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Tigers beat Blue Jays 4-3 on Castellanos' HR in 10th

Jul. 21, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos gave the Detroit Tigers a chance to enjoy the type of celebration that's been awfully rare of late at Comerica Park. Castellanos led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a home run, and Detroit snapped its six-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue...

Indiana police identify body of Detroit woman found in 1999

Jul. 21, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday identified a Michigan woman who was found dead 20 years ago in a northeastern Indiana field, renewing the investigation into her "suspicious" death. The Steuben County Sheriff's Department said they followed hundreds of leads to try to identify the woman over two...

Michigan pageant winner ousted after tweets about Muslims

Jul. 21, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and blacks. Kathy Zhu was crowned the pageant's Michigan winner last week. She's a University of Michigan conservative activist who's active...

Guerrero's grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5

Jul. 20, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — When rookie slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. came to the plate with the bases loaded, there was an air of anticipation at Comerica Park. Toronto and Detroit are a combined 60 games under .500, but this was still a moment to remember. Guerrero hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive...

Guerrero hits 1st slam, Blue Jays rally past Tigers 7-5

Jul. 20, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally for a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Guerrero's home run erased a 5-1 deficit in the fifth, and Brandon Drury added a...

Clanton, Suwannapura win LPGA Tour team event

Jul. 20, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational on Saturday, shooting an 11-under 59 in best-ball play for a six-stroke victory. Clanton and Suwannapura took a five-shot lead into the final round after shooting an alternate-shot 63 on Friday...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Dems on an incendiary week

Jul. 20, 2019 8:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America. The episode roiled the capital and excited Trump's North Carolina...

Campaigning from behind: Lower-tier 2020ers seek comeback

Jul. 20, 2019 7:39 AM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged. The New York senator recommended a Christmas wedding, preferably on a...

'Superstitious' Jansen shaves in dugout, hits 2-run single

Jul. 19, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Danny Jansen was hitless in his first three at-bats when he tried to change his luck — by shaving his mustache. "Got a hit right after," the Toronto catcher said. "Maybe I'm a little superstitious." Jansen's two-run single in the sixth inning was just a small part of an offensive...

Clanton, Suwannapura team to take 5-shot lead in Midland

Jul. 19, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play Friday to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Clanton and Suwannapura birdied five of the last seven holes on the front nine and played...