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Female lion kills longtime mate at Indianapolis Zoo

Oct. 22, 2018 6:14 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lion killed its mate. The zoo said Friday that an adult female, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack in their outdoor yard Monday before the zoo opened for the day. The zoo says the two had been housed together for eight years and...

Defensive resurgence helps Colts blow out Bills 37-5

Oct. 22, 2018 2:27 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts defense got battered for three weeks. A spate of injuries decimated their starting lineup just as they faced a daunting stretch of games. On Sunday, the Colts fought back. Indy forced five turnovers, had two sacks and allowed no touchdowns as it snapped a...

Bills pay steep price in Indy for continual offensive woes

Oct. 21, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Buffalo Bills thought Derek Anderson might be the solution to their offensive struggles. He wasn't. They tried putting offensive coordinator Brian Daboll on the field for the first time. It didn't help. Instead, the turnovers mounted, the scoring chances waned, and the Bills wound...

Colts, Luck use efficient air show to blow out Bills 37-5

Oct. 21, 2018 5:41 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck kept pleading with coach Frank Reich to stick with the ground game Sunday. Reich gladly granted his wish. After throwing 164 passes the previous three weeks, Luck watched his runners deliver the hard shots and took advantage of the openings by throwing for four touchdowns in...

The Latest: Bucs' Catanzaro makes longest-ever OT field goal

Oct. 21, 2018 5:13 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT): 4:50 p.m. Tampa Bay's Chandler Catanzaro has hit the longest overtime field goal in NFL history, a 59-yarder to give the Buccaneers a 26-23 win over the Cleveland Browns. The previous long was 57 yards by Oakland's Sebastian Janikowski against the Jets on Oct. 19,...

Bogdanovic scores 19 points, Pacers rout Grizzlies 111-83

Oct. 17, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan kept asking his team to focus on defense and rebounding during the offseason. He witnessed the results of both Wednesday night. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 19 points, Victor Oladipo added 16 and the Pacer blew past the Memphis Grizzlies for a 111-83...

Colts dropping ball as losses mount, games slip away

Oct. 15, 2018 8:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts coach Frank Reich doesn't need to spend much time dissecting game tapes to figure out what's going wrong. He sees it with his own eyes at full speed. Dropped passes, turnovers and inexplicable penalties have fueled the Colts' four-game losing streak, leaving them in a big...

Biden, Pence rally Indiana voters in fierce Senate race

Oct. 13, 2018 12:09 AM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden brought his blue-collar appeal to a Democratic stronghold of Indiana on Friday, heaping praise on Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly as the kind of guy who keeps his word, puts country over party — and would have his back in a street fight. Around the...

The Latest: Biden heaps praise on Donnelly at Indiana rally

Oct. 12, 2018 9:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on dueling rallies former Vice President Joe Biden and current Vice President Mike Pence are having in Indiana to support Senate candidates (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden has brought his blue-collar appeal to a Democratic stronghold of Indiana,...

Castonzo eager to make season debut on Colts offensive line

Oct. 11, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo hopes to make his season debut Sunday against the New York Jets. Castonzo was a full participant at practice Wednesday and Thursday and all indications are he will start on a short-handed offensive line. Indy (1-4) has already used four...