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McDuffie scores 21 to lift Wichita St. over Indiana 73-63

Mar. 26, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Markis McDuffie had 21 points as Wichita State got past Indiana 73-63 in the quarterfinals of the NIT on Tuesday night. Wichita State will play in the semifinals at Madison Square Garden, becoming just the sixth team to reach New York after three road wins. Freshman Dexter Dennis...

Buttigieg likes Chick-fil-A's chicken but not its politics

Mar. 26, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says he does not approve of Chick-fil-A's politics but "kind of" approves of its chicken. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, drew laughs from the hosts of "The Breakfast Club" morning show on Tuesday for his answer. Buttigieg,...

NASCAR shuffles 2020 schedule to freshen stagnant schedule

Mar. 26, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR made the first significant changes to its schedule in years by shuffling the 2020 season into a freshened new sequence that tries to meet the wants of fans to the best of NASCAR's current ability. "The fans and the industry as a whole have been vocal about the desire for...

Indiana man cleared after child fires gun he dropped at Ikea

Mar. 26, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who dropped a loaded handgun in an Ikea store that was found and fired by a child has been acquitted of criminal recklessness. Online court records show a Hamilton County jury last week found 62-year-old Francis T. Wright of Camby not guilty. Fishers...

Buttigieg gains with crowds, TV spots and campaign cash

Mar. 26, 2019 3:41 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is riding in the back of a rented minivan to his last event of the day in South Carolina, munching on cold french fries and critiquing his stage performance so far. The enthusiastic crowds of hundreds who've packed his first two stops...

Ogunbowale and Young show way as Irish rout MSU, 91-63

Mar. 26, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Muffet McGraw, top-seed Notre Dame and the home fans held their collective breaths when Jackie Young lost hers during Monday's 91-63 victory over No. 9 Michigan State in a second-round NCAA Chicago Regional game. "I'm fine, just a hard foul, nothing to worry about - that's...

Breaking down the NBA playoff races, which are winding down

Mar. 25, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The playoff field is largely set. The positioning, that's still anyone's guess. So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA regular season won't materialize — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are already out of the playoffs,...

Ionescu has a triple-double and Oregon downs Indiana 91-68

Mar. 25, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Long after Sabrina Ionescu collected her 18th career triple double — in an NCAA Tournament game, no less — she stayed on the court at Matthew Knight Arena to sign autographs and pose for photos. At one point a Ducks fan shouted her way: "Come back next year!" The junior...

Bogdanovic scores 35, Pacers blow out Nuggets 124-88

Mar. 24, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic got the hard work out of the way early and watched the fourth quarter from the bench. Bogdanovic scored 26 of his 35 points in the first half, and the Indiana Pacers blew out the Denver Nuggets 124-88 on Sunday. "I was playing bad the last couple of games so I was extra...

Irish, Spartans officially renew rivalry in second round

Mar. 24, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — When top-seed Notre Dame meets No. 9-seed Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Chicago Regional on Monday night, their familiarity with each other could breed some contempt. In recent years, coach Muffet McGraw and her third-ranked Fighting Irish have won six straight...