The Big Ten’s ultimate decision to postpone the 2020-21 college football season didn’t come as a huge surprise to many. It did, however, seem rather premature considering the circumstances. Just last week, the conference released a revised 10-game schedule with two bye weeks that would allow some flexibility in case players tested positive for Covid-19. […]

Tonight on The Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, he profiles IndyCar drivers Vel Miletich and Mel Kenyon. Between those two profiles, a caller asks Donald how many races he has been to and which one is his favorite. That question sparked a conversation between Kevin Lee and IMS Museum’s Curator for Media and […]

The AFC South figures to be one of the most competitive divisions in the NFL this year save Jacksonville. Sorry, Mr. Minshew. ESPN’s Tim Hasselbeck agrees: “I think the division is probably tougher than people realize that it is,” Hasselbeck told Dan Dakich on Wednesday’s Dan Dakich Show. The Colts, Titans, and Texans are all […]

As the calendar turns to August, one of the only things college football fans across the country would be able to tell you about the upcoming 2020 season is that they have no idea what it will look like, or if it will happen at all. That’s a problem. An even bigger issue is that […]

When the Colts signed quarterback Philip Rivers to a one-year, $25 million contract this offseason, people took notice. The move spelled the end for Jacoby Brissett as a starter, reunited Rivers with his former offensive coordinator, Frank Reich, and signaled a shift in GM Chris Ballard’s philosophy. It’s ‘win now’ mode in Indianapolis. Now that […]

“I truly feel in my heart that we are ultimately taking a step in the right direction and we’re gonna bring about real change.” – Michael Grady The senseless killing of George Floyd by four (now former) Minneapolis police officers has sparked outrage throughout our nation. Even people in other countries are making their voices […]

Much is said about talented athletes who were never able to capture that elusive championship. Do they belong in the conversation with the true greats of their game? Take the NBA for example. Thanks in large part to Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls, guys like Charles Barkley, John Stockton, Karl Malone, and Patrick Ewing never held […]

After two swings and misses at picking a dynamic play-by-play announcer and color commentator since Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden left Monday Night Football a few years ago, ESPN will take another shot at getting its headlining duo right for the upcoming NFL season. Will the third time be a charm? Dan Dakich thinks ESPN […]

Take a deep breath and prepare yourself for the hot take of the decade. Here it is: People take shopping carts for granted. Not only has the Coronavirus pandemic reminded us all of just how dirty shopping cart handles can be, but it has also provided the ultimate “litmus test” for “determining whether a person […]

Peyton Manning’s #18 bronze statue stands proudly outside the north entrance of Lucas Oil Stadium. Manning was the crown jewel of the Colts franchise for over a decade, leading the team to a Super Bowl victory in 2007. But what about that NBA team down the street? Surely someone deserves to have their likeness displayed […]