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Michigan Sports

Detroit Pistons lose 5th straight in 20-point setback, 109-89, at Chicago

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO — After struggling with his shot for weeks, Lauri Markkanen said busting out of a slump Wednesday night was as simple as seeing the ball go through the basket. “The shot’s been feeling good the whole time,î” he said. ì”That’s why it was ...

Ottawa Senators keep Detroit Red Wings in division basement with 4-3 victory

By PAUL HARRIS Associated Press DETROIT — Anthony Duclair and his teammates wanted to make sure D.J. Smith got a win in his first game as a head coach in the area where he grew up. Duclair had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 ...

Coach Mark Dantonio has no plans to leave Michigan State Spartans football team

EAST LANSING — Mark Dantonio made his clearest statement yet about his future, saying he intends to be Michigan State’s coach next season. Dantonio had been vague recently when the topic had come up, but Tuesday he quickly said “yes” when asked if he planned to be the coach for next ...

It wasn’t Ohio State, but Michigan has pounded other rivals

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The knock on Jim Harbaugh at Michigan is that he hasn't won enough big games against the school's top rivals. It might be time to revise that. Harbaugh hasn't beaten Ohio State — the most important foe on the Wolverines' schedule ...

No. 14 Michigan, behind Patterson, rips Michigan State 44-10

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson threw for a season-high 384 yards and four touchdowns Saturday, sending No. 14 Michigan to a 44-10 romp over Michigan State for the Spartans' fifth straight loss. ìThis one is special,î Patterson said. "I'm proud of be ...

Sharks top Red Wings 4-3 in shootout for sixth straight win

By GIDEON RUBIN Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The surging San Jose Sharks weren't at their best. Still, they did enough to keep their winning streak going. Kevin Labanc had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Saturday night for their ...

Cowboys get huge day from Prescott, beat Lions 35-27

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Dak Prescott threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns, lifting the Dallas Cowboys to a 35-27 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The Cowboys (6-4) have won three of four games, leaning on the league's top offense. Dallas has had balance with ...

Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball plasters Elon, 70-50

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Jon Teske 16 points and seven rebounds, and Zavier Simpson added 11 points as Michigan ran away with a 70-50 victory over Elon on Friday in a Battle 4 Atlantis campus game. Sophomore David DeJulius set career highs with 10 points and eight rebounds, as rookie coach Juwan ...

Detroit Pistons lose on Charlotte Hornets’ buzzer-beater, 109-106

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Malik Monk hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Charlotte Hornets a 109-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. After Derrick Rose drove the lane and awkwardly threw the ball away, Charlotte got it at midcourt. Following a timeout, the Hornets threw ...

Detroit Lions’ defense faces big challenge in Dallas Cowboys

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The Dallas Cowboys’ offense is having a great year — statistically at least. Dallas is leading the league in total yards for a fourth straight week and has a chance to close the season as the NFL’s top-ranked offense for the first time in 42 ...

Los Angeles Kings score overtime-winning goal to beat Detroit Red Wings 3-2

By DAN GREENSPAN Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Alex Iafallo scored 23 seconds into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Thursday night. Kings forward Adrian Kempe scored with 1:48 remaining in the third period to tie the game at 2-all, and Iafallo got a ...

Butler scores 20, Heat hang on to beat Pistons 117-108

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler knows this Miami Heat team can get much better. That being said, he's quite happy with the start. Butler scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, added 13 assists and the Miami Heat wasted most of what was a 29-point ...

Cholowski scores in OT, Red Wings rally past Ducks 4-3

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are clawing back from a rough start to the season with an emphasis on tenacity and a renewed attention to consistency. A couple of extraordinarily poorly timed penalties by Anaheim were more responsible for their ...