Rivers shares football intel to help Colts' defense improve

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers is a fiery competitor on game day — and on the practice field. Anyone who's heard ever Rivers' brash (if profanity-free) trash-talking understands h...

No. 17 Hoosiers moving beyond upset to take another big step

Coach Tom Allen and the No. 17 Indiana Hoosiers celebrated wildly after Saturday's monumental upset of Penn State. On Sunday, they were rewarded with their highest ranking since Nove...

Purdue's Brohm hopes to return Saturday, Moore still unclear

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm plans to return to work Wednesday after self-isolating because of a positive COVID-19 test and should be back on the sideline Saturday at Illinois. Brohm told...

Indiana's gamble pays off in OT upset over No. 8 Penn State

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Michael Penix forced overtime with a 2-point conversion run with 22 seconds left, then scored on a diving 2-point conversion to give Indiana a season-opening 36-35 upset victo...

Indiana seeks signature win in opener against No. 8 Penn St.

The Indiana Hoosiers took some big steps in rebranding their football program last season. Now they're looking to build on the momentum. After posting its first eig...

Brohm trying to make all right calls against Iowa in opener

Purdue offensive coordinator Brian Brohm went through his usual practice routine this week. He met with his older brother, Jeff, about game planning and the initial play-calling scri...

Bjorkgren describes plan to take Pacers in new direction

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New Indiana Pacers coach Kevin Bjorkgren went right to work Wednesday. Less than 24 hours after accepting the job, the 45-year-old former Toronto Raptors assistan...

Indiana Pacers tab Raptors assistant Nate Bjorkgren as coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers hired Nate Bjorkgren as their new coach Tuesday. Bjorkgren's hiring ends a two-month search that began when the Pacers fired Nate McMillan on A...

Rivers answers critics as Colts carry 4-2 mark into bye

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers spent last week taking inventory of the criticism. He heard the complaints about him costing the Indianapolis Colts victories, holding back the offe...

Ball's injury forces Hoosiers to scramble to fill void

Indiana coach Tom Allen had big plans for fifth-year senior Marcelino Ball. He wanted to see the playmaking safety-linebacker take on a more prominent role as a pass rusher while con...

Brohm to miss Purdue opener vs Iowa after 2nd positive test

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm is expected to miss Saturday's season opener against Iowa after a second test confirmed he has COVID-19. The Boilermakers have been undergoing daily rapid tes...

Colts plan to dial up pressure against Bengals' Burrow

INDIANAPOLS (AP) — Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner sees an opportunity for the NFL's stingiest defense Sunday. One week after allowing Baker Mayfield to thrive outside the pocket w...

Colts trying to fix Taylor-made ground game against Bengals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts coach Frank Reich has made his preference perfectly clear — he intends to run first. A year ago, Reich's philosophy worked just fine behind one of the leagu...

Rivers trying to get back on track for Colts after poor game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers has heard and seen nearly everything during his 17-year NFL career. So the Indianapolis Colts quarterback knows how to deal with poor performances a...

Hoosiers hoping extra weight keeps Penix healthy in 2020

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. had his first season cut short by a torn anterior cruciate ligament. His second season ended after six games because of a right shoulder injury. ...