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Grand Rapids Press 20 mins ago
Live scoring, stats: Tigers wrap up homestand with day game vs. Phillies (chat)

Live scoring, stats: Tigers wrap up homestand with day game vs. Phillies (chat)

Detroit is trying to win for the ninth time in 10 games as it finishes an interleague series against Philadelphia. If you're reading this on the MLive app, please click here to join the conversation. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (23-22) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (25-21)When: 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 25Where: Comerica Park in DetroitTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott The Tigers are trying to conclude their nine-game homestand in fine fashion as they go for a sweep of the Phillies and...
Grand Rapids Press 46 mins ago
Tony Lippett hopes time as Michigan State WR helps as he vies for Miami Dolphins CB job

Tony Lippett hopes time as Michigan State WR helps as he vies for Miami Dolphins CB job

Lippett left Michigan State after a prolific senior season, in which he was named the Big Ten's Receiver of the Year for compiling 65 catches and 1,198 yards.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Tigers lineup: Ian Kinsler out with illness; Gene Lamont to manage in place of Brad Ausmus

Tigers lineup: Ian Kinsler out with illness; Gene Lamont to manage in place of Brad Ausmus

Kinsler was in the clubhouse with the team Wednesday morning, but he remains under the weather. DETROIT -- Ian Kinsler is out of the Tigers starting lineup for the second consecutive day. Bench coach Gene Lamont will manage the team. Lamont will manage the Tigers today against the Phillies and Friday in Oakland against the Athletics. Brad Ausmus is away from the team today due to the death of his mother. He had been scheduled to be away from the team Friday for his daughter's graduation. "I wish I didn't have to manage today," Lamont said. "But I do." Kinsler...
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Satellite camps with Michigan, Jim Harbaugh have coaches in American Samoa 'elated'

Satellite camps with Michigan, Jim Harbaugh have coaches in American Samoa 'elated'

Michigan will have camps in American Samoa on June 1 and June 28.
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago

NBA draft bio: Michigan's Caris LeVert tries to shed injury-prone label

The former Wolverines guard had both his junior and senior seasons cut short by injuries.
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Surging Tigers go for sweep of Phillies in matinee

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Surging Tigers go for sweep of Phillies in matinee

Detroit right-hander Anibal Sanchez is looking for his first win of the month. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (23-22) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (25-21)When: 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 25Where: Comerica Park in DetroitTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERS Detroit Tigers Anibal Sanchez (3-5, 6.23 ERA) Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Nola (3-3, 2.85 ERA) GAME NOTES* The Tigers have won eight of their last nine games and are 8-2 in their last 10, marking the best 10-game stretch...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago

Watch LPGA, amateur golfers try their skills inside Michigan Stadium

What started as a golf event inside Michigan Stadium on Tuesday evening quickly escalated into something more.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Watch Miguel Cabrera give pitcher thumbs up after striking out

Watch Miguel Cabrera give pitcher thumbs up after striking out

The strikeout in the third inning was Cabreras first since May 13. Cabrera is 18 for 37 with seven home runs and 14 RBIs in the 10 games since May 13. Your browser does not support iframes. DETROIT -- It had been more a week since Miguel Cabrera had struck out. He felt the need to recognize the occasion. Cabrera gave Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jeremy Hellickson a thumbs up Tuesday night after swinging and missing at strike three for the final out of the third inning. Check out the video above to see the pitch and the gesture. Cabrera went 1 for 4 in the...
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Michigan not paying attention to hype, national championship odds

Michigan not paying attention to hype, national championship odds

Michigan is ranked as high as No. 3 in one preseason poll and has 7-1 odds to win a national title from one sports book.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago

Michigan State notes: 2017 SF Kyle Young was 'love at first sight' for Tom Izzo

Young is rated a 3-star recruit in the 247sports composite, and is No. 151 in national rankings.
Detroit Lions Twitter Talk: Reasonable expectations for 2016 and Buffalo's media policy

Detroit Lions Twitter Talk: Reasonable expectations for 2016 and Buffalo's media policy

Welcome back to our regularly scheduled Twitter Talk feature. The concept is simple:You ask me questions via Twitter and I answer those inquiries here. Refuse to sign up for Twitter? That's fine. No hard feelings. Colleague Kyle Meinke likesto put...
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
K-Rod celebrates milestone save with cleats that flash '400'

K-Rod celebrates milestone save with cleats that flash '400'

Youve got to just take it in, enjoy it, Rodriguez said. Just the fact that there are only, what, six people who have done it in a long time. Its special for me and my family. Felicitaciones al Kid Rodriguez por sus 400 salvados. No esta facil con su peculiar forma de lanzar y con su arsenal de picheos y ahora zapatos con luces de colores jeje. A video posted by Omar Vizquel (@omarvizquel13) on May 24, 2016 at 7:17pm PDT DETROIT -- When Francisco Rodriguez started playing baseball, he never dreamt that he would rack up 400 career saves. But when it...
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago
Justin Verlander strikes out 10 as streaking Tigers climb above .500

Justin Verlander strikes out 10 as streaking Tigers climb above .500

Francisco Rodriguez pitched the ninth and earned the save, the 400th of his career, as the Tigers won for the eighth time in nine games. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are back above .500. Justin Verlander struck out 10 in eight shutout innings Tuesday night to lead the Tigers to a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The Tigers have won eight of their past nine games and are 23-22 for the season. They were 15-21 just 10 days ago. Francisco Rodriguez allowed a run in the ninth inning but earned the save, the 400th of his career. THREE STARSJustin...
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago
Detroit Red Wings Jimmy Howard, Gus Nyquist join LPGA Volvik Championship pro-am field

Detroit Red Wings Jimmy Howard, Gus Nyquist join LPGA Volvik Championship pro-am field

A handful of current and former Detroit Red Wings players highlight the field for Wednesday's LPGA Volvik Championship pro-am.
Toronto Sun 15 hours ago
These Raptors are a lot like 2004 champion Pistons

These Raptors are a lot like 2004 champion Pistons

Apparently, it was brought up on the local broadcast during Game 4 and we’ve been thinking about this as well — there are some similarities between the 2004 Detroit Pistons and these Raptors.

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