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Colts Will Open 2014 Season Against Broncos

In another game of note, the Colts will visit the Dallas Cowboys’ Death Star—err, AT&T Stadium—for the first time ever on December 21, one of three away games that month.

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Tweets of the Week: Jim Irsay, Hoosier Hoops & Comic Con

From @meggiehd: “OMG! I just saw Arya from Game of Thrones at circle centre!!! We made eye contact. We are obviously besties”

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We Will Miss Your Style, Antoine Bethea

Don’t feel bad for him, as—like any good, swift safety—he deftly turned and signed with the 49ers for $23 million. It was as if he sang “Don’t cry for me, Indianapolis” about the matter on Twitter.

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Hot-Button Issues: Paying To Play

Virtually no city official wants to lose a pro franchise on his or her watch—especially with a bid to host another Super Bowl in 2018 still in play.

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Downtown Sign Goes Nationwide Ahead of Colts–Patriots Game

Plus, a photo of Colts-themed mustache growth that might make the neckbeard adorned Andrew Luck take to Tebowing.

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ESPN's College GameDay Arrives for Big Ten Showdown

“It’s a great event, and this year is going to be bigger than ever,” said one football fan, who himself fancies the IU Hoosiers, themselves nowhere near this game. “[IU] being in the Big Ten championship game is the longest shot ever.”

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Tweets of the Week: Nov. 16-24

Pop star Pink stormed Indy with her gravity-defying live act, and NFL observers sent up the Colts’ inept effort today on the heels of their NBC sitcom repeat appearance.

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Colts' Intriguing Week Has Laughs, Divorce, and a List

Colts fans won’t have to go through the emotionally stunting experience of having to spend weekdays with Meg Irsay and weekends and holidays with Jim. (Even so, we bet holidays with Jim are never dull.)

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NBC's Parks and Rec Cast Takes the Field at Lucas Oil Stadium

The show, now in its sixth season, is always worth a watch, but this week’s episode should be considered mandatory viewing for Hoosiers.

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Tweets of the Week: Colts and Mastodons and Dario, Oh No!

Sports observers waxed sarcastic and mournful about the Colts’ ugly home loss to the Rams—but hey, they won four nights later! Meanwhile, Dario Franchitti closed his IndyCar and 500 racing career as the Indiana State Museum’s resident mastodon tweeted, “I’M STILL HERE.”

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Pat McAfee Surprises Military Family at Colts Game

The Colts punter can add “professional family-reuniter” to his resume after Sunday’s Veterans Day ceremony at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Andrew Luck's 10 Game-Clinching Drives

Luck’s fourth-quarter and overtime comebacks since last year make for the the most by a quarterback in his first two seasons in NFL history.

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10 Vicious Hits: Why New Football-Helmet Technology Matters

Accompanied by video clips, this list of hits highlights not only the super-human forces involved in football, but also the importance of the research that Purdue University scientists are now conducting.

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Damage Control: Purdue Researchers Tackle Football Head Injuries

Two researchers found that even small hits might cause permanent brain damage—and they’re pioneering new technology to protect the next generation.

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Protected Development: A Century of Football-Helmet Innovation

After a doctor says he risks “instant insanity” if he takes another kick to the head, Navy player Joseph “Bull” Reeves dons a leather cap (crafted by a cobbler) that is believed to be football’s first headgear.

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