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Michigan Sports

Changes to MHSAA high school bowling tournaments outlined

EAST LANSING — Due to coronavirus concerns, the MHSAA has revised its format for the high school bowling regionals and state finals tournaments. The state high school athletics governing body stated that it wants to reduce the mixing of communities, and thus, spread of COVID-19, with its ...

Spring high school sports start delayed a week

EAST LANSING — The MHSAA has delayed the start of practices for spring sports by a week to March 22 and competition to March 26 to accommodate the extension of the winter sports season. As voted on by the Representative Council, the MHSAA hopes the change will alleviate pressures on indoor ...

Detroit Tigers sign right-handed pitcher Wily Peralta to minor-league deal

DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers have agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Wily Peralta. Detroit said Friday that Peralta will receive an invite to major league spring training. The 31-year-old Peralta hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2019, when he was 2-4 with a 5.80 ERA ...

Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team handles Rutgers on Thursday, 71-64

ANN ARBOR (AP) — The stage is set for another Michigan-Ohio State showdown — this time on the hardwood. Franz Wagner scored 20 points and Mike Smith added 12 to lift No. 3 Michigan to a 71-64 victory over Rutgers on Thursday night. Hunter Dickinson added 10 points for the Wolverines, who ...

Ex-Michigan Wolverines quarterback Joe Milton to transfer

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan quarterback Joe Milton has entered the transfer portal, depleting coach Jim Harbaugh’s depth at the position. Milton made the announcement Thursday on Twitter. Milton wrote that he will have three years of eligibility remaining as a graduate transfer. He won the ...

Michigan Wolverines give athletic director Warde Manuel 5-year extension

ANN ARBOR (AP) — The University of Michigan and athletic director Warde Manuel have agreed on a five-year contract extension, shortly after the head of the department negotiated a new deal with football coach Jim Harbaugh. University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel recommended the move ...