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IndyCar speeding toward faster times in 2015

One of the big storylines for the next IndyCar Series season is taking shape in the form of speedy new aero kits. But timelines for teams to get kits ready for racing will be tight.
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Redevelopment of Speedway's Main Street progressing north

The town's redevelopment commission has agreed to sell the vacant building that housed Rosner Drugstore and will seek proposals next month to develop land across the street.
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Irsay helps out Jack Kerouac organization

The owner of the Indianapolis Colts has ponied up a sizable sum for a Massachusetts organization that keeps the writer's legacy alive.
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Gary Brackett, a popular Colt, tackles second act as restaurateur

Gary Brackett’s personal credo—be humble, be hungry and work harder than everybody else—has served him well. Now he hopes to parlay his success on the gridiron into his restaurant operations.
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New NCAA executive backs athlete image compensation

Oliver Luck hopes to rebuild trust and confidence in the NCAA. And he wants to protect the "fundamental" right of college athletes to get paid for the use of their names, images and likenesses.
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Federal judge rejects NCAA concussions deal

A federal judge in Chicago rejected a proposed $75 million class-action head injury settlement with the NCAA on Wednesday, portraying the deal as too unwieldy and potentially underfunded and urging both sides to go back to the drawing board.
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Oliver Luck leaving West Virginia for position at NCAA

West Virginia University Athletic Director Oliver Luck, the father of Colts QB Andrew Luck, is joining the Indianapolis-based NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs.
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Pacers fans' patience, commitment tested by early season woes

The bottom hasn’t entirely fallen out in terms of the Indiana Pacers’ home attendance this year, but it may only be hanging on by a thread or two.
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Visit Indy negotiating to keep huge auto show until 2021

Three years ago, a long-term deal to keep the PRI Show in Indianapolis would have been almost unimaginable. The event with a $45.6 million annual economic impact now could be a fixture.
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Butler hoops tickets in hot demand; IU on the rise

Maybe it’s the promise of a strong season. Perhaps it’s the recently renovated Hinkle Fieldhouse. Either way, tickets for Butler University men’s basketball games are a hot commodity.
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