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Sacramento Kings come back late to beat Detroit Pistons, 100-94

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to help the Sacramento Kings stage a fourth-quarter comeback in defeating the Detroit Pistons 100-94 on Tuesday night. The Pistons led by nine entering the fourth, when they were outscored 32-17. The win ...

Detroit Pistons outlast Portland Trail Blazers 125-124 in 2 overtimes

By ERIK GARCIA GUNDERSEN Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — The Detroit Pistons didn’t need a 3-pointer, and they didn’t call for one. However, coach Stan Van Gundy sure was glad Kentavious Caldwell-Pope took it. Caldwell-Pope hit a 3 with 9.4 seconds left and the Pistons outlasted the ...

Shine-ing brightly

Senior forward’s hat trick lifts Wildcats to first home victory By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The long wait is finally over. Northern Michigan University picked up its first home victory of the season Saturday night, 6-4 over Upper Peninsula and WCHA rival Lake ...

Matelski’s 17 points not enough for NMU men

By Journal Sports Staff ASHLAND, Ohio — Freshman Marcus Matelski sank five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Ashland from taking a 67-48 victory men’s basketball victory over Northern Michigan University on Saturday afternoon. Matelski, a 6-foot-3 guard ...

Seaborg, Gencheff, Kirk lead MSHS skiers

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Three Marquette Senior High School skiers picked up individual victories as their school swept to boys and girls titles at the Marquette Invitational downhill meet held at Marquette Mountain on Friday. Brad Seaborg had a more than four-second victory in ...

Maryland sharpshooters hold off Wolverines, 77-70

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Justin Jackson and the Maryland Terrapins handled their first road test of the Big Ten season just fine. With Michigan bidding for another comeback win, the young Terps maintained their poise. Jackson scored 15 points, and Maryland beat ...

Bryant gets 3rd triple-double of season in Newberry win

By Journal Sports Staff RUDYARD — Senior Taylor Bryant recorded her second consecutive triple-double and third of the season in Newberry’s easy 71-32 victory at Rudyard in girls basketball action on Friday night. Bryant, a senior who has been named Class D all-state the past two seasons, ...

Cougars can’t get go-ahead shot to fall at Rapid River

By DENNIS GRALL Escanaba Daily Press RAPID RIVER — Rachel Bintner played about a third of the game Friday night. And she didn’t attempt a shot until it mattered most. The Rapid River junior guard found herself in the right spot at the right time and banked a 3-point shot off the glass ...

Johnson times 2

By RAY BRESSETTE Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — Manistique had no answer for Negaunee’s Johnson sisters on Friday night. The Miners duo helped their team defend home court with an easy 79-25 win over the Emeralds in a Mid-Peninsula Conference game. The Johnsons combined for 41 points, ...

Pistons hold off Hornets when Belinelli’s shot is too late

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Marco Belinelli nearly pulled off one of the craftiest buzzer beaters in memory, but his bank shot was disallowed because it came too late, and the Detroit Pistons held on for a 115-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on ...

Vanek, Coreau power Red Wings past Kings 4-0

By DAN GREENSPAN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have plenty of work to do if they're going to make the playoffs for the 26th consecutive season. The effort they displayed against the Los Angeles Kings was a good start, harnessing the speed of promising ...

Detroit Red Wings blanked by Anaheim Ducks, 2-0

ANAHEIM, Calif. — After a couple of days off to recover from the busiest game of his NHL career, John Gibson had an easier night of work and another impressive result for the Anaheim Ducks. Gibson made 23 saves in his eighth career shutout, and Nick Ritchie scored in the first period of the ...

Detroit Lions quash doubts by announcing return of head coach Jim Caldwell

ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions silenced questions about Jim Caldwell’s future with the team, announcing he has been retained to coach them during the 2017 season. Caldwell refused to talk much about it other than to say he appreciated the move made by general manager Bob Quinn and team ...

Indiana Pacers post rare road win by beating Detroit Pistons, 121-116

AUBURN HILLS (AP) — In a season when most teams are struggling to pull away from the pack in the Eastern Conference, beating a rival on the road is a major accomplishment. The Indiana Pacers, one of the NBA’s worst clubs away from home, have done that twice to the Detroit Pistons. Paul ...