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TIGERS CUT ROSTER, EDGE D-RAYS.....TIGERS 3, Tampa Bay 2, M 3/12/07 [ 03-12-2007 ]
>>caption:  ANDREW MILLER WAS AMONG THE FIRST CUTS<< ST. PETERSBURG, FL:     The Tigers made their first roster cuts of spring camp (see below), then defeated the hapless...
PISTONS CLIP WESTERN FOES.....PISTONS 98, LA Clippers 80, S 3/11/07 [ 03-11-2007 ]
>>caption:   PRINCE SKIES IN LA<< LOS ANGELES, CA:       The Pistons went to 2-&-0 on their current 5-game western road trip with a 98-80 Sunday matinee victory vs the Los...
TIGERS SPLIT A SPLIT-SQUAD D'HEADER.....NY Mets(SS) 4, TIGERS(SS) 2 ...&... TIGERS(SS) 5, Philadelphia 3, S 3/11/07 [ 03-11-2007 ]
>>caption:   BRENT DLUGACH<<       The Tigers lost at home and won on the road in earning a split in their first of three split-squad doubleheaders this Grapefruit LGE season...
LEWIE WINS RETURN.....Boston 6, RED WINGS 3, S 3/11/07 [ 03-11-2007 ]
>>caption:   TIM THOMAS MADE 35-SV IN HIS NHL/JLA DEBUT<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The last time the Boston Bruins visited Joe Louis Arena (the 2003-04 NHL season), Dave Lewi...
HOT TEMPERS IN LAKELAND.....Boston 7, TIGERS 6, Sa 3/10/07 [ 03-10-2007 ]
>>caption:   MAGS WAS HIT IN THE HEAD, THE SECOND OF THREE TIGERS WHO WERE HBP<< JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       Justin Verlander was battered and Magglio Ordonez was bruise...
MILE HIGH VICTORY.....PISTONS 95, Denver 82, F 3/9/07 [ 03-10-2007 ]
DENVER, CO:       The Pistons snapped a mini-slump with a 95-82 Friday night win at Denver to get their first victory in three games and open a 5-game western road trip..   ...
SAMMY SHINES IN OT.....RED WINGS 3, Los Angeles 2 (OT), F 3/9/07 [ 03-10-2007 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings bombarded Windsor, ONT. native Sean Burke with 54 shots and finally got the game winner in overtime to defeat the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2 Friday ni...
HESSMAN POWERS TIGERS PAST METS.....TIGERS 9, NY Mets 5, F 3/9/07 [ 03-10-2007 ]
>>caption:   MIKE HESSMAN<< PORT ST. LUCIE, FL:       Mike Hessman's 2006 season story read, "All or Nothing."       Hessman had a lot of strikeouts (129), a bun...
C-HOOP.....F 3/9/07 [ 03-09-2007 ]
>>caption:  BADGERS BLOCKED NEITZEL'S Q-FINAL'S EFFORTS<<   @ CHICAGO, Ill:       Michigan and Michigan State were both bounced out of the Big Ten men's basketball tour...
DAY OF DINGERS.....TIGERS 9, Cincinnati 7, TH 3/8/07 [ 03-08-2007 ]
@ SARASOTA, Fla:     The Tigers snapped a three game winless slump and remained unbeaten versus National League teams in Grapefruit League play (4-0-&-1) with a 9-7 decision over Cinc...
C-HOOP.....TH 3/8/07 [ 03-08-2007 ]
@ CHICAGO, Ill:  Michigan State opened up a 16 point 1st-H lead Thursday then hung on for a 5 point win, as hot Northwestern 3-point shooting made the opening round Big 10 tourney win a cl...
KING JAMES TOPS PISTONS IN OT.....Cleveland 101, PISTONS 97 (OT), W 3/7/07 [ 03-07-2007 ]
@ AUBURN HILLS, MICH:       LeBron James scored a season high 41-P and also recorded 8-A & 7-RB in 51 minutes of play as the Cavaliers defeated the Pistons 101-97 in overtime Wedne...
TIGS & BRAVOS TIE.....Atlanta 4, TIGERS 4 (11-Inn), W 3/7/07 [ 03-07-2007 ]
@ JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       Pitchers who won't make the team cost the Tigers a win for a second connsecutive day.       Atlanta and the Tigers tied 4-4 in 11...
BABCOCK GETS #100, SCHNEIDER #200 AND FRANZEN THE SHOOTOUT WINNER.....RED WINGS 4, Nashville 3 (SO), T 3/6/07 [ 03-06-2007 ]
>>caption:   FRANZEN BEATS VOKOUN FOR DECIDING GOAL<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The NHL's best home team hosted the NHL's co-best road team Tuesday night at The Joe. The Red W...
JAYS BEAT TIGS IN TEN.....Toronto 6, TIGERS 4 (10-INN), T 3/6/07 [ 03-06-2007 ]
>>caption:   YORMAN BAZARDO<< JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers took a 4-0/B-5th lead before dropping a 6-4, 10-INN decision to the visiting Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday...
HAPPY HOMECOMING FOR RICHARDSON.....Golden State 111, PISTONS 93, M 3/5/07 [ 03-05-2007 ]
>>caption:   DELFINO CAN'T CATCH RICHARDSON FROM BEHIND<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Saginaw native and former Michigan State Spartan Jason Richardson scored a game-high...
YANKS BLAST PAST BENGALS.....NY Yankees 6, TIGERS 5, M 3/5/07 [ 03-05-2007 ]
>>caption:   SHEFF RETURNED TO LEGENDS FIELD MON AS A TIGER<< TAMPA, FL:       The Tigers stranded more base runners (12) than both teams scored combined as the New York Y...
INDIANS ERR TO HAND TIGS EXHIBITION DECISION.....TIGERS 7, Cleveland 4 [ 03-04-2007 ]
>>caption:   ROGERS TOSSES SUNDAY VS TRIBE<< WINTER HAVEN, FL:       Five Tribe fielding miscues, three errors and two more which were instead generously ruled basehits, h...
ANOTHER OT DEFEAT.....Colorado 4, RED WINGS 3 (OT), S 3/4/07 [ 03-04-2007 ]
>>caption: AVS JUMP ON THE ICE TO CELEBRATE OT WIN<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings should have known it was going to be a disappointing day when Tomas Holmstrom missed...
CLUTCH PRINCE.....PISTONS 92, Memphis 89,   Sa 3/3/07 [ 03-04-2007 ]
>>caption:   TAYSHAUN PRINCE<< @ MEMPHIS, TENN:   After losing the first of back-to-back road games Friday at Miami, the Pistons were in danger dropping another Saturday night. Tays...
GRILLI GRILLED.....Cleveland 11, TIGERS 2, Sa 3/3/07 [ 03-03-2007 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers fell from the Grapefruit LGE unbeaten ranks in ugly fashion Saturday. Detroit was thumped by the Cleveland Indians 11-2.       T...
C-HOOP.....Sa 3/3/07 [ 03-03-2007 ]
>>caption:   UofM and OSU IN A TIGHT CONTEST SAT<< @ANN ARBOR, MICH:   Michigan outplayed #1 ranked Ohio State for most of the afternoon Saturday, but fell short of a much needed...
PISTONS SHAQ-ATTACKED.....Miami 85, PISTONS 82, F 3/2/07 [ 03-03-2007 ]
>>caption:   SHAQ OUT-MUSCLED C-WEBB ALL NIGHT LONG<< MIAMI, FL:       The Pistons had a season-low 31-P at halftime and Shaquille O'Neal had season-highs in both points an...
LANGER & CAPT. NICK (#200) SNAP SLUMPS.....RED WINGS 6, Chicago 2, F 3/2/07 [ 03-02-2007 ]
>caption:   LANG CELEBRATES THE OPENING GOAL WITH HIS RED WING MATES<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       With red-hot Red Wing FWD Henrik Zetterberg suddenly shelved until mid-March...
FOUR TIGER HOMERS HACK PAST HOUSTON.....TIGERS 13, Houston 8, F 3/2/07 [ 03-02-2007 ]
>>caption:   IVAN RODRIGUEZ<< KISSIMMEE, FL:       Pudge Rodriguez pounded a lead-off homerun in the T-1st and the bombard- ment was underway. By the time the afternoon wa...
SHEFF GOES DEEP IN "HOME" OPENING WIN.....TIGERS 9, Philadelphia 7, Th 3/1/07 [ 03-01-2007 ]
>>caption:   GARY SHEFFIELD<< JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       Gary Sheffield delighted the Tigertown fans with a 3rHR in Detroit's 9-7 win over Philadelphia Thursday afternoon...
TIGS EDGE METS IN GRAPEFRUIT OPENER.....TIGERS 5, NY Mets 4, W 2/28/07 [ 02-28-2007 ]
>>caption:   CHAD DURBIN<< PORT ST. LUCIE, FL:       The Tigers scored 4-R in the first 2-INN against Mets starter Oliver Perez, then held on for a 5-4 win in the Grapefruit...
WINGS BEAT BLACKHAWKS ON DEADLINE DAY.....RED WINGS 4, Chicago 1, T 2/27/07 [ 02-27-2007 ]
>>caption: CAULDER (#17) CELEBRATES GOAL ON HIS FIRST R-WING SHIFT<< CHICAGO IL:       After making a pair of deadline deals, the Red Wings skated past an uninterested, also-ran...
C-HOOP.....T 2/27/07 [ 02-27-2007 ]
>>caption:   HARRIS HANGS ONE UP<< @ ANN ARBOR, MI:       Michigan kept it's slim post- season hopes alive by beating rival Michigan State, 67-56 Tuesday evening at Crisler Aren...
TIGERS TRAMPLE MOCCASINS.....TIGERS 14, Florida Southern 0, T 2/27/07 [ 02-27-2007 ]
>>caption:  RYAN RABURN<< JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers opened exhibition play with their annual B-squad game against their Lakeland neighbors, Florida Southern...
LATE TIP GIVES FLIP #100.....PISTONS 95, Chicago 93, S 2/25/07 [ 02-25-2007 ]
>>caption:   C-WEBB HITS THE WINNING SHOT SUNDAY<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       On the day former Piston Big Ben Wallace made his return to the Palace it was his eventual...
FIRST PLACE "PLAYOFF" GAME.....Nashville 4, RED WINGS 3 (OT), Sa 2/24/07 [ 02-24-2007 ]
>>caption:   HOLMER IN FRONT ALL NIGHT LONG   @ N'VILLE<< NASHVILLE, TN:       The hits, the intensity, the effort and the referees' whistles in their pockets gave Sa...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/24/07 [ 02-24-2007 ]
>>caption:   NEITZEL'S HOT 2nd-H HELPED SPARTANS' COMEBACK<< @ EAST LANSING, MI:   Michigan State overcame another poor first half and 23 turnovers by making 8-0 & 14-0 second half...
OILERS BEST WINGS IN SHOOTOUT.....Edmonton 4, RED WINGS 3 (SO), F 2/23/07 [ 02-23-2007 ]
>>caption:   RYAN SMYTH (#94) SCORED ON THE POWER PLAY AND IN THE SHOOTOUT<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:             The Edmonton Oilers beat the Red Wings for the second...
BIG FINISH AT O-RENA.....PISTONS 94, Orlando 89, F 2/23/07 [ 02-23-2007 ]
>>caption:   HAMILTON LEADS PISTONS WINNING SPURT<< ORLANDO, FL:       The Pistons got hot as Orlando went cold and, although they shot just 39.4% from the field, Detroit...
PISTONS ROUT MAGIC.....PISTONS 110, Orlando 88, W 2/21/07 [ 02-22-2007 ]
>>caption:   FORMER PISTONS ARROYO, MILICIC & HILL (first three from left) WATCH FINAL MOMENTS OF DETROIT ROMP<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       A physical first half turned...
WINGS WIN AGAIN AT HOME.....RED WINGS 4, Chicago 2, W 2/21/07 [ 02-21-2007 ]
>>caption:   ZETTERBERG FLIES AGAIN AT THE JOE<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings got a tough fight from usual easy prey Chicago, but beat the Blackhawks 4-2 Wed- nesd...
C-HOOP.....W 2/21/07 [ 02-21-2007 ]
>>caption:   FAREWELL TO THE CHIEF<< @ CHAMPAIGN, IL:       Chief Illiniwek danced into the history books and Michigan's march to post-season tournament play took an NIT detou...
PISTONS EDGE BUCKS ON VIDEO-INSPIRED DEFENSE.....PISTONS 84, Milwaukee 83, T 2/20/07    [ 02-21-2007 ]
>>caption:   SHEED SLAMS ONE DOWN IN BEERTOWN<< MILWAUKEE, WI:       The Pistons returned from the All-Star break to get another road win in Tuesday's 84-83 decision at Mi...
SPARTY "D" INKS SIGNATURE "V".....MICH STATE 64, Wisconsin 55, T 2/20/07 [ 02-20-2007 ]
>>caption:   RAYMAR MORGAN AND SPARTANS BULLDOZE PAST THE #1-RATED BADGERS @ BRESLIN<< EAST LANSING, MI:       Drew Neitzel was hot early, late and in between and the Spart...
MICHIGAN MOVES BACK INTO 2ND PLACE IN THE CCHA.....MICHIGAN 3, Lake Superior State 1, S 2/18/07 [ 02-18-2007 ]
>>caption:   UM SENIOR FWD T.J. HENSICK<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The #10-ranked Michigan Wolverines and their senior sniper both snapped slumps in a Sunday men's college ice...
WINGS WIN, MOVE INTO FIRST PLACE.....RED WINGS 4, Phoenix 1, Sa 2/17/07 [ 02-17-2007 ]
>>DOUBLE-TEAMING DOGS CAN'T CONTAIN ZETTERBERG<< GLENDALE, AZ:       Dominik Hasek returned to the Red Wing nets, Henrik Zetterberg scored his first career NHL Hat Trick and De...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/17/07 [ 02-17-2007 ]
>>caption:   SPARTANS JAM PAST HAWKEYES SATURDAY<< @ EAST LANSING, MI:   Michigan State annhilated Iowa 81-49 in a Saturday matinee.       After the Hawkeyes took an ea...
WAYNE FOILS FERRIS AT FOUL LINE.....WAYNE STATE 89, Ferris State 78, Th 2/15/07 [ 02-16-2007 ]
>>caption:   JOE CARR DRIVES VS THE BULLDOGS THURSDAY NIGHT<< MATTHAEI BLG GYM:       Wayne State scored a season-high 89-P and won for the third time in four men's basketb...
WINGS STUN STARS WITH 3-GOAL 3rd-PERIOD.....RED WINGS 3, Dallas 1, W 2/14/07 [ 02-14-2007 ]
>>caption:   GOAL-SCORERS DATSYUK (L) AND ZETTERBERG (R) CELEBRATE<< DALLAS, TX:       The Red Wings rode Henrik Zetterberg again Wednesday night. Zed had a goal and a pai...
SPURS END DETROIT STREAK.....San Antonio 90, PISTONS 81, W 2/14/07 [ 02-14-2007 ]
>>caption:   SAN-AN's TD WAS GAME-HIGH WITH 23-P<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The San Antonio Spurs waxed the Pistons in the opening half and then cruised to a 90-81 Wed...
PENGUINS CONTINUE TITANS COLD SPELL.....Youngstown St 82, UDM 70, W 2/14/07 [ 02-14-2007 ]
>>caption:   ZACH EVERINGHAM<< YOUNGSTOWN, OH:       The Titan tumble continued Wednesday evening in an 82-70 loss at Youngstown State in the UDM men's fourth consecutive ba...
SPARTANS WIN IN-STATE BRACKET BUSTER.....MICHIGAN STATE 59, MICHIGAN 44, Tue 2/13/07 [ 02-14-2007 ]
>>caption:   NEITZEL STEERED MSU PAST UofM TUESDAY<< EAST LANSING, MI:       In a must-win game for both teams, only two points separated the Spartan & Wolverine hoopsters...
C-WEBB LEADS PISTONS ROUT.....PISTONS 92, LA Clippers 74, M 2/12/07 [ 02-12-2007 ]
>>caption:   C-WEBB SERVED UP A GAME-HIGH OF 19-P<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Piston roll continued Monday night with a 92-74 win over the Los Angeles Clippers a...
FLYERS FOIL WINGS.....Philadelphia 6, RED WINGS 1, M 2/12/07 [ 02-12-2007 ]
>>caption:   KIRK MALTBY GOT BY MICHAEL LEIGHTON, BUT NOT MUCH ELSE DID<< PHILADELPHIA, PA:       With the NHL's worst home record the Flyers went retro Monday evening to...
HOT WINGS BURN FLAMES.....RED WINGS 7, Calgary 4, S 2/11/07 [ 02-11-2007 ]
>>caption:   RED WINGS SURROUND ZETTERBERG (MIDDLE) TO CELEBRATE<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Having been shutout in their previous game (Detroit's first whitewash defeat in...
WOLVERINES & SPARTANS DEADLOCK.....MICHIGAN 3, MICH STATE 3 (OT), Sa 2/10/07 [ 02-11-2007 ]
>>caption:   JEFF LERG SAVED MSU FROM A KEY DEFEAT<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Michigan State kept the NCAA's leading scorer off the sheet, but Michigan still managed to rall...
SHEED SUFFERS T, DELIVERS A W.....PISTONS 98, Toronto 92, Sa 2/10/07 [ 02-11-2007 ]
>>caption:   SHEED SLAM<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:          Shortly after suffering his 15th technical foul of the season, Rasheed Wallace keyed a decisive 10-0 run in...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/10/07 [ 02-10-2007 ]
>>caption:   MICHIGAN SR. GD DION HARRIS<< @ ANN ARBOR, MI:       The Michigan Wolverines overcame a 9-P (42-33) halftime defecit to edge Minnesota 82-80 Saturday night at Cris...
PISTONS ROLL OVER KOBE & CO. .....PISTONS 93, LA Lakers 78, Th 2/8/07 [ 02-09-2007 ]
>>caption:   THE PALACE PRINCE WAS GAME-HIGH<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Piston winning streak continued Thursday night with an easy 93-78 Palace decision over the...
RARE WINGS WHITEWASH.....St. Louis 1, RED WINGS 0, Th 2/8/07 [ 02-09-2007 ]
>>caption:   DOUGWEIGHT (L) CELEBRATES WITH LONE GOAL SCORER BILL GUERIN (R)<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       The Red Wings were blanked by the unlikely duo of Manny Legace and Cu...
WAYNE BEATEN IN 2ND-HALF.....Mercyhurst 67, WAYNE STATE 57, Th 2/8/07 [ 02-09-2007 ]
>>caption:   KRIS K WAS GAME-HIGH WITH 24-P<< @ ERIE, PA:       Wayne State was overwhelmed after halftime in a 67-57 Thursday evening men's hoop loss at Mercyhurst. &nb...
C-HOOP.....W 2/7/07 [ 02-07-2007 ]
>>caption:   UDM'S RYVON COVILE<< @ CHICAGO, IL:       Loyola-of-Chicago swept the Detroit Titans in their home-&- home men's basketball series for the first time since the 199...
ZED + 2 = 100 = WIN.....RED WINGS 4, Phoenix 2, W 2/7/07 [ 02-07-2007 ]
>>caption:   HENRIK ZETTERBERG<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings spotted the opposition the lead for the seventh time in nine games, yet still scored their fifth consec...
PISTONS THE LATEST TO BEAT THE CELTS.....PISTONS 109, Boston 102, T 2/6/07 [ 02-07-2007 ]
>>caption:   McDYESS HIT HIS FIRST EIGHT SHOTS<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons extended the Boston Celtics' franchise record to 15 straight defeats in a 109-102...
BUCKEYES BEAT WOLVERINES, AGAIN.....Ohio State 76, MICHIGAN 63, T 2/6/07 [ 02-06-2007 ]
>>caption:   OSU'S CONLEY HIT A CAREER-HIGH 23-P VS UM<< COLUMBUS, OH:       Ohio State freshman sensation Greg Oden didn't defeat Michigan Tuesday evening. His high school...
WINGS RALLY TO BEAT BLUESHIRTS.....RED WINGS 4, NY Rangers 3, M 2/5/07 [ 02-05-2007 ]
>>caption:   DEJECTED NYR GOALIE LUNDQVIST KNEELS AS GW-GOAL BOUCHES BACK OUT OF THE NET<< NYC, NY:       For the second straight game the Red Wings had a 3-goal 3rd-Per...
ONE-SIDED PISTON WIN.....PISTONS 90, Cleveland 78, S 2/4/07 [ 02-04-2007 ]
>>caption:   C-WEBB STOPS LeBRON SUNDAY<< CLEVELAND, OH:       The Pistons won all four quarters in a 90-78 Sunday matinee win at Cleveland.       Although the...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/3/07 [ 02-03-2007 ]
>>caption:   THE BIG O FOR OSU<< EAST LANSING, MI:       In what has become an all too familiar pattern, Michigan State fell behind by a bunch early, staged a Drew Neitzel led...
PISTONS BEAT SLUMPING BUCKS.....PISTONS 96, Milwaukee 86, F 2/2/07 [ 02-02-2007 ]
>>caption:   JASON MAXIELL'S DUNK GAVE DETROIT A 10-P LEAD TO CLOSE THE 3RD-QTR<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons took advantage of a Milwaukee hoops team which...
THREE IN THIRD, WINGS BEAT BLUES.....RED WINGS 5, St. Louis 3, F 2/2/07 [ 02-02-2007 ]
>>caption:   HOLMER'S SECOND GOAL, THIRD PERIOD<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Henrik Zetterberg had a 4-P night, Nicklas Lidstrom a trio of assists and Tomas Holmstrom a pai...
C-HOOP.....TH 2/1/07 [ 02-02-2007 ]
>>caption:   COTTON PUTS IT UP V G-BAY<< @ DETROIT, MI:       Both Brandons scored career-highs and the Detroit Titans topped Wisconsin-Green Bay 76-72 Thursday night at Caliha...
WOLVERINES COLLAPSE IN 2ND-HALF.....Iowa 69, MICHIGAN 62, W 1/31/07 [ 02-01-2007 ]
>>caption:   COURTNEY SIMS<< ANN ARBOR, MI:       Michigan fell apart over the last 13 and a half minutes in a 69-62 Crisler Arena loss to Iowa Wednesday night.   ...
HOT-SHOOTING PISTONS ROMP OVER NETS.....PISTONS 113, New Jersey 89, W 1/31/07 [ 01-31-2007 ]
>>caption:   BILLUPS BOMBS @ N-JERSEY<< EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:       The Pistons shot 54% from the field and set a new team record of 27 consecutive free throws in a 113-89...
SLOW START DOOMS SPARTANS AGAIN.....Illinois 57, MICHIGAN STATE 50, Tue 1/30/07 [ 01-31-2007 ]
>>caption:  NEITZEL HELD IN-CHECK IN ILLINOIS<< CHAMPAIGN, Ill:    In a game where neither team was sharp offensively, Illinois was the less awful of the two and ground out a 57...
FURIOUS WINGS RALLY ON THE ISLAND.....RED WINGS 4, NY Islanders 3 (OT), T 1/30/07 [ 01-30-2007 ]
>>caption:   ISLES GOALIE RICK DiPIETRO (BELOW) AND DETROIT CAPT. NICK LIDSTROM (TOP) BOTH GET A GOOD LOOK AT HENRIK ZETTERBERG'S GWG<< NASSAU, L-ISLE, NY:       The Red...
ARENAS SINKS PISTONS.....Washington 104, PISTONS 99, T 1/30/07 [ 01-30-2007 ]
>>caption:   JAMISON HURT EARLY FOR WIZ<< WASHINGTON, DC:       The Washington Wizards withstood the 1st-Qtr loss of knee-injured FWD Antawn Jamison to beat the Pistons 10...
TITANS WIN ON ROAD.....UDM 78, Chicago State 68, M 1/29/07 [ 01-29-2007 ]
>>caption:   RYVON COVILE<<       The Detroit Titans got hot near the end to ensure a 78-68 non-conference men's basketball victory at Chicago State on Monday night.   ...
500 FOR FLIP.....PISTONS 95, Indiana 87, S 1/28/07 [ 01-28-2007 ]
>>caption:   SHEED REJECTS O'NEAL, BUT JERMAINE STILL HAD A GAME-HIGH 26-P<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons used a series of surges to defeat Indiana, 95-87 Sun...
WINGS FRUSTRATE AVS.....RED WINGS 3, Colorado 1, S 1/28/07 [ 01-28-2007 ]
>>caption:   CONTROVERSIAL SWAT, DECIDING GOAL<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings snapped their 3- game losing skid by dominating the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 in a Sun-...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/27/07 [ 01-27-2007 ]
>>caption:   DREW NEITZEL DID MOST OF MSU'S DAMAGE IN AN OSU LOSS<< @ COLUMBUS, OH:       Michigan State came from a 20-P (43-23) halftime defecit to get within a single point...
GUERIN GIVES WINGS THE BLUES.....St. Louis 2, RED WINGS 1 (OT), F 1/26/07 [ 01-26-2007 ]
>>caption:   BILLY GUERIN (L) IS LUCKY #13 FOR THE ST. LOOIE BLUES<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       The NHL's hottest team over the past five weeks did not cool off during the NHL Al...
WIZ WIN CLOSE ONE.....Washington 99, PISTONS 96, F 1/26/07 [ 01-26-2007 ]
>>caption:   ANTAWN JAMISON SCORED A SEASON-HIGH 35-P<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Washington Wizards used a strong 3rd-Qtr and a season-high of 35-P by Antawn Jami...
C-HOOP.....TH 1/25/07 [ 01-25-2007 ]
>>caption:   JON GOODE HAD THE GOODS IN OVERTIME<< @ DETROIT, MI:       The Detroit Titans had to go to overtime to defeat Wisconsin- Milwaukee, 91-84 at Calihan Hall Thursday...
PISTONS BEST BOBCATS.....PISTONS 103, Charlotte 92, W 1/24/07 [ 01-24-2007 ]
>>caption:   CHARLOTTE'S GERALD WALLACE IS BOXED-OUT BY BOTH JASON MAXIELL (L) & CHRIS WEBBER (R), BUT WALLACE STILL SCORED A GAME-HIGH 29 BOBCATS PTS<< CHARLOTTE, NC:     ...
C-HOOP.....W 1/24/07 [ 01-24-2007 ]
>>caption:   WISCONSIN ALANDO TUCKER SCORED 16-P IN 18-MIN<< @ MADISON, WI:       The Wisconsin Badgers extended the nation's longest winning streak to 16 games in beating the...
AVS END DETROIT FRUSTRATION.....Colorado 3, RED WINGS 1, Sa 1/20/07 [ 01-21-2007 ]
>>>caption:   CLOSE SHAVE FOR KRONWALL<< DENVER, CO:       The Red Wings entered the NHL All-Star break with their second road defeat in as many nights to a last place team...
PISTONS PASS THE AR-TEST.....PISTONS 91, Sacramento 74, Sa 1/20/07 [ 01-20-2007 ]
>>caption:   C-WEB DRIVES PAST SAC-TOWN'S RON ARTEST<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The game may have been played in Auburn Hills, but Piston fans welcomed Ron Artest bac...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/20/07 [ 01-20-2007 ]
>>>caption:   NEITZEL LED THE SPARTY SHOOTING SPREE<<< @ STATE COLLEGE, PA:       Michigan State shot a blistering 67.9% from the field and had a season-high scoring output in...
PAYBACK VICTORY.....PISTONS 104, Minnesota 98 (2/OT), F 1/19/07 [ 01-20-2007 ]
>>>caption:   C-WEB'S DUNKS KEPT DETROIT IN THE CONTEST<<< MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Edged by the Timberwolves in overtime at the Palace in an MLK Day matinee on Monday, the...
JACKETS END WINGS' WIN STREAK.....Columbus 3, RED WINGS 1, F 1/19/07 [ 01-20-2007 ]
>>>caption:   NORRENA MADE 41 SAVES VS DETROIT FRIDAY<<< COLUMBUS, OH:       The Red Wings opened their 2-game, pre-All-Star break road trip with a 3-1 loss at Columbus Fr...
WAYNE WINS LATE.....WAYNE STATE 80, Michigan Tech 74, Th 1/18/07 [ 01-19-2007 ]
>>>caption:   JOE CARR<<< MATTHAEI BLG.:       Wayne State pulled away from visiting Michigan Tech in the final minute to score an 80-74 men's basketball win Thursday. &nb...
JAZZ EDGE PISTONS.....Utah 100, PISTONS 99, W 1/17/07 [ 01-18-2007 ]
>>>caption:   MR. BIG SHOT (L) ADVISES C-WEB (R)<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Neither the return of Chauncey Billups nor the debut of Chris Webber could shake the Pisto...
DATSYUK PASSES WINGS PAST PREDS.....RED WINGS 5, Nashville 3, W 1/17/07 [ 01-17-2007 ]
>>>caption:   N'VILLE DEFENSEMAN GREG ZANON CELEBRATES HIS 1ST NHL GOAL FOR A 1-0 PREDS LEAD<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings came from behind with a four goal, sec...
C-HOOP.....W 1/17/07 [ 01-17-2007 ]
>>>caption:   UM's RON COLEMAN HAD A HOT FIRST HALF VS PENN STATE<<< @ ANN ARBOR, MI:       The Michigan Wolverines never trailed in besting Big Ten Conference weak sister Penn...
ANOTHER HASEK SHUTOUT.....RED WINGS 2, Montreal 0, M 1/15/07 [ 01-16-2007 ]
>>>caption:   HASEK RECORDED HIS SIXTH SHUTOUT OF THE SEASON<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       A much anticipated "Original Six" match-up produced "Olde Time Hockey" at The Joe Mo...
HOT T'WOLVES EDGE COLD PISTONS.....Minnesota 94, PISTONS 90 (OT), M 1/15/07 [ 01-16-2007 ]
>>>caption:   BLOUNT GETS HUG AFTER GETTING CLINCHER<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Two teams headed in opposite directions met in an MLK Day Palace matinee. Minnesota ed...
DOMINANT SECOND HALF POWERS SPARTANS.....MICHIGAN STATE 63, Illinois 57, Sun 1/14/07 [ 01-14-2007 ]
>>>caption:   RAYMAR MORGAN BATTLES ILLINI SUNDAY<<< EAST LANSING, MI:       It was a tale of two halves for the Michigan State Spartans in a Breslin Center Sunday matinee....
ANY WIN IS WELCOME.....PISTONS 81, Boston 73, Sa 1/13/07 [ 01-14-2007 ]
>>>caption:   FLIP & FLIP DISCUSS STRATEGY<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       It was unimpressive, but at least it was a win.       Following consecutive defeats...
WINGS DOUBLE-UP B'HAWKS.....RED WINGS 6, Chicago 3, Sa 1/13/07 [ 01-13-2007 ]
>>>caption:   ROBERT LANG (L) HELPS JASON WILLIAMS (R) CELEBRATE DET'S 5TH GOAL<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings beat their favorite NHL Central foes on Saturday n...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/13/07 [ 01-13-2007 ]
>>>caption:    UDM'S BRANDON COTTON WAS GAME-HIGH @ CLEVELAND ST<<< @ W. LAFAYETTE, IN:    Purdue bested Michigan 67-52 in Big Ten men's basketball play Saturday night.    &n...
PISTON SLUMP CONTINUES.....Atlanta 99, PISTONS 93, F 1/12/07    [ 01-13-2007 ]
>>>caption:   CARLOS DELFINO & THE REST OF THE PISTONS COULD NOT CONTAIN JOE JOHNSON<<< ATLANTA, GA:       Two cold clubs met Friday night in Hot-lanta and the home team e...
HOLMER HAT TRICK BITES COYOTES.....RED WINGS 5, Phoenix 1, Th 1/11/07 [ 01-12-2007 ]
>>>caption:   THE COYOTES COULDN'T KEEP HOLMSTROM IN CHECK IN PHOENIX<<< PHOENIX, AZ:       Tomas Holmstrom scored his second career NHL Hat Trick and linemate Pavel Dat...
WARRIORS IN FOUL MOOD AFTER ASHLAND LOSS.....Ashland 92, WAYNE STATE 71, Th 1/11/07 [ 01-11-2007 ]
>>>caption:   KRIS K OF WSU<<< ASHLAND, OH:       Wayne State got "home towned" in a 92-71 men's basketball loss Thursday night at Ashland.       Both teams were...
BOBCATS BEST MIS-FIRING PISTONS.....Charlotte 103, PISTONS 96, W 1/10/07 [ 01-10-2007 ]
>>>caption:   RAYMOND FELTON OUT-DOES ANTONIO McDYESS<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons squandered an early lead against an undermanned NBA weak sister and dropp...
PERFECT GRAY.....MICHIGAN STATE 66, Northwestern 45, W 1/10/07 [ 01-10-2007 ]
>>>caption:   ONE OF FIVE DUNKS BY MARQUISE GRAY SINKS THE WILDCATS<<< EAST LANSING, MI:       Michigan State pounded North- western on the glass and used a deeper bench...
WINGS EDGE AVS ON SHOOTOUT.....RED WINGS 4, Colorado 3 (SO), T 1/9/07 [ 01-10-2007 ]
>>>caption:   ZED'S 1-HANDED GWG CAME IN THE SHOOTOUT<<< DENVER, CO:       All it took for the Red Wings to end a pair of 0-for-3 slumps was to play their arch-rivals the C...
PRINCE POPS PISTONS PAST PHILLY.....PISTONS 98, Philadelphia 89, T 1/9/07 [ 01-10-2007 ]
>>>caption:   TAYSHAUN PRINCE DROVE THE PISTONS TO A ROAD WIN @ PHILADELPHIA<<< PHILADELPHIA, PA:       The Pistons concluded a 2-&-1 road trip with an impressive 98-89 T...
