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Helene St. James: Wings enjoy series lead, thanks to sticking to game plan

Detoit Free Press Friday's 1-0 victory was hardly a declaration of superiority, but it was a demonstration that the Wings can hold their own against the top team in hockey.
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Detroit 5, L.A. 2: Crucial out in 4th no problem for Scherzer

Detoit Free Press Thus did Scherzer, in his third terrific start of the year, achieve his first win following his 21-win season. For the third time this season, he went at least seven innings and allowed two runs...
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John Lowe's The Past Time: White Sox's Paul Konerko has been total professional

Detoit Free Press When the White Sox visit the Tigers for a four-game series beginning Monday, Konerko will make his first visit of his final season to Comerica Park. Like Derek Jeter, he has announced he will...
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Nationals star Bryce Harper benched for poor hustle in loss to Cardinals

The Detroit News (David GinsburgAssociated Press) — Bryce Harper hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first base and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the basepath. That would be his final play in the Washington Nationals'...
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Wings 'want to stay out of the box' vs. Bruins

Detoit Free Press Discipline remains paramount in the Wings' approach as they seek to grab a 2-0 lead in their first-round series against the Boston Bruins, with Game 2 coming this afternoon at TD Garden. The...
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Tigers manager Brad Ausmus still has replay system under his review

The Detroit News (Rod Beard and David Goricki- The Detroit News) — Though he's only lost one challenge — the infamous 'involuntary release' play on Andrew Romine's release of the ball on an attenpted double play — some of the calls still are...
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Long wait, quick end to Hank Aaron's chase of Babe Ruth

The Detroit News (Jerry Green) — The gray finger twisted and spun downward outside the airplane window. This was the start of the second part of a two-season segment of baseball history.
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Miller gladly accepts pink backpack

Detoit Free Press The backpack is given to the pitcher with the least experience in the bullpen, and it has already passed from Evan Reed to Ian Krol to Miller this season.
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Tigers notes: Ausmus 'baffled' by some replay calls

Detoit Free Press Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is a fan of the expanded replay system put in place by Major League Baseball this season. That said, there have been some calls 'that have completely baffled me.'
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Tigers unlock their own power against homer-happy Angels

The Detroit News (David Goricki- The Detroit News) — The Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels at their own game Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park, slugging a pair of home runs in a 5-2 win to keep them over the .500 mark. It was the Angels who...
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Abandoned backpack near Comerica Park brings out Detroit bomb squad

Detoit Free Press The Detroit police bomb squad is investigating a backpack left at a trash container in downtown Detroit, not far from the Tigers game at Comerica Park. The incident forced police to close several...
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The 'Stevies': Joe Dumars, Justin Verlander and more

Detoit Free Press Each week, Steve Schrader hands out 'Stevies' to the best, worst and weirdest from the week that was in sports. This week's Stevies:
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Abandoned backpack near Comerica Park brings out Detroit bomb squad

Detoit Free Press The Detroit police bomb squad is investigating a backpack left at a trash container in downtown Detroit, not far from the Tigers game at Comerica Park. The incident forced police to close several...
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Max Scherzer recovers from early homer, Tigers rally past Angels

The Detroit News (Rod Beard- The Detroit News) — Scherzer gave up a home run to lead off the game, but bounced back — quickly — and led the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Angels on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. The win ends...
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April 20, 1984: Lance Parrish's two-out, ninth-inning RBI single lifts Detroit Tigers past White Sox

Detoit Free Press Lance Parrish looped a disputed single into left field with two outs in the ninth inning Friday night to drive in Lou Whitaker from third and give the Tigers a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White...
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Detroit Tigers lineup: West Coast trip begins late with Los Angeles Dodgers

Detoit Free Press The Detroit Tigers have a week of interleague games on tap, beginning tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium (10 p.m., FSD). Follow our updates and discuss the game!
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Overturned challenge helps give Tigers lead over Angels

The Detroit News (Rod Beard- The Detroit News) — In the first two weeks of the season, the Tigers have had their share of ups and downs with the new replay rule, getting the benefit of some calls and losing out on others.
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Game thread: Catellanos' HR gives Tigers 2-1 lead

Detoit Free Press Live, Fox Sports 1: Tigers 2, Angels 1, second inning: J.B. Shuck opened the game with a solo shot off Max Scherzer, but an inning later, Nick Castellanos put the Tigers ahead with two-run blast...
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Game thread: Scherzer yields leadoff HR; Tigers down, 1-0

Detoit Free Press Live, Fox Sports 1: Angels 1, Tigers 0, first inning: For the second time this season, Max Scherzer has given up a home run to start the game. This time, it was J.B. Shuck going deep to give L.A....
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Tigers look to end slide, get Cabrera going vs. Angels

