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Batter Up! Tigers Set To Play First Exhibition Game Monday

March 2, 2015
Batter Up! Tigers Set To Play First Exhibition Game Monday

LAKELAND (WWJ) – The Tigers are set to play their first exhibition game Monday afternoon. The voice of the Tigers Dan Dickerson spoke live on WWJ with a preview of the season, including the status of Miguel Cabrera: “I just think he’s feeling very good right now, and they are going slow but he’s kind of [...]

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Mayor Delivers First Post-Bankruptcy Address: Announces New HUD Loan Program

February 11, 2015
Mayor Delivers First Post-Bankruptcy Address: Announces New HUD Loan Program

DETROIT (WWJ) – “Detroit is now on the road to recovery,” announced Mayor Mike Duggan during his first post-bankruptcy State of the City address. Duggan announced a new HUD program to grant loans to low income homeowners who want to make home improvements. Duggan took an optimistic tone in his address Tuesday night — saying the [...]

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2015 Sports Illustratred Swimsuit Issue To Feature Its First Plus Size Model [VIDEO/PHOTO]

February 4, 2015
2015 Sports Illustratred Swimsuit Issue To Feature Its First Plus Size Model [VIDEO/PHOTO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc Tuesday afternoon, I blogged about a woman I think will be the next big deal in the world of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models: Kelly Rohrbach. The next day I found out the “next big thing” is — literally — happening. Sports Illustrated is scheduled to feature the first plus sized model in [...]

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BLOG: Jennings Injury Is the First True Test of SVG’s Era

January 27, 2015
BLOG: Jennings Injury Is the First True Test of SVG’s Era

By: Martin Weiss @martinweiss22 Tired of the revolving chair of head coaches in Auburn Hills, the Pistons invested heavily in Stan Van Gundy, giving him unprecedented control in the front office. This is his first chance to see the job he’s done. Pistons fans had just started to peek their heads from behind the curtains. [...]

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Michigan Confirms First Child Death From Flu This Season

January 24, 2015
Michigan Confirms First Child Death From Flu This Season

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A child in southeast Michigan has died from the flu, making it the state’s first confirmed adolescent death from the virus this season. “The death was in an adolescent in the southeast region of Michigan and it’s from a confirmed influenza A virus,” said Jennifer Smith, with the Michigan Department of Community Health. The [...]

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Suh Voted To All-Pro First Team; Quin, Levy To Second Team

January 2, 2015
Suh Voted To All-Pro First Team; Quin, Levy To Second Team

NEW YORK (CBS Detroit) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been named to the NFL All-Pro First Team for the fourth time in his career. Joining Suh with national honors are linebacker Deandre Levy and Glover Quin, both making the All-Pro Second Team. Levy and Quin are both first-time All-Pro players, while Suh also made the [...]

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Pettigrew Benched For First Quarter For Violation Of Team Rule

December 8, 2014
Pettigrew Benched For First Quarter For Violation Of Team Rule

By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak FORD FIELD (CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Lions benched veteran tight end Brandon Pettigrew for the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for violating a team rule. Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said after the game that he decided to hold Pettigrew out, but he did not say which rule Pettigrew broke. [...]

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Hundreds Turn Out For First Detroit ‘Side Lot Sale’ To Purchase Vacant Spaces For $100

December 6, 2014
Hundreds Turn Out For First Detroit ‘Side Lot Sale’ To Purchase Vacant Spaces For $100

DETROIT (WWJ) — Southwest Detroit saw a different kind of holiday shopping on Saturday. Hundreds of people turned out as more than 7,000 pieces of land were up for sale in Districts 6 and 7 — parts of downtown, midtown and Corktown, as well as Warrendale and Russell Woods — as a part of the city’s first [...]

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Raiders Players Celebrate Early; Almost Cost Team First Victory [VIDEO]

November 21, 2014
Raiders Players Celebrate Early; Almost Cost Team First Victory [VIDEO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc Thursday night started week 12 of the NFL. In my opinion, usually the games are duds and are over by half. Early on it appeared that’s the way the game would go. The Kansas City Chiefs took on the Oakland Raiders in a rain storm and the Raiders were looking for [...]

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Pistons, Jennings Take Out Thunder In Overtime, 96-89, For First Road Win

November 15, 2014
Pistons, Jennings Take Out Thunder In Overtime, 96-89, For First Road Win

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brandon Jennings scored 25 of his 29 points in the second half and overtime, leading the Detroit Pistons to a 96-89 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. Jennings made a tiebreaking 3-pointer to give Detroit an 87-84 lead with 2:32 left in overtime. He added another 3 while falling to the [...]

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