DUCKS GET BETTER BOUNCES & SNAP SLUMP AS WINGS SKID CONTINUES.....Anaheim 4, RED WINGS 2, S 1/7/07 [ 01-07-2007 ]
>>>caption:   HOLMSTROM WATCHES BRYZGALOV'S SAVE. MOMENTS LATER, HOLMER SCORED ON THE DUCKS<<< ANAHEIM, CA:       The Red Wings dropped their second 4-2 decision in as man...
SPARTAN HOOPS BIG TEN ROAD WOES CONTINUE.....Indiana   73, MICHIGAN STATE 51, Sun 1/7/07 [ 01-07-2007 ]
>>>caption:   MSU'S MARQUISE GRAY FIGHTS FOR THE BALL AT IU<<< BLOOMINGTON, IN:       In an all too familiar scene for Michigan State basketball over the past couple of sea...
KINGS COMEBACK BEATS WINGS.....Los Angeles 4, RED WINGS 2, Sa 1/6/07 [ 01-07-2007 ]
>>>caption:   MIKE CAMMALLERI<<< LOS ANGELES, CA:       For the second consecutive time on to start the current 5-game road trip, the Red Wings skated to an early lead only...
BIG BEN HELPS BULLS BEAT PISTONS.....Chicago 106, PISTONS 89, Sa 1/6/07 [ 01-07-2007 ]
>>>caption:   BEN WALLACE SHOOTS AGAINST DETROIT SAT NITE<<< CHICAGO, IL:       Former Piston Ben Wallace was among five Bulls who scored in double figures Saturday night...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/6/07 [ 01-06-2007 ]
>>>UM'S DION HARRIS SCORED & DISHED<<< @ EVANSTON, IL:       The Michigan Wolverines used a balanced scoring attack and team defense to down Northwestern 58-46 in a Saturday matinee...
CFB.....Sat 1/6/07 [ 01-06-2007 ]
>>>caption:   CINCY'S DOMINICK GOODMAN IS THE MVP <<< TORONTO, ONT:       After an incredible comeback from a 24-0 defecit to tie the game, Western Michigan still lost the...
SHARKS DOWN DOM TO WACK WINGS.....San Jose 9, RED WINGS 4, Th 1/4/07 [ 01-05-2007 ]
>>>caption:   GRIER'S GOAL IS ALREADY BOUNCING BACK OUT OF THE NET PAST HASEK<<< SAN JOSE, CA:       The Red Wings raced to a 3-0 lead in the opening 11:20, then the Shark...
C-HOOP.....Th 1/4/07 [ 01-05-2007 ]
>>>caption:   DREW NEITZEL<<< IOWA CITY, IA:          Two sustained Spartan offensive dry spells, one in each half, and an Iowa team that made enough critical plays down...
RIP RIPS HORNETS.....PISTONS 92, New Orleans/Oklahoma City 68, Th 1/4/07 [ 01-04-2007 ]
>>>caption:   HAMILTON HOT-SHOT THE HORNETS IN AN EASY WIN<<< OKLAHOMA CITY, OK:       Richard Hamilton scored 17 of his game-high 27-P in the 1st-Qtr to stake the Pistons...
C-HOOP.....W 1/3/07 [ 01-04-2007 ]
>>>LESTER ABRAM LED MICHIGAN OVER THE ILLINI WEDNESDAY<<< @ ANN ARBOR, MI:    The Michigan Wolverines opened Big Ten men's basketball play with a 71-61 Crisler Arena victory over Illinoi...
TITANS FLASH PAST PHOENIX.....DETROIT-MERCY 60, Wisconsin-G-Bay 42, T 1/2/07 [ 01-03-2007 ]
>>>caption:   BRANDON COTTON LED THE TITAN ROAD EFFORT<<< GREEN BAY, WI:       Trailing most of the opening half, the Detroit Titans took command just before intermission i...
WINGS HONOR YZERMAN & DEFEAT DUCKS.....RED WINGS 2, Anaheim 1, T 1/2/07 [ 01-03-2007 ]
>>>caption:   THE STANLEY CUP LOOKS ON AS #19 IS RAISED TO THE RAFTERS AT THE JOE<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       It was worth the wait.       After a near 90-minute c...
SACK OF THORNS.....Southern Cal 32, MICHIGAN 18, M 1/1/07 [ 01-02-2007 ]
>>>caption:   CHAD HENNE HAD TWO TURNOVERS & SIX SACKS<<< PASADENA, CA:       Michigan's offensive line had no answer for Southern Cal's defense and the Wolverine D-Backs h...
WINGS DING KINGS TO RING IN NEW YEAR.....RED WINGS 6, Los Angeles 2, S 12/31/06 [ 12-31-2006 ]
>>>caption:   HOLMER GETS THE FIRST OF THE HALF DOZEN DETROIT GOALS<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Los Angeles Kings consider the Red Wings a royal pain.       Th...
SUNS SET ON YEAR-ENDER.....Phoenix 108, PISTONS 101, S 12/31/06 [ 12-31-2006 ]
>>>caption:   NASH HAD TWO GAME-HIGHS<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       With Chauncey Billups out injured the Pistons had no answers for the 1-2 punch of Steve Nash & Amare...
LIONS CLOSE SEASON WITH RARE WIN.....LIONS 39, Dallas 31, S 12/31/06 [ 12-31-2006 ]
>>>caption: MIKE WILLIAMS GETS THE WINNING TD<<< IRVING, TX:       The Lions scored their only road win of the year and just their third overall victory by downing Dallas 39-31...
SPARTYS WIN 11TH GLI TITLE.....Sa 12/30/06 [ 12-30-2006 ]
JOE   LOUIS ARENA:       Michigan State won its second Great Lakes Invitational college hockey tournament in three years by defeating arch-rival Michigan 4-1 in Saturday nigh...
PISTONS LOSE SQUEEKER & BILLUPS.....Indiana 93, PISTONS 92, F 12/29/06 [ 12-30-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CHAUNCEY BILLUPS<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Two bad things happened in the closing minute of Friday night's contest at the Palace. Chauncey Billups left...
SPARTANS & WOLVERINES WIN IN GLI SEMIS.....F 12/29/06 [ 12-30-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MSU'S JEFF LERG MAKES A CAREER-HIGH 45-SV<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Rivals Michigan and Michigan State will face each other in the Saturday night finals of th...
CLEARY HAT TRICK HELPS WINGS BEAT JACKETS.....RED WINGS 7, Columbus 4, Th 12/28/06 [ 12-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CLEARY (LEFT) CELEBRATES HIS HAT<<< COLUMBUS, OH:       Dan Cleary scored early and late to help lead the Red Wings to a 7-4 win at Columbus.     ...
KNICKERBOCKERS BEST PISTONS IN TRIPLE OVERTIME MARATHON.....New York 151, PISTONS 145 (3OT), W 12/27/06 [ 12-27-2006 ]
>>>caption:   FRANCIS (#1) AND FRYE (#7) CELEBRATE 3/OT WIN<<< NYC, NY:       The New York Knicks out-lasted the Pistons in a triple overtime thriller Wednesday night at M...
WINGS DING WILD.....RED WINGS 3, Minnesota 1, W 12/27/06 [ 12-27-2006 ]
>>>caption:   DOM SHUTS THE DOOR VS MINNESOTA<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings scored before most of the fans at The Joe got settled in their seats and went on to b...
HOT EARLY, HOLD-ON LATE.....PISTONS 92, New Jersey 91, T 12/26/06 [ 12-27-2006 ]
>>>caption:   NETS COACH FRANK GETS HOT UNDER HIS COLLAR<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons rode Rasheed Wallace late, then Big Sheed bumped New Jersey's Vince Ca...
CHIPS WIN SETS MCB MARKS.....CENTRAL MICHIGAN 31, Middle Tennessee 14, T 12/26/06 [ 12-26-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CMU QB DAN LEFEVOUR WAS VOTED AS THE MCB MVP<<< FORD FIELD:       Central Michigan scored on its opening two possessions and held on for a 31-14 win over M...
NO CHRISTMAS MIRACLE.....Chicago 26, LIONS 21, S 12/24/06 [ 12-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MIKE WILLIAMS HAS GAME-ENDING DROPPED BALL<<< FORD FIELD:       One more lump of coal for loyal Lions fans who'd hoped for a rare win as a stocking stuffer....
WILD EDGE WINGS IN OVERTIME.....Minnesota 3, RED WINGS 2 (OT), Sa 12/23/06 [ 12-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   WILD CELEBRATION<<< ST. PAUL, MN:       The Minnesota Wild deadlocked their 3-game series with the Red Wings at 1-1 with a 3-2 overtime decision Saturday. &n...
NAZR'S DUB-DUB DOWNS HAWKS.....PISTONS 108, Atlanta 81, Sa 12/23/06 [ 12-23-2006 ]
>>>caption:   NAZR MOHAMMED SINKS VS ATLANTA SATURDAY<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons rode their prize off- season free agent signee to a pre- Christmas win ov...
DOM DOES IT AGAIN.....RED WINGS 3, Minnesota 1, F 12/22/06 [ 12-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CAPT. NICK ENJOYS THE GAME'S FINAL GOAL<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings played a mediocre game Friday, but their goaltender came up big for the second...
BILLUPS SINKS CAVS IN 4TH-QTR.....PISTONS 87, Cleveland 71, Th 12/21/06 [ 12-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   LeBRON WAS NOT ENOUGH THURSDAY NIGHT @ CLEVELAND<<< CLEVELAND, OH:       The Pistons broke open a close contest in the 4th-Qtr when "Mr. Big Shot" got hot to...
HASEK DOMINATES REMATCH.....RED WINGS 5, Columbus 0, W 12/20/06 [ 12-20-2006 ]
>>>caption:   HASEK KEEPS A CLEAN SHEET VS COLUMBUS<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       After falling behind 3-0 and getting pulled after one period in Monday's loss at Columbus,...
JACKETS JOLT WINGS.....Columbus 4, RED WINGS 3, M 12/18/06 [ 12-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:   LANG SCORED TWICE AT COLUMBUS MONDAY EVENING<<< COLUMBUS, OH:       The Columbus Blue Jackets have enjoyed a 7-4-&-2 hot streak since Ken Hitchcock replaced f...
PISTONS PREVAIL AT END.....PISTONS 97, Seattle 93, S 12/17/06 [ 12-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MAXIELL LAUNCHES THE GAME-WINNING BASKET<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The contest was close all Sunday night and not settled until the closing seconds as...
FAVRE SETS RECORD IN G-BAY WIN OVER LIONS.....Green Bay 17, LIONS 10, S 12/17/06 [ 12-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:   G-BAY'S VERNARD MORENCY HAD THE ONLY TWO TDs OF SUNDAY'S GAME<<< GREEN BAY, WI:       Three things are certain at this festive time of the year:   1) L...
LATE SURGE SEALS PISTONS WIN.....PISTONS 90, New Jersey 82, Sa 12/16/06 [ 12-16-2006 ]
>>>caption:   KEY 4TH-QTR THEFT BY CHAUNCEY BILLUPS<<< EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:       Minus their punishing big man, the Pistons relied on their backcourt in a 90-82 Saturday...
WINGS END DEVILISH CURSE.....RED WINGS 2, New Jersey 1, Sa 12/16/06 [ 12-16-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ZACH PARISE'S PRESENCE CAN'T KEEP DOMINIK HASEK FROM SAVING THE DAY FOR DETROIT<<< EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:       The Red Wings scored twice in the 3rd-Per to d...
CFB, Wk-16...Sat 12/16/06 [ 12-16-2006 ]
>>>caption:   LAKER QB CULLEN FINNERTY CELEBRATES HIS GO- AHEAD & GAME-WINNING TOUCHDOWN RUN<<< FLORENCE, AL:       As he had much of the season, senior QBack Cullen Finne...
WINGS END HOT B'HAWKS STREAK.....RED WINGS 3, Chicago 2, Th 12/14/06 [ 12-14-2006 ]
>>>caption:   DOMINIK HASEK<<< CHICAGO, IL:       The Chicago Blackhawks were undefeated in regulation (5-0-&-3) since promoting assistant Denis Savard to head coach last mo...
COLD-SHOOTING PISTONS FALL AT INDY.....Indiana 101, PISTONS 90, W 12/13/06 [ 12-13-2006 ]
>>>caption:   JERMAINE O'NEAL<<< INDIANAPOLIS, IN:       Ron Artest has departed Indiana and Ben Wallace is no longer with Detroit and the old fire of the Pacers/Pistons riv...
WINGS DOMINATED BY DOM'S REPLACEMENT.....Ottawa 3, RED WINGS 2, T 12/12/06 [ 12-12-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RAY EMERY<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Red Wing goalie Dominik Hasek faced his former Senators teammates for the first time since departing Ottawa, but it was hi...
CFB, Wk-15...S 12/10/06 [ 12-11-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CULLEN FINNERTY<<< @ ALLENDALE, MI:       The Grand Valley Lakers doused Delta State 49-30 Sunday night in NCAA-D2 football semi-final playoff action.    &...
VIKES VICTIMIZE LIONS VIA PINNER'S CAREER DAY.....Minnesota 30, LIONS 20, S 12/10/06 [ 12-10-2006 ]
>>>caption:   FORMER LION ARTOSE PINNER HAS A BIG DAY SUNDAY VS HIS FORMER LION TEAMMATES<<< FORD FIELD:       For the second consecutive home game a familiar face put on a...
WINGS POWER PAST LEAFS.....RED WINGS 5, Toronto 1, Sa 12/9/06 [ 12-10-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MIKAEL SAMUELSSON<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings beat their ancient rivals the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night in a 5-1 final where all six goal...
SPARTANS BEST BYU.....MICHIGAN STATE 76, Brigham Young 61, Sa 12/9/06 [ 12-10-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ONE IN A SERIES OF MARQUISE GRAY DUNKS<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Michigan State played good enough to win, but not much better than that, in a 76-61...
BACK-TO-BACK ROAD WINS.....PISTONS 87, Orlando 83, F 12/8/06 [ 12-08-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MR. BIG SHOT SINKS OVER EX-MATE DARKO<<< ORLANDO, FL:       The Pistons bounced back from a first half cold spell to beat the Magic in Orlando, 87-83 Friday n...
SHEED'S 3's SINK MAVS.....PISTONS 92, Dallas 82, Th 12/7/06 [ 12-08-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RASHEED WALLACE LONG- BOMBS IN BIG D THURSDAY NIGHT<<< DALLAS, TX:       An outside-shot inspired Rasheed Wallace made 5-of-6 from beyond the 3-point arc inc...
DATSYUK BEATS BLUES IN OVERTIME.....RED WINGS 4, St. Louis 3 (OT), Th 12/7/06 [ 12-08-2006 ]
>>>DATSYUK SHOOTS, HE SCORES!!<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings rallied from an 0-3 defecit in the opening minute of the second period to score a 4-3 overtime victory ov...
WINGS MAKE ST. LOUIS BLUE.....RED WINGS 5, St. Louis 1, T 12/5/06 [ 12-06-2006 ]
>>>caption:   "THE GOLDEN BRETT" SALUTES THE ST. LOUIS CROWD<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       It was Brett Hull's night, but the game belonged to the Red Wings.       F...
ZACH ZAPS STONES.....Portland 88, PISTONS 85, T 12/5/06 [ 12-05-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ZACH RANDOLPH TO THE HOOP AT THE PALACE<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Former Michigan State Spartan Zach Randolph likes, no, LOVES the Palace.    &n...
BOBCATS BENCH BEATS PISTONS.....Charlotte 97, PISTONS 89, S 12/3/06 [ 12-04-2006 ]
>>>BIG SHEED WAS GAME-HIGH WITH 19-P<<< CHARLOTTE, NC:       The Charlotte Bobcats beat the Pistons for the first time in six attempts, 97-89 Sunday night.       The '...
PATS RALLY PAST LIONS.....New England 28, LIONS 21, S 12/3/06 [ 12-03-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MIKE FURREY GETS DETROIT'S ONLY TOUCHDOWN @ NEW ENGLAND<<< FOXBORO, MA:       The New England Patriots rallied from an 8-P defecit in the final 8:35 to beat...
SHARKBIT.....San Jose 3, RED WINGS 2, Sa 12/2/06 [ 12-02-2006 ]
>>>caption:   JOE PAVELSKI<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The San Jose Sharks shocked the Red Wings with a pair of goals in the game's final 3:31 to earn a 3-2 win Saturday night...
PALACE PRINCE WELCOMES ISIAH HOME.....PISTONS 108, New York 100, F 12/1/06 [ 12-02-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TAYSHAUN PRINCE<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons rolled to their eighth straight victory, a 108-100 Friday night decision over New York at the Pala...
WINGS WHITEWASH WILD.....RED WINGS 3, Minnesota 0, F 12/1/06 [ 12-01-2006 ]
>>>caption:   DAN CLEARY BEFORE HE LOST HIS TWO FRONT TEETH FRIDAY NITE IN MINNY <<< ST. PAUL, MN:       The Red Wings opened their busiest month of this NHL season (15 game...
PISTONS EDGE HEAT.....PISTONS 87, Miami 85, Th 11/30/06 [ 12-01-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RIP HAMILTON<<< MIAMI, FL:       The Pistons extended their season's best winning streak to seven games in an 87-85 comeback road win at Miami Thursday night....
CFB, Wk-14...Th 11/30---Sat 12/2/06 [ 11-30-2006 ]
@ DETROIT, MI:       The 10th annual MAC Football Championship Game was a solid Central Michigan victory, 31-10 over Ohio-U on Thursday night at Ford Field.       Chippew...
SHORTHANDED STREAK STOPPER.....RED WINGS 2, Dallas 1, M 11/27/06 [ 11-27-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MATHIEU SCHNEIDER<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings ended a season's-longest, 5-game losing streak by getting past the Dallas Stars Monday night, 2-1 at...
WINGS BLITZED IN MUSIC CITY.....Nashville 6, RED WINGS 2 [ 11-26-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ROBERT LANG<<< NASHVILLE, TN:       The Red Wings were stunned by a five-goal 2nd-Per Saturday night at Nashville as the Predators defeated Detroit 6-2. &nbs...
PISTONS SURGE TO SIXTH CONSECUTIVE WIN.....PISTONS 115, Washington 111, Sa 11/25/06 [ 11-25-2006 ]
>>>caption:   BILLUPS SPEARHEADS 4TH-QTR PISTON OFFENSE<<< WASHINGTON, DC:       The Pistons used a pair of surges and the 4th-Qtr free throw ability of Chauncey Billups to...
PISTONS STREAK PAST 'CATS.....PISTONS 104, Charlotte 95 [ 11-25-2006 ]
>>>caption:  DELFINO DRIVES TO FINISH DECISIVE 4TH-QTR RUN<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons used an 8-0, early 4th-Qtr run to go ahead for good to beat the Bobc...
MANNY STONES WINGS.....St. Louis 3, RED WINGS 2 (SO), F 11/24/06 [ 11-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MANNY LEGACE<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Former Red Wing goaltender Manny Legace out- played his replacement Dominik Hasek and the St. Louis Blues bested the Red...
CFB, Wk-13...Fri 11/24--Sat 11/25/06 [ 11-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CMU QB DAN LeFEVOUR<<< While most of the rest of the region feasted on Thanksgiving leftovers, Michigan's three Mid- American Conference schools concluded their football re...
JOEY GETS JUST DESSERTS.....Miami 27, LIONS 10, Th 11/23/06 [ 11-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   HARRINGTON'S THIRD MIAMI TOUCHDOWN PASS & 2ND TO BOOKER<<< FORD FIELD:       Miami Dolphins QBACK Joey Harrington, uniform #3. Touchdown passes: 3.   ...
PISTONS OVERCOME IN 2nd-HALF.....PISTONS 103, Atlanta 98, W 11/22/06 [ 11-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CHAUNCEY BILLUPS<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons played an undermanned team for the second consecutive night and managed a 103-88 Wednesday home w...
MORRISON BEATS WINGS.....Vancouver 4, RED WINGS 3 (OT), W 11/22/06 [ 11-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   BRENDAN MORRISON<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       A former Michigan Wolverine and some curious officiating handed the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 overtime win over the...
PISTONS PASTE UNDERMANNED 6ERS.....PISTONS 97, Philadelphia 87, T 11/21/06 [ 11-21-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TAYSHAUN PRINCE<<< PHILADELPHIA, PA:       The Pistons led from start to finish in a 97-87 road win at Philadelphia Tuesday night.       The victor...
CARDS CLAMP-DOWN DETROIT.....Arizona 17, LIONS 10, S 11/19/06 [ 11-19-2006 ]
>>>FITZSIMMONS' BLOCKED PUNT WENT FOR NAUGHT<<< GLENDALE, AZ:       The Arizona Cardinals took a 17-0 lead and held on for a 17-10 Sunday victory.       The win sna...
TORRES GIVES OILERS SHOOTOUT WIN.....Edmonton 4, RED WINGS 3 (SO), Sa 11/18/06 [ 11-19-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RAFFI TORRES<<< EDMONTON, ALTA:       The Red Wings finished a 1-1-&-1 Western Canada road trip with a 4-3 shootout loss at Edmonton late Saturday night. &n...
PISTONS RIP ROCKETS.....PISTONS 104, Houston 92, Sa 11/18/06 [ 11-19-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RIP HAMILTON<<<       The Pistons concluded a 2-&-1 homestand with a 104-92 victory over the Houston Rockets Saturday night.       After their second...
CFB, Wk-12...F 11/17--Sa 11/18/06 [ 11-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MIKE HART, 3-TDs<<< @ COLUMBUS, OH:       Even before it was over there were calls for a re- match from both sides of the border.       Saturday at th...
FLAMES POWER PAST WINGS.....Calgary 4, RED WINGS 1, F 11/17/06 [ 11-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:  DAN CLEARY<<< CALGARY, ALTA:     The Calgary Flames out-skated and out-checked Detroit and scored a trio of extra strength goals to defeat the Red Wings 4-1 Fri...
PISTONS POUND WIZ IN 3RD-QTR.....PISTONS 100, Washington 91, F 11/17/06 [ 11-17-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RIP HAMILTON<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons overcame a 3-P halftime defecit with a strong 3rd-Qtr to defeat the Washington Wizards 100- 91 Friday...
VISITORS STING PISTONS AT FINISH.....New Orleans/Oklahoma City 100, PISTONS 99, W 11/15/06 [ 11-15-2006 ]
>>>caption:   HILTON ARMSTRONG<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Rookie Hilton Armstrong hit a free throw with 3-sec remaining to give the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets a...
9th CONSECUTIVE WIN TIES WINGS TEAM RECORD.....RED WINGS 3, Vancouver 2, T 11/14/06 [ 11-14-2006 ]
>>>caption:   FORMER UM WOLVERINE JOSH LANGFELD MADE HIS RED WING DEBUT<<< VANCOUVER, BC:       The Red Wings opened their second western road trip of the young season wit...
49ERS FLATTEN LIONS.....San Francisco 19, LIONS 13, S 11/12/06 [ 11-12-2006 ]
>>>caption:   FRANK GORE'S TD ON GAME'S FIRST DRIVE PUT SAN FRAN AHEAD TO STAY<<< FORD FIELD:       The Lions came out flat, fell behind 13-0 and couldn't recover in a 19...
WARRIORS RUN PAST PISTONS.....Golden State 111, PISTONS 79, Sa 11/11/06 [ 11-12-2006 ]
>>>caption:  BARON DAVIS<<< OAKLAND, CA:     The Golden State Warriors never trailed in routing the Pistons 111-79 late night Saturday.     The Warriors led by as...
PRINCE RULES IN LA.....PISTONS 97, LA Lakers 83, F 11/10/06 [ 11-11-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TAYSHAUN PRINCE<<< LOS ANGELES, CA:       No Rip Hamilton, no problem.       With the Detroit guard in street clothes due to a hyper- extended right...
CFB, Wk-11...Fri 11/10--11/11/06 [ 11-11-2006 ]
>>> MICH WR/PR STEVE BREASTON<<< @ BLOOMINGTON, IN:       Michigan took the final step toward next Saturday's undefeated #2 at #1 UM @ Ohio State confrontation in Columbus.  ...
DOM BLANKS PREDS.....RED WINGS 3, Nashville 0, F 11/10/06 [ 11-10-2006 ]
>>>caption:   DOMINIK HASEK<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The red-hot Red Wings skated to their eighth straight win and second consecutive 3-0 shutout victory, both by goalie Do...
COLD-SHOOTING PISTONS FALL OUT WEST.....Sacramento 99, PISTONS 86, W 11/8/06 [ 11-09-2006 ]
>>>caption:  CORLISS WILLIAMSON<<< SACRAMENTO, CA:     The Pistons began the game ice cold from the field, rallied to tie by halftime, but couldn't match solid 2nd-H efforts...
EASY WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 3, Edmonton 0, W 11/8/06 [ 11-08-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MATHIEU SCHNEIDER RETURNED FROM INJURY VS THE OILERS<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings extended their winning streak to an NHL-best seven games in a on...
MEMO FOILS EX-MATES.....Utah 103, PISTONS 101, M 11/6/06 [ 11-07-2006 ]
>>>PISTONS HD-COACH FLIP SAUNDERS GETS 2ND-QTR TECHNICAL FOUL<<< SALT LAKE CITY, UT:       Former Piston Mehmet Okur stemmed a 4th-Qtr Detroit surge. Okur scored eight of his t...
LIONS UPSET FALCONS.....LIONS 30, Atlanta 14, S 11/5/06 [ 11-05-2006 ]
>>>caption:   KEVIN JONES GETS THE FIRST OF HIS 2 DET TDs<<< FORD FIELD:       The Lions used their bye week wisely. They rested, recovered, revamped and prepped. The resu...
LATE SURGE LIFTS PISTONS.....PISTONS 95, Memphis 86, Sa 11/4/06 [ 11-05-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RASHEED WALLACE<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons out-shot Memphis from the field by a 51%-to-38% margin, but still needed a 4th-Qtr run to secure a...
WINGS WIN SIXTH STRAIGHT.....RED WINGS 4, Columbus 1, Sa 11/4/06 [ 11-05-2006 ]
>>>caption:   DAN CLEARY<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings snapped a 1-all tie with a 3-goal middle period outburst to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 Saturday nigh...
CFB, Wk-10...Sat 11/04/06 [ 11-04-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MSU's KERRY REED HAD 5-REC FOR 97-YARDS<<< @ EAST LANSING, MI:    The John L. Smith "Farewell Tour" had a sour beginning Saturday at Spartan Stadium.     ...
PISTONS BEST BOSTON ON BOARDS.....PISTONS 101, Boston 88, F 11/03/06 [ 11-03-2006 ]
>>>caption:   McDYESS FIGHTS FOR REBOUND<<< BOSTON, MA:       The Pistons rebounded from an Opening Night loss on Wednesday at the Palace by beating Boston in Beantown 101-8...
ZED ZAPS ZERO STREAK.....RED WINGS 2, Chicago 1 [ 11-02-2006 ]
>>>caption:   HENRIK ZETTERBERG<<< CHICAGO, IL:       The Red Wings were offensively frustrated for two periods plus at Chicago Thursday night. Suddenly, Detroit scored twice...
OPENING NIGHT DUD.....Milwaukee 105, PISTONS 97, W 11/1/06 [ 11-02-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MICHAEL REDD BESTS CARLOS DELFINO AND LOTS OF OTHER PISTONS<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The one night answer to the question of "Will the Pistons miss Be...
SHORT STOP AT HOME A WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 3, Calgary 2, W 11/01/06 [ 11-01-2006 ]
>>>caption:   BRETT LEBDA<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings buckled down after a 1-&-3 late October western road trip and are undefeated since.       Detroi...
WINGS WIN THIRD STRAIGHT.....RED WINGS 3, St. Louis 2, Sa 10/28/06 [ 10-29-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TOMAS HOLMSTROM<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       Idled for the past six days the St. Louis Blues wanted to avoid a stale start Saturday night vs the visiting Detroit Re...
CFB, Wk-9.....Sat 10/28/06 [ 10-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MIKE HART<<< @ ANN ARBOR, MI:       Michigan's defense forced five Wildcats turnovers in a rainy, windy, 17-3 win at The Big House Saturday afternoon.   ...
DREAM WEAVER.....St. Louis 4, TIGERS 2, F 10/27/06 [ 10-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:   EX-TIGER JEFF WEAVER PITCHES CARDINALS TO W-SERIES WIN OVER DETROIT<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       More mistakes and continued cold bats doomed the Tigers to World S...
WINGS DIM STARS.....RED WINGS 4, Dallas 3, F 10/27/06 [ 10-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:   NICKLAS LIDSTROM<<< DALLAS, TX:       Deep in the heart of Texas the Red Wings posted their second consecutive victory, edging the Dallas Stars 4-3 Friday nigh...
BULLPEN FAILURE PUTS TIGERS ON BRINK OF ELIMINATION.....St. Louis 5, TIGERS 4, Th 10/26/06 [ 10-27-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CRAIG MONROE CAN FLY, BUT COULDN'T CATCH DAVID ECKSTEIN'S GW-RBI-2B<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       This World Series has followed the pattern of the 1968 WS between...
WORLD SERIES WASHOUT.....TIGERS @ St. Louis, PPD, W 10/25/06 [ 10-26-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TIGER CRAIG MONROE DUCKS THE ST. LOOIE RAINDROPS<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       Steady Wednesday rain in St. Louis caused the first World Series postpone- ment sin...
WINGS SNAP SKID.....RED WINGS 2, San Jose 1, W 10/25/06 [ 10-25-2006 ]
>>>caption:  ROBERT LANG<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The offense is still sputtering, but Detroit produced just enough to end a 3-game losing streak on Wednesday at The Joe. Th...
PISTONS FADE IN PRE-SEASON FINALE.....Memphis 92, PISTONS 82, W 10/25/06 [ 10-25-2006 ]
>>>caption:   RICHARD HAMILTON<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons used their usual starters early and held a 30-22/End-1st-Qtr lead. However, Memphis won the next...
CY CARPENTER DAZZLES DETROIT BATSMEN.....St. Louis 5, TIGERS 0, T 10/24/06 [ 10-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CHRIS CARPENTER<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       Pitching prevailed for the third time in the three 2006 World Series games. The Cardinals beat the Tigers 5-0 to take...
PISTONS RALLY PAST WIZ.....PISTONS 101, Washington 94, T 10/24/06 [ 10-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   FLIP MURRAY<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons had to rally from an 18-P defecit to defeat Washington, 101-94 in Tuesday NBA exhibition play at the P...
ROGERS ROLLS.....TIGERS 3, St. Louis 1, S 10/22/06 [ 10-23-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CRAIG MONROE'S B-1st HOMER FOR A 1-0 LEAD<<< COMERICA PARK:       Just like the country singer/actor of the same name, Tiger pitcher Kenny Rogers is known as...
QUICK-STEP, LONG-BOMB NUGGETS BEAT PISTONS.....Denver 124, PISTONS 105, S 10/22/06 [ 10-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   JASON MAXIELL<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Denver Nuggets one-sided the Pistons 124-105 at the Palace Sunday evening.       Denver led by as...
JETS OUTLAST LIONS.....NY Jets 31, LIONS 24, S 10/22/06 [ 10-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ROY WILLIAMS TD<<< EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:       The Lions got a career day from WR Mike Furrey, but the New York Jets got a career day from Leon Washington. &n...
WINGS LIMP HOME.....Edmonton 3, RED WINGS 1, Sa 10/21/06 [ 10-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   PAVEL DATSYUK<<< EDMONTON, ALTA:       The Red Wings concluded their first extended road trip of the season Saturday night with a 3-1 loss at Edmonton.  ...
GAME ONE:   CARDINALS.....St. Louis 7, TIGERS 2, Sa 10/21/06    [ 10-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:   JUSTIN VERLANDER<<< COMERICA PARK:       The first ever rookie-vs-rookie pitching match-up in Game One of a World Series saw Anthony Reyes of the Cardinals o...
CFB, Wk-8...Th 10/19---Sat 10/21/06 [ 10-21-2006 ]
>>>caption:   SPARTANS CELEBRATE RECORD COMEBACK VICTORY<<< @ EVANSTON, IL:       Down 38-3 with 9:54 remaining in the 3rd-Qtr at Northwestern, Michigan State was on its way to...
SHARKS CHASE OZZIE EARLY.....San Jose 5, RED WINGS 1, Th 10/19/06 [ 10-20-2006 ]
>>>caption:    JOEY MacDONALD<<< SAN JOSE, CA:     San Jose stayed unbeaten at home (4-0) in a dominating decision over the Red Wings, 5-1 late night Thursday.    &n...
WINGS OUT-POWERED OUT WEST.....Anaheim 4, RED WINGS 1, W 10/18/06 [ 10-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TOMAS KOPECKY<<< ANAHEIM, CA:       The NHL Anaheim franchise changed its name this season from Mighty Ducks to just plain Ducks. Maybe they should have kept t...
PISTONS TOP T-WOLVES IN GR.....PISTONS 112, Minnesota 103, W 10/18/06 [ 10-18-2006 ]
>>>caption:   NAZR MOHAMMED<<< GRAND RAPIDS, MI:       Nazr Mohammed & Jason Maxiell continued their strong pre- seasons and Tayshaun Prince had his best exhibition outing so...
LANG'S PAIR BEATS ONE KING.....RED WINGS 3, Los Angeles 1, M 10/16/06 [ 10-17-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ROBERT LANG<<< LOS ANGELES, CA:       A pair of third period goals by Robert Lang gave the Red Wings a 3-1 win late Monday night in LA in the opener of a four...
PISTONS FLIP PAST JAZZ.....PISTONS 90, Utak 85, M 10/16/06 [ 10-16-2006 ]
>>>caption:  RONALD "FLIP" MURRAY<<< PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons continued to test their reserves in the pre-season and continued to get passing results.  ...
