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NBA says referees missed LeBron goaltending call in Game 5

By TOM WITHERSAP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) – The NBA said LeBron James’ block in the closing seconds of Game 5 on Indiana’s Victor Oladipo should have been called goaltending. In the league’s Last Two Minute Report posted Thursday, the NBA said the three officials missed the call with 5.1 …

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Colts give Luck protection by taking Irish G Quenton Nelson

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indianapolis Colts have selected guard Quenton Nelson with the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft. Nelson fills a huge need for Indy as it tries to find some extra protection for injured quarterback Andrew Luck. The 6-foot-5, 330-pound guard from …

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Cavs guard Hill to miss Game 5 vs. Pacers with back spasms

By TOM WITHERSAP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) – Cavaliers starting point guard George Hill will miss Game 5 against Indiana with lingering back spasms. Hill also sat out Game 4, but the Cavs were able to hold on to a second-half lead and beat the Pacers to even the series. …

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Colts set November date to induct Wayne into Ring of Honor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indianapolis Colts will induct former receiver Reggie Wayne into the team’s Ring of Honor during a Nov. 18 game against Tennessee. Wayne spent 14 seasons and played in a franchise record 211 games. He played a key role on Indy’s 2006 Super Bowl championship team, made …

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Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball’s woes

By AARON BEARDAP Basketball Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – College basketball is getting ready to hear new ideas on how to fix corruption in the sport. A commission led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will present recommendations Wednesday to key NCAA leaders. That will start what could be …

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The Latest: Josef Newgarden wins in Alabama for 3rd time

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Josef Newgarden has won the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for the third time in four years. Newgarden led for most of the way after starting on the pole en route to …

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Alabama IndyCar race resumes after rain postponement

By JOHN ZENORAP Sports Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Drivers have returned to a much drier track for the resumption of the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Pole sitter Josef Newgarden remained in the lead through 22 laps Sunday. Drivers got through just over 44 minutes of a two-hour, or …

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Cavaliers win 104-100 at Indiana to even series at 2

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – LeBron James scored 32 points and combined with Kyle Korver for all but two of Cleveland’s final 13 points as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday to even the first-round series at two games apiece. …

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Cavaliers will start Calderon in place of injured Hill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Cleveland Cavaliers point guard George Hill will miss Game 4 at Indiana because of back spasms. He will be replaced in the starting lineup by veteran Jose Calderon. Coach Tyronn Lue made the announcement Sunday about 90 minutes before tip-off and says he’s not sure if Hill …

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Indianapolis Colts draft capsule

By The Associated Press 6. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (4-12) LAST SEASON: Andrew Luck missed entire season after having surgery for partially torn labrum. Without Luck, Colts struggled. Jacoby Brissett showed promise after being acquired in cutdown weekend trade. Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton struggled, at times, usually because of no viable …

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