Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tigers add a big bat, is it the final straw for Magglio?

The Tigers made a big deal on Monday, acquiring outfielder Delmon Young from division rival Minnesota.  Young was the first overall pick in the 2003 MLB Draft and has flashed signs of stardom, like in 2010 when he had 112 … Continue reading

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Is Calvin a Top Five Wide Receiver?

Well, the Lions got off to a great start in the pre-season with a 34-3 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, there was much debate taking place on ESPN whether or not Lions wideout Calvin Johnson was a top five receiver … Continue reading

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Vacation in Chicago and NBA News

While Rob has been very generous in posting all of the post this week, it is safe to say I’m back from one of the best vacations of my life.  We will be back on our normal schedule this coming … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Leyland/Dombrowski Extensions

With Curtis on vacation this week it looks like I am taking over the site for the week, so now you get to hear my thoughts on Jim Leyland and Dave Dombrowski getting contract extensions in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Injuries hit the Lions hard and previewing the Preseason opener

Lions rookie second-round pick, running back Mikel Leshoure, tore his Achilles tendon and will now miss the remainder of the season.  This is a huge blow to the Lions who are already without first-round pick Nick Fairley due to foot … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview 8/5

Heading into another summer weekend in the D that brings us the Lions, Tigers and some UFC.  First up is Lions training camp taking place all weekend, with Saturday being “Kids Day” at camp.  The team will continue to prepare … Continue reading

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Frank Introduced as Pistons Head Coach

Let’s see if the Detroit Pistons made the correct hire this time around as Lawrence Frank was called upon for head coaching duties of the Pistons. The Pistons are coming off of a 30-52 season where the players didn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Fister should fit in fine

Last night Doug Fister made his debut with the Tigers and had a strong outing to win his first start since May 30.  He went seven innings and allowing eight hits and two earned runs without walking or striking out … Continue reading

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Tiger’s Last Stand?

While the Detroit Tigers had a busy weekend with acquiring two young pitchers and almost getting into a brawl on Sunday, I have decided to write (based on a special request from a reader), an entry on the best golfer … Continue reading

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Lions finished signing? Also an injury update

After the free agent signings of linebackers Stephen Tulloch and Justin Durrant along with the resigning of cornerback Chris Houston, it appears the Lions are close to done spending this off-season.  The only real question mark left that can be … Continue reading

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