Colts owner Jim Irsay is a beast

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has always wanted to “Build the Monster” when talking about the Colts overhaul since the Peyton Manning era left back in 2012. Enter Andrew Luck and the new slew of Colts talent that is supposed to be the next great decade plus of team wins. Irsay in fact has taken several times to Twitter to reference the “monster”.  And it usually involved...
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Jim Irsay lends Jerry Garcia 'Tiger' guitar to Dead & Company

In 2002, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay paid $957,000 for the late Jerry Garcia's famed "Tiger" guitar at auction. And for most of the time since, the nearly million-dollar axe — one of nearly 200 in Irsay's extensive collection — has been on display in museums or behind Irsay's desk at Colts headquarters.But after 14 years, Tiger may soon be hitting the road again — this...
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Colts Owner Jim Irsay: Playing Football Is Risky; So Is Taking Aspirin

Don’t expect Jim Irsay to contend for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2016. The Indianapolis Colts owner told Sports Business Journal’s Daniel Kaplan on Monday he believes playing football is far less risky than than some scientists and public figures claim. For Irsay, football poses risks to players’ health, but so do other sports and both social and anti-social...
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March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay denies connection between football and CTE

Two weeks ago, when NFL executive vice president of health and safety Jeff Miller admitted a link between football and CTE, it seemed like the football world was now united in moving toward deal with that connection. But this is the NFL, where player safety is a good distance down the priority list and change moves about as quickly as a Tom Brady scramble. And so several NFL...
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March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts owner Jim Irsay wants Andrew Luck extension done by July 4

Andrew Luck has one more year left on his rookie contract, but Colts owner Jim Irsay doesn’t want his quarterback going anywhere near free agency. According to a Colts spokesman, the owner told several reporters that he hopes to agree to an extension with Luck by July 4. @JimIrsay also told @KBowenColts @HolderStephen and @MikeWellsNFL that we hope to have a new contract done...
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March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay: ‘Good chance’ Andrew Luck signs extension with Colts

Things are looking up for Andrew Luck. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay spoke with local media Tuesday and had some good news to share about his franchise quarterback. “He’s good to go. He’s healed,” Irsay said of Luck’s health, via WTTV’s Mike Chappell, which among other ailments included a lacerated kidney and reported shoulder and rib ailments. “He’s really...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay: GM Ryan Grigson has surpassed Bill Polian

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has a penchant for making eyebrow-raising comments, and he did so once again speaking about current general manager Ryan Grigson. Many figured head coach Chuck Pagano and Grigson would be goners after the team’s mediocre season. However, Irsay ended up signing Pagano to a four-year extension to keep him, and Grigson’s job is safe, too. Not...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Irsay paid $2.2 million for Ringo Starr drum kit

The Indianapolis Colts have been struggling this season, but at least owner Jim Irsay has a lot of really cool stuff. Irsay recently purchased former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr’s 1963 Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl three-piece drum kit, which he used on recordings of “Can’t Buy Me Love” and other hits, for a cool $2.2 million at an auction. Irsay also purchased a Rickenbacker...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts owner addresses Indiana religious freedom bill

By Vincent Frank The Indianapolis Colts and owner Jim Irsay have finally spoken up about a recent bill signed into law by Indiana Governor Mike Pence that supposedly supports “religious freedom” in the state. The Colts have always embraced inclusiveness, tolerance, and a diverse fan base," Irsay tweeted on Monday. “We welcome ALL fans to Colts Nation. ONE FAMILY.” the...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Irsay DUI arrest video released

A new video that shows the arrest of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released by the Carmel Police Department on Friday, and it shows what many of us expected to see. Irsay, who remained hunched over almost the entire time he was dealing with police, appeared to struggle with a number of field sobriety...Read More
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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