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Tigers Select RHP Alex Faedo In First Round Of 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 13, 2017
Tigers Select RHP Alex Faedo In First Round Of 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft

LAKELAND, FL. – The Detroit Tigers selected right-handed pitcher Alex Faedo from the University of Florida with their first pick (18th overall) in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. In 17 starts for Florida this year, Faedo is 7-2 with a 2.60 ERA (107.1IP/31ER). The 6-foot-5, 220-pound junior has also racked up 132 [...]

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Big Brown Bat Is First Confirmed Case Of Rabies This Year

May 19, 2017
Big Brown Bat Is First Confirmed Case Of Rabies This Year

LANSING – A big brown bat from Ingham County is Michigan’s first confirmed case of rabies this year. Big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) can be found in a variety of settings – from barns in rural areas to homes in the big city. Males usually live alone; females gather in maternity colonies in the spring and [...]

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Western Michigan’s Corey Davis Selected First Round By Titans During NFL Draft

April 28, 2017
Western Michigan’s Corey Davis Selected First Round By Titans During NFL Draft

DETROIT  — The first person from the state of Michigan taken in the 2017 NFL Draft didn’t play football at Michigan or Michigan State. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell — read the selections Thursday night: “With the fifth pick in the 2017 NFL Draft the Tennessee Titans select Corey Davis — wide receiver — Western Michigan,” [...]

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Sylvia Moy, Motown Records’ First Female Writer, Producer Dies

April 17, 2017
Sylvia Moy, Motown Records’ First Female Writer, Producer Dies

DETROIT (WWJ) – Motown songwriter Sylvia Moy has passed away. Sylvia Moy, inductee during 37th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony – Arrivals at Marriott Marquis in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/WireImage for Songwriter’s Hall of Fame) Originally from Detroit — she’s best known for songs “My Cherie Amour,” [...]

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Zimmermann Leaves Past Behind In Encouraging First Start

April 8, 2017
Zimmermann Leaves Past Behind In Encouraging First Start

By Will Burchfield @burchie_kid This was a long time coming for Jordan Zimmermann. The rehabilitated righty, his neck issues behind him, surrendered one run in six innings in his season debut to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. It was Zimmermann’s first win at Comerica Park since June [...]

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Gonzaga Trounces Xavier 83-59 To Advance To First Final Four In School History

March 26, 2017
Gonzaga Trounces Xavier 83-59 To Advance To First Final Four In School History

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CBS/AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga’s efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 on Saturday to reach the Final Four for the first time. Gonzaga (36-1) has been dogged by criticism through the years despite winning consistently, in part for playing in [...]

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Oregon Tops Kansas 74-60 To Advance To First Final Four In 78 Years

March 26, 2017
Oregon Tops Kansas 74-60 To Advance To First Final Four In 78 Years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBS/AP) — Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years. Dylan Ennis added 12 points for the Ducks (33-5), who took [...]

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First Seats Installed At Little Caesars Arena [PHOTOS+VIDEO]

March 16, 2017
First Seats Installed At Little Caesars Arena [PHOTOS+VIDEO]

Are you sitting down for this? The new seats at the future Little Caesar’s Arena will be wider than the ones at Joe Louis Arena with more cushion for your tush and a cupholder. Click to view slideshow. Crews this week began the process of installing seats, starting with those in the lower bowl. The seats [...]

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20 Years Ago Today, Scotty Bowman Became First NHL Coach To Crack 1,000-Win Threshold [VIDEO]

February 8, 2017
20 Years Ago Today, Scotty Bowman Became First NHL Coach To Crack 1,000-Win Threshold [VIDEO]

By: Will Burchfield @burchie_kid By almost any measure – wins, championships, longevity – Scotty Bowman is the greatest coach in NHL history. 30 years behind the bench: the most all time. Nine Stanley Cups: the most all time. 1,244 regular-season wins: by far, the most all time. In fact, Bowman is the only NHL coach [...]

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Miguel Cabrera Releases First Images Of His New Cleats [PHOTO]

February 6, 2017
Miguel Cabrera Releases First Images Of His New Cleats [PHOTO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc Last season, superstar slugger Miguel Cabrera told me he was waiting for a shoe contract and that, sadly, no one had yet wanted him. This year he followed up on that sentiment saying he still didn’t have a shoe contract. A lot has changed since the middle of January. Monday afternoon, [...]

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