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Michigan Sports

Detroit Pistons’ rookie guard Killian Hayes injured

DETROIT (AP) — Pistons rookie guard Killian Hayes has a torn labrum in his right hip and will continue to be evaluated by the team’s medical staff. The team announced Hayes’ condition Wednesday but did not give a timeline for his expected recovery. He had an MRI on Tuesday. Detroit ...

Detroit Tigers sign outfielder Robbie Grossman to 2-year deal

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have signed outfielder Robbie Grossman to a $10 million, two-year contract that includes performance bonuses. Grossman, 31, spent the past two seasons with the Oakland Athletics. He hit .241 with eight home runs and 23 RBIs in 51 games in the shortened 2020 ...

Detroit Red Wings try to scrape themselves off from bottom of NHL

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer The Detroit Red Wings have spent half a decade rebuilding. And, this still might not be the year a once-proud franchise with 11 Stanley Cups breaks through and makes the playoffs. Detroit had the NHL’s worst record last season with 23 fewer points than any ...

Detroit Lions start biggest rebuild since recovery from 0-16 in 2008

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The previous time the Detroit Lions went into an offseason with a rebuilding project this large, they were coming off a winless season and drafted quarterback Matthew Stafford with the No. 1 overall pick in 2009. Detroit’s new general manager and ...

Detroit Lions stumbling to finish with an uncertain future

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — This season will end like so many others for Matthew Stafford: His Detroit Lions have a losing record and won’t be in the postseason. What’s different now is that there are real questions about Stafford’s future with the Lions. “I’m not ...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs bills to OK college athlete compensation

By Journal Sports Staff LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation today allowing student athletes to use their own name, image, likeness and reputation for financial compensation, according to a news release from Whitmer’s office. It was said that this marks the first time in ...

Central Michigan men blow past Eastern Michigan, 87-60

YPSILANTI (AP) — Travon Broadway Jr. matched his career high with 21 points as Central Michigan easily defeated Eastern Michigan 87-60 on Tuesday night. Meikkel Murray had 18 points and seven rebounds for Central Michigan (5-4, 1-1 Mid-American Conference). Matt Beachler added 13 points. ...

High school volleyball, swimming OK’d to restart practices Monday by MHSAA

By Journal Sports Staff EAST LANSING — Remaining teams in the Michigan High School Athletic Association volleyball and girls swimming and diving tournaments can restart practice Monday with state finals events scheduled to end on Jan. 16. That’s according to a sports news release from the ...

Golden State Warriors hold off Detroit Pistons, 116-106

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Stephen Curry scored 31 points and Andrew Wiggins added 27 to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 116-106 victory over the winless Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. The injury-plagued Warriors have won two in a row after dropping their first two games ...

Detroit Pistons outscored in 128-120 loss at Atlanta

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Jackson, left, shoots against the Hawks during the first half Monday in Atlanta. The Hawks prevailed 128-120 despite 27 points from Jackson and teammate Jerami Grant. Atlanta countered with Trae Young scoring 29. (AP photo)