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Baron, Agnew help San Diego St. beat E. Michigan 23-20 in OT

Sep. 23, 2018 2:37 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Baron made three field goals, including the winning 38-yarder in overtime, to help San Diego State beat Eastern Michigan 23-20 on Saturday night. Ryan Agnew passed for 176 yards and two touchdowns and Chase Jasmin had 94 yards rushing on 16 carries for San Diego State (3-1). Baron...

No. 24 Michigan St. gets tricky to hold off Indiana 35-21

Sep. 23, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio went deep into his bag of tricks Saturday night. Brian Lewerke made each one look like magic. The junior quarterback threw two touchdown passes, had his first career reception and made a perfectly timed pitch to kicker Matt Coghlin for a 6-yard...

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

Sep. 23, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention. Billed as a "tribute to the...

Mahtook's homer leads Tigers to win in Martinez's finale

Sep. 22, 2018 10:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Martinez will be remembered as one of the best line-drive hitters of the last 15 years, but his career ended in a different way. Batting in the first inning of his final major league game, Martinez beat out an infield chopper and was immediately removed for a pinch runner. "I think...

Central Michigan handles Maine 17-5 in Lazzaro's first start

Sep. 22, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Tommy Lazzaro had a touchdown pass and ran for a score in his first career start to lead Central Michigan to a 17-5 victory over Maine on Saturday. Lazzaro replaced sophomore starter Tony Poljan after the offense struggled in the Chippewas' 0-3 start. Lazzaro ran it in from 5...

Bogan, Bellamy help lead W. Mich. to win over Georgia St.

Sep. 22, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jamauri Bogan and LeVante Bellamy combined for almost 250 yards rushing as Western Michigan rolled over Georgia State 34-15 on Saturday afternoon. Bogan carried 15 times, racking up 126 yards and one touchdown. Bellamy had 21 carries for 121 yards. Jayden Reed pulled in seven passes for 101...

No. 19 Michigan tops Nebraska 56-10, led 39-0 at halftime

Sep. 22, 2018 5:23 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan was very motivated to beat Nebraska, using Scott Frost's words against him. Karan Higdon ran for 136 yards and a touchdown in the first half to help the 19th-ranked Wolverines build a huge lead and they coasted to a 56-10 victory Saturday. In Frost's last visit to the Big...

Ford Motor told to pay Thai customers for transmission woes

Sep. 22, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has ordered a local sales affiliate of Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions. The Bangkok South Civil Court's decision was welcomed Friday as a victory in a country where consumers rarely...

Royals beat Tigers 4-3, stop 5-game slide

Sep. 21, 2018 11:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — This time, the Kansas City Royals had enough hitting and pitching. Ian Kennedy pitched three-run ball into the eighth inning, and the Royals stopped a five-game slide by holding off the Detroit Tigers for a 4-3 win on Friday night. Alex Gordon had three hits for the Royals, who hit four...

Officials prepare to relocate wolves to Isle Royale park

Sep. 21, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A mission to rebuild the depleted wolf population at Isle Royale National Park is getting underway in Michigan and Minnesota, as specialists prepare to trap six to eight of the predators on the mainland and fly them to the Lake Superior archipelago, officials said Friday. The...