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Michigan Sports

Lions bounce back from another ugly loss to stun Cardinals

DETROIT — A week ago, the Detroit Lions looked as if they had finished their season early. After avoiding a winless season by beating the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 5, the Lions went to Denver and were taken apart in a 38-10 loss. At 1-11-1, they looked as if they were a team playing out the ...

Lions lose even more key players in blowout loss

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions knew they didn't have much of a chance Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Not only were they going in with a 1-10-1 record, but their roster had also been decimated by illness. Several players were in the league's COVID-19 protocol and others were fighting ...

Petras back as starting QB for Iowa in Big Ten title game

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Spencer Petras will be the starting quarterback when No. 15 Iowa plays second-ranked Michigan in the Big Ten championship game on Saturday night. Petras was listed first on the depth chart released at the start of the week, and coach Kirk Ferentz made it official ...

AP source: Tigers, Báez agree to $140 million, 6-year deal

Javier Báez is taking his high motor to Motor City. Báez has agreed to a $140 million, six-year contract with Detroit, giving the Tigers a dynamic bat for the middle of their order. Báez, who turns 29 on Wednesday, hit .265 with 31 homers and 87 RBIs in 138 games with the Cubs and Mets ...

No. 8 Michigan tunes up for Ohio State, routs Terps 59-18

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — By the time the fourth quarter began, it was OK for Cade McNamara and Michigan to look ahead. McNamara threw for two touchdowns, Hassan Haskins ran for two, and the No. 8 Wolverines did their part to raise the stakes of next weekend's showdown with Ohio State, ...

Comedy of errors as Steelers, Lions slog to 16-16 tie

PITTSBURGH — Detroit’s long losing streak is over. The threat of a winless season still remains. For now, the Lions will take it, no matter how ugly it looks. The Lions slogged their way to a 16-16 tie in dreary Pittsburgh on Sunday, surviving a nearly four-hour marathon against the Ben ...