DETROIT (AP) — Drivers lined up early Tuesday to get free gas in Detroit from a man who spent eight years in prison before he was cleared of four killings.
Davontae Sanford limited the $25,000 offer to women and older men.
DETROIT (AP) — A tax credit of up to $7,500 could be used to defray the cost of an electric vehicle under the Inflation Reduction Act now moving toward final approval in Congress.
Cleveland Guardians (56-52, second in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (43-67, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Shane Bieber (6-6, 3.39 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 126 strikeouts); Tigers: Tyler Alexander (2-5, 4.04 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 24 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — The historic section of Detroit where Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. built his music empire six decades ago is now looking better than ever.
Motown legend — and Gordy's best friend — Smokey Robinson was among those who visited the newly improved Motown Museum site on Monday night for an event celebrating the completion of the first two phases of the museum's expansion.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons left guard Jaylen Mayfield returned to practice Monday after missing time with a lower back injury.
It's not known if Mayfield will be able to play Friday night in Atlanta's first preseason game at Detroit.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions rookie offensive tackle Zein Obeid has retired, the fourth player to end his career with the team in two months.
DETROIT (AP) — Yu Chang and Yandy Diaz drew bases-loaded walks in a seven-run ninth inning, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
With the game scoreless in the ninth, Isaac Parades hit a one-out single off Tigers closer Gregory Soto (2-6), then took third on a two-out double by Francisco Mejia.
Tampa Bay Rays (57-50, third in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (43-66, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Drew Rasmussen (6-4, 3.06 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 73 strikeouts); Tigers: Matt Manning (0-0, 3.46 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, five strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays already have 15 players on the injured list. Now pitching coach Kyle Snyder might be on the shelf, too.
Snyder injured himself walking toward the mound to visit ace Shane McClanahan during the seventh inning of a 9-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
DETROIT (AP) — Harold Castro drove in two runs and scored twice as the Detroit Tigers ended a three-game skid with a 9-1 win Saturday over All-Star Shane McClanahan and the Tampa Bay Rays on Lou Whitaker Night.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions held training camp at Ford Field on Saturday, hoping it is a step toward gaining home-field advantage this season.
Last year, the Lions went 3-13-1 and had the lowest home attendance numbers of any team in the NFL.
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit man has been charged in connection with the slaying of a St. Clair County woman 25 years ago.
John Germain, 54, of Hartland, was arrested by Michigan State Police at his home on Tuesday in connection with the May 1997 slaying of 79-year-old Virginia Cecelia Farrell, St.
Tampa Bay Rays (57-49, third in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (42-66, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Shane McClanahan (10-4, 2.07 ERA, .83 WHIP, 158 strikeouts); Tigers: Garrett Hill (1-3, 5.88 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning for the Tampa Bay Rays, who walked a franchise-record 13 times while rallying to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera clarified his position on retirement on Friday, saying he plans to play in 2023.
“I'm not going to retire,” he told the Detroit News. “Not until next year after my contract is done.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out.
DETROIT (AP) _ American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (AXL) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $22.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Detroit-based company said it had net income of 19 cents.
Tampa Bay Rays (56-49, third in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (42-65, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Corey Kluber (7-6, 4.03 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 94 strikeouts); Tigers: Bryan Garcia (0-0, 4.91 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, three strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Brandon Lowe had a two-run home run among his three hits and drove in three runs as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Thursday night.
“It's nice to swing the bat and not hurt,” said Lowe, who returned in mid-July from a back injury.
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera says he may end his likely Hall of Fame career at the end of this season.
The 39-year-old Detroit Tigers star mused on the subject Thursday amid a slump through the dog days of summer.
LENOX TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The toughest summer assignment for Detroit police is about an hour from the city, off a dusty rural road where officers wearing protective suits, goggles and respirators try to close a crime in the most unlikely place: a vast landfill teeming with rotting trash from Michigan and Canada.
It all seemed so promising at the start of the NASCAR season for Ford and its teams, particularly Jack Roush's rebranded organization with new driver/owner Brad Keselowski.
Joey Logano of Team Penske won the exhibition Busch Clash at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in January ahead of NASCAR's shift to Daytona International Speedway and the start of the season.
DETROIT (AP) — State Rep. Shri Thanedar won Michigan’s 13th Congressional Democratic primary, topping a field of nine candidates in a district that covers most of Detroit and potentially leaving the predominantly Black city next term without Black representation in Congress for the first time since the early 1950s.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions rookie Aidan Hutchinson has been getting his work done on the field and quietly has been handling his business off it.
Coming into training camp as the team’s second overall pick in the draft, it would have been easy for Hutchinson to assume he’d be given respect immediately from his teammates, but he’d rather earn it.
DETROIT (AP) _ DT Midstream Inc. (DTM) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $91 million.
