The update came several hours after the Colts initially announced that “several individuals within our organization” had tested positive for the virus.
NCAA proposal opens door for athletes to make outside money
The decision marks a historic organizational shift that might ultimately prove meaningless in some corners of the country, as state and federal lawmakers scramble to rewrite the rules on amateurism.Read More
NFL plans to expand playoffs to 14 teams, add 17th game to season
While the 17-game season would not take effect immediately, the league and owners would plan for the expanded playoffs to be implemented in the 2020 season, according to people familiar with deliberations on a new collective bargaining agreement.Read More
Indy Championships Fund raises more than $20M for major sport events
The money is expected to go a long way in funding three events on the city’s calendar: the NBA All-Star Weekend and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four in 2021 and the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2022.Read More
WNBA’s 8-year labor deal to hike average salary to $130,000
The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation will surpass six figures for the first time.Read More
A day after the Milwaukee Bucks’ sudden, historic strike spread throughout the sports world, athletes continued protests of racial injustice and police brutality Thursday.
The cancellations underscored an emerging new reality in big-time sports in which athletes are increasingly emboldened to express themselves on racial injustice and other social issues, and leagues are finding ways to accommodate their views.
Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon wasn’t healthy before the season was suspended, sitting out with a leg and hip muscle injury. But the stoppage has allowed him to recover.
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.
Such quick action by the owners indicates their eagerness to replace the 10-year labor agreement that concludes in March 2021. Several elements of a new CBA could be implemented for the upcoming season should the players vote in favor of it.
The Indy Eleven drew average crowds of more than 10,000 per game to Lucas Oil Stadium in their second year in the United Soccer League.
Michigan is the latest state to consider letting college athletes be paid following the introduction of bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would allow them to cash in on the use of their name, image and likeness.
Following California’s lead, Florida lawmakers are tackling NCAA rules that prohibit college athletes from reaping financial benefits from their prowess in the arena of big-money sports.
The Pacers did not announce financial terms of the deal though ESPN.com first reported it was worth $77 million in guaranteed money and Sabonis could make as much as $85 million with bonuses.
California will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the Indianapolis-based NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape amateur sports in the United States.
Amid speculation that his 46-year-old kicker might retire, Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said he wants Adam Vinatieri to stay with the team despite his recent kicking slump.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA has warned the bill, if passed, could mean California universities would be ineligible for national championships.
Nearly three years since Tamika Catchings played her final basketball game, the 39-year-old former star is establishing herself in a variety of new roles, including one as a contestant on “American Ninja Warrior.”
The extension, announced Wednesday, means Indianapolis will keep the event through at least 2021. It has hosted the combine since 1987.
The former Indianapolis Colts quarterback is hosting and serving as an executive producer for "Peyton's Places," a five-part, 30-episode series celebrating the NFL's 100th season.
Victor Oladipo's leg bent awkwardly as he fell to the floor Wednesday night while trying to disrupt an outlet pass to the Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam.
Larry Bird plans to donate personal items and memorabilia from his career with the Boston Celtics, Indiana State University, the U.S. Olympic team and beyond.
The move follows recommendations released earlier this year by the NCAA’s Commission on College Basketball, a group that was chaired by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and tasked with reforming the college game.