(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Colts top Niners. Pence leaves Colts game due to protests. Colts unveil Manning statue. Pacers visit Pistons. College football roundup.
>>Colts Clip Winless Niners In OT
(Indianapolis, IN) — Adam Vinatieri nailed a game-winning 51-yard field goal with 1:38 left in overtime as the Colts clipped the winless 49ers, 26-23, at Lucas Oil Stadium. Marlon Mack ran for 91 yards and a touchdown, while Jacoby Brissett added a rushing score for the Colts, who improved to 2-and-3. Brissett finished 22-of-34 passing for 314 yards and an interception in the victory.
>>Pence Leaves Colts Game After 49ers Players Kneel During Anthem
(Indianapolis, IN) — Vice President Mike Pence is not putting up with any sideline protests during the national anthem, even if it involves his home state Indianapolis Colts. A Pence aide said the former Indiana governor walked out of Sunday’s Colts-San Francisco 49ers game in Indianapolis after several 49ers knelt on the sideline during the “Star Spangled Banner.” The Colts players stood during the anthem. Pence later tweeted the reason for his leaving was to “not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.”
>>Colts Unveil Manning Statue
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Indianapolis Colts are honoring former quarterback Peyton Manning with a statue outside of Lucas Oil Stadium. The statue, which depicts Manning throwing a pass, was unveiled in a ceremony Saturday outside of the stadium. Local Indianapolis artist Ryan Feeney started building the statue in May of last year.
>>Pacers Visit Pistons
(Detroit, MI) — The Pacers look to stay unbeaten in preseason action as they visit the Detroit Pistons tonight at the brand new Little Caesars Arena. Indiana beat Cleveland Friday to move to 2-and-0. Tonight’s tip-off is at 7 p.m.
>>College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In college football action over the weekend, Indiana shut out Charleston Southern, 27-0. Notre Dame knocked off North Carolina, 33-10. The Hoosiers and Boilermakers are both 3-and-2, while the Irish are 4-and-1.