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Michigan Sports

Minnesota Vikings look for chance to feast against Detroit Lions on Sunday

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. Other than additional injuries to important players and perhaps some pride in a fourth-quarter rally in Seattle that fell a ...

Past Michigan State Spartans’ recruit leads Duke Blue Devils over MSU, 87-75

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Vernon Carey Jr. showed Michigan State exactly what it’s missing. Carey had 26 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks to help No. 10 Duke dominate the 11th-ranked Spartans in an 87-75 victory Tuesday night. The 6-foot-10, 270-pound freshman ...

Ohio State Buckeyes run past Michigan Wolverines, 56-27

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Ohio State has turned what’s known as The Game into ITS Game, making one of the greatest rivalries in sports a one-sided series with little suspense. Chasing a national championship, not simply beating the Wolverines, is how the Buckeyes measure ...

Detroit Lions quarterback Jeff Driskel placed on injured reserve

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put quarterback Jeff Driskel on injured reserve. The Lions were already without injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, and then Driskel missed Thursday’s loss to the Chicago Bears with a hamstring injury. David Blough made his NFL debut at ...

Detroit Red Wings trade with Arizona Coytoes for goalie Eric Comrie

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. Detroit sent minor league defenseman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday’s deal. The 24-year-old Comrie was 2-3 with a 4.21 goals-against average in five games over the ...

Michigan State football team needs win over Maryland to become bowl eligible

EAST LANSING (AP) — Mark Dantonio has been down this road before at Michigan State. In 2012, the Spartans needed to win their final regular-season game to become bowl eligible, and they beat Minnesota that day behind 266 yards rushing by Le’Veon Bell. This weekend, Michigan State is in the ...