Indiana is way out of UCLA for Steve Alford
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Indiana is way out of UCLA for Steve Alford

UCLA coach can return home without LaVar Ball headaches

Photo: Steve Alford and Lonzo Ball

Indiana wasted no time firing Tom Crean. All that’s needed for the Archie Miller Sweepstakes to begin is for Dayton’s season to end in the NCAA Tournament.

One day after the injury-riddled Hoosiers lost to Georgia Tech in the NIT – and, by the way, one year after Indiana won the Big Ten regular-season title – the school fired Crean after. His vacant job may serve as the first domino to fall in the Miller Sweepstakes


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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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