Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed “Stretch” for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80.The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey’s death, saying the fearsome hitter passed “peacefully” in the afte

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Abigail Irwin had a career-best 77 on Monday, matching Sierra Hargens for team leadership, as Indiana State worked its way to third place among 10 teams after one round of the Butler Fall Invitational at Highland Golf Club.

Terre Haute's Amy Olson had an 18th-hole double bogey Sunday, so in her 18th year on tour Angela Stanford became a major tournament champion.

Veteran racer Brady Bacon doesn’t have to be reminded how fleeting success can be in the ultra-competitive world of open-wheel dirt-track racing.

Chasing a first major title for herself, and a first for American women this season, Amy Olson fired a bogey-free 65 to take a two-shot lead after the Evian Championship third round on Saturday. Olson broke clear to post a 14-under 199 total after tw

Tour rookie Maria Torres shared the four-way lead Friday after two rounds in her second major tournament. Top-ranked, two-time major winner Sung Hyun Park has the weekend off. Torres, the first Puerto Rican to earn an LPGA Tour card, shot a 2-under 6

It takes a lot to put a smile on Bill Belichick's face and get a handshake from the stoic New England Patriots coach in the fourth game of the preseason. Third-string quarterback Danny Etling did it all on one play. In a meaningless game Thursday nig

Ohio State has placed coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an intervi

A trio of pitchers with Wabash Valley connections and a slight change in roles for Austin Weiler gave the Terre Haute Rex a 2-1 win over the Kokomo Jackrabbits on Sunday in a matchup of Prospect League baseball first-place teams.

Terre Haute North's 12-year-olds became Vigo County's third undefeated team in Little League baseball state tournament play with a late victory over Auburn on Sunday.

Scoring 10 runs in both the first and third innings Saturday afternoon, host Terre Haute North didn't need to play a fourth inning to register a 21-5 victory over Clinton in District 4 Little League baseball tournament play for 11-year-olds.

Here are rules that typically apply in a state that legalizes sports betting. Rules my vary in your state, and some states have yet to fully address legalized sports betting in their state legislative bodies.

The New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox have combined for eight world championships since the turn of the century, and those have paid off in more than just trophies. The two Boston franchises most assuredly have a voice when it comes to the sports landscape and its future — a future that got a lot more interesting on May 14.

The always entertaining World Of Outlaws will be at the Terre Haute Action Track today to wrap up a two-event, seven-day stretch at the Fairgrounds race course.

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A 19-year-old racer from Flushing, Michigan, was critically injured late Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding at the Terre Haute Action Track collided with another cycle.

After 120 laps and two stages, the race could now be official. Any driver in the lead might conceivably win if rain intervened. Clint Bowyer had finished second to teammate Kevin Harvick in the second stage, and both came to pit road. Bowyer took only two tires — and felt that decision by crew chief Mike Bugarewicz ultimately won him the race.

Legs, glove and bat — center fielder Billy Hamilton used them all to almost single-handedly stop the Cincinnati Reds' historic losing streak to the St. Louis Cardinals. Hamilton made a bunch of key defensive plays and the Reds ended their 13-game skid against St. Louis, beating the Cardinals 6-3 Sunday.

Even with all the speed, Scott Dixon still hadn’t led a lap all season when he left Indianapolis last month. Now with two wins in a span of eight days, four-time IndyCar Series champ Dixon heads into the back half of the season as the points leader. Both previous times he won at Texas, like he just did for a third time with a dominating performance, Dixon also won the season title.

Kevin Durant scored a career playoff-high 43 points, draining a long 3-pointer in the final minute to cap his magnificent performance, and the Warriors beat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night to move within a victory of a sweep, their second straight title and third championship in four years.

Stephen Curry dazzled in outdueling LeBron James as the two superstars traded big shots and celebratory moves, hitting an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scoring 33 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 122-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night for 2-0 lead.

After his first IndyCar victory since 2015, Ryan Hunter-Reay could look back on some of the most frustrating moments of the drought.“If you look at the past Indy 500s in ‘17 and ‘16, ones I think we could have won — both of those. Led the most laps

Michael Wacha came close, again.The St. Louis righty lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning for the second time in his career, denied when pinch-hitter Colin Moran led off with a single Sunday in the Cardinals’ 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.“It’

The big storylines and the big personalities at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday slowly fell by the wayside as the race played out. 

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With new aero kits, many drivers think it could be more difficult to pass in the Indianapolis 500, especially far back in the field.