Stories by Larry Lage

Monday, July 21, 2014

Chamberlain's arm, beard fit in with Tigers

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain.
By Larry Lage

Monday, April 7, 2014

Ausmus, Tigers off to strong start

DETROIT - Brad Ausmus, the rookie manager of the Detroit Tigers, got a taste of what life is like leading a team in his first week as a major league skipper.
By Larry Lage

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

NHL back on ice after Sochi

The Sochi Olympics are over and the NHL is back after freezing its schedule so the world's best hockey players could compete for gold - perhaps for the last time. 
By Larry Lage

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

U.S. men fail to medal in hockey

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 27-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games.
By Larry Lage

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Americans skate past Czech Republic with ease

Team USA skated past the Czech Republic with ease on Wednesday, setting up a semifinal tilt with rival Canada on Friday.
By Larry Lage

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Maple Leafs win Winter Classic in shootout

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Tyler Bozak scored the winning shootout goal and Jonathan Bernier made two saves in the heart-pounding final moments, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over Detroit.
By Larry Lage

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Winter Classic is bigger this year

With a lot more fans and two Original Six teams, including one from Canada for the first time, the NHL is confident the 2014 Winter Classic will be different from the previous onces.
By Larry Lage

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

Concussions still not being reported

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson is the latest NFL player to stay in a game with a concussion. He joined a list that is likely long.
By Larry Lage

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

Kicker saves Ravens, sinks Lions

DETROIT - Justin Tucker's career-long 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds left lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions.
By Larry Lage

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

Buckeyes outlast Wolverines in storied rivalry

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Tyvis Powell intercepted Devin Gardner's pass as Michigan went for a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 32 seconds left and No. 3 Ohio State held on for a 42-41 victory Saturday.
By Larry Lage

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013

Stafford leads Lions past Packers

Reggie Bush had 182 yards of offense and scored, and Detroit scored 37 consecutive points to rout Green Bay 40-10 on Thursday.
By Larry Lage

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Lions look to end a few skids

Detroit will try to snap its two-game losing streak in its Thanksgiving Day matchup with Green Bay, which has beaten the Lions five times in a row.
By Larry Lage

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013

Lions storm back to stun Cowboys

DETROIT - Matthew Stafford's 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Johnson's 329 yards receiving lifted the Detroit Lions to a 31-30 win over Dallas on Sunday.
By Larry Lage

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Detroit Red Wings open season with victory

DETROIT - Pavel Datsyuk and Mikael Samuelsson scored 36 seconds apart midway through the first period and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Wednesday night.
By Larry Lage

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Early NHL season huge for Canadians

Some NHL players will be vying for the honor of playing for the defending champion Canadian team when the Sochi Games start in less than five months.
By Larry Lage

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Gardner leads Michigan past Notre Dame

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Devin Gardner threw four touchdown passes to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre Dame on Saturday night in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109.
By Larry Lage

Monday, Aug 26, 2013

US hockey team expects to be a favorite in Sochi

The USA hockey team expects to be a favorite in Sochi after winning silver as underdogs in 2010.
By Larry Lage

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Jagr, 41, wants to stay in NHL

The agent for 41-year-old NHL legend Jaromir Jagr says he still wants to play in the league.
By Larry Lage

Monday, May 27, 2013

Blackhawks force Game 7

Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night.
By Larry Lage

Monday, May 20, 2013

Red Wings dump Blackhawks

DETROIT - Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the ...
By Larry Lage
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