Michigan Sports

Blackhawks beat Red Wings 5-2 for 7th straight win

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Dominik Kahun has turned into a dangerous scoring option for the Chicago Blackhawks. Playing with Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat sure helps. Kahun had two goals and an assist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red ...

Gustafson’s 41 leads No. 16 Iowa women past No. 23 Spartans

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson poured in 41 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Thursday night to lead No. 16 Iowa to an 86-71 win over No. 23 Michigan State. Kathleen Doyle added 18 points with four 3-pointers, eight assists and seven rebounds for the Hawkeyes (18-5, 9-3 Big Ten ...

Griffin leads Detroit into matchup with New York

By The Associated Press New York Knicks (10-43, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (24-29, ninth in the Eastern Conference) Detroit; Friday, 7 p.m. Eastern BOTTOM LINE: Blake Griffin leads Detroit into a matchup against New York. He's tenth in the league averaging 26.1 ...

Marchessault scores 2 to lift Vegas over Detroit 4-3

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights wrapped up their trip on a positive note. Jonathan Marchessault scored twice in a three-goal second period, and the Golden Knights beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Thursday night. William Karlsson and Brayden McNabb ...

Detroit Pistons make minor deals at NBA trading deadline

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Last season, the Detroit Pistons acquired Blake Griffin in a blockbuster deal shortly before the trade deadline. So far, their moves this time around have been a lot more mild. The Pistons traded Reggie Bullock to the Los Angeles Lakers on ...

Detroit Lions linebacker Trevor Bates arraigned in psych ward

NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Lions linebacker Trevor Bates was arraigned Tuesday from a psychiatric ward on charges accusing him of punching a New York City police officer after he was taken to a precinct house for failing to pay a taxi fare. Bates, 25, pleaded not guilty to charges of assault, ...

Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball wins at Rutgers, 77-65

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Coming off their worst game of the season, No. 7 Michigan did almost everything right to give coach John Beilein a school record-setting win on his 66th birthday. Freshman Ignas Brazdeikis scored 23 points, Zavier Simpson came close to the ...

Detroit Pistons continue to roll with 105-92 win at New York Knicks

By JEFFREY BERNSTEIN Associated Press NEW YORK — All the roster changes aren’t helping the New York Knicks get any wins. Blake Griffin scored 29 points and Andre Drummond finished with 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons handed the Knicks their 14th straight loss, 105-92 on ...

Michigan State Spartans drop 3 spots in national poll after losing 2 straight

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — No. 9 Michigan State dropped three spots in The Associated Press poll after losing two straight for the first time this season. “We’re going to try to get up off the mat,” coach Tom Izzo said Monday. The Spartans got knocked around and ...

Griffin leads Detroit into matchup against Denver

By The Associated Press Denver Nuggets (35-15, second in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (22-28, ninth in the Eastern Conference) Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. Eastern BOTTOM LINE: Blake Griffin leads Detroit into a matchup with Denver. He's tenth in the league scoring 26.2 points per ...

Michigan State Spartans basketball player Joshua Langford out for season

EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State guard Joshua Langford will miss the rest of the season because of his injured ankle. Spartans coach Tom Izzo said in a statement Wednesday that the junior will likely need surgery. Langford has missed the last eight games. In the 13 games he did play — ...

Lions hire Sean Ryan away from Texans to coach quarterbacks

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have hired Sean Ryan as their quarterbacks coach. Detroit made the move Tuesday, getting Ryan to take the same job he had with the Houston Texans the previous two years. He was on the New York Giants' coaching staff for nine seasons, including two ...

Bucks beat Pistons 115-105 and improve to 13-0 after a loss

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have been unbeatable after a loss.Giannis Antetokounmpo had 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 115-105 on Tuesday night, keeping the distinction of being the league's only team ...

Simpson’s triple-double lifts No. 5 Michigan over Ohio State

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Wesson was alone behind the defense, with a chance for an easy dunk or layup. Zavier Simpson — 9 inches shorter — never gave up on the play. "He just competes," Michigan coach John Beilein said. "He's relentless in his desire to win." Simpson hustled back ...

Detroit Tigers add to Kirk Gibson’s roles

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have hired former star Kirk Gibson as a special assistant to the general manager, and the team says he’ll also remain in his role as a commentator for Fox Sports Detroit. The Tigers announced the move Monday, saying Gibson will assist in on-field duties at ...

Nathan Chen keeps winning men’s figure skating titles

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Nathan Chen was skating up to collect his medal — gold, of course — when he tripped on the small carpet in front of the podium and nearly fell. So maybe he’s not perfect. Until then, there was hardly any hint of a misstep for Chen, who ...

Michigan State women rally past Michigan Wolverines, 77-73

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Michigan State guard Taryn McCutcheon was the shortest player on the court and proved height is just a number. The 5-foot-5 McCutcheon had 14 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals to help the 23rd-ranked Spartans hold off Michigan for ...