The Detroit Lions bounced back with a 34-17 win on Thanksgiving Day over the Chicago Bears. Matthew Stafford threw for 390 yards and two touchdowns, both to Calvin Johnson, who had 146 yards and 11 catches. Joique Bell added 91 yards rushing and also had a pair of touchdowns. Detroit is home to Tampa Bay a week from Sunday.
Pavel Datsyuk returned to the line up and scored two goals as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Stephen Weiss had a goal and an assist, while Tomas Jurco and Henrik Zetterberg each had a goal. The Red Wings have won two in a row and play in New Jersey on Friday.
Make it six losses in a row for the Detroit Pistons, who fell 104-98 to the L.A. Clippers at the Palace on Wednesday night. It was another 4th quarter collapse for the Pistons, who led by 73-72 after three. DJ Augustin scored 19, while Josh Smith, Andre Drummond, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope all added 17 points. The Pistons host Milwaukee on Friday.
No. 12 Villanova squeaked by No. 19 Michigan on Tuesday night 60-55 in the finals of the Legends Classic in Brooklyn, New York. Caris LeVert had 16 points for Michigan, who lost for the first time this season. The Wolverines face Nicholls State on Saturday.
The Detroit Pistons have lost five in a row after a 98-86 loss in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. Andre Drummond scored 23 points and Greg Monroe added 15 for the Pistons, who host the Los Angeles Clippers at the Palace on Wednesday.
No. 24 Michigan won its fourth straight game to start the season, holding off Oregon 70-63 on Monday night in Brooklyn, New York. Zak Irvin had 19 points, while Caris LeVert added 18, and Ricky Doyle 10 for the Wolverines. Michigan is home to Nicholls State on Saturday.
Stephen Weiss scored his first two goals in over a year, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan aso scored goals in the win. The Red Wings return to action on Wednesday night against Philadelphia at Joe Louis Arena.
No. 19 Michigan State blew out Santa Clara 79-52 on Monday night in college basketball action. Travis Trice scored 19, Marvin Clark 15, Gavin Schilling 14, Denzel Valentine 13, and Bryn Forbes 10 for the Spartans.
Tom Brady had 38 completions for 349 yards and two touchdowns, as the New England Patriots crushed the Detroit Lions 34-9 on Sunday. Matthew Stafford was just 18 of 46 in the game for 264 yards. The Lions have not scored a touchdown in their last two games, both losses. Detroit is home to Chicago on Thanksgiving Day.
Tyler Bozak scored two of Toronto's three goals in the third period, as the Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night. Tomas Tatar had the lone goal for Detroit, who returns home on Monday to face Ottawa.