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Cleveland Indians show postseason potential in 7-4 win at Detroit Tigers

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — With Carlos Carrasco looking sharp down the stretch, the Cleveland Indians could be a dangerous team in the postseason. Carrasco allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, and Jose Ramirez homered twice to lift the Indians to a 7-4 victory over ...

Detroit Tigers’ manager Ron Gardenhire announces immediate retirement

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire mostly maintained his jovial demeanor this season. As recently as Friday night, he was needling a reporter while discussing a strategic decision from the late innings. Less than 24 hours later, Gardenhire announced his retirement. ...

Big 10 releases football schedule

(AP) — The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference’s regular season and the latest date the rivals have ever played. The Big Ten released an eight-games-in-eight-weeks schedule on Saturday ...

NYC mayor ‘very confident’ in new school reopening timeline

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is confident that New York City will meet a revised timeline to bring public school students back to classrooms within the next two weeks, following closures because of the coronavirus pandemic, he said Friday. "I feel very confident about that date," de ...

Green Bay Packers still wary despite sweeping Detroit Lions in 2019

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. — The past two games between the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions exemplified the biggest difference between these two teams. Green Bay has an uncanny ability to win close games. Detroit keeps finding new ways to lose them. The Packers ...

Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions beset by injuries

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay and Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Kenny Clark won’t be available Sunday for their NFC North matchup at Lambeau Field. The Lions’ injury report released Friday listed Golladay out for Sunday’s game as well as ...

Cleveland Indians blast past Detroit Tigers, 10-3

Tigers reliever Nick Ramirez pitches to the Cleveland Indians in the fourth inning in Detroit on Thursday night. Cleveland built a 10-0 lead before the Tigers’ Wil li Castro hit a three-run homer to right in the eighth inning as the Indians won 10-3. Cleveland starter Shane Bieber had ...

Pitcher Brady Singer, Kansas City Royals shut out Detroit Tigers, 4-0

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight start, allowing two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday night. Singer (3-4) pitched eight one-hit innings in his previous outing at ...