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The following is a four part feature on the summer transactions of the general managers for Detroit's four major pro-sports teams. First up, Joe...

(REPOST) Accepting The Reality Of Steroids And The Possibility Of Peralta

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Better Than Ever, Less Enthused Than Ever.

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This Is Not Another Column About Sports Saving Detroit

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A Retrospective Of 2002 Red Wings: Seven Down, Four To Go

I'm taking some personal time off from writing a regular column for DSN this week. Though in light of Brendan Shanahan and Chris Chelios...

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  The 2013 NHL free-agency period is upon us. For so many ardent hockey fans, the next couple days is the lead up to Christmas--this...

I Want My NBA Team Back

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Ilitch’s New Something Is Better Than Nothing For Detroit

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Accepting The Reality Of Steroids And The Possibility Of Peralta

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Collins and Rogers vs. The Proud “Politically Incorrect”

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Hop On, There’s Still Room

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Detroit Red Wings Youth Makes The Season A Success

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Justin Abdelkader Deserved To Be Suspended. Now Lets Move On…

My initial reaction to Justin Abdelkader's hit on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Toni Lydman was probably the same as yours; "AWESOME ABS! GO GET 'EM!"...

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Eastern Conference First Round Reviewed,Previewed

    The Eastern Conference has been my favorite conference for some time now. Around 10 years ago, there seemed to be a culture and power...

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: The NHL Western Conference First Round,...

For some it's the Superbowl, for others it's the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament or maybe even New Years Day for the...

How Old Were You When Hanson First Kicked For Detroit?

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NHL Trade Deadline ’13: A Red Wings Post-Mortem

I think we all remember the excitement of the NHL trade deadline in 1999. I faked sick getting out of my sixth-grade classes, purely...

Why I Wouldn’t Bet On Verlander Being A “Tiger For Life”

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Why I Believe The Datsyuk Retirement Rumor And You Should Too

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Hawks and Pens Rebuild And Reload While Wings Recoil

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Black Hockey Stars Of Today,Yesterday And Tomorrow Paid Little Cultural Reverence

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Why Are The Greatest So Bad At Evaluating Talent?

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The First Step Is Admitting You’re Wrong and Damien Brunner Is So Right

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