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Michigan Sports

Colorado Avalanche dump Detroit Red Wings, 2-1

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Gabriel Landeskog withstood a crunching hit while making a pass that sprung Logan O’Connor for a breakaway goal in the second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight ...

Detroit Pistons blow big early lead to lose at Sacramento Kings, 106-100

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento’s second unit got the Kings going after a sluggish start put them down by 17 points right out of the gate. De’Aaron Fox, still bothered by a lingering abdominal injury, provided an equally big lift down the ...

Michigan State Spartans men’s basketball team slams Maryland, 78-66

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Tom Izzo certainly got Michigan State in the proper frame of mind, and he should be commended for devising a game plan good enough to deny Maryland a chance to clinch first place in the Big Ten. The long-time Spartans coach also ...

Detroit Pistons snap 7-game skid with 113-11 win at Phoenix

By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer PHOENIX — Derrick Rose scored 31 points, Christian Wood and Brandon Knight both added 19 and the Detroit Pistons snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the Phoenix Suns 113-111 on Friday night. The Pistons hadn’t won since Feb. 5, when they beat ...

Grant scores career-best 29, Nuggets beat Pistons 115-98

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant scored a career-high 29 points and Nikola Jokic had a season-best four steals to help the healthy Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 115-98 on Tuesday night. At 40-18, the Nuggets are tied for their best start through 58 games ...

Schneider earns first win of season, Devils beat Detroit 4-1

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Cory Schneider made 27 saves for his first victory of the season, leading the New Jersey Devils past the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night. Joey Anderson, Jesper Bratt, Kyle Palmieri and Nikita Gusev scored for the Devils, who won for ...

Winston-led, No. 24 Michigan State beats No. 18 Iowa 78-70

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 19 of his 20 points in the second half and Rocket Watts matched a career high with 21 points, helping No. 24 Michigan State rally to beat No. 18 Iowa 78-70 Tuesday night. The Spartan (19, 9, 11-6 Big Ten) ...

Portland Trail Blazers rallies to beat Detroit Pistons, 107-104

By ERIK GARCIA GUNDERSEN Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — With All-Star guard Damian Lillard nursing a groin strain, the Portland Trail Blazers got big games from CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony. McCollum had 41 points, a career-high 12 assists and nine rebounds, Anthony scored a ...

Calgary Flames double up on Detroit Red Wings, 4-2

DETROIT — Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night. Andrew Mangiapane scored Calgary’s last two goals, one of which came into an empty net at the end. Dylan ...

Ex-Detroit Piston Markieff Morris signs with Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Markieff Morris has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers for the postseason push. The Lakers announced the deal Sunday to add the nine-year NBA veteran immediately after he cleared waivers. Los Angeles waived injured center DeMarcus Cousins to clear a roster spot. Morris ...

BIG3 basketball championship to be held in Detroit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The BIG3 will begin its fourth season on June 20 in Memphis, one of six cities the league will visit for the first time. The 3-on-3 league co-founded by Ice Cube and composed largely of former NBA players will play every Saturday, except for July 4, until the champion is ...

Michigan State Spartans football team hire assistant coaches

EAST LANSING (AP) — Jay Johnson followed head coach Mel Tucker and fellow assistant Chris Kapilovic to Michigan State from Colorado, joining the Spartans on Thursday as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Johnson filled roles last season at Colorado under Tucker. The Spartans ...