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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 photosThe Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders are waiting for a termination of the Thursday night Color Rush uniforms.
  • Sports
  • 13 hours, 14 minutes ago
College

Challenge News columnist in Wojo's Picks contest

Challenge News columnist in Wojo's Picks contest Do you think you know college football better than Wojo? Now’s your chance to find out.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
College

Detroit News college football picks: Week 5

Detroit News college football picks: Week 5Matt Charboneau, Angelique Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski are joined by guest picker Ken Kowalski of Ypsilanti for Week 5 of The Detroit News college football picks.
  • College
  • 13 hours, 10 minutes ago
Lions

Detroit News predictions: Lions vs. Bears
James Hawkins, Justin Rogers, Bob Wojnowski and John Niyo predict the outcome of Sunday's Lions-Bears game.

Detroit News predictions: Lions vs. BearsJames Hawkins, Justin Rogers, Bob Wojnowski and John Niyo predict the outcome of Sunday's Lions-Bears game.
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  • 0 minutes ago
Wolverines

Replay: Michigan chat with Angelique S. Chengelis

Replay: Michigan chat with Angelique S. Chengelis Angelique S. Chengelis hosted a live Michigan chat on Friday. If you missed it, read the transcript here.
  • Wolverines
  • 4 hours, 4 minutes ago
Wolverines

NFL outlook: UM's Peppers becoming ‘elite’

NFL outlook: UM's Peppers becoming ‘elite’“He’s gotta be the best player in college football right now,” Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said of Jabrill Peppers.
  • Wolverines
  • 22 hours, 16 minutes ago
Red Wings

World Cup criticism ‘frustrating’ for Abdelkader

World Cup criticism ‘frustrating’ for AbdelkaderJustin Abdelkader enjoyed his experience at the World Cup of Hockey. He just hoped it would have lasted a little longer.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Lions

Sacks aside, Lions making strides in pass protection

Sacks aside, Lions making strides in pass protectionThe Detroit Lions have invested heavily in the team’s offensive line in recent years and it's starting to pay dividends.
  • Lions
  • 7 hours, 57 minutes ago
Tigers

How to watch: Detroit Tigers vs. Atlanta Braves

How to watch: Detroit Tigers vs. Atlanta BravesThe Tigers open a three-game interleague series with the Braves at Turner Field on Friday (7:35, FSD/97.1).
  • Tigers
  • 54 minutes ago
College

College Football Show: Can UM handle Badgers?

College Football Show: Can UM handle Badgers?The last time the Wolverines beat a top-10 team was in 2008 and — coincidentally — it was the Badgers.
  • College
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons forwards focus on defense

Pistons forwards focus on defenseLast season, power forward was a critical position for the Pistons.
  • Pistons
  • 18 hours, 51 minutes ago
Spartans

Spartans' mission: Corral Indiana QB Lagow

Spartans' mission: Corral Indiana QB LagowIndiana QB Richard Lagow, a junior college transfer, leads the Big Ten in passing yards (334).
  • Spartans
  • 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
Lions

Lions’ Lawson: NFL admits PI call was wrong

Lions’ Lawson: NFL admits PI call was wrongPrior to Thursday’s practice, Lawson said one of his coaches relayed him the message that he shouldn’t have been flagged on the play.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Lions

Replay: Lions chat with Justin Rogers

Replay: Lions chat with Justin RogersDetroit News reporter Justin Rogers hosted a live Lions chat Friday. If you missed it, you can read the transcript here.
  • Lions
  • 5 hours, 6 minutes ago
Spartans

Trieu: MSU may have uncovered a gem in Florida DE

Trieu: MSU may have uncovered a gem in Florida DENot many who were there may remember this, but a young defensive end from Florida named Lashawn Paulino-Bell was there that day.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Lions

Lions’ poor start on 'D' a repeat performance

Lions’ poor start on 'D' a repeat performanceThe Detroit Lions’ defense is off to a slow start to the season. This is not a recording.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
College

MAC notes: Bogan moves the chains for Western

MAC notes: Bogan moves the chains for WesternRunning back Jamauri Bogan could be the team MVP heading into WMU's rivalry game Saturday night at Central Michigan.
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  • 23 hours, 55 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU could land four-star Xavier Tillman Friday

MSU could land four-star Xavier Tillman FridayTillman (6-8, 270) is a four-star power forward ranked in the top 100 in the nation by all of the major recruiting services.
  • Spartans
  • 4 hours, 1 minute ago
Tigers

Tigers-Indians postponed, might be made up Monday

Tigers-Indians postponed, might be made up MondayAfter a four-hour, 13-minute delay, the game was postponed.
  • Tigers
  • 13 hours, 26 minutes ago
Tigers

Orioles blank Jays, both lead Tigers by 1 1/2 games

Orioles blank Jays, both lead Tigers by 1 1/2 gamesUbaldo Jimenez and two relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Blue Jays 4-0.
  • Tigers
  • 20 hours, 6 minutes ago
Lions

Bears’ Fox on Cutler starting: ‘Hard to say'

Bears’ Fox on Cutler starting: ‘Hard to say'Jay Cutler practiced in a limited capacity on Wednesday but was one of nine starters who sat out Thursday’s practice.
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  • 1 day ago
Wolverines

