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Tigers Agree To Terms With First Round Pick Beau Burrows

June 17, 2015
Tigers Agree To Terms With First Round Pick Beau Burrows

DETROIT- The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Beau Burrows from Weatherford High School, the club’s first round selection (22nd overall) in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Burrows posted a 0.78 ERA and 132 strikeouts in 72.0 innings as a senior at Weatherford High School. [...]

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Verlander Says Higher Velocity In First Start ‘Good Sign Of Things To Come’

June 14, 2015
Verlander Says Higher Velocity In First Start ‘Good Sign Of Things To Come’

By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak DETROIT – In his first start for the Detroit Tigers this season, Justin Verlander pitched five innings and limited the Cleveland Indians to two earned runs on three hits and two walks. Verlander threw 87 pitches, 55 of which were strikes. Having been on the disabled list with a triceps strain since the beginning [...]

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Michigan First Lady Hosts Summit On College Campus Sexual Assault

June 8, 2015
Michigan First Lady Hosts Summit On College Campus Sexual Assault

LANSING (AP) – Michigan first lady Sue Snyder is hosting the state’s first campus sexual assault prevention summit in Lansing. Snyder and Gov. Rick Snyder gave opening remarks on Monday. Sue Snyder says that as a mother the well-being of young adults and students “has always been a priority” for her. The summit is co-hosted [...]

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Michigan First State To Be Measured By Social Progress Index

May 27, 2015
Michigan First State To Be Measured By Social Progress Index

By Edward Cardenas MACKINAC ISLAND (CBS Detroit) – Michigan is the first state in the United States to be measured by the social well-being measurement tool Social Progress Index, according to an announcement made at the Mackinac Policy Conference. The SPI, which was developed by the Social Progress Imperative, measures social and environmental outcomes including access [...]

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Amtrak Service Resumes Between Philadelphia And NYC For First Time Since Derailment

May 18, 2015
Amtrak Service Resumes Between Philadelphia And NYC For First Time Since Derailment

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the derailment. Amtrak resumed service along the corridor with a 5:30 [...]

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Mrazek Shines In First Playoff Game, Helps Red Wings Grab Series Lead

April 17, 2015
Mrazek Shines In First Playoff Game, Helps Red Wings Grab Series Lead

By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak CBS DETROIT – Goaltender Petr Mrazek got thrown into the fire Thursday, starting in net over veteran Jimmy Howard in the first game of the playoff series against the heavily favored Tampa Bay Lightning. Mrazek responded as well as Detroit could have hoped, making 44 saves and playing a major role as Detroit took [...]

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Top 5 Catches From MLB’s First Week

April 15, 2015
Top 5 Catches From MLB’s First Week

By Ryan Mayer, CBS Local Sports Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays.  Recency bias will always mean that we think these plays will be the best of the year, but we’ll more than likely forget them in a couple months. In order to try and [...]

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First Week Of The Season Always Means Change For Your MLB Fantasy Roster

April 11, 2015
First Week Of The Season Always Means Change For Your MLB Fantasy Roster

By Sam McPhersonIt’s only one week of a six-month season, but fantasy baseball owners often overreact to the first few days in April. If their team is at the bottom of the standings after a few days, it’s time to panic and turnover the roster. If the squad leads the league early, it sets unrealistic [...]

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Get A First Look At The Amy Winehouse Documentary

April 2, 2015
Get A First Look At The Amy Winehouse Documentary

By Shannon Carlin, Radio.com The first clip of the Amy Winehouse documentary has been revealed and shows the late singer talking about her relationship with music. Related: Amy Winehouse Gets Her Own Statue in London: See The Photo The short nearly minute and a half teaser for Amy, directed by Asif Kapadia who made the doc, Senna, has a pre-beehive Winehouse touching on [...]

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J.K. Simmons Will Toss Out The First Pitch On Opening Day

March 26, 2015
J.K. Simmons Will Toss Out The First Pitch On Opening Day

DETROIT (WWJ) – We now know that J.K. Simmons, Tigers fan, Oscar winner, and Michigan native will be tossing out the first pitch on opening day. J.K. Simmons: Michigan Native ✔️ #Tigers Fan ✔️ Oscar Winner ✔️ #OpeningDayDET First Pitch ✔️ pic.twitter.com/V6etUQkhPQ — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) March 26, 2015 The Tigers will take on the Minnesota Twins on Monday, [...]

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