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Michigan Sports

Red Sox send LHP Hall to Tigers for minor league C Nunez

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have acquired left-hander Matt Hall from Detroit for minor league catcher Jhon Nunez. The 26-year-old Hall made 16 relief appearances for the Tigers last season and five the year before, posting an 0-1 record with a 9.48 ERA in all. A sixth-round draft pick ...

Crosby scores in OT, Penguins beat Red Wings 2-1

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored a power-play goal 1:33 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Friday night. It was Crosby's third goal in three games since returning from a 28-game absence because of a core muscle ...

Winston sets record, No. 15 Spartans top Wisconsin 67-55

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston threw a lob from the right wing over the middle of the lane and Xavier Tillman dunked the basketball, breaking a record that stood for two decades. Winston had six points, and his four assists gave him the Big Ten ...

Battle of the Fans semifinalists named

EAST LANSING — Nine schools’ student cheering sections have been selected for the semifinal round in the Battle of the Fans IX contest sponsored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association. All nine are Lower Peninsula schools — Traverse City West, Saginaw Heritage and Zeeland East ...

Late Detroit Lions’ great Alex Karras gets Pro Football Hall of Fame nod

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt. Tagliabue and former New York Giants general manager George Young made it to the hall in Canton, Ohio, as contributors. Ex-Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff ...

Rookie Sekou Doumbouya steps up for Detroit Pistons in win at Boston, 116-103

By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer BOSTON — The Pistons have been playing most of the past month without three starters. They didn’t let it stop them from finding a way to get the best of one of the East’s top teams. Rookie Sekou Doumbouya scored a season-high 24 points and Detroit ...

Nelson scores twice, Islanders pound Red Wings 8-2

By ALLAN KREDA Associated Press UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Islanders vowed to play with purpose following a rough road loss the crosstown Rangers. They did exactly that against the lowly Detroit Red Wings. Brock Nelson scored twice and six other Islanders connected as New York routed the ...

New Orleans Pelicans beat Detroit Pistons 117-110 in overtime

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — A makeshift New Orleans Pelicans lineup blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter on Monday. Lonzo Ball helped his teammates salvage the night. Ball scored five of his 17 points in overtime and the Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons ...

Daniel Oturu scores 30 to lead Minnesota Golden Gophers past Michigan, 75-67

By PATRICK DONNELLY Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Daniel Oturu shook off an injury and had a career game to help Minnesota take down another ranked opponent. Oturu scored a career-high 30 points and the Gophers went on a late 11-0 run to beat No. 19 Michigan 75-67 on Sunday. The ...

Buffalo Sabres lean on unlikely scorers to beat Detroit Red Wings, 5-1

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Evan Rodrigues had no goals in 25 games this season. Zach Bogosian had none in 15. Those two droughts are over now. Rodrigues scored twice in the first 5:00, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. ...

Detroit Red Wings win in shootout over Ottawa, 3-2

By PAUL HARRIS Associated Press DETROIT — Dylan Larkin scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the skidding Ottawa Senators on Friday night. Tyler Bertuzzi had a goal and an assist, and Larkin also scored in regulation for Detroit. Red Wings ...

Shooting found to be justified

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan sheriff’s deputy was justified in fatally shooting an armed man in November, a prosecutor said Thursday. Kent County Deputy James Davis has been cleared of any misconduct in the Nov. 24 shooting of Steven Forrest Saucier, Kent County Prosecutor ...

Free cleaning eases burden of Battle Creek woman with cancer

By NICK BUCKLEY Battle Creek Enquirer AP Member Exchange BATTLE CREEK — Danielle Smith and Angela Pitcher looked like longtime friends as they sat comfortably on a couch, sharing laughter and tears, chatting for the better part of an hour. Smith, 27, was lively and candid as she ...

Cleveland Cavaliers rally for overtime win over Detroit Pistons, 115-112

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished a tumultuous couple days with an emotional victory. However they felt about what had unfolded between them and coach John Beilein, the Cavaliers kept playing hard. Thompson scored a ...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal magistrate judge on Wednesday ordered a man be sent to Ohio to face a criminal charge that he threatened to shoot up Ohio State University and hurt players on the football team. A September indictment unsealed last month in federal court in Columbus accuses ...