The Chicago Cubs have claimed outfielder Phillip Ervin off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Ervin spent time with Cincinnati and Seattle during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, batting .149 with four RBIs in 37 games. He was
The Detroit Lions have closed their training facility after two people within the franchise tested positive for COVID-19. The Lions say players and coaches will have virtual meetings Tuesday. Detroit is scheduled to play the Tampa
Quarterback Justin Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on the Associated Press All-Big Ten football team. Lineman Daviyon Nixon of Iowa is the defensive player of
The Lakeshore High School Football season has officially come to an end. In a letter to players and parents, the district announced that they will be opting out of the remainder of the playoffs. The letter
This week’s Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll. First-place votes are in parentheses, records are as of Dec. 20… 1. Gonzaga (61) 4-0 2. Baylor (3) 5-0 3. Kansas 7-1 4.
The Detroit Lions have fired special teams coordinator Brayden Coombs. The team announced the move a day after falling to 1-2 under interim coach Darrell Bevell and 5-9 overall this season. Former Detroit coach Matt Patricia
Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge to resolve misdemeanor drunken driving charges stemming from his arrest nearly 10 months ago on a freeway in the Phoenix area. La
Second-ranked Clemson and fourth-ranked Notre Dame headline The Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams and individual awards for the 2020 season. The Tigers had a league-high 10 selections after voting by 14 sports writers who cover
Clark Lea has wanted to be the football coach at Vanderbilt most of his life. He now has the job big enough to lure him away from being defensive coordinator at Notre Dame. Lea says his
The Detroit Pistons have waived forward Dzanan Musa. The Pistons announced the move Sunday. Detroit acquired Musa from the Brooklyn Nets last month. He appeared in one preseason game and had one rebound and one assist
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Dec. 18 – The three remaining Fall tournaments still to be completed this 2020 season by the Michigan High School Athletic Association will resume, with teams allowed to restart practice Monday, Dec.
Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney both expressed concerns Friday about playing a College Football Playoff semifinal game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day if players’ families aren’t allowed
Northwestern quarterback Peyton Ramsey grew up around the Ohio State mystique. The son of a high school football coach in Cincinnati watched others in the football-crazed state gather round television sets to watch their beloved Buckeyes
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 1 All-State Team… DIVISION 1 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Weston Jones, Romeo OL – Giovanni El-Hadi, Stevenson OL – Rocco Spindler, Clarkston OL – Garrett
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 2 All-State Team… DIVISION 2 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Josh Thompson, Fenton OL – Caden DeWald, Birmingham Seaholm OL – Kyle Fugedi, Livonia Franklin OL
The Chicago Blackhawks are going to remain the Blackhawks and there is no sign of a change coming anytime soon. Speaking publicly for the first time since baseball’s Cleveland Indians announced they plan to change their
Buffalo tries for its first Mid-American Conference title since 2008 when the Bulls face Ball State tonight at Ford Field. The roles between these two teams were actually reversed the last time Buffalo won the conference.
Indiana’s Tom Allen was chosen Big Ten Coach of the Year by both the coaches and media in separate votes. The seventh-ranked Hoosiers are having one of their best seasons in decades at 6-1. They are
The Detroit Lions travel to Tennessee to face the Titans this Sunday with Tennessee having a chance to secure their third playoff berth in four seasons. The Titans need a victory and losses by other teams.
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 3 All-State Team… DIVISION 3 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Blake Monroe, Thornapple Kellog OL – Tayvid Elmore, Muskegon OL – Michael McAninch, Jackson Parma Western
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 4 All-State Team… DIVISION 4 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Logan Murrray, Flint Powers OL – Ru’Quan Buckley, Godwin Heights OL – Caleb Tiernan, Detroit Country
David Ross knew changes in the front office were likely when he was hired to manage the Chicago Cubs prior to last season. He wasn’t so surprised when Theo Epstein stepped down as president of baseball
The Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis on Saturday marks what No. 3 Ohio State hopes is the final step on the path to the College Football Playoff. The Buckeyes’ meeting with No. 15 Northwestern is
The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Jaime Faulkner as President of Business Operations and promoted general manager Stan Bowman to President of Hockey Operations. Danny Wirtz — chairman Rocky Wirtz’s son — becomes chief operating officer after
Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence gets his chance against Notre Dame’s Ian Book, something the Tigers’ junior missed when the teams met in November. Lawrence was sidelined with COVID-19 then and watched Book rally the Fighting Irish to
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 5 All-State Team… DIVISION 5 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Ethan Schmid, Belding OL – Cole Wiese, Freeland OL – Bo Poljan, Lansing Catholic Central OL
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 6 All-State Team… DIVISION 6 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Tyler Bowles, Clinton OL – Walker Martin, Montague OL – Cameron Keller, Jonesville OL – Jaden
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year. The vote for Fields by the conference’s coaches and media was hardly a surprise considering how dominant he and No. 3 Ohio
An ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at Michigan has forced the Wolverines to cancel their football game at No. 18 Iowa on Saturday. This will be the third straight game canceled. The Wolverines didn’t play Dec. 5 at
The 2020 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Division 7 All-State Team… DIVISION 7 ALL-STATE First Team Offense OL – Blake Smithers, Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker OL – Toby MacPhee, Bad Axe OL – Connor Webb, Schoolcraft