Bob Kravitz

KRAVITZ: Why is it so important for Paul George to make the All-NBA team? Here’s why...

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It’s REALLY important for George to make an All-NBA team, so the Pacers gain a huge edge in what they can pay to keep him in Indianapolis when he becomes a free agent.Read more

KRAVITZ: Purdue’s reserved Swanigan speaks loudly with his work on the court

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Chris Johnson remembers the heavy-set kid. The young man’s guardian, Roosevelt Barnes, had reached out to Woodside Middle School in Fort Wayne and had told the folks...Read more

KRAVITZ: A wild, weird, wonderful Indy 500 produces a grateful and unlikely champion

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There were so many story lines that emerged from this race, it’s hard to know where to start.Read more


KRAVITZ: The Speedway knows who will drink the milk Sunday, but she’s not sharing – not yet

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Would anything or anybody truly be a surprise in Sunday's race? The gray old lady will decide.Read more

WTHR staffers gets IndyCar ride with true racing legend

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It's almost time for the greatest spectacle in racing, but before the IndyCar drivers took the track, some of us gave it a try.Read more

KRAVITZ: For Dixon, the most frightening part of Pole Day came Sunday night – at a Taco Bell

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Hours after finishing his media duties for earning the race’s top spot, Dixon, along with Dario Franchitti and Dixon’s wife, Emma, were robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell.Read more

KRAVITZ: One day after Bourdais’ horrific crash, Dixon qualifies for the pole with historic qualifying run

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Scott Dixon paid a visit to Sebastian Bourdais at the hospital Sunday morning, then ran the fastest lap at IMS in 21 years.Read more

KRAVITZ: 51 years later, The Captain, Roger Penske, remains the boss of motorsports

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Roger Penske is the smartest man in the room. By extension, he’s the richest and most successful man in the room. It’s not just his intelligence and grace under pressure...Read more

Paul George misses out on All-NBA team, potential big contract offer from Pacers

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Paul George and the Indiana Pacers got some bad and potentially devastating news Thursday: Not only did George fail to make any one of the three all-NBA teams and thus...Read more


KRAVITZ: Formula One star Alonso pursues his bucket-list item: Racing in the Indianapolis 500

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Fernando-mania has hit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it has absolutely nothing to do with the former Dodgers’ pitcher, Fernando Valenzuela. No, this has...Read more

KRAVITZ: She’s not the new Tamika, but she’s Candice Dupree, and that’s more than good enough

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Candice Dupree is learning you don’t replace the irreplaceable as she accepts the mantle as the Fever’s top player after the retirement of Tamika Catchings.Read more