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  • Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:32:35 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:05:14 GMT
    This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot. (Milwaukee Police Dept/AP)This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot. (Milwaukee Police Dept/AP)

    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.

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    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.

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  • Pacers select Aaron Holiday at 23rd overall

    Pacers select Aaron Holiday at 23rd overall

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:00:31 GMT
    Indiana Pacers select 23rd in the 2018 draftIndiana Pacers select 23rd in the 2018 draft
    Indiana Pacers select 23rd in the 2018 draftIndiana Pacers select 23rd in the 2018 draft

    With the No. 23 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Indiana Pacers select Aaron Holiday, point guard for UCLA

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    With the No. 23 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Indiana Pacers select Aaron Holiday, point guard for UCLA

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  • Walter McCarty announces first signing class at UE

    Walter McCarty announces first signing class at UE

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:49:12 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty has announced his inaugural signing class for the Purple Aces as they prepare for the 2018-19 season. “We are really excited about this signing class – their potential is first-class,” McCarty said.  “They can each do a lot of things; their games are very rounded.  This is probably one of the most complete and balanced classes to come into this program at one time.  They...

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    University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty has announced his inaugural signing class for the Purple Aces as they prepare for the 2018-19 season. “We are really excited about this signing class – their potential is first-class,” McCarty said.  “They can each do a lot of things; their games are very rounded.  This is probably one of the most complete and balanced classes to come into this program at one time.  They...

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  • Eagles collect Council of Presidents' and Brother James Gaffney Awards

    Eagles collect Council of Presidents' and Brother James Gaffney Awards

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:08:52 GMT
    (Source: USI)(Source: USI)
    (Source: USI)(Source: USI)

    The University of Southern Indiana Department of Athletics is pleased to announce its senior student-athletes that garnered the Council of President's Academic Excellence Award as well as those student-athletes receiving the Brother James Gaffney, FSC Distinguished Scholar Award.   Recipients of the GLVC Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Award exemplify the outstanding student-athletes in the GLVC. Each honoree has exhausted his or her eligibility in the intercollegiate ...

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    The University of Southern Indiana Department of Athletics is pleased to announce its senior student-athletes that garnered the Council of President's Academic Excellence Award as well as those student-athletes receiving the Brother James Gaffney, FSC Distinguished Scholar Award.   Recipients of the GLVC Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Award exemplify the outstanding student-athletes in the GLVC. Each honoree has exhausted his or her eligibility in the intercollegiate ...

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  • Madisonville Miners host Owensboro riverdogs

    Madisonville Miners host Owensboro riverdogs

  • Otters even series with Freedom

    Otters even series with Freedom

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:42:08 GMT
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)

    Thanks to a season-high 18 hits, the Evansville Otters topped the Florence Freedom 8-5 on Wednesday afternoon at UC Health Stadium.  Evansville got on the board in the first inning on a Jeff Gardner RBI single. Florence tied the game in the bottom half on a leadoff home run from Ricky Ramirez. In the second, the Otters retook the lead on a David Cronin sacrifice fly. The Otters lead was extended to two in the third on a Travis Harrison RBI base hit. With two outs in the fo...

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    Thanks to a season-high 18 hits, the Evansville Otters topped the Florence Freedom 8-5 on Wednesday afternoon at UC Health Stadium.  Evansville got on the board in the first inning on a Jeff Gardner RBI single. Florence tied the game in the bottom half on a leadoff home run from Ricky Ramirez. In the second, the Otters retook the lead on a David Cronin sacrifice fly. The Otters lead was extended to two in the third on a Travis Harrison RBI base hit. With two outs in the fo...

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  • Men's soccer releases 2018 slate

    Men's soccer releases 2018 slate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:38:18 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    For the fifth consecutive season, University of Southern Indiana Men's Soccer will open the 2018 campaign against Kentucky Wesleyan College, with this year's contest August 30 in Owensboro, Kentucky.   The Screaming Eagles follow up their season opener with their home opener September 2 against Northern Michigan University, before concluding non-conference play at Davenport University September 7.   USI begins Great Lakes Valley Conference play September 14 by hosting Drury ...

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    For the fifth consecutive season, University of Southern Indiana Men's Soccer will open the 2018 campaign against Kentucky Wesleyan College, with this year's contest August 30 in Owensboro, Kentucky.   The Screaming Eagles follow up their season opener with their home opener September 2 against Northern Michigan University, before concluding non-conference play at Davenport University September 7.   USI begins Great Lakes Valley Conference play September 14 by hosting Drury ...

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  • USI Women's soccer announces 2018 schedule

    USI Women's soccer announces 2018 schedule

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:37:35 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    University of Southern Indiana Women's Soccer has announced its 2018 season schedule, which will begin August 31 at Strassweg field as the Screaming Eagles play host to Walsh University.   After the home opener, USI hits the road for three games, starting with a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, for a matchup versus NCAA Division I opponent Xavier University. The Eagles then play a neutral site match against Northern Michigan University September 6 in Hammond, Indiana, and wrap up non-co...

