Detroit Sports News and Rumors
Red Wings’ Danny DeKeyser day-to-day after blocked shot
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Detroit’s 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators may have moved the Red Wings into sole possession second place in the Atlantic Division, but Tampa Bay and Boston are nipping at their heels. And fending off the Lightning and Bruins isn’t going to be easy …Share Tweet
Report: Lions expected to hire Broncos assistant as QB coachprofootballtalk.com 1 hour agoThe Lions promoted Jim Bob Cooter from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator when they fired Joe Lombardi last season and then, to the great joy of many, made Cooter the permanent choice for the job once they decided to hold onto head coach Jim Ca…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 11 (yesterday)After hiring Bob Quinn as their new General Manager last month, the Lions hired Matt Harriss away from the Giants to be their vice president of football administration. That left the Giants with an opening in their front office in Harriss’ former role a…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 11 (yesterday)As of last weekend, Detroit Red Wings knew they were living in a new era: There was everything that came before Dylan Larkin’s teenage basement skills video went viral, and everything that shall come after it. Please recall the incredible video in which…Share TweetPistons retire Billups' No. 1 at half vs. NuggetsShare Tweet
Tigers hope new faces help them return to postseasonMLB.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)The Tigers head to Spring Training with more prominent new faces than they've brought in over any offseason since 2009, the year after their previous last-place finish. GM Al Avila was part of that offseason, serving as then-general manager Dave Dombrow…Share Tweet
JD Martinez, Tigers Finalize $18.5 Million, 2-Year Dealnytimes.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)J.D. Martinez and the Detroit Tigers finalized their $18.5 million, two-year contract Wednesday, a deal that avoided salary arbitration.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)Hall of Fame receiver Lynn Swann makes a good point about the Hall of Fame credentials of Lions receiver Calvin Johnson. Megatron simply may not have done enough in nine NFL seasons to earn a spot in Canton. By making the case against Johnson, however, …Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Expensive backup Jimmy Howard likely to hit trade marketthehockeynews.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)With Petr Mrazek having displaced Jimmy Howard as the Detroit Red Wings’ starting goaltender, questions are being raised over the latter’s future in the Motor City. Howard is under contract through 2018-19 at an annual cap hit of $5.29 million. Now an e…Share Tweet
Witness Young Dylan Larkin Shooting Pucks In A Basement And Getting Amped About His Sick Snipesdeadspin.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)Before Dylan Larkin was a fresh-faced rookie for the Red Wings, he was “D-Boss,” an even more fresh-faced kid hanging out in an unfinished basement with his friend, Evan “EG Slayer” Gizinski. The two teens recorded a video of themselves sniping pucks an…Share TweetThe Red Wings’ Justin Abdelkader hasn’t been suspended in nearly three seasons, but the 28-year-old winger could be missing an upcoming game or two after he delivered a check to Aleksander Barkov that knocked the Panthers center out of Monday’s game and…Share TweetESPN.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)Pistons' Drummond hits longest shot since 2007Share TweetJ.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.Share Tweet
Six Tigers primed for bounceback 2016 seasonsMLB.com Feb 8 (4 days ago)For all the buzz about the Tigers' offseason moves, the fate of their 2016 season rests more on three of the club's longest-tenured players.Share Tweet
Getting to Know: Red Wings defenseman Mike Greenthehockeynews.com Feb 7 (5 days ago)Status: Detroit Red Wings defenseman. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 207 pounds DOB: October 12, 1985 In: Calgary, Alta. First Hockey Memory: “Probably skating on the pond for the first time with my dad (Dave).” Hockey Inspirations: “I think my parents. I was a big fan of…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 7 (5 days ago)Dylan Larkin is a rookie forward for the Detroit Red Wings who is pushing for the Calder Trophy and recently broke the NHL All-Star Game record for fastest skater in the skills competition. But before that, he was ‘D-Boss,’ the dude who sniped pucks in …Share Tweet
Report: Ex-Lions receiver Titus Young arrested for assault, againprofootballtalk.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young has been arrested again. According to TMZ Sports, Young was arrested after allegedly causing “serious bodily injury” to another man during a fight on January 30. The report states that Young has been charged wit…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)The second period between the Detroit Red Wings and New York Islanders ended at 3:33pm EST. The third period began at 4:25pm EST. 56 minutes is a bit longer than your standard NHL intermission; 36 minutes longer to be exact. The Zamboni did it's scrape …Share TweetNHL.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)DETROIT - Dylan Larkin and Tomas Tatar each had a goal and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings routed the New York Islanders 5-1 for their first home win of 2016, a game delayed 36 minutes by a malfunctioning Zamboni that chopped up a section o...Share Tweet
Islanders-Red Wings resume after 36-minute delayNHL.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)DETROIT - The start of the third period of the game between the New York Islanders and Detroit Red Wings has been delayed for 20 minutes after the ice was damaged by one of the Zambonis between periods. Ice repairs are continuing, and no time...Share Tweet
Lions to give Calvin Johnson time, but the clock is still tickingprofootballtalk.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)The Lions want receiver Calvin Johnson to take his time regarding his decision to retire. But even though they have yet to say it, their patience can’t be open-ended. “Right now I want him to come to his own conclusion and decide what he wants to do,” t…Share Tweet
Can progressing TJ Jones fill Lions' void at receiverFeb 11ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein focuses on the question marks surrounding Detroit's receiver depth and finding a replacement for Calvin Johnson.
More memorable career: Lynch or Johnson?Feb 11Mike and Mike debate whether Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch or Lions WR Calvin Johnson had the more memorable career in the NFL.
Golden Tate hoping for Calvin Johnson returnFeb 5Lions WR Golden Tate says he understands why Calvin Johnson wants to retire, but is holding out hope he returns to play next season.
Lions looking to improve 'middle class' of rosterFeb 5ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses how the new management in Detroit hopes to make the Lions contenders.