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Tigers prospect makes glorious barehanded over-the-shoulder catch
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Your browser does not support iframes. There have been some fantastic minor league catches lately, with dudes grabbing balls at the wall and flipping over fences to get the out. This minor league catch, from Detroit Tigers shortstop prospect Dixon Macha…Share Tweet
Detroit Lions place Brandon Pettigrew on PUP to get to 75-man cutdownShare Tweet
AL Wild Card contenders tighten raceMLB.com 1 hour agoWith August nearing a close, the American League Wild Card race is heating up. The Red Sox and Orioles have held down the two spots for much of the month, but five other clubs -- the Tigers, Astros, Royals, Mariners and Yankees -- are knocking at the do…Share Tweetyahoo.com 3 hours agoCalvin Johnson may have been the quietest NFL superstar in recent memory. Other than his sensational play, he did little, if anything, to draw attention to himself, and his typically understated retirement earlier this year – there was no farewell press…Share Tweet
Saltalamacchia's HR Lifts Tigers Over White Sox 4-3nytimes.com 14 hours agoJarrod Saltalamacchia's drive was so high in the air, it was fair to doubt whether it had the right trajectory to clear the wall in right-center field.Share Tweet
Maybin aggravates thumb injury; X-rays negativeMLB.com 16 hours agoJust when the Tigers seemed to be turning the corner on their lengthy injured list, Cameron Maybin re-injured his sprained left thumb. The speedy center fielder left Monday's game against the White Sox with a left thumb contusion after sliding into seco…Share TweetThe Lions have cleared 11 players from their roster, leaving them three moves shy of the 75-man limit that will be imposed by the NFL at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. Tight end Matthew Mulligan and cornerback Crezdon Butler were among th…Share Tweet
Lions cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartzprofootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)The Lions are clearly going younger on the offensive line, and General Manager Bob Quinn isn’t afraid to cut bait on guys he’s recently signed. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartz today…Share Tweet
Ravens expected to lose Kenneth Dixon for four weeks with torn MCLprofootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)After rookie running back Kenneth Dixon hurt his knee during Saturday night’s game against the Lions, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that he didn’t think it was an overly serious injury. That’s easy to say when it isn’t your knee, but Dixon’s injury is…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 29 (yesterday)Lions' 53-man roster projection includes DTs Khyri Thornton, Caraun ReidShare Tweet
49ers cut Erik Pears, reportedly trade for Jeremy Kerleyprofootballtalk.com Aug 28 (yesterday)The 49ers made a trade on Saturday when they sent cornerback Kenneth Acker to the Chiefs and they’ve reportedly made another one on Sunday. According to multiple reports, the Niners have traded guard Brandon Thomas to the Lions for wide receiver Jeremy …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 28 (yesterday)Veteran running back Stevan Ridley has his new team. The Colts announced today that they have signed Ridley, who was cut by the Lions last week. Ridley once looked like a budding star in the NFL, having gained 1,263 yards for the Patriots in 2012, his s…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)Lim Chang-yong’s wild pickoff throw nearly hits Oh Jae-won. (@MyKBO on Twitter) There’s not a lot of context to this scary highlight from the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO). Most of what we know for sure is what we see, and that’s Kia Tigers pitcher…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)Lions receiver Anquan Boldin is one of the NFL’s most respected veteran players and was chosen as the Walter Payton Man of the Year this year. Boldin also played with Colin Kaepernick for three years in San Francisco. So Boldin’s views on Kaepernick’s r…Share Tweet
V-Mart, J.D., Ausmus, Joyner ejected in 4-inning spanMLB.com Aug 28 (3 days ago)What began with a called third strike on James McCann became a long, antagonistic night between the Tigers and home-plate umpire Mike Everitt, who ejected designated hitter Victor Martinez, hitting coach Wally Joyner, manager Brad Ausmus and right field…Share Tweet
Ejection Night: 4 Tigers Tossed vs Angels, Win Streak Endsnytimes.com Aug 28 (3 days ago)Unhappy because they felt the calls weren't being made evenly, the Detroit Tigers expressed their displeasure — several times.Share TweetThe night was supposed to be about the long-awaited returns of quarterback Joe Flacco and linebacker Terrell Suggs.Share TweetESPN.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)Ravens' Joe Flacco answers all the questions vs. Lions in first game backShare Tweet
Tigers' Martinez ejected, tosses helmet on fieldESPN.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)Tigers' Martinez ejected, tosses helmet on fieldShare Tweet
NFL hands out $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in preseasonprofootballtalk.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)The NFL starts handing out real fines before the players are receiving real paychecks. The league office has confirmed to PFT two players who have already received $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in the preseason: Kerry Hyder of the Lions and John…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)Tigers' Justin Verlander rises to occasion with playoff race heating upShare Tweet
Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football fieldJul 26Louis Riddick and Ed Werder break down the value WR Anquan Boldin will bring to the Lions on a one-year deal.
Dolphins, Lions best fit for FosterJul 18The NFL Insiders crew breaks down where free agent RB Arian Foster should sign this season.
Lions offense still has issues to work out in training campJul 18ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down why Calvin Johnson's retirement and offensive line retooling will be the focal points in Detroit's training camp.
Training camp 60 second previewJul 16NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers your NFL training camp primer.