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Stafford, Lions beat Bears, stay in playoff hunt

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:49:51 GMT

Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and avoided mistakes, allowing the Detroit Lions to stay in the playoff picture with a 20-10 victory over the Chicago Bears on Saturday night.

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron #85 catches a touchdown pass over Chicago Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan #59 during the third quarter at Ford Field on December 16, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)


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No. 2 MSU holds off upset-minded Oakland at LCA

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:33:56 GMT

Cassius Winston scored 19 points, and No. 2 Michigan State went on a 12-2 run late in the second half to hold off Oakland 86-73 on Saturday.

PISCATAWAY, NJ - DECEMBER 05: Cassius Winston #5 of the Michigan State Spartans watches his three point shot in the second half against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on December 5, 2017 at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


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Michigan rolls to win over Detroit Mercy at LCA

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:48:29 GMT

With its top big man out injured, Michigan overwhelmed Detroit Mercy with defense and outside shooting.

AUSTIN, TX - DECEMBER 12: Charles Matthews #1 of the Michigan Wolverines moves with the ball against the Texas Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center on December 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)


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'Al the Octopus' fetches over $7K at JLA auction

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:27:45 GMT

An auction featuring hundreds of items from Joe Louis Arena included 'Al the Octopus' selling for $7,700.

The 'Al the Octopus' statue hangs above the Joe Louis Arena concourse in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Detroit Red Wings)


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WATCH: Key 'helps' Lions with TD celebrations

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:12:47 GMT

Detroit native Keegan-Michael Key visited Lions team headquarters this week as "Boogie Down Brown, celebration consultant."

Actor Keegan-Michael Key poses in an NFL comedy sketch on December 15, 2017 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by NFL Media)


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Pistons withstand late rally to beat Pacers

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:04:42 GMT

Andre Drummond finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons withstood a late rally to beat the Indiana Pacers 104-98 on Friday night.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 15: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against Myles Turner #33 of the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on December 15, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)


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Red Wings beat Maple Leafs for much needed win

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:22:29 GMT

Trevor Daley scored a tiebreaking, short-handed goal midway through the second period and the Detroit Red Wings went on to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Friday night.

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 15: Trevor Daley #83 of the Detroit Red Wings pounds gloves with teammates on the bench following his second period goal during an NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Little Caesars Arena on December 15, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)


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VIDEO: Gardenhire staying positive about rebuild

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:47:59 GMT

Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire doesn't buy into the narrative that his team is going to be struggling through a rebuild.

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: New Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire poses for a photo out on the field during the press conference to announce his signing at Comerica Park on October 20, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)


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Lions, Bears coaches hoping to return in 2018

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:40:27 GMT

The Detroit Lions need a lot to go their way to get a postseason spot for the second straight year and third time in Jim Caldwell's four seasons.

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 10: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter of a game at Raymond James Stadium on December 10, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. The Lions won 24-21. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)


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WATCH: Hawks fan hits half-court shot, wins $10K

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:38:45 GMT

During a break in the action of Thursday's Pistons-Hawks game, a fan named Norman hit a half-court shot to win ten thousand dollars.

A fan named Norman celebrates after making a half-court shot to win ten thousand dollars during a Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks game at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia on December 14, 2017.


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Drummond, Pistons beat Hawks to snap 7-game skid

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:31:07 GMT

Andre Drummond had 12 points, 19 rebounds and a career-high nine assists, Tobias Harris added 19 points and the Detroit Pistons snapped a seven-game slide with a 105-91 victory over the NBA-worst Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night.

MILWAUKEE, WI - DECEMBER 06: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against Malcolm Brogdon #13 of the Milwaukee Bucks during a game at the Bradley Center on December 6, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)


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Tigers trade Ian Kinsler to Angels for prospects

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:58:22 GMT

The Tigers continue to rebuild their roster. They've traded Ian Kinsler to the Angels for two prospects.


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'Sunday Night Football' takes a big hit

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:23 GMT

The NFL's premiere game of the week took a big hit in TV ratings on Sunday night, despite it being a close game.

Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs up field after a catch in the second half during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field on December 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)


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This is the group behind the 'Redhawks' hoax

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:32:27 GMT

The official Washington Redskins responded to the "Redhawks" campaign by saying they would not change the team name.


