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Pistons hire search firm to help find new general manager

The Detroit News (Vincent Goodwill- The Detroit News) — The Pistons have used consulting firms in the Tom Gores regime, and will use Korn Ferry in their search for a new general manager.
  • New: 3 hr 57 min ago

Ex-Piston Adrian Dantley calls Isiah Thomas 'con man' on 105.1-FM show

MLive.com (David Mayo | dmayo@mlive.com) — Dantley made it clear to host Matt Dery that he didn't want to participate in the ESPN '30 for 30' special and only did so at the NBA's behest, but refused to watch.
  • New: 5 hr 5 min ago

Tigers lineup: Kelly and Romine in; Justin Miller called up

Detoit Free Press Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's home game against the Los Angeles Angels (7 p.m., FS-Plus). Right-hander Jered Weaver is scheduled to start for the Halos.
  • New: 6 hr 12 min ago

Tigers lineup: Kelly and Romine in; Justin Miller called up

Detoit Free Press Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's home game against the Los Angeles Angels (7 p.m., FS-Plus). Right-hander Jered Weaver is scheduled to start for the Halos.
  • New: 6 hr 18 min ago

Bad Boys rift: Dantley still doesn't like Thomas, calls him 'con man'

Detroit Free Press Adrian Dantley didn't watch Thursday night's 'Bad Boys' 30 for 30 documentary on ESPN. In fact, he didn't even want to be a part of it. 'But the NBA kept begging me to be on there, so I did the...
  • New: 6 hr 21 min ago

Former Piston Adrian Dantley calls Isiah Thomas 'con man' in radio interview

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — Dantley began the call to Dery's show by revealing he refused to watch the ESPN '30 for 30' series documentary on the Bad Boys that premiered Thursday night. 'I'm not gonna watch that; you think...
  • New: 6 hr 42 min ago

Isaiah Thomas gets tweets about Isiah after 'Bad Boys' doc, plus more Twitter reaction

Detroit Free Press Now would be a good time to remind people that Isaiah Thomas of the Sacramento Kings is of absolutely no relation to former Detroit Pistons star Isiah Thomas. That said, people still confuse the...
  • New: 7 hr 29 min ago

MSU's Izzo to Timberwolves? Speculation starts

Detroit Free Press Rick Adelman is still the coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, though his days might be numbered. And if he goes, expect to hear speculation about Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo.
  • New: 7 hr 54 min ago

Detroit Pistons retain corporate head-hunter to assist in general manager search

MLive.com (David Mayo | dmayo@mlive.com) — Pistons retain executive search group Korn Ferry, and its powerful sports-focused head-hunter Jed Hughes, to assist in identifying and establishing contact with potential replacements for Joe...
  • New: 8 hr 14 min ago

Pistons' GM search will be aided by former U-M football assistant coach

Detroit Free Press Jed Hughes, a representative of national search firm Korn Ferry, has been retained by the team. Korn Ferry assisted with the Toronto Raptors' GM search last summer, which ended with the hiring of...
  • New: 8 hr 14 min ago

Red Wings keep it lighthearted at morning skate in Boston

Detoit Free Press There was Detroit coach Mike Babcock answering a question about goalie Jimmy Howard by saying, 'I think he's dialed in and he's going to be unbelievable.' And there was Boston coach Claude Julien...
  • New: 8 hr 37 min ago
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Secret Service to Mr. Met: 'Approach the president, and we go for the kill shot'

Detoit Free Press Mr. Met, the lovable mascot with an oversized baseball for a head, was working when then-President Bill Clinton and a number of menacing Secret Service agents were in attendance.
  • New: 9 hr 40 min ago

NHL playoffs: Rangers blitz Flyers after costly double minor, 4-1

Detoit Free Press Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia, 4-1, in the playoff opener Thursday night to stretch their...
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NBA playoffs: Spurs look to avenge last year's heartbreak

Detroit Free Press To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs might have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Survive all...
  • New: 10 hr 29 min ago

Detroit vs. Boston: Steve Schrader's tale of the tape

Detoit Free Press Comparing the cities of Detroit and Boston:
  • New: 10 hr 30 min ago

Detroit 7, Cleveland 5: 'Baseball rat' Kinsler lifts Tigers to sloppy victory

Detoit Free Press Maybe all the Detroit Tigers really needed was a sloppy game to finally clean up at the plate.
  • New: 10 hr 33 min ago

NBA mock draft: 3 Wolverines, including McGary, going in first round

Detroit Free Press It would be quite a statement for the program if it happened, with all five starters from the 2013 NCAA tournament runner-up team ending up as first-round picks.
  • New: 10 hr 52 min ago

Ask David: Which Detroit Pistons have character, talent to be part of a champion?

