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Michigan Sports

Denver Broncos sign Detroit Lions’ guard Graham Glasgow

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have agreed to a four-year, $44 million free agent contract with offensive guard Graham Glasgow, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because deals cannot become ...

Detroit Lions re-sign long snapper Don Muhlbach for 17th NFL season

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach. The team announced the move Saturday. Muhlbach is entering his 17th NFL season. He is second on Detroit’s career list with 244 games played. By playing in 16 games each season from 2010-19, Muhlbach became the ...

Detroit Lions release offensive tackle Rick Wagner

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released tackle Rick Wagner. The Lions announced the move Friday. Wagner played the past three seasons with the Lions, starting 40 games. Wagner played 12 games last season. He missed time late in the season with knee problems. The 30-year-old ...

Detroit Tigers lose game on final day of spring training

By The Associated Press Even before the first pitch, St. Louis Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter could detect an odd vibe at Roger Dean Stadium. “It felt like the most meaningless baseball game in the history of the sport,” he said. Shortly before the Cardinals finished off the Miami ...

U of M official alleges school doc molested him

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Michigan’s governing board who is also one of the school’s largest donors said he was molested by a campus doctor when he was a college wrestler in the 1960s. Ron Weiser said he is speaking out about the matter because he wants ...

University of Michigan official alleges school doctor also molested him

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Michigan’s governing board who is also one of the school’s largest donors said he was molested by a campus doctor when he was a college wrestler in the 1960s. Ron Weiser said he is speaking out about the matter because he wants ...

Western Michigan fires men’s basketball coach Steve Hawkins after 17 years

KALAMAZOO (AP) — Western Michigan fired basketball coach Steve Hawkins on Wednesday. Hawkins spent 17 seasons as head coach of the Broncos, who went 13-19 this season and were eliminated by Toledo in the Mid-American Conference Tournament on Monday. “We appreciate all the contributions he ...

Ex-Michigan Wolverine Jumbo Elliott named to College Football Hall of Fame

(AP) — Eric Dickerson from SMU, Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch from Nebraska and the late Steve McNair from Alcorn State are among 17 players selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. The other inductees announced Wednesday by the National Football Foundation include ...

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera among baseball players with plenty to prove

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer Few players have been as consistently excellent at the plate as Miguel Cabrera in his prime. That seems like a long time ago now. Cabrera hit only 12 home runs last season and has just 31 over the past three years. He’ll turn 37 in April, and there are ...

Carolina Hurricanes net 3 goals in 3rd period to beat Detroit Red Wings 5-2

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Justin Williams scored a tiebreaking goal 1:38 into the final period, and Sebastian Aho added two goals later in the third to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Morgan Geekie and Nino Niederreiter ...

Detroit Lions name 5 new assistant coaches

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions announced their coaching staff for the 2020 season Monday, including five new hires. Tyrone McKenzie is taking over as linebackers coach after spending the 2018-19 seasons as inside linebackers coach for the Tennessee Titans. Tony Carter has been hired as ...

Detroit Red Wings edge Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-4 in shootout

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Robby Fabbri scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings over Tampa Bay 5-4 on Sunday, snapping a 16-game losing streak against the Lightning in the regular season. Fabbri opened the scoring in similar fashion, beating ...