Sports Digest – Friday, September 24, 2010 by kentsterling
September 24, 2010, 8:27 am
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Worst day of Big Ten football of the year tomorrow.  No one wants to be challenged the week before the Big Ten openers.  The Cubs get hammered, and the Colts get ready – biut difference between 2-1 and 1-2.  Why is it still a story when Bob Knight comes back to Indiana?

Kravitz – Long Snapper Is a Great Way to Make a Living – Indy Star (Kravitz)

Knight – Red Hammer Swings at NCAA and Notre Dame – Star (Rabjohns)

Pacers – Hansbrough Cleared to Play – Star (Wells)

Colts – Peter King Pisses Off Dwight Freeney – Star (Wilson)

Colts – Saturday Has Had “A Blessed Career” – Star (Chappell)

Hoosiers – Crean Optimistic About IU’s Future – IDS (Hart)

Hoosiers – Crean Wants Toughness from Hoosiers – IDS (Winn)

Bears – Martz Adjustments Make Believers of Bears – Chicago Sun-Times (Morrissey)

Purdue – Marve Looks for Toledo’s Pressure – Lafayette C&P (Carmin)

Cubs – Solution for Both Cubs and Sox; Make Ozzie the Cubs’ Skipper – Chicago Tribune (McNeil)

Cubs – Drilled 13-0, Cubs Look to Rebound Against Cards – Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

Cubs – Maddux to Return Next Season – Sun-Times

UFC 119 – Fight of the Night Up for Grabs – Star (Wilson)

Kentucky – Cal Believes Kanter Will Play – ESPN/AP

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Sports Digest – Thursday, September 23, 2010 by kentsterling
September 23, 2010, 8:15 am
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The Colts are getting ready for the Broncos.  The Eagles are taking shots.  And the Hoosiers will try to go 3-0 against the mighty Akron Zips.

Colts – When Foes Pass, Colts D-Line Feasts – Indy Star (Chappell)

Colts – Four Starters Miss Practice – Star

Colts – Forcing Third-and-Long Is Key for D – Star (Richards/Cavin)

UFC – Chris Lytle Happy to Be Home – Star (Wilson)

Hoosiers – Football Ticket Sales Reach 13-Year High – IDS (Miller)

Cubs – Wells/Marmol Blank Giants – Chicago Tribune (van Dyck)

Cubs – Ramirez Claims Unspecified Injury Cost Him During First Half – Chicago Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

Cubs – Soto and Colvin Recovering – Tribune (van Dyck)

Hoosiers – WR Terrance Turner Goes from Field to the Stage – Star (Hutchens)

Big Ten – Patsies on B10 Schedules All About the Money – Tribune (Greenstein)



Sports Digest – Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by kentsterling
September 22, 2010, 8:23 am
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The division races in baseball are winding down, Michael Vick gets another week under center, and Mark Dantonio is a rare bird.

Kravitz – Heart Attacks Rare for Coaches – Indy Star

Colts – Moala Shows Progress – Indy Star (Chappell)

Colts – Humber Out for Denver Game – Star (Chappell)

NFL – Vick to Start Sunday for Eagles – ESPN

NFL – Braylon Edwards Pressed Cops for Pass During Stop – NY Post (Celona, Italiano, Greene)

Sports – Hits, Runs, and Terror – Chicago Sun-Times (Telander)

Big Ten Expansion – Is It Over? – Detroit Free Press (Jahnke)

Pac-10 Expansion – Colorado/Big 12 Agree on Terms – ESPN

Hoosiers – Offense Hinges on Chappell’s Arm – Gary Post-Tribune (Proffet)

Cubs – Zambrano Gives Cubs Hope for 2011 – Sun-Times

Cubs – Minus First Base, Cubs Locked in for 2011 – Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

UFC – 15 Things You May Not Know About Ultimate Fighting – Star (Wilson)

Pacers – Granger Happy Gold Medal despite Short Minutes – Star (Wells)



Sports Digest – Tuesday, September 21, 2010 by kentsterling
September 21, 2010, 8:32 am
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The last day of summer kicks off sports busiest season.  Lots going on.

