Corrigan spent his entire career involved in college sports as a coach, administrator and conference commissioner. He was a leader in the creation of the bowl coalition, the precursor to the Bowl Championship Series in the pre-College Football Playoff era.
WNDY-TV to broadcast 70 Indianapolis Indians games over next two seasons
Circle City Broadcasting, the owner of WISH-TV Channel 8 and WNDY-TV Channel 23, has signed a two-year contract to air Indianapolis Indians home baseball games over the next two years.Read More
NCAA to allow potential Olympians to receive more benefits
The Indianapolis-based NCAA will now permit elite athletes to be paid for training expenses by the U.S. Olympic Committee and other national governing bodies.Read More
Colts pick Fanatics for 10-year merchandising deal
The Indianapolis Colts have inked a 10-year deal with Florida-based sports merchandiser Fanatics Inc. to operate the team’s in-stadium, online, mobile and roving retail shops, the team and company announced Thursday.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
The Indianapolis-based sports organization believes it has taken positive steps to emerge from the rubble of the biggest sexual abuse scandal in sports history. The changes it has instituted since summer 2017 are both obvious and subtle.
Todd Lickliter, a former National Basketball Coach of the Year at Butler University, is replacing Walter McCarty, who was fired by the University of Evansville amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
The board approved eight bids—mostly to local firms—for the first and second phases of the $360 million project.
Popular auto racer James Hinchcliffe, who was abruptly ousted from his IndyCar team in October, has secured a corporate sponsorship that will allow him to drive in two races in May, including the Indy 500.
As commissioner, Bobby Cox pushed for more corporate sponsors and better technology while promoting better sportsmanship and stronger health initiatives.
Anderson resident and former Major League pitching great Carl Erskine said the current sign-stealing scandal brings back memories of 1951, when his Brooklyn Dodgers lost the National League pennant to the New York Giants, who had designed an elaborate system to steal catchers’ signals and tip off their hitters.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series—the second tier in professional stock-car racing—will run the race Saturday, July 4, on a road course that uses part of the historic speedway oval.
This is the first entry into IndyCar for Huski Chocolate, a company headquartered in Stockholm that already does business in Formula One with McLaren and with the English soccer club Millwall.
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.
Dye—often with his wife, Alice—designed more than 20 courses in Indiana and more than 150 worldwide. Golfer Greg Norman referred to him as the “Picasso of golf architecture” who changed golf course design in the 20th century.
The abrupt sackings of four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais and popular veteran James Hinchcliffe has made for an offseason of distasteful business decisions that has contributed to a rapidly changing landscape in a series trying to make a comeback.
The Indianapolis Colts are willing to give Jacoby Brissett another full season to prove himself. But it doesn’t mean they’re out of the quarterback market.
The perennial Big Ten doormat, known more for its basketball prowess than its football progress, has a chance to match its most wins in program history on Thursday night.
After Stern’s 30-year tenure as commissioner, the NBA had grown to a more than $5 billion a year industry, and its brand of basketball had become perhaps the world’s most popular sport after soccer.
Podcast host Mason King talks with IBJ Managing Editor Lesley Weidenbener and reporter Anthony Schoettle about Penske Corp.’s acquisition of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Eli Lilly and Co.’s biggest acquisition ever, trucking giant Celadon’s demise, Ambrose’s decision to pull back from the GM stamping plant site and more.
The school’s action comes six weeks after McCarty guided the unranked Purple Aces’ stunning 67-64 upset of then-No. 1 Kentucky, his alma mater, on its home court.
The law, which passed with bipartisan support in April, created funding plans for most of a $360 million renovation of Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the construction of a $150 million soccer stadium for the Indy Eleven by diverting millions of dollars in annual state tax revenue to the Capital Improvement Board.