NFL Draft: The Top 10 wide receivers – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe 2014 wide receiver class is the deepest and most talented position available in May’s NFL Draft. Starting-caliber receivers will be found throughout the process. A team doesn’t necessarily…

2014 NFL draft: Top 10 QBs – Indianapolis Star (blog)

2014 NFL draft: Top 10 QBsIndianapolis Star (blog)This year’s draft class doesn’t include an elite prospect, but there are plenty of intriguing options for the quarterback-starved teams that reside in…

Stephen Holder: Michael Sam handles Combine media session flawlessly – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarIt was difficult to tell which shined brighter Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium: the hot lights of the many cameras poin… Loading… Post to Facebook. Stephen Holder: Michael Sam…

2014 NFL combine: Michael Sam stands tall at scouting combine – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comINDIANAPOLIS — Michael Sam is a proud gay man. For four days at the NFL combine this week, he’s primarily identified as DL42, the league-assigned number to one of the…

Getting Reflective: Miles of Mirrors Power Thousands of Homes – NBCNews.com

Getting Reflective: Miles of Mirrors Power Thousands of HomesNBCNews.comSweeney returned to NBCNews.com from The Indianapolis Star, where he was the assistant managing editor for digital news. In that role, Sweeney…

2014 NFL Combine: 5 takeaways from Thursday – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comINDIANAPOLIS — Day 1 of the 2014 NFL combine provided scouts and coaches throughout the league their first opportunity to see in person the talent available for the upcoming draft.…

Colts hire former Cleveland head coach Rob Chudzinski – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe Colts hired Rob Chudzinski — fired in December as Cleveland’s head coach after one season — to be special assistant to head coach Chuck Pagano. “Rob and I…

Larry Bird defends the signing of Andrew Bynum – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarDec 23, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum reacts in the second quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY…

Will Peyton be remembered as best ever? Not if he loses on Sunday – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comPeyton Manning is 1 for 2 in Super Bowls, and needs to win this one to be called greatest ever. (USATSI). More SB coverage: XLVIII odds | Expert picks |…

Hibbert’s All-Star selection gives Pacers a rare double – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarRoy Hibbert’s selection as an NBA Eastern Conference All-Star was almost lost Thursday night in the hullabaloo about … Loading… Post to Facebook. Hibbert’s All-Star selection gives Pacers a…

Goodell talking big ahead of Super Bowl – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – With gridiron’s biggest game being staged on America’s biggest stage, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell used the spotlight on Friday to ponder some big plans.…

Pacers compete with each other for rebounds – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarLOS ANGELES – Sharing in basketball can be more than just teammates passing the ball. The frontcourt players for the… Loading… Post to Facebook. Pacers compete with each other…

College basketball: No. 7 Michigan State holds off No. 15 Iowa in OT – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsKeith Appling scored 16 points and No. 7 Michigan State outlasted No. 15 Iowa 71-69 in overtime Tuesday night, handing the Hawkeyes their first home loss of…

‘Ride Along’ runs over ‘Frankenstein’ at the box office – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYou, Frankenstein, have been pulled over for stumbling. I, Frankenstein, the special effects-laden monster film that was the only major newcomer of the weekend, staggered from the box office…

IndySportsDay: How many Pacers will be All-Stars? – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe NBA All-Star game starters were announced Thursday and included Pacers forward Paul George. But what about the reserves. ProBasketballTalk. Loading… Post to Facebook. IndySportsDay: Which Pacers will join…

LeBron leads USA Basketball team roster; no Kobe – Washington Post

Washington PostWith LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA’s best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever. “The roster itself is the strongest…

Colts scouring Senior Bowl for NFL draft prospects – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarWith an NFL-record 98 college underclassemen having declared for May’s draft, there’s a good chance some of the players selected by the Colts this year won’t have played in…

Pacers win fifth straight, George scores 23 – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarIndiana Pacers small forward Paul George (24) celebrates after the game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. The Pacers defeated the Warriors 102-94. Kyle Terada / USA…

