CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

Joe Dumars

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: (BROADCAST-OUT) Sage Kotsenburg of the USA Snowboarding team poses in Olympic Park with the first gold medal won during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The Weekend 2-11-14

Champ:Sage Kotsenburg for winning the Gold Medal in Slope Style

97.1 The Ticket–02/11/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 10: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons looks to pass the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the game on February 10, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Win Third Straight, Fifth In Seven Games, In John Loyer’s Debut As Head Coach

Even as they built a sizable lead in the second half, up to 23 points, the Pistons never let off the gas. That thrilled interim coach John Loyer.

CBS Detroit–02/11/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 7:  Head coach Maurice Cheeks sits on the side line with Assistant coaches John Loyer and Maz Trakh of the Detroit Pistons against the Brooklyn Nets on February 7, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Interim Coach John Loyer Disappointed For Cheeks But Ready For Opportunity

“He’ll be very good,” Billups said of Loyer. “He’s just going to be who he is. Everybody loves him.”

CBS Detroit–02/10/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 8: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against the Denver Nuggets during the game on February 8, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Monroe On Cheeks Firing: ‘You Can’t Put All The Blame On Him, That’s For Sure’

When players received a group text that Detroit Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks had been fired after just 50 games, including back-to-back wins that weekend, the news came as a serious surprise.

CBS Detroit–02/10/2014

Head coach Maurice Cheeks of the Philadelphia 76ers coaches against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on December 2, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report States Pistons Head Coach, Mo Cheeks, Fired

Yahoo Sports reports that Mo Cheeks, the head coach for the Detroit Pistons has been fired.

97.1 The Ticket–02/09/2014

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA General Managers Choose Pistons As Team That Will Show Most Improvement In 2013

Detroit Pistons’ general manager Joe Dumars made a splash this summer, adding Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to a young lineup, and the league has taken notice.

CBS Detroit–10/22/2013

(Photo by D. Lippitt/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Billups’ Return Brings Stability To Young Pistons Lineup

Billups hit the court for the Pistons’ preseason game Thursday night in Cleveland against the Cavaliers, and his presence was instantly felt by teammates.

CBS Detroit–10/18/2013

(Photo: Aaron Gonzalez)

ESPN: Pistons Will Finish Fifth In The Eastern Conference

Doolittle has the Pistons finishing the upcoming season with 49 wins, 20 wins more than last year’s take of 29 wins.

97.1 The Ticket–10/11/2013

DETROIT - APRIL 8: General Manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers smiles prior to the opening day game against the Minnesota Twins on April 8, 2004 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won the game, 10-6. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Ranking The General Managers In Detroit Sports — Who’s No. 1?

Dave Dombrowski is the only man on the list who doesn’t have to worry about a salary cap.

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2013

(Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Detroit Pistons Sign Guard Peyton Siva

Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that the club has signed draft selection Peyton Siva to a contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2013

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,875 other followers