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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Colleges athletes could be paid for the use of their names, images or likeness rights under bipartisan legislation approved Wednesday by the Michigan House, which overwhelmingly sent the bills to the Senate for consideration.

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are beginning a search for a candidate who could became the team’s general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski, in a contract year and trying to up his value in free agency, gave Roger Penske a victory on what should have been the most celebrated day in motorsports but was instead just a 6-plus hour NASCAR show.

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GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — There is nothing quite like the experience of live baseball. The grass, the dirt, the sunshine and the chalk lines underneath abundant sunshine, sunsets or bright lights. Overpriced beers and the right mix of action and leisure — it is hard to imagine all of that without …

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of threatening a shooting at Ohio State University and vowing to hurt players on the football team is now scheduled for a change of plea hearing, according to a Wednesday court filing.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard works relentlessly at his rural South Carolina home to prepare for another football season. He's also wary of pushing too hard, knowing a minor injury could become a major setback given the dearth of medical experts in his area.

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DETROIT (AP) — A judge dismissed criminal charges Wednesday against former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon, who was accused of lying to investigators in 2018 as they tried to learn what she knew years earlier about sexual assault complaints involving Larry Nassar.

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan said Wednesday that it is seeking to remove a law firm it hired to handle lawsuits following hundreds of allegations of sexual abuse by Dr. Robert Anderson, a sports doctor who worked at the school for decades.

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A judge’s dismissal of criminal charges against former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon is the latest development from the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal that has rocked the school.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Like a principal walking through a hushed hallway on the first day of school, Cheryl Nygaard felt the emotional surge of relief and pride last week as the Minnesota Vikings director of information technology peeked in on the video conference sessions set up for this most u…

EAST LANSING — A host of rules changes adopted by the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Representative Council this week creates big impacts in hockey, basketball, soccer and skiing in particular.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana football coach Tom Allen confirmed left tackle Coy Cronk is out for the season and will undergo surgery after suffering a lower leg injury against Connecticut.

“No one runs that well their first time there,” Earnhardt texted Alex Bowman. But it wasn’t Bowman’s first time behind the wheel of a Cup Series car at Martinsville. It was his fifth. In his defense, Earnhardt wasn’t the only person to make that mistake, either.

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Brad Keselowski doesn’t let his busy NASCAR schedule get in the way of supporting his hometown team, the University of Michigan.

This Week's Circulars

James "Jim" Joseph Beckett, 97, passed away at home in the care of family on Friday, May 29, 2020. Jim's full obituary and service details will appear in a later edition of the Record Eagle. Jim and his family are in the care of the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

, 64, of Fife Lake, passed Thursday, May 28, 2020. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Kalkaska Baptist Church. The funeral service will be held at noon, Wednesday, June 3 at Kalkaska Baptist Church with final visitation at 10 a.m. until time of service. Bu…

passed away early Monday morning, June 1, 2020. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be published on June 6 and 7.