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Colts vs. Ravens: Andrew Luck is back (finally)

“We'd like to see him go out and feel comfortable executing, calling the plays," Colts offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski said. "Going through some of the...

Colts observations: No more 'pitch count' for Frank Gore

Instead, according to offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, Gore will get his carries but will be managed by feel. “I don't like the word 'pitch ...

NUVO names Katherine Coplen first female top editor

Coplen succeeds Ed Wenck, who left June 17. Although Wenck's title had been managing editor, Coplen is the ... "I'm working on removing obstacles so...

Josef Newgarden tries to pull fast on Graham Rahal, Ed Carpenter

Josef Newgarden pulled a fast one on his racing boss, owner/driver Ed Carpenter, and several other people at Thursday's Indianapolis 500 media day at Indianapolis...

Live blog: Drivers vying for Fast Nine

(blog) (blog)Next up is his teammate Ed Carpenter. 6:01 p.m. Marco Andretti was in eighth position, but is out at 12th after a second...

5 Colts observations: Luck returns, receivers, LBs battling and more

Yet when the Colts hosted reporters on Tuesday for this offseason's first practice viewing, it sure felt and looked like football season. Andrew Luck was...

Anniversaries: James P. Moore & Pieternella Moore

James P. and Pieternella Moore. 60th Anniversary. Jim and Nellie will celebrate their 60th anniversary on the 28th of April. They were married in Amsterdam,...

Trip Down Victory Lane: Arie Luyendyk long on collectibles, not hair

He has a Ray Harroun photograph, autographed photographs from Louis Meyer and Pat Flaherty, and his prized possession, a Jim Clark photograph that is accompanied...

Scott Dixon wins ho hum return to Phoenix International Raceway

The race was IndyCar's first here since 2005, and while it was as fast and as draining as everyone expected, it didn't see the kind...

Police ID manager, worker killed in Cummins shooting in Seymour

UPDATE Thursday 5:32 p.m.: Seymour police have identified the two men killed as Ward R. Edwards, 49, of Columbus, and Qing Chen, 37, of Seymour, ...and...

360 Market Square contractors spar over pay

Indianapolis developer Flaherty & Collins declined comment. Jim Crossin, the vice president of development for Flaherty & Collins, has repeatedly told IndyStar his company has...

Insider: A lapse in focus for Butler leads to loss against Providence

He noted how the Friars were able to push the tempo, a pace that proved to be too fast for the Bulldogs. “I think it's...

Bulldogs wary of talented Friars to start Big East play

“They are great in transition because of Dunn and the fact that they are really fast — like at each position they are exceptionally fast,”...

Doyel: Jimmy Rayl's life after basketball started young

They'd seen him with coach Gary Nielander at Congregational Church, or Congo as the kids called it – Going down to Congo and playing ball?...

'A possibility' Colts' Robert Mathis returns for Week 1

I'm going to protect Rob from Rob. We'll do what's best for the team and what's best for him." Colts won't make cuts until Saturday.

Linda L. (Maxwell) Spencer

Her daughter, Stacey Paradis, of Chicago, and her husband, Brock, and their children Maxwell and Emmit. Linda was an avid traveler and had wonderful spirit...

Gruesome, unsolved century-old murder is revisited — twice

Among the revisitors was Donna Mikels Shea, whose 60-inch recap appeared in the now defunct Indianapolis Times in 1950. "I was on the police beat...

Tribute paid to 'fierce optimism' of ISIS hostage, as threat looms

... Emergency Response and Assistance, or SERA. “When others headed to the beach, he headed to Beirut — a courageous heart,” Ed Kassig said at...

WWII vet beaten in Hamilton County home invasion, police say

Police received reports early Friday of two people entering the home and tying up the Herschel "Bud" Moore, said Deputy Bryant Orem. The assailants then...

Retro Indy: Heinous crimes of serial killers in Indiana

Also killed were Raymond Duncan, 29; Goebel's son; and Elizabeth Duncan, 20, Raymond's wife. Goebel's wife, Mamie, survived being shot, but ... Two were quickly...

40 not-to-to-be missed fall festivals (plus 1 summer event)

Hayrides to a pumpkin patch? An art gallery brought to your local street fair? It's fall in Indiana and that means festival time. Here's a...

Star-studded Avon team looking for 3-peat in Class 4A volleyball

Helping the 3A Golden Bears (15-19) capture their second sectional title in three years, the Western Michigan commit will be a vital senior leader for...

IndyFringe Gen Con, the Colts at home and more things to do this weekend

(Photo: Rob Goebel/The Star). Indiana State Fair. It's the last weekend for the Indiana State Fair, but there's still plenty to do. Saturday's big event...

AFC offseason grades: Broncos shine, Colts middle of the pack

But the offense still seems to lack quick-strike capability, and TE Rob Gronkowski's durability will remain a concern. A redshirt-heavy draft doesn't seem equipped to...

Tamika Catchings in conversation for best female basketball player ever

(blog)1: Breanna Stewart, 19, University of Connecticut; Maya Moore, 25, Minnesota Lynx, and Candace Parker, 28, Los Angeles Sparks. Although no formal poll was...

