Michigan Sports

Michigan State Spartans stymied on offense, lose 7-6 to Oregon in Redbox Bowl

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Justin Herbert did just enough to keep his streak intact for consecutive games with a touchdown pass. Make it an impressive 28 and counting for Oregon’s quarterback, the longest active streak in the nation among FBS schools. That ...

Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team pulls away from Binghamton, 74-52

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Iggy Brazdeikis scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, and No. 2 Michigan eventually pulled away for a 74-52 victory over Binghamton on Sunday. The Wolverines (13-0) led just 46-43 before a 19-4 run put the game away. Jordan Poole scored 18 points, and Zavier Simpson ...

Detroit Lions run roughshod over Green Bay Packers, 31-0

By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. — Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater lined up for a field goal but seemed a little antsy, gesturing with his arms like a quarterback calling for a shotgun snap. It turns out that was exactly what it was. Prater’s 8-yard pass on a fake ...

4th Michigan Wolverines football player opts out of playing in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — Michigan right tackle Juwann Bushell-Beatty has become the Wolverines’ fourth draft-eligible player to pull out of Saturday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against No. 10 Florida. Michigan spokesman Dave Ablauf confirmed to The Associated Press that Bushell-Beatty, a fifth-year ...

Stars right ship for Detroit Pistons in win over Washington

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — There’s no trophy for beating a slumping team like the Washington Wizards in late December. For Blake Griffin and the Detroit Pistons, though, Wednesday night’s victory felt like a big deal. After losing nine of 11, the Pistons went on a 23-2 ...

Michigan Wolverines move up to No. 2 in this college men’s basketball poll

(AP) — Duke moved to No. 1 after blowing out Kentucky in its season opener, only to lose the top spot two weeks later with a loss to Gonzaga in Maui. Well, the Blue Devils are back at No. 1. Buoyed by a win over No. 12 Texas Tech and Kansas’ loss at No. 18 Arizona State, Duke moved atop ...

Pay raise allows top women hockey players to stick with US team

By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer PLYMOUTH — Kelly Pannek is on pace to graduate from the University of Minnesota in the spring with a finance degree. With two internships in wealth management also on her resume, she is a prime candidate to get hired in the business world. The 2018 Olympic ...

Late free throw misses cost Detroit Pistons in 98-95 loss to lowly Atlanta

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons thought they had the right big guy on the line. With 23 seconds left and trailing the Atlanta Hawks by a point, it was Blake Griffin with two free throws instead of Andre Drummond, one of the worst free-throw shooters in league history. Griffin missed both ...

Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in overtime

TORONTO (AP) — Kasperi Kapanen was looking to get off the ice. Instead, he wound up scoring the game-winning goal in overtime. Kapanen scored his second goal of the game at 1:53 of overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Sunday night. Kapanen’s winner ...