UFC, WWE combine to form $21.4B sports entertainment company

WWE and the company that runs Ultimate Fighting Championship will combine to create a $21.4 billion sports entertainment company. A...

Former Lions player Mike Utley recalls his own tragic NFL injury after Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin is recovering following extensive medical treatment after suffering cardiac arrest during a Monday Night Football...

What fueled the rise of sports betting in Michigan?

Two years ago, Michigan became the 15th state to legalize online gambling. Michiganders like their betting too — ranking 7th...

Jim Harbaugh calls Michigan president to say he’s staying

Jim Harbaugh is staying at Michigan, a decision he personally gave the school president to end another round of speculation that...

Unbeaten Michigan, Ohio State renew their storied college football rivalry

This year's college football game between Michigan and Ohio State could be one for the ages. The Big Ten rivals...

NFL Players Association says Ford Field poses an on-field health hazard

The NFL Players Association says Ford Field poses a health hazard for those on the gridiron. The union says players...

1UPdate: The underdogs take Worlds 2022

Kali Scales is a journalist for Esports Illustrated. She recently covered the League of Legends World Championships at the Chase...

Author explores the complex relationship between running and race

A new book, “Running While Black: Finding Freedom in a Sport that Wasn't Built for Us,” takes a deep look...

Detroit Lions fans find themselves cautiously optimistic entering 2022 NFL season

It’s the season of hope. It’s the season of dreams. It’s the start of the Detroit Lions regular season. It’s...

‘Hard Knocks’ highlights Detroit comedian, Josh Adams

A Detroit comedian got a national spotlight last week. The Detroit Lions are being featured on this season of HBO’s...

DCFC supporters aim to be the most passionate sports fans in Detroit

The Northern Guard Supporters (NGS), an unaffiliated, but organized collective of fans for  Detroit City Football Club (DCFC), are dedicated....

Detroit Lions might be America’s team after ‘Hard Knocks’

They had a losing record last year. And the year before that. And the year before that. They made the...