Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is simply not funny in TV commercials. He and his handlers finally might have realized that.
A report shows Colts fans are among the most avid in the NFL, only trailing fans in Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, New York and San Francisco.
The NFL is using computer chips embedded in footballs to collect a whole new level of data for its broadcast partners and fans. But those chips won’t be monitoring air pressure—at least not yet.
The Indianapolis Colts rank 28th this year in median ticket price on the secondary market. Seats for the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos sell for more than three times as much.
The 26-year-old Allen is taking over Coby Fleener's role as lead tight end and becoming the focus of a major sponsorship formerly held by Pat McAfee, Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne.
Five home games are technically sold out, and a few hundred tickets remain for each of the other three. But demand on the secondary market is softer than last year as fans wonder how the team will bounce back from an 8-8 season.
The Colts are one of four NFL teams using footballs with pressure sensors and sonic cues to help players keep a solid grip on the rock, according to the inventor of the new product.
In the two days after Peyton Manning announced he would retire from the NFL, the sale of items autographed by the all-pro quarterback skyrocketed 1,000 percent. Only New York Yankees Derek Jeter has rivaled that type of sales increase, according to one New York memorabilia dealer.
Sales at the 2014 Super Bowl in New York were huge. But sales at this year’s 50th Super Bowl featuring the aging Peyton Manning were even bigger for Indianapolis-based MainGate Inc.
Indianapolis’ relatively low key approach to the NFL Combine, which will attract all 32 team owners and around 2,000 team and league personnel, is part of what makes the Circle City such a great host of the event, said event organizer Jeff Foster.
Any sort of official Manning farewell in Indianapolis or elsewhere now has the potential to devolve into a first-rate public relations fiasco as new questions arise about an alleged sexual assault in 1996.
Spurred by a love of quarterback Peyton Manning, a higher percentage of people in the Indianapolis market watched Sunday’s Super Bowl than almost any other city in the U.S.
Once upon a time Super Bowl stars used to shout “I’m going to Disney World.” On Sunday—on one of America’s biggest sporting stages—Manning chose to shout: This Bud’s for you!
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants as many as 2,000 fans admitted into the Combine, which would nearly triple the current number allowed to see the tightly-run event, said a league source.
The TV ratings for Sunday’s AFC Championship game were nearly 25 percent higher in the Indianapolis market than they were nationally, according to Nielsen Media Research.
An average Jacksonville Jaguars home game brings in $3.7 million in ticket revenue, while their game in London against the Colts is expected to generate $11 million. As the visiting team, the Colts get 34 percent of that.
Adam Vinatieri is joining forces with two-time Indy 500 runner-up Scott Goodyear and Jack Miller, the racing dentist, to give young drivers an entry into open-wheel racing.