Red Wings Head Back West For Two Games

[singlepic id=77 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Phoenix Coyotes Venue: Jobing.com Arena; Phoenix, AZ Time: 10:00 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-Detroit ; Phoenix- FS-Arizona   It came down to the wire and took a great save from Jimmy Howard, but the Detroit Red Wings (18-13-5, 41 points, 7th place Western Conference) were able to bounce back … Read more

Detroit Pistons drop a tight one in Boston

BOSTON, Massachusetts– The Detroit Pistons matched up with the Boston Celtics one last time this season. The Pistons won the first two games of the series and were looking for the series sweep. The Celtics were looking to clinch a playoff spot. The Pistons came out from firing. Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond relentlessly attacked … Read more

Twins 9th Inning Rally Drops Tigers

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”26″]   WP: Perkins (1-0)              LP: Coke (0-1) MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota– Just two games into the season and the Detroit Tigers biggest flaw has already stuck out like a sore thumb. After Drew Smyly struggled in relief yesterday, Joaquin Benoit and Phil Coke let today’s game slip away in … Read more

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

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   Yesterday, Justin Verlander made his first start since signing his record five-year $180 million contract extension. When … Read more

Greg Monroe, Jose Calderon lead Detroit Pistons to a win

TORONTO, Ontario– The Detroit Pistons were coming off a tough loss to the Chicago Bulls the night before and then heard some terrible news before game time tonight. They found out that forward Jason Maxiell has suffered a detached retina and will be done for the season. They would bounce back, however. In Jose Calderon’s … Read more

Tigers Trounce Twins On Frigid Opening Day


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WP: Justin Verlander (1-0)      LP: Vance Worley (0-1)      SV: Phil Coke (1)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota —

Justin Verlander threw 5 scoreless innings and the Tigers got some early runs in a 4-2 Opening Day defeat of the Minnesota Twins. The win was Verlander’s 1st career Opening Day win in 6 tries. Detroit scored two in the top of the first when Austin Jackson scored on a fielder’s choice, then Prince Fielder smacked a double to left, scoring Miguel Cabrera. Omar Infante followed up in the 2nd with an RBI single, scoring Jhonny Peralta.

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Red Wings Look For Answers Following Bad Loss

[singlepic id=69 w= 484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 7:30 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-D; National- NBC Sports Network   Embarrassing, ugly, and sad are a few words that could be used to describe the Detroit Red Wings (17-13-5, 39 points, 7th place Western Conference) latest … Read more

2013 Detroit Tigers Season Preview

DETROIT, Michigan —

It’s just about that time of year, Tigers fans! The weather may not feel like it, but baseball season is finally upon us. The Detroit Tigers are out to repeat as American League Champions and look to get back to the World Series. Here is your 2013 Detroit Tigers season preview:

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Red Wings Return Home For Quick Homestand

[singlepic id=70 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 12:30 PM EST Television: National- NBC   The Detroit Red Wings (17-12-5, 39 points, 7th place Western Conference) return to the friendly confines of Joe Louis Arena this afternoon after a very successful road trip that saw them … Read more

Andre Drummond returns, that’s the only positive on this night

The Detroit Pistons were looking to end a lengthy home losing streak. They were hosting the Toronto Raptors and were getting prized rookie Andre Drummond back after he missed 22 games with a back injury. The start was fun, the end? Well, not so much. Brandon Knight, a minute into the game, got hit in … Read more

Red Wings Try For Longest Win Streak Of Season

[singlepic id=93 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. San Jose Sharks Venue: HP Pavilion; San Jose, CA Time: 10:30 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-D; San Jose- CSN-CA   The Detroit Red Wings (17-11-5, 39 points, 5th place Western Conference) are currently playing some of their best hockey of the season and it could not come at … Read more