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Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions don’t rally this time in 34-11 loss to Cincinnati Bengals

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Joe Burrow was able to rest his voice on the road with a rout, quieting frustrated fans at Ford Field, a week after getting sent to the hospital after taking a hit to the throat. Burrow tied a career high with three touchdown passes and he helped the Cincinnati ...

Detroit Red Wings’ captain Dylan Larkin suspended 1 game for punch

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay’s Mathieu Joseph. The league announced the penalty Friday, adding Larkin will give up $30,500 in pay that will go toward the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund. Larkin will miss ...

Green Bay Packers struggling in red zone, both on offense and defense

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers aren’t striking gold as often as before whenever they get near the goal line. It’s been an entirely different story for Packers opponents. Green Bay boasted the NFL’s best red-zone offense last season, though ...

Top NHL pick decides to stay with Michigan Wolverines

By LARRY LAGE and JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writers ANN ARBOR— Owen Power stood in a sea of maize-clad fans pumping pompoms and cheering on Michigan’s football team in a win over Washington this fall. Power is 6-foot-5 and has some notoriety as the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft, but ...

Downstate high school player’s soccer record not appreciated by opponent

KINGSLEY (AP) — A school board in the northern Lower Peninsula plans to send a protest over sportsmanship following a soccer player’s 16-goal record-setting game against a winless team. The backlash over Kevin Hubbell’s performance continued Monday night at a meeting of the Kingsley ...

Late field goal lifts Michigan Wolverines to win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jake Moody hit a 39-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining to lift No. 9 Michigan over upset-minded Nebraska 32-29 on Saturday night. Moody’s fourth field goal came after Wolverines defensive back Brad Hawkins forced Cornhuskers quarterback Adrian Martinez to fumble, ...

Big-play offense propels Michigan State Spartans to win over Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jalen Nailor caught touchdown passes of 63, 63 and 65 yards from Payton Thorne and No. 11 Michigan State used its big-play offense to remain unbeaten with a 31-13 victory over Rutgers on Saturday. Kenneth Walker, who came into the game leading all Football Bowl ...

Motivated Detroit Lions still can’t find a way to get a win

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Dan Campbell wasn’t nearly as emotional Monday afternoon as he had been after his Detroit Lions lost 19-17 to the Minnesota Vikings on another last-second field goal. He still wasn’t happy. The Lions coach choked up repeatedly during his ...

Motivated Detroit Lions still can’t find a way to get a win

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Dan Campbell wasn’t nearly as emotional Monday afternoon as he had been after his Detroit Lions lost 19-17 to the Minnesota Vikings on another last-second field goal. He still wasn’t happy. The Lions coach choked up repeatedly during his postgame ...

Big 10 basketball teams, coaches put priority on mental health

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State forward Malik Hall noticed the difference during games in the height of the pandemic. Coach Tom Izzo saw issues percolating in other areas of player’s lives. In a season when athletes faced daily testing, regular isolation ...

Minnesota Vikings want to take advantage of luckless Detroit Lions on Sunday

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have found no more reliable remedy for their problems than the Detroit Lions, the team they have defeated far more than any other over their 60-plus years in the NFL. The Vikings need a pick-me-up this week, after ...