Breaking News: Tigers’ Get Alfredo Simon From Reds for Suarez and Crawford

The Tigers are reporting the they have acquired Alfredo Simon from the Cincinnati Reds for Eugenio Suarez and Jonathan Crawford. More details when they become available. Check back for updates.   The #Tigers announced the club has acquired RHP Alfredo Simon from the @Reds in exchange for INF Eugenio Suarez & RHP Jonathon Crawford — Detroit Tigers … Read more

BREAKING: Red Sox trade Cespedes to Tigers for Porcello

The Detroit Tigers have agreed to acquire another slugger for their lineup, landing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Rick Porcello, sources told Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com on Thursday and was confirmed by Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. The Tigers will also get bullpen help in right handed pitcher Alex Wilson. … Read more

Charles Tillman compares battling Megatron to Ali-Frazier

Chicago cornerback Charles Tillman and Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson gave each other Thanksgiving gifts when the teams played last month in the form of exchanged jerseys. In the past, they’ve had some great battles in the NFC North. But only one of them played in the November matchup as Tillman has been on injured reserve since … Read more

Theo Riddick Did Not Play Sunday…Here is Why

He had established a role throughout most of the season, showing his ability to run routes and make decisive cuts. Theo Riddick made his worth in big plays, too, including two huge ones in Week 8 against Atlanta. Yet on Sunday, Riddick legitimately disappeared from the Detroit Lions’ lineup. He played no offensive snaps. A former … Read more

Reggie Bush Likely To Play Sunday

It looks like the Detroit Lions will have running back Reggie Bush back in the lineup when they face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Reggie Bush has missed five full games this season and been limited in two others. Bush has practiced fully for Detroit on Wednesday and Thursday — the first time he has done that … Read more

Gerald McCoy Wants Suh To “Break The Bank”

This is not what Detroit Lions team president and general manager Martin Mayhew likely wanted to hear. While Ndamukong Suh remained steadfast in his insistence about not talking about his upcoming expiring contract Wednesday — fellow defensive tackle Gerald McCoy had no problem sharing his opinion of what should happen with Suh. And his opinion matters because … Read more

LOOK: Ohio State shows class, sends letter to Devin Gardner

Everyone saw Michigan senior quarterback Devin Gardner consoling Ohio State freshman signal caller J.T. Barrett last week when he went down with an injury in the midst of a huge rivalry game.Ohio State’s Dave Claborn and the OSU athletic department sent Gardner a letter of appreciation for his actions last Saturday.Gardner tweeted out a picture … Read more

Brady Hoke fired as Michigan football coach

It is expected to be announced at a 4:30pm press conference that Brady Hoke has been fired as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines football team. In what has been a slow decline in performance, the Wolverines finished 5-7 in 2014 and will miss a bowl game for the first time under Hoke. Players arrived … Read more

Jim Caldwell Says Lions Not Pursuing Ray Rice

The Detroit Lions have one of the worst running games in the NFL right now, but one player they won’t be looking at right away is newly-reinstated running back Ray Rice. “We haven’t considered that at this point,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. The Lions have the No. 30 rushing offense in the NFL (81.67 yards … Read more

Ray Rice Wins Appeal; Can Sign With Any Team Immediately

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of an indefinite suspension and has been reinstated to the NFL. Rice is now eligible to sign with any NFL team. “I would like to thank Judge Barbara Jones, the NFL Players Association, my attorneys, agents, advisors, family, friends and fans — but most importantly, my … Read more

NFL Fines Raiola $10,000; Not For Last Play Of Game

A day after Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola said he wouldn’t be fined for his actions on the final drive of his team’s 34-9 loss to New England on Sunday, it turned out he actually was. NFL spokesman Michael Signora said Wednesday that Raiola was fined $10,000 for unnecessary roughness, but not for his cut block on … Read more

No Fine and No Regrets for Lions’ Raiola

Lions center Dominic Raiola said he was not fined by the NFL for his play at the end of Sunday’s 34-9 loss to New England where he dived at the knees of Patriots defensive lineman Zach Moore. “There’s no fine. It was during the game,” Raiola said Tuesday. “I don’t know about regrets. I don’t live life with regrets. … Read more