While it has divided the student-athletes affected, there’s one element of the University of Michigan’s recent two-week shutdown striking families across the state as the Wolverines deal with COVID-19 complications.
NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on the field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown.
The Crystal Community Ski Club hosted an invitational at Crystal Mountain over the weekend, with several local racers earning strong finishes against teams from Bellaire, Cadillac and Traverse City.
Lions ownership didn’t even know who Brad Holmes was a couple of months ago. Now Sheila Ford Hamp is trusting a newly-hired, first-time general manager to trade away the most prolific passer in franchise history – and to get fair market value in return.
Michigan athletic department officials felt they had no choice but to shut down athletics for up to 14 days after receiving what they considered a mandate from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHSS). A spokesperson from the MDHSS said, however, it merely offered recomme…
ANN ARBOR (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing after several positive tests for the new COVID-19 variant that transmits at a higher rate.
DETROIT — Brady Rose grew up around the Muskegon Mona Shores football program, attending games when his father roamed the sidelines as the team's head coach while in grade school.
ATLANTA — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark with 755 homers and a legacy as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
Friday morning’s announcement of more delays for winter contact sports was an unwelcome surprise for MHSAA executive director Mark Uyl and high school athletes and coaches on Friday.
The Detroit Red Wings head on the road for the first time this season feeling good about themselves after a 2-2 start — but apprehensive about their first travel experience.
Detroit Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp and president Rod Wood deserve credit for this much: They’ve done a good job defining the culture they want for their team.
One week into the season, the Detroit Red Wings have split their first two series, beating two good opponents. With every game they distance themselves from last season’s disaster; with every game they prove something to themselves.
After three losing seasons in which they endured locker room strife and looked wayward on the field, the Detroit Lions have a new coach and new direction.
Sekou Doumbouya hasn’t yet emerged as a significant contributor for the Detroit Pistons in the early portion of his second NBA season. His playing time is down from last season, and when he has played, the flashes shown during preseason have been more sporadic.
With no way out, tennis players in lockdown are figuring out ways to keep themselves fit within the confines of their Melbourne hotel rooms as they prepare for the Australian Open.
Hello from Lake Orion, where Spring Lake is competing in the Division 3 state swim finals. I'll have updates throughout the day with the Lakers' results in their final action in fall sports.
Ice fishing has been quite a hot commodity since the new year began, flocking fisherman and filling buckets with a variety of panfish and the occasional northern pike.
HUDSONVILLE — After nearly 60 days without a competitive dive, Buccaneer junior Clare Duplissis finally was able to showcase her talents at the Division 1 state finals on Friday.
The business of the NFL works best with a bit of luck. The first-down marker is missed by an inch. The receiver drags his second foot inbounds just in time. The fumble bounces back in your arms. The holding call is missed … or made, stalling a drive, propelling a drive, ending a game.
DETROIT — When he was bigger, when his weight got up over 220 pounds, Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer felt stronger, his fastball and sinker were firmer and heavier – 95-97 mph. But then his right knee, the one he uses to push off the mound, blew out in 2018.
The Spring Lake ski team opened their conference season on Tuesday the 12th at Cannonsburg Ski Area. In order to safely conduct races this season, the Greater Grand Rapids High School Ski Conference has divided members into 3 divisions in order to limit the number of teams competing at one t…
After Wednesday's update from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the official start date for a handful of winter sports was pushed back yet again by two weeks.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The handful of swimmers preparing for this weekend’s state swim and dive finals have spent almost as much time out of the water as they have in it.
Wilbert Montgomery was running backs coach for the Baltimore Ravens when a young scout he took a liking to, while both were with the St. Louis Rams, came for a visit.
NORTON SHORES — Western Michigan Christian girls basketball coach Jeremy Goorman is thrilled to be back on the hardwood in 2021.
The NHL is bracing for bumps as it aims to pull off a season during the pandemic and the hope is that taxi squads will help teams stay on the ice.
In the final minutes of Friday’s surprising win over the Phoenix Suns, the Pistons went with a different look to the lineup. Instead of one of their regular lineups, they used rookie Saddiq Bey as the shooting guard, to go along with the starting frontcourt.
The Lions have tried every path and made every mistake imaginable when hunting for a new leader. They’ve gone for offensive gurus and defensive gurus, experienced guys and first-timers, well known and little known.
ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan has decided to stick with coach Jim Harbaugh, finalizing a new, five-year deal that cuts his guaranteed compensation but gives him an opportunity to make up for the financial loss if he can start winning championships.
Rich Hyde’s return to coaching Spring Lake girls basketball was a successful one, as 2020’s Division 2 district title was just as much as he could have asked for.
Robert Saleh spent a few hours Thursday interviewing with the Detroit Lions. Earlier in the week, he did the same with the Atlanta Falcons.