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FILE - Villanova head coach Jay Wright gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in Washington, in this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo. Villanova coach Jay Wright was set to return to practice Tuesday following his bout with COVID-19. Those plans are on hold after two players tested positive Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, and the Wildcats were forced to postpone their next three games. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

The Latest: South Carolina coach Martin to miss game at LSU

Jan. 14, 2021 8:05 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin and two other staffers will not travel with the Gamecocks for a game Saturday night at LSU. The school said Martin, assistant coach Chuck Martin and Doug Edwards, who’s in...

Holding company buys Lake Michigan car ferry SS Badger

Jan. 7, 2021 2:34 PM EST

LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold. Interlake Holding Co. announced Wednesday that it bought the SS Badger, The Ludington Daily News reported. The Middleburg Heights, Ohio-based company also purchased the...

DeWitt's Tyler Holtz tops Michigan AP All-State Division 3-4

Dec. 24, 2020 2:18 PM EST

The 2020 Michigan Associated Press Division All-State Division 3-4 football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of sports writers: ___ PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tyler Holtz, DeWitt, Jr. ___ FIRST-TEAM ALL-STATE QUARTERBACKS Tyler Holtz, DeWitt, Jr. Dante Moore, Detroit King, So. RUNNING BACKS Brandon...

FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a correctional officer closes the main gate at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. In prisons around the country, COVID-19 outbreaks have followed transfers of prisoners or prison workers. Families of those who’ve died from the virus in California prisons have directly blamed transfers for the uncontrolled spread of disease, including an outbreak at San Quentin State Prison that led to 28 deaths. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

COVID-19 spikes follow in prisons after inmate transfers

Dec. 21, 2020 6:07 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Families of men incarcerated at Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility believed its remote location would spare it from a deadly COVID-19 outbreak. For a while, they seemed to be right. Kinross, built on the grounds of a former Air Force base in the Upper Peninsula, is closer to...

Germany's Tim Stutzle skates during first period action against Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. Stutzle is a top prospect in the upcoming NHL Draft. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

The Latest: 8 German players test positive at world juniors

Dec. 18, 2020 6:43 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The International Ice Hockey Federation says eight players from Germany’s team at the world junior hockey championship have tested positive for COVID-19 inside the Edmonton, Alberta, bubble. The IIHF says the Germans will...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Dec. 14, 2020 9:00 AM EST

Detroit News. Dec. 9, 2020. Charter students worth less? Wrong message The Michigan Civil Rights Commission, tasked with rooting out discrimination in the state, has in effect called for the discrimination against 150,000 charter school students by saying they should be funded less than other public school...

Bridge linking trails, communities reopens in Michigan's UP

Dec. 14, 2020 7:38 AM EST

MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — A $1 million bridge project connecting communities and trails in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been completed. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service’s Hiawatha National Forest said the Doty Bridge on Coalwood Grade in Alger County recently reopened. The new 130-foot...

Bill: Vets can talk marijuana, hemp products with pet owners

Dec. 10, 2020 11:52 AM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is close to clarifying that veterinarians can consult with pet owners on the use of products derived from marijuana or hemp to help animals' health. The state Senate on Thursday gave final, unanimous approval to a bill authorizing veterinarians to give guidance on such...

Michigan State forward Joey Hauser (20) is defended by Detroit Mercy guard Bul Kuol, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Hauser nets 24, No. 8 Michigan St. tops Western Mich. 79-61

Dec. 6, 2020 9:15 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Joey Hauser had his heels on the logo at half court and that was close enough to feel confident about making a long-range 3-pointer. Hauser hoisted the shot without hesitating and made it, helping him finish with a career-high 24 points in a 79-61 win over Western Michigan on...

Oakland's Jalen Moore falls with the ball during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Mitch Alcala)

Cunningham helps Oklahoma St. pull away, beat Oakland 84-71

Dec. 5, 2020 10:11 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cade Cunningham had 18 points and a career-high eight assists, and Oklahoma State pulled away midway through the second half to beat Oakland 84-71 on Saturday night. Oklahoma State, which forced 24 turnovers in its first big test in a 70-62 road win at Marquette on Tuesday night,...