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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 photosThis year’s Victoria's Secret Paris fashion show was themed, "Stuff for Normal People."
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
College

Detroit hosts Maryland vs. Boston College in Quick Lane Bowl

Detroit hosts Maryland vs. Boston College in Quick Lane BowlThe Quick Lane Bowl put together its ACC vs. Big Ten matchup with Boston College playing Maryland Dec. 26 at Ford Field.
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  • 30 minutes ago
Wolverines

No playoff: UM sixth in final CFP rankings

No playoff: UM sixth in final CFP rankingsThe four playoff teams will be: 1. Alabama, 2. Clemson, 3. Ohio State, 4. Washington.
  • Wolverines
  • 5 hours, 57 minutes ago
Wolverines

Michigan sixth, WMU 12th in AP poll

Michigan sixth, WMU 12th in AP poll The top eight: 1. Alabama, 2. Ohio State, 3. Clemson, 4. Washington, 5. Penn State, 6. Michigan, 7. Oklahoma, 8. Wisconsin.
  • Wolverines
  • 7 hours, 32 minutes ago
College

Charboneau: Only Alabama can’t be questioned

Charboneau: Only Alabama can’t be questionedThere’s been one clear-cut conclusion that almost everyone has agreed upon for weeks in college football – Alabama is the best team.
  • College
  • 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
Pistons

Pistons’ Reggie Jackson will debut tonight

Pistons’ Reggie Jackson will debut tonightAfter some consideration, Reggie Jackson just thought it was time. Not Tuesday, but tonight.
  • Pistons
  • 5 hours, 41 minutes ago
Lions

Stafford sets record with 13 straight completions

Stafford sets record with 13 straight completionsDetroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford added to his list of franchise records in the first half of the team’s game against the New Orleans Saints.
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  • 3 hours, 35 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' Levy missing 11th straight, Jones also out

Lions' Levy missing 11th straight, Jones also outMarvin Jones got stretched out and warmed up running routes, but a thigh injury will sideline him against the Saints.
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  • 6 hours, 42 minutes ago
Spartans

Izzo critical of ‘sluggish’ Michigan State in narrow win

Izzo critical of ‘sluggish’ Michigan State in narrow winWith the game in the balance, Michigan State turned to another freshman as Nick Ward scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first double-double.
  • Spartans
  • 21 hours, 59 minutes ago
Red Wings

'Can't happen': Penguins' huge rally spoils Coreau debut

'Can't happen': Penguins' huge rally spoils Coreau debutIt appeared this was going to be a great story for Jared Coreau, then the Pittsburgh Penguins spoiled it.
  • Red Wings
  • 11 hours, 20 minutes ago
Wolverines

Wagner powers Wolverines to bounce-back triumph

Wagner powers Wolverines to bounce-back triumphWith the taste from Wednesday’s bitter loss to Virginia Tech still lingering, Michigan was looking to quickly get rid of it.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
College

Western Michigan awaits Cotton Bowl foe

Western Michigan awaits Cotton Bowl foeWestern Michigan is heading to the Cotton Bowl, arguably the most prestigious game of the program's history, after its chief competition for the bid, Navy, removed all doubt.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Spartans

‘Starting to get it’: Meeting with Izzo sparks Cassius Winston

‘Starting to get it’: Meeting with Izzo sparks Cassius Winston“Cassius, he made some steps today,” Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said.
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  • 21 hours, 35 minutes ago
Big Ten

Penn State makes playoff case with win over Wisconsin

Penn State makes playoff case with win over WisconsinTrace McSorley put the Nittany Lions squarely back in the national spotlight with an epic come-from-behind victory.
  • Big Ten
  • 17 hours, 12 minutes ago
Pistons

Road sweep demonstrates Pistons’ rapid improvement

Road sweep demonstrates Pistons’ rapid improvementIt’s taken almost a quarter of the season, but they’re now back above .500 and playing their best basketball.
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  • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
Wolverines

Wagner, Wilson team up to get Michigan a ‘W’

Wagner, Wilson team up to get Michigan a ‘W’For the first time since Wilson was inserted into the starting lineup, they both were able to stay out of foul trouble.
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  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
Lions

Lions activate DE Bryant, WR Jones

Lions activate DE Bryant, WR JonesThe Lions activated Armonty Bryant from the commissioner’s exempt list following his three-game suspension and promoted practice squad wide receiver TJ Jones to the active roster.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Red Wings

Live: Green's goal ties it, Wings-Islanders 1-1

Live: Green's goal ties it, Wings-Islanders 1-1Follow Gregg Krupa for live coverage of the Wings' game against the Islanders in Brooklyn on Sunday at 6 p.m.
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Pistons

Live: Pistons lead Magic 23-16 in 1st

Live: Pistons lead Magic 23-16 in 1stRod Beard will have updates in Orlando when the Pistons take on the Magic on Sunday at 6 p.m.
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  • 11 minutes ago
College

The News' Tony Paul on P.J. Fleck's future

The News' Tony Paul on P.J. Fleck's futureThe News' Tony Paul breaks down the possible coaching jobs that could interest WMU coach P.J. Fleck.
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  • 23 hours, 17 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU's 'Zeke the Wonder Dog' dies

MSU's 'Zeke the Wonder Dog' diesMichigan State's unofficial mascot, "Zeke the Wonder Dog," passed away unexpectedly Friday night at the age of 12.
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  • 1 day ago
College

Ferris State knocks off Grand Valley to reach semifinal
Trevor Bermingham completed nine of 11 passes for 163 yards and rushed for four touchdowns

Ferris State knocks off Grand Valley to reach semifinalTrevor Bermingham completed nine of 11 passes for 163 yards and rushed for four touchdowns
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  • 23 hours, 49 minutes ago
College

Saturday’s state basketball: Oakland tops Southern Utah
Martez Walker scored 19 points and had nine boards and Jalen Hayes added 15 points and nine rebounds.

