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Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions at a glance

By The Associated Press DETROIT LIONS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: Wednesday, Allen Park, Michigan LAST YEAR: First-year coach Matt Patricia lost seven of last 10 games, saddling franchise with double digits in losses for first time since 2012. Rookie running back Kerryon Johnson provided desperately ...

Tigers beat Blue Jays 4-3 on Castellanos’ HR in 10th

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos gave the Detroit Tigers a chance to enjoy the type of celebration that's been awfully rare of late at Comerica Park. Castellanos led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a home run, and Detroit snapped its six-game ...

Big Ten’s Delany says old mistakes to blame for college woes

By KEITH JENKINS AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Outgoing Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany kicked off his final Big Ten football media days Thursday by saying he thinks some serious mistakes made in the 1970s created problems today in college athletics. Delany, who is in his 31st and final ...

Pressel, Creamer tied for lead in LPGA Tour team event

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer shot a best-ball 6-under 64 on Thursday for a share of the second-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Stephanie Meadowand Giulia Molinaro had a 61, and Frenchwomen Celine Boutier and ...

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer tipped his cap after receiving a standing ovation when he walked to the dugout after being removed in the seventh inning. It might have been the right-hander's final appearance at home with the Cleveland Indians. Bauer struck ...

Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Joe Hicketts

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenseman Joe Hicketts to a two-year contract. The move was announced Wednesday. Hicketts played in 11 games with the Red Wings in 2018-19. He had 27 points in 64 games with Grand Rapids of the AHL. Hicketts, 23, has no goals and three ...

Detroit Pistons claim Christian Wood off waivers

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have claimed Christian Wood off waivers. The Pistons announced the move Wednesday. The 6-foot-10 Wood appeared in 21 games last season for Milwaukee and New Orleans, averaging 8.2 points. He’s averaged 5.3 points in 51 career NBA games for Philadelphia, ...

New York Knicks sign ex-Detroit Pistons’ player Reggie Bullock

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have finalized contracts with Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock, two of their offseason additions. The forwards join Julius Randle, Bobby Portis, Taj Gibson, Elfrid Payton and Wayne Ellington as free agents who the Knicks hope will improve what was the ...

4 pitchers limit Detroit Tigers to 1 hit in Cleveland’s 8-0 win

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND — A single by Nicholas Castellanos in the fifth inning prevented Zach Plesac and three Cleveland Indians relievers from making history. Castellanos hit a grounder up the middle off Tyler Clippard for the only hit allowed by Cleveland in an 8-0 ...

Michigan adds Jay Smith to Juwan Howard’s basketball staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Jay Smith to be on Juwan Howard's basketball staff as director of player personnel and development. The move was announced Monday. Howard also says he is retaining director of basketball operations Chris Hunter and hiring video analyst David ...

Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians wanted to bounce back from a disappointing series against the Minnesota Twins. Oscar Mercado made certain they did. Cleveland's rookie outfielder hit his second home run of the game — a leadoff blast in the seventh ...

Tigers plate 7 in 3rd, beat Royals 12-8 after Bailey trade

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tigers heard Kansas City was making a late pitching change about an hour before the first pitch, and what could have caused a bit of anxiety for a bunch of hitters turned out to be a just fine. Jeimer Candelario hit a ...

Ex-Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin calls it quits after 10 seasons

ALLEN PARK (AP) — Glover Quin has retired after 10 seasons in the NFL. The former Detroit Lions and Houston Texans safety announced his plans Tuesday on Instagram. Quin started every game for nine straight years after starting in 12 games as a rookie in 2009 with the Texans. He had an ...

Tigers use 3 HRs, Boyd’s 13 K’s to top ChiSox 11-5

By MATT CARLSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Matthew Boyd was mostly dominant on the mound, then the Detroit Tigers' bats backed him up in a big way. Niko Goodrum lined a two-run homer in Detroit's five-run sixth inning, Boyd struck out 13 to tie a career high and the Tigers topped the ...