Sports news

Darryl Rogers
MSU Spartans

Darryl Rogers, who coached Michigan State to a share of the Big Ten title in 1978 and later took the helm for the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 83.

Western Michigan University Score Board
Joel Dinda / Flickr Creative Commons

The New York Giants have spent a 2019 third-round draft pick on Western Michigan cornerback Sam Beal, and Washington has selected Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander in the sixth round Wednesday.

Patrick Breitenbach / Flickr Creative Commons

Jim Brandstatter is out after 31 years as a radio broadcaster at Detroit Lions games.

Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons / Facebook

The Detroit Pistons have hired Gregg Polinsky as director of player personnel.


The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio.

Scott Dixon will try for a sweep of this weekend's two IndyCar races in Detroit.

Big Ten Championship Banner Raising 2018
Twitter/Spartan Basketball

Indiana visits Duke while North Carolina travels to Michigan to headline this year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge in November.

Pixabay Creative Commons

A Canada goose settled into right-center field during a rain delay at the Detroit Tigers game, and an attempt to remove it ended in chaos.

Daniel X. O'Neil / Flickr Creative Commons

Former Detroit Lions defensive end Robert Porcher and ex-Michigan State running back Todd T.J. Duckett have been selected for induction into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.

Zeke Upshaw
Grand Rapids Drive roster photo

The mother of a G League basketball player who died in March after collapsing on the court during a game has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the NBA and the Detroit Pistons of negligence.

Nasa Hataoka

After losing in a playoff last weekend, Nasa Hataoka is making another bid for her first LPGA Tour victory.

File photo / WKAR

A group of Detroit civil rights activists is calling on the Lions to reject the NFL's new policy aimed at addressing the issue of national anthem protests.

Bassel Mudarris / Flickr Creative Commons

The Detroit Pistons have hired Ed Stefanski as a senior executive to assist the team in searches for a new coach and head of basketball operations.

Spartan Stadium North Gate
Ken Lund / Flickr Creative Commons

A former NFL football player is suing Michigan State University, saying his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation.

Twitter/Boston Marathon

After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place, Desiree Linden decided she'd seen enough of the Boston Marathon for another year.