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Chicago White Sox win 7-5 as Detroit Tigers lose 2nd straight

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — From the first plate appearance of the game, Tim Anderson made this a long day for the opposing pitchers. Anderson homered to cap a 10-pitch at-bat leading off the first inning, and Luis Robert added a bases-clearing double in the fifth to lift ...

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull the plug on football, other fall sports

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer A crumbling college football season took a massive hit Tuesday as the Big Ten and Pac-12, two historic and powerful conferences, succumbed to the pandemic and canceled their fall football seasons. Five months almost to the day after the first ...

Hockey hall postpones November induction ceremony

(AP) — The Hockey Hall of Fame has postponed its 2020 induction because of the pandemic. The ceremony was to have taken place Nov. 16 in Toronto. The 2020 class, announced in June, featured players Jarome Iginla and Marian Hossa and general manager Ken Holland, who worked with the Detroit ...

New England Patriots trade for Detroit Lions cornerback Michael Jackson

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have traded an undisclosed 2022 draft pick to the Detroit Lions for cornerback Michael Jackson. New England announced the deal Sunday. Jackson was originally drafted in the fifth round in 2019 by Dallas. He began his career on the Cowboys practice squad ...