Assessing The Summer Of Detroit’s GM’s (Part 1 of 4): Joe Dumars

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 Dumars of the Pistons. Stick with DSN for assessments of Dave Dombrowski of the Tigers, Ken Holland of the Red Wings and Martin Mayhew of the Lions.   Just when I … Read more

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

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer In light of reports indicating that Jhonny Peralta will be suspended  Monday for his connections to the Biogenesis scandal, the … Read more

This Is Not Another Column About Sports Saving Detroit

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   Sports is not a savior, it is merely a distraction. With Detroit officially barreling into bankruptcy yesterday, we need … Read more

I Want My NBA Team Back

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   November 22, 2006, my friends and I sat in the upper bowl of a capacity crowd, giddily watching the … Read more

Accepting The Reality Of Steroids And The Possibility Of Peralta

  Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer As I’ve long expected, Major League Baseball has a fresh steroids scandal on their hands. While the names of … Read more

Hop On, There’s Still Room

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   Ten wins. The Detroit Red Wings–THIS Red Wings team–only need ten more wins to earn their twelfth Stanley Cup … Read more

Detroit Red Wings Youth Makes The Season A Success

   Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   Entering the lockout abbreviated season, my attitude toward the Red Wings wasn’t one of complacency as usual; I … Read more

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!” and then “PSH! Typical cheap-ass Ducks, running Abs for a clean hit!” annnnnnd then “WHAT?! FOR THAT?!?!?! SHOULDER TO SHOULDER! OVER-REACTING TO BIG HITS IS RUINING THE LEAGUE!!!!!!!!!! RRRRRRAHHHHH!!!!!!!!!” At that … Read more