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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day’s notable photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos
  • Sports
  • 10 hours, 57 minutes ago
College

Challenge Detroit News columnist in Wojo's Picks contest

Challenge Detroit News columnist in Wojo’s Picks contestDetroit News columnist Bob Wojnowski will pick the winners of the top college football games every week.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Sports

Football on TV this week

Football on TV this weekThis week's college and NFL games on television
  • Sports
  • 20 hours, 41 minutes ago
High Schools

High School Football Show: Herrington writes final chapter

High School Football Show: Herrington writes final chapterFarmington Hills Harrison coach John Herrington shares life lessons from 57 years of coaching
  • High Schools
  • 20 hours ago
Lions

Lions re-sign cornerback DeShawn Shead

Lions re-sign cornerback DeShawn SheadIn what could be considered an ominous sign for Darius Slay's availability this week, the Detroit Lions have re-signed cornerback DeShawn Shead.
  • Lions
  • 4 hours, 17 minutes ago
NFL

Detroit News NFL picks: Week 3

Detroit News NFL picks: Week 3Justin Rogers, James Hawkins, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks against the spread for Week 4 of the NFL season.
  • NFL
  • 58 minutes ago
High Schools

Detroit News prep football picks: Week 5

Detroit News prep football picks: Week 5David Goricki, Rod Beard, Eric Coughlin and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for top games in Week 5 of the high school football season.
  • High Schools
  • 3 hours, 56 minutes ago
Lions

Lions guard T.J. Lang returns to practice

Lions guard T.J. Lang returns to practiceLang missed all of last week, including Sunday's game against the 49ers with a back injury.
  • Lions
  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
  • Lions

    Lions' Patricia talks about challenges of coaching against former team

    Lions’ Patricia talks coaching against PatriotsMatt Patricia says the biggest challenge is making sure he doesn't overload his players with information.
    • Lions
    • 5 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Red Wings

    Tyler Bertuzzi sticks, but can he soar with Red Wings?

    Bertuzzi sticks, but can he soar with Wings?Bertuzzi enters this season with confidence after impressive finish
    • Red Wings
    • 20 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Spartans

    Michigan State sees Big Ten opener as chance for relaunch

    MSU sees Big Ten opener as shot to relaunchAfter a bye week, the Spartans (1-1) are ready to the hit the reset button as they travel to Indiana Saturday.
    • Spartans
    • 11 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Gregg Krupa

    Krupa: A pivotal preseason begins for the Red Wings

    Krupa: A pivotal preseason begins for WingsWith roster positions open, more prospects in play than in recent history and lots of questions pending, the Red Wings begin play.
    • Gregg Krupa
    • 6 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Shea Patterson 'comfortable,' growing in Michigan offense

    Patterson ‘comfortable,’ growing in UM offenseThe Ole Miss transfer has completed nearly 71 percent of his passes and thrown six TDs in three games.
    • Wolverines
    • 11 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Tigers

    Daniel Norris 'spot on' early, Tigers still lose

    Daniel Norris ‘spot on’ early, Tigers still loseLeft-handed starter shuts out Twins for five, but a bad sixth, and Sandy Baez's rough seventh, doom Detroit on a night when Mikie Mahtook drives in 3 runs.
    • Tigers
    • 11 hours, 52 minutes ago
    More Sports

    Report: Dan Gilbert part of group that could buy Sports Illustrated

    Report: Gilbert part of group that could buy SIBillionaire Dan Gilbert is part of a group that's in "final negotiations" to buy Sports Illustrated, according to a report from the New York Post.
    • More Sports
    • 5 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Michigan offense will continue to throw 'body punches'

    UM offense will continue to throw ‘body punches’Michigan pass-game coordinator Pep Hamilton said quarterback Shea Patterson has the “it” factor
    • Wolverines
    • 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Lions

    Lions' Stafford struggling to get deep passing success

    Stafford struggling to get deep passing successQuarterback has had difficulties connecting with his receivers on deep passes in the first two games this season.
    • Lions
    • 5 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Tigers

    Matthew Boyd, wife donate $100,000 for girls rescued from sex trafficking

    Matthew Boyd, wife donate $100,000 for girls rescued from sex traffickingThey establish Kingdom Home as residence for Ugandan girls rescued from exploitation. They will visit Uganda in November as Tigers teammates pitch in.
    • Tigers
    • 20 hours, 48 minutes ago
    Tigers

    'We have to get him healthy': Michael Fulmer expected to have knee surgery Thursday

    Tigers’ Fulmer expected to have knee surgery ThursdayTigers starter, who has had multiple ailments the past year, is dealing with right knee issue. Tigers hope to have him healthy for spring camp.
    • Tigers
    • 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Spartans

    Mark Dantonio hopes 'repetition' works for MSU

    Dantonio hopes ‘repetition’ works for MSUMSU coach says players should be adjusted to playing their third straight night game
    • Spartans
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    Wolverines

    'I think they're good': Higdon, Evans practice ahead of Nebraska game

    UM’s Higdon, Evans practice ahead of Nebraska gameAfter Karan Higdon didn't play against SMU and coach Jim Harbaugh said Chris Evans was working through "something new," fullback Ben Mason reveals the running back have practiced this week.
    • Wolverines
    • 11 hours, 43 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Michigan lands nation's No. 1 safety Daxton Hill

    Michigan lands nation’s No. 1 safety Daxton HillThe 6-foot Booker T. Washington High product is the nation's top-rated player at his postion by 247Sports Composite.
    • Wolverines
    • 11 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Red Wings

    Howard ready, but workload could be decreased by Wings

    Howard ready, but workload could be decreased by WingsThe Red Wings open the exhibition season Wednesday at Little Caesars Arena against Pittsburgh and nobody might be more excited about it than Jimmy Howard.
    • Red Wings
    • 20 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Harbaugh says coaching at alma mater 'a thrill'

