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Lions rookie Ebron may be early favorite as next team leader

Detoit Free Press He was out front at the NFL rookie symposium last month, leading drills and interacting with kids at a Play 60 event for Cleveland-area youth, while other members of the Lions' draft class stayed...
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Tigers' deal for Joakim Soria was one that needed to get done

The Detroit News (Bob Wojnowski) — Frankly, the Tigers could've traded all their prospects plus the Ty Cobb statue in Comerica Park to land Joakim Soria and you wouldn't complain.
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Report: Tigers land reliever Joakim Soria from Rangers for pitcher Corey Knebel, minor-leaguer Jake Thompson

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — The Tigers have acquired right-handed reliever Joakim Soria from Rangers in exchange for right-handed reliever Corey Knebel and minor-league right-handed Jake Thompson, according to
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Lions rookie Ebron may be early favorite as next team leader

Detoit Free Press He was out front at the NFL rookie symposium last month, leading drills and interacting with kids at a Play 60 event for Cleveland-area youth, while other members of the Lions' draft class stayed...
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Tony Paul's MLB Insider: Tigers should win another AL Central, but there are potential land mines

The Detroit News (Tony Paul) — I just would caution Tigers fans from being quite so cocky. It's not a given that the Tigers are playoff-bound.
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Miguel Cabrera 3-run blast puts venom in Tigers' win over D-backs

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — Phoenix — This time, there was no bullpen trauma, all because the Tigers finally heated up enough lights on Chase Field's scoreboard to avoid calamity.
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Lions place Ansah, Jones and Tate on PUP list

Detoit Free Press Ansah's designation is no surprise. He hurt his shoulder and tore his biceps in a December loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, underwent surgery in February and sat all of practice this spring. Tate...
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More praise for Lions' Riddick: 'He was a lot more decisive now'

Detoit Free Press The hype around Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick continues to build, with his former Notre Dame teammate, rookie receiver TJ Jones, the latest to sing Riddick's praise.
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Ex-Tiger Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — Former Tigers farmhand Cameron Maybin, now an outfielder with the Padres, has been suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for an amphetamine.
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How to get into the Lions' open night practices

Detoit Free Press Tickets are free and available through the Ford Field and Wayne State box offices. There's a limit of four per person. The Lions, who have two more night practices planned for Ford Field next...
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Brad Ausmus mixes up Tigers' lineup after meltdown against Diamondbacks

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — Rather than resign himself to a lineup that in recent days hasn't been much better than his bullpen, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus changed his batting order ahead of Wednesday's game against the...
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How to get into the Lions' open night practices

Detoit Free Press Tickets are free and available through the Ford Field and Wayne State box offices. There's a limit of four per person. The Lions, who have two more night practices planned for Ford Field next...
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Lions QB Franklin trying to learn what he didn't in college

Detoit Free Press Franklin, who's competing with Kellen Moore to be the Lions' No. 3 quarterback this year, said learning the Lions' verbiage-heavy offense is his biggest challenge entering the NFL. In Missouri's...
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Wednesday's Tigers-Diamondbacks: Lineups and live tweets

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — The Tigers are trying to earn a series win in a rubber match against the Diamondbacks. Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers team:
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Dave Birkett sizes up Lions' NFC North rivals before camp

Detoit Free Press The Detroit Lions don't open training camp for another five days, but all three of their NFC North rivals get back to work this week. Here's a team-by-team look at the division heading into camp -...
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Lions rookie Ebron deals with ups, downs of newfound fame

Detoit Free Press 'It has its ups and downs, but to be able to take care of your family, like get your mom a new car, your brother a new car, the people that took care of you, pay the rest of your dad's car off and...
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Lions have better odds to win Super Bowl than 21 other NFL teams

Detoit Free Press In the college ranks, Bovada has set the odds for the teams in the power conferences (and Notre Dame). Alabama and defending champion Florida State are the co-favorites, at 11-2. Oregon is 7-1,...
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Tigers bullpen lets one slip away in loss to Diamondbacks

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning- The Detroit News) — The Tigers not only suffered a bad defeat Tuesday night at Chase Field, they dumped at least a full day of managerial second-guesses on manager Brad Ausmus after Detroit lost, 5-4, to the Arizona...
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With Joakim Soria trade, Tigers should ask why they couldn't solve crisis from within

