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Detroit 7, Chicago 4: Bullpen issues aside, Tigers get plenty of insurance

Detoit Free Press Why the Tigers won: Miguel Cabrera is coming out of his early-season slump and Max Scherzer struck out 10 over six innings as the Tigers improved to 11-8.
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IndyCar's Carpenter throws out first pitch, mingles with Tigers

Detoit Free Press Although Verlander owns a garage full of sports cars, it's unlikely that Tigers management would allow him to take a hot lap or two around the 2.4-mile Belle Isle circuit. 'What they don't know...
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More frontcourt depth? Pistons' Monroe says it'd help a lot

Detroit Free Press After considerable thought, Greg Monroe finally gave his opinion on what the Detroit Pistons roster needed. After stating the obvious in more shooting is needed, he came around to another area...
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Tigers will honor Leyland at May 10 game

Detoit Free Press Following the ceremony, Leyland will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
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Brendan, Reilly Smith manage to have family dinner without hockey talk

Detoit Free Press The Smith brothers had a Rory-good time at dinner Wednesday, between Games 3 and 4 of the Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins playoff series. Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith said he went to...
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Zetterberg penciled into Wings' lineup for Game 4 tonight

Detoit Free Press There's one lineup change that is certain: Todd Bertuzzi is replacing Tomas Jurco in the lineup and will start on a line with fellow big man Riley Sheahan and winger Tomas Tatar. Darren Helm is...
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MSU's Payne jumps up in latest ESPN NBA mock draft

Detroit Free Press Ford has the Michigan State big man going No. 19 overall (up from No. 26) to the Chicago Bulls, saying 'the Bulls need shooting, and this pick is about that as well. Payne is one of the few...
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NL roundup: Cubs lose on Wrigley Field's 100th birthday

Detoit Free Press One out from victory, the Cubs allowed the Arizona Diamondbacks to grab a 7-5 victory Wednesday after scoring five runs in the ninth inning. After an error by shortstop Starlin Castro, Martin...
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NBA roundup: Heat, Trail Blazers now up, 2-0; Spurs stunned

Detroit Free Press LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points, and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats, 101-97, on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their...
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Tigers' lineup: Holaday, Worth in today

Detoit Free Press Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for today's series finale against the visiting Chicago White Sox. Left-hander Jose Quintana is scheduled to start for the Sox.
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Apologetic Yankee Michael Pineda says he won't use pine tar again

Detoit Free Press New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda may be naive, brazen or just foolish, but he got caught red-handed cheating Wednesday night on national TV, admitting that he used pine tar, in clear...
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Helene St. James: Strong start in Game 2 crucial for Wings

Detoit Free Press Mike Babcock posed a question to each of his players: If you're conceding ground, how are you going to push back?
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NHL roundup: Brandon Dubinsky, Nick Foligno lift Blue Jackets to first-ever home playoff win

Detoit Free Press Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a...
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Chicago 6, Detroit 4: Tigers' leaky bullpen stains solid start by Smyly

Detoit Free Press The speed is better. The defense is better. The starting pitching might be better.
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Tigers' Ausmus has fond Wrigley Field memories

Detoit Free Press Tigers manager Brad Ausmus loved playing at Wrigley Field during his days as a catcher. Loved the ivy, the atmosphere, the cramped clubhouse � well, maybe not the cramped clubhouse.
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Like Leyland, Tigers manager Ausmus employs bench players

Detoit Free Press Jim Leyland used to talk about it all the time. The best teams find ways to use everyone on the roster.
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Bruins pest Marchand staying clean in series - so far

Detoit Free Press Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been accused of being a dirty player. He has attempted to clean up his act a bit in these playoffs.
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Helene St. James: Strong start in Game 2 crucial for Wings

Detoit Free Press Mike Babcock posed a question to each of his players: If you're conceding ground, how are you going to push back?
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Jeff Seidel: Jolt of Zetterberg is what Wings need

Detoit Free Press Henrik Zetterberg took off his skates after practice - yes, he practiced for the first time in two months - but he stayed elusive, making quick cuts, moving back and forth, showing impressive...
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Blog Articles

Lawyer Godfrey Dillard announces run for attorney general

Detoit Free Press A second Democrat stepped forward Thursday seeking the nomination to challenge Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette in the Nov. 4 election. Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard announced his...
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Michigan among states seeking delay in protecting long-eared bat

