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No. 2 Ohio St. chases playoff spot against No. 10 Wisconsin

Dec. 6, 2019 6:39 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day mapped everything out months ago. He expected to finish the Big Ten season with three straight top-10 games. He anticipated seeking an unprecedented third straight outright league crown. And he believed the Buckeyes would return to the College Football Playoff...

Vinatieri, Hilton ruled out of Colts game at Tampa Bay

Dec. 6, 2019 4:30 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will be without kicker Adam Vinatieri and Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton this weekend at Tampa Bay. Vinatieri was limited in practice Wednesday and didn''t work out Thursday or Friday because of a left knee injury. The NFL's career scoring leader has missed 14...

Colts claim kicker off waivers amid Vinatieri's struggles

Dec. 4, 2019 7:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts claimed kicker Chase McLaughlin off waivers amid Adam Vinatieri's continuing struggles. McLaughlin, a rookie from Illinois, has appeared in four games with the Los Angeles Chargers and three with San Francisco this seaoson. He's made 13 of 17 field goals and all...

Judge dismisses lawsuit in John Dillinger exhumation case

Dec. 4, 2019 4:35 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A nephew of 1930s gangster John Dillinger needs a cemetery's permission to exhume the notorious criminal's Indianapolis gravesite to prove whether he's actually buried there, a judge ruled Wednesday in dismissing the nephew's lawsuit against the cemetery. Marion County Superior Court...

Mounting losses will test Colts’ faith in Reich’s mantra

Dec. 2, 2019 6:23 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich considers himself a believer. He still has faith in quarterback Jacoby Brissett, still supports kicker Adam Vinatieri, and still maintains his team can reach the playoffs — no matter what the stats or critics suggest. “Usually 10-6 gets...

Blocked field goal helps Titans topple Colts 31-17

Dec. 1, 2019 6:15 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dane Cruikshank and Tye Smith teamed up to make a game-changing play Sunday. It could turn out to be a season-turning one for Tennessee, too. Cruikshank raced through an inside gap to block a potential tiebreaking field goal late in the fourth quarter and Smith returned it 63 yards for...

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Dec. 1, 2019 5:32 PM EST

The Latest on Week 13 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:03 p.m. The Chiefs lead the Raiders 7-0 after the first quarter of their pivotal AFC West showdown. Kansas City came into the game 7-4 and Oakland 6-5, and the Chiefs already have beaten the Raiders on the road. That means a win by the Chiefs gives them a...

Judge rules for Indianapolis police in black teen’s killing

Nov. 28, 2019 9:24 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of Indianapolis police in a lawsuit that accused officers of excessive force in a black teenager’s fatal shooting following a suspected armed carjacking. Andre Green’s family sued the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in August...

The Latest: Highway lanes from California to Oregon reopen

Nov. 28, 2019 8:52 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the pre-Thanksgiving wintry storm (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 have reopened heading from Redding, California, all the way to the Oregon border. California transportation officials said Wednesday the freeway was clear and no chains are...

Ruckelshaus, who defied Nixon in Watergate firing, dies

Nov. 27, 2019 5:03 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the U.S. Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87. Ruckelshaus served as the first administrator of the U.S....