Detroit Sports News and Rumors

  • Keeping Score: Rookie of the Year Is a Two-Horse Race in the Am…

    Keeping Score: Rookie of the Year Is a Two-Horse Race in the American League

    nytimes.com Updated 1 hour ago
    Detroit Tigers starter Michael Fulmer started fast but faded, while the Yankees slugger Gary Sanchez dazzled for two solid months.
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  • Cabrera 2 HRs, Tigers Move Up in Playoff Race, Beat Braves

    Cabrera 2 HRs, Tigers Move Up in Playoff Race, Beat Braves

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus just wants to focus on his team, rather than worry about the other teams in the AL wild-card race.
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  • Miggy, Norris get Tigers 1/2 GB of Wild Card

    Miggy, Norris get Tigers 1/2 GB of Wild Card

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    The Tigers rode Miguel Cabrera's two home runs and Daniel Norris' power fastball to within a half-game of the Blue Jays for the American League's second Wild Card. A pair of Cabrera drives supported Norris' 6 2/3 innings, sending Detroit to a 6-2 win ov…
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  • Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron questionable for Lions

    Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron questionable for Lions

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    As the Lions try to move to 2-2 on the year, they’ll definitely not have two key players. They possibly won’t have two others. As expected, defensive end Ziggy Ansah and linebacker DeAndre Levy are out for Sunday’s game, with ankle and quad injuries, re…
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  • Bears' Jay Cutler doubtful, Alshon Jeffery questionable to face…

    Bears' Jay Cutler doubtful, Alshon Jeffery questionable to face Lions

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Bears' Jay Cutler doubtful, Alshon Jeffery questionable to face Lions
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  • Tigers, Indians Postponed After Delay of Over 4 Hours

    Tigers, Indians Postponed After Delay of Over 4 Hours

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    For a brief moment, it appeared there might be baseball at Comerica Park — when the tarp came off, and both managers walked around the field with umpires.
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  • Nevin Lawson: NFL told Lions 66-yard pass interference was inco…

    Nevin Lawson: NFL told Lions 66-yard pass interference was incorrect call

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    According to ESPN, Lions cornerback Nevin Lawson picked up the longest penalty in at least 15 years last Sunday when he was flagged for a pass interference penalty that gave the Packers a 66-yard gain on the first play of the second quarter. The Packers…
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  • Tigers to play makeup Monday, if needed

    Tigers to play makeup Monday, if needed

    MLB.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    The Tigers and Indians waited all day Thursday for a chance to wrap up their series at Comerica Park. The rain never let up. By the end of the day, it was a rare amount of rain falling around downtown Detroit. The resulting postponement sets up a potent…
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  • Rain halts Michael Fulmer's quest for AL ERA title

    Rain halts Michael Fulmer's quest for AL ERA title

    yahoo.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    Baseball and bad weather do not mix. Right now, no one knows that better than Detroit Tigers rookie Michael Fulmer. A long rain delay during the Tigers’ game against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday cost him the chance to qualify for the AL ERA title,…
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  • In Terms of Success – Lions Rank Next To Dead Last in the NFL i…

    In Terms of Success – Lions Rank Next To Dead Last in the NFL in New Article

    lionsgab.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    Mike Freeman, Lead NFL National Reporter for Bleacher Report, has written a long piece which talks about each and every NFL franchise, and their success. There’s a number of factors involved, including Super Bowl, Conference and division titles. The Lio…
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  • Tigers keep pace with rain-shortened victory

    Tigers keep pace with rain-shortened victory

    MLB.com nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    The Tigers couldn't beat the rain Wednesday night, but they had just enough at-bats to beat the Indians. Miguel Cabrera's three-run home run in the fifth inning came right before the downpour that stopped play at Comerica Park to finish out a rain-short…
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  • Tigers Tap Zimmermann to Start Friday Against Braves

    Tigers Tap Zimmermann to Start Friday Against Braves

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    Jordan Zimmermann is set to pitch Friday night for the playoff-chasing Detroit Tigers in what would be his first start in nearly three weeks.
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  • 4 N.F.L. Teams Are Still on the Road to an 0-16 Season

    4 N.F.L. Teams Are Still on the Road to an 0-16 Season

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    The Jaguars, the Saints, the Bears and the Browns are 0-3 and could wind up where only the 2008 Detroit Lions have been: winless for a full season.
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  • Tigers Rout Cleveland 12-0, Pull Within 1 Game of Wild Card

    Tigers Rout Cleveland 12-0, Pull Within 1 Game of Wild Card

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    The lineup Justin Verlander was facing barely resembled the Cleveland team that clinched the AL Central title the night before.
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  • In need of boost, Tigers activate Castellanos

    In need of boost, Tigers activate Castellanos

    MLB.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    The Tigers, with their season on the line, will turn back to Nick Castellanos to give them an offensive boost for the stretch run. The team activated the slugging third baseman from the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Indians foll…
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  • Big league life of Norris focus of short film

    Big league life of Norris focus of short film

    MLB.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    Daniel Norris has embarked on the adventure of a Major League Baseball career, which currently finds him taking part in a late-September postseason race with the Tigers.
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  • Lions bring back Aaron Dobson

    Lions bring back Aaron Dobson

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    It’s not quite the full-blown 54-man roster trick, because receiver Aaron Dobson still isn’t a vested veteran and must pass through waivers. Still, Dobson is emerging as the early bottom-of-roster option in Detroit for player who is cut in order to crea…
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  • Bears signing defensive lineman C.J. Wilson

    Bears signing defensive lineman C.J. Wilson

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    The Bears are signing defensive tackle C.J. Wilson, his agents announced on Twitter. Wilson, 29, spent time with the Raiders and Lions last season. He was released by the Saints in August. He’s a veteran of 78 career games and 19 starts, and he’ll have …
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  • Bears sign running back Joique Bell

    Bears sign running back Joique Bell

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    As if they didn’t have enough other problems, the Bears found themselves thin in the backfield with the injury to Jeremy Langford. They found a familiar face to fill the gap, signing former Lions running back Joique Bell, according to Joique Bell’s soci…
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  • Video - Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field 00:57

    Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field

    Jul 26
    Louis Riddick and Ed Werder break down the value WR Anquan Boldin will bring to the Lions on a one-year deal.
  • Video - Dolphins, Lions best fit for Foster 01:18

    Dolphins, Lions best fit for Foster

    Jul 18
    The NFL Insiders crew breaks down where free agent RB Arian Foster should sign this season.
  • Video - Lions offense still has issues to work out in training camp 01:30

    Lions offense still has issues to work out in training camp

    Jul 18
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down why Calvin Johnson's retirement and offensive line retooling will be the focal points in Detroit's training camp.
  • Video - Training camp 60 second preview 01:07

    Training camp 60 second preview

    Jul 16
    NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers your NFL training camp primer.