Turn Back the Block hopes to restore luster to Augusta's Harrisburg neighborhood

...and renovated properties there. "It's a diamond in the rough. I'm not saying we have the richest people or the biggest houses. But if you are ever lonesome or need someone to talk to, you just sit on your porch. It's that kind of place...

Shootout goal helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings in Winter Classic

...of 105,591 surpassed the 104,173 who saw Michigan and Michigan State skate in the same football stadium known as the Big House in 2010.The game began with temperatures in the low teens and steady snow that didn't stop on a windy afternoon...

Urban Meyer slips up by saying 'Michigan'

...final time before going deep into their practice facility/war room to scheme and dream for Saturday's big game at The Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich.The third-ranked Buckeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten) are favored by 12½ points, largely because...

Kirby: Changes may happen over time, but memories remain the same

...deliberate diligence of Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel.There were no trees anywhere near it, but it was still the biggest house on the street. Big porch with the main door on the left. Chimney on the right.I texted my sister the address...

Rants & Raves

...everything she has done for me and other people. IF I CATCH YOU on my property, you are going to wish you were in the big house. YOU KNOW THE company has gone to hell when you have a gas leak and you call the gas company and they tell you to...

NHL's Winter Classic is bigger this year

...temperatures in the teens on a snowy afternoon, a record will be broken.In the same football stadium, known as the Big House, Michigan and Michigan State set a hockey attendance record of 104,173 in 2010."If you haven't been to a football...

Ohio State can't take breath before date with MSU in Big Ten title game

...in Meyer's 12 years as a head coach to top 1,000 yards, rumbled for 226 yards on 27 carries and scored once at the Big House, while quarterback Braxton Miller rushed for 133 yards and three touchdowns.But the Buckeyes will be up against...

North Dakota State plays host to ESPN's "College GameDay" while fans fret over location

...from stadiums and tailgating as backdrops, noting the Michigan show two weeks ago was on the quad instead of near the Big House and the Clemson set eschewed the exterior of Death Valley for a huge lawn on Aug. 31.Fitting said he understands...

Notre Dame pays one of its last visits to the Big House

...of a contract with Michigan last year. After the 14th-ranked Fighting Irish play the 17th-ranked Wolverines at the Big House, they're not expected to be back until the early 2020s at the earliest. The teams are scheduled to meet one final...

NHL cancels Winter Classic

The Winter Classic, scheduled between Detroit and Toronto for Jan. 1 at Michigan Stadium, became the latest casualty of the NHL lockout.