Michigan’s Red Berenson shifts into rebuild mode

Michigan’s Red Berenson shifts into rebuild modeMichigan coach starts 33rd season with 11 freshmen.
  • Wolverines
  • 18 hours, 11 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
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  • 19 hours, 19 minutes ago
Golf

Americans need short memory in the Ryder Cup

Americans need short memory in the Ryder CupEurope has won six of the last seven Ryder Cups, and eight of the last 10 dating to 1995.
  • Golf
  • 17 hours, 23 minutes ago
Nfl

Green leads Bengals to domination of Dolphins

Green leads Bengals to domination of DolphinsA.J. Green followed his disappointing game with a dominating one — 173 yards and a touchdown.
  • Nfl
  • 13 hours, 31 minutes ago
Spartans

Replay: MSU football with Matt Charboneau

Replay: MSU football with Matt CharboneauDetroit News reporter Matt Charboneau hosted a live chat with Spartans fans on Thursday.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
College

Ward, No. 6 Houston crush UConn

Ward, No. 6 Houston crush UConnGreg Ward Jr. threw for a career-high 389 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in just more than three quarters.
  • College
  • 13 hours, 37 minutes ago
Lions

Thursday's NFL roundup: Bryant avoided Cowboys for 2 days

Thursday's NFL roundup: Bryant avoided Cowboys for 2 daysBryant missed an MRI on Monday and a team meeting Tuesday before finally getting the exam Wednesday.
  • Lions
  • 13 hours, 33 minutes ago
Red Wings

Babcock, MVP Crosby lead Canada to World Cup of Hockey title

Babcock, MVP Crosby lead Canada to World Cup of Hockey titleSidney Crosby was selected the MVP of the tournament. He had three goals and finished with a World Cup-high 10 points.
  • Red Wings
  • 16 hours, 45 minutes ago
Tigers

Ticket brokers might benefit with Monday makeup game

Ticket brokers might benefit with Monday makeup gameA few astute ticket brokers could be in line to make a pretty penny off the Indians-Tigers rainout Thursday.
  • Tigers
  • 21 hours, 58 minutes ago
High Schools

Cass Tech vs. King a showdown of blue chip prospects

Cass Tech vs. King a showdown of blue chip prospectsSaturday’s Public School League matchup between Cass Tech and King will have the feel of a college game.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Wolverines

Peppers’ knowledge dazzles UM's Harbaugh

Peppers’ knowledge dazzles UM's Harbaugh“Everybody really marvels at what he knows, what he has to know in a game and the way he executes it,” Harbaugh said
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Spartans

O’Connor expected 'ridicule' as Michigan State QB

O’Connor expected 'ridicule' as Michigan State QB“I knew all along this is what comes with it,” said Tyler O’Connor, referring to the pressure after a loss to Wisconsin.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Lions

Lions LB Antwione Williams returns to practice

Lions LB Antwione Williams returns to practiceThe Detroit Lions got a much-needed boost to the team’s depleted linebacking corps on Thursday with rookie Antwione Williams returning to practice.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
College

Western Michigan’s Fleck keeps focus on positives

Western Michigan’s Fleck keeps focus on positives“I have a passion and an energy for life,” said coach P.J. Fleck, whose Western Michigan team is 4-0 heading to Central.
  • College
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Wolverines

Peppers, Hill on PFF Early-Season All-American team

Peppers, Hill on PFF Early-Season All-American teamPeppers, who will be eligible for the NFL draft after this season, has 33 tackles, 9.5 for loss, 2.5 sacks and five quarterback hurries this season.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lions

Decker says he can 'handle adversity better'

Decker says he can 'handle adversity better'For the first three quarters against the Green Bay Packers, Taylor Decker continued to build on the impressive start to his rookie season.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' McCann deals with playing in pain

Tigers' McCann deals with playing in painRarely do they talk about injuries, the quiet variety that might not necessarily disable a big-league player but that become part of one’s daily life.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Lions

Caldwell: Lions need to force issue on takeaways

Caldwell: Lions need to force issue on takeawaysCoach says inability to manufacture turnovers has contributed to the team’s 1-2 start.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Wolverines

Kickback being felt from Lewis' return crunch

Kickback being felt from Lewis' return crunchJabrill Peppers was “in a little bit of self-preservation” when he allowed Penn State's kicker to tackle Lewis, assistant Jay Harbaugh says.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Pistons

Ish Smith making smooth transition to Pistons

Ish Smith making smooth transition to PistonsIsh Smith is a piece they believe is going to change the outlook of their bench this season.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Upton’s HRs are nothing if not majestic

Henning: Upton’s HRs are nothing if not majesticNotes, thoughts, items as the Tigers and Indians pray they can beat the rain and complete a series crucial to Tigers.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Nfl

Detroit News NFL picks: Week 4

Detroit News NFL picks: Week 4Justin Rogers, James Hawkins, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks against the spread for Week 4 of the NFL season.
  • Nfl
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: With Tigers in playoff limbo, Cabrera delivers

Wojo: With Tigers in playoff limbo, Cabrera deliversThere’s little room left to squeeze under the wild-card bar, but the Tigers are determined to keep dancing.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Lions

Lions vs. Bears preview: Take advantage of wounded foe

Lions vs. Bears preview: Take advantage of wounded foeJames Hawkins breaks down Sunday's Lions-Bears game at Soldier Field (1 p.m. Fox/WJR).
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  • 8 minutes ago
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