Sports Minute: Here is the latest Indiana sports news from The Associated Press

The Indiana Pacers look loose and sound confident. They spent Thursday's practice laughing, smiling and joking around as they focused on a new task: Protecting their home court Friday against LeBron James and the...

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 3:36 am EDT

Dwight Freeney to retire as member of Colts

Defensive end Dwight Freeney will retire as a member of the Indianapolis Colts on Monday.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:09 pm EDT

Notre Dame, Alabama set to face off in 2028, 2029 openers

By The Associated Press

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 2:04 pm EDT

LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference...

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:07 pm EDT

Cavs shuffle starting lineup for Game 2 against Pacers

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has tweaked his starting lineup for Game 2 against Indiana.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:59 pm EDT

4 pitchers hurl 7-inning no-hitter for Syracuse Chiefs

Austin Voth, David Goforth, Tim Collins and Austin Adams combined to throw a seven-inning no-hitter for the Syracuse Chiefs, shutting out Indianapolis Indians 5-0 on Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:03 pm EDT

NCAA bans teams using former football players from practice

The NCAA Division I Council has banned college football teams from using former players in practice and tabled a proposal to let players participate in four games while still redshirting.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:43 pm EDT

NC State outlines steps taken in federal hoops investigation

North Carolina State has released a timeline of steps the university has taken to cooperate with investigators since the federal probe into college basketball became public last fall.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:17 pm EDT

Alexander Rossi grabs 3rd career IndyCar win in Long Beach

Alexander Rossi pulled away after a late restart to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, completing a dominant weekend by holding off Will Power for his third career IndyCar victory.

Sunday, April 15th 2018, 7:20 pm EDT

Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland's second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers'...

Sunday, April 15th 2018, 6:28 pm EDT

The Latest: Early crash as Bristol race gets underway

The Latest on the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local):

Sunday, April 15th 2018, 2:04 pm EDT

Busch looks to beat field, rain at Bristol Motor Speedway

Pole sitter Kyle Busch is looking for his second straight Cup Series win Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, although Mother Nature could have a say in that.

Sunday, April 15th 2018, 10:51 am EDT

Ogunbowale participating in 'Dancing With The Stars'

By The Associated Press

Friday, April 13th 2018, 9:57 pm EDT

NCAA approves rule aimed at decreasing kickoff returns

A fair catch on a kickoff received inside the 25-yard line will result in a touchback next season after a proposed rule change was approved by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel.

Friday, April 13th 2018, 6:29 pm EDT

James Davison enters Indy 500 with A.J. Foyt Racing

A.J. Foyt Racing has added a third car for the Indianapolis 500 with driver James Davison.

Friday, April 13th 2018, 4:33 pm EDT

Coyotes sign former Notre Dame defenseman Jordan Gross

The Arizona Coyotes signed former Notre Dame defenseman Jordan Gross to a two-year entry-level contract Thursday. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 6:15 pm EDT

J.R. Hildebrand enters Indy 500 and brings car count to 34

J.R. Hildebrand will enter this year's Indianapolis 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and bumping will return to the event for the first time since 2015.

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 5:55 pm EDT

Purdue gets Boudreaux as graduate transfer from Dartmouth

Forward Evan Boudreaux has decided to play his final two seasons of basketball at Purdue.

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 3:55 pm EDT

Indiana's Juwan Morgan declares for draft, won't hire agent

Indiana forward Juwan Morgan has declared for this year's NBA draft.

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 3:43 pm EDT

Associated Press 2018 All-State Teams

By The Associated Press

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 6:58 pm EDT