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@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 News  — The fine line between staying ‘woke’ on social media and being politically correct may have landed a popular Indianapolis deputy mayor and pastor in hot water over a racially charged post on Facebook. Good day to you on this Groundhog Day. More on what that fuzzy-fella-weather-predictor has in store for us below. […]

@kwellscomm  @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News  — Good day to you on this first day of Black History Month…see a black history nugget below in sports. Job growth and ending a food desert is what’s on the menu to feed the Avondale Meadows neighborhood as a Sav-A-Lot grocery store is set to open on Thursday, according to WTHR-TV. […]

@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 News & Sports  — So the next wave of ‘Attack Kaepernick’ is underway. Now the San Francisco 49ers superstar quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, is defending himself and his message again so it doesn’t get swept up and lost in the chatter. Kaepernick says he is not a Muslim and is attributing the rumor to […]

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 […]

There’s a scandal brewing in professional tennis. One, with allegations of sexism against a loose-lipped tennis tournament chief executive and a fiery Serena Williams reaction leading a wave of outrage. I’m Kim Wells–listen to my #PraiseIndySports story where Serena taps into her activism spirit again. It’s posted below so you can “get in the know.” # (@PraiseIndy) # […]

In a first for the NFL, the professional league of this country’s most  popular sport is acknowledging a link between football and brain disease. The league’s top health and safety officer conceded and confirmed the tie during a roundtable discussion on concussions convened by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce. The official was […]

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 […]

PraiseIndy’s Indianapolis & National Sports Headlines with Kim Wells It was a huge weekend in the NFL heading into this Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day holiday. Before we get to the details…the Pacers were also in action. The Denver Nuggets used a 45-point fourth quarter to their advantage to take down the Indiana Pacers, […]

 (Photo Credit: Magazine Cover-Courtesy of Sports Illustrated / Photog: Yu Tsai/Sports Illustrated) Multi-dimensional. An exceptional athlete. A successful businesswoman. An impactful activist. The evolution of champion tennis player Serena Williams is being recognized by leading sports magazine Sports Illustrated as “Sportsperson of the Year” in their December 21 issue. Check out their video below to learn why […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Post-Election “Hump Day” Indy and National News & Sports Headlines Democrat Joe Hogsett is going to be the next mayor of Indianapolis and he said he’s ready to get to work. Hogsett grabbed more than 60 percent of the vote Tuesday, beating out Republican Chuck Brewer and write-in Independent […]