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AL Central race: Twins top Royals in 10 innings, 11-5

Detoit Free Press Jordan Schafer and the Minnesota Twins finally broke it open in the 10th inning.
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Lions competition at receiver remains fierce as cutdown looms

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The competition for the final two or three wide receiver spots on the 53-man roster is as tight as any other position. Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate and Jeremy Ross are locks, and the rest of the...
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Lions leave James Ihedigbo behind for Buffalo trip for treatment on ailment

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — James Ihedigbo sat out the Lions' third exhibition against Jacksonville to rest, but after he skipped the trip to Buffalo Thursday night, coach Jim Caldwell indicated the starting strong safety is...
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Drew Sharp: Emotion in baseball? You have to just go with the flow

Detoit Free Press Emotion isn't scripted. It's not canned, sitting atop a shelf ready for immediate use like some soup you forgot was back there. It's counterproductive if contrived.
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Jeff Seidel: Rookie starter Lobstein gives Tigers all they could ask for

Detoit Free Press Sharon Cobb said a prayer while sitting behind home plate in Comerica Park, as she watched her grandson, Kyle Lobstein, start his first game for the Tigers.
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Lions' Kellen Moore makes his case in shutout of Bills

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Moore played great in his bid to stick with the Lions, leading them to a 23-0 victory and giving the front office a reason to consider him as the backup quarterback over Dan Orlovsky or keep three...
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Detroit 3, New York 2: Avila ensures Lobstein's solid start leads to win

Detoit Free Press Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila stood or crouched at home plate for two crucial aspects of Thursday's game against the New York Yankees - two aspects which in the long and short of it can be...
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Four White Sox players who could give Tigers fits this weekend

Detoit Free Press Here are some folks who on the White Sox who might give the Tigers trouble in the four-game series that opens Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.
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Lions rookie Kyle Van Noy has core muscle surgery, out 4-6 weeks

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The Lions traded up to draft Van Noy 40th overall out of BYU with hopes he could be an immediate starter at strong-side linebacker, but now he will be sidelined for a month or longer.
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Detroit 3, New York 2: Avila walks 'em off for Tigers to win series

Detoit Free Press In his first big-league start, Tigers left-hander Kyle Lobstein held the Yankees to two runs (one earned) in six innings. He left with the score 2-2. It stayed there until the ninth, when Victor...
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Ron Ilitch, son of Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner, charged with cocaine possession

Detoit Free Press Ron Ilitch, whose father owns the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings, is charged with possession of cocaine after his arrest Wednesday afternoon on the city's west side, according to the Wayne County...
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Thursday's Lions-Bills live tweets: Plenty of Lions starters to get night off

The Detroit News (- The Detroit News) — The Lions take on the Buffalo Bills in their final exhibition game of the preseason. It will be a reunion of sorts between the Lions and their former coach, Jim Schwartz, who was fired in the...
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Red Wings arena project starts recruiting Detroit contractors

Detoit Free Press The Ilitch family's Olympia Development has set a goal of using 30% Detroit-based firms as contractors for the arena district and hiring 51% of construction workers from among Detroit residents.
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Lions resting 11 starters vs. Bills, including Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The Lions are giving 11 starters the night off in tonight's exhibition finale against the Buffalo Bills as they'll give back-end players a chance to compete for a spot on the 53-man roster.
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Red Wings expect Tatar to be regular 20-goal scorer

Detoit Free Press Deep into the NHL off-season, Helene St. James takes an analytical look at individual Red Wings and assesses expectations for the coming season. Today's focal point: Forward Tomas Tatar.
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Tigers notes: Kyle Ryan will start Saturday, plus more

Detoit Free Press After today's Tigers 3-2 victory, the Tigers finally named Saturday's first starter: Left-hander Kyle Ryan, who has a 3-0 record 1.64 ERA in five starts in Triple-A Toledo after starting the...
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Detroit 3, New York 2: Avila walks 'em off for Tigers to win series

