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Cabrera Hits Two-Run Homer, Detroit Tigers Finish Opening Day 3-2 Over Cleveland

Cabrera Hits Two-Run Homer, Detroit Tigers Finish Opening Day 3-2 Over Cleveland

Photo: Duane Burleson/Getty DETROIT, April 1, 2021 ~ The Detroit Tigers launched their 2021 season Thursday, and for the first time since September of 2019, there were fans in the stands cheering them on. The Tigers won their first game against the Cleveland Indians, 3-2, on a cold, and at times snowy, Thursday afternoon. Miguel…

Detroit Tigers to Safely Welcome Fans Back to Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers to Safely Welcome Fans Back to Comerica Park

Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty DETROIT, March 17, 2020 ~ In a press release today, the Detroit Tigers announced that they will be making available approximately 8,200 tickets for their Thursday, April 1 opening day game against the Cleveland Indians. The statement indicated that tickets would be available on Tigers.com beginning Thursday, March 25, with…

Detroit Lions to Release Cornerback Justin Coleman Midway Through Contract

Detroit Lions to Release Cornerback Justin Coleman Midway Through Contract

Photo: Justin Edmonds / Getty ALLEN PARK, MI, March 11, 2021 ~ The Detroit Lions will be releasing Cornerback Justin Coleman in the middle of a four-year, $36 million dollar contract, according to reports. This makes Coleman the third member of Detroit’s defensive line to be informed of a release in the past week, alongside…

Detroit Pistons Announce Plans To Sell Tickets To Upcoming Games In March

Detroit Pistons Announce Plans To Sell Tickets To Upcoming Games In March

Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty DETROIT, March 2, 2021 ~ Wednesday, the Detroit Pistons announced plans to sell tickets for games, allowing up to 750 fans to attend games at Little Caesars Arena for the beginning stages of reopening. Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 4 for the public. Season ticket members and suite holders were…

Tiger Woods Currently Recovering Following Single-Car Accident

Tiger Woods Currently Recovering Following Single-Car Accident

Photo: Ross Kinnaird / Getty LOD ANGELES, CA, February 24, 2021 ~ Tiger Woods faces a long recovery following emergency leg surgery, after a single-car crash in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning. Woods suffered from “comminuted open fractures” in both the upper and lower portions of his tibia and fibula, according to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center…

Detroit Pistons and Blake Griffin Agree to Keep Griffin Out of Lineup

Detroit Pistons and Blake Griffin Agree to Keep Griffin Out of Lineup

Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty DETROIT, February 23, 2021 ~ Early last week, the Detroit Pistons and six-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin agreed to have Griffin out of the lineup until a decision on his future has been made. The Pistons are currently pursuing trade options that will benefit both the team, as General Troy…

Tigers Gearing Up For Spring Training

Tigers Gearing Up For Spring Training

Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty DETROIT, February 10, 2020 ~ The Detroit Tigers are preparing for the 2021 MLB Season, which is set to start on time.  Their first official workout for pitchers and catchers is on February 17, with the first full team workout on February 22.  The first exhibition game takes place four…

Detroit Pistons Acquire Dennis Smith Jr. And a Future-Second Round Pick

Detroit Pistons Acquire Dennis Smith Jr. And a Future-Second Round Pick

Photo: Sarah Stier / Getty DETROIT, February 9, 2021 ~ The Detroit Pistons announced acquisition of guard Dennis Smith Jr. and a future second-round pick from the New York Knicks in exchange for guard Derrick Rose. Smith Jr. was the ninth overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.  In 159 career games, the 23-year-old has averaged 12.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.5…

Jared Goff Enthusiastic to Play With The Lions

Jared Goff Enthusiastic to Play With The Lions

Photo: Alika Jenner / Getty ALLEN PARK, February 2, 2021 ~ The Detroit Lions reportedly agreed to a trade Saturday, sending veteran Quarterback Matthew Stafford to the L.A. Rams.  In exchange, the Lions are said to receive Rams Quarterback Jared Goff, as well as a third-round draft pick for this year, and two first-round picks;…

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