The Indiana General Assembly approved legislation Wednesday night that allows Hoosiers to place wagers on professional and college sports as soon as Sept. 1. The legislation heads to Gov. Eric Holcomb, who can sign it into law, veto it or let it become law without his signature.
Indianapolis-based NCAA President Mark Emmert says a judge’s recent ruling in a federal antitrust lawsuit again reinforced that college athletes should be treated as students not employees.
The company that owned a tourist boat that sank in a Missouri lake and killed 17 people has reached a settlement with relatives of two brothers who were among the victims.
Hoosiers are one step closer to being able to place legal bets on sporting events.
A trending topic discussed by state legislators across the nation is legalizing and incorporating sports wagering into casinos. This comes after a decision in May by the United States Supreme Court that struck down a federal law that barred states from offering legal sports gambling.
The Indiana attorney general says his office is investigating USA Gymnastics, which has filed for bankruptcy due to the Larry Nassar sexual-abuse scandal.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, under threat of being decertified by the U.S. Olympic Committee, filed for bankruptcy after running short of funds to pay victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse.
A civil suit brought by three former college football players against online fantasy-sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings has officially ended, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
Indiana could join several states in legalizing sports betting following a committee’s unanimous recommendation that lawmakers consider the change. The Interim Study Committee on Public Policy voted this month to recommend legislation to bring legal sports betting to Indiana.
The Indiana Supreme Court answered a certified question posed by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on how Indiana’s right-to-publicity statute affects the fantasy sports industry, finding sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel are shielded by an exception for material with newsworthy value.
A federal jury found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents.
Indianapolis-based USA Diving is seeking to be dismissed as a defendant in a federal lawsuit from several female divers who say they were sexually abused and exploited by a former coach who worked in Ohio and Indiana.
A group of former University of Louisville men’s basketball players have sued the NCAA over the organization’s vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.
A proposed antitrust class action over the Indianapolis-based National Collegiate Athletic Association’s rule requiring transferring students to sit out a year was rightly dismissed, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
New Jersey launched legal sports betting as Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off a new era of gambling in the state, making the first official bets on Thursday morning at Monmouth Park, a racetrack in Oceanport near the Jersey Shore.
Michigan State University’s interim president criticized lawyers who represent Larry Nassar’s sex assault victims and suggested that the first woman to go public with her accusations was probably getting a “kickback” from her attorney, according to emails.
Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law Monday that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. Indiana was among the states pushing for the decision.
A former member of the U.S. national team on Tuesday became the latest gymnast to sue over sexual abuse by imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar, alleging USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the husband-and-wife duo who coached America’s top female gymnasts for three decades failed to protect her and other athletes.
The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to consider how Indiana’s right-to-publicity statute affects the fantasy sports industry in order to provide guidance to a fantasy football case pending in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.