Close
MORE NEWS

sports

Headlines

Updated 5:40 a.m. EDT

The Big Page
  • Grid
  • List
NBA

Friday's NBA playoffs: Celtics torch Bulls to advance

Friday’s NBA playoffs: Celtics torch Bulls to advanceAvery Bradley scored 23 and the hot-shooting Celtics pounded the Bulls, 105-83, to win their first-round series 4-2 on Friday.
  • NBA
  • 5 hours, 6 minutes ago
Red Wings

Chris Ilitch on LCA: 'It's going to be special'

Chris Ilitch on LCA: ‘It’s going to be special’During Friday's Tigers game on FSD, Ilitch talked about the ongoing construction of Little Caesars Arena.
  • Red Wings
  • 10 hours, 8 minutes ago
NBA

Thursday’s NBA playoffs: Spurs finish off Grizzlies in 6

Thursday’s NBA playoffs: Spurs finish off Grizzlies in 6The Spurs wanted no part of playing a seventh game against the Grizzlies, not with the Rockets looming.
  • NBA
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons’ lagging offense needs ‘good hard look’

Pistons’ lagging offense needs ‘good hard look’Although the Pistons improved defensively this season, their offense lagged behind, ranking 26th in scoring (101.3).
  • Pistons
  • 1 week ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Pistons, Wings stuck in neutral

Wojo: Pistons, Wings stuck in neutralThe mindset at the top has to shift in order for either of these two outfits to see the postseason again.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 1 week ago
NBA

Wednesday's NBA playoffs: Celtics beat Bulls, take 3-2 lead in series

Wednesday’s NBA playoffs: Celtics beat Bulls, take 3-2 lead in seriesAvery Bradley’s 24 points aided Boston in a 108-97 victory, which has seen a momentum shift in the best-of-seven series.
  • NBA
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Pistons

How Rod Beard would fix the Pistons

How Rod Beard would fix the PistonsRod Beard of The Detroit News gives us his five ways he'd try to fix the Pistons.
  • Pistons
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
NBA

Tuesday’s NBA playoffs: Rockets down Thunder to advance

Tuesday’s NBA playoffs: Rockets down Thunder to advanceJames Harden scores 34 as Houston overcomes Russell Westbrook’s 47-point game in a 105-99 victory.
  • NBA
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
NBA

Monday’s NBA playoffs: Hawks even series with Wizards

Monday’s NBA playoffs: Hawks even series with WizardsFormer Piston Jose Calderon came off the bench to score 10 to help Atlanta in an 111-101 victory to knot series 2-2.
  • NBA
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
NBA

Sunday’s NBA playoffs: James leads Cavaliers to sweep

Sunday’s NBA playoffs: James leads Cavaliers to sweepAgain, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation.
  • NBA
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Pistons

Five players Pistons could consider in NBA draft

Five players Pistons could consider in NBA draftRod Beard of The Detroit News takes a look at five players who the Pistons could consider in the NBA draft.
  • Pistons
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
NBA

Saturday's NBA playoffs: Gasol lifts Grizzlies in OT thriller

Saturday’s NBA playoffs: Gasol lifts Grizzlies in OT thrillerMarc Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime and Memphis beat the Spurs, 110-108, to even the first-round series at 2.
  • NBA
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
NBA

Friday's NBA playoffs: Motivated Celtics pummel Bulls

Friday’s NBA playoffs: Motivated Celtics pummel BullsAl Horford scored 18 as the top-seeded Celtics won, 104-87, after dropping the first two games of their opening-round series at home.
  • NBA
  • 1 week ago
Pistons

Ex-Piston Stackhouse named D-League’s coach of year

Ex-Piston Stackhouse named D-League’s coach of yearStackhouse led the Raptors 905 to a 39-11 record, a Central Division title and a No. 1 overall seed in the playoffs.
  • Pistons
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
NBA

Former Pistons exec Scott Perry hired by Kings

Former Pistons exec Scott Perry hired by KingsThe Sacramento Kings hired Scott Perry to be executive vice president of basketball operations on Friday.
  • NBA
  • 1 week ago
NBA

Thursday’s NBA playoffs: James, Cavs come back from 26 down

Thursday’s NBA playoffs: James, Cavs come back from 26 downLeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Pistons

Pistons, Leuer want remedy to ‘frustrating’ finish

Pistons, Leuer want remedy to ‘frustrating’ finishLeuer finished at 29 percent from 3-point range, including 21 percent over the final 24 games.
  • Pistons
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Detroit

Pistons season tickets at Little Caesars Arena a hit

Pistons season tickets at Little Caesars Arena a hitNew season tickets sales for the team’s return to Detroit is second-highest seller among all NBA teams
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Pistons

Rod Beard's final Pistons grades

Rod Beard’s final Pistons gradesRod Beard's final Pistons grades
  • Pistons
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
NBA

Wednesday's NBA playoffs: Wizards rally late to whiz by Hawks

Wednesday’s NBA playoffs: Wizards rally late to whiz by HawksBradley Beal took over in the fourth quarter with 16 of his 31 points to lead the Wizards to a 109-101 win.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
NBA

Rajon Rondo sparks Bulls’ revival

Rajon Rondo sparks Bulls’ revivalEnigmatic guard has No. 8 seed Chicago in control vs. Boston
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Van Gundy must solve Drummond-Jackson riddle

Niyo: Van Gundy must solve Drummond-Jackson riddleThe coach called it “a year of misery.” And his boss has chosen to take that as a positive — or make it one, rather.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
NBA

Tuesday's NBA playoffs: Bulls take 2-0 series lead on top-seeded Celtics

Tuesday’s NBA playoffs: Bulls take 2-0 series lead on top-seeded CelticsFive Chicago players hit double figures in a 111-97 win as Boston finds itself in a hole heading to the Windy City.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
NBA

Monday's NBA playoffs: Irving’s 37 helps stake Cavaliers to 2-0 lead

Monday’s NBA playoffs: Irving’s 37 helps stake Cavaliers to 2-0 leadNo fourth-quarter collapse this time as Cleveland rolls past Indiana, 117-111, in Game 2 of best-of-seven series.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Pistons

Van Gundy: Pistons roster not 'broken,' needs tweaks

Van Gundy: Pistons roster not ‘broken,’ needs tweaks“I don’t think it’s the end of our process or a final verdict on our team. We’re still moving forward and we have young guys," Pistons president-coach Stan Van Gundy said.
  • Pistons
  • 2 weeks ago
NBA

Sunday’s NBA playoffs: Bulls hold off grieving Celtics

Sunday’s NBA playoffs: Bulls hold off grieving CelticsCeltcis star Isaiah Thomas scored 33 following the death of his sister, but Boston came up short in Game 1, 106-102.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Pistons

Questions loom for Pistons’ Caldwell-Pope, Baynes

Questions loom for Pistons’ Caldwell-Pope, BaynesWith their current salary structure, will the Pistons be able to keep Caldwell-Pope, and is Baynes an option?
  • Pistons
  • 2 weeks ago
Columnists