Michigan Sports

OU-Texas, Michigan-Ohio State on Fox for 2nd straight season

By The Associated Press The Oklahoma-Texas and Michigan-Ohio State rivalry games return to Fox for the second consecutive year and the network plans to launch a new pregame show with Urban Meyer and Reggie Bush this season. Fox announced Thursday times and dates for dozens of games that ...

Turnbull, Tigers to take on Foltynewicz, Braves on Friday

By The Associated Press Detroit Tigers (21-32, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (30-26, second in the AL East) Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT LINE: Braves favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and Detroit will meet at SunTrust Park on Friday. The Braves ...

Howard sheds tears of joy as takes the reins at Michigan

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard wiped tears of joy off his cheeks as he sat with his family. Moments later, he was formally introduced as Michigan's basketball coach. Howard then got up and hugged athletic director Warde Manuel, who triggered even more ...

Matthew Boyd pitches Detroit Tigers to 3-0 win at Baltimore, break in slump

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE — For the first time in weeks, the Detroit Tigers played the game of baseball the way it’s supposed to be performed. They pitched well. They didn’t make an error. And even added to their AL-low home run total. Matthew Boyd took a ...

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert in hospital after stroke

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert remains hospitalized and is “resting comfortably” after suffering a stroke. The 57-year-old was taken to a Detroit-area hospital Sunday by a friend after not feeling well, and he had the stroke while getting medical care, Quicken Loans CEO Jay ...

Crash kills 2 in University of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach’s family

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin said Monday assistant men’s basketball coach Howard Moore was up and walking at a hospital after a weekend automobile wreck in Michigan that killed his wife and daughter. The school also said Moore’s son, Jerell, had been released from a ...

Baltimore Orioles use power to get past Detroit Tigers, 5-3

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE — In a matchup of struggling teams, Baltimore prevailed because of its ability to hit the long ball and its opponent made more mistakes than it did. It was a welcome change for the Orioles. Renato Nunez and Jonathan Villar homered, and ...

Miami Marlins rally to hand Detroit Tigers 8th straight loss

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — For the second straight night, a Miami player celebrated his first major league homer. Harold Ramirez hit his less than two weeks after his debut. Garrett Cooper had a much longer wait. Cooper hit his first big league home run in the sixth ...

Detroit Tigers’ game vs. Oakland suspended in 7th inning until September

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a 16th straight win over Detroit — but they’ll have to wait 3 1/2 months before trying to finish it off. The A’s led the Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday when the game was ...

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Tired after a long trip, the Oakland Athletics felt a little sluggish. But once they hit Comerica Park, they again turned sluggerish. Jurickson Profar launched his first career grand slam and the A's routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th ...

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get lifetime honors at NBA ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Hall of Famers and 1992 U.S. Olympic teammates will receive the award on June 24 at the NBA Awards, ...

Ex-Michigan Wolverines coach John Beilein ready for challenge of the NBA

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn’t sure. One thing he had no doubt about was this: It was the right move to make. Beilein decided it was time to jump to the NBA and see if he can ...