Detroit Pistons, Motown Records team up for limited-edition retail collection

The Detroit Pistons unveiled on Monday a seven-piece collection showcasing the rich heritage of music from the Motor City in the late 60s and the overall spirit of basketball.

The limited-edition collection includes a crewneck, a classic bucket hat, two hoodies, and three t-shirts -- which will be available for purchase starting June 17.

“This collaboration perfectly blends the power of Motown with the passion of Detroit Basketball, culminating in a one-of-a-kind retail collection that brings

Detroit Grand Prix 2023: Everything you need to know

DETROIT – The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear is almost here.

The event that brings in so many people to the Motor City is around the corner, and for the first time since 1991, the race will take place in Downtown Detroit.

For over 30 years, the racing event has been held on Belle Isle, but before then, the original racing space was downtown.

So if this is your first time at the Grand Prix, or you are a veteran, here is a guide to help you navigate the event as it has returned

Where to catch a baseball game this summer in Michigan

One of the most summer activities you can do is to head out to the ballpark and catch a baseball game.

While many are not as happy with the Detroit Tigers as they would like to be, there are plenty of minor-league teams within Michigan that you can root for.

Greenfield Village to host historic ‘base ball’ throughout the summer

The Dearborn museum is bringing back baseball to their visitors this summer. The 19th-century-styled team is set to play almost every weekend from June 17 through Sept.

Michigan lawmakers push for alcohol sales at Big Ten sporting arenas

Several Michigan representatives are leading an effort to allow alcohol sales at college sport venues throughout the state.

During the summer of 2022, Rep. Graham Filler (R-Clinton County), Rep. Joe Tate (D-Detroit), and Sen. Curtis Hertel (D-East Lansing) presented a plan in July which would allow a lift on Michigan’s alcohol ban at on-campus events and allow university governing boards to apply for their liquor licenses.

Out of 14 schools that are in the Big Ten, eight allow alcohol sales at

Detroit takes the lead: Study reveals Hockeytown is No. 1 major city where NHL athletes are born

DETROIT – You’ve got Mark Howe, Kevin Hatcher, David Legwand, and so many others who were born in Detroit and had the chance to shine on the professional stage.

A study by the Online Betting Guide found that Detroit ranked No. 1 for most NHL athletes born in a major city. According to the study, over the 105 years of the NHL, 41 players have Detroit registered as their birthplace.

Below are the top 5 major cities where NHL players have been born:

Detroit isn’t the only Michigan city represent

What you need to know about the 2023 Northville Downs horse racing season

NORTHVILLE, Mich. – Time to giddy up as the horse races at Northville Downs starts this month.

The horse track will have its first of 52 race nights on April 7 beginning at 7 p.m. Races will be contested on Fridays and Saturdays from April 7 through Sept. 30. There will be between 8 and 16 races per day, according to the MGCB.

2023 marks the 90th year of pari-mutuel wagering for the horse racing industry in the state of Michigan.

“Horse racing was the first form of legal gambling in Michigan,

Izzo delivers remarks at Michigan State vigil honoring 3 students who were killed in mass shooting

“Well, I normally speak more off the cuff, but when you’re following the governor, the President and doctors and you’re just a basketball coach, I decided to put a little more into it.

So I’d like to start by offering my condolences on behalf of my family Lupien, Steven, Raquel, and Steven was at one of the buildings two nights ago, about 10 minutes after things happened.

So sometimes we don’t understand. Because we haven’t been through it. That little moment brought me a little closer to unde

Here are some Super Bowl players who played at Michigan Big Ten schools during their college career

While the Lions may not be playing tonight, that doesn’t mean you don’t have any Michigan options to root for!

A few players who will be on the field tonight have Michigan ties as they used to play for Michigan State University and the University of Michigan.

The list of the players who played for Big Ten Michigan schools is down below:
• None Clark was traded to the Cheifs from Seattle in April 2019.
• None This is his third season with the Chiefs.
• None Danna’s third season with the Chiefs.

