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 […]

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced us all to consider what life will be like over the next few months as we adapt to a new normal. The NCAA is no exception to this forward thinking. The president of the NCAA, Mark Emmert, expressed in a press conference that: “If a school is still closed down, […]

Excitement is building for the 2020 NFL Draft. The three-day, seven round draft has become the highlight of the spring sports calendar, and everyone has an opinion about what will happen, including JMV. In talking with Kevin Bowen on yesterday’s The Ride With JMV, he gave us his Colts “Draft Day Guarantees”. Guarantee #1: The […]

Steven King | Getty Images Indiana basketball’s struggles continued over the weekend after they got blown out by Michigan in Ann Arbor 89 – 65.  The loss came a few days after the Hoosiers rebounded in a much-needed way at Assembly Hall against 20th ranked Iowa. That was at home.  It’s been a totally different […]

John Ruthroff | Getty Images The Pacers-Knicks rivalry was born in the ’90’s and has been well-documented.  It lives on even to this day.  Whenever the two get together it still has a little extra meaning for the “Hicks” to beat the Knicks.  Knicks legend and current head coach of the Georgetown Hoyas, Patrick Ewing, […]

Vaughn Ridley | Getty Images It’s always gold when Mark Boyle, longtime play-by-play voice of the Indiana Pacers, and Dan Dakich get together on the radio.  They did that on Thursday to talk about the Pacers first half of the season, Victor Oladipo’s return, and what the potential of this year’s team is.  The Pacers beat […]

Chris Graythen | Getty Images Stick with Brissett? Trade for a quarterback? Draft a quarterback? All of the above?  There is a lot of options that Chris Ballard could choose when it comes to quarterback this offseason.  That’s what has, and will continue to, occupy our discussion surrounding the Colts until more clarity is provided […]

Justin Casterline | Getty Images Don Fischer has been the voice of the Indiana Hoosiers for over 40 years.  He has had the best seat in the house for generations of Indiana basketball teams mostly led by Bob Knight.  Fischer joined Dan Dakich on Monday for his weekly appearance to give his thoughts on Knight’s […]

Ethan Miller | Getty Images The Pacers head into Wednesday night’s game against the Bucks having lost six straight games.  If they lose on Wednesday night, it’ll mark the longest home losing streak for the franchise since 1985.  My mother hadn’t started high school in 1985.  Seriously.  The league’s All-Star break couldn’t come at a […]