The Detroit News (Rod Beard- The Detroit News) — Detroit — The Tigers are trying to break out of a couple of slumps in Saturday's game against the Angels. They've lost three of their last four overall, but also 10 straight against Los...
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Blog Articles

You're on the clock: Doctors rush patients out the door

Detoit Free Press Patients - and physicians - say they feel the time crunch as never before as doctors rush through appointments to see more patients and perform more procedures to make up for flat or declining...
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The 10 fastest rising food prices

Detoit Free Press While certain factors reflect human decision - such as the changing tastes of consumers and farmers' planting choices - others are forces over which farmers have very little control.
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Divers pull bodies from sunken ferry; death toll tops 50

Detoit Free Press About 250 people are still missing from the ship, the vast majority of them high school students who had been on a holiday trip.
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Ex-church that became nightclub reopens for Easter service

Detoit Free Press Easter is marking the re-opening of a Pontiac church that went through several years as a nightclub.
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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter in Vatican City

Detoit Free Press Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so...
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Game 15 Preview: Angels at Tigers

Bless You Boys (Patrick OKennedy) — Rick Porcello seeks revenge against the Los Angeles Angels on the one-year anniversary of the worst start of his career. Los Angeles Angels (8-9) at Detroit Tigers (8-6) Time/Place: 1:08...
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Helene St. James: Wings enjoy series lead, thanks to sticking to game plan

Detoit Free Press Friday's 1-0 victory was hardly a declaration of superiority, but it was a demonstration that the Wings can hold their own against the top team in hockey.
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Pistons' final grades: Failure to launch

Detoit Free Press After an off-season of major roster upgrades, expectations were higher for the Pistons. No one was expecting an NBA Finals run, but challenging for the Eastern Conference playoffs' eighth seed...
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Rochelle Riley: Every student's a winner in Bookstock essay contest

Detoit Free Press This year, Bookstock received 675 entries for its BEST awards contest, which stands for Bookstock Extraordinary Student/School Teacher Awards. This year's essay topic: 'What's Your Favorite Book...
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Tom Walsh: Jack's Special gambit: Will stuffed meats sell like salsa?

Detoit Free Press In an unmarked Macomb County factory, a crew of 12 workers has been toiling for months alongside a USDA inspector, making a brand new product line that's launching quietly now from the folks who...
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Baking up a new business: Metro Detroit women find a sweet spot in the sugar arts

Detoit Free Press Three metro Detroit women - Kenyetta Ross of Detroit, Nisha Fernando of West Bloomfield and Angie Claxon of Grosse Ile - all in their 30s, are among many finding peace and happiness and extra...
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Detroit native Tom Skerritt comes home Tuesday to reflect on his life, Hollywood times

Detoit Free Press Actor and Detroit native Tom Skerritt, 80, will speak Tuesday at Wayne State's Hilberry Theatre, where he'll be honored with the annual Apple Award presented by the Nederlander family.
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Joyce Carol Oates returns to Detroit for her latest story collection

Detoit Free Press 'Often I think about Detroit, which was the city of my young married life,' Joyce Carol Oates told the Free Press via e-mail. Her latest book, 'High Crime Area,' is a collection of stories, with...
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Kate Upton has a new movie, 'The Other Woman'

Detoit Free Press This item is absolutely not about Kate Upton's relationship with Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander or those much publicized - and, according to her, 'completely made up' - comments about...
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Kristen Jordan Shamus: Domestic violence victims break silence to educate, give strength

Detoit Free Press Nicole Beverly of Ypsilanti recalls the graphic details of her domestic assault, hoping her story will help another woman in another house who is going through the same thing. Beverly, 41, says...
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Michigan House Envy: Indonesian wonder features massive mahogany tree dining room table, 12 terraces

Detoit Free Press Inside and outside, these walls are made of marble, quarried in Java and left rough-cut like stone. The library here is solid mahogany -34 sections built and finished in Bali, then shipped to...
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Reimagining Detroit: Belle Isle should be a development-free zone

Detoit Free Press The use and abuse of Belle Isle has long been an issue, and not just since the state took over the park's management this year as part of Detroit's bankruptcy case.
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Susan Tompor: Detroit's bankruptcy plan looks to recoup interest from retiree savings

Detoit Free Press The city's bankruptcy plan calls for taking back some of the cash cushion in the annuity savings fund to soften the bankruptcy blow for other city retirees covered by the general retirement...
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The Healthy Table: Bulgar is tasty and full of fiber

Detoit Free Press If you're looking for a new whole grain to add to your pantry, give bulgur a try. This easy-to-prepare, nutty-flavored grain is a staple of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. It also...
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U-M film class led to a role on NBC's 'Grimm' for Jacqueline Toboni

Detoit Free Press NBC's 'Grimm' is a moody, monster-laden drama that puts a modern crime-fighting spin on the fairy tale genre. But it's been more like a Cinderella career story for Jacqueline Toboni, the...
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