Boundaries—particularly regarding transfers—that were stifling but also stabilizing are being dismantled piece by piece.
His trademark shout of “Boom Baby” after every made three-pointer became ingrained within the vocabulary of sports fans throughout the state, shouted on driveways, putting greens and anywhere else a long shot of some sort dropped.
Randy Fishman had the best seat in the house for Monday night’s championship, located courtside and smack dab in the middle. Friends watching the game on television would have seen him just above the black line running across midcourt.
He’s not just an IU guy; he’s a state of Indiana guy, an Indianapolis native and a Broad Ripple High School graduate who never lost contact with his homeland.
Capacity was limited to no more than 25% and bands and cheerleaders were noticeably absent. Still, most of the elements that make the NCAA Tournament America’s most beloved sporting event were on display Friday in the games played around central Indiana.
The changes the COVID-19 virus has forced upon the sports world involve not only the way games have been played and attended but also how they’ve been covered by the media.
More than 50 years after meeting George McGinnis, David Craig is still playing a major role in the rehabilitation process.
The pandemic that wiped out the nation’s sporting and concert events in one fell swoop did serious damage to a lot of bottom lines in 2020, particularly those of Circle City and Fanfare.
Consider the dramatic turns experienced by Butler and the Colts, Pacers and Fever.
The city’s sports landscape was sparse, indeed, in May 1980. That was before the city adopted a sports strategy that led to the Pan Am Games, the NCAA and Indianapolis Colts moving to the city, and a string of high profile events including the Super Bowl and several Final Fours. Today, the city is a sports powerhouse.
By injecting a first-year coach into the mold of an established roster, Kevin Pritchard has hit on the formula that has worked eerily well for the Pacers throughout their history.
The path to a head coaching or key front-office job in professional basketball is often paved with sleepless nights and little or no pay.
The Colts new kicker joins an impressive list of local pro athletes who didn’t quite fit the cool jock stereotype.
Hiring a coach is one of the most important moves a franchise makes, but there’s no formula for success.
The only Native American to have played for the team thinks the franchise should keep the name and use it to educate the public.
From Brickyard Crossing to South Grove, business is booming for a sport in which social distancing is par for the course.
Nate McMillan had the fourth-best winning percentage among Pacers coaches, but he also had a 3-17 playoff record.
Terre Haute’s Duane Klueh remembers long, cold road trips and teams that pinched pennies to pay the bills.
Indiana’s oldest living Mr. Basketball, now 86, shares his passion for the game and life lessons at a park not far from the outdoor court where he got his start.