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Michigan Sports

Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team gets by Purdue with ease, 70-53

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Isaiah Livers matched his season high with 22 points, Eli Brooks added 11 and No. 7 Michigan relied on a staunch defense to beat Purdue 70-53 on Friday night. The Wolverines (13-1, 8-1 Big Ten) maintained their stranglehold on the ...

Head coach Jim Harbaugh adds to Michigan Wolverines football coaching staff

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has hired Maurice Linguist and George Helow to be assistants on defense, the latest moves that have reshaped his coaching staff, the coach announced Wednesday. Harbaugh added that defensive line coach Shaun Nua has agreed on a contract extension ...

Detroit Lions sign new head coach Dan Campbell to 6-year deal

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer The Detroit Lions landed the coach they coveted from the start of their search by hiring Dan Campbell. The Lions tweeted a photo of the former New Orleans Saints tight ends coach signing his deal Wednesday, one day after the team formally introducing Brad ...

Detroit Pistons let big lead slip away, lose in overtime at Atlanta, 123-115

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin, right, and Hawks center Clint Capela vie for control of the ball during the second half Wednesday in Atlanta. Griffin scored 17 points and pulled in seven rebounds but the Pistons still lost 123-115 in overtime. The Hawks outscored Detroit 24-7 to end ...

High school football finals set for Fox Sports Detroit channels

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Thursday night marks the first of three consecutive days of state championship high school football games to be televised by Fox Sports Detroit and Fox Sports Detroit-Plus. Most of the schedule was found online at ...

Detroit Red Wings win in overtime, 3-2, over Columbus

Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek, right, steals the puck from Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand during the first period Tuesday in Detroit. Tyler Bertuzzi scored the game-winner about 15 seconds into the overtime period on an assist from Dylan Larkin to lift the Wings to a ...

Michigan Wolverines get back on track with home win over Maryland, 87-63

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Mike Smith made three early 3-pointers as No. 7 Michigan raced to a 17-3 lead, and the Wolverines had little difficulty beating Maryland 87-63 on Tuesday night for a season sweep. Michigan made its first five 3s — Isaiah Livers had the other ...

Detroit Pistons take advantage of shorthanded Miami Heat on Saturday, 120-100

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI — The Detroit Pistons had their most dominant quarter in nearly two years. And last season’s NBA Finals trip for the Miami Heat suddenly seems long ago. Jerami Grant scored 24 points, Derrick Rose had 23 off the bench and the Pistons — the ...

Columbus Blue Jackets hold on to tag Detroit Red Wings with another loss, 3-2

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT — Alexandre Texier and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 1:16 apart early in the third period to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a two-goal lead and they held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Monday. Oliver Bjorkstrand scored late in the second period ...

Michigan State Spartans men’s basketball team calls off 3rd straight game

EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State is postponing its game this weekend against No. 22 Illinois, moving a third straight basketball game due to a COVID-19 outbreak within coach Tom Izzo’s program. Izzo made the announcement Monday, a day after one additional player and two non-coaching ...