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Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. | In the final seconds of his first victory at Michigan International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson could finally relax a bit.

June 15, 2014 5:45 pm
Arizona State will try for upset of unbeaten Irish

Arizona State will try for upset of unbeaten Irish

TOLEDO, Ohio | Arizona State coach Charli Turner Thorne outlined her team's plan for trying to pull off a monumental upset against unbeaten Notre Dame.

March 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Michigan hopes to rebound from 1st conference loss

Michigan hopes to rebound from 1st conference loss

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | For the first time since the start of Big Ten play, Michigan has to recover from a loss.

February 04, 2014 6:26 pm
Dantonio: 'No issues' with Buckeyes

Dantonio: 'No issues' with Buckeyes

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Mark Dantonio wants to make it abundantly clear there is no lingering animosity between him and the coaching staff at Ohio State.

December 03, 2013 7:00 pm
Purdue hangs close but falls to Michigan St.

Purdue hangs close but falls to Michigan St.

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Purdue kept it close against Michigan State — and that alone was a step in the right direction for the young Boilermakers.

October 19, 2013 7:45 pm
Michigan St. pulls away for win over Indiana

Michigan St. pulls away for win over Indiana

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State slowed Indiana's quick-paced offense — both by stopping the Hoosiers and keeping the ball away from them.

October 12, 2013 4:09 pm
Ohio State still looks formidable in Big Ten

Ohio State still looks formidable in Big Ten

The Big Ten has already started conference play — Wisconsin beat Purdue 41-10 last weekend — but this Saturday night is the first marquee game between league opponents.

September 25, 2013 5:22 pm
MAC remains stable amid realignment drama

MAC remains stable amid realignment drama

DETROIT | The Mid-American Conference will have a hard time topping the last 12 months, when Northern Illinois made it to the Orange Bowl and Central Michigan's Eric Fisher was the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.

July 23, 2013 5:15 pm
Detroit's financial uncertainty may spare sports teams

Detroit's financial uncertainty may spare sports teams

DETROIT | The Detroit Red Wings are hoping to play in a new arena soon, not far from where the Tigers are defending their American League title and the Lions will soon start another football season.

July 20, 2013 7:45 pm
Biffle holds on to win again at Michigan

Biffle holds on to win again at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. | Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup victory at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall in the final laps Sunday.

June 16, 2013 5:45 pm
Michigan's Robinson, McGary pass on upcoming NBA draft

Michigan's Robinson, McGary pass on upcoming NBA draft

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary are coming back to Michigan, hoping to form the nucleus of the Wolverines' next national title contender.

April 18, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Michigan facing NBA questions after Final Four run

Michigan facing NBA questions after Final Four run

After falling just short of a national title in a loss to Louisville, Trey Burke was asked about his relationship with Michigan coach John Beilein.

April 09, 2013 5:09 pm

McGary key in pushing Wolverines into title game

ATLANTA | In Michigan's final game of the regular season — with the Big Ten title on the line — Mitch McGary played only eight minutes. He scored two points, committed four fouls and couldn't keep Indiana from dominating the boards in a crushing one-point loss to the Hoosiers.

April 08, 2013 4:15 pm
Michigan's Beilein still loves to look back

Michigan's Beilein still loves to look back

ATLANTA | Earlier this week, John Beilein was asked to say a few words about the season he spent coaching Nazareth College — 30 years ago.

April 04, 2013 5:16 pm
Has Michigan turned a corner defensively?

Has Michigan turned a corner defensively?

ATLANTA | Michigan had all season to improve its defense, yet it still looked hopeless as recently as the Big Ten tournament.

April 03, 2013 5:04 pm
Another step for Michigan -- with a chance for more

Another step for Michigan -- with a chance for more

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Now that Michigan has finally made it back to the second week of the NCAA tournament, coach John Beilein will admit that, yes, this was a pretty important step for the Wolverines.

March 26, 2013 9:15 pm
Michigan breezes through VCU press in win

Michigan breezes through VCU press in win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. | Michigan made Havoc look helpless.

