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Lions' Lewand: Faith helped combat alcoholism
ESPN.com Updated 7 hours ago
Lions president Tom Lewand spoke candidly about his struggles with alcohol addiction and what led him to that jail cell and arrest for drunk driving during a testimonial at the Kensington Church in Orion, Michigan, recently.Upvote Share Tweet
Due to concussions, Avila switching maskMLB.com 13 hours agoAlex Avila is committed to making the hockey-style catching mask work for him, whether it's comfortable or not. After concussions in each of the last three seasons, the Tigers' backstop is making the switch.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Kyle Lowry Fools Pistons By Feigning Timeoutdimemag.com 17 hours agoThis isn’t standard, but a layup by Kyle Lowry with a little under four minutes to go in the first quarter in last night’s Raptors-Pistons game only happened after he lulled Detroit into thinking he was about to call a timeout. Lowry’s switch-up has bee…Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Lombardi: “Added layers of complexity” in coaching Calvin Johnsonprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoOne of the things that offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi learned during his first season with the Lions is that getting the ball to Calvin Johnson isn’t as easy as just telling him to run down the field and throwing the ball in his direction. Lombardi …Upvote Share TweetDetroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers, P Alburquerque reach one-year dealESPN.com Jan 25 (yesterday)Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque and the Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement on a one-year contract.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 25 (yesterday)After five seasons with the Detroit Tigers, which included four straight postseason appearances and one Cy Young award, Max Scherzer is headed east for the next seven seasons after signing a new seven-year, $210 million contract with the Washington Nati…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 24 (3 days ago)1938 - The Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings play a series of postseason exhibition games in Europe. This is the first overseas tour by NHL players. 1959 - The Boston Bruins and New York Rangers make the second tour of Europe by NHL club...Upvote Share Tweet
Players, staff set for TigerFest at Comerica ParkMLB.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)The Tigers spent the last two days reaching out across Michigan to connect with their fan base. On Saturday, the fan base comes to Comerica Park to connect with the Tigers.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)The tide had already begun to turn when the Detroit Pistons rolled into the AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 6. The formerly moribund Motor City crew had ripped off five straight wins after waiving highly paid and underperforming…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride.Upvote Share Tweet
Price likes Detroit, open to extension talksMLB.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)As the industry ponders David Price's future and his potential market, he indicated he's open to discussions on a long-term contract with the Tigers, even as he acknowledged the strong lure of being able to pick his destination and see what his market v…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)It was assumed by most that this was always going to be somewhat of a lost year for the Detroit Pistons. Nobody expected them to tank, or vie for the worst record in their conference, but because the soil was so salted in the wake of Joe Dumars’ disastr…Upvote Share TweetThe Chiefs will have what is probably the first early morning (Central time) kickoff for their Nov. 1 game against the Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium in London.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 22 (5 days ago)Throughout the first half of the 2014-15 season, the three best point guards in the Eastern Conference have been Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks, John Wall of the Washington Wizards and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors. Reasonable people can disagree …Upvote Share Tweet
Raptors Hold Off PistonsJan 25DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points with six rebounds to help the Raptors beat the Pistons 114-110.
Stafford, Watt Named MVPs Of Pro BowlJan 25Matt Stafford and J.J. Watt comment on the experience of playing in the Pro Bowl.
Late TD Lifts Team Irvin Over Team CarterJan 25Matt Ryan connected with Jimmy Graham on a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to give Team Irvin a 32-28 Pro Bowl victory over Team Carter.
Jennings Injured In Pistons' LossJan 24Brandon Jennings left the game in the third quarter with a lower left leg injury in the Pistons' 101-86 loss to the Bucks.
The Super Bowl MailbagJan 27PHOENIX — I keep thinking: Write about the game, write about the game. Then Bob Kraft stepped to the podium Monday evening. The Patriots owner challenged the NFL—he was speaking to the assembled Super Bowl media, but really he was speaking to Park Avenu…
Deflategate Will Be a Complicated InvestigationJan 27“We have obtained and are continuing to obtain additional information, including video and other electronic information and physical evidence. We have retained Renaissance Associates, an investigatory firm with sophisticated forensic expertise, to assis…
Brooklyn Nets evaluating future of Lionel Hollins, playersJan 26The Brooklyn Nets, increasingly worried about a recent lack of competitiveness, have launched an in-season evaluation of various facets of the team, including new coach Lionel Hollins, according to league sources.
What the Patriots Must DoJan 26Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday