Matt Dery’s Daily Update 3-9-11
A rare three game losing streak for the Red Wings, Detroit tonight is back at the Joe, where they will skate with the L.A. Kings. 3 of the next 4 are at home for Mike Babcock’s team. Jimmy Howard is in net tonight, Chris Osgood says he hopes to play Saturday in St. Louis. Pregame at 7:10pm on the Ticket.
51 wins already, 29-3 at home, the best the NBA has to offer right now provides the opposition for the Pistons tonight, San Antonio. The Spurs have had a great season and welcome in Detroit tonight. Spurs going for the season series sweep of the Pistons. Pregame at 7:30pm, tip at 8:30pm on WWJ AM 950.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke commenting today on Jim Tressel. The embattled Ohio State head man who will now sit out the first 2 games for the Buckeyes next season and serve a suspension. Hoke says that he knows the sweater vest and that he’s a quality guy and doggone good football coach and that he doesn’t not know the situation at OSU.
Rick Porcello on the hill for the Tigers today, they host the Phillies in Lakeland. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez back in the lineup. Will Rhymes gets the start at 2nd.