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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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Power Wins At Belle Isle For First Victory Of Season

June 5, 2016
Power Wins At Belle Isle For First Victory Of Season

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Will Power raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season, overcoming a costly penalty in qualifying Sunday and holding off points leader Simon Pagenaud by 0.92 seconds at Belle Isle. Power would have set a track record in qualifying earlier in the day, but the Australian was penalized for interference and [...]

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Have You Met Sesame Street’s First Muslim Muppet?

April 12, 2016
Have You Met Sesame Street’s First Muslim Muppet?

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Bert, Ernie and Bird Bird have a new friend from Afghanistan. Sesame Street has welcomed a purple-toned female Muppet with multi-colored yarn hair — and sometimes a hijab — into its cast of colorful characters. Zari, whose name means “shimmering,” is an eager 6-year-old who will focus on girls’ empowerment, health and emotional well-being, [...]

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Cavs Clinch Top Seed In East, Could Play Pistons In First Round

April 12, 2016
Cavs Clinch Top Seed In East, Could Play Pistons In First Round

TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 34 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving added 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 109-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. James scored 19 in the third quarter and only sat for [...]

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Stamp Prices To Drop For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

April 9, 2016
Stamp Prices To Drop For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

DETROIT (WWJ) – For the first time in nearly 100 years, the United States Postal Service is reducing the price of postage. Effective Sunday, April 10, the cost of a standard stamp is dropping from 49 cents to 47 cents. The cost for a postcard stamp will also decrease from 35 cents to 34 cents, and [...]

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