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Tigers prospect makes glorious barehanded over-the-shoulder cat…

Tigers prospect makes glorious barehanded over-the-shoulder catch

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
Your browser does not support iframes. There have been some fantastic minor league catches lately, with dudes grabbing balls at the wall and flipping over fences to get the out. This minor league catch, from Detroit Tigers shortstop prospect Dixon Macha…
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  • Detroit Lions place Brandon Pettigrew on PUP to get to 75-man c…

    Detroit Lions place Brandon Pettigrew on PUP to get to 75-man cutdown

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com 32 minutes ago
    Detroit Lions place Brandon Pettigrew on PUP to get to 75-man cutdown
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  • AL Wild Card contenders tighten race

    AL Wild Card contenders tighten race

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    With August nearing a close, the American League Wild Card race is heating up. The Red Sox and Orioles have held down the two spots for much of the month, but five other clubs -- the Tigers, Astros, Royals, Mariners and Yankees -- are knocking at the do…
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  • New 'Dancing' season will include quiet man Calvin Johnson

    New 'Dancing' season will include quiet man Calvin Johnson

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    Calvin Johnson may have been the quietest NFL superstar in recent memory. Other than his sensational play, he did little, if anything, to draw attention to himself, and his typically understated retirement earlier this year – there was no farewell press…
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  • Saltalamacchia's HR Lifts Tigers Over White Sox 4-3

    Saltalamacchia's HR Lifts Tigers Over White Sox 4-3

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Jarrod Saltalamacchia's drive was so high in the air, it was fair to doubt whether it had the right trajectory to clear the wall in right-center field.
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  • Maybin aggravates thumb injury; X-rays negative

    Maybin aggravates thumb injury; X-rays negative

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Just when the Tigers seemed to be turning the corner on their lengthy injured list, Cameron Maybin re-injured his sprained left thumb. The speedy center fielder left Monday's game against the White Sox with a left thumb contusion after sliding into seco…
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  • Lions Trim Roster Cutting 10 Players; Placing Long Snapper Jimm…

    Lions Trim Roster Cutting 10 Players; Placing Long Snapper Jimmy Landes on IR

    The Lions have cleared 11 players from their roster, leaving them three moves shy of the 75-man limit that will be imposed by the NFL at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. Tight end Matthew Mulligan and cornerback Crezdon Butler were among th…
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  • Lions cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartz

    Lions cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartz

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    The Lions are clearly going younger on the offensive line, and General Manager Bob Quinn isn’t afraid to cut bait on guys he’s recently signed. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartz today…
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  • Ravens expected to lose Kenneth Dixon for four weeks with torn …

    Ravens expected to lose Kenneth Dixon for four weeks with torn MCL

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    After rookie running back Kenneth Dixon hurt his knee during Saturday night’s game against the Lions, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that he didn’t think it was an overly serious injury. That’s easy to say when it isn’t your knee, but Dixon’s injury is…
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  • Lions' 53-man roster projection includes DTs Khyri Thornto…

    Lions' 53-man roster projection includes DTs Khyri Thornton, Caraun Reid

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Lions' 53-man roster projection includes DTs Khyri Thornton, Caraun Reid
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  • 49ers cut Erik Pears, reportedly trade for Jeremy Kerley

    49ers cut Erik Pears, reportedly trade for Jeremy Kerley

    profootballtalk.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    The 49ers made a trade on Saturday when they sent cornerback Kenneth Acker to the Chiefs and they’ve reportedly made another one on Sunday. According to multiple reports, the Niners have traded guard Brandon Thomas to the Lions for wide receiver Jeremy …
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  • Colts sign Stevan Ridley

    Colts sign Stevan Ridley

    profootballtalk.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    Veteran running back Stevan Ridley has his new team. The Colts announced today that they have signed Ridley, who was cut by the Lions last week. Ridley once looked like a budding star in the NFL, having gained 1,263 yards for the Patriots in 2012, his s…
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  • Korean pitcher's pickoff attempt goes dangerously wrong

    Korean pitcher's pickoff attempt goes dangerously wrong

    yahoo.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)
    Lim Chang-yong’s wild pickoff throw nearly hits Oh Jae-won. (@MyKBO on Twitter) There’s not a lot of context to this scary highlight from the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO). Most of what we know for sure is what we see, and that’s Kia Tigers pitcher…
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  • Anquan Boldin on Kaepernick: Respect his opinion, even if you d…

    Anquan Boldin on Kaepernick: Respect his opinion, even if you disagree

    profootballtalk.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)
    Lions receiver Anquan Boldin is one of the NFL’s most respected veteran players and was chosen as the Walter Payton Man of the Year this year. Boldin also played with Colin Kaepernick for three years in San Francisco. So Boldin’s views on Kaepernick’s r…
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  • V-Mart, J.D., Ausmus, Joyner ejected in 4-inning span

    V-Mart, J.D., Ausmus, Joyner ejected in 4-inning span

    MLB.com Aug 28 (3 days ago)
    What began with a called third strike on James McCann became a long, antagonistic night between the Tigers and home-plate umpire Mike Everitt, who ejected designated hitter Victor Martinez, hitting coach Wally Joyner, manager Brad Ausmus and right field…
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  • Ejection Night: 4 Tigers Tossed vs Angels, Win Streak Ends

    Ejection Night: 4 Tigers Tossed vs Angels, Win Streak Ends

    nytimes.com Aug 28 (3 days ago)
    Unhappy because they felt the calls weren't being made evenly, the Detroit Tigers expressed their displeasure — several times.
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  • Ravens Get Back Flacco, Lose Watson in 30-9 Rout of Lions

    Ravens Get Back Flacco, Lose Watson in 30-9 Rout of Lions

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    The night was supposed to be about the long-awaited returns of quarterback Joe Flacco and linebacker Terrell Suggs.
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  • Ravens' Joe Flacco answers all the questions vs. Lions in …

    Ravens' Joe Flacco answers all the questions vs. Lions in first game back

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Ravens' Joe Flacco answers all the questions vs. Lions in first game back
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  • Tigers' Martinez ejected, tosses helmet on field

    Tigers' Martinez ejected, tosses helmet on field

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Tigers' Martinez ejected, tosses helmet on field
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  • NFL hands out $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in preseaso…

    NFL hands out $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in preseason

    profootballtalk.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    The NFL starts handing out real fines before the players are receiving real paychecks. The league office has confirmed to PFT two players who have already received $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in the preseason: Kerry Hyder of the Lions and John…
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  • Tigers' Justin Verlander rises to occasion with playoff ra…

    Tigers' Justin Verlander rises to occasion with playoff race heating up

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)
    Tigers' Justin Verlander rises to occasion with playoff race heating up
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  • Video - Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field 00:57

    Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field

    Jul 26
    Louis Riddick and Ed Werder break down the value WR Anquan Boldin will bring to the Lions on a one-year deal.
  • Video - Dolphins, Lions best fit for Foster 01:18

    Dolphins, Lions best fit for Foster

    Jul 18
    The NFL Insiders crew breaks down where free agent RB Arian Foster should sign this season.
  • Video - Lions offense still has issues to work out in training camp 01:30

    Lions offense still has issues to work out in training camp

    Jul 18
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down why Calvin Johnson's retirement and offensive line retooling will be the focal points in Detroit's training camp.
  • Video - Training camp 60 second preview 01:07

    Training camp 60 second preview

    Jul 16
    NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers your NFL training camp primer.