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Michigan State among four finalists for five-star PG Josiah James

Michigan State among four finalists for five-star PG Josiah James

James (6-foot-6, 198 pounds) is rated the No. 12 player in the country and the No. 1 point guard in the country in the 247sports composite. ... Continue Reading
Yeah, Hakeem Valles could really make the Lions at tight end

Yeah, Hakeem Valles could really make the Lions at tight end

Valles is still an underdog to make the team. But he's got a chance, and those chances are improving now that he's putting together a pretty solid camp. ... Continue Reading
Holton football team trying to connect tangibles and intangibles

Holton football team trying to connect tangibles and intangibles

Chemistry and camaraderie appear to be strong suits for Red Devils. ... Continue Reading
Is the NFL too soft?

Is the NFL too soft?

With player safety threatened by an uptick in concussions and CTE, the NFL made lowered-helmet tackles a penalizable offense that could result in an ejection. ... Continue Reading
Medalist Sarah Shipley of Hastings, defending champ Aya Johnson of Muskegon in final 8 of women's am

Medalist Sarah Shipley of Hastings, defending champ Aya Johnson of Muskegon in final 8 of women's am

The champion is scheduled to be crowned Friday afternoon at Western Golf & Country Club in Redford. ... Continue Reading
'Blah blah blah': Michigan coy about Shea, quarterbacks in fall camp

'Blah blah blah': Michigan coy about Shea, quarterbacks in fall camp

The latest Wolverine Confidential podcast ... Continue Reading
The invisible ways John Beilein and Michigan are influencing college basketball

The invisible ways John Beilein and Michigan are influencing college basketball

The Michigan coach inspires those who have never even worked for him. ... Continue Reading
Red Wings' Nick Jensen faces competition for lineup spot

Red Wings' Nick Jensen faces competition for lineup spot

Smooth-skating, right-handed shooter played all but one game last season. ... Continue Reading
Michigan State freshman CB Kalon Gervin playing faster, competing for snaps

Michigan State freshman CB Kalon Gervin playing faster, competing for snaps

Gervin was the highest-rated player in Michigan State's 2018 signing class and was an early enrollee. ... Continue Reading
Michigan football has three cornerbacks it can trust now

Michigan football has three cornerbacks it can trust now

The Wolverines return all-Big Ten corners Lavert Hill and David Long in 2018, along with fifth-year senior Brandon Watson. ... Continue Reading
Whitecaps, nearing crunch time for playoffs, get a much-needed boost

Whitecaps, nearing crunch time for playoffs, get a much-needed boost

Team rallies from deficits of 4-0 and 5-1 against Lansing Lugnuts. ... Continue Reading
Pitching prospect's new approach sparks impressive streak with Whitecaps

Pitching prospect's new approach sparks impressive streak with Whitecaps

Brad Bass has learned to pitch inside, and the result has been a 21 2/3 scoreless innings heading into Thursday's start. ... Continue Reading
Tigers' John Hicks to undergo surgery, likely out for season

Tigers' John Hicks to undergo surgery, likely out for season

Hicks, 28, played in 81 games for the Tigers this year, hitting .260/.312/.403 with nine home runs in 312 plate appearances. ... Continue Reading
Tigers' Victor Martinez says retirement is near: 'This is going to be it'

Tigers' Victor Martinez says retirement is near: 'This is going to be it'

Martinez, 39, is in the last year of his contract and it has been widely assumed that this would be his final season in the big leagues. ... Continue Reading
Michigan State's Brian Lewerke, Kenny Willekes land on award watch lists

Michigan State's Brian Lewerke, Kenny Willekes land on award watch lists

Lewerke made a trio of other watch lists already while this is the first for Willekes. ... Continue Reading

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