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Are the Tigers really destined to win the World Series? Maybe so

Detoit Free Press Tigers lose their grip on the AL Central and a postseason berth? Baseball columnist Richard Justice doesn't think so. In fact, he says it only makes sense for the Tigers to win it all in October:...
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Clippers' Doc Rivers gets five-year extension through 2018-19 season

The Detroit News (Beth HarrisAssociated Press) — In Steve Ballmer's first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season.
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Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

Detroit Free Press Ten-day contracts, stints in the NBA Developmental League, stops in Golden State, Washington, Charlotte, Atlanta and Chicago. Cartier Martin has done it.
  • New: 2 hr 44 min ago

NHL denies expansion reports of Las Vegas, Seattle, Toronto, Quebec

Detoit Free Press Specifically, the Province reported Tuesday that the NHL going to Las Vegas was a 'done deal, the only thing to be determined being which owner will be entitled to proclaim that he brought the...
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Holland: Alfredsson wants to return to Wings, but only if he can contribute

Detoit Free Press 'I haven't talked to him in about a month,' Holland said. 'He's training hard. He's training to play. He does want to play. When I last talked to him, he said he felt good - he wanted to feel...
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Tigers lineup: Price's turn to take on Yankees

Detoit Free Press The Detroit Tigers will try to keep their win streak going tonight as they take on the New York Yankees at Comerica Park (7 p.m., FSD, ESPN).
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NHL denies expansion reports of Las Vegas, Seattle, Toronto, Quebec

Detoit Free Press Specifically, the Province reported Tuesday that the NHL going to Las Vegas was a 'done deal, the only thing to be determined being which owner will be entitled to proclaim that he brought the...
  • New: 4 hr 32 min ago
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'Let's Go Joe!': Tigers' closer says he, fans are mending fences

Detoit Free Press 'Know we're on the right track to hopefully mending and erasing a mistake that I made, and hopefully it means we're putting this thing behind us and now we can concentrate on a very difficult task...
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Why is there a horse-man among the Yankees? (video)

Detoit Free Press The secret to the New York Yankees' recent winning streak might have been something terrifying. The team's good luck charm is a creepy horse head mask worn by pitcher Shawn Kelley. "When I see...
  • New: 7 hr 59 min ago

Nation+world: Kevin Love vows to bring title to Cleveland

Detroit Free Press Kevin Love said he's committed to winning an NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers - however long it takes.
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Detroit 5, N.Y. Yankees 2: Porcello earns a career-high 15th win

Detoit Free Press Porcello finished 14-9 as a 20-year-old rookie in 2009 and was 14-9 in 2011. He's 15-8 after allowing nine hits and two runs over eight innings in a 5-2 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night.
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If Yanks hadn't drafted him, Jeter was U-M bound

Detoit Free Press Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter heard his share of boos over the years when he played in Detroit, but he said he has always enjoyed playing at Tiger Stadium and Comerica Park.
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USA Today columnist: So now Tigers are disappointing favorites, Yankees are underdogs?

Detoit Free Press The Detroit Tigers hate to admit it, but they've turned into the Midwest version of the New York Yankees.
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Playoff watch: Alex Gordon's walkoff HR keeps Royals 1.5 games up on Tigers: Mariners roll

Detoit Free Press Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.
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'Let's Go Joe!': Tigers closer hopes to on right track with fans

Detoit Free Press 'Know we're on the right track to hopefully mending and erasing a mistake that I made, and hopefully it means we're putting this thing behind us and now we can concentrate on a very difficult task...
  • 17 hr 36 min ago

Detroit 5, New York 2: Why the Tigers won on Wednesday

Detoit Free Press J.D. Martinez went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. It's the seventh time this season Martinez has had three hits or more in a game. Torii Hunter went 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Tigers and...
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Detroit 5, New York 2: Porcello earns a career-high 15th win

Detoit Free Press Porcello finished 14-9 as a 20-year-old rookie in 2009 and was 14-9 in 2011. He's 15-8 after allowing nine hits and two runs over eight innings in a 5-2 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night.
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Detroit 5, N.Y. 2: Porcello sets new career high with 15th win

Detoit Free Press Porcello finished 14-9 as a 20-year-old rookie in 2009 and was 14-9 in 2011. He's now 15-8 after allowing nine hits, and two runs over eight innings tonight in a 5-2 win over the Yankees.
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Tigers claim Astros closer Qualls on revocable waivers

