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MADISON, Ill. — Scott Dixon collected his 50th career win in the NTT IndyCar Series in the first of two races at the World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday. Dixon, who had run in the top five all day long, moved ahead race leader Pato ‘O’Ward thanks to a blistering pit stop by his pit […]

The Milwaukee Bucks refused to take the court for their NBA playoff game Wednesday night, as a form of protesting the Jacob Blake shooting in Wisconsin.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers said Wednesday they have relieved head coach Nate McMillan of his coaching duties. The team announced Aug. 12 that it had signed McMillan to a contract extension, but did not disclose the details of the deal. “On behalf of the Simon family and the Pacers organization, I’d like to thank Nate […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Takuma Sato took the checkered flag in the Indianapolis 500 for the second time in four years on Sunday. Sato won the race under a caution that was caused by his teammate, Spencer Pigot, in the closing laps. Scott Dixon took second in spite of leading a majority of the race. “We […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind.–People who are truly dedicated to seeing the Indy 500 and did not want to miss the experience at IMS, formed a sort of fan commune in front of the track, along 16th St., in the parking lots. “We’re gonna be as close as we can possibly be,” said Brian Hargrave. Nobody likes the […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Pato O’Ward had the fastest in the last practice drivers would have before the Indianapolis 500 on Carb Day. “I think today was a good step forward,” O’Ward said. “We’re just going to have to go with our gut and hope this works like it did today on a hotter race day […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a monkey wrench in many plans that Roger Penske and the NTT IndyCar Series have been making since Penske bought the series last year. One endeavor to bring a third engine manufacturer to IndyCar has not been deterred, says IndyCar president and head of competition Jay Frye. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The NBA has canceled its hotel contracts with several hotels in Indianapolis for the week of what was supposed to be the NBA All-Star Game in Indianapolis next year, meaning the NBA All-Star Game is unlikely to take place in the Circle City as planned. Three years ago it was announced that the […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.–The postponement of fall sports by the Big Ten Conference is creating a new challenge for universities: finding ways to bring in revenue when a significant source of their revenue was taken away. Purdue University is one of those schools in the Big Ten Conference dealing with that problem. “There really aren’t enough […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — For the first time in 33 years, an Andretti will lead the field of the Indianapolis 500 to the green flag on race day. Marco Andretti turned in the fastest four-lap average of the fastest nine drivers in the Fast 9 Shootout on Sunday. His average of 231.068 mph, was only .017 […]