Thinking back a year to those Grapefruit League games of March, it's amazing, the tension that hung over Bruce Rondon's every appearance and pitch. So much has changed in 2014 with the addition of Nathan, though the rest of the bullpen roles remain unsettled.
In addition to a visit from former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate, who will likely receive the full-court press from the Lions, center Phil Costa and fullback Henry Hynoski have scheduled trips to team headquarters in Allen Park.
Michigan averaged 125.7 yards rushing (102nd nationally) and was 121st out of 123 teams in tackles-for-loss allowed. Those statistics played an enormous role in the lack of a consistent offense during a 7-6 season. But with new offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, the focus is clear.
The Michigan State cornerback might not be as fast as Oklahoma State's Justin Gilbert, but when the NFL draft starts in May, Dennard almost definitely will be a first-round pick — and could be the first cornerback taken because of his tenacity in press coverage.
Right-handed reliever Luis Marte was given his outright release from the club, while eight other players were sent out of the major-league camp
Comeau will plead his case to a league disciplinarian for boarding Smith at 12 minutes, 47 seconds of the first period in Tuesday's 4-1 Columbus
Fowler ran the 40-yard dash in 4.39 seconds on both attempts, one scout said after conferring with the group of scouts at the event. After each run
Michigan is moving to a reward-based student seating policy for home football games — a departure from the general admission the program tried
Coming to The Palace isn't new for Sacramento Kings rookie guard Ray McCallum Jr., but being on the floor for the first time as a professional
Catholic League rivals Farmington Hills Mercy and Birmingham Marian will continue their intense rivalry on the big stage of the Breslin Center Friday
With minimal salary cap space (only four teams had less), the Lions did what they were supposed to do when the new league year and the start of free
One of 13 Iowa football players hospitalized after a high-intensity workout in 2011 claims the university's negligence caused him physical and mental
ESPN says Musburger will be the lead play-by-play announcer for its new SEC Network, with former Florida quarterback Jesse Palmer as analyst.
How many would have guessed Jimmy Walker (three wins) and Patrick Reed (two wins) when the wraparound season began in October?
Roger Penske's top driver won the Las Vegas NASCAR Sprint Cup race when another car ran out of gas on the last lap. And it wasn't even the luckiest
- Sunday's motor sports roundup: Brad Keselowski passes Dale Earnhardt Jr. late to finish weekend double
- Brad Keselowski refuses to let electrical mishap short circuit Nationwide victory in Vegas
- Joey Logano takes pole on another 'crazy' Sprint Cup qualifying day
- New Indy 500 qualifying format announced
A man's body found in an SUV is that of Saginaw Spirit hockey player Terry Trafford, team officials said Tuesday night in a statement posted on the team website.
Latest Headlines Updated Mar 12, 2014 at 1:33 pm
- Announcer Brent Musburger moving to SEC Network 1:33 pm
- At least four boys basketball regional finals postponed today by weather1:01 pm
- Blue Jackets' Blake Comeau faces league hearing for hit on Red Wings' Brendan Smith12:15 pm
- Girls basketball semifinal predictions: Mercy-Marian meet for fourth time1:51 pm
- Tigers' Robbie Ray among eight sent to minor-league camp; Luis Marte released11:41 am
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- ■1 Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, MLB
- ■4 Milwaukee at L.A. Angels, MLB
- ■10 Chicago Cubs at Seattle, MLB
- ■1 Atlantic Coast, Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame, ESPN2
- ■3:30 Atlantic Coast, Miami (Fla.) vs. Virginia Tech, ESPN2
- ■6:30 Mid-American, Ohio vs. Miami, COM900
- ■7 Atlantic Coast, Georgia Tech vs. Boston College, ESPN2
- ■7 American Athletic, Rutgers vs. South Florida, ESPNU
- ■7 Big East, Seton Hall vs. Butler, FS1
- ■7:30 Patriot final, American at Boston, CBSSN
- ■9 Mid-American, Eastern Michigan vs. Northern Illinois, COM900
- ■9:30 American Athletic, Temple vs. Central Florida, ESPN2
- ■9:30 Big East, Georgetown vs. DePaul, FS1
- ■7 Brooklyn at Miami, ESPN
- ■7 Detroit at Toronto, FSD/97.1
- ■9:30 Portland at San Antonio, ESPN
- ■7:30 Boston at Montreal, NBCSN
- ■3:30 UEFA, Manchester City at Barcelona, FS1
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