| Aug 5, 2009
| 8:06 PM
NEW YORK -- Budd Schulberg, who wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for the Marlon Brando classic "On the Waterfront," died Wednesday at age 95.
Schulberg, the son of a studio boss who earlier had defined the Hollywood hustle with the novel "What Makes...
| Mar 12, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- A $50,000 reward is being offered for information that helps solve the 1977 murder of a local boxing manager and gym owner who inspired the character of Mickey in the "Rocky" movies.
Howard Steindler, 72, was beaten by two men and forced...
| Apr 11, 2009
| 5:32 PM
On paper, the Blackhawks' victory Saturday over the Detroit Red Wings had very little meaning. The game had no ramifications on the Western Conference playoff race as the Hawks already had wrapped up the fourth spot and home-ice advantage in the first...
| Aug 3, 2010
Mike Modano is joining the Detroit Red Wings.
Modano confirmed his decision Tuesday in a text message to The Associated Press.
It initially was reported by ScoreBoard Monthly. He told the Dallas sports magazine he wasn't ready to quit playing so he...
| Aug 6, 2010
Mike Modano helped Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch's Little Caesars organization win its first national youth hockey championship in 1985 as a midget player.
Now Modano will try to help Ilitch win another Stanley Cup.
The 40-year-old center took...
| Apr 18, 2010
Petr Prucha and Radim Vrbata scored midway through the third period, lifting the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings and a 2-1 series lead.
Phoenix defenseman Sami Lepisto scored 29 seconds into the game, the fastest playoff goal in...
| May 6, 2010
| 10:11 PM
Johan Franzen doubled his previous playoff scoring total in one game.
Perfect timing for the Detroit Red Wings.
Franzen had a natural hat trick in a 3:26 span of the first period, scored a fourth goal in the third, and set a team playoff record with six...
| Mar 25, 2001
To the world, Detroit is usually regarded as the home of cars and Motown music. But this gritty Midwestern city offers a full list of options for the adventurous traveler.
Within a one-hour flight from Midway or O'Hare or a 260-mile drive or train ride...