Detroit Sports News and Rumors
5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were “just OK”
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A hot goalie can take his team deep into the playoffs, but a cold one can also go pretty far with a strong enough team in front of him. A goaltender has won the Conn Smythe Trophy six out of the last 20 years, but we’ve also seen some pretty mediocre pe…Share Tweet
The Houston Astros entered play on Saturday with the third highest winning percentage in MLB. Third! Needless to say, they've been the biggest and/or most pleasant surprise in the entire league, and they've done it by doing everything well. That include…Share Tweet
Iglesias day to day with left knee contusionMLB.com 19 hours agoTigers shortstop Jose Iglesias left Saturday's game against Houston in the fifth inning with a contusion to his left knee and is day to day, according to the club.Share Tweet
Detroit's dynamic double-play duo at it againMLB.com 22 hours agoTigers middle infielders Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias have made a habit of combining for spectacular double plays. On Saturday afternoon against the Astros, the duo dazzled again.Share Tweetnytimes.com May 22 (yesterday)J.D. Martinez’s three-run shot supported Alfredo Simon’s strong pitching over seven innings as Detroit knocked off visiting Houston, 6-2.Share TweetFormer Detroit Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman said Friday he can see why Mike Babcock is now coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. "I wasn't surprised Mike left Detroit," Bowman told the Edmonton Journal. "The offers were high in Buffalo (and Toront...Share Tweet
Trying next step, Verlander to throw sim gameMLB.com May 22 (yesterday)Six weeks after Justin Verlander threw a simulated game and fell short of his goal, he's scheduled to throw another one. He'll face a group of Tigers hitters Tuesday afternoon in Oakland, where Detroit faces the A's next week, as he tries the next step …Share TweetNHL.com May 22 (2 days ago)DETROIT - A day after being introduced as the new coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock was back in Detroit, speaking with reporters in the Red Wings' dressing room. In what was something of a farewell address to the organization and...Share TweetIt’s been an eventful few weeks for Detroit Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin. First, he suited up for 10 games for the United States at the World Championship in Czech Republic, helping the team capture a silver medal at the tournament. Then he decided t…Share TweetNHL.com May 22 (2 days ago)MOSCOW - Former Detroit Red Wings star Slava Fetisov has called for Russia to reintroduce Soviet-style restrictions to prevent promising young hockey players from moving to the NHL. Fetisov, who is now a senator in Russia, tells Russia's R-Sp...Share Tweet
Tucker finds perfect time for first homerMLB.com May 21 (3 days ago)The Astros have had a habit of hitting home runs this season, and Thursday afternoon's 6-5, 11-inning loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park was no different. Preston Tucker forced extras with the first home run of his Major League career, going deep off c…Share Tweet
McCann Hits Leadoff HR in 11th, Sends Tigers Over Astrosnytimes.com May 21 (3 days ago)James McCann hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 11th inning Thursday, lifting the Detroit Tigers over the Houston Astros 6-5 Thursday.Share Tweetyahoo.com May 21 (3 days ago)Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is a fine looking gentleman. No one denies this. During most games, the announcers will often mention that he looks like he could still play. During a recent Sunday Night Baseball telecast, Curt Schilling even talked a…Share Tweet
Someone on the Tigers thinks manager Brad Ausmus is 'dreamy'yahoo.com May 21 (3 days ago)Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is a fine looking gentleman. No one denies this. During most games, the announcers will often mention that he looks like he could still play. During a recent Sunday Night Baseball telecast, Curt Schilling even talked a…Share Tweet
Bush looking forward to 'fresh start' with 49ersMay 21ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez discusses running back Reggie Bush's desire to contribute in San Francisco, which was evident when he fielded punts during OTAs -- something he hasn't done in a game since 2011.
Lions' backup receivers ready to compete for jobsMay 16ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein says the addition of Lance Moore and Greg Salas means there will be plenty of competition to back up Detroit's pair of Pro Bowl wide receivers.
Dolphins cleared of Suh-related tamperingMay 13Jarrett Bell discusses why the NFL cleared the Miami Dolphins of tampering in their pursuit of free-agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.
Lions sign WR Lance MooreMay 12Ryan Clark discusses how wide receiver Lance Moore, who just signed a one-year deal with Detroit, will be able to contribute to the Lions' offense.
2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors learning what it takes to be cha…May 21Steve Kerr is trying to impress upon his inexperienced Warriors just how hard the playoffs can be, without them actually proving it by adding to the degree of difficulty.
NBA Playoffs 2015 - Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets going small …May 21The Western Conference finals are downsizing. And while Houston has no problem going small, it might be playing right into Golden State's hand.
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