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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 photosChesapeake Bayhawks cheerleaders are clearly not in sync before their team's lacrosse match against the New York Lizards.
  • Sports
  • 18 hours, 36 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers-Jays lineups: Verlander nears milestone

Tigers-Jays lineups: Verlander nears milestoneJustin Verlander can reach another milestone Sunday as he makes his fourth start of the season for the Tigers.
  • Tigers
  • 4 hours, 37 minutes ago
Sports

U.S. coach Jill Ellis wins over detractors

U.S. coach Jill Ellis wins over detractorsIn group play, the coach was being called unprepared, uncreative and unresponsive ... and those were the compliments.
  • Sports
  • 8 hours, 39 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
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Tigers

Avila preferred option at first for time being

Avila preferred option at first for time beingWith Victor Martinez coming off the DL, manager Brad Ausmus opted to go with Alex Avila at first base.
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
Nba

Saturday's roundup: Aldridge chooses the Spurs

Saturday's roundup: Aldridge chooses the SpursAldridge met with several teams, and all were offering what the Spurs did: $80 million for four years.
  • Nba
  • 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Nhl

Saturday's roundup: Rutherford won't engage Karmanos

Saturday's roundup: Rutherford won't engage KarmanosThe Hurricanes owner made some pointed remarks in the direction of his former GM who is now with Penguins
  • Nhl
  • 20 hours, 48 minutes ago
Sports

Jankovic takes down 2-time champ Kvitova

Jankovic takes down 2-time champ KvitovaThe Serbian kept using the term "unbelievable" to describe her 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory
  • Sports
  • 8 hours, 38 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
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Lions

Charlie Sanders also revealed heart of poet

Charlie Sanders also revealed heart of poetHall of Fame wrote an ode about the game he cherished
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers prepare for life without Cabrera

Tigers prepare for life without CabreraSoon after Miguel Cabrera called for a trainer, Brad Ausmus figured it wasn't going to be a minor injury.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Tigers

Emotional Joba hopes to find another team

Emotional Joba hopes to find another teamIn his last eight appearances, spanning six innings, Chamberlain had given up nine runs and 13 hits.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Wolverines

Ex-equipment man Falk has the book on UM

Ex-equipment man Falk has the book on UMJon Falk was hired by Bo, worked for four more coaches and has unique insights on the school's latest hire Jim Harbaugh.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Wolverines

4-star receiver Brad Hawkins commits to UM

4-star receiver Brad Hawkins commits to UMMichigan has received a pledge from Brad Hawkins Jr., a senior receiver from Camden (N.J.) High.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Tigers

Cabrera hurt, Sanchez brilliant, Tigers hold on

Cabrera hurt, Sanchez brilliant, Tigers hold onAnibal Sanchez was five outs from a no-hitter and the Tigers almost blew an 8-0 lead.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Golf

Enter the Detroit News / GAM Hole-In-One Contest

Enter the Detroit News / GAM Hole-In-One ContestThis year's contest will take place Monday, Sept. 21, on the seventh hole at Whispering Willows.
  • Golf
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Tigers

Cabrera expected to benefit from reshuffle, when healthy

Cabrera expected to benefit from reshuffle, when healthyAusmus makes moves to get runners on base ahead of slugger who too often has been hitting with no one on.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers call up pitchers Ferrell, VerHagen

Tigers call up pitchers Ferrell, VerHagenAs expected, the Tigers are bringing in fresh arms for its taxed bullpen.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Tigers

Gibby in 'attack mode' against Parkinson's

Gibby in 'attack mode' against Parkinson'sParkinson's has brought a harsh and ironic change in life to a man who was one of the game's most colorful and dramatic stars when he played outfield for the Tigers,
  • Tigers
  • 3 days ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Wings played free-agent cards right

Krupa: Wings played free-agent cards rightRichards, Green are significant upgrades, but talent search is always a bit of a gamble.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons display forward thinking with Suns trade

Pistons display forward thinking with Suns tradeMorris started 35 games last season, averaging career bests of 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Lions

Lions great Sanders 'had everything you wanted'

Lions great Sanders 'had everything you wanted'The Hall of Fame Lions tight end died Thursday at age 68, of cancer, at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Jerry Green

Sanders' skills matched by his character

Sanders' skills matched by his characterThere remains the eternal vision of Charlie Sanders outleaping defensive backs from the Raiders and Chiefs.
  • Jerry Green
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Lions

Lions' Robinson wants to get physical

Lions' Robinson wants to get physicalCorey Robinson described his hometown of Havelock, North Carolina, as a "very calm place." He described his playing style differently.
  • Lions
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Red Wings

