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Lions' Reggie Bush: Comments about child discipline taken out of context

Reggie Bush: 'Obviously, I'm not spanking a 1-year-old girl. She's too young to understand what that even means.' Daniel Mears / Detroit News

Reggie Bush made headlines Tuesday for comments about how he disciplines his 1-year-old daughter. But the Lions running back said today his remarks on WFAN-AM in New York were taken out of context. More

Jalen Rose: Chris Webber should apologize to Michigan

Chris Webber is planning a book and documentary about his time at Michigan. But it sounds like he will be doing so without any contributions from other members of the Wolverines' Fab Five. More

Lions sticking with shaky rookie kicker Nate Freese

Jim Caldwell on Nate Freese: 'Just like anything else in our business, it's a performance business.' Daniel Mears / Detroit News

A seventh-round pick out of Boston College, Freese missed a 43-yard field goal in a Week 1 win over the New York Giants and two 49-yarders in a Week 2 loss to the Carolina Panthers. More

Appeal fails, Michigan running back Ty Isaac won't play this season

Ty Isaac will have three years of eligibility remaining at Michigan. David Cleveland / Associated Press

Michigan filed a hardship waiver with the NCAA that would have allowed Issac to play this fall, but after that was rejected, UM filed an appeal. More

Wednesday's high schools roundup: Healthy Cranbrook-Kingswood field hockey slips past Farmington Hills Mercy

Keiko DeClerck's second-half goal sealed the Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood girls field hockey team's 2-1 victory over Farmington Hills Mercy on Wednesday. More

Lions coach Jim Caldwell gets familiar cornerback

Danny Gorrer will be on a quick learning curve as the Lions are preparing for one of the most potent passing attacks in the NFL: the Packers. Otto Greule Jr / Getty Images

Gorrer didn't have a clue he'd been in Detroit on Wednesday. The Lions needed to fill a spot after rookie Nevin Lawson's season-ending injury in Week 2 put them down another cornerback, following the loss of Bill Bentley in Week 1. More

Red Wings to find out if offseason conditioning was up to par

Niklas Kronwall, left, on camp: 'It's a lot easier to hit the ground running than having to make up ground.' David Guralnick / Detroit News

It was the last day before the Red Wings pulled up stakes and headed to training camp in Traverse City, where general manager Ken Holland and coach Mike Babcock will evaluate how the team responded to their diktat in late April that everyone return 'in the best shape of their careers.' More

Nuggets' J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games by NBA

J.J. Hickson averaged 11.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds in 69 games last season, his first with Denver. Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program. More

Connor Kruse's return gives Michigan State's offensive line depth, motivation

Senior guard Connor Kruse suffered a lower-body injury in camp and has not played the first two games. Dale G. Young / Detroit News

Last season, Michigan State's offensive line excelled at rolling eight or nine players into games on a weekly basis. That hasn't been as easy this season, but it appears help could be on the way. More

3 star high school athletes juggle their love of 2 sports

West Bloomfield coach Ron Bellamy said recruiters are looking at Trishton Jackson for football and basketball. Robin Buckson / Detroit News

He, like West Bloomfield's Trishton Jackson and Baldwin's Brandon Childress, is an elite dual-sport athlete. More

Big Ten struggles to generate power in college football's new alignment

Quarterback Devin Gardner (98) is trying to help Michigan win its first Big Ten title since 2004, but it's unlikely to happen this season. David Guralnick / Detroit News

No longer can the Big Ten say, from top to bottom, it is on par with the other Power Five conferences. A 1-10 mark against those teams, along with a 5-3 record against the Mid-American Conference, has cemented the Big Ten as a solid No. 5. More

The Detroit News' NFL predictions: Week 3

The Detroit News' Josh Katzenstein, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski offer their predictions for Week 3 of the NFL season. More

Ticket broker offers fans money back if Tigers lose while Kelly plays or Nathan blows save

Joe Nathan joined the Tigers on a two-year, $20 million contract. Robin Buckson / Detroit News

The Ticket Machine out of suburban Lansing has decided to take stand, offering a promotion that could get you into next week's Tigers-White Sox series for free. More

'Vulgar' comments about women earn Jameis Winston first-half benching

Jameis Winston and the No. 1 Florida State Seminoles play the Clemson Tigers on Saturday night at 8 p.m. on ABC. Steven Cannon / Associated Press

Florida State officials say Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making 'offensive and vulgar' comments about women. More

Wednesday's NFL roundup: Peterson barred from team activities

Adrian Peterson is charged with a felony for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Tom Gannam / Associated Press

The Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. More

Vikings bar Adrian Peterson from all team activities

Adrian Peterson is charged with a felony for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Tom Gannam / Associated Press

The Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. More

Michigan State vows not to overlook Eastern Michigan

Michigan State linebacker Taiwan Jones (34) says Eastern Michigan is 'a completely different program' from the team the Spartans faced in 2012. Dale G. Young / Detroit News

As No. 11 Michigan State prepares to get back to the business of playing games following last week's bye, it's not exactly getting ready for a showdown with a college football giant. More

Tigers' Anibal Sanchez as bullpen option 'not unreasonable'

Anibal Sanchez's recovery from a strained pectoralis has taken a sudden turn for the better this week. Robin Buckson / Detroit News

The Tigers and Sanchez are quietly giddy about his accelerating bounceback from a strained pectoralis. The issue is whether Sanchez, a right-handed fixture in the starting rotation, can make it back as a starter, or perhaps a reliever, before the regular season ends Sept. More

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