WASHINGTON (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a "blind eye" to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
ANN ARBOR — Jim Harbaugh has a lot on his plate at Michigan, leading college football’s winningest team that is desperately seeking another level of success.
FRUITPORT — Forced to play matches inside their larger basketball gym last year, Fruitport volleyball didn’t have quite the same home atmosphere they’re used to in 2020.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where they say they are reported on Monday a record number of transactions over the first weekend of the NFL season.
The air is expected to be thick. The temperature could touch 90 degrees. Standard weather this time of year in South Florida, where Michigan State football will face the Miami Hurricanes at high noon on Saturday.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — It had been 693 days since Grand Haven’s last OK Red football victory, on their way to a playoff berth.
Free Press writer Rainer Sabin answers three questions after Michigan football defeated Washington, 31-10, Saturday in Ann Arbor.
EAST LANSING — Michigan State football head coach Mel Tucker rotated his defensive and offensive linemen liberally at Northwestern. Not so much so at other positions.
SPRING LAKE TWP. – For the first 24 minutes on Friday night, Grabinski Field was swelling with adversity – the Lakers were tested and were searching for a breakthrough on a night honoring the third class of Spring Lake athletic Hall of Famers.
Grand Haven's annual Bucs Pride football game took place Friday night at Gene Rothi Field. Survivors took a lap before the game, then the Buccaneer players wore purple jerseys featuring the names of those who have battled cancer.
DETROIT — Dan Campbell is taking over a team that isn’t supposed to win much this year and is leading a franchise as synonymous with losing as any in the NFL over the last several decades.
Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer Jack Morris will return to the broadcast booth Friday after serving a 23-day suspension for an apparent racist comment he made toward Los Angeles Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani, Bally Sports Detroit senior vice president/general manager Greg Hammaren confirmed to…
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — After running solely as a fundraiser last year, the annual Bucs’ Pride football game on Friday night will have an extra-special meaning for a pair of Grand Haven players.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of the NAACP and a group of students have filed a federal civil rights complaint against the University of Texas for its continued use of school song “The Eyes of Texas,” which has racist elements in its past.
Nobody knows, not for sure. Nobody knows if Brad Holmes and Dan Campbell are the history-busting, culture-cultivating duo they aim to be, or seem to be. Nobody knows if Jared Goff is a decent quarterback who went along for a Super Bowl ride in Los Angeles, or an underrated quarterback who ne…
DETROIT — A suburban Detroit mortgage company led by a former Michigan State walk-on will pay $500 a month to all football players and members of the men’s basketball team.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari said he contracted COVID-19 after being vaccinated, but pointed out he is relieved the shot did its job in leaving him with mild symptoms.
It’s almost as if the NFL is emulating college football heading into the 2021 season. Yes, the Buccaneers are the defending champions and the Packers deservedly have title aspirations.
There were times, back when Alan Haller was working for the Michigan State University Police, things would be slow and he’d have time to think.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — After plans for a 2020 ceremony were set aside by COVID-19, Spring Lake’s athletic Hall of Fame will induct four new members and one team later this week.
After a much-needed long weekend, student-athletes can settle in and prepare for the long grind of the school day and spending time with friends and teammates on their teams.
Ann Arbor — Daxton Hill and Aidan Hutchinson were expected to be the centerpieces of first-year defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald’s defense, and in Michigan’s season-opening victory against Western Michigan, they were the primary disruptors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The remade U.S. soccer team quickly got itself into trouble in World Cup qualifying, wasting Brenden Aaronson's second-half goal when Cyle Larin scored to lift Canada into a 1-1 draw Sunday night.
SPRING LAKE — Whatever questions there were about game speed, about readiness, Spring Lake answered them in six plays on Thursday night.