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Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. Gibson says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The 1988 National League MVP made the announcement Tuesday, April 28, 2015, through Fox Sports Detroit, where he calls Tigers games. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he said Tuesday.

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2-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch now a student aide

In this Dec. 22, 2014, file photo, Michigan head coach John Beilein, left, congratulates guard Austin Hatch (30) as he comes off the court in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Coppin State at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has announced that Austin Hatch will go on a medical scholarship and remain with the Wolverines as an undergraduate student assistant. Hatch survived two airplane crashes eight years apart, including a 2011 crash that severely injured him and killed his father and stepmother. Hatch's mother, brother and sister were killed in the first crash. He played in five games as a freshman last season. Beilein said the school received approval from the Big Ten on Monday, April 27, 2015, for a medical exemption waiver. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Austin Hatch, who survived two deadly airplane crashes and went on to suit up for Michigan, is giving up playing basketball.

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No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

In this Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan throws against the Minnesota Twins in the the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit. When the Tigers signed Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball’s active saves leader to simply keep rolling. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

DETROIT (AP) — When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball’s active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on the market.

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Arnett stands out in Michigan State’s spring game

Michigan State White team quarterback Connor Cook throws a pass during the Spartans' spring NCAA college football game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in East Lansing, Mich. The White team won 9-3. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — After falling short of expectations for three years, DeAnthony Arnett looks like a different football player, like the one he has always known he could be.

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Victor Martinez drives in 3 runs, leads Tigers over Indians

CORRECTS PITCHER TO T.J. HOUSE, NOT TREVOR BAUER - Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez follows through with a two-run single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher T.J. House during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera didn’t even have to swing the bat to hurt the Cleveland Indians this time.

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