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Bob KravitzBob Kravitz writes about Indianapolis and Indiana sports for the Indianapolis Star and IndyStar.com
en-usCopyright 2014, indystarSaxoTech OnlineMon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 00Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:23:21 0015Bob Kravitz after helping coach Zionsville to 3A hockey title: 'You will never forget this day'
For 32 years, I've dispassionately watched sports, stuck by the 'no rooting in the press box' credo, sat silently rooting for nothing more and nothing less than the story.Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:19:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140308/SPORTS15/303080034/1034/SPORTS15Bob Kravitz: NIT looms ahead for Indiana Hoosiers
News and Views:Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:44:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140306/SPORTS15/303060021/1034/SPORTS15Former Pacer Jermaine O'Neal was (and is) oh-so-good
If we're going to be honest about this, the chance that Jermaine O'Neal's No. 7 Pacers jersey will hang in the Banker's Life Fieldhouse rafters someday is the longest of long shots. For better or worse - mostly worse - he got caught in the wash of The Brawl and the post-Brawl hysterics, unfairly becoming a representative of everything that had gone wrong with the Indiana Pacers in 2003-04 and beyond.Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:00:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140304/SPORTS15/303040049/1034/SPORTS15Bob Kravitz: Too little, too late for Hoosiers?
They're growing up, but for the Indiana Hoosiers, it might be too little, too late.Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:18:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140303/SPORTS15/303030029/1034/SPORTS15Kravitz: 2014 Sochi Olympics wrapup
SOCHI, Russia - It began with security concerns, stray dogs, missing shower curtains and strange plumbing.Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:14:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140223/SPORTS15/302230013/1034/SPORTS15Bob Kravitz: Sochi Olympics winners, losers
On the U.S. Olympic Committee charter flight over here, Mikaela Shiffrin, the 18-year-old American slalom champion, began to nap about the time the plane landed in southern Russia.Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:01:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140222/SPORTS15/302220024/1034/SPORTS15Kravitz: For Canadians in '98, it was 'gold or nothing'
This was 1998, in Nagano, Japan, and oddly enough, a bunch of us were assembled at a downtown bar. (Look, it's what journalists do after a 14-hour day; don't judge me).Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140222/SPORTS15/302220015/1034/SPORTS15Kravitz: Can't wait to eat pizza when he returns from Olympics
We were all hanging around the wine bar last night (as opposed to every other night these Olympics) and having the typical close-to-the-end-of-the-Olympic discussion.Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:22:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140221/SPORTS15/302210041/1034/SPORTS15Bob Kravitz: No miracle this time for U.S. men's hockey team
This isn't what the Americans came for, a chance to beat Finland and walk home with bronze.Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:52:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140221/SPORTS15/302210039/1034/SPORTS15Kravitz: Russian hockey coach worried about being eaten alive
SOCHI, Russia - For a country where freedom of the press isn't quite as high a priority as it is in the United States, the sports media here definitely has an edge over its American compatriots when it comes to going for the jugular.Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:49:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140220/SPORTS15/302200007/1034/SPORTS15Bob Kravitz: U.S. rout of Czech Republic sets up showdown with Canada
As it should be.Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:25:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140219/SPORTS15/302190048/1034/SPORTS15Kravitz: What did I do duting the Olympics? Check in
SOCHI, Russia - There is only one thing I won't miss about the Olympics once I return stateside:Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:13:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140219/SPORTS15/302190022/1034/SPORTS15Kravitz: Keep NHL players in the Olympics
SOCHI, Russia - NHL players love the Olympics, even if it forces them to abandon their regular season for a couple of weeks.Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:07:00 00http://archive.indystar.com/article/20140218/SPORTS15/302180029/1034/SPORTS15