George stays with Pacers but wanted input on trade talks

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George finished practice Thursday by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he’s played...

Wizards down Pacers

By COREY ELLIOT Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. made six 3-pointers, finished with 25 points and eight rebounds, and the Washington Wizards won...

Kushner family puts brakes on talks to buy Miami Marlins

By STEVEN WINEAP Sports WriterMIAMI (AP) — The Kushner family, which has close ties to the White House, put the brakes on its negotiations...

Butler storms past St. John’s

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No. 24 Butler rediscovered its shooting touch Wednesday night.All it took was a trip home and more...

Minnesota adds to Hoosiers’ woes

By DAVE CAMPBELLAP Sports WriterMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Watching his first 10 shots ricochet off the rim didn’t deter Akeem Springs, and letting Indiana take...

LeBron leads Cavs over Pacers 113-104

By TOM WITHERSAP Sports WriterCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are getting some down time. Not that they really want any right now.After some disruptions...

Champion Cubs get started with fanfare, big expectations

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Back home in Las Vegas this winter, Kris Byrant finally understood just how much the Cubs championship meant far beyond...

Arrieta hopeful of landing new contract to stay with Cubs

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta is hopeful of working out a new contract that would keep him with the...

Dalton Sargeant eager to resume his climb up stock car’s ladder

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As it has since 1964, the ARCA Racing Series will kick off the 2017 national stock car season Saturday afternoon...

Purdue romps over Rutgers

By JEFF WASHBURN Associated PressWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — While power forward Caleb Swanigan grabs the majority of the attention with his 22 double-doubles during...