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Michigan Sports

Greiss makes 22 saves, Red Wings rally to beat Blue Jackets

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 22 saves and the Detroit Reds Wings scored three goals in the second period to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night. Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist, and Joe Veleno and Danny DeKeyser also scored in ...

Lions sign Pro Bowl center Frank Ragnow through 2026 season

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Detroit Lions center Frank Ragnow rattled off a slew of names, thanking those who helped him become the NFL's highest-paid player at the position. The Pro Bowl center was collected and composed as he shouted out the Ford family, his agents, former Lions coach ...

Lions take Washington’s Onwuzurike in 2nd round

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions selected defensive tackle Levi Onwuzurike of Washington in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night. Onwuzurike played mostly nose tackle with the Huskies. He was a second-team All-American in the preseason, but he ...

Detroit Tigers survive 5 errors to beat Chicago White Sox, 5-2, on Tuesday

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — Miguel Cabrera and Niko Goodrum homered, José Ureña went seven innings for his first win in two years, and the Detroit Tigers overcame a season-high five errors to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night. Owners of the worst record in ...

Detroit Lions exercise option on Pro Bowl offensive lineman Frank Ragnow

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions exercised the fifth-year contract option on Pro Bowl offensive lineman Frank Ragnow. The team announced the move Wednesday. Ragnow is entering his fourth NFL season after being drafted in the first round out of Arkansas. He’s started all 45 games he’s ...

State of Michigan teams among Big 10 football squads auditioning quarterbacks

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Nine of the 14 teams in the Big Ten appear set at quarterback heading into the fall. The five others will continue auditions in August, and no competition will be more closely watched than the one at Ohio State. With two-time Big Ten player of the year Justin ...

Detroit Pistons fend off shorthanded Atlanta Hawks, 100-86

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Jerami Grant and Frank Jackson scored 18 points apiece to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 100-86 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. The Hawks shot just 39% from the field and 4 of 27 from 3-point range. It was their lowest-scoring game ...

Late surge lifts Indiana Pacers past Detroit Pistons, 115-109

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers were without their two best inside players and getting dominated on the boards, yet found a way to win thanks to a timely defensive switch, balanced scoring and the Detroit Pistons’ sloppy ballhandling. Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points, Caris LeVert ...

Detroit Red Wings badly outshot 51-17, only lose 2-1 to Dallas

DETROIT (AP) — Jamie Benn scored 32 seconds into overtime, lifting the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Dallas has more than three times as many shots as Detroit and had the puck for much of the game, but trailed after Dennis Cholowski scored late in ...