Indianapolis Colts QB Rivers to retire from playing football
Philip Rivers, 39, will end his playing career ranked fifth all-time in the NFL with 63,440 passing yards and 421 touchdown passes.Read More
Bill would give Indy Eleven more time to finalize stadium plan
Indy Eleven officials said last week that they plan to announce a location for the proposed $550 million Eleven Park development—which would include a stadium—by the end of March.Read More
IBJ Podcast: What must Indy do to be ready to host all of March Madness?
The logistics needed to pull off the entire NCAA tournament are incredible. But Indianapolis officials tell IBJ reporter Mickey Shuey they are up to the task. So podcast host Mason King talks with Shuey about what he’s learned and what’s left to figure out.Read More
Pacers to allow limited fan attendance starting in late January
The Indiana Pacers on Friday said the team will once again be able to welcome fans to home games—on a highly restricted basis because of the pandemic—starting Jan. 20.Read More
A new IndyCar racing team dedicated to giving women opportunities to work in motorsports has submitted an entry for this year’s Indianapolis 500. Simona de Silvestro, the 2010 Indy 500 rookie of the year, will drive the No. 16 car.
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.
NCAA President Mark Emmert’s remarks came during his state of college athletics address at the NCAA’s annual convention, which is being held virtually this week because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NCAA is set to delay a potential landmark vote on legislation that would permit college athletes to be compensated for their fame after the association received a warning from the Department of Justice about potential antitrust violations.
The herculean effort over the next 2-1/2 months will involve city and state officials, tourism and civic leaders, and likely thousands of volunteers.
Dr. Virginia Caine said the decision on further opening restaurants will be dictated by positivity rates, vaccine distribution and case counts much closer to the tournament.
Plans for a grand, glass-wrapped entry pavilion as part of the $360 million renovation to Bankers Life Fieldhouse have been tabled, in favor of minimal updates that largely keep the existing facade intact.
Nearly all of downtown’s nearly 7,600 hotel rooms could be used for the tournament, as well as additional hotels in other parts of the city as well.
The organization said it is “closely monitoring” the pandemic and will continue evaluating the feasibility of some fan attendance at some of the games.
The 67-game tournament will be held at venues across central Indiana in March and April, according to a source familiar with the plans.
The U.S. Department of Labor alleged that BSN Sports discriminated against thousands of people who applied for jobs at the company’s Indianapolis production facility. The firm’s settlement is not an admission of guilt.
IU’s assignment to the lower-tier Outback Bowl after a 6-1 season is just one of the post-season decisions that has enraged and flummoxed football fans this year.
Headed for the Outback Bowl, the football program finds itself in an unusual position after years as the Big Ten’s doormat. One could argue that IU needs coach Tom Allen right now a lot more than Tom Allen needs IU.
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.
The rivalry game between Indiana University and Purdue University, which has been played every year since 1920, was canceled for the second time in two weeks—and the third time this season.
For years, Native American groups and others have protested against Cleveland’s use of Indians as its name as well as other imagery used by the American League charter franchise since 1915.
It’s unknown whether the health department will institute the same restriction for the Big Ten Football Championship game, scheduled to take place the day before the Colts game.