Detroit Sports News and Rumors
The Red Wings are en route to their 24th consecutive playoff appearance, but may be without concussed key winger Johan Franzen for its entirety. With that in mind, GM Ken Holland moved Sunday and made a deal with his former assistant GM and current Dall…Upvote Share Tweet
Stars trade forward Erik Cole to Red Wings; prospects Janmark, Backman coming to DallasNHL.com 1 hour agoDALLAS - The Dallas Stars traded forward Erik Cole and a draft pick to the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night for two prospects and a draft pick. The Stars got centre Mattias Janmark, defenceman Mattias Backman and a second-round pick this yea...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 3 hours agoThe Detroit Red Wings acquired forward Erik Cole and a conditional third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from the Dallas Stars on Sunday for defenseman Mattias Backman, center Mattias Janmark and a second-round pick in this year's draft. Cole,...Upvote Share Tweet
Could Dion Phaneuf become the next Larry Murphy?thehockeynews.com 6 hours agoThe last time the Toronto Maple Leafs traded a maligned defenseman to the Detroit Red Wings it was Larry Murphy, who went on to win two more Stanley Cups in Detroit and cement his credentials as a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. After all, four Stanl…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 7 hours agoAfter turning down a six-year, $144 million extension from the Detroit Tigers last March, many wondered if Max Scherzer was taking a gamble that could backfire terribly if he went down to an injury or just simply lost his way ahead of free agency. As it…Upvote Share Tweet
Tulloch 'way ahead of schedule' in ACL rehabESPN.com 9 hours agoStephen Tulloch may not know about his status with the Detroit Lions for 2015, but the rehabilitation of his torn left ACL is something he is not worried about.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 has five new namesprofootballtalk.com Feb 28 (yesterday)With numerous veterans hitting the market in recent days, PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 has gotten an update. For now, we’ve added five players to our list of the top free agents, including ex-Lions tailback Reggie Bush and ex-Rams defensive tackle Kendall L…Upvote Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tomas Tatar broke a tie on a power play at 9:06 of the third period in the Detroit Red Wings' 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Tatar carried the puck toward the Nashville net and fired a backhander that...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Feb 28 (yesterday)With the trade deadline days away, everyone has taken the time to reflect on the deadline deals that were blockbusters, those that changed a team’s fate or gave them a boost on their road to the Stanley Cup and even looked back at who won long-term. But…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan in the hunt for spot in Tigers' bullpenMLB.com Feb 28 (yesterday)If left-hander Kyle Ryan can close out his spring by nabbing a spot on the Tigers' Opening Day roster, he'll be happy with his catch.Upvote Share Tweet
Rehabbing V-Mart to run on anti-gravity treadmillMLB.com Feb 28 (yesterday)For the second time in three days, Victor Martinez made an early appearance at Tigers Spring Training without doing much activity. He won't have to wait long to come back and do something.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers sign former first-round pick Perry to Minors dealMLB.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)For the third time in the past two months, the Tigers have brought back a former prospect, signing 2008 first-round pick Ryan Perry to a Minor League contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Avila sits out at camp due to back tightnessMLB.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)The Tigers had enough trouble with injuries last Spring Training that they could justifiably get nervous when Alex Avila had to sit out Friday's workout with back tightness. This injury, however, doesn't appear to be severe.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions hang onto the “Nolan Ryan of long snapping”profootballtalk.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)Friday afternoon’s when you’re supposed to dump your bad news, like the Cardinals did today. The Lions, however, did something awesome. Via Tim Twentyman of the team’s official website, the Lions re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach to a new one-year con…Upvote Share Tweet
Five NHL trade deadline deals that helped clinch the Stanley Cupthehockeynews.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)What are the chances your team will land a player on trade deadline day to help it win the Stanley Cup this year? It’s a long shot, but perhaps not as remote as you think. Over the past 10 years, five teams have made swaps on D-day for a piece of the pu…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)Thursday was a busy day on the Adrian Peterson front as the NFL appealed Judge David Doty’s ruling that the league overstepped its bounds by punishing Peterson with an indefinite suspension under the new personal conduct policy. Peterson is back on the …Upvote Share TweetHeading in to Thursday night, Luke Glendening had suited up for each of Detroit’s 59 games and had scored only seven goals. As such, it was a surprise when Glendening scored against San Jose, but it was twice as unexpected when you see the goal itself. …Upvote Share Tweet
James “Shack” Harris retires from the NFLprofootballtalk.com Feb 27 (3 days ago)The man who became the first African-American quarterback to start a regular-season opener and who went on to lead an NFL front office has ended his career in football, 46 years after entering the league through the draft. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroi…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions expected to sign Phillip Huntprofootballtalk.com Feb 27 (3 days ago)The Lions signed defensive end George Johnson as a free agent last year after Johnson missed the entire 2013 season and were rewarded with six sacks off the bench on the way to the playoffs. Johnson is a restricted free agent this offseason, so he shoul…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)There are two things the Detroit Lions desperately need as the franchise tries to win its first playoff game in more than 20 years: Defensive linemen and offensive linemen. Though it is somewhat likely the Lions will go with one of those positions in th…Upvote Share Tweet
Ubaldo tabbed for Grapefruit League openerMLB.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)Ubaldo Jimenez will start the Orioles' first Grapefruit League game on Tuesday in Lakeland, Fla., against the Detroit Tigers, manager Buck Showalter announced on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 26 (4 days ago)Scherzer, the 2013 A.L. Cy Young Award winner, is focused on improving after joining the Nationals, who gave him the largest free-agent pitching contract in major league history.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 26 (4 days ago)The Detroit Lions released running back Reggie Bush halfway through the four-year deal he signed as a free agent before the 2013 season.Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards Top Pistons To Snap SkidFeb 28John Wall scored 22 points to help the Wizards beat the Pistons 99-95 and snap a six-game losing streak.
Tatar Scores Game Winner For DetroitFeb 28In the third period, Tomas Tatar scored his 25th goal of the season to break the tie to give the Red Wings a 4-3 win over the Predators.
Knicks Take Down Pistons In 2OTFeb 27Andrea Bargnani's double-double of 25 points and 12 rebounds helped the Knicks snap an eight-game slide with a 121-115 double-overtime win over the Pistons.
Hamilton Retires After 14 Seasons In NBAFeb 262004 NBA champion and three-time All-Star Richard Hamilton announces his retirement after 14 seasons in the NBA.
With Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler injured, the odds are against a deep play…Mar 1Yet again, the Bulls are the NBA's most injured team. With Jimmy Butler now out along with Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose, a deep playoff run will be nearly impossible, Michael Wilbon writes.
Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars must be big free-agency spenders -- …Mar 1John Clayton's mailbag: The Raiders and Jaguars are lagging behind the minimum spending threshold, so they have to be big players in free agency.
JaVale McGee discussing buyout with Philadelphia 76ersMar 1The Philadelphia 76ers are engaged in active buyout talks with newly-acquired center JaVale McGee in advance of Sunday night's playoff-eligibility deadline, according to league sources.
Watch liveFeb 26Phil Jackson is in the arena tonight for the Nebraska-Ohio State game on ESPN, likely to get a look at the Buckeyes' D'Angelo Russell, currently No. 4...