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Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions move training camp to Ford Field for annual scrimmage

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions held training camp at Ford Field on Saturday, hoping it is a step toward gaining home-field advantage this season. Last year, the Lions went 3-13-1 and had the lowest home attendance numbers of any team in the NFL. In the past four years, they’ve won a ...

Michigan Wolverines name interim hockey coach by promoting Brandon Naurato

ANN ARBOR (AP) — The University of Michigan promoted Brandon Naurato to interim hockey coach for one season on Sunday, two days after cutting ties with coach Mel Pearson following an investigation into the men’s program. “We are fortunate to have someone of Brandon Naurato’s caliber to ...

Hot Toronto Blue Jays slow Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO — Matt Chapman hit two home runs, Yusei Kikuchi came off the injured list to pitch five solid innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night for their 10th victory in 12 games. Chapman hit a two-run homer off ...

Australian Geoff Ogilvy plays in Detroit while getting reacquainted with PGA

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Geoff Ogilvy walked into the locker room two weeks ago at the Barracuda Championship and didn’t recognize many faces. He’s pretty sure they didn’t recognize him, either. “They were probably thinking, ‘Who’s that old guy with the beard and no ...

Detroit Tigers pound San Diego Padres 12-4 on Monday

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Eric Haase hit a grand slam off Sean Manaea, Jeimer Candelario homered twice and the Detroit Tigers routed the San Diego Padres 12-4 Monday night. Miguel Cabrera hit his 506th career homer in the sixth inning and moved past Al Simmons for 13th on the ...

Big 10 football coaches to rely on revamped defenses

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh watched his star-studded defense lead the way in winning last year’s Big Ten title. He needs some new faces to emerge to make it two in a row — and he thinks he has the bodies. Just four months after losing ...

Minnesota Twins pummel Detroit Tigers’ pitching for 9-1 win Sunday

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Sonny Gray allowed two hits in six innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 9-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Gray (5-3) is 2-0 against the Tigers this season, allowing one run on six hits in 13 innings. “I’m pretty familiar with ...