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Charlie Villanueva fined $25,000

Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva was docked $25,000 by the league on Wednesday for a dirty foul against Sacramento.

Rob Sims hopes Jeff Backus doesn't retire

At least one of Jeff Backus' teammates hopes the 12-year veteran doesn't end his NFL career just yet.

Tim Hardaway Jr. could miss Big Ten opener

The Wolverines may be without starting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. for their Big Ten conference opener against Northwestern on Thursday.

NFL power rankings: Lions ranked 28th by ESPN

The Detroit Lions finished the NFL season ranked 28th in ESPN's final power rankings while the numbers-based rankings at have the Lions ranks 13th ahead of a few playoff teams.

Kings vs. Pistons final score: Detroit wins 103-97

The Detroit Pistons won their third straight game on Tuesday, beating the Sacramento Kings, 103-97.

Taylor Lewan to make formal NFL announcement

Michigan junior lineman Taylor Lewan plans to let teammates know his future plans before making his official decision public.

South Carolina defeats Michigan in thriller

The South Carolina Gamecocks won the 2013 Outback Bowl, defeating the Michigan Wolverines 33-28 in a thrilling game.

Denard Robinson sets NCAA record

Michigan senior Denard Robinson became the most prolific rushing quarterback in NCAA history on Tuesday in the Outback Bowl.

Pistons moving up the power rankings

With back-to-back wins over the Heat and Bucks, the Detroit Pistons are quickly earning respect in various NBA power rankings.

Lions sign Carmen Messina, Conroy Black

The Detroit Lions have wasted no time in preparing for next season, signing linebacker Carmen Messina and cornerback Conroy Black.

Pistons look to stay hot vs. Kings

The Detroit Pistons will go for a fifth win in six games when they host the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

Lions cut ties with multiple offensive assistants

After a disappointing season in nearly every facet, the Lions decided to let go at least three of their offensive assistants on Monday.

Michigan at No. 2 in latest rankings

The Michigan Wolverines remain at No. 2 in the latest AP Top 25 poll. Duke stays at No. 1.

Stauskas wins B1G Freshman of the Week

Nik Stauskas has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the third time this season after scoring 19 points against Central Michigan.

Michigan State-Minnesota preview

No. 19 Michigan State and No. 11 Minnesota begin Big Ten conference play as the two teams square-off at the Barn.

Gardner starting QB for Michigan

Devin Gardner will stay as the starting quarterback for the Outback Bowl, getting the nod over Denard Robinson.

Schwartz calls for changes

After going 4-12, Jim Schwartz believes the Detroit Lions team must undergo changes before next season.

Lions need to make coaching changes after 2012

After a majorly disappointing season, the Lions must shake up the coaching staff.

Lions to pick 5th in NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions will pick fifth in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. What will they decide to do with that selection?

Michigan Tech wins Great Lakes Invitational

The Michigan Tech Huskies won the 2012 Great Lakes Invitational in convincing fashion, shutting out the Western Michigan Broncos, 4-0.

Pistons hold off Bucks rally

The Detroit Pistons fended off a Milwaukee rally to defeat the Bucks 96-94 on Sunday night.

UM uses full ticket allotment

The Wolverines have reportedly used up their entire 2013 Outback Bowl ticket allotment heading into Tuesday's game.

Michigan tops Michigan State at GLI

Red Berenson's Wolverines bounced back from an early deficit to take down the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday at the Joe.

Calvin Johnson falls short of 2,000-yard mark

The Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson fell short of reaching the 2,000-yard receiving yards mark in his historic season.

Hanson sets Lions single-season scoring record

With 133 points, Lions kicker Jason Hanson has scored more in a season than any other player in franchise history.

Tim Hardaway Jr. to sit out with ankle injury

Tim Hardaway Jr. will miss the first game of his collegiate career Saturday as he deals with an ankle injury.

Pistons pull off upset, Cavs not as fortunate

Only two Central Division games have taken place in the past two days, but the Pistons have been the only team to win.

Detroit Pistons moving up Central standings

With a big win over the Miami Heat on Friday night, the Detroit Pistons are slowly moving up the Central Division standings. Detroit has won three of their last four games.

Second-ranked Wolverines host Central Michigan

Michigan looks to win its 13th straight game in Saturday's in-state game against Chippewas.

Schwartz denies tension between himself and Mayhew

The embattled Lions coach has dealt with disciplinary issues from his players to his coaches, and the collective problem could lead to his dismissal at the end of a dismal year in Detroit.

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl preview

Michigan State is set for its first-ever appearance in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl this Saturday.

Michigan State guard Brandan Kearney to transfer

Michigan State Spartans head coach announced on Friday after practice that sophomore guard Brandan Kearney will transer out of the program.