Gameday Thread: Game 114, Detroit Tigers @ Texas Rangers

DETROIT TIGERS (61-53) @ TEXAS RANGERS (68-48) WHERE: Globe Life Park in Arlington – Arlington, TX FIRST PITCH: 8:05 EST GAMETIME FORECAST: 100°F • Light Rain• 50% PoP TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket PROBABLE STARTERS: Anibal Sanchez (6-11, 5.88 ERA) v. Yu Darvish (2-3, 2.78 ERA) LINEUPS: Detroit Tigers: 1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B 2. Tyler Collins (L) CF … Read more

Olympic Golf, Round 1: Americans don’t fare well, Aussie Marcus Fraser sets pace

Day one at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janiero kicked off this morning, bringing golf back to the Olympics for the first time in over 100 years. Brazil native Adilson de Silva had the honor of hitting the first tee shot to open the round. He was quoted as saying the honor was … Read more

Lions sign rookie free agent WR Alex Chisum, release WR Damian Copeland

On Monday, the Detroit Lions signed rookie undrafted free agent wide receiver Alex Chisum and by doing so released wideout Damian Copeland. The move comes on the heels of an Instagram post by Damian Copeland sharing his decision to retire from the game of football at the age of 25. This was the second go-round for Copeland with … Read more

J.D. Martinez homers in dramatic fashion, Tigers win 8th straight 2-1

Wednesday evening the Tigers looked to push their 7-game winning streak to 8. The Tigers sent Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.50 ERA) to the hill, squaring off against the ace of the White Sox, Chris Sale (14-4, 3.17 ERA). INNINGS 1 – 3 It was a pitchers duel for the first three frames. Fulmer gave n … Read more

Golf is back at the Olympics for the first time in 112 years

The modern Olympic games began in 1896. For centuries prior to this, there were games that were played and considered the pinnacle of athletic achievement. These games were also believed to be religious ceremonies for the gods who lived on Mount Olympus, in ancient Greece. In 396 A.D., the emperor of Rome, Theodosius banned the games, … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 106, Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (55-51) @ DETROIT TIGERS (58-48) WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI FIRST PITCH: 7:10 EST GAMETIME FORECAST: 85°F • Clear • 0% PoP TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket PROBABLE STARTERS: Chris Sale (14-4, 3.17 ERA) v. Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.50 ERA) LINEUPS: Chicago White Sox: 1. Adam Eaton (L) CF 2. Tim Anderson (R) SS 3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF … Read more

Marvin Jones impresses during and after practice on first day of pads

When Calvin Johnson announced his retirement, Lions fans around the country collectively thought “ok, now what?” It is a fair question. And, it’s a question that still has no answer. It will be hard to replace one of the greatest wide receivers of all time; yet, the Lions made some moves in the offseason to try … Read more

A marathon Sunday at Baltusrol ends with Jimmy Walker capturing first major win

With the rains stopping play at Baltusrol Golf Club on Saturday afternoon around 2 p.m. EST, twelve of the top guys on the leaderboard had to begin their third round, while others in the field moved to finish their already started rounds. This means that for the leaders on the first page of the leaderboard, … Read more

PGA Championship Recap: Round 3 suspended due to weather, leaders not on course. 

The two leaders at Baltusrol Golf Club going into the third round: Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb, still hold the overnight lead going into Sunday, without even hitting a shot on Saturday. Six foursomes did not get on the course due to weather, and will begin their rounds at 7:00 AM on Sunday morning. The … Read more

Round 2 Recap: Robert Streb and Jimmy Walker tie records, hold 2-stroke lead at Baltusrol

Overnight rains left the course at Baltusrol primed and ready for plummeting scores. And plummet they did. The field came into today looking up at day-one leader Jimmy Walker, who followed up his opening round -5 (65) with a day two score of -4 (66), giving him a share of the clubhouse lead at -9. The surprise … Read more

Caldwell on Matthew Stafford: “He’s a very, very strong leader”

On the opening day of training camp, head coach Jim Caldwell took the podium and addressed various questions about his team. In the middle of the questioning, he was asked about his quarterback, Matthew Stafford. Caldwell did not mince words when describing his appreciation for Stafford’s leadership skills and how he sees the veteran quarterback … Read more

Round 1 Recap: Dustin Johnson struggles, Jimmy Walker sets pace on Day 1

When the 98th PGA Championship came on the air at 1:00 PM EST, scores were low and Phil Mickelson and his group were finishing up. At this point, Jimmy Walker was working on a solid showing in round one and leading the tournament by one shot over Emiliano Grillo. At twenty-five minutes past the hour, one … Read more

PREVIEW: Baltusrol GC hosts the 98th PGA Championship

Ten days ago, Henrik Stenson walked off the 18th green at Royal Troon as the “Champion golfer of the year.” Now the world’s best players will be competing for the final major of the year, the PGA Championship. This week will be the last shot players have at glory, the last chance they’ll have to win … Read more

Tigers take first two games of series in Boston after winning a wild one 9-8

On Tuesday, the Tigers looked to build on the momentum they gained from Monday’s 4-2 victory against the Red Sox in hopes of earning a series victory in game two of a three-game series in Boston. Mike Pelfrey was hoping to put together another good outing for Detroit, he had allowed just one ER in three of his … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 101, Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (52-48) @ BOSTON RED SOX (55-42)

WHERE: Fenway Park – Boston, MA

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 83°F • Partly Cloudy • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Mike Pelfrey (3-9, 4.78 ERA) v. Steven Wright (12-5, 2.67 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Mike Aviles (R) RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Tyler Collins (L) CF

Boston Red Sox

1. Mookie Betts (R) RF
2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
3. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Hanley Ramirez (R) 1B
6. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
7. Travis Shaw (L) 3B
8. Ryan Hanigan (R) C
9. Brock Holt (L) LF

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