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Grand Rapids Press 15 mins ago
Open thread: Red Wings visit Islanders in first of three meetings this season (chat)

Open thread: Red Wings visit Islanders in first of three meetings this season (chat)

The Red Wings won two of three vs. the Islanders last season.
Lions-Saints observations: Matthew Stafford kills Saints with third-down passing -- and feet

Lions-Saints observations: Matthew Stafford kills Saints with third-down passing -- and feet

Stafford threw some darts in this one, but continued to be effective with his feet as well.

Lions one step closer to playoffs after dispatching Saints

NEW ORLEANS -- The Detroit Lionstook control ofthe NFC North on Thanksgiving, but was far from having this thing wrapped up. Not with those three difficult road trips looming in the final month of the season. But this changes everything....
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Michigan sits as a 7 1/2-point favorite vs. Florida State in Orange Bowl

Michigan sits as a 7 1/2-point favorite vs. Florida State in Orange Bowl

ANN ARBOR -- The early betting line sees Michigan as a touchdown favorite in its bowl game. The sixth-ranked Wolverines (10-2) will look for an 11-win season Dec. 30 (8 p.m.) against No. 11 Florida State (9-3) at the Orange...
Frans Nielsen finds comfort level with Red Wings as he faces former team for first time

Frans Nielsen finds comfort level with Red Wings as he faces former team for first time

Skilled center has three goals and six points in the past five games.
Matthew Stafford sets Lions record during sizzling first half

Matthew Stafford sets Lions record during sizzling first half

Stafford completed 14 straight passes during one sizzling stretch of the first half, setting a team record. Jon Kitna had held the mark with 12 straight during a 2006 game.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Michigan will play Florida State in the Orange Bowl

Michigan will play Florida State in the Orange Bowl

ANN ARBOR -- Michigan is headed back to the state of Florida to play for more citrus fruit. The sixth-ranked Wolverines (10-2) are officially headed to Miami to play against No. 11 Florida State (9-3) in this year's Orange Bowl....
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Halftime analysis: Detroit Lions are out-dinking and dunking the Saints

Halftime analysis: Detroit Lions are out-dinking and dunking the Saints

Through one half against the New Orleans Saints, the Detroit Lions defense is showing what so many wondered: Their defense has come a long way.
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Watch: Nick Fairley says hello to Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford

Watch: Nick Fairley says hello to Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford

When New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley came face-to-face with his former Detroit Lions quarterback, Matthew Stafford, he let him know where he thought he belonged.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Michigan's No. 6 in the final CFP rankings, Orange Bowl likely

Michigan's No. 6 in the final CFP rankings, Orange Bowl likely

ANN ARBOR -- Michigan will likely head back to Florida later this month. The Wolverines (10-2) landed at No. 6 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, behind No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Ohio State, No. 4...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Red Wings vs. Islanders: Tonight marks fourth back-to-back of season

Red Wings vs. Islanders: Tonight marks fourth back-to-back of season

The Red Wings are 1-1-1 in the second game of back-to-backs this season.
Marvin Jones, DeAndre Levy out for Lions

Marvin Jones, DeAndre Levy out for Lions

The Detroit Lions have scratched Jones for Sunday's showdown with the Saints in New Orleans. Linebacker DeAndre Levy also won't play, along with linebacker Tahir Whitehead, safety Don Carey, tackle Cornelius Lucas, offensive lineman Joe Dahl and quarterback Jake Rudock.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Michigan falls to No. 6 in AP Top 25, jumped by Penn State

Michigan falls to No. 6 in AP Top 25, jumped by Penn State

ANN ARBOR -- The chaos Michigan wanted did not happen. And The Associated Press' latest top 25 reflects that. The idle Wolverines (10-2) fell one spot to No. 6 in this week's AP Top 25, being jumped by now Big...
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Live scoring, stats: Lions in New Orleans looking to extend lead in NFC North (chat)

Live scoring, stats: Lions in New Orleans looking to extend lead in NFC North (chat)

The Lions (7-4) are seeking their fourth straight victory and seventh in eight games.
Red Wings continue to struggle closing games

Red Wings continue to struggle closing games

Detroit has allowed the tying or go-ahead goal in the third period in 10 of its past 15 games.

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