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Lions loss raises questions after hot start

When I pitched writing an article on the Lions (6-4, 3-3), I promised my editor that this year’s Lions were “Good. Like, really good.” Yet after Sunday’s frustrating loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-6, 3-2), it [...]

Work not over for football champions

Albion College football (7-2, 5-0) had already gone undefeated at home, and on Saturday they came closer to their ultimate goal of clinching a share of the MIAA Championship. The Britons defeated the Adrian Bulldogs (6-4, [...]

Legendary Tigers skipper Jim Leyland steps down

Not everyone in Detroit loved the skipper. Some questioned the way he managed his pitchers. Some took issue with his unwillingness to play small-ball. Some screamed about the way he would defend his stars, even when [...]

Briton men’s soccer earns first road point

Fans of Albion men’s soccer have been lucky this year. If fans have shown up to a game at Alumni Field this season, they have gone home having seen a Briton victory. Until Wednesday night, however, [...]

Tigers look to beat the A’s again in ALDS rematch

I am almost jealous of Pittsburgh Pirates fans. I remember 2006, when Detroit made it to the playoffs, that feeling of having your team back in the playoffs for the first time you can remember, and [...]

Red Wings fight to keep playoff streak alive

Despite the strike-shortened schedule, it has been a long season for the Detroit Red Wings. After losing Captain Nicklas Lidstrom and offensive anchor Tomas Holmstrom to retirement during the off-season, the already-spotty Wings roster has been [...]

Briton football casts wide net to court recruits

College football recruiting has become big business at Albion College. Expanded blog and Twitter coverage of recruits has given fans more outlets to discuss the future of their favorite teams than ever before. Top recruits are [...]

College sports injuries enter national spotlight

In the wake of the horrific injury sustained by Louisville’s Kevin Ware during the Elite Eight, the national conversation on college sports injuries has been reignited. Ware’s injury has made the inherent risks of college athletics [...]

Briton tennis starts MIAA season strong

With a new coach and a young team, the Albion College men (3-7, 1-1 MIAA) and women (5-6, 3-0 MIAA) tennis teams have a breath of new life. The Brits efforts are paying off in the [...]

Pistons talk with potential Frank replacement

It would be a mild understatement to say that the Detroit Pistons have struggled lately.  The Pistons are currently hobbling to a 24-49 record and a fourth-straight year without a playoff visit. Pistons fans, eager for [...]