Are calls for the dismissal of the IU athletic director just good sense, or jumping the gun?
Ask Me Anything: Deborah Paul
“I hope I don’t wind up wandering the streets. Or writing long-winded emails to my friends.”
A Birthday On The Brink: Bob Knight At 50
“What the hell difference does it make?” says Knight. “So I’m 50.”
Personal Foul: One-On-One With Bob Knight
“When did the sport coat give way to the sweater?” I asked. “Why did Bobby become Bob?” Questions hardly so nervy as to provoke the explosion that followed.
Throwing In The Chair: What’s Up With Bob Knight?
“I do remember that he was swearing after we went off air,” recalls one of Knight’s former ESPN broadcast crew members. “Something or other was always pissing him off.”
Former IU Players Take A Shot At Assessing Bob Knight’s Legacy
“When you have a guy who’s a genius, a lot of people don’t understand him,” says Lawrence Funderburke. “Not to excuse anything he’s done, but he thinks differently and he sees differently.”
Fan Friction: Indiana’s Epic Rivalry
Indiana basketball’s defining rivalry rekindles twice in February with two new episodes of a series Purdue currently leads by a reasonably commanding 115–89. Here’s what got (and kept) the ball rolling:
Video: Bob Knight Trolls Wolverines Fans at Michigan Trump Rally
“I went to Ohio State instead of one of your favorite schools,” Knight told the audience in Grand Rapids, which reacted with a hearty chorus of boos.
Mistakes Were Made: 9 Biggest Gaffes of the Indiana Primary
Indiana’s once-in-a-lifetime moment in the political sun has had a way humbling all five presidential candidates, as we’ve welcomed them into our watering holes, pancake houses, ice cream shops, and gymnasiums.
Only in Indiana: Donald Trump and Bob Knight
“The greatest endorsement in the history of Indiana, folks,” Trump said of Knight. “What a winner. What a winner. Such a great man. You know, our country doesn’t win any more. That’s what we need right there—let me tell you.”
Darryl Smith and IM Editors
Hoosier Hall of Fame: In Defense of Bob Knight
He might not have the discipline he insisted on from others, but Hoosiers are richer for the contradiction.
Larry Bird’s Greatest Shot Was The One He Didn’t Take
Forty years ago, Larry Bird passed on a chance at big-time basketball. The small-town star left Bob Knight’s IU team before a single game and returned home.
The Replay: Dan Dakich, Bob Knight, and A.J. Foyt
Dan Dakich interviews “Bob Knight”
The Replay: Bobby Knight, Oliver Luck, and Ron Hunter
Bob Knight hits the bread line.
The Replay: Paul George, Tamika Catchings, and Bob Knight
Thirty years ago this week, Bob Knight threw a chair. We remember.