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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 photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos
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  • 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
Golf

Register for the Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest

Register for the Detroit News / GAM Hole In One ContestThe Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest is back.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lions

Lions await word from NFL on Wilson’s legal issues

Lions await word from NFL on Wilson’s legal issuesThe Lions safety is being sued for a May 2016 issue where he allegedly punched the mother of his child in the face.
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  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
Lions

Camp observations: Lions put through end-game paces

Camp observations: Lions put through end-game pacesThe coaching staff had players on their toes during some end-game situational work with heavy substitution patterns.
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  • 5 hours, 5 minutes ago
Lions

TE Michael Roberts among 14 Lions sitting out practice

TE Michael Roberts among 14 Lions sitting out practiceAlready hurting at the position, rookie Michael Roberts took a seat Thursday, joining fellow tight ends Eric Ebron, Cole Wick, Khari Lee and Tim Wright on the sidelines.
  • Lions
  • 5 hours, 59 minutes ago
Big Ten

Barrett-led Buckeyes deep in fifth-year talent

Barrett-led Buckeyes deep in fifth-year talentNot only are all at the top of the Buckeyes’ depth chart, they’re among the best players in college football.
  • Big Ten
  • 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
College

Thursday’s college football: Redshirt freshmen ready to shine

Thursday’s college football: Redshirt freshmen ready to shineThis could turn into a big year for redshirt freshman quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference.
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  • 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
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Grosse Pointe team ready for Little League title run

Grosse Pointe team ready for Little League title runThe stage is set for the Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League team.
  • More Sports
  • 10 hours, 31 minutes ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Lions are down but not out at defensive end

Niyo: Lions are down but not out at defensive endThe Lions are down two starters, with Kerry Hyder lost for the season and Ziggy Ansah on the PUP list.
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  • 12 hours, 46 minutes ago
Red Wings

Watch: Octopus tossers christen ice at Little Caesars Arena

Watch: Octopus tossers christen ice at Little Caesars ArenaAl Sobotka, longtime building manager for Joe Louis Arena – and now for LCA – was joined by a couple co-workers Thursday in christening the new arena.
  • Red Wings
  • 5 hours, 57 minutes ago
Wolverines

Slimmer Speight, confident O’Korn ready to roll for UM

Slimmer Speight, confident O’Korn ‘ready to roll’ for UMIt is a two-man race between Wilton Speight and John O’Korn and both are feeling confident in how they’ve prepared.
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  • 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Great Slave Lake: Canada’s jewel of the North

Great Slave Lake: Canada’s jewel of the NorthIt was a Wednesday afternoon in early August, when the Territories’ summer season unveiled itself in heavenly ways.
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Lions

Lions’ T.J. Lang returns, has catching up to do

Lions’ T.J. Lang returns, has catching up to doAfter a week off, veteran T.J. Lang returned to the practice field Wednesday.
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  • 17 hours, 47 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers have 'no idea' why they're such a bad road team

Tigers have ‘no idea’ why they’re bad on roadStatistical fact: The Tigers have been a bad road club this year.
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  • 17 hours, 28 minutes ago
Tigers

'Rough one': Rangers pound Tigers for 17 hits, complete sweep

Rough one’: Rangers pound Tigers for 17 hitsIt was another night of misery at the ballpark for the free-falling Tigers.
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  • 17 hours, 24 minutes ago
Red Wings

Prospect Setkov could be worth weight for Red Wings

Prospect Setkov could be worth weight for Red WingsDefenseman Malte Setkov, who is 6-foot-6 and 195 pounds, was drafted in the fourth round, 100th overall.
  • Red Wings
  • 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
Lions

Lions’ Bademosi stands out with playmaking in practice

Lions’ Bademosi stands out with playmakingBademosi continued his playmaking ways on Wednesday, snagging an over-the-shoulder interception.
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  • 17 hours, 52 minutes ago
TV Plus

Ex-Lion Suh kicks up the humor in shoe ad

Ex-Lion Suh kicks up the humor in shoe adHe and NBA player Cousins poke fun at bad boy reputations
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  • 12 hours, 33 minutes ago
Big Ten

UM’s Beilein: Playing MSU twice ‘the right thing to do’

UM’s Beilein: Playing MSU twice ‘right thing’For the second time in three seasons, Michigan and Michigan State will only play once during the regular season.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Red Wings

5 Red Wings make ESPN’s top 100 NHL prospects

5 Red Wings make ESPN’s top 100 NHL prospectsWhile no Red Wings prospect cracked the top half of ESPN’s list, only one team boasts more prospects.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Lions

Trump’s comments become hot topic among Lions

Trump’s comments become hot topic among LionsThe topic of Trump’s controversial comments about last weekend’s protests in Charlottesville was almost unavoidable.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Wolverines

Michigan football team wowed by Fab Five visitors

Michigan football team wowed by Fab Five visitorsJuwan Howard and Jimmy King shared with the Wolverines football team a theme coach Jim Harbaugh frequently pushes.
  • Wolverines
  • 18 hours, 4 minutes ago
Big Ten

