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  • The Hawley Questionnaire: The Pacers' Future

    The Hawley Questionnaire: The Pacers' Future
    At last, the Pacers have a coach. Trust us, no jaws were dropped when Frank Vogel stepped to the podium last Wednesday with Larry Bird at the team's coaching announcement news conference. The interim coach was over .500 in the regular season and...
  • Pacers Jeff Foster announces retirement

    Pacers’ Jeff Foster announces retirement
    INDIANAPOLIS – After 13 seasons in the NBA, all with the Indiana Pacers, forward/center Jeff Foster announced his retirement Wednesday due to chronic back problems. "It's with deep regret that I have to conclude my basketball career," said Foster. "I'...
  • Larry Bird says 'no decision' made as retirement rumors surface

    Larry Bird says 'no decision' made as retirement rumors surface
    The New York Post reported Friday that Larry Bird, the president of the Indiana Pacers, will not return next season. The Post reported a source stated Bird has “definitely decided not to return.”  Bird was hired six seasons ago and was...
  • Teel Time: Kentucky's Davis, Kansas' Robinson give title game rare meeting of All-Americans

    Teel Time: Kentucky's Davis, Kansas' Robinson give title game rare meeting of All-Americans
    Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game. This...
  • Bird thrilled for Miller and Daniels to join the Hall of Fame

    Bird thrilled for Miller and Daniels to join the Hall of Fame
    Pacers President of Basketball Operations and NBA legend Larry Bird has been able to call Indiana great Reggie Miller both an opponent and player for his team. As of Monday, Larry can just call Miller a fellow peer among the greats of the game. "I'm very...
  • Guest column: Single class basketball respects Indiana tradition

    Guest column: Single class basketball respects Indiana tradition
    Last summer and fall, I asked for legislation to be drafted dealing with an array of education related matters. Included in the legislation was a provision that would essentially eliminate class basketball. The Indiana General Assembly has complete...
  • Pacers work to increase attendance at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

    Pacers work to increase attendance at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
    Pacers president Larry Bird is on a mission to pack Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have rolled out a new ad campaign featuring the NBA champion and hall of famer. The team now has the third best record in the eastern conference. Team officials hope...
  • Ratliffe one of many seniors looking to impress NBA scouts at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

    Ratliffe one of many seniors looking to impress NBA scouts at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament
    The disappointment was acute. Now, the determination is strong. Ricardo Ratliffe, the former Kecoughtan High star and the 2009-10 national junior college player of the year, led the nation by making 69 percent of his shots as a senior this season at...
  • NBA power forward rankings: No. 1 Dirk Nowitzki

    NBA power forward rankings: No. 1 Dirk Nowitzki
    Now we're talking about the best of the best. We're ranking the NBA's top 10 players at each position over five weeks. This week, we're on power forwards. These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential...
  • Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy

    Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy
    Dan Wheldon is being remembered not only as a champion driver but as a devoted husband, caring father, loyal friend, beloved son - and a neat freak. Family members, friends, fellow drivers and hundreds of supporters said goodbye to Wheldon during a...
  • From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection

    From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection
    Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
  • Governor to receive Pathfinder Award from Indiana Sports Corporation

    Governor  to receive Pathfinder Award from Indiana Sports Corporation
    Governor Mitch Daniels will be honored with the 2011 Pathfinder Award by Indiana Sports Corporation as part of the not-for-profit's annual meeting next month. The Pathfinder Award, in its 24th year, will recognize him for his service to Hoosier youth....