FILE - Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run during the third inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants in Detroit, Oct. 28, 2012. Cabrera, one of the greatest hitters of all time, is retiring after the Detroit Tigers wrap up their season Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, and baseball’s last Triple Crown winner is leaving a lasting legacy in the game and his native Venezuela.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Miguel Cabrera’s Career Coming to Close With Tigers, Leaving Lasting Legacy

Miguel Cabrera is in the final week of a remarkable career that could make him a first-ballot Hall of Famer. The 40-year-old Detroit Tigers slugger is Major League Baseball’s only Triple Crown winner since 1967. Cabrera’s 21-season career will end Sunday against Cleveland at Comerica Park.

Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell watches play against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Hyped-up Lions Host Seahawks in Home Opener, Could Give Desperate Fans Dose of Hope

Fans will fill every seat at Ford Field, where standing-room only tickets were selling briskly, on Sunday when the Lions host the Seattle Seahawks.

FILE - Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh gestures during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football semifinal playoff game against TCU, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. Michigan faces Ohio State on Nov. 25, 2023. This becomes huge if both the Buckeyes and Wolverines get past Big Ten title contender No. 7 Penn State.  (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh to serve 3-game suspension to open season for NCAA recruiting violations

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will serve a three-game suspension to start this season as part of self-imposed penalties for NCAA recruiting infractions.

FILE - Miami Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater throws the ball on the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets on Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Detroit Lions are not hiding their interest in possibly signing the free agent quarterback. Lions coach Dan Campbell said Tuesday, July 25, 2023, that the Lions hosted Bridgewater for a visit on Monday. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)
Lions Reach Agreement With QB Teddy Bridgewater to Back Up Jared Goff, AP Source Says

The Detroit Lions have reached an agreement with free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Detroit Lions linebacker Malcolm Rodriguez (44) runs a drill during an NFL football practice in Allen Park, Mich., Sunday, July 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Suddenly Respectable Detroit Lions Try Not to Buy Into Hype as Training Camp Opens

The Lions opened training camp on Sunday and for the first time in many years, they’re expected to contend in the NFC North and perhaps win a playoff game for the second time since 1957.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 22: Ausar Thompson (R) poses with NBA commissioner Adam Silver (L) after being drafted fifth overall pick by the Detroit Pistons during the first round of the 2023 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2023 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
Meet the Detroit Pistons’ Newest Draft Selection: Ausur Thompson

The Pistons rookie already owns an NBA record.

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The Detroit Lions Are Wheeling Out a New Helmet, With Shades of the Past

The alternate look is the first non-silver helmet for the team since the 1950s.