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Michigan Sports

Detroit Red Wings score trio of goals in 3rd period for 4-1 win over Columbus

By PAUL HARRIS Associated Press DETROIT — Michael Rasmussen broke a tie early in the third period with his first goal of the season and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Sunday. Evgeny Svechnikov, defenseman Filip Hronek and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored ...

Ex-Detroit Piston Andre Drummond plans to join Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Drummond says he’s joining the Los Angeles Lakers for the playoff push. Drummond announced his decision with a post on his Instagram account Sunday, writing “Back to work” underneath an illustration of himself in a Lakers uniform. The defending NBA champions ...

Washington Wizards fly by Detroit Pistons, 106-92

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 19 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Washington Wizards completed a 106-92 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night after All-Star guard Bradley Beal’s injury-shortened outing. Beal had 17 points in 21 minutes before the NBA’s ...

Blake Griffin returns to Detroit to help Brooklyn Nets beat Pistons, 113-111

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — James Harden scored 44 points and Blake Griffin added 17 in his return to Detroit, lifting the Brooklyn Nets to a 113-111 victory over the Pistons on Friday night. Harden was back after missing his team’s previous game because of neck soreness, ...

Indiana Pacers snap home skid at Detroit Pistons’ expense, 116-111

By PHILLIP B. WILSON Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Caris LeVert scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers snapped a six-game home losing streak with a 116-111 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. LeVert’s fourth 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds remaining clinched the victory. ...

Senior savvy shines for men’s basketball teams like Michigan Wolverines

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Michigan’s second-round game against LSU was intense from the start. Up and down the court the teams went, trading runs and momentum swings with the season on the line. One player for the Wolverines seemed calm and steady — guard Eli Brooks. “I ...

Nashville Predators blank Detroit Red Wings, 2-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville built some momentum on its long road trip. The Predators were certainly happy to be back home. Juuse Saros made 31 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Nashville Predators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Tuesday night. Mikael Granlund and ...

Detroit Lions sign linebacker Alex Anzalone, wide receiver Damion Ratley

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Alex Anzalone and receiver Damion Ratley. The Lions made the moves Wednesday, reuniting first-year coach Dan Campbell with Anzalone. He played for New Orleans the past four seasons while Campbell was the Saints’ assistant head ...

Detroit Lions sign kicker, quarterback, wide receiver

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed kicker Randy Bullock and quarterback Tim Boyle. The Lions also announced the signing of wide receiver Breshad Perriman on Monday. Bullock spent parts of the past five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. Prior to that, he appeared in games for ...