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Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 17 Hoosiers moving beyond upset to take another big step

Oct. 26, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

Coach Tom Allen and the No. 17 Indiana Hoosiers celebrated wildly after Saturday's monumental upset of Penn State. On Sunday, they were rewarded with their highest ranking since November 1993. By Monday, everyone was back to business in Bloomington, looking to take the next step in the program's steady,...

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

AP Top 25: Indiana jumps in at 17; Ohio State moves up to 3

Oct. 25, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

Indiana jumped into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 17 on Sunday after pulling off the weekend’s most dramatic upset and Ohio State moved up to No. 3 following a dominant season debut. Clemson remained a rock-solid No. 1 and Alabama was No. 2. The Tigers received 52 first-place votes and...

POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama

Oct. 25, 2020 2:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama.
Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, left, talk with quarterback Justin Fields during the second half of their NCAA college football game against Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 52-17. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman race begins as Fields enters

Oct. 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

Now that Justin Fields has arrived, the Heisman Trophy race can begin. Though the front-runner might not be the quarterback you think. Fields made up some ground Saturday with a spectacular season debut for No. 5 Ohio State against Nebraska. He went 20 for 21 for 276 yards and a couple of touchdowns. His only...

Indiana head coach Tom Allen celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Indiana's gamble pays off in OT upset over No. 8 Penn State

Oct. 24, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen had grown weary of close calls in big games. On Saturday, Allen went for it — and Michael Penix Jr. made those gambles pay off the Big Ten rivals' first game of the delayed season, After leading the Hoosiers on a touchdown drive in the final minute of...

Chip Ganassi speaks about driver Jimmie Johnson joining his IndyCar team for next season at a press conference during the IndyCar race weekend Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

IndyCar back in St. Pete seven months later to finish season

Oct. 24, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — IndyCar opened the second week of March giddy to finally start its season. The coronavirus seemed so far away from the downtown streets of St. Petersburg and teams poured into the city eager to shake off six months of rust and race again. The NBA suspended its season just hours...

Vehicle strikes 3 Notre Dame students, killing 2, in Indiana

Oct. 24, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A vehicle struck three University of Notre Dame students, killing two of them early Saturday in the northern Indiana city that's home to the university's campus, the school's president said. South Bend police said the vehicle hit three pedestrians before crashing into a house just...

Sato signs extension for 2021 with Rahal Letterman Lanigan

Oct. 24, 2020 9:23 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next year for a fourth season. “Clearly it has been a successful partnership over the last several years, culminating in this year’s Indy 500 victory and I look forward to...

Indiana girl, 8, critical after shot while doing homework

Oct. 23, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — An 8-year-old Northwest Indiana girl was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the head by stray gunfire while seated on a living room floor doing homework, police said. A preliminary investigation indicates that someone began shooting outside her home Thursday...

In this Friday, June 19, 2020, photo Jeannine Lee Lake, Democratic candidate for Indiana's 6th congressional district, speaks during an interview following a Juneteenth day event in Columbus, Ind. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Police say BB gun shots fired at opponent of Pence's brother

Oct. 22, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Black woman who says she has received numerous racist and threatening messages as an Indiana congressional candidate against Vice President Mike Pence’s brother was unintentionally shot at last week by two boys with a BB gun, not a firearm, police said Thursday. Democrat...