Michigan Sports

Rained-out Detroit Tigers’ opener in Chicago to be made up today

Today: Detroit Tigers (Justin Verlander) at Chicago White Sox (Jose Quintana), 2:10 p.m.; TV: Fox Sports Detroit ---------------------- CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox paraded onto the field in convertible Mustangs with the tops down for the pregame introductions prior to their ...

Evgeni Svechnikov debuts with Detroit Red Wings’ shootout winner

DETROIT (AP) — Evgeni Svechnikov won’t soon forget his NHL debut. Svechnikov scored the only goal of the shootout in the seventh round, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. “Coach (Jeff Blashill) just pointed at me and he said just go ...

Females still face uphill fight at all levels of hockey

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer PLYMOUTH — The best women’s hockey players in the U.S. can now make a living playing the sport they love thanks to a landmark agreement with USA Hockey reached after a threat to boycott the world championship. The deal will likely help their counterparts ...

Detriot Tigers again open season with Justin Verlander on mound

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — With all the moves the Chicago White Sox made and all the rumors surrounding him, Jose Quintana seemed like a good bet to be traded by now. Instead, he was leaning against the dugout railing, surrounded by microphones and notepads. This ...

Lightning get 2 power play goals, beat Red Wings 5-3

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning had a big offensive night without high-scoring Nikita Kucherov. Alex Killorn and Jonathan Drouin scored power-play goals 1:51 apart late in the second period and the Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 on ...

Morris’ double-double, Smith’s 3 lift Pistons over Nets

By CHRIS NELSEN Associated Press AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons made a crucial stand to keep their dwindling playoff hopes alive. Marcus Morris had 28 points and 13 rebounds, and Ish Smith hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, helping the Pistons beat the ...

Detroit Tigers 162-game schedule

All times EDT -------------- April 3 — at Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m. April 5 — at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. April 6 — at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. April 7 — Boston, 1:10 p.m. April 8 — Boston, 1:10 p.m. April 9 — Boston, 1:10 p.m. April 10 — Boston, 1:10 ...

Detroit Tigers’ veterans look at one more run for a World Series

More inside: Tigers schedule, Milwaukee Brewers preview and schedule. Page 3B ------------------- By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers enter the 2017 season at a crossroads. Yes, players are excited about what this team could still accomplish after management ...

USA Hockey, US national women’s team reach wage agreement

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer While the impending start of the world championships created urgency for USA Hockey and the women’s national team to hammer out a deal, the agreement had everything to do with tournaments over the next four years and beyond. The sides finalized an ...

Loss at Carolina officially eliminates Detroit Red Wings from playoffs

By KYLE GLASER Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Just three weeks ago the Carolina Hurricanes were fighting to stay out of last place in the Metropolitan Division. Now, a furious run has them on the brink of the playoffs. Lee Stempniak and Joakim Nordstrom scored five minutes apart in the ...

Pressure mounting to settle USA national women’s team wage dispute

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON — Pressure is mounting on USA Hockey in its wage dispute with the women’s national team. On Monday, 16 U.S. senators wrote a letter to executive director Dave Ogrean, urging him to resolve the matter. The message came four days before the ...