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David Woods

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by David:

How an orphaned Ethiopian shepherd became one of Indiana's top distance runners

After journey from Ethiopia to Indiana, Angola distance runner Izaiah Steury's long run has just begun. → Read More

Indianapolis trying to lure teams, tournaments to college basketball bubble set up downtown

Games would be played in the Indiana Convention Center → Read More

Carmel swimming named boys, girls U.S. teams of the decade, now aiming for first Olympian

Carmel candidates for Team USA include Amy Bilquist, Veronica Burchill, Emma Nordin. Kelly Pash. Drew Kibler, Jake Mitchell and Wyatt Davis. → Read More

Michigan Mr. Basketball Scooby Johnson (Butler) out for season with knee injury

Scooby Johnson, one of the prized freshmen in the highest-rated recruiting class in Butler basketball history, is out for the 2020-21 season. → Read More

50 years ago, IU swimming assembled the greatest team ever — in any sport

For a span of 19 days from late August to early September, out of 12 individual world records, Hoosier men held nine. “That will never be done again." → Read More

Butler round table: 'I'm just saying Black lives matter because I'm a Black life'

The Butler men's basketball round table ranged from Black Lives Matter and the late congressman John Lewis to white privilege and police action. → Read More

Celtics lose Gordon Hayward to injury for four weeks

Boston Celtics forward and former Butler Bulldogs star Gordon Hayward was injured in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers. → Read More

Indianapolis sprinter Lynna Irby wins in Monaco with world's best time of 2020

The Pike High School graduate won the 400 meters in 50.50 seconds, fastest of 2020, in a Diamond League meet Friday in Monaco. → Read More

Indianapolis bidding for 2024 Olympic swim trials inside Lucas Oil Stadium

The trials would be held in a temporary 50-meter pool ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. → Read More

'Mr. Track' Noah Malone of HSE aims at delayed 2021 Paralympics

Hamilton Southeastern's Noah Malone lost his senior track season and what would have been his first Paralympic Games. → Read More

Butler's Black basketball players navigate a white campus: 'You do stick out.'

Black sports figures are using their platforms to advocate for change, and that includes those at Butler. → Read More

Gymnasts ask for release of report on FBI role in Larry Nassar scandal

'Why is the Justice Department sitting on this report?' → Read More

What Butler is getting in Bo Hodges: 'Position-less' player with passion

Butler basketball transfer Bo Hodges is lauded as passionate, position-less player: “I think that fits the Butler Way pretty good.” → Read More

Indiana State's Kurt Thomas, gymnast denied 1980 glory, dies

Indiana State's Kurt Thomas, gymnast denied 1980 glory, dies → Read More

'We must be the change.' Butler basketball players speak out on racial injustice

Butler basketball players and coaches have spoken up about racial injustice following nationwide demonstrations. → Read More

East Tennessee wing Bo Hodges transferring to Butler

The 6-5 wing from East Tennessee State announced Monday on Twitter he will transfer to Butler. Hodges, of Nashville, Tennessee, must sit out one season before becoming eligible in 2021-22. → Read More

Lilly King and other pro swimmers train in Indiana pond

The pros have been burdened financially, losing sponsors and prize money. “We’re not just exercising. We want to go back to work," Zane Grothe said. → Read More

Jordan Tucker makes it official: He won't return to Butler

Tucker said on social media that his time at Butler made him a better player but his dream is to play in the NBA → Read More

'Re-imagining' track and field in pandemic: Will there be a nationals?

USATF recently announced all championships and sanctioned events are suspended indefinitely. That doesn’t mean a national meet is canceled. Yet. → Read More

With or without fans, Indy Eleven still plan for season at Lucas Oil Stadium

When the USL season begins, there is no certainty fans will be in the stands. And that's a problem for a team without a rich TV deal to fall back on. → Read More