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Michigan Sports

Minnesota Twins’ Sonny Gray shuts down Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Tuesday

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS — Sonny Gray was fully aware of the solid start the Minnesota Twins needed from him, with injuries piling up on their pitching staff. He delivered a gem, showing just why the Twins were willing to part with their most recent first-round draft ...

Saturday’s Detroit-Cleveland baseball game rained out, makeup in mid-July

CLEVELAND — There seems to be cloud hanging over the Cleveland Guardians, and it keeps opening up on them. For the sixth time this season, the Guardians were postponed at home by bad weather as the threat of thunderstorms and an ominous forecast led to their game Saturday against the Detroit ...

Detroit Pistons’ Cade Cunningham unanimous in earning All-Rookie award

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes, Cleveland forward Evan Mobley and Detroit guard Cade Cunningham were unanimously voted Wednesday to the NBA All-Rookie first team. Orlando’s Franz Wagner and Houston’s Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by a ...

Detroit Pistons fall to 5th in NBA draft lottery, Orlando Magic wins top pick

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — The Orlando Magic won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night and landed the No. 1 overall pick for the first time since they got Dwight Howard in 2004. It’s the fourth time lottery luck struck for the Magic, who won in back-to-back years in 1992 ...

Detroit Lions sign top draft pick Aidan Hutchinson of the Michigan Wolverines

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions signed defensive end Aidan Hutchinson to a $35.7 million, four-year contract with a team option for a fifth season on Friday. Hutchinson’s fully guaranteed deal includes a $23.15 million signing bonus, according to his agent, Mike McCartney. Detroit ...

Central Michigan gymnastics coach’s suit vs. ESPN reporter reinstated

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan court has reinstated a lawsuit by a former college gymnastics coach who claims he was defamed on Twitter by an ESPN reporter linking him to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar and a controversial coach. The 3-0 decision by the state appeals court means the case ...

Detroit Tigers, Oakland A’s trade off victories on Tuesday

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Tarik Skubal was planning to head to the mound for the day’s first pitch. Then he realized the Detroit Tigers were the visiting team at Comerica Park and Oakland’s Frankie Montas would be on the rubber. “Thank God someone mentioned it before ...

Detroit Red Wings stay at No. 8 in draft after NHL lottery

(AP) — The Montreal Canadiens are not only hosting the NHL draft in July, they’ll have a chance to be the headliners after winning the draft lottery on Tuesday night. The Canadiens followed a turbulent season in which they finished last in the overall standings by retaining the right to ...