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  • Tigers OF Dirks bruises knee running into wall

    Tigers OF Dirks bruises knee running into wall

    ESPN.com Updated Mar 19, 2013
    Detroit Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks bruised his right knee running into a wall while chasing a ball Tuesday.
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  • Backed by Scott's slam, Hellickson builds stamina

    Backed by Scott's slam, Hellickson builds stamina

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    Longtime Tigers nemesis Luke Scott carried his home-run history against Detroit into Spring Training, belting a fourth-inning grand slam to complete a Rays onslaught against Doug Fister and send Tampa Bay on its way to an 11-5 win Tuesday at Joker March…
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  • Calvin Johnson's future cap hits grow

    Calvin Johnson's future cap hits grow

    ESPN.com Mar 19, 2013
    Last week, the Detroit Lions executed a relatively minor restructuring of receiver Calvin Johnson's contract, freeing about $3.4 million of salary-cap space for 2013. Simply put, restructures push the created space into future years. This particular cha…
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  • Impressive Castellanos among eight Tigers cuts

    Impressive Castellanos among eight Tigers cuts

    MLB.com Mar 19, 2013
    No matter how well Tigers top prospect Nick Castellanos hit in Spring Training, he was headed to Triple-A Toledo. Judging by the way he hit, though, he shouldn't be there for long.
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  • BBAO: No position yet for Riley Reiff

    BBAO: No position yet for Riley Reiff

    ESPN.com Mar 19, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: PHOENIX -- The Detroit Lions drafted a left tackle in the first round of the 2012 draft. In 2013, their longtime left tackle retired. But it's apparently not as simple as connecting the dots between the retirement of Jeff …
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  • Video - Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic 02:55

    Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

    Mar 19
    The Dominican Republic jumped out early and kept Puerto Rico at bay to take the World Baseball Classic.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL owners meetings - RB helmet rule meets resistance

    Mar 19
    The running back helmet rule met resistance, but other rules were approved at the owners meetings, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Some revealing nuggets from the four rookie AFC coaches

    Mar 19
    PHOENIX -- Tuesday morning was the media's chance to share breakfast with the AFC head coaches at the NFL annual meeting, and it just happens to work out that there's a rookie head coach in each of the conference's four divisions: Jacksonville's Gus Bra…
  • Peter King: Many approaches during General Managers' Week, but which is ri…

    Mar 19
    PHOENIX -- There's one week a year that I think of as the General Managers' Week, and we've reached the end of it. The first week of free agency highlights the different jobs general managers have in the league, and what I've done here at the annual spr…
  • NBA: Coast to Coast - NBA's impact on college hoops

    Mar 19
    What's the NBA's impact on college hoops? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.