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Tigers' newcomers played big role in division title

DETROIT -- Over 162 games, a one-game margin is almost nothing. If not for the baserunning blunders by Jarrod Dyson and Salvador Perez, it might have been the Royals celebrating a division title Sunday instead of the Tigers. Take away Rajai Davis' walk-off grand slam against Oakland or Kyle Ryan coming out of nowhere to pitch six shutout innings against the White Sox, and Detroit...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hogg: Hoke has to answer for more than another loss this week

Brady Hoke doesn't like to talk about injuries. He shouldn't have a choice this week, and his usual excuse about not wanting to give opponent information won't be good enough. Hoke and his staff face serious questions about the way an obviously injured quarterback was handled during the second half of Michigan's 30-14 loss to Minnesota. Shane Morris struggled throughout...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Watch the Tigers celebrate

Watch the Tigers celebrate and hear what some of them had to say after they clinched another AL Central Division title. ***If multimedia does not appear right away, please click refresh***  
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers win fourth straight division title

DETROIT -- Four in a row. With a 3-0 victory Sunday over the Minnesota Twins, the Tigers clinched their fourth-straight AL Central title. In a near-repeat of 1987, the last time they clinched the division at home, the title came with a homer -- Ian Kinsler playing the role of Larry Herndon -- and a spectacular pitching performance -- David Price in 2014, Frank Tanana in 1987. The...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajai Davis out of Sunday's lineup after sustaining rare injury

DETROIT -- Rajai Davis is out of Sunday's lineup after sustaining a rare injury Saturday night, but he hopes to be back for Detroit's next game. Whenever that might be. Davis suffered a grade-one pubic symphsis strain while running out a ground ball in the second inning. It's an injury not normally seen in athletes, although Tigers trainer Kevin Rand says it occasionally...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' Johnson, Ihedigbo active against Jets

Superstar receiver Calvin Johnson is officially active and expected to start for the Detroit Lions in Sunday's game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. Johnson was listed as questionable in Friday's injury report after missing two days of practice last week because of an ankle injury. Meanwhile, safety James Ihedigbo is active and expected to make his Lions...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins tee off on Tigers again in 12-3 win

DETROIT (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar had a homer, four hits and a career-high six RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins ensured that the AL Central race will come down to the very end with a 12-3 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Detroit entered the night with a one-game lead over second-place Kansas City, but the Tigers fell short of clinching. Minnesota scored six runs in the fifth...
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Tigers lose Rajai Davis to apparent leg injury

DETROIT -- The Tigers might have sustained a significant blow to their championship hopes early in Saturday night's game against the Twins. On a night Detroit was hoping to clinch another AL Central title, they lost center fielder Rajai Davis to an apparent leg injury in the second inning. Davis was trying to beat out a two-out grounder when he slowed to a walk and ended up coming...
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Lloyd Carr's grandson diagnosed with inoperable tumor

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr's grandson Chad was named an honorary captain for Saturday's game against Minnesota. The 4-year-old has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The school says the Carr family is encouraging people to support pediatric brain cancer research -- (hash)ChadTough prayer brands were available Saturday at stores in...
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Different starting QB, but same ugly result for Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Mitch Leidner ran for a touchdown and passed for another in Minnesota's 30-14 win against Michigan on Saturday. Minnesota (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) also got a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by De'Vondre Campbell, highlighting a defensive effort that saw the Golden Gophers limit Michigan (2-3, 0-1 Big Ten) to 171 yards of total offense. David...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Gardenhire: It's a respect thing, not a spoiler thing

DETROIT -- There's no question that the Minnesota Twins have been a thorn in the Tigers' side this season. Against the Central Division, the Tigers (89-71) are 42-32, yet they're 8-9 against the last-place Twins (69-91). "I think that's good for us," Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis said. "I think you get strongest from adversity. This has been our adversity...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Michigan State routs Wyoming 56-14

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State's record-setting offense was at it again in a 56-14 rout of Wyoming on Saturday in its final tuneup before the Big Ten season. Jeremy Langford rushed for 137 of the No. 9 Spartans' 533 total yards and his 3-1 team completed its most explosive prolific four games in school history with a 50.3-point average. Connor Cook was 6-for-8...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Memories of Tiger Stadium, Sweet Lou and Tram

