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Timberwolves beat Pistons 120-114, spoiling Griffin's return

Nov. 11, 2019 11:26 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves shot an abysmal 6 of 45 from 3-point range in a loss to Denver over the weekend. That evened out in a hurry against Detroit. Andrew Wiggins scored 33 points, and Minnesota spoiled Blake Griffin's return Monday night, beating the Pistons 120-114. The Timberwolves...

Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital

Nov. 11, 2019 10:19 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. No other details of the transplant were released Monday by Henry Ford Health System, which has scheduled a news conference Tuesday. The patient has asked...

Griffin, Rose return for Pistons against Minnesota

Nov. 11, 2019 7:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin is back in the lineup for the Detroit Pistons for the first time this season. Griffin missed Detroit's first 10 games with hamstring and knee issues, but he started Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Pistons went 4-6 without him. Point guard Reggie Jackson is...

Lions prepare for Stafford's uncertainty moving forward

Nov. 11, 2019 7:28 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — While saying another 139-game start streak would be "a long one," Matthew Stafford hopes to get back on the field as quickly as possible. The Lions quarterback knew Saturday night that he would not start Sunday's game in Chicago but held out hope until the morning of that day he...

Former Spartan, NFL receiver Charles Rogers dies at age 38

Nov. 11, 2019 4:38 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State star and Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers has died at the age of 38. A woman who identified herself as Cathy Rogers, his mother, confirmed the death Monday in a phone call from The Associated Press. Other details were not immediately known. Marshall Thomas, Rogers'...

Mantha scores late, Red Wings beat Golden Knights 3-2

Nov. 10, 2019 9:25 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Mantha did not play a great game. He did make the big play. Mantha scored with 30.9 seconds left to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night. He had a few short shifts in the second half of the third period. "I don't think I...

Pittsburgh official says she's confident she'll be cleared

Nov. 10, 2019 3:58 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An elected official from Pittsburgh scheduled for trial Tuesday in Michigan says she is confident she will be cleared of wrongdoing in an altercation at a Detroit hotel earlier this year. Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner, who was overwhelmingly re-elected to a third term last...

Fabbri scores twice in 1st game, Red Wings beat Bruins 4-2

Nov. 8, 2019 11:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Robby Fabbri made a promising debut for the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. He scored twice — both on the power play — in his first game since a trade this week and the Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 to snap a four-game skid. Fabbri was acquired from St. Louis on...

No. 17 Michigan State women topple Detroit Mercy 110-52

Nov. 8, 2019 9:45 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Alyza Winston scored a career-high 17 points, Taiyier Parks added a career-high 15 off the bench and three others scored 10 apiece as 17th-ranked Michigan State women walloped Detroit Mercy 110-52 Tuesday night. The Spartans (2-0) never trailed and outscored the Titans 22-4 in...

Lions rule out Hand, Killebrew and Walker against Chicago

Nov. 8, 2019 7:26 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have ruled out defensive lineman Da'Shawn Hand and safeties Miles Killebrew and Tracy Walker for Sunday's game at Chicago. Hand has an ankle injury, Killebrew a concussion and Walker a knee problem. The Lions also announced Friday that they have released running back Tra...