Week 8 Poll: New No. 1; Spartans remain at #8

The AP released it’s weekly College Football rankings on Sunday, and there weren’t too many moves or surprises. However the biggest change that did occur, happened at the top. For the 1st time this season, we have a change at #1. Mississippi State is the top dog (pun intended) this week, beating out Florida State … Read more

Week 7 Poll: Major shakeup in the Top 25

Whew! What a weekend in College Football. For the 1st time in history, 5 of the Top 10 teams went down on what’s being called “Shake-up Saturday”. It all started on Thursday night when unranked Arizona shocked the #2 Oregon Ducks in Eugene, something Michigan State couldn’t do. But that was just the beginning of … Read more

Week 6 Poll: MSU remains in Top 10; big games this weekend

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already into Week 6 of the College Football season. The AP has released their Week 6 College Football Poll, and for the most part we don’t see much change. The top 7 in the poll stay the same, with Florida State hanging on to the #1 spot in the … Read more

10 new charges for former EMU football player

Prosecutors have filed ten new charges against 27 year-old Daniel Holtzclaw, including first-degree rape, forcible oral sodomy and indecent exposure. He was arrested in August and charged with 16 crimes at that time. Holtzclaw played football at Eastern Michigan in the mid-2000s and was considered talented enough to be given a tryout with the Detroit … Read more

Week 4 Poll: FSU on top, Spartans at No. 11

The 4th Edition of the 2014 AP NCAA College Football Poll is out. Florida State remains the #1 team in the country, with the rest of the Top 5 staying the same as the week before. Previously #6, Georgia fell to #13 after a loss at South Carolina. Even though they were idle, the Michigan … Read more

Big Ten, Big Problems: Can the B1G earn back respect?

Let’s be honest, it’s been a beyond miserable first 2 weeks of the College Football season for the Big Ten Conference. Week 1 was filled with close games that shouldn’t have been close to begin with, including Penn State squeaking out a win vs UCF, Illinois surviving against Youngstown State, Iowa holding off Northern Iowa, … Read more

Why college football is studying Major League Soccer – WSJ

Why College Football Is Studying Major League Soccer “As colleges seek out ways to enhance their stadiums and entice a generation of absentee fans to college football games, they are looking at MLS teams as models. “ “But not even Southern football fans are sure things to show up to games any more—and their increasingly … Read more

Big Ten Conference to realign, rename divisions

KALAMAZOO, Michigan — Say good-bye to the Legends and Leaders (at least as the divisional names the Big Ten Conference used this past year). An ESPN Chicago source revealed on Friday that the Big Ten will ditch the current divisional names in favor of using geographical names. Starting in 2014, the conference will feature an … Read more

NCAA Tournament Tickets

The NCAA men’s tournament brings its madness to the The Palace of Auburn Hills this weekend.  We’ve received some interesting data from TiqIQ on the ticket market for the games. TiqIQ has teamed up with Primesport, the official exchange of the tournament.   FIND TICKETS NOW   The Palace of Auburn Hills (Auburn Hills, Mich.) Session … Read more

DSN 2nd Annual NCAA Tournament Pool

For the 2nd year in a row, DSN is putting together a March Madness Pool! We’re using Yahoo! again this year. Click the link below or search the name “Detroit Sports Nation 2013”. No money involved, sorry. Winner gets a shout out on the Facebook page, the main site and bragging rights for the next … Read more

CCHA Quarterfinals set to begin tonight

  KALAMAZOO, Michigan — The 2nd round of the final CCHA Tournament will get underway tonight with 4 games on the docket. Here is a quick glimpse at the schedule: #7 Michigan at #3 Western Michigan #11 Michigan State at #1 Miami (OH) #5 Ferris State at #4 Ohio State #9 Bowling Green at #2 … Read more

Wolverines slip by Spartans 58-57 at Crisler Arena

The Michigan Wolverines remained undefeated at home this year squeaking out a win against the Michigan State Spartans who have three losses in their last three games. The first half was relatively uneventful. Michigan State went to the locker room at the halfway point with a 31-28 lead notwithstanding Michigan’s excellent ball security. The Wolverines … Read more

CCHA gears up for final weekend… ever

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A season long celebration of the legacy of the CCHA turns the page to the final chapter this weekend, as teams play their final regular season games before the CCHA Tournament. Following this season, teams from the 11-member conference will go their seperate ways. Some to the newly formed Big Ten Conference, … Read more

College Hockey Scoreboard — 2/1/13

  Friday February 1st, 2013 DSN takes a quick glance at the College Hockey scoreboard from Friday night’s action, featuring all D-I Michigan-based teams:   Michigan 3    Michigan State 2                        F #6 Western Michigan 3   Ferris State 1      F Bowling … Read more

College Hockey Weekend Preview — 2/1 and 2/2

Friday February 1st, 2013

KALAMAZOO, MI — Happy February everyone! With the calendar officially turning the page today, we’re heading into the home stretch of the NCAA Hockey season. Roughly 5 weeks remain for teams to make a move in the standings, and impress the NCAA Tournament committee. 

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