Michigan Sports

Detroit Red Wings blow lead at start of 3rd in 3-2 loss at Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson was hard on himself after his first game back from a knee injury. His coach was more forgiving. Pettersson had a goal and an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday. “I felt I lost the puck a few times, ...

Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions hire offensive coordinators

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers hired former Jacksonville assistant Nathaniel Hackett as their new offensive coordinator Wednesday. Hackett spent most of the last four seasons with the Jaguars as quarterbacks coach (2015-16) and then as offensive coordinator before he was fired ...

Detroit Red Wings clip Anaheim Ducks’ wings for 12th straight loss, 3-1

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT — The Anaheim Ducks dropped their heads on the bench and looked down at their skates, another defeat seemingly imminent. Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 4:16 left and Darren Helm scored a little later, lifting the Detroit Red Wings over the Ducks 3-1 ...

Utah Jazz power past Detroit Pistons, 100-94

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points and Rudy Gobert tied a career high with 25 rebounds to propel Utah past the Detroit Pistons 100-94 on Monday night. Kyle Korver had 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to help the Jazz win for the sixth time in seven games. Gobert ...

Salem taking over as Michigan State offensive coordinator

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio is standing by his assistant coaches after a disappointing season for Michigan State. Dantonio announced several changes within his staff Thursday, but they all involved current assistants taking on new roles. The ...

Harbaugh hires Gattis away from Alabama to be Michigan’s OC

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh bounced back from losing two assistants to rival Ohio State with what looks like a strong addition to his staff. Harbaugh hired Josh Gattis away from Alabama to be his offensive coordinator after losing ...

Hield scores 18 as Kings defeat Griffin-less Pistons 112-102

By ROB GLOSTER Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings won the battle behind the 3-point line and never trailed in a victory against the Blake Griffin-less Detroit Pistons. Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the ...

No. 2 Michigan beats Illinois 79-69 to improve to 16-0

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Zavier Simpson scored 16 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 15 and No. 2 Michigan beat Illinois 79-69 on Thursday night to improve to 16-0. Michigan (4-0 Big Ten) and Virginia are the only unbeaten teams in the country. The Wolverines jumped to a 7-0 lead and easily held off ...

Michigan State Spartans men shake off slow start to throttle Purdue, 77-59

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Cassius Winston shook off a slow start and took over when No. 6 Michigan State needed him most against Purdue. Winston began with a 16-plus-minute scoreless stretch but finished with 23 points, helping the Spartans pull away to beat the ...

Montreal Canadiens hold off Detroit Red Wings, 3-2

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Jeff Petry finally scored a goal against the Red Wings in Detroit, and it turned out to be decisive. Petry scored 19 seconds into the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens held on for a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday night. Petry, a ...

Detroit Pistons can’t hold early lead vs. San Antonio Spurs, fall 119-107

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — San Antonio was already down eight points when the Spurs took a timeout around the midway point of the first quarter. Then, after a turnover led to a Detroit dunk, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called another timeout, just 14 seconds after the ...

Penn’s 3 helps Indiana women beat No. 15 Michigan State

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Jaelynn Penn scored 17 points including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute to give Indiana a 68-64 victory over No. 15 Michigan State on Sunday. The victory was the first for the Hoosiers (14-1, 3-0 Big Ten) over a top-15 team since Jan. 31, 2010. Indiana, ...

Capitals rally in third to edge Red Wings 3-2

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — On another fruitless night for their power play, the Washington Capitals needed scoring from some unlikely sources. Michal Kempny and Travis Boyd scored in the third period, and the Capitals snapped their three-game losing streak with a 3-2 ...

No. 2 Michigan stays unbeaten, beats No. 21 Indiana 74-63

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan got Indiana's best players in foul trouble in the opening minutes and took full advantage, building a cushion it used to stay undefeated. Charles Matthew scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to help the second-ranked ...