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.
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.
The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with HGH or other prohibited substances from an Indianapolis clinic as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last fall.
After being roundly criticized for the penalties, the league is withdrawing its fines for teams and players who showed support for citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts.