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Michigan Sports

Detroit Tigers hire 3 more coaches

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Scott Coolbaugh as hitting coach, George Lombard as bench coach and Chip Hale as third base coach. The Tigers announced the additions to new manager AJ Hinch’s staff Saturday. Coolbaugh was the assistant hitting coach for the Chicago White Sox. ...

Minnesota Vikings may try to strong-arm Detroit Lions into win at Minneapolis

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have rarely shied from a ground-oriented approach on offense in seven seasons under coach Mike Zimmer, never more apparent than in their last game. Dalvin Cook has made this strong-arm strategy viable, rather than ...

Detroit Tigers add Chris Fetter as pitching coach

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Chris Fetter as pitching coach. The Tigers announced the move Friday, along with three other picks for new manager AJ Hinch’s staff. Juan Nieves was promoted to assistant pitching coach, Josh Paul remains on the staff as a quality control coach, and ...

Michigan State Spartans ride momentum into football game at Iowa

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Fresh off a surprising win over its in-state rival, Michigan State heads into its game at Iowa on Saturday feeling a lot better about itself than it did two weeks ago. The Hawkeyes, on the other hand, are looking for answers after their first 0-2 ...

Michigan Wolverines assistant football coach Bob Shoop works remotely

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan safeties coach Bob Shoop is limited to working with the team remotely and is not assisting on the field with the 23rd-ranked Wolverines. The school’s athletic department made the announcement Monday, saying it would not provide any more details because of ...

Detroit Red Wings sign forward Anthony Mantha to 4-year deal

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Anthony Mantha to a four-year contract Tuesday with an average annual value of $5.7 million. Mantha, 26, has played five NHL seasons — all in Detroit. He scored 16 goals with 22 assists last season, ranking third on the team with 38 ...

Indianapolis Colts stuff Detroit Lions’ running game in 41-21 victory

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The postgame stats stuck out in glaring fashion after the latest home loss by the Detroit Lions. Adrian Peterson: five carries for 7 yards. D’Andre Swift: six carries for 1 yard. Detroit’s anemic running game — and indeed, its offensive ...

Charges dropped in football hazing case at metro-Detroit all-boys high school

WARREN (AP) — Misdemeanor assault charges have been dropped against seven teens who were accused of hazing fellow members of the football team at an all-boys school in suburban Detroit, a prosecutor said. The accused, who attended De La Salle Collegiate in Warren, met several conditions, ...

Detroit Tigers hire ex-Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch fresh off suspension

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — As he waited out his suspension this year, AJ Hinch knew he wanted to return to baseball. The question was whether anyone in the sport would be ready to welcome him. His answer came pretty quickly. “About 30 minutes after the World Series’ ...