In 'pen puzzle, Soria appears to be piece to keep
Figuring out how Joakim Soria fits into a Tigers bullpen that's set to get a makeover while still keeping several of its parts is not necessarily a simple matter for the club this offseason, but the reliever is seemingly an important commodity.
Remembering Sonny Eliot
Legendary weatherman Sonny Eliot annually provided the Thanksgiving Day forecast for Red Wings' radio broadcasts. Listen to his final Wings' forecast from No. 25, 2010.
Crawford out with upper-body injury
CHICAGO -- Just as they're about to get forward Kris Versteeg back, the Chicago Blackhawks lost another important puzzle piece Tuesday in goalie Corey Crawford.
Crawford, who started Chicago's first four games, is day-to-day with an upper-body ...
Al Avila navigating dad, VP roles amid concern for son's health
Alex Avila should be able to have a normal offseason after concussion symptoms from a couple of weeks ago subsided and followup tests came back negative. Still, there's a lingering concern within the Tigers organization -- including VP and assistant GM Al Avila -- for his health after at least three concussions in recent years.
High school football player found dead
A suburban Southern California high school was stricken with
grief Tuesday following the death of a popular varsity football
player whose father is 10-year NFL veteran Erik Kramer.
Blackhawks recall goaltender Darling from Rockford
The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled goaltender Scott Darling from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Darling will wear number 33 for the Blackhawks.
Darling, 25, has appeared in two games this season ...
Russell leaves scouting department; Littlefield joins staff
One of the hallmarks of Dave Dombrowski's tenure with the Tigers has been the continuity of his staff, keeping his inner circle of trusted advisors largely together in an era when even top evaluators often bounce around and success usually leads to bigger things for assistants. Dombrowski lost someone from his core group on Monday, but filled the void with a similarly familiar face.
Tom Renney talks about his new job as Red Wings' associate coach
Blackhawks assign Cumiskey to Rockford
The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have assigned defenseman Kyle Cumiskey to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Cumiskey, 27, appeared in 45 games for MODO of the Swedish Hockey League last season, recording 28 points ...
Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer
Steven Moya, who hit .276 with 33 doubles and 35 home runs at Double-A this year, connected on his first home run of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday night. Orioles prospect Zach Davies scattered two hits across four innings, striking out seven and earning the victory for Glendale.
Blackhawks activate Mashinter and assign to Rockford
The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have activated forward Brandon Mashinter (MASH-ihn-tuhr) from Injured Reserve and assigned him to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Mashinter, 26, appeared in 47 regular-season games...
Blackhawks Buzz: Oct. 11, 2014 vs. Buffalo Sabres
1. Home Comforts
The Blackhawks open their home slate on Saturday against the Buffalo Sabres, owners of the league's worst record in 2013-14. Chicago logged a pair of 2-1 wins over Buffalo last season, with Patrick Kane (2G), Patrick Sharp (2A) a...