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Red Wings Win Preseason Opener In Pittsburgh

The Red Wings opened the preseason with a 2-1 win against the Penguins on Monday night in Pittsburgh. Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals for Detroit. Datsyuk left the game early because of a shoulder injury suffered on a hit from Rob Scuderi. Datsyuk will be re-evaluated today. Goaltenders Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek split time between the pipes. The Penguins outshot the Red Wings, 36-27. Detroit will play the Blackhawks tonight in Chicago. Read more...

White Sox Blank The Tigers

The White Sox beat the Tigers 2-0 last night in the Motor City. Despite working seven innings of two-run ball, rookie Kyle Lobstein took the loss. Detroit stranded eight runners on base and went 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position. With just six regular season games left, the Tigers are one game ahead of the Royals for first place in the American League Central. On Monday, Kansas City lost to Cleveland, 4-3, in a resumption of a rain-suspended game from last month. The Royals also beat the Indians in a regularly scheduled game, 2-0. The Tigers are home to the White Sox again tonight. Detroit will hand the ball to David Price. Chicago will counter with Scott Carroll. Read more...

Red Wings Preseason Opener

The Red Wings will begin preseason play tonight against the Penguins in Pittsburgh. Detroit will use a split squad tonight and on Tuesday in Chicago. Jimmy Howard will get the start tonight in goal, playing the first two periods while Petr Mrazek plays the third. On Sunday in training camp, Team White defeated Team Red 3-2 in a shootout in Traverse City. Luke Glendening and Johan Franzen scored for the Red, Joakim Andersson and Hayden Hodgson for the White Read more...

Tigers Back Home For End Of Regular Season

Despite losing 5-2 in Kansas City on Sunday, the Tigers have come back home with a 1 ½ game lead on the Royals in the American League Central. With just seven games left in the regular season, Detroit will play host to the White Sox tonight. Kyle Lobstein will get the start for the Tigers, while Chicago counters with Chris Bassitt. Lobstein will start on eight days' rest. The rookie Bassitt is looking for his first big league win. Meanwhile, Kansas City will play in Cleveland today. The Indians led the Royals 4-2 in the 10th inning of a game on Aug. 31 that was suspended by rain. The teams will finish the contest today in Cleveland before the beginning of their three-game series. Read more...

Big Series For The Tigers And Royals

The Tigers and Royals will open a three game series tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Detroit has a half-game lead over Kansas City for first place in the American League Central. Justin Verlander and  Jason Vargas will head to the mound. Verlander says he had a blister early in the week, but he does not expect it to affect him tonight. The Tigers will start Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello on Saturday and Sunday against K.C. Detroit is 11-5 against the Royals this season. Read more...

The Red Wings Open Camp This Morning

The Red Wings will open training camp today at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City. Detroit will hit the ice for the first time this morning, and continue daily through Tuesday, Sept. 23. The Red Wings will open the exhibition season in Pittsburgh on Monday. One night later they will travel to the Windy City to face the Blackhawks. Detroit will open the home portion of the preseason schedule next Thursday night against Chicago. The Training Camp Alumni and Celebrity Game will also return for a second straight season, taking place tomorrow night. 

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MSU And U-of-M Home On Saturday

After a bye weekend, Michigan State will play host to Eastern Michigan on Saturday. The Spartans are 9-0 all-time against the Eagles.  Ranked No. 11 in both the Associated Press and Coaches Polls, MSU is 1-1 following a 46-27 loss at Oregon on Sept. 6th. EMU is 1-and-2 following a 65-0 loss to Florida and a 17-3 setback against Old Dominion. Michigan is home to Utah on Saturday in Ann Arbor. U-of-M is 2-and-1 following wins against App State and Miami of Ohio, and a 31-0 loss against Notre Dame in South Bend. The Utes, now 2-and-0, are coming off a bye week. Read more...

Red Wings Land In Traverse City

The Red Wings will open training camp on Friday morning at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City. After reporting to camp on Wednesday, players are scheduled to take physical exams today. Detroit will begin preseason play on Monday with a split-squad game in Pittsburgh against the Penguins. The regular season begins October 9th at home against the Boston Bruins. Read more...

Twins Top The Tigers At Target

The Tigers lead in the American League Central is down to a hal- game. Detroit has dropped two straight following an 8-4 loss to the Twins last night in Minnesota. The Tigers are 7-8 against Minnesota this season. David Price allowed five runs in 5 2/3 innings and took the loss. Miguel Cabrera had four hits -- two singles and two doubles -- in five at-bats. Detroit is a half-game ahead of Kansas City, who earned a 6-2 win against the White Sox last night. The Tigers and Royals will open a three-game series on Friday night in K.C.

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Pistons already on the grind

It’s a new day in Auburn Hills. Read more...