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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable pictures

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable picturesThe UCLA cheerleaders blithely cheer for the Bruins as they topple 11th-ranked Utah. It's carefree California after all.
  • Sports
  • 4 hours, 11 minutes ago
Red Wings

Wings send down Ouelett, call up Marchenko

Wings send down Ouelett, call up MarchenkoMarchenko could be in the lineup Saturday when the Red Wings face the New York Islanders.
  • Red Wings
  • 7 hours, 47 minutes ago
Nfl

Seattle coach believes in family first — for Pete's sake

Seattle coach believes in family first — for Pete's sakePete Carroll said it's up to Richard Sherman whether he plays Sunday if wife gives birth
  • Nfl
  • 8 hours, 57 minutes ago
High Schools

Friday's high schools roundup: Lucas leads Lathrup girls

Friday's high schools roundup: Lucas leads Lathrup girlsLathrup (11-1) is 3-0 in the OAA Red. Harrison (9-4) slipped to 1-3 in the division.
  • High Schools
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
Spartans

Breaking down Sunday's UM-MSU game

Breaking down Sunday's UM-MSU gameRod Beard and Matt Charboneau go position-by-position to see who has the edge.
  • Spartans
  • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM's Jake Butt undergoes minor knee surgery

UM's Jake Butt undergoes minor knee surgeryThe tight end is expected to make a full recovery and take part in spring football
  • Wolverines
  • 8 hours, 54 minutes ago
Golf

Friday's roundup: Woods shoots career-worst 82

Friday's roundup: Woods shoots career-worst 82Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro.
  • Golf
  • 3 hours, 57 minutes ago
Nfl

Patriots' Branch expects UM to start saving his bets

Patriots' Branch expects UM to start saving his betsEx-UM defensive tackle Alan Branch is among those excited about Jim Harbaugh taking over.
  • Nfl
  • 15 hours, 35 minutes ago
Wolverines

ESPN's 'Signing Day Special' will be heavy on UM

ESPN's 'Signing Day Special' will be heavy on UMESPNU will air three live press conferences of high-school kids considering Michigan.
  • Wolverines
  • 13 hours, 29 minutes ago
Spartans

Trieu: Spartans land dynamite duo in Dowell brothers

Trieu: Spartans land dynamite duo in Dowell brothersThe week leading up to National Signing Day is always prime time for surprises.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Sports

Wrestling star Mick Foley cheats in wing-eating contest

Wrestling star Mick Foley cheats in wing-eating contestFoley told fans in Philadelphia he didn't want to overstuff himself and get sick.
  • Sports
  • 15 hours, 21 minutes ago
Red Wings

Wings' foibles rear head in ugly 5-1 loss to Bolts

Wings' foibles rear head in ugly 5-1 loss to BoltsWings goalie Petr Mrazek chased after stopping only 10 of 15 shots in two periods
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Nfl

Wojo: Patriots must win Super Bowl to quell the noise

Wojo: Patriots must win Super Bowl to quell the noiseTo preserve its reputation, New England has to spike footballs in the end zone, legally.
  • Nfl
  • 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
Jerry Green

Green: The Seahawks and the move that wasn't

Green: The Seahawks and the move that wasn'tOwner took team to Los Angeles but quickly reconsidered under threat of fine
  • Jerry Green
  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
Lions

Romanowski: 'Big, nasty' Ndamukong Suh fits Raiders

Romanowski: 'Big, nasty' Ndamukong Suh fits Raiders"You are who you are on some level," said Bill Romanowski, who had a 16-year NFL career.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Lions

Hall of Famer Sanders sees bright future for Lions

Hall of Famer Sanders sees bright future for LionsThe Lions could be in Super Bowl 50 if they can build on this year, Barry Sanders said.
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  • 23 hours, 12 minutes ago
Lions

Lions propose instant replay to cover penalties

Lions propose instant replay to cover penaltiesLeague officials will also review ‘Calvin Johnson’ rule of completing process of the catch
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Lions

Knowing lows helps ex-Lion Avril appreciate highs

Knowing lows helps ex-Lion Avril appreciate highsFormer Lions end Cliff Avril is looking to help the Seahawks win second Super Bowl in row.
  • Lions
  • 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
High Schools

Detroit News Blue Chip countdown: No. 5 David Moorman

Detroit News Blue Chip countdown: No. 5 David MoormanWisconsin has been known for its healthy supply of high-profile offensive linemen.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Pistons

It's gut-check time for Pistons with good vibes gone

It's gut-check time for Pistons with good vibes goneStan Van Gundy used the words "embarrassing" and "humiliating" to describe the loss.
  • Pistons
  • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Spartans

With two extra days to prep, MSU overpowers Rutgers

With two extra days to prep, MSU overpowers RutgersBranden Dawson had 17 points and 11 rebounds in 71-51 Spartans' victory
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Spartans

Delay worked to benefit of Spartans, who shift focus to UM

Delay worked to benefit of Spartans, who shift focus to UMThe teams were scheduled to play Tuesday before a storm postponed the game until Thursday.
  • Spartans
  • 23 hours, 1 minute ago
Red Wings

Competitiveness propeling Glendening past expectations

Competitiveness propeling Glendening past expectations"It's amazing when you're competitive what can happen for you," Mike Babcock said.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
College

Thursday's college roundup: Maryland routs UM women

Thursday's college roundup: Maryland routs UM womenNo. 5 Terrapins remained unbeaten in Big Ten play with a 91-65 victory
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
High Schools

Thursday’s roundup: F.H. Mercy rolls past Chandler Park
Taylor Jones scored 25 in Farmington Hills Mercy’s 56-41 victory over Chandler Park.

