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American skater Gracie Gold training in Canton

American skater Gracie Gold training in CantonThe two-time U.S. champion is now training under Michigan coaches Marina Zoueva and Oleg Epstein
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Detroit City FC announces 2017 schedule

Detroit City FC announces 2017 scheduleSemi-pro soccer team will play 11 matches at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Business

Gilbert/Gores formally bid for Detroit MLS team

Gilbert/Gores formally bid for Detroit MLS teamFirst formal step at getting a Major League Soccer expansion team in Detroit taken
  • Business
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Business

Detroit group says it will meet MLS deadline

Detroit group says it will meet MLS deadlineSpokesman for Pistons owner Tom Gores says bid will be submitted for Major League Soccer team by Tuesday
  • Business
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Federer tops Nadal for 18th Grand Slam title

Federer tops Nadal for 18th Grand Slam titleRoger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and put some extra distance on the all-time list between himself and Rafael Nadal, the man he beat in a vintage five-set final at the Australian Open final.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Serena Williams claims record 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena Williams claims record 23rd Grand Slam titleSerena Williams won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title, and her sister was right there on court to give her a congratulatory hug.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Gilbert, Gores have until Feb. 10 for stadium plan

Gilbert, Gores have until Feb. 10 for stadium planThe men have said they want to build a $1 billion stadium at halted Wayne County Jail site, owned by the county
  • Detroit
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Nadal prevails, will meet Federer in Australian Open final

Nadal prevails, will meet Federer in Australian Open finalRafael Nadal fended off Grigor Dimitrov in five long sets to set up a vintage title match against Roger Federer at the Australian Open, where every singles finalist is in their 30s.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finalsVenus Williams held up her end of the deal for another all-sisters Australian Open final.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Brent Musburger retiring from sportscasting at age 77

Brent Musburger retiring from sportscasting at age 77Musburger, who is 77, said he’s leaving active sportscasting to help his family get a sports handicapping business started.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Venus Williams, Federer through to semis in Australia

Venus Williams, Federer through to semis in AustraliaWilliams reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal, while Federer advanced to his 41st.
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  • 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Sports

Nadal, Williams advance to quarters in Australia

Nadal, Williams advance to quarters in AustraliaRafael Nadal beat sixth-seeded Gael Monfils in four sets and Serena Williams ousted No. 16-seeded Barbora Strycova in straight sets Monday.
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  • 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Sports

Ann Arbor’s Maia, Alex Shibutani claim U.S. gold

Ann Arbor’s Maia, Alex Shibutani claim U.S. goldAnn Arbor’s Maia and Alex Shibutani did nothing to dispute their claim as America’s best hope for an ice dance gold medal at the world championships in March or the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
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  • 10 months ago
Sports

Former Detroit City keeper signs with Red Bulls
Detroit City FC alum Evan Louro, a goalkeeper, has signed with the New York Red Bulls of MLS.

Former Detroit City keeper signs with Red BullsDetroit City FC alum Evan Louro, a goalkeeper, has signed with the New York Red Bulls of MLS.
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  • 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Sports

Serena Williams reaches fourth round

Serena Williams reaches fourth roundSerena Williams is still on track in her bid to win a record 23rd Grand Slam title.
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  • 10 months ago
College

Bucks' product Cicerone goes to Timbers in MLS draft

Bucks’ product Cicerone goes to Timbers in MLS draftThe son of Marian girls basketball coach Mary Cicerone is taken No. 76 overall in professional soccer league draft.
  • College
  • 10 months ago
Sports

Raonic continues streak, reaches 3rd round in Australia

Raonic continues streak, reaches 3rd round in AustraliaThird-seeded Milos Raonic ended one streak and continued another with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory.
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  • 10 months ago
Sports

Son of NHL's first woman goalie has all angles covered

Son of NHL’s first woman goalie has all angles coveredGoalie Dylan St. Cyr of Plymouth-based National Team Development Program's U-18 team is stepping outside mother Manon Rheaume's shadow.
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  • 10 months ago
Sports

FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026

FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026The plan calls for 16 three-team groups with the top two advancing to a round of 32.
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  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Detroit City FC to host open tryout Feb. 3

Detroit City FC to host open tryout Feb. 3The semi-professional soccer team
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  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Utica-based USPBL adds fourth team for 2017 season

Utica-based USPBL adds fourth team for 2017 seasonThe Westside Woolly Mammoths debut May 12 when they play the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers at Jimmy John's Field.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Terry Foster returns to 97.1 afternoon-drive show today

Terry Foster returns to 97.1 afternoon-drive show todayFormer Detroit News sports writer rejoins co-host Mike Valenti from 2-6 p.m. after being out four months due to a stroke.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Tony Paul

Paul: Ann Arbor's Tirico does pregame for Lions-Packers

Paul: Ann Arbor’s Tirico does pregame for Lions-PackersIt's the biggest assignment on home turf since the announcer jumped from ESPN/ABC to NBC during the summer.
  • Tony Paul
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Business

Bid for a Detroit Major League Soccer team heats up

Bid for a Detroit Major League Soccer team heats upMajor League Soccer outlines process Thursday to join league; Detroit among 10 cities that may bid for a team
  • Business
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Seattle wins MLS Cup, beating Toronto on PKs

