ESPN’s Colin Cowherd once remarked that America has two sports seasons: football season and WAITING for football season. It appears that even the hoops-mad Hoosier state has at least partially succumbed. Winning a Super Bowl, hosting a Super Bowl, Andrew Luck effectively following Peyton Manning — these are just a few of the reasons central Indiana loves the NFL, and more specifically, the Blue and White. Lucas Oil Stadium’s a great place to see a game, and members of the Colts organization seem to dodge the negative headlines that dog the league — with the exception of the team’s owner, that is.
2nd: Indiana Pacers (NBA)
3rd: Indianapolis Indians (ILB — AAA baseball)