Michigan Sports

Philadelphia Flyers beat Detroit Red Wings again

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT — Carter Hart bounced back from his worst performance in the NHL with one of his best, flourishing as he played on consecutive days for the first time in the league. The breakout rookie had 37 saves to help the surging Philadelphia Flyers beat Detroit ...

Body of missing sledder found

SPENCER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a snowmobiler who drove into open water on a lake in western Michigan. Sgt. Joel Roon of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 29-year-old Joseph Brown was found Thursday afternoon in water 50-60 feet (15-18 ...

Program offers youth enrichment

DETROIT (AP) — A youth enrichment program that offers free classes on life skills, academics and physical activity is coming to Detroit. The city says Saturdays in The D will start March 2. It is open to any kindergarten through 12th grade student who lives in Detroit. Classes will be held ...

Detroit Tigers’ top pick Casey Mize wants to be a regular guy

By DICK SCANLON Associated Press LAKELAND, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers issued jersey No. 74 to Casey Mize and for the next few days, he will be just one of 31 pitchers in camp, trying to get his arm and body ready for a long baseball season. But the 21-year-old right-hander was the No. 1 ...

Boston Celtics bounce Detroit Pistons, 118-110

By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer BOSTON — The Boston Celtics haven’t played as well as they’ve expected at times this season. They’re hoping the games they’ve put together over the last six weeks are a sign of better things to come after the All-Star break. Jayson Tatum scored ...

Big matchups of ranked men’s basketball teams abound this week in Big 10, SEC

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — It’s going to be a big week for the top teams in both the Southeastern and Big Ten conferences. Eight of the nine ranked teams in the SEC and Big Ten have at least one matchup against a ranked league mate in the week ahead. The list ...

Detroit Pistons run win streak to 4 games with 121-112 victory over Washington

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons are enjoying one of their best stretches of the season, and the reason why is no surprise. Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond are rolling. Drummond had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and Griffin had 31 points, nine rebounds and nine ...

Griffin leads Detroit into matchup against Washington

By The Associated Press Washington Wizards (24-32, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (25-29, ninth in the Eastern Conference) Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. Eastern BOTTOM LINE: Blake Griffin leads Detroit into a matchup against Washington. He ranks tenth in the league scoring ...

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, ...