Kenny Aronoff to anchor Jim Irsay’s all-star band at stadium
Music fans have the rare chance to catch John Mellencamp, Buddy Guy, John Hiatt and Ann Wilson perform for free in Indianapolis.Read More
Here’s how you can see Jim Irsay’s pop culture artifacts in Indianapolis
The Sept. 9 exhibition at Lucas Oil Stadium, featuring a performance by Ann Wilson of Heart and an all-star band, is free to attend with registration.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Why the Irsays are spending millions on ‘Kicking the Stigma’ effort
Kalen Jackson, one of three daughters of Jim Irsay and a vice chair in the Colts organization, talks with host Mason King about why the family decided to focus on mental health, what they’ve learned about the problem along the way and how they got so many celebrities to participate.Read More
Colts team up with local Big Brothers Big Sisters in $150K partnership
The groups plan to make a big push on volunteer recruitment. The Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter says more than 1,000 boys and girls ages 8-14 are waiting to get matched with mentors.Read More
Ryan’s arrival means the Colts will be starting a new opening-game quarterback for the sixth consecutive year. Indianapolis traded last year’s starter, Carson Wentz, to the Washington Commanders earlier this month.
Wentz threw 27 touchdowns and tied a career low in interceptions with seven last season, but he struggled in the team’s final two games, both losses, when one victory was needed to give the Colts a playoff berth.
The program in honor of the Pro Football Hall of Fame coach will provide the team with access to talented coaches while fostering and expanding the team’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
Matt Eberflus, 51, has spent the past four years as Indianapolis’ defensive coordinator, helping turn around a unit that ranked among the league’s worst.
The online resource, set to launch in beta mode in the next several weeks, will be a place where academic and business users can access anonymized sports and fitness data sets, use it to solve business problems, and learn about job opportunities.
With four projected starters on the reserve/COVID-19 list, one of the NFL’s least-vaccinated teams is facing new scrutiny
COVID-19 has been a concern for the Colts, who have consistently ranked near the bottom of the league in vaccination rates.
The league said Thursday that 87.9% of NFL players had received at least one vaccine dose, and that 19 of the 32 teams had more than 90% of their players vaccinated. But with teams’ training camps underway, coronavirus-related issues have persisted.
The submissions—which are forerunners to formal bids—detail the city’s interesting in hosting the NFL scouting combine from 2023 to 2027 and the the draft in either 2025 or 2027.
The Colts FanDuel Pass includes tickets to four preselected regular season home games, along with $25 per game in gaming credit for FanDuel’s sports book app.
Vinatieri, 48, entered the league as undrafted free agent and became known as the best clutch kicker in NFL history. He made 29 game-winning kicks during his career and scored a franchise-record 1,515 points with the Indianapolis Colts.
The Indianapolis Colts are among the 50 companies that have donated money to the Indy Championships Fund to help bring three huge sports events to Indianapolis: the NCAA Tournament underway now, the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2022 and the NBA All-Star Game in 2024. But the Colts have done more than donate. Pete Ward, the team’s chief operating officer, is on the fund’s board as well as the board of the Indiana Sports Corp., which is coordinating the effort.
Wentz finished third in NFL MVP voting in 2017 when he led the Eagles to an 11-2 record before a knee injury ended his season. But he just wrapped up the worst season of his five-year career.
The update came several hours after the Colts initially announced that “several individuals within our organization” had tested positive for the virus.
Former Colts quarterback Art Schlichter has received nearly $700,000 from a national settlement with the NFL over concussions. A prosecutor says that money should go to Schlichter’s many fraud victims.
The deal makes changes for the 2020 season and runs for 10 years after that, through the 2030 season. It brings some significant changes to the sport.
Visit Indy has held preliminary talks with the NFL about the city’s hosting the three-day event as soon as 2024.
The guitar was sold by former Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour, who played it on such iconic albums as “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Wall."