Michigan Sports

Pistons face the Magic on 3-game slide

By The Associated Press Orlando Magic (37-38, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (37-37, seventh in the Eastern Conference) Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Detroit looks to stop its three-game slide when the Pistons take on Orlando. The Pistons are 25-22 ...

Hollywood sequel: Zags, FSU, Michigan back in SoCal

By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — From the palm trees outside to the big men inside, the Western portion of the Sweet 16 looks strikingly familiar. Michigan's the only team that would like for it to end the same as last year. The Wolverines, along with Gonzaga and ...

Montoyo a big draw in his first game as a big league manager

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Charlie Montoyo is doing his part to make sure the Toronto Blue Jays play before a full house in his first game as a major league manager. Montoyo and the Blue Jays begin the 2019 season at home Thursday against the Detroit Tigers. It's a big ...

Detroit Pistons’ big comeback falls short at Denver in 95-92 loss

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer DENVER — On a positive note, Jamal Murray came through in the clutch for the Denver Nuggets. On a negative one, Murray needed to come through in the clutch after they nearly squandered a 27-point lead. Murray scored 33 points, including six in the final ...

Intriguing prospects most interesting feature of rebuilding Tigers

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Al Avila is known for his candor, and the Detroit general manager has remained pretty straightforward about what the future holds for the Tigers. Yes, they’re still rebuilding. “The only reason I’m being honest is because: How do you hide ...

Detroit Tigers 2019 schedule — All times EDT

Thurs., March 28 at Toronto, 3:37 p.m. Fri., March 29 at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Sat., March 30 at Toronto, 3:07 p.m. Sun., March 31 at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Mon., April 1 at N.Y. Yankees, 6:35 p.m. Tues., April 2 at N.Y. Yankees, 6:35 p.m. Wed., April 3 at N.Y. Yankees, 4:05 p.m. Thurs., April ...

Detroit Red Wings post 3-2 win at San Jose

By GIDEON RUBIN Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks are in a freefall at most inopportune time. Dylan Larkin scored in the first minute, Jonathan Bernier had 38 saves and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Sharks 3-2 Monday night. The Red Wings have won four of their last ...

Michigan Wolverines run past Montana, 74-55, to open NCAA men’s tournament

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer DES MOINES, Iowa — Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds in his best performance since coming back from injury, and No. 2 seed Michigan put away Montana early in a 74-55 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Ignas ...

Defense turned up a notch in Detroit Pistons’ 118-98 win at Phoenix

By JOSE M. ROMERO Associated Press PHOENIX — The Detroit Pistons turned up the defensive pressure in the second half and turned away the Phoenix Suns. Wayne Ellington scored 23 points and the Pistons made 17 3-pointers in a 118-98 victory on Thursday night. Detroit held the Suns to 38 ...

Detroit Pistons assign pair of players to Grand Rapids G League affiliate

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have assigned Khyri Thomas and Svi Mykhailiuk to Grand Rapids, the team’s G League affiliate. Mykhailiuk was acquired from the Lakers on Feb. 6 in the deal that sent Reggie Bullock to Los Angeles. He has played in three games with the Pistons and appeared ...