Stories 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

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Castroneves escapes injury after flipping

INDIANAPOLIS - Helio Castroneves' car flipped over and went airborne Wednesday during a scary-looking crash in practice for the Indianapolis 500, less than an hour after he was docked eight points ...
By Michael Marot

Monday, April 6, 2015

NCAA looking for ways to pick up pace, scoring

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA might be ready to spice up college basketball.
By Michael Marot

Calipari, ex-Hawk part of Hall of Fame class

INDIANAPOLIS - Kentucky coach John Calipari and former Atlanta Hawks star Dikembe Mutombo are part of the 2015 Naismith Hall of Fame class.
By Michael Marot

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Oregon's Mariota impresses at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - Marcus Mariota looked awfully comfortable on center stage Thursday.
By Michael Marot

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

Colts pull away from Bengals

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck threw for 376 yards and a game-changing touchdown and Daniel "Boom" Herron ran for another score as Indianapolis dominated the second half to beat Cincinnati 26-10 in ...
By Michael Marot

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Young quarterbacks have poor playoff records

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck and Andy Dalton have similar achievements listed on their résumés - and similar glaring holes.
By Michael Marot

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Whaley is first female PGA of America officer

INDIANAPOLIS - Suzy Whaley has became the first female officer in PGA of America history.
By Michael Marot

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

High-scoring Indianapolis Colts expect to improve on offense

As the high-scoring Indianapolis Colts embarked on its bye week Tuesday, players and coaches vowed to come back even sharper.
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
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