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$2M bond for Illinois man who stabbed Michigan teen over sex

Jan. 27, 2023 18:04 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A judge set bond at $2 million Friday for an 18-year-old Illinois man who is accused of traveling to Michigan to meet a teenager and then stabbing her for refusing to have sex. The 14-year-old suffered severe injuries Wednesday but "seems to be...

Michigan Democrats pass over $1 billion in spending

Jan. 27, 2023 16:11 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature will set aside $200 million out of about $1 billion in spending for a paper mill in the Upper Peninsula, while also setting aside more money for the state's economic development fund. The legislation, which was passed late Thursday...

Michigan State players making deals in fall tunnel incident

Jan. 27, 2023 15:16 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — At least four more Michigan State football players facing misdemeanor charges for a skirmish inside the Michigan Stadium tunnel will likely have their cases dismissed in exchange for community service and other conditions, lawyers said Friday. “It’s...

Miami fires offensive coordinator Josh Gattis after 1 season

Jan. 27, 2023 09:16 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami fired offensive coordinator Josh Gattis on Friday, ending the former Broyles Award winner's time with the Hurricanes after only one season. The school announced the move in a one-sentence press release, with no other detail: “Josh Gattis has been...

World champion says Rubik's Cube and violin go hand in hand

Jan. 27, 2023 07:41 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A University of Michigan student is one of the world’s foremost “speedcubers,” a person capable of quickly solving a Rubik’s Cube. He also is an accomplished violinist. Stanley Chapel says the two fields go hand in hand. Not only does...

Big Ten's depth poses strong challenge for women's title run

Jan. 27, 2023 07:36 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — It took four days for the No. 2 Ohio State women to go from unbeaten to second place in the Big Ten. If the Buckeyes don't find a fix quickly, coach Kevin McGuff knows the slide could accelerate. Here, in perhaps the top women's basketball...

College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Jan. 27, 2023 02:08 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks...

Zach Edey has 19 points, No. 1 Purdue beats Michigan 75-70

Jan. 27, 2023 00:06 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Zach Edey had 15 of his 19 points in the first half and Fletcher Loyer finished with 17 points to help No. 1 Purdue hold off Michigan 75-70 on Thursday night. The Boilermakers (20-1, 9-1 Big Ten) had a 15-0 run to go ahead 41-28 lead in the first half after...

Ellis sparks Purdue to 62-52 win at No. 22 Illinois

Jan. 26, 2023 22:39 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Abby Ellis scored 16 points and Jeanae Terry grabbed 14 rebounds and Purdue built a 10-point first-half cushion and maintained it the rest of the way in posting a 62-52 upset of No. 22 Illinois in a Big Ten Conference battle on Thursday. The Boilermakers...

Miller scores 23, No. 10 Maryland tops No. 13 Michigan 72-64

Jan. 26, 2023 21:57 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Diamond Miller remembered the last time Maryland hosted Michigan. That was just over a year ago, hours after the death of Terrapins coach Brenda Frese's father. The Wolverines trounced the Terps by 20. “We all know what happened last year,...