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FINALLY, A WOLVERINE WIN.....MICHIGAN 63, Penn State 48, W 2/23/05 [ 02-24-2005 ]
CRISLER ARENA, ANN ARBOR:     Michigan led by 10-P (36-26) at halftime and went on to post a 15-P home court win over Penn State, 63-48 on Wednesday night.       The win sna...
SAME STORY.....PISTONS 97, New York 88, T 2/22/05 [ 02-23-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Nothing has changed.     Before the All-Star break the Pistons were winning and the New York Knicks were losing.     Nothing has...
ANOTHER DEFEAT FOR UM.....S 2/20/05 [ 02-21-2005 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:     Like Michigan State did to Purdue Saturday on "Gene Keady Day" in West Lafayette, IND, the Indiana Hoosiers spoiled the fun for Michigan Wolverine fans on "Glen R...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/19/05 [ 02-19-2005 ]
@ W. LAFAYETTE, IN:       The Michigan State Spartans spoiled the party on "Gene Keady Day" by beating Keady's Purdue Boilermakers 68-57 in a mid-day Saturday contest.     ...
GAME ON? [ 02-19-2005 ]
      The HOCKEY NEWS reports the NHL season will be un-cancelled on Saturday.       There are reports the NHL will play a 28-game season prior to the Stanley Cup playoffs....
C-HOOP...W 2/16/05 [ 02-18-2005 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan State took a 45-31 halftime lead and then cruised to an 81-62 win over Minnesota at Breslin Center on Wednesday evening. MSU opened a 20-P lead by going...
PISTONS PAUSE THEIR WIN STREAK.....PISTONS 93, Philadelphia 75, W 2/16/05 [ 02-18-2005 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:     The Pistons entered the All-Star break with four straight wins and nine in their last ten games after besting the 76ers in Philadelphia 93-75 on Wednesday nig...
COACH KURT AT LARGE...Week of F 2/18/05 [ 02-17-2005 ]
    Black Wednesday not only cancelled the NHL season, it cancelled the hopes of fans in Hockeytown and all around the world.     The 11th hour talks which came close to set...
PERFECT PISTON HOMESTAND.....PISTONS 107, Milwaukee 83, M 2/14/05 [ 02-15-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons completed a 3-&-0 homestand by posting their third consecutive lopsided victory. Detroit beat the Milwaukee Bucks 107-83 at the Palace on Mo...
PISTONS ROUT WIZZARDS.....PISTONS 107, Washington 86, Sa 2/12/05 [ 02-13-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons made it nine in a row over Washington, routing the visiting Wizzards 107-86 at the Palace on Saturday night. The last time the Wiz downed Det...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/12/05 [ 02-13-2005 ]
@ CRISLER ARENA, ANN ARBOR, MI:       Michigan State led all the way, had some late anxious moments, then beat Michigan 64-49 at Crisler Arena on Saturday to sweep the two-game season s...
PISTONS POUND LAKERS.....PISTONS 103, LA Lakers 81, Th 2/10/05 [ 02-11-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     In a rematch of last spring's NBA Finals the Pistons took a 30-14 end-of-1st-Qtr lead and never looked back in beating the Los Angeles Lakers 103-81 befo...
SPARTANS BURY BUCKEYES IN SECOND HALF.....MICHIGAN STATE 83, Ohio State 69, W 2/9/05 [ 02-10-2005 ]
BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:     Ohio State led 43-41 at halftime in East Lansing, but Michigan State out-scored the visitors 42-26 after intermission to get an 83-69 home cou...
UM GIVES #1 ILLINI A SCARE.....Illinois 57, MICHIGAN 51, T 2/8/05 [ 02-09-2005 ]
ANN ARBOR:       Top-ranked Illinois trailed at Michigan 28-24 at halftime and the Wolverines increased their margin over the invaders to 8-P early in the 2nd-H. The Illini went s...
COACH KURT AT LARGE.....Week of M 2/7/05 [ 02-07-2005 ]
    OK, so the Tigers got their man. The Tigers got their Mags.     The contract is worth a maximum of seven years and $105-million. However, with the out-clause it's worth...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/5/05 [ 02-05-2005 ]
@ IOWA CITY, IA:       Michigan State led by a dozen (39-27) at the half and bumped up the advantage to 22-P in the second half, then had to hang on tight for a 75-64 Saturday matinee w...
WELCOME BACKBOARD MR. CARTER.....New Jersey 107, PISTONS 85, Sa 2/5/05 [ 02-05-2005 ]
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:     Vince Carter recorded game-highs of 41-P & 11-RB to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 107-85 win over the Pistons in a swampland Saturday matinee.   &nbs...
SECOND QUARTER SURGE WINS IT.....PISTONS 99, Atlanta 84, W 2/2/05 [ 02-03-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons held Atlanta scoreless for the final 6:32 of the 2nd-Qtr, going on a 17-0 run to take a 49-40 halftime lead. Detroit never trailed again and...
GOPHERS ROUT WOLVERINES.....Minnesota 71, MICHIGAN 54, W 2/2/05 [ 02-03-2005 ]
CRISLER ARENA, ANN ARBOR:     Michigan head coach Tommy Amaker used his 12th different starting line-up this season but still couldn't stop UM's losing streak. The Wolverines lost...
ILLINI STAY PERFECT.....ILLINOIS 81, MICHIGAN STATE 68, T 2/1/05 [ 02-02-2005 ]
BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:       Illinois showed why it is certainly the top men's basketball team in college this season. The Fighting Illini put on a show for a national ca...
BILLUPS BLITZES WIZ.....PISTONS 105, Washington 96, T 2/1/05 [ 02-02-2005 ]
WASHINGTON, D.C.:     Chauncey Billups took charge of a game that was tied 13 times when the contest deadlocked for the final time. With the Pistons at Washington and 85-all on the...
UM TUMBLE CONTINUES.....Purdue 84, MICHIGAN 55, S 1/30/05 [ 01-30-2005 ]
W. LAFAYETTE, IN:     Michigan's fall from atop the Big Ten men's basketball standings continued Sunday in a matinee loss at Purdue, 84-55.     The Wolverines were overwh...
BROWN MUM, ISIAH ABSENT AS PISTONS ROUT KNICKS.....PISTONS 91, New York 61, Sa 1/29/05 [ 01-30-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Amid increased media speculation Piston head coach Larry Brown will bolt the final three years of his Detroit contract to take over as bench boss with...
C-HOOP.....Sat 1/29/05 [ 01-30-2005 ]
EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan State took a break between nationally televised games against arch-rival Michigan (a home win on Thursday) and #1 nationally- ranked Illinois (at hom...
TIGER BOSS VISITS DSBA [ 01-29-2005 ]
    Tiger President Dave Dombrowski finished the team's winter tour with an appearance at the January meeting of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association.     Dombrowsk...
PISTONS WIN AT INDY.....PISTONS 88, Indiana 76, Th 1/27/05 [ 01-28-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     A spirited affair in Indiana saw the Pistons beat the Pacers 88-76 on Thursday night to go to 2-&-0 vs Indy since November's BasketBrawl at the Palace. &nbs...
SPARTANS RUN AWAY FROM WOLVERINES.....Michigan State 64, Michigan 53, Th 1/27/05 [ 01-28-2005 ]
BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan took a quick 7-0 lead at Michigan State Thursday evening. In a blink it was gone and the Spartans went on to roll over the Wolverines...
PISTONS END SKID.....PISTONS 87, Denver 70, W 1/26/05 [ 01-27-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons reverted to clamp-down defense and ended a season-long four-game losing streak by downing Denver 87-70 on Wednesday at the Palace.   &...
COACH KURT AT LARGE.....Week of W 1/26/05 [ 01-26-2005 ]
    My Detroit Lions season ticket renewal form arrived last weekend. For the second consecutive year a SLIGHT improvement by the team has brought a $5 per seat per game increase. &n...
UNDERMANNED PISTONS LOSE 4TH IN ROW.....Minnesota 86, PISTONS 83, M 1/24/05 [ 01-25-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Playing without Richard Hamilton (right thigh contusion) and losing Tayshaun Prince (sprained right ankle) just 3:15 into the contest, the Pistons lost their 8...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/22/05 [ 01-23-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Twin Cities native Alan Anderson scored a Spartan-high 13-P to lead Michigan State to a 69-55 victory at Minnesota late Saturday afternoon.      ...
BULLS BEAT CRYBABY PISTONS.....Chicago 100, PISTONS 89, Sa 1/22/05 [ 01-23-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons lost their lead in the 3rd-Qtr and lost their composure in the 4th-Qtr. Thus, they lost the game to the Chicago Bulls, 100-89 on Saturday nig...
BUCKS BEST IN BEERTOWN.....Milwaukee 89, PISTONS 86, F 1/21/05 [ 01-22-2005 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:       Richard Hamilton missed a 3-point buzzer-beater attempt and the Pistons lost at Milwaukee Friday night, 89-86.       The Pistons have now lost two st...
UNLUCKY SEVEN FOR UM.....Indiana 62, MICHIGAN 53, W 1/19/05 [ 01-20-2005 ]
BLOOMINGTON, IN:     A poor second half doomed Michigan's hopes for a 7-game winning streak. Instead, UM lost to Indiana for the 7th consecutive time, 62-53 in Bloomington, IN on We...
PISTONS EDGED IN ORLANDO.....Orlando 103, PISTONS 101, T 1/18/05 [ 01-19-2005 ]
ORLANDO, FL:     Playing their fourth game in five days the Pistons were beaten by a bucket at Orlando on Tuesday night, 103-101. The defeat ended a six-game Piston winning streak....
SPARTANS REBOUND OVER BOILERMAKERS.....MICHIGAN STATE 71, Purdue 64, T 1/18/05 [ 01-19-2005 ]
BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan State and Maurice Ager bounced back from a bad game Sunday at Wisconsin to defeat Purdue 71-64 Tuesday evening at Breslin Center. &...
PRINCE PACES PISTON WIN.....PISTONS 94, Phoenix 90, M 1/17/05 [ 01-17-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Tayshaun Prince scored a career-high 26-P to lead the Pistons to a 94-80 victory over the Phoenix Suns in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee on Monday...
BADGERS BETTER BY 3.....Wisconsin 62, MICHIGAN STATE 59, S 1/16/05 [ 01-17-2005 ]
MADISON, WI:     Wisconsin scored three dozen points from beyond the 3-point arc and, appropriately, edged Michigan State by 3-P, 62-59 in a nationally televised Sunday matinee at t...
PISTONS ROLL TO 5 IN A ROW.....PISTONS 99, Philadelphia 95, Sa 1/15/05 [ 01-16-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons extended their season-high winning streak to five, made it ten victories in their last twelve outings and improved their record to 12-of-16 s...
C-HOOP..... Sa 1/15/05 [ 01-16-2005 ]
STATE COLLEGE, PA:       Although out-rebounded by a much smaller Nittney Lions team and trailing more than 2-to-1 (3-1 until the closing minutes) in free throw attempts in a classi...
WELCOME HOME HILL.....PISTONS 101, Orlando 94, F 1/14/05 [ 01-15-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Fueled by newspaper and sportstalk radio speculation, former Piston Grant Hill faced an uncertain crowd reaction in the first game at the Palace in alm...
BIG BEN BUZZEZ HORNETS.....PISTONS 90, New Orleans 76, W 1/12/05 [ 01-13-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Ben Wallace took charge early with 7-P, 6-RB and 3-BL in the 1st-Qtr to pace the Pistons to a 90-76 victory over visiting New Orleans on Wednesday night...
WOLVERINES WIN OVER WILDCATS.....MICHIGAN 71, Northwestern 61, W 1/12/05 [ 01-13-2005 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:     Michigan ran its record to 2-&-0 on the young Big Ten men's basketball season by besting Northwestern 71-61 on Wednesday evening at Crisler Arena. UM won its 5th...
PISTONS ROLL AGAIN ON ROAD.....PISTONS 89, New Jersey 80, T 1/11/05 [ 01-12-2005 ]
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:     Stunned by the news they'd lost their leading scorer for the rest of the season, the New Jersey Nets put up a fight but didn't have enough offense to comb...
COACH KURT AT LARGE.....Week of 1/10/05 [ 01-10-2005 ]
      Watching the NFL Wildcard Weekend games I thought I was at Ford Field. There were enough penalty flags, dropped passes and bonehead plays to fill any four Lions games.   ...
C-HOOP.....Sat 1/8/05 [ 01-08-2005 ]
BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:       Michigan State started the Big Ten Conference season 2-&-0 for the first time since their 2000 NCAA National Championship season by beating N...
HAMILTON RIPS CELTICS.....PISTONS 110, Boston 104, F 1/7/05 [ 01-08-2005 ]
BOSTON, MA:     Bouncing back from an 0-for-10 shooting effort the night before, Rip Hamilton scored a game-high 25-P to lead the Pistons to a 110-104 win over the Celtics Friday at...
GRIZ ROUT PISTONS.....Memphis 101, PISTONS 79, Th 1/6/05 [ 01-07-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Memphis Grizzlies stunned the Pistons at the Palace Thursday night, handing Detroit its most lopsided loss in two years, 101-79.       T...
BIG TEN TIP-OFF.....W 1/5/05 [ 01-06-2005 ]
STATE COLLEGE, PA:       The Big Ten Conference men's basketball season opened Wednesday night. Michigan State marked the occasion by going into Happy Valley and doing what the Spar...
PISTONS REBOUND TO BEAT BULLS.....PISTONS 87, Chicago 80, M 1/3/05 [ 01-04-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The Pistons are on their first genuine hot streak of the season after winning five of their last six games. However, Monday night at Chicago, Detroit had to over...
PISTONS BEST BOSTON.....PISTONS 100, Boston 88, S 1/2/05 [ 01-03-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons bounced back from a cold final quarter loss in their last game to the Miami Heat by having hot flashes in the 2nd & 3rd-Qtrs on Sunday evenin...
SHY LIONS LOSE FINALE.....Tennessee 24, LIONS 19, S 1/2/05 [ 01-02-2005 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:     The Lions came up short on a fourth-and-three with 45-sec to play at the Tennessee 16-yard line. The ball went over on downs and the Titans topped Detroit 24-19 i...
YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS.....Texas 38, MICHIGAN 37, Sa 1/1/05 [ 01-02-2005 ]
ROSE BOWL:       The 100th anniversary of the Rose Bowl game may have been the best game ever in the series. The result, however, left Michigan fans feeling blue.      ...
