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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
  • 20 hours, 51 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tigers

Daily recap of Tigers' minor leagues (Updated: Aug. 17)

Daily recap of Tigers’ minor leagues (Updated: Aug. 17)Get all the latest news, notes and game recaps from Detroit's minor-league outposts.
  • Tigers
  • 14 hours, 36 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, 22 minutes ago
Lions

Rogers, Beard and Niyo discuss Lions' preseason loss to Giants

Rogers, Beard and Niyo discuss Lions’ preseason loss to GiantsDetroit News reporters try to decipher meaning, if there is any, in Detroit's ugly 30-17 loss to the Giants.
  • Lions
  • 13 hours, 14 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' Patricia defends grueling practice routine

Lions’ Patricia defends grueling practice routineAfter another disappointing preseason showing, Lions coach Matt Patricia faced questions about whether his practices were having a negative impact on his team’s performance.
  • Lions
  • 8 hours, 46 minutes ago
Sports

G.P. Woods-Shores says it's playing within the rules

G.P. Woods-Shores says it’s playing within the rulesThe Indianapolis Star reported that an Indiana team and at least one Michigan team asked to check the eligibility and residency of some Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores players.
  • Sports
  • 14 hours, 40 minutes ago
Spartans

Trieu: MSU targets ‘big, talented’ Ohio TE Justin Stephens

Trieu: MSU targets ‘big, talented’ Ohio TE Justin StephensTight end is one position Michigan State does not have a commit at yet in the 2019 class, but a top target at that spot is materializing in Trotwood (Ohio) Trotwood-Madison’s Justin Stephens.
  • Spartans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Tigers

Another blow: Tigers' Hardy on DL with elbow tendinitis

Tigers put Hardy on DL with elbow tendinitisLeft-hander Ryan Carpenter, a starting pitcher, was recalled from Toledo and immediately activated.
  • Tigers
  • 14 hours, 11 minutes ago
College

College notes: EMU gives up home game vs. Kentucky, nets $1.15M

College notes: EMU gives up home game vs. Kentucky, nets $1.15MInstead of the home-and-home with Kentucky, Eastern Michigan now will travel to Kentucky for both games, in 2019 and 2020. The move was financially motivated.
  • College
  • 21 hours, 24 minutes ago
Lions

5 Lions trade candidates as roster cut down draws near

5 Lions trade candidates as roster cut down nearsGeneral manager Bob Quinn has traded away three players the past two years before establishing his regular season roster.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Wolverines

Nothing 'blah, blah, blah' about how UM's Evans wants to be No. 1

Nothing ‘blah, blah, blah’ about how UM’s Evans wants to be No. 1Karan Higdon rushed for 994 yards on 164 carries and scored 11 touchdowns last season, while Chris Evans had 685 yards on 135 carries and scored six touchdowns.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Sports

Clarkston's Ryan Riess wins fifth poker title, passes $12M in career winnings

Clarkston’s Ryan Riess wins fifth poker title, passes $12M in career winningsEarlier this week, Riess won a $10,000 buy-in No Limit Hold'em tournament at the Seminole Hard Rock in Florida.
  • Sports
  • 23 hours, 34 minutes ago
Golf

Friday's golf: Gillis in hunt again after opening 67

Friday’s golf: Lake Orion’s Tom Gillis in hunt againLake Orion's Tom Gillis fired a 5-under 67 and was tied for sixth place after the first round of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open.
  • Golf
  • 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
Big Ten

Report: Ex-Ohio State coach took nude photos, bought sex toys

Report: Ex-Ohio State coach took nude photos, bought sex toysThe Urban Meyer scandal involving former assistant coach Zach Smith and his history with domestic violence appears to have taken another turn.
  • Big Ten
  • 12 hours, 28 minutes ago
High Schools

Detroit News top teams: No. 1 Belleville loaded for big-game hunting

Detroit News top teams: No. 1 Belleville loaded for big-game huntingBelleville enters the high school football season as The Detroit News’ No. 1 team in the state.
  • High Schools
  • 2 days ago
Lions

Rookie Tracy Walker 'eager to learn' as he asserts himself with Lions

Rookie Tracy Walker begins to assert himself with LionsAfter a quiet start to his first offseason, Detroit Lions rookie Tracy Walker is starting to make more and more obvious plays.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
High Schools

Survey reveals concussions greater for girls in Michigan

Survey reveals concussions greater for girls in MichiganState survey helps chart incidences of some brain trauma, but doctors caution that major risks are left undocumented.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Red Wings

Red Wings defense on verge of overhaul with young talent on its way

Wings defense on verge of overhaul with young talent on wayRed Wings' defense on verge of overhaul with young talent on way
  • Red Wings
  • 23 hours, 12 minutes ago
More Sports

Powerful Purify leads Grosse Pointe into Little League World Series

Powerful Purify leads Grosse Pointe into Little League World SeriesTrying to find a way to limit Purify’s impact will be one of the challenges for teams facing the Great Lakes champions.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Spartans

Michigan State's Weston Bridges rekindles love for football following ACL injuries

MSU’s Weston Bridges rekindles love for football following ACL injuriesRunning back Weston Bridges is vying for a prominent reserve role in the Michigan State backfield after coming back from a pair of knee injuries.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days ago
College

The Detroit News college football preseason top 25 rankings

The Detroit News college football preseason top 25 rankingsMatt Charboneau breaks down the teams in The Detroit News college football preseason top 25 rankings.
  • College
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
High Schools

Detroit News preseason high school football rankings

Detroit News preseason high school football rankingsHere are the Detroit News preseason high school football rankings, compiled by David Goricki, including the top teams in the state and in the four Metro Detroit regions.
  • High Schools
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
College

