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Was William Gholston Injury Situation Handled Properly? (With Video)

After a good minute-plus, Gholston slowly made his way to his feet and woozily walked off the field. And then he came back in the game. Continue reading →
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October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap, Week 4: After the Bye, Digging Out Must Begin

  This piece is also published at Lions101.com The Detroit Lions have defied expectations in 2012 by starting terribly slow. After losing a pivotal early season game to the Minnesota Vikings, Jim Schwartz took to the podium to break down … Continue reading →
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October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Talkin’ Tigers Week in Review: Prince Fielder’s Galvanizing Detroit Moment Pushes Tigers

Each Monday, good or bad, we’ll analyze the biggest theme of the week that was for the Detroit Tigers. Entering Sunday, Prince Fielder had hit 29 home runs. He had contributed over 100 RBI. It could be argued, however, that … Continue reading →
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October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers on the Verge of Doing What No One Thought Possible

It seems like an eternity ago the Detroit Tigers signed Prince Fielder and were instant World Series contenders, but now, just one win away from clinching their second straight Central Division crown, the Tigers are poised to do what no … Continue reading →
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October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Grand Rapids Griffins Training Camp: 5 Players to Watch

There remains no end in sight for the NHL lockout, so while the Detroit Red Wings wait, we'll turn our attention to the AHL's Grand Rapids Continue reading →
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October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ Breakdown: Special Teams, Offensive Line Beyond Problematic

The Lions tried to mount a comeback late, but their final possession died near midfield. So what went wrong for Detroit in its third straight loss? Continue reading →
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September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers’ Magic Number at 1: Prince Fielder’s 2-Run Homer Beats Minnesota

The Detroit Tigers' magic number dwindled to 1 on Sunday -- meaning Detroit can clinch the division with a win or Chicago loss in the next three days Continue reading →
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September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Videos: Percy Harvin, Marcus Sherels’ Return TDs Help Doom Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions lost their third straight game Sunday, and for the second consecutive week allowed both a kick and punt return for a touchdown. Continue reading →
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September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: Five Things to Watch

The first NFC North battle of the season commences on Sunday afternoon, as the Minnesota Vikings make an early season appearance in Detroit to oppose the Lions. Though the Vikings finished well under .500 last season and played some ugly … Continue reading →
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September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Pound Three Home Runs En-Route to Important Defeat of Minnesota Twins

The Detroit Tigers’ pursuit of a second straight Central Division title took a major step forward on Saturday afternoon. Miguel Cabrera hit a big three run home run and the pitching staff did just enough to hang on, downing the … Continue reading →
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September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Predictions, Week 5: Buckeyes-Spartans, Badgers-Cornhuskers Highlight the Weekend

The Big Ten season begins on Saturday with five conference games (plus one slightly mildly interesting nonconference game). What's in store this week? The picks ... Continue reading →
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

From the Spartan Sideline: Ohio State vs Michigan State, Keys to the Game

The Michigan State Spartans didn’t rebound as planned last Saturday against Eastern Michigan, and needed two late touchdowns to escape and preserve a victory along with their dignity. Now, there’s no time left for subtle tune ups, as Big Ten … Continue reading →
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers’ Magic Number Down to 5

The Detroit Tigers' magic number to clinch the AL Central dwindled to five, as the Chicago White Sox dropped a 3-2 game at home to Tampa Bay Continue reading →
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The Detroit Sports Show: Andrew Maxwell’s Issues and the Tigers’ Playoff Run

Can Andrew Maxwell and the Michigan State Spartans offense put it all together in time for Saturday's huge Big Ten opener against Ohio State? Continue reading →
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September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers’ Magic Number Drops to 6: Alex Avila Delivers Walk-Off Winner

The Detroit Tigers moved one step closer to the AL Central crown with a walk-off 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon. Continue reading →
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September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Doug Fister Sets Detroit Tigers Team Record With 9 Consecutive Strikeouts

Doug Fister is not known as a strikeout pitcher. You'd have trouble telling the Kansas City Royals that. Continue reading →
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September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit’s Magic Number at 7 Thanks to Andy Dirks, Cleveland Indians

Andy Dirks' hard slide helped Detroit claim a 5-4 win on Wednesday night against the Royals, the Tigers' third straight victory. Continue reading →
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September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Home Runs, Hard Slide Combine as Detroit Tigers Down Kansas City Royals With Late Magic

As often as they’ve been done in this season due to hustle baseball by the opposition, the Detroit Tigers finally got a break and manufactured a run. A hard slide in the eighth inning prevented a rally killing double play, … Continue reading →
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford: ‘I Feel Better Today Than I Did on Sunday’

Matthew Stafford did not practice Wednesday and his status for Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings is still up in the air after he injured his leg against Tennessee. Continue reading →
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

In Detroit Lions’ “Snap Flap,” Jim Schwartz Should Recieve More Blame Than Dominic Raiola

This piece is also featured at Lions101.com Dominic Raiola has been perhaps the most polarizing player on the Detroit Lions for years, but finally, there was one event he’s taking complete blame for that wasn’t his fault entirely. On the … Continue reading →
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Dirks and Avisail Garcia Provide Glimpse of What Could Be in Detroit Tigers Outfield

Last night saw two of the Detroit Tigers’ younger faces get in on the offensive action with singles, even though they did not score, Detroit saw yet another look of their potential outfield of the future. Anibal Sanchez stole the … Continue reading →
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez Spins a Gem to Push Detroit Tigers Into First Place

Anibal Sanchez turned in a complete game gem on Tuesday night against the Royals, striking out 10 and allowing just three hits to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 2-0 win Continue reading →
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Valtteri Filppula Assists on His Brother Ilari’s Goal in Finnish League Debut

Valtteri Filppula teamed up with his brother, Ilari, to register a point in his debut for Jokerit of the Finnish SM-Liiga on Tuesday. Continue reading →
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Local Big Ten Review: Michigan’s Lack of a Consistent Running Game Helps Stall the Offense

Saturday night, the Michigan Wolverines dropped a tough road contest to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Denard Robinson’s four interceptions can be viewed as the major reason why the loss occurred, but the lack of a consistent running game early … Continue reading →
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander Keeps Cy Young Hopes Alive With Win Over Kansas City

Justin Verlander pitched eight strong innings to pick up his 16th win -- and continued to bolster his Cy Young candidacy. Continue reading →
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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