State Sports Archive

Twins drop Tigers, 8-4

MINNEAPOLIS — The Detroit Tigers had a 4-3 lead over the Minnesota Twins after five innings on Wednesday night, but the Twins scored five unanswered runs the rest of the way for an 8-4 victory. Action started early, with J.D. Martinez and Nick Castellanos hitting back-to-back RBI singles in the top of the first to […]

Lions work out trio of veteran kickers

ALLEN PARK ‚— As further proof the Detroit Lions lack faith in struggling rookie kicker Nate Freese, the team reportedly worked out three veteran kickers Tuesday. According to ESPN, the Lions brought in Rob Bironas, Garrett Hartley and Alex Henery for workouts at their Allen Park facility. Hartley, 28, has the strongest ties to Lions […]

Tigers defeat Cleveland, 6-4

DETROIT — Ian Kinsler’s two-run home run off of Bryan Shaw in the seventh inning put the Detroit Tigers ahead for good as they went on to beat the Cleveland Indians, 6-4, at Comerica Park, sweeping the three-game series. J.D. Martinez accounted for the first two runs for the Tigers Sunday. He hit a solo […]

Panthers beat Lions, 24-7

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Detroit Lions appeared to catch a break when the Carolina Panthers made two of their stars — defensive end Greg Hardy and running back DeAngelo Williams — inactive Sunday. But the Lions couldn’t capitalize on the Panthers’ shorthandedness, blowing a third-quarter lead with two fourth-quarter turnovers — which Carolina converted into […]