2:20 PM EST, Sun March 01, 2015
Stephen Tulloch remains in the dark about future with Detroit Lions

Stephen Tulloch remains in the dark about future with Detroit Lions

In an interview with NFL Radio, Tulloch said he and his agent haven't heard anything from the Lions about whether he'll be back with the team in 2015. The veteran linebacker, recovering from an ACL injury, also confirmed he's way ahead of schedule with his rehab and is feeling great.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago

Spike Albrecht opens up on lingering hip injury, says surgery after season is 'most likely'

Albrecht said Saturday that he received a cortisone injection in his hip over winter break, before Michigan entered Big Ten play.
J.michael / CSN Washington 3 hours ago

5 takeaways from Wizards' win vs. Pistons

The locker-room vibe hasn't totally shifted after just one victory in their last seven games, but the Wizards can breathe a little easier and be hopeful with 22 games left in the season.
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago

Alex Avila lays down bunts during on-field drill

A handful of Detroit Tigers players practiced bunting Sunday morning on the field at Joker Marchant Stadium. This video shows Alex Avila practicing squeeze bunts.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Yoenis Cespedes to hit fourth for Detroit Tigers on Monday; rotation for first week released

Yoenis Cespedes to hit fourth for Detroit Tigers on Monday; rotation for first week released

The top six batters in the order Monday are expected to get one at-bat before leaving the game. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Brad Ausmus announced last week that Tim Melville will throw the first pitch of game action for the Detroit Tigers this spring. On Sunday, he posted his starting lineup for the game. Ian Kinsler will lead off and Yoenis Cespedes will hit fourth Monday for the Tigers in their annual exhibition game against Florida Southern. Ausmus said the top six hitters in the order would get one at-bat before leaving the game. Here is the starting lineup in its...
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Michigan State Basketball Gameday: Spartans kick off March with trip to No. 5 Wisconsin

Michigan State Basketball Gameday: Spartans kick off March with trip to No. 5 Wisconsin

Everything you need to know for the Spartans' 4 p.m. Sunday tipoff against the Badgers.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler pays it forward with gift of new shoes to prospect Wynton Bernard

Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler pays it forward with gift of new shoes to prospect Wynton Bernard

Bernard asked Kinsler if he had seen the navy blue version of the shoes both of them were wearing. Two days later, Bernard found a pair in his locker. LAKELAND, Fla. -- When Wynton Bernard saw a brand new pair of blue Nikes sitting in his locker stall, he knew exactly where they came from. Some superstars make more in a few days than some minor leaguers make in a year. So it's a longstanding baseball tradition that veterans take care of young players. That was the case this week when Bernard found a gift from Kinsler waiting for him when he arrived in the...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Detroit Pistons notes: Spencer Dinwiddie offers promising performance in loss to Wizards

Detroit Pistons notes: Spencer Dinwiddie offers promising performance in loss to Wizards

The rookie point guard had 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and twice scored go-ahead baskets before Washington took over late in 99-95 Detroit loss.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago

Spring preview: Michigan gives Jabrill Peppers a look at safety, CB situation still cloudy

Breaking down where Michigan's secondary sits as spring ball gets going.

Kirk Cousins in no mood to joke with Redskins, eager to rectify self-described 2014 'failure'

Cousins was 1-4 as the Redskins starting quarterback last season before losing the job to Colt McCoy.
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago

Your 2014-15 Detroit Pistons' identity is this: Good enough until prosperity interferes

The Pistons rallied from a 21-point deficit to take a fourth-quarter lead, then gave it back just as quickly in a 99-95 loss Saturday to the Washington Wizards.
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago

Same old story arises as Michigan leaves Maryland with another coulda, shoulda loss

Michigan's struggle-filled season was summed up in its loss at Maryland on Saturday in College Park, Md. The Wolverines fell to 14-14 overall and 7-9 in the Big Ten after the 66-56 loss.
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago
Detroit Tigers over-under: How many bases will the Tigers steal this season?

Detroit Tigers over-under: How many bases will the Tigers steal this season?

It took the Tigers just 36 games this past season to match their total in 2013, thanks largely to outfielder Rajai Davis, who finished with 36 stolen bases. Editor's note: Tigers reporter James Schmehl is predicting the events of the 2015 Tigers season through a series of "over-under" stories. Each day, he will make a statistical prediction and allow readers to predict whether the final number will be over or under the initial prediction. The series will run every day until March 3. Question: How many bases will the Tigers steal this season? James Schmehl: The...

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