EA Sports announced Tuesday that it is bringing back its college football video game series, a beloved franchise that was discontinued in 2013 after EA and the Indianapolis-based NCAA were taken to court over the unpaid use of player likenesses.
Indy Eleven soccer team moving home games back to IUPUI campus
The team’s return to the IUPUI campus follows challenges in scheduling weekend games at Lucas Oil Stadium, which already has a busy slate of conventions and other sporting events throughout the year—including Indianapolis Colts home games.Read More
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear NCAA athlete compensation case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to review a court decision that the NCAA has said blurred “the line between student-athletes and professionals” by removing caps on education-related money certain football and basketball players can receive.Read More
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
The growth on his kidney was discovered during a routine physical examination after Caris LeVert was traded earlier this month from the Nets as part of a package of players and draft picks.
When Anthony Castonzo first arrived in Indianapolis in 2011, he figured he’d be a short-timer. He wound up starting at left tackle for the next decade.
Rigoberto Sanchez has handled kickoffs and punts for the Colts since 2017, when he set an NFL record for net punting average by a rookie.
The update came several hours after the Colts initially announced that “several individuals within our organization” had tested positive for the virus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.