Lions place Tate, Ansah, T.J. Jones on PUP list

ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions placed three players on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list with shoulder injuries Wednesday, including top free-agent acquisition Golden Tate and last year’s sack leader Ziggy Ansah. Ansah’s designation is no surprise. He hurt his shoulder and tore his biceps in a December loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, […]

Chamberlain regains his form with Tigers

DETROIT — It’s a great story now, isn’t it? Phenom flames out in New York, recovers from elbow surgery, grows a beard, becomes the best pitcher for a first-place team in another city. Wait, best pitcher? Did I just write that about Joba Chamberlain, the reliever who caused all that eye-rolling last December when the […]

4-H livestock donations will feed the hungry

TRAVERSE CITY — Goodwill Northern Michigan and 4-H hope crowdfunding packs more locally-sourced meat into local food charities. Goodwill is using the crowdfunding website indiegogo.com to raise money to buy cows, pigs, lambs and goats at the Northwestern Michigan Fair 4-H Livestock Auction on Aug. 7. The meat will be used in meals prepared for […]