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I have been a die-hard Detroit sports fan for my entire life, especially the Tigers and Lions. Currently a father, husband, high school teacher, and sports fan.

Detroit Tigers Ian Kinsler comments on latest trade rumors

On Saturday, ESPN's Buster Olney tweeted out that the Milwaukee Brewers are "digging into the possibility" of trading for Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. Prior to the Tigers game against the Minnesota Twins, Kinsler talked to reporters about the most recent trade rumors, including...

JUST IN: Could Tigers Ian Kinsler be headed to the Milwaukee Brewers?

Whether it's Justin Verlander, Justin Wilson, or Alex Avila, just to name a few, there certainly has not been a shortage of trade talks involving the Detroit Tigers. But one player so has seemed to fly a bit under-the-radar, at least in comparison to the players...

BREAKING: Detroit Red Wings agree to deal with Tomas Tatar

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According to reports, the Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a 4-year, $21.2 million deal with Tomas Tatar. https://twitter.com/DetroitRedWings/status/888496319228071936 https://twitter.com/AnsarKhanMLive/status/888493360629022720 With the move, the Red Wings are projected to be just over $3 million over the salary cap with two restricted free agents remaining, Andreas Athanasiou and Robbie...

Latest trade rumors involving Tigers Justin Verlander

Early today, Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News published a piece saying that the perfect destination for Justin Verlander is the New York Yankees. Though it would pain many Tigers fans greatly to see JV suit up in the Yankee pin stripes, Wojo certainly...

LOOK: Detroit Pistons reveal jersey numbers for Kennard, Galloway and Moreland

When the 2017 NBA season gets underway in a few months, the Detroit Pistons will have a handful of new players wearing their red, blue and white jerseys. Included in the new cast are first round draft pick, Luke Kennard, guard Langston Galloway, and forward/center Eric...

Bob Wojnowski: Only one destination makes sense for Justin Verlander

MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers
As trade speculation continues to be at an all-time high for the Detroit Tigers, it seems like just about every player on the team has been made available, including former American League MVP Justin Verlander. According to Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News and 97.1...

MUST SEE: Fan creates hilarious video mocking Detroit Tigers embarrassing performance

If you happened to catch the 1st inning of Thursday night's game between the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals, you may have been a little confused as to whether you were watching a baseball game or a circus. The Royals put up four...

Report: Two more teams interested in Tigers Justin Verlander

If the Detroit Tigers are going to successfully trade Justin Verlander before the MLB trade deadline, they will almost certainly have to pay some of his remaining contract. The question is, will doing that be enough to get a team to bite on the...

LOOK: Top selling NFL jerseys by state may surprise you

If you happen to live in a state with an NFL franchise, it's probably not as easy as you think (in most cases) to guess what the top selling jersey is. For example, if you live in Michigan, you would be correct if you...

JUST IN: Houston Astros could be landing spot for Justin Verlander, Justin Wilson

At 63-32, the Houston Astros are sitting pretty as they hold a 15.5 game lead over the Seattle Mariners in the American League West. But that does not mean they are completely satisfied with their pitching staff despite it having the seventh best team ERA...

Could Le’Veon Bell be destined to become a Detroit Lion?

When thinking about the great rushing attacks in the NFL, it's safe to say the Detroit Lions have not entered the equation for a long, long time. In fact, the Lions have not had a player lead the league in rushing since the great...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions make decision regarding playoff banners; reveal new video boards

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
If you are a fan of the Detroit Lions you are well aware of their lack of success over the years. In fact, the Lions have been so bad in terms of winning playoff games that they have only won one since 1957. When you...

LOOK: J.D. Martinez sends emotional ‘Thank You’ tweet to his fans

On Tuesday evening, news broke that J.D. Martinez had been traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Arizona Diamondbacks for three prospects. This morning, Martinez took to Twitter to thank Tigers fans for their support. https://twitter.com/JDMartinez14/status/887663316331528195 Thank you, J.D., WE will miss you too. http://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-tigers-news/ddrysdale/look-j-d-martinez-thanks-tigers-fans-traded/94422/

REPORT: Detroit Lions could be close to reaching deal with Matthew Stafford

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions
Ever since he was selected by the Detroit Lions 1st overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, Matthew Stafford has been a lightning rod around the Motor City and beyond. Some insist he is the greatest quarterback the Lions have ever had, while others would be...

WATCH: J.D. Martinez’ reaction to being traded to Diamondbacks will make you tear up

On Tuesday evening, Detroit Tigers fans learned that J.D. Martinez had been traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a trio of prospects. After J.D. was told by Tigers GM Al Avila that he had been traded, they shed some tears. From MLive: "It was a very difficult...

BREAKING NEWS: Tigers trade J.D. Martinez to Arizona Diamondbacks

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers
Well, for those of you who could not wait for the Detroit Tigers to pull the trigger on their first trade, you have to wait no more. According to reports, the Tigers have dealt outfielder J.D. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks for prospects Dawel Lugo,...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions DE Armonty Bryant suspended first four games of regular season

NFL: Detroit Lions at Houston Texans
Heading into the 2017 offseason, it seemed like a consensus that defensive end was a position of need for the Detroit Lions. It's a position many hoped Lions GM Bob Quinn would address early on in the NFL Draft but that did not happen. Well, according...