SPARTANS WIN GLI.....Th 12/30/04 [ 12-31-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Michigan State won the 40th annual Great Lakes Invitational on Thursday night at JLA, beating arch-rival Michigan 2-1 in overtime.       Off a misp...
HEAT HOT, PISTONS COLD IN FOURTH QUARTER.....Miami 89, PISTONS 78, Th 12/30/04 [ 12-31-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons went ice cold and the Heat continued as the NBA's hottest team in Miami's comeback win at the Palace, 89-78 on Thursday night.    ...
UM & MSU ADVANCE IN GLI.....W 12/29/04 [ 12-30-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     College Hockey at the Joe is the only hockey at Downtown Detroit's Joe Louis Arena with the NHL still on lockout.     The 40th annual Great Lakes Inv...
CHAUNCEY TO THE RESCUE.....PISTONS 107, Washington 105, W 12/29/04 [ 12-30-2004 ]
WASHINGTON D.C.:       Chauncey Billups hit a 14-foot jumper with just 0.7-sec to play to give the Pistons a huge comeback win in Washington on Wednesday.       Detroit w...
PISTONS GO OT TO TOP NETS.....PISTONS 100, New Jersey 90, M 12/27/04 [ 12-28-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Down by ten at the half and eight late in regulation, the Pistons blew away visiting New Jersey in overtime for a 100-90 victory on Monday night at the...
HUSKIES ROUT ROCKETS.....UConn 39, Toledo 10, M 12/27/04 [ 12-28-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     In the most lopsided of the eight Motor City Bowls, Connecticut clobbered Toledo 39-10 on Monday evening at Ford Field.     UConn took a quick 17-0 1st-Q...
HOLIDAY GIFT.....LIONS 19, Chicago 13, S 12/26/04 [ 12-27-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     An incorrectly called instant replay review preserved a Lions win over visiting Chicago, 19-13, at Ford Field Sunday. The result left the Lions as stunned and silent...
PEACE ON EARTH.....PISTONS 98, Indiana 93, Sa 12/25/04 [ 12-26-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     There were no on-court incidents and no major disturbances from the hostile crowd as the Pistons won their much anticipated Basketbrawl rematch vs the Pacers i...
BULLS BENCH BURRIES PISTONS.....Chicago 89, PISTONS 82, W 12/22/04 [ 12-23-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Chicago Bulls are on their longest winning streak since Michael Jordan left the Windy City. The Bulls bench out-scored the Detroit reserves 53-8 as...
LIONS CAN'T SNAP VIKINGS CURSE.....Minnesota 28, LIONS 27, S 12/19/04 [ 12-19-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:       Down 11-P in the 1st-H the Lions roared back to trail by one at halftime and, after getting behind 8-P early in the 4th-Qtr, Detroit tied the game at 21-all and AL...
MILES AND HALF A SECOND.....Portland 75, PISTONS 74, Sa 12/18/04 [ 12-19-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Darius Miles missed the first but swished the second, hitting the winning free throw with 0.5-sec remaining to give Portland a 75-74 win Saturday night...
PISTONS CLAMP DOWN ON CAVS.....PISTONS 81, Cleveland 69, Th 12/16/04 [ 12-17-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Down 41-31 at halftime the Pistons ran over Cleveland 21-6 in the 3rd-Qtr on their way to an 81-69 Thursday evening victory at the Palace. The 69-P th...
DETROIT NIPS KNICKS.....PISTONS 94, New York 93, W 12/15/04 [ 12-16-2004 ]
NYC, NY:     Down 16-P at the half the Pistons rallied after intermission to score a 94-93 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday evening at Madison Square Garden.  ...
LIONS LOSE AGAIN @ G-BAY.....Green Bay 16, LIONS 13, S 12/12/04 [ 12-13-2004 ]
GREEN BAY, WI:       The Lions remain without success in Green Bay since 1991, their last win in Wisconsin BF: Before Favre.       Detroit took a 13-0 halftime lead Sunda...
DETROIT GRIZZLED ON ROAD.....Memphis 72, PISTONS 68, Sa 12/11/04 [ 12-12-2004 ]
MEMPHIS, TN:       The Pistons lost their second game in as many nights, their scoring woes continuing as they averaged just 70-PPG in the pair of defeats. Saturday's result saw Det...
SPARTANS ROLL, WOLVERINES WIN.....Sat 12/11/04 [ 12-12-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Michigan State overcame early game sloppy play to take command and rout Stanford 78-53 in the "Spartan Clash" at the Palace of Auburn Hills.   ...
ALL-TIME LOW.....Atlanta 88, PISTONS 72, F 12/10/04 [ 12-11-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Atlanta Hawks came to Auburn Hills with just one win in their last eleven games, but held the Pistons to an all-time Detroit franchise home game lo...
RIP RESCUES PISTONS.....PISTONS 90, Toronto 86 (OT), W 12/8/04 [ 12-09-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Rip Hamilton tied the game for Detroit late in the 4th-Qtr then scored six of his team-high 19-P in overtime as the Pistons outlasted Toronto 90-86 on We...
PISTONS CLOSE UPBEAT TRIP.....PISTONS 101, Dallas 85, M 12/6/04 [ 12-07-2004 ]
DALLAS, TX:     The Pistons concluded a five-game road trip with a 101-85 victory in Big D on Monday night.     Detroit led 49-39 at the half, 81-63 entering the final q...
LIONS END SKID.....LIONS 26, Arizona 12, S 12/5/04 [ 12-07-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     The Lions snapped a five-game losing streak in beating the hapless Arizona Cardinals 26-12 in Downtown Detroit on Sunday afternoon.     Lions rookie RBack...
BIG BEN BACK IN FORM.....PISTONS 92, New Orleans 69, Sa 12/4/04 [ 12-07-2004 ]
NEW ORLEANS, LA:     The Pistons got back on the winning track as Captain Ben Wallace returned to All-Star form on Saturday night in Loo-zee-anna.     In his second game...
CFB ROUND-UP #14.....Sa 12/4/04 [ 12-04-2004 ]
      Michigan State's season of disappointment ended with a thud in Honolulu late Saturday/early Sunday as MSU let a 21-P lead slip away in a 41-38 defeat vs the Hawaii Rainbow Warrio...
WOLVERINES EDGE IRISH.....MICHIGAN 61, Notre Dame 60, Sa 12/4/04 [ 12-04-2004 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:       Michigan rebounded from a rout on Tuesday night at Georgia Tech to edge another nationally-ranked team, #20 Notre Dame, 61-60 at Crisler Arena on Saturday. &n...
MORE ROAD WOES.....San Antonio 80, PISTONS 77, F 12/3/04 [ 12-04-2004 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:     Ben Wallace returned from his 6-game NBA suspension but the Piston road problems continued in an 80-77 loss @ San Antonio on Friday night. Detroit again sank...
RARE AWAY WIN FOR PISTONS.....PISTONS 93, Houston 72, T 11/30/04 [ 12-01-2004 ]
HOUSTON, TX:     In what head coach Larry Brown called his team's "best game of the year" the Pistons were winners at Houston on Tuesday night, 93-72.     It was only Det...
DUKE DOWNS MSU.....T 1/30/04 [ 12-01-2004 ]
DURHAM, NC:     Tenth-ranked Duke defeated #11-rated Michigan State 81-74 on Tuesday night as part of the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Blue Devils win made them 4-&-0 on the se...
COACH KURT AT LARGE.....Week of 11/29/04 [ 11-29-2004 ]
      We've had our first snowfall and we're about to begin December and I still haven't seen any widespread outrage here in "Hockeytown" about the NHL labor dispute.      ...
CFB ROUND-UP #13...Sat 11/27/04 [ 11-29-2004 ]
GRAND FORKS, ND:       Grand Valley State will not 3-Peat.       The GVSU Lakers bid for a third consecutive NCAA Division II national championship ended Saturday with a...
TWO AREA TEAMS BEATEN AT SILVERDOME...Sa, 11/27/04 [ 11-28-2004 ]
PONTIAC SILVERDOME:     The Michigan High School Athletic Association concluded its annual two-day football fest at the Silverdome by crowning four more state champions on Day 2 on...
BUCKS BEST DETROIT.....Milwaukee 96, PISTONS 90, Sa 11/27/04 [ 11-28-2004 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:       The Pistons began a five-game road trip by continuing an alarming trend, falling to just 1-&-6 away from the Palace this season after dropping a 96-90 decision...
PISTONS EDGE HEAT.....PISTONS 78, Miami 77, F 11/26/04 [ 11-27-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons stepped up to the challenge presented by Miami and their new superstar center Shaquille O'Neal. The Pistons beat the Heat 78-77 Friday nigh...
MUSKEGON ROUTS EAGLETS.....F 11/26/04 [ 11-27-2004 ]
PONTIAC SILVERDOME:     Muskegon High, which routed defending state champion Rochester- Adams 35-Zip last weekend in the semi-finals, captured the MHSAA Div-2 state football champi...
COLTS CRUSH LIONS.....Indianapolis 41, LIONS 9, Th 11/25/04 [ 11-25-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:       Lions head coach Steve Mariucci said in the post-game, "you can't exchange touchdowns for field goals."       Then why did he?       Detroit...
BIG NITE FOR LeBRON.....Cleveland 92, PISTONS 76, W 11/24/04 [ 11-25-2004 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       LeBron James had a career night for the Cavaliers and Cleveland ran away with a 92-76 victory vs the Pistons at Gund Arena Wednesday night.       T...
WILDCATS HAND UM FIRST DEFEAT.....Arizona 61, MICHIGAN 60 (OT), W 11/24/04 [ 11-25-2004 ]
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NYC:       Michigan's bid to become the first college basketball team to win both the NIT post-season and NIT pre-season tournaments in the same year fell tw...
BOBCATS BEST CHAMPS.....Charlotte 91, PISTONS 89, T 11/23/04 [ 11-24-2004 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:     The Charlotte Bobcats became the first first-year NBA expansion team to defeat a defending NBA champion since Portland & Buffalo turned the trick against the New...
PISTONS OUTLAST BOBCATS.....PISTONS 117, Charlotte 116 (2OT), S 11/21/04 [ 11-22-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Tayshaun Prince missed 10 of his first 14 shots but hit the one that mattered most, a thunder-dunk over 6-10 rookie Emeka Okafor with 16-seconds remainin...
VIKINGS COMEBACK DOOMS LIONS.....Minnesota 22, LIONS 19, S 11/21/04 [ 11-22-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The Lions lost for their seventh consecutive visit to the HHH MetroDome, but Sunday found a new way to give one away to the Minnesota Vikings.     ...
CFB ROUND-UP #12...Sat., 11/20/04 [ 11-20-2004 ]
COLUMBUS, OH:       Michigan stunk out the joint Saturday afternoon at the houseshoe-shaped Ohio Stadium, but still ended the day smelling roses.       Although the Ohio St...
BASKETBRAWL.....Indiana 97, PISTONS 82, F 11/19/04 [ 11-20-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The game was declaired over with 45.9-sec remaining after an ugly brawl between the visitors and the fans. Indiana left the Palace with a 97-82 win ove...
BILLUPS, BIG BEN & BROWN BACK PISTON WIN.....PISTONS 93, Minnesota 85, W 11/17/04 [ 11-18-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons returned from a 1-&-2 road trip to beat Minnesota 93-85 on their Palace home court Wednesday night. The victory kept Detroit unbeaten at home...
JAGS' SMITTY JOLTS LIONS.....Jacksonville 23, LIONS 17 (OT), S 11/14/04 [ 11-15-2004 ]
JACKSONVILLE, FL:       The Lions managed 17 4th-Qtr points to force overtime but still lost at Jacksonville 23-17 on a gloomy Florida Sunday.       The Jaguars scored on...
MEMO TO PISTONS, OKUR IS A KEEPER.....Utah 108, PISTONS 93, Sa 11/13/04 [ 11-14-2004 ]
SALT LAKE CITY, UT:       The Utah Jazz won the first three quarters and coasted home to a 108-93 home court win over the Pistons late Saturday night.       Former Piston...
CFB ROUND-UP #11...Sa 11/13/04 [ 11-14-2004 ]
EAST LANSING, MI:       The home finale produced Spartan Stadium's biggest crowd (76,697) of the year and the most thrills viewed along the the bank of the Red Cedar all season.  ...
DENVER DOWNS DETROIT.....Denver 117, PISTONS 109, Th 11/11/04 [ 11-12-2004 ]
DENVER, CO:     The Pistons played the middle contest of their 3-game western road swing and lost to the Nuggets in Denver on Thursday night 117-109.     The Nuggets led...
PISTONS PREVAIL IN 2OT.....PISTONS 99, LA Clippers 96 (2-OT), M 11/8/04 [ 11-09-2004 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Pistons showed the determination of a defending World Champion in posting a 99-96, double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers late Monday night....
HAIL TO THE REDSKINS.....Washington 17, LIONS 10, S 11/7/04 [ 11-08-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     Washington came away a winner in the Redskins first ever visit to Ford Field, beating the Lions 17-10 Sunday in a boring game that was almost all visitors until the...
CFB ROUND-UP #10, Sa 11/6/04 [ 11-07-2004 ]
@ EAST LANSING:     For the second consecutive Saturday it was close but no cigar for the Spartans.     The final score of 32-19 looks like an easy Buckeye win but OSU didn'...
PISTONS SLICKER 6ERS.....PISTONS 99, Philadelphia 91, Sa 11/6/04 [ 11-07-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons remained unbeaten at home in the first week of the NBA season, beating Philadelphia 99-91 at the Palace on Saturday night.     Fo...
RAPTORS RAP PISTONS IN DETROIT ROAD OPENER.....Toronto 101, PISTONS 89, F 11/5/04 [ 11-06-2004 ]
TORONTO, ONT:       The Pistons dropped their first road game and their first under acting bench boss Gar Heard. Detroit lost at Toronto 101-89 on Friday night.       W...
OPENING NIGHT PISTON WIN.....PISTONS 87, Houston 79, T 11/2/04 [ 11-03-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The early returns are in and the Pistons project to repeat as NBA World Champions...Well, at least the exit polling of Palace Opening Night patrons sez s...
VINNY VICTIMIZES LIONS.....Dallas 31, LIONS 21, S 10/31/04 [ 11-01-2004 ]
IRVING, TX:       Cowboys QBack Vinny Testaverde rambled for his first rushing touchdown since 1998 and threw a pair of TD passes to fellow NY Jets alum Keyshawn Johnson to lead the...
