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Poch is a staunch follower of Indiana sports - he roots for the Pacers (NBA), Colts (NFL), Hoosiers (NCAAB), Irish (NCAAF), and Fever (WNBA). Whenever he's not writing sports articles, he loves spending time with his family, watching sports, devouring sports books, working out, and playing the piano.
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NBA

First Impressions Of Pacers Rookie Bennedict Mathurin

Bennedict Mathurin #0 of the Indiana Pacers dunks against the Charlotte Hornets during the 2022 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 08, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Grading The Pacers' Moves So Far This Summer

Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Looking Back At The Colts Career Of Jeff George

Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Should The Pacers Trade Myles Turner For Deandre Ayton?

Myles Turner #33 of the Indiana Pacers shoots the ball against the New York Knicks at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 08, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Jalen Smith's Re-Signing Bodes Well For The Pacers

Jalen Smith #25 of the Indiana Pacers grabs a rebound against Lou Williams #6 and Onyeka Okongwu #17 of the Atlanta Hawks during the first half at State Farm Arena on March 13, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of Tony Siragusa

Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Did The Pacers Get The Raw End Of The Malcolm Brogdon Trade?

Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

How Andrew Nembhard And Kendall Brown Can Help the Pacers

A general view as Deputy commissioner Mark Tatum announces Andrew Nembhard as the 31st pick by the Indiana Pacers during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 23, 2022 in New York City. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Looking Back At The Controversial Pacers Career Of Jamaal Tinsley

Indiana Pacers mascot with fans against the Golden State Warriors at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 13, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Top 3 Most Embarrassing Moments In Colts History

Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Should The Pacers Trade Malcolm Brogdon For John Collins?

Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

How Can Bennedict Mathurin Help The Pacers This Season?

NBA commissioner Adam Silver (L) and Bennedict Mathurin pose for photos after Mathurin was drafted with the 6th overall pick by the Indiana Pacers during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 23, 2022 in New York City. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Remembering The Legendary Colts Career Of Edgerrin James

Edgerrin James (R), a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class, poses with his presenter Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 7, 2021 in Canton, Ohio. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

3 Most Embarrassing Moments In Pacers History

A Indiana Pacers hat sits on stage during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 23, 2022 in New York City. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

3 Fearless Predictions For The Pacers’ 2022 NBA Draft

Myles Turner #33 of the Indiana Pacers celebrates against the Detroit Pistons at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 16, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Pacers Must Make Amends For Draft History Under Kevin Pritchard

TJ Leaf #22 of the Indiana Pacers dribbles the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 28, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

How Does Khari Willis’ Retirement Affect The Colts Secondary?

Indianapolis Colts strong safety Khari Willis #37 runs back an intercepted pass from Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr #4 during the fourth quarter at Allegiant Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

The Controversial Colts Career Of Mike Vanderjagt

The Indianapolis Colts logo at the 50-yard line on September 21, 2008 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Ranking The Top 3 Draft Busts In Pacers History

T.J. Leaf walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted 18th overall by the Indiana Pacers during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Ranking The Top 3 Draft Choices In Pacers History

Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers reacts to a late foul call while playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on April 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland won the game 117-111 to take a 2-0 series lead. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of Gary Brackett

Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Ranking The 3 Best Coaches In Pacers Franchise History

Head coach Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers talks to George Hill #3 during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Cintas Center on October 15, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cleveland defeated Indiana 98-93. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of Joseph Addai

Detail of Tyquan Lewis #94 of the Indianapolis Colts helmet prior to playing the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on October 24, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of QB Jim Harbaugh

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines walks on the field after winning the Big Ten Football Championship game against the the Iowa Hawkeyes at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 04, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Remembering The Pacers Career Of Jeff Foster

Indiana Pacers mascot with fans against the Golden State Warriors at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 13, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

3 Best Head Coaches In Colts Franchise History

Owner Jim Irsay, head coach Frank Reich and general manager Chris Ballard of the Indianapolis Colts pose for a photo during the press conference introducing head coach Frank Reich at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 13, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA

