Detroit Sports News and Rumors
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Since the NBA started rewarding physical altercations with harsher penalties in the early 1990s, we’ve thankfully seen the league’s players tone down the actual fisticuffs. Whereas former NBA players like Maurice Lucas, Kevin McHale and just about every…Share Tweet
Lions waive rookie offensive linemanprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Lions waived-injured rookie offensive lineman Darius Johnson Tuesday. Johnson had attended the team’s post-draft rookie minicamp as a tryout player and then signed a contract on May 8, at which point the Lions cut offensive tackle Tyrus Thompson, a …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 4 hours agoScott Luce has been either the director of scouting or director of player personnel with the Florida Panthers since 2002. And like literally every other person in the talent evaluation business, he has some home runs and he has some skeletons in his clo…Share Tweet
Agent says Datsyuk would like to leave, but wants to make sure Red Wings ‘have options’thehockeynews.com 7 hours agoIt will be another two weeks, at the very least, before Pavel Datsyuk has officially made his decision about his future with the Detroit Red Wings. But according to Datsyuk’s agent, the decision won’t come without Datsyuk taking into account what his le…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoThe Lions did not hold joint practices with other teams in Jim Caldwell’s first two years as the team’s head coach, but that will change this summer. The Lions and Steelers announced that the teams will practice together on August 9 and 10 at Steelers c…Share Tweetnytimes.com 23 hours agoMiguel Cabrera is in another one of his slugging grooves, and that's a big reason the Detroit Tigers have rebounded nicely from an awful stretch earlier this month.Share Tweet
Erik Kramer doing well, nine months after suicide attemptprofootballtalk.com May 23 (yesterday)Nine months ago, former Lions and Bears quarterback Erik Kramer bought a gun, checked into a hotel room and shot himself in the head. The bullet passed through his chin, his tongue, his sinus cavity and the top of his head. Kramer, who had been sufferin…Share TweetJordan Zimmermann and Miguel Cabrera helped Detroit to a comfortable lead — then they both had to leave with injuries.Share TweetMLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)The Tigers took the rubber match of their three-game series against the Rays on Sunday, winning for the sixth time in seven games, but it came at a price. Miguel Cabrera and Jordan Zimmermann both left the game with injuries, but not until after an earl…Share TweetJames McCann beat his old college teammate, Drew Smyly, for a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, sending his current Tigers teammate, Michael Fulmer, to a victory in Detroit's 5-4 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Comerica Park.Share TweetRays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier left Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Tigers with two fractures in his left hand after diving to try and catch a shallow fly ball to center field in the fifth inning.Share Tweet
Holocaust survivor sings anthem before Tigers tiltESPN.com May 21 (3 days ago)Holocaust survivor sings anthem before Tigers tiltShare Tweet
100-win dash: Cash honored after milestoneKevin Cash achieved his 100th career managerial win Friday night as the Rays defeated the Tigers, 7-5, at Comerica Park. Cash, 38, reached the milestone in his 201st game as manager of the team, reaching triple digits faster than any skipper in club his…Share TweetJoe DiMaggio had two singles in five trips to the plate in the Yankees' 3-2 win in 10 innings on May 21, 1941.Share Tweet
Datsyuk’s agent denies report longtime Red Wing has signed KHL contractthehockeynews.com May 21 (3 days ago)Pavel Datsyuk, his agent and Detroit GM Ken Holland have said on several occasions that Datsyuk won’t be coming to a final decision on his future with the Red Wings until after the World Championship, so imagine the surprise when a report surfaced that …Share Tweet
Slugging Rays keep foot on gas in DetroitMLB.com May 20 (4 days ago)Kevin Kiermaier broke a tie in the sixth inning with a bases-clearing triple, helping send the Rays to their fourth straight win, a 7-5 victory over the Tigers on Friday night at Comerica Park. The victory ended Detroit's four-game winning streak.Share Tweet
Quick hook for Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, who fails to go deep -- againESPN.com May 20 (4 days ago)Quick hook for Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, who fails to go deep -- againShare TweetESPN.com May 20 (4 days ago)No Hail Mary needed: Packers crush Lions on Twitter with one good tweetShare Tweet
Matthew Stafford doesn’t think Calvin Johnson’s ever coming backprofootballtalk.com May 20 (4 days ago)While Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson walking away from football at the age of 30 surprised many people, his quarterback wasn’t among them. During an interview with WJR-AM, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said he had a suspicion Johnson was leanin…Share Tweet
Lions expect competition on defense, new targets on offenseMay 23ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein looks at Detroit's OTA priorities.
Who are the best under-the-radar NFL rookies?May 15ESPN analyst Field Yates examines some of the incoming NFL rookies drafted outside of the first round who could still have a huge impact for their teams.
How much of a concern should gambling be if Raiders move to Vegas...May 12Ian Fitzsimmons says the fact the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints play home games right next to casinos proves gambling won't be an issue if the Raiders end up moving to Las Vegas.
A'Shawn Robinson: Learning a lot about 'amazing' Lions historyMay 10The rookie defensive tackle explains the franchise giving him a history lesson about the Lions.