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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at today's photos

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at today’s photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at today's photos
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  • 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
Lions

Rogers and Niyo break down Day 3 of the NFL draft

Rogers and Niyo break down Day 3 of the NFL draftThe Detroit Lions made six picks, including a few surprises the final day of the 2017 draft. We analyze those decisions.
  • Lions
  • 22 hours, 17 minutes ago
Lions

Blazing CB Jamal Agnew drafted by Lions in fifth round

Blazing CB Jamal Agnew drafted by LionsIn the fifth round of the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions added competition for the team’s nickelback and punt return roles, selecting San Diego cornerback Jamal Agnew.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Wolverines

Postcard from Italy: Shower reins in this American

Postcard from Italy: Shower reins in this AmericanIn the U.S., we're used to everything being big. But in Europe, things are smaller -- including the showers, which are the size of a phone booth.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
Lions

Lions pass on drafting RB, happy with current group

Lions pass on drafting RB, happy with current groupThe Lions passed pick after pick on a group of prospects many called a deep class of backfield talent.
  • Lions
  • 22 hours, 14 minutes ago
Tigers

MLB video review remains an inexact science

MLB video review remains an inexact scienceThere were two calls that even after review didn’t seem to be correct in Saturday’s Tigers-White Sox game.
  • Tigers
  • 8 hours, 48 minutes ago
Lions

'It's wild': EMU's Pat O'Connor staying close to home with Lions

It’s wild’: Lions grab EMU’s Pat O’ConnorIn the seventh round the Detroit Lions selected the Eastern Michigan defensive end with the No. 250 overall selection.
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  • 1 day ago
Lions

Lions like versatile Ledbetter at DT, for now

Lions like versatile Ledbetter at DT, for nowLedbetter seemed destined for the tweener label, but Lions GM Bob Quinn says he’ll start out at defensive tackle.
  • Lions
  • 7 hours, 44 minutes ago
Tigers

Scuffling Tigers drop fourth straight, fall below .500

Scuffling Tigers’ skid hits four, fall below .500The Tigers scored twice in the ninth to tie it but couldn't muster another rally in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the White Sox in 10 innings.
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  • 1 day ago
Lions

Cousin Cameron Maybin a role model for new Lions LB

Cousin Maybin a role model for new Lions LBJalen Reeves-Maybin, a fourth-round draft pick for the Detroit Lions, comes from an athletic family.
  • Lions
  • 13 hours, 34 minutes ago
College

WMU's Corey Davis bet on himself, won big

WMU’s Corey Davis bet on himself, won bigDavis, the all-time FBS leader in career receiving yards, was the highest pick (No. 5 overall) in Western Michigan history.
  • College
  • 13 hours, 11 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers anxious to see how Jimenez reacts to first taste of failure

How will Tigers’ Jimenez react to failure?So far, it’s been the realization of manager Brad Ausmus’ biggest concern about bringing rookie Joe Jimenez to the big leagues this early.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Lions

‘Resilient’ Michael Roberts traveled hard road to Lions

‘Resilient’ Roberts traveled hard road to LionsThe path to the NFL wasn’t easy for Toledo tight end Michael Roberts.
  • Lions
  • 13 hours, 33 minutes ago
Wolverines

South Africa or Rio? Harbaugh plans for next year's trip

South Africa or Rio? Harbaugh plans for ‘18 tripTeam will decide on whether to visit Brazil or South Africa
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Lions

Detroit Lions undrafted free agent tracker

Detroit Lions undrafted free agent trackerAfter making nine selections in the 2017 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions will fill out their remaining roster spots with undrafted rookies.
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  • 22 hours, 54 minutes ago
Wolverines

Michigan practices at Stadio dei Marmi on Day 7 Italy

Michigan practices at Stadio dei Marmi on Day 7 ItalyMichigan practices at Stadio dei Marmi on Day 7 Italy
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Lions

Meet all nine of the Detroit Lions' draft picks

Meet all nine of the Detroit Lions’ draft picksMeet all nine of the Detroit Lions' draft picks
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  • 22 hours, 20 minutes ago
Spartans

After leaving early, MSU's Nicholson taken by Washington

After leaving early, MSU’s Nicholson taken by WashingtonSome might have wondered if Montae Nicholson made the right move leaving Michigan State after his junior season.
  • Spartans
  • 23 hours, 41 minutes ago
Lions

NFL draft replay: Highlights from rounds 4-7

NFL draft replay: Highlights from rounds 4-7Follow all of the picks, news and analysis here with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.
  • Lions
  • 13 hours, 40 minutes ago
Lions

Lions grab LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, TE Michael Roberts in fourth round

Lions grab LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, TE Michael Roberts in fourth roundThe Detroit Lions added a second linebacker in the 2017 draft, selecting Tennessee’s Jalen Reeves-Maybin with the No. 124 pick in the fourth round on Saturday.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Lions

Every NFL draft pick from No. 1 to No. 253

Every NFL draft pick from No. 1 to No. 253Follow all of the picks as they happen with our NFL draft tracker.
  • Lions
  • 13 hours, 39 minutes ago
College

Central’s Rush, Western’s Terrell find landing spots

Central’s Rush, Western’s Terrell find landing spotsCentral Michigan coach John Bonamego was at a baby shower Saturday, not that he participated in any cutesy games.
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  • 3 hours, 17 minutes ago
Lions

In photos: Locals taken in NFL Draft

In photos: Locals taken in NFL DraftIn photos: Locals taken in NFL Draft
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Red Wings

