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Michigan Sports

Michigan Wolverines get back to winning ways, beating Indiana 29-7

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Hassan Haskins had to carry a heavier burden in the backfield because Blake Corum was injured. He delivered. Haskins ran for a career-high 168 yards and a touchdown, helping No. 9 Michigan bounce back from its first defeat with a 29-7 win over ...

Detroit Pistons fade in 2nd half of 109-98 loss to Philadelphia 76ers

DETROIT (AP) — Seth Curry scored 23 points, Tyrese Maxey added 20 and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons 109-98 on Thursday night. Joel Embiid had 19 points and nine rebounds for Philadelphia. Shake Milton scored 16 points. The Sixers, playing for the second ...

Could winless Detroit Lions stare down 0-17 record?

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Roy Williams was dealt by the Detroit Lions five losses into the 2008 season and the former receiver was not surprised they ended up becoming the NFL’s first 0-16 team. “The writing was on the wall,” Williams recalled earlier this week. Some, including ...

No. 5 Michigan State Spartans football team tries to stay unbeaten at Purdue

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Coach Mel Tucker has revamped Michigan State’s program. He reworked the Spartans offense, with a heavy emphasis on playing physical and winning games the old-fashioned way. So far, it’s worked perfectly. Now comes the next wrinkle and the fifth-ranked ...

Detroit Tigers trade for Cincinnati Reds’ veteran catcher Tucker Barnhart

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds traded veteran Gold Glove catcher Tucker Barnhart to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in exchange for infield prospect Nick Quintana. Barnhart, a 31-year-old left-handed hitter and reliable backstop, leaves Cincinnati after eight years. In the last six ...

Montreal Canadiens blank Detroit Red Wings, 3-0

MONTREAL (AP) — Nick Suzuki had a goal and two assists, Jake Allen stopped 22 shots for his second shutout of the season, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 Tuesday night. Josh Anderson scored his third of the season and Brendan Gallagher added an empty-netter for the ...

Detroit Red Wings showing a payoff from long-term rebuild

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer Last week, Jeff Blashill tried to go to the same restaurant where he had dinner in March 2020, before the NHL season shut down. He found the windows boarded up. The reminder of how many things have changed over the past 19 months was followed the next day by ...

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks past Detroit Pistons, 117-89

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Detroit Pistons 117-89 on Tuesday. The Bucks, who ended a three-game losing streak, also got 16 points from Pat Connaughton and reserve Jordan Nwora. Jerami Grant led the ...

2 Michigan high schools drop Indian nicknames

HARTFORD (AP) — Two more Michigan school districts are dropping Indian nicknames and images. Saranac in Ionia County and Hartford in Van Buren County are the latest to make the change. Hartford Superintendent Kelly Millin said the district, known as the Indians, was greatly influenced by ...

NBA assessing ‘non-basketball’ foul calling

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer After a loss at Washington last week, Atlanta star Trae Young calmly aired some of his frustrations with the way NBA games are being officiated amid a new crackdown on non-basketball moves used to draw contact. The 6-foot-1, 164-pound Young, who made more ...

Winless Detroit Lions go into bye week with less fan support

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The Detroit Lions have a lot of long-suffering fans and they’re starting to show their displeasure by simply not showing up for games to watch the NFL’s only winless team at Ford Field. First-year coach Dan Campbell, a former Detroit tight end, ...

Detroit Red Wings lose in Toronto, 5-4, on Saturday

TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares had a goal and two assists and Petr Mrazek made 26 saves for his first victory with Toronto in the Maple Leafs’ 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Jake Muzzin and Alexander Kerfoot each had a goal and an assist and Mitch Marner and Michael ...