Tag Archives: Mike Chappell

Indianapolis sports media – sane perspective from reasonable people sets Indy apart
May 6, 2015

by Kent Sterling In most cities, columnists and radio hosts routinely monitor each other to see what plot of intellectual territory goes unclaimed, and they plant their flag there.  If one guy says the local NFL team had a great draft, another will say it was atrocious. Journalism isn’t a matter of honest and heartfelt […]

September Twitter Rankings Update for Indianapolis Sports Media
September 30, 2013

It’s the last day of the month, so it’s time to update the Twitter rankings for the Indianapolis media.  You can either embrace Twitter as a way to immediately communicate directly with a limitless number of media consumers or not.  With every opportunity that passes to build a brand, the value of that brand recedes. […]

Grades Are in for Indystar.com’s First “Pat McAfee Show”
September 4, 2013

by Kent Sterling In terms a punter would understand, the first Pat McAfee Show was a towering kick that resulted in a fair catch at the 12 yard line.  There is room for improvement, but for a first effort, pinning the opponent inside their own five was not a realistic goal. Putting together a show […]

Mike Wells Leaving Indy Star for ESPN – Lots of Seats to Fill at the Star
July 28, 2013

by Kent Sterling Former Indiana Pacers beat reporter and briefly the new lead Colts guy Mike Wells, will begin work covering the Colts for ESPN on August 5th.  Terry Hutchens is gone as the Indiana University beat reporter, and Wells former spot on the Pacers beat is being manned by Michael Pointer on an interim […]

Indy Star Sports Moving in the Right Direction with ‘Pat McAfee Show’
July 12, 2013

by Kent Sterling “It’s all about content, dumbasses,” is what I shout on a daily basis to people in the media.  The delivery system is entirely beside the point.  Unique content is everything. I’m sure there were and are people at the Indianapolis Star who are wondering what the hell a bunch of ink stained […]

Indianapolis Star Sports Shake-up Continues; Michael Pointer Interim Pacers Beater
July 1, 2013

by Kent Sterling The rumors about a significant recalibration of assets at the Indianapolis Star’s sports department have come to pass with Mike Wells sliding over to the Indianapolis Colts beat, Mike Chappell continuing to cover the Colts, Terry Hutchens moved from the IU beat, David Woods moved from the Butler beat, and now Michael […]