No luck: Red Wings land No. 9 pick in NHL draft

No luck: Red Wings land No. 9 pick in NHL draftA disappointing regular season was followed by a disappointing draft lottery for the Red Wings
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  • 23 hours, 45 minutes ago
Lions

Lions pick Ledbetter flexible on how he’ll be used

Lions pick Ledbetter flexible on how he’ll be usedLedbetter is a 6-foot-3, 280-pound lineman who had 49 tackles and 5 1/2 sacks at Arkansas.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Tigers

Tigers' Hardy, McCann lose cat-and-mouse battle

Tigers’ Hardy, McCann lose cat-and-mouse battleWhite Sox slugger Jose Abreu smacked a 2-2 change-up off reliever Blaine Hardy in a suspenseful at-bat in the eighth.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Lions

Lions’ sixth-rounders: DL Jeremiah Ledbetter, QB Brad Kaaya

Lions’ sixth-rounders: DL Jeremiah Ledbetter, QB Brad KaayaWith pick No. 205, the team snagged Arkansas defensive end Jeremiah Ledbetter and stopped Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya’s slide at No. 215.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
NFL

Detroit’s Desmond King relieved to get call from Chargers

Detroit’s Desmond King relieved to get call from ChargersIowa cornerback Desmond King of Detroit waited and waited for his name to be called during the NFL draft, and he finally got picked by the Los Angeles Chargers in the fifth round.
  • NFL
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
High Schools

Saturday’s prep roundup: Groves loses to W.L. Northern, beats Lakeland
Birmingham Groves lost to Walled Lake Northern 10-9 in eight innings but rebounded in its second game Saturday by defeating Lakeland 14-2 in five innings.

Saturday’s prep roundup: Groves loses to W.L. Northern, beats LakelandBirmingham Groves lost to Walled Lake Northern 10-9 in eight innings but rebounded in its second game Saturday by defeating Lakeland 14-2 in five innings.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day ago
NFL

Steelers make Keion Adams third WMU player drafted

Steelers make Keion Adams third WMU player draftedKeion Adams joined teammates Corey Davis and Taylor Moton as Western Michigan players picked in the NFL draft.
  • NFL
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Wolverines

Postcard from Italy: Respecting the boundaries

Postcard from Italy: Respecting the boundariesThe action was away from me and the offense was driving to the end zone. And then … a turnover.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
John Niyo

Niyo: With Tabor, Quinn believes his Lion eyes

Niyo: With Tabor, Quinn believes his Lion eyesIf the Lions finally took a leap of faith Friday, at least they did it with their eyes wide open.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Wolverines

Report: Michigan’s Wagner, Wilson invited to NBA Combine

Report: Michigan’s Wagner, Wilson invited to NBA CombineMichigan’s Moritz Wagner and D.J. Wilson are taking the next step in the NBA draft process.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Lions

Rogers and Niyo offer their opinions on Lions' Day 2 draft picks and Day 3 options

Rogers and Niyo offer their opinions on Lions’ Day 2 draft picks and Day 3 optionsDetroit News writers talk about the Lions' selections of Florida cornerback Teez Tabor and Northern Illinois receiver Kenny Golladay.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
College

CMU's Keene, WMU's Wilder miss out on Combine invites

CMU’s Keene, WMU’s Wilder miss out on Combine invitesA pair of Mid-American Conference stars, including the nation's leading scorer, didn't receive invitations to next month's NBA Combine in Chicago.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lions

Kenny Golladay took the scenic route to the Lions

Kenny Golladay took the scenic route to the LionsThe path Golladay took to being the Lions’ third-round draft choice Friday night wasn’t exactly a typical one.
  • Lions
  • 19 hours, 22 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers send JaCoby Jones to Toledo on rehab assignment

Tigers send JaCoby Jones to Toledo on rehab assignmentJaCoby Jones is headed back to Triple-A Toledo, though it’s not a demotion.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Lions

A dozen dandy prospects for the Lions on Day 3

A dozen dandy prospects for the Lions on Day 3The Lions have the flexibility to move around and snag their targets. Here are 12 players we feel could be fits.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Lions

Extra film study gave Lions confidence to draft Florida's Tabor

Extra film study gave Lions confidence to draft Florida’s TaborThe Lions continued to address the team’s defense in the second round of the NFL draft.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Wolverines

Rashan Gary embraces being role model: ‘It’s my time’

Rashan Gary embraces being role model: ‘It’s my time’Defensive lineman learned as a freshman by having the likes Taco Charlton and Chris Wormley in his ear.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Spartans

Spartans regroup, recoup what was missing last season

Spartans regroup, recoup what was missing last seasonSomething was amiss from a team that went 3-9 after going to the College Football Playoff the previous season.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Tigers

'Tough night': Sloppy defense costs Tigers in loss

Tough night’: Sloppy defense costs Tigers in lossA three-error night by third baseman Nick Castellanos doomed the Tigers in a 7-3 loss to the White Sox on Friday.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Lions

'I love hitting': New Lion Jarrad Davis lowers the boom

I love hitting’: New Lion Jarrad Davis lowers the boomLinebacker out of Florida unabashedly proclaims during introductory news conference he loves to hit on the field.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Tigers

Baseball survivor Martinez sees 'light at end of tunnel'

Baseball survivor Martinez sees ‘light at end of tunnel’Martinez is 38 years old and will be 39 in December. You may not think so by his slow start to the season, but few hitters have aged as gracefully as he has.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Tigers

Never satisfied: Fulmer searching for more precision

Never satisfied: Fulmer searching for more precisionFulmer’s performance on Saturday was almost a carbon copy of his four other starts this season
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  • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
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