The Red Wings have not won in four straight games, after a 1-0 shootout loss to Columbus on Tuesday night at home. Jimmy Howard made 30 saves in 65 minutes to earn his second shutout fo the season (both against the Blue Jackets), but allowed two of three shooter to score in the shootout. It is the third time in the losing streak that the Wings at least earned a point. Detroit is
The Los Angeles Clippers ended a two game win streak by the Pistons, with a 113-91 romp in California on Monday night. Jodie Meeks led the Pistons with 20 points, while Andre Drummond added 18, and Greg Monroe 15. The Pistons return home on Wednesday to meet up with the Dallas Mavericks at the Palace.
Denzel Valentine scored 21 points as Michigan State cruised by Oakland University on Sunday night 87-61. Branden Dawson added 15 points as five Spartans reached double digits. Michigan State will host Eastern Michigan on Wednesday.
The Detroit Lions fell behind 14-0 early, but powered by their defense rallied for a 16-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The win was the third in a row for the Lions, who are (10-4) and tied with Green Bay for first place in the NFC North. Matt Prater kicked three field goals and Golden Tate scored the lone Detroit touchdown. The Lions play at Chicago next Sunday.
The Detroit Pistons are on a roll, with two straight wins out West. Detroit won in Sacramento on Saturday night 95-90. Greg Monroe poured in 24 and Josh Smith scored 21 points for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond added 12. The Pistons wrap up their road trip on Monday night in Los Angeles against the Clippers.
The Detroit Red Wings are winless in their last three games, after losing 4-1 in Toronto on Saturday night. Niklas Kronwall had the lone Detroit goal. The Red Wings begin a four game home stand on Tuesday, when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets at Joe Louis Arena.
No. 3 Arizona handed Michigan its third straight loss on Saturday with an 80-53 romp in Arizona. Zak Irvin had 14 to lead the Wolverines, who are off until next Saturday, when they host SMU in Ann Arbor.
A 13 game losing streak came to an end on Friday night, when the Detroit Pistons won in Phoenix 105-103 against the Suns. Andre Drummond scored 23 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in the win. The Pistons play in Sacramento on Saturday.
Shootout continues to be a problem for the Detroit Red Wings, who lost 3-2 to the Florida Panthers on Friday night at Joe Louis Arena. The Wings are now (1-5) in six shootout games this season. Riley Sheahan and Gustav Nyquist scored goals for the Wings, who play in Toronto on Saturday.
The Detroit Tigers were busy on Thursday evening making two major deals. Detroit traded infielder Eugenio Suarez and pitching prospect Jonathon Crawford to Cincinnati for starting pitcher Alfredo Simon. Simon became a full time starter last season for the Reds and won 15 games and went to the All-Star Game. He is a former closer, who once had 17 saves for Baltimore back in