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

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day’s notable photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos
  • Sports
  • 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
College

Challenge Detroit News columnist in Wojo's Picks contest

Challenge Detroit News columnist in Wojo’s Picks contestDetroit News columnist Bob Wojnowski will pick the winners of the top college football games every week.
  • College
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Wolverines

Podcast: Angelique S. Chengelis talks with John Wangler

Podcast: Angelique S. Chengelis talks with John WanglerFormer Michigan quarterback John Wangler is Angelique S. Chengelis' guest on this week's edition of her View from the Press Box podcast.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Red Wings

Red Wings focus on short term as losing streak builds

Wings focused on short term as skid stretchesThe seven-game losing streak, which has snuck up on some people around the league, is approaching records the Wings would rather not be associated with.
  • Red Wings
  • 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
High Schools

Friday's prep football: Cass Tech dominates King in PSL title game

Friday’s preps: Cass Tech dominates KingDetroit Cass Tech showed why it’s ranked No. 1 Friday night, putting on a dominating performance in a 42-8 victory over No. 4 Detroit King.
  • High Schools
  • 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
Sports

Weekend sports on TV/radio

Weekend sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
  • Sports
  • 15 hours, 26 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' conditioning to be put to test in sweltering Miami heat

Lions put to test in sweltering Miami heatLions coach Matt Patricia put an emphasis on conditioning this offseason. That will come into play more than most weeks in the Miami sun on Sunday.
  • Lions
  • 20 hours, 36 minutes ago
Big Ten

Let's get ready to rumble! The News' complete UM-MSU coverage

Let’s get ready to rumble! The News’ complete UM-MSU coverageThe News' Bob Wojnowski, Angelique S. Chengelis and Matt Charboneau have all the angles covered heading into Saturday's rivalry game in East Lansing.
  • Big Ten
  • 8 hours, 43 minutes ago
  • Red Wings

    Chris Osgood: 'Inevitable' that Steve Yzerman returns to Red Wings

    Chris Osgood: ‘Inevitable’ that Steve Yzerman returns to Red WingsOsgood, a former goalie and now an analyst on Fox Sports Detroit, made the comments Friday on 97.1 The Ticket's "Jamie & Stoney" show.
    • Red Wings
    • 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
    Tigers

    McCosky: Tigers' strikeouts are a problem, even put to the 'Dinosaur Test'

    McCosky: Tigers’ strikeouts are a problem, even put to the ‘Dinosaur Test’You get to a point in your professional life, if you have been in the same line of work for nearly four decades as I have, where you start questioning your methods.
    • Tigers
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    High Schools

    Vito Jordan loses battle to return to Detroit Renaissance

    Vito Jordan loses battle to return to Detroit RenaissanceVenias “Vito” Jordan was denied an opportunity to return as head boys basketball coach at Detroit Renaissance by federal judge Gershwin Drain at the U.S. District Court in Detroit on Friday.
    • High Schools
    • 13 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Red Wings

    Wings' defense getting healthy, with likely return of Jonathan Ericsson

    Wings’ defense getting healthy, with likely return of Jonathan EricssonTrevor Daley returned to the lineup Thursday, and now it appears Ericsson will be back Saturday for the Red Wings.
    • Red Wings
    • 19 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Lions

    Lions NFL Draft watch: 5 prospects for Week 8

    Lions NFL Draft watch: 5 prospects for Week 8Each Saturday during the college football season, we'll highlight five prospects with locally-televised matchups who could be a fit for the Lions.
    • Lions
    • 1 day ago
    Lions

    Lions rule out Theo Riddick; Ziggy Ansah, T.J. Lang questionable

    Lions rule out Theo Riddick; Ziggy Ansah, T.J. Lang questionableAnsah has missed the past four games with a shoulder injury, but said he's feeling pretty good after the team's well-timed bye week.
    • Lions
    • 22 hours, 21 minutes ago
    MLB

    Friday's NLCS: Brewers force Game 7 with Dodgers

    Friday’s NLCS: Brewers force Game 7 with DodgersJesus Aguilar sparked Milwaukee’s slumping lineup with three RBIs on a pair of two-out hits, and the Brewers beat the L.A. Dodgers, 7-2, to even the NLCS at three games each.
    • MLB
    • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Pistons

