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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
  • 5 hours, 25 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. 15)

Daily recap of Tigers’ minor leagues (Updated: Aug. 15)Get all the latest news, notes and game recaps from Detroit's minor-league outposts.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 27 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Sports

Thursday sports on TV/radio

Thursday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
  • Sports
  • 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Spartans

Spartans boast plenty of options at strong-side linebacker

MSU boasts plenty of options at strong-side linebackerMichigan State head coach Mark Dantonio can use plenty of options at strong-side linebacker, a position manned last season by Chris Frey.
  • Spartans
  • 5 hours, 24 minutes ago
Wolverines

Mike Zordich: Michigan cornerbacks 'in a good place'

Zordich: Michigan cornerbacks ‘in a good place’As Michigan prepares for the upcoming season that opens Sept. 1 at Notre Dame, Mike Zordich has zero complaints about his cornerbacks.
  • Wolverines
  • 9 hours, 4 minutes ago
Tigers

Zimmermann gets raked, Tigers' rally falls short to White Sox

Zimmermann gets raked, Tigers’ rally falls short to White SoxSix earned runs in three-inning span undo Zimmermann and the Detroit Tigers, who drop the series to the Chicago White Sox.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers' John Hicks to have surgery, likely ending season

Tigers’ John Hicks to have surgery, likely ending seasonDoctors determine "bilateral core muscle defect" requires procedure that effectively will end John Hicks' 2018 baseball season.
  • Tigers
  • 6 hours, 27 minutes ago
Wolverines

UM aims to return a 'better version' from Spain trip

UM aims to return a ‘better version’ from SpainThe Wolverines will set off for a 10-day trip to Spain, with stops in Barcelona and Madrid, that will include three exhibition games.
  • Wolverines
  • 8 hours, 55 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' Golladay looks to pick up the pace in Year 2

Lions’ Golladay looks to pick up the pace in Year 2Kenny Golladay is hoping to build off his promising rookie season, when he had 28 catches for 477 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Lions
  • 3 hours, 37 minutes ago
Golf

GVSU's Alex Scott eliminated on 18th green in U.S. Amateur match

GVSU’s Alex Scott eliminated on 18th green in U.S. Amateur matchAlex Scott, 21, of Traverse City, had a 3-up lead at the turn and a 1-up lead with three to play before some loose swings cost him late in his match Wednesday.
  • Golf
  • 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
Wolverines

Ex-UM star Sierra Romero joins Oregon's softball staff

Ex-UM star Sierra Romero joins Oregon’s softball staffThe former four-time All-American and National Player of the Year in 2016 has joined Oregon's staff as a volunteer assistant coach.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Tigers

Michael Fulmer brilliant in first rehab start, but Tigers will take it slow

Tigers’ Fulmer brilliant in first rehab startTigers ace Michael Fulmer pitched two perfect innings, striking out four, on 18 total pitches in a rehab start, but the Tigers are preaching patience.
  • Tigers
  • 6 hours, 28 minutes ago
Wolverines

Michigan's Rashan Gary No. 3 on Todd McShay's top 32 for 2019 NFL draft

UM’s Gary No. 3 on McShay’s top 32 for draftESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary at No. 3 on his preseason list of top 32 players for the 2019 NFL draft.
  • Wolverines
  • 12 hours, 6 minutes ago
Big Ten

DJ Durkin still has support among Maryland players

DJ Durkin still has support among Maryland playersMaryland punter Wade Lees said the source of the allegations against coach DJ Durkin came “mainly from disgruntled players.”
  • Big Ten
  • 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
NFL

Wednesday's NFL: Jaguars' Ramsey rips QBs in GQ

Wednesday’s NFL: Jaguars’ Ramsey rips QBsThree days after being suspended for screaming obscenities at reporters, the Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback is criticizing several NFL quarterbacks.
  • NFL
  • 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Lions' Slay vs. Giants' OBJ a flash of fun to come

Wojo: Slay vs. OBJ a flash of fun to comeOn a random Tuesday in August, one of the best receivers in football went against one of the best cornerbacks, a few short routes executed in front of a few hundred fans.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 18 hours, 40 minutes ago
Big Ten

Peppers: Durkin's coaching tactics 'felt extreme at times'

Peppers: Durkin’s tactics were ‘extreme at times’Former Michigan standout Jabrill Peppers said he wasn’t a fan of the way DJ Durkin coached when he was defensive coordinator of the Wolverines in 2015.
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Red Wings

Wings' young goaltenders are a long way from ready

Wings’ young goalies a long way from readyWith Jimmy Howard, 34, in the last year of his contract, the Red Wings' future in goal is a bit murky.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers place Artie Lewicki on disabled list, call up Zac Reininger

Tigers place Lewicki on DL, call up ReiningerThe Tigers placed rigth-hander Artie Lewicki on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, and called up reliever Zac Reininger.
  • Tigers
  • 6 hours, 30 minutes ago
Sports

Get to know me: Broadcaster and candy-corn hater Neal Ruhl

Get to know me: Broadcaster and candy-corn hater Neal RuhlIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
  • Sports
  • 11 hours, 36 minutes ago
Wolverines

Trieu: Belleville's Woods developing into a high-level recruit for Michigan

Trieu: Woods rising as recruit for MichiganWoods held no other Big Ten offer when he committed to Michigan.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Wolverines

UM freshman Brazdeikis is comfortable, ready to play

UM’s Brazdeikis is comfortable, ready to playOf Michigan's five freshmen, forward Ignas Brazdeikis is seemingly brimming with confidence and appears to be having no trouble fitting in.
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Spartans