CFB ROUND-UP #9, Sa 10/30/04 [ 10-31-2004 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:     The biggest comeback in Big House history or the biggest fade in recent Spartan road memory?     Yes.     MSU had a commanding 27-10 lead with...
PISTONS CLOSE PRE-SEASON WITH LOSS.....Minnesota 102, PISTONS 95, F 10/29/04 [ 10-30-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Up 13-P (35-22) after one quarter, the Pistons faded quickly and lost their exhibition finale 102-95 at Minnesota on Friday night.     The Timberwolv...
CELTICS BEST DETROIT.....Boston 96, PISTONS 84, W 10/27/04 [ 10-28-2004 ]
BOSTON, MA:       The Celtics made 27 turnovers but still managed to overcome an early 7-P defecit to defeat the Pistons 96-84 in an NBA exhibition at the Fleet Center on Wednesday...
PISTONS JAZZ IT UP IN 3-POINT LAND.....PISTONS 82, Utah 75, S 10/24/04 [ 10-24-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Down by 19-P late in the 3rd-Qtr the Pistons followed Lindsay Hunter to 3-point territory and the Detroit guard sank a pair of threes 38-seconds apart wi...
LIONS JOLT G-MEN.....S 10/24/04 [ 10-24-2004 ]
E. RUTHERFORD, NJ:     The Lions remained undefeated on the road this season, scoring 21 second half points to beat the New York Giants 28-13 Sunday afternoon.     It wa...
CFB ROUND-UP #8.....Sa 10/23/04 [ 10-24-2004 ]
W. LAFAYETTE, IN:     Michigan rode freshman RBack Michael Hart to victory for the third consecutive game. UM came from behind to win at Purdue 16-14 on Saturday.     Hart...
BIG BEN RETURNS, PISTONS WIN.....PISTONS 100, Washington 82, F 10/22/04 [ 10-23-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS, MI:     The Pistons got Ben Wallace into the line-up for the first time in the pre-season and defeated Washington 100-82 at the Palace on Friday night. &nb...
HOOPS ON PARADE [ 10-22-2004 ]
    The October monthly meeting of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association was held at Ginopolis in Farmington Hills. The theme was basketball.     President Kurt Schn...
WIZ WIN VS PISTONS.....Washington 92, PISTONS 83, W 10/20/04 [ 10-21-2004 ]
VAN ANDEL ARENA, GRAND RAPIDS, MI:     Seven Washington Wizzards players scored in double figures and the Wiz were winners over the Detroit Pistons 92-83 in an NBA exhibition playe...
PACKERS JOLT LIONS BACK TO REALITY.....Green Bay 38, LIONS 10, S 10/17/04 [ 10-17-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     Lions 5 first downs, Packers 5 touchdowns.     That's really all you need to know about how the Lions lost to the Pack, 38-10 at Ford Field Sunday afterno...
T'WOLVES TOP PISTONS.....Minnesota 76, PISTONS, S 10/17/04 [ 10-17-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons went 0-for-the-weekend and dropped to 1-&-2 on the NBA exhibition season by dropping a 76-70 decision to Minnesota on Sunday evening at the P...
HEAT BEAT PISTONS.....Miami 83, PISTONS 74, Sat 10/16/04 [ 10-17-2004 ]
MIAMI, FL:     An injured left hamstring kept Shaquille O'Neal on the Miami bench and illness kept Pistons head coach Larry Brown in Detroit. With both absent from action the Heat s...
CFB ROUND-UP #7...Sat., 10/16/04 [ 10-17-2004 ]
EAST LANSING, MI:       Spartan fans didn't care that it was a rainy and cold Homecoming. Their team took a quick 14-0 lead and Michigan State cruised to a 51-17 rout of Minnesota on Sa...
PISTONS UNEVEN IN EXHIBITION DEBUT WIN.....PISTONS 105, Boston 103, W 10/13/04 [ 10-14-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons led by 19-P after one quarter, by as many as 22 in the first half and were up by ten at intermission. After being out-scored 45-28 in the 3rd...
LIONS GROUND FALCONS.....LIONS 17, Atlanta 10, S 10/10/04 [ 10-10-2004 ]
GEORGIA DOME:     The Lions remained perfect on the road this season and knocked Atlanta from the shrinking ranks of the NFL unbeatens. Detroit defeated the Falcons 17-10 in a Sunda...
CFB ROUND-UP #6...Sat 10/9/04 [ 10-10-2004 ]
EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan State spread the ball around, finally displayed a running game, tossed in a couple of gimmick plays, and defeated downtrodden Illinois 38-25 on Saturday a...
COACH KURT AT LARGE.....Week of 10/6/04 [ 10-05-2004 ]
      Off their bye week the Lions face a second consecutive challenge when they play at Atlanta on Sunday.       If the Lions couldn't defeat Philadelphia at home before th...
TIGERS DROP SEASON FINALE.....Tampa Bay 7, TIGERS 4, S 10/3/04 [ 10-03-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tampa Bay Devil Rays took two of three in a weekend, season- ending series at Detroit and three-of-five over a four day span from the Tigers. The D-Rays def...
TIGERS SET RECORD IN SAT NITE WIN.....TIGERS 5, Tampa Bay 1, Sa 10/2/04 [ 10-03-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers evened their season-ending series at one game each and set a major league record by posting 11 players with 10 or more homeruns in the same season in a...
CFB ROUND-UP #5.....Sat 10/2/04 [ 10-02-2004 ]
BLOOMINGTON, IN:       It took the Michigan Wolverines until the second half to find their rhythm, but UM turned a narrow 14-7 halftime lead into a 35-14 rout by scoring 21 unansrered 3...
BELL BESTS BENGALS.....Tampa Bay 4, TIGERS 0, F 10/1/04 [ 10-02-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:         Rob Bell has always been a hot and cold hurler during his big league career. Friday night Bell was hot in the temperate autumn air of Downtown Detroit. B...
TIGERS SPLIT T-BAY TWINBILL.....TIGERS 8, Tampa Bay 0, Gm1; T-Bay 6, TIGERS 4, Gm2, Th 9/30/04 [ 09-30-2004 ]
TROPICANA FIELD:       Jeremy Bonderman pitched his second complete game shutout of the season by whitewashing the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 8-0 in the opener of a Thursday afternoon do...
WSOX PLAY BOMBS AWAY ON J-J.....CHI WSox 11, TIGERS 2, W 9/29/04 [ 09-29-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The White Sox brought their rocket launcher to Downtown Detroit on Wednesday afternoon. The White Sox blasted five homeruns, four off Tiger starter Jason Johnson,...
TWO IN A ROW FOR TIGERS.....TIGERS 6, CHI WSox 4, T 9/28/04 [ 09-29-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Homeruns early and late gave the Tigers a second consecutive victory over the White Sox, 6-4 Tuesday night at Comerica Park.     For the first time in...
LIBERTY OUST SHOCK.....New York 66, SHOCK 64, T 9/28/04 [ 09-29-2004 ]
NYC, NY:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock were ousted from the first round of this season's playoffs, losing deciding Game 3 of their series vs the Liberty. New York b...
TIGERS END SKID WITH WIN OVER WHITE SOX.....TIGERS 4, CHI WSox 2, M 9/27/04 [ 09-28-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers got just three hits for the second straight game but this time made them count. The Tigers doubled-up the White Sox 4-2 at Comerica Park on Monday nig...
EAGLES TAME LIONS.....Philadelphia 30, LIONS 13, S 9/26/04 [ 09-27-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     Reality check.     The Eagles play at a different level than the Lions do. That's why Philadelphia has reached the NFC Championship Game the past three y...
ORIOLES WHITEWASH TIGERS AGAIN.....Baltimore 5, TIGERS 0, S 9/26/04 [ 09-26-2004 ]
CAMDEN YARDS, BALTIMORE, MD:     Rodrigo Lopez threw his second career shutout and the second by Baltimore in as many days as the Orioles defeated Detroit 5-0 in a Crabtown Sunday b...
SHOCK STAY ALIVE.....SHOCK 76, New York 66, S 9/26/04 [ 09-26-2004 ]
NYC, NY:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock remained alive in the opening round of the playoffs by beating the Liberty in New York, 76-66 in a Big Apple Sunday matinee....
CFB ROUND-UP #4.....Sat 9/25/04 [ 09-26-2004 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:       The Michigan Wolverines survived four turnovers at Ann Arbor in a home win over San Diego State the previous Saturday. The visiting Iowa Hawkeyes could not get over...
O's TOSS O's AT TIGERS.....Baltimore 3, TIGERS 0, Sa 9/25/04 [ 09-25-2004 ]
CAMDEN YARDS, BALTIMORE, MD:     After bullpen blow-ups in three straight games the Tigers went quietly in a 3-0 loss at Baltimore on Saturday.     Friday night's 4-RBI-m...
BENGALS BULLPEN BLOWS BALLGAME IN BALTIMORE.....Baltimore 7, TIGERS 5, F 9/24/04 [ 09-25-2004 ]
CAMDEN YARDS, BALTIMORE, MD:     For the third consecutive game the Tiger bullpen let a lead get away and gave a game away. This time it was a 3rHR (#31) by Miguel Tejada in the B-...
LIBERTY SHOCK THE SHOCK AT THE JOE.....New York 75, SHOCK 62, F 9/24/04 [ 09-25-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock are already behind the eight ball in a Best-of-3 roundball series. New York beat the Shock 75-62 in the opening game...
TRIBE BATTERS BEST BENGALS BULLPEN AGAIN.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 6, W 9/22/04 [ 09-23-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     For the second consecutive evening the Cleveland hitters teed-off against Detroit relievers and gave the Indians a win over the Tigs, this time 7-6 on Wednesday n...
CLEVELAND COMEBACK STUNS TIGERS.....Cleveland 8, TIGERS 7, T 9/21/04 [ 09-22-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers led 7-2 after 5-INN, but the Indians roared back against the Tiger bullpen to score an 8-7 Tuesday night victory at Comerica Park.      ...
TIGERS TOP TRIBE.....TIGERS 3, Cleveland 1, M 9/20/04 [ 09-20-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Sound starting pitching was supported by homer hitting and the Tigers beat the Indians 3-1 on Monday night in the opener of a 3-game Comerica Park series. &nb...
SHOCK MAKE PLAYOFFS ON LATE SEASON SURGE.....SHOCK 68, Charlotte 54, S 9/19/04 [ 09-20-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock earned the right to fight to keep their title by winning their last three games of the regular season. The Sho...
GARCIA GIVES CHISOX SERIES WIN.....CHI WSox 6, TIGERS 1, S 9/19/04 [ 09-20-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Freddy Garcia pitched scoreless ball into the T-8th and beat the Tigers 6-1 in a Sunday South Side matinee. The win gave the WSox the last two of the weekend's...
LIONS GO 2-&-0.....LIONS 28, Houston 16, S 9/19/04 [ 09-20-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     The Lions went to 2-&-0 on the NFL season with a solid 28-16 win over visiting Houston @ Ford Field on Sunday afternoon.     Billed as a duel between form...
TWO-OUT RUN PULLS UP SOX.....CHI WSox 9, TIGERS 8, 12-INN, Sa 9/18/04 [ 09-20-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     Carlos Pena (#24) & Dmitri Young (#16) each hit 2rHRs in the T-10th, for each their second homeruns of the game and third in two nights. However, it was Pena's defe...
CFB ROUND-UP #3.....Sat 9/18/04 [ 09-20-2004 ]
EAST LANSING, MI:       Six turnovers were at least one too many as Michigan State lost a rare Spartan Stadium night game to Notre Dame, 31-24 on Saturday.       Down 28-...
PENA'S BLAST BAILS-OUT BULLPEN.....TIGERS 11, CHI WSox 10, (10-INN), F 9/17/04 [ 09-18-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       US Cell Phone Field on the South Side of Chicago has yielded more homeruns than any other major league ballpark this season. Friday it gave up ten more longballs,...
TIGERS LEAVE CLEVELAND ON HIGH NOTE.....TIGERS 6, Cleveland 4, Th 9/16/04 [ 09-17-2004 ]
JACOBS FIELD, CLEVELAND, OH:     Following a disappointing 2-&-6 homestand the Tigers have opened a six-game road trip by winning two of three in Cleveland. The Tigs won the rubber...
LATE COMEBACK BY WAHOOS OVER TIGERS.....Cleveland 5, TIGERS 3, W 9/15/04 [ 09-16-2004 ]
JACOBS FIELD, CLEVELAND, OH:     A 3-run rally in the B-8th lifted the Indians to a 5-3 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night in Cleveland.     In a battle of two slump...
SHOCK KEEP PLAYOFF HOPES ALIVE.....SHOCK 82, New York 71, (OT), T 9/14/04 [ 09-15-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock kept this season's playoff hopes alive in the crowded Eastern Conference. Detroit beat the New York Liberty 82-...
TIGERS THUMP TRIBE TO END SKID.....TIGERS 11, Cleveland 3, T 9/14/04 [ 09-15-2004 ]
JACOBS FIELD, CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers rapped their way out of a 4-game losing skid by clubbing Cleveland 11-3 at Jacobs Field on Tuesday night in the opener of a three game...
TWINS SWEEP FOUR FROM TIGERS.....Minnesota 5, TIGERS 3, M 9/13/04 [ 09-13-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Minnesota Twins completed their first four-game sweep of the Tigers in Detroit since 1912 when the Twins were the old Washington Senators and the Tigers we...
LIONS ROAD WINNERS AT LAST.....LIONS 20, Chicago 16, S 9/12/04 [ 09-12-2004 ]
SOLDIER FIELD, CHICAGO, IL:       For the first time in four NFL seasons the Detroit Lions had a happy plane ride home.       The Lions beat the Bears 20-16 in Chicago fo...
TWINS TOP TIGERS AGAIN.....Minnesota 8, TIGERS 5, S 9/12/04 [ 09-12-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Minnesota made it three straight weekend wins over the Tigers at Comerica Park, this time an 8-5 Sunday matinee victory.       The loss drops Detroit...
SHOCK STAY IN PLAYOFF PICTURE.....SHOCK 80, Phoenix 72, Sa 9/11/04 [ 09-12-2004 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:     With their playoff future fading the defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock suddenly went on a late fourth quarter run to pull out a win in Phoenix, 80-72.  ...
TWO MORE TIGERS HURT IN LATEST LOSS.....Minnesota 3, TIGERS 2, Sa 9/11/04 [ 09-12-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers have lost two games and three players this weekend as Minnesota took a second consecutive contest at Comerica Park on Saturday night, this time by a 3...
