11:56 AM EDT, Thu October 30, 2014
Grand Rapids Press 17 mins ago
Red Wings' Stephen Weiss won't play for Grand Rapids Friday, instead headed back to Detorit

Red Wings' Stephen Weiss won't play for Grand Rapids Friday, instead headed back to Detorit

The veteran forward was sent to Grand Rapids on a conditioning stint but had to leave Wednesday's Griffins' game with a tender groin, which is too sore for him to play Friday night vs. the Chicago Wolves.
Analysis: Loss of Nick Fairley biggest blow yet in Detroit Lions' injury-filled season

Analysis: Loss of Nick Fairley biggest blow yet in Detroit Lions' injury-filled season

No one is denying Calvin Johnson is a better player, but the Lions are thriving because of their defense this year and that starts up front, where Fairley and Ndamukong Suh have been dominating.
Grand Rapids Press 51 mins ago

Michigan State's Tom Izzo worried new Big Ten schedule could determine outcome more than on-court play

Big Ten teams this year will play just five league opponents twice
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Brady Hoke asked if he's worried about a Jabrill Peppers transfer: 'No, not at all'

Brady Hoke asked if he's worried about a Jabrill Peppers transfer: 'No, not at all'

Hoke says Michigan will know more about Peppers' ultimate fate this season soon, "in the near future," during an interview with 97.1-FM in Detroit.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Former Michigan football player Taylor Lewan pleads guilty in assault case

Former Michigan football player Taylor Lewan pleads guilty in assault case

Former Michigan football player Taylor Lewan pleaded guilty to two lesser misdemeanor charges when he appeared in a Washtenaw County district courthouse Thursday.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Young Wolverines set to meet spotlight at Michigan basketball media day

Young Wolverines set to meet spotlight at Michigan basketball media day

Michigan's early season will be spent learning what a roster of one senior, two juniors, two sophomores, one redshirt freshman and six freshmen looks like.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Column: Why the Tigers should honor Mark (The Bird) Fidrych and Norman (Turkey) Stearnes with statues at Comerica Park

Column: Why the Tigers should honor Mark (The Bird) Fidrych and Norman (Turkey) Stearnes with statues at Comerica Park

Plenty of room remains around those gleaming, larger-than-life action figures of Al Kaline, Ty Cobb, Willie Horton, Hank Greenberg, Hal Newhouser and Charlie Gehringer. And so we bid adieu to baseball season with San Francisco's 3-2 victory over Kansas City Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series, an excellent ending to a satisfying final round and a good month of playoffs. The black and orange team wins in Halloween week. Pitcher Madison Bumgarner, instant legend. Two years ago, the Giants swept the Tigers. This year, the Tigers didn't get close to them....

Mark Dantonio putting 'fresh' Michigan State team back on the practice field

Michigan State players have been off this week leading up to today's practice.

Walking wounded: Detroit Lions 6-2, atop NFC North despite long list of injuries

Detroit is expected to get players like Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush back after the bye week, but already has six players on injured reserve. And Nick Fairley just went out with a knee injury last week in London. Check out this recap of the Lions' injury situation.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Detroit Pistons' point-guard usage raises brows as Brandon Jennings sits fourth quarter of loss

Detroit Pistons' point-guard usage raises brows as Brandon Jennings sits fourth quarter of loss

D.J. Augustin played the fourth quarter, when a bigger defender took him out of his game and the Pistons scored 16 points in an 89-79 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Javon Bess injury another blow to Michigan State's basketball depth

Javon Bess injury another blow to Michigan State's basketball depth

Bess was in contention for a spot in the Spartans' starting lineup
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Brady Hoke insists Michigan's staff is properly developing the roster, despite poor results

Brady Hoke insists Michigan's staff is properly developing the roster, despite poor results

Hoke continues to cite youth when asked about development, though Michigan is far from the least-experienced squad in the Big Ten at the moment.

Marcus Rush, one of 10 Michigan State starters from Ohio, says Buckeyes are 'a threat'

The Spartans have 27 players from Ohio, including 10 starters.
Red Wings' Mike Babcock hopes to keep Datsyuk, Zetterberg and Abdelkader together all season

Red Wings' Mike Babcock hopes to keep Datsyuk, Zetterberg and Abdelkader together all season

Abdelkader is tied for the team lead with five goals and looks poised for a breakout season.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
'Bad habits' by Detroit Pistons rear up in season-opening 89-79 loss at Denver

'Bad habits' by Detroit Pistons rear up in season-opening 89-79 loss at Denver

Inability to control the rebounding battle and to get into offensive sets in the fourth quarter, after a game marked by poor ball movement, doomed the Pistons.

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