INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Sebastien Bourdais was to undergo surgery Saturday night to repair a fractured pelvis suffered in a fiery crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Track officials say doctors at Indiana University Methodist Hospital reported the 38-year-old suffered multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. Team owner Dale Coyne says Bourdais is "in good hands" at the hospital and the team must wait for him to recover.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Two-time pole winner Ed Carpenter had the fastest car in Indianapolis 500 qualifying Saturday with a four-lap average of 230.468 miles per hour. He finished just ahead of Takuma Sato and 2008 race winner Scott Dixon. All times will be erased for Sunday's nine-car pole shootout.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Shenise Johnson scored eight of her 13 points in the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead jumper with 46 seconds remaining, and the Indiana Fever rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun 81-79 on Saturday night. The Fever ended a streak of four straight losses in home openers while also giving Pokey Chatman her first victory as Indiana's coach.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A monument marking the playing of the first professional baseball game has been formally dedicated during a ceremony in Fort Wayne. The event was Saturday at Camp Allen Park. WANE-TV reports the monument was installed at the site of the first game earlier this month. But cold and rainy weather postponed the formal proceedings until now.
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