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Red Wings blow another late lead, fall to Bruins

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:21:56 GMT

Brad Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Wednesday night.


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Dakota girls hoops team volunteering together

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:18:03 GMT

Every one of Coach McCune's teams has had the mandate to give back to the community through volunteer work whether is be at Glen Peters, or serving Thanksgiving dinner to the homeless.


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VIDEO: Gardenhire trying to keep track of roster

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:13:53 GMT

At his first Winter Meetings as the Tigers manager, Ron Gardenhire pulled out a piece of paper to keep track of his changing roster. Watch the moment inside.

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: New Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire poses for a photo out on the field during the press conference to announce his signing at Comerica Park on October 20, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)


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Female reporter speaks out against NFL Network

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:49:33 GMT

A female television sports reporter and host has shared her story following the news of NFL Network and ESPN suspending five former football players who are accused of sexual harassment while they worked for NFL Network.

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Lions still have playoff hopes alive

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:04:04 GMT

The Detroit Lions have earned the right to keep their hopes of making the playoffs for at least another week.

ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 31: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks to the scoreboard from the sideline during the second half against the Buffalo Bills on August 31, 2017 at New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York. Buffalo wins the preseason matchup over Detroit 27-17. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)


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Red Wings visit to Children's Hospital hits home

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:23:02 GMT

Henrik Zetterberg and a group of players didn't hold back emotions on this trip, explaining how it was even more meaningful now that they're fathers themselves.


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Pistons fall to Nuggets, lose seventh straight

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:56:27 GMT

Without Nikola Jokic and Paul Millsap, the Nuggets still routed the Pistons 103-84 behind 28 points from Jamal Murray.


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Reports: Rangers, Yankees call about Fulmer

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:26:35 GMT

Reports tonight link two teams, the Yankees (per USA Today) and Rangers (according to the Dallas Morning News), to the Tigers young arm.

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 09: Michael Fulmer #32 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at Progressive Field on July 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images)


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Lions help family get into new home for holidays

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:23:15 GMT

Along with Habitat for Humanity, Warrick Dunn Charities and others, a fully furnished house was gifted to a deserving family.


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LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball to play in Lithuania

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:59:20 GMT

Their father, LaVar Ball, pulled LiAngelo and LaMelo out of their respective schools to get them ready for the NBA.


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3 sports analysts accused of sexual misconduct

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:04:39 GMT

A former wardrobe stylist for the NFL Network accused current analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor of sexual misconduct.


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See photos from Upton & Verlander's wedding

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:39:39 GMT

Just over a month after Kate Upton and Justin Verlander were married in Italy, we're getting our first look at the photos from their magnificent wedding.


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Hundreds gather at UDM to celebrate Reggie Hall

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:58:59 GMT

A crowd of hundreds gathered at UDM's Calihan Hall Friday to celebrate the life of longtime WXYZ sports producer Reggie Hall.


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UDM to honor Reggie Hall with jersey patches

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:59:00 GMT

UDM announced Friday its men's and women's basketball teams will wear jersey patches honoring the late Reggie Hall for the remainder of the season.

The University of Detroit Mercy men's and women's basketball teams will wear jersey patches honoring Reggie Hall ("Titan Reggie") for the remainder of the 2015-16 season. (Photo courtesy UDM Athletics)


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Sports world reacts to passing of Reggie Hall

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:58:23 GMT

Reggie Hall was a friend to many during his 58 years living in Detroit. As news of his passing has hit us like a ton of bricks this morning, the sports world is reacting to the loss of a true legend.


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Reggie Hall, longtime WXYZ producer, dies at 58

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:58:06 GMT

The hallways are much quieter at Channel 7 today. Reggie Hall, a longtime sports producer at WXYZ Detroit, passed away this morning. He was 58.


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Dennis Rodman says he can help with N. Korea

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:01:19 GMT

The former basketball player wants President Donald Trump to let him speak to Kim Jong-un.


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One-on-one: Larkin on D-Boss bobblehead night

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:36:29 GMT

The last time the Detroit Red Wings held a bobblehead game for Larkin, WXYZ's Brad Galli told him he'd score his first goal of the season. He did. So what would young D-Boss say about tonight?


