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Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ruggs runs fast but can't top Ross's record he had targeted

Feb. 27, 2020 11:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The stars came out at night inside Lucas Oil Stadium, especially Henry Ruggs III who came up short in his quest to set a record but still clocked the fastest 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine. A 4.27-second time in the 40 is nothing to scoff at, but Ruggs had hoped to run...

Indiana forward Joey Brunk (50) shoots at the basket as Purdue forward Trevion Williams (50) tries to block his shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Purdue snaps 4-game losing streak by beating Indiana 57-49

Feb. 27, 2020 10:57 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Coach Matt Painter appreciated Purdue's defensive effort Thursday. Indiana's poor shooting made it look even better. On a night Trevion Williams scored 19 points and Eric Hunter Jr. added 17, the Boilermakers managed to bear down and hold on for a critical 57-49 victory over the...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis, left, looks to pass around Portland Trail Blazers center Moses Brown during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Sabonis scores 20 points, Pacers beat Trail Blazers, 106-100

Feb. 27, 2020 10:50 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 106-100 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Malcolm Brogdon had 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds while T.J. Warren and Victor Oladipo scored 15 points each for the Pacers, who...

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Pence's handling of 2015 HIV outbreak gets new scrutiny

Feb. 27, 2020 10:21 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice of Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the nation's response to the new coronavirus threat is bringing renewed scrutiny to the former governor's handling of an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana when he was governor. Pence reluctantly agreed to authorize a...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden meets with attendees during a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Latest: Warren says she got results post-financial crash

Feb. 27, 2020 10:05 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local): 10 p.m. Elizabeth Warren is back in Texas ahead of Super Tuesday and telling supporters that it was she -- and not Bernie Sanders -- who got results after the 2008 financial crash. The Massachusetts...

Patberg scores 26, No. 22 Indiana women beat Nebraska 81-53

Feb. 27, 2020 8:13 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg had 26 points, five rebounds and four assists to help No. 22 Indiana beat Nebraska 81-53 on Thursday night. Patberg made a 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter to extend Indiana's lead to 50-41, and the Hoosiers started the fourth on a 23-4 run, making all four of...

Auburn defensive lineman Derrick Brown listens during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Brown, Davis follow different paths on journey to NFL draft

Feb. 27, 2020 4:10 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown bet big on himself last winter and is about to see the payoff. Alabama defensive tackle Raekwon Davis may have run out of luck. After two of the nation's top defensive tackles turned down a chance to enter last year's NFL draft, opting instead to...

President Donald Trump with Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, back center, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health Anthony Fauci, right, and other members of the president's coronavirus task force speaks during a news conference at the Brady press briefing room of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

Feb. 27, 2020 12:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn't inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming. Shortly after Trump spoke Wednesday, the government announced a...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the National Action Network South Carolina Ministers' Breakfast, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Buttigieg aides say path beyond March 3 possible but tricky

Feb. 27, 2020 10:59 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is bracing his supporters for a difficult stretch, with the sobering assertion that front-runner Bernie Sanders will likely emerge from next week's Super Tuesday contests well ahead in the race for delegates. The disclosure, made in a...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves to his supporters during a campaign event on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Texas looms large as Super Tuesday bonanza for Democrats

Feb. 27, 2020 12:15 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bernie Sanders packed a rodeo arena in Dallas. Mike Bloomberg has spent more than $13.5 million on television ads around Houston alone. And neither Joe Biden nor Elizabeth Warren can afford big losses. For a change, Texas matters in picking a presidential nominee. As more than a...