TRAVERSE CITY — Two Michigan natives are among the seven new roster additions announced Thursday by the Traverse City Pit Spitters.
SUTTONS BAY — Kingsley may have just established itself as the team to beat in the Northwest Conference.
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne Ellington and Cory Joseph scored 18 points apiece to help the Detroit Pistons snap a four-game losing streak with a 111-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Franchy Cordero woke up on Thursday in an 0-for-25 slump and he figured he’d end the day the same way. He wasn’t in the lineup for Boston’s series finale against Detroit.
TRAVERSE CITY — When two schools featuring Louisville pitching commits meet for the first time in their high school careers, one might have walked up to the diamond at Traverse City West expecting a dominant pitcher’s duel.
BOSTON (AP) — Jeimer Candelario hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Detroit Tigers stopped a six-game slide by holding off the Boston Red Sox for a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Pit Spitters announced the addition of seven more players for the 2021 season, including a pair from the Big Ten.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s next generation race car is finally here after two years of hype and hope that it will revolutionize the stock car series.
BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run homer, Nick Pivetta struck out eight over five innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the skidding Detroit Tigers 11-7 on Tuesday night.
DETROIT (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 23 points, including two free throws with 5.8 seconds left, and the Charlotte Hornets took another step toward the postseason with a 102-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan late Tuesday lifted an outdoor mask requirement except in gatherings of at least 100 people and in organized contact sports, and said teen athletes no longer must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if they are fully vaccinated.
DETROIT (AP) — Mo Bamba had 22 points and 15 rebounds — both career highs — and the Orlando Magic beat the Detroit Pistons 119-112 on Monday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford has cleared NBA health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and will return to the bench Wednesday night against Boston.
DETROIT (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning have not lost a game this season when leading after two periods. The last two NHL teams to pull off that feat in the regular season — Pittsburgh in 2016 and Chicago in 2015 — went on to hoist the Cup.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball returned from a 21-game absence with 11 points, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 107-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Sam Gagner scored to end an eight-round shootout and Thomas Greiss stopped 33 shots, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jameson Taillon earned his first win in exactly two years, Aaron Judge had three hits and three RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Saturday.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — After becoming the latest addition to Russell Wilson's arsenal of pass catchers, D'Wayne Eskridge took to social media to share a text message exchange with a friend.
HOUSTON (AP) — Amid major uncertainty surrounding Deshaun Watson, the Houston Texans selected Stanford quarterback Davis Mills with their first pick in the NFL draft on Friday night.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State said Friday it has informed football recruit Steffan Johnson that he will not be a part of the program following his arrest in Florida.
YPSILANTI (AP) — Michigan prep basketball star Emoni Bates said Friday he is reopening his recruitment after he said last year he was heading to Michigan State.
This Week's Circulars
82, of Interlochen, passed away May 4, 2021. John and his family are being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkoff Funeral Home & Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
74, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021. A virtual public webcasting of military honors will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at www.rjfh.tv. A fond farewell visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home.…