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Allyson Mcbride

IU loses a legend

Bob Knight and IU basketball met for the first time more than 29 years ago. The date was March 27, 1971. Bill Orwig, athletics director at the time, hired Knight as the new coach. Since then, Knight has guided IU to three national championships, 11 Big Ten titles and everything in between. He is IU basketball. Well, he was.


Soccer team upsets No. 1 Virginia

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The men's soccer entered halftime against Virginia, Sunday trailing 1-0 and facing its fourth consecutive deficit in a game after a first half. Coach Jerry Yeagley said he wasn't pleased with how his young players performed in the first 45 minutes against the veteran Cavaliers.


National figures respond to Knight removal

Bob Knight's dismissal after 29 years at IU has sent shock waves through the entire country. Here are the thoughts of Murray Sperber, Jay Bilas and Digger Phelps and John Feinstein after hearing the news released in President Myles Brand's Sunday afternoon press conference.


Coach did it his way

It is impossible to approach this topic at an angle all parties would find fair, or exact or thorough. Therefore, I'll approach it the only way I know how: bluntly.


Time to get out of here

Kent Harvey should run -- fast and far. And he needs to do it now. The last place Harvey should want to be right now is Bloomington -- let alone on campus.


Players pledge support for Knight, program

Junior Kirk Haston sat in the men's locker room Sunday morning letting the news sink in. Then he went to church and prayed. It wasn't the first time Haston has had someone close to him taken away. And to him, coach Bob Knight is a father-figure.



A Knight to remember

Should coach Bob Knight have been fired? "Hell no." Why in the world is this happening now? Good question.


A Hoosier's heartache

Bob Knight looked tired. Friday, as the national media swarm descended upon Bloomington, the coach leaned his head against a wall in an Assembly Hall office. His blue-jean shorts, tennis shoes and casual shirt proved how unexpectedly the latest incident hit him. Maybe he should have expected this.


Jailed scientist makes plea bargain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ' Los Alamos scientist Wen Ho Lee, who was fired and jailed on charges of mishandling nuclear weapons secrets, has agreed to plead guilty to one charge and will cooperate with federal investigators, Justice Department sources said Sunday.


Late Night continues to offer alcohol-free fun

Where can you bowl, play billiards, enjoy stand-up comedy and make your own music videos all in one place? The Union Board's weekly "Live It Up Late Night" is the only event on campus that fits the bill.


Possible arson at Republican headquarters

A fire at the Monroe County Republican headquarters Saturday is being investigated as an arson. Scott Smith, chief fire inspector for the Bloomington Fire Department, said as of Saturday there were no suspects in the case.



Hoosiers sweep weekend games

The women's soccer team closed out its non-conference schedule undefeated with wins against San Diego State and Utah State at home this weekend. The team goes into the Big Ten season as winners of five consecutive games, allowing one goal during the stretch.


Men's soccer begins weekend with victory

COLLEGE PARK, Md. ' A men's soccer player and a coach joked after IU's 2-1 overtime win Friday against Maryland that when no one else can score a goal, just "dial 1-800-BACK."


Defense is offensive against North Carolina State

Everything was going according to plan. All the hype surrounding the football team before its season opener Saturday against North Carolina State seemed to be true. In two possessions, the Hoosiers' offense had easily posted two touchdowns ' the second of which was a 57-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Antwaan Randle El to senior receiver Jerry Dorsey.


New year, same results for football

During the offseason, the football team talked about how things were going to change in 2000. Coach Cam Cameron and his players talked about winning, not losing close games in the fourth quarter. They talked about how the defense would be one of the most improved groups in college football. They talked about how the Hoosiers would get off to a fast start this season.


Financial services sector continues wave of consolidation

Credit Suisse First Boston, a subsidiary of Credit Suisse Group, launched a friendly bid to acquire Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenerette Inc. Aug. 30. CSFB will pay French insurer Axa around $11.5 billion for its 71 percent stake in DLJ.


Newcomer's show shines

Carrie Newcomer has made a name for herself nationally, garnering critical acclaim and the admiration of award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver.



Student support leans toward Knight

A white paper plate was pinned to the back of sophomore Jim Wisco's red "Indiana Hoosiers" T-shirt as he cheered for the IU football team Saturday. Wisco scribbled black letters on the plate showing his distaste (to put it tactfully) for freshman Kent Harvey. The pin attaching the plate to his shirt read, "Friends and fans of RMK."


Players meet with President Brand

The IU basketball team met with President Myles Brand at about 3:45 p.m. today to voice its support for coach Bob Knight, said junior guard Dane Fife. Knight, who was placed under a "zero-tolerance" sanction in May, is facing accusations that he cursed at and forcefully grabbed freshman Kent Harvey for disrespecting him Thursday afternoon. The IU Police Department is investigating the incident.

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