LIONS GET FIRST WIN FOR MARINELLI.....LIONS 20, Buffalo 17, S 10/15/06 [ 10-15-2006 ]
>>>caption:   KEVIN JONES (#34) CELEBRATES HIS TD<<< FORD FIELD:       Perhaps it was because MGR Jim Leyland of the World Series bound Tigers brought a little luck, look...
GRIZ GET BY PISTONS.....Memphis 101, PISTONS 89, Sa 10/14/06 [ 10-15-2006 ]
MEMPHIS, TN:     The Pistons suffered their first exhibition loss, dipping to 2-&-1 on the pre-season after a 101-89 defeat at Memphis.     Grizzlies rookie Rudy Gay scor...
CFB, Wk-7.....Sat 10/14/06 [ 10-15-2006 ]
@ STATE COLLEGE, PA:       The Michigan Wolverines dominated on defense and stated their case for being the number two team in the nation with a 17-10 Saturday night win at Penn State....
Magnifficet Magglio...........TIGERS 6, Oakland 3, Sa 10/14/06 [ 10-14-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MAGS WALKOFF<<< COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers' road to the World Series went down Houston Street.       The Oakland second year closer gave up th...
PISTONS STILL PERFECT ON PRE-SEASON.....PISTONS 101, Minnesota 96, F 10/13/06 [ 10-14-2006 ]
>>>caption:  JASON MAXIELL<<< OMAHA, NEB.:     Benchmen Jason Maxiell and Lindsay Hunter both got hot in the final quarter to carry the Pistons to a 101-96 exhibition win ov...
SABRES SHOOT PAST WINGS.....Buffalo 3, RED WINGS 2 (SO), F 10/13/06 [ 10-13-2006 ]
>>>caption:   JASON WILLIAMS<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Buffalo Sabres remained unbeaten on the new season, winning a shootout for the third time in four games (2-1) to e...
KENNY & CO. SHUTOUT A's.....TIGERS 3, Oakland 0, F 10/13/06 [ 10-13-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TEMPTATIONS REVIEW DOES THE NATIONAL ANTHEM<<<       COMERICA PARK:       Don't gamble against The Gambler.       Needing to jump-start hi...
TIGERS RIDE ROLLER COASTER TO 2-0 ALCS LEAD.....TIGERS 8, Oakland 5, W 10/11/06 [ 10-12-2006 ]
>>>caption:   LEYLAND HUGS GOMEZ AFTER HOMERUN SHOT<<< OAKLAND, CA:       The Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the ALCS with an 8-5 win at Oakland Wednesday night.     ...
WINGS ROUT COYOTES.....RED WINGS 9, Phoenix 2, W 10/11/06 [ 10-11-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Wayne Gretzky has to wonder why he agreed to coach the Coyotes.       After an Opening Night home win, just a week later Phoenix is in disarray. T...
TIGS CASH IN, A's DON'T........TIGERS 5, Oakland 1, T 10/10/06 [ 10-11-2006 ]
>>>caption:   High-X between Nate Robertson (L) and Craig Monroe<<< OAKLAND, CA:       The Tigers opened the ALCS with a 5-1 win at Oakland, beating the A's with pitching,...
PISTONS OPEN WITH PRE-SEASON WIN.....PISTONS 84, Miami 64, T 10/10/06 [ 10-11-2006 ]
>>>caption:  NAZR MOHAMMED<<< SAN JUAN, PR:       The Pistons opened the NBA exhibition season with a dominating win over the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat, 84-64. &nb...
FOURTH QUARTER FAILURE.....Minnesota 26, LIONS 17, S 10/8/06 [ 10-08-2006 ]
>>>caption:   KITNA'S FUMBLE STARTS 4TH-QTR FADE<<< MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The Lions led 17-3 entering the 4th-Qtr Sunday at the HHH MetroDome. Then, as if on cue, Detroit...
EASY DOM-INATION.....RED WINGS 2, Pittsburgh 0, Sa 10/7/06 [ 10-08-2006 ]
>>>caption:  DOMINIK HASEK<<< PITTSBURGH, PA:       The Red Wings bounced back from Thursday's flat Opening Night defeat to Vancouver (3-1) at The Joe with a smothering 2-0...
YANKEES GO HOME........TIGERS 8, NY Yankees 3, Sa 10/7/06 [ 10-07-2006 ]
>>>caption: VICTORY RIDE FOR MGR JIM LEYLAND<<< COMERICA PARK:       The Tiger hitters delivered another dose of 2nd-inning thunder and Jeremy Bonderman pitched perfect basebal...
CFB, Wk-6.....Sat 10/07/06 [ 10-07-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MARIO MANNINGHAM'S TOUCHDOWN DANCE<<< @ ANN ARBOR, MI:       Michigan remained unblemished this season and went to 6-&-0 for the first time since 1997 by besting...
ROGERS SILENCES BRONX BOMBERS.....TIGERS 6, NY Yankees 0, F 10/6/06 [ 10-07-2006 ]
>>>caption:   KENNY ROGERS<<< COMERICA PARK:       The opinions were unanimous: Kenny Rogers pitched the game of his life on Friday night.       That's quite a s...
WINGS FLAT IN OPENER.....Vancouver 3, RED WINGS 1, Th 10/5/06 [ 10-05-2006 ]
>>>caption:  NEW R-WINGS CAPT. NICKLAS LIDSTROM<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Vancouver Canucks changed their coach and half their roster during the off-season and came out...
TIGERS EVEN ALDS IN THE SHADOWS.....TIGERS 4, NY Yankees 3, Th 10/5/06 [ 10-05-2006 ]
>>>caption:   GRANDERSON'S GW-RBI-3B in the T-7th<<< NYC, NY:       Youth was served in the late afternoon shadows of historic Yankee Stadium on Thursday. The kids stole...
ALL WET.........TIGERS @ NY Yankees, PPD by Rain, W 10/4/06 [ 10-04-2006 ]
NYC, NY:       Game Two of the ALDS between the Tigers and New York Yankees was the victim of an unexpected rainstorm on Tuesday night.       The forecasters figured t...
3RD INNING LIFTS YANKEES TO GAME ONE ALDS WIN.....NY Yankees 8, TIGERS 4, T 10/3/06 [ 10-04-2006 ]
>>>caption:   DEREK JETER<<< NYC, NY:       The second time through a line-up has plagued many a pitcher. It bit Tiger starter Nate Robertson Tuesday night in the Bronx....
WINGS READY FOR REGULAR SEASON.....RED WINGS 3, Toronto 2 (SO), S 10/1/06 [ 10-02-2006 ]
>>>caption:   HENRIK ZETTERBERG<<< TORONTO, ONT:       The Red Wings concluded an encouraging 6-1-&-2 exhibition season with a 3-2 win on a 2-1 shootout edge at the Air Cana...
LIONS STILL WINLESS.....St. Louis 41, LIONS 34, S 10/1/06 [ 10-02-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MIKE FURREY<<< ST. LOUIS, MO:       The Lions fell to 0-&-4 on the year in a 41-34 Sunday loss at St. Louis.       At least they were entertaining....
MAGIC NUMBER = -1.....Kansas City 10, TIGERS 8 (12-INN), S 10/01/06 [ 10-01-2006 ]
>>>caption:   POLANCO CAN'T GRAB INGE'S WILD THROW<<< COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers reached their 2006 high- water mark on August 7th with a 9-3 home win over Minnesota. T...
FAILURE TO CLINCH.....Kansas City 9, TIGERS 6, Sa 9/30/06 [ 10-01-2006 ]
>>>caption:   ZACH MINER<<< COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers lost their fourth in a row, so the battle for the AL-Central division title will go down to the final day of the...
3RD-PERIOD RALLY FOR WINGS.....RED WINGS 4, Toronto 2, Sa 9/30/06 [ 09-30-2006 ]
>>>caption:  DAN CLEARY<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings snapped a 2-all tie with a pair of unanswered 3rd-Per goals to double-up Toronto 4-2 in Detroit's home pre- s...
CFB, Wk-5.....Sat 09/30/06 [ 09-30-2006 ]
>>>caption:  DEMOND WILLIAMS<<< @ EAST LANSING, MI:       The thud Homecoming fans heard at Spartan Stadium Saturday afternoon was the other shoe falling.       A wee...
DUD DEFEAT.....Kansas City 9, TIGERS 7 (11-INN), Sa 9/29/06 [ 09-30-2006 ]
>>>caption:   SHANE COSTA<<< COMERICA PARK:       The final Friday Fireworks night at the CoPa this season ended with a bang for the visitors. Kansas City hammered-out three...
HUDLER'S HAT CARRIES WINGS TO WIN.....RED WINGS 4, Tampa Bay 1, Th 9/28/06 [ 09-29-2006 ]
>>>caption:  JIRI HUDLER<<< ST. PETERSBURG, FL:       Jiri Hudler continued his impressive pre-season with a Thursday night "Hat Trick" at Tampa Bay to lead the Red Wings to...
A.J. & JAYS TAKE RUBBER GAME.....Toronto 8, TIGERS 6, Th 9/28/06 [ 09-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:   A.J. BURNETT<<< COMERICA PARK:       For the second consecutive day the Tiger starting pitcher was inneffective. For the second consecutive game the Toronto st...
FURIOUS FINISH WINS FOR WINGS.....RED WINGS 5, Minnesota 3, W 9/27/06 [ 09-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:  JASON WILLIAMS<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings used a 4-goal, 3rd-period to skate past the Minnesota Wild, 5-3 Wednesday night at The Joe.    ...
LILLY WILTS TIGER HITTERS.....Toronto 7, TIGERS 4, W 9/27/06 [ 09-28-2006 ]
>>>caption:   TED LILLY<<< COMERICA PARK:       Blue Jays starter Ted Lilly was very good. Tiger starter Nate Robertson was pretty bad.         Seven homeru...
TIGERS SQUEEZE PAST JAYS.....TIGERS 4, Toronto 3, T 9/26/06 [ 09-27-2006 ]
>>>caption:   PLACIDO POLANCO<<< COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers played small-ball to win the opener of a 3-game CoPa series vs Toronto, besting the Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday ni...
AVS OUT-SHOOT WINGS AGAIN.....Colorado 5, RED WINGS 4 (SO), M 9/25/06 [ 09-26-2006 ]
>>>caption:   WOJTEK WOLSKI<<< DENVER, CO:       For the second time in five days the Red Wings lost a shootout to the Colorado Avalanche, this time in the Mile High City, 5...
WINGS RALLY PAST PANTHERS.....RED WINGS 4, Florida 2, S 9/24/06 [ 09-25-2006 ]
>>>caption:   MATHIEU SCHNEIDER<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock was visably upset with his team early Sunday evening at The Joe, and with good re...
CLINCHER, PART ONE.....TIGERS 11, Kansas City 4, S 9/24/06 [ 09-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   CRAIG MONROE<<< KANSAS CITY, MO:       This time it was a 9-R/T-2nd instead of a 10-R/T-1st which sent the Tigers to their second romp over the Royals in less...
FAVRE KEEPS LIONS WINLESS.....Green Bay 31, LIONS 24, S 9/24/06 [ 09-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   BRETT FAVRE<<< FORD FIELD:       In what may have been Brett Favre's last visit to Ford Field, it was the same familiar story. Green Bay bested the Lions for t...
CFB, Wk-4.....Sat 09/23/06 [ 09-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   BRADY QUINN<<< @ EAST LANSING, MI:       Once the monsoon-like rains subsided the Irish called "down the thunder from the sky."       Notre Dame scored...
TEN SPOT SENDS TIGERS TO WIN.....TIGERS 15, Kansas City 4, Sa 9/23/06 [ 09-24-2006 ]
>>>caption:   PLACIDO POLANCO<<< KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tigers scored 10-R in the T-1st and, before the Royals ever came to bat, Detroit was well on its way to a 15-4 Sat...
CASEY AT THE BAT.....TIGERS 7, Kansas City 3, F 9/22/06 [ 09-23-2006 ]
>>>caption:  SEAN CASEY<<< KANSAS CITY, MO:     Sean Casey powered a 2rHR (#7) to the berm in straightaway CField Friday night to give the Tigers a 4-3 lead in a 7-3 win at...
WINGS WIN IN OT.....RED WINGS 5, Tampa Bay 4 (OT),   F 9/22/06 [ 09-23-2006 ]
>>>caption:   JASON WILLIAMS<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings went to overtime to get their first win (1-1-&-1) of the exhibition season, 5-4 Friday night at The Joe....
AVS SHOOT WINGS.....Colorado 3, RED WINGS 2 (SO), Th 9/21/06 [ 09-22-2006 ]
>>>caption:  JIRI HUDLER<<< JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings remained winless on the NHL exhibition season (0-1-&-1) after losing to Colorado 3-2 on a Thursday evening sh...
LAW OF AVERAGES.....Baltimore 4, TIGERS 3, Th 9/21/06 [ 09-21-2006 ]
>>>caption:  MAGGLIO ORDONEZ<<< BALTIMORE, MD:       The Tigers lived dangerously most of the late afternoon and early evening in Baltimore, giving the Orioles far too many s...
RUBBERMEN.....TIGERS 6, Chicago WSox 2, W 9/20/06 [ 09-21-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The Tigers took a 4-0 lead and went on to win 6-2 in the rubber game of their showdown series with the White Sox in Chicago.       Wednesday night's v...
FREDDY FOILS BENGALS.....Chicago WSox 7, TIGERS 0, T 9/19/06 [ 09-20-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Monday in the 3-game series opener the Tigers used strong starting pitching and four homeruns to beat the White Sox in Chicago. Tuesday night the roles were rever...
GABORIK BEATS WINGS.....Minnesota 3, RED WINGS 2, T 9/19/06 [ 09-20-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     With a new three year contract, Marian Gaborik quickly showed he's ready to begin a new season. Gaborik scored twice in a 3-2 Minnesota Wild win over the Red Wi...
MAGS LEADS MASH ATTACK.....TIGERS 8, Chicago WSox 2, M 9/18/06 [ 09-19-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The Tigers survived a triple play and a case of the flu by starting pitcher Kenny Rogers to get a badly needed victory at Chicago, 8-2 Monday night.    &nb...
13 AND COUNTING.....Baltimore 12, TIGERS 8 (10-INN), S 9/17/06 [ 09-18-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Twice the Baltimore Orioles handed back a lead to the Tigers, but in the end it was Detroit who handed the game over in 10-INN Sunday in Downtown Detroit. The O...
LIONS NO MATCH FOR BEARS.....Chicago 34, LIONS 7, S 9/17/06 [ 09-18-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Lions WR Roy Williams made a guarantee of victory before the game, then was taunted about it by the Bears and the Chicago fans during the contest when Da Bears be...
BACK-TO-BACK W's.....TIGERS 2, Baltimore 0 [ 09-17-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Nate Robertson bettered Kris Benson in a pitcher's duel Saturday night and the Tigers beat Baltimore 2-0.       The law of averages were on the side...
CFB, Wk-3.....Sat 09/16/06 [ 09-17-2006 ]
@ SOUTH BEND, IN:       Michigan mauled the Fighting Irish in a 47-21 stunner at Notre Dame. It was just the eighth time in ND history the Irish yielded 40 or more points at home and th...
AT LAST, A LAUGHER.....TIGERS 17, Baltimore 2, F 9/15/06 [ 09-16-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The struggling Tigers got a much, MUCH needed boost Friday night with a 17-2 runaway win over the Baltimore Orioles.       Shortly after the Tiger vi...
TEXAS THUNDER.....Texas 11, TIGERS 3, W 9/13/06 [ 09-14-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Late game rain and lightning were the least of the Tigers' worries Wednesday night. It was the Texas thunder which handed Detroit an 11-3 loss at Comerica Park....
GONE, GONE GUILLEN.....TIGERS 3, Texas 2, T 9/12/06 [ 09-13-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Neither rain, nor more rain, nor the Texas Rangers could keep Carlos Guillen from ending the Tigers' latest 3-game losing skid Tuesday night.      ...
TWINS ON TIGERS' TAIL.....Minnesota 12, TIGERS 1, S 9/10/06 [ 09-10-2006 ]
MINNESPOLIS, MN:       The Tigers needed just a split of their four game series at Minnesota to remain four games ahead of the Twins in the AL-Central division race. That didn't app...
CLOSE, BUT NO CIGAR IN LION OPENER.....Seattle 9, LIONS 6, S 9/10/06 [ 09-10-2006 ]
FORD FIELD:       Neither team performed as they had hoped as Seattle edged the Lions 9-6 Sunday afternoon to open the new NFL season.       The Lions held the NFC's top...
TWINS TAME TIGERS AGAIN.....Minnesota 2, TIGERS 1, Sa 9/9/06 [ 09-10-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers went quietly Saturday night at a noisy MetroDome, dropping a second straight game to the Minnesota Twins, this time 2-1.     Three Twins p...
CFB, Wk-2.....Sat 09/09/06 [ 09-09-2006 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:       Eastern Michigan gave Michigan State a scare, but the Spartans then pulled away from the Eagles for a 52-20 romp Saturday afternoon.       An Andr...
SHOCK ARE THE NEW CHAMPS.....SHOCK 80, Sacramento 75, Sa 9/9/06 [ 09-09-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Detroit Shock dethroned the defending WNBA Champion Sacramento Monarchs and captured their own second title in the process. Detroit downed the visitors 8...
TWO-OUT ROUT.....Minnesota 9, TIGERS 5, F 9/8/06 [ 09-09-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Neither starter made it through the fifth inning in a playoff-type contest Friday night at the MetroDome. Both teams played hard, knowing it could be a pivit...
TIGERS BOMB WAY PAST TWINS.....TIGERS 7, Minnesota 2, Th 9/7/06 [ 09-07-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The Tigers played "HomerDome" ball to beat Minnesota 7-2 Thursday night in the opener of a 4-game, AL-Central "Showdown Series."       Four Tiger h...
SHOCK FORCE DECIDING GAME IN FINALS.....SHOCK 72, Sacramento 52, W 9/6/06 [ 09-06-2006 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:       Sac-town was all dressed up and ready to celebrate a second consecutive WNBA title Wednesday night. However, after suffering a 20-P game three defeat, the Detr...
BYE BYE D-Y AS TIGER SLIDE CONTINUES.....Seattle 5, TIGERS 4 (10-INN), W 9/6/06 [ 09-06-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Seattle Mariners will enjoy their Thursday off-day after taking more than six hours to win a 5-4, 10-INN decision over the Tigers in a Wednesday matinee rub...
PINEIRO RAINS ON TIGER PARADE.....Seattle 4, TIGERS 3, T 9/5/06 [ 09-05-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers scored early but not often, their offense drying up about the time Downtown Detroit turned damp on Tuesday. The Tigers went ahead 3-0/B-1st, but wou...
TIGERS WORK HARD ON LABOR DAY.....TIGERS 6, Seattle 2, M 9/4/06 [ 09-04-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       With only eight wins in their last 25 games the Tigers were advised by MGR Jim Leyland that only collective hard work throughout the line-up would snap the slum...
KELVIM STILL PURR-FECT VS TI-CATS.....LA Angels 2, TIGERS 1, S 9/3/06 [ 09-04-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       A well-pitched game on both sides went to the visitors Sunday night as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim squeeked past the Tigers 2-1 in the rubber game of a Do...
MONARCHS DOMINATE DETROIT.....Sacramento 89, SHOCK 69, S 9/3/06 [ 09-03-2006 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:     The Monarchs returned to Arco Arena home court to defeat Detroit every which way they could in an 89-69 Sunday matinee to take a 2-1 lead in the Best-of-5 WNBA F...
TIGS ERR WAY TO DEFEAT.....LA Angels 7, TIGERS 2 (10-INN), Sa 9/2/06 [ 09-03-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       A late pair of Tiger fielding miscues snatched defeat from victory and the Tigers fell in 10-INN Saturday night, 7-2 to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. &n...
CFB, Wk-1.....Sat 09/02/06 [ 09-02-2006 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:       Senior QBack Drew Stanton combined for 280-yards of offense to lead Michigan State to a sluggish season-opening win over Idaho, 27-17 Saturday afternoon. &nb...
SHOCK EVEN WNBA FINALS.....SHOCK 73, Sacramento 63, F 09/01/06 [ 09-02-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock came up with a determined 4th-Qtr performance to deadlock the WNBA Finals at 1-1 with a 73-63 Palace win over Sacramento on Friday nigh...
TURN THE PAGE.....TIGERS 9, LA Angels 0, F 09/01/06 [ 09-01-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Perhaps all the Tigers needed was to get August over with.       After a "Dog Day Month" slump, the Tigers returned home from a 2-&-4 road trip to op...
LIONS LAY AN EGG IN EXHIBITION FINALE.....Buffalo 20, LIONS 13, Th 8/31/06 [ 09-01-2006 ]
FORD FIELD:       The Lions concluded the NFL exhibition schedule with a 20-13 loss to their Great Lakes rivals the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.       Both teams fini...
YANKEES WIN BRONX RUBBER GAME.....NY Yankees 6, TIGERS 4, Th 8/31/06 [ 09-01-2006 ]
YANKEE STADIUM, NYC:       Alex Rodriguez ended his slump while Jeremy Bonderman and the Tigers continued theirs as New York defeated Detroit 6-4 in a Thursday matinee at Yankee Sta...
MONARCHS SET RECORDS IN ROMP.....Sacramento 95, SHOCK 71, W 8/30/06 [ 08-31-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The defending WNBA Champion Sacramento Monarchs opened this year's WNBA Finals in record-setting fashion by running over the Detroit Shock, 95-71 at the...
MONROE EARNS TIGS A SPLIT....NY Yankees 2, TIGERS 0 (Gm-1); TIGERS 5, NYY 3 (Gm-2), W 8/30/06 [ 08-30-2006 ]
YANKEE STADIUM, NYC, NY:       A 2-on, 2-out, Top-9th 3rHR blast by Craig Monroe earned the Tigers a twinbill split at historic Yankee Stadium. The dramatic longball was a late Moth...
SHOCK ADVANCE TO FINALS.....SHOCK 79, Connecticut 55, S 8/27/06 [ 08-27-2006 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:     The Detroit Shock have reached the WNBA Finals for the second time in four seasons, looking to repeat their 2003 Championship performance.     In Sund...
ROGERS RESCUES BENGALS.....TIGERS 7, Cleveland 1, S 8/27/06 [ 08-27-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers escaped Jacobs Field by salvaging the final game of a weekend series with the Indians, beating Cleveland 7-1.       Four Tiger homeruns a...
TRIBE THUMPS VERLANDER.....Cleveland 8, TIGERS 5, Sa 8/26/06 [ 08-26-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       It may surprise many to know the Cleveland Indians are the hottest team in big league baseball. Burried well below the .500-mark by a horrid start, the Tribe ha...
SUN EVEN SERIES.....Connecticut 77, SHOCK 68, Sa 8/26/06 [ 08-26-2006 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:       Facing elimination from the WNBA Eastern Conference Playoff Finals, the East Conference Regular-Season Champion Connecticut Sun scored a 77-68 home court win o...
LION LATE-NITE LOSS.....Oakland 21, LIONS 3   [ 08-26-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Lions did a same-day fly-in to the west coast for a Friday night exhibition game (something NFL rules prohibit in regular-season play) and appeared jet-lagged i...
TRIBE TOPS TIGS.....Cleveland 4, TIGERS 2, F 8/25/06 [ 08-26-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tiger losing skid reached three games, Jeremy Bonderman remained winless in August and Detroit again lost ground in the AL- Central standings. However, now...
SHOCK SURGE PAST SUN.....SHOCK 70, Connecticut 59, Th 8/24/06 [ 08-25-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Shock used a 20-2 early 4th-Qtr run to beat the Connecticut Sun Thursday night at the Palace, 70-59, in the opener of the second round of the WNBA pl...
WSOX HOMER PAST TIGERS, AGAIN.....Chicago WSox 10, TIGERS 0, Th 8/24/06 [ 08-24-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       After the rains left Downtown Detroit the White Sox thundered past the Tigers for the second consecutive game, posting a 10-0 Thursday matinee decision.  ...
MINER ROCKED IN TIGER LOSS.....Chicago WSox 7, TIGERS 5, W 8/23/06 [ 08-24-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The White Sox jumped on Tiger rookie RHander Zach Miner for 6-R in just 1.1-INN and went on to a 7-5 Wednesday win at Detroit.     Chicago got back to...
ROGERS & THAMES SHINE IN WIN OVER WSOX.....TIGERS 4, Chicago WSox 0, T 8/22/06 [ 08-23-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Kenny Rogers set the tone on the mound and Marcus Thames provided most of the offense in a 4-0 Tiger win over the visiting Chicago White Sox Tuesday evening....
VERLANDER VICTORY.....TIGERS 7, Chicago WSox 1, M 8/21/06 [ 08-21-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Timely hitting, missing during a 3-&-9 Tiger slump over the last dozen games, returned just in time on Monday night. Tiger rookie RHander Justin Verlander, 0-&...
GIVEAWAY LOSS, SLUMP CONTINUES.....Texas 7, TIGERS 6, S 8/20/06 [ 08-21-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers have had trouble scoring runs over the past two weeks. Sunday they had a 6-R/B-2nd to take a 6-0 lead over Texas, yet lost 7-6 to the Rangers at Come...
SHOCK SWEEP FEVER.....SHOCK 98, Indiana 83, Sa 8/19/06 [ 08-19-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock advanced beyond the opening round of the WNBA playoffs for the first time since their 2003 Championship season by completing a 2-0, Bes...
TIGER BAT SLUMP CONTINUES.....Texas 3, TIGERS 1, Sa 8/19/06 [ 08-19-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Detroit pitchers allowed only 2-H, but still the Tigers lost to Texas 3-1 because the Bengal bats remained silent at crutial times Saturday night.    &nbs...
BROWNS BEST LIONS.....Cleveland 20, LIONS 16, F 8/18/06 [ 08-19-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       With third and fourth stringers playing in the final quarter the Browns staged a 10-P rally to beat Detroit 20-16 in a Friday evening Cleveland exhibition. &n...
RANGERS PITCH PAST TIGERS.....Texas 2, TIGERS 1, F 8/18/06 [ 08-18-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Texas out-pitched the Tigers in a 2-1 Friday night decision in Downtown Detroit.       Rangers starter Kevin Milwood set the tone, yielding just 3-H...
SHOCK OPEN PLAYOFFS WITH ROAD WIN.....SHOCK 68, Indiana 56, Th 8/17/06 [ 08-18-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Detroit Shock began their quest for a second WNBA title in four years with a 68-56 victory in Indianapolis Thursday evening.     The second-East...
BULLPEN SHUTS DOOR ON TEXICANS.....TIGERS 4, Texas 2, Th 8/17/06 [ 08-17-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Pitching and defense.       Championship baseball teams are built upon pitching and defense.       Aspiring to their first division title...
BOOMER BOOSTS BOSOX TO WIN.....Boston 6, TIGERS 4, W 8/16/06 [ 08-17-2006 ]
BOSTON, MA:       Onetime Tiger David Wells scattered 10-H & 1-W over his 6.2-INN, getting his final three outs on his only strikeouts of the ballgame to help preserve a Red Sox to...
TIGERS WIN AGAIN IN BOSTON BUT LOSE POLANCO.....TIGERS 3, Boston 2, T 8/15/06 [ 08-16-2006 ]
BOSTON, MA:       The Tigers had won just once in their last 13 visits to Fenway Park before this week's Beantown series. On Tuesday Detroit made it back-to- back Back Bay wins by b...
DIFFERENT SOX, DIFFERENT RESULT.....TIGERS 7, Boston 4, M 8/14/06 [ 08-15-2006 ]
BOSTON, MA:       After getting swept in a weekend series in Chicago to let the White Sox back into the AL-Central race, the Tigers snapped a season-long 5-game losing skid by winni...
WSOX SWEEP TO SEND MESSAGE:   THE RACE AIN'T OVER.....Chicago WSox 7, TIGERS 3, S 8/13/06 [ 08-14-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The defending World Series Champion Chicago White Sox beat the Tigers 7-3 Sunday afternoon at "The Cell" to complete a 3-game, showdown series sweep.    &n...
SHOCK SET SUN TO SECURE SECOND.....SHOCK 88, Connecticut 65, S 8/13/06 [ 08-14-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Strumbling down the stretch the Detroit Shock had lost 2-of-3 entering Sunday's regular season finale with WNBA East second place and home court advantag...
NO PANIC BUTTON...YET.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3, Sa 8/12/06 [ 08-12-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Tiger MGR Jim Leyland insists it's not time to panic yet. Tiger fans, many of them who traveled to Chi-town for this weekend's series vs the White Sox, aren't so...
CONTRERAS IN CONTROL.....Chicago WSox 5, TIGERS 0, F 8/11/06 [ 08-12-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       MLB's best team this season played the defending World Series Champions in the opener of a 3-game, weekend, South Side showdown on Friday night. The Chicago White...
SHOCK MUFF CHANCE TO CLINCH.....Washington 78, SHOCK 66, F 8/11/06 [ 08-12-2006 ]
WASHINGTON, DC:     Leading by 16-P in the 1st-H the Detroit Shock appeared on a path to clinch the #2 WNBA Eastern Conference playoff seed on Friday night in DC. However, the Washi...
LIONS WIN MARINELLI DEBUT.....LIONS 20, Denver 13, F 8/11/06 [ 08-12-2006 ]
FORD FIELD:     The Lions made new head coach Rod Marinelli a winner in his Ford Field debut. Detroit defeated Denver Friday night, 20-13 in the exhibition opener for both teams....
SHOCK STEAMROLL SKY.....SHOCK 82, Chicago 48, Th 8/10/06 [ 08-11-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock never trailed in an 82-48 Palace rout of expansion Chicago Thursday evening.       The Shock led just 19-16 after the 1st-...
TWINS TAME TIGERS AGAIN.....Minnesota 4, TIGERS 3, W 8/9/06 [ 08-10-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Johan Santana mixed fastballs, change-ups and breaking balls for 7-INN, Justin Morneau mashed a 2rHR in the T-8th and Joe Nathan nailed the door shut in the B-...
STORM BLOWS BIG LEAD, BUT NOT GAME.....Seattle 81, SHOCK 79, T 8/8/06 [ 08-09-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock almost staged the biggest comeback in WNBA history. However, the determined Shock but ran out of gas after briefly going ahead with und...
RADKE BECOMES 20-GAME WINNER.....Minnesota 4, TIGERS 2, T 8/8/06 [ 08-08-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       "Tiger-Killer" Brad Radke entered Tuesday night's game in Downtown Detroit with a 19-&-9 career record vs Detroit. At one point he won 12 in a row vs the Tigers...
FORTY OVER AND PLUS TEN WITH FIFTY TO PLAY.....TIGERS 9, Minnesota 3, M 8/7/06 [ 08-08-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers opened a 3-game home series vs Minnesota with their fourth consecutive win, topping the Twins 9-3 at Comerica Park on Monday evening.    &nbs...
ANOTHER FAST START FOR SHOCK.....SHOCK 65, New York 53, S 8/6/06 [ 08-07-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock got even for a 75-67 Madison Square Garden loss on Thursday by beating the New York Liberty 65-53 in the Sunday rematch at the Palace....
SHUTOUT EARNS SWEEP.....TIGERS 1, Cleveland 0, S 8/6/06 [ 08-06-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers completed a 3-game, weekend series sweep of the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, getting their third consecutive 1-run win in a 1-0 decision.   ...
PUDGE POWERS TIGERS TO ANOTHER LAST LICKS WIN.....TIGERS 4, Cleveland 3, Sa 8/5/06 [ 08-05-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers got a 2-out, 2rHR in their last at-bat for the second consecutive evening to score a second straight comeback win over the Cleveland Indians before a...
SHOCK SKUNK SKY.....SHOCK 76, Chicago 49, F 8/4/06 [ 08-05-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Detroit Shock scored the game's first 17-P, led by 23-P at the end of the 1st-Qtr and went on to win a 76-49 mismatch Friday night at Chicago.     T...
HOT MONROE LIFTS TIGERS TO COMEBACK WIN.....TIGERS 7, Cleveland 6, F 8/4/06    [ 08-05-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Down 5-0 in the Mid-6th the Tigers scored in each of their final three frames to edge the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Friday night.       Craig Monroe com...
LIBERTY INJURE SHOCK TITLE HOPES.....New York 75, SHOCK 67, Th 8/3/06 [ 08-04-2006 ]
NYC, NY:     The New York Liberty continued their hot streak and ended the Detroit Shock's winning ways in a 75-67 Thursday night Big Apple decision.     The Liberty we...
RAYS EDGE TIGS TO EARN SPLIT.....Tampa Bay 2, TIGERS 1, Th 8/3/06 [ 08-04-2006 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:     Nate Robertson pitched 6.1-INN of scoreless baseball. However,as soon as he departed the contest he watched a cluster-fluff play charge the tieing and winnin...
LATE COMEBACK.....TIGERS 8, Tampa Bay 3, W 8/2/06 [ 08-02-2006 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:     After leading 2-0/T-1st on a Dmitri Young homerun (#5) the Tigers fell behind 3-2 at Tampa Bay Wednesday night. Detroit then scored 4-R/T-8th and 2-R/T-9th t...
SHOCK COOL FEVER.....SHOCK 70, Indiana 66, T 8/1/06 [ 08-02-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock made it a winning, one-game homestand by getting by the Indiana Fever 70-66 at the Palace Tuesday night.       In a game w...
TIGERS CYCLE A WIN.....TIGERS 10, Tampa Bay 4, T 8/1/06 [ 08-02-2006 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:       It was an historic night at Tropacana Field under the Sun Dome in St. Pete on Tuesday. Three new Devil Rays made their season debuts, one his major league...
