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Michigan Sports

Ritchie gets key goal, Ducks beat Red Wings to stay unbeaten

By PAUL HARRIS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have ridden a hot goaltender to the franchise's third 3-0 start. Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and Anaheim beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Tuesday night. The Ducks also won their ...

Coach Jim Harbaugh: Michigan Wolverines’ football offense hitting stride

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Jim Harbaugh insists Michigan is hitting its stride on offense, apparently seeing what observers outside the program are missing. The Wolverines were held scoreless for the final three quarters of a 10-3 win over then-No. 14 Iowa and appeared to ...

Claressa Shields’ fight in hometown canceled after trainer injured

FLINT (AP) — Trash talk at a weigh-in or news conference is nothing new in boxing. This was something different entirely. Claressa Shields’ homecoming fight Saturday night was canceled because of an altercation before Friday’s weigh-in that left her opponent’s trainer hospitalized. ...

Detroit Red Wings amaze one and all with 2-0 start

DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Mantha scored his career-high fourth goal with 53.3 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night in their home opener. Filip Hronek set up the goal with a centering pass after Dylan Larkin won a faceoff. Mantha also ...

Michigan Wolverines football team leans heavily on defense to upend Iowa, 10-3

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Zach Charbonnet ran for a 2-yard touchdown to give No. 19 Michigan an early double-digit lead and its defense did the rest against No. 14 Iowa, forcing four turnovers and tallying eight sacks in a 10-3 win Saturday. “A defensive masterpiece,” ...

Michigan State Spartans football team opens tough stretch at No. 4 Ohio State

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Forget about waiting until the stretch run in November. Michigan State will find out right now how it measures up against the Big Ten’s top teams. Ohio State, Wisconsin and Penn State — all in a row, the first two on the road. That’s ...

Prep football player aids young specatator at game

FRANKFORT (AP) — A Michigan high school football player who was sitting out his team’s game because of a groin injury raced to the aid of an 11-year-old spectator when he noticed her having a seizure. Seth Migda, 17, was video recording the game Friday night between Charlevoix and ...

Grand Rapids wants resident to stop recycling trash at home

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been sued, fined and jailed for violating city rules with his passion for collecting trash and sorting it for recycling in his backyard. But Bill Peterson is relentless and continues to gather garbage at his Grand Rapids home, despite the trouble ...

No. 25 Michigan State outlasts Indiana 40-31

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Matt Coghlin made a tie-breaking 21-yard field goal with 5 seconds remaining, and No. 25 Michigan State beat Indiana 40-31 on Saturday. After Coghlin's kick gave the Spartans (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) a 34-31 lead, Indiana tried to ...

Chiefs score late, stay undefeated with 34-30 win over Lions

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Darrel Williams ran for a go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown with 23 seconds left for his second score in the fourth quarter, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 34-30 win over the Detroit Lions. Detroit drove to the Kansas City 44 on the final drive ...

Patterson’s 4 TDs helps No. 20 Michigan rout Rutgers 52-0

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson accounted for three touchdowns in the first half and ran for a fourth score in the third quarter, setting up No. 20 Michigan to rout Rutgers 52-0 on Saturday. The Wolverines (3-1, 1-1 Big Ten) enjoyed a ...

Anderson earns AL batting title at .335 as White Sox top Tigers

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson became the third Chicago White Sox player to win an American League batting title, finishing at .335 after going 0 for 2 in a season-ending 5-3 win over the worst-in-the-majors Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Anderson grounded out in ...