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  • Boilers ready for Old Oaken Bucket game with bowl hopes on the line

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue football team haven’t been to a bowl game since 2011. The Boilermakers haven’t beaten arch rival Indiana since 2012. Both of those droughts can end Saturday afternoon at Ross-Ade Stadium. First year head coach Jeff Brohm has the Boilers at 5-6, just one win away from bowl eligibility, entering this year’s battle for the Old Oaken Bucket. The Hoosiers are also 5-6 making this a must win for them as well. “There’s a lot riding on this game. […]

  • Peyton Manning discusses upcoming statue unveiling at Lucas Oil Stadium

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The Indianapolis Colts will play their final preseason game of the year Thursday night in the house that Peyton Manning built- Lucas Oil Stadium. In October, a statue of Manning will be completed outside the stadium. The team will unveil the statue on the north plaza outside Lucas Oil Stadium Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. On the following day, when the Colts entertain the San Francisco 49ers, Manning’s No. 18 jersey will be officially retired, and he’ll be […]

  • Fever to retire Tamika Catchings’ no. 24 on Saturday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana Fever will honor the greatest player in franchise history this weekend. The team will retire Tamika Catchings’ number 24 jersey during halftime of Saturday’s game with the Los Angeles Sparks at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. It’s the culmination of a long journey for Catchings in Indiana that started with her having to win over fans after she missed her entire first season recovering from a torn ACL. “You know what’s crazy?” Catchings asked. “I talked to […]

  • HAGAN’S HOT SEAT | FOX59’s Chris Hagan grills IndyCar drivers

    It’s a tradition unlike any other for FOX59 viewers and IndyCar drivers. Our Chris Hagan once again grilled some of IndyCar’s best during “Hagan’s Hot Seat.” This year’s participants include Ed Carpenter, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal, Alexander Rossi, Charlie Kimball and James Hinchcliffe. Catch the interviews below:

  • Hagan’s Hot Seat Preview

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – In this year’s edition of Hagan’s Hot Seat at Indianapolis 500 Media day, the budget was upped considerably.  Hear what some of the drivers thought about the new prop in this sneak peek:

  • 22 seasons…and counting for Vinatieri

    At 44 years of age, Adam Vinatieri is the oldest active player in the NFL, and the place kicker still doesn’t see an end in sight to his prolific career. As offseason workouts continue at team headquarters, Vinatieri greeted the media on Tuesday with a full beard – almost all of it grey. “It started off being lazy, and then I just kind of kept going with it. I’m thinking there’s a Just for Men endorsement out there somewhere,” he […]

  • Pacers fall in 0-3 hole after blowing huge lead

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It was a record-breaking collapse for the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in game three of their best-of-seven series with the Cavaliers. Indiana built a 25-point halftime lead, but by the end of the third quarter it was down to single digits.  After scoring a franchise record 74 points in the first half alone, the Pacers score only 40 in the second half total and are now down three games to none to the world champs. “They […]

  • Pacers have been good, but not good enough

    CLEVELAND – After two close losses to the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference playoffs, should the Pacers be more encouraged or discouraged? An 0-2 hole is going to be tough to overcome against LeBron James and the defending NBA Champs, but the Pacers are oh so close to getting over the proverbial hump. “We’re confident, and we should be confident,” Pacers Head Coach Nate McMillan said after Game 2. “We had a bad 3rd quarter where I thought we lost […]

  • Pacers struggles on defense leads to 0-2 hole

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – It was more of the same for the Cavaliers in game two of their playoff series with the Pacers. Just like in game one, Cleveland got a lot of open looks and took advantage with some red-hot shooting.  Still, Indiana battled back from a double-digit deficit, but just couldn’t get to the mountaintop.  The Blue and Gold is now down two games to none. “We’re extremely frustrated,” said Thaddeus Young.  “We haven’t won, but we can take […]

  • Pacers move on to game two

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Pacers are looking ahead to game two with the Cavaliers, but some are still looking back. With a chance to win game one, C.J. Miles took the final shot and not Paul George. Miles missed and Indiana fell, 109-108. “Being the leader of this team, a lot of me wants the last shot and wants the game to be decided by me,” said George before the team practiced in Cleveland Sunday afternoon. “But at the same […]