TIGERS DEAL, D-RAYS DINGER.....Tampa Bay 7, TIGERS 3, M 7/31/06 [ 07-31-2006 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:       The Tigers closed the book on July with their second straight sloppy performance and a second consecutive defeat, 7-3 Monday night at Tampa Bay.   ...
MONARCHS ROUT SHOCK.....Sacramento 94, SHOCK 61, S 7/30/06 [ 07-30-2006 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:       The defending WNBA Champion Sacramento Monarch won their rematch with the Detroit Shock in decisive style Sunday night out west. After losing to the Shock at t...
TWIN ERRORS AID TWINS COMEBACK.....Minnesota 6, TIGERS 4, S 7/30/06 [ 07-30-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers fell apart during a 6-R/B-8th which gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-4 win over Detroit on Sunday. A pair of errors, a balk and just plain bad luck cause...
WHITE-KNUCKLE WIN.....TIGERS 8, Minnesota 6, Sa 7/29/06 [ 07-30-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers took an early 6-0 lead, then held-off a determined Twins comeback bid for an 8-6 Saturday night win in Minnesota.     Detroit is now 49-&-...
SHOCK STORM PAST SEATTLE.....SHOCK 77, Seattle 67, F 7/28/06 [ 07-29-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     The Detroit Shock continued on a winning roll, opening a 2-game, weekend west coast road trip with a 77-67 victory in Seattle.     The win was Detroit's...
TIGERS TRIM TWINS IN TEN.....TIGERS 3, Minnesota 2 (10-INN), F 7/28/06 [ 07-29-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers tamed the "other" hottest team in baseball on Friday night, going 10-INN to top the Twins in a 3-2 finish at the Minnesota MetroDome.    ...
SHOCK RUN AWAY FROM MONARCHS.....SHOCK 91, Sacramento 71, W 7/26/06 [ 07-26-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock won their third straight and 5th-of-6 by concluding their Palace homestand with a 91-71 Wednesday evening victory over Sacramento....
JV VICTIMIZES INDIANS.....TIGERS 4, Cleveland 1, W 7/26/06 [ 07-26-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     Tiger rookie RHander Justin Verlander continued to mow down enemy hitters like a seasoned veteran in Detroit's 4-1 matinee win at Cleveland on Wednesday.  ...
TRIBE ROUTS ROGERS.....Cleveland 12, TIGERS 7, T 7/25/06 [ 07-25-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     The Indians chased Tiger starter Kenny Rogers in a 12-7 win over Detroit Tuesday night at Jacobs Field.     Rogers lasted just 0.2-INN, getting both ou...
TIGERS TOP TRIBE.....TIGERS 9, Cleveland 7, M 7/24/06 [ 07-25-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers had a 1st-INN offensive erruption for the third consecutive game and then held on to beat the Indians 9-7 in Cleveland on Monday night.    &nbs...
TIGERS CONCLUDE SUPER HOMESTAND.....TIGERS 8, Oakland 4, S 7/23/06 [ 07-23-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Just like Saturday the Tigers took a 5-0/B-1st lead, but unlike the day before Detroit tacked on one more and later kept scoring and blunted Oakland's comeback...
SHOCK ROLL OVER CHICAGO.....SHOCK 89, Chicago 70, Sa 7/22/06 [ 07-22-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock kept pace with Connecticut in the WNBA Eastern Conference by beating the expansion Chicago Sky 89-70 on Saturday at the Palace. &nbs...
A's OVERCOME.....Oakland 9, TIGERS 5, Sa 7/22/06 [ 07-22-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers took a 5-0/B-1st lead Saturday afternoon, but could not score again in a 9-5 home loss to the Oakland A's.       Staked to the early advan...
SHOCK SINK SPARKS.....SHOCK 73, Los Angeles 59, F 7/21/06 [ 07-22-2006 ]
GRAND RAPIDS, MI:       The Detroit Shock moved home court to the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on Friday for a "regional" game and beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 73-59.    &...
HAPPY RETURNS.....TIGERS 7, Oakland 4, F 7/21/06 [ 07-22-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Rookie Justin Verlander tied for the MLB lead in pitching wins and Dmitri Young had a happy return from the disabled list with a key 2r1B to highlight a Tiger...
OLDE TIME BASEBALL.....TIGERS 2, Chicago WSox 1, Th 7/20/06 [ 07-20-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The starting pitchers were both All-Stars in a playoff-like matinee in Downtown Detroit Thursday. The Tigers topped the Chicago White Sox 2-1 to boost their AL-...
STING STUN SHOCK.....Charlotte 73, SHOCK 67, W 7/19/06 [ 07-19-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Charlotte Sting started the game on a 12-2 run, then sank 10-of-14 free throws over the final 4:28 to clinch a 73-67 win over the Detroit Shock on...
MONROE SLAMS SOX.....TIGERS 5, Chicago WSox 2, W 7/19/06 [ 07-19-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Jeremy Bonderman came out pitching like an ace, survived a pair of solo homers, and a Craig Monroe Grand Slam capped a 5-R/B-6th as the Tigers beat the Chicago...
GARLAND, KONERKO, WSOX CONTINUE TO DOMINATE DETROIT.....Chicago WSox 7, TIGERS 1, T 7/18/06 [ 07-18-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Jon Garland and Paul Konerko continued to frustrate the Tigers and the White Sox went to 4-&-0 at Comerica Park this season in a 7-1 Tuesday evening opener of a...
GOLD CUP UPSET.....S 7/16/06 [ 07-17-2006 ]
DETROIT RIVER:       A foreigner won the APBA Gold Cup powerboat race for the first time in 68 years on Sunday in dramatic fashion by skimming across the Detroit River waters. &nb...
SHOCK TIE FOR FIRST.....SHOCK 77, San Antonio 67, S 7/16/06 [ 07-16-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Shock surged past San Antonio in the final quarter Sunday evening at the Palace for a 77-67 victory. The win tied Detroit with Connecticut (at 14-&-6...
WADKINS WINS FIRST SENIOR MAJOR.....S 7/16/06 [ 07-16-2006 ]
DEARBORN, MI:     The Ford Senior Players Championship bid good-bye to the Jack Nicklaus-designed TPC course in grand fashion Sunday. Bobby Wadkins shot a final round 4-under-par-6...
KAYCEE AVOIDS ROYAL FLUSH.....Kansas City 9, TIGERS 6, S 7/16/06 [ 07-16-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Even though his team was just four days removed from the All-Star break, Tiger MGR Jim Leyland rested most of his stars in a Sunday, 93- degree matinee in order...
10 + 11 + 12 = 33.....TIGERS 6, Kansas City 0, Sa 7/15/06 [ 07-16-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Saturday evening in Downtown Detroit the Tigers got their tenth consecutive home win (a Comerica Park record), their 11th victory in 11 games vs Kansas City thi...
GUILLEN IS A ROYAL PAIN.....TIGERS 10, Kansas City 9, F 7/14/06 [ 07-15-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers remained perfect at 10-&-0 against Kansas City with a 10-9 Friday night win over the Royals.       Carlos Guillen completed a second conse...
TIGERS RALLY OVER ROYALS.....TIGERS 6, Kansas City 4, Th 7/13/06 [ 07-14-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers fell behind 4-0 by the Mid-4th, but got some help in scoring six unanswered runs to beat Kansas City 6-4 Thursday night.     The opener of a...
SEATTLE SALVAGES SERIES FINALE TO AVOID SECOND SWEEP.....Seattle 3, TIGERS 2, S 7/9/06 [ 07-10-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       The Tigers had visions of a second consecutive 3-game series sweep at Seattle this season, but it was not to be. The Mariners edged Detroit 3-2 Sunday afternoon...
CLOSE SHAVE AT SAFECO.....TIGERS 2, Seattle 1, Sa 7/8/06 [ 07-09-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       The Tigers won their third straight road game and defeated Seattle for a seventh consecutive time in a 2-1 late Saturday night decision at Safeco Field.   ...
BONDO BAFFLES M's BATTERS.....TIGERS 6, Seattle 1, F 7/7/06 [ 07-08-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       Jeremy Bonderman came home to Washington State and dominated the team he grew up watching as the Tigers beat the Mariners 6-1 late Friday night in Seattle. It wa...
SHOCK REBOUND FOR ROAD WIN.....SHOCK 92, Minnesota 80, F 7/7/06 [ 07-08-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The Detroit Shock bounced back from their only home loss of the season (to Phoenix) on Thursday by posting a one-sided road win at Minnesota Friday night. The...
PONDEXTER SHOCKS SHOCK.....Phoenix 91, SHOCK 76, Th 7/6/06 [ 07-07-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock lost a regular-season contest at home for the first time in almost a year's time on Thursday evening. Visiting Phoenix posted a 91-76...
ROGERS RULES.....TIGERS 10, Oakland 4, W 7/5/06 [ 07-06-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       Tiger bats failed to boom on the Fourth of July, but did a day later. After suffering two straight defeats at Oakland including a 2-1, 10-INN 4th-of-July loss, t...
PAYTON PLACES SAFETY TO TOP TIGERS AGAIN.....Oakland 2, TIGERS 1 (10-INN), T 7/4/06 [ 07-04-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       The Oakland A's took a second consecutive contest from the Tigers Tuesday afternoon, defeating Detroit 2-1 in 10-INN.       For the second consecutive...
PAYTON BLASTS A's PAST TIGERS.....Oakland 5, TIGERS 3, M 7/3/06 [ 07-04-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Tigers opened the western portion of their pre-All-Star break road trip with a 5-3 late night loss on Monday in Oakland.     Don't look now, but MLB...
TIGERS ESCAPE PITT WITH SERIES WIN.....TIGERS 9, Pittsburgh 8, S 7/2/03 [ 07-03-2006 ]
PITTSBURGH, PA:     The Tigers took a 9-2 lead, then had to hang on for a 9-8 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday. The win gave Detroit the rubber game of the Steel City series.   &n...
STEEL CITY STINKER.....Pittsburgh 9, TIGERS 2, Sa 7/1/06 [ 07-02-2006 ]
PITTSBURGH, PA:       The Tigers had a throwback game Saturday night in Pittsburgh. The Detroiters looked more like the 119-loss team of 2003 than the club with the best record in b...
SHOCK SINK SUN.....SHOCK 70, Connecticut 64, F 6/30/06 [ 07-01-2006 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:     Late clutch plays by a trio of Detroit players gave the Shock a 70-64 road win at Connecticut on Friday night.     The game between two of the top thr...
TIGERS HOLD ON TO EDGE PIRATES.....TIGERS 7, Pittsburgh 6, F 6/30/06 [ 07-01-2006 ]
PITTSBURGH, PA:     The Tigers staked lefty Kenny Rogers to a 7-1 early lead, the veteran couldn't last long enough to qualify for an AL-leading 11th victory, but Detroit held-on t...
SHOCK STREAK STOPPED.....Indiana 66, SHOCK 56, Th 6/29/06 [ 06-30-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:       The Indiana Fever continued its own streak and ended one for the Detroit Shock in a 66-56 WNBA decision Thursday evening.       Indiana extended i...
PERFECT HOMESTAND.....TIGERS 5, Houston 0, W 6/28/06 [ 06-28-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers completed a 3-&-0 series sweep of the Houston Astros, an unblemished 6-&-0 homestand and recorded their second consecutive shutout in a 5-0 Wednesday...
SHOCK STREAK AT SIX.....SHOCK 63, San Antonio 59, T 6/27/06 [ 06-28-2006 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:       The Detroit Shock ran their win streak to six games, their best since the 2003 WNBA championship season, in a 63-59 Tuesday night victory at San Antonio. &n...
TIGERS CHASE ROCKET.....TIGERS 4, Houston 0, T 6/27/06 [ 06-28-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Roger Clemens and Nate Robertson threw zeros into the B-7th-INN before Detroit broke through on the Houston bullpen as the Tigers topped the Astros 4-0 Tuesday...
TIGERS OVER ASTROS.....TIGERS 10, Houston 4, M 6/26/06 [ 06-27-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Ivan Rodriguez stroked a 2r2B and a solo homer for 3-RBIs in a Tiger Highway Patrol (10-4) win over Houston Monday night in a 3-game series opener.   ...
NOLAN LIFTS SHOCK TO WIN.....SHOCK 71, Charlotte 61, S 6/25/06 [ 06-25-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock survived a horrid 2nd-Qtr by winning the other three and keeping their home court streak intact by besting the Charlotte Sting 71-61...
TIGERS SWEEP CARDINALS.....TIGERS 4, St. Louis 1, S 6/25/06 [ 06-25-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers completed a 3-game, weekend series sweep over the St. Louis Cardinals, all before sellout Downtown Detroit crowds, with a 4-1 Sunday matinee win....
LATE SHOCK RUN GETS WIN OVER WASHINGTON.....SHOCK 92, Washington 86, Sa 6/24/06 [ 06-25-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Trailing 72-71 with 5:18 to play the Detroit Shock went on a 10-2 run to go up 82-73 on their way to a 92-86 Saturday night home court win over Washingt...
WALKOFF WIN.....TIGERS 7, St. Louis 6 (10-INN), Sa 6/24/06 [ 06-25-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       In danger of falling out of first place in the AL-Central for the first time since May 16th, the Tigers got some late magic and pulled out a 7-6 win in 10-INN o...
TIGERS TOP CARDS.....TIGERS 10, St. Louis 6, F 6/23/06 [ 06-24-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers opened a six game interleague homestand before a packed house Friday night. The CoPa crowd of 42,238 watched Detroit win for the 9th time in 11 gam...
SHOCK ROLL ON ROAD.....SHOCK 86, Charlotte 74, Th 6/22/06 [ 06-22-2006 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:     The WNBA Detroit Shock posted their third consecutive victory in an 86-74 Thursday matinee at Charlotte.     The Shock never trailed and blew out to a...
COMEBACK BREWERS.....Milwaukee 4, TIGERS 3, W 6/21/06 [ 06-21-2006 ]
THIS POSTING WAS DELAYED DUE TO A STORM-RELATED POWER OUTAGE >>>>>>> MILWAUKEE, WI:       The Tigers came within two and a half innings of a perfect road trip. Then Rickie Weeks...
BEERTOWN LONGBALL.....TIGERS 10, Milwaukee 1, T 6/20/06 [ 06-21-2006 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:       Four Tiger homeruns and the 5-hit pitching of rookie Zach Miner carried the Tigers to a 10-1 win at Milwaukee on Tuesday night.       For the second...
BREWERS HAND TIGERS SERIES OPENER.....TIGERS 3, Milwaukee 1, M 6/19/06 [ 06-20-2006 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:       Twenty-four of Milwaukee's 35 wins this season have been at home, and 20 of those 24 have been comeback victories.       Monday night at Miller Park...
SHOCK CRUSH COMETS.....SHOCK 71, Houston 55, Sa 6/17/06 [ 06-18-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Shock stayed unbeaten at home this WNBA season by posting their second one-sided win in as many nights at the Palace, beating Houston 71-55 Saturday...
SURE THING FOR THE GAMBLER.....TIGERS 12, Chicago Cubs 3, S 6/18/06 [ 06-17-2006 ]
WRIGLEY FIELD, CHICAGO, IL:       Things couldn't have gone much better for Kenny Rogers in his quest for a 200th MLB victory on Sunday.       Mark Prior couldn't have ha...
TIGERS TRAMPLE CUBBIES.....TIGERS 9, Chicago Cubs 3, Sa 6/17/06 [ 06-17-2006 ]
WRIGLEY FIELD, CHICAGO, IL:       For the second consecutive day the Tiger starting pitcher didn't have his best stuiff, but the Tiger batters battered the Cubs starter early. The r...
RETURN HOME WIN.....SHOCK 71, Indiana 63, F 6/16/06 [ 06-17-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Back in Auburn Hills for the first time in two weeks the WNBA Detroit Shock beat Indiana 71-63 Friday night at the Palace.     Just 1-&-3 on t...
TIGERS TAKE NORTH SIDE OPENER.....TIGERS 5, Chicago Cubs 3, F 6/16/06 [ 06-16-2006 ]
WRIGLEY FIELD, CHICAGO, IL:       The wind was blowing out at the "Friendly Confines" and the Tigers jumped on Cubs starter Glendon Rusch for 4-R in his 1.2-INN of work. Detroit the...
MINER DIFFICULTY.....TIGERS 6, Tampa Bay 2, Th 6/15/06 [ 06-15-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger rookie RHander Zach Miner delivered a second consecutive solid start to give the Tigers a 6-2 Thursday matinee win over Tampa Bay. The Tigs earned a 3-1 e...
TIGS TUMBLE IN TWELVE.....Tampa Bay 5, TIGERS 1 (12-INN), W 6/14/06 [ 06-15-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger closer Todd Jones was victimized again on Wednesday night, giving up 4-R with 2-out in the T-12th in a 5-1 Comerica Park loss to Tampa Bay.    &nbs...
TIGERS TOP TAMPA AGAIN.....TIGERS 7, Tampa Bay 1, T 6/13/06 [ 06-14-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Kenny Rogers threw 8-INN of near shutout ball in recording his 199th MLB career win. The Tigers made it two straight over Tampa Bay and four consecutive wins by d...
LUCKY 13TH.....TIGERS 4, Tampa Bay (13-INN), M 6/12/06 [ 06-13-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     It took a partial power outage, a B-9th tieing rally and an error in the B-13th to help the Tigers extend their winning streak to three games. Monday night in Do...
PUDGE POWERS TIGERS PAST TORONTO.....TIGERS 10, Toronto 5, S 6/11/06 [ 06-11-2006 ]
TORONTO, ONT:       One-third of Detroit's starting line-up featured Sunday matinee back-up players in the batting order, and all contributed in the win. However, it was the Tigers...
DINGERS UNDER DA DOME.....TIGERS 5, Toronto 3, Sa 6/10/06 [ 06-10-2006 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     On a beautiful, sunny, late spring day in Toronto the domed roof at Rogers Centre was closed due to high winds. With no wind swirling inside the stadium, all the...
SHOCK LIMP HOME.....Phoenix 93, SHOCK 79, F 6/9/06 [ 06-10-2006 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:       The Detroit Shock closed their 4-game road trip with a 93-79 late Friday night loss at Phoenix.       The Shock went just 1-&-3 on the coast-to-coast t...
BULLPEN BLOW-UP.....Toronto 10, TIGERS 5, F 6/9/06 [ 06-10-2006 ]
TORONTO, ONT:       The Tigers held a 5-2 lead at Toronto Friday night with just five more outs to get. By the time there were only four outs to go the Blue Jays were up 10-5, but t...
TIGERS WIN SOUTH SIDE SERIES FINALE.....TIGERS 6, Chicago WSox 2, Th 6/8/06 [ 06-09-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Tigers salvaged the final game of their 3-game visit to "The Cell" and came from behind to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Thursday night.     The vic...
SHOCK STOPPED IN LA.....Los Angeles 86, SHOCK 78, W 6/7/06 [ 06-08-2006 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The LA Sparks took the lead early and stayed ahead, defeating Detroit 86-78 in late night WNBA action on Wednesday.     There were just two ties and...
TIGER TUMBLE CONTINUES.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3, W 6/7/06 [ 06-08-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The Tigers dropped their second consecutive 4-3 decision at "The Cell" in Chicago. The White Sox win brought the South Siders within a half game of the AL-Central...
DINGERS DOMINATE SOUTH SIDE SERIES OPENER.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3, T 6/6/06 [ 06-07-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     In a game where all the runs were scored on homeruns, the White Sox drilled the only dinger with men on base  to gain a 4-3 comeback victory vs the Tigers Tues...
SHOCK OUT-CLASS CHICAGO.....SHOCK 81, Chicago 66, S 6/4/06 [ 06-05-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The WNBA Detroit Shock earned a split in a pair of weekend road games by beating the expansion Chicago Sky 81-66 on Sunday evening at the UIC-Pavillion.   &n...
RED SOX WIN RUBBER MATCH.....Boston 8, TIGERS 3, S 6/4/06 [ 06-05-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       One way or the other, the Red Sox walked across the plate in an 8-3 Sunday matinee victory in Downtown Detroit. The decision gave Boston a 2-1 weekend series wi...
HOMERS HELP BONDO BEAT BOSOX.....TIGERS 6, Boston 2, Sa 6/3/06 [ 06-04-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Three Tiger homeruns, all hit with 2-outs in their respective innings, accounted for all of Detroit's scoring in a 6-2 home win over Boston on Saturday night. &...
WASHINGTON STEAMROLLS SHOCK.....Washington 92, SHOCK 68, Sa 6/3/06 [ 06-04-2006 ]
WASHINGTON DC:     The Detroit Shock fell behind early and never recovered in a one-sided Saturday defeat at Washington, 92-68.     The Mystics out-shot Detroit 52.6%-to-...
COLD-SHOOTING PISTONS CAN'T BEAT HEAT.....Miami 95, PISTONS 78, F 6/2/06 [ 06-03-2006 ]
MIAMI, FL:       Poor shooting plagued the Pistons throughout this spring's NBA Eastern Conference Finals, including the game of their ouster on Friday night in South Florida. &nb...
YOUKILIS LONGBALL BEATS BENGALS.....Boston 3, TIGERS 2, F 6/2/06 [ 06-03-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Roller Coaster hit the bottom of the track in the T-9th Friday night at Comerica Park and Boston beat the Tigers 3-2.       Todd Jones came on to...
TIGERS RALLY PAST YANKS IN WALKOFF WIN.....TIGERS 7, New York Yankees 6, Th 6/1/06    [ 06-02-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Trailing 5-0 in the Mid-3rd-INN, the Tigers battled back and scored twice in the B-9th to get by the New York Yankees 7-6 Thursday night in Downtown Detroit....
SHOCK WINNER A THRILLER.....SHOCK 64, New York 63, Th 6/1/06 [ 06-02-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The WNBA went from a :30 to a :24-second shot clock this season. Thursday night at the Palace there were four lead changes and a brief tie in the game's...
STAYIN' ALIVE.....PISTONS 91, Miami 78, W 5/31/06 [ 06-01-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons improved to 11-&-2 in playoff elimination games over the past four years including 3-&-0 this spring as they beat Miami 91-78 at the Palace...
MOOSE MOWS-DOWN TIGERS.....New York Yankees 6, TIGERS 1, W 5/31/06 [ 06-01-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Yankees played Wednesday night without SStop Derek Jeter, RFielder Gary Sheffield & CFielder Johnny Damon, all out injured. No matter, they had Mike Mussina...
YANKS TOP TIGERS IN OT.....New York Yankees 11, TIGERS 6, (11-INN), T 5/30/06 [ 05-31-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers rallied from a 6-1 defecit to force extra innings before dropping their third straight game, 11-6 in 11-INN vs the New York Yankees Tuesday night in...
HEAT PUSH PISTONS TO BRINK.....Miami 89, PISTONS 78, M 5/29/06 [ 05-30-2006 ]
MIAMI, FL:       The middle of the game belonged to the Pistons, most of the rest to the Heat and Miami's 89-78 Monday night win left them in command of the NBA Eastern Conference F...
BIG UNIT BACK IN FORM.....New York Yankees 4, TIGERS 0, M 5/29/06 [ 05-29-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Struggling much of this season, Yankee LHander Randy Johnson looked like the "Big Unit" of old as the New Yorkers defeated the Tigers 4-0 in a Memorial Day mat...
TRIBE ROUT IN SERIES FINALE.....Cleveland 9, TIGERS 0, S 5/28/06 [ 05-29-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       After winning 15-of-16 the Tigers were due for a stinker. They certainly got one Sunday in a 9-0 home loss to Cleveland as the Indians salvaged the final game...
HEAT BURN PISTONS IN CLOSING SURGE.....Miami 98 PISTONS 83, Sa 5/27/06 [ 05-28-2006 ]
MIAMI, FL:       Tayshaun Prince and the Pistons came out sizzling in the first 3-mins of game three of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night. Tay and the Pistons then...
INDIANS ARE VERLANDER'S LATEST VICTIM.....TIGERS 3, Cleveland 1, Sa 5/27/06 [ 05-27-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Rookie Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers continue on a roll. Verlander lifted his record to an MLB-rookie-best 7-&-3 as the Tigers won a season-high eigh...
SMITH'S SHOTS SINK SUN.....SHOCK 77, Connecticut 73 (OT), Sa 5/27/06 [ 05-27-2006 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:       Katie Smith hit a 3-pointer from the right key with 1.3-sec remaining in regulation to force overtime, then sank a pair of free throws in the final second of...
TIGER ROLL CONTINUES IN TOPPING OF TRIBE.....TIGERS 8, Cleveland 3, F 5/26/06 [ 05-27-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers matched their season-high 7-game winning streak as they opened a 10-game homestand with an 8-3 Friday night victory vs Cleveland.     The Ti...
PISTONS HOLD ON TO EVEN SERIES.....PISTONS 92, Miami 88, Th 5/25/06 [ 05-26-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Leading for all but the opening moments, the Pistons had to hang on at the end to defeat Miami 92-88 Thursday night at the Palace. Detroit evened the N...
BIG TIGER RALLY FOR ROYAL FLUSH.....TIGERS 13, Kansas City 8, Th 5/25/06 [ 05-25-2006 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Royals took a 6-0/B-1st lead over Detroit in a Thursday Kauffman Stadium matinee. However, the Tigers rallied and tied the game at 8-all with a 3-R/T-8th,...
TIGERS HOMER PAST ROYALS.....TIGERS 6, Kansas City 3, W 5/24/06 [ 05-25-2006 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       A trio of Tiger homeruns including a pair by Omar Infante lifted Detroit to a 6-3 Wednesday night win at Kansas City. The Tigers are 7-&-0 against the struggl...
SHOCK WIN HOME OPENER.....SHOCK 78, Minnesota 69, W 5/24/06 [ 05-25-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       In between Pistons/Miami games of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the Palace the WNBA Detroit Shock held their home opener Wednesday evening. The...
HEAT COOL PISTONS.....Miami 91, PISTONS 86, T 5/23/06 [ 05-24-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Miami Heat caught a tired Pistons team at the Palace Tuesday night to take game one of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, 91-86.     Miami...
COMEBACK WIN IN KAYCEE.....TIGERS 8, Kansas City 5, T 5/23/06 [ 05-24-2006 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tigers trailed 0-4, but staged a 4-R/T-8th all with 2-out to score an 8-5 Tuesday night win over the Royals at Kaufmann Stadium.       Detroit...
VERLANDER & HOMERS TORPEDO SINKING ROYALS.....TIGERS 8, Kansas City 0, M 5/22/06 [ 05-23-2006 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tigers came to Kauffman Stadium just at the right time.       Royals pitcher Scott Elarton and MGR Buddy Bell both questioned the talent and co...
LeBRON NOT ENOUGH.....PISTONS 79, Cleveland 61, S 5/21/06 [ 05-21-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons clamped down DEE-tropit DEE-fense after intermission to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday at the Palace, 79-61. Detroit won the last two...
CLASSIC PITCHERS' DUEL.....TIGERS 1, Cincinnati 0, S 5/21/06 [ 05-21-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Three Tiger pitchers combined on Detroit's MLB-leading eighth shutout of the season as the Tigers edged Cincinnati 1-0 Sunday afternoon. No other American Leag...
TIGERS WIN IN TEN.....TIGERS 7, Cincinnati 6 (10-INN), Sa 5/20/06 [ 05-21-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers survived a go-ahead Ken Kriffey Jr. Grand Slam to pull out a 7-6 win over Cincinnati on Saturday night.       Curtis Granderson soloed wi...
SHOCK LOSE SEASON OPENER.....Indiana 67, SHOCK 60, Sa 5/20/06 [ 05-20-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:       The Detroit Shock dropped their WNBA season opener Saturday evening in Indiana, 67-60.       The Shock did a 2nd-H fade. Leading 16-10 after the 1...
PISTONS STILL ALIVE.....PISTONS 84, Cleveland 82, F 5/19/06 [ 05-20-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Pistons stayed alive in the NBA playoffs and kept their hopes of a second NBA title in three years afloat with an 84-82 Friday night win in Cleveland. &nb...
REDS BATTER BONDERMAN.....Cincinnati 9, TIGERS 4, F 5/19/06 [ 05-20-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Lefty Brandon Claussen and the Cincinnati Reds put an end to the Tigers' 7-game winning streak with a 9-4 decision Friday night in Downtown Detroit.    &...
TWIN SWEEPS OF TWINS.....TIGERS 5, Minnesota 3, Th 5/18/06 [ 05-19-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers completed their second Comerica Park series sweep of Minnesota in a three week span by topping the Twins 5-3 in a Thursday matinee.      ...
PANIC TIME FOR PASSIVE PISTONS.....Cleveland 86, PISTONS 84, W 5/17/06 [ 05-18-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Suddenly the Pistons are on the brink of elimination from the NBA playoffs.       Playing without energy in the 1st-Qtr and without urgency...
TIGERS WIN AGAIN.....TIGERS 2, Minnesota 0, W 5/17/06 [ 05-17-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Those first place Tigers just keep on winning.       Detroit got by Minnesota for the second straight night with a 2-0 win Wednesday at Comerica Par...
TIGERS TIE FOR FIRST.....TIGERS 7, Minnesota 4, T 5/16/06 [ 05-17-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers opened a 6-game homestand and a 3-game series with Minnesota by topping the Twins 7-4 Tuesday night in Downtown Detroit.       The victory...
GUARANSHEED REBOUND.....Cleveland 74, PISTONS 72, M 5/15/06 [ 05-16-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Pistons dropped their second consecutive contest at Cleveland on Monday evening. The 74-72 defeat evened their second round NBA playoff series with the Cava...
FIRST JAKE SWEEP.....TIGERS 3, Cleveland 2, S 5/14/06 [ 05-14-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers completed their first-ever 3-game series sweep at Jacobs Field and their first in Cleveland since June 5--7, 1990 by edging the Indians 3-2 in a rain...
BONDO BESTS C-C.....TIGERS 3, Cleveland 0, Sa 5/13/06 [ 05-14-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       Jeremy Bonderman threw no-hit ball for 5.2-INN and Tiger pitching posted its sixth shutout of the season in a second consecutive rainy win at The Jake on Saturd...
GAME THREE TRIPLE-DOUBLE FOR LeBRON.....Cleveland 86, PISTONS 77, Sa 5/13/06 [ 05-13-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       LeBron James carried his team on his back, like a superstar should at crunch time, and lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 86-77 win over the Pistons Saturday...
JONES SAVES SOGGY TIGER VICTORY.....TIGERS 5, Cleveland 4, F 5/12/06 [ 05-13-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers dodged the raindrops all night long and survived a drip-drip- drip attempted Cleveland comeback to edge the Indians 5-4 Friday night at Jacobs Field....
TIGERS & ORIOLES WASHED-OUT.....Th 5/11/06 [ 05-11-2006 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:       The Tigers and Orioles were postponed by rain Thursday evening at Camden Yards in Baltimore. One of several Thursday washouts around the major leagues, the non-...
VERLANDER & HOMERS BEAT BIRDS.....TIGERS 6, Baltimore 3, W 5/10/06 [ 05-11-2006 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:       With his mother & father, friends & family in the stands, Tiger rookie Justin Verlander of nearby Hadensville, VA won his first career start in Baltimore, MD on...
PISTONS HANG ON TO GO UP 2-OH.....PISTONS 97, Cleveland 91, T 5/9/06 [ 05-10-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Rip Hamilton made just one field goal attempt in the entire game Tuesday, but it came at the right time.       Hamilton drove the lane for...
LATE BIRDS COMEBACK.....Baltimore 7, TIGERS 6, T 5/9/06 [ 05-10-2006 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:       Melvin Mora started and finished a late rally as the Orioles scored three times in their final two at-bats to defeat Detroit 7-6 at Baltimore's Camden Yards on...
PISTONS BURY CAVS IN SERIES OPENER.....PISTONS 113, Cleveland 86, S 5/7/06 [ 05-08-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons waxed the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-86 Sunday afternoon at the Palace to open the second round of the NBA playoffs.     After four t...
JOHAN GIVES TWINS A SERIES WIN.....Minnesota 4, TIGERS 2, S 5/7/06 [ 05-08-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Johan Santana flirted with a no-hitter as the Minnesota Twins doubled-up the Tigers 4-2 Sunday afternoon at the MetroDome. The win gave the Twins the rubber...
TWINS RALLY TO BEAT DETROIT FOR FIRST TIME.....Minnesota 7, TIGERS 6, Sa 5/6/06 [ 05-07-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers blew several chances to score early and it cost them at the end as they suffered their first blown save of the season in a 7-6 Saturday evening loss...
TIGERS BLAST PAST TWINS.....TIGERS 9, Minnesota 6, F 5/5/06 [ 05-06-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers survived a shaky outing by starter Kenny Rogers to score a 9-6 win over the Twins Friday night in the opener of a 3-game weekend road series.  ...
HALOS HOMER PAST TIGERS.....LA Angels 7, TIGERS 2, Th 5/4/06 [ 05-04-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       In the seven season history of Comerica Park the Tigers have never swept a seven game homestand.....Still.       In a Thursday matinee the Los Angele...
TIGS EDGE ANGELS FOR SIXTH STRAIGHT.....TIGERS 2, LA Angels 1, W 5/3/06 [ 05-04-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers stayed perfect at 6-&-0 on their week-long homestand by getting past the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 2-1 Wednesday evening.       The s...
BYE BYE BUCKS.....PISTONS 122, Milwaukee 93, W 5/3/06 [ 05-04-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Milwaukee Bucks haven't won at the Palace in over three years and early Wednesday evening was no exception. With gametime pushed up to 6:10pm/EDT (...
TIGERS WIN IN RAIN.....TIGERS 4, Kansas City 1, T 5/2/06 [ 05-03-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       In a game delayed 19-mins by and finished in a light rainfall, the Tigers completed a short-series sweep of the visiting Kansas City Royals, 4-1.    &nbs...
