1. Ernie Harwell Dies at Age 92

    Ernie Harwell came to Detroit in 1960, and he never left. Throughout his 43 years calling baseball games for the Tigers, he inspired many a young baseball fan. He was behind the microphone when the Tigers were World Champions in 1968 and 1984...

    Joe Hojnacki Written by Joe Hojnacki about over 4 years ago 141 reads 2 comments

  2. Jimmy Howard, Not Chris Osgood, Remains The Answer In Goal For Detroit Red Wings

    The Red Wings need to stick with the man who got them to the party. There is talk around the Red Wings media and fan community that Chris Osgood should start game four on Tuesday night for the Red Wings...

    Joe Hojnacki Written by Joe Hojnacki about over 4 years ago 343 reads 2 comments

  3. Ernie Sims Out, Tony Scheffler In: Are the Detroit Lions Crazy?

    Yes, and no. When I first heard about the Ernie Sims for Tony Scheffler trade I thought the Lions were insane. Upon further consideration, however, they are merely crazy and not full-blown mentally ill...

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  4. Shane Doan, Ed Jovanovski Mean Detroit Red Wings Need To Get More Physical

    Shane Doan was a beast out there in Game One for the Phoenix Coyotes. He may not have shown up on the scoresheet at all, but his physical presence was more than enough to derail the ...

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  5. Lions Start Free Agency By Signing Vanden Bosch and Burleson

    The Lions made a great start to free agency early on Friday. Tom Lewand said that he and his men would be on the phone at midnight and it turns out he wasn't kidding...

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  6. Johnny Damon to the Tigers: What It Means for the Detroit Lineup

    The Tigers got their man with Johnny Damon. First and foremost, he adds a necessary left-handed bat. The Tigers do not have much in the way of left-handed hitting on their roster right now...

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  7. Brett Favre: Blaming It on the Great Quarterback

    Brett Favre is special. He is easily the greatest football player I have seen play in my lifetime. He has a reputation of being a guy who fights 'till the clocks shows all naughts. He is a winner...

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  8. Forgiving Mark McGwire: A Letter To Steroid Users

    Dear Mr. McGwire, A few days ago you admitted to using steroids throughout your professional baseball career. You admitted that you broke one of the most sacred records in sports after using performance enhancing substances...

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  9. The State of Competitve Balance in the NFL

    Pete Rozelle once envisioned a league that would have every team finish 8-8. We know that kind of level playing ground is a pipe dream...

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  10. Lions 2009 Season Review Part Two: Defense

    The Lions' defense has been the source of much criticism for several years. They made little improvement this year. At least there was some. They were known for inconsistency, much like the entire team...

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  11. Bert Blyleven Is Still Waiting for the Hall Call, But Why?

    Congratulations to Andre Dawson, but the voting for the Baseball Hall of Fame is a joke. Every year baseball fans make a big deal about the Hall of Fame elections...

    Joe Hojnacki Written by Joe Hojnacki about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  12. Detroit Lions 2009 Season Review Part One: Offense

    The Lions offense was inconsistent throughout the season. It was almost unpredictable. The only thing you could be sure of was that you couldn't be sure of anything. Let's start with the quarterback position and work our way around...

    Joe Hojnacki Written by Joe Hojnacki about almost 5 years ago 454 reads 1 comments

  13. The Winter Classic Gives Hockey a Holiday

    What did sports fans think on New Year's Day five years ago? The answer, major college football bowl games. The Rose Bowl has been the spotlight for sporting events on the first day of the year for nearly a century...

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  14. Drew Stanton To Start Sunday for Lions

    Tom Kowalski of MLive.com makes it official. Drew Stanton will start on Sunday for the Lions as they take on the San Francisco 49ers. The move was only half expected after the near comeback on Sunday afternoon...

    Joe Hojnacki Written by Joe Hojnacki about almost 5 years ago 354 reads 3 comments

  15. Lions-Cardinals: Detroit Comeback Falls Short in 31-24 Loss

    The Lions showed a little bit of heart in this one. For once, the defense sparked the team, and the crowd, and gave them the momentum to make a game out of this one. The Delmas interception came at a time when the Lions looked down and out...

    Joe Hojnacki Written by Joe Hojnacki about almost 5 years ago 159 reads 24 comments

  16. Cliff Lee and Chone Figgins Make Seattle Mariners Team To Beat In AL West

    The Seattle Mariners have become the team to beat in the American League West with the additions of Chone Figgins and Cliff Lee...

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  17. Why Notre Dame Should Join the Big Ten

    Any time the Big Ten mentions expanding to twelve teams Notre Dame is always one of the first schools to come up. Also, every time the expansion question arises, Notre Dame rejects the Big Ten's offer...

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