Big Ten unveils hoops slate; UM-MSU to play on Jan. 13

Big Ten unveils hoops slate; UM-MSU to play on Jan. 13The Spartans and Wolverines will square off at the Breslin Center on Jan. 13 in their lone Big Ten meeting this season.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Tigers

Emulating Hamels part of Matthew Boyd's plan of attack

Emulating Hamels part of Matthew Boyd’s plan of attackTigers left-hander Matthew Boyd was watching the opposing pitcher with a keener interest than normal Wednesday night.
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  • 17 hours, 25 minutes ago
Lions

Injuries leave Lions thin at tight end

Injuries leave Lions thin at tight endThe Lions are so shallow at the position, this week they had to sign undrafted rookie Andrew Price.
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  • 17 hours, 49 minutes ago
Pistons

ESPN ‘forecast’ calls for no playoffs for Pistons

ESPN ‘forecast’ calls for no playoffs for PistonsESPN’s “Summer Forecast” projects the Pistons to win 37 games, and tie for eighth in the Eastern Conference.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Wolverines

Beilein credits Sanderson with UM’s muscle in NBA draft

Beilein credits Sanderson with UM’s muscle in NBA draftBeilein is the first to admit he doesn’t deserve all the credit for the six first-round NBA draft picks since 2013.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Business

Little Caesars Arena preview week includes tours

Little Caesars Arena preview week includes toursNew Little Caesars Arena will debut with five days of events, Sept. 5-10
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Sports

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

Friday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio
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  • 16 minutes ago
Lions

Lions sign three; Copeland is waived/injured

Lions sign three; Copeland is waived/injuredTeams have 24 hours to claim Copeland. If they don’t, he’ll revert to the Lions’ roster and be placed on IR.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
College

Ex-CMU star, nation’s top scorer Keene to play in Italy

Ex-CMU star, nation’s top scorer Keene to play in ItalyMarcus Keene is headed overseas.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Lions

Lions’ Caldwell faces longest odds to be coach of year

Lions’ Caldwell faces longest odds to be coach of yearAccording to Bovada, he’s tied, along with six others, for the longest odds to win the league’s Coach of the Year.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Tigers

Kinsler on Angel Hernandez: ‘He’s messing with games, blatantly’

Kinsler on Angel Hernandez: ‘He’s messing with games, blatantly’Tigers' second baseman doesn't hold back feelings on umpire a day after his ejection.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

Michigan tight ends in 'really good battle' to replace Jake Butt

Michigan tight ends in ‘really good battle’ to replace Jake ButtThere are several candidates at tight end, and Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh gave high marks to all of them, particularly Tyrone Wheatley Jr.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Tigers

Torn between dreams and grim reality, Verlander soldiers on

Torn between dreams and grim reality, Verlander soldiers onRight-hander torched for three homers as Detroit drops fifth in six games in 10-4 shellacking Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Spartans

Ex-MSU player Donnie Corley enrolls at Wayne County Community College

Ex-MSU player Donnie Corley enrolls at Wayne County Community CollegeThe receiver, who was dismissed from school after being charged in a sexual assault on campus, will not be playing football since college doesn't have a team.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Lions

Lions latest to protest use of logo by white nationalists

Lions latest to protest use of logo by white nationalistsThe Red Wings aren’t the only local sports team upset about their logo being used Saturday by a white nationalist group in Charlottesville, Va.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
More Sports

Grosse Pointe defies odds, enjoys ride to World Series

Grosse Pointe defies odds, enjoys ride to World SeriesGrosse Pointe opens World Series play at 7 p.m. Thursday against the Southwest Region champ from Lufkin, Texas.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Lions

Lions mailbag: How do Lions replace Kerry Hyder?

Lions mailbag: How do Lions replace Kerry Hyder?Justin Rogers of The Detroit News took readers' questions for his weekly Detroit Lions mailbag.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Tigers

Starters leaving Tigers in mound of despair

Starters leaving Tigers in mound of despairOver last six games, they have allowed 32 runs and 11 home runs in 29⅔ innings.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Red Wings

Wings prospect Zablocki a pest with scoring punch

Wings prospect Zablocki a pest with scoring punchZablocki looks as if he’s entering junior high, and needs to grow physically, but don’t let his appearance fool you.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Spartans

MSU defense looks to restore its sacks appeal

MSU defense looks to restore its sacks appealMichigan State used to bring the pressure, but last year had just 11 sacks, tied for third fewest in the country.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Wolverines

Trieu: Versatile Sammy Faustin adds to Michigan’s big DB finds

Trieu: Versatile Sammy Faustin adds to Michigan’s big DB findsNaples (Fla.) defensive back Sammy Faustin committed to Michigan earlier in the month, at a time when the Wolverines had received several new commitments.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Wolverines

Harbaugh: Violent protesters ‘embarrassments’ to U.S.

Harbaugh: Violent protesters ‘embarrassments’ to U.S.Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has never shied away from political issues, often making his stance known through Twitter.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Wolverines

Botched punt, Clowney hit make ESPN’s ‘viral’ top 10

Botched punt, Clowney hit make ESPN’s ‘viral’ top 10 in college football since ’07ESPN listed its 10 favorite viral moments in the past 10 years in college football; UM was included in two of them.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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