1. HOOSIERS HQ
The freshmen and sophomore laden IU basketball team is finding a bond that began while they were still being recruited, I wrote.
The Indiana men’s soccer team looks to snap a two-game losing streak and 222-minute scoreless streak tonight at Wisconsin, Andy writes.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook’s father played for Lee Corso and Sam Wyche at Indiana, not that the Spartan QB much cares, Diamond Leung of MLive.com writes.
A Wisconsin senior class recruited by Todd Yeagley would like nothing more than to add to the Hoosiers’ frustration this season, Zack Miller of The Badger Herald writes.
The new golf season now begins in October and former Hoosier Jeff Overton is off to a fast start, the Associated Press reports.
Jordan Hulls talks about the transition to Poland, his upcoming season and his basketball past in a video interview with Polish journalist Paweł Łakomski.
Tom Crean and Mike Lopresti were the keynote speakers in Richmond, the hometown of former Marquette star Dominic James, on Thursday night, Jan Clark of the Richmond Palladium-Item writes.
PBS’ documentary “League of Denial” will help force the NFL, players and doctors to rethink their attitudes toward concussions, Andrew Brandt of SI.com writes.
Nothing says you’ve struck out looking like an ump yelling, ‘Whoomp, there it is,” Deadspin.com reveals.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Speaking of head injuries and heading into the weekend, what better way than with Rush and “Headlong Flight.”