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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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After Big First Half, Pistons Hold Off Kings, 115-108

March 19, 2016
After Big First Half, Pistons Hold Off Kings, 115-108

NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer AUBURN HILLS (AP) — Marcus Morris scored 20 of his 24 points in the first half, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope made a couple big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-108 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night. The Pistons (35-34) pulled into a [...]

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It’s Love At First Sight As ‘Mustache Kitten’ Image Goes Viral

February 26, 2016
It’s Love At First Sight As ‘Mustache Kitten’ Image Goes Viral

(CBS Detroit) – She’s been dubbed “Mustache Kitten” and she’s melting hearts from coast to coast. A rescue kitten is quickly becoming an internet sensation with over-the-top meow-velus reviews. Sally Ann was rescued from a California Salvation Army donation bin and is being nursed back to health at a local animal shelter. The kitten has a [...]

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Detroit Hosts Inaugural Heritage Classic, US Premier Hockey League’s First Ever Outdoor Game

January 29, 2016
Detroit Hosts Inaugural Heritage Classic, US Premier Hockey League’s First Ever Outdoor Game

DETROIT (WWJ) – The outdoor ice rink at Detroit’s Clark Park is hosting the inaugural Heritage Classic — the first EVER outdoor game played by any team in the US Premier Hockey League. The game, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, will feature cross town rivals the Motor City Hawks and the Detroit Fighting Irish. Hawks Owner and [...]

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