The NFL is set to kick off its 2020 season Thursday night in Kansas City, where 16,000 fans are expected. But it will sound as if 76,416 spectators are cheering thanks to NFL Films, which is supplying prerecorded audio specific to each NFL venue.
Pacers organization terminates dozens of employees in cost-cutting move
Pacers Sports & Entertainment, which owns and manages the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever, has cut about 16% of its full-time workforce in response to financial losses during the pandemic, a spokesman told IBJ.Read More
Indy Eleven first pro team in state to get back into action during pandemic
The Indy Eleven soccer team got back into action Saturday, opening its 2020 home season before a thinned-out crowd at Lucas Oil Stadium.Read More
Virus forces CIB to scale back first phase of $360M fieldhouse renovation project
The Capital Improvement Board is significantly scaling back the first phase of a $360 million Bankers Life Fieldhouse renovation as uncertainty about working conditions and the NBA season have thrown a wrench into the construction schedule.Read More
Terre Haute’s Duane Klueh remembers long, cold road trips and teams that pinched pennies to pay the bills.
The NFL and its franchises are discussing a plan by which rows of seating closest to the field in stadiums this season could be covered and used to display the logos of sponsors and messaging for league and team initiatives.
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.
Major League Baseball on Tuesday night issued a schedule that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks in its shortest season since 1878.
Players would receive their entire salaries for the year despite playing a schedule that’s only about two-thirds the length of the 36-game one that was supposed to start May 15.
The NFL pledged Thursday to contribute the money over 10 years to programs that address racial injustice, bolstering the league’s social justice initiatives first established in cooperation with a group of players amid the national controversy in late 2017.
According to more than a half-dozen general managers and player development executives, the best hope of salvaging even part of a minor league season might not come until late summer, and it could center more on intrasquad games rather than a full season.
The Indiana Pacers remembered Mike Storen as the man who was instrumental in choosing the team’s name, designed the first logo, and “paved the way for the Pacers’ eventual entry into the NBA.”
Still to be determined is when—or even if—golf can resume depending on the spread of COVID-19 that has shut down sports worldwide.
Catchings, 40, enters the Hall with an impressive roster of NBA stars who also recently retired, including Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and the late Kobe Bryant.
The NFL draft is to be held as scheduled April 23-25, but it will be a TV-only event after the live event in Las Vegas associated with it was canceled due to the pandemic.
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.
The United Soccer League said it was “temporarily suspending” its season over COVID-19 concerns, following the lead of the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer. The Eleven will miss at least five games.
Officials from the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball say they are all consulting with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other organizations on a regular basis about COVID-19.
Players union representatives and members of the NFL’s negotiating committee got together Tuesday in Indianapolis to hash out their differences in a new labor agreement the owners approved last week.
Fresh off a trip to Chicago for this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend, city officials are contemplating how best to celebrate the sport when the city hosts the event next year.
Gary Brackett talks with podcast host Mason King about the challenges of making a movie, why he thinks he has a good story to tell and why he’s not just funding the movie’s $2.2 million to $2.5 million budget.
With its chances of joining Major League Soccer in question, Indy Eleven is considering significantly cutting the number of seats with which its new stadium would debut.