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Detroit company finds success with game-used stick phone cases

Detroit company finds success with game-used stick phone cases

thehockeynews.com Updated 8 hours ago
By Warren Frank Detroit-based company Original Stix appears to have found an extremely interested market for its game-used composite sticks phone cases. The idea to turn old sticks into hockey-themed phone cases came from CEO Terry Johnson. He’s always …
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  • Victor Martinez Drives in 3 Runs, Leads Tigers Over Indians

    Victor Martinez Drives in 3 Runs, Leads Tigers Over Indians

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Victor Martinez drove in three runs, taking advantage after Cleveland pitched around Miguel Cabrera, helping Alfredo Simon and the Detroit Tigers beat the Indians 4-1 Saturday.
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  • Moss Hits 2 HRs and Drives in 7 as Indians Rout Tigers 13-1

    Moss Hits 2 HRs and Drives in 7 as Indians Rout Tigers 13-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night.
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  • Correction: White Sox-Tigers Story

    Correction: White Sox-Tigers Story

    nytimes.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    In a story April 17 about a Detroit Tigers win over the White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the Chicago outfielder who couldn't catch Castellanos' liner in the ninth inning. It was Avisail Garcia.
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  • Lions talking extension with DeAndre Levy, waiting to talk to H…

    Lions talking extension with DeAndre Levy, waiting to talk to Haloti Ngata

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Lions president Tom Lewand said early this month that and linebacker DeAndre Levy had yet to open up contract negotiations and, as a result, he couldn’t say whether the team’s talks with Levy would extend past the start of training camp. Lewand should h…
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  • Stephen Tulloch says he’s ready to play today

    Stephen Tulloch says he’s ready to play today

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    There was some uncertainty earlier this offseason about whether the Lions would hold onto linebacker Stephen Tulloch because he has a $5.8 million cap hit for the 2015 season. The Lions opted to hold onto Tulloch, leaving the timing of his return from l…
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  • Lions will pick up the option on left tackle Riley Reiff

    Lions will pick up the option on left tackle Riley Reiff

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew told reporters today the team was picking up the fifth-year option on former first-round tackle Riley Reiff. And they have some options on what to do with him as well. “I think Riley Reiff’s a heck of a left tackle,” …
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  • Don’t count out Lightning yet: despite blunders, Bolts pressure…

    Don’t count out Lightning yet: despite blunders, Bolts pressure and collapse Red Wings to even up their series

    thehockeynews.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Heading into the playoffs, the one area of concern about the Tampa Bay Lightning was that starting goalie Ben Bishop may not be experienced enough in the post-season to thrive, and the rest of the team would pay the price if he struggled. And it wasn’t …
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  • Tyler Johnson's OT goal completes Tampa comeback, evens series …

    Tyler Johnson's OT goal completes Tampa comeback, evens series vs. Detroit (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Tyler Johnson needed only 2:25 of overtime to complete the Tampa Bay Lightning comeback in their 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 4. When Joakim Andersson scored a fluky goal on Ben Bishop late in the second period to give the Red Wings a 2-0 …
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  • Lightning goalie Ben Bishop tries to bat the puck away, but it …

    Lightning goalie Ben Bishop tries to bat the puck away, but it winds up in his own net

    thehockeynews.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Ben Bishop hasn’t been having the best post-season for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and his troubles continued Thursday in Game 4 of the Bolts’ first-round series against Detroit when he batted a shot from Red Wings winger Joakim Andersson into his own net.…
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  • Yankees 2, Tigers 1: Small Ball and a Balk Help Yankees Finish …

    Yankees 2, Tigers 1: Small Ball and a Balk Help Yankees Finish Strong on Road

    nytimes.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    After a strong effort by pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on Thursday, the Yankees will return home for a three-game series with the Mets having won six of their last seven.
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  • Good Pitching, Not Enough Hitting in Tigers' 2-1 Loss

    Good Pitching, Not Enough Hitting in Tigers' 2-1 Loss

    nytimes.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    The Detroit Tigers got a big outing from a key pitcher Thursday afternoon.
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  • What’s wrong with Steven Stamkos vs. Red Wings?

    What’s wrong with Steven Stamkos vs. Red Wings?

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    Steven Stamkos has two assists in three games for the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Detroit Red Wings thus far in their Atlantic Division semifinal, but no goals. While Stamkos went seven games without a goal in March, but otherwise didn’t have a stre…
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  • Yankees edge Tigers after Tanaka-Anibal duel

    Yankees edge Tigers after Tanaka-Anibal duel

    MLB.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    The New York Yankees became the first team to cool off the Tigers, in part by lighting up Detroit's bullpen at Comerica Park. In Thursday's series finale, it was the difference in the game, with Jacoby Ellsbury doubling and scoring off Tom Gorzelanny in…
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  • Joe Nathan needs Tommy John surgery but doesn't plan to retire

    Joe Nathan needs Tommy John surgery but doesn't plan to retire

    yahoo.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    The Detroit Tigers confirmed the worst for Joe Nathan after the "intense" arm injury he suffered Wednesday during a minor-league rehab appearance. He tore the UCL in his elbow and needs Tommy John surgery, which means Nathan will be out for at…
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  • Yankees make Tigers pay the Price in rout

    Yankees make Tigers pay the Price in rout

    MLB.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    David Price said he had forgotten his last meeting with the Yankees, who put up nine consecutive hits against him last August. The Yankees seemed to remember, sending 11 batters to the plate in a six-run opening inning and 21 batters over 2 1/3 innings …
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  • Price blames self, not weather, for struggles vs. Yanks

    Price blames self, not weather, for struggles vs. Yanks

    MLB.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    David Price lingered in the Tigers' dugout long after the Yankees had chased him off the mound in the third inning Wednesday night. It was 37 degrees and windy, and his work was already done.
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  • Video - Lions' Quin sets sights on fast start 02:01

    Lions' Quin sets sights on fast start

    Apr 22
    Mark Schlereth discusses Lions safety Glover Quin's prediction that Detroit will begin the season with a 7-1 record.
  • Video - Strengths of the 2015 draft class 00:54

    Strengths of the 2015 draft class

    Apr 22
    NFL coaches and general managers on the strengths of the 2015 draft class.
  • Video - Lions cut lineman after arrest 02:43

    Lions cut lineman after arrest

    Apr 21
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses the domestic violence charges against Rodney Austin that led to the lineman's release from the team.
  • Video - George Johnson headed to Buccaneers 02:25

    George Johnson headed to Buccaneers

    Apr 15
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas discusses the Lions' settlement of their dispute with the Bucs, allowing George Johnson to sign with the team.

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