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McGrone manning middle of Michigan's stout defense

Nov. 18, 2019 6:15 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In the week leading up to his first college start, Michigan linebacker Cam McGrone said he was shaking before practices. It was just Rutgers visiting Michigan Stadium, but being in the middle of the Wolverines’ defense in the Big House was a daunting order for the redshirt...

The Latest: Central Indiana mayor indicted over bribe

Nov. 18, 2019 4:30 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a central Indiana mayor by FBI agents (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A central Indiana mayor has been indicted on a federal charge of theft of government funds for allegedly taking a $5,000 bribe in exchange for a public contract. An indictment unsealed Monday...

Mack’s injury gives opportunity to other Indy running backs

Nov. 18, 2019 3:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Wilkins eagerly embraces playing a bigger role in the Indianapolis Colts’ offense. The second-year running back is about to get his chance. With Marlon Mack out indefinitely because of a fractured right hand, Wilkins and Jonathan Williams will share the bulk of the carries...

Jaguars trying to plug holes after run defense exposed again

Nov. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone tried everything to plug the holes in his run defense. Nothing worked. The Indianapolis Colts kept gashing the Jags with long runs and sustained drives by opening hole after hole Sunday. Once again, the result was predictable — a 33-13...

Colts overpower Jaguars with strong ground game in 33-13 win

Nov. 17, 2019 5:46 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally got their offense running again Sunday. Marlon Mack waited patiently for holes to open. Jonathan Williams took advantage of each opportunity. Jacoby Brissett and Nyheim Hines both ran for scores, and even All-Pro left guard Quenton Nelson got a chance to...

Colts continue to believe Vinatieri will solve kicking woes

Nov. 14, 2019 6:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri fielded question after question Thursday. No, he’s not worried about his job. No, he hasn’t lost confidence. No, he won’t dwell on what’s gone wrong this season. Instead, the Indianapolis Colts’ struggling 46-year-old kicker continues to...

Foles ready for emotional return as Jags, Colts square off

Nov. 14, 2019 3:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles’ long-awaited return will come with all the typical emotions Sunday. The Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback is excited to play, eager to prove he’s healthy and optimistic about keeping his team in the playoff hunt. And, the most anticipated part for Foles might be...

Indiana attorney general seeking new term amid groping case

Nov. 14, 2019 12:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general, who is awaiting the outcome from professional misconduct allegations of drunkenly groping four women that threaten his law license, announced Thursday that he’s running for a second term. Republican Curtis Hill made the announcement in a video...

Navy warship to be named after late Indiana Sen. Lugar

Nov. 13, 2019 4:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Navy has agreed to name a warship in honor of late Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar. Sen. Todd Young announced Wednesday that Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and members of the Lugar family will attend a private naming ceremony for the USS Richard G. Lugar at the Indiana War...

Police dog killed during pursuit in Indianapolis-area woods

Nov. 13, 2019 1:52 PM EST

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Suburban Indianapolis police say a police dog was killed while tracking a suspected drunken driver in a wooded area. Fishers police Sgt. Tom Weger tells The Indianapolis Star that officers were pursuing the motorist early Wednesday when the man stopped his vehicle and ran into a...