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Minnesota Vikings' Alexander Mattison (25) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts' Darius Leonard (53) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Colts' defense hoping to build on strong start against Jets

Sep. 24, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts used the offseason to beef up their defense. They traded for Pro Bowl defensive tackle DeForest Buckner. They moved defensive tackle Denico Autry to defensive end. They signed Pro Bowl cornerback Xavier Rhodes. After two games, a franchise known for winning...

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman loses his helmet after he was tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Myles Jack and cornerback C.J. Henderson, back, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Indy's top 3 rookies getting crash course in pro football

Sep. 23, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Running back Jonathan Taylor showed the Indianapolis Colts what he could do in his first two NFL games. Receiver Michael Pittman Jr. and safety Julian Blackmon will get their chance Sunday against the New York Jets. Yes, three games into their rookie seasons a rash of long-term injuries...

Zach Veach out at Andretti with 3 IndyCar races remaining

Sep. 23, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andretti Autosport split with IndyCar driver Zach Veach on Wednesday and will use the final three races of the season to evaluate options for a 2021 replacement. Veach was previously informed he would not be re-signed to drive the No. 26 Honda. Andretti said a driver for an upcoming...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew (15) is sacked by Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jack Crawford for a 20-yard loss in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

South Beach vs. North Florida on Thursday night

Sep. 23, 2020 12:25 PM EDT

The idea has merit: Take teams you don't expect to be in the playoff chase and stick them in prime time early in the schedule. That's what the NFL has done by placing Cincinnati at Cleveland last week, and this Thursday night, it's Jacksonville hosting Miami. Denver and the Jets get the honor next week before...

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (10) runs past Indianapolis Colts free safety Malik Hooker, left, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Hooker is 2nd Colts player with torn Achilles tendon in 2020

Sep. 21, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have played two games and lost two starters with torn Achilles tendons. Coach Frank Reich announced Monday that safety Malik Hooker would miss the rest of this season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Sunday's 28-11 victory, the same injury running back Marlon...

El corredor novato de los Colts de IndianĂ¡polis Jonathan Taylor corre mientras lo defiende Eric Kendricks de los Vikings de Minnesota el domingo 20 de septiembre del 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indianapolis gets back on track with defense, running game

Sep. 21, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich kept it simple Sunday: Run the ball and let the defense do its job. And once again, the Indianapolis Colts proved old-school football still works. “There’s no question that this is a blueprint to what we want to look like,” Reich said after Indy’s...

The Latest: Butker's FG lifts Chiefs to OT win over Chargers

Sep. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start negated a...

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, the seating area at Bankers Life Fieldhouse is viewed in Indianapolis after the Big Ten Conference announced that remainder of the men's NCAA college basketball games tournament was canceled. Indianapolis city leaders want the college basketball world to know it is open for business. On Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, Indiana Sports Corp, a local, year-round organizing committee, publicly released a 16-page proposal to convert convert about half of the city convention center's exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts and locker rooms, providing expansive safety measures and daily COVID-19 testing. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

College basketball bubbles brewing with season on horizon

Sep. 18, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With the coronavirus pandemic already forcing changes for college basketball, a bubble may be brewing in Indianapolis. Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the city convention center's exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts...

Police: Shooting leaves college student dead, 2 injured

Sep. 18, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, IND. (AP) — An 18-year-old Indiana State University student died early Friday from a shooting outside a college house party, police said. Valentina Delva of Indianapolis was pronounced dead after the 1:55 a.m. shooting, Terre Haute Police Chief Shawn Keen said. Two males at the party also were...

FILE - Injured Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen talks with teammate cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) before an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Minneapolis. Rhodes and Thielen came to training camp together as rookies in 2013, one the Vikings first-round draft pick from Florida State, the other an undrafted rookie from Minnesota State.(AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

Rhodes, Theilen embrace reunion weekend in Indianapolis

Sep. 18, 2020 1:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Xavier Rhodes and Adam Thielen came to training camp together as rookies in 2013, one of them the Vikings' first-round draft pick from Florida State, the other an undrafted rookie from Minnesota State. Over the next seven years, the cornerback and the receiver followed similar scripts....