EARLY EXIT LEGACY.....Edmonton 4, RED WINGS 3, M 5/1/06 [ 05-02-2006 ]
EDMONTON, ALTA:       A four goal third period carried the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Red Wings on Monday night, and an opening playoff series 4-2 victory.     ...
FINAL QUARTER SURGE GIVES PISTONS A GAME FOUR WIN.....PISTONS 109, Milwaukee 99, M 5/1/06 [ 05-02-2006 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:       The Pistons let a 15-P lead evaporate and trailed by a bucket entering the 4th-Qtr, but got tough over the final dozen minutes to score a 109-99 playoff win at...
TIGERS TOP KAYCEE IN SECRET.....TIGERS 3, Kansas City 2, M 5/1/06 [ 05-02-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       With the Red Wings and Pistons both in televised road playoff games, a season low 9,597 (announced) fans showed up in Downtown Detroit Monday night to see the T...
BENGALS BROOM TWINS.....TIGERS 6, Minnesota 0, S 4/30/06 [ 04-30-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers completed a dominating series sweep of the Minnesota Twins Sunday afternoon with a 6-0 victory.       Detroit out-scored Minny 33-1 in the...
BUCKS BUZZ BY PISTONS.....Milwaukee 124, PISTONS 104, Sa 4/29/06 [ 04-30-2006 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:       After the first two games just about everybody around the NBA expected the Pistons to sweep Milwaukee in the opening round of the playoffs. After all, Detroit h...
TIGERS CLOBBER TWINS.....TIGERS 18, Minnesota 1, Sa 4/29/06 [ 04-29-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers set a new team record for most runs scored at Comerica Park in an 18-1 Saturday matinee rout over Minnesota.     It was the biggest win by D...
OILERS WIN 3-2, LEAD SERIES 3-2.....Edmonton 3, RED WINGS 2, Sa 4/29/06 [ 04-29-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Oilers were efficient, the Red Wings were impotent and Detroit is on the brink of another, disappointing, early playoff exit.       Edmonton sc...
TIGS BEAT BRAD.....TIGERS 9, Minnesota 0, F 4/28/06 [ 04-29-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger pitching threw its fourth shutout of the young season as the Tigers bested Minnesota 9-0 on a chilly Friday evening in Downtown Detroit.     ...
WINGS EVEN SERIES WITH OILERS.....RED WINGS 4, Edmonton 2, Th 4/27/06 [ 04-28-2006 ]
EDMONTON, ALTA:       The Red Wings didn't lose three straight at any time during the 2005-06 regular season. They haven't done it in the playoffs either.       Backs to...
PISTONS BEST BUCKS AGAIN.....PISTONS 109, Milwaukee 98, W 4/26/06 [ 04-27-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons posted a second consecutive one-sided victory vs the visiting Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday night at the Palace, 109-98, to take a 2-0 lead in th...
JOHN'S NO LACKEY.....LA Angels 4, TIGERS 0, W 4/26/06 [ 04-26-2006 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     John Lackey fired a 1-hitter over 8-INN and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim shutout the Tigers for the second time in three games, 4-0 Wednesday afternoon in the...
TIGS CONTINUE TO ROLL ON ROAD.....TIGERS 5, LA Angels 2, T 4/25/06 [ 04-26-2006 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:       The Tigers improved their MLB-best road record to 11-&-3 on the season including 6-&-2 on the current west coast road trip as they beat the Los Angeles Angels of...
DOUBLE OVERTIME DEFEAT.....EDMONTON 4, RED WINGS 3 (2/OT), T 4/25/06 [ 04-26-2006 ]
EDMONTON, ALTA:       The Northlands Coliseum is now called Rexall Place, but playoff disappointments still are in store there for the Detroit Red Wings.       The Wings...
14-K IN DETROIT DEFEAT.....LA Angels 3, TIGERS 0, M 4/24/06 [ 04-25-2006 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     Four Angels pitchers struck-out 14 Tiger hitters as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim shutout Detroit 3-0 late Monday night out west.     The loss in the...
PISTONS RUN PAST BUCKS.....PISTONS 92, Milwaukee 74, S 4/23/06 [ 04-24-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons played even in the opening quarter and then won the other three in a Sunday evening 92-74 victory vs Milwaukee to open the NBA Playoffs. &n...
SEATTLE SWEEP.....TIGERS 6, Seattle 4, S 4/23/06 [ 04-24-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       The Tigers completed their first 3-game west coast series sweep in nearly six years by beating the Mariners 6-4 in Seattle on Sunday afternoon.      ...
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.....Edmonton 4, RED WINGS 2, S 4/23/06 [ 04-24-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The lower seeded playoff team always has simple opening round hopes: Gain a split of the first two on the road to gain "home" advantage headed to game three....
TIGERS RULE ON ROAD.....TIGERS 2, Seattle 0, Sa 4/22/06 [ 04-23-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       The Tigers won their fourth straight and improved their MLB-best road record to 9-&-2 as Detroit pitching posted its third shutout of the young season late Saturd...
ROLLER COASTER WIN.....TIGERS 2, Seattle 1, F 4/21/06 [ 04-22-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       The Tigers won their third straight late Friday night in Seattle, beating the Mariners 2-1.       The tight contest got tighter in the B-9th when Todd...
WINGS ZING OILERS.....RED WINGS 3, Edmonton 2 (2/OT), F 4/21/06 [ 04-22-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       After scoring just two goals during the regular season, Kirk Maltby got a pair in the opening game of the playoffs Friday night at The Joe. Maltz scored the...
9TH INNING RALLY.....TIGERS 4, Oakland 3, Th 4/20/06 [ 04-20-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Tigers scored three times in the T-9th to post a 4-3 Thursday matinee win at McAfee Coliseum in the rubber game of their 3-game series at Oakland.   &nbs...
TIGERS SWAT A'S.....TIGERS 11, Oakland 4, W 4/19/06 [ 04-20-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       The Tigers shook the rust off their bats and battered the Athletics 11-4 late night Wednesday in Oakland.       Tiger starter Kenny Rogers got better a...
PISTONS EASE INTO PLAYOFFS.....Washington 96, PISTONS 80, W 4/19/06 [ 04-20-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Assured of the NBA's best regular season record and #1 playoff seed, the Pistons rested their regulars for a second consecutive contest and lost their...
SWISHER SWATS TIGS.....Oakland 4, TIGERS 3, T 4/18/06 [ 04-19-2006 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     The Tigers opened a 9-day, 9-game west coast road trip by losing for the 7th time in nine games late Tuesday night. Detroit was edged by the A's at Oakland 4-3 to e...
WINGS FALL SHY OF RECORD IN FINALE DEFEAT.....Nashville 6, RED WINGS 3, T 4/18/06 [ 04-19-2006 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:     The Red Wings fell one game shy of an old Montreal Canadiens record as they closed the NHL regular season with a 6-2 loss at Nashville.     The Wings'...
BUCKS ROUT PISTON BACK-UPS.....Milwaukee 113, PISTONS 93, M 4/17/06 [ 04-18-2006 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:     Having already clinched the NBA's best regular season record, the number one playoff seed and a franchise record 64 wins, the Pistons made Easter Monday a day of...
LATE WINGS RALLY DIMS STARS.....RED WINGS 3, Dallas 2, M 4/17/06 [ 04-18-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       For more than two and a half periods the Red Wings played like a team just waiting for the playoffs to start. Trailing 0-2, Detroit turned it on in the late...
INDIANS BLOW-OUT TIGERS, LEYLAND BLOWS-UP.....Cleveland 10, TIGERS 2, M 4/17/06 [ 04-17-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers went quietly in a 10-2 Monday matinee home loss to the Cleveland Indians. Manager Jim Leyland did not.       Leyland verbally blistered hi...
PISTONS BLITZ KNICKS FOR RECORD WIN.....PISTONS 103, New York 97, S 4/16/06 [ 04-16-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Appropriate irony had the Pistons recording a record-setting victory Sunday evening at the Palace against the New York Knickerbockers of former Detroit...
TIGERS SHUTOUT TRIBE.....TIGERS 1, Cleveland 0, S 4/16/06 [ 04-16-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger pitching threw its second shutout of the young season on Easter Sunday, a 1-0 whitewash over the visiting Cleveland Indians.       Chris Shelto...
ZED ZAPS BLUES.....RED WINGS 3, St. Louis 2, Sa 4/15/06 [ 04-16-2006 ]
ST. LOUIS, MO:       Henrik Zetterberg scored with just 8.9-sec left in regulation time to give the Red Wings a Saturday night road win in St. Louis, 3-2.       The Red W...
DREAM DEBUT.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 2, Sa 4/15/06 [ 04-15-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Every kid who plays baseball dreams about making a big impression in his first major league game. That's what Cleveland RHP Fausto Carmona did Saturday afternoo...
RAPTORS SURPRISE PISTONS.....Toronto 108, PISTONS 103, F 4/14/06 [ 04-15-2006 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     Onetime Piston Mike James led the Toronto Raptors to a 108-103 Friday night win over Detroit, stalling Detroit's persuit of a franchise record for victories. &nb...
ROGERS & INGE LEAD TIGER VICTORY.....TIGERS 5, Cleveland 1, F 4/14/06 [ 04-15-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Kenny Rogers threw eight strong innings and Brandon Inge blasted a pair of homeruns as the Tigers topped Cleveland 5-1 Friday night.     The win snappe...
UNDER-MANNED RED WINGS OUT-CLASS BLACKHAWKS.....RED WINGS 7, Chicago 3, Th 4/13/06 [ 04-14-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The Red Wings began Thursday's game with just 16 skaters, two under the active roster limit, then lost a variety of players during the contest. Being understaffed...
WSOX SWEEP TIGERS.....Chicago WSox 13, TIGERS 9, Th 4/13/06 [ 04-14-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The White Sox continued their Downtown Detroit domination over the Tigers in a 13-9 Thursday matinee. It gave the WSox 10 wins in 12 visits to Comerica Park sin...
PISTONS TOP CAVS, TIE RECORD.....PISTONS 96, Cleveland 73, W 4/12/06 [ 04-13-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons ran over the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-73 Wednesday night at the Palace. The one-sided win gave Detroit 63 victories on the season to tie a fra...
FAST ENCOUNTER.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3, W 4/12/06 [ 04-12-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers went quickly and quietly against White Sox starter Jose Contreras Wednesday afternoon. Only a fall-short rally against Chicago reliever Bobby Jenks m...
PRESIDENT'S APPROVAL RATING RISING.....RED WINGS 2, Edmonton 0, T 4/11/06 [ 04-12-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     For the fifth time in eleven years the Red Wings have won the NHL President's Trophy as best regular season team. No other team has ever done it more than twice...
CHISOX HOMER PAST TIGERS.....Chicago White Sox 5, TIGERS 3, M 4/10/06 [ 04-10-2006 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Metro Detroit holiday of Tiger Opening Day featured off and on sun, temps climbing from 55-degrees at first pitch into the low 60s and a power display by a...
FIRST TIGER DEFEAT.....Texas 5, TIGERS 3, S 4/9/06 [ 04-10-2006 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:     The bubble had to burst sooner or later for Chris Shelton and the Tigers. Sunday afternoon it did in Texas in a 5-3 loss.     It was the first defeat f...
PISTONS HUMILIATE PACERS .....PISTONS 98, Indiana 73, S 4/9/06 [ 04-10-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons and Pacers have been bitter rivals in recent NBA times. However, Sunday at the Palace Indiana might just have well stayed at home. Detroit le...
TIGERS WHITEWASH TEXAS.....TIGERS 7, Texas 0, Sa 4/8/06 [ 04-09-2006 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       Don't look now, but Detroit is tied with Milwaukee atop the MLB standings at 5-&-0 and Chris Shelton continues at the big leagues' best hitter.      ...
WINGS DOUBLE-UP JACKETS IN RECORD-SETTER.....RED WINGS 4, Columbus 2, Sa 4/8/06 [ 04-09-2006 ]
COLUMBUS, OH:       For the second consecutive night the Red Wings and Blue Jackets played a tight game and for the second time Detroit came out on top. This time no shootout or ove...
SHELTON, TIGERS DO IT AGAIN.....TIGERS 5, Texas 2, F 4/7/06 [ 04-08-2006 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       Chris Shelton kept his streak of homering in every Tiger game alive as Detroit went to 4-&-0 on the season with a 5-2 Friday night road win at Texas.   ...
SHOOTOUT WIN FOR WINGS.....RED WINGS 6, Columbus 5 (SH), F 4/7/06 [ 04-08-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings lost a 3-goal lead and star center Henrik Zetterberg, yet still managed the best the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-5 in a Friday night shootout at The J...
UNDERSTAFFED PISTONS FALL.....Orlando 89, PISTONS 87, F 4/7/06 [ 04-08-2006 ]
ORLANDO, FL:       Playing minus absent Richard Hamilton the Pistons fell at Orlando 89-87 Friday night.       Hamilton left the team immediately after Thursday's win at...
LATE SURGE LIFTS PISTONS.....PISTONS 95, Miami 82, Th 4/6/06 [ 04-07-2006 ]
SUNRISE, FL:     The Pistons scrapped to a 1-P halftime lead, then pulled away for a 95-82 Thursday night win at the Miami Heat.     The physical 1st-H had players from b...
TIGER LONGBALLS BLAST PAST RANGERS.....TIGERS 10, Texas 6, Th 4/6/06 [ 04-07-2006 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       Chris Shelton and Magglio Ordonez each belted a pair of homeruns to lead the Tigers to a 10-6 thumping of the Rangers Thursday night.       Detroit t...
BATTERYMATES COMBINE TO BEAT ROYALS.....TIGERS 14, Kansas City 3, W 4/5/06 [ 04-05-2006 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       "If you're keeping score at home," as George Kell used to say, the numbers one and two for defensive positions on the chart are for pitcher and catcher. &n...
DIFFERENT LINE-UP, SAME RESULT.....PISTONS 101, New Orleans/Oklahoma City 93, T 4/4/06 [ 04-05-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       For the first time in their 74 games this season the Pistons used a different starting line-up, an occasion necessitated by an automatic one-game suspe...
WINGS TIE NHL ROAD RECORD IN SHOOTOUT WIN.....RED WINGS 2, Calgary 1 (SH), M 4/3/06 [ 04-04-2006 ]
CALGARY, ALTA:       The Red Wings set a franchise record with their 9th consecutive road victory and tied the NHL record for most road wins (28 by New Jersey) in a single season by...
TIGERS WIN "HOMER" OPENER.....TIGERS 3, Kansas City 1, M 4/3/06   [ 04-03-2006 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       Detroit's regular season opener was an away game, but it was a "Homer" Opening Day win for the Tigers, 3-1 at Kauffman Stadium.       Last year at...
MULTIPLE MILESTONES IN MINNY.....RED WINGS 3, Minnesota 2, S 4/2/06 [ 04-02-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The NHL's best power play unit bested the league's top penalty killing squad as the Red Wings scored a 3-2 matinee win at Minnesota. The Wings scored a pair o...
MORE MR. BIG SHOTS IN ANOTHER COMEBACK.....PISTONS 109, Phoenix 102, S 4/2/06    [ 04-02-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       For the third time in a week's time Detroit's "Mr. Big Shot" keyed a Piston comeback win with a series of 3-pointers as the Pistons beat Phoenix 109-1...
TIGERS TOP T-BAY IN EXHIBITION FINALE.....TIGERS 4, Tampa Bay 3, Sa 4/1/06 [ 04-01-2006 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:       The Tigers snapped a 4-game losing streak to beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 4-3 Saturday in the exhibition conclusion for both clubs.       Detro...
PISTONS RALLY TO BEST BUCKS.....PISTONS 112, Milwaukee 105, F 3/31/06 [ 04-01-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons rallied from an 18-P, 3rd-Qtr defecit, took the lead for good with just over a minute left and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 112-105 Friday nigh...
SHARP WIN FOR B-HAWKS.....Chicago 3, RED WINGS 2 (OT), F 3/31/06 [ 03-31-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings were stunned in overtime by Blackhawks second year FWD Patrick Sharp as Chicago beat the Wings 3-2 Friday night.       It was the fir...
T-BAY TOPS TIGERS IN LAKELAND FAREWELL.....Tampa Bay 6, TIGERS 5, F 3/31/06 [ 03-31-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers lost their fourth straight and for the fifth time in six games as they dropped their Lakeland exhibition finale Friday afternoon to Tampa Ba...
NIFTY FIFTY.....RED WINGS 4, Nashville 2, Th 3/30/06 [ 03-31-2006 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:       The Red Wings got a pair of 3rd-Per goals to snap a 2-all tie and defeat the Nashville Predators Thursday night at the Gaylord Center.       The vict...
GAMECOCKS TOP WOLVERINES.....South Carolina 76, MICHIGAN 64, Th 3/30/06 [ 03-31-2006 ]
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NYC, NY:       South Carolina raced to a 10-2 early lead and beat Michigan 76-64 in the finals of the men's post-season NIT in the Big Apple.      ...
TRIBE THUMPS TIGERS.....Cleveland 6, TIGERS 4, Th 3/30/06 [ 03-30-2006 ]
WINTER HAVEN, FL:       The Cleveland Indians clubbed three homeruns off Tiger starter Jeremy Bonderman and went on to defeat Detroit 6-4 at Chain-O-Lakes Park.       Si...
PISTONS ROLL PAST 6ERS.....PISTONS 101, Philadelphia 91, W 3/29/06 [ 03-30-2006 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:       The Pistons tied their franchise record of 26 road wins in a season with a solid 101-91 victory Wednesday at Philadelphia.       Detroit took the...
YANKS STROLL PAST TIGERS.....NY Yankees 4, TIGERS 2, W 3/29/06 [ 03-29-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers made roster cuts before and after the game, claimed a catcher off waivers and in between lost for the second consecutive day by a 4-2 score....
MR. BIG SHOT SINKS MAVS.....PISTONS 97, Dallas 90, T 3/28/06 [ 03-29-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Chauncey Billups got hot at the end of each half to lead the Pistons over the Dallas Mavericks 97-90 Tuesday night at the Palace.       Detr...
MICHIGAN MAULS MONARCHS.....MICHIGAN 66, Old Dominion 43, NIT Semis.....T 3/28/06 [ 03-29-2006 ]
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NYC, NY:       Michigan used a series of surges to run over an overmatched Old Dominion squad 66-43 Tuesday night at MSG in the NIT men's semi- finals. &nbs...
DODGERS DOWN DETROIT.....LA Dodgers 4, TIGERS 2, T 3/28/06 [ 03-28-2006 ]
Vero Beach, FL:       It took only 2:09 for the Los Angeles Dodgers to double-up the Tigers 4-2 at Dodgertown on Tuesday afternoon.       Dodger starter Jae Sao (a star...
STEVIE Y TIES SUPER MARIO.....RED WINGS 4, St. Louis 1, M 3/27/06 [ 03-28-2006 ]
ST. LOUIS, MO:       Steve Yzerman tied Mario Lemieux for 8th place on the all-time NHL career goals list as the Red Wings bested the St. Looie Blues 4-1 in a nationally cablecast c...
INGE SLAMS 'STROS.....TIGERS 5, Houston 3, M 3/27/06 [ 03-28-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       Brandon Inge blasted a B-8th, Grand-Slam homerun off former batterymate Steve Sparks to give the Tigers a 5-3 Monday matinee win over the Houston Astro...
NETS SEND A MESSAGE.....New Jersey 79, PISTONS 74, S 3/26/06 [ 03-27-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Detroit's possible first round playoff foe sent the Pistons a message Sunday night at the Palace. The New Jersey Nets beat the Pistons at the beginning...
STATE COMEBACK FALLS SHORT.....Maine 5, MICH STATE 4; NCAA Hockey.....S 3/26/06 [ 03-26-2006 ]
ALBANY, NY:       A 3-0/1st-Per defecit was too much to overcome and Michigan State was edged by Maine 5-4 Sunday afternoon at Pepsi Arena in the NCAA men's hockey East Regional Fin...
TIGERS DROP PENA AND GAME.....NY Yankees 9, TIGERS 8, S 3/26/06 [ 03-26-2006 ]
TAMPA, FL:       Hours after releasing 1Bman Carlos Pena (see "Extra Innings" below) the Tigers lost a back-and-forth ballgame at Legends Field.       Bubba Crosby clubb...
LATE COLLAPSE.....Columbus 5, RED WINGS 4 (SH), Sa 3/25/06 [ 03-26-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Crusing along with a 3-0 lead the Red Wings fell asleep for a 7:37 span in the 3rd-Per, fell behind, recovered to tie, then went to overtime before a shootout...
MHSAA BOY'S HOOP FINALS.....Sa 3/25/06 [ 03-26-2006 ]
BRESLIN CENTER:       Detroit Renaissance never trailed in defeating East Grand Rapids 55-51 in the Class A title game in East Lansing on Saturday. The Phoenix won their second MHS...
BONDO HELPS TIGS BLANK NATS.....TIGERS 4, Washington 0, Sa 3/25/06 [ 03-25-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       In his next-to-last tune-up before the regular season, Tiger RHanded ace Jeremy Bonderman yielded just a pair of singles & 1-W over six shutout innings...
YOUNG SPARTANS SHINE ON ICE.....MICHIGAN STATE 1, New Hampshire 0, Sa 3/25/06 [ 03-25-2006 ]
ALBANY, NY:       A pair of freshmen carried Michigan State to a 1-0 victory over New Hampshire in the first round of the NCAA men's ice hockey East Regionals early Saturday afterno...
UM OUSTED FROM ICE TOURNEY.....North Dakota 5, MICHIGAN 1, F 3/24/06 [ 03-25-2006 ]
GRAND FORKS, ND:       North Dakota ousted 12th-seeded Michigan from the opening round of the NCAA men's ice hockey tournament Friday night, 5-1.     It was a match-up b...
BEN BLOCKS LAST SHOT.....PISTONS 75, Indiana 72, F 3/24/06 [ 03-25-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:       Ben Wallace put the Pistons in peril by splitting a pair of free throws with just 4-sec to play, but then blocked a 3-point attempt by rookie Danny Granger o...
ASTROS CL0BBER TIGERS, DETROIT KEEPS ROOKIE RIGHTHANDERS.....Houston 13, TIGERS 3, F 3/24/06 [ 03-24-2006 ]
KISSIMMEE, FL:       Just hours after learning he'd been beaten out for the fifth spot in the Tiger rotation (by Justin Verlander), RHander Jason Grilli was shelled by the Astros as...
EASY MANNY SHUTOUT.....RED WINGS 4, San Jose 0, Th 3/23/06 [ 03-24-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Manny Legace posted his sixth shutout of the season, the 12th of his NHL career, yet wasn't even selected as one of the game's three stars as Detroit defeated...
TIGS TRIM NINE, WIN IN TEN.....TIGERS 8, Philadelphia 7 (10-INN), Th 3/23/06 [ 03-23-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers' latest set of roster cuts paired the roster by nine players Thursday morning, then the Tigs waited through a 44-min rain delay and out-last...
LATE PISTON RUN BEATS HEAT.....PISTONS 82, Miami 73, W 3/22/06 [ 03-23-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Miami held the Pistons to a season-low 35-P in the 1st-H, but Detroit held the Heat to their season-low of 73-P in a game as the Pistons won an 82-73 Pal...
MICHIGAN MOVES ON.....MICHIGAN 71, Miami-of-FLA 65, W 3/22/06 [ 03-23-2006 ]
CRISLER ARENA:     If Michigan could somehow skip Big Ten play and go right to the men's basketball post-season, the Wolverines would be alright.     Michigan went to 16-...
SUPER SHOOTOUT LOSS.....Nashville 3, RED WINGS 2 (SH), T 3/21/06 [ 03-23-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings have played only four shootout games under this season's new NHL tiebreaker format, but half of them have been in Detroit's last two games. &n...
TIGERS SPLIT FINAL MARCH TWINBILL.....Philadelphia (SS) 7, TIGERS (SS) 4...TIGERS (SS) 10, Houston 7, T 3/21/06 [ 03-23-2006 ]
The Tigers split their final split-squad doubleheader of the spring on Tuesday with a matinee road loss and an evening home win. The decisions left Detroit 1-0-&-4 in double-dips, 14-9-&-1 in G...
PISTONS WIN CENTRAL.....PISTONS 91, Atlanta 84, M 3/20/06 [ 03-22-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Although it's far from their ultimate goal, the Pistons wrapped-up the NBA Central Division title with still a month to go in the regular-season on Mon...
HARRIS SINKS IRISH.....MICHIGAN 87, Notre Dame 84 (2/OT), M 3/20/06 [ 03-22-2006 ]
CRISLER ARENA:       Michigan fought through two overtimes to oust Notre Dame on Monday night, 87-84 in the second round of the men's basketball post-season NIT.       D...
TIGERS FEAST ON MOOSE MEAT.....TIGERS 15, NY Yankees 2, M 3/20/06 [ 03-22-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:     The winter whispers ace Yankee RHander Mike Mussina had lost a bit off his fastball were inaccurate. Moose has lost a LOT off his heater.    ...
RED WINGS ROLL.....RED WINGS 7, Vancouver 3, S 3/19/06 [ 03-20-2006 ]
VANCOUVER, BC:       The Red Wings skated to their sixth consecutive victory by taking a 4-0 lead, then playing even the rest of the way in a 7-3 win at Vancouver late Sunday night...
TIGERS TAME ASTROS.....TIGERS 5, Houston 2, S 3/19/06 [ 03-20-2006 ]
KISSIMMEE, FL:       The Tigers beat the Houston Astros 5-2 in Sunday Grapefruit LGE play as Kenny Rogers slightly out-dueled Roy Oswalt.       Rogers, Detroit's biggest...
C-HOOP.....S 3/19/06 [ 03-20-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The #13-seeded Bradley Braves pulled a second Palace surprise on Sunday, a second consecutive upset win in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. This ti...
WINGS WIN IN A SHOOTOUT.....RED WINGS 4, Edmonton 3 (SH), Sa 3/18/06 [ 03-19-2006 ]
EDMONTON, ALTA:       The Red Wings won their fifth straight game, 4-3 in a shootout finale in Edmonton late Saturday night.       As the shootout would imply, it was a c...
PISTONS GET BY BOBCATS.....PISTONS 108, Charlotte 103, Sa 3/18/06 [ 03-19-2006 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:     The Pistons continued to struggle, but held on for a 108-103 win at Charlotte on Saturday night.     The NBA-best Detroiters are at 52-&-13 on the seas...
SPARTANS WIN CCHA TITLE.....Sa 3/18/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Second-seeded Michigan State edged CCHA regular-season champion Miami-of-Ohio 2-1 Saturday night to capture the 25th Anniversary CCHA Playoff Tournament Champ...
TIGERS BOBBLE ONE AWAY.....LA Dodgers 3, TIGERS 2, Sa 3/18/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:       The Tigers allowed three unearned runs in the T-9th and lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2 Saturday afternoon.       3Bman Mike Hessman's...
C-HOOP.....F 3/17/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
@ DAYTON, OH:     A disappointing Michigan State men's basketball season ended with a first round defeat to little-regarded George Mason, 75-65 Friday night in Dayton.     T...
CCHA FINAL FOUR.....Miami-OH 5, NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2...MICH STATE 4, MICHIGAN 1, F 3/17/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     A Friday doubleheader crowd of 10,478 watched the CCHA Semi- Finals at The Joe in Downtown Detroit' confirm what the regular-season standings forecast:  To...
GREEN KNICKERBOCKERS EDGE PISTONS.....New York 105, PISTONS 103, F 3/17/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
NYC, NY:     Embroiled in open conflict between their "Starbury" guard and head coach Larry Brown, the St. Patrick's Day, green-clad New York Knicks edged the Pistons 105-103 Frida...
TIGS TOP TWINS, CUT 13.....TIGERS 3, Minnesota 2, F 3/17/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       The Tigers continue to lead the Grapefruit LGE in homeruns with 36 so far and used three solo shots to edge the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday at Joker Marchant S...
WOLVERINES ARE NIT WINNERS.....MICHIGAN 82, UTEP 67, Th 3/16/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:     The Michigan Wolverines opened the Men's Post-Season NIT with a solid, 82-67 victory vs Texas-El Paso on Thursday at Crisler Arena.     UofM used a...
SPLIT SQUAD, SPLIT RESULTS.....TIGERS (SS) 4, NY Yankees (SS) 3...Washington 8, TIGERS (SS) 2, Th 3/16/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
In their fourth of five split-squad Florida doubleheaders on Thursday the Tigers won at home and lost on the road... @ LAKELAND, FL:    Nook Logan delivered a 2-out, B-9th, RBI-1B to mak...
WINGS DOWN DUCKS.....RED WINGS 3, Anaheim 1, W 3/15/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Detroit defeated the Anaheim Mighty Ducks 3-1 Wednesday night at The Joe.       The Wings' fourth consecutive victory has observers wondering if a...
PISTONS POUNCE DINOS.....PISTONS 105, Toronto 98, W 3/15/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     The Pistons scored their second consecutive win, plus their sixth straight over Toronto as Detroit downed the Raptors 105-98 on Wednesday.      Ch...
DETROIT CLUBS RAYS.....TIGERS 12, Tampa Bay 10, W 3/15/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:       For the second consecutive day the Tigers won a slugfest, this time 12-10 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Al Lang Field.       The deciding run...
TIGS TOMMYHWAK TRIBE IN SLUGFEST.....TIGERS 14, Cleveland 10, T 3/14/06 [ 03-18-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:     The Tigers snapped a 4-game Grapefruit LGE losing skid by clubbing the Cleveland Indians 14-10 Tuesday in Lakeland.     It was the first win...
TIGERS DROP TWO.....Pittsburgh (SS) 9, TIGERS (SS) 2...Philadelphia 3, TIGERS (SS) 2, M 3/13/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
The Tigers lost a pair of split squad games on Monday, stretching their losing streak to four games and dropping their Grapefruit LGE record to 7-6-&-1 (9-6-&-1 overall in exhibition play)......
WINGS BLITZ BLACKHAWKS AGAIN.....RED WINGS 5, Chicago 3, S 3/12/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Red Wings scored three goals in the opening 6:57 to blitz past the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 Sunday night, completing a home-and-home series sweep.    ...
PISTONS REBOUND VS BOBCATS.....PISTONS 94, Charlotte 78, S 3/12/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     After losing 3-of-5 including an 18-P defeat at Washington on Saturday, the Pistons got just what they needed in hosting the weak sister Charlotte Bobca...
HALLADAY BREEZES PAST DETROIT.....Toronto 3, TIGERS 1, S 3/12/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
JOKER MARCHANT STADIUM:     Ace Toronto RHander Roy Halladay was on pace to win the AL Cy Young Award when he was sidelined last summer by a broken leg. He's showing no ill effects...
PISTONS WIZED AT DC.....Washington 110, PISTONS 92, Sa 3/11/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
WASHINGTON, DC:       The Washington Wizzards ended a 1-for-6 slump by defeating the Detroit Pistons 110-92 Saturday night in the nations's capital, surprising the Pistons for a se...
WINGS BEST B-HAWKS.....RED WINGS 6, Chicago 4, Sa 3/11/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings used a pair of 3-goal periods to win the first of a home-and-home, weekend series with the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night, 6-4 at Joe Louis...
MINNY MAULS TIGERS.....Minnesota 14, TIGERS 3, Sa 3/11/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
FT. MYERS, FL:     The Minnesota Twins posted a pair of 6-R innings in routing the Tigers 14-3 Saturday at Hammond Stadium.     The Twins scored 6-R on 7-H and a trio of...
IOWA EDGES-OUT MSU.....Sa 3/11/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Michigan State Spartans ran out of gas and dropped out of the Big Ten Men's BkBall TmT on Saturday. Playing their third game in two and a half days, MSU fe...
SPARTYS IN SEMIS.....MICHIGAN STATE 61, Illinois 56, F 3/10/06 [ 03-17-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     Michigan State shook-off a 3-year jinx vs the Fighting Illini and beat #9 nationally ranked Illinois 61-56 in the Big Ten Men's BkBall TmT quarter-finals on Fr...
HALF DOZEN HOMERS, ONE DOZEN RUNS.....TIGERS 12, LA Dodgers 3, F 3/10/06 [ 03-10-2006 ]
VERO BEACH, FL:     The Tigers thundered their way past Los Angeles 12-3 Friday afternoon at Dodgertown.     Tiger hitters belted six homeruns in the contest as Detroit i...
WINGS SWEEP KINGS.....RED WINGS 7, Los Angeles 3, Th 3/9/06 [ 03-10-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings completed a 4-&-0 season series sweep of the Los Angeles Kings with a 7-3 win Thursday night at The Joe.       The victory was Detroi...
C-HOOP.....Th 3/9/06 [ 03-10-2006 ]
@ INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Big Ten men's basketball tournament opened Thursday with a disappointing effort by Michigan and a win by Michigan State...     Completely heal...
TIGERS SWEEP ROAD TWINBILL.....TIGERS (SS) 3, Toronto 2...TIGERS (SS) 6, NY Yankees 1, Th 3/9/06 [ 03-09-2006 ]
The Tigers swept a split-squad road doubleheader Thursday afternoon, running their exhibition record to 8-2-&-1 including 6-2-&-1 in Grapefruit LGE action: @ DUNEDIN, FL:       The T...
SHEED STEALS LUCKY 13TH WIN.....PISTONS 106, Chicago 101, W 3/8/06 [ 03-08-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Rasheed Wallace made key shots and defensive plays in the final two minutes to preserve the Pistons' 13th consecutive home court victory, 106-101 over...
TIGS TIE BRAVOS.....Atlanta 5, TIGERS 5 (11-INN), W 3/8/06 [ 03-08-2006 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       The Tigers got a pair of runs in the B-9th to tie Atlanta at 5-5 and that's the way the Wednesday exhibition ended after 11-INN by mutual consent at Joker March...
