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Michigan Sports

Winston-led, No. 24 Michigan State beats No. 18 Iowa 78-70

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 19 of his 20 points in the second half and Rocket Watts matched a career high with 21 points, helping No. 24 Michigan State rally to beat No. 18 Iowa 78-70 Tuesday night. The Spartan (19, 9, 11-6 Big Ten) ...

Portland Trail Blazers rallies to beat Detroit Pistons, 107-104

By ERIK GARCIA GUNDERSEN Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — With All-Star guard Damian Lillard nursing a groin strain, the Portland Trail Blazers got big games from CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony. McCollum had 41 points, a career-high 12 assists and nine rebounds, Anthony scored a ...

Calgary Flames double up on Detroit Red Wings, 4-2

DETROIT — Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night. Andrew Mangiapane scored Calgary’s last two goals, one of which came into an empty net at the end. Dylan ...

Ex-Detroit Piston Markieff Morris signs with Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Markieff Morris has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers for the postseason push. The Lakers announced the deal Sunday to add the nine-year NBA veteran immediately after he cleared waivers. Los Angeles waived injured center DeMarcus Cousins to clear a roster spot. Morris ...

BIG3 basketball championship to be held in Detroit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The BIG3 will begin its fourth season on June 20 in Memphis, one of six cities the league will visit for the first time. The 3-on-3 league co-founded by Ice Cube and composed largely of former NBA players will play every Saturday, except for July 4, until the champion is ...

Michigan State Spartans football team hire assistant coaches

EAST LANSING (AP) — Jay Johnson followed head coach Mel Tucker and fellow assistant Chris Kapilovic to Michigan State from Colorado, joining the Spartans on Thursday as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Johnson filled roles last season at Colorado under Tucker. The Spartans ...

Jordan Eberle hat trick leads New York Islanders past Detroit Red Wings, 4-1

By DENIS P. GORMAN Associated Press UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Jordan Eberle had a hat trick and the New York Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Friday night to snap a four-game skid. It was the third three-goal game of Eberle’s career and his first since April 9, 2017, when he was with ...

NHL-worst Red Wings beat Canadeins 4-3, sweep season series

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit's three-goal third period and the Red Wings rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night. Detroit swept the season series against the ...

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera wants to bounce back this season

By DICK SCANLON Associated Press LAKELAND, Fla. — Miguel Cabrera acknowledged Monday that he has something to prove after a disappointing season. But the Detroit Tigers slugger is definitely done tinkering with his swing. “I don’t want to change my swing anymore,” Cabrera said before ...

Detroit Red Wings blown out again, this time in Pittsburgh by score of 5-1

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist and the fourth line set the tone in another big win for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday. “Sometimes you get lucky out there and you ...

All New Jersey Devils need is one good period to beat Detroit Red Wings 4-1

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Sports NEWARK, N.J. — One good period and a few well-chosen words from interim coach Alain Nasreddine were all the New Jersey Devils needed to get past the struggling Detroit Red Wings. Wayne Simmonds scored twice in a four-goal third period outburst and the Devils ...

Detroit Tigers pin rebuilding hopes on young pitchers

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer LAKELAND, Fla. — Casey Mize was the No. 1 pick in the 2018 amateur draft, and Matt Manning was a first-round selection two years earlier. Those two pitchers are the headliners of Detroit’s rebuilding process — and they aren’t the only Tigers ...