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Norway to open against Birmingham in state LL tourney at Marion Park

NORWAY — Baseball action starts Friday as Norway hosts the Michigan Little League state tournament for 9- and 10-year-old All-Stars at Marion Park. The tournament’s 16 teams are divided into four pools. The top two teams from each pool will advance to a single-elimination championship ...

Pre-Lombardi star safety Dillon heads to Hall of Fame

Of the 26 men who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame as Packers and preceded Bobby Dillon into the shrine, nearly all won an NFL championship with Green Bay. Dillon never got the chance. Indeed, during his eight superb seasons with the storied franchise, Dillon was one of the best ...

Tigers make it 6 straight victories

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Manning pitched six strong innings and the Detroit Tigers won their sixth straight game, beating the skidding Texas Rangers 4-2 Wednesday night. Robbie Grossman, Zack Short and Akil Baddoo hit home runs as the Tigers matched their longest winning streak since an ...

Oh, deer!

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had the Larry O'Brien Trophy in one arm, the NBA Finals MVP trophy in the other and there was a cigar on the table in front of him. All the work it took to lift the Milwaukee Bucks from a team that won 15 games when he was a rookie to one with 16 ...

Escanaba Country Club’s Johnson wins 3rd ‘straight’ UPLGA championship

IRON MOUNTAIN — The 2021 Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association championship tournament had a repeat champion, a three-time champion, in fact. Northern Michigan University golfer and Escanaba Country Club member Paxton Johnson of Escanaba captured the title Tuesday at Pine Grove Country Club ...