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3 Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Three Michigan State football players were charged Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct after a woman said she was raped and forced to perform oral sex in the bathroom of an on-campus apartment during a party in January. Josh ...

Cron and Calhoun homer to lead Angels past Tigers

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels didn't make things easy for themselves on Tuesday night. The Angels led the Detroit Tigers 4-0 in the fifth inning, but closer Bud Norris had to pitch out of a bases-loaded jam to finish off a 5-3 victory. "That's a nice ...

Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander MRI doesn’t show any structural damage

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say an MRI on Justin Verlander was clean after the star right-hander left Sunday’s game against the Chicago White Sox in the third inning with tightness in his right groin. The team says Monday the test revealed no structural damage. Verlander will be ...

Attorney: 3 Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Three Michigan State football players are being charged in an alleged sexual assault on campus in January, an attorney said Monday. Ingham County prosecutor Carol Siemon said only that three people were being charged in the incident, but she ...

Ex-Michigan State Spartans player expelled from graduate studies program

EAST LANSING (AP) — Police documents say Houston Texans wide receiver Keith Mumphery was expelled from a Michigan State graduate studies program last year for a sexual misconduct violation. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday that Mumphery was accused of sexually assaulting a student ...

Detroit Tigers’ offense breaks loose again for 6-5 win at Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was a good recipe — walks and extra-base hits — for the Detroit Tigers’ offense to break out. J.D. Martinez and Justin Upton hit two-run doubles with two outs in the third inning as the Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night. Royals ...

University of Michigan wins 1st NCAA individual women’s tennis title

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Brienne Minor gave Michigan its first NCAA women’s tennis title, while Virginia’s Thai-Son Kwiatkowski beat a familiar foe to capture the men’s championship. Minor defeated Florida’s Belinda Woolcock 6-3, 6-3 on Monday to become only the third player from the ...

Detroit Tigers rally twice to beat Kansas City Royals, 10-7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera wanted to keep a simple approach at the plate after the Detroit Tigers lost six of eight to begin this 11-game three-city trip. Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-7 ...

Marisnick homers in 8th to lift Astros past Tigers, 7-6

By JORDAN GODWIN Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Marisnick wouldn't acknowledge whether he thought his tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the eighth inning had ended the game. His teammates, however, were teasing him in the clubhouse after the game about a nearly humiliating ...

Role player again helps Houston beat Detroit Tigers, 6-2

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON — For the second straight night the Houston Astros got a big contribution from a role player filling in for one of their injured stars. Juan Centeno homered to help the Astros to a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night after Brad ...

No expulsions in Michigan State University football players’ sexual assault

EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State officials say they have concluded a Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault and haven’t taken any action to remove three football players from the university. The Detroit Free Press reports Michigan State spokesman Jason Cody would not ...

Houston Astros limit Detroit Tigers to one hit in 1-0 win

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros used a group effort to make up for what they hope is the one start ace Dallas Keuchel will miss with a pinched nerve in his neck. Brad Peacock and three relievers combined for a one-hitter and Jose Altuve provided the offense with an RBI double to lead the Astros ...