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Indians Beat Tigers, Celebrate First Division Title In 9 Years At Comerica Park

September 27, 2016
Indians Beat Tigers, Celebrate First Division Title In 9 Years At Comerica Park

NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Kluber left after four innings with right groin tightness, joining Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar in a group of talented Cleveland [...]

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Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror In First Presidential Debate [VIDEO]

September 27, 2016
Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror In First Presidential Debate [VIDEO]

JULIE PACE, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a “racist lie” about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a “typical politician” [...]

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Lions Release TE Andrew Quarless, Who Was Suspended First 2 Games

September 19, 2016
Lions Release TE Andrew Quarless, Who Was Suspended First 2 Games

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released suspended tight end Andrew Quarless before he played a single game for them. Detroit signed Quarless in August, but he was suspended the first two games of the season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Quarless was sentenced to a year of probation and fined $ [...]

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Detroit Receives First Streetcar For New Light Rail System

September 14, 2016
Detroit Receives First Streetcar For New Light Rail System

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The first streetcar for Detroit’s new light rail system has arrived. The QLINE streetcar was delivered Tuesday night, nearly two months ahead of initial projections. Final assembly and mechanical checks will be completed over the next few weeks before the streetcar makes its first appearance on Woodward Avenue. Q-Line car arrives, tucked [...]

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Pure Gold: Flint’s Claressa Shields Becomes First U.S. Olympic Boxer To Win 2 Gold Medals

August 21, 2016
Pure Gold: Flint’s Claressa Shields Becomes First U.S. Olympic Boxer To Win 2 Gold Medals

FLINT (WWJ) – A historic day for Flint-native Claressa Shields — who became the first U.S. Olympic boxer to win two gold medals. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says she’s proud of Shields — who really represents the city well: “We’re proud of Flint – there are a lot of people who are proud to be [...]

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Simone Biles Does Front Flip First Pitch [VIDEO]

July 5, 2016
Simone Biles Does Front Flip First Pitch [VIDEO]

KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — A couple of missed opportunities by the Seattle Mariners led to a 2-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Monday. Lance McCullers struck out 10 in seven strong innings and George Springer homered for the second straight day to help Houston to the win. McCullers (4-2), who [...]

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Pat Caputo — Who Is The Tigers’ First Half MVP?

July 3, 2016
Pat Caputo — Who Is The Tigers’ First Half MVP?

DETROIT —  There’s no shortage of possible candidates for the role of MVP of the Detroit Tigers for the first half of the season — but one stands out according to 97.1 The Ticket’s Pat Caputo. The list includes Ian Kinsler, Miguel Cabrera and you could name Justin Verlander as a contender, he’s had 10 [...]

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Red Wings Sign Plethora Of Forwards On First Day Of Free Agency

July 1, 2016
Red Wings Sign Plethora Of Forwards On First Day Of Free Agency

LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings attempted to address the departure of Pavel Datsyuk by agreeing with Frans Nielsen to a six-year, $ 31.5 million contract Friday in the opening hours of free agency. “He’s a centerman we needed after losing one in Pavel Datsyuk,” Red Wings general manager [...]

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Tigers Agree To Terms With First Round Pick Matt Manning

June 24, 2016
Tigers Agree To Terms With First Round Pick Matt Manning

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Matt Manning from Sheldon High School in Sacramento, CA, the club’s first round selection (ninth overall) in the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. In eight starts as a senior, Manning posted a 2-1 record with a 1.91 [...]

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His First Home Run Down, Moya Ready To Break Out In Detroit

June 20, 2016
His First Home Run Down, Moya Ready To Break Out In Detroit

By: Will Burchfield @burchie_kid Steven Moya is used to uncorking his powerful left-handed swing and watching the ball sail out of the yard. So after enduring more than 70 at-bats in the Majors without a home run, he was jubilant to finally get on the board Sunday afternoon against the Royals. “It was great, unbelievable,” [...]

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