Stories by Noah Trister

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Some National League pitchers aren't automatic outs

As overmatched as pitchers are at the plate, they are capable of making solid contact on occasion.
By Noah Trister

Friday, April 22, 2016

Cavaliers close in on sweep

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - LeBron James had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Kyrie Irving made a pair of big 3-pointers down the stretch to help the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 101-91 victory over the ...
By Noah Trister

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Red-hot Hawks cool off Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Paul Millsap had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks snapped the Detroit Pistons' five-game winning streak with a 112-95 victory Saturday night.
By Noah Trister

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

College coaches open bag of tricks to nab recruits

In the wacky world of recruiting, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh sleeping over at a prospect's house somehow makes perfect sense.
By Noah Trister

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

A look back at previous No. 1-ranked recruits

No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he'll have some big expectations to live up to.
By Noah Trister

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Muslim athletes hope for continued acceptance

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah isn't worried about facing any hostility over his religious views.
By Noah Trister

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Michigan State hero felt 'pure pain' after being injured on game-winner

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State's newest celebrity sat in a wheelchair in front of reporters, describing a play that was part euphoria, part agony.
By Noah Trister

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Lions coach is done talking about play

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Jim Caldwell doesn't want to talk any more about the controversial way his Detroit Lions lost Monday night - and he doesn't want his players talking about it either.
By Noah Trister

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015

Kenseth wins third Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Matt Kenseth raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the season, winning in convincing fashion Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. 
By Noah Trister

Saturday, Aug 15, 2015

Busch's hopes damped by wreck at practice

BROOKLYN, Mich. - This was exactly the kind of scenario Kyle Busch needs to avoid. Busch slid onto the grass after coming through a turn during Sprint Cup practice Saturday, damaging his No. 18 ...
By Noah Trister

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ausmus doesn't think Tigers should be sellers

DETROIT - With the possibility of significant trades looming over the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus sat in the dugout and made the case for staying the course.
By Noah Trister

Friday, June 19, 2015

MLB holds back while FBI probes hacking

The case of compromised Houston Astros player intel is a federal investigation, not a baseball probe, says MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.
By Noah Trister

Monday, June 15, 2015

Royals could have eight starters in All-Star Game

The All-Star Game is still a month away, but it could be a historic occasion for the defending American League champion Kansas City Royals.
By Noah Trister

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Rain helps Kurt Busch win in Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kurt Busch has won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, a rain-shortened event at Michigan International Speedway.
By Noah Trister

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Edwards returns to Michigan, but not for Roush

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Carl Edwards acknowledges this trip to Michigan feels a bit different to him.
By Noah Trister

Friday, June 12, 2015

Kahne wins first pole since 2012

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kasey Kahne has won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole in nearly 32 months, topping qualifying at Michigan International Speedway on Friday with a lap of 201.992 mph.
By Noah Trister

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tigers are holding steady despite problems

All things considered, the Detroit Tigers are off to a solid start - but they're still waiting for significant contributions from some of their biggest stars.
By Noah Trister

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Red Wings seek deep playoff run as uncertain future looms

DETROIT - Mike Babcock is in the final year of his contract, Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk aren't getting any younger - and Detroit has not advanced past the second round of the playoffs ...
By Noah Trister

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Hawks hold off Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Al Horford had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks withstood a spirited Detroit rally Friday night, holding on for a 106-103 victory to extend their winning ...
By Noah Trister

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Harbaugh tempers expectations in return to alma mater

The question is how Jim Harbaugh will handle a return to college football after four years in the NFL.
By Noah Trister
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