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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
  • Sports
  • 9 hours, 20 minutes ago
Tigers

Talking Tigers: With Bob Wojnowski and John Niyo

Talking Tigers: With Bob Wojnowski and John NiyoDetroit News sportswriters John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski break down the 2017 Tigers season and even give some predictions.
  • Tigers
  • 8 hours, 13 minutes ago
Sports

Game on: USA Hockey settles with players

Game on: USA Hockey settles with playersThe women ratified a four-year agreement that enables them to compete in this week's world championships in Plymouth.
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers' Verlander focuses on elusive ring, not legacy

Tigers’ Verlander focuses on elusive ring, not legacyVerlander, in full health, is back in full force for the Tigers.
  • Tigers
  • 3 hours, 59 minutes ago
Spartans

Trieu: MSU cashing in on relationships with Miami players

Trieu: MSU cashing in on relationships with Miami playersMichigan State has recruited the southeast and the state of Florida with success under Mark Dantonio.
  • Spartans
  • 9 hours, 1 minute ago
Spartans

MSU's Dantonio: 'It is not business as usual'

MSU’s Dantonio: ‘It is not business as usual’It was Dantonio's first public comments since National Signing Day on Feb. 1.
  • Spartans
  • 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
Lions

Lions’ Wood: My qualifications no laughing matter

Lions’ Wood: My qualifications no laughing matterLions president once made a self-deprecating joke about whether he had the background to run an NFL franchise.
  • Lions
  • 3 hours, 58 minutes ago
Lions

Veteran Lang brings 'gritty toughness' to Lions

Veteran Lang brings ‘gritty toughness’ to LionsWhile transitions are rarely seamless, Quinn is confident that Lang’s teachings will help him easily fit in up front in Detroit.
  • Lions
  • 15 hours, 19 minutes ago
Red Wings

Red Wings’ young guns step up down the stretch

Red Wings’ young guns step up down the stretchThe play of Andreas Athanasiou and Anthony Mantha offers hope for the team’s future.
  • Red Wings
  • 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
Wolverines

Harbaugh: Peppers going 'very high' in NFL Draft

Harbaugh: Peppers going ‘very high’ in NFL DraftFrom what the Michigan coach is hearing from NFL scouts and coaches, Jabrill Peppers will be a high draft pick in the upcoming draft.
  • Wolverines
  • 12 hours, 53 minutes ago
Lions

Wood lobbying for home field on Lions' opening schedule

Wood lobbying for home field on Lions’ opening scheduleThe last time team opened with three of four games at home was in 1990.
  • Lions
  • 6 hours, 9 minutes ago
Pistons

Pistons faced with must-win situation vs. Heat

Pistons faced with must-win situation vs. HeatDetroit has lost seven of its last eight and need to defeat Miami, which holds the eighth and final playoff spot.
  • Pistons
  • 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
Tigers

Daniel Norris feels ready to reach potential for Tigers

Daniel Norris feels ready to reach potential for TigersNorris recently sat down with News beat writer Chris McCosky to discuss the upcoming season.
  • Tigers
  • 12 hours, 2 minutes ago
Wolverines

Griffey: 'I'd have gone to Michigan' for football

Griffey: ‘I’d have gone to Michigan’ for footballThe baseball Hall of Famer said Tuesday on the "Dan Patrick Show" he would've followed a high school teammate to the Wolverines if he decided to pursue football.
  • Wolverines
  • 14 hours, 17 minutes ago
Sports

USA Hockey, players trying to finalize agreement

USA Hockey, players trying to finalize agreementAfter 15 months of talks and a boycott by the women’s national team, USA Hockey offered a new deal Tuesday that provides a chance for the United States to defend its world championship beginning Friday in Plymouth.
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  • 8 hours, 22 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM 'fired up' for WNIT semis, chance to hang banner

UM ‘fired up’ for WNIT semis, chance to hang bannerMichigan (26-9) will host Villanova at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a shot to reach the WNIT final for the first time.
  • Wolverines
  • 8 hours, 23 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers' J.D. Martinez tries to stay positive with cast coming off

Tigers’ J.D. Martinez tries to stay positive with cast coming offHe will start the season on the disabled list with a sprain of the Lisfranc ligament in his right foot.
  • Tigers
  • 11 hours, 9 minutes ago
Lions

Familiarity helped Lions land 'hard-nosed' Wagner

Familiarity helped Lions land ‘hard-nosed’ WagnerLions coach Jim Caldwell was the offensive coordinator in Baltimore during Wagner’s rookie year.
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  • 13 hours, 50 minutes ago
Wolverines

San Diego State football already went to Italy – Little Italy

San Diego State football already went to Italy – Little ItalyRocky Long recently led the Aztecs to Little Italy in San Diego for a one-day field expedition.
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  • 9 hours, 54 minutes ago
Red Wings

Red Wings' playoff streak could end tonight

Red Wings’ playoff streak could end tonightIf the Red Wings lose in regulation Tuesday night in Carolina, Boston defeats Nashville, and Toronto earns at least one point against Florida, Detroit is officially eliminated.
  • Red Wings
  • 16 hours, 2 minutes ago
Wolverines

Michigan No. 4 for best football-basketball combo

Michigan No. 4 for best football-basketball comboMichigan had the nation’s fourth-best combination of football and basketball seasons for 2016-17, according to USA Today.
  • Wolverines
  • 15 hours, 4 minutes ago
College

Local college notes: CMU's Marcus Keene chooses NBA

Local college notes: CMU’s Marcus Keene chooses NBACentral Michigan star Marcus Keene officially declared for the NBA Draft on Tuesday, meaning he'll skip his senior year in Mount Pleasant.
  • College
  • 8 hours, 42 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM's Walton, MSU's Jankoska in NCAA 3-point contest

