Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game — in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive. "L...

Griffin, George among stars with injuries as playoffs start

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Blake Griffin's tone was serious, befitting a man who has had one of the best seasons of his career — but now faces the same old questions about his health. ...

Pacers handle Griffin-less Pistons 108-89

DETROIT (AP) — Thaddeus Young scored 21 points, and the Indiana Pacers took advantage of Blake Griffin's absence, beating the Detroit Pistons 108-89 on Wednesday night. Griffin misse...

Pistons handle LeBron-less Lakers 111-97

DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond had 19 points and 23 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons took advantage of LeBron James' absence, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 111-97 on Friday night. T...

Stamkos ties Lecavalier as Lightning rally past Detroit 5-4

DETROIT (AP) — Steven Stamkos tied Vincent Lecavalier for Tampa Bay's career lead in goals, Nikita Kucherov scored twice in the third period and the Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat...

No. 9 Michigan beats Nebraska 82-53 in home finale

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jon Teske scored a career-high 22 points, and No. 9 Michigan easily rebounded from its loss to Michigan State with an 82-53 victory over Nebraska on Thursday night. ...

Drummond, Griffin lead Pistons over Pacers 113-109

DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond had 26 points and 16 rebounds, Blake Griffin had a triple-double and the resurgent Detroit Pistons won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Indiana Pacers 113...

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT (AP) — Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Eric Staal added...

Kane scores 2 more, Blackhawks beat Red Wings 5-4 in OT

DETROIT (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the game winner with 2:18 left in overtime, extending his point streak to 19 games and lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 victory over the ...

A year after Olympic gold, US curlers reflect on success

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since he won gold in South Korea, and John Shuster can still smile about his transformation from obscure curler to Olympic sensation. ...

Third-quarter run helps Pistons to 121-112 win over Wizards

DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons extended their winning streak to four with a 121-112 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. ...

Pistons hand Knicks 15th straight loss, 120-103

DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond had 29 points and 20 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons handed New York its 15th straight loss, beating the Knicks 120-103 on Friday night. The Knicks ra...

Pistons' lack of flexibility evident in deadline moves

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Ed Stefanski can maintain a sense of humor about the challenges facing the Detroit Pistons. "I wouldn't be here if things were rosy, is the way I look at i...

Extra hockey: NHL ties record with 8 OT games in 1 day

Almost every team in the NHL was in action Thursday night — and most of them came away with at least a point. A record-tying eight games went to overtime. That tied the mark set Feb....

Marchessault scores 2 to lift Vegas over Detroit 4-2

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault scored twice in a three-goal second period for Vegas, and the Golden Knights beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Thursday night. William Karlsson a...