Indianapolis has a higher percentage of women sports fans than many of the nation's largest and most sports rabid cities. There's an especially strong following for the NFL, NBA, NASCAR and college hoops.
IU Athletic Director Fred Glass hopes to raise the funds to enclose the south end of Memorial Stadium through alumni donors. He said donation commitments are already coming in, and a naming rights deal is possible.
In this week’s IBJ special Interview Issue, Peter Wilt is one of 29 people profiled. I’m using some space on The Score to reveal more of Wilt’s thoughts on sports business, fandom and connecting with the community.
Hulman & Co. CEO Mark Miles is promising the new aero kits will push speeds higher next May at Indy, but also make the cars less likely to go airborne. He's bullish that attendance and TV ratings will go up series-wide next year.
The controversy surrounding former Baltimore player Ray Rice, who punched his now wife in the face and knocked her out, should not ruin the entire sport, said the CEO of one of the Indianapolis Colts' biggest sponsors.