CFB ROUND-UP #2.....Sat 9/11/04 [ 09-11-2004 ]
SOUTH BEND, IN:     Notre Dame had only won five of their last 15 college football games. However, the Fighting Irish hadn't lost at home to Michigan in ten years.     Th...
TWINS TOP TIGERS.....Minnesota 4, TIGERS 1, F 9/10/04 [ 09-11-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Minnesota came to town to open a four game, wrap around the weekend series vs the Tigers. The Twins took game one, 4-1 on Friday night at Comerica Park. &nb...
SHOCK CONTINUE TO SINK.....Los Angeles 81, SHOCK 63, Th 9/9/04 [ 09-10-2004 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     Up by just two (37-35) at halftime, The LA Sparks ran away from the slumping Detroit Shock 44-28 in the second half to score an 81-63 late night Thursday victor...
TIGERS TROUNCED IN TWINBILL OPENER, GAIN SPLIT WITH NIGHTCAP SHUTOUT.....Kansas City 26, TIGERS 5, Gm1...TIGERS 8, KC 0, Gm2...Th 9/9/04 [ 09-09-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK: GAME ONE...       In the opener of a rain-necessitated doubleheader, Kansas City scored four times before the Tigers ever came to bat and the game went quickly down...
SHOCK STUMBLE VS STORM AT SEATTLE.....Seattle 86, SHOCK 67, W 9/8/04 [ 09-09-2004 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     Seattle ended a three game losing skid by winning both halves against the inconsistent Detroit Shock, 86-67.     The defending WNBA champion Shock again...
TIGERS/ROYALS RAINED-OUT.....W 9/8/04 [ 09-08-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Wednesday night's Tigers/Royals game in Downtown Detroit was postponed by unforecast rain.     The contest will be made up as part of a Thursday double...
BROWN'S 4-RBI's BEAT TIGERS.....Kansas City 6, TIGERS 2, T 9/7/04 [ 09-08-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Solo homeruns by Carlos Pena (#20)/B-2nd & Craig Monroe (#14)/B-4th steaked the Tigers to an early 2-0 lead, but two homers & 4-RBIs by the Royals Dee Brown gav...
TIGERS OPEN HOMESTAND WITH WIN.....TIGERS 7, Kansas City 3, M 9/6/04 [ 09-07-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers scored three times in the opening inning on four basehits and a walk and went on to defeat Kansas City 7-4 at Comerica Park on Monday (Labor Day) nig...
CFB ROUND-UP.....Sat 9/4/04 [ 09-07-2004 ]
PISCATAWAY, NJ:     The inability of QBack Damon Dowdell to overcome mistakes and scoreboard defecits helped cost Michigan State head football coach Bobby Williams his job two year...
SHOCK GET ROAD WIN.....SHOCK 66, Charlotte 58, Sa 9/4/04 [ 09-06-2004 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:     In danger of missing the playoffs, the defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock earned a critical win in Charlotte to start a four game road trip on Saturday. The...
DETROIT DOUBLES-UP D-RAYS.....TIGERS 4, Tampa Bay 2, F 9/3/04 [ 09-06-2004 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:       The Tigers defeated the Devil Rays 4-2 Friday night in Tampa Bay, then took a quick plane ride home to get out of Florida before the arrival of Hurricane...
LIONS BEST BILLS.....LIONS 20, Buffalo 17, Th 9/2/04 [ 09-03-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:       The Lions concluded the NFL exhibition season with a 2-&-2 record after getting by the Buffalo Bills 20-17 in Downtown Detroit on Thursday night.     ...
PHOENIX BEATS SHOCK.....Phoenix 63, SHOCK 58, W 9/1/04 [ 09-02-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS, MI:     The Phoenix Mercury streaked to a 12-5 lead, expanded the advantage to 13 points in the 2nd-half, then had to hang on to defeat the Detroit Shock 63...
KAYCEE SHUTS-0UT DETROIT.....Kansas City 1, TIGERS 0, W 9/1/04 [ 09-02-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     It's tough to give up just one run on six hits and get out-pitched, but that's what happened to Mike Maroth and the Tigers on Wednesaday night at Kauffman Stadi...
ROYALS RALLY PAST TIGERS.....Kansas City 9, TIGERS 8, T 8/31/04 [ 09-01-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     The Royals got three runs off Tiger closer Ugueth Urbina and scored a B-9th win over Detroit, 9-8 at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night.     The Tiger...
MONROE MASHES ROYALS.....TIGERS 9, Kansas City 1, M 8/30/04 [ 08-31-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     The Tigers got their first win on a 10 game road trip after dropping the first four in Boston by switching cities. In the first of a three-game series vs the R...
TIGERS KNUCKLE-UNDER TO WAKEFIELD.....Boston 6, TIGERS 1, S 8/29/04 [ 08-29-2004 ]
FENWAY PARK:     Three weeks earlier in a Sunday matinee at Comerica Park, Boston starter Tim Wakefield yielded six homeruns yet still managed to get the win over the Tigers. In the...
RAVENS RUN AWAY FROM LIONS.....Baltimore 17, LIONS 6, Sa 8/28/04 [ 08-29-2004 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:     Leading 6-3 at the half, the Lions road woes continued as the Ravens scored a touchdown in both the third and fourth quarters to defeat Detroit 17-6 in Baltimore...
PEDRO PITCHES RED SOX PAST DETROIT.....Boston 5, TIGERS 1, Sa 8/28/04 [ 08-29-2004 ]
FENWAY PARK:     Pedro Martinez struck out eight Tigers to move into the top 20 on MLB's all-time K-list and pitched Boston to a 5-1 win over the Tigers Saturday night at Fenway P...
BOSTON SOCKS DETROIT.....Boston 5, TIGERS 3, F 8/27/04 [ 08-28-2004 ]
FENWAY PARK:       Retreads led the Red Sox as Ricky Gutierrez had a trio of singles and a pair of RBIs and Mark Bellhorn had a pair of basehits including a double, a run scor...
UNFRIENDLY FENWAY FANS TIGERS.....Boston 4, TIGERS 1, Th 8/26/04 [ 08-27-2004 ]
FENWAY PARK:     The Tigers had won six of nine games including four of six on a just concluded homestand. However, Thursday the Tigers began an 11-day, 10-game road trip in Boston...
ROBERTSON & GUILLEN DARN THE WSOX.....TIGERS 5, CHI WSox 4, W 8/25/04 [ 08-25-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Too bad the Tigers now go onto the road for ten games until Labor Day.       The Tigs won four of six on their just-concluded homestand,...
CHICAGO OVERCOMES G-SLAM.....CHI WSox 9, TIGERS 5, T 8/24/04 [ 08-25-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers overcame an early 1-0 defecit with a Carlos Pena Grand Slam in the B-3rd, but still fell to the Chicago White Sox 9-5 in Downtown Detroit on Tuesday ni...
BONDERMAN WHIFFS 14 WHITE SOXERS.....TIGERS 7, CHI WSox 0, M 8/23/04 [ 08-24-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Winless in his last four decisions, winless in his last eight starts, winless since before the All Star break (July 7th), Jeremy Bonderman put on one of the t...
BLOOMQUIST BELTS TIGERS.....Seattle 5, TIGERS 3, S 8/22/04 [ 08-23-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:          Mariners 3Bman Willie Bloomquist hit his first homerun in 13 months, just the second of his major league career, and beat the Tigers 5-3 on a sunny Sund...
TIGERS OUTLAST MARINERS IN 11-INNINGS.....TIGERS 11, Seattle 10, Sa 8/21/04 [ 08-23-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       A one-out, RBI-1B by Craig Monroe scored Carlos Guillen in the B-11th to give the Tigers an 11-10 victory over Seattle.       Guillen had...
BROWNS BEAT LIONS.....Cleveland 17, LIONS 10, Sa 8/21/04 [ 08-23-2004 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:          In the battle of ex-VA Tech Hokies RBacks, Lee Suggs bested Kevin Jones and the Browns beat the Lions 17-10 in Cleveland on Saturday.       &...
DETROIT DOWNS M'S.....TIGERS 8, Seattle 3, F 8/20/04 [ 08-23-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Waiting-out a 28-minute, pre-game rain, the Tigers beat visiting Seattle 8-3 at Comerica Park on Friday night.       Craig Monroe equalled...
HIGGY'S HOMERS SINK WSOX.....TIGERS 8, CHI WSox 4, Th 8/19/04 [ 08-23-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Bobby Higginson's second two-homer game in three days gave the Tigers an 8-4 win in Chicago on Thursday night. Detroit concluded a 5-&-4 road trip by winni...
ROWAND SLAMS BONDERMAN.....CHI WSox 9, TIGERS 2, W 8/18/04 [ 08-23-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     Tiger pitchers continue to hit Aaron Rowand and Aaron Rowand continues to hit Tiger pitching.     Rowand's first career Grand Slam capped a 5-R/B-1st as...
TIGERS BOMB SOUTH SIDERS.....TIGERS 11, CHI WSox 8, T 8/17/04 [ 08-18-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Tiger MGR Alan Trammell played a hunch and, although it was in the south side of Chicago instead of Las Vegas, it paid off.         Tram inserted...
ANGELS EDGE TIGERS.....Anaheim 3, TIGERS 2, S 8/15/04 [ 08-15-2004 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     Anaheim scored in their first and last at bats, both times with the help of Tiger defensive lapses, and edged Detroit 3-2 on Sunday afternoon.     It g...
ANGELS OUT-SLUG TIGERS.....Anaheim 11, TIGERS 8, Sa 8/14/04 [ 08-15-2004 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     The Tiger 3-game win streak came to an end late Saturday night in Anaheim where the balls flew over the fence and the fireworks smoke blew in all evening long. &...
LIONS OPEN WITH WIN.....LIONS 27, Pittsburgh 21, Sa 8/14/04 [ 08-15-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     The Lions opened the 2004 exhibition season with a 27-21 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers at Ford Field.     Although the visitors had to be stop...
TIGERS EDGE ANGELS.....TIGERS 5, Anaheim 3, F 8/13/04 [ 08-14-2004 ]
ANAHEIM, CA     Don't look now, but the Tigers have won three in a row, all out west, after getting by the Angels in Anaheim late Friday night in their second consecutive ballgame w...
TWO TIGER TATERS MASH OAKLAND.....TIGERS 5, Oakland 3, Th 8/12/04 [ 08-14-2004 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Tigers snapped a 2-all tie with a pair of solo homeruns in the T-6th and went on to beat the A's in Oakland 5-3 for their second consecutive victory by the Bay...
TIGERS SLUG WAY OUT OF SLUMP.....TIGERS 11, Oakland 3, W 8/11/04 [ 08-14-2004 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       The Tigers clubbed their way past the A's 11-3 in Oakland on Wednesday afternoon to snap their 3-game losiong streak and get just their second win in August. &...
CHAVEZ SLUGS A's PAST TIGERS.....Oakland 5, TIGERS 4, T 8/10/04 [ 08-11-2004 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Tiger tumble continued late Tuesday night out west as Detroit lost at Oakland by a 5-4 score. It was Detroit's third straight loss and dropped the Tigers to 1-...
BOSTON SURVIVES DETROIT BOMBARDMENT.....Boston 11, TIGERS 9, S 08/08/04 [ 08-09-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       How do you hit seven homeruns and still lose?       Seriously, how???       The Tigers mashed seven taters and still got beat by Boston 11...
PEDRO PUNCHES-OUT TIGERS.....Boston 7, TIGERS 4, Sa 8/7/04 [ 08-08-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Pedro Martinez mowed down the Tigers on Saturday night as the Red Sox beat the Tigers 7-4 at Comerica Park.       Pedro punched-out 11 Tigers via st...
TIGERS BEST BOSOX.....TIGERS 4, Boston 3, F 8/6/04 [ 08-07-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers edged Boston 4-3 before a sellout crowd of 40,674 at Comerica Park on Friday night to snap their four game losing streak.     Both teams hav...
RANGERS SWEEP TIGERS, TAKE FIRST IN AL-W.....Texas 2, TIGERS 1, Th 8/5/04 [ 08-05-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The American League's leading offense for most of this season has gone silent. The Tigers dropped a 2-1 decision to Texas at Comerica Park on Thursday afternoon,...
RANGERS BLANK TIGERS.....Texas 8, TIGERS 0, W 8/4/04 [ 08-05-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Texas Rangers continued to get well on their visit to Dr. Detroit, beating the Tigers for the second consecutive evening at Comerica Park. Wednesday's result...
TEXAS TOPS TIGERS LATE.....Texas 5, TIGERS 3, T 8/3/04 [ 08-04-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Eric Young snapped a 4-all tie with an RBI-1B/T-7th to give Texas a 5-4 win in the opener of a three game Downtown Detroit series on Tuesday evening.   ...
LYNX HOLD ON TO DEFEAT DETROIT.....Minnesota 59, SHOCK 58, S 8/1/01 [ 08-02-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Minnesota led Detroit 39-33 at halftime, then held on for a 59-58 win over the Shock at the Palace on Sunday evening.     The Lynx won for the...
WHITE SOX SOCK TIGER BULLPEN.....CHI WSox 6, TIGERS 4, S 8/1/04 [ 08-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Both starting pitchers deserved better fates as the White Sox managed to end their seven game losing skid in topping the Tigers 6-4 before a sunny Sunday matinee...
TIGERS WALTZ PAST SOUTH SIDERS AGAIN.....TIGERS 3, CHI WSox 2 (10-INN), Sa 7/31/04 [ 08-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers hit the instant replay button in beating the White Sox on Saturday night. For the second consecutive evening the Tigers got a last at-bat, bases-loaded...
TIGERS WALK PAST WHITE SOX.....TIGERS 5, CHI WSox 4, F 7/30/04 [ 07-31-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Almost 39,000 fans sat through a delay, then more in-game rain to watch the Tigers get past the White Sox 5-4 on Friday night.     After having 2-0 & 4...
SHOCK'S FIRST WIN VS LIBERTY.....SHOCK 88, New York 79, F 7/30/04 [ 07-31-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Shock scored their second consecutive home win and their first victory vs New York this season in an 88-79 Palace contest on Friday night.   &...
TIGERS EDGE WSOX.....TIGERS 3, CHI WSox 2, Th 7/29/04 [ 07-30-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     After losing two of three in both Chicago and Cleveland on a six game road trip, the Tigers returned to Downtown Detroit to begin a 10 game homestand and opened i...
