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MLB – The Tigers Beat The Twins

Posted on August 24, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

The Tigers won their second game in a row yesterday by beating Minnesota 8 to 3 last night at Target Field. Anibal Sanchez got the win. He pitched seven innings, giving up three runs on six hits while striking out 2 with no walks. Eric Aybar hit a home run in the seventh and Victor… Read More

MLB – The Tigers Start A Series With The Twins

Posted on August 23, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Anibal Sanchez looks to earn his first win since august 2nd when he leads the Tigers against the Minnesota Twins in tonight’s opener of a three-game series in Minnesota. The Twins will counter this evening with right-hander Kyle Gibson. First pitch is at 8:10. The Tigers will start the night seven-and-a-half games behind the Cleveland… Read More

Olympics – Lochte Loses Endorsement Positions

Posted on August 23, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

It was a Monday to forget for Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. He was dropped as a spokesman by four companies – including Ralph Lauren and Speedo – after he lied about being robbed at a Rio gas station more than a week ago. It was lie that ended up dominating the headlines over the final… Read More

NFL – The Indianapolis Colts Sign Antonio Cromartie

Posted on August 23, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

There was a roster move of note in the NFL yesterday….. the Indianapolis Colts agreed to a one-year contract with free agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie. The 32-year old Cromartie is a former pro bowler, who played for the New York Jets, Arizona Cardinals and the San Diego Chargers during his NFL career.   By:  Mike… Read More

MLB – The Tigers Split With The Red Sox

Posted on August 22, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Justin Upton hit a pair of three-run home runs and the Detroit Tigers earned a split of the series by beating Boston 10 to 5 yesterday at Comerica Park. Tiger’s starter Justin Verlander got the win. He threw six innings, giving up one run on three hits, while striking out five, and walking one. The… Read More

Olympics – Shields Wins Gold

Posted on August 22, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Claressa Shields won her second career gold medal by taking the title in women’s middleweight boxing. Shields became the first American boxer to win gold medals in back-to-back Olympic games. Team USA also won a gold medal in men’s basketball with a convincing 96 to 66 win over Serbia. Kevin Durant had 30 points to… Read More

College Football – Alabama Polls Number One To Begin The Season

Posted on August 22, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Alabama is #1 team in college football. That’s according to the AP’s pre-season poll that was released yesterday. Four big ten teams are in those rankings: Ohio State is at #6, Michigan comes in at #7; Michigan State is ranked 12th; Iowa is at #17.   By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

MLB – The Tigers Get A Win

Posted on August 19, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Andrew Romine’s bases-loaded walk off Brad Ziegler completed a three-run Tigers rally in the eighth inning, ending Detroit’s three-game losing streak and Boston’s six-game winning streak with a 4-3 Tigers victory yesterday afternoon at Comerica Park. Ian Kinsler, Erick Aybar and Miguel Cabrera each lined base hits off Junici Tazawa to start the bottom of… Read More

Olympics – Helen Maroulis Wins Gold

Posted on August 19, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Northern Michigan’s Helen Maroulis won a gold medal in women’s wrestling last night. She became the first American woman to win a gold in wrestling in these games. Flint’s Claressa Shields looks advance to the gold medal round of the women’s middleweight boxing tournament, with a win in today’s semi-final round. Usain Bolt held on… Read More