Detroit Sports News and Rumors
Miguel Cabrera helped the Detroit Tigers finish off their second sweep on a homestand in which they won twice as many games as they lost.Share Tweet
NFC North Q&A: Is Lions' Darius Slay the best CB in the division?ESPN.com 52 minutes agoNFC North Q&A: Is Lions' Darius Slay the best CB in the division?Share Tweet
Pistons send Meeks to Magic for second-round picknba.com 14 hours agoThe Detroit Pistons have traded guard Jodie Meeks to the Orlando Magic for a 2019 conditional second-round draft pick.Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 14 hours agoWe can only assume that Steven Stamkos’ agents aren’t terribly excited at the moment. His accountants? Well, since there’s no state tax in Florida and Stamkos will earn an average salary of $8.5 million each of the next eight years, well, that should ma…Share Tweet
Jim Caldwell is skeptical of going for two more oftenprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoAs teams around the NFL discuss the possibility of going for two more often, Lions coach Jim Caldwell sounds unconvinced. Caldwell said he’s aware that quarterbacks like Ben Roethlisberger and Drew Brees have said they want to go for two as the default …Share Tweet
Ichiro ties, passes Rice, now 14 hits from 3,000MLB.com Jun 28 (yesterday)With two singles on Tuesday night in the Marlins' 7-5 loss to the Tigers, Ichiro Suzuki moved past Sam Rice and into sole possession of 30th place on MLB's all-time hits list. Now at 2,986 hits, the next major milestone for Ichiro is the magical No. 3,0…Share TweetMiguel Cabrera's three-run homer highlighted a seven-run fifth inning for Detroit, and the Tigers went on to beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Barry Bonds explicit in his admiration for Tigers slugger Miguel CabreraESPN.com Jun 28 (yesterday)Barry Bonds explicit in his admiration for Tigers slugger Miguel CabreraShare Tweet
Here are the need-to-know picks from the CHL Import Draftthehockeynews.com Jun 28 (yesterday)The CHL Import Draft establishes major junior rights for European players and it’s never a dull process. Because the kids picked are under no pressure to come over here, it’s never just a matter of Best Player Available. And since junior teams all have …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)Goaltender Rogie Vachon said Gordie Howe played a role in the netminder's long and legendary career. Vachon received a surprise start for his first NHL game of his career in the 1966-67 season against the Detroit Red Wings. Howe took the puck from the b…Share Tweet
Red Wings bringing back F Drew Miller on 1-year dealNHL.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Drew Miller to a one-year deal. The 32-year-old Miller will make $1.025 million, plus up to $350,000 in bonuses. Miller has 51 goals and 49 assists in 449 games with the Red Wings since j...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)With the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…Share TweetAccording to multiple reports, right winger Alexander Radulov has priced himself out of an NHL contract. The KHL star always had the fall-back option of staying in Russia, but now that seems to have hit a speed bump, too. Several outlets are reporting t…Share Tweet
Stanley Wilson targeted three homes (one clothed) before he was shot nakedprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)Before he was shot while doing some naked breaking and entering last week, former Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson II had targeted three other homes — at least one of them while clothed. According to Aimee Green of the Oregonian, Wilson was shot while br…Share Tweet
Calvin Johnson thinks Lions could be tougher to defend without himprofootballtalk.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)When Lions quarterback said last week that the Lions might be tougher to cover without retired wide receiver Calvin Johnson, it sounded like the thing a quarterback has to say. But Johnson, at least, believes he has a point. The former Lions wideout sug…Share Tweet
Success vs. Tigers aids Tribe's 9-game runThe Indians have owned the Tigers this season, holding a perfect 9-0 record against their division rivals.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)Lonnie Chisenhall had four hits, including one of Cleveland's four home runs off Justin Verlander in the fifth inning, and the streaking Indians won their ninth straight game Sunday by beating Detroit 9-3 to remain unbeaten in nine meetings with the Tig…Share Tweet
Tribe's 9th straight W powered by 4-HR 5thThe Indians' dominance of the Tigers continued Sunday, as a 9-3 Cleveland win capped a third sweep of Detroit this season while the Tribe won its ninth straight overall.Share Tweet
Pelfrey: Relief outing was key for splitterAs the Tigers' rotation continues to get worked out on the fly, Mike Pelfrey hopes he found some momentum for Tuesday's start after a Friday relief appearance.Share Tweet
Megatron at ease with retirement decisionJun 25Take a look into Calvin Johnson's Catching Dreams Football Camp where the former Lions wide receiver shows campers how to run drills like a pro. Johnson also addresses his decision to retire from the NFL after nine seasons.
Yates disagrees with Stafford about Lions' offenseJun 22ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates doesn't necessarily agree with QB Matthew Stafford that the Lions' offense will be tougher to defend without defenses being able to key on Calvin Johnson, but he does say Detroit's receiving corps will be tough to bring d
Trotter: Lions want more balance in offenseMay 27Jim Trotter and Darren Woodson break down how the Lions need to adjust to life without having WR Calvin Johnson on their roster.
Lions move on to life without Calvin JohnsonMay 26ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein says Calvin Johnson's retirement is opening up opportunities across the offense for other players.