Seattle wins MLS Cup, beating Toronto on PKsAfter a scoreless draw, the Sounders prevailed 5-4 in the shootout at BMO Field.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Downtown Boxing Club hosts silver gloves tournament this weekend

Downtown Boxing Club hosts silver gloves tournament this weekendThe competition for ages 8 to 15 is a USA Boxing sanctioned event.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Commissioner mum on Detroit's MLS expansion bid

Commissioner mum on Detroit’s MLS expansion bidDon Garber declined disclose which of 10 cities, including Detroit, has a chance of landing a Major League Soccer franchise Friday.
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  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Doping report details ‘institutional conspiracy’ in Russia

Doping report details ‘institutional conspiracy’ in RussiaThe Russian Sports Ministry, national anti-doping agency and FSB intelligence service were involved in the scheme.
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  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Detroit still on Major League Soccer’s radar

Detroit still on Major League Soccer’s radarRepresentatives of the MLS said there is an announcement coming soon, but it won’t be this week.
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  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

DCFC season-ticket sales ahead of pace

DCFC season-ticket sales ahead of paceSeason tickets went on sale Friday, and in the first two hours, the club already sold nearly 300 packages.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

DCFC-Glentoran match marks 50th anniversary of Detroit Cougars

DCFC-Glentoran match marks 50th anniversary of Detroit CougarsDetroit City Football Club will host Northern Ireland's Glentoran in an international friendly May 27 at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck, the semi-professional soccer team announced Saturday.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Tom Gores expects good news on soccer front soon

Tom Gores expects good news on soccer front soonPistons owner is teaming up with Dan Gilbert in effort to bring MLS franchise to city.
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  • 12 months ago
Sports

U.S. soccer team dumps coach Jurgen Klinsmann

U.S. soccer team dumps coach Jurgen KlinsmannJurgen Klinsmann is out as coach of the U.S. soccer team.
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  • 12 months ago
Sports

Ward takes close decision over Kovalev

Ward takes close decision over KovalevSergey Kovalev kept coming, and Andre Ward never stopped battling.
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  • 12 months ago
Sports

Flint’s Claressa Shields wins pro boxing debut

Flint’s Claressa Shields wins pro boxing debutClaressa Shields didn’t feel at her best, but her pro debut was a winning one anyway.
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  • 12 months ago
Sports

Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel to merge

Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel to mergeDraftKings CEO Jason Robins would take over as chief executive of the new company.
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  • 1 year ago
Olympics

Shields eager to make her professional boxing debut

Shields eager to make her professional boxing debutClaressa Shields will fight on the undercard of the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev light heavyweight title fight.
  • Olympics
  • 1 year ago
Tony Paul

Sports media: At 57, Lane goes new-school — and it's working

Sports media: At 57, Lane goes new-school — and it’s workingThe former co-host of WRIF's "Drew and Mike" is reconnecting with listeners with a popular podcast.
  • Tony Paul
  • 1 year ago
Sports

L.A. makes pitch for 2024 Olympics

L.A. makes pitch for 2024 OlympicsThe city hopes to bring summer games back to the U.S. for the first time since Atlanta hosted in 1996.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

Arrogate runs down Chrome in Breeders’ Cup Classic

Arrogate runs down Chrome in Breeders’ Cup ClassicArrogate overhauled 4-5 favorite California Chrome in the final 100 yards to win the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

Beholder wins Breeders Cup thriller

Beholder wins Breeders Cup thrillerIt was a thrilling finish to four Cup races, three of which involved New York-based long shots winning.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

Gilbert on kneeling for anthem: 'It's a poor example'

Gilbert on kneeling for anthem: ‘It’s a poor example’Cavaliers owner believes the form protest taken by pro athletes sets a bad precedent.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

California Chrome looks good for Breeders’ Cup Classic

California Chrome looks good for Breeders’ Cup ClassicThe 5-year-old with the flashy markings will try to cap an undefeated year with a win in Saturday’s $6 million race.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

‘Big Money Mike’ chasing more Breeders’ Cup magic

‘Big Money Mike’ chasing more Breeders’ Cup magicJockey Mike Smith is poised for another lucrative weekend in the Breeders’ Cup aboard Arrogate and Songbird.
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  • 1 year ago
Sports

Sports media: Detroiter Hill never imagined anchoring 'SportsCenter'

Sports media: Detroiter Hill never imagined anchoring ‘SportsCenter’Growing up in Detroit, Jemele Hill didn't consider a career in television.
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  • 1 year ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Drew Sharp the critic obscured the fun-loving guy

Wojo: Drew Sharp the critic obscured the fun-loving guyThe person, who strictly held sports teams accountable and was harsh in his critiques of them, was humorous and kind.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 1 year ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Sharp's wit and warmth belied sardonic columns

Henning: Sharp’s wit and warmth belied sardonic columnsColumnist's hard-hitting opinions didn't curry favor with area sports teams or fans but he earned respect of colleagues.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 year ago
Olympics

Farmington Hills’ Keller mining for Olympic gold

Farmington Hills’ Keller mining for Olympic goldHoneyBaked Hockey Club product prepares with USA National Team for 2018 Winter Games.
  • Olympics
  • 6 days ago