Stories by Michael Marot

Monday, July 25, 2016

Busch looks to carry momentum

INDIANAPOLIS - Kyle Busch used his first Brickyard 400 victory as a springboard to his first Sprint Cup title. He's trying to make sure it happens again.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep

INDIANAPOLIS - Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.
By Michael Marot

Friday, July 22, 2016

Gordon set for unlikely comeback

INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Gordon always expected to be at this weekend's Brickyard 400. The tricky part was figuring out his role.
By Michael Marot

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Gordon will replace Earnhardt in the next two races

INDIANAPOLIS - Dale Earn­hardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next ...
By Michael Marot

Monday, May 30, 2016

IndyCar hoping to carry momentum from 500 into future races

INDIANAPOLIS - Even before Alexander Rossi sputtered across the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500, race organizers and IndyCar officials were looking to seize the momentum from the historic ...
By Michael Marot

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cars in the Indy 500 are going back to old paint schemes

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis 500 fans might feel like they're traveling through a time warp this month.
By Michael Marot

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Indy 500 has had ups and downs

The Indy 500 has had its share of high and low moments since it started running.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Orange advance to first women's title game

INDIANAPOLIS - Alexis Peterson scored 18 points and Brittney Sykes added 17 to help Syracuse roll past Washington 80-59 and into the program's first women's national championship game.
By Michael Marot

Friday, April 1, 2016

UConn's Stewart on verge of being the greatest

With two more wins,Breanna Stewart, the latest and perhaps greatest star from Connecticut, could claim another title: The greatest player ever.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

NFL competition committee debates ejections for personal fouls

INDIANAPOLIS - Stephen Jones believes the NFL will crack down on flagrant personal fouls next season. He's just not sure what it will take for a player to get thrown out of a game.
By Michael Marot

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Americans roll to Duel in the Pool victory

INDIANAPOLIS — Eight Americans broke national records and the men's 400 freestyle relay closed out the weekend with yet another record performance, helping the U.S. pull away from Europe at ...
By Michael Marot

US pulls ahead in Duel in the Pool

INDIANAPOLIS - Ryan Lochte won a race and the U.S. women's 400-meter medley relay team set a world record Friday night at the Duel in the Pool, helping the Americans take a commanding 74-48 lead ...
By Michael Marot

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Golden State runs streak to 23 in a row

Klay Thompson scored a season-high 39 points and reigning MVP Stephen Curry nearly had a triple-double, the Warriors improved to 23-0 by stopping Indiana's furious fourth-quarter comeback.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Spartans rally for Big Ten title, likely playoff spot

INDIANAPOLIS - L.J. Scott kept lunging forward, stretching the ball over the goal line for a touchdown with 27 seconds and No. 5 Michigan State all but locked up a spot in the College Football ...
By Michael Marot

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

Clemson ranks high in academics in football

Clemson jumped to the top of the class in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The Tigers are also getting their work done in the classroom.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Mistake-prone Colts off to rough start

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck delivered his statement with a disgusted glare. Chuck Pagano resorted to a terse tone and sharp words.
By Michael Marot

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Jets' defense too much for Luck, Colts

INDIANAPOLIS - The New York Jets' suddenly opportunistic defense did it again Monday night.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

NBA pipeline from Europe growing

Basketball Without Borders camp shows NBA European pipeline is still flowing with draft looming.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Qualifying marred by another crash at Indy 500

IndyCar will require all cars trying to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 to use race trim and normal boost levels Sunday after another frightening crash in practice.
By Michael Marot

Friday, May 15, 2015

Chevrolet, Honda looking at oval packages at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS - IndyCar manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda are taking a deep look into their oval aero kit packages following two spectacular crashes this week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
By Michael Marot
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