Crooked Stick has poured more than $3 million into course upgrades, and event organizers are promising smoother traffic flow and faster shuttle service for this year's BMW Championship. Jordan Spieth's presence could spur bigger crowds.
The new-look Capital Improvement Board–which owns Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Victory Field and Lucas Oil Stadium as well as the Indiana Convention Center–will probably be less cheerleader and more watchdog.
Indianapolis Monumental Marathon organizers hope to kill confusion in the market by acquiring the Indianapolis Marathon and taking over its domain name. Despite killing the full marathon in Lawrence, they promise to grow the half marathon there.
The P&G Gymnastic Championships—which crowned national champions in men’s and women’s events—drew 16 percent more fans than last year's event in Pittsburgh and more than 30 percent more than the 2013 event in Hartford, Connecticut.
Indianapolis’ reputation as a sports capital and Mayor Ballard’s support of cricket have made the World Sports Park a strong location for cricket events, said Tim Anderson, International Cricket Council head of global development.
Some city taxpayers are still upset that Mayor Greg Ballard paid $5 million to turn Post Road Community Park on the east side into World Sports Park, but cricket players, International Cricket Council members and other cricket insiders couldn’t be more thrilled. So what's next?
Two Indiana Sports Corp. executives and possibly two board members are traveling to Dallas Jan. 12 to watch the national football college championship game and see what it would take to host the game at Lucas Oil Stadium.