Colts – Running “Smart” – Indy Star (Chappell)

NBA – Artest to Raffle Championship Ring – Star

High School – Guerin Hopes to Turn Season Around – Star (Neddenriep)

Hoosiers – Isiah Thomas Is a True Paradox – NWI Times (Hamnik)

Hoosiers – Cook Hall Beginning to Pay Off – IDS (Hart)

Hoosiers – Cost of Outfitting Football Team Can Top $200K – Star (Hutchens)

Cubs – Colvin Scare Exposes Dangerous Maple Bats – Chicago Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

Cubs – BatGlove Could Have Prevented Colvin’s Injury – Chicago Tribune (Rogers)

NCAA Hoops – Tennessee Self-Reported Several Violations – ESPN (O’Neil)

MLB – Storen to Return to School Following Season – Washington Post (Kilgore)



Sports Digest – Monday, September 20, 2010 by kentsterling
September 20, 2010, 8:17 am
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The iMac is back – fixed, so the digest returns.  What isn’t fixed is http://www.indystar.com, which I am having trouble getting open.  Normally, there are five or six links from that site, including Bob Kravitz columns.  Colts win a blowout, and the Cubs sweep their second straight series:

Colts – Manning Bowl II a Colts Romp – ESPN

Colts – Defense Dominates NY Giants – Indy Star (Richards)

Cubs – Colvin Injured By Maple Bat – ESPN (Levine)

Cubs – Bat Impales Colvin; Ends Rookie’s Season – Chicago Tribune (Sullivan)

Cubs – ‘Lucky’ Colvin Will Be Okay After Bat Punctures Chest – Chicago Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

Cubs -Kids Kick Quade’s Record to 17-7 – Sun-Times

Hoosiers Football – 3rd Down Efficiency Sends IU to Win – IDS (O’Gara)



Sports Digest – Wednesday, September 15, 2010 by kentsterling
September 15, 2010, 8:13 am
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Hump day after game one.  I didn’t expect Bob Sanders to make it through the season, but didn’t think he would go this quickly.

Colts – Has Sanders Reached the End? – Indy Star (Kravitz)

Colts – Pass Rush, Ailing OL Hurry Offense – Star (Wilson)

Heisman – Reggie Bush to Forfeit 2005 Trophy – ESPN

IUPUI – Report on women’s hoops coach Shann Hart is in – Star (Alesia)

Boilers – Top Receiver Out for Season – Lafayette J&C (Carmin)

Hoosiers – Ernest Happy With Move to DB – Star (Hutchens)

NCAA Basketball – Everyone Makes Illegal Phone Calls – CBS (Parrish)

USA Basketball – Anthem Makes Impression on Gordon – Star (Rabjohns)

Mariotti’s Attorney Calls Allegations ‘Inaccurate’ – LA Times

Cubs – Quade and Wells Roll Against Cards – Chicago Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)



Sports Digest – Tuesday, September 14, 2010 by kentsterling
September 14, 2010, 8:28 am
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The Cubs continue to pitch well now that it doesn’t matter, and we find a way to enjoy a week of preparation for Saturday and Sunday.

Colts – Sanders Injury Not Specifically Described – Indy Star (Chappell)

Colts – Defense Excited to Hit a Manning – Star (Richards)

Hoosiers – Perez Out for the Season – IDS (Miller)

Notre Dame – Playing Hard Not Enough – Chicago Sun-Times (Potash)

Media – Big Ten Network Huge Success – AP (Mercer)

Media – Mariotti Charged with Seven Misdemeanors – LA Times

Cubs – Samardzija Beats Cards – Chicago Tribune (Sullivan)

Cubs – Ramirez Will Exercise $14.6m Option – Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

Cubs – Samardzija on Target in Win – Sun-Times (Wittenmyer)

Bears – Cutler in NY for Date with “Hills” Star – TMZ