1. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 3-4 This Week: at Min (8/13-15; BAL 8/17-19) So, What Happened? *Sigh* MMM had such high hopes for last week. It started so promising...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 720 reads 7 comments

  2. Why Jim Leyland Deserves More Credit for the Detroit Tigers' Resurgence

    Russell Martin, a good baseball player having a bad year, almost poisoned the Tigers earlier this week. Martin, the New York Yankees catcher, is hitting below .200 for the season—well below his career mark (going into this year) of ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 1,005 reads 6 comments

  3. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-2 This Week: NYY (8/6-9); at Tex (8/10-12) So, What Happened? The Tigers put the brakes on a skid that could have made it an ugly week and turned it into ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 1,235 reads 4 comments

  4. Jason Hanson: Detroit Lions Kicker Still Doing It, 20 Years Later

    It’s fitting, really, that the Detroit Lions , lovers of tumult for decades, should have stability at a position that doesn’t even really qualify as a football player...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 2,178 reads 3 comments

  5. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 2-4 This Week: at Bos (7/30-8/1); CLE (8/3-5) So, What Happened? What a difference a week makes...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 895 reads 7 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Must Learn to Control Themselves If They Want to Just Win, Baby

    They wore black, like all the bad guys in the Westerns. They had a player everyone called Big Ben who wore a handlebar mustache and who spoke with a voice that sounded like it was coming out of a cement mixer...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 1,225 reads 11 comments

  7. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 6-1 This Week: at Cle (7/24-26); at Tor (7/27-29) So, What Happened? What a fun, frollicking week of baseball for the boys at Comerica Park last week! ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 1,573 reads 8 comments

  8. Electric Football: Norman Sas' Invention Thrilled Kids Before Video Games

    So it really took an MIT grad to come up with electric football? Not exactly. But it took an MIT grad to come up with electric horse racing and then decide that there was no money in that, but that there might be in a football version...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 2,195 reads 3 comments

  9. Detroit Tigers Shouldn't Be Afraid to Trade Prospect Nick Castellanos

    Twenty-five years later, people in Detroit are still talking about John Smoltz for Doyle Alexander. It’s the Motor City’s version of the Alamo...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 4,701 reads 31 comments

  10. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 2-1 This Week: LAA (7/16-19); CWS (7/20-22) So, What Happened? Justin Verlander got torched in the All-Star Game, AL manager Ron Washington scolded him publicly and JV was linked to supermodel Kate Upton ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 1,487 reads 5 comments

  11. Penn State Football: Forever Stained by Joe Paterno

    What I’d like to know is how Joe Paterno could even look at Jerry Sandusky for 14 years, let alone be a friend and confidante...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 1,687 reads 16 comments

  12. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 5-2 This Week: All-Star Break (7/9-12; at Bal 7/13-15) So, What Happened? To quote last week’s MMM: “MMM expects no less than a 5-2 week and an All-Star break record of 44-42...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 789 reads 1 comments

  13. Hey, Hey Hockeytown: Ryan Suter, Zach Parise Don't Think Red Wings Are All That

    Since when did Hockeytown turn into the Second City? What is happening here? The Red Wings being left at the altar? GM Kenny Holland having to return Mike Ilitch his checkbook? ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 645 reads 224 comments

  14. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-3 This Week: MIN (7/2-5); KC (7/6-8) So, What Happened? The Tigers ground through the rest of their 10-game road trip by stumbling in Texas then righting themselves in Tampa...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 451 reads 5 comments

  15. NBA Draft 2012: Why the League Shouldn't Allow Teenagers to Be Selected

    At first blush it would appear that Tigers great Al Kaline and Detroit Pistons draftee Andre Drummond have about as much in common as Ann Coulter and Rachel Maddow . But it’s very appropriate that Drummond was drafted this week...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 660 reads 2 comments

  16. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 3-3 This Week: at Tex (6/25-27); at TB (6/28-7/1) So, What Happened? Interleague play is done for 2012, and for the Tigers it’s bittersweet...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 781 reads 9 comments

  17. Detroit Lions: Don't Look Now, but They Are Model of Consistency

    Roger Staubach stood at the rostrum at his Hall of Fame induction in Canton, Ohio in 1985 and addressed the crowd. He was barking out signals one last time. But this was no football huddle, and the play that Staubach was calling moved him to tears...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 2 years ago 3,025 reads 37 comments

  18. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-2 This Week: STL (6/19-21); at Pit (6/22-24) So, What Happened? Is that actually a winning record MMM sees next to “Last Week”? Yes! The ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 936 reads 6 comments

  19. Quintin Berry: Detroit Tigers Fans Shouldn't Get Carried Away

    It’s not Quintin Berry’s fault that he’s not Austin Jackson , just as it’s not saccharin’s fault that it’s not sugar, not Dan Quayle’s fault ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 2,628 reads 28 comments

  20. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 3-3 This Week: at CHC (6/12-14); COL (6/15-17) So, What Happened? Monday Morning Manager (MMM) thinks that’s the question Cincinnati Reds manager ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 981 reads 6 comments

  21. Thomas Hearns: Boxing Hall of Famer Made Detroiters Proud at the Right Time

    To the cynical, Joe Louis Arena is aptly named. Name a hockey arena after a boxer? Well, you’ve heard the old joke. “I went to a boxing match and a hockey game broke out...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 839 reads 0 comments

  22. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 2-5 This Week: CLE (6/5-7); at Cin (6/8-10) So, What Happened? The Tigers played seven games against the Red Sox and Yankees , and the week was like walking across hot coals...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 635 reads 3 comments

  23. Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland: The Best in the Biz Faces Toughest Challenge

    First, you must know that the Detroit Red Wings aren’t a team. They aren’t a franchise. They are, in hockey vernacular, an “organ-EYE-zay-shun.” That’s your first lesson in hockey speak...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 3,066 reads 3 comments

  24. Nicklas Lidstrom: His Stealth Perfection Is Irreplaceable

    When Nick Lidstrom first suited up for the Red Wings in 1991, George Bush was president—the first Bush. The Tigers’ first baseman was Fielder—the first Fielder...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 768 reads 0 comments

  25. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 3-3 This Week: at BOS (5/28-31); NYY (6/1-3) So, What Happened? The Detroit Tigers were sweepers and sweepees last week...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 2 years ago 456 reads 2 comments