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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would legalize sports betting and internet gambling under bills approved Tuesday by a legislative panel, as lawmakers worked to send the measures to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer by week's end.

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The 2019 Associated Press Division Eight-Player, All-State football team, selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers:

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first three plays for David Blough and the Detroit Lions on Sunday were an ominous sign. The rookie quarterback's first two passes were deflected at the line of scrimmage. Then he was sacked for a 6-yard loss.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s long-dominant defense had been slipping for the past several weeks, a proud and seasoned group that needed to get its edge back.

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KALAMAZOO (AP) — Brandon Johnson scored 19 points including a layup as time expired for the margin of victory as Western Michigan beat Youngstown State 66-64 on Saturday. Johnson also led the team with 16 rebounds.

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ANN ARBOR (AP) — Franz Wagner led a balanced scoring effort for No. 4 Michigan with 18 points, and the Wolverines opened Big Ten play with a 103-91 victory over Iowa on Friday night, overcoming 44 points by Luka Garza.

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Kayla Robbins scored 23 points and No. 24 Michigan rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime and beat Syracuse 84-76 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game on Thursday night.

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DETROIT (AP) — It was just over a year ago that Central Michigan introduced Jim McElwain as its new football coach, and at that point, the Chippewas were about as far from a championship as possible.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie scored 18 of her season-high 24 points in the second half and No. 8 Florida State remained undefeated by rallying for a 78-68 victory over No. 19 Michigan State on Thursday night.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. Other than additional injuries to important players and perhaps some pride in a fourth-quarter rally in Seattle that fell a bit short, that is.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After losing multiple contributors from last season's NCAA Tournament team, Iowa planned to lean on junior center Luka Garza more than ever in 2019-20.

This Week's Circulars

WILLIAMSBURG [mdash] Dennis Eugene Mull, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 7, 2019. He was born in Ypsilanti. Denny is survived by his beloved wife, Susan Mull; sons, Tom and Mark Mull; sister, Myla Somers (Norm); and brothers, Ron (Jearl) and Joey (Colleen). Denny was also dearly loved by his step…

FRANKFORT [mdash] Sharron Sue Davy, 78, died Dec. 5, 2019 at her home in Frankfort. Her loving husband was at her side. She was born in Petoskey in 1941 the daughter of George and Frances Shook. Sharron grew up in Detroit. In 1962 Sharron married Thomas Davy. Together they raised three child…

INTERLOCHEN [mdash] Lois Joan Waulkazoo, 78, of Interlochen, died Dec. 4, 2019 at her home. Born in 1941, she was the daughter of William Hugh Milton and Anna Pearl Hamilton. Lois will be remembered by her family and friends as a loving wife, mother and sister. She will be missed by all who …