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Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson coming to Michigan

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:49:09 GMT

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OXFORD, MS - OCTOBER 21: Shea Patterson #20 of the Mississippi Rebels throws the ball as Devin White #40 of the LSU Tigers defends during the second half of a game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Oxford, Mississippi. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)


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Detroit sports teams want logos on license plate

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:22:26 GMT

The four professional sports teams in Detroit are coming together and asking for your help to get the Michigan legislature to pass a bill allowing team logos on Michigan license plates.


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Celebrities reach out to boy in bullying video

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:19:47 GMT

A video of a young boy in East Tennessee talking about how he has been bullied went viral, and now a Titans player has responded.


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Trammell 'proud' to be voted to HOF with Morris

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:40:04 GMT

Former Detroit Tigers players Alan Trammell and Jack Morris were elected to the Pro Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday thanks to the Modern Era committee.

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13: Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris (L) and former Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell (R) pose prior to the game between the Tigers and Twins at Comerica Park on September 13, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 8-1. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)


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Tigers to hold dinner, shopping spree for kids

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:22:47 GMT

The Detroit Tigers are planning to host a holiday dinner for kids in need. 


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Tigers will retire numbers for Trammell, Morris

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:40:23 GMT

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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 20: Alan Trammell, former Detroit Tigers shortstop and currently a special assistant to General Manager Al Avila, visits the dugout during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on September 20, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)


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Verizon will stream NFL games on any network

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:53:23 GMT

Next month, you'll be able to watch NFL games on your smartphone, regardless of your carrier.

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Boy in bullying video invited to NFL game

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:24:50 GMT

A video of a young boy in East Tennessee talking about how he has been bullied went viral, and now a Titans player has responded.


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Joe Bachie named MSU Football team MVP

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:24:05 GMT

Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie was voted the Spartans' 2017 most valuable player by his teammates at Sunday's football award banquet.

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Reaction to Trammell & Morris entering HOF

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:39:52 GMT

Reaction from around the baseball world to Alan Trammell and Jack Morris getting elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 20: Alan Trammell, former Detroit Tigers shortstop and currently a special assistant to General Manager Al Avila, visits the dugout during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on September 20, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17: Former Tigers All-Star Jack Morris prepares to throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game Five of the American League Championship Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


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Celtics beat Pistons, getting revenge for loss

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:06:03 GMT

Al Horford had 18 points, Kyrie Irving scored 16 and the Boston Celtics get revenge for a rare loss, beating the Detroit Pistons 91-80 on Sunday.

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 10: Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics handles the ball against the Detroit Pistons on December 10, 2017 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images)


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Morris, Trammell voted to Baseball Hall of Fame

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:39:58 GMT

Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13: Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris (L) and former Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell (R) pose prior to the game between the Tigers and Twins at Comerica Park on September 13, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 8-1. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)


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Riddick TDs, Prater FG help Lions hold off Bucs

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:57:49 GMT

Theo Riddick rushed for two touchdowns and Matt Prater kicked a 46-yard field goal with 20 seconds remaining in regulation to help the Lions edge the Buccaneers 24-21 on Sunday.

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 10: Running back Theo Riddick #25 of the Detroit Lions avoids middle linebacker Kendell Beckwith #51 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a carry in the second quarter of an NFL football game on December 10, 2017 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)


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Report: Caldwell contract extension only 1-year

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:58:15 GMT

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell's contract extension was kept under wraps until week three this season, but more details have been released as season faces critical juncture.




Oklahoma's Mayfield wins Heisman in landslide

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:20:38 GMT

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 2: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners throws against the TCU Horned Frogs in the first half during the Big 12 Championship at AT&T Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)


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Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins Heisman

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:14:41 GMT

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield became the sixth Sooner to win the Heisman on Saturday night.  

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma speaks at the press conference for the 2017 Heisman Trophy Presentation on December 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)


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No. 3 MSU tops Southern Utah, aims for No. 1

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:23:32 GMT

Miles Bridges, Nick Ward and Jaren Jackson each scored 17 points to help No. 3 Michigan State beat Southern Utah 88-63 on Saturday night.

