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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 ...

4th quarter letup sinks Detroit Lions again under head coach Matt Patricia

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Matt Patricia’s tenure in Detroit has been marked by fourth-quarter collapses. The Lions lost a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead in a 27-23 season-opening setback against Chicago at Ford Field, where fans likely would have booed the home team if the ...

Detroit Lions’ secondary takes new hit

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ banged-up secondary will be without cornerback Justin Coleman against the Green Bay Packers. Detroit put Coleman on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after injuring his hamstring during a loss to Chicago. The Lions also signed defensive end Kareem ...

Detroit Tigers’ Casey Mize among top pitching prospects to struggle

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer Kansas City’s Brady Singer took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Thursday. Then, a night later, Casey Mize began a game with five hitless frames for Detroit. For fans of the Royals and Tigers, it was a welcome glimpse of what the future could ...

Roglic, Pogacar braced for Slovenian showdown on Tour finale

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN AP Sports Writer There is only one big question left to be answered at the Tour de France: Which Slovenian will stand on the top of the podium on Sunday on the Champs-Elysees? Baring a crash, or an unexpected event event like a positive COVID-19 test, the final week of ...

Analysis: Start of 2020 season floating on stranger tides

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer It's going to be that kind of season. It already is. The perceived worst teams in the NFL either won or challenged to on Sunday. A linebacker was ejected for demonstrating what happened on a play to a game official and making contact with him. A kicker ...