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Marlins top Burnes, Brewers 8-0

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trevor Rogers pitched six spotless innings, Corey Dickerson finished a triple shy of the cycle and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-0 on Monday night. Dickerson drove in three runs, two against Brewers starter Corbin Burnes (2-2), who had only allowed one ...

Peterson: How will Lions, Packers draft?

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The Detroit Lions have a long, and not very storied history, in the NFL draft. Despite finishing in the lower regions of the standings of the time, the Lions have constantly made picks that have made people scratch their heads. Without going into detail, you only have to look at the 2016 ...

Royals own best AL record, beat Tigers 3-2 for sweep

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DETROIT (AP) — These plucky Kansas City Royals are just full of surprises. Jarrod Dyson doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Royals bullpen preserved another lead, holding off the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Monday to complete a four-game sweep on the road for the first ...

Central Michigan QB seriously injured in off-campus shooting

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CHICAGO (AP) — An off-campus shooting left two Central Michigan University students, including quarterback John Keller, hospitalized Sunday for gunshot wounds. Officers with the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday to an apartment complex near ...

Brooks II named AP D4’s top player

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DETROIT (AP) — Pierre Brooks II will enter Michigan State this fall as a state champion, a Mr. Basketball award winner and The Associated Press Division 4 Player of the Year. It would be safe to say Brooks II has been successful in every way possible his senior year, leading Detroit ...

Hancock native Kero reflects on 100 career NHL games

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DALLAS — It isn’t often that a hockey player from the Copper Country gets the chance to play his favorite sport at the collegiate level. Playing professionally is even less likely. Making it to the National Hockey League is an even further difficult achievement. Factoring all of that ...

E-TC’s Borseth named U.P. Division 4’s top player

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Ewen-Trout Creek junior Jaden Borseth was named the Division 4 Player of the Year in the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association selections. Borseth was also named to the All-U.P. Dream Team. He didn’t have light company. Iron Mountain senior Foster Wonders, a Southern Illinois ...

Kansas City wins 4th straight, blank slumping Tigers 4-0

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DETROIT (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched five scoreless innings, and the Kansas City Royals kept Detroit’s offense quiet again in a 4-0 victory over the Tigers on Sunday. A day after the Royals prevailed 2-1 in a game that took 2 hours, 10 minutes, Duffy (3-1) allowed four hits while striking ...

Gabriel’s big save lifts Huskies to 1-0 win

Michigan Tech Sports

HOUGHTON — Erika Gabriel stopped a penalty kick and recorded her fourth shutout to assist the Huskies to a 1-0 home victory over Wisconsin-Parkside Friday afternoon at breezy Kearly Stadium in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference soccer. Forward Haley Ruiter scored the winning goal ...

Newly acquired Jakub Vrana scores 4, Red Wings top Stars 7-3

Michigan Sports

DETROIT — Jakub Vrana scored four goals in a game for the first time to help the Detroit Red Wings rout the Dallas Stars 7-3 Thursday night and match their total number of wins from last season. Detroit picked up its 17th victory in its 49th game, a year after winning 17 of 71 games in the ...

GM Brad Holmes has 1st shot to help Lions improve via draft

Michigan Sports

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions’ best and perhaps only chance to turn around their franchise is to finally figure out how to hit more than miss on NFL draft picks. The Lions have tried and failed to find a general manager with the ability to project if prospects have what it takes on and off ...

Former major leaguer Adrian Garrett dies at age 78

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Adrian Garrett, who spent eight seasons in the major leagues and then went on to a coaching career, has died. He was 78. Garrett died Thursday of pneumonia at Ascension Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle, Texas, New York Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz said Friday. Adrian Garrett’s younger brother, ...

Doncic, Mavs beat Pistons 127-117 to stop home skid

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DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 30 points and 10 rebounds, Kristaps Porzingis added 19 points and seven boards and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Detroit Pistons 127-117 on Wednesday night to stop a four-game home losing streak. Jalen Brunson scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half of a ...

Evans denies Baddoo, Pirates beat Tigers 4-2

Michigan Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Phillip Evans reached his glove above the fence in left field, and the ball bounced off it and back into the field of play. Not a catch — but not a home run either. “Maybe the play of the game,” Pittsburgh manager Derek Shelton said. “He brought back a homer, and it ...

NHL: Virus protocols not ‘relaxed’ for vaccinated players

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The NHL on Wednesday confirmed it has not guaranteed loosened virus protocols for players who are vaccinated after Vegas goaltender Robin Lehner ripped the league for what he said were unkept promises. "Nobody from the league has communicated to any player or club that any of our COVID ...

Pirates defeat Tigers 3-2 in doubleheader opener

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DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Anderson and the Pittsburgh Pirates are closing in on .500. Anderson pitched five solid innings, and the Pirates took the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday, 3-2 over the Detroit Tigers. Pittsburgh has won five of its last seven and is 8-9 on the season after ...

Kero scores in 100th NHL appearance; Stars win

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DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Detroit 5-2 on Tuesday night to sweep back-to-back games against the Red Wings and extend their winning streak to four games. Joe Pavelski, Tanner Kero, Blake Comeau and Jamie ...