MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - John Hicks had three hits, including his first career homer, and drove in five runs to lead Michael Fulmer and the Detroit Tigers to a 13-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins Sunday. One day after the benches cleared when Tigers starter Matthew Boyd threw behind slugger Miguel Sano in retaliation for teammate JaCoby Jones being hit in the face, there was no sign of lingering hard feelings.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Detroit Tigers outfielder JaCoby Jones says he is feeling lucky a day after being hit in the face by a pitch that later sparked a benches-clearing tussle between the Tigers and Minnesota Twins. Jones told reporters before not starting the series finale on Sunday that he took nine stitches in his lip after Justin Haley hit him with the pitch. He says his teeth are still sore but he had experienced no signs of a concussion.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at Indiana. James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds as he became the first player under the current playoff format to win 21 straight first-round games.
OKEMOS, Mich. (AP) - Police say former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson is in custody after being charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. The Meridian Township Police Department updated a message on its website Sunday to say the 19-year-old was in custody.
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