Detoit Free Press In his first big-league start, Tigers left-hander Kyle Lobstein held the Yankees to two runs (one earned) in six innings. He left with the score 2-2. It stayed there until the ninth, when Victor...
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Roger Goodell admits mistake in Ray Rice case, increases penalties for domestic violence

The Detroit News (Howard FendrichAssociated Press) — NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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Tigers notes: Ausmus mum on who will start day game Saturday

Detoit Free Press Detroit Tigers brass met for a while Thursday morning to discuss, among other things, who would pitch the first game of Saturday's double-header against the Chicago White Sox. When asked if he and...
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With cuts due Saturday, Josh Katzenstein predicts Lions' 53-man roster

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The Lions must trim their roster from 75 to 53 by Saturday at 4 p.m., which means several players will soon receive the unfortunate news they've been cut.
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Blog Articles

NATO accuses Russia of violating Ukraine's sovereignty

Detoit Free Press NATO condemned Russian military action in Ukraine, saying its troops have 'illegally crossed the border' as part of a 'dangerous pattern over many months' to destabilize its neighbor.
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Ft. Hood shooter asks to be 'citizen' of Islamic State

Detoit Free Press Nidal Hasan, 43, the army psychiatrist sentenced to death, addressed his letter to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who heads the Islamic State.
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Detroit City Distillery to host grand opening celebration in Eastern Market

Detoit Free Press Detroit City Distillery plans a grand opening celebration Friday and Saturday.
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PistonPowered: Drummond with Team USA is good news for Pistons

Detoit Free Press Drummond can note Davis' ability to use his length and athleticism to defend all parts of the floor. He can study Cousins' footwork in the post. He can see Plumlee's finishing at the rim. This...
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10 amazing things you didn't know your phone could do

Detoit Free Press Here are 10 secrets buried in your phone settings that you probably don't know, but will use now.
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U.S. says Russia has 'outright lied' about Ukraine

Detoit Free Press The accusation came hours before President Obama said the U.S. 'is not taking military action to solve the Ukrainian problem.'
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Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3%

Detoit Free Press Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3% in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a...
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Fiat investor tally shows Chrysler deal on course

Detoit Free Press Fiat says an ongoing tally of investors suggests there are not enough opposed to a merger with Chrysler to derail the deal.
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Lions 53-man roster prediction

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — It's time for one more Detroit Lions 53-man roster prediction. The Detroit Lions have to cut their roster down from 75 to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET on Saturday. They have some tough decisions to...
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Woman held after man fatally stabbed at Grand Rapids apartment

Detoit Free Press Police searched for the woman in the hours after the stabbing and located her near the apartment around 6:30 a.m.
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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

Detoit Free Press Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
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Gay marriage: Which case will the Supreme Court choose?

Detoit Free Press It's getting so you can't tell the potential Supreme Court cases on same-sex marriage without a scorecard.
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Miley Cyrus' VMA date turns himself in to Oregon jail

Detoit Free Press Jesse Helt, a homeless man who accepted a VMA award for singer Miley Cyrus last weekend, turned himself in Thursday.
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1 man killed, man and teen injured in shooting on Detroit's west side

Detoit Free Press A man in his 20s was killed, and another man and teen were injured at about midnight on Detroit's west side, when two men pulled up in vehicles, stepped out and opened fire.
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Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably' in hospital

Detoit Free Press The comedian and 'Fashion Police' host was taken to a New York hospital in cardiac arrest Thursday.
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Michigan DNR urges fire caution over Labor Day weekend

Detoit Free Press Officials say despite recent rain, conditions will be right for wildfires during the Labor Day weekend.
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Friday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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West Nile Virus found in Michigan horse, turkeys

Detoit Free Press The disease affects humans and animals. Officials say there hasn't been a human case of the virus this season.
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Chicago-bound Amtrak train hits car in Michigan

Detoit Free Press The driver likely will face a misdemeanor charge and could be forced to pay for damage.
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American League Central race: Twins top Royals in 10 innings, 11-5

Detoit Free Press Jordan Schafer and the Minnesota Twins finally broke it open in the 10th inning.
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