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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Indiana visits Duke while North Carolina travels to Michigan to headline this year’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge in November. The leagues released the schedule Friday, with the Hoosiers traveling to Cameron Indoor Stadium on Nov. 27. The Tar Heels visit the Wolverines the next day. It is the

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Detroit Tigers

CINCINNATI — Joey Votto hit a grand slam and celebrated with a flap, honoring the bird that prolonged his at-bat. Votto ended a long homer drought with his third career grand slam Tuesday night, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory that ended the Detroit Tigers’ longest winning streak

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Detroit LionsFeatured

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns have signed offensive lineman Greg Robinson, a 2014 first-round draft pick with the Rams. The 6-foot-5, 330-pound Robinson was the No. 2 overall pick that year out of Auburn. Robinson failed to live up to expectations with Los Angeles and was traded to Detroit before

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Detroit LionsFeatured

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Matt Patricia worked in relative obscurity in New England. The burly man with a bushy beard, baseball cap on backward, with a pencil above his right ear was noticed only occasionally while coordinating the Patriots’ defense. As a first-year NFL head coach with the Detroit Lions,

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FeaturedMichigan State BasketballMichigan State Football

LANSING, Mich. — A letter signed by at least 120 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school. The women and girls issued their

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Detroit Tigers

CHICAGO — Nicholas Castellanos homered and Blaine Hardy pitched one-run ball into the sixth, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. Jose Iglesias added an RBI single as Detroit improved to 8-1 against the White Sox this season, including 6-0

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Detroit Tigers

CHICAGO — John Hicks showed off his hitting and his speed, and made a nice defensive play to help the Detroit Tigers get another big win against the Chicago White Sox. Hicks homered and scored the go-ahead run on a fielder’s choice in the eighth inning as the Tigers beat

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Detroit Tigers

DETROIT — JaCoby Jones’ two-run homer capped a three-run seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Thursday afternoon. Jones was hitting .135 in his last 10 games, and had struck out in his first two at-bats before hitting Lance Lynn’s 3-1

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Detroit Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire didn’t mind getting a beer shower from his players Wednesday night. He just didn’t know why it was happening. “They ambushed me, and they really got me,” he said after his Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2. “I wasn’t expecting it, and now I’m

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Detroit Tigers

DETROIT – Miguel Cabrera ruptured his left biceps tendon Tuesday night, an injury that will sideline the Detroit slugger for the rest of the season, and the Tigers lost 6-4 to the Minnesota Twins. The two-time AL MVP will have surgery this week, the Tigers said. Cabrera, playing his 12th

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