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 9: Miles Bridges #22 of the Michigan State Spartans shoots the ball against of the Southern Utah Thunderbirds at Breslin Center on December 9, 2017 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)


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Toronto beats Seattle for first MLS Cup title

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:19:41 GMT

Jozy Altidore opened the scoring in the 67th minute and Toronto FC beat the Seattle Sounders 2-0 on Saturday in the MLS Cup to become the first Canadian champion in league history.

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 09: Jozy Altidore #17 of Toronto FC celebrates a goal during the second half of the 2017 MLS Cup Final against the Seattle Sounders at BMO Field on December 9, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)


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FG try wide on final play, Army holds off Navy

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:14:18 GMT

Bennett Moehring narrowly missed a 48-yard field goal in the swirling snow on the final play and Army held off Navy 14-13 Saturday to win its first Commander-in-Chief's Trophy since 1996.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 09: Bennett Moehring #16 of the Navy Midshipmen attempts a field goal in the final seconds of the game but misses giving the win to the Army Black Knights on December 9, 2017 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Army Black Knights defeated the Navy Midshipmen 14-13. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Bennett Moehring


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Detroit Mercy presents Reggie Hall Spirit Award

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:09:50 GMT

Detroit Mercy presented the first Reggie Hall Spirit Award on Saturday to former Titans baseball coach Bob Miller Sr.


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Oakland trainer Ford honored by former athletes

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 03:53:38 GMT

Long time Oakland University head athletic trainer Tom Ford has been battling ALS for eight months, and plenty of his former patients came back to show their support.


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Thompson's double-double leads EMU to win

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:13:42 GMT

James Thompson IV had 19 points and a season-high 18 rebounds to help lead Eastern Michigan to an 80-65 win over Division II Central State (Ohio) on Saturday afternoon.

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 21: James Thompson IV IV #2 of the Eastern Michigan Eagles takes a foul shot during a college basketball game against the Coppin State Eagles at the Physical Education Complex on December 21, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Eastern Michigan Eagles won 73-62 (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)


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Wilder with 30 points, WMU beats Detroit Mercy

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 22:59:36 GMT

Thomas Wilder scored 30 points with seven rebounds and six assists to lead Western Michigan to an 87-79 win over Detroit Mercy on Saturday afternoon.

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 21: Thomas Wilder #10 of the Western Michigan Broncos shoots the ball during the game against the UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion on December 21, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)


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Hayes scores 30, Oakland beats Chicago State

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 22:44:03 GMT

Jalen Hayes scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Oakland rolled to an 82-50 victory over Chicago State on Saturday.

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 21: Jalen Hayes #4 of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies shoots against Matt Van Dyk #30 of the Michigan State Spartans in the second half at the Breslin Center on December 21, 2016 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)


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Blues score 4 in 5-shot span, beat Red Wings

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:04:05 GMT

Jaden Schwartz knocked home his own rebound and the St. Louis Blues scored four times on only five shots on the way to beating the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 Saturday.

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 09: Jaden Schwartz #17 of the St. Louis Blues celebrates his first period goal with teammates while playing the St. Louis Blues at Little Caesars Arena on December 9, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)


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U-M overcomes 15-point deficit, beats UCLA in OT

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:06:11 GMT

Moritz Wagner scored 23 points and Charles Matthews added 20 to help Michigan overcome a 15-point second-half deficit to beat UCLA 78-69 in overtime on Saturday.

LAHAINA, HI - NOVEMBER 21: Moritz Wagner #13 of the Michigan Wolverines hangs on to the rim after dunking the ball during the first half of the game against the Chaminade Silverswords during the Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center on November 21, 2017 in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)


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Jackson forces shot late, Warriors beat Pistons

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 03:54:50 GMT

 Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 36 points in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors completed an undefeated road trip with a 102-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.


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Detroit Mercy to honor late WXYZ sports producer

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:19:35 GMT

Detroit Mercy will honor our friend and longtime WXYZ Sports producer Reggie Hall on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the 2 PM men's basketball game. 


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MSU commit Kithier's transfer ruled ineligible

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:56:01 GMT

Michigan State basketball commit Thomas Kithier has been ruled ineligible over his transfer from Macomb Dakota to Clarkston.

