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Michigan Sports

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 ...

Detroit Pistons re-sign guards Cory Joseph, Frank Jackson, Rodney McGruder

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have re-signed guards Cory Joseph, Frank Jackson and Rodney McGruder. The team announced the deals Wednesday, adding depth on their young roster that features No. 1 overall pick Cade Cunningham. Detroit acquired Joseph after sending guard Delon Wright to ...

Houston Rockets beat Detroit Pistons 111-91 in NBA Summer League game

LAS VEGAS — In a featured showdown between the No. 1 and No. 2 recent draft picks, it was Jalen Green who received more offensive help from his teammates in Houston’s 111-91 win over Detroit in an NBA Summer League game played Tuesday. Green, the second overall pick who bypassed college ...

Detroit Red Wings sign winger Jakub Vrana to 3-year deal

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer The Detroit Red Wings and winger Jakub Vrana agreed to a three-year contract worth $5.25 million per season Tuesday, avoiding arbitration. Vrana, a 25-year-old Czech, had eight goals and three assists in 11 games last season with the Red Wings after they ...

Detroit Lions’ running back Jason Cabinda remembers when he played defense

By STEVE KORNACKI Associated Press ALLEN PARK — Jason Cabinda knows how to make a position transition. The Detroit Lions fullback was a middle linebacker at Penn State, ranking ninth in career tackles with 286 at Linebacker U., but never played defense as a star tailback at Hunterdon ...

Pickleball players too loud?

IRON MOUNTAIN (AP) — Some residents in a northern Michigan community are complaining about noise during summer nights. Rowdy teens? No. Adults playing pickleball. Iron Mountain in the Upper Peninsula won’t restrict pickleball hours at four courts. City Manager Jordan Stanchina had ...

Veteran Miguel Cabrera gets day off as Detroit Tigers lose at Cleveland, 7-5

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND — Miguel Cabrera got a planned day off in pursuit of his 500th career home run, and the Cleveland Indians, sparked by Bradley Zimmer’s tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, defeated Detroit 7-5 on Sunday. Cabrera, who has 498 homers, ...

Detroit Tigers win 2-1 Saturday night at Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Cabrera remained two home runs shy of 500, but Tyler Alexander tossed a season-high 5 1/3 scoreless innings as the Detroit Tigers edged the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Saturday night. Cabrera went 0 for 3 with a walk, keeping his career total at 498 homers. Alexander ...

Hall of Fame inductions roster is something to marvel at

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Take a look at this roster: Peyton Manning throwing to Calvin Johnson, Isaac Bruce, Harold Carmichael and Drew Pearson. Or handing off to Edgerrin James. A pass protection pocket featuring Alan Faneca,Steve Hutchinson, Jimbo Covert and the late Winston ...

Detroit Tigers trade pitcher Daniel Norris to Milwaukee Brewers

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE — The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers made two more moves Friday to boost their roster for a playoff push, acquiring relievers John Curtiss from the Miami Marlins and Daniel Norris from the Detroit Tigers. Milwaukee sent minor league ...