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Michigan Should Learn From Michigan State’s Failures Against Notre Dame

The Michigan Wolverines should have learned something from the Notre Dame upset victory in East Lansing over the Michigan State Spartans last Saturday night. The Irish looked faster and tougher on both sides of the football than they have in … Continue reading →
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September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk to Play for CSKA Moscow; Valtteri Filppula Joins Finnish Team

Pavel Datsyuk and Valtteri Filppula appear to be the latest Detroit Red Wings to land new gigs. Continue reading →
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September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers to Pursue Controversial SS Yunel Escobar in Offseason?

Yunel Escobar's latest stunt -- in which he wore eyeblack containing a gay slur written in Spanish -- likely marks the end of the line for him in Toronto. Continue reading →
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September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera Blasts Homers 39 and 40 as Detroit Tigers Rout Oakland A’s

Cabrera put the bow on the Tigers' win with a massive grand slam in the eighth inning, his 40th homer of the year. Continue reading →
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer Pulled From Start With Shoulder Injury, Will Undergo MRI

Max Scherzer left Tuesday's start against the Oakland A's after two innings with what the team announced was right shoulder fatigue. Continue reading →
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Local Big Ten Review: Lack of Play Calling Imagination Limiting Andrew Maxwell’s Success

Whatever good feelings were gained from the Michigan State Spartans’ easy win against Central Michigan the second week of the season got doused Saturday night, as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish sweltered the Spartan offense in an easy 20-3 victory … Continue reading →
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Omar Infante’s Critical Error Helps Chicago White Sox Inch Closer to AL Central Title

The Detroit Tigers still have 16 games left on their regular-season schedule, but the writing may be on the wall now. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Grant, Steve Slaton to Work Out for Detroit Lions, According to Report

CBSSports.com's Jason La Canfora reported Monday that the Lions plan to work out a pair of running backs this week. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton a Tiger? It’s a ‘Wild Card’ Possibility, MLB GM Tells Buster Olney

It may not be too early to start dreaming about Josh Hamilton joining Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder in the heart of the Tigers' order. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Jose Valverde’s Year Long Problems Transcending His Success

Each week, good or bad, we’ll look back at the biggest theme of the week that was for the Detroit Tigers. In a critical four game series with the Chicago White Sox, the Tigers won two of three games. They … Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Damien Brunner Signs With Swiss Team, Expected to Join Griffins in October

As expected, Detroit Red Wings' forward Damien Brunner has signed to play with Swiss team EV Zug until the Grand Rapids Griffins' AHL season begins. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

TDSS 3 Stars: Denard Robinson Lights Up the Scoreboard Again

The Detroit Sports Site hands out its three stars to recognize the local athletes that turned in the best performances over the pas 7 days. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Audio: Jim Schwartz, Matthew Stafford React to Detroit Lions’ Week 2 Loss

The Detroit Lions lamented missed opportunities following Sunday night's 27-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Bowl Projections Watch: Michigan the Rose Bowl Favorite Now?

With Ohio State and Penn State ineligible for bowl games this season, the pecking order in the Big Ten looks pretty clear Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Breakdown: Matthew Stafford Struggles Against 49ers’ Defense

Our weekly Detroit Lions breakdown takes a look at what went right (First Down) and wrong (Fourth Down) for the team. Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Schwartz, Jim Harbaugh Exchange Pregame Handshake

Jim Schwartz and Jim Harbaugh cordially shook hands before Sunday's Detroit Lions-San Francisco 49ers game Continue reading →
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jose Valverde Blows Heartbreaker as Detroit Tigers Lose Late, Fail to Sweep Cleveland Indians

The Detroit Tigers needed a sweep in the worst way to keep pace in the Central Division. The Cleveland Indians didn’t have anything to lose, and showed it Sunday afternoon. Riding a free wheeling two run ninth inning, the Indians … Continue reading →
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk Reportedly Signs With KHL’s Ak Bars Kazan

Pavel Datsyuk appears set to lead the Detroit Red Wings player exodus overseas during the NHL lockout. Continue reading →
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Vs. San Francisco 49ers: Five Things to Watch

This piece is also featured at Lions101.com Last fall, the Detroit Lions got off to a fast start, hitting 5-0 almost before the leaves fell. That bubble was quickly burst by the San Francisco 49ers, who came into Ford Field … Continue reading →
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Denard Robinson Accounts for 4 TDs, Michigan Routs UMass by 50

The Wolverines' senior quarterback threw for 291 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for a game-high 106 yards and another score in Michigan's 63-13 romp of Massachusetts. Continue reading →
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez Spins a Gem as Detroit Tigers Win 4th Straight Game

Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 5-3 win over Cleveland on Saturday Continue reading →
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL Lockout May Force Fox Sports Detroit to Adopt ‘Contingency Plan’

FOX is in the process of developing "contingency plans" for Fox Sports Detroit and other regional networks in preparation an NHL lockout Continue reading →
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander Returns to MVP Form in 4-0 Detroit Tigers Win

The Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander was stellar against the Cleveland Indians in a start pushed back one day after Thursday’s game in Chicago was called due to rain. Verlander worked out of two huge jams in the night, both of … Continue reading →
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Houston, Louis Delmas Listed as Doubtful for Week 2; Bill Bentley Out

The Detroit Lions' banged-up secondary doesn't look like it will get much relief for its Week 2 showdown with Randy Moss, Mario Manningham, Michael Crabtree and the San Francisco 49ers. Continue reading →
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

College Football, Week 3: The Detroit Sports Site’s Coverage

Before the Big Ten gets into its Legends and Leaders play in a couple of weeks, there is still some important nonconference business to take care of. Continue reading →
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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