WATCH: Pistons 2016 first-round draft pick Henry Ellenson highlights

The Detroit Pistons selected Henry Ellenson out of Marquette with the 18th pick of the 2016 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Assuming most of you didn’t watch heavy amounts of Marquette basketball, check out this highlight reel showing Ellenson’s ability to run the floor, spread the floor and play down low. If he can play … Read more

Former Pistons and current ownership donate time and money to Detroit

On Friday, two former Pistons, Earl Cureton and John Long, teamed up with the non-profit group, The Greening of Detroit, to plant trees at Rouge Park in Detroit. The trees were paid for fully by the Pistons organization and their “Trees for Threes” initiative that went on all season. The initiative pledged $15 towards the … Read more

On Deck: Detroit Tigers (23-23) @ Oakland Athletics (20-28)

Despite losing their most recent game against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Detroit Tigers still won the series and have won eight of their last ten games. While the Tigers remain at 4th place in the AL Central, they sit only 3.0 games back of the division-leading Chicago White Sox, and with it not even being … Read more

On Deck: Tampa Bay Rays (19-19) @ Detroit Tigers (19-21)

The Detroit Tigers enter their upcoming three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays playing better than we’ve seen in almost a month. Fresh off a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins, the Tigers responded when their backs were against the wall, but they still have a lot of work to do going forward, and that starts this weekend. … Read more

Andre Drummond and Snoop Dogg headline cast for Flint celebrity basketball game

On Saturday, May 21, at the Dort Federal Event Center in Flint, former Michigan State star forward Morris Peterson and rapper Snoop Dogg will host a celebrity basketball game as a fundraiser for the struggling city. Along with Peterson and Snoop Dogg, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, New Orleans Saints running … Read more

Lions remain roughly $15 million under cap after signing draft picks

The Detroit Lions have officially signed all of their draft picks, including first round pick Taylor Decker, and now sit roughly $15 million under the NFL salary cap.  As of now, only the top 51 highest earning players on the Lions roster count against the salary cap. Once the regular season starts, the full roster … Read more

On Deck: Detroit Tigers (15-18) @ Baltimore Orioles (20-12)

The Detroit Tigers simply aren’t good right now. After losing two of three to the Washington Nationals, the Tigers now sit three games below .500. The offense hasn’t been consistent, the starting pitching hasn’t been good and the managing has been just as poor as the rest. With a four-game series against the surging Baltimore Orioles coming up, … Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 waiver wire targets after Week 5

Fantasy baseball season is five weeks underway, and we now have a better idea of which players are for real and which were simply one week wonders. Yet, even with there being a better idea of who is going to keep up their strong play, there still remains plenty of guys with high potential on … Read more

Pistons GM Jeff Bower talks Stanley Johnson, Andre Drummond & more in interview with The Vertical

Detroit Pistons general manager Jeff Bower took time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports this week, appearing on The Vertical Podcast, covering topics ranging from Stanley Johnson’s battle with LeBron James, Andre Drummond’s free throw struggles, the difficulties of scouting and more. On rookie Stanley Johnson’s mini-feud with LeBron James during … Read more

Plethora of Michigan-based talent projected for first round in 2017 NFL Draft

Matt Miller, Bleacher Report’s lead NFL Draft writer, published his “Way-Too-Early” 2017 NFL Mock Draft this morning, and the talent out of Michigan based schools for overflowing. 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Matt Miller's Way-Too-Early Predictions via @bleacherreport — Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) May 2, 2016 Four players from Michigan-based schools made an appearance on the … Read more

DSN writer manages basketball team for chance at $2 million

The inaugural version of “The Basketball Tournament” tipped off in the summer of 2014 with 32 teams slated to compete at Philadelphia University for a shot at $500,000. Myself and a few friends created a team, earned enough votes to be eligible to play and traveled out to Philadelphia for a game we would never … Read more

Two primetime road games scheduled for Michigan in 2016

This morning, it was announced that the Michigan football team would have at least two road games this upcoming season in primetime. Two of four road game are primetime starts At Rutgers: 10/8At Iowa: 11/12 LINK » — Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) May 2, 2016 As shown above, the Wolverines will have a tough … Read more