Friday's college football: OSU to get Meyer report next week

Friday’s college football: OSU to get Meyer report next weekOhio State Friday that the investigation into coach Urban Meyer’s handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant will wrap up on Sunday as planned.
  • College
  • 17 hours, 44 minutes ago
Big Ten

QB competition marks P.J. Fleck’s second season at Minnesota

QB competition marks P.J. Fleck’s second season at MinnesotaFollowing P.J. Fleck’s whirlwind takeover of the program at Minnesota and a forgettable first year under the fast-talking, fun-loving, full-of-energy head coach, the newness is finally out of the way for the Gophers.
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day ago
Lions

7 Lions players to watch vs. Giants

7 Lions players to watch vs. GiantsHere are seven players to watch during the Detroit Lions’ preseason game against the New York Giants Friday evening.
  • Lions
  • 2 days ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Tigers' attendance likely to fall short of 2 million

Henning: Tigers’ attendance likely to fall short of 2 millionPlenty of fans have wanted him long-gone from the Tigers lineup, but the team was right to have let Martinez finish his 2018 season in Detroit.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Lions

Lions prepping Ziggy Ansah for versatile defensive role

Lions prepping Ziggy Ansah for versatile defensive roleThe defensive end has been lining up as an edge rusher, a stand-up linebacker and defensive tackle in training camp.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' 4-homer night trumped by Twins' offense

Twins trump four-home run effort by TigersLiriano lasts just 1.2 innings, putting already over-worked Tigers bullpen in harm's way
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Tigers

'That's a joke:' Tigers' Gardenhire blasts Acuna beaning

That’s a joke:’ Tigers’ Ron Gardenhire blasts Ronald Acuna beaningGardenhire said if he was managing, he'd start Jose Urena the next day and bat him lead-off
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Lions

Giants star Odell Beckham thought he'd be drafted by Lions

Giants star Odell Beckham Jr. thought he’d be drafted by LionsThe Detroit Lions passed over Odell Beckham, and a number of other future Pro Bowlers, to take Eric Ebron No. 10 overall in 2014.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Wolverines

'Playmaker with his feet': Running ability sets Michigan's Shea Patterson apart

Playmaker with his feet’: Running ability sets UM’s Shea Patterson apartDid Mike Zordich possibly share some insight into Michigan’s quarterback situation later when asked about season-opening opponent Notre Dame?
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
College

Thursday’s college football: Maryland father wants Durkin fired

Thursday’s college football: Maryland father wants DJ Durkin firedThe father of Jordan McNair called for the firing of head football coach DJ Durkin on Thursday.
  • College
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Lions

Graham Glasgow's injury scare puts Lions' OL depth front and center

Glasgow’s injury scare puts Lions’ OL depth front and centerGraham Glasgow’s injury scare was enough of a wake-up call for the Detroit Lions to increase its focus on emergency preparation.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Red Wings

Henrik Zetterberg's health is huge question for Blashill as Red Wings camp nears

Zetterberg’s health is huge question for Blashill as Wings camp nearsHenrik Zetterberg's availability is a big question mark for Jeff Blashill with Detroit Red Wings training camp a month away.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
High Schools

10 Michigan high school football games to watch

10 Michigan high school football games to watchHere are 10 games to watch in the 2018 Michigan high school football season.
  • High Schools
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Michigan State's O-line center of preseason focus

Niyo: Michigan State’s O-line center of preseason focusThe hopes for a talented Michigan State offense rest on the shoulders of a young offensive line that's looking for a new anchor in the middle.
  • John Niyo
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Golf

Thursday's golf: Snedeker shoots 59; 10th player on PGA Tour to break 60

Thursday’s golf: Snedeker shoots 59; 10th player on PGA Tour to break 60Brandt Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record.
  • Golf
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Lions

Lions getting grasp of kickoff changes' impact

Lions getting grasp of kickoff changes’ impactThe NFL overhauled rules for kickoffs this offseason, and with the difficulty of simulating the play in practice, the preseason is showing the impact.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Lions

Kelly Stafford fires back after Jalen Ramsey's GQ comments

Kelly Stafford fires back after Jalen Ramsey’s GQ commentsKelly Stafford criticizes Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey after his comments about her husband and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in GQ Magazine, while Lions receiver Golden Tate brushed it aside.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' Victor Martinez 'pretty sure' retirement is near

Tigers’ Martinez ‘pretty sure’ retirement is nearFollowing Wednesday's 6-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox, Victor Martinez said that this season will likely be his last.
  • Tigers
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
High Schools

Detroit News No. 1 player: Belleville’s Devontae Dobbs says ‘watch out’

Detroit News No. 1 player: Belleville’s Devontae Dobbs says ‘watch out’Devontae Dobbs, 6-foot-4 and about 300 pounds, is a five-star offensive tackle who is Michigan State’s highest-ranked recruit since Charles Rogers.
  • High Schools
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
High Schools

Detroit News No. 2 player: Desire matches talent for Logan Brown

Detroit News No. 2 player: Desire matches talent for Logan BrownLogan Brown was at the crossroads of his football career his sophomore year at East Kentwood High School.
  • High Schools
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
High Schools

Detroit News top high school football players 21-50

Detroit News top high school football players 21-50Here are The Detroit News’ top high school football players Nos. 21-50, followed by 50 more to watch.
  • High Schools
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Motorsports

Friday's motors: Larson gets first Bristol win in Xfinity race

Friday’s motors: Larson gets first Bristol win in Xfinity raceKyle Larson capitalized on Kyle Busch’s early exit to win the Xfinity Series race Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 15 hours, 7 minutes ago
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