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    University of Southern Indiana Women's Soccer has announced its 2018 season schedule, which will begin August 31 at Strassweg field as the Screaming Eagles play host to Walsh University.   After the home opener, USI hits the road for three games, starting with a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, for a matchup versus NCAA Division I opponent Xavier University. The Eagles then play a neutral site match against Northern Michigan University September 6 in Hammond, Indiana, and wrap up non-co...

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  • 3 HR down Otters in opener at Florence

    3 HR down Otters in opener at Florence

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  • 4th annual Dust Bowl underway

    4th annual Dust Bowl underway

    4th annual Dust Bowl underwayMore >>
  • 3 HR down Otters in opener at Florence

    3 HR down Otters in opener at Florence

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:58:53 GMT
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)

    The Evansville Otters dropped the opener of a three-game series against the Florence Freedom 5-4 on Tuesday evening at UC Health Stadium.

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    The Evansville Otters dropped the opener of a three-game series against the Florence Freedom 5-4 on Tuesday evening at UC Health Stadium.

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  • Annual Dust Bowl Tournament hopes to inspire, motivate youth

    Annual Dust Bowl Tournament hopes to inspire, motivate youth

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:42:37 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    At the CK Newsome Community Center in downtown Evansville the 4th annual Dust Bowl Tournament is being put on for youth from all over the Tri-State.

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    At the CK Newsome Community Center in downtown Evansville the 4th annual Dust Bowl Tournament is being put on for youth from all over the Tri-State.

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  • USI receives 156 Academic All-GLVC Awards

    USI receives 156 Academic All-GLVC Awards

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:00:41 GMT
    Investigation at USI (Logo source: USI.edu)Investigation at USI (Logo source: USI.edu)
    Investigation at USI (Logo source: USI.edu)Investigation at USI (Logo source: USI.edu)

    The University of Southern Indiana Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that its student-athletes received 156 Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference individual awards for the 2017-18 year.

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    The University of Southern Indiana Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that its student-athletes received 156 Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference individual awards for the 2017-18 year.

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  • Evansville African-American Museum to honor race car driver, local hero

    Evansville African-American Museum to honor race car driver, local hero

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:21:30 GMT
    Charlie Wiggins, Indianapolis, Aug. 7, 1926 (Image Ownership: Public Domain)Charlie Wiggins, Indianapolis, Aug. 7, 1926 (Image Ownership: Public Domain)

    The Evansville African-American Museum announced a race-themed historic marker honoring legendary mechanic and race car driver, Charlie Wiggins, will be placed at the museum on Saturday.

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    The Evansville African-American Museum announced a race-themed historic marker honoring legendary mechanic and race car driver, Charlie Wiggins, will be placed at the museum on Saturday.

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  • More races, more money, bigger payouts this year at Ellis Park

    More races, more money, bigger payouts this year at Ellis Park

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:30:03 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Horse racing fans rejoice, we're now less than two weeks away, from the first race, of Ellis Park's 2018 live meet.

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    Horse racing fans rejoice, we're now less than two weeks away, from the first race, of Ellis Park's 2018 live meet.

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  • USI Women's Basketball adds D-1 transfer Williams to roster

    USI Women's Basketball adds D-1 transfer Williams to roster

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:53:02 GMT

    University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball announced that 5-foot-6 sophomore guard Kennedy Williams (Marshall, Illinois) is transferring to play for Head Coach Rick Stein's Screaming Eagles in 2018-19.

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    University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball announced that 5-foot-6 sophomore guard Kennedy Williams (Marshall, Illinois) is transferring to play for Head Coach Rick Stein's Screaming Eagles in 2018-19.

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  • USI volleyball announces 2018 schedule

    USI volleyball announces 2018 schedule

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:51:12 GMT

    University of Southern Indiana Volleyball will begin the 2018 season at home, hosting the Double Tree Invitational at the Physical Activities Center August 24-25.

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    University of Southern Indiana Volleyball will begin the 2018 season at home, hosting the Double Tree Invitational at the Physical Activities Center August 24-25.

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  • Meyer Finishes U.S. Open tied for 20th

    Meyer Finishes U.S. Open tied for 20th

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:16:30 GMT

    Evansville Central grad, Dylan Meyer had quite a run at the U.S. Open.

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    Evansville Central grad, Dylan Meyer had quite a run at the U.S. Open.

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  • OVL Baseball: Railroaders vs. Miners

    OVL Baseball: Railroaders vs. Miners

  • Lammers wins mental attitude award

    Lammers wins mental attitude award

  • Otters play Beach Bums in game 3

    Otters play Beach Bums in game 3

  • Otters drop series finale to Beach Bums

    Otters drop series finale to Beach Bums

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:39:03 GMT
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)

    The Evansville Otters were unable to complete the three-game sweep of the Traverse City Beach Bums Sunday afternoon as Traverse City bested Evansville 5-2 at Bosse Field.  

