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The Lions are in the playoffs… but no one should be satisfied

The Lions officially clinched a playoff berth last night after the Eagles fell to the Washington Redskins 27-24 officially eliminating Philadelphia from playoff contention. The guaranteed spot in the postseason for Detroit is their first appearance since 2011 and only the second since the turn of the century. The Lions’ business this regular season however is far from over and...
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Olbermann names Verlander the “Worst Person in Sports”

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is living comfortably to say the least so it may raise a few eyebrows when someone well off like himself takes to social media to complain about a $40 car ride. Well that’s exactly what happened the other day when Verlander took to Twitter ******** about Uber’s “surge” pricing. .@Uber I used to love you and now your ridiculous surge charges...
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VIDEO: Andre Drummond retaliates after posterization

Tempers flared in the 4th quarter during last night’s Pistons/Raptors game from the Palace after Andre Drummond ‘elbowed’ Toronto’s James Johnson which immediately became the most interesting thing that happened during last night’s match up. The elbow from Drummond though stemmed from a “vicious posterization” (as some are calling it) of the Detroit center by Johnson...
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Gordie Howe’s ‘miraculous’ recovery due to stem cell treatment

A week ago it looked as though Red Wing legend Gordie Howe was on his last leg of life after suffering a series of strokes that took a heavy toll on the 86 year-old’s health. Recent reports suggest though that Howe is on the mend which by all account may be an understatement due to what’s still seen as an unconventional procedure. In a statement released Friday, Howe’s family...
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VIDEO: Brandon Jennings’ awful pump-fake while alone in the paint

The Pistons are brutally awful to the point they’re defending against opposition that isn’t even there. Case in point was last night during a game against the Dallas Mavericks where point guard Brandon Jennings received the ball down low while all alone in the paint. However instead of an easy layup Jennings proceeded with a pump-fake, dribble and fadeaway jumper that went in...
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Will Bynum tapes number and Chinese characters to the back of his jersey

If former Pistons guard Will Bynum thought things were bad during his stint in Detroit, he may of been sorely mistaken. According to Deadspin, Bynum played a game in China this past Friday night where of which some of the team’s equipment failed to make it to the arena. The delivery fail forced Bynum to take alternate measures, like tape some characters and a number to the back...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons rejected trade offers from Kings for Josh Smith

Arguably one of the Pistons’ biggest problems this season is the play of Josh Smith and his monstrous contract that has once again handcuffed the Detroit organization to make meaningful moves for meaningful players. Over the offseason though it looked as though the team was on the verge of trading away Smith to the Sacramento Kings ridding themselves of one huge mistake. Not to...
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Grading the Tigers’ Winter Meeting deals

If there’s one thing Dave Dombrowski is good at as the Tigers general manager, it’s making each and every offseason very interesting whether it’s a big free agent signing, trade or simply sitting on his ass at the more opportune times. This offseason has pretty much stuck to that pattern, especially with the Winter Meetings now over so lets take a look at the two deals Dombrowski...
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Bell’s 2015 Detroit Tigers Outlook

RHP                                                     LHP CF- Gose                                          CF- Davis 2B- Kinsler                                     2B- Kinsler 1B- Cabrera                                    1B- Cabrera DH- Martinez                               ...
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Tigers send Rick Porcello to the Red Sox for OF Yoenis Cespedes

After being at the center of trade talks for really the past couple of seasons the Tigers finally pulled the trigger on a Rick Porcello trade. According to CJ Nitkowski, the Tigers have sent Porcello to the Red Sox for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Told Cespedes to Detroit, Porcello to Boston is done. — CJ Nitkowski (@CJNitkowski) December 11, 2014 This news is obviously very...
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Olney: Tigers focused on retaining Max Scherzer, prepared to spend BIG

Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski is looking like he wants power arms to once again headline the top of his rotation in 2015. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Tigers appear to back in on retaining former Cy Young winner Max Scherzer and doing so at all cost. The Tigers' focus is on retaining Max Scherzer. They are prepared to spend big, big dollars. Want to keep Price...
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Jodie Meeks could return as soon as Friday for the Pistons

Aside from Andre Drummond using the Metro Detroit highway’s as his own Mario Kart track with documented pictures, Keith Langlois is reporting that the Pistons could get Jodie Meeks back as soon as Friday. Jodie Meeks could play as soon as Friday, SVG says. Needs to see him practice next 2 days — Keith Langlois (@Keith_Langlois) December 9, 2014 Of course as Langlois noted...
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Andre Drummond apologizes for picture taken while going close to 100 mph

As the Pistons continue to tank, Andre Drummond apologizing for a picture taken while almost going 100 mph is really about the only worthwhile news to report regarding the team. Ironically enough Drummond is the only guy on the team worth keeping. Here’s his apology via the Associated Press: ”I’ll own up to it. It was a silly mistake. I’ve just got to move forward from...
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PHOTO: Reggie Bush wears ‘I can’t breath’ shirt during warmups

