AP sources: Jones traded to Blackhawks, gets 8-year deal

National Sports

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Seth Jones is going to the Chicago Blackhawks. Chicago acquired the star defenseman from the Columbus Blue Jackets before the NHL draft began Friday, according to three people with knowledge of the move. Jones also has agreed to terms on a $76 million, eight-year contract ...

Crush closes regular season with 11-3 victory

Local Sports

CHASSELL — In the final game of the regular season for both teams, Crush-Diamond House International-Baby E’s BBQ earned an 11-3 victory over Superior Service in Chassell. Superior struck first as their lead-off batter, Josie Connors, rocked out a double. She later scored on another ...

NHL roster freeze lifts, flat cap prompts money-saving moves

Michigan Sports

Carolina traded its playoff starting goaltender to Detroit to avoid arbitration. Philadelphia sent a high draft pick to Arizona to take on a pricey defenseman. The New York Rangers gave a back-to-back Stanley Cup winner a contract reigning champion Tampa Bay never could have afforded. The ...

Haase, Tigers win 7th straight, finish sweep of Rangers

Michigan Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games by topping the slumping Texas Rangers 7-5 on Thursday. Zack Short and Victor Reyes also homered for the Tigers, who completed a four-game ...

Harbaugh, Frost resolute about resurrecting programs

Michigan Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — As their paths crossed at Big Ten Media Days, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Nebraska coach Scott Frost appeared to have one thing in common: They are at a crossroads in their careers. Both have been humbled in recent years. Both need to win now, quite possibly, to save ...