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Dave Brandon Statement On Shane Morris

Statement from Dave Brandon, U-M Director of Athletics Read more...

Red Wings Beat The Leafs

The Red Wings earned a 3-0 preseason win against the Maple Leafs last night at Joe Louis Arena. Nick Jensen, Riley Sheahan and Tomas Jurco scored for Detroit. Petr Mrazek made 27 saves. Detroit killed all seven Toronto power plays. The Red Wings, now 3-1-1 in exhibition play, are home to the Penguins on Wednesday night. Pittsburgh is coming off a 4-1 loss to the Wild last night in Minnesota. Sidney Crosby did not play after returning to Nova Scotia for the funeral of his grandmother, who died Saturday. Read more...

Tigers And O's Start Times

The Tigers and Orioles will open the American League Division Series on Thursday in Baltimore. Game 1 will start at 5:37 p.m. if the Royals win the AL wild-card game later tonight against Oakland. If the A’s win tonight, first pitch in Game 1 in Baltimore would be at 6:07 p.m. Game 2 between the Tigers and Orioles is on Friday in Baltimore. The game will start at 12:07 p.m. if the Giants win the NL wild-card game, or 3:07 p.m. if the Pirates win the NL wild-card game. Game 3 will be played in Detroit on Sunday at 3:45 p.m. The Tigers have not announced their starting rotation. Chris Tillman will start Game 1 for Baltimore. Read more...

Marcus Ray: How Does Brady Hoke Recover?

BTN Analyst Marcus Ray joined Ryan and Rico to discuss Brady Hoke and the handling of the Shane Morris injury. How does Michigan and Brady Hoke recover from that and a big loss to Minnesota? Read more...

Lions Get Past The Jets

The Lions moved to 3-and-1 with a 24-17 win against the Jets on Sunday afternoon in the Meadowlands. Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and ran for another. Stafford was seen limping following the game, favoring his left leg. Stafford also had his throwing arm/wrist wrapped. Golden Tate had eight catches for 116 yards. Rookie tight end Eric Ebron caught the first touchdown of his career. Calvin Johnson had just 12 yards receiving because of a sore ankle. Tailback Joique Bell left the game in the second half because of a head injury. Tailback Theo Riddick and fullback Montell Owens both suffered hamstring injuries. The Lions are home to the Bills on Sunday. Read more...

Tigers Clinch a 4th Straight Div Title

The Tigers are once again tops in the American League Central. On Sunday, Detroit clinched a fourth consecutive division title with a 3-0 win against the Twins in the Motor City. David Price threw 7 1/3 shutout innings, while Ian Kinsler homered and drove in two runs in the regular season finale. The Tigers will begin Division Series play on Thursday in Baltimore. Game 2 against the Orioles will also be on the road on Friday. Detroit will host Game 3 on Oct. 5. Game 4, if necessary, will be played Oct. 6 in Detroit. Game 5, if necessary, would return to Baltimore on Oct. 8. The Tigers took two of three from the O's in the season's opening weekend at Comerica Park. Read more...

#35 Joique Bell Joins Drew & Marc

Drew's favorite running back Joique Bell dialed in today to chat about the Lions, the season thus far and his early days at Wayne State. Along the way the guys share a few laughs talking 'Answer the Bell'... check it out right here. Read more...

Red Wings Beat Blackhawks

The Red Wings beat the Blackhawks 3-2 in their preseason home opener on Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena. The game started 40 minutes late because the Blackhawks' flight was delayed in Chicago due to mechanical issues. Justin Abdelkader had two assists and Jimmy Howard made 26 saves. Both teams rested a handful of players. Johan Franzen and Henrik Zetterberg didn't skate for Detroit, while Chicago played without Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp, Corey Crawford and Jonathan Toews. The Red Wings, now to 2-0-1 in exhibition play, are home to the Bruins on Saturday night. Read more...

Johnson And Fauria Miss Lions Practice

The Lions practiced again on Thursday without receiver Calvin Johnson. Johnson is nursing a sore ankle suffered in the Green Bay game last week. On Wednesday, Johnson said he wasn’t concerned about the injury. Coach Jim Caldwell said on Thursday that anytime a player doesn’t practice, particularly when it’s not just a day of rest, there’s always some concern. Tight end Joseph Fauria also missed practice on Thursday because of a non-football related injury. Caldwell said fauria ended up misstepping and twisting his ankle at his home on Wednesday night. His status for Sunday's game against the Jets is uncertain. Read more...

Lions Prep For The Jets

The Lions returned to the practice field on Wednesday in Allen Park. Receiver Calvin Johnson, safety Don Carey , linebacker Travis Lewis and cornerback Cassius Vaughn did not practice with the team because of various injuries. Right tackle LaAdrian Waddle, tackle Nick Fairley, running back Joique Bell and defensive end Ziggy Ansah were limited yesterday. Safety James Ihedigbo was a full participant for the first time since pinching a nerve in his neck during the preseason. The Lions will play the Jets on the road this Sunday. Read more...