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INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has announced more details regarding the state of Indiana hosting this year’s Division I men’s basketball tournament. “Selection Sunday,” the day when the selection committee reveals the teams that make the tourament, will be on March 14. The tournament will then start Thursday, March 18, with the “First Four,” which are […]

INDIANAPOLIS — In 2020, there was no Indiana high school boys basketball state championship. It was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, there will be a state championship, but it will be a week later than usual. The 2021 IHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals were scheduled for Saturday, March 27. However, now that […]

INDIANAPOLIS — You’ll soon be able to attend an Indiana Pacers game again. The Pacers announced Friday morning that, starting January 24, they’ll be selling about 1,000 tickets per game. “Our team is incredibly excited to have fans back in the seats, and we appreciate the immense work done to prepare,” said Pacers President of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA announced Monday afternoon that the entire 2021 Division I Men’s Basketball tournament will be played in Indiana. After “March Madness” was canceled in 2020 because of the pandemic, the NCAA is creating a “bubble” in order to still put on the large, popular event this year. However, it’s not known if […]

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Google says NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was the most-searched-for athlete of 2020. The South Bend native was in the national spotlight after surviving a horrific crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 in February. The 43-year-old driver was hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Google says search rates soared […]

The Fort Wayne TinCaps, South Bend Cubs, and Indianapolis Indians all received invitations from their big-league affiliate to return to action in 2021. However, in the middle of Minor League Baseball's restructuring plans, some teams across the country will no longer exist.

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — A voice that is synonymous with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is calling it a career after nearly six decades. Donald Davidson, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway historian, has announced he is retiring at the end of the year. Davidson, who grew up in England, first visited IMS in May 1964, fulfilling his dream […]

The Indiana Pacers start the 2020-21 season at Bankers Life Fieldhouse against the New York Knicks on December 23.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — One of the loudest arenas in all of college basketball will remain silent. While Butler University announced they will allow up to 25% capacity inside Hinkle Fieldhouse this basketball season, Purdue University has announced that games inside Mackey Arena will start the basketball season with zero fans in attendance. The first […]

LaFONTAINE, Ind. — A familiar voice in the hockey and sports broadcasting world is calling it a career. Mike “Doc” Emrick has been calling hockey games for nearly 50 years. However, when you talk about his career, you have to go back to where it all started — a small Indiana town called LaFontaine. That’s […]