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Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander

Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 7 hours ago
Miguel Cabrera homered during a five-run third inning and had three RBIs, Alex Avila had a three-hit night and the Tigers collected seven doubles to back Justin Verlander's seven strong innings as the Tigers evened their series against the White Sox wit…
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  • Bruins shut out Wings to take 1st series lead

    Bruins shut out Wings to take 1st series lead

    Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night for a 2-1 playoff series lead.
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  • This guy was the cleanest player in NHL history. But he never w…

    This guy was the cleanest player in NHL history. But he never won the Lady Byng

    thehockeynews.com 11 hours ago
    In today’s NHL, it’s almost unfathomable that a player would compete for an entire season and not take at least one minor penalty. Ryan O’Reilly, one of the finalists announced for the Lady Byng Award on Tuesday, came with a broken stick/delay-of-game-p…
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  • Jackson gets first day off of regular season

    Jackson gets first day off of regular season

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    After 16 games and 144 1/3 innings, Austin Jackson had a game off. It's not exactly a Prince Fielder-like streak, but it's part of Tigers manager Brad Ausmus' plan to rest his center fielder some early so that he can play him every day late.
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  • Lions' Dominic Raiola, Stephen Tulloch like what they see from …

    Lions' Dominic Raiola, Stephen Tulloch like what they see from Caldwell regime

    detnews.com 13 hours ago
    Between now and September, Lions players will have to learn an entirely new system from coach Jim Caldwell's staff, but after the first day of voluntary minicamp, at least two players like what they see.
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  • What coach Jim Caldwell is saying after his first Lions minicam…

    What coach Jim Caldwell is saying after his first Lions minicamp

    A selection of Jim Caldwell's comments after Tuesday's minicamp workout, his first as Lions coach:
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  • Lions continue visits with top picks

    Lions continue visits with top picks

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Maybe the Detroit Lions are just doing their diligence on as many potential draft picks as possible, but Tuesday's visit by former Buffalo outside linebacker Khalil Mack should only fuel more speculation that general manager Martin Mayhew might try to m…
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  • Clarkson, Weiss among NHL’s biggest free-agent flops

    Clarkson, Weiss among NHL’s biggest free-agent flops

    thehockeynews.com 16 hours ago
    The NHL’s unrestricted free agency period is a crapshoot and sometimes the emphasis is on the crap. For every savvy signing – say, Tampa Bay’s five-year contract with Valtteri Filppula, or Boston’s one-year deal with Jarome Iginla – there is at least on…
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  • Lions host linebacker prospect Khalil Mack

    Lions host linebacker prospect Khalil Mack

    detnews.com 18 hours ago
    Many draft analysts consider Mack a top-three talent in the draft, and he will likely be selected no later than sixth overall, considering the Atlanta Falcons' need for a versatile defensive playmaker.
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  • ESPN will be first cable channel to air NFL playoff game

    ESPN will be first cable channel to air NFL playoff game

    detnews.com 19 hours ago
    The NFL said Tuesday that a wild-card matchup will be broadcast on ESPN in January. As with 'Monday Night Football,' the game will be simulcast on local channels in the teams' home markets.
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  • Where have you gone, Gustav Nyquist?

    Where have you gone, Gustav Nyquist?

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    Remember Gustav Nyquist? Remember that guy who potted 28 goals in 57 games, including 12 in 15 games in March, to power the Detroit Red Wings’ injury-riddled offense and lead the team to a 23rd consecutive playoff appearance? He hasn’t been around for a…
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  • Kiper: Assessing the Lions’ draft needs

    Kiper: Assessing the Lions’ draft needs

    ESPN.com detnews.com 21 hours ago
    Despite signing free-agent safety James Ihedigbo and re-signing cornerback Rashean Mathis, the Detroit Lions still have plenty of holes in their secondary. So says ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. In an ESPN Insider piece, Kiper identified the top needs…
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  • Eric Ebron believes the Lions and Bills are interested in draft…

    Eric Ebron believes the Lions and Bills are interested in drafting him

    profootballtalk.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    In today’s column by Peter King at theMMQB.com, King relayed a note about North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron, who is one of the top tight end prospects of this year’s draft class. King wrote that Ebron told a team he recently visited with that he expec…
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  • Danks pitches White Sox past Tigers in opener

    Danks pitches White Sox past Tigers in opener

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    John Danks allowed one run over over 6 1/3 innings in a duel with Detroit's Anibal Sanchez, and the White Sox tallied three runs in a review-filled seventh inning to secure a 3-1 victory over the Tigers on Monday in the opener of a four-game set at Come…
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  • Tigers call up power-hitting J.D. Martinez

    Tigers call up power-hitting J.D. Martinez

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    The Tigers have called up hot-hitting Minor Leaguer J.D. Martinez from Triple-A Toledo, placed right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen on the 15-day disabled list and transferred outfielder Andy Dirks from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.
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  • 'Sore' Sale expected to skip regular start

    'Sore' Sale expected to skip regular start

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Left-hander Chris Sale most likely will not take his scheduled start Tuesday night at Comerica Park against the Tigers and Justin Verlander. But how long the White Sox ace will be out of action remains to be decided.
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  • Lions hire Kevin Bastin as new head trainer

    Lions hire Kevin Bastin as new head trainer

    detnews.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    The Lions have hired Kevin Bastin as their head athletic trainer. He will replace Dean Kleinschmidt, who is retiring after 40 seasons in the NFL, the last seven with the Lions.
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  • Red Wings hope to use their speed against Bruins' strength to t…

    Red Wings hope to use their speed against Bruins' strength to take lead again in their series

    NHL.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings think they have figured out what they need to do to beat the Boston Bruins. Detroit used its skill to win Game 1 against the Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins. Boston evened its first-round series against th...
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  • Red Wings hope to use their speed against Bruins' strength to t…

    Red Wings hope to use their speed against Bruins' strength to take lead again in their series

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Red Wings hope to use their speed against Bruins' strength to take lead again in their series
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  • Video - Bruins Blank Red Wings 00:51

    Bruins Blank Red Wings

    Apr 22
    The Bruins defeated the Red Wings 3-0 to take a 2-1 series lead in their playoff matchup.
  • Video - Emphatic Evans: Ndamukong Suh must be at workouts 03:59

    Emphatic Evans: Ndamukong Suh must be at workouts

    Apr 22
    The "NFL Total Access" crew debates whether or not it's a big deal that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh hasn't attended voluntary team workouts.
  • Video - Emphatic Evans: Ndamukong Suh must be at workouts 03:59

    Emphatic Evans: Ndamukong Suh must be at workouts

    Apr 22
    The "NFL Total Access" crew debates whether or not it's a big deal that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh hasn't attended voluntary team workouts.
  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Tuesday 05:28

    MLB Daily Download: Tuesday

    Apr 22
    Antonietta Collins recaps Monday night's action from around the league including, a couple of walk-offs, a superb outing from Cliff Lee, and a first for Bryce Harper and Mike Trout.

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