The Detroit-based company said it had profit of 93 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 80 cents per share.
Detroit Tigers (42-63, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (54-49, first in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Tyler Alexander (2-4, 4.10 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 19 strikeouts); Twins: Joe Ryan (7-4, 3.78 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)
Detroit Tigers (41-63, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (54-48, first in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Matt Manning (0-0); Twins: Chris Archer (2-5, 4.04 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 54 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — FCA US, formerly known as Chrysler Group, was placed on probation for three years Monday and ordered to pay roughly $300 million for deceiving regulators about diesel emission systems on 101,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Ram 1500 trucks.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Under a previous head coach and front office, Detroit drafted Will Harris in 2019 to play safety.
Now, the Lions are giving him a chance to be a much-needed cornerback in coach Dan Campbell’s second season.
Detroit Tigers (41-62, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (53-48, first in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Monday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Tarik Skubal (0-0); Twins: TBD
DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau ran away with the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday at Detroit Golf Club to become the first PGA Tour player in three years to win consecutive regular-season events.
Finau closed with a 5-under 67 for a five-shot victory and a tournament-record 26-under 262.
DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau has changed the conversation about him in less than a calendar year.
Finau ran away with the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday at Detroit Golf Club to become the first player in three years to win consecutive PGA Tour events in the regular season.
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor who was suspended in January for making a profanity-filled video to welcome students settled his legal dispute with a university by accepting $95,000 and agreeing to a three-year gag order.
Detroit Tigers (41-61, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (56-45, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Sunday, 12:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Garrett Hill (1-2, 5.57 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 10 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (7-4, 5.20 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 100 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau and Taylor Pendrith are in a Detroit duel.
Finau shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to match Pendrith at 21-under 195 with a round left in the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
“If we put together a good round, might be a two-man race," Finau said.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — This offseason, the Detroit Lions challenged running back D'Andre Swift: Fight through the bumps and bruises and play through all 17 games in 2022.
Swift, a running back who was injured in each of his first two seasons, is healthy now and the team expects him to be one of its top players on offense.
Detroit Tigers (41-60, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (55-45, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Saturday, 3:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Drew Hutchison (1-4, 4.84 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 29 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Ross Stripling (5-3, 3.10 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 62 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Taylor Pendrith grew up getting breaks from golf, putting the clubs away each winter in Canada.
That may have helped him when he had to miss nearly four months of competition due to a painful injury earlier this year.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Health Department is offering vaccines to residents who have been exposed to the monkeypox virus or suspect they have been exposed, it announced Friday.
The department said is offering the Jynneos vaccine at its office from 8 a.m.
Detroit Tigers (40-60, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (55-44, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Friday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Bryan Garcia (0-0); Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (11-4, 2.24 ERA, .97 WHIP, 110 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau sent an approach from 250 yards soaring over trees and onto the seventh green at Detroit Golf Club, going for the reward and ignoring the risk with a difficult shot.
The way he has been playing over the last week, it made a lot of sense.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit firefighter was rescued Thursday after being trapped in a burning vacant home that collapsed, officials said.
Two firefighters originally were trapped in the structure on the city's east side but one was freed quickly, said James Harris, a Detroit Fire Department spokesman.
DETROIT (AP) _ DTE Energy Co. (DTE) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $37 million.
On a per-share basis, the Detroit-based company said it had net income of 19 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 88 cents per share.
Detroit Tigers (40-59, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (54-44, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Thursday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Tyler Alexander (2-3, 4.05 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 18 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (0-0)
DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes hit a two-out, two-run double in the ninth inning to rally the Detroit Tigers over the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Wednesday.
The Padres led 3-2 going into the ninth and brought on closer Taylor Rogers (1-5), who gave up a one-run lead in the ninth on Tuesday night in a game San Diego eventually won in the 10th.
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income rose 19% in the second quarter as the company pulled together enough computer chips to boost factory output and sales.
The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker said Wednesday it made $667 million from April through June, compared with $561 million a year earlier.
DETROIT (AP) — The Rocket Mortgage Classic, nestled between the British Open and FedEx Cup playoffs, could have been a tournament to skip for all of the world's best players.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions are optimistic that the needs they addressed in the offseason will make the second year under coach Dan Campbell much better than the first in 2021 when they won just three games.
San Diego Padres (55-44, second in the NL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (39-59, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Yu Darvish (9-4, 3.28 ERA, .97 WHIP, 109 strikeouts); Tigers: Tarik Skubal (7-8, 3.71 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 111 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Jorge Alfaro capped San Diego's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Padres beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Tuesday night.
Luke Voit finished with three RBIs for San Diego after he was hit by a bases-loaded pitch from All-Star Gregory Soto (2-5) in the 10th.