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Michigan Sports

Eric Haase powers Detroit Tigers to 7th straight win, 7-5 over Texas

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games by topping the slumping Texas Rangers 7-5 on Thursday. Zack Short and Victor Reyes also homered for the Tigers, who completed a four-game ...

Michigan, Nebraska football coaches know they need to win

By PHILLIP B. WILSON Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — As their paths crossed at Big Ten Media Days, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Nebraska coach Scott Frost appeared to have one thing in common: They are at a crossroads in their careers. Both have been humbled in recent years. Both need ...

Detroit Pistons now on the clock with NBA Draft coming Thursday

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Detroit, you are on the clock. The NBA offseason — if you can call it that — is here. The Milwaukee Bucks officially flipped the league calendar to summer on Tuesday night, capturing their first title in 50 years and turning out the lights on a season ...

Michigan Wolverines area major players at top of tonight’s NHL draft

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer So much attention on Michigan’s hockey program, and too few seats for scouts at Yost Ice Arena due to COVID-19 restrictions, created early season challenges for Wolverines coach Mel Pearson. “NHL people were trying to find their way into our building in a ...

‘Malice at the Palace’ in Netflix ‘Untold’ TV series

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner’s reflections about winning an Olympic gold medal, boxer Christy Martin’s fight for her life outside the ring and the infamous “Malice at the Palace” brawl are some of the most controversial sports ...

Defending champs Clanton, Suwannapura tied for LPGA lead

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Defending champions Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a bogey-free 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Friday to take a share of the lead into the final round of the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational. Pajaree Anannarukarn and Aditi Ashok had a bogey-free 67 to ...

Tigers-Twins doubleheader rained out; twinbill today

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins' doubleheader scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to rain. The first game will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on Saturday, with the second game being made up as an afternoon game on ...

Pair of homers power Minnesota Twins past Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday

By BRIAN HALL Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Ryan Jeffers and Miguel Sano homered, leading J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins over the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night. Jeffers’ homer with one out in the fifth inning marked Minnesota’s first runner against Tigers starter Tarik ...

Michigan High School Athletic Association seeks more game officials

By Journal Sports Staff EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registration online or by mail for game officials for the 2021-22 school year. The MHSAA annually receives registrations from more than 9,000 officials, but in part due to COVID-19 ...

Michigan Wolverines’ top hockey prospect Owen Power may stay in Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Defenseman Owen Power, the NHL’s top-ranked draft prospect, is leaning toward staying in school and play his sophomore season at Michigan next year rather than turn pro. “I wouldn’t say I’m committed to going back to school. I mean, I’m probably leaning ...

Michigan Wolverines back in Jumpman men’s college basketball event

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Sports Foundation has announced a three-year deal with Jordan Brand to host the Jumpman Invitational, a holiday college basketball event featuring North Carolina, Florida, Michigan and Oklahoma — the original four schools to sign a partnership with ...

Texas Rangers’ errors help Detroit Tigers win 5-3 on Wednesday

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — When Miguel Cabrera came on as a pinch-hitter for the Detroit Tigers with the bases loaded and one out in a tie game, he did exactly what the Texas Rangers hoped he would by hitting the ball on the ground. Things didn’t go as ...