PHX GETS SPLIT WITH WINGS.....Phoenix 5, RED WINGS 2, T 3/7/06 [ 03-08-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Phoenix Coyotes gained a split in their home-and-home series with the Red Wings by scoring a 5-2 Tuesday evening win at Joe Louis Arena. Each team won on...
TRIBE TOPS TIGERS AGAIN.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 4, T 3/7/06 [ 03-08-2006 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       The Cleveland Indians snapped a 4-all tie with a T-7th homer and defeated the Tigers 7-4 Tuesday at Joker Marchant Stadium.       Detroit is 6-&-2 in...
TIGERS BEST BRAVES.....TIGERS 8, Atlanta 2, M 3/6/06 [ 03-06-2006 ]
DISNEY WORLD, FL:       The Tigers continued their exhibition winning ways with an 8-2 decision Monday afternoon over the Atlanta Braves at Cracker Jack Stadium.       D...
TIGERS TOP PIRATES.....TIGERS 4, Pittsburgh 1, S 3/5/06 [ 03-05-2006 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     The Tigers continued solid early exhibition play by beating Pittsburgh 4-1 at Joker Marchant Stadium on Sunday.     Starter Jeremy Bonderman set the ton...
LAKERS RUN BY PISTONS.....LA Lakers 105, PISTONS 94, Sa 3/4/06 [ 03-05-2006 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Lakers used an 18-0 run to span the 3rd-&-4th quarters to score a 105-94 comeback victory vs the Pistons late night Saturday.     Kobe Bryant sc...
#93 FOR #19.....RED WINGS 7, Phoenix 3, Sa 3/4/06 [ 03-05-2006 ]
GLENDALE, AZ:       Steve Yzerman poked home the puck midway through the 2nd-Per in what turned out to be The Captain's 93rd NHL game-winning goal. The Red Wings beat the Phoenix Co...
TIGERS SPLIT A PAIR.....Cleveland (SS) 11, TIGERS (SS) 8...&...TIGERS (SS) 6, Italy/WBC 5, Sa 3/4/06 [ 03-04-2006 ]
WINTER HAVEN, FL:       The Tigers lost for the first time in spring play by dropping an 11-8 decision to their Polk County neighbors, the Cleveland Indians, on Saturday.   ...
C-HOOP.....Sa 3/4/06 [ 03-04-2006 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:       "Senior Day" had an appropriate result Saturday afternoon at Breslin Center:   Disappointing.       A Michigan State squad ranked as high as #...
PISTONS RIP SONICS AT BUZZER.....PISTONS 98, Seattle 96, F 3/3/06 [ 03-04-2006 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       In a close contest from start to finish the Pistons edged the Supersonics 98-96 in Seattle late Friday night.       Rip Hamilton scored Detroit's final...
TITANS' SEASON ENDED.....Loyola-of-Chicago 64, UDM TITANS 55, F 3/3/06 [ 03-04-2006 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:     The Loyola Ramblers avenged Horizon LGE tournament quarter-final defeats the past two seasons at the hands of UDM by bouncing the Detroit Titans from this year'...
TIGS WIN SLUGFEST.....TIGERS 17, Cincinnati 10, F 3/3/06 [ 03-03-2006 ]
SARASOTA, FL:     The scoring started with a pair of Tiger runs in the T-1st and ended with a pair by the Reds in the B-9th. In between, only the fifth inning saw both teams fail to...
SPARTANS BEST BADGERS.....MICHIGAN STATE 74, Wisconsin 65, Th 3/2/06 [ 03-03-2006 ]
BRESLIN CENTER:     Michigan State got a much-needed victory by beating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-65 Thursday night at Breslin Center.     It was just MSU's second win in...
TIGS EDGE REDS.....TIGERS 8, Cincinnati 5, Th 3/2/06 [ 03-03-2006 ]
MARCHANT STADIUM:     The Tigers took a 4-0/B-2nd lead on Cincinnati, watched the Reds tie the game at 5-5, then had a 3-R/B-7th to gain an 8-5 victory over Cincy in Thursday's Grap...
REBOUND WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 2, Anaheim 0, W 3/1/06 [ 03-02-2006 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:       The Red Wings bounced-back from a flat, 5-1 defeat at San Jose on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Anaheim at The Pond late night Wednesday.       The Gold...
DOUBLE DIGIT DEFEAT.....Denver 98, PISTONS 87, W 3/1/06 [ 03-02-2006 ]
DENVER, CO:       The Pistons finally became the last NBA team to suffer a 10th defeat this season, dipping their NBA-best record to 47-&-10 in a 98-87 loss at Denver on Wednesday n...
TIGERS TOP NEIGHBORS.....TIGERS 4, Florida Southern 3, W 3/1/06 [ 03-01-2006 ]
MARCHANT STADIUM:     The Tigers opened exhibition play Wednesday with a 4-3 win in their annual contest with their Lakeland neighbors of Florida Southern College.     Al...
SHARKS POWER PAST WINGS.....San Jose 5, RED WINGS 1, T 2/28/06 [ 03-01-2006 ]
SAN JOSE, CA:       The San Jose Sharks scored a team record five power play goals on an undermanned and listless Red Wing team in a 5-1 Tuesday late night decision at the Shark Tan...
TITANS TRAMPLE VIKINGS.....UDM TITANS 92, Cleveland State 58, T 2/28/06 [ 03-01-2006 ]
CALIHAN HALL:       The Detroit Titans had hot starts to each half as they ran over Cleveland State 92-58 Tuesday evening at Calihan Hall in the opening round of the Horizon LGE to...
HOME-&-HOME SWEEP.....PISTONS 84, Cleveland 72, M 2/27/06 [ 02-28-2006 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     A dominating 4th-Qtr effort gave the Pistons a sweep of their home-&-home series with the Cavaliers and a second 12-P victory over the Cavs in as many days. Monda...
AN EVEN DOZEN AT HOME.....PISTONS 90, Cleveland 78, S 2/26/06 [ 02-26-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons never trailed, led by as many as 19-P and posted a 90-78 Sunday matinee win over visiting Cleveland.     Detroit's fifth consecuti...
SPARTAN SLUMP.....Indiana 78, MICHIGAN STATE 71, S 2/26/06 [ 02-26-2006 ]
BLOOMINGTON, IN:     Coming back from a 2nd-H double digit defecit left Michigan State with no gas at the end and MSU tanked in a 78-71 Sunday mid-day loss at Indiana.   &nbs...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/25/06 [ 02-26-2006 ]
@ Columbus, OH:       Tough defense and a determined bench led Ohio State to the top of the Big Ten men's basketball standings on Saturday as the Buckeyes beat their arch-rivals from Mi...
SPARTANS TIE, SKATE INTO FIRST ROUND BYE.....MICH STATE 2, Lake Superior State 2, Sa 2/25/06 [ 02-26-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Michigan State and Lake Superior State concluded the CCHA regular season with a 2-2 tie Saturday afternoon at Joe Louis Arena. Both hope to be back for the co...
BALANCED WIN.....PISTONS 95, Chicago 87, F 2/24/06 [ 02-25-2006 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Pistons made a quick trip to Chgicago and had six players score in double figures in a 95-87 win over the Bulls at the United Center.     Chicago led...
ROLL ON.....PISTONS 88, Indiana 83, Th 2/23/06 [ 02-24-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons continued on a roll through the NBA season by completing a 3-&-0 homestand with an 88-83 Thursday night win over the Indiana Pacers.  ...
BUCKEYE REVENGE.....Ohio State 79, MICHIGAN STATE 68, W 2/22/06 [ 02-23-2006 ]
BRESLIN CENTER:       Ohio State scored its first win at Breslin Center in 11 tries by beating Michigan State 79-68 in Wednesday night men's basketball action.       The...
C-HOOP.....T 2/21/06 [ 02-22-2006 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:       It was "Lucky 13" for Michigan men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker on Tuesday night.       After going 0-for-12 lifetime (including 0-&-2 with Seton Ha...
PISTONS PICK-UP WHERE THEY LEFT OFF.....PISTONS 97, Atlanta 87, T 2/21/06 [ 02-22-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons struggled with a determined Atlanta Hawks squad during the opening half, but then pulled away from the visitors after intermission for a 97-8...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/18/06 [ 02-19-2006 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan State snapped a 2-game losing skid by scoring a one-sided Breslin Center win over arch-rival Michigan, 90-71 late Saturday afternoon.     D...
COSTLY WAYNE DEFEAT.....Ferris State 70, WAYNE STATE 65, Th 2/16/06 [ 02-17-2006 ]
BIG RAPIDS, MI:       Wayne State was red hot at the start but ice cold at the finish in a 70-65 men's basketball loss at Ferris State on Thursday.       The Jim Wink Are...
C-HOOP.....W 2/15/06 [ 02-16-2006 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:     Minnesota looked tough and determined in upsetting Michigan State on home court on Saturday. Wednesday evening, it was a far different Golden Gophers squad which vi...
HAWKEYES STAY IN CONTROL IN BIG TEN RACE.....Iowa 66, MICHIGAN STATE 54, T 2/14/06 [ 02-15-2006 ]
IOWA CITY, IA:     Iowa avenged a 30-P loss earlier this season at the Breslin Center by beating Michigan State 66-54 Tuesday night.     The Hawkeyes stayed in control of...
PISTONS ROLL INTO BREAK.....PISTONS 85, New Jersey 71, T 2/14/06 [ 02-15-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons entered the All-Star break by placing another checkmark into the victory column, besting New Jersey 85-71 Tuesday night at the Palace. &nbs...
WINGS RALLY FOR SWEEP OF AVS.....RED WINGS 6, Colorado 3, S 2/12/06 [ 02-12-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Down 0-2 just 10:04 into the contest, the Red Wings twice tied the hockey game and scored the final four goals to beat Colorado 6-3 Sunday evening at The Joe...
WADE HEATS UP TO COOL PISTONS.....Miami 100, PISTONS 98, S 2/12/06 [ 02-12-2006 ]
MIAMI, FL:     Dwayne Wade personally took command to deliver a confidence- building win for the Miami Heat Sunday afternoon. With Shaquille O'Neal in 2nd-H foul trouble, Wade score...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/11/06 [ 02-11-2006 ]
@ TWIN CITIES, MN:     The Golden Gophers were faster and tougher from the opening tip 'till the finish and Minnesota defeated Michigan State 69-55 Saturday afternoon at the Williams A...
PISTONS REASSERT ROAD MAGIC.....PISTONS 84, Orlando 73, F 2/10/06 [ 02-11-2006 ]
ORLANDO, FL:     After dropping three of their last five road contests the Pistons opened a two-game Florida trip with an 84-73 win at Orlando on Friday.     Detroit impr...
C-HOOP...Th 2/9/06 [ 02-10-2006 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:       With a chance to re-tie for the Big Ten men's basketball lead, Michigan showed itself to be a pretender rather than a contender. UM lost its second consecutive ga...
WINGS SWEEP N'VILLE CATS.....RED WINGS 3, Nashville 2, Th 2/9/06 [ 02-10-2006 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:       The Red Wings fell behind 0-2 in the opening period, but rallied for a 3-2 win at Nashville Thursday night to sweep a home-and-home series from the Predators....
C-HOOP.....W 2/8/06 [ 02-09-2006 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:     The 100th men's basketball match-up between Michigan State and Purdue went to the Spartans on Wednesday night, 77-52 at Breslin Center.     The Boil...
PISTONS SNAP BACK TO WIN.....PISTONS 97, LA Clippers 87, W 2/8/06 [ 02-09-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Rebounding from their only back-to-back defeats of the season, the Pistons bested the Los Angeles Clippers 97-87 Wednesday night at the Palace.  ...
MANNY PERFECT AGAIN.....RED WINGS 6, Nashville 0, W 2/8/06 [ 02-09-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Three weeks ago Nashville swept a 2-game Joe Louis Arena series from the Red Wings to tie Detroit atop the NHL Central Division standings. Since then the Pred...
HAWKS HAND PISTONS A SKID.....Atlanta 99, PISTONS 98, T 2/7/06 [ 02-08-2006 ]
ATLANTA, GA:     It took just over three months for the Pistons to suffer back-to-back defeats. After a Saturday night loss at Indiana, Detroit was edged 99-98 in Atlanta Tuesday ev...
SUPER STEELERS.....Pittsburgh 21, Seattle 10, Super Bowl XL, S 2/5/06 [ 02-06-2006 ]
FORD FIELD:       The Pittsburgh Steelers rode "The Bus" into the Super Bowl. Sunday night, Jerome Bettis went along for the ride as his Steeler teammates carried the Detroit produc...
PACERS SURPRISE PISTONS.....Indiana 93, PISTONS 85, Sa 2/4/06 [ 02-05-2006 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     With three key performers out injured and having lost seven of their last nine games, the Indiana Pacers looked like prime Piston pickings Saturday night. &...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/4/06 [ 02-04-2006 ]
@ IOWA CITY, IA:       Michigan's five-game men's basketball winning streak came to an abrupt halt late Saturday afternoon at Iowa. The #23 nationally rated Hawkeyes humbled the #21 ra...
BIRTHDAY BOY BLANKS AVS.....RED WINGS 3, Colorado 0, Sa 2/4/06 [ 02-04-2006 ]
DENVER, CO:       Manny Legace celebrated his 33rd birthday by backstopping the Red Wings to a 3-0 Saturday matinee victory at Colorado.       Legace made 28 saves in rec...
NO A-I, NO CHANCE FOR 6ERS.....PISTONS 87, Philadelphia 80, F 2/3/06 [ 02-04-2006 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:       Allen Iverson sat out for the fourth consecutive contest with a pair of injured ankles and the under-manned Philadelphia 76ers couldn't cope with the NBA's b...
C-HOOP.....Th 2/2/06 [ 02-03-2006 ]
@ DETROIT, MI:     The Detroit Titans defeated Cleveland State 84-73 at Calihan Hall Thursday as Brandon Cotton scored a career-high 30-P.     UDM held a slim 32-31 halftime...
WOLVERINES STAY ON TOP.....MICHIGAN 71, Penn State 65, W 2/1/06 [ 02-02-2006 ]
STATE COLLEGE, PA:       The Michigan Wolverines remained tied atop the Big Ten men's basketball standings with a 71-65 victory at Penn State on Wednesday.     Michigan's...
PISTONS TOPPLE TIMBERWOLVES.....PISTONS 90, Minnesota 74, W 2/1/06 [ 02-02-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons rebounded from a rare defeat Tuesday night at New Jersey with a solid 90-74 victory vs Minnesota Wednesday evening at the Palace.  ...
COMEBACK WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 3, St. Louis 2, W 2/1/06 [ 02-02-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings fell behind 0-2 in a flat first period, then fought back for a 3-2 win over St. Louis Wednesday night at The Joe.       In his first...
NO KIDDING, NETS END PISTONS WIN STREAK.....New Jersey 91, PISTONS 84, T 1/31/06 [ 01-31-2006 ]
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ:     Tuesday near the New Jersey swamp the Pistons' longest winning streak of an NBA-best season came to a close. NJ defeated Detroit 91-84.     The...
TITAN COMEBACK EFFORT FALLS SHORT.....Wisconsin-Green Bay 45, UDM 42, M 1/30/06 [ 01-31-2006 ]
GREEN BAY, WI:       The Detroit Titans were inept in the opening half and trailed by 16-P at 30-14 at intermission. UDM stormed back in the 2nd-H, but ran out of gas in the final...
WINGS EDGE WILD.....RED WINGS 5, Minnesota 4, M 1/30/06 [ 01-31-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The Red Wings took a 4-0 1st-Per lead, then had to hang on for a 5-4 Monday night road win at Minnesota.       Both starting goaltenders were chase...
FIVE PISTONS BETTER THAN ONE KOBE.....PISTONS 102, LA Lakers 93, S 1/29/06 [ 01-30-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     NBA leading scorer Kobe Bryant went on a 17-P spree in the 2nd-Qtr, but the NBA-best Pistons staged an 18-4 run in the 3rd-Qtr to blow the game open in a...
SPARTANS TIE WOLVERINE ICEMEN.....MICHIGAN STATE 5, MICHIGAN 5, Sa 1/28/06 [ 01-29-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Michigan State got a pair of late 3rd-Per goals to tie Michigan 5-5 in a Joe Louis Arena men's college ice hockey match-up Saturday night. The two teams had t...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/28/06 [ 01-28-2006 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:     Michigan tied for the lead in the Big Ten men's basketball race with an 85-76 Crisler Arena win over Wisconsin Saturday afternoon.     Michigan led by...
SHOOTOUT IN BIG D.....Dallas 2, RED WINGS 1 (SHO), Sa 1/28/06 [ 01-28-2006 ]
DALLAS, TX:       In a strange Saturday matinee finish, the Stars beat the Red Wings in a shootout...No they didn't...Yes they did.       After a 1-1 tie forced only the...
PISTON TOP TEN LIST.....PISTONS 95, Memphis 89, F 1/27/06 [ 01-28-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons needed a big 4th-Qtr to extend their winning streak to a season-high 10 games. The Pistons out-scored the visitors 31-21 in the final frame f...
SHANNY GIVES WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 2, Vancouver 1, Th 1/26/06 [ 01-27-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Brendan Shanahan's power play goal with exactly 7-mins to play snapped a 1-all tie and a 2-game Red Wing losing skid Thursday night at The Joe. After back-to-...
LAKERS SAIL PAST WARRIORS.....Grand Valley 65, WAYNE STATE 55, Th 1/26/06 [ 01-27-2006 ]
MATHAEI BLG. GYM:       Grand Valley used a 1st-H surge to defeat Wayne State 65-55 in men's basketball Thursday night in Detroit.       WSU's Kris Krzyminski scored a ga...
BILLUPS DOES IT AGAIN AS PISTONS EQUAL TIGERS.....PISTONS 106, Milwaukee 102 (OT), W 1/25/06 [ 01-26-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Chauncey Billups took control of the basketball game for the second consecutive evening and led the Pistons to a 106-102 overtime victory at the Palace W...
WOLVERINES RALLY PAST SPARTANS.....MICHIGAN 72, MICHIGAN STATE 67, W 1/25/06 [ 01-26-2006 ]
ANN ARBOR, MI:     Down by 13-P in the 1st-H and by 9-P early in the 2nd-H, the Michigan Wolverines used tenacious defense and got good old-fashioned home-court officiating to upset...
MR BIG SHOT BAGS THE WOLVES.....PISTONS 107, Minnesota 83, T 1/24/06 [ 01-25-2006 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Chauncey Billups took control to personally out-score all the Timberwolves in the 3rd-Qtr in a 107-83 Piston win at Minnesota on Tuesday.     The v...
KARIYA STUNS WINGS.....Nashville 2, RED WINGS 1, T 1/24/06 [ 01-25-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Nashville Predators edged the Red Wings 2-1 in overtime Tuesday night to sweep the 2-game Joe Louis Arena series and tie Detroit for first place in both th...
PREDS PREVAIL IN RESCHEDULED CONTEST.....Nashville 3, RED WINGS 2, M 1/23/06 [ 01-24-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Nashville started and finished with a one goal margin, beating the Red Wings 3-2 Monday night at Joe Louis Arena.       This contest was the resum...
PISTONS HANG ON TO NIP ROCKETS.....PISTONS 99, Houston 97, S 1/22/06 [ 01-22-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Two last ditch shots failed to fall for the visitors and the Pistons edged the Houston Rockets 99-97 Sunday evening at the Palace.       Det...
WINGS EDGE AVS.....RED WINGS 4, Colorado 3, Sa 1/21/06 [ 01-21-2006 ]
DENVER, CO:     In a Saturday matinee which featured about eight momentum changes, the Red Wings played a disciplined game of keepaway over much of the scoreless 3rd-Per to hold on...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/21/06 [ 01-21-2006 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:       "That was our best basketball in a couple of years," observed Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo. The comments came after MSU steamrolled over Iowa 85-55 in a...
PISTONS OUT-CLASS KNICKERBOCKERS.....PISTONS 105, New York 79, Th 1/19/06 [ 01-20-2006 ]
NYC, NY:       Normally if Chauncey Billups would go 1-for-7 shooting in a 2-P performance, the Pistons would be in trouble.       Not this time.       The P...
WAYNE FALLS WHEN SHOT FAILS.....Michigan Tech 59, WAYNE STATE 56, Th 1/19/06 [ 01-20-2006 ]
HOUGHTON, MI:     Wayne State lost its second straight men's basketball contest, 59-56 at Michigan Tech Thursday night.     WSU's Kris Krzyminski had a solid game, but fa...
C-HOOP.....W 1/18/06 [ 01-19-2006 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:     Michigan led by as many as 22-P in a 68-51 Crisler Arena win over Northwestern on Wednesday.     The Wolverines went ahead 17-9 on a 10-0 run midway thro...
PISTONS HUMBLE HAWKS.....PISTONS 117, Atlanta 89, W 1/18/06 [ 01-19-2006 ]
ATLANTA, GA:     The Pistons won their fifth straight game, all by double digits, as Detroit rolled over the hapless Hawks 117-89 in Atlanta Wednesday night.     Detroit...
OZZIE WHITEWASHES BLUE JACKETS.....RED WINGS 4, Columbus 0, W 1/18/06   [ 01-19-2006 ]
COLOMBUS, OH:     The Red Wings defeated Columbus for the fifth time in five games (one on a shootout) this season in a 4-0 road decision Wednesday evening.     Chris Os...
PISTONS RALLY BEHIND RASHEED.....PISTONS 94, Boston 84, M 1/16/06 [ 01-16-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     In a game which saw a 27-P swing, the Pistons beat Boston 94-84 at the Palace in one of nine Martin Luther King Jr. Day NBA matinees.     Dow...
SPARTANS BEST BUCKEYES IN WAR BETWEEN THE STATES.....MICHIGAN STATE 62, Ohio State 59 (2/OT), S 1/15/06 [ 01-15-2006 ]
COLUMBUS, OH:       Michigan State survived a double overtime nail-biter at Ohio State on Sunday, scoring a 62-59 victory.       MSU let an 8-P (29-21) halftime leap slip...
EASY EVENING.....PISTONS 114, Charlotte 91, Sa 1/14/06 [ 01-14-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons had an "off night" Saturday.       No, they didn't have a blank on their schedule.       No, they didn't play poorly....
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/14/06 [ 01-14-2006 ]
@ CHAMPAIGN, IL:       Michigan took the lead with 4:01 to play at Illinois on Saturday, but ran out of gas at the end on an exciting Big Ten men's basketball contest. Thus, the Illini...
WINGS EDGE BLUESHIRTS.....RED WINGS 4, NY Rangers 3, Sa 1/14/06 [ 01-14-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Brendan Shanahan scored twice as the Red Wings bested the New York Rangers 4-3 in a Saturday matinee at The Joe.       Shanahan, who ended a 7-game...
DETROIT ROMP OVER SPURS.....PISTONS 83, San Antonio 68, Th 1/12/06 [ 01-13-2006 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:     In their first visit to San Antone since losing Game Seven of last year's NBA Finals, the Pistons ran over the defending World Champion Spurs Thursday night, 8...
WILD THIRD PERIOD LIFTS WINGS TO WIN.....RED WINGS 6, Philadelphia 3, Th 1/12/06 [ 01-13-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       A two game losing skid prompted Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock to shuffle forward lines. Babcock reunited the trio of Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk & Br...
C-HOOP.....Th 1/12/06 [ 01-13-2006 ]
      Detroit-Mercy and Wayne State each went overtime in men's basketball Thursday night with differing results... @ CLEVELAND, OH:       Cleveland State rebounded from a...
STATE REBOUNDS OVER INDY.....MICHIGAN STATE 87, Indiana 73, W 1/11/06 [ 01-12-2006 ]
EAST LANSING, MI:       The Michigan State Spartans found a cure for an 0-&-2 Big Ten Conference men's basketball record as they out-gunned the #9 nationally ranked Indiana Hoosier...
PISTONS RIP HORNETS.....PISTONS 96, New Orleans/Oklahoma City 86, T 1/10/06 [ 01-11-2006 ]
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK:     The Pistons waited until the early 3rd-Qtr to get in gear against a fiesty New Orleans/Oklahoma City club and then closed-out a 96-86 Tuesday night road win....
HURRICANE BLOW PAST WINGS.....Carolina 3, RED WINGS 2, T 1/10/06 [ 01-11-2006 ]
RALEIGH, NC:     The pumped-up Carolina Hurricane skated to a quick 3-0 lead over Detroit, then withstood a 19-6 Red Wings 3rd-Per shots blast to hold on for a 3-2 Tuesday evening v...
DALLAS DRILLS WINGS.....Dallas 6, RED WINGS 3, S 1/8/06 [ 01-08-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Trailing 3-0 just 1:32 into the 2nd-Per, Dallas blitzed Detroit goalie Chris Osgood with six unanswered goals in a 6-3 early Sunday evening JLA contest. &nb...
SPARTANS BADGERED IN MADISON.....Wisconsin 82, MICH STATE 63, S 1/8/06 [ 01-08-2006 ]
MADISON, WI:     Michigan State raced to an early 8-0 lead at Wisconsin Sunday afternoon, then were routed by the Badgers 82-63 in a nationally televised men's hoop contest.  ...
MEMO FILED IN OVERTIME.....Utah 94, PISTONS 90 (OT), Sa 1/7/06 [ 01-08-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Former Piston Mehmet Okur hit the go-ahead 3-pointer to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Pistons 94-90 in overtime on Saturday night at the Palace.  ...
C-HOOP.....Sa 1/7/06 [ 01-07-2006 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:       The Michigan Wolverines went to the charity stripe to get their first Big Ten men's basketball win of the season, 68-65 over Purdue Saturday afternoon at Crisler...
UNUSUAL FOUL AIDS PISTONS.....PISTONS 97, Seattle 85, F 1/6/06 [ 01-07-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons rolled to 26-&-4, the second-best 30-game start in NBA history, getting help from a rare foul call late in the 4th-Qtr to beat Seattle 97-85...
WINGS WIN SHOWDOWN GAME.....RED WINGS 3, Nashville 1, F 1/6/06 [ 01-07-2006 ]
NASHVILLE, TN:       The top two teams in the NHL Central Division and Western Conference faced-off in Music City Friday night with the Red Wings skating to a 3-1 win at Nashville....
C-HOOP.....Th 1/5/06 [ 01-06-2006 ]
@ CHAMPAIHN, IL:       Illinois used Dee Brown and De-fense to defeat Michigan State 60-50 Thursday night in the Big Ten Conference opener for both teams.       Brown poured...
WELCOME BACK.....RED WINGS 3, St. Louis 0, Th 12/5/06 [ 01-06-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings welcomed Steve Yzerman & Manny Legace back to the line-up and welcomed their favorite victims the St. Louis Blues back to The Joe on Thursday even...
MR BIG SHOT CARRIES PISTONS TO WIN.....PISTONS 108, Orlando 99, T 1/3/06 [ 01-04-2006 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Chauncey Billups led a game-breaking 4th-Qtr run and scored a career-high 37-P to spark the Pistons to a 108-99 home court win over Orlando Tuesday night...
WILD WIN OVER WINGS.....Minnesota 4, RED WINGS 2, T 1/3/06 [ 01-04-2006 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     Minnesota doubled-up the Red Wings 4-2 Tuesday evening in a nationally cablecast NHL contest at Joe Louis Arena.     The Wild became the first visiti...
HOOSIERS HEX WOLVERINES.....Indiana 70. Michigan 63, T 1/3/06 [ 01-03-2006 ]
BLOOMINGTON, IN:       After going 10-&-1 in non-conference play the Michigan Wolverines opened the Big Ten Conference men's basketball season with a 70-63 Tuesday evening defeat at...
C-HOOP.....M 1/2/06 [ 01-03-2006 ]
Detroit-Mercy and Wayne State both opened the new year with home court men's basketball wins on Monday.....     The UDM Titans outlasted Wisconsin-Green Bay 60-57 in overtime at Cal...
STEELERS RIDE BUS OVER LIONS AND INTO PLAYOFFS.....Pittsburgh 35, LIONS 21, S 1/1/06 [ 01-01-2006 ]
PITTSBURGH, PA:       Detroit native Jerome Bettis rushed for a trio of touchdowns as the Steelers beat the Lions 35-21 Sunday to conclude the NFL regular season.       I...
SWEDE NEW YEAR.....RED WINGS 5, Columbus 2, Sa 12/31/05 [ 12-31-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       In their 60th traditional New Year's Eve game the Red Wings scored a 5-2 comeback victory vs the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets.       The Jackets...
LeBRON OUT-GUNS DETROIT.....Cleveland 97, PISTONS 84, Sa 12/31/05 [ 12-31-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The NBA's two hottest teams met Saturday afternoon and the Cavaliers raced to a 97-84 victory vs the Pistons at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena.    &nbs...
CC WINS GLI.....F 12/30/05 [ 12-31-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     It took 40 years for Colorado College to capture the Great Lakes Invitational hockey tournament championship.     CC's first GLI appearance was in t...
PISTONS POST ANOTHER W.....PISTONS 106, Miami 101, Th 12/29/05 [ 12-30-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       A rematch of last spring's NBA Eastern Conference Finals produced a similar result:   A close encounter and a Pistons win.       Thursd...
SPARTANS & CC WIN GLI SEMIS.....Th 12/29/05 [ 12-30-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Defending Great Lakes Invitational Champion Michigan State and western visitor Colorado College advanced to the 41st GLI Finals by posting Thursday semi-final...
UM WILL INDEED REMEMBER THE ALAMO.....Nebraska 32, MICHIGAN 28, W 12/28/05 [ 12-29-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:       In their first football match-up since Michigan and Nebraska shared a controversial 1997 co-national championship, the Cornhuskers came from an 11-P 4th-Qtr d...
OZZIE BACKSTOPS WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 4, Dallas 1, T 12/27/05 [ 12-28-2005 ]
DALLAS, TX:     Goalie Chris Osgood played his best game of the season, holding the fort against the fast-starting Stars in a 4-1 Detroit win Tuesday night in Dallas.    ...
BEST ROLLS OVER WORST.....PISTONS 113, Toronto 106, T 12/27/05 [ 12-27-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The NBA's best team had no trouble disposing of the NBA's worst team on Tuesday evening at the Palace. The Pistons never trailed in posting a 113-106 vic...
RECORDS FALL AT MCB.....Memphis 38, Akron 31, M 12/26/05 [ 12-27-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       RBack DeAngelo Williams was as good as advertised, setting a pair of NCAA records as his Memphis Tigers bested the Akron Zips 38-31 in the 9th annual Motor City B...
HOLIDAY CHEERS.....PISTONS 85, San Antonio 70, S 12/25/05 [ 12-26-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       In a rematch of the previous spring's NBA Finals, the former NBA champion Pistons bested the defending NBA World Champion San Antonio Spurs 85-70 in a...
CHRISTMAS EVE WALK-OFF WIN.....LIONS 13, New Orleans 12, Sa 12/24/05 [ 12-25-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:     Veteran Lions placekicker Jason Hanson ran on the field with 13 lucky seconds remaining and calmly booted a game-winning, 39-yard field goal as time expired to...
RUSSIAN SANTA SCROOGES B-HAWKS.....RED WINGS 3, Chicago 2 (OT), F 12/23/05 [ 12-24-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       In the most exciting Red Wings finish since Igor Larianov's triple overtime goal at Carolina in the 2002 Stanley Cup Finals, Detroit scored a 3-2 Friday night, ho...
PISTONS TOP WARRIORS.....PISTONS 97, Golden State 85, F 12/23/05 [ 12-24-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons never trailed in a 97-85 home court win over Golden State Friday night, rolling to their sixth consecutive win in a franchise-best 21-&-3 sea...
WINGS WIN THEIR FIRST EVER SHOOTOUT.....RED WINGS 4, Columbus 3 (SH), T 12/20/05 [ 12-21-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Detroit was the only NHL team to have not participated in an NHL "New Rules" shootout until Tuesday night at The Joe.       The Wings bucked the od...
PISTONS PREVAIL OVER PORTLAND AT PALACE.....PISTONS 93, Portland 89, T 12/20/05 [ 12-21-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Four games in six days including a double overtimer in Memphis the night before couldn't derail the Piston Express. Detroit began a 5-game homestand by...
PISTONS ESCAPE WITH WIN.....PISTONS 106, Memphis 104 (2/OT), M 12/19/05 [ 12-20-2005 ]
MEMPHIS, TN:       The Pistons went 0-&-2 vs Memphis last season and almost dropped the first meeting with the Grizzlies this season. However, Detroit came away from Tennessee with...
LIONS FANS MARCH, CINCY CLINCHES.....Cincinnati 41, LIONS 17, S 12/18/05 [ 12-18-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       The "Angry Man March" moved inside to yell their "Fi-re Mil-len" chants late Sunday afternoon in Downtown Detroit.       In case there was any doubt abo...
OZZIE STILL PERFECT VS LIGHTNING.....RED WINGS 6, Tampa Bay 3, Sa 12/17/05 [ 12-18-2005 ]
TAMPA, FL:       The Red Wings salvaged the final game of their "Father's Week" southern road trip, going 1-1-&-1 with Saturday's 6-3 win at the defending Stanley Cup Champion Tamp...
BOBCATS BOSS BICKERSTAFF BOUNCED AS PISTONS PASTE CHARLOTTE.....PISTONS 103, Charlotte 78, Sa 12/17/05 [ 12-18-2005 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:       The expansion Charlotte Bobcats took two of three meetings with the Pistons during their first season last season. Detroit evened the all-time match-up 2-2 with...
SHEED LEADS ROUT OF BULLS.....PISTONS 110, Chicago 82, F 12/16/05 [ 12-17-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons rolled over visiting Chicago 110-82 on Friday night at the Palace.       Up 52-39 at halftime, Detroit blew the game open with a...
