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.
In a sign of the city's serious intent to host the game, Pacers President Rick Fuson will be accompanied by presidents and vice presidents of Visit Indy and the Indiana Sports Corp. as he travels to Toronto this week.
Private investigators working for former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning visited the source of a report that he and other star athletes had obtained performance-enhancing drugs before the documentary aired late last year.
The NFL says it is conducting a comprehensive review of allegations that former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning had human growth hormone delivered to his house when he played for the Colts.
Ted Marchibroda went 71-58 in nine seasons with the Baltimore and Indianapolis Colts and 2-4 in the playoffs. He was the first head coach inducted into Indy's Ring of Honor. He also was a radio color commentator for the Colts from 1999 to 2006.
Bullseye Event Group is aiming to fill a Boeing 747 airliner with Indianapolis Colts fans for next season's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London. So far, 100 travel packages have been sold.
L.A. Rams owner Stan Kroenke wants to move the NFL Scouting Combine from Indianapolis to Los Angeles, where his team will occupy a new $1.9 billion stadium. And sources close to the league say he has the clout to do it.