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Michigan Sports

Grant scores career-best 29, Nuggets beat Pistons 115-98

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant scored a career-high 29 points and Nikola Jokic had a season-best four steals to help the healthy Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 115-98 on Tuesday night. At 40-18, the Nuggets are tied for their best start through 58 games ...

Schneider earns first win of season, Devils beat Detroit 4-1

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Cory Schneider made 27 saves for his first victory of the season, leading the New Jersey Devils past the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night. Joey Anderson, Jesper Bratt, Kyle Palmieri and Nikita Gusev scored for the Devils, who won for ...

Winston-led, No. 24 Michigan State beats No. 18 Iowa 78-70

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 19 of his 20 points in the second half and Rocket Watts matched a career high with 21 points, helping No. 24 Michigan State rally to beat No. 18 Iowa 78-70 Tuesday night. The Spartan (19, 9, 11-6 Big Ten) ...

Portland Trail Blazers rallies to beat Detroit Pistons, 107-104

By ERIK GARCIA GUNDERSEN Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — With All-Star guard Damian Lillard nursing a groin strain, the Portland Trail Blazers got big games from CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony. McCollum had 41 points, a career-high 12 assists and nine rebounds, Anthony scored a ...

Calgary Flames double up on Detroit Red Wings, 4-2

DETROIT — Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night. Andrew Mangiapane scored Calgary’s last two goals, one of which came into an empty net at the end. Dylan ...

Ex-Detroit Piston Markieff Morris signs with Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Markieff Morris has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers for the postseason push. The Lakers announced the deal Sunday to add the nine-year NBA veteran immediately after he cleared waivers. Los Angeles waived injured center DeMarcus Cousins to clear a roster spot. Morris ...

BIG3 basketball championship to be held in Detroit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The BIG3 will begin its fourth season on June 20 in Memphis, one of six cities the league will visit for the first time. The 3-on-3 league co-founded by Ice Cube and composed largely of former NBA players will play every Saturday, except for July 4, until the champion is ...

Michigan State Spartans football team hire assistant coaches

EAST LANSING (AP) — Jay Johnson followed head coach Mel Tucker and fellow assistant Chris Kapilovic to Michigan State from Colorado, joining the Spartans on Thursday as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Johnson filled roles last season at Colorado under Tucker. The Spartans ...

Jordan Eberle hat trick leads New York Islanders past Detroit Red Wings, 4-1

By DENIS P. GORMAN Associated Press UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Jordan Eberle had a hat trick and the New York Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Friday night to snap a four-game skid. It was the third three-goal game of Eberle’s career and his first since April 9, 2017, when he was with ...

NHL-worst Red Wings beat Canadeins 4-3, sweep season series

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit's three-goal third period and the Red Wings rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night. Detroit swept the season series against the ...

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera wants to bounce back this season

By DICK SCANLON Associated Press LAKELAND, Fla. — Miguel Cabrera acknowledged Monday that he has something to prove after a disappointing season. But the Detroit Tigers slugger is definitely done tinkering with his swing. “I don’t want to change my swing anymore,” Cabrera said before ...