Butler men's basketball coach LaVall Jordan talks with his team before playing Texas in a recent game during the Phil Knight Invitational tournament in Portland, Ore. (By The Associated Press)

CROSSROADS CLASSIC PREVIEW: The good and bad for Butler this season

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This is the second in a series of stories pertaining to Saturday’s Crossroads Classic basketball event in Indianapolis. Today: Butler: What has gone right/wrong this season? Thursday: Purdue: What has gone right/wrong this season? There was a lot of uncertainty surrounding the Butler ...

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Komets drop Cincinnati road game, other notes

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The Komets' defense faltered and their five-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday in Cincinnati. Despite goals from Shawn Szydlowski, Garrett Thompson and Bobby Shea, the Komets lost 6-3 to fall to 5-4-0 on the road. The Komets out-shot the Cyclones 42-22, but Cincinnati goaltender Jonus ...

Komets forward Garrett Thompson has gotten hot lately, which is one reason why his team has as well. (By Blake Sebring of

Why do the Komets always dominate December?

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As part of his duties as the Komets Director of Communications, Chuck Bailey keeps track of statistics that sometimes add up to something interesting. Such as, during their five Novembers under coach Gary Graham, the Komets are 32-24-4, but during their last five Decembers they are 33-12-6. ...

New Haven coach Jim Rowland walks the sideline during a 2010 game. ( file photo)

Jim Rowland steps down as New Haven High School football coach

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New Haven High School football coach Jim Rowland has resigned after 17 years, but hasn’t ruled out coaching again down the road. Rowland’s tenure was the current longest streak at one school of any coach in Allen County. He informed his players of his decision today. “That was harder ...

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Baer Field promoter hatches wacky idea for a race

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One of Dave Muzzillo's favorite things to do on weekdays around Baer Field Motorsports Park is starting conversations with, "What would you think if we tried this?" And the track's promoter and general manager will keep throwing things out until either he convinces his friends or they give ...

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Komets’ Cody Sol getting a trim for cancer charity

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Just like the character Thor he's been nicknamed for did during his recent movie, Komets defenseman Cody Sol is going for a haircut. No, he's not been captured and being tied to the chair, but Sol is getting his locks chopped willingly and for a great cause. This is incredibly personal as Sol ...

New Albany High School basketball star Romeo Langford adjusts his arm band during a game Friday at Floyd Central High School in Floyds Knobs. (By Tom Davis of

NS on Romeo Langford, Part I: Managing the circus

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This is the first in a four-part series of stories touching on New Albany High School basketball star Romeo Langford. Today’s segment: Managing the circus Tuesday: Mr. Basketball favorites matched-up in Indy showcase event FLOYDS KNOBS – The parking lot at Floyd Central High School ...

Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle, center, celebrates in the end zone during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Bills frolic in the snow after 13-7 OT win against Colts

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Snow angels and snowball fights. Buffalo Bills receiver Deonte Thompson suddenly has a tale to tell his grandkids about the day he played in near white-out conditions. "I'm from Belle Glade, Florida, and we don't see this kind of snow," Thompson said following ...


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There are only seven professional hockey teams that have lasted longer than the Fort Wayne Komets’ 66 years, allowing the city to have a huge influence on the National Hockey League and the greater hockey world. The legacy includes broadcasters Mike Emrick and Kevin Weekes, Montreal Canadiens ...