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Michigan Sports

Cabrera hits career homer No. 502, Tigers beat Athletics 8-6

DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, No. 502 of his career, and drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers snapped a four-game skid with an 8-6 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Akil Baddoo and Harold Castro homered and ...

Michigan State leaves Northwestern guessing

EAST LANSING (AP) — Mel Tucker would not budge. Michigan State's second-year football coach was asked various questions, attempting to find out who he's starting at quarterback Friday night at Northwestern. Tucker had no interest in helping the Wildcats prepare for the season-opening ...

Man sent to prison for stealing from caddie college fund

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP (AP) — A man was sentenced to more than four years in prison Monday for stealing more than $600,000 from a college scholarship fund for caddies at one of Michigan's most exclusive golf clubs. "I can't take it back. I was wrong. I was in a downward spiral and I lost my ...

Athletes, worker challenge vaccine rules at schools

LANSING (AP) — Four female soccer players at Western Michigan University challenged the school's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for athletes Monday, saying it violates their Christian beliefs. The lawsuit came days after a Michigan State University employee sued to block its mandate, which ...

Goldschmidt 2 HRs, scores walk-off run, Cards beat Tigers

ST. LOUIS — Paul Goldschmidt homered twice and scored the game-ending run on Lars Nootbaar’s single in the 10th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday. Goldschmidt was intentionally walked to open the 10th and executed a one-out double steal with ...

Ball St favored to repeat as Mid-American Conference champs

When Ball State was picked to repeat as Mid-American Conference champion, coach Mike Neu shrugged off the prediction in his typically low-key manner. He knew the history. The last six league champs came from six different campuses. Only three teams have earned back-to-back crowns since the ...