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Pistons for a Day

It still didn’t quite click even when Trevor Heath saw The Palace. Read more...

Van Gundy And The Pistons Shopping

The Pistons are looking for a boost in the lineup. Head coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy says the team is an "active" player in trade talks. "We're not happy with where we are now. I still think we can play a lot better. It's frustrating to me, as a coach, that we're not. But at the same time, yeah, we're looking to get better and we're looking to put ourselves in a better place down the road, too. We're active. We're talking to people," Van Gundy said on Thursday. The Pistons, now 5-and-21, are home to the Raptors tonight. Read more...

Lions Postseason Possibilities

The Lions could grab a postseason spot as early as Saturday. According to the NFL, Detroit has three ways to clinch this weekend: Read more...

Mike & Mike Podcast: Schefter/Harbaugh/UM

According to reports, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has been offered a six-year contract worth $48 million to become the new coach at Michigan. Adam Schefter joined Mike & Mike this morning. Here is the podcast: Read more...

Cutler Benched In Chicago

The Lions travel to Chicago on Sunday. On Wednesday, it was announced that Jimmy Clausen would get the start at quarterback against Detroit. Jay Cutler heads to the bench leading all quarterbacks with 24 turnovers this season. Cutler is making $22.5 million this season, tops among offensive players. The Bears owe Cutler $15.5 million fully guaranteed next season. Clausen, who signed with Chicago in June, has appeared in three games for the Bears this season and completed three of nine passes. The 27-year-old was drafted by the Panthers in the second round in 2010 out of Notre Dame. Read more...

Pistons And Mavs Tonight In Auburn Hills

The Pistons and Mavs will tip off tonight in Auburn Hills. Dallas has won five straight and 10 of 11 against Detroit. The Pistons return to the Palace after going 2-and-1 on a recent road trip out west. Detroit, now 5-and-20, is coming off a 113-91 loss Monday to the Los Angeles Clippers. Greg Monroe, who will be an unrestricted free agent in 2015, has denied recent trade rumors. The Sporting News quoted an unnamed source saying the Pistons center wants out and would accept almost any trade. Monroe said that was completely false. Read more...

Blue Jackets Blank The Red Wings

The Blue Jackets beat the Red Wings 1-0 in a shootout last night at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings are winless in a season-high four games (0-1-3). Jimmy Howard, who made 29 saves in regulation and overtime, dropped to 0-6 in shootouts. Sergei Bobrovsky recorded his 10th career shutout. Johan Franzen did not play because of flu-like symptoms. Stephen Weiss was out because of a separated shoulder. The Red Wings are one point behind the Lightning for first place in the Atlantic Division. Detroit is home to the Islanders on Friday night. Read more...

Red Wings And Jackets Tonight At JLA

The Red Wings and Blue Jackets will get together tonight at Joe Louis Arena. Jimmy Howard made 28 saves to lead Detroit past Columbus 5-0 on Nov. 18. The Red Wings are riding a three-game winless streak. Columbus has won six straight. Mike Babcock said he's preparing as if Justin Abdelkader and Danny DeKeyser will play tonight. Babcock also said Tomas Tatar and Johan Franzen are expected to play after missing practice on Monday. The Red Wings are tied with the Lightning for first place in the Atlantic Division. Read more...

Lions Inching Closer To The Postseason

The NFL Playoffs are starting to take shape. The Cardinals, Broncos, Patriots and Colts clinched spots on Sunday. The 49ers were eliminated. The Lions are one game away from clinching at least a wild-card berth in the NFC. A win this Sunday at Soldier Field versus the Bears would clinch a wild card. At 10-and-4, the Lions are tied with the Packers for first place in the NFC North. Detroit holds the tie breaker after beating Green Bay 19-7 in Game 3 at Ford Field. The Lions would win the division if they finish the regular season with wins in Chicago and Green Bay. Read more...