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Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

dimemag.com Updated Jul 24
No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always en…
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  • Tigers GM says trade for Soria 'a necessity'

    Tigers GM says trade for Soria 'a necessity'

    The Detroit Tigers had seen enough from their shaky bullpen to know something had to be done. So the American League Central leaders acquired right-hander Joakim Soria.
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  • Lions should be concerned about Suh

    Lions should be concerned about Suh

    From the beginning, there always seemed like a demarcation line of concern when it came to the ongoing contract discussions with Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Even though he switched agents this offseason and there always appeared to be …
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  • James Franklin adjusts to the NFL game

    James Franklin adjusts to the NFL game

    ESPN.com Jul 24
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- James Franklin spent the spring participating but also watching, learning but also being forced to observe at the time he would likely want to be out there the most. As the undrafted rookie quarterback the Detroit Lions picked up fo…
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  • Tigers not counting on help from Hanrahan

    Tigers not counting on help from Hanrahan

    MLB.com Jul 24
    Joel Hanrahan signed with the Tigers in May, less than a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and team president/GM Dave Dombrowski said Thursday the club isn't counting on the veteran right-hander to return the big leagues this year.
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  • The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    Summer is a time for fun in the hockey world. But sometimes that fun can be a little dark. One of my favorite THN issues every year comes before the trade deadline, when we often take a player likely on the move and photoshop him into another team’s uni…
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  • Golden Tate and Ziggy Ansah placed on PUP for Lions

    Golden Tate and Ziggy Ansah placed on PUP for Lions

    Shoulder injuries will keep a handful of players on the physically unable to perform at the start of training camp for the Detroit Lions. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, receivers Golden Tate and T.J Jones, and defensive end Ziggy A…
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  • Lions training camp position previews: Offensive line

    Lions training camp position previews: Offensive line

    detnews.com Jul 24
    The Lions' offensive line was one of the biggest question marks entering last season, but after giving up the second fewest sacks, it looks like a point of strength this year.
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  • Video - Tigers Claw Past Angels 01:19

    Tigers Claw Past Angels

    Jul 24
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Max Scherzer struck out 11 to pick up his 12th victory of the season in the Tigers' 6-4 win over the Angels.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…

    Jul 25
    The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
  • Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    Jul 24
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
  • Wiz PG Wall added to U.S. list for World Cup

    Jul 24
    Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Five Things I Think I Think: New York Giants

    Jul 24
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