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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable pictures

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable picturesUNLV Rebels fans watch the team take on the Arizona Wildcats at the Thomas & Mack Center. Now that's getting into the Christmas spirit, Vegas-style.
  • Sports
  • 7 hours, 22 minutes ago
Tigers

The year in sports, 2014

The year in sports, 2014The Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reacts after being called out at home plate in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALDS against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore on Oct. 3, 2014. The Tigers lost to the O's 7-6 en route to being swept 3-0.
  • Tigers
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Spartans

MSU makes most of time off before Big Ten opener

MSU makes most of time off before Big Ten openerMichigan State is not exactly where it thought it would be through 13 games.
  • Spartans
  • 21 hours, 12 minutes ago
College

Rutgers eager to put festive bow on history in Detroit

Rutgers eager to put festive bow on history in DetroitQuick Lane Bowl a fitting location since it's near site of Rutgers' first Big Ten win.
  • College
  • 17 hours, 40 minutes ago
Lions

Caldwell's candor wins over his Lions team

Caldwell's candor wins over his Lions teamCoach propels team to playoffs with off-field inspiration and a track record for winning.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
College

Kyle Flood says Rutgers a perfect fit in Big Ten

Kyle Flood says Rutgers a perfect fit in Big TenFlood has success right from the start with bowl bids, transition to new conference.
  • College
  • 7 hours, 45 minutes ago
College

Larry Fedora guides North Carolina through turmoil

Larry Fedora guides North Carolina through turmoilFedora steps into fire of Tar Heels probation, turns things around.
  • College
  • 7 hours, 43 minutes ago
Red Wings

Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard living in shootout hell

Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard living in shootout hellOf the 59 goalies who have participated in a shootout, Jimmy Howard is dead last.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Spartans

MSU tries to pry 'decleater' Fotu Leiato from West Coast

MSU tries to pry 'decleater' Fotu Leiato from West CoastThe term "reckless abandon" certainly applies to Fotu Leiato.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

Family isn't trying to sway Jim Harbaugh, John says

Family isn't trying to sway Jim Harbaugh, John saysESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Harbaugh's family wants him to take the Michigan job.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
College

Wild finish: CMU's furious rally comes up short in bowl

Wild finish: CMU's furious rally comes up short in bowlCentral Michigan trailed 49-14 entering the fourth quarter.
  • College
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Spartans

Spartans challenge: Find another defensive guru

Spartans challenge: Find another defensive guruHow Dantonio adjusts to absence of longtime coordinator will be critical for Spartans
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Lions

Lions' defense could make NFL history with super Sunday

Lions' defense could make NFL history with super SundayIt would take an incredible performance from the defense and some help from the Packers.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Vincent Goodwill

All the Pistons really want for Christmas is ...

All the Pistons really want for Christmas is ...Amid a rocky season, here are items from wish list
  • Vincent Goodwill
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Lions

Trip to Lambeau 'business as usual' for Lions' Lombardi

Trip to Lambeau 'business as usual' for Lions' LombardiOffensive coordinator Joe Lombardi has coached before in the house his grandfather built.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons get Anthony Tolliver from Suns for Tony Mitchell

Pistons get Anthony Tolliver from Suns for Tony MitchellTolliver plays both forward positions and has a career average of 5.9 points.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Raiola's latest misstep big opportunity for new Lions

Niyo: Raiola's latest misstep big opportunity for new LionsThe Lions are still haunted by their past. Maybe even harmed by it, occasionally.
  • John Niyo
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Red Wings

Mandated Christmas break lets players unwind

Mandated Christmas break lets players unwindBabcock says he'll use the time to not think about hockey.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Wolverines

Hiring Harbaugh would boost Michigan's profile, sales

Hiring Harbaugh would boost Michigan's profile, salesThat's how significant Harbaugh's hire could be in terms of marketing and economic value.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Wolverines

Trieu: Jim Harbaugh has record of success as recruiter

Trieu: Jim Harbaugh has record of success as recruiterHe would bring instant name recognition and an NFL background to the recruiting trail.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

Trading Jim Harbaugh would be tricky feat for 49ers

Trading Jim Harbaugh would be tricky feat for 49ersThe 49ers are expected to part ways with their headstrong but successful coach soon.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Spartans

Replay: Matt Charboneau's Wednesday MSU chat

Replay: Matt Charboneau's Wednesday MSU chatMatt Charboneau of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Spartans on Wednesday.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Pistons

