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Don Drysdale

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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.

Justin Verlander’s one-hit gem could be his final chapter in Tigers uniform

"All good things must come to an end." As sports fans, we know that the above quote not only rings true in life but certainly rings true in professional athletics. Franchises may seem to last forever but great teams and great players come and go...

UPDATE: Ian Kinsler reportedly claimed off waivers

UPDATE (08.11.17): Unlike Justin Verlander, who was placed on and eventually cleared through waivers, the same cannot be said for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. https://twitter.com/JonHeyman/status/896097887922266112 There are no specifics on how many teams nor which teams specifically put in a claim for the 34-year-old Kinsler,...

Detroit Lions release first depth chart for 2017 season

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will be in Lucas Oil Stadium to take on the Indianapolis Colts in each team's first preseason game of the 2017 season. On Wednesday morning, the Lions media relations released the first unofficial depth chart of the season and...

Check it out! Detroit Lions ‘Blaze’ concept helmet will leave you drooling

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
There are certain material items that present themselves throughout your life that immediately makes you say, "take my money, please." That's exactly the thought the came to my mind when I stumbled across the new Riddell 'Blaze' NFL helmets. There is one created for each...

Cleveland Browns release Brock Osweiler hype video that will make you laugh

As fans of the Detroit Lions, we certainly know what it is like to suffer along with our football team when they are complete garbage. *See 2008 0-and-16 season. If the Lions were to make a hype video for a player leading up to that...

JUST IN: Calvin Johnson attends training camp but it’s not in Detroit

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions
There really has not been a shortage of talk regarding former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson. Of course, the majority of that talk has been from Johnson himself about why he left the game of football and how he was treated poorly by the...

WATCH: Alex Avila blasts first home run in Cubs uniform

When general manager Al Avila announced he was bringing his son back to the Detroit Tigers prior to the start of the season, not many had an opinion one way or the other. After all, Alex Avila was simply being brought back to Motown...

MUST SEE: Lions rookie CB Jamal Agnew takes punt back for TD during mock game

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions may have spent a 2nd Round pick on Teez Tabor, a cornerback out of Florida, but he may not be the CB fans cannot get enough of as the 2017 season rolls along. That's right Lions Nation, the rookie cornerback who continues...

LOOK: Golden Tate makes fans day prior to Lions mock game

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
On Saturday, the Detroit Lions hosted fans for "Think Ford First Family Day" at Ford Field. Included on the agenda are the Lions cheerleaders, Lions legends appearances, and a mock game. Prior to the start of the mock game, Lions wide receiver Golden Tate warmed...

JUST IN: Tigers reveal starting pitcher for Saturday’s game vs. Orioles

On Friday, the Detroit Tigers used an 8th inning go-ahead grand slam by Justin Upton to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2. The win was the Tigers fourth in a row and they are now 51-57. Following the game, the Tigers announced that Drew VerHagen will...

MUST SEE: Justin Upton blasts go-ahead grand slam vs. Orioles

As Friday night's game got further and further along, it looked like the Detroit Tigers may fall victim to an outstanding pitching performance by the Baltimore Orioles. But that's when Justin Upton did his thing. Watch as Upton hits a grand slam in the top of...

JUST IN: USA Today/Amway College Football Top 25 Coaches Poll revealed

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
With Week 1 of the 2017 college football season less than a month away, fans around the country are started to get just a bit excited about their favorite team's chances of earning a spot in this year's College Football Playoff. On Thursday, the Amway...

TBT: Calvin Johnson torches Cowboys for 329 yards, silences Dez Bryant

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions
On October 27, 2013, the Detroit Lions hosted the Dallas Cowboys at the friendly confines of Ford Field. Prior to the game, the outspoken Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant opened his mouth and let the crap spew out in regards to comparing himself to the...

MUST SEE: Tigers Mikie Mahtook drilled in helmet with pitch, shouts multiple ‘F-Bombs’

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers
Let's face it, Monday night's game against the New York Yankees is one that Mikie Mahtook of the Detroit Tigers would rather forget, at least from a personal standpoint. The Tigers CF was hit by a pitch not once but twice during the contest. But...

JUST IN: Yet another Detroit Lions starter leaves practice with injury

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
On Sunday, the Detroit Lions held their first training camp practice and before it had ended they had lost tight end Eric Ebron to an apparent hamstring injury. The injury was enough to hold Ebron out of practice again on Monday. Now another starter could...

JUST IN: Brad Ausmus names new closer for Detroit Tigers

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
As it became official that Justin Wilson had been traded to the Chicago Cubs along with Alex Avila, experts (random fans and media talking heads) began speculating as to who should be the new closer for the Detroit Tigers. Some said it was a no-brainer...

‘BREAKING’… Justin Verlander’s trade deadline tweet will have you rolling over

The Major League Baseball trade deadline has officially come and gone and Justin Verlander, despite numerous rumors over the past few weeks, is still a member of the Detroit Tigers. Just prior to the 4 p.m. deadline, Verlander tweeted out the following message to let...

Michigan lands 4-Star OLB Cameron McGrone for 2018

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
With the college football season right around the corner, Jim Harbaugh and the University of Michigan football team has been busy with recruiting. On Monday, the Wolverines got a commitment from yet another high-profile player as outside linebacker Cameron McGrone announced he would attend Michigan in...

REPORT: Detroit Tigers make decision regarding Justin Verlander, Justin Upton

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves
With the Major League Baseball trade deadline just hours away, the big question regarding the Detroit Tigers is whether or not they will make any more deals or if they are finished. A couple of big names have been tossed around this month are Justin...

