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Max Scherzer takes out full-page ad in the Free Press to thank fans

Max Scherzer and his wife Erica took out a full-page ad in the Detroit Free Press Sunday morning thanking the Ilitches, Detroit Tigers organization “and most of all the Detroit fans” after signing a seven-year, $210M contract with the Nationals last week. (Via the Free Press) “Thank you to Mr. Ilitch and the Tigers organization, teammates and most of all the Detroit fans...
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VIDEO: Brandon Jennings goes down with apparent foot injury

Aside from the score, the Pistons suffered what looked to be another huge blow Saturday night in Milwaukee as point guard Brandon Jennings went down in obvious pain with an apparent foot/ankle injury. The play initially looked pretty innocent during a Milwaukee inbound but it was Jennings who eventually had to be helped off the court and later seen in a wheelchair heading back to...
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Tigers will try Alex Avila at first base

In the event that Miguel Cabrera isn’t ready for opening day, the Tigers are looking at backup options for first base which apparently include working out Alex Avila at the position during Spring Training according to Jon Morosi. Tigers plan for Alex Avila to work out at first base a little in spring training, in case Miguel Cabrera is not ready for Opening Day. — Jon Morosi...
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Detroit Sports Edge 56: So long Mad Max (AUDIO)

In this weeks episode, Adam, Shawn and Dorf discuss the Max Scherzer deal with the Nationals, the Tigers moving on from him, the Lions moving on from Dominic Raiola, Andre Drummond being overlooked in the All-Star Voting, the Red Wings being the hottest team in the NHL, plus much more!  
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Tigers Announce Their Non-Roster Invitees For Spring Training

The Tigers have announced their 17 non-roster invitees to Big League Spring Training. They are listed below with a little information about their background. At this point, I don’t see any of them heading North with the big club. Pitchers: RHP Roberto Cabrera Last Year: AAA Iowa (Chicago Cubs) Opening Day Age: 26 Major League Career: 5.20 ERA, 27.2 IP, .225 BAA, 1.66 WHIP,...
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Max Scherzer Signs Crazy Deal With The Nationals

According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, Max Scherzer will agree to a 7-year, $210 million dollar deal with the Washington Nationals. However, here’s the caveat. Half the money will be deferred, meaning the Nationals will be writing checks to Scherzer for 14 years in total. That means he will be paid $15 million dollars a year by the Washington Nationals until 2029. His final check will...
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Downtown’s Seven Round Mock of the 2015 NFL Draft — Detroit Lions Edition

After a controversial loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs, the Lions have been preparing for the off-season for the last few weeks. With time, I’ll have my free agent predictions and of course, more mock drafts will follow. For now, I took a crack at a Lions seven round mock draft. Enjoy! **please note that the overall selection numbers will change once the compensatory...
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Drummond tips in game winner against Pacers with .3 seconds left

The Pistons continue to things done in the final seconds of a game. Tonight, Andre Drummond tipped in the go ahead basket with .3 seconds left as the Pistons defeated the Indiana Pacers 98-96 from Indianapolis. Drummond finished with 16 and 16 as Detroit tied a franchise record with their 7th straight road win. Brandon Jennings finished with a season high 37 points while the Pistons...
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Tigers in contact with James Shields, unlikely to sign Scherzer

According to Michael Hurcomb of CBS Sports (via Jon Morosi of FOX Sports), the Tigers have been in recent contact with free agent starting pitcher James Shields. However the extent of the interest when it comes to actually signing Shields remains yet to be seen.  The reports regarding Shields comes after Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski commented that the team was unlikely to sign...
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Lions players troll Cowboys after loss to Green Bay

The Lions got a little retribution Sunday afternoon after a controversial call overturned a Dez Bryant catch late in the 4th quarter that very well could’ve led to Dallas retaking the lead. Instead of sympathizing though with their Dallas counterparts, some Lions took this opportunity to live out their inner troll. Sorry @dallascowboys. We know the feeling: http://t.co/CfC95Nj3Q6...
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Cardinals looking into trading for David Price or signing Max Scherzer

There hasn’t been a whole lot of movement on the Max Scherzer front and there’s plenty of skeptics out there that believe the former AL Cy Young winner will ultimately re-sign with the Tigers. However as the month of January continues to move on and spring training getting closer and closer something will have to fall sooner rather than later when it comes to Scherzer picking...
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VIDEO: Jimmy Howard stretchered off the ice with groin injury

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard was stretchered off the ice during the early stages of the first period against the Capitals. The injury occurred as Howard was scrambling to get back into position sliding into the post after giving up the puck behind the net. It was later reported that Howard suffered a groin injury with Petr Mrazek taking over for him the rest of the night.
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Pistons winning streak reaches 7 with 108-95 win over Mavs

Don’t look now but the Detroit Pistons are now the hottest team in the NBA, something that was pretty unfathomable just a few short weeks ago. Heading into tonight’s game the Pistons were winners of six straight coming off a drama filled last second win over the Spurs the night before. Ironically the Mavs were also winners of six straight and one of the highest scoring teams...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Matthew Stafford mic’d up during reversed PI call

