Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Opponents should underestimate Indiana’s linebacking corps at their own risk, Andy writes.

The Indiana men’s soccer team continues its preseason evaluations in an exhibition against Western Michigan at Memorial Stadium tonight, I wrote.

The IU women’s soccer team is set to open the 2015 season Friday night, and it’s been a long wait since last season ended, I wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
The question is whether Indiana State is the second chance Antonio Allen deserves, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel asks.

Indiana is just scratching the surface of virtual reality with the new Mark Cuban Center for Technology, Sam Beishuizen of IUHoosiers.com writes.

A day after saying he would announce his college decision Saturday, Eron Gordon changed his mind and says he will take his visits first, Adam Zagoria of zagsblog.com writes.

IU and Kentucky won’t play in basketball this season, and nothing seems to have changed for the future, Anthony Schoettle of the Indianapolis Business Journal writes.

Fort Wayne’s national soccer festival, which features an IU-Marquette exhibition game Saturday, continues to grow, Reggie Hayes of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Earlier this week, Northwestern football players’ proposed union was rejected by the National Labor Relations Board, Ben Strauss of the New York Times wrote.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Here’s one for Indiana State and Antonio Allen, “Second Chance” by .38 Special.