Pacers notes: High-flying Paul George picks up weekly honor – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarOn Monday, the NBA announced Indiana Pacers forward Paul George as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Loading… Post to Facebook. Pacers notes: High-flying Paul George picks up…

Sherman responds to racist Twitter toughguys – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIn the aftermath of his rant with Fox’s Erin Andrews following the Seahawks win over the 49ers, Richard Sherman’s Twitter feed was flooded with hateful, racist remarks…

Tom Brady slams Richard Sherman for taunting Michael Crabtree – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTom Brady can sympathize with Michael Crabtree. He’s been there, the stakes just weren’t as high. Brady, like Crabtree, was on the receiving end of one of…

VIDEO: Paul George dazzles the crowd with a 360 dunk – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarIn the fourth quarter Pacers’ Paul George got a fastbreak opportunity and made the most of it. Loading… Post to Facebook. VIDEO: Paul George dazzles the crowd with a…

West: Elbow to Blake Griffin not “that big of a deal” – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarOn Saturday night, David West was ejected from a game for the first time since Feb. 8, 2009. Loading… Post to Facebook. West: Elbow to Blake Griffin not “that…

Heat fans embarrassed at Wizards game, shown on arena’s Bandwagon Cam – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsOut-of-towners, if not accepted, are generally tolerated in Washington. But at D.C.’s Verizon Center, visitors are singled out and humiliated on the arena’s jumbotron. In a bit…

Explaining Peyton Manning’s ‘Omaha’ call: How Patriots players will handle it – Boston.com

Boston.comBroncos quarterback Peyton Manning went to the podium Wednesday in Englewood, Colo., and humorously explained that “Omaha” is a running play. “But it could be a pass play,” he said,…

Brady sits Pats practice because of illness, shoulder – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are taking Tom Brady’s absence from practice in stride. Four days before the AFC championship game against the Denver Broncos, the…

Pacers have hot first half – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe arrival of the fast-paced Sacramento Kings raised the defensive antennae of the Indiana Pacers, but it also help… Loading… Post to Facebook. Pacers have hot first half on…

Is Super Bowl really a boost to host cities? – Indianapolis Star

Is Super Bowl really a boost to host cities?Indianapolis StarThe approaching Super Bowl brings the annual battle between the NFL and economists over whether the game is a boon to…

Bears’ Cutler, Future Already Unclear, Will Finish Season in a Rival’s Shadow – New York Times

New York TimesLAKE FOREST, Ill. — At Halas Hall, the Chicago Bears’ practice complex, the news trickled in on Thursday afternoon — tweet by tweet, unconfirmed report after unconfirmed report…

Indiana Pacers rout Houston Rockets – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesAfter dropping back-to-back games for the first time all season, the Indiana Pacers routed the Houston Rockets 114-81. Former All-Star Danny Granger made his season debut for the…

What to expect with Danny Granger’s return – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarIt’s been over nine months since Pacers forward Danny Granger has played in a regular-season NBA game. In that time, the Pacers have truly moved on. Loading… Post to…

Pacers formidable without big man – ESPN

ESPNMIAMI — Much of the narrative that has made this Heat-Pacers tale so compelling over the last two seasons has been the role of Roy Hibbert. He’s supposed to be…

Colts return to form, rout Texans to build confidence – USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDIANAPOLIS — Chances are, by the time you settled into your favorite chair, cracked open your favorite beer and flipped channels to watch your favorite football team on Sunday,…

Tesla Motors opens in the Fashion Mall – Indianapolis Star

Tesla Motors opens in the Fashion MallIndianapolis StarTesla Motors, a California-based maker of luxury electric cars is opening tomorrow in the Fashion Mall at Keystone, 8702 Keystone Crossing. The showroom…

Breakdown: How Hibbert, Pacers bruised their way to win over Miami – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWhen the Triad formed for the Miami Heat in 2010, there was an immediate basketball reaction. Beyond the talk of teaming up and heart and guts and whatever, the question…