Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions signs backups at quarterback, wide receiver

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions bolstered their backup options at quarterback and wide receiver. Detroit signed Matt Cassel on Monday, adding depth behind Matthew Stafford. The Lions also re-signed restricted free agent TJ Jones, giving Stafford another target in the passing ...

Detroit Pistons blow big lead to coasting Toronto Raptors in 108-98 loss

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — On the second night of a back-to-back — with first place in the Eastern Conference already wrapped up — the Toronto Raptors easily could have packed it in after falling behind by 17 points. That’s not what coach Dwane Casey wanted. “We ...

Detroit Red Wings fall short of even lowest expectations in 2017-18 season

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings’ debut season at Little Caesars Arena fell short, even of low expectations. Detroit was not projected by many to make the playoffs but the Red Wings didn’t come close. Detroit won just 30 games and finished 24 points ...

Museum to open Betty Ford exhibit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A museum in western Michigan is opening an exhibit to celebrate former First Lady Betty Ford’s 100th birthday. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum plans to open “In Step with Betty Ford: A Celebration of Her Centennial” Tuesday, two days after her ...

Struggling Memphis Grizzlies outscore Detroit Pistons, 130-117

By CLAY BAILEY Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — MarShon Brooks scored 25 points, Dillon Brooks added 22 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a four-game losing streak with a 130-117 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Marc Gasol and Kobi Simmons added 20 points apiece for Memphis. ...

Detroit Tigers season schedule

All times EDT March 29 — Pittsburgh, 1:10 p.m. March 31 — Pittsburgh, 1:10 p.m. April 1 — Pittsburgh, 1:10 p.m. April 2 — Kansas City, 1:10 p.m. April 3 — Kansas City, 1:10 p.m. April 4 — Kansas City, 1:10 p.m. April 5 — at Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m. April 7 — at ...

Snow, cold forces postponement of Mariners-Twins finale

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The series finale between the Seattle Mariners and the Minnesota Twins was postponed Sunday because of wintry weather. With snow in the forecast and game-time temperatures expected to hover around freezing, the game was called off about three hours before it was supposed ...

Kansas City Royals celebrate not playing in cold Detroit against Tigers

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The Kansas City Royals celebrated as if they had won. They cheered Wednesday morning when their scheduled game against the Detroit Tigers was postponed due to inclement weather. “It’s perfect news,” Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar said. ...

Big Ten hockey finally making national impact at NCAA Frozen Four

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer ST. PAUL, Minn. — Considering the force of the impact it made on the sport, the Big Ten hockey conference sure started with a soft launch. Five years in, its presence has finally been felt. Three teams have reached the Frozen Four after four members ...

Detroit Tigers left out in cold in 1-0 home loss to Kansas City

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — With another postponement looming as a possibility, Jakob Junis and the Kansas City Royals breezed to their first victory of the season. Junis took a shutout into the eighth inning, and the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday. On a ...