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Larkin ties rookie goal lead as the Red Wings beat the Islanders 5-1

The Red Wings snapped a two-game losing streak Sunday afternoon with a 5-1 win over the New York Islanders from the Joe. However like pretty much the entire season the story was Dylan Larkin who scored his 18th goal of the season tying him for the rookie lead with Chicago’s Artemi Planarian. Larkin’s goal and assist Sunday was also the first time in his young NHL career...
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Former Detroit Lions WR Titus Young arrested again…

Former Detroit Lions Wide Receiver Titus Young has done himself proud again. This time he has been arrested and charged with felony battery with serious bodily injury following a January 30th incident according to a report by TMZ Sports. According to the report, Young caused “serious bodily injury” to man in a fight. The charge comes with a four year sentence, but an additional...
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Rasheed Wallace trucks bottled water up to Flint

Rasheed Wallace has joined the number of former and current Detroit athletes aiding the residents of Flint in their ongoing water crisis. The former Detroit Piston according to UNC Basketball and Sports Illustrated drove a truck loaded with bottled water up to Flint whose residents have been poisoned with lead contaminated water. Wallace joined the likes of Ziggy Ansah of...
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Pistons: Reggie Jackson wants this fan to jump off the Empire State Building

Photo Credit: Detroit Free Press It doesn’t seem like the Pistons have been too happy with their fans lately. First, Andre Drummond tried to leave the court the other night to confront a member of the Detroit Sports Rag who offered up some tips to help his free throw game. Apparently Mr. Drummond doesn’t remember that little dust up between the Pistons, Pacers and fans back...
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Michigan State Signing Day Recap

The Michigan State Spartans signed 14 new scholarship players yesterday and a bevy of preferred walk-ons to add to the six early enrollees for the 2016 recruiting class. The Spartans still have a previous verbal commitment 4-star Defensive End Auston Robertson from Fort Wayne, Indiana, but he will be unable to sign with the Spartans at this time because of some minor pending legal...
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Pistons: Stanley Johnson will haunt your dreams

After tonight’s 105-95 Pistons loss to the Celtics, rookie Stanley Johnson seemed hellbent on making sure you can’t sleep at night with this creepy face over the shoulder Greg Kelser in the postgame. Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson giving Greg Kelser a creepy face over his shoulder. pic.twitter.com/ybJdXj2cHu — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) February 4, 2016 And with that I guess...
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Red Wings: Tomas Tatars shows off amazing skill with help of a GoPro

Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar recently took part in an NHL video series entitled ‘After Dark’ which featured players from around the league showcasing their skill with the help of a GoPro camera. For Tatar, he displayed an amazing ability to handle the puck which was enhanced with the extraordinary perspective the GoPro. Although a bit overshadowed this season by another young...
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Watch Jim Leyland dab at Michigan’s signing day party

Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland made an appearance on stage at Michigan’s signing day party that included Ric Flair, Tom Brady and Derek Jeter to name a few. However Leyland managed to endear himself to the kids by dabbing on stage with Migos. Have a look below. Jim Leyland doing the dab … With @Migos!! #NewBlue https://t.co/WEAfiCzxz7 pic.twitter.com/DeYo9iOj8x — The...
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Pistons: Watch this nasty Jennings to Drummond backboard lob in win over Nets

The Pistons ended a two-game skid Monday night with a 105-100 win over the Nets in Brooklyn despite Reggie Jackson battling cramps and the defense once again giving up double-digits for the third straight night. However the highlight of the night came when Pistons backup point guard Brandon Jennings laid this nasty backboard lob to Andre Drummond who put it down with authority...
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Motor City Uncut 91: The Lions and what’s best for business

Credit: Mike Carter-US PRESSWIRE In this week’s episode of Motor City Uncut, we discuss the Dave Dombrowski slap fest at the Detroit SABR meeting over the weekend. We also get into Calvin Johnson probably retiring from the Lions and the NFL, the comparisons with Barry Sanders and why neither guys is a ‘quitter’. Adam also goes into the annoying nature of Jim Harbaugh and...
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Report: Calvin Johnson said 2015 would be his last season

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson told his family as well as head coach Jim Caldwell after the season that 2015 would be his last year. Calvin Johnson told family 2015 would be his final year and delivered same message to Jim Caldwell after season ended, sources told ESPN. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 31, 2016 Calvin...
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Watch Dylan Larkin break Mike Gartner’s fastest skater record

Red Wings rookie forward Dylan Larkin is fast, really fast. In fact he’s so fast he just broke a 20-year old fastest skater record at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition from Nashville previously held by Mike Gartner. Dylan Larkin just beat Mike Gartner’s #NHLAllStar Fastest Skater record. The record stood for 20 years. Larkin’s 19. pic.twitter.com/pxczvEe8r2 — Brad Galli...
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Detroit Lions: Just cut Calvin Johnson already