WINGS FALL BEFORE FATHERS IN FLORIDA.....Florida 3, RED WINGS 2 (OT), Th 12/15/05 [ 12-16-2005 ]
SUNRISE, FL:       The Red Wings dropped to 0-1-&-1 on their "Fathers Road Trip" by falling to the Florida Panthers 3-2 in overtime Thursday night.     It was the first t...
BACKCOURT BOMBERS BEAT KINGS.....PISTONS 109, Sacramento 98, W 12/14/05 [ 12-15-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Richard Hamilton & Chauncey Billups combined for 64-P as the Pistons defeated Sacramento 109-98 Wednesday night at the Palace.     Billups als...
WINGS GOALIES THRASHED.....Atlanta 7, RED WINGS 6, T 12/13/05 [ 12-14-2005 ]
ATLANTA, GA:     The Atlanta Thrashers scored a franchise record four goal cluster in the 2nd-Per and got the game winner late in the 3rd-Per to beat the Red Wings in a 7-6 contest...
OKUR SINKS PISTONS.....Utah 92, PISTONS 78, M 12/12/05 [ 12-13-2005 ]
SALT LAKE CITY:       Concluding their 3-game western road trip the Pistons ran out of energy in the 2nd-H, particularly in the 4th-Qtr, and lost at Utah 92-78 Monday night.  ...
ZED POTS PENGUINS.....RED WINGS 3, Pittsburgh 1, M 12/12/05 [ 12-13-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     Henrik Zetterberg scored a pair of goals for the second consecutive game and the Red Wings defeated Pittsburgh 3-1 Monday night at JLA.     The game...
STUPID PENALTY KILLS LIONS IN OVERTIME.....Green Bay 16, LIONS 13 (OT), S 12/11/05 [ 12-12-2005 ]
GREEN BAY, WI:       A foolish personal foul penalty helped set up the game winning overtime field goal as the Lions lost their fourth straight game, 16-13 in Green Bay on Sunday n...
BEST EVER PISTON BEGINNING.....PISTONS 109, LA Clippers 101, S 12/11/05 [ 12-12-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Pistons are now off to a franchise best-ever start to a season with Sunday night's 109-101 win over the Clippers in Los Angeles.     Detroit got...
MSU WINS AT PALACE.....Michigan State 83, Wichita State 64, Sa 12/10/05 [ 12-11-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Michigan State shocked Wichita State with its defensive intensity and scored an 83-64 win in the third annual "Spartan Clash" at the Palace.   ...
CFB, Wk-15.....Sat 12/10/05 [ 12-11-2005 ]
FLORENCE, AL:     Grand Valley State took the lead with 4:25 to play, then hung on by its fingernails to edge Northwest Missouri State 21-17 in Saturday's NCAA Div-II football champions...
SHEED SHINES IN 4TH-Q.....PISTONS 106, Golden State 103, F 12/9/05 [ 12-10-2005 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     Rasheed Wallace took command of the contest in the final quarter, Chauncey Billups & Richard Hamilton hit key late shots and Ben Wallace jammed in the clincher as t...
WINGS POWER PAST CAPS.....RED WINGS 4, Washington 3, F 12/9/05 [ 12-10-2005 ]
WASHINGTON, DC:       A trio of power play goals and outstanding goaltending by Chris Osgood gave the Red Wings a 4-3 win at Washington on Friday night.       A decidedl...
MILESTONE NIGHT AT THE JOE.....RED WINGS 5, New Jersey 2, T 12/6/05 [ 12-07-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The 999th NHL game at Joe Louis Arena saw Brendan Shanahan tie the contest twice before Detroit added three more unanswered goals to earn a 5-2 win over New...
LOCAL BOY EDGES WINGS.....NY Islanders 2, RED WINGS 1, S 12/4/05 [ 12-04-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Mike York of suburban Waterford grew up rooting for the Red Wings. The Michigan State alum returned home to stick it to his former favorite team with a late g...
VIKES FOIL LIONS.....Minnesota 21, LIONS 16, S 12/4/05 [ 12-04-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       The frustration that is the Detroit Lions continued Sunday at Ford Field in a 21-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.       Detroit's opening drive of the...
PISTONS SMACK-DOWN BULLS AFTER SLOW START.....PISTONS 92, Chicago 79, Sa 12/3/05 [ 12-04-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Pistons trailed by 15-P early, then turned up the offensive burner and ran away from the Bulls 92-79 on a cold Saturday night in Chicago.     Detroi...
PISTONS BEST BROWN IN LB's PALACE RETURN.....PISTONS 106, New York 98, F 12/2/05 [ 12-03-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Larry Brown's rough ride as first year New York Knickerbockers coach continued. In LB's first visit to the Palace since his messy divorce with the Pis...
CFB, Wk-14.....Dec 1st--3rd, 2005 [ 12-02-2005 ]
@ ALLENDALE, MI:       The Grand Valley State Lakers marched into the NCAA DIV-II FBall Championship Game again with a dominating home field victory vs East Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday...
FLAMES NIP WINGS IN 3RD.....Calgary 3, RED WINGS 2, Th 12/1/05 [ 12-02-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Letting a 2-0/1st-Per lead escape, the Red Wings were beaten 3-2 by visitring Calgary at JLA Thursday night.       Tony Amonte snapped a 2-2 tie to...
PISTONS COMEBACK IN JERSEY.....PISTONS 93, New Jersey 83, W 11/30/05 [ 12-01-2005 ]
E. RUTHERFORD, NJ:       The Pistons won three of four quarters and the game, 93-83 at the New Jersey Meadowlands Wednesday night.       The Nets blitzed Detroit 24-12 in...
HOWARD WINS HIS WINGS DEBUT.....RED WINGS 5, Los Angeles 2, M 11/28/05 [ 11-29-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:       In his third tour of duty with Detroit this season, Red Wings rookie goalie Jimmy Howard finally made his NHL debut late Monday night in LA. Howard was a winn...
WILD WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 7, San Jose 6, Sa 11/26/05 [ 11-27-2005 ]
SAN JOSE, CA:       The record books will show the Red Wings and Philadelphia Flyers are the only two teams which have not yet participated in a shootout under the new NHL tiebreake...
PISTONS BEST BUCKS.....PISTONS 85, Milwaukee 76, Sa 11/26/05 [ 11-27-2005 ]
MILWAUKEE, WI:     After allowing a season-high 120-P in a Friday double-OT home loss to Washington, the Pistons rebounded by giving up their second-lowest point total  of the...
SEASON HIGHS ALL AROUND.....Washington 120, PISTONS 114 (2OT), F 11/25/05 [ 11-26-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons' first home loss of the season didn't come without a fight, a 120-114 double overtime defeat to Washington on Friday night.     ...
DUCKS DOWN WINGS.....Anaheim 3, RED WINGS 1, F 11/25/05 [ 11-25-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:       The Red Wings were defeated in a Friday matinee 3-1 in Anaheim. It was the first visit to The Pond by Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock since the ex-Mighty Ducks...
FALCONS VICK-timize LIONS.....Atlanta 27, LIONS 7, Th 11/24/05 [ 11-24-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       Atlanta led 17-0 early in the 2nd-Qtr and at the half, then 27-0 in the 3rd-Qtr as the Falcons defeated the Lions 27-7 in Detroit's 66th Thanksgiving game.  ...
CFB, Wk-13.....Nov 23rd--26th, 2005 [ 11-24-2005 ]
ALLENDALE, MI:       Grand Valley State recovered from its own 1st-H mistakes to dominate GLIAC rival Saginaw Valley after intermission and post a 24-17 win in the NCAA Div-II quarterf...
LATE SURGE CEMENTS WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 7, Colorado 3, W 11/23/05 [ 11-24-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings took the lead in the 2nd-Per, then scored three times in the final 4:16 to balloon a one-goal margin to a 7-3 home ice win over Colorado on Wedn...
PISTONS REBOUND TO ROUT NUGGETS.....PISTONS 114, Denver 89, W 11/23/05 [ 11-24-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons bounced back from their only loss of the young season to defeat Denver 114-89 Wednesday night at the Palace.       The Nuggets...
FISCHER SEIZURE STOPS GAME.....M 11/21/05 [ 11-21-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer suffered a serizure on the Detroit bench with about 7:21 remaining in the first period on Monday. Team Dr. Tony Colucci imme...
LIONS FLAG THEMSELVES TO DEFEAT.....Dallas 20, LIONS 7, S 11/20/05 [ 11-21-2005 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       The Lions set marks for penalty futility in a 20-7 Sunday road loss to the Dallas Cowboys.       Detroit were flagged seven times in the 1st-Qtr alon...
PISTONS DOWNED IN BIG D.....Dallas 119, PISTONS 82, Sa 11/19/05 [ 11-20-2005 ]
DALLAS, TX:     The Pistons were blitzed 40-16 in the opening quarter in a 119-82 Dallas defeat on Saturday night.     The loss was Detroit's first of the season (8-&-1)...
RED WINGS LOSE 4TH IN A ROW.....St. Louis 3, RED WINGS 2, Sa 11/19/05 [ 11-20-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     Back from a winless (0-2-&-1) western Canada trip the road weary Red Wings ran out of gas in the 3rd-Per and lost to St. Louis, 3-2 at Joe Louis Arena on Satur...
CFB, Wk-12.....Sa 11/19/05 [ 11-20-2005 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:       Ohio State scored twice in the final 6:40 to defeat Michigan 25-21 in the annual "Border War" rivalry regular season finale.       Up 9-0 in the 2nd-...
PISTONS LATE DEFENSE PREVAILS.....PISTONS 78, Houston 70, F 11/18/05 [ 11-19-2005 ]
HOUSTON, TX:     To look at the final 78-70 score you might think Larry Brown was back as Pistons head coach. However, it's Flip Saunders who has Detroit one win shy of tieing the f...
OILERS BLITZ OZZIE IN OT.....Edmonton 6, RED WINGS 5 (OT), Th 11/17/05 [ 11-18-2005 ]
EDMONTON, ALTA:       The Red Wings are coming home from a winless, 3-game, western Canada road trip after losing Thursday night in overtime at Edmonton, 6-5.       It's...
McCARTY CLINCHES CALGARY  "W" OVER DETROIT.....Calgary 3, RED WINGS 1, W 11/16/05 [ 11-17-2005 ]
CALGARY, ALTA:       The Red Wings dipped to 0-&-2 on their 3-game western Canada road trip with a 3-1 loss at Calgary Wednesday night.       As they did in the Sunday c...
67-PT SECOND HALF RALLY KEEPS PISTONS PERFECT.....PISTONS 115, Boston 100, T 11/15/05 [ 11-16-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons had a post-west coast letdown in the opening half of their Palace return. However, Detroit staged a rally after intermission to beat Boston...
BERTUZZI'S HAT TRICKS DETROIT.....Vancouver 4, RED WINGS 1, S 11/13/05 [ 11-14-2005 ]
VANCOUVER, BC:     Todd Bertuzzi continued his recent hot streak by scoring his fourth NHL career Hat Trick to lead the Canucks over the Red Wings 4-1 late Sunday night at GM Place....
WILLIAMS LEADS LIONS OVER CARDS.....LIONS 29, Arizona 21, S 11/13/05 [ 11-14-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       A pair of recent whipping boys for Detroit head coach Steve Mariucci, the sometimes effective & sometimes disfunctional duo of Roy Williams and Joey Harrington led...
CFB, Wk 11.....Sa 11/12/05 [ 11-14-2005 ]
@ MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Michigan State's spread offense sputtered and MSU played spread defense, as in, spread so thin they couldn't contain nobody. With the Invisable Man playing all th...
PISTONS OUTLAST PORTLAND.....PISTONS 84, Portland 81, F 11/12/05 [ 11-13-2005 ]
PORTLAND, OR:     The Pistons overcame a 48-41 halftime defecit to go ahead by 8-P with 4-mins left, then had to hang on for an 84-81 win at Portland's Rose Garden late Friday night...
WINGS ZAP TRAP.....RED WINGS 3, Minnesota 1, F 11/12/05 [ 11-13-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings took a scoreless opening period to adjust to Minnesota's neutral zone trap, then fired the rubber in the middle frame to take a 2-0 lead on their...
LATE RALLY KEEPS PISTONS PERFECT.....PISTONS 111, Phoenix 104, Th 11/10/05 [ 11-11-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:       The Pistons dominated the final three minutes of play to pull out a 111-104 win in Phoenix late Thursday night.       Detroit was down by 11-P with 2:3...
LANG LIFTS WINGS TO WIN.....RED WINGS 5, Los Angeles 4 (OT), W 11/9/05 [ 11-09-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Robert Lang swept in a loose puck at 1:39 of overtime to give the Red Wings a 5-4 home ice win over the Los Angeles Kings.       Lang's goal rescue...
PISTONS RUN OVER KINGS.....PISTONS 102, Sacramento 88, T 11/8/05 [ 11-09-2005 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:     The Pistons used two big runs, one early and one late, to score a 102-88 win in Sacramento late Tuesday night.     Detroit went on a 21-4/1st-Qtr surg...
WINGS END BRIEF SKID.....RED WINGS 4, St. Louis 1, S 11/6/05 [ 11-06-2005 ]
ST. LOUIS, MO:     The Red Wings snapped a two-game losing streak by picking on their favorite opponents, besting the Blues 4-1 Sunday night in St. Louis.     The Wings...
VIKINGS GET WELL VS LIONS.....Minnesota 27, LIONS 14, S 11/6/05 [ 11-06-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The troubled Minnesota Vikings found a familiar tonic for their multiple woes by beating the Lions 27-14 Sunday afternoon at the MetroDome.       T...
PISTONS ROLL TO 3-&-0.....PISTONS 117, Toronto 84, Sa 11/5/05 [ 11-06-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons stayed perfect on the new NBA season, completing Opening Week 3-&-0 with a 117-84 home court rout of Toronto on Saturday night.    &...
CUJO & COYOTES POWER PAST WINGS.....Phoenix 4, RED WINGS 1, Sa 11/5/05 [ 11-06-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Former Red Wing goaltender Curtis Joseph and his Coyotes teammates shut-down the NHL's top power-play, Phoenix scored four PPGs on the NHL's best penalty-kill...
CFB, Wk-10.....11/5/05 [ 11-06-2005 ]
@ W. LAFAYETTE, IN:     Michigan State's big bowl hopes were Void-ed by Big 10 Conference last place Purdue, 28-21 on Saturday.     Boilermakers RBack Jerod Void scored on to...
A RIPPER JUMPER AT THE BUZZER.....PISTONS 82, Boston 81, F 11/4/05 [ 11-04-2005 ]
BOSTON, MA:     Rip Hamilton hit a jumper at the final buzzer to give the Pistons an 82-81 win at Boston on Friday night.     The Pistons are now 2-0 on the new NBA seaso...
TORRES STUNS WINGS.....Edmonton 4, RED WINGS 3 (OT), Th 11/3/05 [ 11-03-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       In a back-and-forth hockey game Thursday at JLA the Edmonton Oilers posted a 4-3 overtime victory on a break-in goal by Raffi Torres.       Thus, t...
PISTONS ROLL IN OPENER.....PISTONS 108, Philadelphia 88, W 11/2/05 [ 11-03-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons made new head coach Flip Saunders a winner in his regular season Detroit debut as they raced past Philadelphia 108-88 on Opening Night at t...
WINGS SWEEP SERIES.....RED WINGS 4, Chicago 1, T 11/1/05 [ 11-02-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings completed a sweep of the first, 3-game, home-and- home-and-home, regular-season series in their history with a 4-1 JLA win over Chicago on Tuesd...
OTL.....Chicago 19, LIONS 13, S 10/30/05 [ 10-30-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:     When two 3-&-3, yet tied for first place teams go head-to-head, how do you determine a winner?     With a turnover in overtime...Naturally.    ...
CFB, Wk-9.....Sa 10/29/05 [ 10-30-2005 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:     Demond Williams' opening kickoff return touchdown sparked Michigan State to a 46-15 rout over visiting Indiana Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium.   &n...
OZZIE SHINES IN NET RETURN.....RED WINGS 4, Chicago 2, Sa 10/29/05 [ 10-30-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     Chris Osgood sparkled in his first game in the Red Wing nets since 2001 as Detroit defeated Chicago 3-2 Saturday night at the United Center.     Osgood...
PISTONS CONCLUDE PRE-SEASON WITH A LOSS.....Minnesota 96, PISTONS 92, F 10/28/05 [ 10-29-2005 ]
RAPID CITY, SD:     The Pistons had a pair of 10-P leads before losing their exhibition finale, 96-92 to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Rushmore Plaza C.C. on Friday night. &nb...
VAN HORN SINKS PISTONS.....Dallas 103, PISTONS 97, Th 10/27/05 [ 10-28-2005 ]
DALLAS, TX:     Keith Van Horn scored a game-high 22-P and put on a 4th-Qtr display to carry the Mavericks over the Pistons 103-97 in Dallas Thursday night.     The Pis...
LUCKY 7 FOR WINGS.....RED WINGS 5, Chicago 2, Th 10/27/05 [ 10-28-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       The Red Wings ran their NHL-best record to 10-&-1 with their seventh consecutive victory, 5-2 over visiting Chicago at JLA on Thursday.       Detr...
RECORD-SETTING RED WINGS WIN.....RED WINGS 6, Columbus 2, M 10/24/05 [ 10-25-2005 ]
COLUMBUS, OH:     The Red Wings swept a two-game, Saturday-Monday series at Columbus by scoring a 6-2 victory over the Blue Jackets Monday evening.     The Wings are now...
GARCIA SCORES LIONS WIN.....LIONS 13, Cleveland 10, S 10/23/05 [ 10-23-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       Jeff Garcia got his first start as the Lions' new #1 QBack and gave Detroit their first road win of the season on Sunday, 13-10 at Cleveland.       I...
PISTONS ROUT HEAT.....PISTONS 87, Miami 66, Sa 10/22/05 [ 10-23-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons snapped a 2-game losing skid to go to 4-&-2 on the exhibition season with an 87-66 victory vs Miami on Saturday night at the Palace.  ...
WINGS CHECK JACKETS.....RED WINGS 6, Columbus 0, Sa 10/22/05 [ 10-23-2005 ]
COLUMBUS, OH:     The Red Wings rolled to 8-&-1 on the young NHL season, riding ironman goaltender Manny Legace to a 6-0 win at Columbus on Saturday night in the opener of a two-gam...
CFB, Wk-8.....Sa 10/22/05 [ 10-22-2005 ]
@ IOWA CITY:       Michigan won for the second straight week on the game's final play in a 23-20 overtime victory at Iowa.       The "W" was career #100 for Wolverine head co...
WINGS DOWN DUCKS.....RED WINGS 3, Anaheim 2, F 10/21/05 [ 10-22-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:         It was Detroit defenseman Mathieu Schneider's 1000th career NHL regular season game. It was Red Wing head coach Mike Babcock's first game against his f...
BUCKS BEAT PISTONS IN GREEN BAY.....Milwaukee 104, PISTONS 94, W 10/19/05 [ 10-20-2005 ]
GREEN BAY, WI:     The Milwaukee Bucks took a 33-27 1st-Qtr lead and went on to a 104-94 win over the Pistons in an NBA exhibition at Green Bay.     The Bucks went up by...
FIRST PISTON DEFEAT.....Dallas 94, PISTONS 88, T 10/18/05 [ 10-19-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons suffered their first loss in four exhibition outings this autumn, dropping a 94-88 decision to Dallas at the Palace on Tuesday night.  ...
FISH IN THE NET IN OVERTIME.....RED WINGS 3, San Jose 2 (OT), M 10/17/05 [ 10-18-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Jiri Fischer scored with under a minute remaining in overtime to give the Red Wings a homecoming gift, a 3-2 win over San Jose.       Just off a 2-...
PISTONS FLIP T-WOLVES.....PISTONS 91, Minesota 80, S 10/16/05 [ 10-17-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Flip Saunders' first game as Pistons head coach vs the team which fired him after nine and a half years during this past season was a Sunday evening 91-8...
LATE LIONS LOSS.....Carolina 21, LIONS 20, S 10/16/05 [ 10-17-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       The Lions battered bruised Carolina QBack Jake Delhomme into a trio of interceptions, including two which went for touchdowns. However, the worst thing they did w...
GOLDEN BRETT RETIRES, MANNY SHUTS-OUT COYOTES.....RED WINGS 2, Phoenix 0, Sa 10/15/05 [ 10-16-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:       Two hours before gametime the NHL's third leading career goal scorer (741) hung-up his skates. Former Red Wing Brett Hull retired just five games into his Coyotes...
CFB, Wk-7.....Sa 10/15/05 [ 10-16-2005 ]
@ ANN ARBOR, MI:       A 22-P 4th-Qtr wasn't enough for the Nittney Lions. With the clock wound down to all zeros, Chad Henne hit Mario Manningham with a 10-yard, slant pattern, touchdo...
GREAT 3RD PERIOD WINS IT FOR WINGS.....RED WINGS 5, Los Angeles 2, Th 10/13/05 [ 10-14-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Red Wings got four goals in the final period, three of them unassisted, two of them into an empty net and one of them shorthanded to beat the Kings 5-2 late...
DARKO HELPS BEAT BUCKS.....PISTONS 95, Milwaukee 88, Th 10/13/05 [ 10-13-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Palace fans got their first look at new Pistons head coach Flip Saunders as the Pistons went to 2-&-0 on the exhibition season with a 95-88 home court wi...
PISTONS WIN EXHIBITION OPENER.....PISTONS 87, Chicago 76, T 10/11/05 [ 10-12-2005 ]
GRAND RAPIDS, MI:     The Pistons made new head coach Flip Saunders a winner in an 87-76 exhibition opener vs Chicago. The game was played on the neutral court at Van Andel Arena....
FIRST DEFEAT FOR WINGS.....Vancouver 4, RED WINGS 2, M 10/10/05 [ 10-11-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings suffered their first loss of the young NHL season (3-1-0) in dropping a sloppy 4-2 Monday night contest to visiting Vancouver at JLA. The Canucks...
WINGS POWER PAST FLAMES.....RED WINGS 6, Calgary 3, S 10/9/05 [ 10-10-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     In an early test of two NHL Western Conference powerhouses, the Red Wings skated to a one-sided 6-3 win over Calgary at JLA on Sunday. Detroit is a perfect 3-&...
LIONS GET A GIFT.....LIONS 35, Baltimore 17, S 10/9/05 [ 10-10-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       The bumbling Baltimore Ravens got unglued in a 35-17 loss to the Lions Sunday afternoon at Ford Field.       The Ravens committed four turnovers (two I...
CFB, Wk-6.....Sa 10/8/05 [ 10-09-2005 ]
@ DETROIT:    The Warriors defense forced five Huskies turnovers and a safety as Wayne State scored a major NCAA-Div II upset by defeating previously unbeaten Michigan Tech 25-14 Saturday af...
WINGS HANG ON FOR WIN.....RED WINGS 4, St. Louis 3, Th 10/6/05 [ 10-06-2005 ]
ST. LOUIS, MO:       The Blues played much more inspired hockey in their home opener Thursday than in the season opener Wednesday at Detroit. Although St. Louis nearly pulled off a...
HEY, HEY, HOCKEYTOWN.....RED WINGS 5, St. Louis 1, W 10/5/05 [ 10-06-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:       Regulation NHL hockey returned to The Joe for the first time in 17 months and the Red Wings looked in playoff form.       Detroit won it's 6th cons...
GAME OF INCHES.....Tampa Bay 17, LIONS 13, S 10/2/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
TAMPA, FL:     The Tampa Bay Buccaneers played an imperfect game but kept their record perfect at 4-&-0 on the NFL season, surviving three Detroit end- zone passes in the final 13-s...
TIGERS' SAD SEASON OVER.....Minnesota 6, TIGERS 4, S 10/2/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Tigers concluded a once-promising 2005 in sorry fashion, losing their last five games including the season finale 6-4 in a Sunday Minnesota matinee.  ...
CFB, Wk-5...Sa 10/1/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
@ EAST LANSING:     Michigan avoided going under the .500-mark and out of Big Ten Conference contention by scoring their second straight overtime victory vs in-state rival Michigan Sta...
TIGS GO QUIETLY.....Minnesota 3, TIGERS 0, Sa 10/1/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
MINNESPOLIS, MN:     Three Minnesota pitchers combined on a 7-hit shutout as the Twins topped the Tigers 3-0 Saturday evening at the HHH MetroDome.     Detroit's fourth s...
LEAFS SWEEP WINGS.....Toronto 4, RED WINGS 1, Sa 10/1/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     Toronto completed a home-and-home exhibition series sweep over the Red Wings with a 4-1 Saturday night contest in T-O.     New Leaf sniper Mariusz Czerk...
KRONWALL HAS SURGERY, TORONTO TOPS DETROIT.....Toronto 4, RED WINGS 3, F 9/30/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     Red Wings rookie defenseman Nicklas Kronwall underwent knee surgery Friday and will be sidelined 4--6 months, most if not all of the upcoming regular season....
TWINS SLAM TIGERS.....Minnesota 7, TIGERS 3, F 9/30/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
MINNESPOLIS, MN:     The Twins opened their season-ending series with the Tigers by scoring a 7-3 Friday night MetroDome win.     The contest was tight, Minny up 3-2/B-8...
WSOX WIN DIVISION BY DEFEATING DETROIT.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 2, Th 9/29/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The 13,494 fans who showed-up for the Tigers 2005 home finale saw a division-clinching win. However, a large portion of those vocal patrons traveled-in from the...
WHITE SOX TOP TIGERS, NEAR PLAYOFFS.....Chicago WSox 8, TIGERS 2, W 9/28/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       After dropping the first two in a 4-game Downtown Detroit series, the White Sox blasted their way out of their slump and beat the Tigers 8-2 Wednesday evening....
RED WINGS SOAR OVER SICKLY BJs.....RED WINGS 9, Columbus 0, W 9/28/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The flu-bug bit the Columbus Blue Jackets so bad the team had to have its locker room evacuated to be disinfected. Those BJs still healthy enough to play were o...
AVS EDGE WINGS.....Colorado 2, RED WINGS 1, T 9/27/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
DENVER, CO:     The Avalanche got by the Red Wings 2-1 in a Tuesday exhibition.     The Detroit active roster was comprised mainly of players who are expected to assigned...
TIGERS WIN 4TH IN A ROW.....TIGERS 3, Chicago WSox 2, T 9/27/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers made it two consecutive 1-R wins over AL-Central leading Chicago, getting by the White Sox 3-2 Tuesday evening in Downtown Detroit.      ...
TIGERS STALL WSOX TITLE BID.....TIGERS 4, Chicago WSox 3, M 9/26/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Although they were in a September swoon, the White Sox had reason to believe their bid for the AL-Central title would encounter little resistance in a 4-game seri...
DRAPES DOWNS DALLAS.....RED WINGS 4, Dallas 2, S 9/25/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings completed an exhibition, home-&-home weekend sweep over Dallas by defeating the Stars 4-2 Sunday at JLA.     Kris Draper scored a pair...
RUBBER GAME ROMP.....TIGERS 8, Seattle 1, S 9/25/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers won their second straight, taking 2-of-3 from slumping Seattle in a weekend Downtown Detroit series. The Tigs won 8-1 in a Sunday matinee.   ...
TIGERS END LATEST SKID.....TIGERS 7, Seattle 1, Sa 9/24/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:      The Tigers ended their 8-game losing streak by slugging past Seattle 7-1 at Comerica Park on Saturday night.     Chris Shelton, Craig Monroe, Ca...
CFB, Wk-4.....Sa 9/24/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
@ CHAMPAIGN, IL:     Michigan State maulled Illinois 61-14 Saturday to roll to a 4-&-0 start for the first time since 1999.     It was a record-setting Spartan day. QBack Dre...
MARINERS SINK TIGERS.....Seattle 2, TIGERS 1, F 9/23/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers began their final 2005 homestand with their 8th straight loss, a 2-1 defeat vs Seattle on Friday night.       Jose Lopez doubled to lead-o...
WINGS WIN IN BIG D.....RED WINGS 3, Dallas 2, F 9/23/05 [ 10-03-2005 ]
DALLAS, TX:     The Red Wings concluded a two-game exhibition road trip with a 3-2 win vs the Stars in Dallas on Friday.     The Red Wings took a 3-0 lead, then held-on f...
JACKETS EDGE WINGS.....Columbus 3, RED WINGS 2 (OT), Th 9/22/05 [ 10-02-2005 ]
COLUMBUS, OH:     The Blue Jackets edged the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime in Columbus in a Thursday exhibition duel between two NHL goaltending prospects.     Pascal Leclair...
PPG BY LIDSTROM TOPS AVS IN OT.....RED WINGS 3, Colorado 2 (OT), W 9/21/05 [ 09-21-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The game's only power-play goal came off the stick of Red Wing defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom as Detroit defeated Colorado 3-2 in an overtime exhibition contest We...
ON A ROLL ROYALS COMPLETE SWEEP OF TIGERS.....Kansas City 4, TIGERS 3, W 9/21/05 [ 09-21-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       Looking to avoid a second consecutive 100-loss season and third in four years the Kansas City Royals must win-out to finish the 2005 schedule.     ...
TRAM CAN'T WATCH AS TIGERS LOSE TWICE.....Kansas City 5, TIGERS 4, Gm1...&...KC 4, TIGERS 2, Gm2, T 9/20/05 [ 09-21-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The sorry Tigers sank to the lowest point of the season so far, getting swept in a Tuesday twi-night doubleheader at Kansas City by MLB's worst team.  ...
WINGS BACK ON ICE & DATSYUK WILL RETURN.....Tampa Bay 5, RED WINGS 3, M 9/19/05 [ 09-20-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     The Red Wings were back at The Joe against a visiting foe for the first time in 16 months. The defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning defeated Detro...
ROYALS RAP TIGERS.....Kansas City 10, TIGERS 4, M 9/19/05 [ 09-20-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The MLB worst KC Royals banged out 18 basehits off five Tiger pitchers to score a 10-4 win Monday night in the opener of a four- game Kauffman Stadium series....
HALOS TAKE 3-of-4 FROM TIGERS.....Los Angeles (AL) 5, TIGERS 3, S 9/19/05 [ 09-19-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     The Tigers dropped a season-low 14-under-500 in losing Sunday at Anaheim Stadium 5-3.     The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim took 3-of-4 from Detroit, and...
BEARS EMBARRASS LIONS.....Chicago 38, LIONS 6, S 9/18/05 [ 09-19-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Lions QBack Joey Harrington threw an interception to Chicago's Ian Scott on the first possession of the game setting up the first score of the contest by Chicago....
ANGELS TOP TIGERS AGAIN.....Los Angeles (AL) 3, TIGERS 1, Sa 9/17/05 [ 09-18-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scored their second consecutive late rally win over the Tigers Saturday night. The Halos used a 3-R/B-8th to get by Detroit 3-1....
CFB, Wk-3.....Sa 9/17/05 [ 09-17-2005 ]
@ SOUTH BEND, IN:       Michigan State escaped the shadow of the Golden Dome with a 44-41 overtime win over Notre Dame on Saturday.       MSU TBack Jason Teague, suspended j...
ANGELS EDGE TIGERS IN TWELVE.....Los Angeles (AL) 7, TIGERS 6 (12-INN), F 9/16/05 [ 09-17-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     The Angels executed in the B-12th to squeek out a 7-6 win over the Tigers late Friday night in a game which ended after 2am/Sat eastern time.     The Ti...
GRANDERSON SHINES IN WEST COAST WIN.....TIGERS 8, Los Angeles (AL) 6, Th 9/15/05 [ 09-16-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:       Curtis Granderson couldn't hit it out of the ballpark, so he ran all the way around the bases for an inside-the-park homer. Shortly thereafter, Granderson made su...
TIGERS SALVAGE HOMESTAND FINALE.....TIGERS 4, Minnesota 2, W 9/14/05 [ 09-14-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Like Monday & Tuesday nights, the Tigers took a lead, then watched Minnesota come back to tie the game. In Wednesday's matinee, however, the Tigs managed to sco...
RADKE BREEZES PAST TIGERS.....Minnesota 9, TIGERS 3, T 9/13/05 [ 09-13-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger tamer Brad Radke needed just 73 pitches over 7-INN to go 7-&-0 lifetime at Comerica Park. Radke (W, 9-11) pitched the Twins to their second consecutive D...
TIGER WIN STREAK ENDS AT TWO.....Minnesota 2, TIGERS 1, M 9/12/05 [ 09-13-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Two struggling ballclubs opened a 3-game Downtown Detroit series Monday night as the Twins edged the Tigers 2-1.       The Tigs had won two straight,...
LIONS FRUSTRATE PACKERS.....LIONS 17, Green Bay 3, S 9/11/05 [ 09-12-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       For the first time in Bret Favre's Green Bay starting career the Packers were held to a mere 3-points. The Lions won their third consecutive regular-season  a...
TIGERS ROMP OVER ROYALS.....TIGERS 14, Kansas City 4, S 9/11/05 [ 09-12-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers broke open a tie ballgame in the middle innings to post a 14-4 Sunday matinee win and take the rubber game of a 3-game, weekend series with the MLB-w...
CFB, Wk-2.....Sa 9/10/05 [ 09-11-2005 ]
@ ANN ARBOR:       Notre Dame dominated Michigan in a 17-10 contest which ended UM's 16-game home winning streak at The Big House.       The Irish got a pair of 1st-H, 5-yard...
PENA BLAST EDGES ROYALS.....TIGERS 4, Kansas City 3, Sa 9/10/05 [ 09-11-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Almost ignored on the second college football Saturday of the season was the Tiger 4-3 home win over Kansas City to snap a 9-game losing skid.     Ca...
