Stories tagged: "Sports"

Southern California guard Boogie Ellis, left, draws the charge from Michigan State guard Jaden Akins (3) in the first half of a first-round college basketball game in the men's NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, March 17, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March Madness: Here’s Who’s Playing from Michigan, and How to Watch

Here's your two-minute beginner's guide to watching the thrills of March Madness... all with a Michigan focus.

World Boxing Council's Junior Middleweight champion Tony Harrison, left, stands with former boxer Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Detroit Pistons and the Utah Jazz, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Detroit. Harrison (29-3-1, 21 KOs) is fighting Australian Tim Tszyu (21-0, 15-0 KOs) on Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Sydney for the vacant WBO 154-pound title. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Detroit Boxing Scene Fighting to Make Comeback to Relevance

The best active boxer from Detroit is fighting this weekend on the other side of the world because his hometown does not host big-time bouts these days.

Grand Valley State quarterback Cullen Finnerty (16) holds off Northwest Missouri defender Ikechukwu Urum-Eke (22) during a Division II college football Championship game in Florence, Ala., Dec. 16, 2006. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
Jury: NCAA Not Liable in Ex-Grand Valley Quarterback’s Death

An Indiana jury has found the NCAA not liable in the death of a former Grand Valley State quarterback whose widow accused the college sports governing body of failing to warn college athletes about the risks of head injuries while playing football.

Mike King fell in love with the slopes at an early age. (Courtesy/Ella Skrocki via Instagram)
Michigan Skier Mike King Gets His Mojo Back in New Documentary Film

Adventure athlete Mike King is taking his new ski documentary Lake Effect across the state in a series of special pop-up screenings and events. The project was shot entirely in Michigan—and it’s 30 minutes of ‘pure fun’ in the Winter-Water Wonderland.

(Courtesy/Crystal Mountain via Pure Michigan)
6 Winter Sports Parks in Michigan to Check Out Before Spring Arrives

They’re only here for the winter—so get in on the fun while you can at these Michigan sports destinations.

FILE - Megan Rapinoe waves to fans following the team's international friendly soccer match against Colombia, June 28, 2022, in Sandy, Utah. President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, at the White House next week. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

President Joe Biden will present the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe, Denzel Washington, and John McCain.

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Michigan Republicans Use School Aid Budget to Keep Trans Women Out of Sports

Republicans in Michigan have tried before to keep trans women out of sports. They’re giving it another crack—this time in the school budget.