JUST IN: J.D. Martinez removed from game with ‘low back tightness’

Detroit Tigers RF J.D. Martinez has been removed from tonight's game as a precautionary measure in the 6th inning due to 'low back tightness.' https://twitter.com/DetroitTigersPR/status/887135713363361792 When Martinez was initially removed, Twitter absolutely exploded with tweets speculating that the Tigers slugger may have been traded. https://twitter.com/bobwojnowski/status/887133886827966465 https://twitter.com/bobwojnowski/status/887134536756326401 https://twitter.com/MLBMeme/status/887134710496755712 Of course, as...

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood puts ball back in Calvin Johnson’s court

As Calvin Johnson has been one of the hot Detroit sports topics since his most recent comments about why he really retired from football, his former team, the Detroit Lions, have remained silent. Until today. On Monday, Lions team president Rod Wood joined WJR-AM (760) and said he had...

Al Avila sheds some light on Michael Fulmer trade speculation

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
As it started to become apparent that the Detroit Tigers were likely to be sellers at the MLB trade deadline, many names started being tossed around. Some of those names were anticipated to be included in trade talks, including Justin Verlander, Ian Kinsler, Justin...

LOOK: Calvin Johnson responds to haters on Instagram

Former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has been in the news lately for the wrong reasons. During a recent interview in Italy, Johnson took a shot at the Lions. “If I was to keep playing, I would have to play in Detroit, and that just wasn’t...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions announce when they will wear Throwback/Color Rush jerseys

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
If you have been waiting to hear about when the Detroit Lions will be wearing their Throwback and Color Rush uniforms during the upcoming season, you don't have to wait any longer. On Monday, the Lions announced they will wear the brand new Throwback uniforms...

Look Out College Football: Michigan’s Fab Five 2.0 Is Coming

In 1991, the University of Michigan basketball team brought in what is still considered to be one of the greatest recruiting classes of all-time. In fact, if you're a Michigan fan (and even if you're not) you can probably recite the names of each...

Dear Al Avila and Chris Ilitch: J.D. Martinez MUST remain a Detroit Tiger

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers
Gentlemen, On behalf of Detroit Tigers fans around the world, I have some advice I would like to give to you before it's too late. First things first First of all, we are aware that the 2017 Tigers have everything stacked against them at this point. Not...

LOOK: University of Michigan/Detroit Lions combo concept helmet is perfection

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
If you are one to browse Twitter on a regular basis and follow a ton of sports fans, you are sure to come across a great concept helmet/jersey from time to time. Some of those concepts are complete eye sores while others make you wish...

WATCH: Top 10 plays of Barry Sanders career will leave you wanting more

In just 10 seasons with the Detroit Lions, the great Barry Sanders rushed for 15,269 yards and scored 109 touchdowns. Unfortunately for the Lions and their fans, Sanders decided to retire from football while he was still in the prime of his career. While with...

Korean baseball player charges mound; what he does next will amaze you

Some of the most (potentially) exciting plays in baseball are when a batter is hit by a pitch because there is always the slim chance he will charge the mound and the benches will clear. While surfing the web in my late-night boredom, I came...

RUMOR: Could J.D. Martinez be traded to the Colorado Rockies?

Another day, another trade rumor involving the Detroit Tigers. The latest rumor to be floated out there is that the Colorado Rockies are interested in J.D. Martinez. According to Jon Morosi, a source of his has told him the Rockies find Martinez valuable because of...

Former player thinks Miguel Cabrera could be traded to Red Sox

As each day passes, the MLB trade deadline grows closer and closer and the Detroit Tigers are one team who are expected to be in the mix as sellers. Some Tigers who have been mentioned in trade rumors up to this point include but are...

LOOK: Rod Allen’s buddy names his boat ‘Second Deck’

Let's face it, 2016 was not the most memorable season for the Detroit Tigers. In fact, other than J.D. Martinez hitting a home run off the first pitch he saw after returning from the disabled list, there was a lot we would rather just...

Former Detroit Tiger Francisco Rodriguez released again

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays
In what took Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila 28 appearances to realize, the Washington Nationals noticed in just five minor league games. That's right folks, former Tiger closer Francisco Rodriguez has been released for a second time this season, this time by the Nationals. https://twitter.com/JesseSanchezMLB/status/885898164074536960 Prior...

LOOK: Metallica rocks out at Comerica Park, leaves outfield in rough shape

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers
On Wednesday night, while most people were using their day off from baseball to watch the ESPY's (yeah right), heavy metal band Metallica was busy performing at Comerica Park in Detroit, MI. Metallica, who is now over five months into their international WorldWired Tour, most...

