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The Indiana Daily Student

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Coaches held in Maryland

Two members of the men's basketball coaching staff were stuck in Maryland Tuesday night following the national tragedies in New York and Washington. Head coach Mike Davis and assistant coach Jim Thomas traveled to Maryland on a recruiting trip and planned to return Tuesday. But the shutdown of all commercial flights across the country left them stranded. Davis and Thomas attempted to rent a car Tuesday, but were unable to do so until Wednesday morning, when they drove back to Indiana.


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Time to mourn, not entertain

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One of the many affected industries of the terrorist attack on America is the world of sports, which has come to a screeching halt. Since sports is essentially entertainment, it is a very tender issue after such a tragedy.


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Golfers react to terrorist attacks

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ST. LOUIS -- Tiger Woods teed off at dawn, when the world was at peace. First reports of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and then the Pentagon were relayed to him by Joe Corless, a retired FBI agent who heads security for the PGA Tour and walked the practice round with him at Bellerive Country Club.


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NASCAR cancels qualifying, practice

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NASCAR on Tuesday canceled qualifying for the New Hampshire 300 following terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, but the sanctioning body made no decision concerning the race itself.

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Olympic officials evaluate security

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Stunned Olympic officials said Tuesday that security for the 2002 Winter Olympics will be completely re-evaluated in the wake of terrorist attacks on America. But they vowed the games will go on as planned five months from now.


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PGA postpones tournaments

ST. LOUIS -- The PGA Tour canceled Thursday's starts of the World Golf Championship and two other tournaments because of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.


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Major League put on hold

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MILWAUKEE -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig and his wife were in New York last Thursday night, and decided to take a drive through the city after dinner.


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Football and a flat tire; my North Carolina vacation

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Never go to North Carolina. I'm not going back. Until November. Twice. Even then, I'll venture back with the same enthusiasm shared by a sumo wrestler going ice skating. Men's basketball games at Charlotte and Chapel Hill force me to head back to the Tar Heel State. Or shall we call it the "Tar Hell State."


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Brand: 'University has moved on, I've moved on'

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A lot has changed since IU President Myles Brand fired former basketball coach Bob Knight Sept. 10, 2000. IU hired a new athletics director. Knight found a new job 1,100 miles away. IU's spokesman during the firing, Christopher Simpson, left to start his own business. The student at the center of the firing, Kent Harvey, transferred to IU-Purdue University at Indianapolis.


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Season of change

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The men's basketball team continues to wear red- and white-striped warm-ups. But underneath the pants, longer shorts and the Nike swish are telltale signs that something has changed in Assembly Hall. When former men's basketball coach Bob Knight said his good-byes to the student body last September, he forecasted advertising in Assembly Hall as one of the many changes the basketball team would experience. Although that prediction did not come true, other changes mark IU and a post-Knight era.


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Inside the 'IDS' newsroom: The story behind the stories

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What a night. The firing of former men's basketball coach Bob Knight sparked discussion and debate on a national level. Closer to home, it caused rioting and divisiveness in Bloomington. In the newsroom, it caused IDS reporters, editors, designers and photographers to take on new roles and hit the ground running.


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Shaw, Harvey have moved on

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Mark Shaw received a special package in Thursday's mail. It contained the first copy of the former radio personality's new book, "Miscarriage of Justice: The Jonathan Pollard Story." Exactly one year after former men's basketball coach Bob Knight physically grabbed Shaw's stepson, Kent Harvey, Shaw thumbed through the volume's pages with a sense of irony. "For that book to arrive on that day -- it's a sign of new start, that everything was kind of meant to be," Shaw said.


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Waiting for the phone to ring

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Mary Ann Davis, a secretary who spent 24 years alongside former men's basketball coach Bob Knight, spent her last months at IU answering a phone that never rang. "Whenever I came in there, she'd be asking someone, 'Is there something I can do,'" her son Eric, now a junior at IU, said. "She just sat there. Every day, she called me and she said she wasn't happy. She was miserable."


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Men's soccer team pulls Washington upset, falls to Portland

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For the second consecutive weekend, the men's soccer team split a pair of matches, this time in the Portland adidas Classic. Both matches ended 1-0, continuing the Hoosier trend of strong defense, and a nagging inability to put the ball in the back of the net. IU was on the winning end of the score in the first game against No. 2 Washington, and then fell to Portland in the Classic's final game.


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Doninger remembers days leading up to Knight's firing

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For former athletics director Clarence Doninger, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000 was one of the most difficult days in his 10-year tenure in Bloomington. The day started off with the IU-N.C. State football game in Bloomington that the Hoosiers lost in the final minutes 38-41. By the end of the day, the loss was the last thing on Doninger's mind. It was during that game that IU President Myles Brand approached Doninger about the possibility that then-men's basketball coach Bob Knight could be fired.



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Simpson recalls role as IU's voice

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A year ago, former men's basketball coach Bob Knight likened Christopher Simpson, then-vice president for Public Affairs, to a "puppet" and a "spin doctor." Nine months later, Simpson resigned from his position and left the University. He has no regrets about the Knight firing or his resignation.


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Haston doesn't regret decision

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Basketball standout Kirk Haston made a big decision by foregoing his senior year of eligibility and entering the NBA draft. Haston, who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 16th overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, said he still thinks about his times as a Hoosier. "I still have days and nights were it would be nice to see my friends at school," Haston said. While reflecting on the past, he said he is still content about his decision and his future.


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IU finishes last at tourney despite junior's heroics

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Last week, head coach Mike Mayer made the decision to put junior Mike Miller into the team's top slot. The move paid dividends this weekend as Miller shattered his three-round tournament record by six shots after putting together a three-over par total of 219, finishing in 25th place at this weekend's Badger Intercollegiate in Madison, Wis. Unfortunately, Miller's heroics were not enough to save the Hoosiers, who finished the tournament in the 15th and final position.