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Andre Drummond And The U.S. Win Again

The U.S. men's basketball team a 101-71 winner against Slovenia on Tuesday. In seven minutes of playing time, Pistons center Andre Drummond had two points, two rebounds and one steal. Team USA, which finished 4-and-0 in exhibition play, will open the World Cup on Saturday afternoon in Spain against Finland. Read more...

Tigers A 5-2 Winner Against The Yankees

The Tigers beat the Yankees 5-2 on Tuesday night in the Motor City. Rick Porcello earned his 15th win, allowing two runs on nine hits in eight innings of work. Joe Nathan grabbed his 28th save. The Tigers announced a sell-out crowd of 40,488. Many of the fans came to see Derek Jeter play in his last regular-season series in Detroit. Jeter received a standing ovation when he was introduced prior to his first at-bat. David Price will get the start tonight against New York, while the Yankees counter with Shane Greene. The Tigers are 1 1/2 games behind the Royals for first place in the AL Central. Detroit is one half game out of the second wild card spot in the American League.  Read more...

SBNation: This is How the Wolverines Improve

Neal Ruhl and Tony Paul talk U Michigan Football with Josh Henschke, the Co-Managing Editor of @SBNations @MaizenBrew... Read more...

Neal Ruhl and Tony Paul Talk MSU Football with Hondo Carpenter of Spartan Nation.Com

Neal Ruhl and Tony Paul talk MSU football with Hondo Carpenter of Spartan Nation.com... Read more...

What's the Quick Lane Bowl? Lewand Knows

Neal Ruhl, Tony Paul and Lions president Tom Lewand discuss the Quick Lane Bowl featuring the B1G Ten and ACC at Ford Field...  Read more...

Lions Make Cuts On Monday

The Lions made another round of cuts on Monday. Detroit released kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, fullback Chad Abram, cornerback Jonte Green, cornerback Aaron Hester, punter Drew Butler and quarterback James Franklin. The next wave of cuts will take the roster from 75 to 53 players. The Lions will play the Bills on Thursday night in Buffalo in the preseason finale. Detroit is 2-and-1 with wins against the Browns and Jags. The Bills are 1-and-3 with a win against Carolina.    Read more...

Tigers And Yankees Tonight In Motown

The Tigers will get back to work tonight with a visit from the Yankees. Rick Porcello will get the start opposite Brandon McCarthy. Porcello earned his third shutout of the season in a win over the Rays on Wednesday. After getting back-to-back days off, Miguel Cabrera is expected to return to the lineup tonight. The Tigers have won two straight, while the Yankees are riding a five game winning streak. The Tigers are 1 1/2 games behind the Royals for first place in the American League Central. Detroit is one-half game out for the second wild-card spot in the AL. Read more...

Lions Cuts & Jones To PUP

Following six cuts on Saturday, the Lions must be at the 75-player limit by 4 p.m. on Tuesday. That means seven more players will be released soon. The roster must be down to the 53-man regular season limit by four o'clock on Saturday afternoon. Rookie wideout TJ Jones was moved to PUP list this past weekend. The rookie from Notre Dame has been out since OTAs because of an arm injury. The Lions play their preseason finale on Thursday night in Buffalo.   Read more...

Tigers Leave Minnesota With A Split

The Tigers and Twins split a four game series over the weekend at Target Field. On Sunday, Victor Martinez and Rajai Davis hit two-run home runs and Detroit beat Minnesota, 13-4. The Tigers finished the series with 60 hits, while the Twins had 57. The teams combined for 73 runs in the series. Detroit is off today before playing host to the Yankees on Tuesday night. Rick Porcello will get the start opposite Brandon McCarthy. The Tigers are two games behind the Royals for first place in the American League Central. Detroit is one game behind Seattle for the second wild-card spot in the AL. Read more...

Andre Drummond Named To Team USA Squad

Pistons center Andre Drummond has been named to USA Basketball's 12-man roster for the 2014 World Cup Team. Drummond had 12 points and five rebounds in Wednesday’s win against the Dominican Republic. The 2014 World Cup is scheduled to be held Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain.  The USA opens on Aug. 30 against Finland, and then faces Turkey on Aug. 31. Following a day off on Sept. 1, the Americans resume play Sept. 2 versus New Zealand. The U.S. will go against the Dominican Republic on Sept. 3 and will conclude its preliminary play on Sept. 4 against the Ukraine. Read more...