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The Detroit Grand Prix will run on Belle Isle for at least three more years.

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Detroit Lions defensive end Cornelius Washington has returned to practice.

Tigers right-hander Mike Fiers has left Detroit's game against Cincinnati on Wednesday with a left lower shin bruise.


A crowd estimated at about 50,000 gathered on a sun-splashed day to honor six former players. Enshrined were Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman and former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell.

Jon Reschke
MSU Spartans

Linebacker Jon Reschke is back on Michigan State's roster, although coach Mark Dantonio says his return to the team remains a work in progress.

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Join Current Sports' Al Martin this Friday, July 20 at Cooley Law School Stadium ahead of the Salute to Service game against Peoria. The LIVE broadcast will begin at 6 pm and go until game time at 7 pm.

WKAR's Karel Vega spoke to Al to find out more about Current Sports' first ever live remote broadcast. 

Don McAuliffe
MSU Spartans

Former Michigan State running back Don McAuliffe, a fighter in his youth, battled to the very end. The captain of Michigan State's undefeated 1952 national championship team died Saturday in La Jolla, California, according to Kevin McAuliffe, his oldest son. He was 90.

Darryl Rogers
MSU Spartans

Darryl Rogers, who coached Michigan State to a share of the Big Ten title in 1978 and later took the helm for the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 83.

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The New York Giants have spent a 2019 third-round draft pick on Western Michigan cornerback Sam Beal, and Washington has selected Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander in the sixth round Wednesday.

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Jim Brandstatter is out after 31 years as a radio broadcaster at Detroit Lions games.

Detroit Pistons
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The Detroit Pistons have hired Gregg Polinsky as director of player personnel.


The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio.

Scott Dixon will try for a sweep of this weekend's two IndyCar races in Detroit.

Big Ten Championship Banner Raising 2018
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Indiana visits Duke while North Carolina travels to Michigan to headline this year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge in November.

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A Canada goose settled into right-center field during a rain delay at the Detroit Tigers game, and an attempt to remove it ended in chaos.