Mar 19, 2013 14:56 EDT
LeBron James is coming back to his home region to play against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA team he spurned to join the Miami Heat, with his new teammates on a historic win streak.
Mar 14, 2013 18:54 EDT
Sparked by the return of the Jets to Winnipeg the board of governors approved its realignment plan on Thursday, the National Hockey League announced.
Mar 14, 2013 15:17 EDT
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder tapped a restructuring expert who helped successfully steer Chrysler through a government-backed bankruptcy to lead a state takeover of Detroit.
Mar 13, 2013 21:24 EDT
Former league MVP Corey Perry has been slapped with a four-game suspension for an illegal check on Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker.
Mar 08, 2013 00:25 EST
Kevin Durant hit the go-ahead free throws with 1:38 remaining to lift Oklahoma City to a 95-94 win over the New York Knicks, giving the Thunder their sixth win in their last seven games.
Mar 05, 2013 11:01 EST
Motown fans Tuesday mourned the death of Bobby Rogers, one of the original members of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, who died in Detroit at the age of 73.
Mar 02, 2013 12:01 EST
Brent Seabrook scored with 1:37 remaining in overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their record points streak with a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday.
Mar 01, 2013 22:00 EST
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder prepared for a state takeover of Detroit, the epitome of urban decay, by declaring the Motor City in a state of financial emergency.
Feb 28, 2013 16:16 EST
Questions by team representatives regarding sexual orientation to collegiate players hoping for a multi-million-dollar National Football League career have prompted an investigation by the league.
Feb 27, 2013 04:10 EST
Residents of Detroit, a US city which has long been a poster child for urban decay, may lose the ability to govern themselves if their city council is replaced by a state-appointed technocrat.
Feb 27, 2013 00:07 EST
The National Hockey League unveiled a proposed realignment plan based on geographic proximity and featuring a playoff format that would include wild card entrants.
Feb 26, 2013 16:33 EST
Honda grabbed three places and German luxury cars two, but no American make made it onto the influential Consumer Reports list of top cars for 2013, unveiled Tuesday.
Feb 25, 2013 05:53 EST
"Searching for Sugar Man," about a singer whose musical star faded without a trace until he was rediscovered in South Africa, won the best documentary feature Oscar in Hollywood on Sunday.
Feb 23, 2013 11:30 EST
Hollywood's biggest stars, after weeks of dieting for the Red Carpet, finally get to pick up their cocktail forks again at the glittering banquet that follows Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.
Feb 22, 2013 16:05 EST
Ishe Smith heads into hostile territory on Saturday when he challenges Cornelius Bundrage for the International Boxing Federation light middleweight belt in the champion's hometown.
Feb 22, 2013 15:07 EST
Justin Timberlake stepped up his return to the forefront of pop music Friday with news that he'll team up with Jay-Z this summer for full-scale concerts in a dozen major North American cities.
Feb 17, 2013 14:48 EST
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he expects to be ready for Major League Baseball's Opening Day after recovering from the broken left ankle that ended his 2012 campaign.
Feb 17, 2013 00:28 EST
Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors dethroned defending champion Jeremy Evans of Utah to win the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in a worldwide vote on social media.
Feb 16, 2013 22:42 EST
Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard captured the NBA Skills Challenge, outclassing Houston's Jeremy Lin and 2012 winner Tony Parker of San Antonio.
Feb 12, 2013 12:50 EST
With questions surrounding injured star Alex Rodriguez and much of the healthy lineup, the New York Yankees reported to pre-season training camp Tuesday in quest of a 28th World Series title.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|City of Detroit|
|— City —|
|Woodward Avenue, Renaissance Center (General Motors World Headquarters), Lobby of the Detroit Institute of Art (D.I.A) Bottom: Ambassador Bridge, Old Wayne County Building, Comerica Tower|
|Nickname(s): The Motor City, Motown, The Renaissance City, The D, Hockeytown|
|Motto: "Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus"|
(Latin for, "We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes")
|Wayne County, Michigan|
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|- Mayor||Dave Bing (D)|
|- City Council|
|- City||143.0 sq mi (370.4 km2)|
|- Land||138.8 sq mi (359.5 km2)|
|- Water||4.2 sq mi (10.9 km2)|
|- Urban||1,295 sq mi (3,354 km2)|
|- Metro||3,913 sq mi (10,134.6 km2)|
|Elevation ||600 ft (183 m)|
|- Density||6,571.0/sq mi (2,537.1/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|FIPS code||26-22000 |
|GNIS feature ID||1617959 |
|Major airport||Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)|