Now that a sort of relative decency has finally set in among franchise owners — and, yes, some of the players sitting across the table — it’s time to get back to the 2011 NFL offseason that should have begun months ago.
One of two things has happened during the last three or four years. Either someone forgot to send the memo to Bob Knight that it was time to get back to reality, or the three-time national champion and all-time Division I wins leader decided long ago he’d let his arrogance take center stage.
Here we sit in the third month of the NFL lockout, and it seems as if not much has improved.
Judging from the media scrutiny and daily reports surrounding the talks — or lack thereof — nothing really has changed since the Collective Bargaining Agreement expired.
The fallout from Jim Tressel's cover-up of his players' memorabilia sales and his subsequent resignation is a crying shame for Ohio State University, an institution that has done a pretty good job of talking the talk in terms of doing things in an honorable manner over the years, writes Frank Therber.
With the spring sports’ conference and national tournaments just around
the corner, Frank Therber believes IU students, boosters, administrators and athletes alike
should keep one thing in perspective: They are part of an institution
that conducts its business the right way.
IU men’s golf coach Mike Mayer has always said to his current and former athletes that success breeds success.
I got to thinking the other day that if we as students are subject to midterms, those in higher powers should be as well. Some of these grades for the IU Athletics Department are given on the basis of effort, but the more crucial ones, such as recruiting, for example, are given by the numbers alone.