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Michigan Sports

Detroit Pistons close Summer League with 79-78 win over Orlando

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Luka Garza had 21 points and 15 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons held on to beat the Orlando Magic 79-78 on Monday night in the NBA Summer League. Top draft pick Cade Cunningham did not play for Detroit, nor did Orlando’s Jalen Suggs, the No. 5 choice. Garza, the college ...

20 transfers can help Michigan State Spartans football team turn it around

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Mel Tucker is entering his second season at Michigan State. Even though Tucker is not a rookie with the Spartans, it seems as if he’s starting over. Tucker was hired away from Colorado 18 months ago and endured a pandemic-shortened season ...

Detroit Lions’ rookie tackle Penei Sewell handling transition to NFL

By STEVE KORNACKI Associated Press ALLEN PARK — Penei Sewell knows that scrutiny is part of what comes with being a top-10 NFL draft pick. So, when the rookie starting right tackle allowed a sack on third-and-10 in the first series of his first exhibition game Friday against the Buffalo ...

Detroit Pistons sign Luka Garza, Chris Smith

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons signed Luka Garza and Chris Smith to two-way contracts on Tuesday. Detroit selected Garza, the AP national player of the year, with the No. 52 overall pick in the draft. The 6-foot-11, 235-pound center played well for the Pistons during the NBA Summer ...

Detroit Pistons blitz Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Summer League, 103-86

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Saben Lee scored 22 points and five assists and Luke Garza had 20 points and 14 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 103-86 in an NBA Summer League game played Saturday night. Cade Cunningham (calf soreness) and Killian Hayes (concussion protocol) ...

Ex-Detroit Lion Nate Burleson to join “CBS This Morning”

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is bringing a little of the NFL to its morning show, hiring former football player Nate Burleson as one of the three co-hosts of “CBS This Morning.” Burleson has been host of “Good Morning Football” on the NFL Network and, since 2017, an analyst on “The NFL ...