SPORTS: And I repeat...the new stadium isn't just for football

A lot of folks have pointed to the arrival of the Indianapolis Colts in 1984 as the beginning of the Indianapolis renaissance through sports. I would submit that the train already had left the station. The Indianapolis 500 notwithstanding, Indy's first major national splash came four years before, in 1980, when the NCAA brought the Men's Final Four to Market Square Arena. At that time, the event was just starting to bust out. The year before, Michigan State and Indiana...

 

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