Who is Indianapolis Star reporter Gregg Doyel as video of him flirting with Caitlin Clark goes viral

Who is Indianapolis Star reporter Gregg Doyel as video of him flirting with Caitlin Clark goes viral

Here is all you need to know about Gregg Doyel as the columnist apologises to Caitlin Clark after his awkward interaction during a press conference

Columnist for the Indiana Star Gregg Doyel apologised for his uncomfortable interaction on Wednesday with Caitlin Clark.

Doyel went to ask Clark a question during her first press conference on Wednesday afternoon, only a few days after she was selected with the first overall pick in the WNBA Draft.

He raised his palms in a heart gesture to Clark before he went on to ask her the questions. In the press conference, he asked:

Real quick, let me do this.”

Clark responds:

You like that?”

Doyel then says:

I like that you’re here. I like that you’re here

The basketball star then replies:

I do that at my family after every game, so.”

The columnist responds:

OK, well start doing that to me and we’ll get along just fine.”

This led social media users give their mixed reactions. One described the situation as “cringe.”

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Who is Indianapolis Star reporter Gregg Doyel as video of him flirting with Caitlin Clark during press conference goes viral

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A user replied to the post, “I feel so sorry for her, honestly.”

Another replied, “I feel bad for Caitlin Clark.”

Meanwhile few other users replied, “I didn’t think that needed an apology.”

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Another wrote, ” This world is so soft.”

One wrote, “Why are men not allowed to be kind to a woman these days? This was flattery; nothing less – nothing more.”

Who is Gregg Doyel?

Gregg Doyel is a sports columnist for the morning daily newspaper Indianapolis Star. He formerly worked as a writer for the CBS Sports online outlet.

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The American sports writer has done his studies from University of Florida after completing his high-school in Georgia. Before he started his career as a writer and became a columnist, at Macon, Georgia’s Stratford Academy, coaches Bubber Adams and Bobby Henley selected him for two all-state baseball teams (1987, 1988) and one all-state soccer team (1986).

The Associated Press Sports Editors have named him the nation’s best sports columnist for the four times. Since 2007, Doyel has received 16 APSE Top 10 awards, eight of which have been for columns, with first place wins coming in 2014, ’17, ’19, and ’22.

He was listed by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one of the 250 most important business leaders in Indiana in 2023. His father worked as a law professior at the University of Mississippi

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