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Podcast: Matthew Stafford on Mike & Mike

Lions quarterback matthew Stafford joined Mike & Mike this morning. Here is the podcast: Read more...

Big Ten Football Media Days

Big Ten Football Media Days are underway. The event will be held today and tomorrow in Chicago. Michigan coach Brady Hoke will meet with the media today at 11:30, while MSU’s Mark Dantonio is up at 12:30. The 2014 Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon will take place on Tuesday at the Hilton in Chicago. The Wolverines open the season on Aug. 30 at home against Appalachian State. The Spartans begin play on Aug. 29 at home against Jacksonville State.


 

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Lions Begin Training Camp Under Caldwell

The Lions and new head coach Jim Caldwell will open training camp today in Allen Park. Caldwell says quarterback Matthew Stafford has improved in every facet. Stafford got some work in last week when the rookies reported. Caldwell also says there is no timetable for the return of defensive end Ziggy Ansah. Ansah has been sidelined the entire offseason while recovering from shoulder surgery. The Lions will open the preseason on August 9th at home against the Browns. Keep it here on Detroit Sports 105.1 for the best Lions coverage all season long.

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Getting Busy In Allen Park

Lions veterans will report to training camp on Sunday in Allen Park, as they join the rookies and quarterbacks who checked in earlier this week. The first official practice is on Monday. Meanwhile, ESPN is reporting tthat the Lions are not optimistic they will be able to sign Ndamukong Suh to a new deal. Suh, who is in the final year of his contract, will become an unrestricted free agent after the season. Suh has said he wants to stay in Detroit long term, Read more...

Tigers Top The Angels

The Tigers beat the Angels 6-4 last night in Anaheim. Max Scherzer earned his 12th win, while Joe Nathan struck out the side in the ninth to grab his 21st save. Newly acquired pitcher Joakim Soria did not make an appearance. Alex Avila was the only Detroit player in the starting lineup without a base hit. The Tigers are seven-games ahead of the Royals for first place in the AL Central. Drew Smyly on the mound tonight against the Halos. Read more...

Tigers And Angels Tonight Out West

The Tigers and Angels will open a four-game series tonight out west. Max Scherzer up against Garrett Richards. Scherzer is 3-1 with a 1.62 ERA lifetime against the Angels. Richards hasn't given up more than six hits in a start since May. The Tigers are 6 ½ games ahead of the Indians for first place in the AL Central. The Angels are two-games behind the A’s in the West.

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Lions PUP List

The Lions have placed defensive end Ziggy Ansah and receivers TJ Jones and Golden Tateon on the physically unable to perform list. All three players will miss the start of training camp on Monday in Allen Park. Ansah had shoulder surgery in February. Jones had arthroscopic shoulder surgery during minicamp. Tate missed minicamp last month because of shoulder soreness.   Read more...

Tigers Get Soria From Rangers

The Tigers have acquired closer Joakim Soria from the Rangers in exchange for pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Soria has a 2.70 ERA and 17 saves this season in 35 total appearances. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski has said that Joe Nathan will remain the team's closer. Thompson was promoted to Double-A Erie last week. Knebel appeared in eight games for the Tigers this season.  Read more...

Neal Ruhl and Mark Champion Talk Lions Training Camp with Lions Safety Glover Quinn

Neal Ruhl and Mark Champion talk with Lions Safety Glover Quinn from Training Camp in Allen Park... Read more...

Tigers Injury Update

Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks has resumed baseball-related activities. Dirks, who was recalled from his injury rehab assignment last week, underwent back surgery in March. Tigers reliever Joel Hanrahan had his latest bullpen session shut down on Saturday. Hanrahan, who will be re-examined this week, has been sidelined since last May following Tommy John surgery. Tigers right-hander Luke Putkonen is throwing again following right elbow surgery in June. Tigers right-handed prospect Drew VerHagen will undergo an MRI on his lower back this week. VerHagen was placed on the 7-day disabled list in Toledo last week.    Read more...