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Tigers

Avila preferred option at first for time being

Avila preferred option at first for time beingWith DH coming off the disabled list, manager Brad Ausmus opted to go with Alex Avila at first base.
  • Tigers
  • 2 minutes ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Changes could be just beginning for Tigers

Henning: Changes could be just beginning for TigersAs a holiday weekend began rumbling Friday, a rearrangement of the Tigers patio furniture occurred at Comerica Park.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 14 hours, 23 minutes ago
Sports

Michigan seniors still chasing some softball glory

Michigan seniors still chasing some softball gloryJim Wallace helped launch the Hartland Senior Softball League in 2011. The best of them play next week in Minnesota.
  • Sports
  • 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
Detroit

Police shoot suspected drug dealer near fairgrounds

Police shoot suspected drug dealer near fairgroundsOfficers said a 21-year-old man fled to an apartment building and pulled a gun
  • Detroit
  • 16 hours, 36 minutes ago
Oakland County

Feds say cancer doc wants 25-year sentence for fraud

Feds say cancer doc wants 25-year sentence for fraudDr. Farid Fata's sentencing memo is sealed, but his request was disclosed by prosecutors Thursday in a court filing
  • Oakland County
  • 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
Michigan

Dundee roads and bridge reopen after floods

Dundee roads and bridge reopen after floodsBusiness district in Dundee back to normal after River Raisin crests, floods
  • Michigan
  • 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
Arts

Going with the grain at the Blue Water SandFest

Going with the grain at the Blue Water SandFestHeld at the foot of the historic Fort Gratiot Lighthouse along the scenic beaches of Lake Huron, SandFest is the only event of its kind in Michigan
  • Arts
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Editorial

Saturday Shorts: Happy Fourth; Michigan the best state?

Saturday Shorts: Happy Fourth; Michigan the best state?Saturday Shorts are a Detroit News tradition
  • Editorial
  • 15 hours, 40 minutes ago
Business

Payne Q&Auto: David Hobbs does Detroit

Payne Q&Auto: David Hobbs does DetroitI sat down with the racing legend-turned-TV personality to talk RenCen, mom, and liquid-suspensions.
  • Business
  • 14 hours, 30 minutes ago
Tigers

Green: Tigers threw themselves into quagmire

Green: Tigers threw themselves into quagmireIt was Mr. Mack, who coined the phrase "Pitching is 75 percent of baseball."
  • Tigers
  • 6 minutes ago
Nation

Ohio community seeks clues after 6 women vanish

Ohio community seeks clues after 6 women vanishGrieving family members and nervous residents worry about a serial killer in their midst
  • Nation
  • 7 minutes ago
Nation

Controversy surrounds former Vick dogfighting house

Controversy surrounds former Vick dogfighting houseThe transition from dogfighting to dog rescue has not been without controversy
  • Nation
  • 53 minutes ago
Nation

Forgiveness of Charleston shooter prompts discussion

Forgiveness of Charleston shooter prompts discussionMany African-Americans are feeling torn between their anger and their Christian inclination to forgive
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
Travel

Grand Hotel adds new luxury suites with a view

Grand Hotel adds new luxury suites with a viewMackinac Island's Grand Hotel adds new luxury suites with a view
  • Travel
  • 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
Nation

Texas wants its gold back inside the state’s borders

Texas wants its gold back inside the state’s bordersTexas is the only state that owns an actual stockpile of gold, according to public sector and financial industry experts
  • Nation
  • 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
Michigan

Annual pit-spitting competition takes place in Michigan
The 42nd International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship takes place Saturday at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm.

Annual pit-spitting competition takes place in MichiganThe 42nd International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship takes place Saturday at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm.
  • Michigan
  • 3 hours, 18 minutes ago
Michigan

Casino says computer system with personal info breached

Casino says computer system with personal info breachedThousands of gamblers might have been dealt a bad hand at FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek.
  • Michigan
  • 3 hours, 39 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers’ Alex Avila moves to first base for today’s game

Tigers’ Alex Avila moves to first base for today’s gameIt’s not the first time at first base for Avila.
  • Tigers
  • 3 hours, 59 minutes ago
Sports

Weekend sports on TV/radio
A complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio

Weekend sports on TV/radioA complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio
  • Sports
  • 6 hours, 8 minutes ago
Golf

Friday's roundup: Vegas, Langley lead Greenbrier

Friday's roundup: Vegas, Langley lead GreenbrierJhonattan Vegas hasn't had much success since winning his second PGA Tour event as a rookie in 2011.
  • Golf
  • 6 hours, 24 minutes ago
Golf

Watson painting over Confederate flag on 'General Lee'

Watson painting over Confederate flag on 'General Lee'Watson paid $121,000 for the car, a 1969 Dodge Charger, at a January 2012 auction.
  • Golf
  • 6 hours, 37 minutes ago
Nba

Friday's roundup: Jordan lands in Dallas

Friday's roundup: Jordan lands in DallasAccording to multiple reports, the NBA rebounding leader, agreed to terms on an $80 million deal over four years.
  • Nba
  • 6 hours, 46 minutes ago
Nhl

Friday's roundup: O'Reilly becomes Sabres' highest-paid player

Friday's roundup: O'Reilly becomes Sabres' highest-paid playerThe Buffalo Sabres have made newly acquired forward Ryan O'Reilly their highest-paid player.
  • Nhl
  • 6 hours, 50 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' Carter would love chance in slot

Lions' Carter would love chance in slotThe Lions drafted the 6-foot, 196-pound Carter as a long-term option outside.
  • Lions
  • 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
Wolverines

4-star receiver Brad Hawkins commits to Michigan

4-star receiver Brad Hawkins commits to MichiganMichigan has received a pledge from Brad Hawkins Jr., a senior receiver from Camden (N.J.) High.
  • Wolverines
  • 7 hours, 4 minutes ago
Wolverines

Ex-equipment man Falk has the book on UM coaches

Ex-equipment man Falk has the book on UM coachesJon Falk was hired by Bo, worked for four more coaches and has unique insights on the school's latest hire Jim Harbaugh.
  • Wolverines
  • 7 hours, 13 minutes ago
Tigers

Emotional Joba confident he'll find another team

Emotional Joba confident he'll find another teamIn his last eight appearances, spanning six innings, Chamberlain had given up nine runs and 13 hits.
  • Tigers
  • 7 hours, 23 minutes ago
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