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Welcome to The Score, your place for hard-hitting sports business news, fast-breaking updates and fuel-injected debate.  Buckle up.  I'm your host, Anthony Schoettle, IBJ sports reporter.

Hoop dream: Big economic impact

Today starts a big four-day weekend for Indianapolis. Given the sports-business strategy this city is built on and the soft economy, this weekend dotted with NCAA and high school state championship basketball events...
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Indy golf icon makes PGA Hall

Former PGA of America Rules Committee Chairman, Don Essig III, is among the eight-member 2009 class of inductees in the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame. Essig is the PGA Director of Golf at South Grove Golf Course in Indianapolis...
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Star names McKee replacement

It’s not easy filling the shoes of a 26-year news veteran. But Kristen Leigh Porter is going to try. Officials for the Indianapolis Star recently announced that Porter has been named to replace...
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Can all-star hoops game survive?

After the Indiana vs. Kentucky All-Star basketball games at Conseco Fieldhouse June 13, drew only 5,097 spectators, some within the local hoops community are calling for changes. Sports marketers said moving the game from Saturday to Friday hurt attendance. Others suggested...
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Indy Star loses another sports vet

The Indianapolis Star is about to lose its third sports department veteran since April. Star Sports Editor Jim Lefko announced this week that assistant sports editor Pat McKee will depart the state’s largest daily...
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