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Michigan's Livers forgoing NBA, returning to Wolverines

Jul. 17, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Isaiah Livers is returning for his senior season. Livers announced Friday he was removing his name from NBA draft consideration and said he was excited to come back to Ann Arbor. “While it was a limited process due to COVID-19, I want to thank all the NBA teams who...

Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo, standing next to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, addresses the state, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Lansing, Mich. Izzo, women's coach Suzy Merchant and University of Michigan women's coach Kim Barnes Arico joined the governor her at a news conference to push mask wearing. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)

Michigan has most virus cases in 2 months; Izzo backs masks

Jul. 15, 2020 11:41 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Wednesday reported its biggest increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in nearly two months, leading Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to say she may be forced to reimpose some restrictions if the upward trajectory holds. Whitmer again pleaded with people to wear face coverings in...

A crow sits on fencing erected around the Epsom Downs racecourse, in Epsom, England, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The Derby annual horse race will take place behind closed doors on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The Latest: Oklahoma athletics cutting $13.7M from budget

Jul. 2, 2020 12:43 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Oklahoma athletics department has announced $13.7 million in budget cuts it blames on fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, including a 10% salary drop for any employee earning at least $1,000,000 per year. Athletic...

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announces a new executive order in response to the rising COVID-19 cases in the state, during a news conference in Phoenix on Monday, June 29, 2020. The governor ordered bars, nightclubs and water parks to close again for at least a month starting Monday night — a dramatic about-face as coronavirus cases surge in the Sunbelt. (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool)

The Latest: Nets' DeAndre Jordan says he has coronavirus

Jun. 29, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ DeAndre Jordan says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and won’t be joining the Brooklyn Nets in Florida when the NBA season resumes. Jordan announced his status on Twitter, hours after fellow Nets player Spencer...

Michigan announces Smith, Brown joining basketball program

Jun. 25, 2020 1:15 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officially announced Wednesday that Mike Smith and Chaundee Brown are joining the basketball program as transfers. The school says both players have been admitted. Smith has immediate eligibility, and Michigan is assessing the potential for an NCAA waiver for Brown. The...