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Michigan Sports

New York Knicks pull away down stretch to beat Detroit Pistons, 96-84

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK — Julius Randle had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and the New York Knicks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 96-84 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. The Knicks led by only one after three quarters but then limited Detroit to ...

Purdue women defeat Michigan State Spartans in Big 10 basketball tournament

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Karissa McLaughlin scored 17 points, Ae’Rianna Harris and Fatou Diagne posted double-doubles and ninth-seeded Purdue defeated eighth-seeded Michigan State 72-63 on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament. Harris scored 15 points, grabbed 10 ...

Michigan Wolverines women basketball team downs Nebraska in Big 10 tournament

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Amy Dilk scored 22 points, Naz Hillmon added 20 and seventh-seeded Michigan used a strong third quarter to defeat 10th-seeded Nebraska 81-75 on Thursday night in the second round of the Big Ten tournament. Leigha Brown and Isabelle Bourne combined for 22 points to put ...

No. 25 Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team thumps Nebraska, 82-58

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Zavier Simpson and Jon Teske got a nice surprise for their final home game at Michigan. Former coach John Beilein was in the crowd. “I did not know Coach Beilein was going to be here. I wanted to bring him down after the game because I knew ...

Abuse allegations, calls for state inquiry are only building around Michigan

By LARRY LAGE, DAVID EGGERT and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press YPSILANTI — More men came forward Thursday with allegations of sexual abuse by a late doctor at the University of Michigan, as the state’s attorney general insisted that the school must commit to cooperating with her office ...

Girls basketball players hear from former player who is now 104 years old

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP (AP) — A girls basketball team in the Grand Rapids area got a pep talk from a former player: a 104-year-old woman who played on the first squad at Comstock Park High School. “That was kind of a new thing: basketball,” Madelyn Klenk said of the 1930 team. WOOD-TV ...

Ex-wrestler sues University of Michigan over alleged doctor assaults

By ED WHITE Associated Press DETROIT — A man who was a college wrestler in the 1980s sued the University of Michigan on Wednesday, alleging that a school doctor molested him dozens of times despite the university knowing that he was a threat to athletes. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court ...

Crash kills 3 pro Frisbee players near Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — Three professional Frisbee players have died after they were involved in car crash en route to a team practice in Detroit, authorities said. Kevin Coulter, Drew Piet and Michael Cannon died after their vehicle was rear-ended Saturday evening on Interstate 96 in Ionia ...

Detroit Pistons’ Derrick Rose out at least 2 weeks with ankle sprain

DETROIT (AP) — Pistons guard Derrick Rose has a sprained right ankle and is expected to be re-evaluated in two weeks. The team announced Tuesday that Rose had an MRI that confirmed a grade two sprain. The 31-year-old Rose is averaging 18.1 points per game this season, his highest output ...

Former football, hockey players join University of Michigan sexual abuse case

ANN ARBOR (AP) — An attorney announced Tuesday that his firm represents more than a 40 people, including two former football players and an ex-hockey player, in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case. Parker Stinar told The Associated Press that one of his new clients helped the ...

Colorado Avalanche dump Detroit Red Wings, 2-1

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Gabriel Landeskog withstood a crunching hit while making a pass that sprung Logan O’Connor for a breakaway goal in the second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight ...

Detroit Pistons blow big early lead to lose at Sacramento Kings, 106-100

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento’s second unit got the Kings going after a sluggish start put them down by 17 points right out of the gate. De’Aaron Fox, still bothered by a lingering abdominal injury, provided an equally big lift down the ...