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Helio Castroneves holds three fingers in the air following his third Indianapolis 500 win Sunday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Castroneves wins 3rd Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Helio Castroneves was facing jail time five weeks ago, but on Sunday, he was face to face with a jug of milk. Castroneves won the 93rd Indianapolis 500, becoming the first foreign-born driver to win three titles. 

Colts barely edge lowly Lions

INDIANAPOLIS – Whew. That was almost embarrassing. The Colts squeaked past the hapless Lions 31-21 in a game closer than the score indicated. Maybe the Colts forgot just because the Lions were 0-13 doesn’t mean they don’t get paid to play, too.

Addai contributes in Colts’ win, finally

INDIANAPOLIS – With one quick swipe of his left arm, Joseph Addai nearly knocked the microphone right off the podium. He’s not used to these post-game press conferences. Following Sunday’s 105-yard rushing performance in Indianapolis’ 33-27 win against Houston, Addai made an appearance at one for the first time in a long time.

Campaigning 101 for the blue and white

The folks who’ve been knocking on my door for the past few months tell me today’s Election Day. In honor of this highly ignored American holiday, I wanted to do a little research to see if any of the most famous campaign slogans could help inspire the Indianapolis Colts – who survived the Midterm Elections with a 4-4 record – to improve their approval ratings and squeak into the playoffs.

Fred Glass, right, the Marion County Capital Improvements Board president, looks on as Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson speaks during a press conference on Dec. 20, 2004 in Indianapolis. Glass is now a partner at Baker and Daniels in Indianapolis.

Indy lawyer to be next athletics director

Indianapolis attorney Fred Glass will replace Rick Greenspan as IU’s director of athletics, a source told the Indiana Daily Student on Monday night.The official announcement will be made at a press conference, which will take place at 10:15 a.m. today in the Virgil T. DeVault Alumni Center, across the street from Assembly Hall. The selection ends a three-month search for Greenspan’s successor.Glass, an IU alumnus, is a partner at Baker & Daniels, an Indianapolis-based law firm. PODCAST: Hoosier Headlines

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason (85) is tackled after a reception, by Indianapolis Colts' Melvin Bullitt (33) during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday in Indianapolis. The Colts won 31-3, marking the team's first regular-season victory at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Colts go on the offensive on defense, dominate Ravens

INDIANAPOLIS ­– Four sacks, three interceptions and four fumbles: Through four quarters Sunday, the Colts looked like they had the best defense in the NFL. And they owe it all to their offense. An Indianapolis defense that was built to play with a lead finally got to play with one during Sunday’s 31-3 win against the Baltimore Ravens. By the time the Colt’s defense gave up its first first down of the game, the offense had already scored two touchdowns. That, coach Tony Dungy said, was key.

Indianapolis, we have a problem ... Well, a few problems

It’s fourth-and-one for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and quarterback David Garrard drops back to pass. Peyton Manning and the Colts just marched down the field and scored to put Indy up by one point, and as Garrard sits in the pocket, hae has just 29 seconds to put the Jags in field-goal range to try and eek out a win. He looks to his right and throws a pass that falls 10 yards away from the closest Jacksonville receiver.

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IU assistant coach Todd Yeagley scans the sidelines shortly before halftime of IU's 4-2 win against Butler on Oct. 24, 2006. Yeagley accepted the head coaching position at Wisconsin on Dec. 18.

IU freshman Eric Gordon laughs during a press conference to declare his intentions to enter the NBA Draft April 7 at the Jewish Community Center in Indianapolis. Gordon, IU's top scorer during the season, set a school record for most points scored by a freshman.

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