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Playoff watch: Royals maintain lead in AL Central; M's keep pace with Tigers

Detoit Free Press Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City...
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Josh Katzenstein's game-by-game Lions forecast

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Lions beat writer Josh Katzenstein takes a game-by-game look at the Lions' regular-season schedule and offers up his predictions.
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Lions Gab: Defense, offense will be less predictable this season

Detoit Free Press After two savagely disappointing seasons, there is not much optimism surrounding the Lions at the national level, while last week I pegged the Lions for a 9-7 record. While nobody knows what the...
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Lions scouting report: Secondary primary concern for defense

Detoit Free Press There's no question the weak link in the defense is a secondary that bid farewell to Chris Houston last year and is counting on Darius Slay and Rashean Mathis as its starting cornerbacks this fall.
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2014 could mark final year with the Lions for Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — As the Lions approach the 2014 season, there's a chance it could be the final year for both Suh and Fairley in Detroit — a duo they drafted in back-to-back years hoping to solidify the...
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Lions benefit from harsh lessons Jeremy Ross learned

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Jeremy Ross called for a fair catch on his first NFL punt return for the Packers in Week 16 of 2012. On his second, he returned the ball 58 yards to the 7. But in the divisional round of the 2012...
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Lions' offensive upgrades have been well-received

The Detroit News (Rod Beard- The Detroit News) — With Reggie Bush and Joique Bell in the backfield and catching depth with Golden Tate, Eric Ebron, Kevin Ogletree, Ryan Broyles and Jeremy Ross, the Lions might have their most potent offense...
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Lions QB Matthew Stafford, coach Jim Caldwell share one mission: Win now

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — It's a new day for Caldwell, and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, too. The Lions hired Caldwell in part because of his decade of experience working with Peyton Manning in Indianapolis. If...
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Lions then and now: Comparing the Caldwell and Schwartz regimes

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — A look at the potential and expected changes from the Jim Schwartz Lions coaching regime to the new era of Jim Caldwell.
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Megatron: 'I believe this is our best chance' to win championship

Detoit Free Press 'You've got to buy into the coaches' philosophy, and we have. I believe that everybody is doing exactly what the coaches want us to do, and if we're not, if something is not like he wants it, he's...
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Playoff watch: Royals maintain lead in AL Central

Detoit Free Press Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City...
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Ticker: Jim Harbaugh won't stand for domestic violence on 49ers

Detoit Free Press 'You ask me how I feel about domestic violence. I can be very clear about that,' Harbaugh said on KNBR-AM in San Francisco. 'If someone physically abuses a woman and/or physically or mentally...
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Lions eager to be on Monday night stage

The Detroit News (Rod Beard and Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The Lions hadn't been the Monday night stage in more than a decade before 2011, when they beat the Bears, 24-13, at a raucous Ford Field.
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Biggest fines in NFL history (with ex-Lions making appearance)

Detoit Free Press Colts owner Jim Irsay's $500,000 fine is one of the largest the NFL has ever handed out:
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Lions' Calvin Johnson says this is the year

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The All-Pro receiver, however, believes this is the season the Lions reach their goal — a Super Bowl — thanks to the talent and the addition of coach Jim Caldwell.
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HockeyFest tickets still available

Detoit Free Press The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., includes player and alumni autograph sessions, a tour of the locker room and the press box, interactive hockey games, question-and-answer sessions,...
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Lions defense: Three storylines, newcomers to watch

Detoit Free Press Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett addresses three issues that could define the season, plus three newcomers to watch on the defensive side.
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Stafford, Lions know they must keep pace with NFC North offenses

Detoit Free Press The Bears were second in points scored last season. The Packers tied for eighth. The Lions were 13th. Even the dreadful Vikings were no slouches and tied for 14th. 'There's some great offenses in...
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Game thread: Lobstein, Tigers take on Indians in Cleveland

Detoit Free Press Live, FSD: The Detroit Tigers look to improve to 2-0 in the month of September as they play the Cleveland Indians tonight at Progressive Field. Kyle Lobstein is making his second career MLB start...
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Nancy Kaffer: Don't blame Upton, Verlander or Lawrence in nude photo leak

