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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, 40 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. 16)

Daily recap of Tigers’ minor leagues (Updated: Aug. 16)Get all the latest news, notes and game recaps from Detroit's minor-league outposts.
  • Tigers
  • 7 hours, 49 minutes 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
  • 18 hours, 19 minutes ago
Lions

Lions prepping Ziggy Ansah for versatile defensive role

Lions prepping 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
  • 15 hours, 26 minutes ago
Tigers

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

That’s a joke:’ Tigers’ Gardenhire blasts Acuna beaningGardenhire said if he was managing, he'd start Jose Urena the next day and bat him lead-off
  • Tigers
  • 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
Lions

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

Giants star Beckham 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
  • 18 hours, 31 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
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
College

Thursday’s college football: Maryland father wants Durkin fired

Thursday’s college football: Maryland father wants Durkin firedThe father of Jordan McNair called for the firing of head football coach DJ Durkin on Thursday.
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  • 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
Wolverines

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

Playmaker with his feet’: Running ability sets UM’s Patterson apartDid Mike Zordich possibly share some insight into Michigan’s quarterback situation later when asked about season-opening opponent Notre Dame?
  • Wolverines
  • 1 day, 12 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
  • 1 day, 2 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.
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  • 1 day, 14 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
  • 14 hours, 27 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 8 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
  • 10 hours, 47 minutes 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
  • 19 hours, 3 minutes 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.
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  • 1 day, 2 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.
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  • 1 day, 5 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
  • 1 day, 15 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
  • 1 day, 13 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
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Lions

Lions Lowdown: Camp in full swing

Lions Lowdown: Camp in full swingBob Wojnowski, John Niyo and Justin Rogers discuss the Detroit Lions as training camp continues, with the New York Giants in town for three practices and the second preseason game.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Zimmermann says to wait before writing off his Tigers tenure

Henning: Zimmermann says to wait before writing off his Tigers tenureThree seasons of injuries and an inflated ERA have led critics to suggest Jordan Zimmermann's $110-million contract has been a bust.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Motorsports

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasonsNASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing.
  • Motorsports
  • 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
Sports

Friday sports on TV/radio

Friday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
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  • 8 hours, 31 minutes ago
Lions

Lions camp observations: Devon Kennard gets on track

Lions camp observations: Kennard gets on trackHere are some notes and observations from Wednesday's joint practice between the Detroit Lions and New York Giants.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours 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
  • 1 day, 13 hours 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
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Wolverines

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

UM aims to return a ‘better version’ from Spain tripThe Wolverines will set off for a 10-day trip to Spain, with stops in Barcelona and Madrid, that will include three exhibition games.
  • Wolverines
  • 20 hours, 14 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
  • 1 day, 14 hours 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
  • 1 day, 11 hours 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
  • 1 day, 9 hours 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 day, 5 hours 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
  • 1 day, 14 hours 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 2019 NFL 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
  • 1 day, 19 hours 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
  • 1 day, 10 hours 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
  • 1 day, 10 hours 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
  • 2 days, 2 hours 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
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Red Wings

Wings' young goaltenders are a long way from ready

Wings’ young goaltenders are 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
  • 2 days, 11 hours 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
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Wolverines

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

Trieu: Belleville’s Woods developing into a high-level recruit for MichiganWoods held no other Big Ten offer when he committed to Michigan.
  • Wolverines
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Wolverines

UM freshman Brazdeikis is comfortable, ready to play

UM freshman 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
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Spartans

Freshman Kalon Gervin among youngsters joining the fray in MSU secondary

Gervin among youngsters joining the fray in MSU secondaryWith Josiah Scott out for a few weeks, several young players are getting a look.
  • Spartans
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
NFL

Thursday’s NFL: Bryant getting to know the Browns

Thursday’s NFL: Bryant getting to know the BrownsBryant, 29, was released by the Cowboys after eight seasons in April and has been waiting to latch on with another team.
  • NFL
  • 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
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