Trump, Merkel try to sidestep differences in first meeting

Trump pushed back against the notion in Europe that his “America First” agenda means he’s an isolationist. Merkel maintained her composure even when Trump repeated his contention that former President Barack Obama may have tapped his phones.

Darius Butler re-signs with Colts

Defensive back Darius Butler is returning to the Colts for another season as the veteran signed a one-year, $3 million deal on Friday.

Purdue survives against Vermont

Vincent Edwards scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, and Purdue held off Vermont 80-70 on Thursday night for its first victory in the NCAA Tournament in five years.