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Michigan Sports

Michigan State Spartans roll past Youngstown State, 42-14

EAST LANSING (AP) — Payton Thorne threw for four touchdowns, including two long strikes to Jayden Reed, and ran for another score as Michigan State rolled to a 42-14 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday. Thorne connected with Reed on Michigan State’s first play from scrimmage, the ...

Michigan Wolverines handle Washington on Saturday, 31-10

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Blake Corum sprinted for a 67-yard touchdown to give Michigan a double-digit lead in the second quarter, one play after Jim Harbaugh called for a fake punt and the Wolverines pulled away to beat Washington 31-10 Saturday night. Michigan (2-0) relied on a tandem of running ...

Western Michigan University vaccine mandate for athletes still being blocked

KALAMAZOO (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday extended his order blocking Western Michigan University from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement against 16 athletes. U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney issued a ruling from the bench granting the athletes the right to continue to compete and ...

Michigan Wolverines flashy wide receiver Ronnie Bell out for season

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Michigan Stadium was silent when Ronnie Bell went down with an injury in the season opener as more than 100,000 fans feared the worst. It was almost as if they knew what was coming. Two days later, coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed that Bell is out ...

Detroit Red Wings re-sign defenseman Filip Hronek

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings signed Filip Hronek to a three-year, $13.2 million Friday. The Czech defenseman will count $4.4 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season. Hronek has 16 goals and 64 assists for 80 points through his first 167 regular-season NHL games. ...

Michigan Wolverines seek 1st home football win since 2019 this afternoon

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Michigan will soon get a chance to accomplish something it failed to do last season. The Wolverines were winless at home during the pandemic-shortened season. They finished 2020 with two wins, four losses and three games canceled due to a COVID-19 ...

Detroit Tigers’ late rally not enough vs. Oakland on Thursday in 8-6 loss

By STEVE KORNACKI Associated Press DETROIT — Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer in the first inning to start Oakland’s eight-run rally with two outs against Matt Manning in the A’s 8-6 victory over the Tigers on Thursday. Mark Canha followed Lowrie’s shot with another homer for 4-0 ...

Dteroit Lions look long range as they enter full rebuild mode

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The Detroit Lions made a lot of changes in the offseason by bringing in a new general manager, coach and quarterback. The franchise with one playoff victory since winning the NFL title in 1957 is coming off three straight double-digit loss ...