Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials said allowing spectators would be too difficult because of possible social distancing restrictions in place for the COVID-19 pandemic.
NBA to present players with plan for season restart
Under the plan, the Indiana Pacers and 21 other teams would temporarily move to the ESPN Wide World Of Sports complex near Orlando in late July and play eight games to determine playoff seeding.Read More
Colts to hold camp at own training facility instead of Grand Park
All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
IBJ PODCAST: Quiet not-for-profit powers big innovations in energy, transportation
Energy Systems Network prefers to work in the background while pushing forward initiatives like IndyGo’s bus rapid transit program, the Blue Indy electric car-sharing service and autonomous IndyCar-style racing.Read More
Top conferences ask Congress for athlete compensation law
Conference commissioners encouraged federal lawmakers to not wait for the NCAA process to play out before passing a national law that would set parameters for college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images and likenesses.Read More
National Hot Rod Association drag racing plans to resume its season in July with back-to-back events at Lucas Oil Raceway.
The coronavirus-delayed season could start around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans.
IndyCar has gotten the OK to finally start its season next month with a nighttime race in Texas.
Dr. Brian Hainline expressed cautious optimism that college sports could be played during the fall semester, but “it’s not going to be risk-free, that’s for sure.”
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s five-stage roadmap to reopen the state reaches its end on July 4 — the very day an IndyCar-NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader is scheduled to be run at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Going without college sports pales in comparison to the sacrifices made at hospitals every day, but the absence of normalcy weighs on everyone.
NBA and NFL teams will face a considerable financial hit if they are forced to play with no fans in the stands, but, thanks to their lucrative TV contracts, it won’t knock them into the red.
The federal lawsuit accuses the organization of failing to address gender-based violence by male athletes against female students at colleges and universities.
Maggie Haney, the longtime former coach of 2016 Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez, was suspended following a hearing into complaints that she verbally and emotionally abused her gymnasts.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is figuring out the details of how college athletes can be compensated for the use of their name, image or likeness. Social media is expected to play a huge role.
Two claims survived, and U.S. District Judge James R. Sweeney II gave Dixon time to amend three others that had been dismissed.
Recommended rule changes that would clear the way for athletes to earn money from their names, images and likeness are being reviewed by college sports administrators this week before being sent to the NCAA Board of Governors, which meets Monday and Tuesday.
The Hall of Fame coach retired Wednesday with a resume that includes two national championships in 33 seasons at the school.
While Major League Baseball tries to figure out a way to play this summer, the prospects for anything resembling a normal minor league season are increasingly bleak.
While the NFL has just begun pondering a shortened season, the other major U.S. leagues are already in various stages of exploring their most feasible paths to resumption.
Five major football conference commissioners have asked the Indianapolis-based NCAA to relax some requirements to compete in Division I for four years.
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.