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Niyo: Wolverines, Spartans know ‘nothing gets forgotten’ in this rivalry game
The real story behind ‘Ford v Ferrari’
"Ford v Ferrari" is a racing-inspired buddy movie. But Ford's historic 1966 Le Mans win changed the company and auto racing in fundamental ways.
by Henry Payne | 16 hours ago
Jacques: Democratic women, stop your whining
Sen. Amy Klobuchar wants you to think her struggles to gain momentum in her presidential bid are due to her sex — and the bias of the American public.
by Ingrid Jacques | 16 hours ago
Gardening: Magazines to cozy up with during the wintertime
Many publishers no longer sell their magazines in retail outlets. That’s why subscriptions to gardening magazines make such great gifts.
by Nancy Szerlag | 22 hours ago
Society Confidential: Joey Fatone sports Detroit designer’s work on ‘DWTS’
Also: NFL throws party at Parc for their hosts; famous muralist sets her sights on Detroit
by Chuck Bennett | 22 hours ago
Payne: The racy Honda Civic Si just wants to have fun
The Honda Civic Si is a riot to drive, and it's a bargain at $25,000
by Henry Payne | 1 day ago
Bankole: AG probe shows Duggan not above law
"Everyone invested in good governance should pay attention," writes Bankole.
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Finley: Wayne County acts to assure equal justice for poor
"The goal is to end a two-tiered justice system in Wayne County, one in which the poor are far more likely to end up behind bars."
by Nolan Finley | 1 day ago
Opinion: GOP lawmakers negotiate in bad faith
"We in the labor movement know what good-faith negotiations look like, and the Republican legislature's actions look nothing like them."
by Ron Bieber | 2 days ago
Howes: Michigan business tax-break debate must reckon with reality
In an ideal world, cities and states wouldn't pay business to invest in them, to create jobs. But ours isn't an ideal world, it's a competitive one.Daniel Howes
| 3 days ago
Society: Uncork for a Cure draws crowd with great food, sleek cars
Great food, fine wine and fancy cars are all elements that help make the annual Uncork for a Cure a consistent success.
by Chuck Bennett | 3 days ago
Wojo: Lions going nowhere, with or without Matthew Stafford
They knew this day would come, inevitably. And yet when it arrived, and Stafford finally had to cave to the pain, the Lions weren’t ready for it.Lions
| 4 days ago
Bankole: Council should stand up to mayor, reject bond
"The city council should reject Duggan's $250 million bond proposal to remove blight by 2025," says Bankole.
by Bankole Thompson | 4 days ago
Niyo: Dantonio, Spartans seem powerless to stop program’s slide
The calendar keeps changing, but the results don’t. Neither do the answers, as Michigan State’s football freefall continuesJohn Niyo
| 5 days ago
Finley: Spare vulnerable from budget battle
"The sparring parties can fix the worst of the harm done by the governor's spending vetoes while they wrestle with the larger issues," Finley writes.
by Nolan Finley | 5 days ago
Podcast: Howes on Michigan university board antics
Howes: The antics coming from the boardrooms of the state’s Big Three universities will not change until the way Michigan chooses its trustees does.Weekend-essay
| 6 days ago
De-aging technology is Hollywood’s fountain of youth
Everyone's looking younger on screen. What does it mean when Hollywood's future is it's past?
by Adam Graham | 6 days ago
Wojo’s Pigskin Picks: College Football Playoff doesn’t need no stinkin’ expansion
This is the big weekend, the one that’ll separate the fakes from the double-takes.Bob Wojnowski
Howes: Defections, conflict signal MSU, WSU dysfunction
All these antics would be laughable if they didn't signal just how broken the governance model actually is at the state's largest public universitiesDaniel Howes
Jacques: Women don’t get free pass from #MeToo
Companies and Congress have put more stringent rules in place governing relationships at work, and they apply to everyone.
Bankole: New Flint mayor will keep pressuring gov for action
Neeley will force Whitmer’s hand on Flint to make sure promises that the governor made will be met during her tenure, says Bankole.
Finley: Term limits may finally get a fix
Voters not Politicians is pulling together political forces from across the spectrum to mount a ballot initiative to fix the term limits law that passed in 1992.
Payne: Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride battle for best 3-row SUV
Korea's Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride are big-SUV bargains. The interior-rich Palisade stakes its claim to best three-row ute.
Niyo: Buckle up, UM fans; your Wolverines are going to have their growing pains
It was a season opener for Michigan against Appalachian State on the Big Ten Network, so what could go wrong?John Niyo
Wojo: Winston, No. 1 Spartans not blinded by the hype
Cassius Winston is the rarest of combo guards. He’s both the primary reason the Spartans are No. 1 in the preseason for the first time ever and could win Tom Izzo’s second national championship, and the primary reason they’re so unaffected by it.Bob Wojnowski
Finley: Whitmer, Nessel should obey law on Line 5
A tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac to house the petroleum pipeline is the surest way to protect the Great Lakes.
Howes: As Jones steps aside, job one for UAW is restoring credibility
Next full-time president faces enormous task to restore UAW credibility destroyed by the selfish actions of its last two presidents and their cronies.Daniel Howes
Niyo: Failed fourth down symbolizes Lions’ lack of direction
As close as the Lions seem to be, at times, they’re still far from a reliable football team right now.John Niyo
Bankole: Founders case a hard lesson on inclusion
"At the heart of the deposition ... was Founders Detroit General Manager Dominic Ryan claiming he didn't know Evans was black."
Paul W. Smith: UAW and Ford negotiations were efficient
Smith reflects on the state of the auto industry, on carbon monoxide detectors and on cauliflower pizza crust.
Finley: There’s a plan behind Ilitch land hoarding
"The last thing they want is for a potential customer for their bars and restaurants to stop in for a drink or dinner at an establishment they don't own."
Wojo’s Pigskin Picks: Even on a bye, Spartans’ football disaster grows
MSU's season already was in smoldering ruins, to the point the black smoke in East Lansing was visible from the upper floors of the Ren Cen.Bob Wojnowski
Society Confidential: Rapper Domani Harris in town for video shoot
Also: Costume party hosts 'celebrity' guests; Cass Tech fundraiser focuses on the fine arts
Gardening: Terrariums offer gardening space in any environment
Indoor gardening is a hot trend these days and millennials have jumped on the bandwagon.
Payne: Mustang GT500 is the baddest, best pony car ever
Mustang takes on the top-dog Camaro ZL1 with a 760-horse beast with specs that match a Corvette ZR1
Finley: Mauling death a red flag to dog danger
The mauling death of another Metro Detroit child by a pit bull is a call for some common sense in our relationship with dogs.
UM to build Detroit ‘innovation center’ at old jail site
The center would provide master's-level instruction in technology-related fields for current and future businesses across the regionDaniel Howes