Freshman Kalon Gervin among youngsters joining the fray in MSU secondary

Gervin among young MSU DBs joining the frayWith Josiah Scott out for a few weeks, several young players are getting a look.
  • Spartans
  • 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
Tigers

'Bad News Bears': Crazy play sets tone in Tigers' loss

Bad News Bears’: Tigers feel run down in defeatThe White Sox, who beat the Tigers, 6-3, Tuesday, scored twice on an inning-ending sacrifice fly that turned into an 8-6-3-4-6 double-play.
  • Tigers
  • 18 hours, 26 minutes ago
Lions

Shurmur happy to be home, happier to be with Giants

Shurmur happy to be home, happier with GiantsShurmur, a former Michigan State and Divine Child star, has fond memories of his time in Detroit
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Tigers

Young Victors giving Tigers unexpected late-summer boost

Young Victors giving Tigers unexpected boostVictor Reyes, a Rule 5 draftee, and Victor Alcantara, a something-is-better-than-nothing return in the Cameron Maybin trade, are seizing the day with the rebuilding Tigers.
  • Tigers
  • 23 hours, 13 minutes ago
Tigers

Detroit PAL hosting 1968 Tigers celebration at The Corner on Sept. 5

Detroit PAL hosting 1968 Tigers on Sept. 5Among the 1968 Tigers expected to attend are Willie Horton, for whom the field is named at The Corner Ballpark, and Al Kaline, among others. Tickets range from $50 to $100.
  • Tigers
  • 23 hours, 40 minutes ago
Tigers

Home, family pulled Gerald Laird from Tigers minor-league managerial job

Home, family pulled Gerald Laird from Tigers’ minor-league jobEx-Tigers catcher, named Single A Connecticut manager in 2017, opted for kids and family in Arizona as Gary Cathcart moves from GCL to Connecticut.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
MLB

UM alum Ryan LaMarre's first MLB homer caught by uncle

UM alum Ryan LaMarre’s first MLB homer caught by uncleRyan LaMarre’s line drive to left field bounced off the top of the bullpen shelter and into the hands of a familiar face.
  • MLB
  • 23 hours, 16 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' Glasgow suffers leg injury during practice

Lions’ Graham Glasgow suffers leg injury during practiceGlasgow suffered a leg injury when teammate Taylor Decker was driven into the center's legs.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' prayers answered, Martin recovering from potentially-grave infection

Leonys Martin is recovering from potentially-grave infectionThe Cleveland Indians say that Leonys Martin has made significant progress and they are hopeful he will make a full recovery.
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lions

Lions camp observations: D-line looks better vs. Giants

Lions camp observations: D-line looks better vs. GiantsHere are some notes and observations from Tuesday's joint practice between the Detroit Lions and New York Giants.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Golf

Grand Valley's Alex Scott keeps composure, makes match play at U.S. Amateur

GVSU’s Alex Scott keeps composure, makes match play at U.S. AmateurAlex Scott bounced back from a triple-bogey late in his round Tuesday to finish with an even-par round, putting him in the Round of 64, starting Wednesday.
  • Golf
  • 12 hours, 10 minutes ago
College

College notes: Detroit Mercy hoops to feature almost all-new roster under Mike Davis

College notes: UDM hoops to have almost all-new roster under Mike DavisThere are believed to be just three holdovers on the Detroit Mercy men's basketball team. An official roster should be released later this month.
  • College
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Lions

Lions change concession prices, including $5 beer

Lions fan value menu includes $5 beer, $2 hot dogsMost of the new prices are for before the games begin.
  • Lions
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Lions

Giants' Barkley questionable for game vs. Lions

Giants’ Saquon Barkley questionable for game vs. LionsRookie running back is nursing a hamstring strain.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
More Sports

Sports media: Whitecaps' Dan Hasty named lead voice for UDM basketball

Sports media: Dan Hasty named lead voice for UDM basketballHasty is an up-and-comer in the state broadcasting scene, as voice of the West Michigan Whitecaps. He is a native of Metro Detroit.
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  • 11 hours, 57 minutes ago
Sports

LLWS diary: Free stuff, Aussie charm early highlights for GP Woods-Shores

LLWS diary: Free stuff, Aussie charm wow GP Woods-ShoresSecond baseman Reggie Sharpe, 12, shares his early impressions of Williamsport, Pa., where Woods-Shores opens tournament play at 4 p.m. Friday.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
NBA

Ex-Wolverine Derrick Walton signs with Chicago Bulls

Ex-Wolverine Derrick Walton signs with BullsFormer Michigan point guard Derrick Walton’s next stop on his NBA journey will bring him closer to home.
  • NBA
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Big Ten

Maryland admits fault in death; DJ Durkin's status TBD

Maryland admits fault in death; DJ Durkin’s status TBDMaryland acknowledged that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept “legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes.”
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Big Ten

Meyer probe costs $500K but it's about what Ohio State wants

Urban Meyer probe costs $500K but it’s about what Ohio State wantsWhether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he’s already been tainted by the scandal.
  • Big Ten
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
NFL

Tuesday's NFL: Jets' Bowles wants Pryor's 'mouth shut' on injuries

Tuesday’s NFL: Jets’ Bowles wants Pryor’s ‘mouth shut’ on injuriesIt was another eventful day Tuesday for Jets receiver Terrelle Pryor, who took flak from all sides — from Washington’s secondary to his own head coach.
  • NFL
  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Harbaugh dodges Patterson hype, but it’ll grow

Wojo: Jim Harbaugh dodges Shea Patterson hype, but it’ll growThe Wolverines don’t need a quarterback to single-handedly fulfill wild expectations. With their stacked defense, they just need a quarterback to be competent.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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