NFL Scouting Combine staying in Indianapolis through 2024
Indianapolis, which has hosted the event since 1987, beat out competing bids from Los Angeles and Dallas.Read More
Officials confirm Indianapolis as site for 2024 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials
The trials are slated for June 2024 at Lucas Oil Stadium, the largest venue ever to be selected for the event, with expectations of up to 35,000 spectators.Read More
NFL to allow thousands of fans into Lucas Oil Stadium for scouting combine
The NFL will offer free admission for its primetime activities at Lucas Oil Stadium, with seating in the 100 and 200 levels—the areas closest to the field. It’s a marked shift in strategy after decades of limiting public access to much of the event.Read More
An announcement is set for Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium featuring local sports officials, city leaders and business executives.
The hard rock bands, accompanied by Poison and Joan Jett, will play the ninth public concert at Lucas Oil Stadium since the venue opened in 2008.
Georgia’s 33-18 victory over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship had to mean so much to Bulldogs everywhere, even Butler’s Blue was probably cheering.
Stetson Bennett threw two touchdown passes to lead Georgia to a 33-18 win over Alabama on Monday night for its first national championship in 41 years.
Local organizers of the College Football Playoff National Championship say Monday’s title game can help solidify the city’s reputation as a place where big events shine.
Proof of either vaccination or a negative test will not be required for entry into Lucas Oil Stadium for the College Football Playoff National Championship or any of the various fan events planned throughout the weekend.
Alabama will be seeking a seventh national championship in the last 13 years under Coach Nick Saban. Georgia is playing with hopes of claiming its first national title since Herschel Walker led the Bulldogs to the title in the 1980 season.
The conference earlier this year quietly signed a one-year extension of its deal with the Indiana Sports Corp. to host the title game at Lucas Oil Stadium at the end of next season, marking the 12th straight year the event will be held in Indianapolis.
The improvements will bring new, higher-definition video boards to the northwest and southeast corners of the bowl, along with new video-ribbon displays, an upgraded sound system, new carpet and furniture, and an area in the team’s locker room for female football personnel.
The suits allege the eight-team, quasi-professional league accumulated a bill of $1.1 million during its stay at the Crowne Plaza Union Station and a tab of nearly $235,000 for six games played at Lucas Oil Stadium.
IBJ sat down with leaders of College Football Playoff Inc. and members of the local host committee to discuss the preparations underway to make the January game a reality.
As part of the deal, the West Club at the stadium will be renamed the WynnBet Club—a 21-and-up sports bar on the club level.
League Commissioner Kevin Warren said last week that the Big Ten expects to open hosting duties up to other cities and venues within the conference footprint.
The source, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the conversations are ongoing, said the league is evaluating all aspects of the combine, including the player experience.
After a surprise delivery five weeks early in December, feisty 3-month-old Molly Skolnick of Carmel will be represented at the Final Four by a seat-filling cutout as part of an April Fools ruse concocted by her parents.
If you picture hotdogs and popcorn when you think about stadium food, meet Chef Shimelis Adem, who’s using local ingredients to create an Indiana-focused menu for NCAA games. On the list: Midwestern Madness Pork Chop Sandwich, Indiana Whiskey Sour Pork Wings and a Half-Pound Bracket Burger.
The company said Wednesday it plans to install its 5G+ service in the seating bowl, concourse area and exterior spots at the stadium ahead of the Final Four.