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Komets add four to preseason roster

Defenseman Curtis Leonard and forward Mason Baptista have agreed to terms and will be returning to the Fort Wayne fold for 2016-17. Also rookie forwards Daniel Erlich and Chase Nieuwendyk have inked agreements to make their pro debuts with the Komets.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, left, shakes hands with catcher Austin Romine after the Yankees defeated the San Francisco Giants 3-2 in a baseball game Friday, July 22, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman from Yankees

There is no doubting the talent of the 28-year-old Chapman, who went 3-0 with a 2.01 ERA and 20 saves in 31 games with New York. He threw a 105.1 mph fastball to Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy last Monday night, matching the fastest since Major League Baseball began tracking speeds in 2008.

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Hoosiers INvade Homestead for clinic

Local football players had a chance to learn football fundamentals the Hoosier way as IU coaches came to Homestead High School on their INvasion tour on Sunday.

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TinCaps beat Beloit in series opener

Fort Wayne (10-19, 46-53) sprung out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first against Boomer Biegalski (L, 6-5). Catcher Marcus Greene Jr., who had six hits and two homers over the previous two games, launched a grand slam to left-center field.

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TinCaps opener in Beloit rained out

Fort Wayne and Beloit are now set to begin their three-game series on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. (as originally scheduled for Sunday).

Kyle Busch kisses the bricks on the start/finish line after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

Kyle Busch takes pole at Brickyard

Busch posted a fast lap of 184.634 mph, just ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Carl Edwards at 184.547. Three-time Cup champion and two-time Brickyard winner Tony Stewart will start third in his final race at Indy after posting a speed of 184.328.

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2016 High School Football Media Day – NECC

Garrett and Fairfield shared the NECC Big Division Crown and Eastside claimed the Small Division. All three teams are poised to make another run at the conference title.