4:40 PM EST, Sun November 19, 2017
21 mins ago
Quick observations from Lions' thrilling win against Bears

Quick observations from Lions' thrilling win against Bears

CHICAGO -- Matt Prater missed a kick from beyond 45 yards. Then he missed another, and another. It was just warmups, but the conditions were obvious. Winds were swirling, temperatures were dipping and not even the greatest long-distance kicker in...
2 hours ago
Lions tie franchise record with seventh return for touchdown

Lions tie franchise record with seventh return for touchdown

After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter Sunday against Chicago, D.J. Hayden scooped up a fumbled snap and sprinted 27 yards for the touchdown.
4 hours ago
Lions activate Zach Zenner against Bears; Jalen Reeves-Mabyin out

Lions activate Zach Zenner against Bears; Jalen Reeves-Mabyin out

The Detroit Lions have activated the third-year running back for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. He replaces Dwayne Washington, who is out with a hip injury.
5 hours ago
Tigers sign 1st baseman Edwin Espinal to minor-league deal

Tigers sign 1st baseman Edwin Espinal to minor-league deal

Espinal is at least the fourth player the Tigers have signed since the minor-league free agent period began. Espinal (MILB photo)  Former Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Edwin Espinal has signed a minor-league contract with the Detroit Tigers.  Espinal, 23, signed with the Pirates out of the Dominican Republic in 2011. The 6-foot-2, 250-pound right-hander plays first and third base. He elected free agency after posting the best offensive season of his career. He hit .283 with 15 home runs and 25 doubles in 95 games at Double-A Altoona. He's currently playing in...
9 hours ago
Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears: How to watch game, chat with fans

Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears: How to watch game, chat with fans

The Lions have won two straight while Chicago had dropped two in a row.
Nov 18, 2017
Speed, pressure keys to Red Wings' recent success

Speed, pressure keys to Red Wings' recent success

Detroit playing with pace and urgency during 6-2-1 run.
Nov 18, 2017
Ask Kyle: Why the Detroit Lions will have their first 100-yard rusher since 2013

Ask Kyle: Why the Detroit Lions will have their first 100-yard rusher since 2013

The mailbag is back from a sickness-induced hiatus last week. And to make up for lost time, it's longer than ever.
Nov 18, 2017
Danny DeKeyser returns to Red Wings' lineup Sunday

Danny DeKeyser returns to Red Wings' lineup Sunday

Defenseman has missed 17 games with an ankle injury.
Nov 18, 2017

Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears: Players to watch and prediction

The Lions lost the last time they traveled to Chicago, so can they avoid a trap game against the 3-6 Bears this time around? Here are the players, rookies, matchups, opponents and X-Factors to watch.
Nov 18, 2017
Red Wings' match line does job at both ends of ice

Red Wings' match line does job at both ends of ice

Luke Glendening, Darren Helm and Frans Nielsen combine on a goal and shut down Sabres' top line.
Nov 18, 2017
Is Adrian Amos really a better safety than Glover Quin, as PFF says?

Is Adrian Amos really a better safety than Glover Quin, as PFF says?

Pro Football Focus currently rates a Bears backup safety with one career interception higher than Detroit's turnover creator, and Quin had some thoughts on that subject.
Nov 17, 2017
Red Wings' Jeff Blashill: No panic or cheating for offense

Red Wings' Jeff Blashill: No panic or cheating for offense

Coach particularly pleased with play of match-up line in victory vs. Sabres.
Nov 17, 2017
Red Wings snap tie in third to defeat Sabres

Red Wings snap tie in third to defeat Sabres

Jimmy Howard improved to 5-1-1 in past seven starts.
Nov 17, 2017
Former Tigers pitcher faces 50-game suspension for failed drug test

Former Tigers pitcher faces 50-game suspension for failed drug test

Angel Nesbitt tested positive for Heptaminol, according to a release from Major League Baseball. Pitcher Angel Nesbitt, who became a free agent earlier this month after spending eight years in the Detroit Tigers system, has tested positive for a banned stimulant and faces a 50-game suspension when he signs with a new club. Nesbitt tested positive for Heptaminol, according to a release from Major League Baseball. The stimulant is a vasoconstrictor used to treat low blood pressure; it's also used in some over-the-counter hemorrhoid medications.  Nesbitt, who...
Nov 17, 2017
For T.J. Lang, the benefits of returning from another concussion outweigh risks

For T.J. Lang, the benefits of returning from another concussion outweigh risks

ALLEN PARK -- This wasn't T.J. Lang's first concussion. It wasn't his second, or even his third. So when the Detroit Lions guard woke up last week Wednesday, still fatigued from a game two days before, he knew something might...