    Pistons' Luke Kennard was almost a Michigan quarterback

    Pistons’ Luke Kennard was almost a Michigan QBA two-sport star in high school, Kennard was recruited by Michigan as a quarterback before focusing on basketball.
    • Pistons
    • 19 hours, 36 minutes ago
    College

    WMU, CMU officials express concern over same-day booking as UM-MSU

    WMU, CMU officials express concern over same-day booking as UM-MSUThe Broncos and Chippewas play at 3 Saturday in Mount Pleasant, just as the sixth-ranked Wolverines and the 24th-ranked will be in the fourth quarter of what many anticipate to be a thriller.
    • College
    • 23 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Lions

    Detroit News predictions: Lions at Dolphins

    Detroit News predictions: Lions at DolphinsJustin Rogers, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions on the outcome of Sunday’s Lions-Dolphins game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    • Lions
    • 1 day ago
    Sports

    Claressa Shields will defend belts against Hannah Rankin

    Claressa Shields will defend belts against Hannah RankinFor Flint boxing champion Claressa Shields, the fight will go on as planned Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, N.J.
    • Sports
    • 23 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Red Wings

    Ex-Red Wing Jordin Tootoo announces retirement

    Ex-Red Wing Jordin Tootoo announces retirementFormer Red Wing Jordin Tootoo is hanging up his skates for good.
    • Red Wings
    • 17 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Detroit

    Detroit Pistons refurbish first of 60 city park basketball courts

    Pistons refurbish first neighborhood courts"Our partnership doesn't end here," Pistons vice chairman Arn Tellem said. "We want to make sure we're activating these courts and providing opportunities for our youth and community to stay healthy and active."
    • Detroit
    • 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Bob Wojnowski

    Wojo's Pigskin Picks: What trap is Dantonio setting for Michigan this time?

    Wojo’s Pigskin Picks: What trap is Dantonio setting for Michigan this time?Just when you think Mark Dantonio has run out of ways to torture Michigan, he’s conjuring up an ingenious one.
    • Bob Wojnowski
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    Spartans

    Dantonio, Harbaugh find room for respect in annual clash

    Mark Dantonio, Jim Harbaugh find room for respect in annual clashBoth coaches approach the rivalry matchup in their own way and, regardless of records, it will always be a big week in the state of Michigan.
    • Spartans
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Pistons

    Ex-Michigan star Nik Stauskas spoils LeBron James' Lakers debut

    Ex-Michigan star Nik Stauskas spoils LeBron James’ Lakers debutStauskas came off the bench to score 24 for Portland, which won its 18th straight home opener to extend an NBA record. It was the Blazers’ 16th straight victory over the Lakers.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    Spartans

    Trieu: Top 2019 MSU targets visiting for Michigan game

    Trieu: Top 2019 MSU targets visiting for Michigan gameMichigan State will host rival Michigan on Saturday, and as is usually the case for this game, a full roster of recruits is expected to be on hand.
    • Spartans
    • 1 day, 20 hours ago
    Lions

    View from the other side: Lions at Dolphins

    View from the other side: Lions at DolphinsArmando Salguero is a columnist who covers the Dolphins for the Miami Herald. He breaks down the Lions’ upcoming opponent for The Detroit News.
    • Lions
    • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Red Wings

    'It's not easy': Wings' losing streak reaches seven games

    It’s not easy’: Wings’ losing streak reaches 7After two embarrassments in Boston and Montreal — defeats the Wings lost by a combined score of 15-5 — Thursday was a small step forward to have a close, tight game against the Lightning.
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    Lions

    Lions mailbag: Picking apart the lack of picks

    Lions mailbag: Picking apart the lack of picksThe Lions have two interceptions, and just one since the first defensive play of the season.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
    Lions

    Lions' T.J. Lang balances family, football concerns after sixth concussion

    Lang balances concerns after sixth concussionT.J. Lang spoke to multiple experts in recent weeks and most, not all, suggested there was minimal long-term risk for him to resume his career.
    • Lions
    • 1 day, 20 hours ago
    Big Ten