JOHN L. COMES DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN TO VISIT THE DSBA [ 07-29-2004 ]
HOCKEYTOWN CAFE:     About to begin his second season as Michigan State Spartans head football coach, John L. Smith previewed his team as the featured guest at the Thursday, July 2...
TRIBE TOPS TIGERS AGAIN.....Cleveland 5, TIGERS 4, W 7/28/04 [ 07-29-2004 ]
JACOBS FIELD:       The Indians took an early lead, faltered in the middle innings, then got a late homer to edge the Tigers 5-4 in the rubber game of their three game series in Cle...
SHOCK WIN @ WASHINGTON.....SHOCK 73, Washington 65, W 7/28/04 [ 07-28-2004 ]
WASHINGTON DC:     The Detroit Shock snapped a five game road losing skid when they won at Washington 73-65 on Wednesday night. The Shock never trailed against the Mystics, who los...
INDIANS EVEN SERIES.....Cleveland 10, TIGERS 6, T 7/27/04 [ 07-28-2004 ]
JACOBS FIELD:     All the Tigers needed Tuesday evening was a decent start from Gary Knotts. Not a great start. Not a good start. Just a decent outing.     Knotts gave up...
TIGERS THUMP TRIBE.....TIGERS 13, Cleveland 4, M 7/26/04 [ 07-27-2004 ]
JACOBS FIELD:       The Tigers scored a half dozen runs before the Indians ever came to bat and had a rare laugher, beating the Tribe in Cleveland 13-4 on Monday night.    &...
TIGERS SALVAGE SERIES FINALE.....TIGERS 9, White Sox 2, S 7/25/04 [ 07-26-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       After two tight defeats in Chicago the Tigers ended the weekend series on a high note with a 9-2 win over the White Sox.       Not only did they snap...
WALK-OFF WIN FOR WHITE SOX.....CHI WSox 7, TIGERS 6, Sa 7/24/04 [ 07-25-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Tigers let leads of 4-0 & 6-2 slip away in a 7-6 defeat on Chicago's South Side on Saturday night.     Joe Crede had a 2r2B to highlight a 3-R/B-7th,...
SHOCK FALL IN BIG APPLE.....New York 78, SHOCK 69, Sa 7/24/04 [ 07-25-2004 ]
NYC, NY:     In a WNBA contest held at New York's Radio City Music Hall the NY Liberty fans sang the victory song following a 78-69 win over the Detroit Shock.     Comi...
SHOCK STING CHARLOTTE.....SHOCK 63, Charlotte 53, F 7/23/04 [ 07-24-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     A rare solid effort in an otherwise disappointing season saw the defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock defeat visiting Charlotte 63-53 at the Palace on F...
WHITE SOX WIN FIRST SET VS TIGERS.....CHI White Sox 6, TIGERS 4, F 7/23/04 [ 07-24-2004 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       After not playing the White Sox all year, the Tigers took on the pale hose on Chicago's South Side Friday night in the first of 19 games between the two AL-Centr...
TIGERS LOSE GAME & GUILLEN.....Kansas City 13, TIGERS 7, Th 7/22/04 [ 07-22-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       What began as an optomistic 8-game homestand ended in sloppy disappointment. The Tigers were beaten by Kansas City on Thursday afternoon, 13-7.     ...
TIGERS HOMER PAST ROYALS.....TIGERS 4, Kansas City 2, W 7/21/04 [ 07-22-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Out-homered by Minnesota on Tuesday night, the Tigers turned the tables and out-clubbed Kansas City on Wednesday, scoring a 4-2 Comerica Park victory.   &n...
CONNECTICUT DOWNS DETROIT.....Connecticut 78, SHOCK 68, W 7/21/04 [ 07-22-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Connecticut continues to dominate the WNBA East and Detroit continues to slump. In a late morning/early afternoon Wednesday Palace matinee the Sun beat t...
TWINS EDGE TIGERS IN TEN.....Minnesota 5, TIGERS 4 (10-INN), T 7/20/04 [ 07-21-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers snapped their post-Al-Star break pattern of alternating defeats and victories. Unfortunately, that meant the Tigs dropped their second in a row, gettin...
TWINS TAME TIGERS.....Minnesota 3, TIGERS 1, M 7/19/20 [ 07-20-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     A quartet of Twins pitchers kept the Tiger offense in check as Minnesota took the opening contest of a short, two game, Comerica Park series on Monday night, 3-1....
SHOCK HANG ON FOR WIN.....SHOCK 77, San Antonio 71, S 7/18/04 [ 07-19-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock have struggled all year at home and everywhere lately. So, it should come as no surprise the Shock had to hang on to edge the WNBA's w...
TIGERS DOUBLE-UP YANKS IN SERIES FINALE.....TIGERS 4, NY Yankees 2, S 7/18/04 [ 07-18-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers beat the Yankees 4-2 in a sold-out Sunday matinee at Comerica Park, their 44th victory surpassing last year's dismal total of 43 with two and a half mo...
SHEFF SINKS TIGERS.....NY Yankees 5, TIGERS 3, S 7/17/04 [ 07-18-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     A most entertaining and energenic series continued at Comerica Park on Saturday night as the wins continued to alternate with the New York Yankees topping the Tig...
MAROTH BLANKS YANKS.....TIGERS 8, NY Yankees 0, F 7/16/04 [ 07-17-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     When you think Yankees, shutouts and little lefthanders, you think Whitey Ford.     Looking a lot like the Yankee Hall of Famer on Friday night, Tiger...
SHOCK SLIDE CONTINUES.....Indiana 85, SHOCK 73, F 7/16/04 [ 07-17-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     After another ineffective opening half the Detroit Shock slump continued, the latest loss coming Friday night at Indiana, 85-73.     Down 42-29 at i...
COMET CLOBBER SHOCK.....Houston 97, SHOCK 61, Th 7/15/04 [ 07-16-2004 ]
HOUSTON, TX:     Scoring a 2004 WNBA high of 97 points, the Houston Comet routed the defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock 97-61 on Thursday night.     The Comets had nea...
YANKS HAMMER TIGS.....NY Yankees 5, TIGERS 1, Th 7/15/04 [ 07-16-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     In a scene out of "1961" (filmed at nearby Tiger Stadium), the mighty Bronx Bombers came to Detroit and thumped the Tigers 5-1 on Thursday night in the first gam...
TWO TIGERS ON ALL-STIFF TEAM.....Th 7/15/04 [ 07-15-2004 ]
      It's been a Sports Phone (R) tradition to list the MLB "All-Stiff" team during July's annual MLB All-Star break since the strike-interrupted 1981 season.       Those...
PUDGE & EX-SPARTY STAR IN MLB ALL-STAR GAME.....AL 9, NL 4, T 7/13/04 [ 07-14-2004 ]
HOUSTON, TX:     Tiger catcher Ivan Rodriguez and former Michigan State pitcher Mark Mulder starred in Major League Baseball's 75th All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Houston, TX. In...
SAC SMACKS SHOCK.....Sacramento 67, SHOCK 51, M 7/12/04 [ 07-13-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     On a night where the Pistons' World Championship video debuted on Palacevision at halftime, the defending WNBA Champion Detroit Shock fell back into this...
TIGERS ENTER ALL-STAR BREAK ON HIGH NOTE.....TIGERS 2, Minnesota 0, S 7/11/04 [ 07-11-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers entered the All-Star break having won three straight at Minnesota. Detroit has five wins in six games after the season's longest road trip had begun...
TWO STRAIGHT FOR TIGERS OVER TWINS.....TIGERS 4, Minnesota 2, Sa 7/10/04 [ 07-11-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers got four solo homeruns at the HHH HomerDome on Saturday night to double-up Minnesota 4-2, their second consecutive win over the Twins and Detroit's...
SHOCK STOP STORM.....SHOCK 70, Seattle 65, Sa 7/10/04 [ 07-10-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock narrowly won both halves of a close contest in defeating Seattle 70-65 at the Palace in a late Saturday afternoon, nationally televis...
TIGER LONGBALLS TOP TWINS.....TIGERS 5, Minnesota 3, F 7/9/04 [ 07-10-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers went to the north country and played country longball with the Twins in Minnesota on Friday night. The result:  Tigers 5, Twins 3.    ...
TWINS LATE RALLY TOPS TIGERS.....Minnesota 7, TIGERS 1, Th 7/8/04 [ 07-09-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Minnesota toppled the Tigers 7-1 at the HHH MetroDome on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game, pre-All-Star break series.       It was much...
TIGERS WIN NY SERIES FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1996.....TIGERS 10, NY Yankees 8, W 7/7/04 [ 07-07-2004 ]
BRONX, NYC:       It wasn't pretty, but it was pretty good.       The Tigers, who blew an 8-0 lead in a 10-8 loss at Colorado on Sunday, almost gave up a seven run lead i...
JJ LEADS TIGERS OVER YANKS.....TIGERS 9, NY Yankees 1, T 7/6/04 [ 07-07-2004 ]
BRONX, NYC:     With an exhausted bullpen, a five game losing skid, and having given up 40 runs in their last four games, the Tigers were in despirate need of a quality start by the...
SHOCK SNAP TWO LOSING SKIDS.....SHOCK 82, Houston 63, T 7/6/04 [ 07-07-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock snapped a pair of losing streaks as they put together two dominating halves for the first time all season in routing Houston 82-63 at t...
YANKS ROUT TIGERS.....NY Yankees 10, TIGERS 3, M 7/5/04 [ 07-06-2004 ]
BRONX, NYC:     This one was over moments after it began.     The Yankees took a 7-0/B-2nd lead and upped it to 9-0 by the B-5th on their way to a 10-3 thumping of the T...
ALL-STARS PUDGE & GUILLEN EJECTED AS ROCKIES SWEEP TIGERS, Colorado 10, TIGERS 8, S 7/4/04 [ 07-04-2004 ]
DENVER, CO:       If it's not time to push the panic button then it's darn close.       With seven still to play on the season's longest (10-game) road trip, the Tigers h...
COORS COMEBACK FOR COLORADO.....Colorado 11, TIGERS 6, Sa 7/3/04 [ 07-04-2004 ]
DENVER, CO:       In a classic Coors Field comeback, the Colorado Rockies overcame a pair (3-2 & 6-4) of Detroit leads to top the Tigers 11-6 on Saturday night in the Mile High Cit...
SHOCK DROP GAME IN 2ND HALF.....Minnesota 78, SHOCK 70, Sa 7/3/04 [ 07-04-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Detroit Shock led by a comfortable 40-31 margin at halftime, but were outscored 47-30 in the second half and lost at Minnesota 78-70 on Saturday night. &n...
ANOTHER TENTH INNING TUMBLE FOR TIGERS.....Colorado 9, TIGERS 8, F 7/2/04 [ 07-03-2004 ]
DENVER, CO:       For the second consecutive contest the Tigers lost a game in ten innings after failing to hold leads in the regulation nine.       Friday night in Denve...
TRIBE TOPS TIGS IN TEN.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 6 (10-INN), Th 7/1/04 [ 07-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Jody Gerut has 29 career major league homeruns and 106 RBIs. Roughly one third of those two totals have come against the Tigers.       Gerut blasted...
TIGS 6TH WIN IN A ROW.....TIGERS 12, Cleveland 5, W 6/30/04 [ 07-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     For the first time in more than two years the Tigers have won six consecutive games. This win wasn't in the walk-off homeresque fashion of the previous three, but...
FEVER EDGE SHOCK.....Indiana 69, SHOCK 68, T 6/29/04 [ 06-30-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock lost their third straight game and dropped to just 1-&-5 at home as they were edged by Indiana 69-68 at the Palace on Tuesday night....
THIRD STRAIGHT TIGER WALKOFF HOMER.....TIGERS 9, Cleveland 7 (11-INN), T 6/29/04 [ 06-30-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Who said "Lightning doesn't strike in the same place twice?"       Wrong.       Not just once, not only twice, but three times in three ga...
COACH KURT AT LARGE [ 06-29-2004 ]
      Both the 1984 World Series Champion Tigers AND thrilling baseball were back in Detroit over the weekend.       It was great to see many of the guys I got to cover in...
SUN SWEEP SHOCK.....Connecticut 74, SHOCK 72, S 6/27/04 [ 06-28-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Nykesha Sales scored a team high 19-P including two clutch baskets in the final 75-seconds as the Connecticut Sun completed a home-and-home series swee...
PENA SLAMS SNAKES.....TIGERS 9, Arizona 5, S 6/27/04 [ 06-27-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     What's better than a lead-off, B-9th, solo homer, the longest in Comerica Park history (457-ft) for a walk-off win?     How about a 2-out/B-9th Grand S...
MUNSON MASHES TATER FOR GAME WINNER.....TIGERS 7, Arizona 6, Sa 6/26/04 [ 06-26-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Eric Munson made up for an earlier error by delivering the longest homerun in Comerica Park history, 457-feet to dead CField, halfway up the wall behind the gre...
UM & MSU EARLY IN NHL DRAFT, KRONWALL IS TOP RED WING ROOKIE & LEWIS SIGNS.....Sa & S 6/26--27/04 [ 06-26-2004 ]
RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC:       Two CCHA players were chosen among the first dozen selections in Saturday's NHL Entry Draft.       The New York Rangers made Michigan Wolverine...
TIGS EDGE SNAKES.....TIGERS 2, Arizona 1, F 6/25/04 [ 06-26-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     In a very well pitched game on both sides the Tigers got by the Diamondbacks 2-1 at a packed Comerica Park on Friday night.     Gametime was just 1:54,...
SUN SHOCK SHOCK & STOP STREAK.....Connecticut 71, SHOCK 67 (OT), F 6/25/04 [ 06-26-2004 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:     The Sun stunned the Shock as Connecticut defeated Detroit 71-67 in OT in WNBA play Friday night, ending a streak of seven consecutive wins by Detroit over CT dur...
PISTONS PICK PAULDING.....Th 6/24/04 [ 06-25-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Having previously traded away a pair of first round selections, the NBA World Champion Detroit Pistons had but one pick in the annual NBA Draft on Thursd...
TIGS END TRIP WITH A "W".....TIGERS 12, Kansas City 3, Th 6/24/04 [ 06-24-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tigers concluded a 3-city, 9-game road trip with a 12-3 matinee win in Kansas City on Thursday, snapping a 5-game losing skid.       The trip w...
TIGERS DROP FIFTH STRAIGHT.....Kansas City 7, TIGERS 3, W 6/23/04 [ 06-24-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tiger tumble continued as Detroit lost its fifth in a row and sixth in seven games, dropping a 7-3 decision to the Royals in Kansas City on Wednesday nigh...