Lidstrom's sons follow in family tradition

Lidstrom's sons follow in family traditionNicklas Lidstrom retired three years ago and moved the family back to Sweden.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Red Wings

No. 1 pick Svechnikov gets a taste of Detroit

No. 1 pick Svechnikov gets a taste of DetroitThe Red Wings were thrilled Svechnikov (6-foot-3, 205 pounds) was available when they selected 19th overall.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Red Wings

Wings will consider retiring Fedorov's No. 91

Wings will consider retiring Fedorov's No. 91The Red Wings will consider retiring Sergei Fedorov's No. 91 sweater, general manager Ken Holland said Thursday.
  • Red Wings
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons deal with Suns for Morris, Granger, Bullock

Pistons deal with Suns for Morris, Granger, BullockIf the trade seems lopsided, it is — as the Suns are looking to dump some of their salary to make a move to get free-agent big man LaMarcus Aldridge.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Angelique S. Chengelis

Chengelis: Tough interview part of Harbaugh's persona

Chengelis: Tough interview part of Harbaugh's personaSo, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh didn't jump into the interview circle and play nice with the other kid.
  • Angelique S. Chengelis
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Pistons

Greg Monroe gets max deal from Bucks

Greg Monroe gets max deal from BucksMonroe has been with the Pistons since the team drafted him in the first round in 2010.
  • Pistons
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Pistons

Report: Pistons get free-agent center Aron Baynes

Report: Pistons get free-agent center Aron BaynesBaynes, 28, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound big man from New Zealand, averaged 4.8 points and 3.6 rebounds over three seasons in San Antonio.
  • Pistons
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Nfl

Detroiter Gates suspended four games for PEDs

Detroiter Gates suspended four games for PEDsThree-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of the Chargers will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies.
  • Nfl
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Tigers

Scoring decision ends streak by Tigers' Alex Wilson

Scoring decision ends streak by Tigers' Alex WilsonWilson's 7.1-inning scoreless streak was snapped, not by a hitter, but by a scoring decision.
  • Tigers
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Lions

Packers new Super Bowl favorites; Lions 40-1

Packers new Super Bowl favorites; Lions 40-1The Packers have passed the Seahawks as Super Bowl favorites, according to online oddsmaker Bovada.
  • Lions
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: All of Tigers' woes not on Ausmus

Henning: All of Tigers' woes not on AusmusTrying to accurately measure Brad Ausmus' influence on the Tigers is all but impossible.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Red Wings

Holland: Green, Richards will have 'big impact'

Holland: Green, Richards will have 'big impact'Green is the right-handed shot the Red Wings have been searching for, Richards provides insurance and depth.
  • Red Wings
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Nba

UM's Nik Stauskas traded to 76ers

UM's Nik Stauskas traded to 76ersStauskas was selected eighth overall in the 2014 draft by the Kings.
  • Nba
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Pistons

Draymond Green says he's staying with G.S.

Draymond Green says he's staying with G.S.You can scratch Draymond Green from the Pistons' wish list.
  • Pistons
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Wolverines

Harbaugh's answers insufficient for ESPN's Cowherd

Harbaugh's answers insufficient for ESPN's CowherdMichigan coach Jim Harbaugh had a radio interview Wednesday morning that his host, ESPN's Colin Cowherd, called his "clunkiest interview ever."
  • Wolverines
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Spartans

Matt Charboneau predicts MSU starters

Matt Charboneau predicts MSU startersGo through the gallery to see predictions by Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News on who will start for the Spartans this season.
  • Spartans
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Motorsports

MIS, other tracks ask fans to put away Confederate flags

MIS, other tracks ask fans to put away Confederate flagsEvery track that hosts a NASCAR national series race has asked its fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at its events.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' 'Anytime Alex' relishes heavy workload

Tigers' 'Anytime Alex' relishes heavy workloadThere is a tattoo on Alex Wilson's arm that offers a little insight into his character.
  • Tigers
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Tigers

Ausmus won't overreact to temporary slumps

Ausmus won't overreact to temporary slumpsThrough 74 games, Miguel Cabrera had 322 plate appearances, 91 with runners in scoring position.
  • Tigers
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Motorsports

Austin Dillon claims Xfinity race at Daytona

Austin Dillon claims Xfinity race at DaytonaAustin Dillon once stood in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway celebrating a Dale Earnhardt win with his grandfather and wondering if he would ever make it back to commemorate his own achievement.
  • Motorsports
  • 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
Motorsports

Earnhardt to start on pole after qualifying rained out

Earnhardt to start on pole after qualifying rained outNASCAR's most popular driver is a two-time Daytona 500 winner and won this race in 2001.
  • Motorsports
  • 8 hours, 33 minutes ago
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