Stories by Michael Marot

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA's best argument against the Ed O'Bannon ruling might be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken - the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision.
By Michael Marot

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Pacers star hopes to return for 2014-15 season

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George beat the odds to become an NBA star. He'll have to do it all over again to play during the 2014-15 season.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Emmert says NCAA will appeal antitrust ruling

Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports.
By Michael Marot

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

NCAA board hands five biggest conferences more power

INDIANAPOLIS - The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules. 
By Michael Marot

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Kanaan hopes to leave own mark in famed No. 10 car

As the driver of the No. 10 car for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Tony Kanaan feels some pressure. The fun-loving 37-year-old Brazilian wants to add to the legacy his friends created in the same car.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Pacers handle Heat in Game 1

INDIANAPOLIS -Paul George finished with 24 points and seven assists, David West added 19 points and seven rebounds, and suddenly surging Indiana led wire-to-wire in a 107-96 victory over the Miami ...
By Michael Marot

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Heat, Pacers geared up for much-anticipated rematch

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana and Miami spent a whole season hearing about the rematch. Today, the two Eastern Conference heavyweights will meet in the most intriguing fight of the year.
By Michael Marot

Carpenter top seed entering Indy 500 pole shootout

INDIANAPOLIS - Ed Carpenter posted the fastest time early in Saturday's qualifying, then did it again late in the afternoon to take top seed into Sunday's Indianapolis 500 pole shootout.
By Michael Marot

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Pacers bounce Hawks in Game 7

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored a playoff career-high 30 points and Roy Hibbert finally came up big to lead the Indiana Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks, 92-80 on Saturday night in Game 7.
By Michael Marot

Friday, May 2, 2014

No suspensions handed down for Hawks-Pacers scuffle

NBA officials reviewed the tapes from Thursday night's altercation between the Hawks and Pacers and determined none of the players who stepped onto the court would be punished for the decisive ...
By Michael Marot

Monday, April 28, 2014

Hawks hold on, take 3-2 lead in series

INDIANAPOLIS - Mike Scott made five 3-pointers during a 30-6 second-quarter run Monday night, and the Atlanta Hawks fended off a furious fourth-quarter rally to beat top-seeded Indiana 107-97 and ...
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Pacers even series with Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in ...
By Michael Marot

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hawks leave Pacers searching for answers

INDIANAPOLIS - Atlanta's spread offense is forcing the Indiana Pacers to scramble.
By Michael Marot

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Hawks handle Pacers in Game 1

INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in ...
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
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