Saturday’s state basketball: Oakland tops Southern UtahMartez Walker scored 19 points and had nine boards and Jalen Hayes added 15 points and nine rebounds.
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  • 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Tigers want to deal, not solely lop payroll

Henning: Tigers want to deal, not solely lop payrollContrary to popular opinion, GM Al Avila isn't going into the Winter Meetings with an order from the Ilitches to cut costs.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
College

Watson, Clemson claim ACC title, await playoff berth

Watson, Clemson claim ACC title, await playoff berthThe Heisman Trophy hopeful and third-ranked Clemson Tigers are ready to return to the College Football Playoff.
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  • 10 hours, 53 minutes ago
Big Ten

Saturday’s Big Ten: Hayes, Wisconsin cruise past Oklahoma

Saturday’s Big Ten: Hayes, Wisconsin cruise past OklahomaWisconsin coach Greg Gard says what makes Nigel Hayes and the Badgers play at their best is one in the same — how far the 6-foot-8 forward is from the basket.
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  • 20 hours ago
Lions

Lions' Tahir Whitehead won't play vs. Saints

Lions' Tahir Whitehead won't play vs. Saints Detroit Lions linebacker Tahir Whitehead did not travel with the team and has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Saints.
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  • 1 day ago
Lions

Lions vs. Saints preview: Force Brees into mistakes

Lions vs. Saints preview: Force Brees into mistakesJames Hawkins breaks down Sunday's Lions-Saints game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (1 p.m., Fox/WJR).
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Lions

Live Lions blog: Final: Lions 28, Saints 13

Live Lions blog: Final: Lions 28, Saints 13The Detroit Lions are 7-4 and in first place in the NFC North but will enter Sunday’s game at New Orleans as six-point underdogs.
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  • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
Lions

Detroit News predictions: Lions vs. Saints

Detroit News predictions: Lions vs. SaintsJames Hawkins, Justin Rogers, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski predict the outcome of Sunday's Lions-Saints game.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Pistons

Johnson's 2nd-season slump snowballing

Johnson's 2nd-season slump snowballingThe buoyant rookie who guarded LeBron James during the playoff now gun shy.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
College

Saturday’s Top 25: Visiting UCLA takes down top-ranked Kentucky

Saturday’s Top 25: Visiting UCLA takes down top-ranked KentuckyOnly briefly did UCLA appear vulnerable against top-ranked Kentucky in its usual charged environment that has made the Wildcats one of the hardest teams to beat at home.
  • College
  • 18 hours, 43 minutes ago
Red Wings

Red Wings’ Jared Coreau nervous for NHL debut

Red Wings’ Jared Coreau nervous for NHL debutCoreau was called up Nov. 26 after Jimmy Howard injured his groin in New Jersey.
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  • 11 hours, 21 minutes ago
Sports

Sunday sports on TV/radio
A complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio

Sunday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio
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  • 17 hours, 9 minutes ago
College

WMU’s P.J. Fleck on job speculation: ‘We’ll see’

WMU’s P.J. Fleck on job speculation: ‘We’ll see’Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck is expected to be contacted by multiple schools with head-coaching openings.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
College

UM turns eyes to ACC after Washington wins

UM turns eyes to ACC after Washington winsMichigan fans will ditch their Colorado gear and Twitter avatars and become Virginia Tech fans on Saturday.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Lions

Nagging ankle injury still an issue for Ansah

Nagging ankle injury still an issue for AnsahA high ankle sprain sidelined Ansah for the better part of four games this season and is still bothering him.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Pistons

'Great night': Pistons thump Hawks, climb above .500

'Great night': Pistons thump Hawks, climb above .500The Pistons completed their three-game trip with a flourish, jumping out to a 19-point lead at halftime.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
College

WMU wraps up MAC title, likely Cotton Bowl bid

WMU wraps up MAC title, likely Cotton Bowl bidQuarterback Zach Terrell was clutch when he needed to be, and freshman Butch Hampton made some big kicks.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Spartans

MSU's Langford to inherit larger role

MSU's Langford to inherit larger roleFreshman guard is averaging 4.6 points and 16 minutes.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Red Wings

Wings collecting injuries as fast as points

Wings collecting injuries as fast as pointsJustin Abdelkader is the latest player to go down as the Wings have collected eight points in their last five games.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
College

Washington fortifies CFP bid by crushing Colorado

Washington fortifies CFP bid by crushing ColoradoWashington's opportunistic defense and dominant running game most likely ended any debate about whether the Huskies' weak nonconference schedule would keep them out of the College Football Playoff.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Wolverines

Teske establishing himself as UM's 'brick wall'

Teske establishing himself as UM's 'brick wall'His stout 245-pound frame is being put to good use by blocking or altering the direction of opponent shots.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
High Schools

Tanderys propels Livonia Stevenson girls past Harrison

Tanderys propels Livonia Stevenson girls past HarrisonSarah Tanderys drilled back-to-back 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, propelling Stevenson to a 51-32 win over Harrison.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Big Ten

Big Ten championship: Penn State 38, Wisconsin 31

Big Ten championship: Penn State 38, Wisconsin 31Saeed Blacknall of the Penn State Nittany Lions runs for a touchdown during the third quarter.
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  • 11 hours, 56 minutes ago
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