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Ford Mustang SUV starts a blitz of new electric vehicles

Nov. 18, 2019 1:35 AM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is unveiling its first all-electric SUV, marking the start of an avalanche of battery-powered vehicles coming from mainstream and luxury automakers during the next two years that industry analysts say will boost electric vehicle sales. The “Mustang Mach E,” which...

It wasn’t Ohio State, but Michigan has pounded other rivals

Nov. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The knock on Jim Harbaugh at Michigan is that he hasn’t won enough big games against the school’s top rivals. It might be time to revise that. Harbaugh hasn’t beaten Ohio State — the most important foe on the Wolverines’ schedule — but...

Driskel, Lions put up points, but defense was weak link

Nov. 17, 2019 6:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions tried to upset Dallas with Jeff Driskel throwing passes and Bo Scarbrough carrying the ball. Not exactly what this team planned at the beginning of the season. Driskel threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and Scarbrough scored in his NFL debut, but despite a decent day...

Cowboys get huge day from Prescott, beat Lions 35-27

Nov. 17, 2019 6:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dak Prescott and the assortment of playmakers surrounding him are getting praise for giving the Dallas Cowboys the NFL’s top-ranked offense. Give the big guys up front their due, too. Prescott took advantage of a comfortable pocket as he threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns,...

Federal charges link New Jersey man to synagogue vandalism

Nov. 17, 2019 2:40 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man faces allegations he conspired to carry out spray paint vandalism attacks two months ago against synagogues in Michigan and Wisconsin. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported 18-year-old Richard Tobin allegedly recruited people on a neo-Nazi social network. Court records...

Jonah Jackson returns to Rutgers, going from worst to first

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Seconds after the game between No. 2 Ohio State and Rutgers ended, there was a meeting of offensive linemen near midfield. It was a bunch of guys wearing Rutgers jerseys mobbing Buckeyes offensive lineman Jonah Jackson. The game was a homecoming of sorts for Jackson, and Scarlet...

Huge rally lifts Central Michigan over Ball State 45-44

Nov. 16, 2019 7:55 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Jonathan Ward rushed for 105 yards and four touchdowns, Tommy Lazaro ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, the second coming from the 2-yard line with 61 seconds left in the game, and Central Michigan overcame a big deficit and beat Ball State 45-44 on Saturday. The Chippewas (7-4, 5-2...

Groce scores 15 to lift E. Michigan past North Texas 56-51

Nov. 16, 2019 6:20 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Ty Groce posted 15 points as Eastern Michigan narrowly defeated North Texas 56-51 on Saturday. Yeikson Montero had 14 points for Eastern Michigan (4-0), which earned its fourth straight win to start the season. Umoja Gibson had 11 points for the Mean Green (1-3). Deng Geu added 11...

No. 14 Michigan, behind Patterson, rips Michigan State 44-10

Nov. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson had his best game at Michigan, picking apart a wounded rival to the left, right over the middle and deep. Patterson threw for 384 yards — his highest total since he played for Mississippi — and four touchdowns to lead the 14th-ranked Wolverines to a...

Lions sign Scarbrough to active roster, release Perkins

Nov. 16, 2019 5:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed running back Bo Scarbrough to the active roster from the practice squad and released running back Paul Perkins. The team also announced Saturday that it has signed punter Matt Wile to the practice squad. Scarbrough joined the Lions last week after spending time...