UM’s Walton, MSU’s Jankoska in NCAA 3-point contestSeniors will be one of eight men and women players who will take part in annual event on Thursday before the Final Four.
  • Wolverines
  • 11 hours, 20 minutes ago
Wolverines

Michigan WR Grant Perry pretrial set for April 13

Michigan WR Grant Perry pretrial set for April 13He faces two charges of fourth-degree sexual conduct and will have a criminal pretrial conference April 13 at Ingham County Circuit Court.
  • Wolverines
  • 10 hours, 20 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU never seriously considered canceling spring game

MSU never seriously considered canceling spring gameMark Dantonio didn’t want to talk football. That will come Saturday when Michigan State closes spring practice with its annual Green and White game.
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  • 12 hours, 38 minutes ago
Lions

Kaepernick 'has place' in NFL, just not with Lions

Kaepernick ‘has place’ in NFL, just not with LionsThe former 49ers quarterback is having trouble finding a job but Lions GM Bob Quinn believes talent isn’t the issue.
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  • 15 hours, 42 minutes ago
Lions

Lions open to signing Adrian Peterson: 'We'll see'

Lions open to signing Adrian Peterson: ‘We’ll see’“I think AP still has plenty left in the tank,” GM Bob Quinn said.
  • Lions
  • 21 hours, 41 minutes ago
Spartans

Scouts: Bridges has mental toughness of NBA pro

Scouts: Bridges has mental toughness of NBA proChad Ford at ESPN.com has the Michigan State freshman as the 10th-best overall prospect.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Red Wings

Double-A encore: Athanasiou scores again in OT

Double-A encore: Athanasiou scores again in OTRed Wings forward scores with 1:59 left in overtime in a 4-3 victory over the Hurricanes Monday.
  • Red Wings
  • 21 hours, 26 minutes ago
Pistons

'Just bad': Pistons' slide hits four in loss to Knicks

Just bad’: Pistons’ slide hits four in loss to KnicksThe 109-95 defeat in New York puts Detroit 1.5 games behind Miami for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference.
  • Pistons
  • 21 hours, 19 minutes ago
Lions

Lions’ Quinn keeping lid on Joe Mixon talk

Lions’ Quinn keeping lid on Joe Mixon talkGeneral manager said he’s not comfortable talking about the running back prospect, who punched and broke a woman’s jaw.
  • Lions
  • 21 hours, 39 minutes ago
Pistons

Pistons' Jackson gets rest, could be done for season

Pistons’ Jackson gets rest, could be done for seasonGuard was scratched from Monday's lineup against the Knicks by Stan Van Gundy, who didn't rule out shelving him for the season
  • Pistons
  • 18 hours, 40 minutes ago
Tigers

Norris rocked in Tigers’ loss to Braves

Norris rocked in Tigers’ loss to BravesLeft-hander surrenders nine runs on 13 hits in only three innings in an 11-3 loss Monday night.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Lions

Quinn on Levy’s departure: It was time to move on

Quinn on Levy’s departure: It was time to move onLions GM insists veteran linebacker’s social activism played no role in the decision to release him.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Wolverines

UM's Butt attacks recovery, inspired by amputee friend

Butt attacks recovery, inspired by amputeeButt tore the ACL in his right knee during the Orange Bowl last year just as he was about to embark on training for the NFL Draft.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Wolverines

UM target Mohamed Bamba taking his time with decision

UM target Mohamed Bamba taking his time with decisionThe 6-foot-11 five-star prospect has the Wolverines among his four finalists along with Duke, Kentucky and Texas but remains undecided.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Pistons

SVG: Caldwell-Pope's future with Pistons 'on us'

SVG: Caldwell-Pope’s future with Pistons ‘on us’One of Detroit's bigger offseason questions will deal with the pending free agency its starting shooting guard.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Kurt Mensching

Mensching: Tigers can’t afford to miss on 5th starter

Mensching: Tigers can’t afford to miss on 5th starterMatthew Boyd has had a dominating spring, yet still might lose out because of Anibal Sanchez’s recent surge.
  • Kurt Mensching
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' CF picture still unclear as camp winds down

Tigers’ CF picture still unclear as camp winds downAndrew Romine latest to get start there in 11-3 loss to Braves on Monday.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Red Wings

Rebuilding Red Wings roster could prove tall task

Rebuilding Red Wings roster could prove tall taskAn onerous salary cap coupled with a lack of trading chips are roadblocks as team’s 25-year playoff streak ends.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Sports

Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women’s team

Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women’s teamPlayers have threatened to boycott the upcoming world championships in Plymouth over a wage dispute.
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  • 20 hours, 48 minutes ago
Tigers

Healthy McCann aims to be 'tough out' for Tigers

Healthy McCann aims to be ‘tough out’ for TigersMcCann understands he needs his bat to climb a gear or so in 2017 after he batted .221, with a light .629 OPS, and 12 home runs in 2016.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Tigers

Tony Paul’s AL preview: Indians will feel the heat

Tony Paul’s AL preview: Indians will feel the heatThings look a whole lot more wide-open in the American League than they do in the National League.
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 28 minutes ago
Wolverines

ESPN: Wagner’s NBA stock dips, Wilson steady after loss

ESPN: Wagner’s NBA stock dips, Wilson steady after lossPerhaps there’s a silver lining to Michigan’s Sweet Sixteen loss to Oregon.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Red Wings

'Efficient' Renouf aims to leave 'good mark' with Wings

Efficient’ Renouf aims to leave ‘good mark’ with WingsDefenseman got the news Saturday night that he was being called up to Detroit from the Grand Rapids Griffins.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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