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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 photosVikings cheerleaders dance like they're a game and a half behind the Lions cheerleaders.
  • Sports
  • 6 hours, 57 minutes ago
College

College Football Show: Talking UM playoff chances

College Football Show: Talking UM playoff chancesHosts Angelique S. Chengelis, Bob Wojnowski and Tony Paul look at the past week in college football.
  • College
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Pistons

Live: Pistons 90, Hawks 57, fourth quarter

Live: Pistons 90, Hawks 57, fourth quarterRod Beard has updates in Atlanta from the Pistons-Hawks game.
  • Pistons
  • 11 minutes ago
College

WMU’s Terrell, Davis connect for 50th touchdown

WMU’s Terrell, Davis connect for 50th touchdownIt was the 51st touchdown catch of Davis’ career, and all but one of them have been thrown by Terrell.
  • College
  • 41 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers tender all six arbitration-eligible players

Tigers tender all six arbitration-eligible playersIglesias, Castellanos, Justin Wilson, Alex Wilson and Rondon and Romine were tendered.
  • Tigers
  • 54 minutes ago
Lions

Lions rookie DT Robinson proving capable, versatile

Lions rookie DT Robinson proving capable, versatileRobinson has two sacks, three runs stuffs and a team-leading five passes batted down at the line.
  • Lions
  • 5 hours, 31 minutes ago
Lions

Lions rule 5 starters questionable against Saints

Lions rule 5 starters questionable against SaintsZiggy Ansah, Tahir Whitehead, Marvin Jones and DeAndre Levy are among those with statuses in doubt.
  • Lions
  • 5 hours, 51 minutes ago
College

Western Michigan vs. Ohio preview: All on the line

Western Michigan vs. Ohio preview: All on the lineWestern Michigan is heavily favored, but don’t discount the pressure the Broncos are under.
  • College
  • 5 hours, 53 minutes ago
Red Wings

Wings' Abdelkader out 2-4 weeks with strained MCL

Wings' Abdelkader out 2-4 weeks with strained MCLForward left with an injury to his right leg during first period of Thursday's overtime loss to Florida.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM's Peppers finalist for Tribune's Silver Football award

UM's Peppers finalist for Tribune's Silver Football awardRedshirt sophomore is vying with Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett and Curtis Samuel and Penn State’s Saquon Barkley for top Big Ten player.
  • Wolverines
  • 3 hours, 33 minutes ago
College

Broncos feeling the heat; so what’s new?

Broncos feeling the heat; so what’s new?Friday night’s Mid-American Conference championship game against Ohio (8-4) at Ford Field is the next challenge.
  • College
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
College

Familiar foes Grand Valley-Ferris renew rivalry in postseason

Familiar foes Grand Valley-Ferris renew rivalry in postseasonGrand Valley State has played Ferris State 46 times in history, tied for most with Saginaw Valley State.
  • College
  • 4 hours, 38 minutes ago
Tigers

Where Tigers’ roster stands at critical juncture

Where Tigers’ roster stands at critical junctureChanges are a-comin’. That’s been the mantra of general manager Al Avila since the end of last season.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lions

Lions vs. Saints preview: Force Brees into mistakes

Lions vs. Saints preview: Force Brees into mistakesJames Hawkins breaks down Sunday's Lions-Saints game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (1 p.m., Fox/WJR).
  • Lions
  • 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
Lions

Detroit News predictions: Lions vs. Saints

Detroit News predictions: Lions vs. SaintsJames Hawkins, Justin Rogers, Bob Wojnowski and John Niyo predict the outcome of Sunday's Lions-Saints game.
  • Lions
  • 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
Wolverines

Four-star safety J'Marick Woods sticking with Michigan

Four-star safety J'Marick Woods sticking with MichiganAfter weighing Arkansas and Mississippi, Florence, Ala. announced Friday he will enroll early at UM.
  • Wolverines
  • 3 hours, 31 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' RB Washington struggling to explode off launch pad

Lions' RB Washington struggling to explode off launch padThe team kept the seventh-round pick for his big-play ability, but too often he's getting stuck behind the line of scrimmage.
  • Lions
  • 8 hours, 26 minutes ago
Nfl

Cowboys-Vikings was most watched Thursday night game

Cowboys-Vikings was most watched Thursday night gameThe game, which Dallas won 17-15, had a 14.1 household rating in Nielsen's meter market overnights
  • Nfl
  • 4 hours, 54 minutes ago
Spartans

Ankle sidelines MSU's Bridges at least 2 weeks

Ankle sidelines MSU's Bridges at least 2 weeksBridges is Michigan State’s leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 16.6 points and 8.8 rebounds.
  • Spartans
  • 16 hours, 44 minutes ago
Nation

Quake scale: Ohio State win vs Michigan rocked stadium

Quake scale: Ohio State win vs Michigan rocked stadiumGeologists say the Buckeyes’ game-winning touchdown in double overtime against rival Michigan had Ohio Stadium rocking
  • Nation
  • 10 hours, 23 minutes ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Ott gives Wings much-needed brawn

Krupa: Ott gives Wings much-needed brawnThe importance of being Steve Ott is his toughness and defensive reliability.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 23 hours, 8 minutes ago
Pistons

Smith coming on in fill-in role for Pistons

Smith coming on in fill-in role for PistonsDuring the past week, Ish Smith has been a different player, helping the Pistons to four wins in five games.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day ago
Red Wings

Panthers edge Wings in OT, Abdelkader hurt

Panthers edge Wings in OT, Abdelkader hurtThe Red Wings stretched their streak of games getting points but this one won’t feel as good.
  • Red Wings
  • 20 hours, 20 minutes ago
Tigers

