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Montero's heroics leave D-backs atop seesaw affair
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David Peralta tied a D-backs club record with two triples Tuesday night. Both were a key to Arizona's 5-4 victory over the American League Central-leading Tigers, but it was Miguel Montero's two-run, two-out bases loaded single in the eighth that proved…Upvote Share Tweet
Arizona Rallies for 5-4 Win Over Detroitnytimes.com 9 hours agoAaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: Defensive linedetnews.com 10 hours agoDespite two lackluster seasons statistically, the Lions' strength on defense will again be up front, and as new coordinator Teryl Austin installs his new scheme, increased blitzes could lead to improves stats.Upvote Share Tweet
D-backs send Ross back to DL with left calf strainMLB.com 16 hours agoD-backs right fielder Cody Ross is back on the 15-day disabled list, this time because of a left calf strain. He was replaced on the roster prior to Tuesday night's game against the Tigers by Alfredo Marte.Upvote Share TweetBeing NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year might be the dream accomplishment for Lions first-round tight end Eric Ebron, but his goals for 2014 are related to the team and its fans more than his statistics.Upvote Share Tweetdetnews.com 20 hours agoOn Tuesday, Dungy, a native of Jackson, Michigan, sought to bring clarification to his comments, including the full context and timing of his interview.Upvote Share TweetRon Jaworski on Matthew Stafford: 'On talent alone he should be in the top 10 of this ranking, but I have to put him down at No. 16 because he missed too many throws.'Upvote Share TweetThree long-time and respected NFL owners have died in recent months, including Lions owner William Clay Ford. The Lions will honor Ford in 2014 with a uniform patch bearing his initials, via Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com. Ford’s wife, Martha, now owns t…Upvote Share Tweetdetnews.com 24 hours agoWhile the next few weeks will be grueling with practice six days per week and daily meetings, sixth-round pick TJ Jones said he's excited for his first NFL camp.Upvote Share TweetTorii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list, and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: Linebackersdetnews.com Jul 22 (yesterday)With defensive coordinator Teryl Austin taking over, the Lions will be much more aggressive, and that likely means the linebackers will blitz much more than the past few seasons.Upvote Share Tweet
Ilitches release details on plans for developments centred on new Detroit Red Wings arenathehockeynews.com Jul 22 (yesterday)Ilitches release details on plans for developments centred on new Detroit Red Wings arenaUpvote Share Tweet
Former D-back Scherzer returns to Chase FieldMLB.com Jul 21 (yesterday)Despite being traded in the three-team deal that sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, Max Scherzer doesn't hold any grudges toward the D-backs. Since he was dealt to the Tigers, he has blossomed from a prospect into a bona fide Major League ace.Upvote Share Tweet
Chamberlain's Arm and Beard Fitting in With Tigersnytimes.com Jul 21 (yesterday)The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Stan Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He’ll Likely Stay With Pistonsdimemag.com Jul 21 (yesterday)New coach and president of basketball operations for the Pistons Stan Van Gundy has a lot of work to do with a team that finished 31-51 after a pair of marquee signings last summer. The biggest one featured the free agent acquisition of hybrid forward J…Upvote Share TweetThe Lions introduced four 'fan plans' that include tickets to at least one premium game this season, but the packages require the purchase of tickets to the Big Ten vs. ACC bowl game on Dec. 26 at Ford Field.Upvote Share Tweet
Red Wings announce new arena plans; NHL and HBO talk '24/7'; Bruins' excess of d-men (Puck Headlines)yahoo.com Jul 21 (yesterday)Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • "Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping tra…Upvote Share Tweet
Joique Bell tweets Lions will practice at Wayne State on July 30Bell may have spoiled a team secret about the site of one training camp practice. On Monday afternoon, Bell tweeted the Lions will hold a practice at Wayne State — his alma mater — on July 30, the third day of training camp.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions running back Joique Bell's sister gets kidney transplant after 7-year waitRunning back Joique Bell posted a photo on Instagram on Sunday showing that his older sister, Ambie Bell-Clayton, received a kidney transplant after a seven-year wait.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21 (yesterday)Torii Hunter hit an otherwise unremarkable home run Sunday, one that extended a lead for the Detroit Tigers in a 5-1 victory against the Cleveland Indians. It was the struggle for the souvenir that was most notable about Hunter's two-run blast in the bo…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Wings Generously Agree To Accept Huge Sums Of Money From Publicdeadspin.com Jul 21 (yesterday)Yesterday, the Detroit Red Wings unveiled plans for their brand new publicly subsidized $450 million arena development. The arena, which promises to include $200 million additional investments in mixed-used development, will break ground in September. T…Upvote Share Tweet
Hard to choose sides when it comes to Detroit’s futurethehockeynews.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)“Seen that side of town/everybody’s always down. Why? Because they can’t get up.” - Fugazi How much do the Red Wings mean to Detroit? A silly question perhaps, but one residents of the city are being confronted with as the Ilitch family, which owns the …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: Defensive backsdetnews.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)Even before the Lions released cornerback Chris Houston, the secondary looked like it would again be the Achilles heel of the defense in 2014.Upvote Share Tweet
Who will win the NFC North?Jul 22Will the Green Bay Packers repeat as the NFC North Champions, or will another team steal the division? Warren Sapp and Lorenzo Neal give their answers.
Ebron Calls Himself 'Pass Catcher' For FunJul 22Lions rookie tight end Eric Ebron explains he changed his Twitter profile from tight end to "pass catcher for the Detroit Lions" for fun.
NFL Fan Pass: Reggie Bush's rugby lessonJul 21Detroit Lions running back meets the New South Wales Blues Rugby League team at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia and gets a rugby lesson from star fullback Jarryd Hayne.
Hunter, Tigers Avoid Four-Game SweepJul 20Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer to power the Tigers to a 5-1 win over the Indians.
Dallas Mavericks in serious talks with free agent Jameer NelsonJul 22The Dallas Mavericks are hosting free agent Jameer Nelson on a recruiting visit Thursday as part of ongoing negotiations with the former Orlando Magic point guard, according to sources close to the situation.
Chicago Bulls join Cleveland Cavaliers in Kevin Love trade pushJul 22The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.
The Sammy ShowJul 22PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Over coffee Monday morning, Buffalo general manager Doug Whaley told me a story about first-round receiver Sammy Watkins reporting, alone, for an offseason practice at the Bills training center at 6:45 a.m. “He wanted to get his footwo…
Bills Report: Watkins Wows, But in the End It’s Up to E.J.Jul 21I’m in Pittsford, N.Y., summer home of the Buffalo Bills, on the campus of St. John Fisher College, 78 miles east of Orchard Park. I watched the first practice of camp, on Sunday night, and then an afternoon session on Monday. The Bills are in this Roch…