hoosiers are concluding their regular season, the question with this team is simple: will they get to the NCAA Tournament? Fortunately for the Hoosiers, they have two more games to prove it but both games are at home against Minnesota and Wisconsin. They should be winnable and for the ...


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NBA

What-If Wednesday: Zion Williamson

I remember scrolling through Instagram my sophomore year of high school and seeing him for the first time. A high school kid, one year older than me, throwing down dunks that NBA players dream of. Not only that, he was athletic and well spoken, something every college team wanted. Anyone who followed ...


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College Basketball

Lady Jags remember Kobe Bryant

On January 26, Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of eight others, including his daughter, Gigi Bryant, in Calabasas, California. For someone like Holly Hoopingarner, who grew up watching Bryant dominate the game, this news came as a shock, almost as something unreal. “My ...


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NBA

Remembering Kobe Bryant

The loss of Kobe Bryant caught everyone off guard. For my generation, we will always talk about where we were when we heard that Kobe died. That shows just how much he meant to us and our basketball dreams. Everyone wanted to be like Kobe. He was our Michael Jordan. Whether you were a Kobe fan or not, ...


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Opinion

OPINION: Breaking down Wilder vs Fury II

Las Vegas hosts the long-awaited rematch of Wilder vs Fury 2 this Saturday night.Following a controversial split-decision draw the first time out, Deontay Wilder will be putting his WBC world heavyweight title on the line for a second time against Tyson Fury. The Gypsy King is the current lineal heavyweight ...


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College Basketball

Mike DePersia: A Will to Win

Freshman point guard Mike DePersia has been making the most of his opportunities here at IUPUI. Realizing he’s achieved his dream of playing basketball at a Division I program, DePersia has become one of the hardest workers on the team and was rewarded with a starting role in the third game of the ...


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NBA

Raptors comeback reveals Pacers biggest weakness

The Pacers were up ten with 2:27 left in the second quarter. What happened next was damning for Indy’s season.  Pascal Siakam spearheaded the deadly Raptors press, which proceeded to not allow any points for the rest of the game, allowed one shot attempt, and forced four turnovers in that time span. ...


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Opinion

OPINION: What if the Knicks landed Masai Ujiri?

As I am currently writing this, it is Friday, February 14, 2020--Valentine’s Day. During lunch today when I was scrolling through Twitter, I saw a tweet that was so relatable I laughed out loud. “You’re abusive. You disappoint (often). You don’t always listen. You make me feel like crap. But, ...


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IUPUI

Jags anticipating first 7's season in D1AA

Since joining the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the Division I-AA division, the IUPUI Jaguars rugby team has found a good bit of success and realized how much potential they were truly working with.    The team participates in two different seasons, playing 7’s in the spring and 15’s ...


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College Basketball

Grant Weatherford: Team Leader

Practice starts for the IUPUI men's basketball team, with one voice heard above the others, offering encouragement, leadership, and compliments to the other players. This voice belongs to Grant Weatherford.  Weatherford is a leader for the team. He has been on the team the longest out of all the players. ...


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NFL

Considering the Colts: Is the season finally over?

After falling to Tampa Bay, all playoff hopes are virtually gone. The only hope is to win out and get a lot of help from other teams. The unfortunate thing for the Colts is that they face a top-tier NFC team in the New Orleans Saints. At the Superdome. On Monday Night.  I would like to think the Colts ...


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NBA

NBA Hot Takes I Kind of Believe

Hot takes are the media currency of the day, but it’s hard to fully believe any hot take. That being said, you can talk yourself into some of them, and this is going to be my attempt to reconcile these takes with myself. Without further ado:   Malcolm Brogdon is a top 5 point guard   Case ...


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IUPUI

Lindsey Froehlich: flipping the script of IUPUI volleyball

The list for recruiting is short and selective for first-year head volleyball coach Lindsey Froehlich. The list is small on purpose for the sake of getting players that fit into Coach Froehlich and assistant coach Morgan Salow’s system, but Rachel Crumrin flipped the script and recruited IUPUI instead. ...


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NBA

NBA What-If Wednesday, Part 3

Unlike the NFL, basketball fans have a whole week to talk about how bad or good our teams are. The teams we are looking at now have some of the all-time “good stats, bad team” guys and are also a few steps away from becoming good. The teams I’m giving an upgrade to are the Grizzlies, the Bulls, ...


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NFL

Considering the Colts: classic overreaction reigns again in Indy

Word on the street is that the Colts’ season is over. I hate counting teams out especially if they have a chance to pull something out and make the playoffs, but the situation the Colts are in right now does not show much promise.  After losing two straight division games to Houston and Tennessee, ...

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