1. Detroit Tigers: Path Set Up for Home Field in the Playoffs

    As I was checking out the Detroit Tigers schedule this morning and watching a little Dan Patrick at the beginning of a nice day off, I was struck by one thing...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,343 reads 10 comments

  2. Detroit Lions Learn Lesson from Week 1, Let Stafford Loose in 2nd Half

    In Week 1 I, like most other Lions fans, was surprised by what I saw. No, it wasn't that this Detroit Lions team could compete and win against a borderline playoff team from a year ago...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,728 reads 12 comments

  3. Detroit Lions, Like Michigan Wolverines, Need to Uncage Their QB

    This weekend was certainly an all Detroit affair. The Wolverines played a game for the ages, the Lions started out their season of redemption and even the Tigers wrapped up a nine game win streak...

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  4. Detroit Tigers: 5 Reasons They Are the Most Dangerous Team in the A.L.

    The Detroit Tigers may have finally exorcised their second-half demons this year. They have less than a month to go, and their lead is the biggest it has been all year...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,952 reads 19 comments

  5. Detroit Lions: Key to Today's Opener Is All About Defense

    So we are only a short period of time before kickoff. The long wait for the unveiling of our beloved Detroit Lions is finally upon us. So now that we are here, what do we do about it? The offense doesn't appear to be a problem...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 196 reads 2 comments

  6. Detroit Lions: Open Letter to Fans—Enjoy This Time and Team

    Here is the biggest difference between Michigan sports fans and those out here in Portland. When one of our teams is on the verge of being over-hyped, it makes us excited, not scared...

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  7. Detroit Lions: Why They Are a Sexier Pick Than the Houston Texans

    This is going to be a very special season in Detroit. The pundits have weighed in, and along with Houston, the Lions are everyone's sexy pick for the playoffs...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 2,385 reads 10 comments

  8. Detroit Lions: Why Matthew Stafford Will Be the Next Dan Marino

    Granted, this is incredibly early, and expectations have never been higher for this team. But mark my words, Stafford is going to reward Lions fans for generations of quarterback mediocrity...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 2,512 reads 18 comments

  9. Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello is Pitching for His Postseason Life

    There are a lot of things to like about this year's Detroit Tigers . The offense is heating up at just the right time, the back of the bullpen couldn't look better and Justin Verlander is a legitimate MVP candidate...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,327 reads 5 comments

  10. Detroit Lions: 5 Players to Watch in Week 1

    With the season finally here, there are a lot of things to focus on. Do you have Sunday off? Is your guacamole-to-chip ratio in mid-season form? Did you do enough working out this ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,413 reads 2 comments

  11. Max Scherzer Remains the Key for the First-Place Detroit Tigers

    This past weekend was an absolute joy to watch. Unless, of course, you are a Chicago White Sox fan. Then hopefully you had plenty of fluids, especially the kind that takes your mind off of problems temporarily...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 950 reads 3 comments

  12. Detroit Pistons: 10 Most Important Trades in Team History

    As this lockout continues, we again take a look back at the past. In the last episode of this series, we took a look at some of the worst contracts in team history...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,738 reads 5 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Season Preview: Game-by-Game Prediction and Results

    The anticipation is palpable. This is the most excited I have ever been for a Lions season. We have an exciting defense, quarterback and wide receiver...

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  14. Detroit Lions: Is It Possible Jerome Harrison Is Best Option at RB?

    There is a ton to like about this year's Detroit Lions team. Their passing game looks out of this world, the defense has been as fierce as advertised, and the holes in the back seven have been fairly well patched up...

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  15. Jacob Turner's Start for Detroit Tigers Could Be Audition for Postseason Roster

    Apparently, the Detroit Tigers will bring phenom Jacob Turner up from the minors to pitch on Thursday. Ordinarily, this move wouldn't be that big of a deal...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,285 reads 1 comments

  16. Detroit Pistons: 7 Most Regrettable Contracts in Team History

    This lockout business is not fun for me. Granted, it's not fun for anybody except the owners. But it is a real bummer for me, since I love writing about the Detroit Pistons...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 2,180 reads 8 comments

  17. Detroit Lions: Lions Fans Should Embrace Rough Image

    Let's face it, Detroit fans are unlike any in the world. We love defense. We prefer gritty, tough players to high-flying finesse guys. We want our stars to have an edge to them...

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  18. Detroit Tigers: 5 Things Jim Leyland Does That Could Trip Them Up

    The Tigers have a lot to be grateful for. They have the most talented roster, top to bottom, in their division. They have the best pitcher in baseball and they have a four game lead with just over a month left to play...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 2,409 reads 24 comments

  19. Detroit Tigers Deal for Delmon Young: Why Move Puts Tigers over the Top

    The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Detroit Tigers just dealt minor league pitcher Cole Nelson and a player to be named later for Minnesota Twins outfielder Delmon Young...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 3 years ago 1,170 reads 13 comments

  20. Detroit Lions: 5 Reasons Matthew Stafford Will Have a Pro-Bowl Caliber Year

    Okay, Lions fans, it is time to officially get excited about football season. After years of mediocrity, mixed in with half a century of bad quarterback play, the Lions are finally poised to break two trends in one fell swoop...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 3 years ago 2,132 reads 15 comments

  21. Why Tigers Need to Cut Loose Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen

    It has been a long time coming, but it finally is clear to all. Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen are done in Detroit. They have been responsible for some incredible memories and countless wins...

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  22. Detroit Tigers Still in the Driver's Seat Despite 3-Game Skid

    Should Tigers fans start to panic? No, not even a little. Sure, it would have been nice to split one of the first two games in this series heading into the Verlander start tonight, ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 3 years ago 199 reads 3 comments

  23. Miami Heat Want Tayshaun Prince? Let the Wacky Math Begin

    There is no doubt in my mind that there will not be an NBA season this year. The two sides are too far apart, and the players are delusional if they think they can wait out the owners...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 3 years ago 1,303 reads 6 comments

  24. Top NBA Sixth Men of All Time

    It is often said that it doesn't matter who starts, but who finishes. Throughout the history of the league, this saying has proven to be quite true indeed. Each year, the top teams have one thing in common, a strong bench...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 3 years ago 9,343 reads 10 comments

  25. Detroit Lions Fans Should Temper Expectations for Titus Young and Other Rookies

    Throughout this entire offseason, a sense of excitement has swept through the Detroit Lions nation. Personally, I find this extremely refreshing, and it is nice to have a team that has garnered so many bandwagon fans...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 3 years ago 908 reads 9 comments