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Michigan Sports

Detroit Red Wings fall to Dallas 5-2 Tuesday

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Robertson scored twice and Jake Oettinger made 28 saves in his season debut as the Dallas Stars beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Tuesday night. Robertson’s wraparound at 3:48 of the third period gave Dallas a 4-2 lead after Detroit scored twice within a span of 5 1/2 ...

Detroit Lions hold starting quarterback Jared Goff out of practice

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions held out Jared Goff from Wednesday’s practice after the starting quarterback suffered an oblique injury in last week’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. His absence raises questions about his availability for Sunday’s against the Cleveland ...

Detroit Red Wings blow early lead to lose in Columbus, 5-3, on Monday

By NICOLE KRAFT Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Zach Werenski scored the go-ahead goal with 1:19 remaining after Yegor Chinakhov tied it with his first NHL goal, and the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied past the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 on Monday night. Boone Jenner added a goal and an assist, ...

Sacramento Kings rout Detroit Pistons, 129-107, on Monday

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Buddy Hield scored 22 points and Tyrese Haliburton added 17 points and 10 assists as the Sacramento Kings routed the Detroit Pistons 129-107 on Monday night. The Kings ended a four-game losing streak, taking control with a 26-2 run for a 33-12 lead ...

Big 10 berths in College Football Playoff still up in the air

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With two weeks left in the regular season, the Big Ten has positioned itself to get a third straight berth in the College Football Playoff, and possibly two if an avalanche of things go the right way. No. 5 Ohio State, No. 7 Michigan State ...

Detroit Tigers sign lefty pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez for $77 million

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer Pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a $77 million, five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, putting the left-hander on track to become the first of the 188 major league free agents to switch ...

Detroit Lions’ Taylor Decker lets off some steam

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Detroit Lions tackle Taylor Decker was glad to have gotten back into an NFL game on Sunday. That didn’t mean he was in a great mood on Monday, a day after the Lions finally didn’t lose. They moved to 0-8-1 with a 16-16 tie against the Pittsburgh ...

Michigan Wolverines football team rallies past Penn State, 21-17

By TRAVIS JOHNSON Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Michigan tight end Erick All woke up on Saturday with a sore ankle, a leftover reminder of the Wolverines’ last painful loss. Inside a packed, hostile Beaver Stadium, he was able to block out the discomfort enough to help No. 9 ...

Running game should lead Michigan Wolverines football team at Penn State

By TRAVIS JOHNSON Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Quarterback Sean Clifford used to run a lot, but that’s not really part of Penn State’s game plan these days. At this point in the season, with three games left, the No. 23 Nittany Lions aren’t worried about trying to kickstart ...

Winless Detroit Lions approach games after last week’s bye as a new season

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Dan Campbell spent much of last week scouting his own winless team, searching for the good, bad and ugly the Detroit Lions put on film while opening the season with a string of setbacks. “There is a lot of young talent on this team when you go back and just ...

Michigan State Spartans football team tripped up by Purdue, 40-29

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue coach Jeff Brohm already had a reputation for running trick plays — and for leading his unranked team to upsets of top-5 opponents. His Boilermakers added to that legacy on Saturday. Aidan O’Connell matched his career ...