    MSU-UM football rivalry: 10 memorable moments

    MSU-UM football rivalry: 10 memorable momentsAll-time college greats. Future NFL stars. Unforgettable plays. Frantic finishes. The Michigan-Michigan State series has had it all through the years.
    • Big Ten
    • 2 days, 2 hours ago
    College

    Detroit News predictions: Michigan at Michigan State

    Detroit News predictions: Michigan at Michigan StateMatt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions on the outcome of Saturday's UM-MSU game.
    • College
    • 2 days ago
    Wolverines

    UM mailbag: Both fanbases cautious heading into the big game

    UM mailbag: Both fanbases cautious heading into the big gameIt’s another edition of UM-MSU week, and for what it’s worth, it has seemed less volatile this year.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    College

    No. 2-ranked Ferris State football used an ineligible player

    No. 2-ranked Ferris State football used an ineligible playerThe player remains ineligible, but the university, while calling the player's transfer history "complex," said it is working to reinstate his eligibility.
    • College
    • 1 day, 21 hours ago
    Wolverines

    UM tailback Tru Wilson slithers way into impact role

    UM tailback Tru Wilson slithers way into impact roleAhead of his team’s rivalry matchup with Michigan State on Saturday, Wilson wants to make something very clear: He is not, in fact, scared of his own pet snake.
    • Wolverines
    • 2 days, 1 hour ago
    Sports

    Retractable roof for Ford Field is closed as MLS option

    MLS bidders: No retractable roof for Ford FieldMaking Ford Field attractive for Major League Soccer suffered a setback last month with bidders for expansion in Detroit decided against retractable roof.
    • Sports
    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
    College

    'We're bitter': Alex Grace, WMU out for revenge against rival CMU

    We’re bitter’: Alex Grace, WMU out for revenge against rival CMUGrace has gone from record-breaking running back to hard-hitting linebacker, trying to help Western Michigan win its second MAC title in the last three years.
    • College
    • 2 days, 1 hour ago
    Sports

    State of Michigan's top sports rivalries

    State of Michigan’s top sports rivalriesState of Michigan's top sports rivalries
    • Sports
    • 4 days, 16 hours ago
    Pistons

    'Moment not too big' for Pistons' Brown in unexpected start

    Moment not too big’ for Brown in unexpected startRookie Bruce Brown Jr. was so sure that he wasn’t going to play in the season opener that he told his mother to say home.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 18 hours ago
    Pistons

    'A little luck' helps Pistons survive late defensive gaffe

    A little luck’ helps Pistons survive defensive gaffeOn Brooklyn's final possession, the plan was to foul before a potential tying shot but the Pistons prevailed after the Nets missed.
    • Pistons
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    College

    New Detroit Mercy coach Mike Davis avoids timetables, promises effort

    New Detroit Mercy coach Mike Davis avoids timetables, promises effortA tall task lies ahead for new Detroit Mercy men’s basketball coach Mike Davis, and he doesn’t want to start by enumerating goals.
    • College
    • 1 day, 21 hours ago
    Red Wings

    Red Wings' Mike Green skating, regaining strength after virus

    Wings’ Green skating, regaining strength after virusWings defenseman Mike Green is recovering from a bad virus, but his return to the lineup remains unknown.
    • Red Wings
    • 1 day, 23 hours ago
    Sports

    Lamonta Stone returns to coach River Rouge with state title aspirations

    Lamonta Stone returns to River Rouge with state title aspirationsLamonta Stone walked into the gym at River Rouge High School Thursday morning and was inspired by the 14 state basketball championship banners he saw.
    • Sports
    • 2 days, 1 hour ago
    Golf

    Friday's golf: Gillis two shots off lead in Champions playoff opener

    Friday’s golf: Gillis two shots off lead in Champions playoff openerLake Orion's Tom Gillis shot a 3-under 69 and is tied for eighth in the PGA Tour Champions’ playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic.
    • Golf
    • 19 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    UM's Shea Patterson on learning process at QB

    UM’s Shea Patterson on learning process at QBMichigan quarterback Shea Patterson said he's still learning his position and it's all about trusting the game plan.
    • Wolverines
    • 20 hours, 12 minutes ago
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