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Demolition begins on legendary Kronk Gym in Detroit

Demolition begins on legendary Kronk GymThe world-renowned boxing gym began undergoing demolition after it was destroyed in a large fire last year
  • Detroit
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Sports

Pistons practice facility to house Detroit's first Blink Fitness

Pistons practice facility to house Detroit’s first Blink FitnessThe team announced Thursday a partnership with Blink Fitness to house a publicly-accessible fitness center inside the Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
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Humboldt Broncos return to ice five months after crash

Humboldt Broncos return to ice five months after crashBrayden Camrud and Derek Patter were back on the ice for the Humboldt Broncos in the team’s first game since 10 teammates and six other people were killed in a bus crash.
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  • 1 week ago
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Stewart, Storm sweep Mystics to capture WNBA title

Stewart, Storm sweep Mystics for WNBA titleBreanna Stewart led the Storm to their third WNBA title Wednesday night, scoring 30 points in a 98-82 victory over the Mystics in Game 3 of the best-of-five series.
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  • 1 week ago
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ITF defends chair umpire in spat with Serena Williams

ITF defends chair umpire in spat with Serena WilliamsWilliams was cited by Carlos Ramos three times Saturday during her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Djokovic powers past del Potro for third U.S. Open title

Djokovic powers past del Potro for third U.S. Open titleNovak Djokovic won his 14th Grand Slam title and second in a row by getting through a key 20-minute game to beat 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Serena Williams fined $17K for verbal abuse, other violations

Serena Williams fined $17K for verbal abuse, other violationsSerena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Osaka bests Williams in contentious U.S. Open final

Osaka tops Williams in contentious U.S. Open finalSerena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief as the final descended into chaos before Naomi Osaka wrapped up a 6-2, 6-4 victory for her first Grand Slam title.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Knee ends Nadal's U.S. Open defense; Djokovic vs. del Potro final

Knee ends Nadal’s U.S. Open defense; Djokovic vs. del Potro finalRafael Nadal felt the pain sear into his right knee early in his U.S. Open semifinal, on what he called “a bad movement.”
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Serena Williams, 36, and Naomi Osaka, 20, to meet in the U.S. Open final

Williams, 36, and Osaka, 20, to meet in U.S. Open finalWith one more victory, Williams will earn her seventh U.S. Open championship and her 24th major singles trophy. Osaka is the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Djokovic reaches 11th straight U.S. Open semi; Keys advances

Djokovic reaches 11th straight U.S. Open semi; Keys advancesNovk Djokovic moved a step closer to a third championship at Flushing Meadows and 14th Grand Slam title overall by eliminating John Millman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Japan's Nishikori, Osaka on historic run at U.S. Open

Japan’s Nishikori, Osaka on historic run at U.S. OpenKei Nishikori rallied to outlast Marin Cilic, giving Japan a men’s and women’s semifinalist at the same Grand Slam for the first time in the professional era.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry resigns

USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry resignsShe came under scrutiny over the fallout from the abuse scandal surrounding disgraced former team doctor Larry Nassar.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Serena shrugs off shaky start, beats Pliskova at U.S. Open

Serena shrugs off shaky start, beats Pliskova at U.S. OpenIt was Williams’ first win over a top-10 player this season.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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55th-ranked Millman stuns Federer in U.S. Open; Djokovic next

55th-ranked Millman stuns Federer in U.S. OpenRoger Federer entered the day 28-0 at the U.S. Open, and 127-1 in all Grand Slam matches, against foes below No. 50 in the ATP rankings.
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Serena, Stephens march into U.S. Open quarterfinals

Serena, Stephens march into U.S. Open quarterfinalsSerena Williams reached the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows for a 10th consecutive appearance by using 18 aces to beat Kaia Kanepi 6-0, 4-6, 6-3.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Federer 'unreal' in U.S. Open triumph over Kyrgios

Federer ‘unreal’ in U.S. Open triumph over KyrgiosThe most pivotal part of Roger Federer’s U.S. Open victory over Nick Kyrgios came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was serving at 3-all, love-40 and got out of the jam.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Serena matches easiest win over Venus in U.S. Open rout

Serena matches easiest win over Venus in U.S. Open routSerena shook off an early ankle injury to win seven straight games.
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U.S. Open umpire’s Kyrgios visit scrutinized; Wozniacki loses

U.S. Open umpire’s Kyrgios visit scrutinized; Wozniacki losesLahyani clambered down out of his seat during a break, stood with hands on knees, and spoke with Kyrgios, saying, among other things, “I want to help you.”
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Djokovic in ‘survival mode’ at U.S. Open; Federer wins

Djokovic in ‘survival mode’ at U.S. Open; Federer winsWhile Djokovic eventually would get past Marton Fucsovics 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 Tuesday, it was a bit of an ordeal.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Serena, Venus set up Williams vs. Williams match at U.S. Open

Serena, Venus set up Williams vs. Williams match at U.S. OpenThis will be the siblings’ earliest showdown at a major tournament in 20 years.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Wayne County

Grosse Pointe teen wins fight with Little League to use yellow ball

Grosse Pointe teen wins fight with Little LeagueFight to use yellow ball due to rare disorder ends up forcing policy change
  • Wayne County
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Halep 1st No. 1 to lose 1st Open match; Serena wins

Halep 1st No. 1 to lose 1st Open match; Serena winsOn a Day 1 that featured the major tournament debut of 25-second serve clocks, Halep blamed opening-round jitters.
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Hawaii blanks South Korea 3-0 to win LLWS