Fifteen years ago today, the Detroit Tigers closed the book on Tiger Stadium, which first opened on April 20, 1912. I covered the final game at The Corner for CBS Sports -- an 8-2 Tigers victory over the Kansas City Royals -- and wholeheartedly broke the "no cheering in the press box" rule when Detroit's Robert Fick put an exclamation point on a bittersweet day with...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Porcello struggles, Tigers fall 11-4 to Twins

DETROIT (AP) -- Rick Porcello allowed six runs in under four innings Friday, and Detroit lost 11-4 to the Minnesota Twins on a night the Tigers had hoped to clinch the AL Central title. Detroit could have wrapped up the division with a victory and a Kansas City loss, but Porcello (15-13) endured another rough outing down the stretch, and the Tigers fell way behind early. Oswaldo...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoke mum on Saturday's starting QB for Wolverines

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Amid all the big-picture issues facing Michigan's football program right now -- empty seats, fan frustration and the future of coach Brady Hoke -- the Wolverines have a more immediate question to resolve. Devin Gardner and Shane Morris are Michigan's two main options at quarterback, and Hoke hasn't said who will start Saturday against Minnesota...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' Megatron 'questionable' vs. Jets

Receiver Calvin Johnson is officially listed as questionable for the Detroit Lions' game Sunday against the New York Jets because of an ankle injury. Johnson indicated Wednesday that he didn't think the injury, which occurred late in last Sunday's game, was serious, but he did miss practice both Wednesday and Thursday before returning to the field Friday on a limited...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Spartans hope for more progress against Wyoming

Wyoming coach Craig Bohl already watched his team try to match up with Oregon in a blowout loss two weekends ago. Now the Cowboys will test themselves against Michigan State -- and Bohl doesn't expect his players to back down from the challenge. "They embrace competition," he said. "It's another opportunity for us to go out and make steps forward." It...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Stafford stranded, delayed by Southfield bridge collapse

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was one of the first motorists early Friday morning to drive up on the debris left by a pedestrian bridge collapsing on the Southfield Freeway, not far from the Lions' practice facility in Allen Park. Stafford, who was stranded for a while before being picked up by another employee of the Lions and driven to the team's headquarters...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Three storylines to follow in Lions-Jets

The Detroit Lions can finish the first quarter of the season at 3-1, in first place in their division, with a victory over the New York Jets Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The Lions will be the third straight NFC North opponent for the Jets, who are coming off losses to Chicago and Green Bay. Here are three storylines to follow plus a prediction: --- Lions quarterback...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers, Porcello look to clinch division title Friday

Though the Detroit Tigers are on the verge of clinching their fourth straight AL Central title, they hope Rick Porcello can get back on track in time to be a solid contributor for the postseason. Looking for a fourth consecutive victory, the Tigers can secure the division crown as early as Friday night against the visiting Minnesota Twins (6 p.m. pregame, 7:08 first pitch on FOX...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings edge tardy Blackhawks at the Joe

DETROIT (AP) -- Andrej Nestrasil and Tomas Nosek each had a goal and an assist and the Detroit Red Wings held off the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in an exhibition game Thursday night. Tomas Tatar also scored for Detroit (2-0-1), Justin Abdelkader had two assists, and Jimmy Howard made 26 saves. Bryan Bickell and Garret Ross scored for Chicago (1-1-0). Antti Raanta stopped 21 of 22 shots...
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Cabrera homers, Tigers beat Twins 4-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez homered, Max Scherzer made it through six tough innings and the Detroit Tigers moved closer to another AL Central title with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. The Tigers, who have already clinched a postseason berth, can wrap up a fourth straight division championship as early as Friday. Martinez hit a two...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Farrell's Fantasy Football Frenzy

Can these players help your fantasy football team in Week 4?   Dennis Farrell is a former ESPN Radio, NBC Sports Radio Detroit host and is currently the host of fantasy sports shows on The Fantasy Sports Cable network, airing on Thursdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. EST.  Check out Farrell's podcast on iTunes or his website.
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

REPLAY: Red Wings arena district groundbreaking

Watch a replay of Thursday's Red Wings arena district groundbreaking ceremony.
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Notes: Joseph Fauria injures ankle; Lions' defense ranked No. 1

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It's dangerous to be a Detroit Lion these days. Players are going down with injuries at an alarming rate. The latest is tight end Joseph Fauria, who apparently injured an ankle Wednesday night in an accident at home. Coach Jim Caldwell confirmed that Fauria, who caught seven touchdown passes as a rookie last season, won't practice Thursday. Fauria&...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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