1. Whoa Nelly! This Michigan Wolverines Team Is Much Better than Advertised

    Michigan certainly looked like a good football team after the 31-7 drubbing of Western Michigan in the season opener. After watching the Wolverines vanquish the Irish this past Saturday in the Big House, all doubt in my mind has been erased...

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  2. Michigan-No. 18 Notre Dame: College Football Preview

    Matt and Zac Snyder of Bleacher Report and mittensportsreport.com break down this week's University of Michigan football matchup. When Michigan has the ball... Michigan's passing attack vs...

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  3. Tigers Take Care of Business in Tampa

    For one night the Tigers hitters and pitchers played role reversal. When starter Armando Galarraga struggled out of the gate, allowing four runs to score in the first inning and shouldering six ...

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  4. Michigan-Western Michigan: Battle of I-94 Preview

    Matt and Zac Snyder of Bleacher Report and mittensportsreport.com break down this week's University of Michigan football matchup. When Michigan has the ball... Michigan's passing attack vs...

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  5. U-M Commit Devin Gardner Flashes Brilliance in Inkster Loss to East Kentwood

    It took Inkster (MI) quarterback Devin Gardner exactly eight seconds to wow the East Kentwood (MI) crowd. On the Vikings first play from scrimmage, Gardner got pressure from the East Kentwood defense so he pulled the ball down and took off down field...

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  6. Aubrey Huff Makes Cameo Appearance for Tigers in Win Over Indians

    It took 15 days, but Aubrey Huff’s bat finally arrived in Detroit in time for Tuesday’s game against the Indians. In four plate appearances, Huff (2-for-2, R, three RBI) managed to double his offensive output since joining the Tigers...

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  7. Detroit Tigers | Holding Ground in the AL Central

    The Tigers as a team haven't exactly wowed us with their play this year, at least not for long consistent stretches of the season, but they have been good enough. In fact, that would be a good catch phrase for this year's team...

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  8. Daunte Culpepper-Scott Linehan Connection Much Ado About Nothing in Detroit

    The debate rages on in Detroit. The decision to name either Daunte Culpepper or Matthew Stafford as the starting quarterback for the Lions is a difficult one, to be sure, but everyone seems to be an expert on the topic...

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  9. Latest Detroit Tigers Lineup Is an Oldie But Goodie

    Jim Leyland harkened back to yesteryear for an oldie-but-goodie blast from the past Tiger lineup last night.Magglio Ordonez was once again slotted to hit in the three spot...

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  10. Jarrod Washburn and Aubrey Huff, I'm Calling You Out

    I know Jarrod Washburn's only been in Detroit for a month. I realize Aubrey Huff only got to town a week ago. But that doesn't change the fact that the Tigers need them to perform at a high level...

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  11. Tigers Acquire Aubrey Huff: So What?

    The Detroit Tigers have reportedly sent Brett Jacobson to Baltimore in exchange for Aubrey Huff.Huff (.253, 13 HR, 72 RBI), has spent time with Tampa Bay, Houston, and Baltimore and has played first base, third base, and right field...

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  12. “Medium Ball” Not Working Out For Detroit Tigers

    You’ve probably heard of teams playing small ball. It’s the offensive strategy whereby stolen bases and sacrifice hits advance runners and sacrifice flies drive in runs...

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  13. Detroit Tigers: 10 Things I Hate About You

    I hate the way they're losing games. I hate that they can't score. I hate that they can't hit in the clutch. I hate when pitching's poor. I hate that they didn't get a bat, what it seemed they needed most...

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  14. When It Comes To PED's In Baseball, Two Lies Don't Make The Truth

    The New York Times reported today that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003. I think it’s a shame. It’s a shame that so many players were “using”...

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  15. Detroit Tigers: Mission Accomplished

    Okay, so maybe the headline is a tad extreme. There's still plenty of baseball left to play this year, but I can't shake the feeling that the Tigers did accomplish something great this weekend—even with one game still to play...

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  16. Detroit Tigers: Weekend Update, July 24, 2009

    Looking back Let's call it what it was; it was a stinkin' miserable, downright awful week for the Olde English D. Two winnable series were lost, and the division lead vanished. Poof. Gone. The offense was to blame...

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  17. Carlos Guillen's Return Could Shift Ryan Raburn to Toledo

    As Carlos Guillen prepares for his return to the Detroit Tigers, the rest of the outfielders prepare for another round of musical lineup.The rules are simple, when the DL stint ends, players scramble to fill a needed role...

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  18. Tigers Forget Bats, Get Mugged In New York

    It's good to keep your head on a swivel when visiting New York. The big city can lull you with its grandeur but danger always lurks around the corner...

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  19. Detroit Tigers: Weekend Update, July 17, 2009

    Greetings, salutations and happy second half, fellow Tigers' fans! It’s time to take another look at the current exploits of the Detroit Tigers...

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  20. Jim Leyland Must Prove to Team and Fans Contract Extension Was Deserved

    Jim Leyland has not had much success with the Tigers after the All-Star break, that much has been noted, but the Tigers' brass has already decided to reward Jimmy with two more years...

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  21. Detroit Tigers: Weekend Update, July 10, 2009

    Greetings, salutations, and happy (almost) All-Star Break, fellow Tiger fans! It’s time to take another look at the current exploits of the Detroit Tigers. Looking back It ended up being a 0...

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  22. We "Aught" To Look Back at a Decade of Detroit Tiger All-Stars

    Decades are easy page breaks in sports history, but the Detroit Tigers have not always followed the calendar's script. This season marks the close of the "aught decade," a decade of dramatic change for the boys from the Motor City...

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  23. Detroit Tigers: Weekend Update, July 3, 2009

    Greetings, salutations, and happy Independence weekend fellow Tiger fans! Today I begin a (hopefully) weekly series chronicling the exploits of our boys of summer...

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  24. A Generation Nearly Lost: The Search for My All-Time Favorite Tiger

    About a month ago my wife and I, while seated on the living room sofa with the television tuned to the Tigers broadcast, began a conversation that has disturbed me at some level ever since...

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  25. Detroit Tigers: Pitching Remains Both the Key and the Question

    The Detroit Tigers entered the 2009 season with one question burning on everyone’s mind: Is the pitching staff good enough to keep the Tigers in the hunt? Most experts said no...

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