Despite the team’s surprising play, seats for Pacers home games are among the cheapest in the league on the secondary market.
Also, Joey Chestnut prepares to defend his shrimp-eating title in Indy, and the North American Soccer League suffers another blow.
The Blue and Gold are near the bottom of the NBA in terms of average attendance. But Boston, Chicago and Cleveland are on the way with help.
Sports Illustrated reported this week that Cincinnati, Sacramento and Nashville have the inside track on the first two MLS expansion franchises to be granted in December. But that doesn’t completely eliminate Indianapolis from the hunt.
A sports marketer familiar with such deals told IBJ that the credit card company now likely ranks as one of the Big Ten Conference’s three biggest sponsors.
The minor-league hockey all-star game in Indianapolis will be played under a new three-on-three format. But a bigger draw could be NHL great Wayne Gretzky’s participation.
Based on conversations he’s had with Peyton Manning, former Colts head coach Tony Dungy says the former All-Pro quarterback is bound to become an NFL executive. And Dungy said he’d consider working for him.
The Indy Eleven’s average home attendance this year was tops in the struggling North American Soccer League and better than all but three of the 30 teams in a competing league. Team officials see that as a positive factor in their bid to join Major League Soccer.
Leaders of Division I are moving forward to devise a plan to sell alcohol at its championship events, while Division II honchos are taking a hard pass and Division III is taking a wait-and-see approach.
Through the first six weeks of the NFL season, the league has seen overall viewership decline 7.5 percent. For the Colts, it’s much, much worse.
An 11 percent year-over-year decrease in eyeballs comes at a bad time for the open-wheel racing series. But IndyCar boss Mark Miles remains optimistic.
Fans of the Blue and Gold can catch a win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for a relatively small investment, according to this season’s TickPick analysis for all 30 NBA clubs.
Former Pacers star Antonio Davis is among the leaders of Playbook Investors Network, which helps support and provide access to capital for minority-owned supplier firms.
With two of IndyCar’s major teams downsizing, the addition of a deep-pocketed team like Formula One’s McLaren would be good news for the open-wheel circuit.
Central Indiana residents prefer pro football and Indy’s franchise to all other leagues and teams by a wide margin, according to the study. But its author says recent protests by players around the league could put a dent in their popularity.
In the annual study that values college football programs like Wall Street values for-profit companies, Ohio State University leads the pack at $1.5 billion.
Officials at the 76-year-old short track say $500,000 in off-season upgrades are paying off with boosts in attendance and race participation.