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Born in Detroit. Lifetime Detroit sports fan through the good and bad

Report: Al Avila taking calls on current Tiger stars

Are the Detroit Tigers looking to move one or both of the remaining players that actually have some trade value to other teams? The two players in question are second baseman Ian Kinsler and shortstop Jose Iglesias. https://twitter.com/cmccosky/status/930201744222687232 According to the Detroit News Chris McCosky, There was some...

3 Relief Pitchers the Detroit Tigers should consider signing

As Detroit Tigers fans we have all come to the realization after this past season that our Detroit Tigers will not be a very good baseball team for some time. They are squarely in rebuild mode. With that said though the Tigers still need...

3 Free agent starting pitchers the Tigers should consider signing

The 2018 Detroit Tigers starting pitching staff will look considerably different then we have been used to in previous seasons. Gone are the days of the top starting pitching staff with the likes of Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello and a younger in...

REPORT: Detroit Pistons offer Reggie Jackson in blockbuster trade

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Chicago Bulls
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Detroit Pistons have offered up Reggie Jackson in what would be a blockbuster NBA trade. The report says they have made a major play for disgruntled Phoenix Suns PG Eric Bledsoe. https://twitter.com/TheSteinLine/status/926121458438496256 Adding to a report from ESPN’s Mike Wise, the...

Jim Harbaugh calls for College Football Playoff expansion

NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State
The first installment of the College Football Playoff rankings were unveiled on Tuesday. And while they effectively do no matter and are good for the sole reason of sparking debate, the Playoff continues to spark conversation about possible expansion. Jim Harbaugh is certainly one in...

‘Quiet’ Brandon Peters letting his skills do the talking for Michigan

Brandon Peters, known by his teammates and coaches (former and current) as being the "calm and quiet" type, let his performance in Saturday's 35-14 win over Rutgers do his talking for him. https://twitter.com/nickbaumgardner/status/925407873596657664 It certainly came as no surprise to Peters' former high school coach at...

Top-rated 2018 prospect for Michigan Emil Ekiyor flips commitment to Alabama

One of the many challenges Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been tasked with is rebuilding the program and building a foundation. He's certainly done his part, putting together some of the best recruiting classes in the country since he arrived in Ann Arbor. However,...

Report: Teams interested in trading for Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
To the delight of many Detroit Lions fans, Eric Ebron's name is coming up in trade talks before Tuesday's trade deadline. According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, "teams have been calling Detroit to potentially trade for him." https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/924583590524063744 Ebron's relationship with the Detroit fans has been contentious...

TD Celebrations: Will the No. 2 Detroit Lions outperform the No. 1 Pittsburgh Steelers?

On Sunday night, when the Detroit Lions host the Pittsburgh Steelers, two teams noted for their end zone celebrations will be trying to one-up each other when they score touchdowns. No. 1 and No.2, of course, would be referring to the best celebration teams in...

Detroit Tigers No. 1 prospect Franklin Perez working hard in Instructional League

The headliner in the Justin Verlander trade, RHP pitcher Franklin Perez, is working hard and turning heads at the Detroit Tigers Instructional League in Lakeland, Florida. Perez was acquired in the last minute deal with the Houston Astros at the August 31 waiver trade deadline,...

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