| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2011
Logger Hockey LLC announced on Monday that LC Walker will host the first ever Division I hockey game on October 1st when the Western Michigan University Broncos will host the University of Toronto Varsity Blues at 7 p.m. in the season opener for the...
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
1) Dopapod & Jimkata: $10-$15. Thurs. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.
2) Iron and Wine: $25-$35. Fri. 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Northampton.
3) Joe Louis Walker w/ special guest Clarence Bucaro: $20-$30. Fri. 8 p.m....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:01 PM
There have been a few bumps in the road recently for the Detroit Red Wings, but the biggest yet came Tuesday.
Star center Pavel Datsyuk -- who recently was ranked No. 1 in six different categories of an NHLPA/CBC players poll released this past weekend...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Valterri Filppula had two goals and five different Red Wings scored in a 6-0 win over the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena Friday night.
Brendan Smith, whose parents were in attendance at tonight's game, got to see his first NHL goal. Smith scored in...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:57 PM
DETROIT -- When the Chicago Blackhawks embarked on their current three-game road trip, coach Joel Quenneville was hopeful captain Jonathan Toews would be able to join the team at some point during the journey.
That will not be the case as Quenneville...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:04 PM
The Venice art studio and residence of actress Anjelica Huston and her late husband, sculptor Robert Graham, is on the market for $13.9 million.
Near the sand and overlooking the ocean, the live/work space includes three bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms in...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Alex Ovechkin netted two of Washington's three first-period goals and the Capitals continued their playoff push while furthering Detroit's slide with a 5-3 win at Joe Louis Arena.
Mike Knuble and Jason Chimera registered a goal and an assist for the...