SHOCK BACK ON TRACK.....SHOCK 65, Charlotte 60, W 6/23/04 [ 06-24-2004 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:     The Detroit Shock won for the sixth time in seven games, rebounding from a Tuesday night home loss to Washington by winning at Charlotte on Wednesday evening, 65-...
TIGERS LOSE FOURTH IN A ROW.....Kansas City 8, TIGERS 1, T 6/22/04 [ 06-23-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     The Tigers dropped an 8-1 decision at Kansas City on Wednesday, their fourth straight loss and fifth in the last six games.     The Royals scored twi...
MYSTICS SNAP SHOCK STREAK.....Washington 78, SHOCK 72, T 6/22/04 [ 06-23-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     A 3-pointer by Stacey Dales-Schuman snapped a tie game and led visiting Washington to a 78-72 win over the Detroit Shock at the Palace.     Th...
METS SWEEP AWAY TIGERS.....NY Mets 6, TIGERS 1, S 6/20/04 [ 06-21-2004 ]
SHEA STADIUM, NYC:     The Mets swept their three game interleague series from the Tigers with a 6-1 win on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Queens.     Richard Hidalgo hit a...
METS EDGE TIGERS IN TENTH.....NY Mets 4, TIGERS 3 (10-INN), Sa 6/19/04 [ 06-21-2004 ]
SHEA STADIUM, NYC:       Mike Cameron of the Mets beat the Tigers with a game winning hit in New York's final at bat for the second consecutive evening on Saturday night in Queens....
SHOCK CASH IN ON FIFTH STRAIGHT WIN.....SHOCK 84, Sacramento 74, Sa 6/19/04 [ 06-21-2004 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:     Swin Cash scored a career high 29-P including 17-P in the second half as she led the Detroit Shock to an 84-74 victory @ Sacramento on Saturday.    ...
CAMERON WALK-OFF TOPS TIGERS.....NY Mets 3, TIGERS 2, F 6/18/04 [ 06-19-2004 ]
QUEENS, NY:     A Mark Cameron walk-off solo homer (#9) with 2-out/B-9th gave the Mets a 3-2 win over the visiting Tigers Friday night at Shea Stadium. The Cameron blast gave the A...
TIGERS & PHILS SPLIT TWINBILL.....Philadelphia 6, TIGERS 2, DH-Gm-1 & TIGERS 5, Phila. 4 (11-INN), DH-Gm-2, Th 6/17/04 [ 06-17-2004 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:       The worst thing that can happen in a day-night doubleheader is a rain delay in the nightcap. The second worst thing is having to go extra innings in the seco...
WET TIGERS WILL WAIT.....W, 6/16/04 [ 06-16-2004 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:     The rain which delayed the Tigers Tuesday night win in Philadelphia wouldn't go away Wednesday, so the Tiges suffered their first rain-out of the 2004 season....
TIGERS TRAMPLE PHILS.....TIGERS 10, Philadelphia 3, T 6/15/04 [ 06-16-2004 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:     Jeremy Bonderman bounced-back from three short outings to pitch one-hit ball over 7-INN (W, 5-5)  to lead the Tigers to a 10-3 interleague win in Philadel...
PISTONS WIN 3RD NBA TITLE.....PISTONS 100, LA Lakers 87, T 6/15/04 [ 06-16-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Hockeytown is Hooptown again.       A spring which was supposed to bring Motown its fourth Stanley Cup in seven years instead brought Detroi...
COACH KURT AT LARGE [ 06-15-2004 ]
COMMENTARY BY:     Kurt M. Schneider     The Pistons may well wrap up their third NBA world championship Tuesday night at the Palace.     Thusfar the heavily f...
PISTONS ONE WIN AWAY FROM THE CROWN.....PISTONS 88, LA Lakers 80, S 6/13/04 [ 06-14-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Lakers tried to ride Shaq Diesel past the Pistons on Sunday night. Although Shaquille O'Neal rebounded from a 14-P Game Three with Game Four highs of...
FISH FOIL TIGER BID.....Florida 9, TIGERS 2, S 6/13/04 [ 06-13-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Bidding for their first home series sweep of the season the Tigers ran headlong into the D-Train on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. The result:  Florida...
SHOCK SMACK INDY.....SHOCK 72, Indiana 68, Sa 6/12/04 [ 06-13-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Playing their second game in two nights in two different cities the Detroit Shock posted their fourth consecutive victory by beating the Indiana Fever...
TIGERS MATCH SEASON HIGH WIN STREAK.....TIGERS 6, Florida 2, Sa 6/12/04 [ 06-13-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     For the first time since they opened the season the Tigers have won four in a row. Saturday evening at Comerica Park the Tigs topped the defending world champio...
SHOCK WIN AT WASHINGTON.....SHOCK 74, Washington 60, F 6/11/04 [ 06-12-2004 ]
WASHINGTON, DC:     Suddenly the Shock are on a roll, winning their third in a row after a 1-&-3 start, now at 4-&-3 in defense of their WNBA championship.     Tied at 3...
TIGERS DOUBLE-UP MARLINS.....TIGERS 8, Florida 4, F 6/11/04 [ 06-12-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers continued on a roll, posting their first three game winning streak since opening the season on a four game win string. Detroit defeated the defending W...
PISTONS ROUT LAKERS, GO UP 2-1.....PISTONS 88, LA Lakers 68, Th 6/10/04 [ 06-11-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Immediately erasing the stain of of a blown lead and an overtime Game Two loss in LA, the Pistons dominated the heavily favored Lakers in an 88-68 Game...
TIGERS WIN SERIES FROM BRAVES.....TIGERS 7, Atlanta 4, Th 6/10/04 [ 06-11-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers beat the Braves and the raindrops for the second time in 16 hours in winning a Thursday Downtown Detroit matinee, 7-4.       By taking 2-...
TIGERS DOUBLE-UP BRAVES.....TIGERS 4, Atlanta 2, W 6/9/04 [ 06-10-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers took a 1-0/B-1st lead and held on to defeat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 at Comerica Park on Wednesday night to even their interleague series at 1-1. &nb...
SHOCK GET EVEN ON SEASON.....SHOCK 83, Indiana 79, W 6/9/04 [ 06-10-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock rebounded from a bad first half in Indianapolis and a bad start to the new season.     Out-scored in the o...
LAKERS EVEN FINALS.....LA Lakers 99, PISTONS 91 (OT), T 6/8/04 [ 06-09-2004 ]
LA, CA:       The Pistons lost a late 4th-Q, 6-pt lead, and then the game in overtime, as the Lakers evened the NBA Finals at a game each with a west coast 99-91 victory.   ...
BRAVES BEAT TIGERS ON BOBBLE.....Atlanta 4, TIGERS 3 (10-INN), T 6/8/04 [ 06-08-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers opened 2004 interleague play by literally throwing one away against the visiting Atlanta Braves, dropping a 4-3, 10-INN decision on Tuesday evening at...
PISTONS WIN GAME ONE IN LA.....PISTONS 87, LA Lakers 75, S 6/6/06 [ 06-07-2004 ]
LA, CA:       When you open the NBA Finals on the road you have to "steal one" if you hope to win the championship. The Pistons didn't steal Game One @ LA, they earned it. Final: &n...
SHOCK EDGE CONN.....SHOCK 74, Connecticut 73, S 6/6/04 [ 06-06-2004 ]
HARTFORD, CT:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock have had second half fades early this season. Not so Sunday as the Shock out-pointed the hometowners 40-28 after intermis...
TWINS EDGE TIGERS IN RUBBER GAME.....Minnesota 6, TIGERS 5, S 6/6/04 [ 06-06-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Looking for their first series win in Minneapolis since 1999 the Tigers took a 2-0 lead into the B-6th, but a late fade later, Detroit had lost again at the M...
TIGERS WHITEWASH TWINS.....TIGERS 6, Minnesota 0, Sa 6/5/04 [ 06-05-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers earned their fourth shutout of the season and second in four days as they blanked the Twins 6-0 in a Saturday Metrodome matinee.     Gary...
TWINS EDGE TIGERS.....Minnesota 3, TIGERS 2, F 6/4/04 [ 06-05-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Two struggling AL-Central teams met under the HomerDome on Friday night and the homestanding Twins topped the Tigers 3-2 on a solo shot by Tori Hunter for a B-...
ROYALS EARN SPLIT IN DETROIT.....Kansas City 9, TIGERS 6, Th 6/3/04 [ 06-04-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Kaycee clubbed Tiger starter Jeremy Bonderman for seven early runs and held on to top the Tigers 9-6 in a Thursday matinee at Comerica Park.       In...
TIGERS BLANK ROYALS.....TIGERS 2, Kansas City 0, W 6/2/04 [ 06-04-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       For the dwindling number of baseball purists in our midst, Wednesday was the most enjoyable game at Comerica Park this season. The Tigers beat visiting Kansas C...
MYSTICS EDGE SHOCK.....Washington 65, SHOCK 63, W 6/2/04 [ 06-02-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock dropped to 1-&-3 on the young season with a mid-day matinee 65-63 loss to visiting Washington at the Palace on W...
TIGERS LOSE 3-0 LEAD AND THE GAME.....Kansas City 5, TIGERS 3, T 6/1/01 [ 06-02-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers squandered a 3-0/End-5th lead and dropped a 5-3 decision to Kansas City on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.     Mike Sweeney followed an int...
PISTONS OUST INDY, HEAD TO NBA FINALS.....PISTONS 69, Indiana 65, T 6/1/04 [ 06-02-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons are in the NBA Finals for the fourth time in Detroit hoop history and the for first time since the original Bad Boys won the second of their...
RECORD DAY AT THE COPA.....TIGERS 8, Kansas City 4, M 5/31/04 [ 06-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     In a windy Memorial Day matinee in Downtown Motown the Tigers had their first five homerun day at Comerica Park. The result:  Tigers 8, Kansas City 4, and th...
PISTONS ROUT PACERS IN INDY.....PISTONS 83, Indians 65, S 5/30/04 [ 05-31-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Pistons scored first, never trailed and routed the Pacers on Indy's Conseco Fieldhouse home floor on Sunday night, 83-65, to take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Eas...
ORIOLES SWEEP TIGERS.....Baltimore 7, TIGERS 3, S 5/30/04 [ 05-30-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Orioles had a 6-R/T-9th to pull out a 7-3 Sunday matinee decision at Comerica Park and hand the Tigers their first 3-game home sweep defeat of the season....
FURY FINISH WITH WIN.....FURY 64, Grand Rapids 54, Sa 5/29/04 [ 05-30-2004 ]
VAN ANDEL ARENA:     Concluding a sorry season, the Detroit Fury picked on an even weaker sister on Saturday night, scoring a 64-54 win at Grand Rapids.     The Fury fina...
SPARKS SHOCK DETROIT.....Los Angeles 63, SHOCK 60, Sa 5/29/04 [ 05-30-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The LA Sparks stunned the defending WNBA champion Shock with an improbable second half comeback for a 63-60 win at the Palace on Saturday.    ...
BIRDS BEAT TIGERS AGAIN.....Baltimore 8, TIGERS 4, Sa 5/29/04 [ 05-30-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers wasted bases-loaded opportunity again and lost to visiting Baltimore for the second consecutive evening, 8-4 at Comerica Park on Saturday night. &n...
BALTIMORE BESTS TIGERS.....Baltimore 7, TIGERS 5, F 5/28/04 [ 05-29-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Former Oriole Jason Johnson started fast was quickly ran out of gas and Baltimore beat the Tigers 7-5 at Comerica Park on Friday night in the opener of a 3-game,...
PACERS TIE PISTONS 2-ALL.....Indiana 83, PISTONS 68, F 5/28/04 [ 05-29-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     After a Game Three loss, Indiana head coach Rick Carlisle said his team needed a better start to have a chance to win in Auburn Hills. Carlisle made a ke...
TIGERS KLOBBER KAYCEE.....TIGERS 17, Kansas City 7, Th 5/27/04 [ 05-27-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       After a pair of defeats, one controversial and one narrow, at Kansas City in Tuesday & Wednesday night games, the Tigers closed the series and a 9-game road t...
PISTONS GO UP 2-1 ON PACERS.....PISTONS 85, Indiana 78, W 5/26/04 [ 05-27-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons withstood a late surge by the visitors to beat Indiana 85-78 Wednesday night at the Palace to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference F...
ROYALS BEAT DETROIT AGAIN.....Kansas City 7, TIGERS 3, W 5/26/04 [ 05-27-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     Matt Stairs hit a 2rHR/B-1st deep to RField, the Royals never trailed, and went on to defeat Detroit for the second straight night, this time 7-3 on Wednesday e...
NY SINKS SHOCK.....New York 64, SHOCK 52, W 5/26/04 [ 05-26-2004 ]
NEW YORK, NY:     Becky Harmon scored 10 of her 12-P in the 2nd-H as the New York Liberty beat the Shock 64-52 in the Big Apple on Wednesday night. Harmon showed she's back in top...
TIGS LOSE ON UMPIRE'S CALL IN KC.....Kansas City 4, TIGERS 3, T 5/25/04 [ 05-26-2004 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     Often the center of controversy during his brief, undistinguished major league career, 2Base umpire C.B. Bucknor called a runner's interference/ double-play to...
GUARANTEED WIN NIGHT IN INDIANA.....PISTONS 72, Indiana 67, M 5/24/04 [ 05-25-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     It looked like "Egg on Face" time early, but the Pistons rallied from a cold-shooting first quarter to score a 72-67 victory Monday night at Canseco Fieldhous...
FURY FALL IN HOME FINALE.....Colorado 45, FURY 42, S 5/23/04 [ 05-24-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Fury concluded their Arena Football League home season with their 7th consecutive loss, a 45-42 heartbreaker to the Colorado Crush Sunday afte...
MARINERS' GARCIA TAMES TIGERS.....Seattle 3, TIGERS1, S 5/23/04 [ 05-24-2004 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     Mariners ace RHander Freddy Garcia finally got a little run support and the M's beat the Tigers 3-1 Sunday afternoon @ Safeco Field to keep Detroit from sweeping th...
TIGERS DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR MARINERS.....TIGERS 8, Seattle 4, Sa 5/22/04 [ 05-23-2004 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     Craig Monroe failed with the bases loaded in the T-1st & again T-9th, but in between he drove a bases-clearing 3r2B to deep LCF in the T-8th to snap a 2-all tie and...