Ranking The 3 Best Uniforms In Pacers History

Tyrese Haliburton #0 of the Indiana Pacers looks on in the first quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on March 15, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Ranking The Colts’ 3 Best Offseason Moves So Far

General manager Chris Ballard of the Indianapolis Colts addresses the media following a press conference introducing head coach Frank Reich at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 13, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Ranking The Colts' 3 Best Games At Lucas Oil Stadium

Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second quarter at Nissan Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NFL

Michael Pittman Jr. Is Ready To Become The Colts’ True No. 1 Receiver

Michael Pittman Jr #11 of the Indianapolis Colts catches a pass while defended by Breon Borders #39 of the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 31, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Bennedict Mathurin #0 of the Indiana Pacers dunks against the Charlotte Hornets during the 2022 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 08, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
NBA

First Impressions Of Pacers Rookie Bennedict Mathurin

  Indiana Pacers rookie guard Bennedict Mathurin has made a strong first impression in r... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
NBA

Grading The Pacers' Moves So Far This Summer

  The Indiana Pacers have made several significant moves during the NBA's ongoing free a... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Looking Back At The Colts Career Of Jeff George

  Jeff George was the first big-name gunslinging quarterback in Indianapolis Colts franc... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Myles Turner #33 of the Indiana Pacers shoots the ball against the New York Knicks at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 08, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NBA

Should The Pacers Trade Myles Turner For Deandre Ayton?

  The Myles Turner-for-Deandre Ayton trade possibility has been gaining serious traction... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Jalen Smith #25 of the Indiana Pacers grabs a rebound against Lou Williams #6 and Onyeka Okongwu #17 of the Atlanta Hawks during the first half at State Farm Arena on March 13, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.
NBA

Jalen Smith's Re-Signing Bodes Well For The Pacers

  After months of keeping the Indiana Pacers in suspense, Jalen Smith will suit up for t... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of Tony Siragusa

  Several years before Robert Mathis wore No. 98 for the Indianapolis Colts, another def... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
NBA

Did The Pacers Get The Raw End Of The Malcolm Brogdon Trade?

  The Indiana Pacers traded point guard Malcolm Brodgon to the Boston Celtics for severa... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
A general view as Deputy commissioner Mark Tatum announces Andrew Nembhard as the 31st pick by the Indiana Pacers during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 23, 2022 in New York City.
NBA

How Andrew Nembhard And Kendall Brown Can Help the Pacers

  Andrew Nembhard and Kendall Brown are two of the three rookies the Indiana Pacers draf... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indiana Pacers mascot with fans against the Golden State Warriors at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 13, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NBA

Looking Back At The Controversial Pacers Career Of Jamaal Tinsley

  A decade before Lance Stephenson began strumming his air guitar for the Indiana Pacers... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Top 3 Most Embarrassing Moments In Colts History

  While the Indianapolis Colts have put the Hoosier State on the football map since 1984... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on December 15, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
NBA

Should The Pacers Trade Malcolm Brogdon For John Collins?

  Rumblings about a potential trade involving Indiana Pacers point guard Malcolm Brogdon... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
NBA commissioner Adam Silver (L) and Bennedict Mathurin pose for photos after Mathurin was drafted with the 6th overall pick by the Indiana Pacers during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 23, 2022 in New York City.
NBA

How Can Bennedict Mathurin Help The Pacers This Season?

  Bennedict Mathurin can help the Indiana Pacers make serious progress in the 2021-22 NB... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Edgerrin James (R), a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class, poses with his presenter Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 7, 2021 in Canton, Ohio.
NFL

Remembering The Legendary Colts Career Of Edgerrin James

  They didn't call Hall of Fame Indianapolis Colts running back Edgerrin James "The Edge... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
A Indiana Pacers hat sits on stage during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 23, 2022 in New York City.
NBA

3 Most Embarrassing Moments In Pacers History

  The Indiana Pacers have had more than their fair share of embarrassing moments in thei... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Myles Turner #33 of the Indiana Pacers celebrates against the Detroit Pistons at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 16, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NBA

3 Fearless Predictions For The Pacers’ 2022 NBA Draft

  The 2022 NBA Draft will radically alter the course of Indiana Pacers franchise history... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
TJ Leaf #22 of the Indiana Pacers dribbles the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 28, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NBA

Pacers Must Make Amends For Draft History Under Kevin Pritchard

  One of the Indiana Pacers' most glaring flaws in recent franchise history has been the... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts strong safety Khari Willis #37 runs back an intercepted pass from Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr #4 during the fourth quarter at Allegiant Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
NFL

How Does Khari Willis’ Retirement Affect The Colts Secondary?