Dear Detroit Lions General Manager Bob Quinn, Just cut Calvin Johnson already. Take the decision out of his hands. No non-quarterback is worth a $24 million dollar cap hit. Seriously Bob, just do it already. Sincerely, Dorf In all seriousness, the Detroit Lions need to take Calvin Johnson’s retirement decision out of his hands. The cannot afford the financial end of a Calvin...
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Lions hire another Patriots guy: Kevin Anderson will head football operations

The Detroit Lions continue to try and makeshift themselves into the New England Patriots of the midwest. According to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com, the team hired former Patriots football operations staffer Kevin Anderson to head their own department of the same name. Lions hiring Kevin Anderson to head football operations. https://t.co/dBGU61k1cf — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman...
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Red Wings: Jimmy Howard unveils Tigers inspired Stadium Series mask

Even though he probably won’t be playing in the game, Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard unveiled a Tigers inspired Stadium Series mask for their outdoor game against the Colorado Avalanche on February 27th from Coors Field. Check out Jimmy Howard's Stadium Series Mask Design. The mask honors some of the Detroit Tigers Legends #LGRW pic.twitter.com/UdDuwPhkWD — Red Wings SPORTalk...
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Calvin Johnson only to return if he doesn’t have to practice

97.1 the Ticket host and retired newspaper columnist Terry Foster penned a blog this morning stating the following speculated proposal from the Detroit Lions to Calvin Johnson: Johnson plays games on Sunday and then does not report to the team until Wednesday. He could stay home or fly to Atlanta to heal and clear his head. Long story short, the Detroit Lions could allow Calvin...
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Gilbert Arenas makes ******* comments about Flint water crisis

Gilbert Arenas has once again proven he’s a skid mark on the underpants of society. In a series of Instagram posts the former NBAer who hasn’t played in the Association since 2011-12 because A) he was and still is an ass clown and B) he just wasn’t very good made these disparaging comments towards the people, specifically the women of Flint during their ongoing water crisis...
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Motor City Uncut 90: Did the Tigers go the SABR route this offseason?

On this week’s edition of Motor City Uncut we ask the question if the Tigers were going a more sabermetrics route this offseason? We also get into the most frustrating thing about being a Detroit Sports fan, who the Red Wings should potentially target via trade, what Michigan football can’t say they are anymore and much more! Tune in for the LIVE show at 8PM ET on DETROIT.THEMAJORS...
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Andre Drummond’s free throw shooting is embarrasing

The NBA is on notice. Detroit Pistons Center Andre Drummond can’t make free throws. This is the result: via CBS Sports Within the first minute of the start of the second half with the Detroit Pistons holding a nine point lead, the Houston Rockets put in the last man on their bench, who then fouled Andre Drummond intentionally six times in a row. The Houston Rockets went on to...
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Red Wings: Kronwall out 2-4 weeks, Drew Miller out 4-6 months

Today the Red Wings learned that defenseman Niklas Kronwall could miss up to a month while Drew Miller may have played his last game in Detroit. According to head coach Jeff Blashill, Kronwall underwent a scope on his knee and is expected to be out anywhere from 2-4 weeks. Meanwhile Drew Miller underwent reconstructive knee surgery meaning he’ll miss anywhere from 4-6 months effectively...
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Thanks Mike Ilitch for being the best

Between leaded water in Flint, Michigan, David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Glenn Frey passing away and the Detroit Lions and their propensity to “Lions at the Lionsiest of times”, one would think the old Michigan to California transplant has nothing good to say about anything this year. That was so far the case until about 10 PM ET. Mike Ilitch, the owner of the Detroit Tigers...
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Report: Tigers sign Justin Upton to six-year deal

Could the Tigers soon be addressing their corner outfield vacancy? According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Tigers have been ‘in discussions’ with free agent outfielder Justin Upton. Sources: #Tigers in discussions with free-agent outfielder Justin Upton. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 19, 2016 Additionally, news is moving fast as Jon Heyman is now reporting...
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Motor City Uncut 89: For the Lions, the more things change the more they stay the same

This week on Motor City Uncut, we take a look at the Lions bringing back pretty much their entire coaching staff for 2016 and how the more things change (with Bob Quinn) the more they stay the same. We also get into a huge problem the NHL avoided during last night’s Red Wings game the Ben Wallace retirement, what’s wrong with the Spartans and much more! Tune in LIVE at 8PM ET...
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The Lions are also bringing back Teryl Austin in 2016

It always seems like the more things change the more they stay the same for the Detroit Lions. In addition to Jim Bob Cooter (or the ‘Coots’) the Lions will also bring back defensive coordinator Teryl Austin… unless of course something changes in another team’s head coaching search according to Justin Rogers of Mlive.com. Austin began to make a little bit of a name for himself...
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The Lions love Cooter and will make him the permanent OC

After going 6-3 since taking over offensive play calling, the Detroit Lions have named Jim Bob Cooter, or the ‘Coots’ the permanent OC heading into next season. The #Lions make the obvious move: Source said they're installing interim OC Jim Bob Cooter as permanent offensive coordinator. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 18, 2016 Under the Coots, the Lions again had that...
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