The U.S. Olympic Committee has agreed to make Indianapolis-based USA Football part of its Multi-Sport Organization Council, giving the group access to sports officials that could someday decide to put football in the Olympics.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is choosing to pursue the nuclear option for USA Gymnastics after the organization botched its rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.
Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny was arrested while in Tennessee on a family vacation, unaware a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in a sexual assault investigation, his attorney said.
The Whitestown Town Council on Wednesday approved an agreement to buy 135 acres that previously served as the longtime home of the Wrecks Inc. automobile salvage yard. Little League International is expected to use about 20 of those acres.