Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kumar Rocker limited Michigan to three hits and struck out 11 in 6 1/3 innings and Vanderbilt capitalized against the Wolverines’ shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College World Series finals. The Commodores forced a winner-take-all Game 3 on Wednesday night. The Commodores picked up an unearned run in the fifth inning and Jack Weisenberger let in two runs on wild pitches on back-to-back batters.
DETROIT (AP) — Jesse Chavez pitched into the seventh inning in his longest outing in over two years, and the Texas Rangers became the latest visiting team to win in Detroit, beating the Tigers 5-3. Detroit has lost 18 of its last 20 home games.
DETROIT (AP) — Pistons owner Tom Gores and Livonia-based Schostak Brothers & Company are forming a joint venture to redevelop The Palace of Auburn Hills and its surrounding land. The Pistons moved from The Palace and begin playing in their new downtown arena in 2017.