The decision ends months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by institutions and teams to permanently drop logos and names many consider racist.
IndyCar inks new NBC Sports deal with 13 events set for flagship channel
Jon Miller, president of NBC Sports programming, said the extension was a three-year deal and that NBC Sports is proud of the growth it’s seen since it acquired the entire IndyCar schedule in 2019.Read More
Peyton Manning teams up with brother, ESPN for MNF MegaCast
ESPN has finally landed former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning as a “Monday Night Football” commentator. It’s just not in a way anyone expected, and it won’t be for the full season.Read More
NCAA moving toward temporary patchwork solution to NIL issue
The latest strategy to provide clarity to a dramatic change in NCAA policy comes days after the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that left the association exposed to future legal attacks.Read More
Conferences urge stopgap for NCAA on NIL until federal law
Six Division I conferences, including the SEC, ACC and Pac-12, have put forth an alternative stopgap measure that cuts out the NCAA and allows athletes to be compensated for name, image and likeness before a federal law is passed.Read More
Small business owners in college towns are sorting out just what it means to strike an endorsement deal with athletes who are now free to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness.
Emmis Communications Corp. says the signal’s towers in Whitestown will be dismantled to make way for development.
Rates on periodicals would increase by more than 8% as of Aug. 29, according to agency filings. The price jump is part of a broad plan pushed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to overhaul mail operations.
Purdue University officials have signed a letter of intent for the transfer of both WBAA’s AM and FM stations to Metropolitan Indianapolis Public Media. WBAA first received its broadcasting license in 1922.
As streaming services proliferate, it’s becoming more of a challenge to track down your favorite TV shows and blockbuster movies when streaming services can change up their offerings every month. That’s complicating life for those who know what they want to watch, but just don’t know where to locate it.
The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity.
Here are some questions and answers about “NIL,” the shorthand most commonly used for athlete compensation tied to use of their name, image or likeness.
Just how much of a market there might be for so-called “name, image and likeness” compensation is unknown, but the next few months will say a lot.
Like many of the other benchmarks noted this week by the Pew Research Center in the first of a series of reports on the state of the news media, that’s not necessarily good news.
The 24-member NCAA Division I Board of Directors is expected to approve the historic recommendation Wednesday, the eve of the July 1 date that athletes rights advocates have been pointing toward with anticipation for months.
Duane Nickell, a retired science teacher in Indianapolis, decided it was time to collect the stories of 17 prominent Hoosier scientists. What resulted is a book called “Scientific Indiana” that’s hitting stores now.
Six states have laws set to go into effect July 1 that will permit college athletes to be paid for endorsements, personal appearances and social media posts, setting up the possibility of patchwork rules from coast to coast for thousands of athletes.
Dr. Jerome Adams has strong ties to central Indiana, having served as Indiana state health commissioner from 2014 to 2017. After the close of the Trump administration, he returned to the Indianapolis area to practice medicine.
IBJ, which competes in the largest category for newspapers and online news categories, won awards for its 2020 coverage of the environment, government and politics, and the pandemic and health.
Indianapolis Star reporter Ryan Martin and photojournalist Mykal McEldowney were among a team of journalists to work on the series, which reviewed police dog bites nationally from 2017-19.
Warning of a looming threat to amateur sports, college athletics leaders urged Congress on Wednesday to take bipartisan action as states prepare to allow athletes to earn money from their names and personal brands.
Dozens of high-traffic websites including the New York Times, CNN, Twitch and Reddit could not be reached Tuesday morning.
Nate Feltman, co-owner and CEO of IBJ Media, will move back into the role of publisher of the legal news organization.