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Michigan Sports

Red Wings’ Larkin out for season with upper-body injury

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin will be out for the rest of the season with an upper-body injury. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill made the announcement Friday. Like many of his teammates, Larkin struggled this season. The 24-year-old center had nine goals and 14 assists ...

GM Brad Holmes has 1st shot to help Lions improve via draft

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions' best and perhaps only chance to turn around their franchise is to finally figure out how to hit more than miss on NFL draft picks. The Lions have tried and failed to find a general manager with the ability to project if ...

Detroit Lions need influx of talent, starting with No. 7 pick in NFL draft

By The Associated Press No. 7 DETROIT LIONS (5-11) LAST SEASON: The long-suffering franchise started over, firing general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia with five games left in its third straight double-digit loss season. Quarterback Matthew Stafford, drafted by Detroit No. 1 ...

Iron Mountain’s Foster Wonders 2nd in Mr. Basketball voting

DETROIT (AP) — Pierre Brooks of Detroit Douglass has been named Michigan’s Mr. Basketball as the top senior player. Brooks, who plans to attend Michigan State, was given the award Friday. He averaged 33 points and 9 rebounds and led his team to a state title. The 6-foot-6 Brooks received ...

Detroit Red Wings shut out 4-0 by visiting Chicago Blackhawks

DETROIT (AP) — Malcolm Subban made 29 saves for his second shutout of the season, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-0 on Saturday night. Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist for Chicago, which was coming off a 4-1 loss to last-place Detroit on Thursday night. Alex ...

Detroit Pistons hand Oklahoma City Thunder 9th straight loss, 110-104

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Josh Jackson scored 29 points, and the Detroit Pistons overcame several key absences to beat Oklahoma City 110-104 on Friday night, handing the Thunder their ninth straight loss. Oklahoma City cut an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead to one, but ...

Detroit Lions among players who vow to skip voluntary workouts

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND — Following the guidance and advice of Browns center and NFL Players Association President JC Tretter, Cleveland’s players joined a growing list of teams vowing to skip voluntary in-person workouts this offseason. The Browns followed the Detroit ...

Detroit Red Wings upend Chicago Blackhawks

The Detroit Red Wings prevailed 4-1 after spotting the Chicago Blackhawks a 1-0 lead after one period on Thursday in Detroit. Troy Stecher tied the game for Detroit not quite five minutes into the second period, while teammate Jakub Vrana, a new acquistion this week, scored the game-winner ...

Colleges already adapting to new transfer rules

By RALPH D, RUSSO AP College Football Writer As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. Arkansas didn’t use the maximum 25 scholarships this year on its incoming recruits so it has a few left over to hit the transfer market, where ...