1. HOOSIERS HQ
The Indiana soccer team let a two-goal lead slip away in regulation, then lost again in overtime at Butler, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Fans who left Wednesday’s soccer match early missed a memorable comeback by Butler to defeat IU, Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star writes.
Tom Crean will deliver his annual preseason lecture on Oct. 2 at the IU Auditorium, Robby Howard of the Indiana Daily Student reports.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Division I athletic directors, led by Purdue’s Morgan Burke, slammed the notion of pay-for-play, Zac Ellis of SI.com writes.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany suggested basketball and football follow the baseball model and have players go pro out of high school rather than ask to be paid in college, Scooby Axson of SI.com writes.
Tom Izzo talked about the marijuana-related departures of Chris Allen and Korie Lucious from the Spartans, Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In honor of the miraculous comeback by the U.S. to retain the America’s Cup Wednesday, what better than “Sailing” by Christopher Cross?