Author Archives: Pat Boylan

Heat deliver not 1, not 2, but 3 intentional blows

No.1, Game 2: Dwyane Wade takes out Darren Collison on a fast break: No.2, Game 5: Udonis Haslem takes out Tyler Hansbrough with no play on the ball: No. 3, Game 5: Dexter Pittman deliberately throws his elbow at Lance Stephenson: Hopefully, this is the end of the cheap shots. Game six on Thursday is…

Colts Should Take Serious Look at Justin Blackmon

No, not with the first pick. The Colts (correctly so) will announce Andrew Luck’s name around 8:15 Thursday night to become the new franchise quarterback. But the Colts are in a unique position. Reggie Wayne is a grizzled veteran, and outside of him the Colts don’t have much to offer Luck at the wide receiving…

The Little Hounds That Could

INDIANAPOLIS — A quick look at the Carmel Greyhounds basketball team perhaps leaves a lot to be desired. As they take the court to begin the game, they boast three guards, all 6’0 or smaller. They don’t have a 7’0 big man, or even one at 6’8. But when the ball is tipped, and the…

Do Colts Higher Ups Want to Lose?

It’s no typical midweek during the NFL season. Not for the Indianapolis Colts. For a team that is 2-13, a phenomenal amount hangs in the balance. The Colts are a loss away at Jacksonville from locking up the number one pick in the NFL draft. The number one pick, with the highest rated quarterback since…

Ball State Holds Off Butler 58-55

For the first time since 2003 Ball State left the court in a game vs. Butler with their heads held high. the Cardinals downed Butler 58-55 in front of a Worthen Arena crowd of 8,412. The crowd is the largest since 2005 when IU visited, topping the 2007 Georgetown, 2008 Purdue and 2009 Butler games….

Statement Game Looms in Ball State vs. Butler

While the entire state patiently awaits Indiana vs. Kentucky late Saturday afternoon, an important in state rivalry will be occurring 3 hours north. Ball State and Butler will meet for the 103rd time, and the 60th straight year. The rivalry favors Butler, but has seen it’s share of back and forth. The Cardinals dominated the…

Stacked Up: Ball State vs. Buffalo

Finally, Scheumann Stadium gets to host its first Ball State Cardinal football game of the 2011 season. The Buffalo Bulls come to down sporting a 1-1 record, with a win over FCS Stonybrook, and a loss vs. Pitt. Ball State is 7-1 all time vs. Buffalo, including a 20-3 win in Buffalo to finish off…

Stacked Up: Ball State vs. South Florida

After a big win over Indiana the Ball State Cardinals head to Tampa, FL for a game against Big East foe South Florida. Both teams knocked off teams from Indiana, when South Florida held on to beat ND last week 23-20. ND outgained USF by nearly 300 yards, but won the turnover battle 5-0. Neither…