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Howard Mudd, former NFL player, standout coach, dies at 78

Aug. 12, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Howard Mudd, a former NFL All-Pro player and longtime offensive line coach, has died. He was 78. The Indianapolis Colts announced Mudd’s death Wednesday. No details of his death were provided by the team. Mudd had been in a motorcycle accident in the Seattle area recently. In a post...

Former Colts receiver Chester Rogers signs with Dolphins

Aug. 9, 2020 11:51 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Wide receiver Chester Rogers signed with the Miami Dolphins, providing a reinforcement at a position where two players earlier opted out for the season. Rogers started 22 games in 2016-19 with the Indianapolis Colts. He has 111 career receptions for 1,221 yards and five touchdowns. The move...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers walks on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. The Indianapolis Colts are eager to find out what Rivers has left. They signed him to a one-year, $25 million contract in March, with the hope he'd make them a playoff team and possibly a Super Bowl contender.
 (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Rivers moving into whole new world after joining Colts

Aug. 5, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers walked into a whole new world at training camp this year. Masks became standard fare. A slow, finely-turned ramp-up to padded practices became all the rage. And Rivers' go-to look over the past 16 years, clad in Chargers gear, was replaced by Colts attire. Yes, it will...

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

The Latest: Marlins a late arrival for 1st game in 9 days

Aug. 4, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Miami Marlins are scheduled to end an eight-day hiatus with a game at Camden Yards, although getting to that point has not been easy. Major League Baseball released a statement around three hours before the scheduled 7:35...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Darius Leonard (53) returns an interception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. Leonard is entering his third pro season with new goals and a familiar mission — proving doubters wrong again. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio, FIle)

Colts Leonard continues to use perceived snubs as motivation

Aug. 3, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard finds motivation in every snub. When he was dubbed one of the worst draft selections of 2018, the Indianapolis Colts linebacker responded by winning the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. When he was left out of the Pro Bowl that season even though he was an...

Indianapolis banking on Rivers for return to playoffs

Jul. 20, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (7-9) CAMP SITE: Indianapolis LAST YEAR: Andrew Luck's shocking August retirement announcement created huge void for Colts. Yes, QB Jacoby Brissett started well but wasn't same after returning from left knee injury, and rash of injuries left him with severely depleted receiving corps....

Colts' PR staff wins football writers' Pete Rozelle award

Jun. 26, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

The Indianapolis Colts public relations staff has won the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for its work with both local and national media. The Colts public relations staff of Steve Campbell, Matt Conti, Christian Edwards, Pamela Humphrey and interns Hayden Clark and Kaila...

Colts GM Ballard wins football writers' Jack Horrigan Award

Jun. 25, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard has won the Jack Horrigan Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his cooperation with the media. Ballard, the 48th Horrigan Award winner, is the first member of the Colts to receive the honor. But he was the PFWA's 2018 NFL Executive of the...