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Ward's big day helps No. 9 Michigan St rout Green Bay 104-83

Dec. 16, 2018 8:20 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State gave up a basket, and Nick Ward immediately took off. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward beat everyone down the court and took a long pass for a layup. Ward scored 22 of his 28 points in a nearly perfect first half to help the ninth-ranked Spartans rout Green Bay...

Allen leads Bills to 14-13 win over Lions

Dec. 16, 2018 6:23 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After putting the Bills ahead with his arm, Josh Allen sealed Buffalo's 14-13 victory over the Detroit Lions with his leaping legs. All the rookie quarterback needed was a push. That's the way fullback Patrick DiMarco described Allen's 2-yard leap to convert a fourth-and-1 at the...

Cooks scores 19, No. 23 Michigan St women top Hartford 74-66

Dec. 16, 2018 4:32 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sidney Cooks scored a career-high 19 points and No. 23 Michigan State used a 9-0 run in overtime to pull away from Hartford for a 74-66 win on Sunday. Victoria Gaines added 16 points with 11 rebounds and Taryn McCutcheon had 14 points for the Spartans (9-1), who won their sixth...

Pistons end Boston's 8-game run, beat Celtics 113-104

Dec. 15, 2018 11:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jayson Tatum leaped toward the basket and Andre Drummond met him there, blocking the Boston forward's attempt at a one-handed dunk. It was a fitting conclusion to an impressive second half of defense by the Detroit Pistons. "I was thinking to myself as I was running. I'm like, if he gets...

Georgia Southern tops Eastern Michigan 23-21 on Bass' FG

Dec. 15, 2018 10:22 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tyler Bass found a way to top his last-play 50-yard field goal to end the first half. Bass kicked a 40-yarder as time expired to give Georgia Southern a 23-21 victory over Eastern Michigan in the Camellia Bowl on Saturday night. Shai Werts kept the winning drive alive with a 29-yard...

Pistons end Boston's 8-game run, beat Celtics 113-104

Dec. 15, 2018 9:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 27 points and Andre Drummond added 19 points and 20 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat Boston 113-104 on Saturday night, snapping the Celtics' eight-game winning streak. Detroit also ended its own six-game skid with a solid 48-minute effort. The Pistons took...

No. 5 Michigan beats Western Michigan 70-62, stays unbeaten

Dec. 15, 2018 5:34 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 5 Michigan has breezed past the competition for much of the season, coasting to lopsided wins even against ranked opponents. Western Michigan provided the Wolverines with a different kind of experience. Charles Matthews made a layup just before halftime to give No. 5 Michigan...

Kirk's 3-pointer saves Ohio in victory over Detroit Mercy

Dec. 15, 2018 3:41 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Teyvion Kirk's banked 3-pointer with 46 seconds provided the winning points after Ohio blew a 19-point second-half lead and the Bobcats beat Detroit Mercy 63-61 on Saturday. Both teams missed two free throws each before Harrison Curry's 3-point try missed at the buzzer. Kirk finished with 16...

Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits

Dec. 15, 2018 4:05 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with outgoing GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing measures protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month. Democrats derided the moves as desperate power...

Chris Tierney scores 2 in Senators' 4-2 win over Red Wings

Dec. 14, 2018 11:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Mark Stone swooped into the crease, knocked the puck in the net and pumped his right fist. Stone scored midway through the third period and Chris Tierney's second goal went into an empty net, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Stone had a...