Thursday, August 29, 2013

12th Man Report: 12th man advantage

Posted By on Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:12 AM

In honor of our college guide coming out this week and in honor of the blog’s name, today’s blog will continue to focus on college football — the venue aspect. Every team in the NCAA has a unique stadium that they call home. The good ones can have such...

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

V-Mart at Catcher?

Posted By on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Why Not? Victor Martinez hadn’t caught for more than two years. But that didn’t stop Tigers manager Jim Leyland from putting Martinez behind the plate in two of the three games the Tigers had on the road against the New York Mets last weekend. Being that the Mets are...

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Is this it for Phil Coke?

Posted By on Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 3:29 PM

In this week’s edition of the blog, I’ll take a look at Phil Coke, who was sent down to the minors following Tuesday’s loss to the Minnesota Twins. Though Coke has been a household name for more than a few years in Detroit, this move had been coming for...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Tony Hawk Visits Detroit Skate Park

Posted By on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Tony Hawk at Detroit's Ride It Sculpture Park. International skateboarding star Tony Hawk touched down today at Detroit’s Ride It Sculpture Park (the subject of last week’s cover story) at about 1:30 p.m. The park, largely funded by a grant — the largest ever — from the Tony Hawk...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Lions struggling in the preseason...

Posted By on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 1:09 PM

What about it? With just 20 days before the Lions season opener against the Minnesota Vikings, and the Tigers having a day off yesterday, this week’s blog will gander away from baseball and into the up-and-coming NFL season. The Lions have completed two of their four pre-season games, and...

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Princely Problems

Posted By on Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:08 PM

Prince Fielder's Recent Struggles... Before this week, the only thing we knew about Prince Fielder’s recent struggles at the plate was that well, he was struggling at the plate. This was concerning, but players go through slumps — it’s part of the game. But this week, after Tori Hunter...

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Hugh Douglas to Michael Smith: "You an Uncle Tom!"

Posted By on Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 10:47 AM

ESPN fired contributor Hugh Douglas on Tuesday, a week after he reportedly made some racially charged remarks toward his "Numbers Never Lie" cohost Michael Smith. The former Eagles lineman was let go after allegedly calling Smith "Uncle Tom" and threatening to beat him up while the two were attending the...

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Of Kitties and Klutzes

Posted By on Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Tigers Injury Report ...   In honor of this being my first blog entry, I felt an obligation to tackle a topic that has been more and more relevant in recent weeks for the Tigers, and one that we all can relate to — injuries. Although the extent of my...

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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Engaging Minds, One Dinner at a Time

Posted By on Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 10:09 PM

Meet Leon Johnson | Amber in the City ... Meet Leon Johnson. For the past 25 years he has been an educator and an artist – teaching at universities all over the world, including in Maine, Oregon, and Berlin. He came to Detroit three years ago to be the...

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