Bob Kravitz

KRAVITZ: Sports and politics: Why all voices, black and white, matter

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Sports has always been an effective change agent and always will be. Let’s just be consistent. In the end, All Voices Matter.Read more

KRAVITZ: Will Gordon steal Smoke’s thunder at the Brickyard 400?

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Who’s the more popular driver around here?Read more

KRAVITZ: I’m bringing my golf clubs to Rio, just in case the Americans need a player

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BREAKING: If one more male professional golfer pulls out of the Olympics over Zika concerns, me and my 11.7 index/13 handicap will be named to represent the United States of America in the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Read more

KRAVITZ: All these years later, yes, I’m writing about Olympic diver Steele Johnson

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Steele Johnson is something of a diving prodigy, but everyone says his dad is the quirky, hilarious, charismatic one.Read more

KRAVITZ BLOG: If Boudia wants to talk about his faith, let him talk about his faith

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A couple of weeks ago, David Boudia received a note from his agent. It basically told him to cool it on all the religion talk that he often brings up when talking about his life as an Olympic champ...Read more

KRAVITZ: Finally, thankfully, justice is served in the protracted Deflategate case

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Now, it seems, it’s over. Deflategate, that is Read more

KRAVITZ: Lance or no Lance, the new-look Pacers should be formidable

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Lance Stephenson isn't coming back to the Pacers - probably - but the guys who are coming should help them to a top-four finish in the NBA's Eastern Conference.Read more

KRAVITZ: Durant should be applauded, not derided, for his decision to chase a ring

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Understand something: Durant gave nine good and often great years to the Seattle Sonics/Oklahoma City Thunder, and did so with consummate grace. Read more

KRAVITZ: Andrew Luck wants you to get off your smart-phone, pick up a book and read

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Andrew Luck is trying to tell people, kids especially, that reading is cool, that the franchise quarterback in town loves to curl up with a good book, so why not the seventh-grader down the street? Read more

KRAVITZ: Why all this NBA crazy money makes perfect sense – more or less

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The reason these athletes are getting this funny money is because the owners, the leagues, can afford to pay them, Bob Kravitz says. So you’ve got it, you might as well spend it, right?Read more

KRAVITZ: Teague, then Young and now Jefferson: The Pacers are a serious contender

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Nobody, and by that, I mean NOBODY, has done more this off-season to improve than the Indiana Pacers.Read more

KRAVITZ: Heading to Rio, and not the least bit worried about it – seriously

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A couple of weeks ago, the good people at NBC sent out a 45-minute-long informational video to all its employees who will be heading to Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics. Read more