Herbert sparks Oregon past Michigan State 7-6 in Redbox Bowl

Football 12/31/18, 19:09

Justin Herbert shook off a sluggish day and threw a touchdown pass to Dillon Mitchell in the fourth quarter, and Oregon held on after Michigan State botched a fake field goal attempt for a 7-6 victory in the Redbox Bowl on Monday.Herbert passed for 166 yards and extended his streak ...

Back in Outback Bowl, Iowa is underdog vs Mississippi State

Football 12/31/18, 12:06

In his 20 seasons leading the Iowa Hawkeyes, Kirk Ferentz has coached as many games in Tampa as in Ann Arbor, Michigan, or Columbus, Ohio.And he's back for another one. The Hawkeyes make their sixth Outback Bowl appearance Tuesday when they face No. 18 Mississippi State."There are no bad bowls," ...

No. 2 Michigan pulls away for 74-52 win over Binghamton

Sports 12/30/18, 15:42

After another nondescript December win, John Beilein and Michigan are eager to resume Big Ten play."I know people would probably say, you'd like more nonconference games, games you're going to win by 20. I don't want them," Beilein said. "We're done with that."Iggy Brazdeikis scored 14 of his 21 points ...

Michigan St., Oregon look to salvage seasons with bowl win

Football 12/30/18, 15:21

Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), Monday, 3 p.m. EST (Fox).Line: Oregon by 2½.Series Record: Tied 3-3.WHAT'S AT STAKEBoth teams were ranked in the top 15 of the AP Top 25 earlier this season and had much higher aspirations than the Redbox Bowl. But ending the season with a win ...

Herbert’s return gives Oregon win before bowl game

Football 12/30/18, 15:19

Oregon coach Mario Cristobal got a big win in bowl season even before the Ducks took the field.Star quarterback Justin Herbert announced he's returning for his senior year, immediately turning Oregon into a playoff contender. With all 11 starters expected back next season, the Ducks (8-4) will get a big ...

Harbaugh’s 4th year at Michigan ends with 2 lopsided losses

Football 12/30/18, 13:51

Jim Harbaugh shook up his coaching staff nearly a year ago as he entered his fourth season at Michigan. For a while, the moves looked good.The Wolverines won 10 straight games after opening the season with a seven-point loss at Notre Dame, raising hopes they may win the Big Ten ...

Peach Bowl: Gators rout Michigan 41-15 to cap comeback year

Football 12/29/18, 15:56

Lamical Perine had a 5-yard scoring catch and 53-yard touchdown run to lead No. 10 Florida's strong rushing attack Saturday, helping the Gators cap their comeback season with a 41-15 rout of No. 8 Michigan in the Peach Bowl.After finishing 4-7 in 2017, Florida enjoyed a dramatic turnaround in Dan ...

Snyder signs bill to make Michigan ballot drives tougher

U.S. 12/28/18, 19:50

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed a law making it harder for groups to put proposals on the Michigan ballot, imposing a geographical-based requirement that could prevent them from gathering signatures for petitions mainly from the most populated areas. The move followed voters' passage of three Democratic-backed proposals last month ...

Florida aims for statement win over Michigan in Peach Bowl

Football 12/28/18, 12:52

Dan Mullen knows he was hired to do more than just lead Florida to any bowl game. Mullen's mandate is to bring championships to the Gators. His first-year results show he's on the right path. There may be no better way for Florida to cap its dramatic 2018 rebound under Mullen than ...

Michigan looking to beat Florida again in Peach Bowl debut

Football 12/28/18, 11:14

Peach Bowl: No. 10 Florida (9-3) vs. No. 8 Michigan (10-2) at Atlanta, Saturday, Noon EST (ESPN) Line: Michigan by 6 Series Record: Michigan leads 4-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE Michigan can become the 10th team in school history, and the first since 2011, to win at least 11 games. The Wolverines are looking to ...

Michigan adjusts to decisions by 4 to skip Peach Bowl

Sports 12/27/18, 15:13

Michigan probably will need more than one running back to replace Karan Higdon in Saturday's Peach Bowl against Florida.The leadership void left by Higdon's exit may be even more difficult to fill."Karan was our guy, our offensive leader, and we all kind of followed him," quarterback Shea Patterson said Thursday ...

2 Michigan regulators take plea deals in Flint water case

U.S. 12/26/18, 17:23

Two Michigan environmental regulators implicated in the Flint water scandal pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor Wednesday in exchange for more serious charges being dropped, bringing to six the number of officials who have agreed to such deals.Michael Prysby pleaded no contest to a count of violating Michigan's Safe Drinking ...

Duke rises to No. 1 in poll again, Kansas drops to 5th

Sports 12/24/18, 12:13

Duke moved to No. 1 after blowing out Kentucky in its season opener, only to lose the top spot two weeks later with a loss to Gonzaga in Maui.Well, the Blue Devils are back at No. 1.Buoyed by a win over No. 12 Texas Tech and Kansas' loss at No. ...

No. 4 Michigan stays unbeaten, routs Air Force 71-50

Sports 12/22/18, 18:05

Iggy Brazdeikis scored 19 points and Charles Matthews added 17 to lead No. 4 Michigan to a 71-50 victory over Air Force on Saturday.The Wolverines (12-0) went on a 19-3 run in the first half and never looked back. Michigan is 12-0 for only the third time in school history. ...

Perfect Wilson helps BYU beat W. Michigan in Potato Bowl

Sports 12/21/18, 19:47

Zach Wilson set a BYU-record with 18-for-18 passing, throwing for 317 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars' 49-18 victory over Western Michigan on Friday in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.Selected the game MVP, Wilson tied the NCAA bowl record for completion percentage set by Riley Skinner at 11 for ...

Michigan Legislature spares most wetlands in lame-duck bill

U.S. 12/21/18, 19:16

An effort to drastically curtail legal protection of Michigan wetlands fell short Friday as the Legislature approved a scaled-down bill that continues to require permits for degrading many bogs, marshes and similar waterways but also makes key concessions to developers.The measure enacted in the waning hours of a frantic lame-duck ...

No. 8 Michigan QB Shea Patterson returning for senior season

Sports 12/21/18, 18:33

No. 8 Michigan will be short-handed against No. 10 Florida in the Peach Bowl.Just not at quarterback.Shea Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft."There is absolutely nothing like playing in the Big House in front of the greatest fans in the country," ...

Officer uses patrol car to stop sleepy wrong-way driver

U.S. 12/21/18, 14:48

An officer is being credited for using his patrol car to stop a sleepy driver who was going the wrong way on a highway in western Michigan. The police department in Wyoming, Michigan, says Officer Tony Jacob was driving on U.S. 131 early Thursday morning when he saw headlights coming at ...

Lawyer: Michigan State hampered probe of its Nassar dealings

Sports 12/21/18, 12:54

An independent special counsel on Friday accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school's handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and called for "top-down cultural change" at the school.Special counsel Bill Forsyth released a report that accuses the school of ...

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