Stories by Michael Marot

Friday, April 18, 2014

Wayne out to bounce back from ACL injury

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck is already back to work. He hopes Reggie Wayne will soon join him on the practice field.
By Michael Marot

Pacers looking to flip switch vs. Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers believe things have changed. Instead of chasing the top seed in the Eastern Conference, all they have to do is protect their home court.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Pacers can relax for now

Indiana Pacers players and coaches are smiling again, and the stress of 5½ grinding months of tracking standings and scores seems to have vanished, literally overnight.
By Michael Marot

Friday, March 28, 2014

Wolverines thwart Volunteers' rally

INDIANAPOLIS - Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday's first Midwest Regional ...
By Michael Marot

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Troubled pasts a topic at NFL combine

Convincing coaches and team officials that a player with a troubled past has changed might be the most important part of the draft process.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

Boyd, Bridgewater on opposite ends of draft spectrum

INDIANAPOLIS - Teddy Bridgewater will spend the next 2½ months trying to convince NFL scouts he's the No. 1 quarterback - No. 1 player - in this year's draft. 
By Michael Marot

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

NCAA's changing vision, structure for future tops agenda

The NCAA is ready to discuss its changing vision and a new structure for the future at this week's annual convention - and it wants to include everyone in the conversation.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Luck is living up to high standards

Andrew Luck has already done his part to live up to the seemingly impossible standards that came with replacing Peyton Manning in Indianapolis .
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

Colts have little time to savor stunning comeback

The shocking turnaround, from a 38-10 second-half deficit to 45-44 victory over the Chiefs, left Indianapolis spent both physically and mentally, linebacker Jerrell Freeman said.
By Michael Marot

Luck leads Indianapolis comeback

Andrew Luck threw three touchdowns in the second half, scored on a fumble return and connected with a wide-open T.Y. Hilton on a 64-yard TD pass to give Indianapolis an improbable victory over ...
By Michael Marot

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Indianapolis Colts try to stay loose

Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano has seen what happens when teams play tight. So have Colts fans, more times than they care to count.
By Michael Marot

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Kansas City Chiefs work on fixing mistakes

On Saturday,the Kansas CityChiefs will get a chance to show they've learned from their mistakes agianst the Indianapolis Colts.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Ohio State stays perfect

LaQuinton Ross finished with 25 points and 12 rebound to help the Buckeyes pull away for a 78-69 win at Purdue.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

Indiana trounces Celtics

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 24 points and Lance Stephenson recorded his third triple-double of the season, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 106-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.
By Michael Marot

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Franchitti retires a four-time IndyCar champion

Injuries forced him to an early retirement on Thursday as Dario Franchitti said goodbye as an elite race car driver and as a four-time IndyCar champion.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Michigan State stops Ohio State

Michigan State upset No. 2 Ohio State 34-24 to take the Big Ten title and put Auburn back in the national title hunt.
By Michael Marot

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Ohio State has big hurdle to clear

Ohio State is a team that heads into today's Big Ten title game against Michigan State with flaws and questions.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Aug 11, 2013

Bills hammer Colts, 44-20

The Buffalo Bills hammered the Indianapolis Colts 44-20 on Sunday in NFL preseason action.
By Michael Marot

Saturday, Aug 10, 2013

NCAA president under fire

A constant barrage of problems has NCAA critics taking more shots at Mark Emmert's leadership than ever.
By Michael Marot

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Officials will tweak system for seedings

The NCAA announced changes Thursday to the way it will select teams for the men's basketball tournament, adding flexibility in hopes of keeping teams properly seeded.
By Michael Marot