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers call up multiple players following trade with Cubs

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies
If you have not heard by now, the Detroit Tigers have traded Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Chicago Cubs for minor league infielders Jeimer Candelario and Isaac Paredes, along with a player to be named later or cash. https://twitter.com/DetroitTigersPR/status/892022039590170624 With Wilson and Avila heading to...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson likely to be traded tonight

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is less than 24 hours away which means that general managers around the league will be pulling all-nighters if that's what it takes to get a deal done. One of those general managers is Al Avila of the Detroit...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron injured in first practice

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
So much for an uneventful training camp for the Detroit Lions. The Lions held their first training camp practice on Sunday and tight end Eric Ebron did not make it until the end as he left with an apparent hamstring injury. https://twitter.com/ttwentyman/status/891778218914721797 With Ebron out with injury,...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign S Glover Quin to extension

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
According to reports, one of the most important defensive players on the Detroit Lions has agreed to an extension. On Sunday, safety Glover Quin signed a two-year extension that will keep him in Detroit through the 2019 season. https://twitter.com/Lions/status/891739437167718400 https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/891754425555054594 From DetroitLions.com: “Glover is one of our team leaders, and...

Could Justin Wilson begin day in Tigers jersey and finish day in Astros jersey?

With just over 24 hours remaining until the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the big question around these parts is whether or not the Detroit Tigers will make any more deals. One player who has been consistently involved in trade rumors over the past few...

WATCH: USPBL slugger and Fraser HS grad Taylor Grzelakowski signed by Twins; gets engaged

This is certainly a weekend that Fraser High School graduate Taylor Grzelakowski will not forget for the rest of his life. Not only did one of his dreams come true as he signed a contract with the Minnesota Twins organization but he also got...

BREAKING: 5-Star DE commits to Michigan over Ohio State

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
Michigan may be heading into the 2017 football season with quite a few fresh faces in the starting lineup but thanks to Jim Harbaugh and his staff's recruiting success, the cupboard is not bare. That recruiting success continued on Saturday when the Wolverines landed 5-star...

Latest Justin Verlander trade rumor will make some celebrate, others cry

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is just days away and despite a plethora of rumors over the past few weeks, the Detroit Tigers have yet to trade Justin Verlander. That has come to the joy of fans who don't want to see the most talented...

2017 Detroit Lions initial 53-man roster prediction

NFL: Washington Redskins at Detroit Lions
Don't look now, but the NFL season is right around the corner! With training camp getting underway, we thought it would be fun to take a stab at what the Detroit Lions 53-man roster will look like when the regular season begins. Keep in mind...

MUST SEE: Former Detroit Tiger hit in head by line drive

There is not a scarier play in sports than when a pitcher in baseball throws a pitch and then realizes the ball has been hit back directly at his head. Most of the time, they either get out of the way or at least...

LOOK: Detroit Red Wings ‘Final Farewell’ to the Joe will bring tears to your eyes

NHL: New Jersey Devils at Detroit Red Wings
As the 2016-2017 Detroit Red Wings season started to wind down, we knew we were not only witnessing the end to an amazing playoff streak but also the final Wings games that would ever be played at the Joe Louis Arena. In honor of the...

Whoa! Michael Fulmer has some strong advice for Tigers GM Al Avila

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
With the Major League Baseball trade deadline just days away, the rumors continue to fly when it comes to the Detroit Tigers and who they will or will not part with if anyone. Everybody seems to have an opinion on what the Tigers should do...

FLASHBACK: Justin Verlander records first MLB strikeout [Video]

As the trade rumors continue to circulate regarding long-time Detroit Tigers ace, Justin Verlander, we thought it would be fun to take a stroll down memory lane to when J.V. was just a young pup. In fact, let's go all the way back to July...

JUST IN: Cubs still interested in trading for Justin Verlander, but there’s one problem

According to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, the defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs are still interested in acquiring Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers but there is one major problem. It sounds like the Tigers are hoping for the Cubs to take on Verlander's full...

MUST SEE: J.D. Martinez blasts first home run with Arizona Diamondbacks

In about three and a half seasons playing in Detroit, J.D. Martinez hit 99 home runs, much to the joy of Tigers fans everywhere. As we know, Martinez never got the chance to hit No. 100 with the Tigers as he was traded to the...

RESULT IS IN: Michael Phelps Vs. Great White Shark

If you are a sports fan, you have surely been patiently waiting to find out if Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps could defeat a great white shark in a race. (Heavy sarcasm) On Sunday night, the Discovery Channel aired "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs....

Writer links multiple Detroit Tigers to New York Yankees in potential blockbuster trade

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers
We are less than two weeks from the Major League Baseball trade deadline and rumors involving the Detroit Tigers continue to surface. Most of those rumors, other than J.D. Martinez being dealt to the Arizona Diamondbacks, have proven to be nothing more than smoke...

BREAKING: Tigers Daniel Norris injured during rehab start with Mud Hens

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
Things are not going as planned for the Detroit Tigers so far this season. Not only are they losing on the field but the injury bug has struck a bit more than they would have liked. The most recent bad news for the Tigers is that...

UPDATED: Conor McGregor absolutely destroys Draymond Green on Instagram

It looks like Draymond Green of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors may have finally met his match on Instagram. Green, the former Michigan State Spartans standout, is known for voicing his strong opinions in any way possible, including on social media. Well, on Sunday Morning,...

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...

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