| Jun 4, 2010
GLENDALE — Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan and "Mean" Joe Greene hail from opposite coasts, but hardly come from different worlds and the two undefeated junior middleweight contenders, both 24, have a lot more in common than meets the eye....
| Jun 6, 2010
| 10:03 AM
Daniel Flores handed a digital camera to a friend and grabbed a place next to Babe Ruth's monument in the famous park beyond the center-field wall at Yankee Stadium.
This was a no-brainer for the 29-year-old Army officer and Miguel Cotto backer.
| May 6, 2010
| 10:11 PM
Johan Franzen doubled his previous playoff scoring total in one game.
Perfect timing for the Detroit Red Wings.
Franzen had a natural hat trick in a 3:26 span of the first period, scored a fourth goal in the third, and set a team playoff record with six...
| Aug 6, 2010
Mike Modano helped Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch's Little Caesars organization win its first national youth hockey championship in 1985 as a midget player.
Now Modano will try to help Ilitch win another Stanley Cup.
The 40-year-old center took...
| Aug 3, 2010
Mike Modano is joining the Detroit Red Wings.
Modano confirmed his decision Tuesday in a text message to The Associated Press.
It initially was reported by ScoreBoard Monthly. He told the Dallas sports magazine he wasn't ready to quit playing so he...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 1:36 PM
A company based here in West Michigan is getting some playing time at the Joe in Detroit. Amway and the Detroit Red Wings are teaming up.
The company placed its logo on the Official Red Wings practice jersey. The Amway logo will also be visible on...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 3:19 PM
"Joe Louis: Hard Times Man"
By Randy Roberts
Yale University Press, 308 pages, $27.50
Joe Louis was a titan, the undisputed heavyweight champion for more than twelve years (and a record 23 title defenses) and, probably, the greatest American hero of...
| Feb 17, 2011
Pavel Datsyuk scored twice, Danny Cleary had a goal and two assists and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 on Thursday night.
Niklas Kronwall, Justin Abdelkader and Darren Helm also scored for the Red Wings, who have won three in a...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 4:08 PM
"A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis"
By Matt De La Pena, illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Dial, $17.99, ages 6-9
This picture book biography connects the history of the young Joe Louis with the political history of the 1930s, beginning with...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 7:03 PM
James van Riemsdyk, Daniel Carcillo and Scott Hartnell scored to help the Philadelphia Flyers win for the first time in Detroit in more than 22 years, 3-2 over the Red Wings on Sunday.
Philadelphia was 0-14-2 at Joe Louis Arena since Nov. 4, 1988....
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:02 PM
At the Fights
American Writers on Boxing
Edited by George Kimball & John Schulian
Library of America: 517 pp., $35
Part freak show, part sitcom, part mortal combat — ah, yes, behold the world of professional prizefighting, the face-break...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 1:24 PM
With four losses in its last six games, the end of the regular season was not too pleasing for the Notre Dame hockey team.
But after the NCAA announced its 16-team field Sunday, it didn't really matter. The Irish are in the field - the No. 3 seed in...