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Tigers can't slow down red-hot A's in Detroit

Tigers can't slow down red-hot A's in Detroit

MLB.com Updated Aug 28, 2013
The Athletics were able to knock around a Tigers starter for the third time this series -- this time scoring seven runs on Doug Fister -- on their way to a 14-4 win over Detroit on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.
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  • Kellen Moore takes a big step

    Kellen Moore takes a big step

    ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    You weren't alone last summer if you questioned whether Kellen Moore was an NFL-caliber quarterback, let alone if he deserved a spot on a Detroit Lions' roster that seemed primed for a playoff run. Backing the league's decision not to draft him, Moore a…
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  • Ziggy Ansah's absence at Lions kickoff luncheon fuels the concu…

    Ziggy Ansah's absence at Lions kickoff luncheon fuels the concussion speculation

    detnews.com Aug 28, 2013
    Ansah missed the Lions' last three practices after suffering an apparent injury Saturday. Lions coach Jim Schwartz declined comment multiple times this week when asked if Ansah suffered a concussion.
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  • Report: Lions' Jim Schwartz one of six NFL coaches on hot seat

    Report: Lions' Jim Schwartz one of six NFL coaches on hot seat

    detnews.com Aug 28, 2013
    Schwartz, whose 22-44 in four seasons as Lions field boss, is on the firing line due to the team's woeful 4-12 performance last season, which 'speaks to a schism between talent and results that generally has people looking at the coach,' the report note…
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  • Lions season prediction: 9-7

    Lions season prediction: 9-7

    ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    Two years ago, the Detroit Lions won half of their 10 games by one score. In 2012, they lost nine such games. So we are left to decide: Were the Lions lucky in 2011? Or unlucky in 2012? I think the answer lies somewhere in between, and that's why I'm gu…
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  • The Juice: Athletics beat Tigers in five innings before rain co…

    The Juice: Athletics beat Tigers in five innings before rain comes

    yahoo.com Aug 28, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Your browser does not support iframes. Tommy Milone pitched his fifth complete g…
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  • Morning Roar: More Patrick Edwards talk

    Morning Roar: More Patrick Edwards talk

    ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! At least one guy hasn't given up on Patrick Edwards, the Detroit Lions' buzz-worthy young receiver who hasn't exactly lit up the stat line in the preseason. Veteran Nate Burleson, whose strong comments jump-started the Edwa…
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  • Dominic Raiola remains invaluable leader for Lions

    Dominic Raiola remains invaluable leader for Lions

    detnews.com Aug 28, 2013
    Since Raiola's second season in 2002, he's started'8 games, missing four in 2008. Despite all the losing seasons, criticism of his play and his occasionally brash attitude, Lions coaches and players have trusted Raiola to be available, whether as a…
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  • Tigers need Verlander of old back before postseason

    Tigers need Verlander of old back before postseason

    MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    Any scenario that includes an American League pennant and a World Series championship for the 2013 Detroit Tigers also features Justin Verlander pitching like, well, Justin Verlander.
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  • Video - Moss' Six-RBI Night Fuels A's Rout 00:32

    Moss' Six-RBI Night Fuels A's Rout

    Aug 28
    Brandon Moss hit two homers and drove in six runs in the Athletics' 14-4 win over the Tigers.
  • Video - Moss' Six-RBI Night Fuels A's Rout 02:27

    Moss' Six-RBI Night Fuels A's Rout

    Aug 28
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Brandon Moss hit two homers and drove in a career-high six runs in the Athletics' 14-4 win over the Tigers.

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  • Sources -- Milwaukee Bucks near deal to acquire Caron Butler from Phoenix …

    Aug 29
    The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns are in advanced discussions on a trade that would send Wisconsin native Caron Butler to his home-state team, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Full-Speed Ahead in 2013; Tim McGraw's Titans

    Aug 28
    Full-Speed Ahead in 2013; Tim McGraw's Titans