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Lions' Golden Tate, Matthew Stafford working on communication skills

The Detroit News (Chris McCosky- The Detroit News) — Tate is pushing hard to keep the lines of communication open with Stafford even during these early drills. 'He has a lot of talent and I think I have a lot of talent,' Tate said.
  • New: 48 min ago

Chicago 6, Detroit 4: Tigers' leaky bullpen stains solid start by Smyly

Detoit Free Press The speed is better. The defense is better. The starting pitching might be better.
  • New: 1 hr 33 min ago

Tigers' Ausmus has fond Wrigley Field memories

Detoit Free Press Tigers manager Brad Ausmus loved playing at Wrigley Field during his days as a catcher. Loved the ivy, the atmosphere, the cramped clubhouse � well, maybe not the cramped clubhouse.
  • New: 1 hr 37 min ago

Like Leyland, Tigers manager Ausmus employs bench players

Detoit Free Press Jim Leyland used to talk about it all the time. The best teams find ways to use everyone on the roster.
  • New: 1 hr 38 min ago

Detroit News staff forecasts Lions 2014 season

The Detroit News (Detroit News staff) — Here is how Detroit News staff writers think the Lions season will play out in 2014.
  • New: 2 hr 2 min ago

Bruins pest Marchand staying clean in series - so far

Detoit Free Press Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been accused of being a dirty player. He has attempted to clean up his act a bit in these playoffs.
  • New: 2 hr 2 min ago

Helene St. James: Strong start in Game 2 crucial for Wings

Detoit Free Press Mike Babcock posed a question to each of his players: If you're conceding ground, how are you going to push back?
  • New: 2 hr 5 min ago

Golden Tate predicts big things for Lions offense

The Detroit News (Chris McCosky- The Detroit News) — Tate's first impression of the Lions offense is reminiscent of what Reggie Bush felt during his first offseason with the team last year, when he said the Lions had the talent to be the No. 1...
  • New: 2 hr 13 min ago

Jeff Seidel: Jolt of Zetterberg is what Wings need

Detoit Free Press Henrik Zetterberg took off his skates after practice - yes, he practiced for the first time in two months - but he stayed elusive, making quick cuts, moving back and forth, showing impressive...
  • New: 2 hr 35 min ago

Chris McCosky's game-by-game Lions predictions

The Detroit News (Chris McCosky- The Detroit News) — The Lions' regular season schedule was released Wednesday night, so here's an early, early attempt to predict how their season might go.
  • New: 3 hr 27 min ago

Chicago 6, Detroit 4: Tigers' bullpen blows late lead

Detoit Free Press WHAT HAPPENED: Marcus Semien hit a grand slam in the seventh inning. Chicago's bullpen didn't allow a run. And the Tigers didn't score after a four-run fourth inning.
  • New: 3 hr 41 min ago

White Sox 6, Tigers 4: Why the Tigers lost on Wednesday night

Detoit Free Press WHAT HAPPENED: Marcus Semien hit a grand slam in the seventh inning. Chicago's bullpen didn't allow a run. And the Tigers didn't score after a four-run fourth inning.
  • New: 3 hr 41 min ago

Jimmy Fallon pokes fun at Bruins on 'Tonight Show'

Detoit Free Press Jimmy Fallon, host of 'The Tonight Show,' had a little bit of fun late Tuesday night at the expense of the Boston Bruins.
  • New: 4 hr 26 min ago

2014 NFL Schedule: No AFC teams on Thanksgiving Day

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Detroit's Matthew Stafford and Chicago's Jay Cutler are set to square off in the first of three all-NFC games on Thanksgiving Day this season. What does the rest of the holiday's schedule look...
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Ryan Broyles surprises by taking part in Lions drills

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Coming off his third season-ending leg injury in as many years, Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles said last year he would take as much time to recover before making his return in 2014.
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Fedorov attends Red Wings' Game 3 loss, invited back for Game 4

Detoit Free Press Former Detroit Red Wings great Sergei Fedorov attended the Wings' 3-0 loss to the Bruins on Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena. He has been invited back for Game 4 on Thursday night.
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Fedorov attends Red Wings' Game 3 loss, invited back for Game 4

Detoit Free Press Former Detroit Red Wings great Sergei Fedorov attended the Wings' 3-0 loss to the Bruins on Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena. He has been invited back for Game 4 on Thursday night.
  • New: 8 hr 33 min ago

Report: Lions' season-opener will be Monday night game at home vs. Giants

The Detroit News (Chris McCosky- The Detroit News) — Citing radio station WFAN-660, the New York Post is reporting the Lions will host the Giants and kick off the Monday Night Football schedule on Sept. 8.
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Jamie Samuelsen's blog: It's actually true this time - Howard is Wings' only hope

Detoit Free Press The Red Wings' defense is below average. The offense is explosive � and young. The Wings will be outshot and outchanced in this series. They will make mistakes and will take more penalties. So...
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Lions RB Mikel Leshoure not practicing on second day of minicamp

