Two of the area’s top individual basketball players were given all-state honors on Tuesday.
CANTON TOWNSHIP (AP) — The University of Michigan is sending a letter to thousands of former student-athletes, asking them to speak with investigators from a law firm it hired to lead a probe into a deceased doctor accused of molesting people going back decades.
DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to the majors, he couldn't get past the security guards at Briggs Stadium.
DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Famer Al Kaline, longtime star for the Detroit Tigers, dies at 85, family friend tells AP.
EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman defended basketball coach Tom Izzo on Thursday after Izzo was accused in an ESPN report of contacting a witness who was part of a 2017 criminal sexual conduct investigation involving one of his players.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gonzaga and Michigan stood out in a study that seeded men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament brackets based on graduation rates, academic success and diversity in the head-coaching ranks.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse football coach Frank Maloney, who succeeded the winningest coach in school history when the program was in decline, has died. He was 79.
Before her arrival in high school, Hannah Spitzley used to spend her time at the top of the bleachers as part of the film crew for the Pewamo-Westphalia girls basketball program.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The five 3D printers at NASCAR's Research & Technology center – two delivered in February and installed less than two weeks ago -- are typically focused on composite parts and working on an updated stock car.
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos have finalized a three-year, $7 million deal with free agent punter Sam Martin, the third former Detroit Lions player signed by general manager John Elway this month.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Michigan State basketball player is asking the Michigan attorney general's office to investigate, according to a published report.
After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women's Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. They intended to take advantage of a full week off before the NCAA Tournament by making visiting as many potential recruits as possible.
The most famous timeout called in the history of the NCAA Tournament has been variously called the biggest mistake, the biggest choke, the most embarrassing gaffe, all because that timeout didn't actually exist.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan promoted Clayton Bates to be its basketball coach Saturday, with its athletic director saying the coronavirus crisis impacted the school's search.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that golf courses and tobacco shops should close for three weeks to abide by her stay-at-home order.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The NFL hosted a virtual meeting for current and former players along with their significant others to share financial advice and answer questions in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic.
YPSILANTI (AP) — Evan Mobley of California, Cade Cunningham of Texas and Emoni Bates of Michigan were named the finalists Thursday for Gatorade’s national player of the year in high school basketball.
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan has hired a new law firm to lead the investigation into allegations a deceased doctor molested hundreds of people.
DETROIT (AP) — Benton Harbor's Carlos "Scooby" Johnson is Michigan’s Mr. Basketball for 2020, a season that was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has recommended that a former Michigan State football staff member's claims against former Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio, former athletic director Mark Hollis and former school President Lou Anna Simon should be dismissed.
The number of known coronavirus cases within the NBA doubled to 14 on Thursday, when Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics pleaded with people to take social distancing more seriously and the league ordered all teams to shutter their training facilities indefinitely.
EDITOR'S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game story, from 1993,…
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60 of Traverse City, died Friday, April 3, 2020 at home. Visitation will be held Friday, April 10, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. at Brandt Cemetery, 2587 Brandt Road, Jordan Township, Mancelona. Arrangements …
TRAVERSE CITY [mdash] Lawrence H. Whiteford, 88, of Traverse City, passed away April 3, 2020, at the French Manor Living in Traverse City with his son, Greg, by his side. Larry was born on Feb. 19, 1932 to the late Hugh and Carol (Green) Whiteford in Mancelona. Larry proudly served the Unite…
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