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Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions debut with preseason game at Ford Field on Friday evening

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Jared Bernhardt with 1:30 left to give the Atlanta Falcons a 27-23 win over the Detroit Lions on Friday. The Lions took a 23-20 lead on Riley Patterson's 28-yard field goal with 5:57 ...

Kevin Harvick win on Sunday complicates NASCAR playoff race

BY LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. — NASCAR just got more interesting down the stretch. Kevin Harvick won his first Cup race in nearly two years at Michigan International Speedway over the weekend — a result that could mean a driver who has a win getting knocked out of the ...

Detroit Lions move training camp to Ford Field for annual scrimmage

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions held training camp at Ford Field on Saturday, hoping it is a step toward gaining home-field advantage this season. Last year, the Lions went 3-13-1 and had the lowest home attendance numbers of any team in the NFL. In the past four years, they’ve won a ...

Michigan Wolverines name interim hockey coach by promoting Brandon Naurato

ANN ARBOR (AP) — The University of Michigan promoted Brandon Naurato to interim hockey coach for one season on Sunday, two days after cutting ties with coach Mel Pearson following an investigation into the men’s program. “We are fortunate to have someone of Brandon Naurato’s caliber to ...

Hot Toronto Blue Jays slow Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO — Matt Chapman hit two home runs, Yusei Kikuchi came off the injured list to pitch five solid innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night for their 10th victory in 12 games. Chapman hit a two-run homer off ...