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John Smoltz prepares for Baseball Hall of Fame induction

On the eve of his induction into the major league baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, Lansing native John Smoltz talks with 6 Sports Director Fred Heumann about the thrill of joining the greats of the game.

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100-year-old Mich. man to compete in Meijer State Games

 

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — When Fred Winter of Holland tried to sign up for this week’s Meijer State Games of Michigan, he ran into a little road block: The age brackets on the registration form ended at 99, and that number was not high enough. 195 more words

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Pontiac Silverdome for sale with asking price of $30M

PONTIAC, MI (WLNS) – The Pontiac Silverdome is up for sale again, with an asking price of about $30 million.

The former home of the Detroit Lions was sold for $583,000 six years ago. 90 more words

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Commission approves hotel demolition for Detroit hockey arena

DETROIT (AP) – A Detroit commission has approved plans to tear down a vacant historic hotel as part of construction of a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena north of downtown. 91 more words

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Detroit Red Wings hire Jeff Blashill to replace Babcock

DETROIT (AP) – Jeff Blashill has been hired by the Detroit Red Wings, ending a fairly non-suspenseful coaching search that began when Mike Babcock left to take over the Toronto Maple Leafs. 95 more words

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Izzo & friends: Top college coaches gather to fight cancer

Ten of the top college basketball coaches gathered at Oakland Hills Country Club for the annual Coaches Against Cancer fundraiser. Tom Izzo was joined by Roy Williams, John Calipari, John Bielein, Bob Huggins and others for a fun round of golf. 16 more words

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UM Softball heads to national championship series

The University of Michigan womens’ softball team rolled over LSU 6-5 to earn a spot in the national championship series. They broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning to stake their claim in the best-of-three series against Florida.

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