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Michigan Sports

Lions’ superfan ‘Yooperman’ dies

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions honored one of its most devout fans at the first home game since the death of Donnie “Yooperman” Stefanski. For more than 25 years, Stefanski would drive more than 300 miles from the small eastern Upper Peninsula community of Goetzville to tailgate and ...

Michigan State OL Jarvis expected to miss 6-7 weeks

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State offensive lineman Kevin Jarvis is expected to miss 6-7 weeks with an undisclosed injury. Coach Mark Dantonio didn't disclose the specifics of the injury. He said Jarvis isn't lost for the season, but he has been removed from the depth chart after ...

Spartans moving on to Big Ten opener after loss

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio can look back on plenty of miscues from Michigan State's loss last weekend. The big concern now for the Spartans is what happens next. They'll try to avoid a repeat of last year — when an early defeat against ...

Wings top Blackhawks, 5-3

By The Associated Press RASMUSSEN HELPS RED WINGS BEAT BLACKHAWKS In Detroit, Michael Rasmussen's tiebreaking goal with 4:37 left pushed the Red Wings to a 5-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Matt Puempel, Matthew Ford, Chris Terry and Luke Glendening also scored for Detroit. Jimmy Howard ...

Indians win 15th straight over Tigers with 7-2 victory

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' dominance of Detroit is reaching a historic level. Cleveland beat the Tigers for the 15th straight time, a 7-2 victory Tuesday night that improved the Indians to 16-1 in the season series — with a loss at Comerica Park With ...

Jerry Kelly gets PGA Champions win in Flint suburb

GRAND BLANC (AP) — Jerry Kelly played bogey-free Sunday at Warwick Hills and closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Ally Challenge, his second victory this year on the PGA Tour Champions and moving him a little closer to the top of the Charles Schwab Cup standings. Kelly ...

Detroit Lions overcome mistakes for ‘W’ over Los Angeles Chargers, 13-10

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay had a lot to do with the Los Angeles Chargers leading the Lions for three-plus quarters. And, both players bounced back in the final minutes to lift Detroit to a 13-10 victory Sunday. Stafford threw a go-ahead, ...

New York Yankees sweep twinbill from Detroit Tigers, 10-4 and 6-4

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — The New York Yankees wrapped up their visit to Detroit with two victories and a couple new injuries. All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez became the Yankees’ latest health concern when he exited the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader with left ...

Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees rainout to be made up today

DETROIT (AP) — CC Sabathia’s next trip to the mound will have to wait a bit. The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers were rained out Wednesday night, and the game was rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader starting at 1:10 p..m today. Sabathia, who has dealt with right knee ...

Dantonio win away from all-time wins mark at Michigan State

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio's name will soon stand alone atop the list of all-time winningest football coaches at Michigan State. On the cusp of breaking Duffy Daugherty's record, Dantonio said he is thankful for all the people on the field, ...