| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Bed Burners Beware Too often there are stories in the papers about persons who are badly, even fatally burned by falling asleep with a lighted cigarette. Well, something has been done about them. An amendment to the fire code, Sec. 57.20.17B, which went...
| Dec 25, 2009
Lester Rodney, the sports editor and columnist for the American Communist Party newspaper the Daily Worker who crusaded to end segregation in major league baseball in the 1930s and '40s, has died. He was 98.
Rodney died of age-related causes Sunday at...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis:
"Coach Izzo is more than a basketball coach. He positively impacts everything he touches, much of which is outside the job description of coaching basketball. With traits such as hard work, dedication,...
| Jun 20, 2010
With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities:
Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...
| Jun 22, 2010
The Detroit Red Wings have released their 2010-11 regular season schedule, which kicks off Oct. 8 against Anaheim at Joe Louis Arena.
The Wings play the next night at the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.
Other home games next season include...
| 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 5, 2010
Richard "Duke" Llewellyn, the longtime executive of the Los Angeles Athletic Club who conceived of the John R. Wooden Award given annually to the country's outstanding men's and women's college basketball players, died early Friday of congestive heart...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2010
Petr Prucha and Radim Vrbata scored midway through the third period, lifting the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings and a 2-1 series lead.
Phoenix defenseman Sami Lepisto scored 29 seconds into the game, the fastest playoff goal in...
| 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...