The Indy Eleven’s average home attendance this year was tops in the struggling North American Soccer League and better than all but three of the 30 teams in a competing league. Team officials see that as a positive factor in their bid to join Major League Soccer.
Leaders of Division I are moving forward to devise a plan to sell alcohol at its championship events, while Division II honchos are taking a hard pass and Division III is taking a wait-and-see approach.
Through the first six weeks of the NFL season, the league has seen overall viewership decline 7.5 percent. For the Colts, it’s much, much worse.
An 11 percent year-over-year decrease in eyeballs comes at a bad time for the open-wheel racing series. But IndyCar boss Mark Miles remains optimistic.
Fans of the Blue and Gold can catch a win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for a relatively small investment, according to this season’s TickPick analysis for all 30 NBA clubs.
Former Pacers star Antonio Davis is among the leaders of Playbook Investors Network, which helps support and provide access to capital for minority-owned supplier firms.
With two of IndyCar’s major teams downsizing, the addition of a deep-pocketed team like Formula One’s McLaren would be good news for the open-wheel circuit.
Central Indiana residents prefer pro football and Indy’s franchise to all other leagues and teams by a wide margin, according to the study. But its author says recent protests by players around the league could put a dent in their popularity.
In the annual study that values college football programs like Wall Street values for-profit companies, Ohio State University leads the pack at $1.5 billion.
Officials at the 76-year-old short track say $500,000 in off-season upgrades are paying off with boosts in attendance and race participation.
The Pacers organization is preparing to take the virtual court with its new video-gaming team. Meanwhile, Terry Hutchens has compiled a bucket list for Hoosiers hoops fans.
A national brokerage says Colts home-game seats are the lowest-priced on the secondary market of any NFL team. Local brokers say some tickets are selling well below face value.
The Gene Haas Foundation is providing $500,000 over the next two years to help train students on computer-controlled milling machines, including those used to make NASCAR race cars.
The team insists its big push isn’t driven by the persistent injury to star quarterback Andrew Luck or the fact that tickets are still available for six of eight home games.
The Indianapolis Indians drew more fans to Victory Field this year than last season despite having one fewer home date.
Hospitality tents are going up at the iconic golf course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in anticipation of an LPGA Tour event, marking the first time women pros have played in central Indiana in nearly two decades.
The Boiler Business Exchange hopes to draw more than 10,000 supporters. Purdue University is eager to keep its brand strong in central Indiana, where many of the school’s alums reside.
Through the first 14 home games this season, the Indiana Fever’s attendance averaged 7,427—a 13 percent decrease from last year.
New security measures—including walk-through metal detectors and bag restrictions—will be implemented for what school officials say will be “the biggest opening game in IU football history.”