Heat force Game 7 with wild OT win
LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11
assists and 10 rebounds, Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds
to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination
with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the
NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
Tigers sign seventh-round pick Harrell
The Tigers selected Vanderbilt center fielder Connor Harrell in the 31st round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, but couldn't get him to sign on the dotted line. However, they finally got their target when Harrell agreed to terms with the team on Tuesday after being picked in the seventh round of this year's Draft.
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.
With both Jose Calderon and Will Bynum pending free agents, it stands to reason Joe Dumars will solicit the opinion of Maurice Cheeks if the Pistons address point guard in the draft, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons.
With big stretch coming, starters to get rest
The Tigers have an off-day coming up next Monday, and they plan to use it to give all of their starters an extra day of rest. They will not use it to push back Anibal Sanchez's spot in the rotation, which Jose Alvarez will fill.
Draft Preview: Point Guards at 37
If the Pistons pass on taking a point guard with their lottery pick, there’ll be no shortage of quality left on the board when they pick at 37 in round two, including South Dakota State’s Nate Wolters and Murray State’s Isaiah Canaan.
Smyly going to great lengths to earn saves
While protecting a lead on Monday to help starter Max Scherzer to a rare 10-0 record to begin a season, left-hander reliever Drew Smyly began carving out his own history.
Tom Renney talks about his new job as Red Wings' associate coach
Draft Preview: Sleepers at 8
If there’s a wild card for the Pistons to draft, it should come from another group that includes Gonzaga’s Kelly Olynyk and Duke’s Mason Plumlee, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons' draft preview series.
Police investigate Hernandez's home
State and local police spent hours at the home of New England
Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday night as another
group of officers searched an industrial park about a mile away
where a body was discovered the day before.
‘Exactly What We Needed’
Joe Dumars wanted someone who could stand before the Pistons every day and command the locker room, and everything he learned about Maurice Cheeks over the past several weeks led him to believe he’s that guy.
Young's case illustrates problem for NFL
(Eds: Adds additional charge of trespassing in one case. With AP Photos.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer When the NFL first reached out to Titus Young, the wide receiver had not yet punched a teammate, intentionally lined up wrong during a game or been arrested three times in less than a week.
Five changes Blackhawks could make in Game 4
BOSTON -- The Chicago Blackhawks haven't scored a goal in more than 122 minutes and they trail the Boston Bruins, 2-1 in the best-of-7 series, heading into Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday at TD Garden (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, RDS).
Hawks using confidence gained from rally vs. Wings
BOSTON -- The Chicago Blackhawks haven't scored a goal in more than 120 minutes of game time and have lost two straight to trail the Boston Bruins 2-1 in the best-of-7 Stanley Cup Final.
Most teams would be struggling with their confidence afte...
Quenneville: Hossa 'likely' to play in Game 4
BOSTON - Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Tuesday that injured forward Marian Hossa was "likely" to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, RDS).
Hossa was a late ...
Blackhawks feel absence of surprise scratch Hossa
BOSTON -- Marian Hossa was a surprise scratch for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final.
Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said after the 2-0 loss to the Boston Bruins that Hossa is "day-to-day" with an upper-body injury. ...
Goal drought is a concern for Blackhawks
BOSTON -- Until the past couple of days, the Chicago Blackhawks' season has been all but flawless.
The Blackhawks breezed through the regular season, going 24 games without a regulation loss and coasting to the Presidents' Trophy as regular-se...