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Saginaw Spirit prepare for season opener

The Saginaw Spirit play their season opener on the road this Thursday. TV5 caught up with the team at practice in Saginaw today.

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Flint Firebirds make big trade

The Flint Firebirds acquire defenseman and Toronto Maple Leafs’ draft pick Nicolas Mattinen from the Knights in exchange for a 3rd round pick in the 2018 OHL Draft, a 2nd round pick in the 2019 OHL Draft and Niagara’s 2nd round pick in the 2020 OHL Draft. Should Mattinen play his overage year next season, London would obtain the Firebirds’ 3rd round pick in the 2019 OHL Draft as well.

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Tigers pitcher Ferrell hit in head by liner, jogs off mound

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Detroit Tigers pitcher Jeff Ferrell was alert and responsive after being hit in the head by a line drive Monday night. 

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Boyd loses no-hitter in ninth inning

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DETROIT (AP) -- Boyd (6-10) allowed only two runners -- a walk to Rob Brantly in the third and Anderson's double to the gap in right-center field with two outs in the ninth. He threw a career-high 121 pitches and struck out five. 

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CMU gives up 31 straight points, falls at Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Eric Dungey rushed for 105 yards and one touchdown and threw for another, tailback Dontae Strickland scored twice, and Syracuse beat Central Michigan 41-17 on Saturday. It was a critical victory for Syracuse (2-1), which was upset at home last week by Middle Tennessee. Central Michigan (2-1) was coming off a big win at Kansas. It had been two years almost to the day since Dungey took a violent helmet-to-helmet hit in the Carrier Dome that knocked him out of a ... More>>

Special teams leads #7 Michigan past Air Force

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Donovan Peoples-Jones returned a punt 79 yards for a score and Quinn Nordin tied a school record with five field goals, helping No. 7 Michigan overcome its offensive struggles in a 29-13 win over Air Force on Saturday.    The Wolverines (3-0) didn't lead by more than three points until Peoples-Jones' touchdown early in the third quarter.    

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 4, September 15th (Part 1)

Freeland vs. Swan Valley, Linden vs. Fenton, and more. 

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 4, September 15th (Part 2)

Lake Fenton vs Goodrich, Caro vs. Bridgeport, Ithaca vs. MLS, and more. 

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 4, September 15th (Part 3)

Delta College Play of the Night, as well as the Social Media Moment of the Night.

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High school football teams honor veterans before taking field

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High school football season is in full swing, but Friday night several teams honored our veterans before taking the field. 

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More than a rivalry: Fenton, Linden suit up for Heroes Night

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Friday night means high school football! Week four isn’t bringing us any old matchup, though. 

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Video: Eagles need to stop Czarnota

Week four isn’t bringing us any old matchup, though. Tonight is the big Flint Metro League matchup between the Tigers from Fenton and the Eagles from Linden.

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Person familiar with matter to AP: MLB review of umpire hit

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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball is reviewing how an umpire got hit this week by a pitch that a catcher missed in a game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians. 

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Tigers on wrong side of History during Indians record setting win

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The Cleveland Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set a AL winning-streak record and join only two other teams in the past 101 years to win that many consecutive games.    

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Linden soccer lights up Holly in second half, wins 8-0

Zane Arnold scored a hat trick in roughly nine minutes time. 

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#11 Midland Dow tops #9 Saginaw Heritage in key swimming & diving meet

Two of the state's top high school girls swimming and diving programs are right here in mid-Michigan. Tonight, they go head-to-head in their only dual meet of the season. Here's Sports Xtra's coverage of the meet.

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Tribe ties AL record with 20th straight win

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians share a record with a team celebrated by Hollywood.    "Moneyball" has its sequel.    Following a familiar script of scoring first, playing strong defense and riding dominant pitching, the Indians extended their winning streak to 20 games and matched the AL mark held by the 2002 Oakland Athletics, beating the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Tuesday night.    

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Bye week allows Spartans to help with Harvey relief

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- About a dozen Michigan State players are expected to travel to Texas later this week to help relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.   

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Lions sign new punter, put Redfern on IR

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed punter Jeff Locke after Kasey Redfern went down with a knee injury in the season opener.    The Lions announced Tuesday they were putting Redfern and offensive tackle Corey Robinson on injured reserve. 

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Fulmer, Martinez have successful surgeries

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers say designated hitter Victor Martinez underwent a successful surgical procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat, and starter Michael Fulmer had season-ending surgery on his elbow.    

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Lions come from behind to beat Cardinals, start 1-0

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DETROIT (AP) -- Matthew Stafford threw two of his four touchdown passes to rookie Kenny Golladay in the fourth quarter Sunday, helping the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Arizona Cardinals 35-23. 

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Sanchez hit hard, Tigers lose again at Toronto

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TORONTO (AP) -- Teoscar Hernandez hit his first two home runs of the season, Darwin Barney had four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Detroit 8-2 Sunday to assure the Tigers of just their second losing season in a decade. 

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Michigan defense helps Wolverines past Cincinnati

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The Wolverines (2-0) led by just three points early in the second half before scoring 19 unanswered points to turn a closely contested game into a lopsided one.

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MSU moves to 2-0 with win over Western

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Brian Lewerke scored on a 61-yard run in the first quarter, and Michigan State's defense was impressive for a second straight week in a 28-14 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday. 

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Tigers fall at Toronto

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TORONTO (AP) -- Kevin Pillar had four hits, including a tiebreaking home run, and made another sparkling defensive play in the outfield, Brett Anderson pitched six innings for his first victory with Toronto and the Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday. 

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Morris shines as CMU rolls Kansas

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Shane Morris threw for 467 yards and five touchdowns on an efficient 28 of 37 attempts while leading Central Michigan to a 45-27 victory over Kansas on Saturday. 

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 3, September 8th (Part 1)

Davison vs. Carman-Ainsworth, Mt. Pleasant vs. Saginaw, plus more. 

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