March 23, 2013 5:33 pm
Burke's defensive plays help Michigan beat MSU

Burke's defensive plays help Michigan beat MSU

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Trey Burke stole the ball from Keith Appling near midcourt and went in alone for a dunk with 22 seconds remaining, then made another steal in the final seconds to give No. 4 Michigan a pulsating 58-57 win over No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday.

March 04, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Michigan moves to No. 1 in AP poll

Michigan moves to No. 1 in AP poll

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | John Beilein acknowledged Monday afternoon that he had quite a few text messages on his phone.

January 28, 2013 4:58 pm
Bears beat Lions, but out of playoffs with Packers' loss

Bears beat Lions, but out of playoffs with Packers' loss

DETROIT | Jay Cutler led the Bears to victory, then uttered three words that must have felt awkward coming out of his mouth.

December 30, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Lynch leads N. Illinois to MAC title in OT

Lynch leads N. Illinois to MAC title in OT

DETROIT | Jordan Lynch and Northern Illinois won a MAC title game that lived up to the hype.

November 30, 2012 10:30 pm
BCS implications in NIU vs Kent St MAC title game

BCS implications in NIU vs Kent St MAC title game

DETROIT | The Mid-American Conference championship game this year has a lot more at stake than usual.

November 29, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Keselowski takes Chase opener, points lead

JOLIET, Ill. | Brad Keselowski began the season with a bit of goofiness, posting on Twitter during a red-flag stoppage at the Daytona 500.

September 16, 2012 6:00 pm

Spartans host Notre Dame amid memories of fake

Aaron Bates threw the pass, Charlie Gantt made the catch, and at that moment, everything seemed to change for Michigan State.

September 14, 2012 6:10 pm
Rose hits tying 3, Bulls beat Pistons

Rose hits tying 3, Bulls beat Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. | Derrick Rose scored 24 points, including a tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and the Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons for the 15th straight time, 100-94 in overtime Sunday night.

April 15, 2012 10:00 pm

Western Michigan takes on Purdue in Pizza Bowl

DETROIT | Western Michigan coach Bill Cubit was thrilled after he found out his team would be playing in a bowl close to home.

December 26, 2011 10:00 pm
The scramble is on for NBA teams with new coaches

The scramble is on for NBA teams with new coaches

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. | Lawrence Frank spent the offseason preparing, never sure when the uncertainty would end.

December 18, 2011 6:22 pm
Northern Illinois rallies to win MAC football title

Northern Illinois rallies to win MAC football title

DETROIT | Chandler Harnish helped Northern Illinois finish on the winning side of this fourth-quarter comeback.

December 02, 2011 11:35 pm
Northern Illinois takes on Ohio in MAC title game

Northern Illinois takes on Ohio in MAC title game

DETROIT |Chandler Harnish and Northern Illinois arrived at last year's Mid-American Conference title game with an undefeated league record and a spiffy national ranking.

December 01, 2011 6:30 pm
Spartans try to extend home streak on Senior Day

Spartans try to extend home streak on Senior Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. | The date was Nov. 21, 2009. Michigan State allowed four touchdowns in the third quarter of a blowout loss to Penn State, part of a tumultuous finish to a frustrating regular season.

November 18, 2011 8:50 pm
No. 17 Michigan holds off Western Illinois

No. 17 Michigan holds off Western Illinois

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | John Beilein gave his team credit for consistency, at least.

November 17, 2011 11:00 pm
Spartans try to get back on track against Gophers

Spartans try to get back on track against Gophers

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio isn't worried that his team will take Minnesota lightly.

November 04, 2011 8:55 pm
Tigers stay alive in ALCS, hold off Rangers

Tigers stay alive in ALCS, hold off Rangers

DETROIT | Justin Verlander helped save Detroit's season with a gutsy effort and the Tigers hit for a sudden cycle to break away from Texas in a 7-5 victory Thursday that cut the Rangers' lead to 3-2 in the AL championship series.

