It was a dizzying month that saw him find his closer, part with Prince Fielder, bring aboard Ian Kinsler, trade Doug Fister for three pieces the Tigers appreciate far more than their fan base, and land a left fielder he can plug into a platoon pairing. And, so, Dave Dombrowski got busy Thursday with some unfinished business.
'Unreal.' The one word from then-Pistons color analyst and current Detroit Mayor Dave Bing when George Blaha signed off after a marathon, triple-overtime game that produced the highest-scoring contest in NBA history said it all. And it still requires a double take, 30 years to the day later.
Sam Webb: Michigan will begin hosting its biggest football recruiting weekend of the season Friday evening, and the presence of five-star commitment Jabrill Peppers will be but one of the compelling storylines. An interesting subplot will be the visit by California Berkley commit Vic Enwere.
John Niyo: It's playoffs-or-bust for this team — the Lions have lost three of four since grabbing the NFC North lead — and Bush knows it'll likely be the latter if he doesn't produce as promised in this stretch run.
Plenty of attention has been paid to Michigan State's defense this season, and rightfully so. As Michigan State prepares to play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, however, a pretty decent unit exists on the Stanford sidelines, as well. The Cardinal has the No. 14 overall defense and is third in stopping the run (91.2 yards).
Alex Avila gets it. He understands there's just something about those home plate collisions that says 'baseball.' So while he's a bit conflicted
Baltimore coach John Harbaugh said safety Matt Elam could have chosen his words more wisely in describing Lions receiver Calvin Johnson this week
Dennard was a finalist along with Lamarcus Joyner of Florida State and Justin Gilbert of Oklahoma State. He leads the Spartans in passes defended
Michigan receiver Jeremy Gallon has always believed in putting his team over personal goals. That why being singled out as the Wolverines' Most
With point guard being the deepest position in the league, one where there's very few easy nights, Jennings can't be a freeway to the lane, forcing
It doesn't matter who the goalie is, who the opponent is, what building they're in, the Red Wings still can't win in the shootout. Even with one
Alex Jackson had 21 points and Bloomfield Hills overcame the loss of its best player and a double-digit halftime deficit to beat Ypsilanti Arbor Prep, 72-70, in girls basketball Thursday night.
Creighton has been successful as a college football coach, from Ottawa (Kan.) University, to Wabash College, to Drake. But those programs are nothing
The Michigan Open, the state's premier golf tournament, will be at Prestwick Village Golf Club in Highland Township in 2014 and 2015.
Brian Kelly and Chuck Martin set the standard that is Grand Valley State football.
Latest Headlines Updated Dec 13, 2013 at 1:00 am
- John Harbaugh says Ravens' Matt Elam wasn't knocking Lions' Calvin Johnson 1:00 am
- Lions could be vulnerable to long ball against Ravens1:00 am
- Thursday's high schools roundup: Bloomfield Hills girls basketball rallies past Arbor Prep1:00 am
- Thursday's NFL roundup: Chargers keep Peyton Manning, Broncos in check1:04 am
- Tigers' Alex Avila approves proposed rule about home-plate collisions1:11 am
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