Hawaii blanks South Korea 3-0 to win LLWSThe team from Honolulu allowed just three runs in the entire tournament.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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One and done: Top seed Halep ousted in historic upset

One and done: Top seed Halep ousted in historic upsetSimona Halep became the first No. 1-seeded woman to lose her opening match at the Grand Slam tournament in the half-century of the professional era.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Jemele Hill's tenure at ESPN reportedly coming to an end

Jemele Hill’s tenure at ESPN reportedly coming to an endESPN historian James Miller reported that Hill's time at ESPN will officially end Saturday, and that the parting was "amicable." ESPN is buying out her contract, Miller reported.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Grosse Pointe Woods hosting welcome-home party for Little Leaguers

Grosse Pointe Woods hosting welcome-home party for Little LeaguersThe Little League World Series participants will be greeted by fans, friends and family during a celebration at Grosse Pointe Woods City Hall around 4:30 p.m. Friday.
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Hawaii shuts out Georgia 3-0 to move to LLWS title game

Hawaii shuts out Georgia 3-0 to move to LLWS title gameHawaii, the U.S. champion, will play South Korea on Sunday after the Asia-Pacific regional champs defeated Japan 2-1.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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South Korea edges Japan for a spot in LLWS title game

South Korea edges Japan for a spot in LLWS title gameSouth Korea will play Hawaii in the Little League World Series championship on Sunday.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Buoyant Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores team has Georgia on its mind in Little League World Series

G.P. Woods-Shores poised to strike first in LLWSThe Michigan representatives have benefited from last bats in come-from-behind wins, including Monday's thrilling 5-4 victory. The team will bat first against Peachtree City, Ga. on Wednesday.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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G.P. Woods-Shores enjoys 'crazy cool' ride at Little League World Series

G.P. Woods-Shores enjoys ‘crazy cool’ ride at LLWSThe run came to an end in Wednesday's elimination game, but Woods-Shores coach Kurt Barr says this is an experience the players won't forget.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores’ run ends with loss to Georgia

Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores’ run ends with loss to GeorgiaGrosse Pointe's Oliver Service and Jarren Purify hit homers, but Peachtree City's Jansen Kenty went the distance and tossed a four-hitter to end Woods-Shores' Little League World Series run.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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LLWS: Georgia 4, Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores 3

LLWS: Georgia 4, Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores 3Grosse Pointe's run in the Little League World Series came to an end against Peachtree City, Georgia.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Motorsports

Detroit Hydrofest Preview Show, with Gregg Krupa and Andrew Tate

Detroit Hydrofest Preview ShowDetroit News sports writer Gregg Krupa talks with Andrew Tate, of Walled Lake, racing in this weekend's Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest off Belle Isle.
  • Motorsports
  • 4 weeks ago
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New bats, fewer homers at Little League World Series

New bats, fewer homers at Little League World SeriesUnder a new bat performance standard from USA Baseball, bats in 2018 are now built to act more like the wooden bats used in the majors — less ping and less pop.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Heavy rains postpone LLWS play on Tuesday

Heavy rains postpone LLWS play on TuesdayGrosse Pointe Woods-Shores continues tournament play at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Southeast Regional champion Peachtree City, Georgia.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
NFL

Mike Tirico is new host of ‘Football Night In America’

Mike Tirico is new host of ‘Football Night In America’Tirico, an Ann Arbor resident who also does play by play on Notre Dame games, replaces Dan Patrick.
  • NFL
  • 1 month ago
Sports

LLWS: Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores 5, Iowa 4

LLWS: Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores 5, Iowa 4Grosse Pointe defeats Des Moines, Iowa 5-4 on a bases-loaded, walk-off single to stay alive in the Little League World Series
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  • 1 month ago
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'We know how to fight': Grosse Pointe rallies again, wins on walk-off

We know how to fight’: Grosse Pointe wins on walk-offReggie Sharpe’s bases-loaded single with none out in the bottom of the sixth inning completed the latest Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores comeback
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  • 1 month ago
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Too wild: Grosse Pointe no match for Hawaii in Little League World Series

Too wild: Grosse Pointe no match for Hawaii in LLWSGrosse Pointe Woods-Shores lost its first game in more than a month, falling to Hawaii, 8-2, on Sunday afternoon at the Little League World Series.
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  • 1 month ago
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'Kid is legit': Purify's defensive gems save Grosse Pointe

Kid is legit’: Purify’s defensive gems save Grosse PointeOn a night when Jarren Purify’s highly touted offensive abilities were held largely in check, he used his fielding skills to keep Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores within range.
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Sports

Thursday sports on TV/radio

Thursday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
  • Sports
  • 11 hours, 14 minutes ago
Michigan

Another resignation in the Larry Nassar fallout

Another resignation in the Larry Nassar falloutHere’s a look at some of the individuals or organizations that have been charged, ousted, opted to quit and left
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Larry Nassar loses another appeal in attempt to reduce prison time

Nassar loses bid to reduce prison timeNassar's attorneys said they would ask the Michigan Court of Appeals to consider his appeal
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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USA Hockey's biggest names put on show in honor Jim Johannson's memory

Stars shine in Plymouth to honor late USA Hockey executiveRed Wings' Dylan Larkin spearheaded Sunday's Stars and Stripes game event at Plymouth's USA Hockey Arena, which honored USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson, 53, who died earlier this year.
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