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Pacers to make “Major Announcement” Wednesday

The Indiana Pacers are scheduled to make a “major announcement” Wednesday at 10:00 am in the Entry Pavilion of Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the organization said Monday. The announcement will involve Pacers Sports & Entertainment President & Chief Operating Officer Rick Fuson, and other dignitaries. From what I have been told, this is a corporate announcement with Southwest Airlines – now the…

Site Update: New Contributors Wanted

It’s crazy to believe that it’s been more than seven years since I started a sports website of my own to share observations, write about teams I was following anyways, and connect with all of you. This site has been going strong for six and half years, in fact. And I’m dedicated to make it an even better destination…

New Pacers season, new expectations

Just a week into training camp, the Pacers’ first preseason game is already here. There wasn’t much of an offseason due to a long playoff run, the team’s free agency moves, Paul George and USA Basketball, a few players playing in the FIBA World Cup; shortly thereafter, players had found their way back to Indianapolis…

Following my passion, it’s on to a new chapter

On this day, July 25, back in 2003, I began a fun part-time job that would ultimately have a unforeseeable impact on my young life. That’s the day I began working at Pacers Sports & Entertainment. At that time, my youngest sister of three – but still older than me – was a ball kid…

Apologies for the hiatus — time to get back after it

First, let me say I’m sorry. I’m sorry I’ve put this baby of mine, Vigilant Sports, on the back burner for the last three months or so. Ever since the Pacers hit training camp, I’ve been going nonstop. Well, really since August 2012, when I was hired as the beat reporter for Pacers.com. After landing…

I’m Back…

Just in time for the craziness that is March Madness, I’m back where my online presence (outside social media) first got started. A friend of mine started a site and used it as a platform to give his thoughts and provide his unique insights into what happened. I saw that and realized this was something…

Notre Dame accepts invite to Atlantic Coast Conference

  The University of Notre Dame has made a command decision by accepting an invitation to become a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference beginning the 2013-14 school and athletic year. This will include all sports, except football. Football will stay as an independent. Because it’s leaving before the required 27 month window that the…

Merry Christmas, friends

To continue spreading the Christmas spirit, I wanted to wish all our readers here on VigilantSports.com a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Whether you just stumbled across VS or visit often, I appreciate it all over the last 20 months. There has been a lot of good and a lot of bad to write about…