The Detroit News (Lynn Henning) — Most teams do a better job of at least bringing to their big-league teams a farm arm or two who can be counted on to help in the late innings and not force a general manager into an 11th-hour...
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The 313 turns 313: All-time Detroit sports teams

Detoit Free Press As we celebrate Detroit's 313th birthday, here's a look at the greatest sports teams in Motor City history.
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Blog Articles

Joakim Soria trade a massive overpay for Tigers

Bless You Boys (Rob Rogacki) — The Tigers didn't pay up for relief help last offseason and are paying for it now. The Tigers needed bullpen help in a big way, and they just landed one of the better relievers on the market in...
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Michigan zoo owner: Tortoise may have helped alligator escape

Detoit Free Press An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise.
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Ford reports $1.3 billion second quarter profit

Detoit Free Press Ford said today it earned $1.3 billion for three months ending June 30, 6.3%more than the same period a year ago when it earned a profit of $1.2 billion. The Dearborn automaker said all of its...
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Health care jobs lift less-educated workers

Detoit Free Press The health care industry can help bridge the divide between low- and high-paying jobs.
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Muskegon River to be surveyed for sea lamprey

Detoit Free Press Federal scientists are preparing to determine what steps are needed to control sea lamprey, an invasive fish parasite.
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Michigan court throws out conviction in 1983 fatal stabbing

Detoit Free Press William Lyles Jr. was convicted of stabbing Andrew Weathers in Highland Park in 1983 and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
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Body found in Detroit manhole

Detoit Free Press Authorities say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side. A cause of death wasn't immediately available.
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Lions rookie Ebron may be early favorite as next team leader

Detoit Free Press He was out front at the NFL rookie symposium last month, leading drills and interacting with kids at a Play 60 event for Cleveland-area youth, while other members of the Lions' draft class stayed...
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Ticker: Bird Bash in honor of Mark Fidyrch on Aug. 16 at Nemo's

Detoit Free Press Former Tigers Dave Rozema and Ike Blessitt will help celebrate the life and times of Mark Fidrych at the Bird Bash, 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Nemo's Bar & Grill.
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Outdoors: Fishing report

Detoit Free Press How they're biting around the Great Lakes
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Tigers' top five scoring outputs this year

Detoit Free Press Wednesday's win at Arizona was the ninth time the Tigers have scored in double figures in a game this season. Their top five:
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Metro & state: Corky Meinecke Memorial golf tournament Friday at GVSU

Detoit Free Press The annual Corky Meinecke Memorial Golf Outing will take place Friday at Grand Valley State. Openings remain for the event, which contributes to the Corky Meinecke Scholarship Fund at GVSU.
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Grosse Pointe D Werenski picks U-M over USNTDP

Detoit Free Press It's been a busy summer for defenseman Zach Werenski of Grosse Pointe. Rather than go back to the Ann Arbor-based U.S. National Team Development Program for his senior year, he decided to...
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Ex-GVSU leader Chuck Martin eager for challenge at Cradle of Coaches at Miami (Ohio)

Detoit Free Press He's fearless. He's optimistic. He's ready to turn things around for Miami (Ohio). It takes a special person to accept the head coaching position for a team that went 0-12 last season.
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FAA lifts ban on U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport

Detoit Free Press The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
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Fleck confident he can turn WMU football into winners

Detoit Free Press The youngest head coach in the FBS couldn't overcome the injuries and inexperience that plagued his football team last season. The Broncos finished 1-11, with their only victory coming by one...
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Detroit 11, Arizona 5: Why the Tigers won Wednesday

Detoit Free Press The Tigers broke the game open with a five-run fourth to take a 7-0 lead. Anibal Sanchez gave up five earned runs on 11 hits with one walk over 61/3 innings with four strikeouts for the Tigers....
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Stick to this list of sales and you'll get deals on everything from dresses to glue

Detoit Free Press Designer dresses, a rummage sale and a super deal on glue sticks. Here are metro Detroit's top deals of the weekend.
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All-Stars Scherzer, Richards to duel in Tigers-Angels series opener

Detoit Free Press The Tigers continue their road trip tonight, starting a four-game series against the Angels with a marquee pitching matchup: Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer (11-3) vs. right-hander Garrett...
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