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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
  • Sports
  • 13 hours, 17 minutes ago
College

Challenge News columnist in Wojo's Picks contest

Challenge News columnist in Wojo’s Picks contestDo you think you know college football better than Wojo? Now is your chance to find out.
  • College
  • 1 month ago
Tigers

Ron Gardenhire to be Tigers’ next manager

Ron Gardenhire to be Tigers’ next managerThe Tigers have decided on an old arch-enemy as their new manager.
  • Tigers
  • 11 hours, 28 minutes ago
Red Wings

No worries: Wings’ Tatar snaps goal-scoring drought

No worries: Wings’ Tatar snaps goal-scoring droughtTomas Tatar didn’t seem overly bothered by it, being the regular season is only seven games old.
  • Red Wings
  • 15 hours, 14 minutes ago
Pistons

Pistons’ Johnson still pitches in when shots don’t fall

Pistons’ Johnson still pitches in when shots don’t fallFrom looking at the box score, Stanley Johnson didn’t have a good game. Not at all.
  • Pistons
  • 17 hours, 48 minutes ago
Wolverines

Facing ‘tremendous’ Barkley fires up UM’s Higdon

Facing ‘tremendous’ Barkley fires up UM’s HigdonMichigan’s running back hasn’t shied from watching Barkley and trying to learn from the all-around back.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Spartans

New MSU returner Heyward delivers pop like Pop

New MSU returner Heyward delivers pop like PopThe freshman has a physical style, much like his father — former NFL running back Craig “Ironhead” Heyward.
  • Spartans
  • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
Tigers

Watch: Ex-Tiger Verlander shines when it's on the line

Watch: Ex-Tiger Verlander shines when it’s on the lineThis is precisely why the Astros acquired Justin Verlander, to be a big-game pitcher when the season’s on the line.
  • Tigers
  • 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
MLB

NLCS: Dodgers finish Cubs, head to World Series

NLCS: Dodgers finish Cubs, head to World SeriesEnrique Hernandez put a Hollywood ending on an L.A. story three decades in the making.
  • MLB
  • 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM names Yost ice rink after former coach Red Berenson

UM names Yost ice rink after former coach Red BerensonBerenson coached Michigan hockey for 33 seasons and retired after last season.
  • Wolverines
  • 14 hours, 39 minutes ago
Big Ten

Big Ten coaches ready for their bite of the Big Apple

Big Ten coaches ready for their bite of the Big AppleThe Big Ten will hold its conference tournament at Madison Square Garden for the first time.
  • Big Ten
  • 7 hours, 12 minutes ago
College

Detroit News college football picks: Week 8

Detroit News college football picks: Week 8Charboneau, Chengelis, Niyo and Wojnowski offer their picks against the spread for Week 8 of the college season.
  • College
  • 10 hours, 2 minutes ago
Big Ten

MSU, UM to play twice in Big Ten's new hoops schedule

MSU, UM to play twice in Big Ten’s new hoops scheduleMichigan State and Michigan will play twice a year under the new conference schedule.
  • Big Ten
  • 17 hours, 24 minutes ago
Big Ten

Big Ten coaches: 20-game slate good for everyone

Big Ten coaches: 20-game slate good for everyoneUnder the new scheduling format, teams will play seven opponents twice and six teams once in a given season.
  • Big Ten
  • 7 hours, 11 minutes ago
High Schools

Wayne standout Williams chooses Cleveland State

Wayne standout Williams chooses Cleveland StateOn Thursday, Williams announced he will play his college ball at Cleveland State.
  • High Schools
  • 14 hours, 7 minutes ago
Big Ten

Big Ten boss ‘not shocked’ by allegations in FBI probe

Big Ten boss ‘not shocked’ by allegations in FBI probeNew York – When the FBI announced a couple of weeks ago that it had uncovered mass corruption, bribery and wire fraud involving some of college basketball’s top programs, it didn’t exactly come as a surprise.
  • Big Ten
  • 19 hours, 30 minutes ago
Big Ten

Wildcats look to keep building in home away from home

Wildcats look to keep building in home away from homeAfter ending its NCAA Tournament funk, Northwestern will play at Allstate Arena, about 30 minutes away from campus.
  • Big Ten
  • 17 hours, 6 minutes ago
College

MSU hoops No. 2 in coaches poll; UM, Oakland get votes

MSU hoops No. 2 in coaches poll; UM, Oakland get votesThe stakes might just have been raised in the Michigan State men’s basketball team’s showdown with Duke next month.
  • College
  • 19 hours, 32 minutes ago
Pistons

Writer: Pistons’ Drummond No. 23 among players under 25

Writer: Pistons’ Drummond No. 23 among players under 25He’s entering his sixth season, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond remains one of the team’s young building blocks.
  • Pistons
  • 21 hours, 2 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers get first up-close looks at farm’s fresh faces

Tigers get first up-close looks at farm’s fresh facesThat nearly month-long baseball seminar known as Instructional League broke up Saturday in Lakeland, Fla.
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 33 minutes ago
Red Wings

