Our October Editor’s Note
Show me a Hoosier who’s not excited about basketball season and I’ll show you a Kentuckian.
Paul George doesn’t have much time left in an Indiana Pacers uniform. After the story broke on Father’s Day that he intended to join the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018, the rumors surrounding his NBA future switched from “Do the Pacers know George wants out of Indianapolis?” to “What will the Pacers do now to […]
In the name of full disclosure, I genuinely like Paul George. I like him not because he does neat dunk shots and/or has his own line of Nike sneakers, but rather because my kids like him a great deal and he has always been friendly with them in their rare, brief encounters. There are other […]
Joe Young, Tamika Catchings, and Natalie Achonwa helped lead students of Thomas D. Gregg Elementary School in a pledge. “I pledge to be a guardian of the garden,” they said in unison. “I pledge to water the garden, to weed the garden, to water the garden, and to taste the food that comes from the […]
Watching from home last night and nearing the end of the first half—with the Pacers cruising to a 9,000-point lead and Bankers Life Fieldhouse on the verge of evaporating into a mushroom cloud of euphoria—my kids were ecstatic. They were joyous and confident and in fine spirits, drunk on revenge and wild cherry Capri Suns. […]
As parents, we have trouble explaining life’s more complicated issues to our kids. Sometimes it’s astronomy. Other times it’s FISA warrants or the infield fly rule or the many plot holes in Blade II. Today it’s Lance Stephenson. The Dadball Era is here to help when the kids come a’questionin’. Because they certainly will.Who is […]
If Paul George were to get traded today or if he is simply allowed to up and leave at some point hereafter, his Pacers tombstone would be brutally plain and to-the-point, if Sports Radio Guy had his way: 2010–2017 Paul George was, by some accounts, a superstar in the NBA. He was breathtakingly talented on some […]