MLive.com (David Mayo | dmayo@mlive.com) — The Pistons face a lot of uncertainty in the months ahead and one reader questions which players have the core attributes and GM or coach would desire in this week's Q&A with MLive Pistons beat...
  • New: 11 hr 31 min ago

Secret Service to Mr. Met: 'Approach the president, and we go for the kill shot'

Detoit Free Press The lovable mascot with an oversized baseball for a head was working when then-President Bill Clinton and a number of menacing Secret Service agents were in attendance.
  • 12 hr 29 min ago

Ticker: Andrei Kirilenko bringing Hooters to Russia

Detroit Free Press Can the U.S. and Russia find common ground in the midst of the Ukraine crisis?
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Blog Articles

Delta flight from Detroit to Denver examined for possible security threat

Detoit Free Press Airport spokeswoman Stacey Stegman said Friday that passengers on the flight were taken to another location by bus. Police are searching the plane, and it is unclear what, if anything, they have...
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Watch live: Outnumber Hunger concert

Detoit Free Press Gannett is using its extraordinary reach to help General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America elevate the Outnumber Hunger initiative tonight by showing a special, one-hour concert...
  • New: 1 hr 22 min ago

Penske, Gilbert, Rapson on Detroit's witness list in bankruptcy case

Detoit Free Press The city on Friday released the list of witnesses it expects to call during this summer's hearing on Detroit's plan for exiting bankruptcy.
  • New: 3 hr 9 min ago

Expert: Eaton County girl, 10, was choked until she blacked out, raped

Detoit Free Press The girl's parents found her in her bedroom that morning, screaming, crying and confused, according to testimony. The Lansing State Journal does not name alleged victims of sexual crimes.
  • New: 3 hr 20 min ago

Why Hillary Clinton's grandchild shouldn't matter

Detoit Free Press As the former secretary of state tries to decide whether to run for president again in 2016, Chelsea Clinton's announcement that she's expecting sometime this fall is being viewed as another piece...
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Honda's high hopes for 2015 Fit

Detoit Free Press Honda started building the new 2015 Fit subcompact car for the first time in North America last month at a new plant in Celaya, Mexico, which should ensure a steady supply.
  • New: 3 hr 43 min ago

MSU's Jamal Lyles: 'I feel like a tight end now'

Detoit Free Press Jamal Lyles played the role of tight end in Michigan State's fall production of a 13-1 season and Rose Bowl championship. When it was over, the question remained: Would Lyles' future involve a...
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Names+Faces: Lindsay Lohan doesn't want to talk about her conquest list

Detoit Free Press Remember that list that surfaced last month? A piece of paper with names of actors scribbled on it? It was said to be Lindsay Lohan's list of lovers, or her 'personal conquest' list, as published...
  • New: 4 hr 18 min ago

U-M's Hoke: Gardner 'might' be starter if season started today

Detoit Free Press All spring U-M coach Brady Hoke has insisted Devin Gardner would be the starting quarterback if the season started today. Today he backed off that a bit.
  • New: 4 hr 25 min ago

Warren police: Student brought gun and bullets to school in backpack

Detoit Free Press A Warren Woods Tower High School student is in the Macomb County youth home today after an unloaded 22-caliber pistol and six bullets were found in his backpack in a classroom at school, police...
  • New: 5 hr 17 min ago

Not just plain vanilla: Choose your white paint shade wisely and your decor will shine through

Detoit Free Press Often people default to white because they don't want strong colors. But as it turns out, 'it's harder to choose white than any other color,' said Sharon Grech, a color design expert.
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Amy Dickinson: Keep opinions on friend's marriage to yourself

Detoit Free Press My friend's husband had an affair with his much younger assistant. My friend found a couple of very racy messages from her to him. This was going on for months and months. The assistant also was...
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Another New Haven official targeted in recall effort

Detoit Free Press Recall petition language for another New Haven village trustee has been filed, less than a month before a special recall election for four other village officials.
  • New: 6 hr 7 min ago

Tigers lineup: Kelly and Romine in; Justin Miller called up

Detoit Free Press Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's home game against the Los Angeles Angels (7 p.m., FS-Plus). Right-hander Jered Weaver is scheduled to start for the Halos.
  • New: 6 hr 12 min ago

Tigers lineup: Kelly and Romine in; Justin Miller called up

Detoit Free Press Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's home game against the Los Angeles Angels (7 p.m., FS-Plus). Right-hander Jered Weaver is scheduled to start for the Halos.
  • New: 6 hr 18 min ago

Bad Boys rift: Dantley still doesn't like Thomas, calls him 'con man'

Detoit Free Press Adrian Dantley didn't watch Thursday night's 'Bad Boys' 30 for 30 documentary on ESPN. In fact, he didn't even want to be a part of it. 'But the NBA kept begging me to be on there, so I did the...
  • New: 6 hr 21 min ago

State House leader ups the ante in Detroit bankruptcy case: Unions put up cash, or no money from the state

Detoit Free Press Unions representing city of Detroit employees must put up some cash toward the Detroit bankruptcy settlement before the Legislature will vote on a proposed $350-million state contribution toward...
  • New: 6 hr 37 min ago

Whalers' Nedeljkovic named OHL goaltender of the year

Detoit Free Press 'He definitely deserves this,' said Whalers coach/general manager Mike Vellucci. 'We don't continue our streak of 23 straight years in the playoffs without Alex in net, especially early on, with...
  • New: 7 hr 25 min ago

Isaiah Thomas gets tweets about Isiah after 'Bad Boys' doc, plus more Twitter reaction

Detoit Free Press Now would be a good time to remind people that Isaiah Thomas of the Sacramento Kings is of absolutely no relation to former Detroit Pistons star Isiah Thomas. That said, people still confuse the...
  • New: 7 hr 29 min ago
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What a week! More on the Free Press' latest Pulitzer winner

Detoit Free Press It's been an exciting week at the Detroit Free Press. Our Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson, the head of our editorial board, won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary on Monday. It has been...
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