1. New England Patriots Acquisitions: Big Names, Big Questions, Big Potential

    The New England Patriots made the biggest boom in today's NFL news, signing two of the biggest names in the league...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 3 years ago 731 reads 0 comments

  2. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Reaction to Indiana Pacers' 104-99 Loss at the United Center

    It felt as if I was watching the 1998 Eastern Conference Finals all over again. The intensity, the physicality, the atmosphere and of course, the end result...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 3 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  3. No Love Lost: Two Bitter AFC Rivalries Come Full Circle This Weekend

    The AFC divisional series brings two great division rivalries to center stage. AFC North Division rivals Baltimore and Pittsburgh square off for the right to take on the winner of the Patriots-Jets meeting in Foxboro, Massachusetts...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 3 years ago 457 reads 3 comments

  4. @drewbrees I Forgive You

    Last night before I laid down to go to bed I was surfing the internet as I usually do and when I logged onto Twitter I happened to run into a tweet from Drew Brees saying something about how ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 4 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  5. The Top 10 Sports Colleges of 2009

    Just in time for the new year, I've compiled a list of the most powerful colleges in sports from 2009. I tried to include as many sports as possible, but due to lack of time and resources I could not include every sport...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 4 years ago 754 reads 0 comments

  6. Hoosiers Meeting Expectations Despite Tight Games

    What more can you expect from the Indiana Hoosiers? The Hoosiers are 2-0 after a couple of thrilling matchups against Eastern Kentucky and Western Michigan...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 5 years ago 43 reads 1 comments

  7. Falling Out: Denver Must Let Go of Brandon Marshall

    Brandon Marshall is just the latest receiver in the National Football League to take good character and throw it out the window. Randy Moss was called a cancer at Minnesota, an underachiever in Oakland, and has since settled down as a Patriot...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 5 years ago 661 reads 7 comments

  8. Experts Be Damned, Hansbrough Is What Indiana Is Looking For

    Just one day after the NBA draft, I flipped to ESPN only to see the Worldwide Leader in Sports and all of its analysts saying that the Indiana Pacers had the worst draft day taking Tyler Hansbrough with the number 13 pick...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 5 years ago 80 reads 5 comments

  9. Well Said, Papi: David Ortiz Rightfully Calls Out Baseball's Steroid Policy

    I’m glad that a player finally stepped up to point out Major League Baseball’s need for a new steroid policy, especially when it is someone with the stature and reputation of David Ortiz...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 5 years ago 568 reads 5 comments

  10. Top Five Running Backs of the 2009 Draft

    There are a bevy of good running backs in this year's NFL Draft. Many of them could go in the first or second round. In this slideshow, Matt Gard takes a look at Knowshon Moreno, Chris Wells ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 5 years ago 705 reads 3 comments

  11. Ranking the Top 10 Senior Quarterbacks in the 2009 NFL Draft

    Clearly the focus for the NFL Draft as far as quarterbacks go is centered around underclassmen at this point. With players such as Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Colt McCoy, Matthew ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 5 years ago 1,153 reads 5 comments

  12. Utah Football In The Pac-10: Why Not?

    Last night's performance in the AllState Sugar Bowl said it all. Utah is ready to be a "big league" college football team...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 5 years ago 822 reads 6 comments

  13. A January Without the Pats: Faulty System Leaves Out NFL Giant

    Pay attention, because as a supporter of the Indianapolis Colts it's typically my policy to not give the New England Patriots credit where it is due. But this is ridiculous...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about over 5 years ago 83 reads 6 comments

  14. IU Basketball: Hoosiers Return Home after Unimpressive Showing in Maui

    After Indiana's big-time loss at the hands of St. Joseph's, the Hoosiers were seen on ESPN observing the semi-finals game between No. 1 North Carolina and Oregon. Announcers said that Tom Crean had his team there to see a good team play...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about almost 6 years ago 323 reads 0 comments

  15. King James, This Is Treason! LeBron Needs to Respect Cleveland

    If another East Coast team gives LeBron James attention, I think I'm going to go insane. And if he eats up the attention instead of doing what he's supposed to, I'll be even more upset...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about almost 6 years ago 329 reads 4 comments

  16. Kelvin Sampson: Let This Be a Lesson

    I sincerely hope that universities across the country have learned a valuable lesson from the Indiana Hoosiers and the sanctions that were issued against their athletics department and against former coach Kelvin Sampson...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about almost 6 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  17. The Big Picture: Bets and Fantasy Game Should Have an Impact on the NFL

    Whether you agree with gambling or not, you’ve got to admit that all bets that people make should be made fairly...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about almost 6 years ago 99 reads 3 comments

  18. IU-IUPUI: Hoosiers Struggle to Win at Home—Don't Get Excited Just Yet

    Indiana is 2-0, but Hoosier Nation should not get excited about the basketball season just yet.Of course, the state of Indiana is always excited about basketball, but this is an Indiana team ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about almost 6 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  19. Donovan McNabb: $9.2 Million Says You Were Supposed To Know

    Nearly every coach for every sport preaches to his or her players that no excuses are allowed for mental errors. Apparently, Andy Reid doesn’t require the same from Donovan McNabb, and ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about almost 6 years ago 466 reads 3 comments

  20. A Bevy Of Star Quarterbacks Highlight Big Ten Offenses

    Although Ohio State is the clear favorite to win the Big Ten Conference in football this year, I’m not convinced that their celebrated quarterback is the best passing product to come out of the Big Ten this season...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 6 years ago 580 reads 6 comments

  21. ORWBL: New Carlisle-La Porte World Series Anyone's Ball Game

    The World Series of the Old Republic Whiffleball League is going to be everything that it should be. It’s the founding town of New Carlisle, Indiana. It’s Indiana’s baseball capital of La Porte...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 6 years ago 338 reads 0 comments

  22. Switching Consoles: A Review Of EA's NCAA Football 09

    Far be it from me to turn down a great sports video game, but after awhile I realized that the NCAA Football series for Playstation 2 wasn't getting any better due to the development of the PS3, and it was time for me to upgrade...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 6 years ago 1,595 reads 10 comments

  23. Open-Mic: Time To Hang It Up

    I grew up a Midwestern kid with a love for sports. In fact, I was obsessed with sports. It may have even been an unhealthy obsession...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 6 years ago 181 reads 2 comments

  24. Indiana Football: Kellen Lewis's Reinstatement Could Bode Well for Hoosiers

    Hoosier football fans can now let out a sigh of relief—their star quarterback will be in uniform this season. USA Today recently reported that Kellen Lewis—who is not only Indiana's returning ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 6 years ago 532 reads 0 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs: Rich Harden Missing Ingredient, Better Than CC Sabathia

    Earlier this season I wrote an opinion piece listing the players within the Cubs organization that I thought could possibly fill the fifth spot in the starting rotation, a position ...

    Matt Gard Written by Matt Gard about 6 years ago 515 reads 7 comments