SHOCK OPEN NEW SEASON WITH ROAD WIN.....SHOCK 73, San Antonio 60, Sa 5/22/04 [ 05-23-2004 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:     The WNBA Champion Detroit Shock opened defense of their title with a 73-60 win at San Antonio on Saturday.     It wasn't as easy as the final score a...
PACERS EDGE PISTONS IN GAME ONE.....Indiana 78, PISTONS 74, Sa 5/22/04 [ 05-23-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     Indiana survived a late game cold streak and got by the Pistons on Saturday night, 78-74 in Game One of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for the Pacers' 14th...
TIGERS SHUTOUT MARINERS.....TIGERS 5, Seattle 0, F 5/21/04 [ 05-22-2004 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     The Tigers snapped a two-game losing skid and pulled even at 2-&-2 on their western road swing with a 5-0 victory at Safeco Field in Seattle late night Friday. &...
PISTONS ROUT NETS IN GAME SEVEN.....PISTONS 90, New Jersey 69, Th 5/20/04 [ 05-21-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons advanced to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive spring, ousting the two-time Eastern Conference champs from New...
2 Es = L vs A's.....Oakland 3, TIGERS 2, Th 5/20/04 [ 05-21-2004 ]
OAKLAND CA:     A pair of Tiger 8th-INN errors enabled Oakland to snap a 2-all tie and score a 3-2 win over the Tigers in a Thursday by-the-bay matinee.     Erubiel Duraz...
KIELTY KLOBBERS TIGERS.....Oakland 6, TIGERS 2, W 5/19/04 [ 05-20-2004 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       Oakland RFielder Bobby Kielty went 3-for-4 with 2-HR & 4-RBI to power the A's past the Tigers late night Tuesday, 6-2.       Kielty gave the A's a 2-0...
TIGERS OPEN TRIP WITH WIN.....TIGERS 5, Oakland 1, T 5/18/04 [ 05-19-2004 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Tigers opened their 9-game western road swing with a 5-1 win at Oakland late night Tuesday.     The victory was the Tigs second straight and fourth i...
PISTONS STAY ALIVE.....PISTONS 81, New Jersey 75, S 5/16/04 [ 05-17-2004 ]
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:     The Pistons reached deep down inside themselves and avoided NBA playoff elimination, at least temporarily, by scoring an 81-75 victory at the New Jersey Mea...
TIGS TAME TEXAS AGAIN.....TIGERS 3, Texas 1, S 5/16/04 [ 05-16-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers made it 2-out-of-3 over Texas for the second consecutive weekend, this time at home, topping the Texicans 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. &nbs...
ARIZONA RATTLES FURY.....Arizona 57, FURY 33, Sa 5/15/04 [ 05-16-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Fury concluded their home season in dreadfull fashion, dropping their 6th straight game in losing to visiting Arizona 57-33 on Saturday.   &nbs...
RANGERS DOWN TIGERS.....Texas 6, TIGERS 1, Sa 5/15/04 [ 05-15-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Tiger starter Nate Robinson set a career best with 10 strikeouts and tied Boston's Pedro Martinez for second most Ks in the American League (50), but Robertson r...
NETS OUTLAST PISTONS IN PALACE MARATHON.....New Jersey 127, PISTONS 120 (3/OT) [ 05-15-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       In the first road win of the series, in the first non-blowout game of the series, the Nets outlasted the Pistons 127-120 Friday night at the Palace in...
TIGERS HOMER PAST RANGERS.....TIGERS 7, Texas 1, F 5/14/04 [ 05-15-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers got a trio of homeruns and beautiful mound work from a pair of pitchers in beating the visiting Texas Rangers 7-1 Friday night at a rainy Comerica Pa...
MAROTH MOWS DOWN ATHLETICS.....TIGERS 3, Oakland 1, Th 5/13/04 [ 05-13-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Last year's big loser continues to be this year's big Tiger winner as lefthander Mike Maroth, 9-&-21 last season, went to 4-&-1 this spring with a 3-1 Thursday ma...
A's EDGE TIGS AGAIN.....Oakland 2, TIGERS 1, W 5/12/04 [ 05-13-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The A's squeeked past the Tigers for the second consecutive night at Comerica Park on Wednesday, this time 2-1 in a standard 9-INN.     Both teams look...
A's OUTLAST TIGERS.....Oakland 5, TIGERS 4 (15-INN),T 5/11/04 [ 05-12-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The visitors out-lasted the Tigers as Oakland edged Detroit 5-4 in 15-INN Tuesday night at Comerica Park.     Damian Miller,0-for-6 in the game until...
NETS EVEN SERIES WITH PISTONS.....New Jersey 94, PISTONS 79, T 5/11/04 [ 05-12-2004 ]
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:     Although blown-out in thne first two games of the series and although only seven teams have ever rallied from 0-2 defecits to win a 7-game NBA playoff serie...
NETS REBOUND TO ROUT PISTONS.....New Jersey 82, PISTONS 64, S 5/9/04 [ 05-10-2004 ]
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:     After romping on home court in the first two games against the Nets, the Pistons themselves were routed once the series shifted to New Jersey and the Nets b...
TIGERS WIN RUBBER GAME IN TEXAS.....TIGERS 5, Texas 3, S 5/9/04 [ 05-09-2004 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:     Never was the old saying more appropriate.     "When you fall off a horse, get back on."     After blowing a 10-R lead in a Saturday night m...
FIREBIRDS BURN FURY.....Indiana 68, FURY 59, F 5/7/04 [ 05-09-2004 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     In a game re-scheduled from Saturday to Friday night, a day earlier on May 7th due to NBA playoff scheduling conflicts, Indiana defeated the Fury 68-59 in Aren...
TEXAS TOPS TIGERS IN TEN.....Texas 16, TIGERS 15 (10-INN), Sa 5/8/04 [ 05-09-2004 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:     In a weird & wild ballgame Saturday night at the Ballpark at Arlington, Texas topped the Tigers 16-15 in 10-INN.     The Tigers blew a 10-run lead, bri...
PISTONS ROLL TO 2-0 LEAD V NETS.....PISTONS 95, New Jersey 80, F 5/7/04 [ 05-08-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Down a dozen at halftime the Pistons clamped on the defense and limited the visitors to just 11 points in the third quarter. Detroit also poured on the...
TIGERS COMEBACK IN TEXAS.....TIGERS 8, Texas 7, F 5/7/04 [ 05-08-2004 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       A homerun by the lead-off man, the first six hitters reached base and Texas had a 4-0 lead before Jeremy Bonderman and the Tigers had retired a batter.  ...
QUIET TIME IN DETROIT [ 05-07-2004 ]
Commentary by:     Kurt M. Schneider     Thursday featured a blank sports calendar in Detroit.     The Red Wings are finished, The new Tigers had an off day trav...
ANGELS SWEEP TIGERS.....Anaheim 6, TIGERS 3, W 5/5/04 [ 05-06-2004 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     The Angels completed a 3-game home series sweep against their favorite foes, downing Detroit 6-3 on Wednesday night. It was the Halos 19th win in their last 21 v t...
ANGELS CLOBBER TIGERS.....Anaheim 11, TIGERS 4, T 5/4/04 [ 05-05-2004 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     For the second straight night the Angels used their big bats to beat the Bengals, clubbing the Tigers for an 11-4 victory at what George Kell used to call, "The Big...
TIGERS LOSE SIXTH IN LAST EIGHT.....Anaheim 11, TIGERS 9, M 5/3/04 [ 05-04-2004 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     The Tigers led early 3-0 then 6-2, but lost at Anaheim late Monday night 11-9, in spite of a 3-R/T-9th comeback try.     Reliever Al Levine was ripped fo...
FLAMES WIN IN OT, WINGS OUSTED.....Calgary 1, Detroit 0, M 5/3/04 [ 05-04-2004 ]
CALGARY, ALTA:     Martin Gelinas scored his second consecutive series winning goal as Calgary scored their second straight series upset on Monday night in the Saddledome. The Flame...
DE-TROIT DE-STROYS NETS...PISTONS 78, New Jersey 56, M 5/3/04 [ 05-04-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons' smothering defense set NBA stingy records during the regular season and almost set a playoff record for fewest points allowed on Monday nigh...
FURY LOSE FOURTH STRAIGHT.....Chicago 57, FURY 40, S 5/2/04 [ 05-02-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Arena Football is an offensive game and the Chicago Rush scored on each offensive posession Sunday afternoon at the Palace, posting seven touchdowns and...
TIGERS GET ROUTED, GO ON ROAD.....Seattle 12, TIGERS 2, S 5/2/04 [ 05-02-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Mariners and Tigers both looked like it was 2003 again as the M's routed the Tigs 12-2 Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park to take the rubber game of a 3-game...
FLAMES SHUTOUT WINGS, DETROIT ON THE BRINK.....Calgary 1, RED WINGS 0, Sa 5/1/04 [ 05-01-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Flames smothered the Red Wings Saturday afternoon at Joe Louis Arena, Mikka Kiprusoff gaining the shutout in a 1-0 win which has placed Detroit just one los...
TIGERS TURN TABLES ON M's.....TIGERS 4, Seattle 2, Sa 5/1/04 [ 05-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     After the Mariners used a combination of good pitching and a pair of homeruns to beat the Tigers Friday night, the Tigs turned the tables and did likewise in a Sa...
M's HOMER PAST TIGERS.....Seattle 3, TIGERS 1 (10-INN), F 4/30/04 [ 05-01-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       In a well pitched ballgame on both sides, two taters, one early & one late, powered the Mariners past the Tigers, 3-1 in 10-INN on Friday night at Comerica Park...
WINGS EVEN SERIES WITH FLAMES.....RED WINGS 4, Calgary 2, Th 4/29/04 [ 04-30-2004 ]
CALGARY, ALTA:     The Red Wings scored early and late, the Flames blitzed for two goals in 18-seconds in between, and their second round Stanley Cup playoff series is re-tied, now a...
PRINCE POWERS PISTONS PAST BUCKS AT PALACE.....PISTONS 91, Milwaukee 77, Th 4/29/04 [ 04-30-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 91-77 Palace win over Milwaukee Thursday night, winning their first round series 4-to...
VLADY POWERS ANGELS PAST TIGERS.....Anaheim 12, TIGERS 3, Th 4/29/04 [ 04-30-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Vladimir Guerrero left the game early a triple shy of the cycle. Still, Anaheim's biggest off-season free-agent signee had enough in his four hits (HR#6, 2B, 2-1B...
MAROTH TAMES ANAHEIM.....TIGERS 10, Anaheim 2, W 4/28/04 [ 04-29-2004 ]
    Mike Maroth and the Tigers overcame a 2-R/T-1st 2rHR by Troy Glaus to beat the Anaheim Angels 10-2 Wednesday night at Comerica Park.     Maroth hit first pitch strikes a...
FLAMES EDGE WINGS 3-2, TAKE 2-1 SERIES LEAD.....Calgary 3, RED WINGS 2, T 4/27/04 [ 04-28-2004 ]
CALGARY, ALTA:     The Flames fell behind, tied & went ahead, got re-tied, then took another one-goal advantage, all in the second period as Calgary beat visiting Detroit 3-2 at the...
ANGELS CLUB TIGERS.....Anaheim 10, TIGERS 4, T 4/27/04 [ 04-28-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Brandon Inge hit his second Grand Slam in four games but was the only Tiger offense as Detroit lost the opener of a three game Comerica Park series on Tuesday nigh...
PISTONS GO 3-1 UP ON BUCKS, PISTONS 109, Milwaukee 92, M 4/26/04 [ 04-27-2004 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:     The Pistons pushed the Bucks to the brink of playoff elimination with a 109-92 Monday night win in Beertown to take a 3-1 series lead in the best- of-seven openin...
FURY FALL IN VEGAS.....Las Vegas 60, FURY 34, S 4/25/04 [ 04-25-2004 ]
LAS VEGAS, NV:     The Las Vegas Gladiators snapped a four game losing skid by defeating the Detroit Fury 60-34 on Sunday afternoon in Vegas, to extend the Fury's AFL losing streak t...
LIONS DRAFT BOARD 2004 [ 04-25-2004 ]
    The Lions finished the 2004 NFL Draft with a subdued second day, making just two selections for depth purposes, both picks coming out of the Big Ten Conference.     In t...
WESTBROOK SHUTS DOWN TIGERS.....Cleveland 3, TIGERS 2, S 4/25/04 [ 04-25-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Indians RHP Jake Westbrook threw a 2-hit, 101-pitch, complete game Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park, preventing the Tigers from again attacking the Tribe's vul...
RED WINGS ROLL OVER CAL-GARY.....RED WINGS 5, Calgary 2, Sa 4/24/04 [ 04-24-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The power returned to the power play and The Captain led the troops as Detroit beat Calgary 5-2 in a JLA Saturday matinee to even their 2nd round Stanley Cup pl...
WALK-OFF WHITE GIVES TIGERS THE TOPPER.....TIGERS 5, Cleveland 2, Sa 4/24/04 [ 04-24-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Rondell White's 3rHR/B-9th gave the Tigers their first walk-off win of 2004.     The Tigers topped the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Saturday afternoon befor...
PISTONS STIFLE BUCKS.....PISTONS 95, Milwaukee 85, Sa 4/24/04 [ 04-24-2004 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:     Down by a dozen in the first half the Pistons got stubborn on defense, closed the defecit to seven by intermission, choked-off the Bucks with a 13-P/3rd-Q swing a...
GRAND SLAM DAY IN DETROIT SPORTS [ 04-24-2004 ]
Commentary by:   Kurt M. Schneider     What a GREAT day Saturday in Detroit sports!     The Red Wings finally put the power in the power play and soundly defeated Ca...
LIONS GET LONGHORN.....Sat 4/24/04 [ 04-24-2004 ]
      The Lions traded their 6th overall selection in Saturday's NFL Draft to Cleveland, swapping for the Browns' 7th overall pick and Detroit also acquired the Brownie's second round...
11-RUN SIXTH & TIGERS ROUT INDIANS.....TIGERS 17, Cleveland 3, F 4/23/04 [ 04-24-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       It was the first "Friday Night Fireworks" evening of the home season at Comerica Park but the Tigers didn't wait until post-game.       An 11-run/B-...
FLAMES STUN WINGS IN OT.....Calgary 2, RED WINGS 1 (1OT), Th 4/22/04 [ 04-23-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Calgary Flames silenced the SRO Joe Louis Arena crowd with an early first overtime goal for a 2-1 win on Thursday night.       It was the first...