Thursday’s roundup: F.H. Mercy rolls past Chandler ParkTaylor Jones scored 25 in Farmington Hills Mercy’s 56-41 victory over Chandler Park.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Spartans

In photos: Meet Michigan State’s 2015 commitments

In photos: Meet Michigan State’s 2015 commitmentsClick through the gallery to see the commitments in Michigan State’s 2015 recruiting class, with analysis by Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Wolverines

In photos: Meet Michigan’s 2015 commitments

In photos: Meet Michigan’s 2015 commitmentsClick through the gallery to see the commitments in Michigan’s 2015 recruiting class, with analysis by Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit News.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Red Wings

Wings' Jurco set to return, rediscover scoring touch

Wings' Jurco set to return, rediscover scoring touchJurco will try to snap out of an 18-game goal-less streak which has been eating at him.
  • Red Wings
  • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
Spartans

Le'Veon Bell sees similarities in Steelers, Spartans

Le'Veon Bell sees similarities in Steelers, SpartansIn Pittsburgh, Le'Veon Bell said he's experiencing what helps make Michigan State so good.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Football or farce, NFL still biggest draw

Niyo: Football or farce, NFL still biggest drawThe league spent months fighting a losing battle, its credibility questioned repeatedly.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Lions

Shutting down Lions was big for Patriots secondary

Shutting down Lions was big for Patriots secondaryIn a 34-9 win in Week 12, New England held Calvin Johnson to four catches for 58 yards.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Spartans

MSU receives $3 million gift for men's basketball

MSU receives $3 million gift for men's basketballThe gift is one of the largest ever to Michigan State athletics.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Wolverines

UM’s Walton a question mark against Michigan State

UM’s Walton a question mark against Michigan StatePoint guard Derrick Walton Jr. has been hobbled by a sprained toe
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
High Schools

Cass Tech girls pitch shutout ... in basketball

Cass Tech girls pitch shutout ... in basketballIt would be easy to say shutouts don't happen much. It could have been worse.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Tigers

Dombrowski disputes Tigers farm's last-place ranking

Dombrowski disputes Tigers farm's last-place ranking"I don't agree with him," Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski said of Keith Law's farm rankings.
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  • 2 days ago
Wolverines

Harbaugh making big push for Mike Weber, Wilcher says

Harbaugh making big push for Mike Weber, Wilcher says"Harbaugh has been calling Weber since he got here," Wilcher said Wednesday.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Pistons

Ex-Piston Vinnie Johnson earns NJCAA Hall of Fame nod

Ex-Piston Vinnie Johnson earns NJCAA Hall of Fame nodLong before he was the Pistons' "Microwave," Vinnie Johnson was heating up in Waco, Texas.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons lose fourth straight in rout to lowly Sixers

Pistons lose fourth straight in rout to lowly SixersThe good news is the Pistons played the 76ers to a tie in the game's last 41 minutes.
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  • 2 days ago
Nfl

Country Day's Jonas Gray rides roller coaster with Patriots

Country Day's Jonas Gray rides roller coaster with PatriotsIt took some prodding for Jonas Gray to share his true feelings about the past two months.
  • Nfl
  • 2 days ago
Jerry Green

Green: Tom Brady's not best quarterback ever

Green: Tom Brady's not best quarterback everHe's a celebrity, he's been in a lot of Super Bowls, but ...
  • Jerry Green
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
College

Foster: Grueling slate steels Oakland for Horizon run

Foster: Grueling slate steels Oakland for Horizon runOakland went through a five-game stretch that didn't make sense to many of its fans.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
High Schools

Detroit News Blue Chip countdown: No. 6 John Kelly

Detroit News Blue Chip countdown: No. 6 John KellyJohn Kelly was an impact player on both sides of the ball during his senior year.
  • High Schools
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Lions

Charlie Batch made most of getting cut by Lions

Charlie Batch made most of getting cut by LionsCharlie Batch never expected to have a chance to win one Super Bowl, let alone two.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Lions

Jackson: Beating Lions meant a lot to Jim Schwartz

Jackson: Beating Lions meant a lot to Jim SchwartzSchwartz provided plenty of insight into how to beat the Lions leading up to the game.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Sports

Djokovic to battle Murray in Australian Open men's final

Djokovic to battle Murray in Australian Open men's finalDjokovic has beaten Murray in seven of their last eight matches and is 15-8 overall
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  • 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
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