Darnold recovers from 1st-play pick-6, helps Jets rout Lions

DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold made a stellar debut despite throwing a pick-6 on his first NFL pass and the New York Jets intercepted five passes while routing the Detroit Lions 48-17 in their season open...

Harbaugh, Michigan counting on ex-Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was hailed as a savior when he came back to Michigan, a former star quarterback tasked with returning college football's winningest program to glory. ...

Jordan Zimmermann, Tigers beat light-hitting Cubs 2-1

DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann pitched six effective innings, Victor Martinez had three hits and the Detroit Tigers beat the slumping Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Tuesday night. Zimmermann ...

Cubs acquire 2B Murphy in trade with Nationals

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago Cubs know all too well what Daniel Murphy can do at the plate. So they are very much looking forward to playing alongside him for a change. ...

Giants' Barkley misses practice, Lions' Glasgow leaves it

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Saquon Barkley stood and watched, for the most part, resting his strained left hamstring as the New York Giants practiced against the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. ...

NASCAR's Big 3 running strong entering Michigan race

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR's Big 3 has essentially lapped the competition. Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. have combined to win 16 of 22 races and haven't allowed t...

Jim France choosing to stay quiet as interim head of NASCAR

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jim France seems to be choosing to stay in the shadows, declining to let the public hear from him as the interim chairman and CEO of NASCAR. France is not expe...

Lions CB Slay insists he wasn't frightened by injury scare

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay insists he was not scared when his right knee needed to be evaluated during practice. Slay limped off the field Wednesda...

JaCoby Jones' 2-run HR lifts Tigers to 2-1 win over Indians

DETROIT (AP) — JaCoby Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Saturday night. Blaine Hardy (4-3) gave...

Tavares and who else? Top names to watch in NHL free agency

The NHL's best rarely make it to free agency. Teams tend to re-sign their top players, keeping them off the market and on their rosters. That leaves a slew of solid veterans and jour...

Jed Lowrie hits game-winning RBI in A's 3-0 win over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Jed Lowrie hit an RBI double in the fourth inning and Chris Bassitt pitched six innings, helping the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 Wednesday night. The...

Michigan State trustee calls for school president to resign

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University board trustee Brian Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately. Mosallam released a statement Friday morni...

AP sources: Pistons, Dwane Casey agree to 5-year deal

DETROIT (AP) — Dwane Casey has agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Detroit Pistons, two people familiar with the situation have told The Associated Press. The peop...

Kinsler, Valbuena, Maldonado homer and Angels top Tigers 9-2

DETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler hit a three-run homer, Luis Valbuena went deep twice and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 9-2 on Tuesday night. Nick Tropeano (3-3) made the ...

Jutanugarn, Masson, Kang, Olson share LPGA Tour lead

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Moriya Jutanugarn , Caroline Masson, Danielle Kang and Amy Olson shot 6-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Volvik Championship. ...