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Red Wings could retire No. 91 for Sergei Fedorov

Red Wings could retire No. 91 for Sergei Fedorov

NHL.com yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings will consider retiring the No. 91 worn by forward Sergei Fedorov, general manager Ken Holland said Thursday. Fedorov, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2015, scored 400 of his 483 career goals and 9...
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  • Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders staying upbeat through cancer bat…

    Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders staying upbeat through cancer battle

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Charlie Sanders was known for his toughness as a player, during his Hall of Fame career with the Lions. He needs it now, as he’s battling something bigger than any football opponent. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Sanders remains upbeat aft…
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  • Walker Homers Twice as Pirates Pound Tigers 9-3

    Walker Homers Twice as Pirates Pound Tigers 9-3

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Neil Walker had a long day. He wishes it could have kept going.
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  • Edmonton big winner, insanity big loser in Free Agent Frenzy

    Edmonton big winner, insanity big loser in Free Agent Frenzy

    thehockeynews.com 18 hours ago
    The same day Connor McDavid wore his Edmonton Oiler colors for the first time ever on the ice, his bosses were upstairs going about the process of giving him some legitimate NHL players to surround him. It’s difficult, nay impossible, to declare the win…
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  • Victor Martinez has 'no respect' for Pirates after 'intentional…

    Victor Martinez has 'no respect' for Pirates after 'intentional' hit by pitch

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    The interleague series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers got off to an intense start Tuesday night at Comerica Park. The spark happened in the fourth inning when Tigers starter Justin Verlander clipped Pittsburgh's Starling Marte on the …
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  • Capitals add players on first day of free agency, lose Mike Gre…

    Capitals add players on first day of free agency, lose Mike Green to Red Wings

    NHL.com 18 hours ago
    WASHINGTON - The Washington Capitals were busy on the opening day of NHL free agency on Wednesday. But the biggest move was veteran defenceman Mike Green agreeing to a three-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. He departs after 10 seasons wi...
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  • Red Wings sign Green for three years, add Richards

    Red Wings sign Green for three years, add Richards

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings got the right-handed shooting defenseman with offensive ability they have been seeking for so long, plus a skilled veteran center with two Stanley Cup championships, on Wednesday. Detroit signed free agent defen...
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  • Detroit picks up center insurance in Brad Richards for one year…

    Detroit picks up center insurance in Brad Richards for one year, $3 million

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    Brad Richards got a raise but is he going to a contender? The former Chicago Blackhawks center signed a one-year $3 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings. According to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, the deal could be worth up to $4 million with playoff bon…
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  • For Lions to be elite, it starts with Matthew Stafford

    For Lions to be elite, it starts with Matthew Stafford

    ESPN.com Jul 1 (yesterday)
    For Lions to be elite, it starts with Matthew Stafford
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  • Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 Packers

    Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 Packers

    CNNSI.com Jul 1 (yesterday)
    Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
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  • Report: Bucks agree to 5-year deal with Middleton

    Report: Bucks agree to 5-year deal with Middleton

    nba.com Jul 1 (yesterday)
    Khris Middleton was a little-known second-round draft pick when he broke into the NBA with the Detroit Pistons in 2012.
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  • Golden Tate Says Lions Ready to Become ‘Elite’ in 2015

    Golden Tate Says Lions Ready to Become ‘Elite’ in 2015

    lionsgab.com Jul 1 (yesterday)
    It’s time for the Lions to take the next step, according to the team’s best player on offense last year, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I think it’s time for us to consistently, year in and year out, win ballgames,” receiver Golden …
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  • Walker lifts Bucs to marathon victory over Tigers

    Walker lifts Bucs to marathon victory over Tigers

    MLB.com Jul 1 (yesterday)
    Neil Walker's double down the right-field line scored the go-ahead run in the 14th inning as the Pirates outlasted the Tigers, 5-4, on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
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  • Video - Stephen Tulloch's health a key issue heading to training camp 00:57

    Stephen Tulloch's health a key issue heading to training camp

    Jun 29
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein explains why Stephen Tulloch's health is such a critical issue.
  • Video - Big losses, but good moves by Lions draw favorable grade 01:38

    Big losses, but good moves by Lions draw favorable grade

    Jun 19
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses the loss of Ndamukong Suh but solid additions in Detroit.
  • Video - Can Lions remain a top defense next season? 00:42

    Can Lions remain a top defense next season?

    Jun 19
    Jerome Bettis says the Lions' defense will suffer after losing Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairly.
  • Video - Lions' Johnson feeling good, turning 30 this year 02:43

    Lions' Johnson feeling good, turning 30 this year

    Jun 18
    Jerome Bettis discusses whether Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson will continue to be as productive as he has been in the past.

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    Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
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