Posted January 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
Indianapolis won't ever be mistaken for Miami's South Beach or New Orleans' Bourbon Street, but visitors headed to the Circle City for the Super Bowl will find plenty of attractions, great restaurants and interesting taverns - not to mention some uniquely Hoosier experiences. The same can-do spirit and public-private partnerships that delivered the Colts from Baltimore in 1984 and won hosting rights for this year's Super Bowl have transformed a once-sleepy city center into a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly district filled with office towers, shops, eateries, bars, museums, theaters and historic churches. The city nicknamed the Crossroads of America has turned out such cultural icons as writer Kurt Vonnegut, comedian David Letterman and the Indianapolis 500. It boasts one of the world's largest children's museums, an infamous shrimp cocktail and jazz and blues at a legendary venue with roots in the Underground Railroad. And even though the weather in the first...

Hibbert getting scouting reports from Duncan

It was well chronicled on this site that Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert was in San Antonio this off season training with several San Antonio Spurs players, most notably greatest power forward of all time Tim Duncan. As it turns out, the mentor-ship between Duncan and Hibbert didn't stop when the season started. According to our friends at Indy Cornrows, Duncan has been helping...

Hill's Agent Meets With Pacers

George Hill's agent, Michael Whitaker, met with the Pacers in Indiana on Saturday.

So many options

Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel's toughest decision isn't thinking of a play to run. It's determining which player to select.

Hibbert May Gamble On Restricted Free Agency

Roy Hibbert is eligible for a contract extension from the Pacers, but he may gamble on restricted free agency.

The Indiana Pacers are winning, but nobody is showing up to notice

The Indiana Pacers have roared, relative to their usual play, out to a 9-3 start to the 2011-12 season. They'll take on the Sacramento Kings out in California on Wednesday night, starting a run that will see the team play just three games at home over the next 17 days. Good thing, too, because we don't want these up and comers to get down on their chances in the East as they...

Pacers hit the road

The Indiana Pacers are off to a promising start, but now comes a three-game western trip. In the past, that would be cause for concern. The Pacers are 2-14 in the past two seasons when visiting Portland, Denver, Utah, Golden State, Phoenix, Sacramento and both Los Angeles teams.

Pacers-Kings Preview

Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel is pleased with his team's defense, but the offense still needs some work. Sacramento Kings coach Keith Smart can relate to those concerns. The Pacers go for a season-high fourth consecutive victory Wednesday night at Sacramento in their only meeting with the Kings in 2011-12. Indiana (9-3) is among the league leaders in scoring defense with...

From UCLA to NBA, former Bruins appreciate Ben Howland's help

While Howland's current UCLA team has struggled, 11 of his former players began this season in NBA. And some say the discipline, defense and fundamentals they learned in Westwood helped them get there.Indiana Pacers point guard Darren Collison used a food analogy to describe his graceful jump from playing under UCLA Coach Ben Howland to his quick success in the pros.

Indiana Pacers (9-3) at Sacramento Kings (4-10), 10 p.m. (ET)

The improved Pacers take their act out west for a three- game road trip starting with tonight's tip-off in Sacramento.

Kigns rally in 4th quarter to beat Pacers 92-88

Marcus Thornton scored 17 points and the Sacramento Kings rallied in the fourth to beat the Indiana Pacers 92-88 Wednesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Kigns rally in 4th quarter to beat Pacers 92-88

Marcus Thornton scored 17 points and the Sacramento Kings rallied in the fourth to beat the Indiana Pacers 92-88 Wednesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
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