Colts defense remains work in progress as Ravens game looms

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Al Woods hears about the murmurs coming from anxious Indianapolis Colts’ fans. They’re worried that another new...

Indiana Hoosiers football preview

Hoosiers hope to use disappointments as fuel for turnaround By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen relied on a single...

Browns, Bryant meet as sides try to see if there is a future

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Dez Bryant and the Browns are still in the courtship phase. Their future together is uncertain. The three-time...

Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne announced Thursday that he will retire from full-time racing in NASCAR and plans to focus on the sprint...

Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates

By JOHN PERROTTO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester pitched six innings to win for the first time in just over a month and Ian...

Sauter wins NASCAR Truck race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Johnny Sauter took the lead with five laps left when John Hunter Nemechek slowed because of late fuel pump issues,...

Ramsey rips NFL QBs, including Ryan, Allen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey is making headlines from his couch. Three days after being suspended for screaming obscenities at reporters, the Jacksonville Jaguars...

Coliseum eager to host Trojans, Rams amid renovation project

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — In Hollywood, even a 95-year-old celebrity isn’t too old for a facelift. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum...

Brewers’ Nelson unlikely to return this year

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are casting doubt on Jimmy Nelson’s chances of returning this season. Nelson had shoulder surgery...

Cabrera, bullpen lead Indians past Reds 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — The sight of Cincinnati’s Billy Hamilton speeding home with the potential tying run didn’t shake up Yonder Alonso. Cleveland’s first baseman calmly...