6:08 PM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014
Detroit Free Press 40 mins ago

Recruiting: MSU gets Phoenix QB Lewerke to commit for 2015

Lewerke, a 6-foot-3, 194-pound quarterback from Pinnacle High in Phoenix, verbally committed Saturday to MSU, saying on Twitter: 'I'm extremely excited to announce that I have committed to play college football at Michigan State University!'
Detroit News 43 mins ago

Why do you care how much money Matthew Stafford makes?

Stafford ranked sixth among the magazine's list of the 50 top-paid athletes in the world. His listed salary of $31.5 million was topped only by Floyd Mayweather ($73.5 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($50.176 million), Lionel Messi ($50.05 million), Aaron Rodgers ($40 million) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ($35.06 million).

Red Wings’ enemy No. 1 … Milan Lucic

It didn’t take long for Detroit Red Wing fans to find enemy number one in the opening round series against the Boston Bruins. And his name is Milan Lucic. Lucic speared Danny DeKeyser in the groin late in the second …
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Tigers' Max Scherzer cools off Angels' hot hitters

He gives up one run and strikes out nine in seven innings to help Detroit end a 10-game skid against L.A. with a 5-2 victory.DETROIT -- Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings and the Detroit Tigers finally managed to beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-2 on Saturday.
Detroit Free Press 1 hour ago

Abandoned backpack near Comerica Park brings out Detroit bomb squad

The Detroit police bomb squad is investigating a backpack left at a trash container in downtown Detroit, not far from the Tigers game at Comerica Park. The incident forced police to close several streets and shut down the Detroit People Mover shortly after 3 p.m. today as a precaution.
Detroit News 1 hour ago

Max Scherzer recovers from early homer, Tigers rally past Angels

Scherzer gave up a home run to lead off the game, but bounced back — quickly — and led the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Angels on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. The win ends the Angels' 10-game win streak in the head-to-head series.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
2014 guard Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman commits to Michigan

2014 guard Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman commits to Michigan

Michigan's five-man 2014 recruiting class now consists of Abdur-Rahkman, Kameron Chatman, D.J. Wilson, Ricky Doyle and Austin Hatch.
Tigers split the difference on two replay overturns, and see a net gain

Tigers split the difference on two replay overturns, and see a net gain

DETROIT — You win some, you lose some. The Tigers split the difference in replay reviews being overturned in Saturday's game against the Angels. The one that went in their favor cost them. The one that went against them did not. Miguel Cabrera was initially called out when he tried to take an extra base in the third inning, testing the arm of Mike Trout in center field. Replays showed Cabrera — who’d reached on an error, when Brennan Boesch dropped his fly ball — slid in to third base before the tag. One batter later, Cabrera trotted home on Austin Jackson’s MLB-best fourth...
Detroit Free Press 3 hours ago

Detroit Tigers lineup: West Coast trip begins late with Los Angeles Dodgers

The Detroit Tigers have a week of interleague games on tap, beginning tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium (10 p.m., FSD). Follow our updates and discuss the game!
Detroit Free Press 3 hours ago

Recruiting: U-M hoops gets Pa. guard Abdur-Rahkman for next season

Michigan's 2014 recruiting class is expanding. The Wolverines picked up another commitment today from Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Allentown (Pa.) Central Catholic.
Detroit News 3 hours ago

Bruins' Milan Lucic apologetic in dirty play to Wings' Danny DeKeyser

Boston — Bruins forward Milan Lucic was apologetic for his spear to the groin area of Danny DeKeyser in the second period of Friday's Game 1.
Detroit News 3 hours ago

Overturned challenge helps give Tigers lead over Angels

Detroit — In the first two weeks of the season, the Tigers have had their share of ups and downs with the new replay rule, getting the benefit of some calls and losing out on others.
Detroit News 3 hours ago

Michigan adds recruit Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman to 2014 class

Earlier this week, Michigan announced that it would be losing two of its leading scorers, as Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III were entering the NBA draft after their sophomore seasons.
Detroit Free Press 4 hours ago

NFL draft: Top prospect Mack to visit Lions next week

Mack, scheduled to visit the Lions mid-week, is considered one of the top edge rushers in the draft and would fill a need at outside linebacker. He had 100 tackles, 10.5 sacks and three interceptions in an All-America season last year, and said at the NFL combine he can play defensive end if needed.
Detroit Free Press 4 hours ago

Game thread: Scherzer yields leadoff HR; Tigers down, 1-0

Live, Fox Sports 1: Angels 1, Tigers 0, first inning: For the second time this season, Max Scherzer has given up a home run to start the game. This time, it was J.B. Shuck going deep to give L.A. the lead.

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