My introduction to the raw reality of boxing left me with admiration for the physical skills necessary to be a fighter and the sheer toughness it takes to get into the ring. However, at the same time, being young and naïve, I was shaken by the brutality of the enterprise.
Capital Improvement Board president says initial $10 million payment to the Indiana Pacers is not only reason for the larger
budget. Rather, she insisted it’s largely due to $5 million in renovations slated for Conseco Fieldhouse and other CIB-operated
The three-year agreement is designed to help the franchise shoulder the costs of operating Conseco Fieldhouse. One dissenting
voice called the team and city back to the negotiating table for a longer-term deal.
State officials decided to reduce the interest rate on a $9 million loan to the city's Capital Improvement Board by 1
percentage point. The news couldn't come at a better time for the agency, which is trying to find money to assist the
A combination of taxes targeting downtown visitors and users of the city’s professional sports complexes are expected to generate
the bulk of the subsidy.
The Indiana Pacers still are renegotiating the team's lease of Conseco Fieldhouse with a Wednesday deadline approaching.
Hollywood Bar and Filmworks owner Ted Bulthaup said higher parking rates following Conseco Fieldhouse’s opening
drove his patrons away.
The IRS agreed.
I defy anyone to tell me that losing the Pacers would be a positive thing for Indianapolis.
Organizers credit stronger ticket-selling efforts and new promotions for boosting attendance to more than 81,000, the highest
it’s been since the tournament became an annual event in Indianapolis.