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Father of Spartans assistant coach Dwayne Stephens succumbs to coronavirus

As we await the return of sports and any sort of sense of normalcy, we have some unfortunate news to pass along that's affected a huge part of the Michigan sports community. Dwayne Stephens Sr., the father of Michigan...

Red Wings’ Dylan Larkin steps up with major donation

Thanks to the spread of COVID-19, the National Hockey League as well as several other leagues in North America and across the world have paused gameplay in an effort to flatten the curve of the illness. And while sports...

97.1 The Ticket forced to layoff on-air personalities

Thanks to a shortage of advertising money, radio company Entercom has been forced to proceed with layoffs, pay cuts and furloughs of employees. 97.1 The Ticket is owned by Entercom, and two on-air personalities that metro-Detroiters are very familiar...

Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s best free-agent signings – No. 4

Our list of former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland's top free-agent signings continues with number four on our list. For those of you who may have missed it, here's number five: No. 5 - Luc Robitaille Number four...

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly blasts Kirk Herbstreit’s grim prediction

Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly sure wasn't shy about making his thoughts known about the comments made by ESPN analyst regarding the immediate future of college football. Of course, thanks to the spread of the novel...

Matthew Stafford included in top-10 list of quarterback play based on analytics

There's no question about it - Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was playing some MVP level football before the injuries to his back forced him to shut down his season last year. And the analytics only go to show...

Game of the Day: Red Wings blast Avalanche 6-0 in Game 4 of the 1997 Western Conference Finals

Our Game of the Day series continues, and we're throwing it back to the magical 1996-97 Detroit Red Wings season for this one. The legendary rivalry between Detroit and the Colorado Avalanche continued with a playoff matchup one year...

Michigan State Athletic Director issues strong defense of Tom Izzo

Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo found himself back in the headlines today thanks to a report from ESPN saying that he contacted a witness in a sexual assault investigation against one of his players before they'd had...

Analysts Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe debate between Calvin Johnson and Terrell Owens

There's absolutely no "disputing" who Fox Sports analyst Skip Bayless believes was the greatest player in NFL history to wear the jersey number 81. Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson receives that honor from Bayless ahead of Terrell...

Flashback: Tigers, White Sox have two bench clearing brawls in same game

The Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox provided baseball fans with one of the more memorable bench clearing brawls 20 years ago in the Windy City - twice in the same game on April 22, 2000. Both brawls stemmed...

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Father of Spartans assistant coach Dwayne Stephens succumbs to coronavirus

As we await the return of sports and any sort of sense of normalcy, we have some unfortunate news...
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Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn already included on ‘hot seat’ list

Near the end of the 2019 season, Detroit Lions ownership decided that they were going to roll with general manager Bob Quinn and head...

Red Wings’ Dylan Larkin steps up with major donation

Thanks to the spread of COVID-19, the National Hockey League as well as several other leagues in North America and across the world have...

97.1 The Ticket forced to layoff on-air personalities

Thanks to a shortage of advertising money, radio company Entercom has been forced to proceed with layoffs, pay cuts and furloughs of employees. 97.1...

20 years ago today: Michigan State defeats Florida to win 2000 National Championship [Video]

For today's Game of the Day, we go back in time exactly 20 years to 2000 when Mateen Cleaves and the Michigan State Spartans...