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.