MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Torii Hunter hit career home run No. 300 in the Detroit Tigers' 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins yesterday. Tigers starter Doug Fister held the Twins hitless until Brian Dozier led off the sixth inning with a home run. Minnesota's P.J. Walters gave up four runs on nine hits in the losing effort.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup victory yesterday at Michigan International Speedway. Biffle held off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson hit the wall in the finals laps. Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Tony Stewart rounded out the top five.
DETROIT (AP) - Pro Football Hall of Famer Lem Barney has apologized for comments he made Friday at a football camp in Michigan. The former Detroit Lions star said that the sport might be eliminated in 10 to 20 years because it's so dangerous. Barney said yesterday that he believes his comments were truthful, but the camp wasn't the right setting for them.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Scott Parel became the fourth-oldest winner in Web.com Tour history yesterday with a three-stroke victory in the Air Capital Classic. The 48-year-old Michigan native finished at 18-under 266 at Crestview Country Club in Kansas. Parel earned $117,000 to jump from 153rd to 14th on the money list.
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