Michigan Sports

Canada advances to women’s world hockey final with 4-0 win over Finland

PLYMOUTH (AP) — Marie-Philip Poulin dashed Finland’s hopes of pulling off another upset. Poulin had a goal and an assist in a 2-plus minute span of second period, helping Canada pull away and beat the Finns 4-0 on Thursday night in the women’s hockey world championship semifinals. “We ...

US women advance to world hockey final with 11-0 win over Germany

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer PLYMOUTH — The U.S. relentlessly dominated Germany, scoring soon after the puck dropped and refusing to relent until the final horn sounded. Hilary Knight scored 1:06 into the game and Kelli Stack added a goal midway through the first period to give the ...

Chicago White Sox rip Detroit Tigers, 11-2

By MATT SCHOCH Associated Press CHICAGO — In his first at-bat since breaking his right foot running the bases in his season debut last June, Matt Davidson put it to the test. The designated hitter rounded two bags sharply and dug for his first career triple, sparking Chicago to an 11-2 ...

Detroit Tigers’ game postponed for 2nd time in 3 days

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO — Wednesday’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox was postponed because of rain. The game will be made up May 26 as part of a doubleheader beginning at 5:10 p.m. ET. Bad weather has played havoc with the scheduled ...

Kyle Lowry leads Toronto Raptors past Detroit Pistons, 105-102

AUBURN HILLS (AP) — Kyle Lowry didn’t look rusty in his return for the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. After missing 18 games with a wrist injury, Lowry played 42 minutes and had 27 points and 10 assists to help the Raptors overcame a 20-point first-half deficit in a 105-102 victory ...

Detroit Red Wings fail to score in rematch with Ottawa Senators, 2-0

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson has the Ottawa Senators on the verge of reaching the postseason. Anderson made 24 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and Erik Karlsson and Tom Pyatt scored in the Senators’ 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The win coupled ...

Detroit Lions sign 49ers’ linebacker Nick Bellore

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Nick Bellore. The team announced the move Monday and did not disclose terms. Bellore spent the past two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. He appeared in 14 games last season, starting 10. He had 77 tackles (55 solo) last season, ...

Detroit Tigers No. 2 on highest team salary list

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees aren’t among baseball’s top two payrolls for the first time in nearly a quarter-century, making cuts along with some other traditional big spenders. The Los Angeles Dodgers topped the major leagues for the fourth straight opening day but dropped to ...

Rained-out Detroit Tigers’ opener in Chicago to be made up today

Today: Detroit Tigers (Justin Verlander) at Chicago White Sox (Jose Quintana), 2:10 p.m.; TV: Fox Sports Detroit ---------------------- CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox paraded onto the field in convertible Mustangs with the tops down for the pregame introductions prior to their ...

Evgeni Svechnikov debuts with Detroit Red Wings’ shootout winner

DETROIT (AP) — Evgeni Svechnikov won’t soon forget his NHL debut. Svechnikov scored the only goal of the shootout in the seventh round, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. “Coach (Jeff Blashill) just pointed at me and he said just go ...

Females still face uphill fight at all levels of hockey

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer PLYMOUTH — The best women’s hockey players in the U.S. can now make a living playing the sport they love thanks to a landmark agreement with USA Hockey reached after a threat to boycott the world championship. The deal will likely help their counterparts ...

Detriot Tigers again open season with Justin Verlander on mound

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — With all the moves the Chicago White Sox made and all the rumors surrounding him, Jose Quintana seemed like a good bet to be traded by now. Instead, he was leaning against the dugout railing, surrounded by microphones and notepads. This ...

Lightning get 2 power play goals, beat Red Wings 5-3

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning had a big offensive night without high-scoring Nikita Kucherov. Alex Killorn and Jonathan Drouin scored power-play goals 1:51 apart late in the second period and the Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 on ...

Morris’ double-double, Smith’s 3 lift Pistons over Nets

By CHRIS NELSEN Associated Press AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons made a crucial stand to keep their dwindling playoff hopes alive. Marcus Morris had 28 points and 13 rebounds, and Ish Smith hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, helping the Pistons beat the ...

Detroit Tigers 162-game schedule

All times EDT -------------- April 3 — at Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m. April 5 — at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. April 6 — at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. April 7 — Boston, 1:10 p.m. April 8 — Boston, 1:10 p.m. April 9 — Boston, 1:10 p.m. April 10 — Boston, 1:10 ...

Detroit Tigers’ veterans look at one more run for a World Series

More inside: Tigers schedule, Milwaukee Brewers preview and schedule. Page 3B ------------------- By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers enter the 2017 season at a crossroads. Yes, players are excited about what this team could still accomplish after management ...