Found July 12, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
With the All-Star Break here and the news pertaining to Detroit Sports being relatively light, we now have a chance to name the Top 10 CURRENT Detroit Athletes. 1. Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers) -Verlander has two no-hitters, a Cy Young Award, MVP Award, national commercials and quite possibly Kate Upton. He’s the best pitcher in baseball and at the top of our list for the best current Detroit athletes. 2. Calvin Johnson (Detroit Lions) – Not only is Megatron the best player on his own team but he may be the best player in the entire NFL. Mark my words too, he will be better than Jerry Rice when it’s all said and done. 3. Matthew Stafford (Detroit Lions) -Stafford makes his way into the top three after the remarkable season he had last year. Continued success paired with his positive public persona, Stafford could own Detroit in a few years. 4. Ndamukong Suh (Detroit Lions) – SSSSSUUUUUUHHHHHH!!!!!! Sure he’s had his on field and off field problems but Suh may be the most domina...

Parody song written about Verlander-Upton

Over the last week, there has been a bunch of hullabaloo over the relationship between Tigers ace Justin Verlander and Sports Illustrated swimsuit goddess Kate Upton. The website Busted Coverage scrounged up some evidence of Upton “hanging all over” Verlander in Shelby Township this past weekend after the two attended an Aerosmith concert. Friday night, Upton attended the...

Justin Verlander Not The All-Star In Detroit Or Kansas City He once was

Justin Verlander is not having a very good 2012 season, Verlander was hammered in the first inning of the All-Star game with five runs. This isn’t the Justin Verlander that could dominate a game in the 2011 season. What happened to Verlander? Could it be he is just trying to be to perfect to live up to the expectations his team the Detroit Tigers set for him. The Tigers would depend...

Verlander ramps it up before melting down

Justin Verlander wanted to give the fans an All-Star show. The Tigers' ace certainly did that Tuesday night, though not in the way he intended. The reigning AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner offered a steady series of 100 mph fastballs that National League hitters sent soaring all over picturesque Kauffman Stadium. Verlander was hammered for five runs in the first inning as...

'This Time It Counts' Charade Needs to End as Players Openly Mock So-Called Importance of All-Star Game

Justin Verlander is arguably the best pitcher in the world right now. While there may have been some doubt as to who should have started for the National League, nobody had any issues with Verlander -- the reigning AL MVP -- taking the mound against the opposing league's best hitters. So, it may have come to a surprise to many that Verlander was shelled in his one inning of work...

More of the same for Verlander after banner 2011

After winning the American League MVP last season, Justin Verlander might be even more important to the Detroit Tigers in 2012. The overpowering right-hander has already thrown a career-high five complete games this year, bolstering a struggling rotation and helping the Tigers stay in the thick of the AL Central race. No, he's not likely to go 24-5 again, but Verlander - the...

Rumor: Justin Verlander and Kate Upton dating

She is the supermodel originally from Michigan, and was recently seen dancing at a Detroit Tigers home game.  He is the best pitcher and reigning Cy Young award winner.   Could the young and beautiful Kate Upton and Justin Verlander actually be dating? That’s the buzz after the two have been seen together all over metro-Detroit [...]

Kate Upton Getting Cozy With, Possibly Dating All-Star Game Starter Justin Verlander (Video)

A Sports Illustrated cover girl and an American League MVP, what could make a better couple? Kate Upton and Justin Verlander have been spending a lot of time together lately, so the rumors are flying. Are they dating? Recently, Upton took in an Aerosmith concert with Verlander and a couple of friends. Then she was up in the Detroit Tigers suite during a game with a Tigers hat on...

Win $500 With FanDuel Fantasy Baseball And Make Me Feel Like Justin Verlander

Wait 'til you see his ping pong ball trick! We’re playing FanDuel fantasy baseball again this week, and one way or another I’ll end up feeling like Justin Verlander. If I win, I’m the Justin Verlander who gets to shack up with Kate Upton. If I lose horribly, I’m the Justin Verlander who ruined the All-Star Game. We’re capping the league at 275 spots this week, so...

Justin Verlander MAY (or May NOT) Be Seeing Kate Upton

Justin Verlander pitches for the Detroit Tigers. Everyone's favorite new hot young model Kate Upton is from Michigan. The two once appeared in a commercial together. Justin Verlander has had the same girlfriend, Emily Yuen, since he was in college. But!According to spurious rumors, it's possible that Verlander and Yuen have split—or something more nefarious—after Upton...

Is Kate Upton dating Justin Verlander?

No, Ellen DeGeneres, Kate Upton is not dating Mark Sanchez. But she might be dating Justin Verlander. Over the weekend, Upton was seen (drunk?) in Verlander’s suite at a Tigers game in Detroit. They were in that MLB 2k12 commercial together earlier in this year, after all. So, it might have been a case of a friend simply hooking up a friend. But there’s more to this picture...

Giant Show: National League routs American League 8-0

It was the San Francisco Giants show at Tuesday night’s All-Star Game as the National League beat up on the American League 8-0 from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera opened the flood gates in the first inning off of AL Starter Justin Verlander. Cabrera singled to left center before Ryan Braun doubled him home to make it 1-0. Later on in the first...

The Kate Upton/Justin Verlander song, "Upton Girl" (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we mentioned the rumors that swimsuit model Kate Upton and Justin Verlander might be a couple. The folks over at the Detroit's rock station WRIF decided to do this parody song called "Upton Girl": (Courtesy of It's Always Sunny In Detroit)

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton

Starring in Upton Girl. Is there any coincidence that right after news broke that Justin Verlander was dating MLB 2012 and Sports Illustrated cover girl Kate Upton, that Verlander goes out and gets trashed, giving up 5 runs in one inning in the all-star game?

Bernie On The Scene-At the All Star Game

I was listening to sports talk radio tonight driving back to the hotel after the All Star Game. I heard to hosts talking about how boring the game was. How it needed to change. How stupid it is to have so many players on each team. I didn't think it was boring. I thought it was fascinating. There were so many stories to cover. So many people made an impression. Here are...
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