Detoit Free Press That a woman controls her own body remains a challenging concept for some - that the female form doesn't exist solely to satisfy the male gaze. The celebrities whose accounts were hacked are the...
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Blog Articles

Detroit 4, Cleveland 2: Why the Tigers won Tuesday

Detoit Free Press In his first big-league start last Thursday, Tigers rookie left-hander Kyle Lobstein didn't strike out anyone against the Yankees. On Tuesday night, in his second big-league start, Lobstein...
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Detroit 4, Cleveland 2: J.D. Martinez comes through with elusive big hit

Detoit Free Press The Detroit Tigers stood two outs away from a fate they hadn't suffered in at least 100 years.
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Playoff watch: Royals maintain lead in AL Central; M's keep pace with Tigers

Detoit Free Press Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City...
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Miggy passes Baines, Walker; Dombrowski saw them all from start

Detoit Free Press When he hit his 383rd and 384th home runs Monday, Miguel Cabrera caught Harold Baines on the all-time list and passed Larry Walker. And to learn about Baines and Walker, Detroit Tigers president...
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Tigers note: Collins' first HR comes off familiar face from minors

Detoit Free Press It might seem strange that it felt just like old times when a player hit his first major league home run. But that was the case for the Tigers' Tyler Collins.
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Shawn Windsor: Dantonio built MSU program to enter big game stage

Detoit Free Press Mark Dantonio knew his team wasn't ready to compete with Oregon when he OK'd scheduling the game five years ago. He bet on himself and his program anyway. Now look where we are, four days from...
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Lottery results for Wednesday, September 3 for Indiana

Detoit Free Press Winning Indiana lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, September 3
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Lottery results for Wednesday, September 3 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, September 3
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Lottery results for Wednesday, September 3 for Ohio

Detoit Free Press Winning Ohio lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, September 3
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Lions Gab: Defense, offense will be less predictable this season

Detoit Free Press After two savagely disappointing seasons, there is not much optimism surrounding the Lions at the national level, while last week I pegged the Lions for a 9-7 record. While nobody knows what the...
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MSU vs. Oregon: Both coaches can't contain excitement for matchup

Detoit Free Press From separate time zones with different things to get them riled up, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and Oregon coach Mark Helfrich sounded Tuesday like they wished it were Saturday.
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Lions scouting report: Secondary primary concern for defense

Detoit Free Press There's no question the weak link in the defense is a secondary that bid farewell to Chris Houston last year and is counting on Darius Slay and Rashean Mathis as its starting cornerbacks this fall.
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U.S. Ebola survivor: 'I felt like I was about to die'

Detoit Free Press In an interview with NBC News, Dr. Kent Brantly said he feared his death and told a nurse: 'I don't know how long I can keep this up.'
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Megatron: 'I believe this is our best chance' to win championship

Detoit Free Press 'You've got to buy into the coaches' philosophy, and we have. I believe that everybody is doing exactly what the coaches want us to do, and if we're not, if something is not like he wants it, he's...
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Caption this: Will Ferrel at the U.S. Open

Detoit Free Press How would you caption this photo of comedian Will Ferrell watching the U.S. Open? E-mail us your best ideas by 2 p.m. Thursday to captionthis@freepress.com or post them at www.ABetterMichigan.com....
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Recruiting: N.C. D-lineman boosts U-M's 2015 ranking

Detoit Free Press The 6-foot-4, 283-pounder is the No. 42 overall player and No. 6 defensive tackle (though he'll play end at Michigan) in the country according to Rivals.com. He is the eleventh commitment in the...
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Playoff watch: Royals maintain lead in AL Central

Detoit Free Press Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City...
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MSU's Dantonio, on Big Ten's perception issues, more

Detoit Free Press MSU coach Mark Dantonio hit on a few topics at his Tuesday news conference:
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U-M's opponent: Time away gives Notre Dame QB Golson an edge

Detoit Free Press The quarterback who led the Irish to the January 2013 BCS national title game as a redshirt freshman spent his semester out of school working with quarterback guru George Whitfield in California....
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Man leads cops on chase on I-94, Lodge Freeway

Detoit Free Press Detroit Police Sgt. Eren Stephens said the man was arrested Tuesday night and no one was hurt during the chase.
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