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Michigan Sports

Detroit Tigers’ Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at age 85

DETROIT (AP) — Al Kaline, who spent his entire 22-season Hall of Fame career with the Detroit Tigers and was known affectionately as "Mr. Tiger," died Monday. He was 85. John Morad, a friend of Kaline's, confirmed his death, and the Tigers did so as well in a statement. No cause of ...

Former Detroit Lion tight end Eric Ebron eager to start over in Pittsburgh

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Eric Ebron isn’t worried about Ben Roethlisberger’s surgically repaired right elbow. The same goes for Ebron’s balky ankle, which the newly signed Pittsburgh Steelers tight end said had “a whole lot of mess” in it before getting cleaned ...

Detroit Lions sign free agent cornerback Darryl Roberts

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with free agent cornerback Darryl Roberts. The Lions announced the move Friday. Roberts spent the past four seasons with the New York Jets. Like many of Detroit’s recent acquisitions, he also has ties to the New England ...

Keeping fit without a gym a real challenge for NBA players

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Denver’s players, if they’re so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff. For now, it’s ...

Michigan Wolverines football assistant coach joins Army staff

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Tenarius “Tank” Wright as defensive line coach. Wright joins the Black Knights after serving as associate director of football strength and conditioning at Michigan the past two seasons. He helped coach and mentor two first-round draft picks, two ...

Denver Broncos raid Detroit Lions for punter Sam Martin

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos have finalized a three-year, $7 million deal with free agent punter Sam Martin, the third former Detroit Lions player signed by general manager John Elway this month. Martin joins former Detroit teammates Graham Glasgow and Jeff Driskel in ...

Michigan Wolverines’ Isaiah Livers applies for early entry into NBA draft

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan forward Isaiah Livers is applying for early entry into the NBA draft. The school said Livers is not hiring an agent and would work with the Michigan coaching staff during the evaluation and pre-draft processes. Even if a player does use an agent during the ...

‘No blueprint’ for college coaches trying to recruit in viral environment

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Basketball Writer After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women’s Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. They intended to take advantage of a full week off before the NCAA Tournament by making visiting as many ...

Detroit Lions sign Green Bay Packers receiver Geronimo Allison

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to terms with wide receiver Geronimo Allison. The Lions announced the move Sunday. The 26-year-old Allison comes to Detroit from division rival Green Bay. He caught 34 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns last season. Allison played the past ...