Bob Kravitz

KRAVITZ: Ex-Colt Varga on his sudden retirement: 'It wasn’t worth the risk'

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Varga’s decision won’t get a ton of play locally or nationally but it's an important story, and it's the kind of story we’re reading about more and more often these days. It's the story of a young player retiring because of fear that concussions would have a deleterious effect on his life.Read more

KRAVITZ: There’s no Super Bowl talk around the Colts, and for good reason

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Let’s get one thing straight before commencing with the Colts’ training camp in Anderson: Expectations, namely Super Bowl expectations, did not doom last year’s team.Read more

KRAVITZ: Relaxed, gracious Stewart takes a celebratory spin around Indy

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When it was over – and the Brickyard 400 took a half a lifetime to end – Jeff Gordon wanted Tony Stewart to take a victory lap of sorts all by himself. Stewart, though, had a very different idea.Read more

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