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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at today's notable photos

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at today’s notable photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at today's notable photos
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  • 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Chris Ilitch soothes nervous Tigers fan base

Henning: Chris Ilitch soothes nervous Tigers fan baseOwner says right things to ensure franchise's core principles, namely obtaining a World Championship, remain.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 21 hours, 5 minutes ago
Tigers

Anibal Sanchez proud of new U.S. citizenship

Anibal Sanchez proud of new U.S. citizenshipThe Detroit Tigers pitcher was granted his citizenship in a ceremony in Miami on Friday
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 34 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers blast Astros, Cabrera shrugs off plunking

Tigers blast Astros, Cabrera shrugs off plunkingAstros' Edison Frias ejected when he hit slugger with pitch after surrendering three straight HRs in an 11-4 Detroit victory
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 39 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM's Zak Irvin savors unforgettable senior moment

UM’s Zak Irvin savors unforgettable senior momentThe 82-70 victory over Purdue was the perfect crescendo for the outgoing seniors.
  • Wolverines
  • 21 hours, 12 minutes ago
Spartans

Senior day bittersweet for Spartans' Tom Izzo

Senior day bittersweet for Spartans’ Tom IzzoCoach reflects on careers of Alvin Ellis, Eron Harris and Matt Van Dyk who will be honored after game against Wisconsin Sunday.
  • Spartans
  • 5 hours, 9 minutes ago
Big Ten

Spike Albrecht on return to UM: 'I'm glad it's over'

Spike Albrecht on return to UM: ‘I’m glad it’s over’Former Wolverine turned Boilermaker played 12 minutes, mostly in the first half.
  • Big Ten
  • 14 hours, 5 minutes ago
Motorsports

Elliott on the Daytona 500 pole, alongside Earnhardt

Elliott on the Daytona 500 pole again, alongside EarnhardtThe 59th running of the Daytona 500 begins Sunday afternoon
  • Motorsports
  • 8 hours, 20 minutes ago
College

State roundup: Eastern Michigan ends 7-game slide
James Thompson finishes with 17 points and 12 rebounds in the Eagles' 84-68 victory.

State roundup: Eastern Michigan ends 7-game slideJames Thompson finishes with 17 points and 12 rebounds in the Eagles' 84-68 victory.
  • College
  • 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
Big Ten

Saturday’s Big Ten: Iowa knocks off Maryland

Saturday’s Big Ten: Iowa knocks off MarylandThe best performance of Jordan Bohannon’s college career coincided with another ego-deflating effort by No. 24 Maryland.
  • Big Ten
  • 20 hours, 3 minutes ago
High Schools

Wrestling roundup: Detroit C.C. outgrapples Davison in Division 1

Wrestling roundup: Detroit C.C. outgrapples Davison in Division 1Catholic Central lived up to its No. 1 seed and earned a 35-22 victory over No. 2 seed Davison.
  • High Schools
  • 13 hours, 58 minutes ago
High Schools

Wrestling: Bastian’s gamble pays, Richmond wins Division 3
Hayden Bastian went for broke and cashed in with a takedown with 28 seconds left to pull out a 4-3 decision.

Wrestling: Bastian’s gamble pays, Richmond wins Division 3Hayden Bastian went for broke and cashed in with a takedown with 28 seconds left to pull out a 4-3 decision.
  • High Schools
  • 13 hours, 57 minutes ago
Sports

Saturday’s Top 25: UCLA edges Arizona; Gonzaga falls

Saturday’s Top 25: UCLA edges Arizona; Gonzaga fallsThomas Welsh scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 5 UCLA dominated the offensive boards.
  • Sports
  • 14 hours, 9 minutes ago
Pistons

'Yessir!' Rip Hamilton's No. 32 to join Pistons stars

Yessir!’ Rip Hamilton’s No. 32 to join Pistons starsDespite leaving on a sour note, the engine in Detroit's 2004 NBA title winning team returns for number retirement ceremony.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Spartans

Reschke leaving MSU, cites comment made to ex-teammate

Reschke leaving MSU, cites comment made to ex-teammateHe will seek a graduate transfer to play final year of eligibility.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
John Niyo

Niyo: UM's German import gets Moe better in blue

Niyo: UM’s German import gets Moe better in blueSophomore power forward from Berlin is blossoming into a leader on the Wolverines.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
NHL

Ted Kulfan's top NHL trade-deadline targets

Ted Kulfan’s top NHL trade-deadline targetsTed Kulfan's top NHL trade-deadline targets
  • NHL
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Spartans

Silence surrounds start of Spartans' spring practice

Silence surrounds start of Spartans’ spring practiceWith sexual assault investigation hanging over football program, Mark Dantonio has football team in lockdown mode as camp begins.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Spartans

Spartans seeking signature win against Wisconsin

Spartans seeking signature win against WisconsinIt’s also the final home game for three seniors — guards Alvin Ellis and Eron Harris along with forward Matt Van Dyk.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Tigers

Chris Ilitch: Family committed to Tigers

Chris Ilitch: Family committed to Tigers"...the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree," the owner told players today at Lakeland, Fla. before ceremonies dedicating the new Joker Marchant Stadium.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Sports

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

Sunday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio
  • Sports
  • 18 hours, 24 minutes ago
Motorsports

Jones hopes learning curve starts out on fast track

Jones hopes learning curve starts out on fast trackErik Jones’ rapid rise finds him set to reach his dream of competing in the Daytona 500 as a 20-year-old rookie.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Red Wings

Red Wings deal Jurco to Blackhawks for 3rd-round pick

Red Wings deal Jurco to Blackhawks for 3rd-round pickForward played sparingly during the past few seasons.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Tigertown tribute honors Ilitch's legacy

Henning: Tigertown tribute honors IlitchOwner Chris Ilitch felt the overwhelming support from players and fans to his family after the death of patriarch Mike Ilitch.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Tigers

Sights and sounds at Tigers spring training

Sights and sounds at Tigers spring trainingSights and sound last couple days of spring training.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
College

Oakland beats Green Bay, clinches second spot in league
The victory clinched at least a No. 2 seed for Oakland in the Horizon League tournament.

