Coke's rough spring trend continues
Phil Coke has never been known for fast starts to Spring Training. His adrenaline usually doesn't lend itself to early spring games. That said, he might well be creating a tougher situation for himself this spring with his early struggles.
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.
The Pistons, who’ve had fourth-quarter trouble in games all season, need a big fourth-quarter kick to their season starting Sunday in Boston, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons.
Smyly impressive in Tigers' loss to Mets
The Tigers have had the green light running the bases all spring. They almost ran their way into a victory on Saturday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium with their third double steal in eight days. But Matt Clark's pinch-hit, two-run double completed a ninth-inning comeback, sending the Mets past the Tigers for a 3-2 win.
Ausmus willing to be patient with Castellanos
So far, the offensive numbers on Nick Castellanos have given every indication he's ready to make the long-awaited jump to the big leagues. The defensive adjustment might take some more time.
Tom Renney talks about his new job as Red Wings' associate coach
Smyly works on his offspeed pitches
Drew Smyly continues to work on his entire pitching repertoire in his return to life as a starting pitcher, dusting off a changeup he never had to use in relief last year against left-handed hitters. His third start of the spring on Saturday was a continuation of that effort.
The Pistons fell behind by 20 points 10 minutes into the game and never challenged the Timberwolves as they lost their eighth straight road game 114-101, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons.
Tigers sending big names on road swing
No one will accuse the Tigers of sending a skeleton squad on their longest road trip of the spring. Miguel Cabrera, Alex Avila and Nick Castellanos are scheduled to start both games of the Tigers' two-game road swing to Jupiter, on Sunday against the Marlins and on Monday against the Cardinals.
Blatche leads Nets to win over Magic for 8th win in 9 games
Andray Blatche came off the bench and had a team-high 18 points
and reserve forward Mirza Teletovic added 14 points as the Brooklyn
Nets continued their resurgence with an eighth win in nine games,
beating the Orlando Magic 101-90 on a snowy Tuesday night.
Blackhawks Buzz: March 9, 2014 at Buffalo Sabres
1) Shuffling off to Buffalo
The Blackhawks will play their first game in Buffalo since Oct. 11, 2010, on Sunday, a span of more than three seasons without an appearance at the First Niagara Center. Chicago enters the contest with a four-game winn...
NBC selects Blackhawks home game vs. Blues as Game of the Week
The Chicago Blackhawks, in conjunction with NBC and the National Hockey League, announced today that the team’s game on Sunday, April 6 vs. the St. Louis Blues at the United Center has been selected as NBC’s Game of the Week. As a result, puck dro...
Blackhawks Buzz: March 6, 2014 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
1) The New World
The Columbus Blue Jackets have had an up-and-down campaign in 2013-14, after NHL realignment shifted the team to the Eastern Conference. After a slow start, an eight-game win streak in January propelled the Jackets back into the ...
Blackhawks Buzz: March 4, 2014 vs. Colorado Avalanche
1) Home At Last
Tuesday’s matchup against Colorado marks the first time the Blackhawks will skate on United Center ice since Jan. 26 against Winnipeg, a span of eight games. Chicago went 4-2-2 in that time, most recently rolling past Pittsburgh 5...