Kenny Talks Boilermaker Hoops, NFL Draft

It’s such an oft-used phrase, “defense wins championships,” that it’s almost become a sports cliché. But part of Purdue’s downfall in the NCAA basketball tournament a year ago was having a variety of offensive weapons who didn’t always want to guard their man. That is not the problem so far this season for the Boilermakers,…

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Kenny’s Favorite Basketball Quotes

Vince Lombardi, the legendary Green Bay Packers coach whose name is on the trophy that goes to the Super Bowl championship team, once said that success comes before work only in the dictionary. Larry Bird did not become a legend at Indiana State and for the Boston Celtics on just talent alone. “I don’t know…

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Kenny’s Favorite Sports Moments in 2022

With 2023 just days away, it’s time to reflect on a memorable year in sports. I have restricted my top 10 sports stories of 2022 to those opined upon in my weekly columns. Let the countdown begin. 1. Purdue football wins first Big Ten West Division championship – Yes, a prediction that actually came through.…

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Did Purdue Make A Mistake Hiring Ryan Walter?

This football coaching search was an opportunity for Purdue to be bold and reach for the stars like their Big Ten peers Nebraska and Wisconsin did a few weeks ago. The hire of Illinois defensive coordinator Ryan Walters was disappointing upon first reaction, mostly because of the raised expectations for replacing Jeff Brohm that came…

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