Michigan Sports

Michigan area deals with water deaths

BY BROOKE KANSIER Traverse City Record-Eagle AP Member Exchange TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Marley Cummins-Roose’s bright blue eyes and good-natured grin echo her father’s. The toddler will never see that herself — she was only six weeks old when her dad, North Cummins, drowned in ...

Newspaper: Michigan doesn’t oversee 3K civilian officers

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan has 3,000 civilian officers that operate with no state oversight, and the state agency that has the authority to set requirements has no plans to do so soon, a newspaper reported. The Detroit Free Press said the state hasn't created training requirements for the ...

AP source: DT Harrison traded to Lions for 5th-round pick

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are trading star defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Giants will receive a fifth-round draft pick in 2019 for the ...

Detroit Red Wings back to losing ways after 3-1 home setback to Carolina

By PAUL HARRIS Associated Press DETROIT — The Carolina Hurricanes dominated Detroit through most of the game, but needed a timely block by defenseman Justin Faulk to beat the Red Wings and snap a three-game losing streak. Faulk, who also scored a goal, made a crucial short-handed block on ...

Los Angeles Angels hire ex-Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. — Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels’ manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia. General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as Eppler’s ...

Detroit Lions run all over Miami for 32-21 victory

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Detroit Lions clustered on the bench under shade canopies Sunday, keeping their cool in the South Florida heat. And when they stepped onto the field and into the subtropical sunshine, they ran all over the Miami Dolphins. Unfazed by ...

Detroit Pistons look for playoffs with new coach as season starts tonight

DETROIT (AP) — Once the Detroit Pistons traded for Blake Griffin last season, their roster was largely set for the foreseeable future. When that deal wasn’t enough to push the Pistons into the playoffs, they made the easiest changes they could in the offseason, hiring a new coach and ...

Coming back from bye week, Detroit Lions lose All-Pro returner Jamal Agnew

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions returned from their open date with a significant injury announcement. Jamal Agnew, who earned All-Pro honors last season as a rookie punt returner, was put on injured reserve with a knee problem. The Lions announced the move ...

Detroit Red Wings remain winless after 7-3 setback at Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens coach Claude Julien said it looked like Tomas Plekanec “drank from the fountain of youth” before playing in his 1,000th game Monday night. Plekanec scored in his milestone game, and Jonathan Drouin added two goals to lead Montreal to a 7-3 victory over the ...

Detroit Red Wings lose again, this time 5-3 to Toronto at home

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT — Auston Matthews heard the short list of NHL greats he joined by scoring nine times in the first five games of the season. Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy are the only other players in league history to pull off the ...

Detroit Lions acquire cornerback, cut linebacker

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have acquired cornerback Lenzy Pipkins via waivers from the Indianapolis Colts and released linebacker Marquis Flowers. The Lions announced the moves Wednesday. Pipkins spent time on the Colts’ practice squad and active roster earlier this season, ...

Detroit Red Wings’ game time changed on Saturday

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have moved up the start time of Saturday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings to 3 p.m. to avoid a conflict with the Red Sox playoff game. The hockey game had been a 7 p.m. start. Game 1 of the AL Championship Series between the Red Sox and Houston Astros is ...

Washington Wizards beat Detroit Pistons in preseason game

DETROIT — John Wall scored 32 points, including a layup with 1:26 left, that put Washington ahead for good in a 102-97 victory over Detroit in an NBA preseason game on Wednesday. Wall finished with nine assists and Bradley Beal scored 17 points for the Wizards. Andre Drummond led the ...

Detroit Pistons — 2018-19 schedule

All Times Eastern Oct. 17, Brooklyn, 7 p.m. Oct. 20, at Chicago, 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Cleveland, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Boston, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Nov. 5, Miami, 7 p.m. Nov. 7, at ...

Detroit Red Wings — 2018-19 schedule

All Times Eastern Oct. 4 Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Oct. 11 Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Boston, 3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Florida, 7 p.m. Oct. 22 Carolina, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 ...

Officials: Stadium worker who spit on pizza has no diseases

DETROIT (AP) — Tests show that a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers' home stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza that was apparently intended for a customer doesn't have any communicable diseases. Authorities say 20-year-old Jaylon Kerley tested negative ...