Preseason expectations were too high for the Colts in 2015. This year? They're not high enough. The Colts and the highest paid player in the NFL, Andrew Luck, are laying in the weeds, ready to pounce in 2016. Camp opens this week in Anderson, Indiana.
After wearing black T-shirts in support of Black Lives Matter, the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were fined by WNBA. A few words on Dallas, Baton Rouge, racism, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. And what BLM means.
Larry Bird has remade the Pacers from slow and defensive into fleet and high-scoring, and he has done it in two years. Paul George is the only player left from the 2013-2014 opening day Pacers who went on to reach the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals.
NY Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is a leading voice among pro athletes against two-way violence between African-Americans and police. After statements (with LeBron, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul) on the ESPY's and Instagram, he arranged Monday's summit with US Olympic team, LAPD.
Kyle Busch crashed the going-away party Sunday for Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart at the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but nobody came to watch. The latest in a bad trend of declining attendance for NASCAR.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady dropped his appeal short of Supreme Court and will serve his four-game suspension in 2016 - and his owner is furious. Robert Kraft forgets that he helped give NFL commissioner Roger Goodell the power to be judge and jury in the 2011 CBA.
Former UFC fighter Matt Mitrione is making his way through the Bellator heavyweight ranks - knocking out Carl Seumanutafa, and next facing Oli Thompson - as his daughter is battling a serious nerve injury after being cut by glass.
Kevin Durant chose the Golden State Warriors, leaving Russell Westbrook and the OKC Thunder to join the Big Three of Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson -- and showing how hard it is for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA's world to compete for a championship.