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This screen shot from video, shows former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, during his Zoom hearing Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2020, in 67th District Court in Flint, Mich. Attorneys for Snyder are telling prosecutors that the Flint water case should be dismissed because he was charged in the wrong county. Snyder was charged last week with two misdemeanor counts of willful neglect of duty. (67th District Court in Flint via AP)

Attorneys: Ex-governor charged in wrong county over Flint

Jan. 19, 2021 10:33 AM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are striking back, telling prosecutors Tuesday that the Flint water case should be dismissed because he was charged in the wrong county. Snyder was charged last week with two misdemeanor counts of willful neglect of duty. He was indicted...

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7), forward Kelly Olynyk, center Bam Adebayo (13) and guard Duncan Robinson (55) watch during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Wizards see a 5th consecutive game postponed by virus issues

Jan. 18, 2021 6:44 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Wizards are now assured of going at least 11 days between games, after yet another postponement while the team deals with COVID-19 issues. The Wizards' game that was scheduled to be played Wednesday in Charlotte is now off, the NBA said Monday. That is the 14th postponement...

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin wears a face mask as she waits for the podium ceremony after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

The Latest: Canadian women’s hockey team opens Calgary camp

Jan. 18, 2021 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Canadian women’s hockey team opened a 35-player camp in a Calgary bubble. The 14-day camp is the first physical gathering of national-team players in months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada invited 47...

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss (29) stops a Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Blue Jackets hold on, defeat Red Wings 3-2 for their 1st win

Jan. 18, 2021 4:29 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Alexandre Texier and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 1:16 apart early in the third period to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a two-goal lead and they held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Monday. Oliver Bjorkstrand scored late in the second period and Joonas Korpisalo finished with 35 saves...

Martin Szelag stands outside the state capitol in Lansing, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Jan. 17, 2021 9:51 PM EST

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there...

Michigan hires Ravens' Macdonald as defensive coordinator

Jan. 17, 2021 6:17 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan hired Baltimore Ravens linebacker coach Mike Macdonald as defensive coordinator. The Wolverines announced the move Sunday. The 33-year-old Macdonald replaces Don Brown, who recently became the defensive coordinator at Arizona. It's a significant hire for Michigan, which is...

Members of the Boogaloo Boys attend protest Sunday at the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

The Latest: Sunday protests quiet; officials brace for more

Jan. 17, 2021 6:15 PM EST

The Latest on demonstrating Sunday at statehouses across the country. ___ After a small, peaceful protest at the Ohio Statehouse on Sunday, Gov. Mike DeWine says security levels will remain high in Columbus for Wednesday’s presidential inauguration. DeWine praised demonstrators for exercising their free...

Iowa center Luka Garza (55) looks to pass against Northwestern forward Pete Nance, right, and center Ryan Young during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Garza scores 17, No. 5 Iowa routs Northwestern 96-73

Jan. 17, 2021 3:31 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Luka Garza had 17 points and 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and No. 5 Iowa rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northwestern on Sunday. Joe Wieskamp had 16 points and CJ Fredrick added 13 as the Hawkeyes (12-2, 6-1 in the Big Ten) won their fifth straight. Iowa and Michigan are tied for...

Detroit Red Wings right wing Bobby Ryan celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Fabbri's late goal lifts Red Wings over Hurricanes 4-2

Jan. 16, 2021 10:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Robby Fabbri scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:42 left in the third period, Dylan Larkin got his second goal into an empty net and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Saturday night. “They’ve got a deep D core over there, but they looked tired out by the...

Davis scores 30 to carry Detroit past Green Bay 68-65

Jan. 16, 2021 8:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Antoine Davis had a season-high 30 points as Detroit narrowly defeated Green Bay 68-65 on Saturday night. Bul Kuol had 22 points for Detroit (3-7, 2-4 Horizon League) and Marquell Fraser added 10 points and nine rebounds. Emmanuel Ansong had 16 points for the Phoenix (3-11, 3-7). Josh...