The Detroit Free Press sports section regularly covers the professional teams from Southeast Michigan such as the Detroit Lions in football, the Detroit Tigers in baseball, the Detroit Red Wings in hockey and the Detroit Pistons in basketball. The Free Press also follows major Michigan colleges such as the University of Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans, especially in the sports of NCAA football and basketball.
In association with USA Today High School Sports, the Free Press covers a wide variety of local high school athletics such as football, tennis, soccer, basketball and field hockey. The paper also covers national non-team sports such as auto racing, golf and mixed martial arts.
Readers of the Free Press sports page receive recaps of recent games, feature articles about athletes, coaches and management of local teams, as well as scores and standings of major professional sports teams from around the country. The sports page also features columns from nationally recognized sports reporters such as Mitch Albom, Drew Sharp and Jeff Seidel.
On the Free Press website, fans can view additional interviews, photos and videos that provide background and color to each day's sports headlines. Fans can follow the Free Press feeds on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google Plus and Instagram for breaking updates.