Gregg Doyel, Indianapolis Star

Gregg Doyel

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Gregg:

Doyel: Bring us your college basketball bubble – Indianapolis is open for business

The college hoops season is scheduled to end in Indianapolis with the Final Four, but may need some help to get there. Enter the downtown Indy bubble. → Read More

Doyel: Frank Reich kneels during anthem because it's not Black communities problem to fix

Colts found a unique way to protest social injustice before the Jags game: Players stood and linked arms for the anthem while coach Frank Reich knelt. → Read More

Doyel: COVID has dropped a curtain on college football all over Midwest, but at Notre Dame, the show went on

“One of the great comebacks in Notre Dame history" made this game possible, and from there, the Irish beat Duke 27-13 to open the 2020 season. → Read More

Doyel: NFL players will keep kneeling until we listen, so maybe it's time to listen

Four years after Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem the racial divide in America feels worse than ever. How do we get where we need to go? → Read More

Doyel: 'Greatest game ever pitched' starred Sandy Koufax ... and my high school coach

Meet the losing pitcher in "the greatest game ever pitched," Sandy Koufax's 1965 perfect game against Bob Hendley, who threw a one-hitter and lost. → Read More

Doyel: NBA boycott of Kenosha shooting is another shocking move that can save lives

After forcing us to take the coronavirus seriously, the NBA is leading again by boycotting games to protest police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. → Read More

Opinion: Big Ten swings and misses on a brand-damaging Monday, looking dumb and weak

Scorned by its own coaches and trolled by President Trump, the Big Ten backed down after reportedly voting to cancel the 2020 college football season. → Read More

Doyel: Let's hope for the best, because the 2020 Indianapolis 500 is happening with fans

Attending 2020 Indianapolis 500 at 25% capacity at IMS comes down to a personal choice to make that risk, and a community commitment to minimize it. → Read More

Doyel: After chaos in the Brickyard 400 pits, a wife waits for a phone call in North Carolina

An ugly Brickyard 400 crash on pit road sent a Ryan Blaney crew member to the hospital and had his nervous wife answering the phone in North Carolina. → Read More

Doyel: Remember racist traitors, don't honor them with Garfield Park monument

The monument at Garfield Park honored our ancestors who turned on America in the Civil War, maybe even Gregg Doyel's ancestor. Good riddance, he says. → Read More

Doyel: Help this country heal, or get out of the way

We are not saying enough about racism – but when we do say something, we say something stupid. We are white people, and we are not helping. → Read More

Indianapolis in troubled times: 'Why are you crying?'

How do I explain Friday night in Indianapolis -- the looting that started, the frustration over George Floyd's death that fueled it -- to a little girl? → Read More

Doyel: Missing our Memorial Day tradition of the beautiful Indianapolis 500

The coronavirus has taken the 104th Indianapolis 500 from its normal May slot, but it cannot take our memories of this Memorial Day staple in Indiana. → Read More

Doyel: Rooney Rule proposal to improve NFL diversity hiring can't be serious

NFL's proposed rule giving draft-day incentives to teams hiring — and then not firing — minority coaches, GMs is a bad idea for a legitimate problem. → Read More

'Doyel & Derek' podcast: Can Pacers finish season, or Colts start one?

Indiana Pacers face a key juncture and Indianapolis Colts know their 2020 schedule. Gregg Doyel and Derek Schultz offer opinions about both. → Read More

again -- while Louisville sweats in broken NCAA justice system

It’s the age-old problem with NCAA enforcement: The innocent keep getting punished. The guilty keep getting away with it. Fixing it would be so easy. → Read More

Opinion: NCAA's new independent infractions structure is complicated and terrifying

A new, independent infractions structure for the NCAA to police schools sounds great, doesn't it? Check the fine print. It's terrifying. → Read More

Doyel: NCAA softens name, image and likeness stance, and chaos will follow

New NCAA name, image and likeness stance is real-life chaos theory, and the Tyrannosaurus Rex in our rear-view mirror is much closer than it appears. → Read More

Doyel and Derek podcast: Colts draft, ESPN-on-Eason crime, NBA coming back — sort of

Gregg got a boxing heavy bag for his birthday, and he’s ready to beat up Derek — hey, that’s what he said! — on the latest Doyel and Derek Podcast. → Read More

Doyel on #SeniorClass: Surgery can wait for Tri-West softball star pitching through pain

Tri-West's Hannah Forrest became one of the area's best softball pitchers despite a severe case of scoliosis that has her on the verge of surgery. → Read More