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Michigan Sports

Detroit Lions new head coach Dan Campbell ready and rarin’ to go

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — Dan Campbell was so fired up on the eve of his first practice with the Detroit Lions that he did not get any rest. “Man, I didn’t sleep at all, but that’s OK,” Campbell said Wednesday morning. “I got plenty of energy without ...

Kansas City Royals pounce on Detroit Tigers, 6-1 on Sunday

BY CODY FRIESEN Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jorge Soler hit two home runs, Salvador Perez added a three-run blast and Daniel Lynch pitched eight scoreless innings for his first major league win as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Sunday. The Royals grabbed a 4-0 ...

Detroit Tigers’ Saturday comeback falls short against KC Royals, 9-8

BY CODY FRIESEN Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez and Carlos Santana hit three-run homers in the Kansas City Royals’ 9-8 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Perez hit his 23rd home run of the season to highlight a four-run fourth. Santana gave the Royals ...

Michigan Wovlerines’ Owen Power taken No. 1 in NHL Draft by Buffalo Sabres

SEACAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres selected University of Michigan defenseman Owen Power with the first pick in the NHL draft Friday night. On a day the Sabres traded Rasmus Ristolainen to the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Kevyn Adams continued his offseason bid to overhaul a ...

Eric Haase powers Detroit Tigers to 7th straight win, 7-5 over Texas

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games by topping the slumping Texas Rangers 7-5 on Thursday. Zack Short and Victor Reyes also homered for the Tigers, who completed a four-game ...

Michigan, Nebraska football coaches know they need to win

By PHILLIP B. WILSON Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — As their paths crossed at Big Ten Media Days, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Nebraska coach Scott Frost appeared to have one thing in common: They are at a crossroads in their careers. Both have been humbled in recent years. Both need ...

Detroit Pistons now on the clock with NBA Draft coming Thursday

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Detroit, you are on the clock. The NBA offseason — if you can call it that — is here. The Milwaukee Bucks officially flipped the league calendar to summer on Tuesday night, capturing their first title in 50 years and turning out the lights on a season ...

Michigan Wolverines area major players at top of tonight’s NHL draft

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer So much attention on Michigan’s hockey program, and too few seats for scouts at Yost Ice Arena due to COVID-19 restrictions, created early season challenges for Wolverines coach Mel Pearson. “NHL people were trying to find their way into our building in a ...

‘Malice at the Palace’ in Netflix ‘Untold’ TV series

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner’s reflections about winning an Olympic gold medal, boxer Christy Martin’s fight for her life outside the ring and the infamous “Malice at the Palace” brawl are some of the most controversial sports ...