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  • NASCAR: Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega
    20 October
    TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race. The Rochester Hills native had to win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to stay…
  • Lions rally late for 24-23 win over Saints
    20 October
    DETROIT (AP) - Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Saints were in control late in…
  • World Series: Getting ready for Game 1
    20 October
    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The wait is almost over. The opening game of the World Series is just a day away. Game 1 for the Giants and Royals will be played tomorrow night in Kansas City with James Shields getting the ball for the home…
  • H.S. FOOTBALL Week 9 Friday, Oct. 24
    20 October
    Non-LeagueSandusky at Capac--6:30 p.m. on 97.7 WTGV-FMBrown City at AlgonacArmada at MarletteMillington at Cros-LexBad Axe at UblyHarbor Beach at USAYale at North BranchReese at Whittmore-PrescottHighland Park Renaissance Academy at Elkton Pigeon Bay Port LakersVassar at FrankenmuthMemphis at Burton AthertonMacomb Lutheran North at RichmondSouthfield Christian at…
  • No. 8 Spartans ready for showdown with Coleman
    17 October
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - No. 8 Michigan State may face its biggest defensive challenge of the season Saturday even though Indiana won't be at full strength. The Hoosiers are already without starting quarterback Nate Sudfeld and may be without backup Chris Covington. They still have…
  • Michigan president addresses athletic concerns
    17 October
    FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Michigan President Mark Schlissel says he's being "thoughtful and deliberative" in examining issues facing the school's athletic department. Athletic director Dave Brandon and football coach Brady Hoke have been criticized in recent weeks, particularly after quarterback Shane Morris was not immediately…
  • Everything coming together for Detroit's DL
    17 October
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley are controlling the interior, while Ziggy Ansah, a healthy Jason Jones and the surprising George Johnson provide extra support from the outside. Everything is finally coming together for Detroit's talented defensive line. The main question…
  • WORLD SERIES: It'll be the Giants and Royals
    17 October
    KANSAS CITY (AP) - For the first time in 29 years the city of Kansas City is getting ready to host a World Series game. The first game of the 2015 Fall Classic will be next Tuesday when the Royals entertain the newly crowned champions…
  • Bush, Van Noy practice for Lions
    16 October
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Detroit running back Reggie Bush was able to practice Wednesday after missing the Lions' victory over Minnesota last weekend because of an ankle injury. The team listed Bush as limited Wednesday. The Lions face one of Bush's former teams Sunday…
  • Pistons beat Hornets 104-84 in preseason
    16 October
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Andre Drummond and Josh Smith both had double-doubles, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-84 in an NBA preseason game Wednesday. Drummond had 15 points and 14 rebounds, while Smith added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons,…
  • MLB-NLCS: Giants hope to finish off the Cards
    16 October
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - We could know the World Series matchup later this evening. The scene for the Fall Classic is half set as the Royals wrapped up the American League Championship yesterday by finishing off Baltimore in four straight. Tonight, the San Francisco Giants…
  • Detroit's Meeks out 8 weeks with back issue
    15 October
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks is expected to miss about eight weeks because of a stress reaction of his lower back. The Pistons announced the injury Tuesday. It was discovered following a CT scan Monday. Meeks signed a $19.5 million,…
  • Detroit's Dombrowski hoping to upgrade CF, bullpen
    15 October
    DETROIT (AP) - Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski says he would like to address the team's center-field situation and bullpen after Detroit won its fourth straight AL Central title but was swept out of the playoffs in the division series. Detroit's relief pitching was shaky…
  • No. 8 Michigan State still tweaking its defense
    15 October
    UNDATED (AP) - The pieces are in place. Now Michigan State's defense just needs a bit of fine-tuning. Coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday that the Spartans need to allow fewer "explosive' plays," defined by Michigan State as runs of 15 yards or more and passes…
  • Keselowski and Stewart fined for post-race fracas
    15 October
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR fined Brad Keselowski $50,000 and Tony Stewart $25,000 for their roles in the fracas after the race at Charlotte Motor Speedway over the weekend. Both drivers were also placed on probation. NASCAR said the penalties "are about maintaining a safe…
  • Caldwell-Pope injured as Pistons fall to Wizards
    13 October
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope exited in the third quarter with a left knee injury, as the Detroit Pistons fell to the Washington Wizards 91-89 on Sunday. Caldwell-Pope, a second-year guard out of Georgia, fell underneath Washington's basket and needed assistance getting to the locker…
  • Big D: Lions dominate Bridgewater, Vikings 17-3
    13 October
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Tahir Whitehead intercepted Teddy Bridgewater twice, Joique Bell put the game away with a fourth-quarter touchdown run, and the Detroit Lions beat the Minnesota Vikings 17-3 on Sunday. With Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush missing, the Lions played a low-risk game and…
  • Officials: Tax payments current at Joe Louis Arena
    13 October
    DETROIT (AP) - Officials say the company that leases Joe Louis Arena for Detroit Red Wings games is up to date on paying property taxes at the arena. The Detroit Free Press reports Olympia Entertainment paid its bill on time this summer and paid half…
  • Harvick wins as brawls ensue
    13 October
    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has moved into the third round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway. However, some of the best action occurred off the track. Harvick had to win a two-lap sprint to the finish to grab…
  • H.S. FOOTBALL Week 8 Friday, Oct. 17
    13 October
    GTC EastSandusky at MemphisHarbor Beach at Marlette 6:30PM ON WTGV-FM 97.7Ubly at Brown CityGTC WestVassar at Bad AxeElkton Pigeon Bay Port Lakers at ReeseCass City at USABluewaterCros-Lex at AlmontImlay City at YaleCapac at ArmadaRichmond at Algonac8-Man NCTLPeck at Deckerville 6:30pm on WBGV-FM COUNTRY 92.5Dryden at…
  • Teen with laser pointer banned from Lions games
    10 October
    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Lions have barred a teenager from all Ford Field events for using a laser pointer at a game against the Bills. Buffalo quarterback Kyle Orton and holder Colton Schmidt said they had a laser directed at them during a 17-14…
  • Caldwell-Pope, Drummond lead Pistons past Bucks
    10 October
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 20 points, Andre Drummond added 15 points and 16 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Milwaukee Bucks 94-80 on Thursday night in a preseason game. Former Pistons Khris Middleton and Brandon Knight led Milwaukee, which turned…
  • Red Wings open with a win, edge Bruins 2-1
    10 October
    DETROIT (AP) - Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal in the second period lifted Detroit to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in the Red Wings' season opener. Justin Abdelkader also scored for Detroit, which lost to the Bruins in the first round…
  • Caro High School ends football season early
    10 October
    (CARO) -- Caro High School has ended its varsity football season early due to player injuries with just three games left to play. Superintendent Mike Joslyn says the school was taking too much risk and three players had concussions. He says four or five players…
  • NASCAR: Petty inks Hornish
    09 October
    UNDATED (AP) - Sam Hornish Jr. has signed with Richard Petty Motorsports for a full-time ride in 2015. The three-time IndyCar Series champion last completed a full NASCAR Sprint Cup season in 2010. He'll replace Marcos Ambrose and drive the No. 9 Ford for Petty.…