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  • Tour De France: Nibali looks to extend lead
    25 July
    MAUBOURGUET, France (AP) - Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint. The 129-mile trek gives sprinters another chance to shine after slogging it through three days in the Pyrenees. Vincenzo Nibali…
  • Scherzer wins 12th, Tigers beat Angels 6-4
    25 July
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning and Max Scherzer won his fourth straight decision, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. Scherzer…
  • Closing arguments Monday in player's slaying
    25 July
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed. Twenty-one-year-old Ed Thomas of Detroit faces open murder and robbery charges in the Oct. 18 death…
  • Tigers wear down Diamondbacks 11-5
    24 July
    PHOENIX (AP) - Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, Austin Jackson a three-run double and the Detroit Tigers wore out the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 in a slugfest at Chase Field on Wednesday. Detroit roughed up Trevor Cahill, going up 7-0 after four innings behind Jackson's…
  • Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from Rangers
    24 July
    NEW YORK (AP) - The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. The trade was completed Wednesday night during Texas' rain-shortened loss to…
  • Prosecutor: Player killed for iPhone, wallet
    23 July
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A prosecutor says Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed was killed "for an iPhone and a wallet that were never even used." Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas of Detroit on open murder and robbery…
  • Arizona rallies for 5-4 win over Detroit
    23 July
    PHOENIX (AP) - Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Trailing 3-2 in the…
  • Hunter, Jackson power Tigers past D-Backs 4-3
    22 July
    PHOENIX (AP) - Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Monday night. Miguel Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run in…
  • Lions claim WR Wiggins off waivers from Patriots
    22 July
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Reese Wiggins off waivers. Wiggins was released by the New England Patriots last week. He had 26 receptions for 372 yards and four touchdowns last year at East Carolina and caught 80 passes…
  • Ilitches release details on Wings arena complex
    21 July
    DETROIT (AP) - The Ilitch family has unveiled more details of its plans for an entertainment and residential complex centered on a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena. Ilitch Holdings Inc. chairman Mike Ilitch said in a statement Sunday that it's long been his dream…
  • Smyly helps Tigers top Indians 5-1, avoiding sweep
    21 July
    DETROIT (AP) - Drew Smyly allowed four hits in seven innings and Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer, helping the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep. Smyly did not give up a hit until Yan Gomes' two-out double…
  • GOLF: What's next for Rory
    21 July
    UNDATED (AP) - At the age of 25, Rory McIlroy is now among golfing royalty. Along with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, he is the only 25 year old to have won three major tournaments. On Sunday he won the British Open to go along…
  • Tour De France: Day of Rest
    21 July
    UNDATED (AP) - The world's best cyclists are taking the day off. The 15th stage of the Tour de France took place yesterday with Alexander Kristoff of Norway winning. In the overall standings the leader remains Italy's Vincenzo Nibali. The race to Paris continues on…
  • Chamberlain's arm and beard fitting in with Tigers
    21 July
    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain. Chamberlain leads the American League in holds heading into Detroit's road trip this week against the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels. He pitched the eighth…
  • Goodell: 2015 NFL draft to be in LA or Chicago
    18 July
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - The NFL draft is leaving New York after 49 years. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that the league has narrowed down the location of the 2015 draft to Los Angeles or Chicago. The event has been held in New…
  • Titans' Lewan to go to trial in fan-punching case
    18 July
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Taylor Lewan of the Tennessee Titans is headed for a jury trial in October. The former Michigan offensive tackle is accused of punching an Ohio State fan after the Buckeyes beat the Wolverines last season. Lewan says he was breaking…
  • Michigan regents reject football game fireworks
    18 July
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan regents have rejected the athletic department's proposal to light up the football field this fall with the help of fireworks displays. Thursday's meeting in Ann Arbor was the first for new university President Mark Schlissel. The…
  • Lefty gets it right, stays in British Open mix
    18 July
    HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson broke par in a major for the first time since winning last year's British Open. It was just what he needed to stay in the mix at this Open. Typical of Mickelson, it wasn't easy Friday. He missed a…
  • British Open: Wild round for Woods
    17 July
    HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods had an up-and-down first round at the 143rd British Open but finished with a 3-under 69. Playing in just his first major tournament since back surgery last March, the former world No. 1 bogeyed the first two holes. He…
  • Van Gundy adding a few more options for Pistons
    17 July
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Pistons haven't done anything drastic since Stan Van Gundy took over as coach and team president in May, but they have added a few under-the-radar free agents who give the roster a bit more depth. Now the stage…
  • Lions sign Winn, release Morrell
    17 July
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions have signed running back George Winn and released guard D.J. Morrell. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Winn rushed for 1,334 yards in 2012, his final college season at Cincinnati. He has never played in an NFL…
  • Dirks still on DL, has muscular inflammation
    17 July
    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have recalled Andy Dirks' injury rehab assignment, and the team says the outfielder is dealing with muscular inflammation in his lower back from increased activity. Dirks remains on the disabled list. The 28-year-old Dirks has not played this season…
  • All-Star Game: Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game
    16 July
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night. Jeter started his 14th…
  • Magic Johnson's company feeding Lansing schools
    16 July
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Food service in the Lansing School District is now in the hands of local native and ex-NBA star Magic Johnson. Johnson is part-owner of SodexoMAGIC, and the Lansing school board selected it earlier this year to provide food service in the…
  • Red Wings hire Granato as assistant
    16 July
    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings have hired Tony Granato as an assistant coach. Granato was an assistant for the Pittsburgh Penguins for the last five seasons, and he was also part of Team USA's staff at the 2014 Olympics. Granato also has been…