DETROIT – The Detroit Lions' wait to get defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh signed and on the field is almost over.
A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press that Suh and the Lions agreed to terms on a five-year contract worth $40 million guaranteed and as much as $68 million. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the talks were confidential and said both sides were working on the language of the deal Tuesday night.
DETROIT – Jeremy Bonderman allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings, Brennan Boesch and Johnny Damon each drove in two runs, and the Detroit Tigers earned a split of a day-night doubleheader with a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
Damon was 3 for 5.
Chicago won the first game 12-2 as Juan Pierre homered for the first time in almost two years.
A fourth case of Legionnaires' disease has been confirmed and a fifth is suspected at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township.
John Ambrose, an epidemiologist with the U.S. Army Public Health Command, said Monday three of the confirmed cases involve employees from Warren-based TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. One is from the 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard.
Governor Granholm says she hopes the U.S. Senate will vote Wed on a measure to help states balance their budgets.
AUDIO: The bill would help states out with money for Medicaid and to avert teacher layoffs. Michigan would be in line for about $300 million if Senate Democratic leaders can win over one Republican to move the bill.
Some people affected by the Kalamazoo River oil spill have a potential buyer for their homes, the pipeline company responsible for the disaster.
Enbridge Energy Partners CEO Patrick Daniel says he's heard from residents concerned about falling property values. Because of that, Daniel says the company has offered to buy homes that were on the market before the spill.
Michigan State University officials will offer a sneak peak of the university's new Grand Rapids-based medical school headquarters.
College of Human Medicine officials will provide a media tour Tuesday morning of the $90 million, privately funded Secchia Center of the College of Human Medicine. The 180,000-square-foot, seven-story medical education building is located in downtown Grand Rapids.