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Monday, June 24, 2024

Why Indianapolis Punches Above Its Weight As a Sports City

  • Indianapolis hosted the most recent NBA All-Star Game and is a regular stop for some of the biggest events in college sports.
  • Indiana Sports Corp president Patrick Talty joins the show to discuss how the organization works to bring in major events.
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Indianapolis hosted the most recent NBA All-Star Game and is a regular stop for some of the top college contests, including Big Ten Football championship games and Final Fours. Indiana Sports Corp president Patrick Talty joins the show to discuss how the organization works to bring in big events, what makes a sporting event worthwhile, and why they are hosting Olympic swimming trials in a football stadium.

Plus, MLB incorporated stats from the Negro Leagues into its official record, Greenland is making a move on the global soccer stage, and Nebraska gave its volleyball coach a raise for a very specific reason.

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