Ryan Weiss is currently a journalism student at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, MI. A lifelong Red Wings fan, he started a blog, Hockeytown USA, in January 2010 as a way to publish some of his work. Ryan began writing for SB Nation's Red Wings blog, Winging It In Motown, in May of 2010 and joined SB Nation Detroit shortly after.
SB Nation Detroit's Ryan Weiss is packing up shop and moving onto a sports reporter job in Owosso, Michigan.
Victor Martinez drove in three runs, while starting pitchers Max Scherzer and Doug Fister split a start with Kansas City in a 6-3 win.
Pistons forward Austin Daye is headed to Russia while the NBA lockout drags closer to the season.
As expected, Red Wings forward Mike Modano retired on Wednesday after a 22-season career that spanned parts of four decades.
If Justin Verlander could vote for himself in the MVP race he would.
So this Justin Verlander guy is pretty good. Verlander won his 24th game of the year with eight shutout innings in a 3-0 Tigers win over the Athletics.
Matthew Stafford chucked four touchdown passes as the Lions rolled over the Chiefs in a dominating 48-3 win that pushed Detroit to 2-0 on the season.
Week 2 had a couple marquee games for Big Ten squads, as ranked members Michigan State and Ohio State took perfect 2-0 records on the road. Unfortunately, neither came back perfect in another shaky week for the conference.
The Irish turned the ball over three times, but the Spartans had two of their own to even things out as Notre Dame looked much better in picking up a 31-13 win.