Michigan State looked as if it needed a tuneup before playing Oregon.
Brad Ausmus had just watched the Tigers pitching staff give up 20 hits in a 15-7 rout by the Kansas City Royals, and the Detroit manager offered a predictably blunt assessment.
Which game should we feature with this week's Friday Football Frenzy coverage? It's up to you!
Gene Sweeney Jr./ Stringer
Jim Harbaugh was first to greet Jake Rudock on the Michigan sideline after he threw the pick-6 that pretty much ended any hope the Wolverines had of winning the much-hyped debut of their much-hyped coach.
Rookie Zach Zenner, fighting for a roster spot, ran for a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions held on to beat the Buffalo Bills 17-10 Thursday night.
The Kansas City Royals skipped their normal batting practice before Thursday night's game against the Detroit Tigers, a prudent move considering how hot they have been at the plate lately.
The Jim Harbaugh era opened with a loss for Michigan on Thursday, as Utah outlasted the Wolverines, 24-17.
Here are five things to look for Thursday as Michigan battles Utah and the Jim Harbaugh era begins.
Yordano Ventura struck out 11 over seven sharp innings, the Royals hit four home runs and Kansas City rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Once Likins gets into the water, all bets are off.
Paul Sancya, AP
The Detroit Lions got two key players back on the field Monday.
Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images
Arbour coached the New York Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL's second-most winningest coach.
The contest between Fab Five-era Michigan star Chris Webber and Wolverine football great Anthony Carter is a surprisingly competitive match-up
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images
The team will face the Matildas on Sept. 17 at Ford Field in Detroit, before a rematch on Sept. 20 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
Get the latest Detroit sports news, scores and chatter by following Local 4 Sports on Twitter!