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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at today's notable photos

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at today’s notable photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at today's notable photos
  • Sports
  • 14 hours, 33 minutes ago
Red Wings

Nick Jensen signs 2-year extension with Red Wings

Nick Jensen signs 2-year extension with WingsDetroit — Nick Jensen is staying, but will see about the some other Red Wings.
  • Red Wings
  • 4 hours, 10 minutes ago
College

Kansas moves to No. 1 in AP poll; UM, MSU unranked

Kansas moves to No. 1 in AP poll; UM, MSU unrankedKansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll.
  • College
  • 3 hours, 19 minutes ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Babcock shares blame for Jurco's failure with Wings

Krupa: Babcock shares blame for JurcoThe third-round pick the Red Wings received for under-performing forward gives team a second chance to get it right.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 11 hours, 59 minutes ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Freshmen power MSU's tournament push

Niyo: Freshmen power MSU’s tournament pushOn a day when Spartans paid tribute to outgoing seniors, their freshmen showed why they could make a 20th tournament run.
  • John Niyo
  • 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
Spartans

Divine Child QB Theo Day commits to Michigan State

Divine Child QB Theo Day commits to MSUDearborn Divine Child quarterback Theo Day announced via Twitter he is attending Michigan State.
  • Spartans
  • 5 hours, 28 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers’ Matthew Boyd finds his rhythm in first start

Tigers’ Matthew Boyd finds his rhythm in first startAs Matthew Boyd was doing his post-outing running in right field during the third inning Sunday, Mets right fielder Michael Conforto turned and had a few words for him.
  • Tigers
  • 23 hours ago
Spartans

Spartans spiff up resume with takedown of Badgers

Spartans spiff up resume with upset winNick Ward and Miles Bridges – the two freshmen who have produced all season – were the catalysts again Sunday.
  • Spartans
  • 15 hours, 10 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU's Eron Harris cherishes final Breslin Center moment

Harris has an emotional Breslin goodbyeCoach Tom Izzo made sure the injured senior got onto the court with 11 seconds so he could kiss the Spartan logo.
  • Spartans
  • 11 hours, 54 minutes ago
Pistons

Botched FTs derail Pistons in loss to Celtics

Botched FTs derail Pistons in loss to CelticsDetroit rallies and overtakes Boston before falling 104-98 Sunday at The Palace as two-game win streak is snapped.
  • Pistons
  • 11 hours, 41 minutes ago
Pistons

‘I’m a Piston’: Jersey retirement astonishes Hamilton

Jersey retirement astonishes HamiltonThe Pistons raised his No. 32 to The Palace rafters, joining “Goin’ to Work” teammates Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups.
  • Pistons
  • 11 hours, 40 minutes ago
Big Ten

Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week of Feb. 27

Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week of Feb. 27Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week of Feb. 27
  • Big Ten
  • 15 hours, 49 minutes ago
Tigers

Plenty of banter, earnest work behind the scenes at Tigertown

Hard work, banter make Tigertown purrBlaine Hardy pulled into his locker and began jawing from 20 feet away with another of Sunday’s lone souls, Andrew Romine.
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 33 minutes ago
College

Sunday's basketball: Oakland wins Horizon League title

Sunday’s basketball: Oakland wins 9th straight to take Horizon titleOakland University won its first regular-season Horizon League championship Sunday afternoon, beating Milwaukee, 86-75, on the road.
  • College
  • 5 hours, 38 minutes ago
Motorsports

Kurt Busch steals a monster of win in Daytona 500

Kurt Busch steals a monster of win in Daytona 500Ryan Blaney finished second in a Ford. AJ Allmendinger was third in a Chevrolet, and Aric Almirola was fourth.
  • Motorsports
  • 15 hours, 22 minutes ago
Tigers

Ex- Rookie of the Year candidate Lough in near no-win spot

Ex- Rookie of the Year candidate Lough in near no-win spotHe sat in the Detroit Tigers dugout before batting practice, wearing his cap low and his eyes shielded by sunglasses.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
High Schools

Tournament preview: Cousino chasing Class A repeat

Tournament preview: Cousino chasing Class A repeatCousino won’t be flying under the radar this postseason as it enters as the reigning state champion.
  • High Schools
  • 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
High Schools

U-D Jesuit wins record league crown with heavy hearts

U-D Jesuit wins record league crown with heavy heartsJesuit won its fifth consecutive Catholic League A-B title less than 24 hours after senior’s mother was killed.
  • High Schools
  • 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
Wolverines

Niyo: Walton arrives, and brings Wolverines with him

Niyo: Walton arrives, and brings Wolverines with himThere are no guarantees at this point, but Saturday’s win should do wonders for the Wolverines’ comfort level .
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Chris Ilitch soothes nervous Tigers fan base

Henning: Chris Ilitch soothes nervous Tigers fan baseOwner says right things to ensure franchise's core principles, namely obtaining a World Championship, remain.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

Wagner 'is the difference' as Michigan bashes Purdue

Wagner ‘is the difference’ as Michigan bashes PurdueThe sophomore center stole the show on Senior Day, pouring in a career-high 24 points — 22 coming in the first half.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Tigers

Verlander hopes training regimen ignites faster start

Verlander hopes training regimen ignites faster startRight-handed starter used a combination of weighted balls (7 ounces) and light balls (4 ounces) while throwing in offseason.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Tigers

