Cincinnati Bengals' Tyler Eifert (85) runs out of the tackle of Pittsburgh Steelers' Will Allen (20) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Bengals exercise one-year option on Tyler Eifert

Eifert is one of Andy Dalton’s favorite options near the goal line, catching 13 touchdown passes last season — second most in the NFL and a record for a Bengals tight end.

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TOTW: Carroll Baseball

We are proud to honor the Carroll baseball team as your Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.

Notre Dame forward V.J. Beachem (3) reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament against Duke, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Washington. Notre Dame won 84-79 in overtime. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

New Haven grad Beachem will enter NBA draft

Notre Dame’s V.J. Beachem announced Tuesday he will enter the NBA draft but won’t hire an agent, leaving open the possibility of returning for his senior season.

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IPFW ranked no. 20 in final mid-major poll

The Mastodons completed their historic and memorable campaign with a final record of 24-10, the second-most wins in school history, and only the sixth 20-win season in 43 years of competition in the sport.

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4/11 Inside The Zone – Playoff Preview

After 72 games the Komets are ready for the playoffs and The News-Sentinel’s Blake Sebring and WANE-TV’s Glenn Marini break down Fort Wayne’s first round series against Cincinnati in this week’s edition of “Inside The Zone.”

Indiana's Troy Williams celebrates during the second half of Indiana's 103-69 win over Illinois in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Troy Williams enters NBA draft, won’t hire agent

Indiana University men’s basketball player Troy Williams will put his name in for this year’s NBA Draft but leaves open the possibility of returning for his final season of eligibility.

Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi, left, puts up a shot defended by Brooklyn Nets guard Wayne Ellington (21) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Indianapolis.  (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

Pacers punch ticket to NBA playoffs

The Pacers have been plagued by uncertainty and inconsistency this season, but in the final week, Indiana made it count when it mattered. Five minutes into this one, the Pacers used an 11-0 run for a 17-5 lead and led by double digits the rest of the way.