As sports towns go, Indy's a hot ticket, too
Over the past century, the Indianapolis 500 established the city of Indianapolis' identity to the sporting world. With a little help over the past 15 years, Indianapolis has been transformed into a major sports town.
Although the NBA's Pacers were established in 1967 (as an ABA franchise) and the NFL's Colts arrived in 1984, it wasn't until the mid-'90s that those teams truly achieved success and captivated the local fans.
In 1994-95, the Pacers had their breakout ...
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