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When Will It End?

June 17, 2016
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You have surely seen the uproar over a judges ruling on a Stanford swimmer who was accused of assaulting an unconscious female student on campus.  The uproar is over the light sentence he received for this offense. There will always be a debate on what kind of sentence you give a first-time offender.  Do...

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Marshall Goss

June 16, 2016
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I know I have done articles on Marshall Goss before, but this one deals with his new endeavor.  I have known Marshall since the days he was the cross country coach at Bloomington South High School.  He then moved on to IU and was their head coach for several years.  Judy Bogenschutz, a former...

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Why Referee or Umpire?

June 15, 2016
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You can’t watch a baseball game today without at least one stoppage in play to see if the umpire got the call right.  If you follow NBA basketball, you know that no one is satisfied that the referees aren’t protecting players like LeBron James and Stephen Curry. Recent studies have shown that with all...

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NCAA Free Agency

June 14, 2016
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Recently the Big Ten Basketball coaches got together for their off-season meeting.  One of the big topics was the transfer rule.  Orignally it started with the discussion on grad school athletes but soon went into the fear of the NCAA eliminating the one-year transfer sit-out by undergrads. Right now a student athlete who changes...

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Basketball Nut

June 13, 2016
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Greg Alexander who played basketball for Jennings County High School recently reached his goal of seeing a basketball game in all 92 Indiana Counties.  It all started when Damon Bailey was playing for Bedford North Lawrence and beat Jennings County twice in Alexander’s playing career. After spending several years in the military, Alexander returned...

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Purdue Men’s Basketball

June 10, 2016
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Purdue fans are rejoicing because Caleb Swanigan and Vince Edwards both pulled out of the NBA draft and are returning to Purdue.  With the addition of a 5th-year senior who will be a contender for a starting guard position, the Boilermakers should be able to compete for a Big Ten Title again next year....

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Super Tech

June 9, 2016
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There was an article in Sports Illustrated about a process of tracking the stress that throwing a baseball puts on a pitcher’s arm, shoulder, and the whole body for that matter.  This system is called Motus Pro. Once it is hooked up to a pitcher’s body it will record acceleration and rotation and the...

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Feel Good Story

June 8, 2016
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I don’t know if you read an article by Gregg Doyel in the Indy Star about a softball game between the state’s best (New Palestine) and probably the state’s worst (Marshall of Indianapolis).  At the time of the game, New Palestine was rated #1 and Marshall had not only lost every game, but seldom...

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Should Young Kids Play Football?

June 7, 2016
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After yesterday’s Huddle Up, I am sure some people are asking “should young kids play football?”  I don’t think anyone who really has studied this has recommended the banning of youth football.  What has happened (and this is really the good thing) is we now have coaching rules that make sure youth coaches teach...

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Leaving Early

June 6, 2016
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A trend has started to develop in pro sports where heavy contact is part of the game.  Several pro football players have opted to end their careers early rather than take changes on the lasting effects of injuries such as concussions.  In an article in Sports Illustrated, some are also leaving because of damage...

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