U.S. Representative Jim Baird (R-Ind. 4th District) is continuing to work with the committees he’s on while Congress shut down during the pandemic. He said he has an average of two conference calls a day, sometimes three or four. It’s not the usual way these discussions occur but they’re get…

What does one do after taking third place on the huge show, “America’s Got Talent?” For Ryan Niemiller, a graduate of Kankakee Valley, Class of 2000, he went back to touring just two days later. He recently finished a show in Dayton Ohio, after stopping at his home in Indianapolis. Next he t…

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced an outbreak of Salmonella Carrau in pre-cut melon products distributed by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods.

For 34 years, he was the first phone call. He was called to be bodyguard for the Miami Dolphins coaches or to be a facilitator through red tape. He was the investigator of potential draft picks, the point man if a stranger appeared at practice or the first man up if a player needed legal help. Any legal help. "I married four players and (coach) Jimmy Johnson," Stu Weinstein said. For 35 years ...

BALTIMORE — Before he emerged as a potential link in the COVID-19 outbreak that has thrown the Ravens' season into uncertainty, head strength and conditioning coach Steve Saunders was widely praised as an underappreciated engine for the team's success. In January, coach John Harbaugh credited Saunders and the team's training and nutrition staff for players' unusual good health throughout the ...

PITTSBURGH — Depending on one's understanding of the basic tenets of psychology, how Steelers players reacted to their Thanksgiving night game against the Baltimore Ravens being switched to Sunday was either an example of cognitive dissonance or, quite simply, selective memory. For this discussion, we will choose the latter, which describes a person's ability to remember certain information ...

LOS ANGELES — Coming off a Monday night victory in Tampa, Fla., Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay planned for an abbreviated week of preparation for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers at SoFi Stadium. A late-week day off from the practice field was not part of the original schedule. But the Rams got one Friday as McVay and his team navigated their way through a COVID-19-related ...