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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
  • 12 hours, 3 minutes ago
Golf

Registration is open for Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest

Registration is open for Detroit News / GAM Hole In One ContestThe Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest is returning to Livonia’s Whispering Willows Golf Course this year.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks ago
Tigers

Daily recap of Tigers' minor leagues (Updated: July 15)

Daily recap of Tigers’ minor leagues (Updated: July 15)Get all the latest news, notes and game recaps from Detroit's minor-league outposts.
  • Tigers
  • 13 hours, 2 minutes ago
NBA

Daily NBA Summer League recap (Updated: July 15)

Daily NBA Summer League recap (Updated: July 15)Get all the latest news and game recaps from locals playing in the NBA Summer League.
  • NBA
  • 10 hours, 5 minutes ago
Sports

Pistons keep Reggie Bullock with team option after breakout season

Pistons keep Reggie Bullock with team optionBullock shot 45 percent on 3-pointers, ranking second in the NBA last season
  • Sports
  • 19 hours, 37 minutes ago
Soccer

France beats Croatia 4-2 to claim second World Cup soccer title

France beats Croatia 4-2 to claim second World Cup titleTeenage forward Kylian Mbappe scored his fourth goal of the tournament for France and the team’s fourth in the 65th minute.
  • Soccer
  • 19 hours, 13 minutes ago
Golf

Suwannapura secures first LPGA win at Toledo event

Suwannapura secures first LPGA win at Toledo eventThidapa Suwannapura’s main focus going into the Marathon Classic was trying to put together four solid rounds that would help her keep her LPGA Tour card.
  • Golf
  • 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
Golf

Carnoustie firm, unpredictable for British Open

Carnoustie firm, unpredictable for British OpenThis is a different look than the previous two times the British Open came to Carnoustie.
  • Golf
  • 16 hours, 48 minutes ago
NHL

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, OntarioEmery’s body was recovered just before 3 p.m. Sunday.
  • NHL
  • 15 hours, 42 minutes ago
Sports

Novak Djokovic tops Kevin Anderson for fourth Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic tops Kevin Anderson for fourth Wimbledon titleNovak Djokovic is back at his best and the Wimbledon champion for a fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and winning 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday.
  • Sports
  • 21 hours ago
Sports

Monday sports on TV/radio

Monday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
  • Sports
  • 10 hours, 16 minutes ago
MLB

Orioles’ Manny Machado homers, departs early

Orioles’ Manny Machado homers, departs earlyAll-Star shortstop rumored to be part of blockbuster trade
  • MLB
  • 5 hours, 13 minutes ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Detroit City FC constrained by its semi-pro soccer status

Niyo: DCFC seeking to shed semi-pro soccer shacklesLe Rouge is averaging 5,500 fans at Keyworth Stadium, which is better than most clubs in the U.S. Soccer's second-tier USL circuit.
  • John Niyo
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Golf

Sunday’s golf: Kim dominates field in John Deere win

Sunday’s golf: Kim dominates field in John Deere winHe finishes with 30 birdies and wins by eight shots while securing trip to British Open.
  • Golf
  • 13 hours ago
Tigers

Castellanos finding ways to produce without protection from young Tigers lineup

Tigers’ Castellanos still finding ways to produceGardenhire bemoans the rash of 'panic at-bats' by his young and scuffling lineup
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Tigers

Fulmer, McCann fume over tiny strike zone in Tigers' loss

Fulmer, McCann fume over tiny strike zone in Tigers’ lossTigers manage to snap 19-inning scoreless drought, but free fall continues, 4-20 since June 17
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Sports

Ellenson powers Pistons into Summer League quarterfinals

Ellenson powers Pistons into Summer League quarterfinalsTop-seeded Lakers are next in unexpected run in Las Vegas
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Sports

Nic Manion, Joe Cada each top $2M after busting out of WSOP Main Event

Manion, Cada each top $2M after busting out of WSOPManion, of Muskegon, finished in fourth place for a $2.85-million payday, while Cada, of Shelby Township, was fifth, taking home $2.15 million.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Sports

Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout

Pacquiao wins in seventh-round knockoutPacquiao rebounds from his disappointing loss last year to Australian Jeff Horn.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Celebrities

Justin Verlander, Kate Upton expecting first child

Justin Verlander, Kate Upton expecting first childSupermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander announced they are expecting their first child
  • Celebrities
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
MLB

Cardinals fire ex-Wolverine Mike Matheny as manager

Cardinals fire ex-Wolverine Mike Matheny as managerThe team announced that Mike Shildt will take over as interim manager.
  • MLB
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Wolverines

Five-star point guard DJ Carton picks Ohio State over Michigan, Indiana

Five-star guard DJ Carton picks Ohio State over UMHe is ranked the No. 2 point guard nationally in the 2019 class by the 247Sports Composite.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Tigers

Verlander on facing Tigers: 'It’s going to be interesting'

Verlander on facing Tigers: ‘It’s going to be interesting’Justin Verlander had dinner with Michael Fulmer and a couple other Detroit Tigers players and admitted he’s already getting antsy about facing his former team on Sunday.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Golf

