SPEEDWAY, Ind.–The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Red Cross, and Indycar driver James Hinchcliffe have teamed up for this weekend’s Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix for a blood drive in honor of Hall of Fame motorsports journalist Robin Miller. Miller has been battling bone cancer for the last few years. He’s needed donated pints of […]

INDIANAPOLIS–The Indianapolis Colts have a 60% coronavirus vaccination rate, which is 31st in the NFL (second-worst). On Tuesday at training camp, some Colts players shared their thoughts on getting vaccinated. Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner contracted coronavirus last year and he said that played a factor in his decision to get vaccinated. “Last season when […]

STATEWIDE–The Indiana High School Athletic Association is dealing with a baseball umpire shortage, which has led to lots of games being either postponed or canceled in 2021. There are several reasons for that. “The average age of our officials is 56 years old. You couple that with the COVID-19 situation and the concerns of those […]

ROSEMONT, Ill.–The Big Ten Conference will allow a limited number of fans at this year’s Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be March 10-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. A limited capacity of 8,000 attendees was decided by the Big Ten Conference Directors of Athletics and the Council of President and Chancellors […]

STATEWIDE–The Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) had to cancel all spring sports last year because of the coronavirus. They are doing everything they can to make sure that doesn’t happen this year. That impacts boys golf, girls tennis, boys and girls track, baseball, softball, and unified track. “I would say ‘Get ready to watch […]

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.–The Indiana University football team has stopped all team-related activities because of an increase in coronavirus within the program. The team did not practice Tuesday morning. All players and Tier I coaches and staff underwent polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing. PCR tests are used to directly detect the presence of an antigen, rather than […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — You’ll have to wear a mask to go see the Colts. And the team has announced other restrictions to keep fans safe during the pandemic. The Colts announced last week they’d allow just 2,500 fans for the home opener a week from Sunday. Those fans will be seated in pods — if you […]

The Mid-American Conference has postponed all scheduled fall contests, including the MAC championships, because of the coronavirus pandemic.