Clarkston transfer Thomas Kithier


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Tigers sign RHP Mike Fiers

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:36:06 GMT

The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with right handed pitcher Mike Fiers.


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WH clarifies US Olympic, South Korea comments

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:33:34 GMT

The White House says the US "looks forward to participating" in the 2018 Winter Olympics, following confusion after US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said it remained an "open question" whether US athletes would be able to attend.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, speaks during press briefing on May 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. Sanders fielded questions about President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


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Excedrin donates to Browns Perfect Season Parade

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:06:28 GMT

Whether you've watched the entire season or just one game, football fans in Cleveland knows the Browns have had a perfect season full of fun and most of the time, utter embarrassment and headache. 


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Ngata named Lions nominee for Man of the Year

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:59:31 GMT

The NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award honors a man's involvement in the community and performance on the playing field.

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Haloti Ngata #92 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a second quarter sack on Cam Newton (not in photo) of the Carolina Panthers at Ford Field on October 8, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)


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Lions, Bucs aim to salvage disappointing seasons

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:53:27 GMT

The Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't wasting time wondering what might have been had they played better at times this season.

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 3: Head Coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on from the side lines in the third quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


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Jim Harbaugh in favor of 16-team college playoff

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:33:20 GMT

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh would like to see the College Football Playoff expanded to 16 teams.


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Roger Goodell has a new contract, with a catch

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 07:16:05 GMT

Goodell should make about the same amount of money he does now - if everything goes according to plan.


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James & Jessica McCann welcome twin baby boys

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:51 GMT

Tigers catcher James McCann announced Thursday the birth of he and wife Jessica's twin baby boys.


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Dundon inks purchase agreement to buy Hurricanes

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:04:20 GMT

Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon has signed a purchase agreement to buy the Carolina Hurricanes from longtime owner Peter Karmanos.

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 06: (l-r) Hall of Fame inductees Sergei Fedorov, Peter Karmonos Jr. and Phil Housley stand at attention during the national anthem prior to the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings is honored prior to the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings at the Air Canada Centre on November 6, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)


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Haley suggests US may sit out 2018 Olympics

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:40:56 GMT

But the White House seems to say otherwise.


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Red Wings holding online memorabilia auction

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:26:14 GMT

Olympia Entertainment announced that Detroit Red Wings and Joe Louis Arena fans will have an opportunity to own a piece of history through an online memorabilia auction beginning Dec. 9. 

DETROIT - OCTOBER 5: The interior of Joe Louis Arena is shown during the Vancouver Canucks game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on October 5, 2006 in Detroit, Michigan.The Canucks won 3-1. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)


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Oklahoma QB Mayfield named AP Player of the Year

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:22:45 GMT

Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the award since it was established in 1998.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 2: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners throws against the TCU Horned Frogs in the first half during the Big 12 Championship at AT&T Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)


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Kevin Durant has basketball family in Detroit

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:56:45 GMT

Kevin Durant and the Warriors practiced at Detroit Mercy today. Durant's former teammate in Seattle, Jermaine Jackson, is an assistant coach with the Titans. He told Brad Galli they're like family.


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VIDEO: Green fired up to play in Detroit

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:40:16 GMT

Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors practiced at Detroit Mercy today. Brad Galli caught up with the Michigan State Spartans legend about playing in Detroit, his Final Four prediction, and more.


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Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 60 years

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:52:55 GMT

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor who admitted to sexually abusing underage girls, has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on child pornography charges, a court official said Thursday.


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Stafford throwing again, has two fingers taped

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:33 GMT

Lions quarterback was throwing passes in the open portion of Thursday's practice. Stafford had the pinkie finger and index finger on his throwing hand taped up.

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 3: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions walks off the field after being injured in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


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Bucks use fourth-quarter run to beat Pistons

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:54:33 GMT

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks used a strong start to the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 104-100 on Wednesday night.


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Red Wings take kids on annual shopping trip

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:56:11 GMT

Once the boys and girls filled the carts for the hospital patients, Trevor Daley unveiled a surprise. The hockey players were getting a shopping spree of their own.


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Buzzer-beater sends Toledo past Detroit Mercy

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:44:21 GMT

Tre'Shaun Fletcher made a fade-away three-pointer at the buzzer to lift Toledo over Detroit Mercy 89-86 on Wednesday night.


