AM-1310 The Light Sports with Kim Wells

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Sports  —  It’s basketball madness for local colleges and the pros on this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  Indiana University is turning the page in their men’s basketball program leaving coach Tom Crean in the last chapter. IU fired Crean on Thursday after nine seasons in Bloomington. They made this move on the same day that three […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Sports  —  It’s a big day for Boilermakers, Bulldogs & Fighting Irish! The NCAA Tournament ‘Round of 64’ tips off on this pre-St. Patty’s Day Thursday leaving lots of teams looking to exhibit skill while welcoming a bit of luck usually associated with the Irish. Three Indiana schools are getting in on today’s action. Purdue is the […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Sports News Cubs fans will be gathering in Chicago today to celebrate the Major League Baseball team’s historic World Series victory that it took more than a century to achieve. The Chicago River is now Cubbie blue in honor of the win. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. Eastern, when the team leaves Wrigley Field […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Sports —   An Indiana Pacers great does not leave any questions unanswered about his position on the current protest against racial injustice and police brutality helmed by popular NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Click the media player below to hear the latest from retired NBA shooting guard Reggie Miller: The Indianapolis Colts ‘do battle’ […]

Source: David Sherman/NBAE / Getty @kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com — The Indiana Fever wrap up the regular season with two games this weekend.  Indiana hosts the Minnesota Lynx tonight before welcoming the Dallas Wings on Sunday.  The 16 and 16 Fever have locked up a playoff spot already, but can still clinch a higher seed with two […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Sports — Another professional athlete is entering the frey defending San Francisco 49’ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the National Anthem. He’s Baltimore Orioles star outfielder Adam Jones. Jones told USA Today the reason there hasn’t been a protest in baseball is because it’s “a white man’s sport.” Only eight-percent of major league players […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com Sports —  Take a listen to the latest with the Indiana Fever, the Colts and the NFL’s challenges while honoring 9/11 victims and protesting racial injustice at the hands of police at the same time. WTLC’s Kim Wells has all the scoop in the media player below. # (@PraiseIndy) # *Late-boxing legend Muhammad […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com’s #Olympic Proportions The New Jersey native who became the first U.S. athlete to wear a hijab during the Olympics, won’t be moving forward in the women’s sabre tournament. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad was eliminated in her second bout on Monday, losing to French fencer Cecilia Berder 15 to 12. She told reporters after her individual […]

Source: Photog Unknown/Courtesy @edcarpenter20 Twitter @KwellsComm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Some people value education as a top priority. Heading into this 100th Anniversary of the Indy 500 auto race, one of the drivers credits his experience at an Indianapolis college for his success in the racing industry and beyond. Click the media player below and take […]

As we’re readying for tonight’s NCAA Tournament with two of Indiana’s schools—Indiana University and Notre Dame—prepping for their individual Sweet 16 battles, we’re also turning our attention from the college game to the activism side of the pro game. The NBA is giving signals that sound like the league might move next year’s All-Star Game […]

In a follow-up to a brewing scandal in professional tennis, one executive may have removed himself from a firestorm of sexism allegations after superstar player Serena Williams lead the wave of outrage. I’m Kim Wells–listen to my #PraiseIndySports story where Serena’s activism spirit may have played ‘Olivia Pope-fixer’ for the sport. It’s posted below so you can “get in […]

Pacers fans are still clapping for forward Paul George. George did all he could during Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game to deliver a victory, however the East still lost to the West in a ‘you know they were all showing out’ 196-173 high scoring game. Toronto was the host city for the NBA event with the game […]