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Michigan Sports

‘Malice at the Palace’ in Netflix ‘Untold’ TV series

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner’s reflections about winning an Olympic gold medal, boxer Christy Martin’s fight for her life outside the ring and the infamous “Malice at the Palace” brawl are some of the most controversial sports ...

Defending champs Clanton, Suwannapura tied for LPGA lead

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Defending champions Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a bogey-free 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Friday to take a share of the lead into the final round of the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational. Pajaree Anannarukarn and Aditi Ashok had a bogey-free 67 to ...

Tigers-Twins doubleheader rained out; twinbill today

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins' doubleheader scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to rain. The first game will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on Saturday, with the second game being made up as an afternoon game on ...

Pair of homers power Minnesota Twins past Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday

By BRIAN HALL Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Ryan Jeffers and Miguel Sano homered, leading J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins over the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night. Jeffers’ homer with one out in the fifth inning marked Minnesota’s first runner against Tigers starter Tarik ...

Michigan High School Athletic Association seeks more game officials

By Journal Sports Staff EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registration online or by mail for game officials for the 2021-22 school year. The MHSAA annually receives registrations from more than 9,000 officials, but in part due to COVID-19 ...

Michigan Wolverines’ top hockey prospect Owen Power may stay in Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Defenseman Owen Power, the NHL’s top-ranked draft prospect, is leaning toward staying in school and play his sophomore season at Michigan next year rather than turn pro. “I wouldn’t say I’m committed to going back to school. I mean, I’m probably leaning ...

Michigan Wolverines back in Jumpman men’s college basketball event

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Sports Foundation has announced a three-year deal with Jordan Brand to host the Jumpman Invitational, a holiday college basketball event featuring North Carolina, Florida, Michigan and Oklahoma — the original four schools to sign a partnership with ...

Texas Rangers’ errors help Detroit Tigers win 5-3 on Wednesday

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — When Miguel Cabrera came on as a pinch-hitter for the Detroit Tigers with the bases loaded and one out in a tie game, he did exactly what the Texas Rangers hoped he would by hitting the ball on the ground. Things didn’t go as ...

Columbus Blue Jackets’ goalie death has far-reaching effects

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Matiss Kivlenieks was with teammate and close friend Elvis Merzlikins in Michigan for the wedding of the daughter of Columbus Blue Jackets’ goaltender coach Manny Legace and a Fourth of July celebration. The festive weekend ended in ...

Ex-Detroit Tiger catcher John Hicks leads Texas Rangers to 10-5 win on Tuesday

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Hicks became the first player to homer in his first four games with the Rangers-Washington Senators franchise and added a go-ahead single in the seventh inning to lead Texas over the Detroit Tigers 10-5 on Tuesday night. Hicks, brought up from Triple-A Round Rock ...

McBride scores 25 to help Lynx beat Wings 85-79

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 25 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 85-79 on Wednesday night to extend their win streak to five consecutive games. Napheesa Collier, Damiris Dantas and Bridget Carleton each scored 10 ...

Detroit Tigers clinch series vs. Chicago White Sox with 6-5 win Sunday

DETROIT (AP) — Jeimer Candelario had three hits and Akil Baddoo drove in two runs as Detroit built a big lead, and the Tigers withstood Jose Abreu’s three-run homer in the ninth inning in a 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Detroit won the final two games of the series for its ...

Niemann, Lewis share 36-hole lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Phil Mickelson created a buzz at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, flip-flopping on his plans to return, and Bryson DeChambeau left lingering questions about parting ways with his caddie. On the jam-packed leaderboard, Joaquin Niemann and Tom Lewis ...