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Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions quarterback Jeff Driskel placed on injured reserve

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put quarterback Jeff Driskel on injured reserve. The Lions were already without injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, and then Driskel missed Thursday’s loss to the Chicago Bears with a hamstring injury. David Blough made his NFL debut at ...

Detroit Red Wings trade with Arizona Coytoes for goalie Eric Comrie

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. Detroit sent minor league defenseman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday’s deal. The 24-year-old Comrie was 2-3 with a 4.21 goals-against average in five games over the ...

Michigan State football team needs win over Maryland to become bowl eligible

EAST LANSING (AP) — Mark Dantonio has been down this road before at Michigan State. In 2012, the Spartans needed to win their final regular-season game to become bowl eligible, and they beat Minnesota that day behind 266 yards rushing by Le’Veon Bell. This weekend, Michigan State is in the ...

Mitchell Trubisky comes up big in Chicago Bears’ 24-20 win at Detroit Lions

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Mitchell Trubisky started and closed strong to overcome some shaky decisions and plays in between to keep the Chicago Bears in the NFC playoff picture. Trubisky threw a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown pass to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, lifting ...

Detroit Lions hope to rebound after embarrassing loss to Washington Redskins

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions can only hope this is rock bottom for 2019. Amid mounting injuries, the Lions lost 19-16 on Sunday to a Washington team that had only one previous victory this season — and hadn’t won at home in around 13 months. The ...

Detroit Pistons’ defense stuns Orlando Magic, 103-88

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Dwane Casey had an easy time identifying when and how his team won this game. “I think our defense was exceptional in the second half,” the Detroit coach said. Casey shouldn’t get much argument from the Orlando Magic about that. They were ...

Detroit Red Wings blanked 2-0 by Carolina Hurricanes for 6th straight setback

DETROIT (AP) — James Reimer made 19 saves to earn his 22nd career shutout as Carolina beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Sunday night. Reimer had to make 11 saves in the first period, making a point-blank stop on Valtteri Filppula a little under five minutes in, denying Tyler Bertuzzi — who ...

Detroit Pistons score 76 points in 1st half in 128-103 rout of Atlanta

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Andre Drummond had 23 points and 15 rebounds, helping Detroit to a 128-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night that included the Pistons’ highest-scoring first half since 1983. Detroit led 76-57 at halftime, and the Pistons reached 100 ...