After leading the North American Soccer League in attendance during its inaugural season, the Indy Eleven faces a big challenge to maintain that momentum. The team has lobbied hard for an 18,000-seat home venue. Now it has to prove it can fill it.
A spectator hit by a piece of debris that came off a race car at the IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 29 intends to sue the city. The open-wheel series also could be a target of the victim's lawyers.
Logistical challenges for a deal that involves designing, manufacturing and delivering a unique item for each of 41 homes games for all 30 NBA teams will be huge for MainGate. The potential windfall is even greater. Purdue star Brian Cardinal will lead the initiative.
On the same day IU basketball coach Tom Crean landed a prize recruit, he was roundly booed after being recognized on the court Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. It's likely some IU fans joined Kentucky and Wisconsin fans in the unkindly reception.
When it comes to ticket sales by state for this year's Final Four, there are some surprising trends. More ticket sales are coming out of Kentucky than any other state by a wide margin. Indiana is still a very strong market. But where are all the Duke fans?
Over the next seven years, the NCAA has selected the sites of seven men’s Final Fours and six women’s Final Fours. Of those 13 Final Fours, only one—Minneapolis in 2019—is being played in a state that has passed legislation making it outright illegal to discriminate against gay people.
With March Madness in full swing and the Final Four headed to Indianapolis, plenty of people will be tuning in to sports talk radio. Indianapolis has three stations cranking out sports talk, and all three are trying to grab the lucrative afternoon drive-time audience.