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Mountaineers dominate West PAC awards

IRON MOUNTAIN — After running roughshod through the West PAC - Iron Division throughout the season, the Iron Mountain boys varsity basketball team dominated the West PAC All-Conference awards, claiming the top three honors unanimously. Mountaineers junior Oskar Kangas received Player of the ...

Lake Linden outpaces Forest Park 65-54

HOUGHTON — By week’s end, the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes boys basketball squad will have played a rare three games in a row to wrap up their regular season. After winning their first one on Tuesday against the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Blue Bolts at home, they were at Michigan Tech’s SDC ...

Infielder Urshela, Tigers agree to contract

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Infielder Gio Urshela and the Detroit Tigers agreed Thursday to a $1.5 million, one-year contract, a move that figures to create competition at third base with Zach McKinstry, Matt Vierling and Andy Ibanez. Urshela can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses for plate ...

CFP already discussing possibly more teams for 2026 and beyond

DALLAS (AP) — Now that the yearslong process to finalize how the 12 teams for the expanded College Football Playoff will be selected for the next two seasons is complete, there are already discussions about maybe adding more teams for 2026 and beyond. The CFP management committee discussed ...

Rivers, Bucks have work to do down the stretch

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Doc Rivers’ arrival was supposed to ensure the Milwaukee Bucks would develop into one of the NBA’s most dangerous teams by the postseason. But they sure haven’t looked like contenders so far. The Bucks will return from the All-Star break on Friday at Minnesota ...