Category Archives: Colts

O’Neal and Granger return ‘home,’ — Mathis’ team prevails in Celebrity Softball Challenge 2017

It was a fun but humid evening Thursday at Victory Field. More than a dozen Pacers players — past and present — came together with other local sports stars and celebrities to play in the ninth annual Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball Challenge. The event, which benefits the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, was co-hosted by the…

Ninth annual Celebrity Softball Game will include key Pacers — past and present

One of the summer highlights for sports fans in Indianapolis is the Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball Game. The ninth annual game will be held on Thursday, June 15 at Victory Field. The night is all in good fun, and there is a great cause that benefits: Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. They grant wishes to Indiana children,…

Colts’ Andrew Luck, T.Y. Hilton, Reggie Wayne courtside for Game 3

Colts players, past and present, were on hand Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse as the Pacers hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers. Among those in attendance: Quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Scott Tolzien, wide receive T.Y. Hilton, and retired likely Hall of Famer Reggie Wayne. Members of the Indiana Fever were also on hand to support the team. Andrew Luck on…

Colts punter Pat McAfee retires from NFL, joins Barstool Sports

Colts punter Pat McAfee announced at 12:24am ET Thursday that he is retiring from the NFL after eight seasons to pursue his passion in the entertainment business. How many people, though, are going to wake up Thursday, read the news, then check their calendars — baffled — to make sure it’s not April Fool’s Day? McAfee, the top…

On the NFL in London, tailgating culture, locals understanding of the rules, and whether it’s viable long term

[Editor’s Note: VigilantSports.com’s Aaron Eamer lives in Bristol, England, and he happily shared his thoughts and photos from the NFL International Series in London over the weekend.] LONDON — Before Sunday, I had not attended an American Football game before but I had watched a few and read enough that I thought I understood tailgating. Before the game, there was what…

Colts fan in London on the NFL across the pond

[Editor’s Note: VigilantSports.com’s Aaron Eamer lives in Bristol, England, and he happily shared his thoughts and photos from the NFL International Series in London over the weekend.] It was a Jacksonville Jaguars home game, and the Colts were a participant for the first time. The Colts lost 30-27. LONDON — The fan festival today was actually a really nice touch to…

8th Annual Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball game set for June 9th

It’s become one of the best annual events in Indianapolis. Each June for the last seven years, local celebrities, highlighted by Colts and Pacers players, have joined together for a fun night under the lights at Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis … for a great cause. The eighth annual Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball Challenge will be held…

Ep. 11: Bill York

Bill York is a staple around Indianapolis sports teams. When there’s a home game, Bill York is sure to be there working. He began working the stats room at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1957 and has been with the Pacers since the beginning (1967). He says that he even helped unload the Mayflower trucks with the Colts moved…