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Big 10 Football Returns!

Big 10 Football Returns!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 ~ After an initial cancelation of the Big Ten college football season, the conference presidents and chancellors have reconsidered their decision, with play schedule to resume October 24. In a statement, Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. said, “I support this decision to allow a modified fall football…

Rocket Mortgage Classic Set to Tee Off on July 4 Weekend in 2021

Rocket Mortgage Classic Set to Tee Off on July 4 Weekend in 2021

DETROIT (September 2, 2020) – Following a wildly successful debut in 2019 and a spectacular sophomore showing earlier this year, the third-annual Rocket Mortgage Classic will be held June 28 – July 4, 2021, as it returns to the historic Detroit Golf Club. The event will focus on raising funds to support the “Changing the…

Red Wings Sign Fabbri to Two-Year Extension

Red Wings Sign Fabbri to Two-Year Extension

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today signed forward Robby Fabbri to a two-year contract extension. Fabbri, 24, was acquired in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on Nov. 6, 2019 in exchange for center Jacob de la Rose and logged 31 points (14-17-31) and 18 penalty minutes in 17:16 average ice time over 52…

Michigan State Athletics Release Statement on Big 10 Cancellation

Michigan State Athletics Release Statement on Big 10 Cancellation

Statement from Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. “I know how disappointed the whole Spartan community is over the cancellation of fall sports. We have amazing student-athletes and fans at Michigan State University and this news is hard for many people. But safety remains our top priority, and we are still focused…

Detroit Signs Evgeny Svechnikov to One-Year Extension

Detroit Signs Evgeny Svechnikov to One-Year Extension

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today signed right wing Evgeny Svechnikov to a one-year contract extension. Svechnikov, 23, completed his third full professional campaign in 2019-20, returning to the ice in October after missing the entire 2018-19 season due to a knee injury. In his first game back with the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins on…

Detroit Pistons Announce NBA G League Franchise ‘Name The Team’ Contest

Detroit Pistons Announce NBA G League Franchise ‘Name The Team’ Contest

DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Pistons are asking fans to help name its new NBA G League team that will play on the campus of Wayne State University starting with the 2021-22 season. Ideas for team names can be submitted at www.pistons.com/nametheteam from July 29 to August 11, 2020. All fans who submit a name…

Detroit Pistons Purchase Northern Arizona Suns from Phoenix Suns

Detroit Pistons Purchase Northern Arizona Suns from Phoenix Suns

NEW YORK, July 29, 2020 – The Detroit Pistons, the Phoenix Suns and the NBA G League today announced that the Pistons have agreed to purchase the Northern Arizona Suns from the Phoenix Suns. The rebranded team is expected to play in a new arena currently being constructed on the campus of Wayne State University…

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