The Detroit News (Chris McCosky- The Detroit News) — Running back Mikel Leshoure was not on the practice field during the short portion of the Lions' voluntary practice Wednesday that was open to the media. He did practice on Tuesday.
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Blog Articles

Chicago 6, Detroit 4: Tigers' leaky bullpen stains solid start by Smyly

Detoit Free Press The speed is better. The defense is better. The starting pitching might be better.
  • New: 1 hr 33 min ago

Tigers' Ausmus has fond Wrigley Field memories

Detoit Free Press Tigers manager Brad Ausmus loved playing at Wrigley Field during his days as a catcher. Loved the ivy, the atmosphere, the cramped clubhouse � well, maybe not the cramped clubhouse.
  • New: 1 hr 37 min ago

Like Leyland, Tigers manager Ausmus employs bench players

Detoit Free Press Jim Leyland used to talk about it all the time. The best teams find ways to use everyone on the roster.
  • New: 1 hr 38 min ago

New Lions WR Tate is working with Stafford to adjust to new offense

Detoit Free Press Golden Tate doesn't know exactly what Matthew Stafford is thinking every time he bobs his head or waves his arm, but soon enough the Lions' prized free-agent acquisition figures he will.
  • New: 1 hr 43 min ago

Police: Tenn. woman hid loaded gun inside her body

Detoit Free Press Police say a woman smuggled a stolen, loaded gun into a jail, which they discovered during a body cavity search.
  • New: 1 hr 51 min ago

Bruins pest Marchand staying clean in series - so far

Detoit Free Press Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been accused of being a dirty player. He has attempted to clean up his act a bit in these playoffs.
  • New: 2 hr 2 min ago

Mark Phelan: Mercedes' 2014 CLA45 AMG has high performance, high price

Detoit Free Press The CLA45 AMG is remarkably powerful, wringing 355 hp and 320 lb.-ft. of torque from a 2.0L engine. But aside from that impressive output and admirable fuel economy, I have a hard time finding any...
  • New: 2 hr 2 min ago

Helene St. James: Strong start in Game 2 crucial for Wings

Detoit Free Press Mike Babcock posed a question to each of his players: If you're conceding ground, how are you going to push back?
  • New: 2 hr 5 min ago

Jeff Seidel: Jolt of Zetterberg is what Wings need

Detoit Free Press Henrik Zetterberg took off his skates after practice - yes, he practiced for the first time in two months - but he stayed elusive, making quick cuts, moving back and forth, showing impressive...
  • New: 2 hr 35 min ago

Detroit sports TV listings for April 24

Detoit Free Press 9:30 a.m. GOLF - European PGA Tour, China Open, first round (delayed).
  • New: 2 hr 38 min ago

Wolfgang Puck: Lighten your spring cooking with veggies

Detoit Free Press If you can find true baby carrots in your farmers market, use them - or the smallest carrots you can find - in the simple, delicious recipe I share here.
  • New: 2 hr 38 min ago

Oatmeal's savory side: Traditional breakfast grain can hold its own at dinnertime as well

Detoit Free Press Once you wrap your head and your taste buds around the alternatives, you'll discover that oatmeal just might be the most versatile grain around.
  • New: 2 hr 40 min ago

Mike Thompson: Affirmative action, circa 2014

Detoit Free Press The Supreme Court upholds Michigan's ban on affirmative action.
  • New: 2 hr 52 min ago

Chicago 6, Detroit 4: Tigers' bullpen blows late lead

Detoit Free Press WHAT HAPPENED: Marcus Semien hit a grand slam in the seventh inning. Chicago's bullpen didn't allow a run. And the Tigers didn't score after a four-run fourth inning.
  • New: 3 hr 41 min ago

White Sox 6, Tigers 4: Why the Tigers lost on Wednesday night

Detoit Free Press WHAT HAPPENED: Marcus Semien hit a grand slam in the seventh inning. Chicago's bullpen didn't allow a run. And the Tigers didn't score after a four-run fourth inning.
  • New: 3 hr 41 min ago

Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy

Detoit Free Press Barbie is coming alive. Sony Pictures, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation have partnered to create a live-action movie focused on the iconic doll.
  • New: 4 hr 13 min ago

Pentagon to Russia: Back away from our allies

Detoit Free Press The 600 paratroopers the Pentagon is dispatching to Poland and three Baltic nations to conduct live-fire training will also serve as a trip wire to Russian aggression in the region, according to...
  • New: 4 hr 23 min ago

Jimmy Fallon pokes fun at Bruins on 'Tonight Show'

Detoit Free Press Jimmy Fallon, host of 'The Tonight Show,' had a little bit of fun late Tuesday night at the expense of the Boston Bruins.
  • New: 4 hr 26 min ago

Lions' 2014 schedule: Birkett's predictions, week by week

Detoit Free Press The NFL released its 2014 schedule Wednesday so, naturally, it's time to make predictions on what it means for the Lions. Here's a way-early game-by-game forecast of how the Lions do this fall.
  • New: 4 hr 41 min ago