NCAA urges California governor not to sign 'fair pay' bill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's Board of Governors is urging Gov. Gavin Newsom not to sign a California bill that would allow college athletes to receive money for their names, likenesses or images. ...

Drivers left out of playoffs still fighting to achieve goals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson made one thing perfectly clear when he walked out of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infield medical center. He might be out of the playoffs but ...

Johnson's playoff run ends as Harvick captures 2nd Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Harvick's nearly flawless run Sunday ruined any chance of Jimmie Johnson executing his in-and-in playoff strategy. A crash with 55 laps to go made it offici...

Expanding roles keeping Catchings busy in post-retirement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tamika Catchings still follows the old routine. She works out in the morning, visits her favorite spot for a relaxing cup of tea then heads to Bankers Life Fieldh...

Pacers select European center with 18th pick in NBA draft

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers selected center Goga Bitadze with the 18th overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft. At 6-foot-11, 245 pounds, he adds depth to a front-line that c...

Daly hopes strong Indy 500 performance leads to more racing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly needed a solid Indianapolis 500 result to help jump-start his IndyCar career. A top-10 finish can't hurt — and it might even lead to some more work thi...

Kaiser, Juncos look for perfect ending to Indy fairytale

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Kaiser's comeback story began by bumping two-time world champion Fernando Alonso out of the Indianapolis 500. He hopes Sunday's final chapter will be every b...

One-shot drivers hoping to use Indy 500 as launching pad

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sage Karam carried the burden of an entire team into his final four-lap qualifying attempt last weekend. He could extend his season by putting Dennis Reinbold's N...

Andretti savoring golden anniversary of only Indy 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mario Andretti sees the reminders of 1969 everywhere these days. His face, his race car number, that familiar STP logo, they all appear on an endless array of shi...

Pagenaud continues building momentum in Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 pole winner Simon Pagenaud devoted Monday's practice to working exclusively in race trim. The result didn't change. The Team Penske driver remain...

Pagenaud takes 1st Indianapolis 500 pole with impressive run

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud turned a stressful weekend into an unforgettable celebration. Pagenaud earned his first career Indianapolis 500 pole with a four-lap average of 229...

Hanley helps DragonSpeed make big move in Indy qualifying

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — DragonSpeed expected a stressed-out Sunday as the tiny team tried to bump its way into the Indianapolis 500. Instead, the car owner and driver savored a leisurely morning drive to ...

Hinchcliffe pinning Indy 500 hopes to last-row shootout

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe spent 12 months plotting his Indianapolis 500 comeback, but the final chapter has been put on hold for at least one more day — possibly another year. ...

Castroneves adds goal as he chases record-tying 4th Indy win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Helio Castroneves left Indianapolis last May, he pleaded with Roger Penske for one more chance at a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 win. Now that Castro...

Drivers still getting used to new IndyCar safety device

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The first time Takuma Sato drove with IndyCar's new debris deflector he felt like he had one eye closed. Ed Carpenter thought he was seeing double. A one-day test...