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Red Wings sign Landon Ferraro to two-way contract

The Detroit News (Ted Kulfan- The Detroit News) — Ferraro, 22, made his NHL debut with the Red Wings last season, playing four games with no points, while averaging almost nine minutes of ice time.
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Red Wings defensemen: Shut out in free-agency, Detroit still seeks balance

The Detroit News (Ted Kulfan- The Detroit News) — There were defensemen on the free-agent market who could have filled the void — Matt Niskanen, Dan Boyle and Anton Stralman. But each chose to sign elsewhere.
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Advanced analytics intrigues Babcock

NHL.com Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is of the belief that the more information he can gather the better he will be at evaluating and running his team. That's why Babcock is interested in the growing...
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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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Red Wings forwards: Health should bring happiness to team, its fans

The Detroit News (Ted Kulfan- The Detroit News) — Gustav Nyquist, Tomas Tatar, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco and Luke Glendening all either made their NHL debuts — or earned their first consistent playing time — and all were impressive.
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Previewing the East: Buffalo

NHL.com (Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com) —
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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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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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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

Detoit 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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Ticker: Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron (77) feels underrated by Madden

Detoit Free Press Eric Ebron- who reported with other Lions rookies - doesn't play Madden, but he was still disappointed to learn his initial player rating was just a 77 on the new edition of the video game.
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Red Wings Firsts: Xavier Ouellet

NHL.com DETROIT – Xavier Ouellet’s time in Detroit last season may have been short, but it was very sweet.The 20-year-old was called up from the Grand Rapids Griffins on Oct. 21 and made his NHL debut...
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After predictable outrage, Tony Dungy clarifies Michael Sam comments (video)

Detoit Free Press Tony Dungy clarifies his comments about why he wouldn't draft Michael Sam, but should anyone be surprised by what he said in the first place?
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Submit questions now for live chat with Lions writer Dave Birkett

Detoit Free Press Dave will be here at 11 a.m. to answer your questions about the team, the coming season and more. What would you like to know?
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Blog Articles

Red Wings Re-sign Landon Ferraro

Octopus Thrower (Howard Ward) — Today the Red Wings have announced they have signed restricted free agent center Landon Ferraro to a 1 year two-way deal.  Landon Has appeared in 4 NHL games for the Detroit red Wings while...
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Getting to Know the NHL Rulebook: Referees

Winging it in Motown (uvgt2bkdnme) — NHL Official Rules 2013-14 (PDF) Rule 30 - Appointment of Officials 30.1 Appointment of Officials by Commissioner : The Commissioner shall appoint the Referees, the Linesmen, Video Goal Judge...
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Can Mattias Backman Make an Impact in 14-15′?

Octopus Thrower (Howard Ward) — In 2011 in the fifth round of the NHL draft the Detroit Red Wings selected with the 146 overall pick 6’1″ 175lbs Mattias Backman.  The same draft year that saw the Red Wings Select...
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Detroit Red Wings Links Of The Week

Octopus Thrower (Peter Fish) — Red Wings News Detroit Red Wings not close on signing Tomas Tatar, Danny DeKeyser yet – Detroit Free Press Both players will be back in Detroit next season and there is still time to...
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Loyalty to Team or Player?

Winging it in Motown (wingedoctopus) — The UFA rush is mostly over, and if you're the type of hardcore hockey fan that reads hockey blogs in late July, you know that means it's officially now RFA season. Sure, most of the guys who...
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Quick Hits: Great, Healthy, And Expensive Players

Winging it in Motown (Detroitnr1) — Red Wings News Red Wings forwards: Health should bring happiness to team, its fans | The Detroit News If the Wings can be relatively healthy next season, that is already an automatic upgrade...
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Detroit Red Wings Searching For An Analytics Guru?

Octopus Thrower (Peter Fish) — The Toronto Maple Leafs hired analytic guru Kyle Dubas to be their assistant GM after spending three years as the GM of the OHL’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Now it seems the Detroit Red...
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Strangers help student stay in college after mom's death

Detoit Free Press Her mother committed suicide. Her father lost his job. Cassie Wessely thought her days at Vanderbilt University were over.
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Sentencing for Macomb County man who beat toddler to death

Detoit Free Press A Washington Township man is to be sentenced to life in prison without parole today in the death of his former girlfriend's 2-year-old son.
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Farmington Hills Medal of Honor recipient on new U.S. stamp folio

Detoit Free Press Robert Simanek will be will be honored on the U.S. Postal Service's Korean War Medal of Honor Prestige Folio.
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Pontiac man charged with driving drunk in fatal crash faces hearing today

Detoit Free Press Anthony Ramirez, 21, is charged with drunken driving, causing a death, and fleeing and eluding police. His front seat passenger, Brandee Sharleen Herritt, 22, the mother of a one-year-old child,...
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Arizona inmate gasped for breath 600 times during botched 2-hour execution

Detoit Free Press The execution of a convicted murderer in Arizona on Wednesday took nearly two hours, confirming concerns that had been raised by his attorneys about a controversial drug used by the state.
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Jack White, Neil Young to headline Farm Aid

Detoit Free Press Jack White, Neil Young and Willie Nelson will meet up on Sept. 13 for the annual Farm Aid benefit concert.
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New documents detail VA mistreatment of vets

Detoit Free Press Newly released documents detail startling findings of veteran mistreatment.
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Man accused of helping move body of dead Detroit mom to be in court today

Detoit Free Press Alicia Fox, whose two children are missing, was found fatally shot last month in an abandoned Detroit home on Penrod, authorities have said. Timothy Jones, 28, is charged with being an accessory...
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U.S. unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

Detoit Free Press The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in eight years.
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NSFW? New 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer released

Detoit Free Press The new trailer for 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is here. 'Today' unveiled it this morning.
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Fighting rages in Gaza amid cease-fire efforts

Detoit Free Press Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid international efforts to broker a cease-fire.
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Detroit Red Wings Fans Wanted – Octopus Thrower Looking For Writers

Octopus Thrower (Tim Redinger) — Passion. Drive. Creativity. A love of the game.  All things that describe you and your love for the Detroit Red Wings right? Our goal at FanSided has always been to provide enough quality content...
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Planes with remains of Malaysia Airlines victimsleave Ukraine

Detoit Free Press The planes departed for the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a UN team to secure the crash scene, which has been controlled by pro-Russian...
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