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Markusson carries Loyola Marymount over S. Utah 85-83

Nov. 25, 2020 11:41 PM EST

Freshman Jalin Anderson hit a short baseline jumper as time expired and Loyola Marymount gave new coach Stan Johnson a first win to remember, edging Southern Utah 85-83 in the season opener on Wednesday night. After John Knight III tied the game with a three-point play with 17.8 seconds remaining, Eli Scott,...

Tigers hire Michigan's Chris Fetter as pitching coach

Nov. 6, 2020 8:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Chris Fetter as pitching coach. The Tigers announced the move Friday, along with three other picks for new manager AJ Hinch's staff. Juan Nieves was promoted to assistant pitching coach, Josh Paul remains on the staff as a quality control coach, and Ramon Santiago...

Two-sport standout Tom Yewcic dies at age 88

Oct. 24, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Tom Yewcic, a multisport standout who played one game at catcher for the Detroit Tigers before spending several years as a punter with the Boston Patriots, has died. He was 88. An obituary posted on the website of Keefe Funeral Home in Massachusetts said Yewcic died Tuesday. Yewcic...

Former AP sports writer Ken Rappoport dead at age 85

Oct. 13, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

Some people light up a room with their smile. Ken Rappoport could energize an entire arena or stadium with his laugh. Not to mention his zest for life, sense of humor and compassion for anyone who knew him. Rappoport, a long-time sports writer for The Associated Press and author of more than 100 books, died...

Washington baseball hit for minor recruiting violations

Oct. 9, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s baseball program has been placed on probation for one year after the NCAA ruled the school had committed recruiting violations by paying for the travel of parents accompanying prospects on official visits, the NCAA committee on infractions announced Friday. Washington...