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 Colts  Complete Four Game Sweep,
Make Playoffs And Win Division

By Lerory Bryant

The Indianapolis Colts completed  their four game run to have the right to make their 9th straight playoff appearance and another AFC South Title on Sunday in front of a sold out Lucas Oil Stadium crowd.

The Colts defeated the Tennessee Titans to join the playoff field of 12, they will compete for the NFL's most covenant prize, theVince Lombardi Tropny that will be waiting for the winner of this years Superbowl in Dallas.

Over 67,000 fans showed up to support the Colts as they stuggled as a team, but gutted out the 23-20 victory for themselves and their fans.

Adam Vinatieri came through with three  clutch  field goals, including  a game winning 43 yarder that had fans standing on their feet watching the ball all the way, before they roared as the stadium as the SSatdium exploded with cheers "They're never the same and you never take the lightly." said Vinateri, who was 3 for 3 and matched a season-long with a 48 yardered in the first quarter. "We just have to have the opportunit at the end to help our team win that game. It was a good win, an important win for us. We'll take it.



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Pacers Coaching Staff Needs To Get It Together

By Leroy Bryant

The Indiana Pacers had a chance  to make a statement game of sorts on Sunday when they played the New York Knicks.

It was a conference match that would not only keep the Pacers on right pace, but show that they can ball with the better teams in the Eastern Conference where they were 9-10 going into the contest

Instead, Indiana  fell to the Knicks 98-92 in New York and are 14 of 19 in the standings.  Danny Granger had 25 points  and 17 rebounds in the contest.  The problem is Granger is not a point forward, if the Pacers continue to play him at that position he will end up sooner rather than later like Jermaine O'Neal, with bad knees, back, shoulder etc. and has production will go down afterwards.
 
Why do that to your star player? Why not find someone to do the job? This is why Pacers fans have a hard time trusting O'Brian's methods.

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"The WNBA   Headlines



FEVER ANNOUNCES 2011 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

2011 Fever SeasonThe Indiana Fever has announced its 2011 Women’s National Basketball Association schedule. Indiana will play 34 regular-season games including its home and season opener on Saturday, June 4 against I-65 rival and Eastern Conference foe Chicago (7:00 p.m.).

A WNBA playoff participant in each of the past six seasons, the Fever opens its 12th season with home games against the Sky and New York Liberty. Following its opening game, Indiana hosts a Friday night game with the Liberty, June 10 (7:00 p.m.) before traveling to New York the following night to cap a weekend rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference semifinal series.

The following Tuesday, June 14, the Fever hosts the Tulsa Shock in its only ESPN national TV game.

The Fever enters the new season under the direction of fourth-year head coach Lin Dunn and a core of returning veterans that includes All-Stars Tamika Catchings, Katie Douglas and Tammy Sutton-Brown. Hoping for a return to the WNBA Finals where it landed in 2009, Indiana will play a schedule that consists of 22 games against the Eastern Conference and 12 against the West. The Fever will play four games apiece against Eastern foes Atlanta, Chicago and New York; and square off against Connecticut and Washington five times. Home and away games are scheduled against each of six Western Conference opponents.

Indiana, which has seen an attendance increase in four straight seasons, will play 24 of 34 games during a Thursday-to-Sunday window each week. Indiana’s regular season schedule concludes Sunday, Sept. 11 when the Fever hosts the Atlanta Dream.

Fever schedule highlights for the upcoming season include:

  • Indiana’s home opener is Saturday, June 4 against the Chicago Sky, led by All-Star and Olympian Sylvia Fowles. The opener pits Eastern Conference rivals separated by just 184 miles of Interstate 65.
  • The Fever’s longest homestand is a five-game stretch between June 28 and July 15. Featured are dates with 2009 champion Phoenix (June 28) and 2010 champion Seattle (July 5), and the annual Kids Day date against Connecticut (July 13). The afternoon contest has annually drawn one of the Fever’s largest crowds of the season.
  • Indiana will play its final eight games all against teams from the Eastern Conference.
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    Date

    Opponent Time National TV
    JUNE




    Sat.   4
    Chicago              7:00 p.m. 
        Fri.  10
    New York             7:00 p.m. 
        Sat.  11 at  New York             7:00 p.m. 
        Tue.  14
    Tulsa                7:00 p.m.  ESPN2
        Fri.  17 at  Seattle              10:00 p.m. 
        Sun.  19 at  Phoenix              6:00 p.m. 
        Tue.  21 at  Washington           7:00 p.m. 
        Sat.  25
    Connecticut          7:00 p.m. 
        Sun.  26 at  Minnesota            7:00 p.m. 
        Tue.  28
    Phoenix              7:00 p.m. 






    JULY




    Tue.   5
    Seattle              7:00 p.m. 
        Sat.   9
    Washington           7:00 p.m. 
        Wed.  13
    Connecticut          1:00 p.m.
        Fri.  15
    Minnesota            7:00 p.m. 
        Sun.  17 at  Connecticut          5:00 p.m. 
        Tue.  19 at  Atlanta             12:00 p.m. 
        Thu.  21
    Chicago              7:00 p.m. 
        Thu.  28 at  Connecticut          7:30 p.m. 
        Fri.  29 at  Washington           7:00 p.m. 
        Sun.  31
    Los Angeles          6:00 p.m. 






    AUGUST




    Fri.   5 at  Tulsa                8:00 p.m. 
        Sun.   7 at  Chicago              6:00 p.m. 
        Tue.   9
    San Antonio          7:00 p.m. 
        Sat.  13
    New York             7:00 p.m. 
        Tue.  16 at  San Antonio          8:00 p.m. 
        Thu.  18 at  Los Angeles          10:30 p.m. 
        Sun.  21
    Washington           6:00 p.m. 
        Sat.  27
    Atlanta              7:00 p.m. 
        Tue.  30 at  Atlanta              7:30 p.m. 






    SEPTEMBER




    Fri.   2 at  Connecticut          7:30 p.m. 
        Sun.   4 at  Chicago              6:00 p.m. 
        Wed.   7
    Washington           7:00 p.m. 
        Fri.   9 at  New York             7:00 p.m. 
        Sun.  11
    Atlanta              5:00 p.m. 


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