Beating video game bad guys can move minds up a level

IU has also joined the budding Higher Education Video Game Alliance, where Duncan helps hype video games for their myriad potentials: For instructional purposes, to...

Curt Cavin: Which former drivers could cut it today?

... Gil de Ferran, Scott Goodyear, Johnny Rutherford, Davey Hamilton, Dale Coyne, Eddie Cheever, Bryan Herta, Chip Ganassi, Sarah Fisher, Jimmy Vasser, A.J. Foyt, Larry...

Missouri veto resonates through captive deer hunting industry

The American Cervid Alliance already had at least one op-ed published in The Star, titled "Deer Farming Not a Threat to Wild Population." "The American...

Tamika Catchings of the Fever makes WNBA All-Star Game

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore of the Western Conference led all players with 28,389 votes. Delle Donne, the 2013 Rookie of the Year, was second...

CNO sells Conseco Life, strengthening its financial position

"The sale of CLIC marks a significant milestone for CNO," said Ed Bonach, chief executive of CNO, in a statement. "This transaction reduces the go-forward...

Curt Cavin: Marco Andretti penalty debated

Yes, Takuma Sato was getting backed up, but if Marco wasn't blocking and Sato wasn't "faster enough" to get by him, then Marco should have...

IU implements 'bill of rights' for athletes

But Glass said the inclusion of students on such committees has never been a hard and fast rule until now. “Institutionalizing that, if and when...

Curt Cavin: Will IndyCar drivers need relief in Houston?

I haven't seen how fast Ed Carpenter and Juan Pablo Montoya were going at the various points approaching the Texas restart. JPM accused Ed of...

Muncie high school sends out last graduates

Muncie Free Press "We are so glad that he is able to be a part it, to have this opportunity to say goodbye in front of...

Finding the real Ed Roth: A long journey to love

Ed Roth grew up in Fort Wayne during the Depression. His mother was chronically ill; his father mostly absent. At times he lived above a...

Drivers communicate with crew in lively fashion

Toronto Sun James Hinchcliffe, who started on the first row, took the early lead from Ed Carpenter, though it's not necessarily where he wanted to be...

Fast company: Imavex develops Komen fundraising website

Many of the clients served by Imavex are in sports, religious, health-care and charitable fields. The IndyCar team of driver Ed Carpenter, who has the...

Curt Cavin: Q&A returns for race week

Answer: A practice from 4-6 p.m. would have been disadvantageous to the Fast Nine teams that wouldn't have had time to get their cars back...

Being fastest on Saturday means Ed Carpenter needs repeat Sunday to win pole

"The final qualifying group will be the Fast Nine Shootout, and those nine cars will qualify in reverse order based on Saturday speed. Each car...

Ed Carpenter paces Fast Nine group pursuing Indy 500 pole Sunday

SFGate (blog)With time trials revamped, Sunday is pole day, and nine drivers will fight to be the fastest of the fast. For now, Ed Carpenter...

Ed Carpenter fastest in early Indianapolis 500 qualifying

The next three not in the Fast Nine positions: Helio Castroneves, JR Hildebrand and Kurt Busch. Busch has a self-imposed deadline of 2:45 p.m. to...

Curt Cavin: Talking Simon Pagenaud and James Davison

For those who don't know, Rob Edwards is one of the best team managers in the paddock. That's a quality crew. Credit Bryan Herta and...

'Top Chef' Spike Mendelsohn to visit Indy for Rev

Other pairings include Helio Castroneves with Mark Marlar from The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Ed Carpenter with David Bradley from Ruth's Chris Steak House and Charlie...

IU's incoming basketball recruits bring confidence

West — Booker, Ulis, Aaron, Russell, Emmanuel Mudiay (SMU), Kameron Chatman (Michigan), Theo Pinson (UNC), Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Chris McCullough (Syracuse), Myles Turner (undecided), Daniel...

Gov. Mike Pence right to reject conformity of Common Core

Western Journalism Jeb Bush and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. It betrays the most exciting promise of learning by ... institutions, but standardizing human beings.

Purdue notes: Terone Johnson named MVP at team banquet

"You don't realize how much you have to sacrifice as a player to be a really good player, just like these guys get tired of...

Panther Racing's IndyCar run looks like it's over

(blog)In all, Panther fielded 22 drivers over 16 seasons, including race winners Scott Goodyear (three wins), Hornish (11) and Tomas Scheckter (one). Those who...

Indianapolis musician remembered as titan of metal

Drummers in the band's history included Bob Fouts, J. Clyde Paradis, Chuck Brown and Chris Gordon. The band's forefathers in the glacial, sledgehammer doom sound...

Pacers links: Plummeting in the power rankings

CBS Sports' Matt Moore plummets the Pacers from ninth all the way down to 21st, sandwiched in between the Nuggets and Pelicans. WARNING: CRITICAL CORE...

Ganassi, Penske against pursuit of Indy track records

Washington Post "I've always said that the only reason people know how fast the cars are going is when they announce it," Penske said. "I don't...