Ex-Piston Josh Smith will join Howard with Rockets

Ex-Piston Josh Smith will join Howard with RocketsSmith was released by the Pistons Monday and he had no shortage of suitors.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Lions

Lions' No. 1 run defense to confront Packers' Lacy

Lions' No. 1 run defense to confront Packers' LacyLions ability to contain rusher could be key in Sunday's game.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Pistons

Drummond, Monroe get beefed-up roles with Pistons

Drummond, Monroe get beefed-up roles with PistonsWhether Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy had "remove Josh Smith" penciled in for Dec. 22, we'll never know.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days ago
Spartans

Narduzzi to become Pitt football head coach

Narduzzi to become Pitt football head coachMSU defensive coordinator is expected to be announced as coach after Christmas
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Wolverines

UM's Doug Nussmeier hired as Florida coordinator

UM's Doug Nussmeier hired as Florida coordinatorFlorida has hired former UM offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier to the same position.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
College

Complete college football bowl schedule, results

Complete college football bowl schedule, resultsHere is the complete schedule of games, all the way to the Jan. 12 national championship game.
  • College
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Red Wings

Red Wings offense breaks loose in win over Sabres

Red Wings offense breaks loose in win over SabresThe Red Wings lost some players Tuesday but they finally won a game.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Lions

Dominic Raiola's one-game suspension upheld

Dominic Raiola's one-game suspension upheldRaiola made his argument by phone Tuesday to mediator Derrick Brooks, a former NFL player
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
College

Lewand: Bowl is important opportunity for Detroit

Lewand: Bowl is important opportunity for DetroitLewand took time to bring us up to speed on the preparations for the Quick Lane Bowl.
  • College
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
College

North Carolina QB Williams reaches higher level

North Carolina QB Williams reaches higher levelFormer teammate and current Lion Ebron gives Williams a lift.
  • College
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Lions

Lions' Suh, Quin, Johnson picked for Pro Bowl

Lions' Suh, Quin, Johnson picked for Pro BowlThe Lions will have a few representatives, but other players could say they were snubbed.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Lions

Detroit News NFL Power Rankings: Week 17

Detroit News NFL Power Rankings: Week 17Rod Beard of The Detroit News presents his weekly ranking of all 32 NFL teams
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

Opinion: Jim Harbaugh picks next job when he's ready

Opinion: Jim Harbaugh picks next job when he's readyThe last time Harbaugh went through the process of picking a job, it was January 2011
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Smith move could be first of many for Pistons

Niyo: Smith move could be first of many for PistonsYou move the furniture — instead of just vacuuming around it, hoping no one notices.
  • John Niyo
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Vincent Goodwill

Goodwill: Pistons' Greg Monroe still likely a goner

Goodwill: Pistons' Greg Monroe still likely a gonerThe natural assumption is Monroe will gladly sign a contract with the Pistons this summer.
  • Vincent Goodwill
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Lions

Katzenstein: Warning: Lions won't win easily in playoffs

Katzenstein: Warning: Lions won't win easily in playoffsLet's talk about the playoffs, but, please, don't tell Jim Caldwell.
  • Lions
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Lions

Packers will open packages on Christmas as Lions practice

Packers will open packages on Christmas as Lions practiceGreen Bay coach McCarthy is having team practicing on Tuesday instead.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Lions

Lions-Packers preview: Lions look to slow Packers again

Lions-Packers preview: Lions look to slow Packers againThe Detroit News’ Rod Beard breaks down Sunday’s Lions-Packers showdown.
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  • 0 minutes ago
College

Friday's college bowls preview

Friday's college bowls previewA look ahead at the Heart of Dallas and Bitcoin bowls.
  • College
  • 7 hours, 26 minutes ago
College

Thursday's roundup: Nebraska wins, Wichita State upset

Thursday's roundup: Nebraska wins, Wichita State upsetTerran Petteway and Shavon Shields each scored 22 in the Diamond Head Classic.
  • College
  • 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
Sports

Friday's sports on TV/radio
A complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio

Friday's sports on TV/radioA complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio
  • Sports
  • 7 hours, 56 minutes ago
Nba

James hears boos, plenty of cheers in return to Miami

James hears boos, plenty of cheers in return to MiamiLeBron James was running the gamut of emotions Thursday when he arrived at the arena.
  • Nba
  • 14 hours, 29 minutes ago
Lions

Bell practices, but Caldwell non-committal about Sunday

Bell practices, but Caldwell non-committal about SundayJoique Bell was limited Wednesday with an Achilles injury.
  • Lions
  • 18 hours, 48 minutes ago
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