×

Michigan Sports

Wrestlers win Michigan coronavirus court order

GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — At least six Michigan high school wrestlers won court orders to compete in the state finals this weekend, a lawyer said Friday. The wrestlers had been benched because they were near someone who had tested positive for COVID-19. But Jim Thomas, arguing for four wrestlers ...

Josh Jackson leads Detroit Pistons’ 120-91 rout of Washington Wizards

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Josh Jackson scored 19 of his season-high 31 points in the first half and the Detroit Pistons went on to rout the Washington Wizards 120-91 on Thursday. The Pistons overcame Russell Westbrook’s 18th triple-double of the season. Westbrook finished ...

Florida Panthers jump all over Detroit Red Wings early in 4-1 win

By PAUL GEREFFI Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — Carter Verhaeghe scored two goals to lift the Florida Panthers over the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night. Brett Connolly scored his 100th NHL goal and Jonathan Huberdeau also scored a goal for the Panthers, who have won three straight ...

Detroit Tigers eyeing up their future

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — It’s easy to look a few years ahead and imagine Casey Mize, Tarik Skubal and Matt Manning on the mound for the Detroit Tigers, with Spencer Torkelson at one of the corner infield spots and Riley Greene in the outfield. That’s the blueprint ...

Detroit Red Wings score trio of goals in 3rd period for 4-1 win over Columbus

By PAUL HARRIS Associated Press DETROIT — Michael Rasmussen broke a tie early in the third period with his first goal of the season and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Sunday. Evgeny Svechnikov, defenseman Filip Hronek and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored ...

Ex-Detroit Piston Andre Drummond plans to join Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Drummond says he’s joining the Los Angeles Lakers for the playoff push. Drummond announced his decision with a post on his Instagram account Sunday, writing “Back to work” underneath an illustration of himself in a Lakers uniform. The defending NBA champions ...

Washington Wizards fly by Detroit Pistons, 106-92

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 19 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Washington Wizards completed a 106-92 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night after All-Star guard Bradley Beal’s injury-shortened outing. Beal had 17 points in 21 minutes before the NBA’s ...

Blake Griffin returns to Detroit to help Brooklyn Nets beat Pistons, 113-111

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — James Harden scored 44 points and Blake Griffin added 17 in his return to Detroit, lifting the Brooklyn Nets to a 113-111 victory over the Pistons on Friday night. Harden was back after missing his team’s previous game because of neck soreness, ...