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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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Tigers Fans Line Up A Day Early For First Chance At Individual Tickets

March 7, 2015
Tigers Fans Line Up A Day Early For First Chance At Individual Tickets

DETROIT (WWJ) — Tigers fans lined up in the cold on Friday afternoon for a chance to be among the first to see the 2015 squad in action. With individual game tickets going on sale Saturday — including those for Opening Day — hundreds of Tigers fans showed up at Comerica Park to pick up a wristband and the [...]

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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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