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Byron Scott says getting Lakers post 'feels fantastic'

The Detroit News (Greg BeachamAssociated Press) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
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Michigan State's Adreian Payne signs rookie deal with Hawks

The Detroit News (Detroit News staff and wires) — Financial terms were not announced, but under the NBA's rookie pay scale, Payne will make about $1.5 million in his first season.
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Ask David: A-to-Z (almost) query on where the Detroit Pistons will improve

MLive.com (David Mayo | dmayo@mlive.com) — The young Pistons are looking for improvement in many areas and one reader took the one-time-only alphabetical approach to the issue in the weekly Q&A with MLive Pistons beat writer David Mayo.
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Which five players would comprise the greatest starting lineup in Detroit Pistons history?

MLive.com (Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com) — The battle for the starting center, for instance, could be fierce between Bob Lanier, Bill Laimbeer and Ben Wallace given that Lanier is in the Hall of Fame while the other two won NBA titles.
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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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Pistons' Van Gundy still urging Monroe to sign

Detroit Free Press Pistons coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy took questions from the media last week about the contract impasse with restricted free agent Greg Monroe after introducing...
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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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Wednesday's NBA roundup: Testimony ends in trial over Clippers' sale

The Detroit News (News wire services) — The Alzheimer's disease expert from the Cleveland Clinic testified that Dr. Meril Platzer's May exam of Donald Sterling, one of two used to declare him mentally incapacitated, was not appropriate...
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How Donald Sterling's new lawsuit could complicate current probate trial

Detroit Free Press Testimony in the weeks-long probate trial between Donald Sterling and his estranged wife, Shelly, concluded today, with closing arguments set for Monday in a case that could help lead to...
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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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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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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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Poll: Should Detroit Pistons retire the jersey numbers of Chauncey Billups, Ben Wallace?

MLive.com (Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com) — Billups' No. 1 and Wallace's No. 3 are both out of circulation, the two players are among the most beloved in Pistons' history and they were perhaps the two most important components on the 2004...
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Nation+world: Cavaliers to sign Andrew Wiggins, delay possible trade

Detroit Free Press The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cavaliers have been discussing a potential deal that would send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and other pieces. The...
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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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The 313 turns 313: All-time Detroit sports teams

Detroit 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

Stretch of Woodward Avenue closed this morning for start of M-1 Rail streetcar line construction

Detoit Free Press Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, M-1 Rail Chairman Roger Penske, and M-1 Rail President and CEO Matt Cullen will be on hand this morning at M-1 Rail offices to review the start of construction for the...
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Lottery results for Monday, July 28 for Indiana

Detoit Free Press Winning Indiana lottery numbers for drawings of Monday, July 28
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Lottery results for Monday, July 28 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Monday, July 28
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Lottery results for Monday, July 28 for Ohio

Detoit Free Press Winning Ohio lottery numbers for drawings of Monday, July 28
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isportsweb: How Dantonio has turned MSU into a football school

Detoit Free Press Generally it's easy to tell the difference between a football school and a basketball school. Kentucky is synonymous with college basketball and Alabama lives and dies with it's football program....
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Feedback: Props to Bentivolio for being tough on IRS

Detoit Free Press As the chief congressional watchdog and leader of the investigation into alleged wrongful targeting of Americans by the IRS and potential criminal misconduct by former IRS employee Lois Lerner, I...
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Ships and endangered blue whales on a collision course off California coast

Detoit Free Press 'It's an unhappy coincidence,' said lead author Ladd Irvine, a marine mammal ecologist at Oregon State University.
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Area Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr as Ramadan ends

Detoit Free Press In mosques across the region, Muslims will gather this morning for special prayers. For the first time in 30 days, observant Muslims can eat and drink during daylight hours.
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Flanagan to hold first of two charter school meetings today

Detoit Free Press The meeting is the first of two this week as Flanagan shapes his plan to hold universities and other authorizers accountable for the performance of the schools they approve.
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Kercheval Ave. closure to allow for farmers market creates mixed feelings about access, being shut out

Detoit Free Press Grosse Pointe Park has blocked Kercheval near Alter with a farmers market barn and new curbs. The blockade went in without controversy and already has created a calm, walkable business strip, city...
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McCree court case will test the idea of judicial immunity again

Detoit Free Press Over the last several decades, federal courts nationwide have consistently ruled against plaintiffs who have tried to sue judges for civil damages over decisions they've made or misconduct issues.
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Summer loving: When the season ends, will a romance that sizzled fizzle?

Detoit Free Press Popular culture would have us believe finding love in the summer is as easy as finding sand on a beach. But, remember, we live in reality.
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Amy Dickinson: Gramma's plan to charge for babysitting gets misconstrued

Detoit Free Press My daughter asked me to care for her 1-year-old two days a week. I said I would charge $20 a day with a promise to deposit my 'fee' into the child's college fund. My daughter was happy to agree to...
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Carolyn Hax: Midlife crisis may require just a tweak, not an overhaul

Detoit Free Press I'm in my mid-40s and I guess finally having my midlife crisis. After watching my friend's husband die of brain cancer at 52, and a co-worker drop dead of a heart attack at 53, I'm acutely aware...
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Icky cure for intestinal bacteria: A stool transplant

Detoit Free Press Several Michigan health providers are part of an international effort to test a vaccine against a bacteria that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls an 'urgent threat' because...
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Celebrate the end of Ramadan with fattoush

Detoit Free Press As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ends this evening, the celebration of Eid al-Fitr begins. Mark the occasion with this Fattoush recipe.
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Mike Thompson: Obama vs. Putin cartoon caption contest!

Detoit Free Press Complete this cartoon caption contest on he chilly relationship between President Barack Obama and Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.
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Tom Walsh: DIA seeks grand bargain cash from U.S., Japanese auto suppliers

Detoit Free Press Auto suppliers - both domestic and Japanese-owned - met with U.S. District Chief Judge Gerald Rosen and Detroit Institute of Arts chairman Gene Gargaro to discuss donating to the grand bargain.
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Maize-N-Brew: U-M's 'My Wish' proves they're leaders, and best

Detoit Free Press Michigan's football program was featured on ESPN's My Wish series last week and helped a young man named Stephen Loszewski make a lifelong wish come true; to be recruited by U-M and to visit...
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Baseball roundup: Indians halt Royals' winning streak

Detoit Free Press Carlos Santana hit two more home runs, giving him six in six games, and the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City, 10-3, Sunday to end the Royals' winning streak at five.
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