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Revisiting the most important playoff suspensions in NBA histor…

Revisiting the most important playoff suspensions in NBA history

yahoo.com Updated 3 hours ago
Since the NBA started rewarding physical altercations with harsher penalties in the early 1990s, we’ve thankfully seen the league’s players tone down the actual fisticuffs. Whereas former NBA players like Maurice Lucas, Kevin McHale and just about every…
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  • Lions waive rookie offensive lineman

    Lions waive rookie offensive lineman

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    The Lions waived-injured rookie offensive lineman Darius Johnson Tuesday. Johnson had attended the team’s post-draft rookie minicamp as a tryout player and then signed a contract on May 8, at which point the Lions cut offensive tackle Tyrus Thompson, a …
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  • All the latest on Dale Tallon, Pavel Datsyuk and Mike Van Ryn

    All the latest on Dale Tallon, Pavel Datsyuk and Mike Van Ryn

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    Scott Luce has been either the director of scouting or director of player personnel with the Florida Panthers since 2002. And like literally every other person in the talent evaluation business, he has some home runs and he has some skeletons in his clo…
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  • Agent says Datsyuk would like to leave, but wants to make sure …

    Agent says Datsyuk would like to leave, but wants to make sure Red Wings ‘have options’

    thehockeynews.com 7 hours ago
    It will be another two weeks, at the very least, before Pavel Datsyuk has officially made his decision about his future with the Detroit Red Wings. But according to Datsyuk’s agent, the decision won’t come without Datsyuk taking into account what his le…
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  • Steelers, Lions to practice together ahead of preseason game

    Steelers, Lions to practice together ahead of preseason game

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    The Lions did not hold joint practices with other teams in Jim Caldwell’s first two years as the team’s head coach, but that will change this summer. The Lions and Steelers announced that the teams will practice together on August 9 and 10 at Steelers c…
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  • Cabrera Homers Twice to Lift Tigers Over Phillies 5-4

    Cabrera Homers Twice to Lift Tigers Over Phillies 5-4

    nytimes.com 23 hours ago
    Miguel Cabrera is in another one of his slugging grooves, and that's a big reason the Detroit Tigers have rebounded nicely from an awful stretch earlier this month.
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  • Erik Kramer doing well, nine months after suicide attempt

    Erik Kramer doing well, nine months after suicide attempt

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Nine months ago, former Lions and Bears quarterback Erik Kramer bought a gun, checked into a hotel room and shot himself in the head. The bullet passed through his chin, his tongue, his sinus cavity and the top of his head. Kramer, who had been sufferin…
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  • Tigers Beat Rays 9-4 but Zimmermann, Cabrera Hurt

    Tigers Beat Rays 9-4 but Zimmermann, Cabrera Hurt

    nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    Jordan Zimmermann and Miguel Cabrera helped Detroit to a comfortable lead — then they both had to leave with injuries.
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  • Tigers win series vs. Rays; Zimm, Miggy hurt

    Tigers win series vs. Rays; Zimm, Miggy hurt

    MLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    The Tigers took the rubber match of their three-game series against the Rays on Sunday, winning for the sixth time in seven games, but it came at a price. Miguel Cabrera and Jordan Zimmermann both left the game with injuries, but not until after an earl…
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  • Tigers' HRs aid Fulmer's K's in win vs. Rays

    Tigers' HRs aid Fulmer's K's in win vs. Rays

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    James McCann beat his old college teammate, Drew Smyly, for a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, sending his current Tigers teammate, Michael Fulmer, to a victory in Detroit's 5-4 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Comerica Park.
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  • Kiermaier suffers two fractures in left hand

    Kiermaier suffers two fractures in left hand

    MLB.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier left Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Tigers with two fractures in his left hand after diving to try and catch a shallow fly ball to center field in the fifth inning.
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  • Holocaust survivor sings anthem before Tigers tilt

    Holocaust survivor sings anthem before Tigers tilt

    ESPN.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Holocaust survivor sings anthem before Tigers tilt
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  • 100-win dash: Cash honored after milestone

    100-win dash: Cash honored after milestone

    MLB.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Kevin Cash achieved his 100th career managerial win Friday night as the Rays defeated the Tigers, 7-5, at Comerica Park. Cash, 38, reached the milestone in his 201st game as manager of the team, reaching triple digits faster than any skipper in club his…
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  • DiMaggio's 2 knocks help Yanks foil Tigers

    DiMaggio's 2 knocks help Yanks foil Tigers

    MLB.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Joe DiMaggio had two singles in five trips to the plate in the Yankees' 3-2 win in 10 innings on May 21, 1941.
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  • Datsyuk’s agent denies report longtime Red Wing has signed KHL …

    Datsyuk’s agent denies report longtime Red Wing has signed KHL contract

    thehockeynews.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Pavel Datsyuk, his agent and Detroit GM Ken Holland have said on several occasions that Datsyuk won’t be coming to a final decision on his future with the Red Wings until after the World Championship, so imagine the surprise when a report surfaced that …
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  • Slugging Rays keep foot on gas in Detroit

    Slugging Rays keep foot on gas in Detroit

    MLB.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Kevin Kiermaier broke a tie in the sixth inning with a bases-clearing triple, helping send the Rays to their fourth straight win, a 7-5 victory over the Tigers on Friday night at Comerica Park. The victory ended Detroit's four-game winning streak.
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  • Quick hook for Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, who fails to go dee…

    Quick hook for Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, who fails to go deep -- again

    ESPN.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Quick hook for Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, who fails to go deep -- again
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  • No Hail Mary needed: Packers crush Lions on Twitter with one go…

    No Hail Mary needed: Packers crush Lions on Twitter with one good tweet

    ESPN.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    No Hail Mary needed: Packers crush Lions on Twitter with one good tweet
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  • Matthew Stafford doesn’t think Calvin Johnson’s ever coming bac…

    Matthew Stafford doesn’t think Calvin Johnson’s ever coming back

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    While Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson walking away from football at the age of 30 surprised many people, his quarterback wasn’t among them. During an interview with WJR-AM, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said he had a suspicion Johnson was leanin…
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  • Video - Lions expect competition on defense, new targets on offense 03:00

    Lions expect competition on defense, new targets on offense

    May 23
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein looks at Detroit's OTA priorities.
  • Video - Who are the best under-the-radar NFL rookies? 01:59

    Who are the best under-the-radar NFL rookies?

    May 15
    ESPN analyst Field Yates examines some of the incoming NFL rookies drafted outside of the first round who could still have a huge impact for their teams.
  • Video - How much of a concern should gambling be if Raiders move to Vegas... 01:29

    How much of a concern should gambling be if Raiders move to Vegas...

    May 12
    Ian Fitzsimmons says the fact the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints play home games right next to casinos proves gambling won't be an issue if the Raiders end up moving to Las Vegas.
  • Video - A'Shawn Robinson: Learning a lot about 'amazing' Lions history 00:58

    A'Shawn Robinson: Learning a lot about 'amazing' Lions history

    May 10
    The rookie defensive tackle explains the franchise giving him a history lesson about the Lions.