No. 5 Michigan stays unbeaten, tops South Carolina 89-78

Sports 12/08/18, 14:29

Jordan Poole scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half, and No. 5 Michigan remained unbeaten with an 89-78 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.The Gamecocks (4-5) scored more points than any team all season against Michigan. But the Wolverines (10-0) were ahead by six at halftime, and ...

No. 10 Michigan State holds off Florida late, wins 63-59

Sports 12/08/18, 14:26

Kyle Aherns scored Michigan State's final seven points, including a two-handed jam with 8.7 seconds remaining, and No. 10 Michigan beat Florida 63-59 on Saturday.Aherns barely beat the shot clock with his baseline slam, giving the Spartans the final points in a game the Gators made close thanks mostly to ...

Michigan boy raising money for a gravestone for best friend

U.S. 12/07/18, 20:35

A 12-year-old Michigan boy is working odd jobs to raise money for a special Christmas gift: a gravestone for his best friend.Kaleb Klakulak and Kenneth "K.J." Gross had been friends since second grade before K.J. died in May of congestive heart failure after years of chemotherapy to fight leukemia, The ...

Michigan’s medical chief to stand trial on Flint charges

Health 12/07/18, 13:21

Michigan's chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation of the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Friday.Dr. Eden Wells is among five people facing an involuntary manslaughter charge in connection to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area in ...

Michigan officials hope to redevelop Henry Ford mills

Business 12/06/18, 18:02

County officials in southeastern Michigan want to redevelop historic Henry Ford mills to create a more vibrant parks system.Wayne County officials hope the project along the Middle Rouge River will bring more visitors into Hines Park, which features hiking trails, pocket parks and ponds, The Detroit Free Press reported ."The ...

Google’s robotic spinoff launches ride-hailing service

U.S. 12/05/18, 13:14

Google's self-driving car spinoff is finally ready to try to profit from its nearly decade-old technology.Waymo is introducing a small-scale ride-hailing service in the Phoenix area that will include a human behind the wheel in case the robotic vehicles malfunction.The service debuting Wednesday marks a significant milestone for Waymo, a ...

Haskins, Bush receive top honors on All-Big Ten team

Football 12/05/18, 12:19

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. is the offensive player of the year and Michigan linebacker Devin Bush is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday.Freshman receiver Rondale Moore of Purdue was voted newcomer of the year, and Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald was ...

No. 5 Michigan holds off Northwestern for 62-60 win

Sports 12/04/18, 23:28

Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half and Jordan Poole made two big plays in the last 2 1/2 minutes to help No. 5 Michigan hold off Northwestern for a 62-60 victory Tuesday night.Poole finished with 15 points as the Wolverines (9-0, 2-0 Big Ten) ...

Michigan House OKs gutting minimum wage, paid sick time laws

Business 12/04/18, 19:27

The Republican-led Michigan House on Tuesday passed bills that would delay a minimum wage hike and scale back paid sick leave requirements, an unprecedented lame-duck strategy that was endorsed legally by the state's conservative attorney general despite criticism that it is unconstitutional.The fast-tracked legislation, which drew protesters to the Capitol, ...

Flint officials say milestone reached in lead line work

U.S. 12/04/18, 16:02

Flint officials said Tuesday they are a year ahead of schedule in tackling a court-mandated order to deal with lead service lines as the Michigan city recovers from its contaminated water crisis, but an environmental group that sued to make changes disputes the accomplishment.The city said it's checked more than ...

Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl

Sports 12/02/18, 15:21

Michigan and Florida will square off for the third time in three years when they meet in the Peach Bowl on Dec. 29 in Atlanta.For the eighth-ranked Wolverines (10-2, No. 7 CFP), the game is a consolation prize after their College Football Playoff hopes were crushed in a 62-39 loss ...

Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot

U.S. 12/02/18, 12:55

Michigan clears a threshold this week as the first state in the Midwest to allow marijuana for more than just medical purposes. In the Nov. 6 election, voters by a wide margin endorsed recreational use by adults who are at least 21. The move comes 10 years after voters approved ...

Poole scores 21, No. 7 Michigan beats No. 19 Purdue 86-57

Sports 12/01/18, 18:51

Purdue coach Matt Painter called timeouts twice in the opening 10 minutes, desperately trying to slow Michigan down.It didn't work.Jordan Poole scored 21 points as part of a balanced offense and the seventh-ranked Wolverines were stingy on defense in a 76-57 win over the 19th-ranked Boilermakers on Saturday, routing a ...

Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

U.S. 12/01/18, 11:30

For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and get hired by an automaker or parts supplier. If you worked hard and didn't screw up, you had a job for life with enough money to raise a family, take vacations ...

No. 9 Michigan State edges Rutgers 78-69

Basketball 11/30/18, 21:43

Last season, Tom Izzo wanted to leave Nick Ward in New Jersey after a poor game against Rutgers.Friday night, Michigan State's coach and the rest of the Spartans were singing Ward's praises.Cassius Winston scored 22 points and Ward added 20 to lead No. 9 Michigan State past Rutgers 78-69 in ...

Bane scores 24 for TCU in 89-62 win over Central Michigan

Sports 11/30/18, 21:39

Desmond Bane scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Alex Robinson added 11 points and 12 assists, leading TCU to an 89-62 defeat of Central Michigan on Friday.It was the Horned Frogs' (5-1) second win in a row after a surprise loss at home to Lipscomb knocked them out ...

Unbeaten Michigan playing with an edge with Purdue up next

Sports 11/30/18, 12:44

Charles Matthews leaped high, caught the ball and slammed it down for a putback dunk, drawing a foul in the process.Then Michigan went back on defense — and that's when the Wolverines really imposed their will.North Carolina's Seventh Woods missed badly. The Tar Heels got an offensive rebound, and Leaky ...

University of Michigan to livestream Auschwitz music concert

Entertainment 11/29/18, 15:11

The University of Michigan plans to livestream the performance of a musical arrangement not heard in concert since prisoners performed it at Auschwitz during World War II.University officials said numerous livestream requests came from around the world after The Associated Press published a story Monday about the discovery of the ...

George Perles, citing health, resigns as MSU trustee

Sports 11/29/18, 12:19

George Perles has resigned as a member of Michigan State University's governing board after nearly 12 years, citing his age and health.Perles was a former Michigan State football coach and athletic director before winning election as a trustee in 2006. A Democrat, he was re-elected to an eight-year term in ...

No. 7 Michigan rolls past No. 11 North Carolina 84-67

Sports 11/28/18, 23:50

Charles Matthews had 21 points and seven rebounds, and Zavier Simpson spearheaded another impressive defensive effort by No. 7 Michigan, which rolled to an 84-67 victory over No. 11 North Carolina on Wednesday night.Jordan Poole scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half for the Wolverines (7-0), who ...

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