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Chuck Pagano finishes chemotherapy, could return Week 17

Chuck Pagano finishes chemotherapy, could return Week 17

profootballtalk.com indystar.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Colts coach Chuck Pagano is finished with chemotherapy and eyeing a return to the sideline at the end of the season. Pagano, who has missed most of the season while being treated for leukemia, had his final chemotherapy treatment today. His doctor told …
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  • Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    Tom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.
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  • Phil B: 5 Colts finishes never to be forgotten

    Phil B: 5 Colts finishes never to be forgotten

    indystar.com Dec 4, 2012
    From the comeback in Tampa Bay to the 4th-and-2 stop against New England, Star sportswriter Phillip B. Wilson retraces five memorable Colts finishes.
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  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry …

    Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in race

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    Every loss matters at this point, even for those safely in the playoff field. For two teams, Week 13 defeats could prove especially costly as the postseason nears, Don Banks writes.
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  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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  • NFL confirms Ndamukong Suh block was legal

    NFL confirms Ndamukong Suh block was legal

    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will not be fined for a hit on Colts offensive lineman Winston Justice that caused a concussion on Sunday. The NFL has reviewed the play and determined that Suh delivered a legal block to Justice after a Detroit inte…
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  • Colts vs. Titans: 5 storylines to watch

    Colts vs. Titans: 5 storylines to watch

    indystar.com Dec 4, 2012
    They're AFC South rivals headed in different directions. The Indianapolis Colts have won six of their past seven games to surge to 8-4.
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  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond it…

    Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; mail

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
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  • It's Almost Unfair: Andrew Luck and the Colts

    It's Almost Unfair: Andrew Luck and the Colts

    nytimes.com Dec 4, 2012
    You're not supposed to be able to replace a Hall of Fame quarterback with another star. But Andrew Luck is making it look easy.
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  • NBC's Bob Costas' responds to criticism of gun remarks

    NBC's Bob Costas' responds to criticism of gun remarks

    indystar.com Dec 4, 2012
    NBC's Bob Costas, communicating through a spokesman Monday about on-air comments about guns he made Sunday night, "feels an unfortunate leap was taken that he was advocating taking away Second Amendment rights. He was not."
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  • Video - Drive of the Week: Luck does it again 03:22

    Drive of the Week: Luck does it again

    Dec 4
    Watch Andrew Luck engineer his 5th game-winning drive this season as Brian Baldinger analyzes his latest comeback vs. the Detroit Lions.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: QB Comparison 01:24

    Blogger Blitz: QB Comparison

    Dec 4
    AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky takes a look at the young quarterbacks in the division
  • Video - No Punishment For Suh 00:29

    No Punishment For Suh

    Dec 4
    Lions DT Ndamukong Suh will not be punished by the NFL for his actions in Sunday's game against the Colts.
  • Video - Paul George Leads Pacers Past Bulls 01:07

    Paul George Leads Pacers Past Bulls

    Dec 4
    Paul George scores 34 points in Pacers' 80-76 win over Bulls.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…