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Michigan Sports

Detroit Tigers clinch series vs. Chicago White Sox with 6-5 win Sunday

DETROIT (AP) — Jeimer Candelario had three hits and Akil Baddoo drove in two runs as Detroit built a big lead, and the Tigers withstood Jose Abreu’s three-run homer in the ninth inning in a 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Detroit won the final two games of the series for its ...

Niemann, Lewis share 36-hole lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Phil Mickelson created a buzz at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, flip-flopping on his plans to return, and Bryson DeChambeau left lingering questions about parting ways with his caddie. On the jam-packed leaderboard, Joaquin Niemann and Tom Lewis ...

Detroit Red Wings name Alex Tanguay as an assistant coach

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have hired assistant coach Alex Tanguay. Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman made the announcement on Wednesday, filling an opening that was created when the team and Dan Bylsma decided he would not return next season. Tanguay was an assistant coach ...

Ex-Detroit Piston Chauncey Billups draws concern as head coach at Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers went into damage-control mode while introducing Chauncey Billups as their new coach Tuesday, amid questions about how they selected him over more experienced candidates and how sexual assault allegations were lodged against him nearly a ...

Detroit Pistons win lottery for NBA overall No. 1 draft pick

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer The Detroit Pistons did a lot of losing this season, finishing with the second-worst record in the NBA and the franchise’s worst record in nearly 30 years. It paid off. The Pistons won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, grabbing the No. 1 pick in ...

Shohei Ohtani hurts Detroit Tigers with homer on Saturday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered for the fourth time in five games and matched his high for homers in a season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 Saturday night. Ohtani, who announced Friday that he would participate in next month’s All-Star Home Run Derby, ...