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3:24 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Indy bids for Super Bowl in 2018

Downtown Indianapolis would again become Super Bowl Village in 2018 if the city is successful in its bid for the game.
Credit NFL

Set against the backdrop of the Indianapolis skyline – the Colts, city and state leaders announced they’ve notified the NFL of their intent to submit a bid to host Super Bowl LII.

Allison Melangton president of the Indianapolis Sports Corporation, says the wheels were set in motion Friday for a long process to host the Super Bowl in 2018. She says if Indy makes the short list in October, the Super Bowl Bid Committee will work on a written bid, which is due in April.

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7:19 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Colt World Series Aug. 2-7

The 2013 Colt World Series runs Aug. 2-7 at Lafayette's Loeb Stadium.
Credit Photo provided by Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette

Ten teams from five countries will be part of the Colt World Series in Lafayette next week. Qualifying is still underway, but so far, squads from Germany and Indonesia have advanced to the series, which begins August 2.

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3:50 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Big Ten and Pac-12 paired for two more bowl games

The college football bowl season is six months away, but the Big Ten and Pac-12 are making future plans. The two conferences have new arrangements.

The first is a deal with the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in the San Francisco area. The other is with the Holiday Bowl in San Diego.

The Pac-12 has an existing relationship with both bowl games, but each will get improved selection rights for a conference team. Officials with the two bowl games are still working on selection order for the Big Ten Conference.

Sports
6:00 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Purdue professor in Midwest Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

The Midwest Grand Slam of Ultrarunning involves four, 100 mile runs. They are:

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9:38 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Purdue men lose at 2nd-ranked Michigan

The Purdue men’s basketball team was up by one point at halftime, but number-two Michigan proved to be too much for the Boilermakers in the second half.

The Wolverines won the game 68-53 last night in Ann Arbor.

Terone Johnson led the Boilers with 14 points.

DJ Byrd had 11 and Rapheal Davis added 10 points and eight rebounds.

Purdue falls to 10-9 overall, 3-3 in the Big Ten.

The Boilers host Iowa Sunday afternoon at 3:30 in Mackey Arena.

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9:28 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Purdue women beat Northwestern

Courtney Moses scored 26 points to lead the 15th-ranked Purdue women's basketball team to a 77-73 win over Northwestern last night at Mackey Arena.

Sam Ostarello added 10 points and 16 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the season.

Head coach Sharon Versyp says getting 16 points off the bench from freshman forward Taylor Manuel was a key to the win.

The Boilers improve to 5-1 in the Big Ten, 16-3 overall.

They play at number-25 Michigan State Sunday afternoon.


 

Sports
10:39 pm
Tue January 1, 2013

OSU routes Purdue, 58-14, in Heart of Dallas Bowl

Purdue's football season came to an end, Tuesday, with a 58-14 loss to Oklahoma State in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.  The Boilers ended the year 6-7 and have not had consecutive winning seasons since 2006 and 2007.  WBAA's Sam Klemet reports from Dallas on what the game means for the team now and moving forward.

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12:32 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Purdue prepares for Heart of Dallas Bowl

Purdue takes on Oklahoma State, Tuesday, in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.  WBAA's Sam Klemet is in Dallas and previews the matchup and what the game means for the Boilermakers' football program.

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10:38 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Boilers top Ball State, 66-56

A freshman helped Purdue’s men’s basketball team get back on track.

A.J Hammons scored a team-high 15-points in the Boilermakers 66-56 win over Ball State.

Terone Johnson chipped in 14-points and D.J Byrd and Ronnie Johnson both scored eleven.

The victory ends a two game skid for the team.

Ball State led in the second half, before Purdue pulled away.  Lafayette-native Jesse Berry led the Cardinals with 22-points.

The Boilermakers get a week-and-a-half off, before welcoming William and Mary to Mackey Arena, December 29th.

Sports
9:30 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Purdue welcomes new coach, Hazell

Purdue Athletics Director Morgan Burke (left), Head Football Coach Darrell Hazell (center), Acting President Tim Sands (right)

When Purdue Athletics Director Morgan Burke first met Darrell Hazell, he was a little bit surprised at the man standing in front of him.

"I thought he was going to be taller," Burke joked.

So far in his career, there has been no task too tall for the new Boilermakers Head Football Coach.

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