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@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 Sports Update… Lawrence North High School graduates Ashely Spencer and Felisha Johnson are heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Spencer will run the 400-meter hurdles for Team USA after finishing second at the Olympic Trials Sunday in Oregon. Johnson will compete in the shot put after clinching her spot at the Trials last […]

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 […]

  There won’t be any do-overs when the Panthers face the Broncos in Super Bowl 50 next Sunday. But there had to be one do-over already on the road to the big game. The grounds crew at Levi’s Stadium may have let their team preference slip while they worked. They painted both end zones for the Denver […]

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 Thursday PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Headlines As Pope Francis prepares to speak to a joint meeting of Congress this morning in Washington DC, before heading off to New York City later today, here in Indy we’re dealing with the latest rash of crime that’s affecting victims who’re younger and […]

Get in the know with the local stories, national headlines, sports and more on what you need for your water cooler conversations on this Thursday, including the latest on the fight for body cams for Indianapolis Metro Police, what a review board in Chicago now says about the officer who killed Rekia Boyd, and the zingers from […]

An FBI raid on the home of the head of a large nursing home operator is underway this Tuesday morning. Those agents along with local police and other law enforcement are investigating at James Burkhart’s home in Carmel, an affluent northern suburb of Indianapolis. Burkhart currently serves as the CEO of American Senior Communities. According to WRTV-6, […]

The woman dubbed “one of the greatest female athletes of all time,” Serena Williams, continues her quest for tennis’ calendar-year Grand Slam tonight at the U.S. Open. The top-ranked player in the world will face Italy’s Roberta Vinci in the semifinals match as she searches for a fourth straight U.S. Open title and a seventh overall. […]