Posts Tagged Michigan

Minnesota beats Michigan 30-14

Michigan running back De'Veon Smith (4) tries to break away from Minnesota tackles in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It turns out a change of quarterback isn’t enough to jump-start the Michigan football team’s offense. The Wolverines turned to Shane Morris for Saturday’s Big Ten opener against Minnesota, but Michigan still sputtered in a 30-14 home loss to the Golden Gophers.

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Virginia Tech tops Western Michigan 35-17

Virginia Tech running back Marshawn Williams (42) left, pushes off Western Michigan's Justin Currie (33) right, in the first half of the Virginia Tech - Western Michigan NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va. Saturday, Sept. 27 2014. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Normally, 18-point victories over nonconference opponents elicit platitudes from a head coach, but Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer was a little more reserved following his team’s win over Western Michigan on Saturday.

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Hope College students to hold annual tug of war

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — A team of Hope College sophomores is set to take on a freshman squad in an annual tug-of-war contest.

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Achter earns first win, Twins beat Tigers 11-4

Minnesota Twins' Kurt Suzuki hits a two-run single against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — A.J. Achter’s first career win came against a team he grew up rooting for.

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Hornets’ Taylor court date set for Oct. 8

In a photo provided by East Lansing, Mich., authorities, Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor appears in a photo after his arrest early Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich., on domestic assault charges. (AP Photo/City of East Lansing)

Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor will not participate in any team-related activities during an NBA investigation into his arrest on domestic assault charges, the team announced Friday.

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