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  • Peyton Manning wishes he could have played for Pat Summitt

    Peyton Manning wishes he could have played for Pat Summitt

    yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
    Back in 2012, when Peyton Manning’s career was hanging in the balance following four neck surgeries and his release from the Indianapolis Colts, he placed a call to an old friend from his college days. We don’t know if it was for advice or reassurance, …
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  • Pacers add Bayno, McClure to McMillan's staff

    Pacers add Bayno, McClure to McMillan's staff

    nba.com 10 hours ago
    Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has added Bill Bayno and David McClure to his coaching staff.
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  • Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500

    Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (2 days ago)
    Colts owner Jim Irsay isn’t saving all his money for Andrew Luck’s next contract. Irsay spent $137,500 on the “Yellow Cloud” guitar that Prince used in the 1990s, the Associated Press reports. Irsay made the purchase at an auction in Beverly Hills on Sa…
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  • Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverage

    Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverage

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (3 days ago)
    When hearing that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck admitted he didn’t play well last year even when he was healthy, it would have been reasonable to say something like, “Don’t say things like that when you’re trying to land the biggest contract in league h…
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  • Celtics Win Trade Between Nets And Pacers

    Celtics Win Trade Between Nets And Pacers

    deadspin.com dimemag.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)
    The Brooklyn Nets have gotten themselves into the pre-draft trade bonanza, reportedly sending forward Thaddeus Young to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the 20th pick in tonight’s draft and a future second-round pick. To the Pacers I say, “So you just…
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  • Andrew Luck admits he didn’t play well, even when healthy

    Andrew Luck admits he didn’t play well, even when healthy

    profootballtalk.com Jun 23 (5 days ago)
    Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had an injury-plagued season in 2015, but injuries weren’t the only problem. Luck admitted in an interview with ESPN that he did not play well last season, even when he was healthy. “Injuries aside, I was not playing very g…
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  • Report: Pacers, Jazz swap point guards while Hawks get No. 12 p…

    Report: Pacers, Jazz swap point guards while Hawks get No. 12 pick

    nba.com dimemag.com Jun 22 (6 days ago)
    The Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap that also includes Atlanta.
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  • Dennis Polian, son of Bill, leaves Titans for job at Texas A&M

    Dennis Polian, son of Bill, leaves Titans for job at Texas A&M

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)
    A day after the Colts announced Bill Polian was going into their Ring of Honor, one of his kids is out of the NFL. According to Jason Wolf of the Tennesseean, Titans pro scout Dennis Polian has resigned his job with the team to take a job with Texas A&a…
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  • Bruce Arians still carries a grudge with Steelers over firing

    Bruce Arians still carries a grudge with Steelers over firing

    yahoo.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)
    Bruce Arians has been living quite well since the end of the 2011 NFL season. He was given a chance to coach the Indianapolis Colts when Chuck Pagano was ill in 2012 and won an NFL coach of the year award. He got his first head-coaching job with the Ari…
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  • Colts rookies get some eitquette training

    Colts rookies get some eitquette training

    The Colts won’t be doing any on-field work until training camp opens, but the team’s rookies aren’t off to the four corners of the globe to enjoy a little time off before that gets underway. The new members of the club were in Indianapolis on Monday to …
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  • Pagano has high praise for undrafted rookie running back

    Pagano has high praise for undrafted rookie running back

    The Colts considered drafting running back Josh Ferguson as soon as the fourth round, Stephen Holder of the Indy Star wrote recently, then made sure they wouldn’t be outbid by other suitors when Ferguson ended up going undrafted. Just a few weeks into F…
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  • Colts' 53-man roster projection features 40 percent of off…

    Colts' 53-man roster projection features 40 percent of offensive line as rookies

    ESPN.com Jun 20
    Colts' 53-man roster projection features 40 percent of offensive line as rookies
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  • Colts plan more rollouts to keep Andrew Luck upright

    Colts plan more rollouts to keep Andrew Luck upright

    Last season was ugly for Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. This season, the Colts believe they can keep him healthy and effective by making him a moving target for opposing defenses. According to the Colts’ website, there are more rollouts in the playbook …
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  • Colts' Andrew Luck 'reluctantly accepting' slidi…

