Griffey will go to Cooperstown with the highest vote percentage at 99.3, getting 437 of 440 ballots.
Notre Dame standout linebacker Jaylon Smith was helped from the field with an apparent leg injury early in Friday’s Fiesta Bowl.
The Summit City will be represented in Honolulu next month as Fort Wayne native and Bishop Dwenger graduate Tyler Eifert has been selected to the 2016 Pro Bowl.
Snider grad Reggie Hearn returned to the Summit City as a member of the Reno Bighorns but his 13 points weren’t enough as the Mad Ants topped the Bighorns 129-114.
The Miami Heat say assistant coach Keith Smart has undergone successful surgery to remove what the team describes as a very rare type of skin cancer.
All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier was dealt from the Cincinnati Reds to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday as part of a three-team, seven-player trade that also included the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Bengals are preparing AJ McCarron for an extended run as their starting quarterback while waiting for an update on Andy Dalton’s broken thumb.
The defending NBA champions improved to 23-0, with Klay Thompson scoring a season-high 39 points and Stephen Curry adding 29 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists in a 131-123 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Free agent infielder Ben Zobrist and the Cubs agreed Tuesday to a $56 million, four-year contract, a deal that caused Chicago to trade Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees for pitcher Adam Warren.
The Bears placed Bennett on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his third season in Chicago and ninth in the NFL.
Former Bishop Dwenger and Purdue softball standout Ashley Burkhardt was back in Fort Wayne this weekend hosting a youth softball camp at the Summit.
Bishop Dwenger graduate and Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert did not practice Wednesday or Thursday with the Cincinnati Bengals so far this week.
Damon Bailey and Calbert Cheaney headline this year’s class of Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.
Clausen made two starts and appeared in six games over the past two seasons for Chicago.
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs aced out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw for the NL Cy Young Award while Houston lefty Dallas Keuchel won the AL honor Wednesday.
Joe Maddon won his third Manager of the Year award Tuesday and Banister his first after each guided his team on a surprising run to the playoffs.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was a unanimous pick as NL Rookie of the Year, and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa was voted the AL honor.
A Blackhawk Christian graduate and former Indiana All-Star, Russell Byrd has made the opening day roster for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA’s D-League.
Northwestern University’s leading scorer his senior season, Snider grad Reggie Hearn has made the opening night roster for the Reno Bighorns of the NBA’s D-League.
Bishop Luers graduate and Fort Wayne native Kevin Kiermaier is bringing home the defensive hardware as the American League Gold Glove winner for center field.