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Griffin, Drummond help Pistons beat Pacers, 108-101

Dec. 6, 2019 10:54 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey knew his team’s fourth game against the Indiana Pacers was going to be just as physical as the first three. He also knew Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond could give the Pistons a big edge in that aspect of the game. Drummond had 25 points and 22...

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...

Warren, Buttigieg scrap puts Democratic divide on display

Dec. 6, 2019 5:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent weeks absorbing attacks from moderate rivals looking to blunt her surging campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Now, as the Massachusetts senator risks losing momentum, she's starting to hit back. After a Democratic Party fundraiser in Boston on...

Kentucky paid $600K for probe but not known what it produced

Dec. 6, 2019 5:08 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An Indiana law firm has been paid at least $600,000 by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration for an investigation of former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration. The Lexington Herald-Leader obtained the information through an Open Records Act request to the state Finance and...

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...

Holcomb directs flags to half-staff for Pearl Harbor Day

Dec. 6, 2019 3:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb is directing flags in the state of Indiana to be flown at half-staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. He says flags should be flown at half-staff from midnight to midnight on Saturday. Holcomb also asks businesses and residents in Indiana to lower their...

Boilermakers to name football field after Bob Rohrman family

Dec. 6, 2019 3:27 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue's board of trustees has approved a measure to name its football field Rohrman Field. The vote came Friday and will take effect next season with the dedication scheduled for Sept. 12 when the Boilermakers host Memphis. Purdue will continue to use the current name for its...

Man charged in bar gunfight that killed another man

Dec. 6, 2019 1:33 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man is facing four charges including murder in connection with a bar gunfight that killed another man. Derek Oechsle, 32, of Beech Grove also was charged Thursday with attempted murder, battery and criminal recklessness in connection with the fatal shooting of Christopher Smith, 41,...

3 Indiana homeowners aim to limit Lake Michigan beach access

Dec. 6, 2019 1:19 PM EST

PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Three lakefront property owners in a northwestern Indiana town are challenging a state Supreme Court ruling that guaranteed public access to Lake Michigan beaches. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in a Hammond federal district court on behalf of Porter homeowners Randall and Kimberley...

Hoosiers, Allen agree to new 7-year, $27.3 million contract

Dec. 6, 2019 12:44 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen has agreed to a new seven-year contract worth more than $27 million. The deal announced Friday runs through the 2026 season and will average $3.9 million per year. Allen's 18 wins in his first three seasons are a school record. The Hoosiers this year beat...