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  • Lions lineman kept playing despite concussion
    24 October
    BAGSHOT, England (AP) - Detroit Lions offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle kept playing after banging his head on the ground late in last week's victory over the New Orleans Saints, even though the team knew a concussion was possible. Waddle was knocked down while blocking during…
  • Michigan cuts student ticket prices for 2015
    24 October
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is reducing the price of student season tickets to football games by 37.5 percent next year. The athletic department announced Thursday that the seven-game home schedule will be priced at $175 for 2015, down from $280 this season. There…
  • Pistons beat 76ers behind 19 from Kyle Singler
    24 October
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Kyle Singler scored 19 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-103 in an exhibition game Thursday night. Detroit was missing three rotation members - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brandon Jennings…
  • Red Wings rally late to top Penguins 4-3 in OT
    24 October
    DETROIT (AP) - Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. The Red Wings scored twice with their goalie pulled in the final 2:39 of regulation, tying the…
  • DSBA 7th Annual BIG GAME Tablegate
    23 October
    (SOUTHFIELD) -- The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association hosted the 7th Annual BIG GAME Tablegate Media Luncheon on Wednesday, October 22 at the Skyline Club in Southfield. The event highlights two of the State Michigan's great academic and athletic institutions, leading into one of America's greatest…
  • Spartans soar amid Michigan's seasons-long slump
    23 October
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Brady Hoke's arrival at Michigan was supposed to signal a return to the program's roots: power football and physicality. In its fourth season under Hoke, Michigan has had a hard time recapturing that identity. Never was that more apparent than…
  • World Series: Royals square series
    23 October
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have evened the World Series at a game apiece, thanks to a huge sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants. The game was tied 2-2 until the Royals erupted for five runs in the sixth. Billy…
  • Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London
    23 October
    BAGSHOT, England (AP) - Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London. Johnson has missed the last two games, both wins, for the Lions (5-2) with a right ankle injury. He made the…
  • Spartans downplay being heavy favorites in rivalry
    22 October
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - For years, the story rarely changed when Michigan State faced Michigan. The Wolverines would usually win and then move on to more important matters, such as the matchup with Ohio State. Motivation was seldom a problem for the Spartans back…
  • MAC agrees to backup deal with Detroit-based bowl
    22 October
    DETROIT (AP) - The Mid-Amercian Conference has agreed to a six-year deal with the new Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit to be the game's back league if the Big Ten or Atlantic Coast Conference cannot fill one of its spots. The first Quick Lane Bowl…
  • Desharnais scores in OT to give Montreal 2-1 win
    22 October
    MONTREAL (AP) - David Desharnais scored 56 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a comeback 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Desharnais poked the puck in from the side of the net after Jimmy Howard made saves on shots…
  • WORLD SERIES: Giants clobber Royals in series opener
    22 October
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was on top of his game, James Shields was not, and the San Francisco Giants cruised to an easy victory over the Royals in Game 1 of the "wild card" World Series in Kansas City. Bumgarner was superb…
  • Pistons waive Thabeet, 3 others
    21 October
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Pistons have waived center Hasheem Thabeet, forward Brian Cook and guards Josh Bostic and Lorenzo Brown. The team announced the moves Monday. Detroit hosts Philadelphia on Thursday night in a preseason game. The Pistons open the regular season…
  • Red Wings send Mrazek back to minors
    21 October
    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings have assigned goalie Petr Mrazek to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The Red Wings recalled Mrazek before Saturday night's game against Toronto, but he didn't play. He is 1-1 with a 2.00 goals-against average for the…
  • Tigers hire former Pirates GM Littlefield as scout
    21 October
    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have hired former Pittsburgh general manager Dave Littlefield as a major league scout. The team announced the move Monday. Littlefield replaces Mike Russell. The 54-year-old Littlefield has spent more than 25 seasons in major league front offices. He recently…
  • Central Michigan star back Rawls to be sentenced
    21 October
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - One of college football's top running backs faces sentencing in a Michigan theft case. Central Michigan's Thomas Rawls is to be sentenced Tuesday in Isabella County Trial Court. The 21-year-old from Flint is accused of stealing a woman's purse at…
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison
    21 October
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Judge delivered the ruling today after reviewing prosecution arguments for a tough sentence as well as the defense case for a more lenient punishment…
  • Alma player facing domestic violence charge
    21 October
    ALMA, Mich. (AP) - A 24-year-old football player at a small Michigan college faces a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in an incident involving a girlfriend. Ron Johnson was arraigned this month. The Alma College offensive lineman also is charged with malicious destruction of personal property…
  • NASCAR: Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega
    20 October
    TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race. The Rochester Hills native had to win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to stay…
  • Lions rally late for 24-23 win over Saints
    20 October
    DETROIT (AP) - Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Saints were in control late in…
  • World Series: Getting ready for Game 1
    20 October
    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The wait is almost over. The opening game of the World Series is just a day away. Game 1 for the Giants and Royals will be played tomorrow night in Kansas City with James Shields getting the ball for the home…
  • H.S. FOOTBALL Week 9 Friday, Oct. 24
    20 October
    Non-LeagueSandusky at Capac--6:30 p.m. on 97.7 WTGV-FMBrown City at AlgonacArmada at MarletteMillington at Cros-LexBad Axe at UblyHarbor Beach at USAYale at North BranchReese at Whittmore-PrescottHighland Park Renaissance Academy at Elkton Pigeon Bay Port LakersVassar at FrankenmuthMemphis at Burton AthertonMacomb Lutheran North at RichmondSouthfield Christian at…
  • No. 8 Spartans ready for showdown with Coleman
    17 October
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - No. 8 Michigan State may face its biggest defensive challenge of the season Saturday even though Indiana won't be at full strength. The Hoosiers are already without starting quarterback Nate Sudfeld and may be without backup Chris Covington. They still have…
  • Michigan president addresses athletic concerns
    17 October
    FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Michigan President Mark Schlissel says he's being "thoughtful and deliberative" in examining issues facing the school's athletic department. Athletic director Dave Brandon and football coach Brady Hoke have been criticized in recent weeks, particularly after quarterback Shane Morris was not immediately…
  • Everything coming together for Detroit's DL
    17 October
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley are controlling the interior, while Ziggy Ansah, a healthy Jason Jones and the surprising George Johnson provide extra support from the outside. Everything is finally coming together for Detroit's talented defensive line. The main question…