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.
Sales of season tickets, merchandise and sponsorships are all up. Attendance is expected to match—or even exceed—the 2013-2014 season. And the stadium deal the Pacers struck with the city’s Capital Improvement Board last year has freed the franchise to make investments it hopes will pay dividends long term.
Bank of America Corp. faces a lawsuit by former Indianapolis Colts star defensive end Dwight Freeney, who claims the bank set him up with an unqualified private banker and her “notorious financial predator” boyfriend.
Former Indianapolis Colts player Dwight Freeney can proceed with his lawsuit alleging that Bank of America Corp. was complicit in a fraud scheme that caused him to lose more than $20 million, a judge ruled.
The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Houston is intended to protect the phrase "Home of the 12th Man" and variations of it that the university contends have brought its fan base "national renown."
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the city of Cleveland over its formula for taxing visiting athletes. The decision upholds a court victory by retired Colt Jeff Saturday and ex-Bear Hunter Hillenmeyer.
Peyton Manning returns to Indianapolis this weekend with a shot at a doubly historic homecoming. He can pass Brett Favre for the most career regular season victories by a starting NFL quarterback and as the league's all-time leading passer.
Mel Daniels, the Hall of Fame center who helped the Indiana Pacers win three American Basketball Association titles, died Friday. Daniels later was an assistant coach, executive and scout with the Pacers.