While the NFL and college ball both fall into the category of the sport of football, there is a world of difference between the two. Former Ball State offensive lineman Danny Pinter found that out soon after he became the 29th Cardinal drafted into the NFL when the Indianapolis Colts selected him in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft last April.
In January, Ball State Broadcasting Director Joel Godett received news that he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Unlike the more prevalent type 2, there is no known cause of type 1 diabetes. With his diagnosis in mind, Godett set out to make a difference.
There are plenty of pros that come with watching a sporting event from the comfort of your own room as opposed to from the stands.
One third of Muncie Central’s football season has been lost because of COVID-19 outbreaks all over East Central Indiana high schools. The Bearcats’ home opener was canceled after Delta High School had an outbreak of their own.
When Ball State's season came to a close, it left Director of Broadcasting and Cardinal play-by-play commentator Joel Godett out of his normal job.
The Indianapolis Colts have Super Bowl aspirations and look good on paper. The Jacksonville Jaguars, who beat Indianapolis 27-20 on Sunday, Sep. 13, had expectations to be a contender for the number one pick in the 2021 NFL draft.
Having spent the last five seasons on the coaching staff at Harvard University, the Louisville, Kentucky, native said it was an easy choice on deciding to come to Ball State.
As several college athletic conferences, including the Mid-American Conference, have come to a standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many athletes have been forced to redshirt this year.
Sports have been a single form of normalcy for many in the United States. In the times of a pandemic and social unrest, many people turn to sports as an escape — until they can’t.
When most coaches get the opportunity to take over a program, there is usually a program to take over.
Due to the postponement of all Mid-American Conference fall sports, Ball State Women’s Volleyball won’t return to the court until next spring at the earliest. However, last season’s MAC Championship was the beginning of a new era for the Cardinals.
When Timothy Wiseman, 2019 Ball State graduate, picked up a golf club for the first time, he didn't realize what would be in store for him for years to come.
Even in times of normalcy, the primary goal of The Daily News is to give a voice to people who may not typically have one. This goal is magnified in the midst of a global pandemic, stripping playing time away from many of Ball State’s talented athletes whose voice comes from playing the sport they love, so it will be our job to make sure they do not lose it.
The NCAA will furlough its entire Indianapolis-based staff of about 600 employees for three to eight weeks in a cost-saving move, according to memo obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
After four seasons, the Indiana Pacers finally made the correct decision. They thought hard about their future because with Nate McMillan as the head coach, there is a small chance of winning long term.