“The Boys of Summer” 2017 Detroit Tigers 2nd Half Hype Video

Just over three months ago, we were getting pumped up for another Detroit Tigers baseball season. The hopes were that the Tigers would get things together after coming up just short in 2016 and would make a run at the American League Central Division...

MUST SEE: All 56 regular season touchdowns from Matthew Stafford to Calvin Johnson

As Detroit Lions fans, we have not been able to see many winning seasons from our football team. That being said, we have been blessed to seem some great individual players along the way. Two of those players include Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. Let's take...

Pro Football Focus disrespects Matthew Stafford in ‘Foundation Draft’

NFL: Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints
If you have followed the Detroit Lions over the past couple of seasons, chances are you agree the most valuable player on the team over that period has been quarterback Matthew Stafford. And it's not close. Coming out of the University of Georgia, there was no question...

WATCH: Justin Upton makes outstanding catch at All-Star Game

On Tuesday night, the American League defeated the National League 2-1 in the 2017 MLB All-Star Game. The win marked the 5th consecutive time the A.L. took down the N.L. in the Midsummer Classic. The only Detroit Tigers player to make an appearance was outfielder...

LOOK: Former Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky comes to Calvin Johnson’s defense

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions
During a recent interview in Italy, Calvin Johnson opened up much more than he previously had about why he decided to walk away from the Detroit Lions. In addition to being beaten up from playing the game, Johnson unveiled more about why he left...

Editorial: I don’t trust Al Avila to rebuild OUR Detroit Tigers, neither should you

Trust - firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. I have to admit, when it comes to life, and especially sports, I'm an optimist. More often than not I've believed in teams that end up letting me down in the end,...

This Detroit Lions 2017 Hype Video will give you chills

In 2016, the Detroit Lions did just enough to squeeze their way into the NFL Playoffs, only to be eliminated in the Wild Card Round by the Seattle Seahawks. Both the Lions and their fans hope last season was a stepping stone for things to...

LOOK: Miguel Cabrera posts meeting of the minds photo following embarrassing loss to Indians

On Friday, the Detroit Tigers played what seemed to be one of their most uninspired games of the season when they lost 11-2 to the Cleveland Indians. After 85 games, the Tigers are 38-47 which puts them a full eight games out of first place...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers to place Daniel Norris on disabled list

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
On Wednesday, Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris continued his struggles as he gave up five earned runs in just four innings against the San Francisco Giants. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus joined the Jamie and Stoney show on 97.1 the ticket on Thursday morning and revealed...

Alex Avila’s concussion test question from Brad Ausmus will make you laugh

Playing catcher at any level of baseball is not an easy job to do. Not only do you have to crouch down over 100 times every game, but you are certain to take foul balls off just about every single part of your body,...

Justin Verlander has some harsh words for his haters and Twitter trolls

Prior to Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants, Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers was asked about being involved in recent trade rumors. He reminded everyone that he was the one who had the ultimate control. Verlander also said that fans have begun coming...

When it comes to trade talks, Justin Verlander reminds us who is ‘really’ in charge

As the Detroit Tigers continue what has been an extremely disappointing season up to this point, the trade talks have really started to heat up. One Tiger who has been squarely in the news of late when it comes to trade talks is none other...

BREAKING: Michigan 4-star freshman DE Corey Malone-Hatcher to quit team

Unfortunately for all involved, Corey Malone-Hatcher, a 4-star DE out of Saint Joseph, MI has announced that he will no longer be playing for the University of Michigan football team. On Tuesday, Malone-Hatcher announced via his Twitter account that he is taking a medical disqualification...

Report: Detroit Tigers asking price for Justin Verlander will surprise you

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves
As we approach the Major League Baseball All-Star break, it seems more and more like the Detroit Tigers (36-45, 9 GB) are ready to start selling. One Tigers player who has surfaced in trade talks is former American League MVP, Justin Verlander. Most believe that in...

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers P Michael Fulmer named American League All-Star

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
Last season, Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer was named American League Rookie of the Year after an outstanding season. Now, in his sophomore campaign, he has been named an American League All-Star for the first time in his career. https://twitter.com/tigers/status/881658640645709824 Fulmer is scheduled to start for...

WATCH: Ian Kinsler nonchalantly snags ball in dugout, gives googly eyes to Nicholas Castellanos

The second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians did not end well for the Detroit Tigers as they fell 4-1. Other than Mikie Mahtook's RBI single in the second inning, the only other highlight for the Tigers came on a foul ball by...

REPORT: Detroit Tigers reach deal with a top international shortstop

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a $1 million deal with the No. 23 ranked international prospect, SS Alvaro Gonzalez out of Venezuela. Gonzalez, who is still only 16-years-old, would start in the Tigers minor league system when he officially signs. (The...

Could today be Justin Verlander’s final home start at Comerica Park?

On Sunday afternoon, Justin Verlander will take the mound at Comerica Park as a member of the Detroit Tigers for the 182nd time in his career. It could also be the final time he does so. After splitting a doubleheader with the Cleveland Indians on Saturday,...

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