October 13, 2011 6:50 pm

Tigers beat Rangers 5-2 in Game 3 of ALCS

DETROIT | Doug Fister delivered another strong start in a game Detroit needed and Miguel Cabrera homered and hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Tigers past the Texas Rangers 5-2 Tuesday night in Game 3 of the AL championship series.

October 11, 2011 10:00 pm
Granderson, Burnett help Yankees beat Tigers 10-1

Granderson, Burnett help Yankees beat Tigers 10-1

DETROIT | T.F. South graduate Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most, leading New York past the Detroit Tigers 10-1 Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.

October 04, 2011 11:05 pm
Tigers rally from 7 down, beat White Sox

Tigers rally from 7 down, beat White Sox

DETROIT | Miguel Cabrera hit a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning, capping a stirring Detroit rally and lifting the Tigers to a 9-8 win over the White Sox on Saturday.

September 03, 2011 7:30 pm
Jackson, White Sox shut down Tigers

Jackson, White Sox shut down Tigers

DETROIT | Magglio Ordonez's groundball came right back up the middle and hit Edwin Jackson square in the back -- before caroming straight to third baseman Mark Teahen, who threw to first for the out.

July 16, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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White Sox rout Verlander, Tigers

White Sox rout Verlander, Tigers

DETROIT | Gavin Floyd allowed six hits into the eighth inning, outpitching Justin Verlander and leading the White Sox to an 8-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

July 15, 2011 10:00 pm
Tigers tackle slumping White Sox

Tigers tackle slumping White Sox

DETROIT | Justin Verlander pitched seven impressive innings through a misty rain, and Ryan Raburn drove in four runs to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 9-3 on Friday night.

April 22, 2011 10:00 pm
Michigan State seniors to play last home game when 11th-ranked Spartans host Purdue football team

Michigan State seniors to play last home game when 11th-ranked Spartans host Purdue football team

EAST LANSING, Mich. | As he prepared for the final home game of his college career, Michigan State's Greg Jones was asked to guess which senior might be the first to break down while saying goodbye to Spartan Stadium.

November 19, 2010 8:30 pm
Spartans stay unbeaten with win over Illinois

Spartans stay unbeaten with win over Illinois

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State's latest letdown lasted only a half — and that's one sign these Spartans could be headed for a memorable season.

October 16, 2010 6:06 pm

Spartans, ranked 13th, hope to avoid letdown tp Illini

EAST LANSING, Mich. | As pleased as Mark Dantonio is about gaining the upper hand in Michigan State's rivalry with Michigan, he's also proud of the way the Spartans have avoided letdowns after recent wins over the Wolverines.

October 15, 2010 8:30 pm

Scott Drew's Baylor squad heading to Houston

NEW ORLEANS | As Josh Lomers ambled over to the bench after fouling out, Baylor coach Scott Drew began waving his arms, asking the crowd to show his 7-footer some love.

March 21, 2010 12:00 am
Old Dominion edges Notre Dame 51-50

Old Dominion edges Notre Dame 51-50

NEW ORLEANS | As Carleton Scott's 3-pointer sailed toward the hoop and rattled around the rim, Old Dominion's Keyon Carter was already bracing for the possibility of a tie game.

March 18, 2010 1:40 pm Related

Fan releases poll on Arkansas football; methodology criticized

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | An Arkansas football fan commissioned a poll asking Razorbacks supporters if they're satisfied with embattled coach Houston Nutt.

June 19, 2007 12:00 am

H-F's Riley breaks record in weight throw

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. | Southern Illinois' Brittany Riley had the best mark in women's weight throw history Saturday, breaking her own record with a toss of 83 feet, 10.25 inches in the NCAA indoor track and field championships.

March 11, 2007 12:00 am

Taylor 'can't wait' for return to Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Jermain Taylor's last fight in Arkansas took place in a medium-sized arena on the state fairgrounds. He had an undefeated record and a mild following, but was only starting to become a household name in his home state.

November 08, 2006 12:00 am

Tiger Woods says in he's prepping for U.S. Open

ROLAND, Ark. | Tiger Woods is preparing to play in the U.S. Open.

May 31, 2006 12:00 am
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