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Indianapolis Colts stuff Detroit Lions’ running game in 41-21 victory

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — The postgame stats stuck out in glaring fashion after the latest home loss by the Detroit Lions. Adrian Peterson: five carries for 7 yards. D’Andre Swift: six carries for 1 yard. Detroit’s anemic running game — and indeed, its offensive ...

Charges dropped in football hazing case at metro-Detroit all-boys high school

WARREN (AP) — Misdemeanor assault charges have been dropped against seven teens who were accused of hazing fellow members of the football team at an all-boys school in suburban Detroit, a prosecutor said. The accused, who attended De La Salle Collegiate in Warren, met several conditions, ...

Detroit Tigers hire ex-Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch fresh off suspension

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — As he waited out his suspension this year, AJ Hinch knew he wanted to return to baseball. The question was whether anyone in the sport would be ready to welcome him. His answer came pretty quickly. “About 30 minutes after the World Series’ ...

Art of not scoring should keep defenses from celebreating

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer When the defense is celebrating having allowed a touchdown, something has most definitely gone wrong for the offense. In two games last weekend, one college and one pro, the team with the ball scored when it was the last thing it wanted to do. ...

Detroit Lions trade for defensive end Everson Griffen from Dallas Cowboys

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have acquired veteran defensive end Everson Griffen from the Dallas Cowboys for a conditional draft pick to strengthen one of the team’s weaknesses. The Cowboys announced the deal Tuesday night, adding the selection from Detroit could be as high as a ...