Indianapolis hasn't hosted the NBA All-Star Game since 1985—when it was in the Hoosier Dome—something the league's commissioner, Adam Silver, wants to change. But local officials haven't pulled the trigger on a bid.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has agreed to make Indianapolis-based USA Football part of its Multi-Sport Organization Council, giving the group access to sports officials that could someday decide to put football in the Olympics.
Tom Brady said on Friday he will stop fighting his suspension for "Deflategate," a scandal that tarnished the reputation of one of the sport's best players and tested the authority of National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The organization that unsuccessfully tried to bring an IndyCar race to Boston has filed for bankruptcy. Creditors include the Indianapolis-based national IndyCar organization, which says it is owed $4.2 million.
In a blow to local sports fans, WRTV Channel 6 is shutting down its Hometown Sports & News network and replacing it with a national syndicated network called Grit that features a lineup of action movies and westerns.
IndyCar officials, looking to seize momentum from the historic 100th running of the Indy 500, have put together a new ad campaign, kicked off a ticket-renewal effort and have drivers urging everyone in the series to promote the sport.
Alexander Rossi's team took the chance it took because it was the only shot at victory—something between a Hail Mary pass and a suicide squeeze bunt. And it worked. Strategy, not horsepower, won this Indy 500.
General admission tickets available at the Speedway box office for $40 as late as Tuesday afternoon were selling for more than triple that amount on the secondary market by Wednesday morning after the race became a sellout.