Detoit Free Press Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin made the request this month to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which proposed the designation in October with the understanding that it would make a...
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Detroit 7, Chicago 4: Bullpen issues aside, Tigers get plenty of insurance

Detoit Free Press Why the Tigers won: Miguel Cabrera is coming out of his early-season slump and Max Scherzer struck out 10 over six innings as the Tigers improved to 11-8.
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Canton teens hide in closet as thief ransacks home

Detoit Free Press A couple of Canton teenagers called police and hid in an upstairs closet until officers arrived when a man broke into their home this week.
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IndyCar's Carpenter throws out first pitch, mingles with Tigers

Detoit Free Press Although Verlander owns a garage full of sports cars, it's unlikely that Tigers management would allow him to take a hot lap or two around the 2.4-mile Belle Isle circuit. 'What they don't know...
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33 people charged with collecting $400,000 in unemployment benefits from Detroit

Detoit Free Press More than 30 current or former city of Detroit employees have been charged with illegally collecting unemployment benefits.
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Michigan Senate OKs legislation to kill strict charity gaming rules

Detoit Free Press The Michigan Gaming Control Board intends to put new rules in place in the next week or two that will have a distinct impact on charity gaming. But the state Senate hopes to short circuit those...
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'Brick Mansions' is no way for Paul Walker to bow out

Detoit Free Press Set in a grim Detroit of the near future (but filmed in Canada), 'Brick Mansions' is a movie with A-level action and a D-level plot. It's far from the best work done by the late Paul Walker, an...
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More frontcourt depth? Pistons' Monroe says it'd help a lot

Detoit Free Press After considerable thought, Greg Monroe finally gave his opinion on what the Detroit Pistons roster needed. After stating the obvious in more shooting is needed, he came around to another area...
  • New: 1 hr 26 min ago

Sterling Heights teen charged with making harassing calls to schools where shootings occurred

Detoit Free Press Dylan Alexander Clark, 17, is charged with false report or threat of terrorism and using a computer to commit a crime. His $50,000 cash surety bond was continued during a hearing before Judge...
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Motor City Nightmares convention to feature Gary Busey, Kane Hodder

Detoit Free Press This weekend's Motor City Nightmares boasts the largest line-up in its 6-year history. The three-day convention focuses on horror films and related culture and features screenings, memorabilia...
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Ex-boyfriend charged in death of Detroit mom whose body was found near baby in crib

Detoit Free Press Charges have been issued against the ex-boyfriend of a woman who was found fatally stabbed at her home on Detroit's west side and her 8-month-old baby left alone in the crib after her death.
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SEC opens investigation over GM ignition switch recall

Detoit Free Press The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating General Motors over its handling of an ignition switch defect, according to a public filing.
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Two more vacant apartment buildings slated for renovation in Cass Corridor

Detoit Free Press The two buildings near Cass and M.L. King Jr. will be transformed into 47 affordable-income units in a project headed up by the non-profit Cass Corridor Neighborhood Development Corp. The...
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Group says slow autopsy prevented Saginaw boy's organ donation

Detoit Free Press Gift of Life Michigan claims in the lawsuit that Saginaw County medical examiner Dr. Kanu Virani took too long to perform an autopsy on Elijah Dillard's body, the Saginaw News reported Thursday.
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Marshall Crenshaw to be honored, perform at Friday's Detroit Music Awards

Detoit Free Press Pop-rock ace Marshall Crenshaw, jazz pianist Charles Boles and late rock-poster artist Gary Grimshaw will lead the roll call of honorees at Friday's Detroit Music Awards.
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'Oddball Michigan' highlights state's quirkiest places

Detoit Free Press 'Oddball Michigan' is part of a series Pohlen has been working on for a while; it also includes 'Oddball Illinois,' 'Oddball Indiana' and 'Oddball' Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Colorado, Florida...
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Lions unsure whether CB Houston will bounce back from subpar season

Detoit Free Press Houston missed four games last year with a painful toe injury that Caldwell said this week still isn't allowing him to do his job properly. He also faced questions last year after his father's...
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew to meet Detroit business, foundation heads

Detoit Free Press Lew was scheduled to dine Thursday evening with leaders of local non-profit foundations at the Detroit Athletic Club 'to discuss ways the non-profit sector can help spur Detroit's revitalization...
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