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  • Kyle Busch wins pole ahead of Sunday’s Brickyard 400

    INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch might take-up residence at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He seems to feel right at home on the legendary grounds. A year after sweeping NASCAR’s two races at IMS, the driver of the 18-car won the pole for tomorrow’s 23rd Brickyard 400. Busch also won the pole for the Lilly Diabetes 250. “This is pretty cool for us,” said Busch. “Feels good to be starting up front. Track position means a lot and pit selection means even more, […]

  • Pacers star George headed to first Olympics

    INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly two years ago, Paul George’s future was uncertain. A compound fracture of his right leg during a USA Basketball scrimmage — one of the most gruesome injuries ever seen — threatened to stand in the way of his basketball dreams. Two years later, the star of the Pacers saw his comeback from that devastating injury come full circle as he was officially named to the United States Olympic team. “It’s been a whirlwind. It’s been a roller […]

  • Catchings named one of WNBA’s 20@20

    INDIANAPOLIS — In her final season playing professional basketball, Tamika Catchings received another honor when she was named one of the WNBA’s 20@20. The award, which honors the 20 greatest and most influential players in WNBA history as the league celebrates its 20th season, was announced Tuesday. Catchings is no stranger to a place on prestigious lists. The Fever star was named to the WNBA’s All-Decade team in 2006 and earned a spot on its 15th Anniversary Top 15 in […]

  • Times for Colts preseason games released

    INDIANAPOLIS — Game times for the Colts five preseason games were released by the NFL on Thursday. The preseason opens on August 7 with the Hall of Fame Game. That game against the Packers will kick at 8 p.m. Next, the Colts visit the Bills on August 13, a game that will begin at 7 p.m. On August 20, Lucas Oil Stadium hosts its first game of the preseason when the Colts host the Ravens. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. […]

  • White takes Vanderbilt women’s coaching job, will leave Fever after season

    INDIANAPOLIS — Stephanie White’s tenure as head coach of the Indiana Fever will be a short one. White was officially named the next head coach of the Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball team on Tuesday. She received a six-year contract from the school. “I kind of wrestled with it in my mind, and I thought about, like, ‘This is the equivalent of Brad Stevens turning down the Celtics. It just doesn’t happen’,” said White after conducting Tuesday’s Fever practice. “It was a […]

  • Newgarden fastest during Monday’s practice

    INDIANAPOLIS — A day after nearly winning the pole for the 100th running of the Indy 500, Josef Newgarden was fastest during a busy practice session. The driver of the No. 21 car turned a lap of 227.414 MPH to top the speed chart. “I feel good about it. I think our car’s good, we’ve been on a good roll this month,” said Newgarden. Newgarden and the other 32 drivers who will start in Sunday’s race understood the importance of the […]

  • Hinchcliffe leads Fast Nine after Saturday’s qualifying

    INDIANAPOLIS — An exciting first day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 saw James Hinchcliffe clock the fastest time. The driver of the No. 5 car turned in a four-lap average speed of 230.946 MPH to place him atop the speed chart headed into Pole Day. Hinchcliffe survived at the top after a frantic final hour that saw multiple drivers post high speeds. In the end, Ryan Hunter-Reay was second fastest at 230.805 MPH and Will Power was third at 230.736. The […]

  • Hunter-Reay tops speed chart for Practice No. 3

    INDIANAPOLIS — For the second-straight Indy 500 practice, an Andretti Autosport driver was fastest.  On Wednesday, it was Ryan Hunter-Reay. The 2014 Indy 500 winner clocked a top speed of 228.202 MPH and did so in the day’s first hour.  Hunter-Reay turned 94 laps during the six-hour practice session. “We seem to have a pretty decent car in traffic, so it’s a pretty good start to the week, better than last year,” said Hunter-Reay. In total, drivers racked-up 2,779 laps […]

  • Day 2 of 500 practice wiped out by rain

    INDIANAPOLIS — Drivers and teams turned a record number of laps on Monday, the first day of Indy 500 practice. They did so because they saw rain in the forecast for Tuesday. Their decision to keep busy Monday was rewarded. Bad weather canceled the second day of 500 practice before any cars could get on track. “It’s nice to get the first day in. I think that helps us at least collect a little bit of data and figure out […]

  • Kanaan’s day done early after first lap crash

    INDIANAPOLIS — The first lap of the 2016 Grand Prix of Indianapolis wasn’t complete before the race’s first wreck took place.  Tony Kanaan and Sebastien Bourdais made contact with each other as they were about to enter Turn 1.  Bourdais continued in the race, but Kanaan was knocked out. “I tried to avoid Dixon and Bourdais was on my side.  Very unfortunate.  I hate to end up out of the race on the first lap, but it is what it […]

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