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Michigan Sports

Detroit Tigers survive 5 errors to beat Chicago White Sox, 5-2, on Tuesday

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — Miguel Cabrera and Niko Goodrum homered, José Ureña went seven innings for his first win in two years, and the Detroit Tigers overcame a season-high five errors to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night. Owners of the worst record in ...

Detroit Lions exercise option on Pro Bowl offensive lineman Frank Ragnow

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions exercised the fifth-year contract option on Pro Bowl offensive lineman Frank Ragnow. The team announced the move Wednesday. Ragnow is entering his fourth NFL season after being drafted in the first round out of Arkansas. He’s started all 45 games he’s ...

State of Michigan teams among Big 10 football squads auditioning quarterbacks

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Nine of the 14 teams in the Big Ten appear set at quarterback heading into the fall. The five others will continue auditions in August, and no competition will be more closely watched than the one at Ohio State. With two-time Big Ten player of the year Justin ...

Detroit Pistons fend off shorthanded Atlanta Hawks, 100-86

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Jerami Grant and Frank Jackson scored 18 points apiece to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 100-86 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. The Hawks shot just 39% from the field and 4 of 27 from 3-point range. It was their lowest-scoring game ...

Late surge lifts Indiana Pacers past Detroit Pistons, 115-109

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers were without their two best inside players and getting dominated on the boards, yet found a way to win thanks to a timely defensive switch, balanced scoring and the Detroit Pistons’ sloppy ballhandling. Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points, Caris LeVert ...

Detroit Red Wings badly outshot 51-17, only lose 2-1 to Dallas

DETROIT (AP) — Jamie Benn scored 32 seconds into overtime, lifting the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Dallas has more than three times as many shots as Detroit and had the puck for much of the game, but trailed after Dennis Cholowski scored late in ...

Detroit Tigers’ hitting woes continue in shutout posted by Kansas City

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Danny Duffy pitched five scoreless innings, and the Kansas City Royals kept Detroit’s offense quiet again in a 4-0 victory over the Tigers on Sunday. A day after the Royals prevailed 2-1 in a game that took 2 hours, 10 minutes, Duffy (3-1) ...

Red Wings’ Larkin out for season with upper-body injury

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin will be out for the rest of the season with an upper-body injury. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill made the announcement Friday. Like many of his teammates, Larkin struggled this season. The 24-year-old center had nine goals and 14 assists ...

GM Brad Holmes has 1st shot to help Lions improve via draft

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions' best and perhaps only chance to turn around their franchise is to finally figure out how to hit more than miss on NFL draft picks. The Lions have tried and failed to find a general manager with the ability to project if ...

Detroit Lions need influx of talent, starting with No. 7 pick in NFL draft

By The Associated Press No. 7 DETROIT LIONS (5-11) LAST SEASON: The long-suffering franchise started over, firing general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia with five games left in its third straight double-digit loss season. Quarterback Matthew Stafford, drafted by Detroit No. 1 ...