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Three-Ball: Rodney Stuckey’s Bench Presence Helps Detroit Pistons Upset Boston Celtics

Six Pistons scored in double figures, led by 20 from Greg Monroe, while Rodney Stuckey and Corey Maggette combined for 25 points. Continue reading →
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Vs. Detroit Lions: Five Things to Watch With a Season Hanging in the Balance

This piece is also published at Lions101.com The Green Bay Packers finally play their first game of the season against the Detroit Lions this weekend, and they’re looking to continue an impressive string of dominance in Michigan. Aaron Rodgers is … Continue reading →
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Latest Chapter of Michigan-Ohio State Could Restore Some Shine to Big Ten’s Fading Star

To say that this Big Ten football season has been a disappointment would be understating the obvious. Continue reading →
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Cubit Reportedly Fired by Western Michigan

Western Michigan head football coach Bill Cubit has been let go, ESPN's Joe Schad reported Saturday night. Continue reading →
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

From the Spartan Sideline: Northwestern vs. Michigan State Keys to the Game

Two weeks ago, another maddeningly close defeat against the Nebraska Cornhuskers left plenty Michigan State Spartans bitter and disappointed again. All things considered, the bye week might have come at the perfect possible time, giving everybody a chance to cool … Continue reading →
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NCAA Soccer Tournament: Michigan, Michigan State Both Advance to Round 2

Both the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans kept their hopes of an NCAA men's soccer title alive on Thursday. Continue reading →
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

The Detroit Sports Show: Nicole Auerbach Joins the Show’s NCAA Basketball Preview

USA Today NCAA basketball beat reporter Nicole Auerbach joins the show to help preview this year’s kickoff to the NCAA basketball season. With Andrew Tomlinson, Chris Burke and Max DeMara joining the show, as always, they dive right on in … Continue reading →
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera Named AL MVP Over Mike Trout

Miguel Cabrera garnered 22 of 28 first-place votes to claim a surprisingly easy win over the Angels' Mike Trout for the 2012 American League MVP Continue reading →
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Failing to Reach Elite Status May Partially be Jim Schwartz’s Fault

On the precipice of pulling themselves out of the depths of disappointment and heading in the direction of a surprise playoff team, the Detroit Lions laid an egg against the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday and ultimately showed they are still … Continue reading →
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter’s Stunning Courtship of Detroit Tigers Was Exciting Event Plenty of Years in the Making

As a sports fan, I like to think I’ve evolved into a cross between Randy Quaid’s overly-obsessed, annoying character “Johnny” in Major League II and the more dignified Frank Deford. When word came out that the Detroit Tigers had signed … Continue reading →
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Three-Ball: Kyle Singler’s First Start a Success as Pistons Snap 8-Game Losing Skid

With Rodney Stuckey dealing with the flu back in Detroit, Kyle Singler stepped into the starting lineup and dropped 16 points. Continue reading →
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter Agrees to 2-Year Deal With Detroit Tigers

Torii Hunter will be the Detroit Tigers' new right fielder. The talented, 37-year-old veteran agreed to a two-year deal with the Tigers. Continue reading →
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Keith Appling Finally Enjoys Signature Spartan Moment in Huge Second Half Against Kansas

Hoop heads following the Michigan State Spartans had been patiently waiting for this day to come for some time. Tuesday night, with two cold blooded plays, Keith Appling finally grew up before our very eyes and slickly buried a major … Continue reading →
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan State Rallies Past Kansas: Video

Keith Appling scored 19 points, freshman Gary Harris added 18 and the Michigan State Spartans bounced back from a loss to UConn by upsetting Kansas. Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Preseason NIT Final Four Set: Michigan Will Take on Pittsburgh in Semifinals

The final four teams are set in the 2012 preseason NIT bracket: No. 1 seed Michigan will meet No. 4 Pittsburgh in one semifinal at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 21, with No. 3 seed Kansas State and No. 8 Delaware battling in the other semi. Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Valtteri Filppula Injured in Finnish League Game

Red Wings forward Valtteri Filppula suffered an injury Tuesday while playing for Jokerit Helsinki of the Finnish Elite League. Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Spartan Jump Shots, Jayhawk Edition: Michigan State vs. Kansas Preview

It wouldn’t be a typical start to a Michigan State Spartans’ basketball season without an unexpected, frustrating loss in a bigger match up. Such was the case Friday night, as the Spartans had plenty of problems in a frustrating defeat … Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Local Big Ten Review: After Pushing Michigan to Limit, Northwestern Now Heads to Michigan State

It’s not often the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans play the same team back to back weeks, both at home. The interesting occurrence will take place this weekend, though, when the Northwestern WIldcats invade Spartan Stadium. Hopefully, the Spartans … Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Day in the D: Michigan Advances in NIT Tip-Off; Lions Sign Cornerback Pat Lee

Next up for Michigan: a Tuesday matchup against Cleveland State, with the winner advancing to Madison Square Garden for next week's NIT semifinals. Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Three-Ball: Russell Westbrook Outduels Rodney Stuckey Late, Pistons Plummet to 0-8

The Thunder outscored Detroit 30-17 over the final 12 minutes to erase an 11-point Pistons lead and secure a 92-90 win. Continue reading →
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap, Week 10: No Desperation for Lions, Just Urgency

This piece is also featured at Lions101 The Detroit Lions couldn’t stop the Minnesota Vikings on defense or find a consistent offense in time to forge a comeback Sunday afternoon in the midst of an ugly 34-24 loss. As a … Continue reading →
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers ‘Very Interested’ in Torii Hunter, Who Plans to Choose a New Team Soon

The Detroit Tigers have made no secret that they're interested in free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter. Continue reading →
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

The Day in the D: Lions lose, bemoan Vikings’ aggressive play; Michigan jumps into BCS rankings

Calvin Johnson took a couple of huge shots from Vikings defenders during the game, and Jim Schwartz took issue with those plays. Continue reading →
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: Five Things to Watch

This piece is also published at Lions101.com Though the Detroit Lions are back to even footing 4-4 and the Minnesota Vikings are beginning to spiral downward, this weekend’s game from Mall of America Field is still a complete toss up. … Continue reading →
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Roy Roundtree’s Amazing Catch Helps Michigan Rally Past Northwestern

Roy Roundtree made an incredible falling, one-handed grab on a Devin Gardner deep ball in the closing seconds against Northwestern. Continue reading →
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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