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Lions’ Stephen Tulloch hurts himself celebrating

Lions’ Stephen Tulloch hurts himself celebrating

profootballtalk.com Updated 29 minutes ago
Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch has pulled a Gramatica. Tulloch jumped up and down celebrating a big play today against the Packers, but he came down too hard and fell awkwardly, appearing to hurt his leg. It was reminiscent of the infamous Bill Gramat…
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  • Stephen Tulloch injures self while celebrating teammate's so-so…

    Stephen Tulloch injures self while celebrating teammate's so-so play

    yahoo.com 9 minutes ago
    Most Detroit Lions play ever? Linebacker Stephen Tulloch, who actually is a pretty darned good player, decided that he needed to celebrate teammate Ziggy Ansah's tackle. After a two-yard gain. A good play. Not a great one. The problem? Tulloch came down…
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  • Bryan Bulaga returns for Packers

    Bryan Bulaga returns for Packers

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    DETROIT -- With the Detroit Lions' secondary in tatters, the Green Bay Packers should be able to move the ball through the air if they can protect quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Having right tackle Bryan Bulaga should help that. Bulaga was declared active f…
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  • Roundup: Brewers Top Pirates to Trim Gap in Race

    Roundup: Brewers Top Pirates to Trim Gap in Race

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    The Brewers edged the Pirates, 1-0, to gain ground in the race for the second National League wild-card spot. They are three and a half games back.
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  • Lions Cut Ogletree, Call Up Seisay

    Lions Cut Ogletree, Call Up Seisay

    The Detroit Lions have released wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and signed cornerback Mohammed Seisay off the practice squad.
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  • Pitched battle goes to man with most weapons

    Pitched battle goes to man with most weapons

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    The score was 3-2, and the Tigers' second straight win over the Royals on Saturday seemingly came down to a few key plays. And it did. But it also came about because Max Scherzer masterfully used his four-pitch arsenal to confound the Kansas City batter…
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  • Salvador Perez's baserunning error confuses umpires, proves cos…

    Salvador Perez's baserunning error confuses umpires, proves costly for Royals

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    This weekend's Tigers-Royals series definitely has a postseason feel to it. And really, what's a postseason series without something bizarre or controversial happening? We definitely saw one of the strangest, most confusing plays of the season in Saturd…
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  • Tigers shake Royals to boost AL Central lead

    Tigers shake Royals to boost AL Central lead

    Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.
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  • Umpires' reversal removes Royals' run in sixth

    Umpires' reversal removes Royals' run in sixth

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    After further review, a Tigers middle infield calamity became a game-changing escape. However, it wasn't replay, but an umpires' conference that ruled Salvador Perez never tagged up for the Royals' would-be go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their AL C…
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  • Willingham bats third with Cain getting break

    Willingham bats third with Cain getting break

    MLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Lorenzo Cain has gone 9-for-28 (.321) in the Royals' homestand, but he was not in the No. 3 spot in Saturday's starting lineup against the Tigers. Instead, Josh Willingham batted third as the designated hitter. There were a couple of reasons, according …
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  • Postseason Picture for Saturday, Sept. 20

    Postseason Picture for Saturday, Sept. 20

    MLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    The Tigers and Royals have staged a summer-long battle for the American League Central, and it's a fair bet their three-game set this weekend will go a long way toward determining the outcome. If that's the case, Detroit made quite the opening statement…
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  • Tigers' bats blast Royals to stretch Central lead

    Tigers' bats blast Royals to stretch Central lead

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Justin Verlander fired 7 1/3 strong innings, while Ian Kinsler's two-run homer capped a five-run fifth that sealed the first-place Tigers' 10-1 win over the Royals on Friday night.
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  • Detroit Red Wings enter 2014-15 season hoping for better health…

    Detroit Red Wings enter 2014-15 season hoping for better health than last season

    thehockeynews.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    Detroit Red Wings enter 2014-15 season hoping for better health than last season
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  • Avila remains out for Tigers; Sanchez better

    Avila remains out for Tigers; Sanchez better

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    Tigers catcher Alex Avila remained sidelined by concussion-like symptoms Friday, and manager Brad Ausmus was uncertain when the veteran backstop will be able to return to the lineup.
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  • Vaughn, Waddle out for Lions vs. Packers

    Vaughn, Waddle out for Lions vs. Packers

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    The Detroit Lions will be without their third starting slot cornerback in as many weeks. Cassius Vaughn, who was slated to take over for Nevin Lawson after he took over for Bill Bentley, is out Sunday against Green Bay with an ankle injury after missing…
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  • Know the enemy: Lions on Jordy Nelson

    Know the enemy: Lions on Jordy Nelson

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Since coming into the NFL, Jordy Nelson has been a good target for Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers. This season, though, the former Kansas State receiver has been playing at an even higher level. Through two games, Nelson is lead…
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  • How Lions will handle injuries at nickel

    How Lions will handle injuries at nickel

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Detroit’s injury-go-corner is continuing to spin. What began as a comfortable position entering the season with the improving Bill Bentley turned into a question mark with Nevin Lawson when Bentley suffered a torn ACL. Then Lawson su…
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  • The top 10 goalies most likely to have a down year

    The top 10 goalies most likely to have a down year

    thehockeynews.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    No one has ever understood goaltenders. From Hall of Fame puker Glenn Hall to wall-kicking Josh Harding, they’re a breed apart and considering the dangerous occupation they chose, perhaps they can be forgiven for their eccentricities. Recently, it’s bee…
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  • Lions vs. Packers preview

    Lions vs. Packers preview

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    It is a rivalry filled with dirtbags, scumbags, stomps and a winning streak going on longer than some NFL rookies have been alive. And that is just the past few decades. Whenever the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions play each other, something ends up…
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  • Video - Tigers Hold Off Royals After Overturned Play 00:54

    Tigers Hold Off Royals After Overturned Play

    Sep 20
    The Tigers beat the Royals 3-2 to extent their lead in the AL Central.
  • Video - ESPN Sport Science: Alex Avila Caught In The Net 01:36

    ESPN Sport Science: Alex Avila Caught In The Net

    Sep 20
    Tigers catcher Alex Avila's leaping catch into the backstop netting earns MLB Play of the Week honors.
  • Video - Tigers Up 10-0 After Kinsler's Homer 00:09

    Tigers Up 10-0 After Kinsler's Homer

    Sep 19
    Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler hits a home run that just stays fair to left versus the Royals.
  • Video - My Wish: Detroit Tigers 05:43

    My Wish: Detroit Tigers

    Sep 19
    The Detroit Tigers grant a very special wish to a young man who battled melanoma with love of baseball.

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