Sideline Chatter: Last time we checked, five players was all you needed

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The Seattle Times

Remember the Alamo — but you can add IUPUI, for good measure. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis entered last week’s Horizon League men’s basketball tournament with just five players, a 3-25 record and as 23 1/2-point underdogs. The outnumbered Jaguars fought valiantly but lost, 69-58, to Oakland. On the plus side, in true Alamo tradition, at least they covered the spread. Headlines— From The New Yorker’s Borowitz Report: “Manufacturers of performance-enhancing drugs impose sanctions on Russia.” — At TheOnion.com: “MLB owners propose CBA that offers players college credit in lie…

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