Here is the latest sports news: Colts bring back K Vinatieri. NFL Combine almost here. Pacers host Hawks tomorrow. Pirates face Rays today in Port Charlotte. College hoops roundup.

>>Colts Bringing Back Vinatieri For 23rd Season

(Indianapolis, IN) — Kicker Adam Vinatieri [[ vin-uh-TARE-ee ]] is returning to the Indianapolis Colts for his 23rd season in the NFL. Multiple outlets report the two sides have agreed to a one-year deal. Vinatieri has spent the last 12 years with the Colts after 10 seasons with the New England Patriots. The 45-year-old has booted 559 career field goals, just six shy of Morten Andersen’s NFL record. Vinatieri’s 2,487 career points also put him 57 points behind Andersen for the most all-time.

>>NFL Scouting Combine Approaching

(Indianapolis, IN) — The annual NFL Scouting Combine is returning to Indianapolis next week. The Combine opens up Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Executives from every team in the league will arrive in Indy to scout the top NFL prospects in person. The 2018 NFL Draft starts on April 26th at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

>>Pacers Host Hawks Tomorrow

(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers return from the All-Star break tonight as they host the Atlanta Hawks. Indiana is 33-and-25 on the season, good for fifth in the East. Following tonight, the Pacers are off until they visit Dallas on Monday.

>>Pirates Open Cactus League Play Today

(Port Charlotte, FL) — The Pirates open Cactus League play today versus the Tampa Bays Rays in Port Charlotte, Florida. The first pitch is at 1:05 p.m. Single-game tickets for the Indianapolis Indians go on sale March 1st. The Tribe open their regular season on April 6th at home versus Columbus.

>>College Hoops Roundup

(Undated) — In college hoops action last night, ninth-ranked Purdue crushed Illinois 93-86. On tonight’s schedule, Indiana hosts number-15 Ohio State, Ball State hosts Western Michigan, and IUPUI hosts Wright State. Tomorrow, Notre Dame visits Wake Forest and Indiana State visits Bradley.