Lions running back Reggie Bush is no stranger to speaking his mind so you would figure he’d have some kind of opinion on the latest controversial grand jury decision that decided NOT to indict a New York City cop who used a chokehold to subdue and eventually kill Eric Garner. Bush expressed that opinion on his warmup shirt this afternoon with the words ‘I can’t breath’ written...
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Grading the Tigers’ acquisition of Shane Greene

It’s becoming clock work that the Tigers, Yankees and Diamondbacks get together for a three-team trade in the offseason which usually works out very well for Detroit while New York and Arizona enter into a take it or leave it scenario. Last time we saw these teams get together, Tigers fan said goodbye to fan favorite Curtis Granderson who was shipped off to the Yankees but in return...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Deal Ray and Prospect Leyba to get Greene from the Yankees

The Detroit Tigers have participated in a three team trade today that involves the Yankees and Diamondbacks netting the RHP Shane Greene from New York. In return for Greene, LHP Robbie Ray and SS prospect Domingo Leybal both will head to the Diamondbacks organization. Who they got: Shane Greene, 26, pitched in 15 games overall for the Yankees including 14 starts in 2014, tossing...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers receiving getting interest in Price and Porcello

As the MLB Hot Stove is primed to get hotter, the Tigers have begun to garner their own interest during MLB christmas shopping season. According to Ken Rosenthal, Detroit has received interest in starting pitchers Rick Porcello and David Price. Sources: #Tigers drawing strong interest in Price, Porcello. Both entering FA years, as are Zimmermann, Samardzija, etc. All still in play...
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Abdelkader hurt with a shoulder injury

It wasn’t all good for the Red Wings today during their 5-3 win over the Canucks. During the second period, forward Justin Abdelkader suffered a should injury after a big hit from Vancouver’s Luca Sbis. Babcock said Abdelkader hurt his shoulder. Not significant. Day to day. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) November 30, 2014 The play itself is hard to see in the video below...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: JLA power outage during Wings/Canucks game

The Joe Louis Arena lost power just twenty-nine seconds into the game between the Red Wings and Canucks forcing about 15 minute delay as the lights were restored on one end of the ice. The Wings released the following statement in the second period on the outage: Due to a momentary failure in an outside electrical transmission line that feeds power to Joe Louis Arena, today’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bad Boy Baseline: Detroit looks to end 6-game skid against the Bucks

The Pistons (3-11) look to avoid their longest losing streak in 20 months (7-straight) tonight when they take on the upstart Milwaukee Bucks (9-7) from The Palace. The Bucks under head coach Jason Kidd can match a season high winning streak of three-games as they’ve become one of the more surprising teams the season. The two teams are facing each other for the third time this...
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Tigers inquiring on Justin Masterson

The Tigers appear to be making other arrangements for their pitching staff if and when Max Scherzer bolts Motown via free agency. According to Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com, the Tigers are interested in former Tribe starting pitcher Justin Masterson, the team’s former ace before a bad 2014, the emergence of Corey Kluber and his eventual trade to the St. Louis Cardinals. The Tigers...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Thanksgiving Roar: Detroit looks to end two game skid against the Bears

In their annual Thanksgiving Day game, The Lions (7-4-0) take on the Chicago Bears (5-6-0) looking to end a two game losing streak as well as a two game stretch that has seen Detroit fail to score a touchdown. However the last team with a winning record to have a longer streak was the 2000 Baltimore Ravens who went five games without scoring a touchdown but eventually went on to...
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Carrera Rejects Outright AAA Assignment and Will Become Free Agent

Ezequiel Carrera has rejected his outright assignment to AAA Toledo after the Tigers designated him for assignment in order to remove him off the 40-man roster. He is allowed to select free agency like he did because another team has previously outrighted him off their 40-man roster and as a rule of the MLB-CBA players are allowed to pursue other opportunities if they so chose....
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Weiss scores two goals in 4-3 Red Wings win over Ottawa

Stephen Weiss made a strong return to the Detroit lineup tonight scoring two goals as the Red Wings defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 tonight from the Joe Louis Arena. Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan also tallied goals for Detroit as Jimmy Howard made 23 saves giving the Wings three wins in their last four games. Ottawa managed to strike first on the power play as Kyle Turris put...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Stafford’s fiancée Kelly B. Hall is a female Ray Allen

Behind the arch. Men’s ball. So close. A video posted by Kelly Hall (@kbhall82) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:53am PST Matthew Stafford’s fiancée Kelly B. Hall is damn good at social media updates and apparently three-point shooting as the future Mrs. Stafford posted this video to Instagram of herself sinking shot after shot from beyond the arc. So I guess the Stafford completion...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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