Michigan State University honors basketball coach Tom Izzo on 68th birthday

EAST LANSING, Mich. – On Monday, the Spartans are celebrating the birthday of Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo.

Izzo has been with the Spartans for 28 years and has a long list of accomplishments. Over the past 25 years, he has compiled a 633-239 record, which included a 53-game winning streak.

The head coach was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 2015 after leading the Spartans to eight Final Four appearances. According to Michigan State University, Izzo is one of two c

Grand Valley State football coach Matt Mitchell leaving to join staff at Wisconsin

ALLENDALE, Mich. – Grand Valley State University’s head football coach Matt Mitchell is leaving to join the staff of the Wisconsin Badgers.

The west Michigan D-2 football team has announced that their head coach has stepped down. The school made the announcement on Sunday night, saying that the now-former coach of the Lakers will be pursuing other coaching opportunities.

According to senior ESPN reporter Pete Thamel, Mitchell was hired to be the special teams coordinator and outside linebacker

25 years later: New Red Wings exhibit at Detroit Historical Museum honors ‘97 season

DETROIT – The Detroit Historical Museum is now giving hockey fans an inside look at the 1997 Red Wings’ historic season with all the sights and sounds of being back on the ice.

Lining the walls at the Detroit Historical Museum, an entire room devoted to the team that made Hockeytown... Hockeytown again 25 years ago.

“What’s really memorable and interesting was just the way people interacted with the team and the way the Red Wings got into everyday life around the city,” said museum curator Jer

Wayne State University’s longtime athletic director placed on administrative leave

DETROIT – Wayne State University has put its longtime athletic director on administrative leave.

Rob Fournier became the athletic director for the Detroit university in 2000. The director’s latest accomplishments was negotiating a contract with the Detroit Pistons in 2019 and getting a $28 million basketball arena built for both Wayne State Warriors and Pistons G-league.

As of Nov. 2, the public university confirmed that Fournier is on administrative leave and that they are doing their due dil

Detroit Lions to honor Barry Sanders with 8-foot statue at Ford Field

DETROIT – The Detroit Lions have announced that an eight-foot statue of Barry Sanders will be placed at Ford Field.

The Lions made the announcement during the halftime show at Sunday’s homecoming game. This dedication will make Sanders the first ever Lions player to become immortalized with a statue.

Hall of Famer Barry Sanders has been honored with many awards, such as NFL MVP (1997), NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1994, 1997), NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1989), and First-Team All-Pr

Detroit Lions, Gleaners Community Food Bank team up for can drive ahead of Sunday’s game

DETROIT – You can support a good cause ahead of Sunday football by bringing a canned item to Ford Field.

On Sunday, football fans attending the Detroit Lions vs. Miami Dolphins game can bring any canned food item, which will be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank.

The can food drive will take place 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Gate G.

Any person that brings a canned item will be entered to win two tickets to an upcoming Lions home game.

Donating is not limited to just football game attendee

Lions QB partners with Detroit nonprofit to launch clothing collection

DETROIT – Lions quarterback Jared Goff has partnered with Detroit students in a new clothing collection collaboration.

The collection launched this week, and you may have heard about it in the most recent episode of the HBO documentary “Hard Knocks.”

All the t-shirts, hoodies and hats that are part of this collection were designed by youth in the Give Merit’s Fate program.

The program gives the 175 students from Detroit’s Jalen Rose Leadership Academy an opportunity to work on real-life busin

16 disc golf courses to check out in Metro Detroit

Every summer, more and more Michiganders pick up on disc golf.

The evolving sport incorporates disc frisbees and nature, giving discers a relaxing yet competitive activity to do outdoors.

The sport has been trending for years now. Mid Michigan College just opened up a new course last month.

If you are looking to get into disc golfing or want to check out a new spot to play, see our list of Metro Detroit courses below:

Disc Golf doesn’t have a long history compared the other sports like baseb

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