    Colts' Andrew Luck 'reluctantly accepting' sliding to avoid hits

    ESPN.com Jun 16
    Colts' Andrew Luck 'reluctantly accepting' sliding to avoid hits
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  • Todd Herremans getting tryout with Ravens

    Todd Herremans getting tryout with Ravens

    Veteran offensive lineman Todd Herremans is getting a look from the Baltimore Ravens. According to the Baltimore Sun, Herremans was at mini-camp with the Ravens on Tuesday on a tryout basis. Herremans has been a free agent since being released last Dece…
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  • Colts OC Rob Chudzinski putting his prints on offense in first …

    Colts OC Rob Chudzinski putting his prints on offense in first full season

    ESPN.com Jun 14
    Colts OC Rob Chudzinski putting his prints on offense in first full season
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  • Curley Johnson, Punter for Super Bowl-Winning Jets, Dies at 80

    Curley Johnson, Punter for Super Bowl-Winning Jets, Dies at 80

    nytimes.com Jun 13
    Johnson began playing for the Jets when they were the New York Titans and helped them upset the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III.
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  • Will Clayton Geathers start at safety and also play linebacker …

    Will Clayton Geathers start at safety and also play linebacker for the Colts?

    ESPN.com Jun 11
    Will Clayton Geathers start at safety and also play linebacker for the Colts?
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  • Andrew Luck “reluctantly accepting” need to slide to avoid hits

    Andrew Luck “reluctantly accepting” need to slide to avoid hits

    The Colts have made no secret of their desire to see quarterback Andrew Luck do more to protect himself during games, particularly when he’s running out of the pocket on plays like the one that left Luck with a lacerated kidney last season. Luck accepte…
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  • Hectic summer keeping Pacers' McMillan busy

    Hectic summer keeping Pacers' McMillan busy

    nba.com Jun 9
    New Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has been a busy man the past few weeks.
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  • Andrew Luck: Contract situation doesn’t weigh on me

    Andrew Luck: Contract situation doesn’t weigh on me

    A report this week said the contract talks between the Colts and quarterback Andrew Luck were progressing and that the team would like to reach agreement on an extension by July. Owner Jim Irsay confirmed that there’s been progress on Wednesday, but add…
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  • Luck should insist on a percentage of the salary cap in future …

    Luck should insist on a percentage of the salary cap in future years

    The Colts want to pay quarterback Andrew Luck a lot of money. Luck presumably wants to be paid a lot of money by the Colts. And the Colts presumably want to avoid having to go through this again, for as long as possible. For that reason, it’s no surpris…
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  • Colts have gone from contenders to not being talked about this …

    Colts have gone from contenders to not being talked about this year

    ESPN.com Jun 9
    Colts have gone from contenders to not being talked about this year
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  • Irsay: Luck deal not imminent, but both sides want to get it do…

    Irsay: Luck deal not imminent, but both sides want to get it done

    Colts owner Jim Irsay says he and Andrew Luck, and everyone else involved in contract negotiations, want to get a long-term deal done as soon as they can. “It’s progressing well,” Irsay said. “We’ve had really good conversations. There is nothing new to…
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  • Video - Luck is 100 percent invested in Colts 02:03

    Luck is 100 percent invested in Colts

    Jun 24
    Andrew Luck speaks with Bob Holtzman about his contract situation with the Colts and looks back at his performance from last season.
  • Video - Luck poised to redefine QB market 01:25

    Luck poised to redefine QB market

    Jun 24
    Josina Anderson says Andrew Luck should be expected to make an average of $25 million per season when he signs a new contract, which falls in line with how the NFL's salary cap has risen.
  • Video - Does Luck deserve to be the highest-paid QB? 01:57

    Does Luck deserve to be the highest-paid QB?

    Jun 23
    Louis Riddick and Field Yates share their thoughts on if they believe Colts QB Andrew Luck warrants becoming the highest-paid player at his position.
  • Video - Do rookies need etiquette classes? 01:39

    Do rookies need etiquette classes?

    Jun 22
    Mike Golic is on board with the Colts' new policy to send rookies to etiquette class and commends Indianapolis for stepping up efforts to help rookies mature.