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Suits over stadium forces rebid for 2020 US track trials

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The 2020 U.S. Olympic track trials will be put out for bid again because of uncertainty over the Los Angeles-area stadium that won the initial bid to host them. USA Track and Field awarded the trials last June to Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, but …

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Colts release 6 players to make room for rookies, sign 10

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indianapolis Colts have waived six players as they prepare to welcome their new draft picks and undrafted rookies. Linebacker Jermaine Grace, running back Matt Jones, receiver Justice Liggins, nose tackle Joey Mbu, defensive end Arthur Miley and linebacker Darnell Sankey were released Tuesday. Indy also put …

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The Latest: Danica Patrick has uneven return to Indy oval

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Latest on Danica Patrick’s return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway ahead of her planned farewell race in the Indianapolis 500 (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Danica Patrick has climbed out of her neon green No. 13 car for the second time in her return to the track …

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Water temperature issue delays Patrick’s practice at Indy

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Danica Patrick’s highly anticipated return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been delayed. She turned one lap during a refresher course on the 2.5-mile oval Tuesday then pulled back onto pit road because of a water temperature problem in the No. 13 …

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Indiana’s Mr. Basketball staying home to play for Hoosiers

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) – Romeo Langford finally ended the speculation about his college plans Monday. He’s staying home, at Indiana. One day after the prized recruit was named the IndyStar’s Mr. Basketball Award winner, he stood in front of a large crowd inside New Albany’s high school gym and …

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IMSA locks up 6-year TV deal with NBC Sports through 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – NBC Sports grabbed another piece of motorsports programming with a six-year contract announced Monday to distribute IMSA’s SportsCar Championship on its network and cable channels. The deal begins in 2019 and includes digital rights on its app and NBCSports.com for live streaming of every championship …

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Joey Logano snaps long losing streak with win at Talladega

By JENNA FRYERAP Auto Racing Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) – Joey Logano has ended a nearly yearlong losing streak with a victory at Talladega Superspeedway. Logano’s last victory was April 30 of last year at Richmond but his car failed inspection, the benefits from the victory were stripped and it …

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The Latest: Joey Logano wins for 3rd time at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on NASCAR’s race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local): 4:40 Joey Logano has won at Talladega Superspeedway for the third time. Logano held off Kurt Busch on the last lap for his first win since last April at Richmond. But that time his car …

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7th heaven: LeBron carries Cavaliers past Pacers in Game 7

By TOM WITHERSAP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) – LeBron James scored 45 points and got some needed help in Game 7 to stay unbeaten in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-101 win over the Indiana Pacers, who pushed the game’s best player …

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Cavaliers G George Hill returns for Game 7 against Pacers

By TOM WITHERSAP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) – Cavaliers guard George Hill is back for Game 7 against Indiana after missing three games with back spasms. Coach Tyronn Lue says Hill is available to play Sunday, but he wouldn’t say if the veteran is starting. Lue did not reveal any …

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