VP Pence takes impromptu stroll at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

By MICHAEL MAROT Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence gave Indianapolis 500 fans a big surprise on Fast Friday. He tried to be just...

WNBA set to begin 22nd season after busy offseason

By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a busy offseason in the WNBA since the Minnesota Lynx won the championship last...

Panthers: Signed agreement to sell NFL team to David Tepper

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are off the market. The Panthers announced Wednesday they have signed a “definitive agreement”...

Lightning beats Caps to cut East final deficit to 2-1

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Victor Hedman figured all the Tampa Bay Lightning needed to get back on track was a shift...

Cubs throw out 2 runners at home, rally to beat Braves 3-2

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Willson Contreras threw one away, then made the tag at home plate to keep the Braves off...

Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs 107-94

By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics punched the Cavaliers first and never looked back in rolling to a Game 1 rout....

AP sources: Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion. Hedge fund manager David Tepper has...

Warriors down Rockets in showdown

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 37 points and Klay Thompson added 28 to lead Golden State to a 119-106...

Lions sign 3 free agents, two with ties to Indiana

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed wide receiver Deontez Alexander, tight end Marcus Lucas and cornerback Josh Okonye. The team announced...

NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA’s eyes turn to the future this week. A future that, perhaps, will...