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Michigan Sports

Detroit Red Wings overcome 2-goal deficit to beat Washington in overtime, 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robby Fabbri tied it early in the third period, captain Dylan Larkin scored in overtime and the Detroit Red Wings came back to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Wednesday night. Larkin beat Vitek Vanecek 1:37 into OT on a goal assisted on by impressive rookies Lucas Raymond ...

Detroit Lions desperate to get first win vs. Philadelphia Eagles

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Dan Campbell and the Detroit Lions are desperate for a victory, growing tired of being the NFL’s only winless team. The first-year coach was fired up about the opportunity to turn around the long-suffering franchise when he was hired 10 months ago, but seven ...

Ex-Detroit Lions’ Pro Bowler Mike Lucci dies at age 81

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Lucci, a Pro Bowl linebacker who played nine seasons with the Detroit Lions, died Tuesday at age 81. Lucci died after an extended illness, according to an obituary posted by Glick Family Funeral Home in Boca Raton, Florida. Lucci was drafted by Cleveland, but spent most ...

Detroit Lions honor ex-standout player Chris Spielman

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions are honoring former linebacker Chris Spielman by displaying his name at Ford Field along with the franchise’s all-time greats. The 1991 All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowl linebacker will be inducted into the Pride of the Lions at halftime of Detroit’s game on ...

Calgary Flames blank Detroit Red Wings, 3-0

DETROIT (AP) — Jacob Markstrom stopped all 33 shots Detroit took Thursday night in the Calgary Flames’ 3-0 victory over the Red Wings. Markstrom recorded his ninth career shutout in his 12th season in the NHL. He’d allowed seven goals with an .881 save percentage in Calgary’s first two ...

Head coach Tom Izzo not accustomed to Michigan State Spartans being unranked

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Michigan State is unranked in the AP Top 25 preseason poll for the first time in a decade and its Hall of Fame coach isn’t happy about it. “It does tick me off,” Tom Izzo said Wednesday. Izzo is not alone. “I’m mad, too,” senior ...