By injecting a first-year coach into the mold of an established roster, Kevin Pritchard has hit on the formula that has worked eerily well for the Pacers throughout their history.
NBA All-Star Game in Indy canceled for 2021, but city gets honors for 2024
Plans for the All-Star Game and related festivities in February at Bankers Life Fieldhouse have been scrapped due to the COVID-10 epidemic.Read More
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
The path to a head coaching or key front-office job in professional basketball is often paved with sleepless nights and little or no pay.
First-time NBA head coach Nate Bjorkgren on Wednesday presented a different kind of vision, one Pacers fans may embrace after watching years of stodgy, half-court basketball.
The update came several hours after the Colts initially announced that “several individuals within our organization” had tested positive for the virus.
Hiring a coach is one of the most important moves a franchise makes, but there’s no formula for success.
The only Native American to have played for the team thinks the franchise should keep the name and use it to educate the public.
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.
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.