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Michigan Sports

Jerry Kelly gets PGA Champions win in Flint suburb

GRAND BLANC (AP) — Jerry Kelly played bogey-free Sunday at Warwick Hills and closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Ally Challenge, his second victory this year on the PGA Tour Champions and moving him a little closer to the top of the Charles Schwab Cup standings. Kelly ...

Detroit Lions overcome mistakes for ‘W’ over Los Angeles Chargers, 13-10

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay had a lot to do with the Los Angeles Chargers leading the Lions for three-plus quarters. And, both players bounced back in the final minutes to lift Detroit to a 13-10 victory Sunday. Stafford threw a go-ahead, ...

New York Yankees sweep twinbill from Detroit Tigers, 10-4 and 6-4

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — The New York Yankees wrapped up their visit to Detroit with two victories and a couple new injuries. All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez became the Yankees’ latest health concern when he exited the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader with left ...

Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees rainout to be made up today

DETROIT (AP) — CC Sabathia’s next trip to the mound will have to wait a bit. The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers were rained out Wednesday night, and the game was rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader starting at 1:10 p..m today. Sabathia, who has dealt with right knee ...

Dantonio win away from all-time wins mark at Michigan State

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio's name will soon stand alone atop the list of all-time winningest football coaches at Michigan State. On the cusp of breaking Duffy Daugherty's record, Dantonio said he is thankful for all the people on the field, ...

Yanks blow 6-run lead, lose 12-11 to big league-worst Tigers

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Playing the worst team in the major leagues, the New York Yankees took a six-run lead in the second inning. Not enough. Jordy Mercer capped the comeback with a game-ending single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, and the Detroit Tigers ...

Michigan Wolverines football team has plenty to work on during early bye week

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Jim Harbaugh hired Josh Gattis and handed him the keys to Michigan’s offense last winter, hoping the offensive coordinator would bring the program up to speed in college football. Harbaugh envisioned and touted a new brand of football that would ...

Detroit Tigers ‘earn’ 100th loss of season, 3-1 at Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea matched his career high by striking out 10 in his second start following shoulder surgery, and the Oakland Athletics beat Detroit 3-1 on Sunday to give the Tigers their first 100-loss season since 2003. Manaea (1-0) pitched five scoreless innings against ...

Jordy Mercer homers in rare Detroit Tigers’ rally for 6-4 win at Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordy Mercer fired up his teammates and helped them put an end to another skid in a sorry season. Mercer put the Tigers ahead with their third home run of the fourth inning, and Detroit overcame a three-run deficit in a victory for the first time this year by beating ...

Jorge Soler powers Kansas City Royals past Detroit Tigers again, this time 5-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit his 39th homer to set a Royals team record Tuesday night, and manager Ned Yost thought that might really open the floodgates for the breakout slugger. Relieved to have the record in his pocket, a relaxed Soler stretched his total to 40 with a 450-foot ...

Detroit Lions release injured receiver Andy Jones

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released wide receiver Andy Jones from injured reserve. The team announced the move Tuesday. Jones played in eight games last season for Detroit and made three starts. He had 11 catches for 80 yards and a touchdown. Jones spent time with the Lions ...