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  • Tigers #3 Retired Forever

    Butch Davis|Aug 30, 2018

    Alan Trammell, the Detroit Tigers' legendary shortstop, was immortalized in Detroit as the Tigers forever retired his No. 3. The club unveiled his name and number in a pregame ceremony on Sunday, which are now painted on the left-center field wall alongside his teammate Jack Morris and other Tigers who have had their numbers retired. Several of Trammell's former Detroit teammates were on hand for the ceremony, including Lou Whitaker. When Whitaker was called to speak, the fans suddenly shouted...

  • A Star is Born

    Butch Davis|Jul 19, 2018

    Messi, Harry Kane and Ronaldo mover over, the new showstopper is Kylian Mbappé of France. French soccer star showed up and showed out on the world's largest soccer stage, the World Cup final against Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia as France wins the game by the final score of 4-2. Mbappé, 19, who scored four goals during the World Cup on his way to becoming one of the youngest stars on a global soccer stage, is now ready to get paid. Mbappé, who earns around $2...

  • Casey at the Bat for the Pistons

    Butch Davis|Jun 14, 2018

    n June 11, at 3:21PM, the Detroit Pistons announced an agreement with Dwane Casey to join the organization as Head Coach. Mr. Casey, who led the Toronto Raptors to 59 wins in the most recently completed season, is a finalist for the NBA’s 2018 Coach of the Year Award, which will presented on June 25 at the league’s awards dinner in Los Angeles. Last month, the National Basketball Coaches Association named him the Coach of the Year. Casey had been making the rounds on NBA broadcasts recently and...

  • Tigers were entertaining this Weekend

    Butch Davis, Sports Reporter|May 31, 2018

    It’s a different group of entertainers on the Detroit Tigers ball club getting the job done as our home team have won as per this past Monday have won four out of five games. Yes in this past Monday game James McCann hit a drive to left field and hesitated ever so to some extent however not enough to cause any sort of occurrence, however enough to make it clear he realized how well he'd connected a bases loaded grand slam homerun. "That was a good feeling, and a big spot in the game to open i...

  • Next Year High School Sport Classifications

    Butch Davis, Sports Reporter|Apr 5, 2018

    In Lansing this past week the new classification breaks will see 22 schools move up in class for 2018-19, while 15 schools will move down. Effective with the 2018-19 school year, schools with 885 or more students are in Class A. The enrollment limits for Class B are 398-884, Class C is 194-397, and schools with enrollments of 193 and fewer are Class D. The break between Classes A and B increased four students from 2017-18, the break between Classes B and C decreased eight students, and the...