FORD MOTORS TWINS PAST TIGERS.....Minnesota 4, TIGERS 3, Th 4/22/04 [ 04-22-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Rondell White and Brandon Inge continued their hot hitting for the Tigers, but Lew Ford did likewise for the Twins as he powered Minnesota over Detroit 4-3 in a...
BUCKS STUN PISTONS IN PALACE, EVEN SERIES.....Milwaukee 92, PISTONS 88, W 4/21/04 [ 04-22-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Michael Redd put his All-Star ability where his mouth was and led the Milwaukee Bucks to a surprising 92-88 victory over the Pistons @ the Palace on We...
RARE TIGER WIN IN MINNY.....TIGERS 11, Minnesota 8, W 4/21/04 [ 04-22-2004 ]
MINNESPOLIS, MN:       The Tigers took a 9-0/T-3rd lead, then had to hang on for dear life as they managed a rare win in the MetoDome on Wednesday night, 11-8.       It w...
TWINS OVERTAKE TIGERS.....Minnesota 6, TIGERS 4, T 4/20/04 [ 04-21-2004 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Twins battled back twice to erase Tiger leads as Minnesota won it's 6th straight game, 6-4 on Tuesday night at the MetroDome, to win the first contest of a t...
COACH KURT AT LARGE, Edition One [ 04-20-2004 ]
COMMENTARY BY:     Kurt M. Schneider     Steve Yzerman will be remembered as the second greatest Red Wing ever once he hangs up his skates for a final time.    ...
TIGERS CLUB CLEVELAND.....TIGERS 10, Cleveland 4, M 4/19/04 [ 04-20-2004 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     The Tigers scored early and late in a pair of big innings to beat the Indians 10-4 in Cleveland on Monday night and earn a 2-2 split in the Jacobs Field wrap-arou...
PISTONS OPEN PLAYOFFS WITH A ROUT.....PISTONS 108, Milwaukee 82, S 4/18/04 [ 04-19-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons used their clamp-down defense to smother the Bucks, beating Milwaukee 102-82 in their opening playoff game of the spring Sunday afternoon at...
INDIANS OUTLAST TIGERS.....Cleveland 9, TIGERS 7, S 4/18/04 [ 04-19-2004 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     The Indians were more persistent than the Tigers in a Sunday Jacobs Field matinee and topped the Tigers 9-7.     Matt Lawton went 4-for-4 with a pair o...
R-WINGS OUST PREDS 2-0/4-2.....RED WINGS 2, Nashville 0, Sa 4/17/04 [ 04-17-2004 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:       Using the same formula which turned around a deadlocked series on Thursday night in Detroit, the Red Wings scored early and got backstopped by a solid Curtis Jo...
LEFTY MAROTH RIGHTS TIGERS.....TIGERS 6, Cleveland 1, Sa 4/17/04 [ 04-17-2004 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     Spanning two months over two seasons Tiger lefthander Mike Maroth is 4-&-0. Last year's biggest Tiger winner (9) and biggest Tiger loser (21), Maroth became Detro...
FURY OUT-POINTED IN L-A.....Los Angeles 62, FURY 56, F 4/16/04 [ 04-17-2004 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Detroit Fury lost at Los Angeles 62-53 late Friday night, being out-pointed and out-passed by the homestanding Avengers.     Dewan Moss rushed fo...
INDIANS THUMP TIGERS.....Cleveland 10, TIGERS 3, F 4/16/04 [ 04-17-2004 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Indians continued their decade of dominance over the Tigers handing the Tigs their first back-to-back defeats of this season. The Tribe topped the Tigers 10...
WINGS & CUJO TAKE CONTROL.....RED WINGS 4, Nashville 1, Th 4/15/04 [ 04-16-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings played like aspiring Stanley Cup champions should, scoring early and often in a 4-1 win over Nashville Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena.  ...
CY HALLADAY BLANKS TIGERS.....Toronto 11, TIGERS 0, Th 4/15/04 [ 04-15-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Roy Halladay reverted to 2003 form and, unfortunately, so did the Tigers.       In a Thursday matinee Toronto thumped the Tigers 11-0 at sunny Comeri...
TIGERS TOP TORONTO AGAIN.....TIGERS 5, Toronto 3, W 4/14/04 [ 04-15-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers got all the runs they'd need in the B-1st, taking a 4-0 lead over Toronto on their way to a 5-3 win.     The Tigers moved to 6-&-2 o...
LIONS 2004-'05 SCHEDULE RELEASED [ 04-14-2004 ]
FORD FIELD:     At 5pm EDT, Wednesday, April 14th the Detroit Lions and NFL 2004 schedules were released. The Lions open the regular season at Chicago on September 12th and close th...
PREDATORS EVEN SERIES V R-WINGS.....Nashville 3, RED WINGS 0, T 4/13/04 [ 04-14-2004 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:       Flashes of J.S. Guigere danced like sour sugarplums through Red Wings fans' heads as Detroit radio play-by-play man Ken Kal said, "A turn of events."   ...
TORONTO TOPS TIGERS.....Toronto 7, TIGERS 5, T 4/13/04 [ 04-14-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Blue Jays staged a T-9th comeback to defeat Detroit, 7-5 on Tuesday night in Downtown Detroit.       The Tigers led 3-0 after one-inning and 5-1...
PISTONS WRAP REG-SEASON WITH LOSS AT T-O.....Toronto 87, PISTONS 78, T 4/13/04 [ 04-14-2004 ]
TORONTO, ONT:       The Pistons played like they were at a rest stop on the highway to the playoffs while the Raptors played like it was their last home game until next fall.  ...
PISTONS FINISH HOME SCHEDULE WITH 11TH STRAIGHT PALACE WIN.....PISTONS 101, Washington 79, M 4/12/04 [ 04-13-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Without two injured starters the Pistons stayed on the plus side in their Palace regular-season finale on Monday night, using a second-half rally to rout...
TIGERS GO 5-&-1 WITH 10-INNING WIN.....TIGERS 6, Minnesota 5(10-INN), S 4/11/04 [ 04-11-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK     With Tiger Manager Alan Trammell back from a brief one-game suspension, Tram remained perfect on the new season and the Tigers got back on the winning track with a...
PREDATORS BEAT WINGS 3-1, SERIES NOW 2-1.....Nashville 3, RED WINGS 1, S 4/11/04 [ 04-11-2004 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:     Predators goaltender Tomas Voucoun stood on his head just to keep his team close in two playoff loses in Detroit and on Sunday afternoon he did so again, this ti...
GRAND RAPIDS GETS FIRST WIN.....Grand Rapids 49, FURY 45, Sa 4/10/04 [ 04-11-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The former champion Grand Rapids Rampage got their first win in nine tries this Arena Football League season, defeating the Detroit Fury 49-45 on Saturday...
PISTONS ROLL AT ORLANDO.....PISTONS 101, Orlando 89, Sa 4/10/04 [ 04-11-2004 ]
ORLANDO, FLA:     The Pistons won their 7th straight, their 11th in the last 15, and went to 53-27 on the season (with two to play) in rolling past the Magic, 101-89 in Orlando on Sa...
TWINS HOMER PAST TIGERS.....Minnesota 10, TIGERS 6, Sa 4/10/04 [ 04-11-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK     After their first 4-&-0 start since 1985 the Tigers suffered their first loss of the new season, 10-6 to visiting Minnesota Saturday afternoon.     It w...
LATE SCHNEIDER GOAL AND RED WINGS GO UP 2-0 ON PREDATORS.....RED WINGS 2, Nashville 1, Sa 4/10/04 [ 04-11-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       "It's better to be lucky than good," said Red Wing goalie Manny Legace.       Actually, the Red Wings were both lucky and good in a Saturday matinee...
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HOLIDAY WEEKEND SCHEDULE [ 04-10-2004 ]
    Recaps of Saturday's Tigers, Red Wings, Pistons & Fury games plus the WWE @ Saginaw will be posted on detroitsports-mcw.com between 12:30am-2:30am SUNDAY.
PISTONS COMPLETE 6-0 HOMESTAND BY RAPPING RAPTORS.....PISTONS 71, Toronto 64, F 4/9/04 [ 04-10-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons won their 10th consecutive home game, finishing a 6-&-0 homestand, to go 30-&-10 at the Palace this season as Detroit downed Toronto 71-64...
TOP-RANKED TIGERS STAY PERFECT.....TIGERS 10, Minnesota 6, Th 4/8/04 [ 04-09-2004 ]
COMERICA PARK:       "Four and Oh! Four and Oh!"     It wasn't a taunting jeer but a glad cheer from the long-suffering Tiger faithful.     For the first time...
RED WINGS RALLY PAST PREDS IN PLAYOFF OPENER.....RED WINGS 3, Nashville 1, W 4/7/04 [ 04-08-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     How do you beat a blue collar hockey team?     Call out the grinders.     Early third period goals by Kris Draper and Tomas Holmstrom just...
TIGERS SWEEP IN TORONTO.....TIGERS 6, Toronto 3, W 4/7/04 [ 04-08-2004 ]
SKYDOME, Toronto, Ont:       The Tigers are 3-&-0 to start a season for the first time since 1985 (when they went 6-&-0), equalling their win total for the entire month of April 200...
3s Wild for Day-Twah [ 04-07-2004 ]
    Threes were wild for Detroit's pro teams in Wednesday action.     The Red Wings used a 3-goal third period to skate to a 3-1 win over Nashville at Joe Louis Arena, givi...
RED WING PLAYOFF PREVIEW.....W 4/7/04 [ 04-07-2004 ]
HOCKEYTOWN CAFE, DETROIT, MI:     It's amazing, even scary what the Red Wings have managed to accomplish this season.     With a long list of injuries and with a full com...
PISTONS ROLL AGAIN AT PALACE.....PISTONS 102, Orlando 86, T 4/6/04 [ 04-07-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons came off a win over the NBA's best team to rout the NBA's worst team on Tuesday night at the Palace.     Fresh from their first wi...
TIGERS BEAT B-Js AGAIN BUT LOSE D-Y.....TIGERS 7, Toronto 3, T 4/6/04 [ 04-07-2004 ]
SKYDOME:       The Tigers beat the Blue Jays for the second time in as many days Tuesday night at SkyDome but lost their clean-up hitter in the process.       The Tigs 7-...
TIGERS OPEN WITH 7-0 WIN AT T-O...Mon., 4/5/04 [ 04-05-2004 ]
      WOW!       All the Tigers could hope for came true on Opening Day, Monday afternoon in Toronto. A 7-Nothing win over reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay...
PISTONS GET FIRST "W" V PACERS.....PISTONS 79, Indiana 61, S 4/4/04 [ 04-04-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons won the fourth and final meeting of the 2003-2004 season from Eastern Conference regular-season champion Indiana, 79-61 at the Palace in a Su...
MLB 2004 FEARLESS FORECAST [ 04-04-2004 ]
Commentary by:    Kurt M. Schneider PROJECTED ORDER OF FINISH... AL-CENTRAL:       1)    Kansas City Royals;    2)    Minnesota Twins;    3) Chicago White...
WINGS FALL IN REGULAR-SEASON FINALE.....Columbus 4, RED WINGS 1, Sa 4/3/04 [ 04-04-2004 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Fret not, it's a good omen.       As Red Wings super-stat-man Greg Innis pointed out, when Detroit won the Stanley Cup in the springs of 1997, 1998...
TIGERS TIE TOPPERS IN GRAPEFRUIT FINALE.....TIGERS 7, NY Yankees 7 (10-inn), Sa 4/3/04 [ 04-03-2004 ]
TAMPA, FL:     Back from Japan the Jet-lagged Yankees had enough firepower to tie the Tigers 7-all in 10-innings before 10,085 at Legends Field in Tampa, FL on Saturday afternoon....
PISTONS COOL HEAT.....PISTONS 92, Miami 84, F 4/2/04 [ 04-03-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Two red hot NBA Eastern Conference clubs met Friday night at the Palace and the hometown Pistons cooled off the visiting Miami Heat, running away with...
ANOTHER INDIAN WIN V TIGERS.....Cleveland 8, TIGERS 2, F 4/2/04 [ 04-02-2004 ]
LAKELAND, FLA:     For the second consecutive game a Tiger pitcher who'd just made the big club got clubbed in a starting assignment. Thursday it was Nate Robertson and Friday it was...
WINGS WIN TOP SEED.....RED WINGS 3, St. Louis 2, Th 4/1/04 [ 04-02-2004 ]
ST. LOUIS, MO:     The Red Wings won their fourth NHL Presidents' Trophy and home ice throughout the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs by beating the Blues 3-2 in St. Louis on Wednesday...
UM WINS NIT.....MICHIGAN 62, Rutgers 55, Th 4/1/04 [ 04-02-2004 ]
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NYC:     Michigan got back its missing NIT banner by beating Rutgers 62-55 Wednesday evening at MSG, NYC.     After having to give back the 1997 N...
FURY HANG ON.....FURY 42, Georgia 40, Th 4/1/04 [ 04-02-2004 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS     The Detroit Fury took an early lead, then held on to defeat the visiting Georgia Force 42-40 in AFL play Wednesday night before 6106 fans at the Palace....
TRIBE OUT-THUMPS TIGS.....Cleveland 13, TIGERS 11, Th 4/1/04 [ 04-02-2004 ]
WINTER HAVEN, FLA:     The Indians out-thumped the Tigers 13-11 at a brisk Chain-O-Lakes Park Thursday afternoon. The Tribe scored ten runs in their final three at-bats, offsetting a...
FLY-BACK FROM FLORIDA [ 04-01-2004 ]
Commentary by:   Kurt M. Schneider While I was covering the Tigers in Grapefruit League play.....     In Detroit for Tuesday's 50th anniversary Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in...
HIGGY SALAMIS BRAVOS.....TIGERS 6, Atlanta 3, W 3/31/04 [ 04-01-2004 ]
LAKELAND, FL:      It was a Good News/Bad News Lakeland matinee Wednesday.      Want the Good News first?       Bobby Higginson hit his first homer of the Gra...
BAD TIGER OMEN? [ 03-05-2004 ]
Commentary by:   Kurt M. Schneider       It was just a one line blip across the bottom of the ESPN TV picture as I watched the Giants/ Cubs exhibition opener from a rainy Mesa, AZ:   "Tiger P...
detroitsports-mcw.com DEBUTS APRIL FIRST [ 02-24-2004 ]
Pudge, Stevie Y, Big Ben & Sheed.....Read about them all in the new detroitsports-mcw.com sports web site which debuts April 1, 2004, just in time for the new Tigers season and the Red Wing & Pis...
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