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Legion schedule

Today’s games Legion baseball U.P. zone tournament At Escanaba Escanaba vs. Bark River, 11 a.m. Marquette vs. Copper Country, 2 Marquette vs. Bark River, 8 At Gladstone Sault Eastern U.P. Wood Ducks vs. Gladstone, 4 Saturday’s games Legion baseball U.P. zone ...

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Oaks men GLADSTONE — Mike Kallio and Tim Shea each shot 37 to lead the Oaks Men’s League Wednesday night in Gladstone. Fred Breitzman, Randy Eis and Kevin Vogel 38 and Dick Smith and Charlie Stafford 39 were the remaining under 40 scores. GGC two-woman scramble results GLADSTONE — ...

Detroit’s Karras honored in NFL HoF

A dozen NFL seasons packed with All-Pro roughhousing, easy celebrity and lots of laughs would be a fulsome career for any man. That was just Alex Karras’ opening act. Karras was a natural in front of the camera, whether crumpling quarterbacks on a muddy field in Detroit or spilling ...

Tigers earn fifth win in row

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman and Eric Haase homered as the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to five games with a rain-delayed 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The Rangers have lost seven straight and been outscored 43-3 in five games since the All-Star break. ...

Briefs

ECC men ESCANABA — Dom Benetti led the 9-Hole portion of the Escanaba Country Club Men’s League this week with a score of 34. There was a three-way tie for second between Jeff McCall, Jeff Rae and Jake Berlinski who all carded 36. At 37 were Kurt Schwalbah and Steve Scott. Randy ...

Bucks win first NBA title in 50 years

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had the Larry O’Brien Trophy in one arm, the NBA Finals MVP trophy in the other and there was a cigar on the table in front of him. All the work it took to lift the Milwaukee Bucks from a team that won 15 games when he was a rookie to one with 16 wins ...