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Conseco name to stay on Pacers arena

The Conseco Fieldhouse name will live on despite the brand disappearing from the marketplace, as officials with CNO Financial Group — the new name for Conseco — decide to keep the old name for now. The firm is 12 years into a 20-year, $40-million naming-rights deal for the home of the Indiana Pacers (NBA). The […]

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Evansville debates Roberts Stadium future

With a new downtown arena slated to open next year, Evansville officials are debating the future of Roberts Stadium, a historic arena now slated for a meeting with the demolition crew. There’s a lot to like about Roberts Stadium, mostly relating to its history as the home of the University of Evansville athletics. Expanded over […]

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Evansville approves arena funding plan

The official funding plan for the $127.5-million project shields the city from some financial liability; the big question remaining is who will be playing in the facility. The Evansville City Council finalized the funding arrangements for the new downtown arena, identifying the three major financing sources for the project. Basically, money for the arena will […]

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