Red Wings goaltending roughed up in loss to Maple Leafs

Red Wings goaltending roughed up in loss to Maple LeafsThe Red Wings lost their second consecutive game in what was a supposed to be a litmus test to their quick start.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Eminem kicks off hoopla, Pistons finish with win

Niyo: Eminem kicks off hoopla, Pistons finish with winThis was no ordinary postgame embrace, though, just as this was no ordinary win for the Pistons.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Wolverines

Drevno says struggling UM offense must ‘keep pumping’

Drevno says struggling UM offense must ‘keep pumping’The Wolverines are preparing to play at No. 2 Penn State in a night game Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Pistons

Opening win makes Pistons feel at home at LCA

Opening win makes Pistons feel at home at LCAIn their first game in their new home, the Pistons got cooking early.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Big Ten

MSU’s Bridges is Big Ten Preseason Player of Year

MSU’s Bridges is Big Ten Preseason Player of YearMichigan State’s Nick Ward and Michigan’s Moritz Wagner earned preseason All-Big Ten first-team honors.
  • Big Ten
  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
Lions

Lions film review: 10 observations vs. Saints

Lions film review: 10 observations vs. SaintsJustin Rogers of The Detroit News offers 10 observations from the Lions’ 52-38 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Spartans

Young MSU receivers show confidence catching on

Young MSU receivers show confidence catching onMichigan State receivers coach Terrence Samuel is encouraged with the progress of his corps.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Wolverines

UM’s Harbaugh: Blaming QB is ‘low-hanging fruit’

UM’s Harbaugh: Blaming QB is ‘low-hanging fruit’The Michigan head coach says getting Michigan’s offense humming takes “great precision” from everyone.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Wolverines

College Football Show: Big test for Michigan

College Football Show: Big test for MichiganBob Wojnowski and John Niyo are joined by former Michigan running back Chris Howard, and later by Matt Charboneau.
  • Wolverines
  • 23 hours, 32 minutes ago
Lions

Lions Lowdown: NFC North up in the air

Lions Lowdown: NFC North up in the airThe Lions are on a bye week but Bob Wojnowski, Johh Niyo and Justin Rogers are busy at work with NFC North predictions near the midway point of the season.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Spartans

MSU mailbag: LJ Scott leads RB committee; resetting expectations

MSU mailbag: LJ Scott leads RB committee; resetting expectationsMatt Charboneau of The Detroit News answers readers’ questions in his weekly MSU mailbag.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Wolverines

Flaherty, Michigan women aim to build on first banner

Flaherty, Michigan women aim to build on first bannerIt is a new season for the Michigan women’s basketball team, but in many ways, it began way back in April.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons owner Gores talks anthem, All-Star hopes

Pistons owner Gores talks anthem, All-Star hopesPistons owner Tom Gores didn’t mince any words when asked about his stance on players protesting social injustice.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Lions

Lions bring back QB Brad Kaaya, sign 2 linemen

Lions bring back QB Brad Kaaya, sign 2 linemenThe Lions made a trio of transactions Wednesday, including bringing back sixth-round draft pick Brad Kaaya.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Dave Goricki

Goricki’s prep picks: King ready for East English

Goricki’s prep picks: King ready for East EnglishDetroit King coach Tyrone Spencer knows his team has to play its best to come away with the PSL championship trophy.
  • Dave Goricki
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
High Schools

Detroit News prep football picks: Week 9

Detroit News prep football picks: Week 9David Goricki, Rod Beard, Geoff Robinson and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for Week 8.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
College

EMU coach Creighton defends two-point call

EMU coach Creighton defends two-point callAggressive? Sure. Calculated? Absolutely. Risky? No way.
  • College
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
NFL

Detroit News NFL picks: Week 7

Detroit News NFL picks: Week 7Justin Rogers, James Hawkins, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks against the spread.
  • NFL
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Wolverines

Hutchins’ new 5-year deal at Michigan includes $500K+ salary

Hutchins’ new 5-year deal at Michigan includes $500K+ salaryHutchins, 61, has led the Wolverines to 23 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, and 25 overall.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Lions

NFL.com: Lions’ Rudock No. 27 among backup QBs

NFL.com: Lions’ Rudock No. 27 among backup QBsRudock was a sixth-round draft pick by the Lions, and hasn’t seen the field during the regular season.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Michigan

Gymnast Maroney says she was assaulted by MSU doc

Gymnast McKayla Maroney tweets she was drugged, assaulted by MSU doctor Larry NassarThe molestations started when she was 13, she posted on Twitter
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
College

Thursday's Top 25: Memphis rallies past Houston

Thursday’s Top 25: Memphis rallies past HoustonDown 17 in the second half on the road, there was no panic in No. 25 Memphis.
  • College
  • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
NFL

Raiders score on final play to beat Chiefs

Raiders score on final play to beat ChiefsDerek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play.
  • NFL
  • 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
High Schools

Thursday’s preps: Local football teams clinch playoff spots
Four teams punched their tickets to the state playoffs Thursday night with resounding victories.

Thursday’s preps: Local football teams clinch playoff spotsFour teams punched their tickets to the state playoffs Thursday night with resounding victories.
  • High Schools
  • 2 hours, 42 minutes 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
  • Sports
  • 7 hours, 36 minutes ago
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