    Harbaugh says coaching at alma mater ‘a thrill’Michigan coach says he works hard to meet the expectations of Michigan football
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
    Pistons

    Drummond, Griffin crack ESPN's Top 50

    Drummond, Griffin crack ESPN’s Top 50Pistons duo going in different directions in the rankings.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    NFL

    Tuesday’s NFL: Brown’s tweet raises Steelers' ire

    Tuesday’s NFL: Brown’s tweet raises Steelers’ ireAll-Pro wide receiver and Central Michigan alum Antonio Brown causes stir with “trade me” social media post.
    • NFL
    • 5 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Tigers

    Tigers, Fox Sports Detroit add Dan Petry to weekend telecasts

    Tigers, FSD add Petry to weekend telecastsDan Petry will work as a pre- and postgame analyst during Saturday’s and Sunday’s Fox Sports Detroit telecasts from Comerica Park.
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
    Lynn Henning

    Henning: Former Tigers, MSU great Kirk Gibson still dazzles in Grand Rapids

    Henning: Former Tigers, MSU great Gibson dazzles in GRFrom remarks about Tigers telecasts, to his sports past, to his battle against Parkinson's, Gibson wowed a crowd of 800 at Grand Rapids Economic Club.
    • Lynn Henning
    • 2 days ago
    Sports

    ‘Very comfortable’: Detroit’s Jayru Campbell on fire for 3-0 Ferris State

    ‘Very comfortable’: Jayru Campbell on fire for 3-0 Ferris StateJayru Campbell and Ferris State coach Tony Annese have developed a solid relationship, and that has helped Campbell be successful on and off the football field.
    • Sports
    • 1 day, 21 hours ago
    Golf

    Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa State community

    Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa State communityA star collegiate golfer was attacked and killed by a homeless man while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.
    • Golf
    • 23 hours, 22 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    Michigan's offense: There's 'a lot more in store'

    Michigan’s offense: There’s ‘a lot more in store’The unit has outscored foes 111-47 in three games and is averaging 37 points, which ranks third in the Big Ten.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Golf

    Tuesday’s golf: FedEx playoffs get makeover

    Tuesday’s golf: FedEx playoffs get makeoverPGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says changes were designed to make the FedEx Cup finale easier for fans to understand.
    • Golf
    • 10 hours, 54 minutes ago
    High Schools

    Tuesday's preps: Detroit Community nets volleyball win over Hamtramck

    Tuesday’s preps: Detroit Community nets volleyball win over HamtramckAlisha Chriswell helped lead the way with 12 aces and two spikes. Eriana Wilson had 11 spikes and Shania Henderson added 14 aces.
    • High Schools
    • 11 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Tigers

    Gardenhire vexed by mental lapses, poor at-bats in 'nowhere' loss

    Gardenhire vexed by mental lapses, poor at-bats in ‘nowhere’ lossZimmermann has made six quality starts out of 23 for the Tigers this season, three since July 6.
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Lions

    Why can't Lions' Stafford, Jones connect on the deep ball?

    Why can’t Lions’ Stafford, Jones connect on the deep ball?Matthew Stafford and Marvin Jones were in tune as one of the top deep threat combinations in the league last season.
    • Lions
    • 2 days ago
    Red Wings

    Blashill wants '60 Minutes of Hell' for Red Wings' opponents

    Blashill wants ‘60 Minutes of Hell’ for Red Wings’ opponentsBlashill wants the Red Wings to be a difficult team to play against
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 23 hours ago
    Spartans

    MSU's 'tough old guy' Brian Lewerke cause for concern for Indiana

    MSU’s ‘tough old guy’ Lewerke cause for concern for IndianaMichigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke's improved accuracy, and his bevy of weapons are cause for concern for Indiana head coach Tom Allen.
    • Spartans
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Tigers

    Michael Fulmer's MRI reveals meniscus damage in right knee

    Fulmer’s MRI reveals meniscus damage in right kneeThe Tigers sent the MRI results to Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion. But most likely, Fulmer won't pitch again this season
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Wolverines

    Targeting penalties perplexing Michigan defenders

    Targeting penalties perplexing Michigan defendersWolverines linebacker Khaleke Hudson will miss the first half of Saturday's Big Ten opener against Nebraska after his targeting infraction against SMU last weekend.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Tigers

    Tigers-Twins series a true family affair for the Gardenhires

    Tigers-Twins series a family affair for GardenhiresGardenhire's son Toby, manager at Class A Cedar Rapids, is assisting Twins manager Paul Molitor for this series
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    Sports

    MAC notebook: Eastern Michigan courting QB conundrum

    MAC notebook: Eastern courting QB conundrumTyler Wiegers, who led the Eagles to upset over Purdue, was yanked in favor of Mike Glass in last weekend's loss at Buffalo.
    • Sports
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Red Wings

    Red Wings likely to lean on Frans Nielsen more with Zetterberg retired

    Red Wings likely to lean on Frans Nielsen more with Zetterberg retiredFrans Nielsen is likely going to be one player to see more playing time with Zetterberg gone
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Wolverines

    Jay Harbaugh on UM's running backs

    Jay Harbaugh on UM’s running backsMichigan running backs coach Jay Harbaugh shares his thoughts on how the backs filled in without Karan Higdon last week.
    • Wolverines
    • 33 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    UM's Cesar Ruiz: 'We know we're better'

    UM’s Cesar Ruiz: ‘We know we’re better’Michigan center Cesar Ruiz evaluates the offensive line play through three games.
    • Wolverines
    • 34 minutes ago
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