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Lions’ Stephen Tulloch hurts himself celebrating
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Tulloch injures self while celebrating teammate's so-so playyahoo.com 9 minutes agoMost 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bryan Bulaga returns for PackersESPN.com 2 hours agoDETROIT -- 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…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 14 hours agoThe 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.Upvote Share TweetThe Detroit Lions have released wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and signed cornerback Mohammed Seisay off the practice squad.Upvote Share Tweet
Pitched battle goes to man with most weaponsMLB.com 19 hours agoThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Salvador Perez's baserunning error confuses umpires, proves costly for Royalsyahoo.com 21 hours agoThis 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…Upvote Share TweetMax 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Umpires' reversal removes Royals' run in sixthMLB.com 21 hours agoAfter 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Willingham bats third with Cain getting breakMLB.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 …Upvote Share TweetMLB.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…Upvote Share TweetJustin 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Detroit Red Wings enter 2014-15 season hoping for better health than last seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 19 (yesterday)Detroit Red Wings enter 2014-15 season hoping for better health than last seasonUpvote Share Tweet
Avila remains out for Tigers; Sanchez betterTigers 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Vaughn, Waddle out for Lions vs. PackersThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Know the enemy: Lions on Jordy NelsonALLEN 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…Upvote Share Tweet
How Lions will handle injuries at nickelESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
The top 10 goalies most likely to have a down yearthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers Hold Off Royals After Overturned PlaySep 20The Tigers beat the Royals 3-2 to extent their lead in the AL Central.
ESPN Sport Science: Alex Avila Caught In The NetSep 20Tigers catcher Alex Avila's leaping catch into the backstop netting earns MLB Play of the Week honors.
Tigers Up 10-0 After Kinsler's HomerSep 19Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler hits a home run that just stays fair to left versus the Royals.
My Wish: Detroit TigersSep 19The Detroit Tigers grant a very special wish to a young man who battled melanoma with love of baseball.
Questions Unanswered as the Focus ShiftsSep 19NEW YORK—The most important news conference of Roger Goodell’s eight-year reign as NFL commissioner, days overdue, lasted 44 minutes and was peppered with various forms of apology over the original light sentence in the Ray Rice case. Goodell used much …
Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big crowd in Ge…Sep 19The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.
Rematch of the MismatchSep 19How did the Broncos respond to the 35-point Super Bowl loss to the Seahawks? By changing two-thirds of their regular lineup. The proof of the makeover is stunning, especially with 10 of 12 changes to the defensive regulars. Heading into Super Bowl remat…
Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer GameSep 18Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer Game