1. MLB: Like it or Not, the Detroit Tigers' GM/Manager Tandem Will Return Past 2011

    They are the Frick and Frack of baseball in Detroit . Some would call them Laurel and Hardy; on a good day, they're Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 736 reads 10 comments

  2. Ken Griffey Jr: A Brilliant Career That Still Left Us Wondering, "What If?"

    For the first time since Richard Nixon was president, no big league team will break spring training camp with a Ken Griffey on its roster—Senior or Junior. Every April from 1974 through 2010, there was a Ken Griffey in the majors...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,772 reads 15 comments

  3. NFL Lockout: Remember That Not ALL Players Are Millionaires

    In his finest hour, Jim Otto moved mountains. Actually, he moved defensive linemen, but they were mountainous men, and Otto used leverage, strength and sheer will to clear them out of the way...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,461 reads 24 comments

  4. Arizona Diamondbacks: Manager Kirk Gibson Could Have Been Football Coach Gibson

    If things had gone according to plan, Kirk Gibson might be preparing a college football team somewhere right now, getting ready for spring practices...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 647 reads 0 comments

  5. Austin Jackson Is Straw That Stirs Detroit Tigers' Drink

    The baseball was launched into the farthest, most terrifying reaches of Comerica Park, where the only ball caught is on a bounce or scooped up to stop it from rolling...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 934 reads 8 comments

  6. Detroit Tigers: Phil Coke Needs to Be Diluted with Realism

    The more we learn about Phil Coke , the more Detroiters are going to love this guy. But the more we learn about Phil Coke, the more Detroiters are going to worry about him...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 593 reads 0 comments

  7. Detroit Red Wings: Poof! Jiri Hudler Reappears Just in Time for the Team

    When the Red Wings brought forward Jiri Hudler back after a one-year exile to Russia, it was assumed that the diminutive Czech would simply pick back up from where he left off and start pumping goals into enemy nets...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 695 reads 4 comments

  8. Detroit Pistons: Dennis Rodman's Number Retirement As Improbable As It Gets

    Somewhere, there’s a broken mold of Dennis Rodman. Never again will we see someone of his ilk, and I’m not sure if that’s good or bad. Rodman tended to do that, you know...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 2,436 reads 20 comments

  9. NBA Trade Deadline: Detroit Pistons Must Rebuild without Tayshaun Prince

    In retrospect, the Detroit Pistons ’ knack for reaching the Eastern Conference Finals was probably the worst thing that has happened to them in the Joe Dumars era. Not that it wasn’t a terrific feat...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 2,070 reads 3 comments

  10. Detroit Red Wings: As Always, the Annual Worry Over Goaltending Is Here

    The most recent men who’ve tended goal for the Detroit Red Wings and led them to the Stanley Cup don’t have much in common except for being stark raving mad. I’ve always felt that way about hockey goalies...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,082 reads 3 comments

  11. Miguel Cabrera: Unlike Legendary Bobby Layne, Miggy's Binges Are Dark, Sinister

    Let's get one thing out of the way right now. Miguel Cabrera is no Bobby Layne. Layne, the liquor-guzzling quarterback for the Lions in the 1950s, was a drunk, but a happy, functioning drunk...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,645 reads 22 comments

  12. Mike Babcock: He's Hard To Read, but No Mystery Why He's Best Coach in the NHL

    Of all the coaches in all of the four major sports, you'd have better luck putting a sawbuck down on "00" on the roulette wheel than be able to accurately guess what a hockey coach is thinking...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,092 reads 9 comments

  13. Pro Football Hall of Fame: Ed Sabol's NFL Took On a Life Of Its Own

    Before Ed Sabol started documenting it, pro football was archived as newsreel footage, shown in two-minute increments in the movie houses across America...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 425 reads 0 comments

  14. Detroit Tigers: Brandon Inge No Better at the Plate Now Than He Was 10 Years Ago

    Brandon Inge has been in the big leagues for 10 years, so isn't it time that someone taught him how to hit? I'm not being facetious—not going for laughs here...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,751 reads 10 comments

  15. Detroit Pistons Need Another Adrian Dantley in the Low Post

    They used to call it, both in jest and with some annoyance, “The Black Hole.” The Pistons were the team, and they sometimes ran a funny kind of offense...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 744 reads 2 comments

  16. Aaron Rodgers Likely To Be a Repeat Offender At the Super Bowl

    The young quarterback had just finished one of the greatest seasons of all-time for a passer. It might have been the best ever. He was just in his second year and, already, he was tearing up the NFL ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  17. Super Bowl 2011: Aaron Rodgers Running With the Torch for Green Bay Packers

    For three years, Aaron Rodgers did what all quarterbacks for the Green Bay Packers do who wear No. 12: he stood on the sidelines and backed up a legend, knowing full well that none ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,456 reads 11 comments

  18. Carlos Guillen: The Detroit Tigers' Mystery Man

    He is the Tigers' mystery man. His uniform ought to be covered with question marks, like The Riddler. Another spring training is on the horizon. The thought of it alone should warm those cockles in your heart...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,223 reads 2 comments

  19. Richard Hamilton Fiasco Embarrassing to Detroit Pistons, NBA

    The Pistons, as I write this, have 35 games left in this wretched season of theirs. Will Richard (Rip) Hamilton play in any of them? What’s happening at the Palace is becoming a league-wide embarrassment...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 3,248 reads 4 comments

  20. Armando Galarraga Takes His Befuddling Act to Arizona Diamondbacks

    It was one of the most famous newspaper leads in sports history. It came the day after Don Larsen pitched his perfect game in the 1956 World Series...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 801 reads 5 comments

  21. Steve Yzerman Winning Again, This Time as Tampa Bay Lightning Exec, No Surprise

    It’s a different type of competitiveness now. These days, Steve Yzerman doesn’t go into the corners, he goes into an office. He doesn’t try to win face-offs, he tries to win players...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,038 reads 11 comments

  22. Tracy McGrady's "Convenient" Marriage with Detroit Pistons Should Be Extended

    Tracy McGrady has no world championship rings. He doesn’t have any conference championship rings. He doesn’t even have any first-round champion rings...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 3,958 reads 8 comments

  23. Todd Bertuzzi: Like Him or Not, He's Aging Well With the Detroit Red Wings

    There are some who follow the National Hockey League who will never get over Todd Bertuzzi . To those folks, he’s not a hockey player, he’s an incident...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,401 reads 7 comments

  24. U-M Football Couldn't Have Gotten a More "Michigan Man" Than Brady Hoke

    They might as well have held the press conference introducing new University of Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke in the Wolverines' locker room...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,299 reads 28 comments

  25. Jack Morris is a Hall of Famer, if You Look at the Right Numbers

    You want the Cliff’s Notes to Jack Morris’s pitching career? I’ll give them to you, boiled down to two games. And that’s out of 562—it doesn’t get more pared down than that...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 807 reads 17 comments