Marlins CEO Derek Jeter: COVID-19 spread thanks to players “letting their guard down”

The Miami Marlins have been affected greatly by the COVID-19 outbreak, with 21 people (including 18 players) in the team’s traveling party testing positive for the illness. All those infected are said to be doing well, ranging from asymptomatic to mild symptoms. To that end, Major League Baseball has postponed several of their games in … Read more

Detroit Tigers: It’s time to retire Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker’s numbers

With the news of Derek Jeter‘s number being retired by the New York Yankees, the Detroit Tigers have now been called out. Detroit greats Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker need to have their numbers retired. Immediately, if not sooner. Let’s examine the numbers. Alan Trammell WAR 70.4 HR 185 1003 RBI BA .285 6x All-Star 4x Gold Glove 3x Silver Slugger … Read more

Michigan to host second annual ‘Signing of the Stars’

According to Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press, the University of Michigan will be hosting their second annual “Signing of the Stars” event on Wednesday, February 1st. U-M will host its second annual Signing of the Stars event on Feb. 1 at Crisler Center. The time is still undetermined. — Mark Snyder (@Mark__Snyder) January … Read more

5 potential guest pickers for College GameDay at Western Michigan

College GameDay is a terrific program. The personalities are great and cohesive. Each segment is put in with a high tier of professionalism and terrific production value. Everything culminates in the coup de grâce of GameDay; the picks. Lee Corso dons the head/garb of the program he feels will win that day, often whipping the … Read more

Tom Brady, Derek Jeter both slated to attend Michigan’s Signing Day festivities

University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh and company will be welcoming in the Wolverines’ 2016 recruiting class inside Hill Auditorium on Wednesday, beginning at 11 a.m. with the festivities expected to last roughly two hours. This marks Harbaugh’s first ever invite-only type gathering as head coach of the Wolverines, and he will be inviting … Read more

Josh Donaldson with the catch of the year? [Video]

On Wednesday, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson made what may have been the catch of the year so far in Major League Baseball.

The catch came in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays and actually helped keep a bid for a perfect game alive for pitcher Marco Estrada. Estrada ended up losing the perfect game when he gave up a one-out infield single to Logan Forsythe of the Rays later in the same inning.

Baseball Etiquette: The Book of Unwritten Rules

Every sport has their own set of unwritten rules the majority of players abide by, rules that fans are seemingly always at a crossroads with when it comes to understanding and accepting them as sports consumers. From padding stats in virtually decided basketball game, to rookie hazing football, and things such as “turtling” in hockey… … Read more

Top 5 Athletes From Michigan Who Never Played in Detroit

The state of Michigan has been blessed with many talented athletes, with many obviously having played in Detroit. At the same time, there have also been many great athletes from Michigan that haven’t played in this great city of Detroit. It is a shame, because many of the men who are on this list would have changed their respective Detroit … Read more

Top 5 Performances By Athletes On Saturday Night Live

In case you have not heard, Saturday Night Live is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. This got me to thinking, what are the top performances by athletes in the history of the show? These rankings are not based on acting ability, because let’s be honest, there isn’t much of that. They are ranked on how … Read more

Seven (Make That Six) Inductees Join Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

UPDATE: Following numerous travel issues, Derek Jeter was unable to arrive in Detroit in time for his induction. With the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame being as flexible as they are, Jeter’s induction has simply been added to the 2016 class, alongside Mike Modano, who also could not make the trip this year. The Michigan Sports … Read more

Yanks Make Price Pay, Tigers Lose

The Tigers new star David Price was hammered for nine straight hits and six runs in the third inning tonight before he was pulled with bases loaded and none out. The Tigers fell to the Yankees 8-4 tonight at Comerica Park. Price allowed four hits in the first two innings before Jacoby Ellsbury got it … Read more

Tigers welcome Jeter back home with 5-2 win over Yankees

The Derek Jeter retirement traveling show has reached Detroit, and you would figure that Michiganders would be kind to their native son. The Tigers were anything but kind in a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees, securing their third consecutive victory. Rick Porcello continued his strong month, going 8 innings and striking out two, … Read more

On Deck: Yankees at Tigers

Series Overview: Derek Jeter makes his final trip to Detroit as the New York Yankees come to town for a 3-game weekday series beginning Tuesday night at Comerica Park. The Yankees (68-61; 2nd AL East) are coming off a weekend sweep of the Chicago White Sox, and a commanding 8-1 win against the Kansas City … Read more