CBA further incentivizes Tigers to shed payroll

CBA further incentivizes Tigers to shed payrollThe consequences for the Tigers not getting under the threshold will be more severe under the new agreement.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Tigers

Report: Verlander, Upton purchase $5.5M Beverly Hills house

Report: Verlander, Upton purchase $5.5M Beverly Hills houseDetroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and fiancée Kate Upton have purchased a house in Beverly Hills, California, for $5.475 million, according to a report.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Lions

Lions' Teryl Austin, Jim Bob Cooter deflect talk of head coaching jobs

Lions' Teryl Austin, Jim Bob Cooter deflect talk of head coaching jobsIf the Lions win the division, both Teryl Austin and Jim Bob Cooter could draw interest for head coaching vacancies.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
College

Jayru Campbell has one more game to prove himself

Jayru Campbell has one more game to prove himselfFormer Detroit Cass Tech star Jayru Campbell will be playing for his football life Saturday afternoon.
  • College
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Spartans

Trieu: MSU makes big push for Harris, others

Trieu: MSU makes big push for Harris, othersThe Spartans have already had in-home visits with two of their top remaining senior targets, Cleveland Heights wide receiver Jaylen Harris and Covington (Ga.) Newton linebacker Jaquan Henderson.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
College

Defense is the key to Broncos’ success

Defense is the key to Broncos’ successWestern Michigan senior Keion Adams couldn’t stop smiling as he walked around Ford Field Thursday.
  • College
  • 22 hours, 26 minutes ago
College

Detroit News predictions: Western Michigan vs. Ohio

Detroit News predictions: Western Michigan vs. OhioTony Paul, David Goricki, Bob Wojnowski and John Niyo predict the outcome of Friday’s game.
  • College
  • 1 day ago
Lions

Lions doing 'weird stuff' to find right O-line combo

Lions doing 'weird stuff' to find right O-line comboThe Lions continue to rotate players at left guard, looking for the best short-term solution at that spot.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons’ Drummond fined $15,000 for elbow

Pistons’ Drummond fined $15,000 for elbowAndre Drummond wasn’t sure what the penalty was going to be, but was pretty sure a penalty was coming.
  • Pistons
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
College

WMU-fueled MAC title game will set attendance record

WMU-fueled MAC title game will set attendance recordWestern Michigan's fans are set to pack Ford Field on Friday night.
  • College
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
College

Thursday's basketball: Golden Grizzlies improve to 7-1

Thursday's basketball: Golden Grizzlies improve to 7-1Sherron Dorsey-Walker had 27 points as Oakland cruised to a 92-64 win over Oral Roberts in Rochester.
  • College
  • 17 hours, 23 minutes ago
Big Ten

Thursday's football: Wilson quits as coach at Indiana

Thursday's football: Wilson quits as coach at IndianaHe was the longest-tenured Indiana coach since Bill Mallory, the school’s career leader in wins, departed after the 1996 season.
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day ago
Red Wings

Stability in lines pays off for Red Wings

Stability in lines pays off for Red WingsNo tinkering, no shuffling forwards around. For the last several games, Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill has kept all four lines the same.
  • Red Wings
  • 21 hours, 55 minutes ago
High Schools

Thursday’s roundup: Maholmes leads East English girls
East English Village used strong defense and a standout performance from C’Erra Maholmes to defeat Detroit Cody, 50-31.

Thursday’s roundup: Maholmes leads East English girlsEast English Village used strong defense and a standout performance from C’Erra Maholmes to defeat Detroit Cody, 50-31.
  • High Schools
  • 21 hours, 42 minutes ago
College

Wojo: CFP committee gives UM shot, sends message

Wojo: CFP committee gives UM shot, sends message If No. 4 Washington loses to Colorado Friday night, it sure looks like No. 5 Michigan (10-2) will get into the four-team playoff.
  • College
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
College

Ohio freshman Quinton Maxwell likely gets start at QB

Ohio freshman Quinton Maxwell likely gets start at QBRedshirt has played the last few games as senior Greg Windham has been dealing with a leg injury.
  • College
  • 22 hours, 14 minutes ago
Wolverines

Zak Irvin gets cold at worst time for Michigan

Zak Irvin gets cold at worst time for MichiganSenior forward Zak Irvin wanted the ball in the most critical moments.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Tigers

All-Star Game no longer determines Series home-field advantage

All-Star Game no longer determines Series home-field advantageThe league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
College

Western Michigan vs. Ohio in MAC championship

Western Michigan vs. Ohio in MAC championshipWestern Michigan's Corey Davis (84) leads a pack of Ohio University defensemen after a pass reception, Friday Dec. 2, 2016, during the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • College
  • 7 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM's John Beilein on Saturday's game against Kennesaw State

UM's John Beilein on Saturday's game against Kennesaw StateMichigan coach talks about overcoming Wednesday's tough loss to Virginia Tech.
  • Wolverines
  • 3 hours, 29 minutes ago
Red Wings

How to watch: Detroit Red Wings vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

How to watch: Detroit Red Wings vs. Pittsburgh PenguinsTed Kulfan will have updates from the Wings-Penguins game in Pittsburgh on Saturday at 7 p.m.
  • Red Wings
  • 4 hours, 29 minutes ago
Mlb

Thursday’s roundup: Pirates’ McCutchen on trading block

Thursday’s roundup: Pirates’ McCutchen on trading blockThe Pirates discussed trades involving McCutchen with the Nationals, Mariners and Rangers.
  • Mlb
  • 17 hours, 3 minutes ago
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