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Michigan Sports

Milwaukee Brewers need 10 innings to beat Detroit Tigers on Monday, 3-2

MILWAUKEE — Luis Urias hit a drive that bounced over the wall and brought home Omar Narvaez with the winning run in the 10th inning as the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Monday. The Brewers won their fifth straight and snapped the Tigers’ three-game winning ...

Detroit Tigers win 1-0 on Wednesday over Cleveland Indians

DETROIT (AP) — On the same day the Tigers’ general manager Al Avila criticized his team’s defense, Detroit made enough plays in the field to win a game in which it had just three hits and scored once. Niko Goodrum doubled, advanced on Jake Rogers’ bunt and scored on Robbie Grossman’s ...

Diving catch ends Detroit Tigers’ comeback vs. Cleveland Indians on Monday

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Terry Francona could only watch as the ball sailed toward shallow right field. Jordan Luplow was either going to make the catch and win the game for Cleveland, or Detroit was going to score a run or two. “It’s like your stomach’s in your ...

CCHA to reintroduce Mason Cup in its playoffs

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — One day after announcing the return of the MacNaughton Cup, the CCHA did it again for another trophy on Wednesday. The newly reformed conference springing from members of the WCHA said it had secured the rights to the Mason Cup, which will be presented to ...

Lake Superior State extends hockey coach Damon Whitten’s contract

SAULT STE. MARIE — Head coach Damon Whitten and Lake Superior State agreed to a multiyear contract extension of the head hockey coach’s contract, the university in Sault Ste. Marie announced on Thursday. Whitten agreed to terms on a six-year contract, extending his stay with the Lakers ...

Despite finishing near bottom, Detroit Pistons have reasons for hope

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Troy Weaver’s first season as Detroit’s general manager ended with the Pistons holding the second-worst record in the league. Finally, though, it felt like the future looks a little brighter for this franchise. “Obviously, the optimism is ...