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Ex-King star happy to return for Quick Lane Bowl

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:17:29 GMT

Ford Field's Quick Lane Bowl is giving Northern Illinois University's Mycial Allen a chance to play in front of his friends and family.


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Russians could compete under Olympic flag

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:25:55 GMT

Russia won 33 medals at the 2014 Winter Games. Their performance makes them much different from athletes who've competed under the Olympic flag.


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Slay leads NFC Pro Bowl vote at cornerback

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:39:12 GMT

Darius Slay leads the Pro Bowl vote for NFC cornerbacks with one week left in balloting.

The Lions standout has amassed 140,666 votes so far.


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UDM coach Alexander returns after absence

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:21:13 GMT

Detroit Mercy basketball coach Bacari Alexander has returned to work after a seven-game absence.


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South Carolina fires play-caller before bowl

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:17:01 GMT

Coach Will Muschamp said in a statement Wednesday he decided after much deliberation to dismiss co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper and go a different direction.


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Stafford "not out of the woods" with hand injury

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:52:59 GMT

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Wednesday that Matthew Stafford is still recovering from the hand injury he suffered last Sunday, and that Stafford is "not out of the woods yet" when it comes to his injury.

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 3: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions walks off the field after being injured in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


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Russians react with anger over IOC Olympics ban

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:38:46 GMT

Russian officials, lawmakers and public figures expressed anger over the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban the country.


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Beyonce surprises Colin Kaepernick with award

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:45:39 GMT

A surprise presenter proved to be a showstopper at the 2017 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards, generating as much chatter as Tuesday night's big winners.

Beyonce gave birth to twins Rumi and Sir Carter on June 17 after announcing her pregnancy in February. Beyonce now is the mother to three children.


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Red Wings in top 10 most valuable NHL teams

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:17:45 GMT

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the original six members of the National Hockey League and are also one of the most valuable franchises in the league, according to a new report from Forbes.

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 5: The Detroit Red Wings play the Minnesota Wild during the first period at Little Caesars Arena on October 5, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)


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IOC delivers Russia ruling for 2018 games

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:53:00 GMT

If select athletes from Russia do compete in the 2018 Winter Games, they won't hear their anthem or wear their flag.


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Watch Tom Izzo appear on 'Judge Mathis'

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:17:35 GMT

Michigan State Men's Basketball Coach Tom Izzo spent this summer at a taping of the court show "Judge Mathis" and appeared a lot happier than we've seen him on the sideline at the Breslin Center.


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Trouba won't say if he almost got dealt to Wings

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:34:46 GMT

Trouba, who grew up in Rochester, held out last year and asked for a trade. He ultimately signed a two-year contract worth $3 million per season.


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Ex-UM hockey star Connor back to face Red Wings

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 19:47:33 GMT

After growing up in Clinton Township, and playing for Red Berenson at Michigan, Kyle Connor is hitting his stride on the Western Conference's top team. 


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Blashill believes his message is resonating

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:17:40 GMT

"Well, it's a hard league. That's one (reason). I think you play good hockey and not get points, and that's just the reality of the league," he said.


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IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Games

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 19:50:31 GMT

The International Olympic Committee decided Russia won't be allowed to send a team to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.


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Jackson scores 27 in Pistons loss to Spurs

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:17:59 GMT

LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 96-93 on Monday night.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 4: Reggie Jackson #1 of the Detroit Pistons goes to the basket against the San Antonio Spurs on December 4, 2017 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)


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Michigan blows 20-point lead in loss to Ohio St.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:03:48 GMT

Down by 20 just before halftime Monday night, Ohio State stormed back and dominated Michigan in the second half on the way to a 71-62 victory.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 29: Head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines reacts on the bench against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Dean Smith Center on November 29, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)


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The head of US Soccer is stepping down

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 02:12:00 GMT

Sunil Gulati won't be running for re-election, citing the men's national team's failure to qualify as a reason.


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Stafford's banged-up hand only one of Lions woes

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:40:29 GMT

Matthew Stafford's banged-up hand is only one of many problems the Detroit Lions have in what was a potentially promising season.

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 3: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions walks off the field after being injured in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


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