Bill Miller, president of the American Gaming Association—the gambling industry’s national trade association—called the current level of sports betting ads “an unsustainable arms race.”
Lucas Oil Stadium to see $22 million in upgrades in 2022
The improvements will bring new, higher-definition video boards to the northwest and southeast corners of the bowl, along with new video-ribbon displays, an upgraded sound system, new carpet and furniture, and an area in the team’s locker room for female football personnel.Read More
Indy Eleven hire El Paso leader Lowry as new head coach
Mark Lowry becomes the fourth head coach in Eleven team history. The 36-year-old native of Birmingham, England, has coached El Paso Locomotive FC in United Soccer League Championship play for the past three seasons.Read More
Here’s what new NCAA constitution means for college sports fans
On Monday, representatives of the full NCAA membership get the chance to weigh in during a specially called constitutional convention after being given a week to digest the 19-page document.Read More
Colts team up with local Big Brothers Big Sisters in $150K partnership
The groups plan to make a big push on volunteer recruitment. The Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter says more than 1,000 boys and girls ages 8-14 are waiting to get matched with mentors.Read More
Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.
Defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman would become the second Black head football coach at Notre Dame after Tyrone Willingham (2002-04).
The hiring of Brian Kelly—who has led Notre Dame for the past 12 seasons and eclipsed Knute Rockne for career victories with the storied Fighting Irish—was formally announced Tuesday in yet another blockbuster coaching move in college football.
Brian Kelly became the winningest coach in Notre Dame history earlier this season, surpassing Knute Rockne. No previous head football coach has ever left the Irish to take a job at another school.
The suits allege the eight-team, quasi-professional league accumulated a bill of $1.1 million during its stay at the Crowne Plaza Union Station and a tab of nearly $235,000 for six games played at Lucas Oil Stadium.
The tournament is expanding beginning with the current season, giving it an equal number of participants as the men’s tournament as part of a concerted effort at gender parity.
NCAA President Mark Emmert’s words came after the NCAA’s online constitutional convention, during which the entire membership of more than 1,100 schools in three divisions weighed in on the proposed, scaled-down version of the association’s foundational document.
Cal Burleson, who spent 45 years with the Indianapolis Indians, including 16 as general manager, passed away Sunday from complications from cancer.
The NCAA on Monday set the stage for a dramatic restructuring of college sports that will give each of its three divisions the power to govern itself.
A little more than a year after stepping down from his role as Indiana University’s athletic director, Fred Glass has authored a book detailing his experience in the position.
IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti said “control issues at the 11th hour” derailed Indianapolis-based Andretti Autosport’s bid to buy the Alfa Romeo team from Sauber, but he has not given up on his attempt to acquire a Formula One team.
The NFL said the location of the 2023 combine will be determined through a bidding process involving Indianapolis, Dallas and Los Angeles.
The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues on Tuesday night released its 153-page report, which includes a series of recommendations to improve the gap among all sports tournaments.
Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, drew a sellout crowd of 140,000 that reflected the growth of Formula One racing in a country that executives view as critical to the sport’s development.
IBJ sat down with leaders of College Football Playoff Inc. and members of the local host committee to discuss the preparations underway to make the January game a reality.
The vast majority of the league’s players—70% of active players and more than 60% of living retirees—are Black. So the changes are expected to be significant, and potentially costly for the NFL.
The Indy Lights-style cars will be outfitted with sophisticated sensors to recognize their (quickly changing) surroundings. The cars then will rely on their programming to navigate the oval at speeds expected to reach 100 miles per hour.
Tony Stewart, who fell in love with National Hot Rod Association racing while tagging along with fiancee Leah Pruett at her races the past two seasons, will be an official part of the sport in 2022.
The massive hospitality and entertainment district is slated to be anchored by a $25 million multisport venue surrounded by apartments, hotels, medical office buildings, restaurants, stores, senior-living facilities and condos.