Detoit Free Press If the teams don't work out a deal, the Astros likely would pull him off waivers, and the right-hander would be ineligible to be traded the rest of the season. Qualls, 36, is under contract for $3...
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Blog Articles

A lifetime of Taco Bell could yours

Detoit Free Press Hold on to your chalupas, Taco Bell fans, because the chain's latest challenge is going to make you loco.
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Labor Day gas prices cheapest since 2010

Detoit Free Press The late summer slide in global crude oil prices will push the cost of U.S. gasoline to its lowest Labor Day level since 2010. Better yet: prices are likely to continue dropping to 2014 lows by...
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Are the Tigers really destined to win the World Series? Maybe so

Detoit Free Press Tigers lose their grip on the AL Central and a postseason berth? Baseball columnist Richard Justice doesn't think so. In fact, he says it only makes sense for the Tigers to win it all in October:...
  • New: 46 min ago

Schauer edges ahead of Snyder, 45% to 43%, in new governor race poll

Detoit Free Press The results from EPIC-MRA of Lansing come just before the Labor Day holiday which is seen as the kickoff of the main campaign season and were released exclusively to the Free Press, WXYZ-TV...
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Retirees and 401(k)s: Big money, big decisions

Detoit Free Press Now the big question. You've done well in your 401(k) over the years, so why not just leave it where it is when you retire?
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Police investigating deaths of Detroit woman, man as murder-suicide

Detoit Free Press Detroit police say officers found the woman's body Tuesday afternoon in the basement of her northwest side home. She'd been shot multiple times, and relatives say she hadn't been seen since...
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Names+Faces: MSU cancels Wiz Khalifa concert

Detoit Free Press Michigan State University did not mention a recent shooting at a Wiz Khalifa show when it announced the cancellation of Khalifa's Sept. 13 concert at the Breslin Center.
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No hiccups midway through Ford F-150 body shop overhaul

Detoit Free Press 'It looks like synchronized Transformers dancing,' Dearborn Truck Plant assistant manager Brian Kinnie said of the cranes and lifts tearing out equipment in the body shop.
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NASCAR: 12 Questions with Clint Bowyer

Detoit Free Press Our series of NASCAR driver interviews continues this week with Clint Bowyer, who is currently 10th in the Sprint Cup Series point standings for Michael Waltrip Racing.
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So, did Tony Soprano die or not? We (finally) have the answer...

Detoit Free Press When 'The Sopranos' ended seven years ago, we were all left stunned as the final scene in the series abruptly cut to black leaving us literally shrouded in darkness as to the fate of Mob boss Tony...
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Texas dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

Detoit Free Press A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.
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Lions-Bills: Five things to watch Thursday night

Detoit Free Press We won't see much from the starters, if anything, but there's still meaning to the preseason finale for players such as Ryan Broyles and Mikel Leshoure. Dave Birkett breaks down the five things to...
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Gunfire rings out near Eastland Mall, 2 injured, police say

Detoit Free Press Police did not release any further details on the shooting, suspect information or condition updates on the victims.
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MSU notes: Physicality propels Hicks to starting CB role

Detoit Free Press Darian Hicks may not be able to overcome his boyish looks, but he was not going to hear any more about boyish play. Hicks focused on physicality this month, and it helped him end it where he...
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Lansing mayor, police chief unveil school-area safety program

Detoit Free Press With Sexton High School as the backdrop, Mayor Virg Bernero and Police Chief Mike Yankowski introduced a 'non-confrontational, non-enforcement' volunteer program today to help keep students safe...
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Lions agree 'the sky's the limit' at today's luncheon

Detoit Free Press From coach Jim Caldwell to receiver Golden Tate, the message the Detroit Lions espoused at today's annual kickoff luncheon at Ford Field was unified: The sky's the limit.
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Canton board OKs police, fire tax hike, averts budget deficit

Detoit Free Press In a separate decision, the township board voted to charge Canton households a $140-a-year trash pickup fee while reducing the general fund tax rate by 1 mill. Officials say the change mirrors the...
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5 things Obama may do to change immigration system

Detoit Free Press After two years of failed attempts in Congress and months of internal deliberations, President Obama is likely to go it alone in the coming weeks and roll out a series of unilateral changes to the...
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It's back! Our weekend football TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 1

Detoit Free Press Every football game you can find on TV this weekend, with college football back in action.
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Man takes deal in day care center child porn case

Detoit Free Press A man accused of producing sexually explicit photographs and videos of children as young as 2 at his mother's day care center has agreed to plead guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.
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