• Most serious charges dismissed against ex-football player

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Attempted kidnapping and assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct charges have been dropped against a former Central Michigan University defensive back.

  • Former Wisconsin signee picks Nebraska

    CHICAGO (AP) — One of the top players in Wisconsin’s recruiting class is heading to Big Ten West rival Nebraska.

  • In a photo form July 29, 2015, stuffed chipmunks "play" an MSU vs. UM football game in Nick Saade's taxidermy shop in Lansing, Mich. Saade said these are nuisance chipmunks who were trapped in cabins up north. He doesn't like to see anything go to waste, so he decided to make the football display out of them. (Dave Wasinger/Lansing State Journal via AP)

    Michigan taxidermist recreates football rivalry

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Lansing-based taxidermist used the longtime rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan as inspiration for his latest creation.

  • Detroit Tigers' David Price goes into his wind up against the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Blue Jays land Price in Toronto’s 2nd big trade of week

    DETROIT (AP) — Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.

  • CMU coach, fighting cancer, makes surprise appearance

    DETROIT (AP) — Central Michigan coach Jon Bonamego made a surprise appearance Wednesday at the Mid-American Conference’s media day, showing up a few hours after receiving a chemotherapy treatment.

  • Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities say there’s a growing danger of wildfires because of hot weather and a lack of rain in many parts of the state.

  • Toledo, Bowling Green are top division picks in MAC

    DETROIT (AP) — For the last five years, the West Division of the Mid-American Conference has belonged to the Huskies of Northern Illinois.