25 years after showdown vs. Woods, Armour to play in first major

25 years after showdown vs. Woods, Armour to play in first majorHe was beating Tiger Woods in the 1993 U.S. Junior Amateur final, 2 up with two holes to play when it all changed.
  • Golf
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Pistons

Billups: Pistons 'have a chance to make a huge leap'

Billups: Pistons ‘have a chance to make a huge leap’Former Piston lauds offseason moves in visit with Big3
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Sports

Fly-rod pike turn Canada's wilderness fishing even more glorious

Fly-rod pike turn Canada’s wilderness fishing even more gloriousA trip to northern Manitoba and to Laurie River Lodge is an adventure in landing pike, walleye, and lake trout, with the pike a fly-rod delight.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons Backcourt: Offseason observations with Wojo, Niyo, Beard

Pistons Backcourt: Offseason observations by Wojo, Niyo, BeardBob Wojnowski, John Niyo and Rod Beard of The Detroit News take a look at the new-look Pistons in a busy NBA offseason.
  • Pistons
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Sports

Bill Beekman expected to be named permanent Michigan State athletic director

Bill Beekman expected to be named permanent MSU ADFive months after replacing Mark Hollis, MSU forgoes its national search and puts Beekman at the helm of Spartan athletics.
  • Sports
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Golf

Oakland Hills' South Course getting makeover, closing from 2019-21

Oakland Hills’ South Course to close for massive renovationsThe legendary course will close from fall of 2019 through spring of 2021 as it makes several improvements in hopes of landing another major championship.
  • Golf
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Spartans

Trieu: 'Big-framed' Texas QB Sam Saxton on MSU's radar

Trieu: ‘Big-framed’ Texas QB Sam Saxton on MSU’s radarAfter Oak Park's Dwan Mathis changed his commitment from Michigan State to Ohio State, quarterback became a need in the 2019 recruiting class.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Soccer

A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia

A youthful France faces veteran-laden CroatiaFrance is going for its second title in its third final in 20 years while Croatia will be playing in its first.
  • Soccer
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
More Sports

Kerber denies Williams, wins first Wimbledon title

Kerber denies Williams, wins first Wimbledon titleAngelique Kerber won her first championship at the All England Club by picking her spots for big shots, beating Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Golf

Henderson clings to 1-shot lead at Marathon Classic

Henderson clings to 1-shot lead at Marathon ClassicThe Canadian survives three bogeys to shoot a 2-under 69 for a three-day total of 11-under 202 at Highland Meadows.
  • Golf
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Truex repeats at Kentucky Speedway

Saturday’s motors: Truex repeats at Kentucky SpeedwayDriver becomes the track’s first back-to-back winner, earning his fourth victory this season and 19th of his career.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
NBA

Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40M deal with Bulls

Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40M deal with BullsThe Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer, which made the forward an unrestricted free agent.
  • NBA
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
More Sports

Djokovic finishes off Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

Djokovic finishes off Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon finalNovak Djokovic sent the strongest signal yet he is back at the top of tennis with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over rival Rafael Nadal on Saturday in a match suspended overnight.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Soccer

Belgium tops England, bags bronze at World Cup

Belgium tops England, bags bronze at World CupThe Belgians earned their highest World Cup finish by beating England, 2-0, in the third-place match on Saturday.
  • Soccer
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Sports

Muskegon's Nic Manion writing his own Cinderella story at WSOP

Muskegon’s Nic Manion writing his own Cinderella story at WSOPNic Manion, who grew up in Big Rapids before moving to Muskegon, is second in chips among the final six players at the World Series of Poker Main Event.
  • Sports
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Pistons

Metta World Peace gets bounced in Big3 return to Detroit

Metta World Peace gets bounced in Big3 return to DetroitThe former Ron Artest, who is best known for his role in the "Malice at the Palace" brawl in 2004, was ejected for kicking a basketball into the stands.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers offense flails and fails, skid hits 5

Astros blank Tigers, losing streak at 5Fiers grinds out another quality start, but Tigers can't deliver a run-scoring hit and they lose for the 19th time in 23 games
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Tigers

Notebook: Candelario moved down to No. 8 spot; Iglesias (hand) expected back Saturday

Candelario slides to 8th spot in Tigers orderGardenhire wants relieve pressure from slumping Candelario; Iglesias (hand) still sore, but should return to lineup Saturday
  • Tigers
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix praised, criticized in push for three more years on Belle Isle

Detroit Grand Prix proposes 3-year deal for Belle IsleCritics of motor sports in state park owned by city say it violates public trust, keeps people in Detroit from enjoying the outdoors.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: For Tigers and Victor Martinez, the end is near

Wojo: For Tigers and Victor Martinez, the end is nearIt’s hard to watch. Victor Martinez takes his swings and trudges dutifully to first as he gets thrown out.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
More Sports

Marsh to tackle Mackinac race for 53rd time on Albacore

Marsh to sail Mackinac for 53rd time on AlbacoreYou talk about experience being a factor in the sailboat race — Albacore has it in every way.
  • More Sports
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Motorsports

Scott Dixon wins third IndyCar race in Toronto

Scott Dixon wins third IndyCar race in TorontoNew Zealander surges into lead after Josef Newgarden crashes into the wall on Turn 1 of Lap 33.
  • Motorsports
  • 12 hours, 54 minutes ago
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