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Jackson, Pistons have tough night in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 34 points and 13 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 103-87 Friday night for their fourth straight win. Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter added 14 points apiece for the Thunder. In a matchup of the NBA's top two rebounding teams, the No. 2 Thunder outrebounded the No. 1 Pistons 58-38. Detroit center...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings top Oilers 4-3 in overtime

DETROIT (AP) -- Niklas Kronwall scored 26 seconds into overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Friday night. Kronwall was stripped in front of his net 10 seconds into the extra period, but Henrik Zetterberg and Dylan Larkin were able to tie up the play without allowing a shot. The puck eventually bounced loose, and Larkin led a 2-on-1 rush, with Kronwall...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolverines top Texas to finish fifth in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Caris LeVert had 19 points and Michigan held on to beat Texas 78-72 Friday in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Duncan Robinson added 14 points. Zak Irvin and Derrick Walton Jr. each chipped in 13. The Wolverines (4-2) never trailed in the game and were hot from the outside, connecting on 14 3-pointers. Texas (2-3) got as close as a point...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Valentine, Spartans roll into Wooden Legacy final

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Denzel Valentine scored a career-high 32 points, hitting five consecutive 3-pointers to break open a tight game in the second half, and No. 3 Michigan State defeated Boise State 77-67 Friday in the semifinals of the DirecTV Wooden Legacy. Valentine followed up his second triple-double this season in Thursday's 31-point victory over Boston College with stellar...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

#Trending: SVG on Reggie Jackson and OKC (VIDEO)

SVG talks about Reggie Jackson and his years playing for the Thunder.
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions lucky Ziggy Ansah not cut out for basketball

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Growing up in Ghana, Ziggy Ansah did dream of becoming a sports star in North America. He expected it to be in the NBA. Instead, Ansah's lack of basketball ability has turned into a great benefit for the Detroit Lions, who have seen him become into one of the NFL's most athletic and productive pass rushers. On Thursday, Ansah had a career-high 3 sacks as...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

A living, running legacy at Detroit King (VIDEO)

Detroit King's Martell Pettaway deals with the tragic death of his older brother, Devinne, by running straight at it.
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Spartans can clinch Big Ten East with win over Penn State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- One more victory would give Michigan State's senior class a share of a school record with 42 victories. That's a mark currently held by the 2013 and 2014 seniors, which is quite a statement about what kind of run the Spartans have been on in recent years. Milestones like this have become the norm. It's championships that matter in East Lansing. "Our goal...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan-Ohio State could be simply for pride

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- If either Ohio State or Michigan had held on to beat Michigan State, a bid to the Big Ten title game would be at stake again on Saturday in the latest iteration of one of college football's greatest rivalries. But both lost to the Spartans on the final play of the game. The Buckeyes watched a field goal sail through the uprights, and the Wolverines infamously...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Valentine's triple-double lifts Izzo to career victory No. 500

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Denzel Valentine took his game to another level, scoring, rebounding and dishing off. His teammates followed his lead, making third-ranked Michigan State too much to handle. Valentine had a triple-double of 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Spartans beat Boston College 99-68 Thursday in an opening-round game at the DirectTV Wooden Legacy to...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

These are Jim Harbaugh's best awkward moments

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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Stafford-to-Johnson leads Lions to Thanksgiving rout of Eagles

DETROIT (AP) -- Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. The Lions (4-7) have won three straight this season and three in a row in their annual Thanksgiving game. The Eagles (4-7) are on a three-game losing streak. They have allowed at least 45...
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November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Datsyuk nets 300th goal, but Bruins top Red Wings in OT

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November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Red Wings fall to Bruins in OT 3-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Vatrano deflected Colin Miller's shot past Petr Mrazek for his third NHL goal. Miller scored the tying goal with 1:44 left in the third period, and Boston won its sixth straight against the Red Wings. Boston is...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Drummond leads Pistons over Heat

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Andre Drummond had 18 points and 20 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 104-81 rout of the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. Detroit won for the third time in nine games, while Miami lost for only the second time in eight. Drummond had his fourth 20-rebound game of the season. Dwight Howard has recorded the only other one...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

#Trending: Stan Van Gundy on Leadership (VIDEO)

Heading into tonight's game against the Miami Heat, Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy talks about the leadership developing his roster.  
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State can clinch Big Ten East with win over Penn State (VIDEO)

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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

Unforgettable Moments: Reggie Jackson's 20-assist game (VIDEO)

On March 17, 2015, Reggie Jackson notched 20 assists and 23 points, becoming only the fourth Piston with a 20 point, 20 assist game.
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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

Cooking with Coach: Rob Rubick's state championship recipe (VIDEO)

Rob Rubick gives his secret recipe for winning the state championship ahead of this weekend's 2015 MHSAA Football Finals.  
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Caldwell compares Tate to Willie Mays after Lions' Week 11 win

The scene was jovial in the Detroit Lions' locker room after their 18-13 win over the Oakland Raiders in Week 11. Head coach Jim Caldwell congratulated his players during the post-game celebration, as his Lions managed to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. Caldwell singles out wide receiver Golden Tate -- who had a big day fielding punts in addition to his work...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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