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No. 18 UConn tops Michigan 74-60

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Daniel Hamilton had 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and No. 18 UConn beat Michigan 74-60 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. The Huskies (4-0) dominated most of the second half, leading by as many as 19. The lead dissipated down the stretch, but they were able to get some clutch baskets in the final minutes...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradford's status uncertain as Lions host Eagles on Thanksgiving

The Philadelphia Eagles seem to be in disarray following back-to-back home losses, and now they must go on the road coming off a short week. Amazingly, they could be in first place by the end of it if Chip Kelly finds a way to pull his team together. It remains unclear whether Sam Bradford will return to help make it happen, though the Eagles do bring the NFL's best Thanksgiving...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons face tough defensive test in Heat

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Goran Dragic, Amare Stoudemire and Luol Deng have all led a team in scoring at one point during their careers, but this version of the Miami Heat is making its mark at the other end of the floor. The Heat have been the NBA's best defensive team so far, and they shouldn't have much trouble looking the part Wednesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tipoff on FSD...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings try to keep points streak intact

Coach Jeff Blashill has used recent games to gauge his team's growth, and his Detroit Red Wings have often stood tall. They'll try to push their point streak to five Wednesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 faceoff on FOX Sports Detroit) when they face an opponent they've often come up short against lately, the streaking Boston Bruins. Detroit (11-8-2) has gone 3-0-1 in its last four...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dantonio says starting QB a game-time decision

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- It wasn't until the start of last weekend's game that the severity of Connor Cook's injury became obvious for anyone watching. Michigan State managed to upset Ohio State without its star quarterback, but now Spartans fans have to wait out another week without knowing whether Cook can contribute. "I would assume that things are moving forward. It's hard...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Spartans No. 5 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6. Clemson and Alabama remained the top two teams in the third-to-last committee rankings. The Sooners (10-1) seem to be in solid shape with only one game left in their season. Oklahoma will play at Oklahoma State on Saturday with a chance to win the Big 12. The...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Andre Drummond throw down a monster jam

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is taking the league by storm, and opponents are starting to get out of his way.Drummond provides the rare combination of elite size and athleticism, which makes him almost unstoppable at the rim in transition.The Washington Wizards found that out the hard way this weekend when Drummond had a clear path to the hoop in the second quarter.Here...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons announce jersey retirements for Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups

The Detroit Pistons announced Monday that they will honor and retire jerseys for Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups this season. Wallace will be honored during a halftime ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 16 when the Pistons host the Golden State Warriors. Billups will have his jersey retired during a halftime ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 10 when the Pistons face the Denver Nuggets. "Our franchise...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

'Detroit vs. Everybody' - PROcast

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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cheers to MSU! Draymond Green wins wine bet with LeBron after victory over OSU

As players on the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, repsectively, Draymond Green and LeBron James have had their share of rivalry on the basketball court. But they've also sparred beyond it as well.   Like to the football field. Green (a former Michigan State player) and James (an Ohio native and proud OSU fan) arranged for a little side-bet for today's epic contest...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier pulls away for 86-70 victory over Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Trevon Bluiett scored 15 points, including a 3-pointer that started a key 12-1 run in the second half, and Xavier pulled away from No. 24 Michigan for an 86-70 victory on Friday night. Jalen Reynolds and Remy Abell added 15 points apiece for the Musketeers, who shot 9 of 21 from 3-point range and 23 of 26 on free throws. Xavier (3-0) scored the game's first...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Valentine, Spartans try to start season 3-0

Denzel Valentine believes the tough love coach Tom Izzo has shown him throughout his time at Michigan State has made the talented yet sometimes erratic senior a better player. The two bickered as Valentine produced one of the best performances in program history in an early season marquee matchup, and it won't be surprising if they do so again Friday night when Arkansas-Pine Bluff...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeyes' speed, power will challenge underdog Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Mark Dantonio responded with a quip and a smile when asked if Michigan State's matchup against Ohio State feels similar to last season's game. "Well, I hope not," the Michigan State coach said. The second-ranked Buckeyes are favored by about two touchdowns in Saturday's showdown with ninth-ranked Michigan State, and part of the reason the Spartans are...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Franzen goes on long-term injury reserve

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have put forward Johan Franzen on long-term injury reserve because of concussion-like symptoms. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland says Franzen is out indefinitely. Franzen played on back-to-back days in October, returning to the ice for the first time in nine months. He missed 49 games last year because of a concussion and also missed much...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons Playback: Pistons vs. Cavaliers (VIDEO)

The Pistons pulled out an exciting 104-99 victory over the Cavaliers at The Palace. Andre Drummond led Detroit with 25 points and 18 boards.
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan's Chesson has 7 TDs in team's 3-game winning streak

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh lined up his fastest players last spring on more than one occasion and staged 40-yard races. Jehu Chesson sprinted across the finish line first each time, he said, just ahead of speedy teammates such as Jabrill Peppers and Jourdan Lewis. After a slow start in terms of scoring, the 14th-ranked Wolverines are finding ways to make...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings LIVE postgame 11.16.15: Tomas Tatar (VIDEO)

The Red Wings' Tomas Tatar takes us through his winning OT goal Monday night in Ottawa.
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons end West Coast trip with fourth straight loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant had 17 points, eight rebounds and nine assists to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 97-85 Sunday night for their second win and to avoid the worst 10-game start in franchise history. Jordan Clarkson scored 17 points and Los Angeles snapped a four-game skid in its return from a long East Coast trip. The Lakers are only 2-8, but that...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

MHSAA Football Friday Overtime: 11.13.15 (VIDEO)

Mickey York and Rob Rubick report on all the action from Week 3 of the high school football postseason. PART 1   PART 2   PART 3   PART 4    
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers look to turn up pass rush again against Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The pass rush for the Green Bay Packers has gone from prolific to quiet in two games. It is no coincidence that they have lost both those games, though the lack of pressure certainly isn't the only reason during a tough midseason stretch for the NFC North favorites. The Packers are determined to turn up the heat again when the Detroit Lions visit Lambeau Field...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

ICE CHIPS: Mrazek, Athanasiou help Wings top Caps on Fedorov Night

Detroit Red Wings (8-6-1) -- 1 Washington Capitals (10-4-0) -- 0 MAGIC MRAZEK Petr Mrazek stood on his head Tuesday night to keep Washington off the scoreboard and help the Red Wings earn their eighth victory of the season. Mrazek (5-3-0) was peppered with 38 shots en route to his first shutout of the season and sixth of his career. Mrazek recorded the most saves by a Wings goaltender...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Paying tribute to Sergei Fedorov (VIDEO)

Jim Devellano, Steve Yzerman, Brendan Shanahan and others share their memories of Sergei Fedorov, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday and honored at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday.
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lions hire search firm to help with hunt for new GM

The Detroit Lions are in the preliminary stages of replacing their recently fired executives, general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand. The team has hired a search firm to help gather information on qualified candidates, according to NFL Media's Gil Brandt. In her prepared statement last week, Lions owner Martha Ford promised fans that the team would put forth...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jakub Kindl skates right up middle and scores OT winner

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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lidstrom and Fedorov headline Hockey Hall of Fame class

The NHL has been transformed from a North American league to a truly international one over the last couple of decades. Sweden's Nicklas Lidstrom and Russia's Sergei Fedorov had a lot to do with that. "Those guys were in the first wave," said Dallas Stars president Jim Lites. "Twenty-five years ago, Europeans were extras in the league. Those guys were once-in-a-generation superstars...
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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