  Khari Willis' premature retirement last week was a massive shock to the Indianapolis C... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
The Indianapolis Colts logo at the 50-yard line on September 21, 2008 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

The Controversial Colts Career Of Mike Vanderjagt

  Mention the name Mike Vanderjagt to any Indianapolis Colts fan, chances are they will... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
T.J. Leaf walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted 18th overall by the Indiana Pacers during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City.
NBA

Ranking The Top 3 Draft Busts In Pacers History

  Looking back at the Indiana Pacers' top draft busts over the years will take you on a... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers reacts to a late foul call while playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on April 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland won the game 117-111 to take a 2-0 series lead.
NBA

Ranking The Top 3 Draft Choices In Pacers History

  Now that the 2022 NBA Draft is almost upon us, reminiscing on the Indiana Pacers' top... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indianapolis Colts helmets rest on the sidelines during the pregame warmup before the AFC Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of Gary Brackett

  Gary Brackett was one of the best undrafted free agent signings in Indianapolis Colts... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Head coach Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers talks to George Hill #3 during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Cintas Center on October 15, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cleveland defeated Indiana 98-93.
NBA

Ranking The 3 Best Coaches In Pacers Franchise History

  Who are the best coaches in Indiana Pacers franchise history? Breaking down these c... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Detail of Tyquan Lewis #94 of the Indianapolis Colts helmet prior to playing the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on October 24, 2021 in Santa Clara, California.
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of Joseph Addai

  If you're an Indianapolis Colts fan, the name Joseph Addai should ring a bell. Adda... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines walks on the field after winning the Big Ten Football Championship game against the the Iowa Hawkeyes at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 04, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Remembering The Colts Career Of QB Jim Harbaugh

  Long before Jim Harbaugh wore his trademark khaki pants as head coach of the Stanford... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Indiana Pacers mascot with fans against the Golden State Warriors at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 13, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NBA

Remembering The Pacers Career Of Jeff Foster

  Jeff Foster was one of the scrappiest players in Indiana Pacers franchise history.... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Owner Jim Irsay, head coach Frank Reich and general manager Chris Ballard of the Indianapolis Colts pose for a photo during the press conference introducing head coach Frank Reich at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 13, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

3 Best Head Coaches In Colts Franchise History

  Who are the best head coaches in Indianapolis Colts franchise history? Breaking dow... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Tyrese Haliburton #0 of the Indiana Pacers looks on in the first quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on March 15, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NBA

Ranking The 3 Best Uniforms In Pacers History

  The best uniforms in Indiana Pacers NBA franchise history are a throwback to the vinta... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
General manager Chris Ballard of the Indianapolis Colts addresses the media following a press conference introducing head coach Frank Reich at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 13, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Ranking The Colts’ 3 Best Offseason Moves So Far

  Some of the Indianapolis Colts' headline-grabbing moves this offseason will make them... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second quarter at Nissan Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.
NFL

Ranking The Colts' 3 Best Games At Lucas Oil Stadium

  Since the Indianapolis Colts unveiled their state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Stadium in 2008... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago
Michael Pittman Jr #11 of the Indianapolis Colts catches a pass while defended by Breon Borders #39 of the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 31, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
NFL

Michael Pittman Jr. Is Ready To Become The Colts’ True No. 1 Receiver

  Michael Pittman Jr. is ready to take over as the Indianapolis Colts' true No. 1 wide r... Poch de la Rosa • 2 years ago


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