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The DadBall Era: True Inevitabilities

On predictable outcomes in sports.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck stands at a podium announcing his retirement.
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Luck Said No To The NFL—Why Can’t We?

We’re all susceptible to getting swept up in the mob mentality of fandom to some degree.

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A Season On The Brink For Fred Glass

Are calls for the dismissal of the IU athletic director just good sense, or jumping the gun?

A boutique hotel room suite bathed in light.
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Traveler: Chicago’s Sports-Themed Hotels

Chicago hotels steeped in sports nostalgia.

Victor Oladipo dribbling a basketball
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Victor Oladipo’s Drive

“If y’all don’t respect the Indiana Pacers now, I have no respect for you.”

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Encounter: Tennis Dirtballers Of Russell Road Racquet Club

The owners believe the club is the only one in the state with red clay.

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Encounter: Quidditch Players

These Muggles are wizards on the field.

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Play Grounds

The 7.5-acre Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience is The Children’s Museum’s biggest expansion in 40 years.

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Experiencing Cabin Fever? Get A Grip

Pick a weapon and hit something. Hard.

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A Hoosier Reinvents Online Sports Coverage—Again

“I went into this thinking I’d have to fight off boredom, covering all those games,” Dwyer says. “It’s been the opposite. Now I just need to figure out how to make the car payment.”

Rajeev Ram Venus Williams
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Catching Up With Carmel’s Rajeev Ram

Where does the Carmel athlete keep his Olympic medal?

Tully Bevilaqua
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What I Know: Tully Bevilaqua Of The Indiana Fever

I guess I’m regarded as a blue-collar worker on the basketball court. I see my dad as someone who has been a blue-collar worker all his life.

Illustration of a red chair laying sideways on an empty basketball court. Man (Coach Knight) is shown from the back walking out of the gym.
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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.”

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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.”

Wabash College, pots
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Five Things You Need to Know About Indianapolis Monthly’s New Editor-in-Chief

Re-introducing Michael Rubino—in a silly hat.