After last weekend’s clown show in Dallas, fans had the luxury of having Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford mic’d up during the whole reversed PI call in the fourth quarter which eventually helped lead to Detroit’s demise. But by judging from the quotes that were released yesterday of the audio that aired at 9PM ET on Showtime during Inside the NFL you’d think Stafford was...
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VIDEO: Brandon Jennings sinks game winner as Pistons beat Spurs for 6th straight win

Yeah you read that headline correctly… The Pistons in remarkable fashion tonight beat the defending NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs 105-104 after a Brandon Jennings banker off the glass with time basically expiring. Not to mention the winning basket came from Jennings came off a San Antonio turnover with the Pistons capping a comeback after being 18 down at one point during the...
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Tigers Sign LHP Tom Gorzelanny To Address ‘Pen

The Tigers have addressed the vacant left handed reliever issue (hopefully) as the team has announced that they have agreed to terms with 32 year old LHP Tom Gorzelanny to a one year deal. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed by the team, per team protocol. Who is Gorzelanny? Gorzelanny had his best year as a pro in Milwaukee last year, notching a 0.86 ERA in...
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Detroit Lions 2015 Cap Situation: Defense and Specialists

All this information is from OverTheCap.com. The Lions currently have $36,381,897 committed to 18 players on the defensive side of the ball and $625,075 for 1 specialist. DE: #94 Ezekiel Ansah 2015 Cap Number: $5,071,228 Pre-June 1st Cut Dead Money: $10,987,661 Cap Savings: ($5,916,433) Post-June 1st Cut Dead Money: $5,071,228 Cap Savings: $0 #91 Jason Jones 2015 Cap...
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Store starting to sell discounted Suh apparel

The general consensus around town is Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh won’t be back with the team. That feeling seems to be strong enough that this store is starting to discount their Suh merchandise as Darren Rovell tweets: It’s liquidation time in Detroit pic.twitter.com/nbv1MpPWVB (H/T @nickbradley30) — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 5, 2015 Whether or not...
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Detroit Lions 2015 Cap Situation: Offense

All this information is from OverTheCap.com. The Lions currently have $69,132,556 committed to 20 players on the offensive side of the ball. QB: #9 Matthew Stafford 2015 Cap Number: $17,721,250 Pre-June 1st Cut Dead Money: $27,221,250 Cap Savings: ($9,500,000) Post-June 1st Cut Dead Money: $16,221,250 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Free Agents: #8 Dan Orlovsky and #17 Kellen...
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Pistons win 5th straight with 114-95 victory over Kings

Brandon Jennings had a game high 35 points as the Pistons defeated the Kings 114-95 for their 5th straight win while remaining undefeated in the post Josh Smith era. In addition to Jennings, Monroe and Drummond also scored in double figures for Detroit with 14 and 15 points respectively. Both Monroe and Drummond also secured double digit figures in rebounds as Moose cleaned the glass...
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Tate issues challenge to the Lions organization

Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com overheard Lions receiver Golden Tate issuing out a challenge to his teammates, the organization and fans alike for the upcoming offseason: “I challenged every man in here, coaches, trainers, fan base, players obviously, to go have the best offseason of your life,” Tate said. “We see how close we are as a community and that should encourage. Yeah...
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VIDEO: Suh in tears during post game presser

If you thought Jim Caldwell showing emotion during a press conference was rare, how about Ndamukong Suh breaking down into tears after tonight’s loss to the Cowboys? Ndamukong Suh was so emotional after the @Lions' loss to the Cowboys that he started to cry answering questions. http://t.co/3AUBFh1EVh — ESPN Highlights (@HighlightsESPN) January 5, 2015 Suh likely played in...
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VIDEO: Refs offer up explanation for picked up flag, Caldwell not satisfied

The usually calm and collected Jim Caldwell was about as emotional as he was going to get during tonight’s post game press conference after the Lions’ 24-20 loss to the Cowboys. And If it wasn’t Dave Birkett setting Caldwell off (to Caldwell’s standards) then it was re-living the explanation (or lack there of) given by today’s official Pete Morelli as to why the flag...
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Controversial call helps end Lions season

The Lions’ season ended Sunday evening after a heartbreaking 24-20 loss at the hands of the Cowboys in the NFC Wild Card game from Jerry’s World in Arlington, Texas. The defeat extended the Lions’ losing streak in the NFL postseason as well as add to the team’s futility of having one playoff win during the past 57 years. Today’s contest however will be talked about because...
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The Game Day Roar: Detroit vs. Everybody

OPPONENT: DALLAS COWBOYS This Year: The Cowboys are 12-4, winners of the NFC East and the second seed in the NFC playoffs Statistical Leaders for Cowboys: Passing:Tony Romo: 69.9 CMP%, 3705 YDS, 34 TD, 9 INTRushing: DeMarco Murray: 392 ATT, 1845 YDS, 4.7 AVG, 13 TDReceiving: Dez Bryant: 88 REC, 1320 YDS, 15.0 AVG, 16 TDDefense: Barry Church: 97 TACK, 0 SACK, 2 TFL, 2 INT...
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