Indiana head coach Tom Crean talks with James Blackmon Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against the Eastern Illinois, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 88-49. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Indiana’s Blackmon on West Award watch list

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2017 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, and for the second consecutive season, Indiana’s James Blackmon Jr. is on the list.

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TOTW: Bellmont Girls Soccer

We are proud to honor the Bellmont girls soccer team as your Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.

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10/18 Indiana A.P. prep football poll

Snider stays no. 1 in 5A, New Haven up to no. 4 in 4A, Concordia stays put at no. 7 in 3A, Woodlan remains no. 1 in 2A, Adams Central falls to. 6 in 1A.

The Cleveland Indians celebrate after their 4-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Toronto, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Indians top Blue Jays 4-2, lead ALCS three games to none

Jason Kipnis and Mike Napoli homered, and Cleveland’s bullpen pulled off its most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs, taking over after Trevor Bauer’s first-inning exit and holding off the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-2 victory Monday night that moved the Indians within one win of their first pennant since 1997.

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Return of Mo Evans fuels high expectations for Mastodons

After missing the second half of the 2015-16 season due to an academic issue Mo Evans is back for his senior season with the Mastodons, and he’s a big reason why expectations are high for Fort Wayne this time around.

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis (21) defends on a pass intended for Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, October, 16, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)

Colts collapse; lose to Texans in OT

Osweiler shook off a tough start to throw two touchdown passes in less than 2 minutes in the fourth quarter as Houston (4-2) erased a 14-point deficit to tie it at 23 with 54 seconds left. He found Lamar Miller on a 10-yard catch-and-run TD with 2:47 remaining and, after a stop by the defense, connected with C.J. Fiedorowicz on a 26-yarder that tied it.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) looks up before a pitch during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Kershaw helps Dodgers blank Cubs 1-0 in NLCS Game 2

Kershaw retired his first 14 batters and allowed just two hits in first outing since he pitched three times in the NL Division Series, including a two-out save in Game 5 on Thursday night in Washington. He struck out six and walked one in the best playoff start of his illustrious career.