1. My Name Is Chip: Evaluation of the Detroit Tigers' Karma in 2009

    Earl and I are big believers in karma. When something bad happens, I look for lucky pennies on the ground, buy all the rabbits' feet I can find, and purchase as many lottery tickets as I can afford...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about over 5 years ago 219 reads 0 comments

  2. Detroit Doesn't Do Defense Anymore

    Detroit is known as a blue collar, hard working, bring your lunch pail to work type city. We like to roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty, and the whole city has always embraced our gritty nature...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about over 5 years ago 442 reads 4 comments

  3. Tampa Bay Rays Get Price Checked

    I'm sure that Major League Baseball was hoping for a better World Series matchup than the Tampa Bay Rays, a team that can barely fill its stadium during playoff games, against the Philadelphia Phillies, a team that hasn't won the World Series since 1980..

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about over 5 years ago 325 reads 4 comments

  4. The Dodger Blues: Chad Billingsley Needs to Grow Up

    The Los Angeles Dodgers' 2008 season transformed from a disappointment, made up of young players having poor seasons, to full-fledged championship contender when Manny Ramirez joined them in July...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about over 5 years ago 621 reads 1 comments

  5. Are You Clutch? ESPN's Keith Law Just Says No

    There's been a ton of debate in the last few years about whether a baseball player can be "clutch." The stats seem to go against the idea, while people's selective memories and sense of nostalgia seem to support it...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about over 5 years ago 808 reads 0 comments

  6. Attitude Determines Altitude: Lions Flying Low

    I've been thinking a lot lately about the sorry state of the Lions. I always try to look at things in a "glass half full" way, but it's becoming harder and harder to do that with the lowly Lions as I see double digit losses week after week...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  7. Celebrities R Us: An Interview With Michael Olowokandi

    detroit4lyfe.blogspot.com has really taken off in the last few weeks. With an ever increasing fan base and consistent posts from 2...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 1,942 reads 3 comments

  8. Webster Missed This One

    hate/respect (hāt·ri·spekt): verb, to have a healthy appreciation or admiration for a person, team, sport, place, object, or idea that, at the same time, invokes intense and unwavering ...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 2,424 reads 4 comments

  9. Cris Carter: A Nightmare to Lions Fans Even in Retirement

    So I was watching ESPN's pregame NFL show just now, and they were talking about Matt Millen's firing and the direction of the Lions and what not...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 265 reads 3 comments

  10. Twins or White Sox? Root Canal or Wisdom Teeth Removal?

    It's obviously been a lost season for Tigers fans. I've seen enough bullpen blowups, baserunning blunders, and devastating home runs to last a lifetime. As a baseball fan, though, I have to move on and look toward the playoffs...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 334 reads 3 comments

  11. The Criticism of Commentators Is Getting out of Control

    I realize that my last couple major posts (October Just Wont Be the Same and You Know What I Don't Like) have been filled with more complaints than Prince Fielder made when the Brewers stopped offering donuts in the post-game spread...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 283 reads 3 comments

  12. October Just Wont Be the Same

    While they aren't officially eliminated from the postseason just yet, it is almost as certain as the Lions winning tomorrow that the New York Yankees will miss the playoffs this year...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 290 reads 2 comments

  13. You Know What I Don't Like?

    ... I don't like when people complain about professional athletes making victory guarantees. Do you expect them not to believe that they are going to win before they play a big game? ...

    Chip Stevenson Written by Chip Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 152 reads 3 comments