Oakland beats Green Bay, clinches second spot in leagueThe victory clinched at least a No. 2 seed for Oakland in the Horizon League tournament.
  • College
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
College

Friday’s basketball: Detroit Mercy tops Milwaukee
Josh McFolley shot 12 of 12 from the free-throw line and finished with 22 points.

Friday’s basketball: Detroit Mercy tops MilwaukeeJosh McFolley shot 12 of 12 from the free-throw line and finished with 22 points.
  • College
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Wolverines

UM's returning assistant Frey: 'We have a lot of talent here'

UM’s returning assistant Frey: ‘We have a lot of talent here’Frey says transition is going smoothly to new position where he'll oversee offensive tackles and tight ends and serve as run-game coordinator
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Tigers

Fulmer works out kinks in Tigers' exhibition loss

Fulmer works out kinks in Tigers’ exhibition lossStarter throws 15 pitches — 14 of them fastballs — as Detroit scratches out measly four hits in a 2-0 loss Friday.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Tigers

Ausmus detects stalling loophole in walk rule

Ausmus detects stalling loophole in walk ruleA manager could just use a starting pitcher to come in and intentionally walk the hitter while the reliever heats up.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Business

Pistons team with Henry Ford, set sights on New Center

Pistons team with Henry Ford, set sights on New CenterHenry Ford-Detroit Pistons Performance Center will be located between Wayne State and Henry Ford Hospital
  • Business
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
High Schools

Wrestling: Tower advances with dramatic win over DeWitt

Wrestling: Tower advances with dramatic win over DeWittTop-seeded C.C. grapplers dominate No. 8 Brighton, 55-3, in quarterfinals at Central Michigan's McGuirk Arena.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
High Schools

Friday’s roundup: Wyandotte shows its pride

Friday’s roundup: Wyandotte shows its prideWyandotte pulled out the 47-46 victory thanks to a strong performance from junior point guard Bryce Armstrong.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Pistons

Wild roller-coaster ride continues for Pistons' Jackson

Wild roller-coaster ride continues for Pistons’ JacksonThe roller-coaster ride for Jackson, who was an integral contributor in the victory over the Mavericks, continues.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Lions

Free agent could give Lions depth at receiver

Free agent could give Lions depth at receiverWhether you look at them as low-end No. 1 receivers or high-end No. 2 options, Golden Tate and Marvin Jones make a solid tandem.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: All Pistons on notice now, Van Gundy included

Niyo: All Pistons on notice now, Van Gundy includedThis is the roster that Van Gundy has assembled over the last three years, and this is the roster he’s sticking with.
  • John Niyo
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Spartans

Freshmen keep MSU's NCAA bid on track

Freshmen keep MSU’s NCAA bid on trackWith every win now a critical step toward an NCAA Tournament spot, Michigan State did exactly what it needed to do.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Salary dump is in order for Red Wings

Krupa: Salary dump is in order for Red WingsTeam has few untouchables, so there are enough players who could fetch a decent return in draft choices or prospects.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
More Sports

Leyland, Rodman, Rose headline Michigan hall finalists

Leyland, Rodman, Rose headline Michigan hall finalistsThe Michigan Sports Hall of Fame unveiled 30 finalists for its 2017 class Friday.
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers’ J.D. Martinez shrugs off clutch reputation

Tigers’ J.D. Martinez shrugs off clutch reputationThough Martinez has delivered in the clutch for the Tigers, he doesn’t think of himself as that type of player.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Lions

Clayton predicts $32M deal for Lions' Warford in free agency

Clayton predicts $32M deal for Lions’ Warford in free agencyOffensive lineman could also see a $32 million contract offer, which might be too much for Detroit to match, John Clayton predicts.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers to wear patch honoring late owner Mike Ilitch

Tigers to wear patch honoring late owner Mike IlitchThis won't necessarily be the same patch the team will wear throughout the season, a team spokesman said.
  • Tigers
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Lions

ESPN writer: WR Kendall Wright would be a fit for Lions

ESPN writer: WR Kendall Wright would be a fit for LionsFree agent has 280 catches for 3,244 yards and 18 TDs in five seasons with Tennessee.
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
High Schools

Tournament preview: Cousino chasing Class A repeat

Tournament preview: Cousino chasing Class A repeatCousino won’t be flying under the radar this postseason as it enters as the reigning state champion.
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Golf

Sunday's roundup: Fowler cruises to Honda victory

Sunday’s roundup: Fowler cruises to Honda victoryFowler closed with a 1-over 71 for a four-shot victory
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  • 12 minutes ago
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