The Atlanta Falcon just became the NFL’s all-time leader in returns for touchdowns. And one of them, in Super Bowl XLI, gave Indy quite a scare.
“I was like, ‘Hey, do NOT kick it to him,” Colts defender Robert Mathis recalls. “‘Kick it to him, and I’m going to fight you.’”Read more
Chris Hinton, former lineman and team Ring of Honor inductee, shares a fond memory of running roughshod over the Broncos on Halloween 1988, one of the top moments in Indy’s three decades as an NFL city.
The Colts galloped out of the gate and quickly reduced the Broncos to horsemeat. Running back Eric Dickerson racked up 159 yards and four touchdowns in the first 19 minutes.Read more
“Hoosiers Win the Pennant,” opening September 9 at the Indiana History Center, reveals the state’s surprisingly rich legacy in shaping the national pastime.
The exhibit includes a picture of women playing baseball in the 1890s, five decades before the movie characters portrayed by Geena Davis and Madonna had a “League Of Their Own” during World War II.Read more
The QB, a future Hall of Famer, reminisces about his all-time favorite passing target as part of IM’s look back at three decades of NFL football in Indy.
“I threw a touchdown pass to Marvin Harrison, and I thought in my head, ‘I think we can throw the ball to Marvin Harrison,’” says Manning. “‘It’s a pretty good idea because good things can happen.’ That’s pretty much what happened every time I threw to him all for those years—good things.”Read more
“It was a scene for No. 12,” Mathis says of one play by Andrew Luck. “He matured.” Luck is more modest: “That was a very fortunate bounce. We really don’t want that to happen again.”Read more
Here, in his own words, the star pass-rusher and reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Year shares some of his standout memories from the past 11 seasons.
In IM’s September tribute to three decades of Indianapolis Colts football, Robert Mathis—the team’s longest-tenured defensive player—picked his top three comebacks. But he went even deeper in the interview. Read on to find out what else the sack master likes to reminisce about.Read more
The Pacers’ All-Star suffers a leg fracture in a Team USA scrimmage ahead of the FIFA Basketball World Cup, and the sporting world responds.
From @KingJames: “Man just landed and got a message about @Paul_George24. Made me immediately sick to my stomach!! Praying for u a speedy recovery homie!!!”Read more
Breaking down the current (and five-time) Brickyard 400 champion’s lengthy career at Indy.
This year’s Brickyard 400 marked the 20th anniversary of the race. To commemorate, we take a look at some of the staggering numbers No. 24 has compiled during his tenure at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Read more
Plus, Brickyard 400 style, Paul George’s frank talk, and the unfailing wit of Paul Poteet.
@TheJennaBee at the Brickyard 400: “It’s only 9 am and I’ve already found my hero: a bearded gentleman wearing floral cut-off jorts. I love this place. #SuperWeekend”Read more
Indy 500 favorite Ed Carpenter gave the Colts’ star receiver a sweet lift in Anderson yesterday.
Wayne’s splashy arrivals at Colts camp are kind of a thing. In 2009 he showed up in a dump truck, wearing a hard hat.Read more