• Annual muddy tradition continuing at University of Michigan

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A muddy homecoming tradition is continuing at the University of Michigan following a flap last year over the event.

  • Belle Isle opening accessible, nature-themed playground

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s Belle Isle Park is unveiling a playground that offers a nature theme and wide accessibility.

  • Detroit archery range honors DNR officer killed in crash

    DETROIT (AP) — An archery range in Detroit is being dedicated to a Michigan Department of Natural Resources official who died in a plane crash while on duty last year.

  • Correction: T25-W Michigan-Akron story

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — In a story Oct. 15 about the Western Michigan-Akron college football game, The Associated Press, based on information from the Western Michigan coach and television announcers, reported erroneously how Akron players destroyed an oar before the game to Western Michigan’s “Row the Boat” motivational mantra. Akron officials say an oar was broken into pieces, not burned.

  • In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Northwestern's Solomon Vault, right, returns a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown as Michigan State's Andrew Dowell (5) pursues during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State's fourth straight loss last weekend was a shocker, if only because the 54-40 final score against Northwestern was such an indictment of the Spartans' defense. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)

    Michigan State heads to Maryland with slide at 4 games

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With his team in the midst of a four-game skid, Michigan coach Mark Dantonio says the Spartans have to refocus going into Saturday’s game at Maryland.

  • Wisconsin's D'Cota Dixon (14) and Corey Clement (6) walk off the field after Wisconsin lost 30-23 to Ohio State in overtime of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in Madison, Wis. Ohio State won 30-23. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

    No. 10 Wisconsin can focus now on Big Ten West, needs help

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin might be the best team in the country with a losing record in conference play.