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    The Evansville Otters were unable to complete the three-game sweep of the Traverse City Beach Bums Sunday afternoon as Traverse City bested Evansville 5-2 at Bosse Field.  

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  • Meyer begins final round of 2018 U.S. Open

    Meyer begins final round of 2018 U.S. Open

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:14:24 GMT
    Dylan Meyer (Source: US Open Website)Dylan Meyer (Source: US Open Website)
    Dylan Meyer (Source: US Open Website)Dylan Meyer (Source: US Open Website)

    In his first professional golf tournament, Evansville native Dylan Meyer is showing he belongs on the big stage.

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    In his first professional golf tournament, Evansville native Dylan Meyer is showing he belongs on the big stage.

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  • Otters face Beach Bums

    Otters face Beach Bums

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:20:11 GMT
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)
    (Evansville Otters Baseball)(Evansville Otters Baseball)

    The Otters were back at Bosse Field after defeating the Beach Bums Friday night 7-2. Evansville eyeing the series win. Copyright 2018 WFIE. All rights reserved. 

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    The Otters were back at Bosse Field after defeating the Beach Bums Friday night 7-2. Evansville eyeing the series win. Copyright 2018 WFIE. All rights reserved. 

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  • Southridge loses IHSAA Baseball State Championship

    Southridge loses IHSAA Baseball State Championship

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:21:06 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Southridge hopes to return from Indy with a new trophy after they take on Boone Grove on Saturday.

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    Southridge hopes to return from Indy with a new trophy after they take on Boone Grove on Saturday.

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  • Ellis Park gets another huge purse increase

    Ellis Park gets another huge purse increase

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:58:46 GMT

    We're just a few weeks away, from the start of Ellis Park's live racing season, and there's good news, for the track.

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    We're just a few weeks away, from the start of Ellis Park's live racing season, and there's good news, for the track.

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  • Raiders eying another state championship Saturday

    Raiders eying another state championship Saturday

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:18:43 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    It's been quite a ride for Southridge high school athletics this school year.

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    It's been quite a ride for Southridge high school athletics this school year.

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  • Meyer makes U.S. Open cut with (-1) Friday

    Meyer makes U.S. Open cut with (-1) Friday

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:04:03 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Open website)(Source: U.S. Open website)
    (Source: U.S. Open website)(Source: U.S. Open website)

    After a rough first day at the U.S. Open, Evansville native Dylan Meyer rebounded with a great second round on Friday.

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    After a rough first day at the U.S. Open, Evansville native Dylan Meyer rebounded with a great second round on Friday.

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  • Raiders gear up for 2A championship game

    Raiders gear up for 2A championship game

    Fresh off of winning the school's first Regional Baseball title, the Southridge Raiders made history yet again defeating Indianapolis Scecina, 7-2 on Saturday to punch their ticket to advance to play for the 2-A State Title.

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    Fresh off of winning the school's first Regional Baseball title, the Southridge Raiders made history yet again defeating Indianapolis Scecina, 7-2 on Saturday to punch their ticket to advance to play for the 2-A State Title.

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  • Pitcher skips celebrating with teammates to console friend he'd just struck out

    Pitcher skips celebrating with teammates to console friend he'd just struck out

    Monday, June 11 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-11 21:49:07 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:06:49 GMT
    (Source: Jim Moberg)(Source: Jim Moberg)

    Koehn said he values his friendship with Kocon more than the outcome of the game.

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    Koehn said he values his friendship with Kocon more than the outcome of the game.

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  • This one goes to 11: Nadal beats Thiem for French Open title

    This one goes to 11: Nadal beats Thiem for French Open title

    Sunday, June 10 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-06-10 10:52:32 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-06-11 06:51:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in three sets 6-4, 6-1, 6-2, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, June...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in three sets 6-4, 6-1, 6-2, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, June...
    Rafael Nadal bids for his record-extending 11th French Open championship when he faces Dominic Thiem in the final.More >>
    Rafael Nadal bids for his record-extending 11th French Open championship when he faces Dominic Thiem in the final.More >>
  • Already No. 1, French Open champ Halep knew she needed Slam

    Already No. 1, French Open champ Halep knew she needed Slam

    Sunday, June 10 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-06-10 12:42:40 GMT
    Sunday, June 10 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-06-10 23:24:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Romania's Simona Halep kisses with the cup at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Paris. Halep won Saturday the French Open tennis tournament women's final.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Romania's Simona Halep kisses with the cup at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Paris. Halep won Saturday the French Open tennis tournament women's final.
    Simona Halep knew that to be what she called a "real No. 1" in the rankings she needed to add a Grand Slam title to her resume.More >>
    Simona Halep knew that to be what she called a "real No. 1" in the rankings she needed to add a Grand Slam title to her resume.More >>
  • Justify clinches Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes

    Justify clinches Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes

    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:12:09 GMT

    Justify achieved immortality Saturday when he won the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NY, just the 13th horse to clinch the American triple crown.

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    Justify achieved immortality Saturday when he won the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NY, just the 13th horse to clinch the American triple crown.

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