Iglesias takes measures to maintain shortstop’s body

Iglesias takes measures to maintain shortstop’s bodyHe's filling in terms of body mass and becoming a better overall teammate.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Tigers

Anibal Sanchez proud of new U.S. citizenship

Anibal Sanchez proud of new U.S. citizenshipThe Detroit Tigers pitcher was granted his citizenship in a ceremony in Miami on Friday
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers blast Astros, Cabrera shrugs off plunking

Tigers blast Astros, Cabrera shrugs off plunkingAstros' Edison Frias ejected when he hit slugger with pitch after surrendering three straight HRs in an 11-4 Detroit victory
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

UM's Zak Irvin savors unforgettable senior moment

UM’s Zak Irvin savors unforgettable senior momentThe 82-70 victory over Purdue was the perfect crescendo for the outgoing seniors.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Sports

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

Monday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio
  • Sports
  • 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
Spartans

Senior day bittersweet for Spartans' Tom Izzo

Senior day bittersweet for Spartans’ Tom IzzoCoach reflects on careers of Alvin Ellis, Eron Harris and Matt Van Dyk who will be honored after game against Wisconsin Sunday.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Big Ten

Spike Albrecht on return to UM: 'I'm glad it's over'

Spike Albrecht on return to UM: ‘I’m glad it’s over’Former Wolverine turned Boilermaker played 12 minutes, mostly in the first half.
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
College

State roundup: Eastern Michigan ends 7-game slide
James Thompson finishes with 17 points and 12 rebounds in the Eagles' 84-68 victory.

State roundup: Eastern Michigan ends 7-game slideJames Thompson finishes with 17 points and 12 rebounds in the Eagles' 84-68 victory.
  • College
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Big Ten

Saturday’s Big Ten: Iowa knocks off Maryland

Saturday’s Big Ten: Iowa knocks off MarylandThe best performance of Jordan Bohannon’s college career coincided with another ego-deflating effort by No. 24 Maryland.
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
High Schools

Wrestling roundup: Detroit C.C. outgrapples Davison in Division 1

Wrestling roundup: Detroit C.C. outgrapples Davison in Division 1Catholic Central lived up to its No. 1 seed and earned a 35-22 victory over No. 2 seed Davison.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
High Schools

Wrestling: Bastian’s gamble pays, Richmond wins Division 3
Hayden Bastian went for broke and cashed in with a takedown with 28 seconds left to pull out a 4-3 decision.

Wrestling: Bastian’s gamble pays, Richmond wins Division 3Hayden Bastian went for broke and cashed in with a takedown with 28 seconds left to pull out a 4-3 decision.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Sports

Saturday’s Top 25: UCLA edges Arizona; Gonzaga falls

Saturday’s Top 25: UCLA edges Arizona; Gonzaga fallsThomas Welsh scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 5 UCLA dominated the offensive boards.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Pistons

'Yessir!' Rip Hamilton's No. 32 to join Pistons stars

Yessir!’ Rip Hamilton’s No. 32 to join Pistons starsDespite leaving on a sour note, the engine in Detroit's 2004 NBA title winning team returns for number retirement ceremony.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Spartans

Reschke leaving MSU, cites comment made to ex-teammate

Reschke leaving MSU, cites comment made to ex-teammateHe will seek a graduate transfer to play final year of eligibility.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: UM's German import gets Moe better in blue

Niyo: UM’s German import gets Moe better in blueSophomore power forward from Berlin is blossoming into a leader on the Wolverines.
  • John Niyo
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
NHL

Ted Kulfan's top NHL trade-deadline targets

Ted Kulfan’s top NHL trade-deadline targetsTed Kulfan's top NHL trade-deadline targets
  • NHL
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Spartans

Silence surrounds start of Spartans' spring practice

Silence surrounds start of Spartans’ spring practiceWith sexual assault investigation hanging over football program, Mark Dantonio has football team in lockdown mode as camp begins.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Spartans

Spartans seeking signature win against Wisconsin

Spartans seeking signature win against WisconsinIt’s also the final home game for three seniors — guards Alvin Ellis and Eron Harris along with forward Matt Van Dyk.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Tigers

Chris Ilitch: Family committed to Tigers

Chris Ilitch: Family committed to Tigers"...the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree," the owner told players today at Lakeland, Fla. before ceremonies dedicating the new Joker Marchant Stadium.
  • Tigers
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Red Wings

Blashill on returning from the bye week

Blashill on returning from the bye weekRed Wings coach Jeff Blashill talks about the difficulty playing after a bye week.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
Red Wings

Vanek talks about his uncertain future with Wings

Vanek talks about his uncertain future with WingsRed Wings forward Thomas Vanek shares his thoughts before Wednesday's trade deadline.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU coach Tom Izzo on final week of regular season

MSU coach Tom Izzo on final week of regular seasonMichigan State closes the regular season at Illinois and Maryland.
  • Spartans
  • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU’s Nick Ward sweeps weekly Big Ten honors

MSU’s Nick Ward sweeps weekly Big Ten honorsWard averaged 21 points and nine rebounds while shooting 68 percent from the field in wins over Nebraska and Wisconsin.
  • Spartans
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
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