IUFB: Ohio State Preview

Coming off of their big win against then number 17 Michigan State, Indiana heads into Columbus for an even tougher test. Indiana takes on the number 2 team in the nation in Ohio State at 3:30 p.m. today. Earlier this week I spoke with Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch to see how the Hoosiers…

IUFB Week 5: IU-MSU Preview

It’s that time of year. Indiana starts Big Ten conference play this week when they host Michigan State at home Saturday night. Both teams are trying to bounce back from their first loss of the season after IU fell at home to Wake Forest and Michigan State got trounced at home against Wisconsin 30-6. I…

IUFB: Preview with Ball State’s Joel Godett

It’s week two of the young Indiana football season and this week the Hoosiers take on Ball State in their home opener at Memorial Stadium. This week I spoke with the radio voice of the Cardinals, Joel Godett, to get a feel for their improved defense, first year head coach Mike Neu and more.  …

IUFB: FIU Preview with Pete Pelegrin

With the football season about to get underway each week I’ll be previewing the game and getting up to speed on Indiana’s upcoming opponent. This week we break down what to look for in the Florida International University Golden Panthers with FIU’s Pete Pelegrin. ———– David Sugarman: Head coach Ron Turner is entering his fourth…

School of Rock goes Broadway: A Conversation with Alex Brightman

Over the holiday break, I got the chance to talk with Alex Brightman, star of the new hit Broadway show School of Rock, which is based on the 2003 movie starring Jack Black. Brightman, who plays Dewey Finn, talked about the casting process, how he’s gotten to re-shape an already iconic role, his trip to…

NBA Playoffs First Round Preview

Our day-to-day lives are full of waiting. Waiting for “Avengers: Age of Ultron”to come out so we can stop re-watching the trailers. Waiting for my grandpa to stop writing entire emails in the subject line. And most importantly, waiting for the marathon that is the NBA regular season to end so the playoffs can start.…

A look at the Eastern Conference Playoff Race

The eighth seed – the last spot in the playoffs.  It’s the difference between finding the nearest golf course and keeping the sliver of hope for a championship alive. With the season winding down, there are just a few seeds still open for the taking. One bad week could be the difference between shining the…

Westbrook and Durant: Better Together, or Apart?

Having two MVP caliber players on your roster is a good problem to have. Most teams would kill for that kind of dilemma, but at the end of the day it’s still an issue. Maybe not today and probably not tomorrow, but eventually the chickens come home to roost.  After notching his ninth triple double…

RECAP: IUBB-MSU

My old high school teammate Tom Schuller used to always say that the basket is a cruel mistress. That rang true more than ever Saturday in Assembly Hall. Down 73-71 with two seconds left, Yogi Ferrell stepped to the line for Indiana. He was 9-of-10 before that trip and an 85-percent free throw shooter on…

PREVIEW: IUBB vs Michigan State

After connecting on a program record 18 3-pointers against Minnesota on Feb. 15, some Indiana fans became dangerously optimistic. Looking ahead, with three out of their last five at home and the two road games against bottom feeders of the Big Ten, there were murmurs of Indiana (19-11, 9-8) going undefeated the rest of the…