TIGER TUMBLE CONTINUES.....Kansas City 12, TIGERS 2, F 9/9/05 [ 09-10-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     MLB's worst team tamed the tailspinning Tigers Friday night as Kansas City took a 7-0/T-4th lead and cruised to a 12-2 Downtown Detroit win.     The Ti...
TRIBE TOMMY-HAWKS ANOTHER TRIO OF TATERS.....Cleveland 4, TIGERS 2, Th 9/8/05 [ 09-09-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     In a rain-out make-up game late Thursday afternoon at Jacobs Field the Indians doubled-up the Tigers 4-2.     After sweeping a Labor Day through Wednes...
SABATHIA DOMINATES AS HOMER HAPPY WAHOOS SWEEP SINKING TIGERS.....Cleveland 4, TIGERS 1, W 9/7/05 [ 09-07-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       C.C. Sabathia mowed down the inept Tiger hitters, his Tribe teammates hit a trio of homeruns, and the Indians completed a 3-game sweep in Downtown Detroit. &n...
INDIANS HOMER PAST TIGERS.....Cleveland 6, TIGERS 1, T 9/6/05 [ 09-07-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tiger tumble to the abyss below the .500-mark has reached double-digit proportions. Tuesday evening in Downtown Detroit the Indians topped the Tigers 6-1 to...
FRUSTRATION & FREE-FALL.....Cleveland 2, TIGERS 0, M 9/5/05 [ 09-05-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tiger bats remained impotent in Detroit's second 2-0 shutout loss in as many days, topped by two different teams in two different cities.       A...
GARLAND PITCHES WSOX TO SWEEP OVER TIGERS.....Chicago WSox 2, TIGERS 0, S 9/4/05 [ 09-04-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Jon Garland ended his slump by tossing a gem, a complete game shutout, as the White Sox blanked Detroit 2-0 Sunday afternoon to complete a 4-game South Side seri...
TIGER TUMBLE CONTINUES.....Chicago WSox 6, TIGERS 2, Sa 9/3/05 [ 09-04-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Tigers dropped their third consecutive game in Chicago, losing 6-2 to the White Sox Saturday evening.     Detroit has now lost 8-of-10 games.  ...
CFB, Wk-1.....Sa 9/3/05 [ 09-04-2005 ]
@ EAST LANSING, MI:       Michigan State won its 7th consecutive home opener and made it 6-of-7 Ws in season openers by routing Kent State in a Saturday matinee at newly expanded Sp...
LIONS FINALLY WIN, BUT LOSE GARCIA.....LIONS 21, Buffalo 7, F 9/2/05 [ 09-03-2005 ]
BUFFALO, NY:       The Lions avoided a winless exhibition season by beating the Bills in Buffalo on Friday night, 21-7. However, Detroit lost back-up QBack Jeff Garcia, perhaps for...
SUN SWEEP SHOCK.....Connecticut 75, SHOCK 67, F 9/2/05 [ 09-03-2005 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:     The Connecticut Sun made it a 2-game sweep over the Detroit Shock in the opening round of the WNBA playoffs with a Friday night 75-67 win at the Mohegan Sun Aren...
SOX SLUG DETROIT.....Chicago WSox 9, TIGERS 1, F 9/2/05 [ 09-03-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The White Sox launched a trio of homeruns to support 3-hit pitching by three Chicago pitchers in a 9-1 win over the Tigers at The Cell on "Mullet Night" on Friday n...
OH, CONTRERAS.....Chicago WSox 12, TIGERS 3, Th 9/1/05 [ 09-02-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The White Sox had the best record in the majors for most of this season, took their lumps in August and returned home from dropping 3-of-4 in Texas to start Septemb...
SUN SHINE IN PLAYOFF OPENER.....Connecticut 73, SHOCK 62, W 8/31/05 [ 09-01-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock were ice cold to start the WNBA playoffs, got hot after halftime, but ran out of $3/gallon gas and lost to solar- powered Connecticut W...
TIGERS EDGE TRIBE.....TIGERS 4, Cleveland 3, W 8/31/05 [ 08-31-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers split a rain-shortened series in Cleveland, topping the playoff-hopeful Indians 4-3 Wednesday evening.       Both teams scored twice in th...
WET FEATHERS.....T 8/30/05 [ 08-30-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     Tuesday night's Tigers @ Cleveland Indians game was rained- out at Jacobs Field. No make-up date was immediately announced.     The Tigs & Tribe will c...
VISITORS RAM LIONS.....St. Louis 37, LIONS 13, M 8/29/05 [ 08-30-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       The last time the Lions were on "Monday Night Football" they were routed 35-Zip in a 2001 regular season game by St. Louis at the Pontiac Silverdome.    &n...
TRIBE OUT-THUMPS TIGERS.....Cleveland 10, TIGERS 8, M 8/29/05 [ 08-30-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Indians stayed viable in the AL-Wildcard race by posting a 10-8 win over the Tigers in the opening of a 3-game, Jacobs Field series on Monday night.  ...
RED SOX REVENGE.....Boston 11, TIGERS 3, S 8/28/05 [ 08-28-2005 ]
BOSTON, MA:     After having their 14 game, home winning streak snapped by Detroit on Saturday night, Sunday afternoon the Red Sox climbed right back in the Fenway Park saddle and r...
STREAKS SNAPPED IN TIGER FENWAY COMEBACK.....TIGERS 12, Boston 8, Sa 8/27/05 [ 08-28-2005 ]
BOSTON, MA:     Dmitri Young's Grand-Slam and Alan Trammell's ejection sparked a Tiger comeback from a 6-0 defecit in a 12-8 win over the Red Sox on Saturday night in Boston. &nbs...
NO MATTER.....Washington 76, SHOCK 67, Sa 8/27/05 [ 08-28-2005 ]
WASHINGTON DC:     The Mystic won both halves (41-36 & 35-31) in defeating the Shock 76-67 in the WNBA regular-season finale for both teams. Detroit & Washington posted identical 16...
BOSOX ROLL, TIGERS FADE.....Boston 9, TIGERS 8, F 8/26/05 [ 08-27-2005 ]
BOSTON, MA:       The Tigers hit four homers but lost at Fenway Park 9-8 Friday night as the Red Sox won their 14th consecutive home game.       The BoSox are a MLB best...
MAGIC NUMBER IS ONE.....SHOCK 55, Indiana 40, Th 8/25/05 [ 08-25-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock reduced their magic number to clinch the final WNBA Eastern Conference playoff spot to just one on Thursday, beating Indiana 55-40 at t...
SECOND STRAIGHT A's ROUT.....Oakland 11, TIGERS 1, Th 8/25/05 [ 08-25-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       When they first started wearing white shoes and winning championships the Oakland ballclub was known as "The Swingin' A's."       They're still weari...
BONDERMAN BATTERED & INJURED.....Oakland 9, TIGERS 2, W 8/24/05 [ 08-25-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Oakland lead-off man Mark Ellis hit the fourth pitch of the game 403-ft into the LField stands for his second career L-off dinger and his 4th-HR of the season....
ONE-TWO PUNCH SINKS A's TO THIRD.....TIGERS 4, Oakland 1, T 8/23/05 [ 08-24-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Nate Robertson & Carlos Pena led the Tigers to a 4-1 home win over Oakland Tuesday night in the opening of a 3-game series.       The victory tied a...
STING TO PLAYOFF HOPES.....Charlotte 56, SHOCK 49, T 8/23/05 [ 08-23-2005 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:     The Charlotte Sting have but two wins in their last 17 games (5-27 overall), but both are against Detroit. Tuesday the Sting stung the Shock's playoff hopes with...
WHITEWASH FOR WHITECAPS.....WEST MICHIGAN 3, Ft. Wayne 0, M 8/22/05 [ 08-23-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The first minor league game ever played at Comerica Park saw the Tigers' Single-A farm club post a shutout on Monday night. The Midwest LGE West Michigan Whitecap...
SHOCK CREEP CLOSER TO PLAYOFFS.....SHOCK 66, Washington 52, S 8/21/05 [ 08-21-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock took a major step toward securing a WNBA playoff spot by whipping the Washington Mystics 66-52 Sunday evening at the Palace.   &...
BENGALS BOMBARD BLUE JAYS FOR SWEEP.....TIGERS 17, Toronto 6, S 8/21/05 [ 08-21-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers took a 7-0/B-1st lead and never looked back, building a 15-0/B-6th advantage before scoring a season-high 17-R in a 17-6 Sunday matinee win over the...
TIGS TOP T-O IN 13.....TIGERS 3, Toronto 2 (13-INN), Sa 8/20/05 [ 08-21-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers won for the 6th time in 7 games and improved to 8-&-2 in extra inning affairs as they edged Toronto 3-2 in 13-INN on Saturday night in Downtown Detro...
BRAYLON BEATS LIONS.....Cleveland 21, LIONS 13, Sa 8/20/05 [ 08-21-2005 ]
FORD FIELD:       Charles Rogers had a touchdown catch to put the home team ahead & Braylon Edwards had a TD reception to give the visitors the win.       No, it wasn't M...
SHOCK LOSE IN LA.....Los Angeles 74, SHOCK 67, F 8/19/05 [ 08-20-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Detroit Shock and Los Angeles Sparks are both battling to reach the WNBA playoffs. LA needed the game just a bit more than Detroit did, and late night Frid...
PENA'S RETURN IMPRESSIVE.....TIGERS 9, Toronto 5, F 8/19/05 [ 08-20-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Last week in Toronto the Blue Jays used homerun power to win three straight games from Detroit after the Tigers had won the 12-INN opener of the 4-game series....
BENGAL BATS BATTER BOOMER.....TIGERS 6, Boston 5, W 8/17/05 [ 08-18-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The roller coaster season continued for the Tigers Wednesday afternoon in a 6-5 win over the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Suddenly, somehow, the Tigers have w...
SHOCK ARE SUNK IN SECOND HALF.....Phoenix 58, SHOCK 51, T 8/16/05 [ 08-17-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:     The Detroit Shock shot a pathetic 28.3% from the field and yielded a 3-P (36-33) halftime lead at Phoenix Tuesday night. Out-scored 25-15 after intermission, the Sh...
BULLPEN FAILURE.....Boston 10, TIGERS 7 (10-INN), T 8/16/05 [ 08-17-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger starter Nate Robertson gave up just 2-R on 2-H over 8-INN and only 90 pitches Tuesday night. Tiger MGR Alan Trammell elected to go to his bullpen in the T...
TIGS SHELL SCHILLING.....TIGERS 7, Boston 6, M 8/15/05 [ 08-16-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Two days ago the vultures were swirling around over the head of MGR Alan Trammell and the slumping Tigers. Three consecutive 1-run wins later, two after Tram su...
TIGS SWEEP INEPT ROYALS.....TIGERS 8, Kansas City 7 (Gm1); TIGERS 1, K-C 0 (Gm2), S 8/14/05 [ 08-15-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tigers had to wait through two days of Kansas City rain to play the Royals, but the wait was worth it. Detroit swept a Sunday doubleheader by 8-7 & 1-0 sc...
SHOCK STUN STARS.....SHOCK 60, San Antonio 59, Sa 8/13/05 [ 08-14-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:     The Detroit Shock continued their late playoff push by coming away from San Antonio with a 60-59 Saturday night victory.     The game featured 9 lea...
RAINS ON SLUMPS.....TIGERS @ Kansas City, PPD, Sa 8/13/05 [ 08-13-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     The Tigers and Royals were rained-out Saturday for the second consecutive evening at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.     Saturday night's wash-out w...
JOEY PERFECT IN LION LOSS.....NY Jets 10, LIONS 3, F 8/12/05 [ 08-13-2005 ]
NEW JERSEY MEADOWLANDS:     If signing free agent QBack Jeff Garcia during the off-season was supposed to light a fire under incumbant Q-B Joey Harrington, initial results are encou...
WET NITE.....TIGERS @ Kansas City, PPD, F 8/12/05 [ 08-12-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:       The Tigers' opener of a 3-game series at Kansas City was postponed by heavy rains at Kauffman Stadium Friday night. The game will be made- up as part of a Sep...
SHOCK WIN 3RD STRAIGHT.....SHOCK 72, Minnesota 66 (OT), Th 8/11/05 [ 08-12-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Shock concluded a perfect 3-&-0 homestand with a 72-66 overtime victory vs Minnesota, Thursday evening at the Palace.     At 13-&-14 the S...
NOSE DIVE.....Toronto 2, TIGERS 1, Th 8/11/05 [ 08-11-2005 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     Jeremy Bonderman threw a 4-hit complete game at Toronto, yet still lost a 2-1 Thursday matinee as the Tiger slump deepened.     Bonderman walked lead-of...
WALK-OFF JAYS.....Toronto 4, TIGERS 3, W 8/9/05 [ 08-11-2005 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     For the second consecutive game the Blue Jays homered their way past the slumping Tigers, this time in walk-off fashion, 4-3 Wednesday night at Rogers Centre. &n...
JAYS HOMER PAST DETROIT.....Toronto 6, TIGERS 4, T 8/9/05 [ 08-10-2005 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     When the Tigers became AL Wildcard contenders at four games back they quickly collapsed and fell 6-games under the .500-mark. The Blue Jays remain a fringe wildcar...
PAYBACK WIN.....SHOCK 71, Charlotte 64, T 8/9/05 [ 08-10-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock gained a revenge win over the Charlotte Sting, 71-64 Tuesday night at the Palace.     The Sting had stung Detroit's playoff...
TIGERS EDGE JAYS IN TWELVE.....TIGERS 9, Toronto 8 (12-INN), M 8/8/05 [ 08-09-2005 ]
TORONTO, ONT:       The Tigers had to go three extra innings to end their three game losing streak, topping Toronto 9-8 in 12-INN on Monday at Rogers Centre.       Detro...
SHOCK COMEBACK TO BEAT LIBERTY.....SHOCK 72, New York 67, S 8/7/05 [ 08-08-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock snapped their latest 2-game winning streak to defeat New York 72-67 on Sunday evening at the Palace. Having concluded their season seri...
SURGING INDIANS SWEEP SLUMPING TIGERS.....Cleveland 6, TIGERS5, S 8/7/05 [ 08-07-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       A month ago Cleveland beat the Tigers to knock Detroit a season- low 6-games below the .500-mark. Sunday the Indians did it again, only this time it appears th...
INDIANS DOUBLE-UP DETROIT.....Cleveland 4, TIGERS 2, Sa 8/6/05 [ 08-07-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Jake Westbrook reverted to form and Cleveland topped Detroit 4-2 Saturday night at Comerica Park.       Tough on the Tigers in 2004 (2-&-0), Westbroo...
CHARLOTTE STINGS DETROIT IN OVERTIME.....Charlotte 82, SHOCK (2OT), Sa 8/6/05 [ 08-07-2005 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:       A second half surge and a determined effort through a pair of overtimes ended a franchise-record, 10-game losing streak by the Sting. Charlotte posted an 82-73...
9 RUN INNING DOOMS DETROIT.....Cleveland 9, TIGERS 6, F 8/5/05 [ 08-06-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Nate Robertson and the Tigers led C.C. Sabathia and the Indians 1-0 in a pitching duel through 5-INN Friday night. Robertson couldn't retire a batter in the T-...
DOUGLASS OUT-DOES FELIX PHENOM.....TIGERS 3, Seattle 1, Th 8/4/05 [ 08-05-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Tiger find Sean Douglass tossesd his best game since joining Detroit in June and the Tigers topped Seattle 3-1 Thursday afternoon to win the rubber game of a 3-ga...
TIGS OUT-HIT M's.....TIGERS 10, Seattle 7, W 8/3/05 [ 08-04-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers took an early lead and held on to out-score Seattle, beating the Mariners 10-7 Wednesday night at Comerica Park.       The win ended a 5-g...
M's RALLY TO TOP TIGERS.....Seattle 4, TIGERS 1, T 8/2/05 [ 08-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       An undermanned Mariners pitching staff limited the Tigers to a lone run and Seattle used a 3-R/T-8th to defeat Detroit 4-3 Tuesday night at Comerica Park. &nb...
SWOOPES SINKS SHOCK.....Houston 62, SHOCK 61, T 8/2/05 [ 08-03-2005 ]
HOUSTON, TX:     A Sheryl Swoopes 12-foot jumper with 23-sec remaining ruined a determined Detroit comeback bid as Houston edged the Shock 62-61 Tuesday night.     The...
TIGERS TRADE, THEN LOSE AGAIN.....Oakland 5, TIGERS 2, S 7/31/05 [ 08-01-2005 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     Before the ballgame the Tigers raised the white flag and surrendered the season by trading their closer for a pair of prospects. It's no small wonder Detroit then w...
SHOCK SECOND HALF RALLY FOILS PHOENIX.....SHOCK 66, Phoenix 63, S 7/31/05 [ 08-01-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Detroit Shock made their only home game in a 6-game span count, overcoming a 17-P defecit to defeat the Phoenix Mercury 66-63 on Sunday.   ...
PAYTON SLAM GETS PUDGE THUMBED.....Oakland 9, TIGERS 5, Sa 7/30/05 [ 07-31-2005 ]
OAKLAND, CA:     Nate Robertson retired the first 9 hitters he faced, but it all went sour in a 6-R/B-4th and Oakland topped the Tigers 9-5 in a Saturday matinee.     Hi...
SHOCK DIM SUN.....SHOCK 75, Connecticut 66, Sa 7/30/05 [ 07-31-2005 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:     The Detroit Shock shocked the Connecticut fans by handing the Sun their first home court loss of the season, 75-66 on Saturday.     The Sun had won al...
A's GO UP EARLY, TOP TIGERS.....Oakland 8, TIGERS 4, F 7/29/05 [ 07-30-2005 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       The Oakland A's took an early 7-1 lead to defeat the Detroit Tigers 8-4 late Friday night at McAfee Coliseum.       The loss was the first of the seaso...
MOYER & SEXON SINK TIGERS.....Seattle 9, TIGERS 3, W 7/27/05 [ 07-28-2005 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     Junkballer Jamie Moyer threw well into his final inning and Richie Sexon belted a pair of homeruns to give the Mariners at a 9-3 win over Detroit late night Wednesd...
50-50 TIGERS TOP M's ON D-Y DINGER.....TIGERS 8, Seattle 5, T 7/26/05 [ 07-27-2005 ]
SEATTLE, WA:       Dmitri Young tied a career-high with had 5-RBIs, including the go- ahead 3rHR which gave the Tigers an 8-5 win at Seattle late Tuesday night.       Th...
M'S LATE RALLY TOPS DETROIT.....Seattle 5, TIGERS 3, M 7/25/05 [ 07-26-2005 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     The Mariners snapped a 3-all tie with a pair of B-7th runs to beat the Tigers 5-3 as Detroit started a 6-game, west coast road trip critical to their wildcard hopes...
MONARCH MAUL SHOCK.....Sacramento 91, SHOCK 51, S 7/24/05 [ 07-25-2005 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:     Even though playing without their leading scorer DeMya Walker, the Sacramento Monarchs still ran up the score on the slumping Detroit Shock, 91-51 at Arco Arena...
BATS & BONDERMAN BEAT TWINS.....TIGERS 5, Minnesota 2, S 7/24/05 [ 07-24-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Jeremy Bonderman turned in another strong starting performance and was supported by a 13 hit Tiger attack as the Tigs topped the Twins 5-2 Sunday afternoon to w...
TIGERS & TWINS SPLIT TWINBILL.....TIGERS 2, Minnesota 1 (Gm1) & Minnesota 5, TIGERS 2 (Gm2), Sa 7/23/05 [ 07-24-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers and Twins split a Saturday day-night doubleheader at Comerica Park on Saturday, keeping their 5-game series even so far at 2-2.       D...
SEATTLE SINKS SHOCK.....Seattle 74, SHOCK 71, Sa 7/23/05 [ 07-24-2005 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     In a west coast match-up of the last two WNBA champions, Seattle defeated Detroit 74-71 Saturday. The Storm posted their 4th straight win while the Shock lost for t...
CAREER NITE FOR MONROE.....TIGERS 12, Minnesota 6, F 7/22/05 [ 07-23-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Craig Monroe had a career contest to pace the Tigers past the Twins, 12-6 Friday night at Comerica Park.     Monroe came off a miserable batting practi...
TWINS TOPPLE TIGERS.....Minnesota 10, TIGERS 5, Th 7/21/05 [ 07-22-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Twins and Tigers opened a 5-game Comerica Park series Thursday evening and Detroit bumbled its way to a 10-5 loss.     Four Tiger errors, three wil...
SHOCK SNAP SLUMP.....SHOCK 66, Connecticut 57, W 7/20/05 [ 07-21-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     It was a Wednesday matinee, but the Detroit Shock out-shone the Connecticut Sun, 66-57 at the Palace.     The win ended a 3-game Detroit losin...
TIGERS TAME DAY-TRIPPER.....TIGERS 8, Chicago WSox 6, W 7/20/05 [ 07-21-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The bad news is Kyle Farnsworth suffered his first blown save since becoming the new Tiger closer. The good news is Craig Dingman got his first MLB save in four y...
BONDERMAN STOPS SOX.....TIGERS 7, Chicago WSox 1, T 7/19/05 [ 07-20-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       Jeremy Bonderman played stopper again, hurling a 3-hitter over 8-INN, to lead the Tigers to a 7-1 win over the White Sox in Chicago Tuesday night.     ...
SOX SOCK DETROIT BULLPEN.....Chicago WSox 7, TIGERS 5, M 7/18/05 [ 07-19-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The CField scoreboard fireworks triggerman worked overtime in the final two White Sox at-bats as the South Siders scored 6-R on 4-HR to top the Tigers 7-5 Monday...
GOLD CUP WINNER.....S 7/17/05 [ 07-18-2005 ]
DETROIT RIVER:       The 101st APBA Gold Cup race on the Detroit riverfront had several firsts and an upset winner.       David Bartush of Bloomfield Hills bought a boat...
BASEBRAWL WHITEWASH.....Kansas City 5, TIGERS 0, S 7/17/05 [ 07-18-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Kansas City scored three times in the T-1st, once more in the T-2nd and added an insurance marker in the T-9th in posting a 5-0 win over the Tigers Sunday after...
INDY SWEEPS SHOCK.....Indiana 59, SHOCK 58, S 7/17/05 [ 07-18-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Indiana Fever completed a home-and-home series sweep over the Shock, defeating Detroit 59-58 at the Palace on Sunday.     It was the third...
INGE'S HOT BAT BESTS ROYALS.....TIGERS 5, Kansas City 3, Sa 7/16/05 [ 07-17-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Brandon Inge had a trio of RBIs and Kyle Farnsworth three consecutive punch-outs as the Tigers topped Kansas City for the second straight night at Comerica Park...
TAMIKA TOPS SHOCK.....Indiana 62, SHOCK 57, F 7/15/05 [ 07-16-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     Their 4-&-0 start to this WNBA season now just a memory, the Detroit Shock lost for the 8th time in their last 10 games on Friday night in Indiana. The Fever d...
TIGER RELIEVERS KO KC.....TIGERS 4, Kansas City 1, F 7/15/05 [ 07-16-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Tiger relievers Fernando Rodney & Kyle Farnsworth combined to strike-out nine Kansas City hitters over the final 4-INN to preserve a 4-1 Detroit win over the R...
STAIRS SLAMS KAYCEE TO WIN.....Kansas City 12, TIGERS 9, Th 7/14/05 [ 07-15-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Matt Stairs homered twice and matched his career high for RBIs (6) to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 12-9 win over the Tigers Thursday night as the post-All-S...
SHOCK WITNESS RECORD.....Minnesota 71, SHOCK 61, W 7/13/05 [ 07-13-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Detroit Shock began the post-WNBA All-Star break the way they entered it, still in a deep slump. The Shock lost a Wednesday matinee at Minnesota 71-61 to su...
AL STREAK CONTINUES.....AL 7, NL 5, T 7/12/05 [ 07-13-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The American League stretched its All-Star unbeaten streak to 8-0-&-1 with a 7-5 win over the National League at Comerica Park on Tuesday night.     T...
DEEP INTO THE NIGHT.....M 7/11/05 [ 07-12-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Ever since Detroit was awarded the 2005 MLB All-Star Game critics both at home and around the baseball world wondered how the annual pre-All-Star "Home Run Derby"...
JACONSEN BIRDS WAY TO WIN.....S 7/10/05 [ 07-11-2005 ]
TPC of DEARBORN:     Peter Jacobsen made two late, key birdie putts to clinch victory in the Ford Senior Players Championship on Sunday at the TPC.     Jacobsen made a 14...
BRIGHT STARS IN TIGER FUTURE.....World 4, US 0, S 7/10/05 [ 07-11-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Tiger prospects Justin Verlander & Joel Zumaya each tossed a scoreless INN but couldn't keep the US from dropping a 4-0 decision to the World squad in the "Future...
TIGERS ENTER BREAK ON UP-TICK.....TIGERS 9, Tampa Bay 4, S 7/10/05 [ 07-11-2005 ]
ST. PETERSBERG, FL:     The Tigers rallied from an early 3-1 defecit to score a 9-4 win at Tampa Bay Sunday afternoon and enter the All-Star break winning 5-of-6.     Af...
DETROIT'S NOLAN TOP STAR.....WNBA West 122, WNBA East 99, Sa 7/9/05 [ 07-10-2005 ]
UNCASVILLE, CT:       The highest scoring WNBA All-Star Game ever had the same conclusion as the West beat the East 122-99 to go 6-&-0 in the mid-season event.       Four...
WALK-OFF LOSS.....Tampa Bay 5, TIGERS 4, Sa 7/9/05 [ 07-10-2005 ]
ST. PETE, FL:       The Tiger hopes of entering the All-Star break back at the .500-mark ended abruptly Saturday night in a 5-4/B-9th loss at Tampa Bay.       After recor...
MONROE POUNDS D-RAYS.....TIGERS 7, Tampa Bay 3, F 7/8/05 [ 07-09-2005 ]
ST. PETE, FL:       The saga of "No Luck Nate" Robertson continued Friday night under the Sun Dome.       A victim of poor run support most of this season, Robertson s...
TIGERS TOPPLE T-BAY.....TIGERS 6, Tampa Bay 4, Th 7/7/05 [ 07-08-2005 ]
ST. PETE, FL:     The Tigers won their third straight and handed the Devil Rays a season-low 9th consecutive loss with a 6-4 decision Thursday night at Tampa Bay.     Th...
SHOCK GET EVEN.....SHOCK 76, Washington 62, Th 7/7/05 [ 07-08-2005 ]
WASHINGTON, DC:     The Detroit Shock stopped a 2-game losing skid and got back to the .500-mark at 7-&-7 on the WNBA season with a Thursday 76-62 road win at Washington.   &...
BONDERMAN CLIPS CLEVELANDERS.....TIGERS 7, Cleveland 3, W 7/6/05 [ 07-07-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     Jeremy Bonderman's specialty this year has been in the "stopper" role, often giving the Tigers a victory after a loss. Wednesday at Jacobs Field, Bonderman became...
TIGS EDGE TRIBE.....TIGERS 3, Cleveland 2, T 7/5/05 [ 07-06-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     The Tigers had a 3-R/T-3rd and hung on to defeat the Indians 3-2 Tuesdaqy night at Jacobs Field. It ended a 4-game Detroit losing skid and gave the Tigs just thei...
COMET FLASHES PAST DETROIT.....Houston 75, SHOCK 66, T 7/5/05 [ 07-06-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock placed four players on the WNBA Eastern Conference team, but are playing like anything but stars. The Shock sagged in the 2nd-H and lo...
TRIBE THUMPERS TAKE TWINBILL AS TIGER TUMBLE CONTINUES.....M 7/4/05 [ 07-05-2005 ]
JACOBS FIELD, CLEVELAND, OH:       The Tigers dropped a Fourth of July day/night doubleheader to the Indians in Cleveland by 9-3 & 6-0 scores. The double defeats extended the latest...
SHORT, NOT SWEET.....NY Yankees 1, TIGERS 0, S 7/3/05 [ 07-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       "No Luck Nate" Robertson always seems to pitch when the anemic Tiger offense is at its worst. Sunday was no exception. Robertson gave up one lone run in a compl...
LATE N-Y RALLY.....NY Yankees 8, TIGERS 4, Sa 7/2/05 [ 07-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Yankees overcame a 4-1 defecit with 7 unanswered runs to top the Tigers 8-4 Saturday night in Downtown Detroit.     Slumping NY batter Bernie Willi...
TIGER LONGBALL BEATS BOMBERS.....TIGERS 10, NY Yankees 2, F 7/1/05 [ 07-02-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       After scrapping to score runs in a 3-game series sweep loss to the MLB-best Chicago White Sox, the Tigers unloaded the longball attack on future Hall-of-Famer R...
SHOCK SLUMP DEEPENS.....Sacramento 80, SHOCK 63, F 7/1/05 [ 07-02-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock slump continued with an 80-63 home court defeat to Sacramento on Friday night.     The Shock dropped to 2-&-6 in their last...
CLEAN SWEEP FOR WHITE SOX.....Chicago WSox 6, TIGERS 1, Th 6/30/05 [ 06-30-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       After a 2-hr, 4-min rain delay in Downtown Detroit it took Freddy Garcia just 2-hr, 8-min to throw a 6-1 complete game win for the White Sox over the Tigers in...
BIG HURT.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3 (13-INN), W 6/29/05 [ 06-30-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Oh-for-5 in the ballgame, Frank Thomas powdered a solo shot (#8) in the T-13th to give the Chicago White Sox a 4-3, 13-INN win at Comerica Park Wednesday night...
BUEHRLE BEATS BENGALS.....Chicago WSox 2, TIGERS 1, T 6/28/05 [ 06-29-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Mark Buehrle ran his record to 10-&-1 on the season as the Chicago White Sox edged the Tigers 2-1 Tuesday night in Downtown Detroit.     The Tigs opene...
D-BACKS BOUNCE BONDERMAN.....Arizona 13, TIGERS 7, S 6/26/05 [ 06-27-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:       The Diamondbacks ran up a 13-0 lead before defeating Detroit 13-7 at The BOB on Sunday.       In his first awful outing of the season, Tiger starter Je...
SHOCKING RECORD COMEBACK.....SHOCK 79, Los Angeles 73, S 6/26/05 [ 06-27-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock needed a record-setting performance to snap a 4-game losing streak, going an a 2nd-H surge to defeat Los Angeles 79-73 in a Palace Sund...
NEW TIGER GETS WIN.....TIGERS 5, Arizona 1, Sa 6/25/05 [ 06-26-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:     RHander Sean Douglass pitched well enough, long enough to win his Tiger debut and get his first big league victory since 2001 (with Baltimore) as Detroit beat Arizo...
NO HELP FOR MAROTH.....Arizona 2, TIGERS 1, F 6/24/05 [ 06-25-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:     Lefty Mike Maroth did it on the mound and at the plate but had little offensive support and the Tigers lost a 2-1 decision at Arizona Friday night.    ...
SHOCK CONTINUE SKID.....Washington 69, SHOCK 55, F 6/24/05 [ 06-25-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     A night after the Pistons lost game seven of the NBA Finals at San Antonio, the Shock failed to bring joy to the Palace. The Shock returned home from a w...
CHAMPS AGAIN (THEM).....San Antonio 81, PISTONS 74, Th 6/23/05 [ 06-24-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:       Dory Funk Jr., Terry Funk & Kerry Von Erich were all world champions from Texas who wore their gold belts with well-deserved pride. It's unlikely Rasheed Wall...
SILVA ENDS TWINS SKID.....Minnesota 6, TIGERS 2, Th 6/23/05 [ 06-23-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       Jeremy Bonderman & Nate Robertson threw complete game wins for the Tigers at Minnesota on Tuesday & Wednesday nights. Carlos Silva of the Twins returned the...
TIGERS TOP TWINS AGAIN.....TIGERS 8, Minnesota 1, W 6/22/05 [ 06-23-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:       The night started poorly for Nate Robertson and the Tigers, but ended in an 8-1 laugher over the Twins in Minneapolis.       Facing the second batt...
NOT DONE YET.....PISTONS 95, San Antonio 86, T 6/21/05 [ 06-22-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:       The defending NBA World Champion Detroit Pistons are not ready to give up their title belts just yet. A determined Detroit squad played close for three quarte...
BONDERMAN TOPS TWINS.....TIGERS 7, Minnesota 2, T 6/21/05 [ 06-22-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     Jeremy Bondrerman tossed a gem at the MetroDome Tuesday night, getting both his third career MLB complete game and his first ever win in the HHH HomerDome. The...
BIG SHOT BOB BESTS MR. BIG SHOT.....San Antonio 96, PISTONS 95 (OT), S 6/19/05 [ 06-20-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     "Mr. Big Shot" Chauncey Billups scored a game-high 34-P, but "Big Shot Bob" Horry hit 21-P, all from the final second in the 3rd-Qtr through the overtim...
LONGBALL WIN.....TIGERS 10, San Francisco 8 (10-INN), S 6/19/05 [ 06-20-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       "Let's play ten!"       That variation of H-of-Famer Ernie Banks' "Let's play two" doubleheader phrase should be the Tiger battle cry.    &nbs...
TIGS JOLT G-MEN.....TIGERS 8, San Francisco 2, Sa 6/18/05 [ 06-20-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Trailing 0-2 before ever coming to bat, the Tigers then scored 8 unsnswered runs to beat San Francisco 8-2 Saturday night before 38,461 in Downtown Detroit. It...
SUN SHINE.....Connecticut 73, SHOCK 63, Sa 6/18/05 [ 06-20-2005 ]
HARTFORD, CT:     The Detroit Shock concluded a winless 3-game road trip while Connecticut posted a franchise record 7th consecutive victory as the Sun beat the Shock 73-63 on Satur...
TIGER WIN STREAK KOed.....San Francisco 4, TIGERS 0, F 6/17/05 [ 06-18-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     "No-Luck" Nate Robertson met slumping Jason Schmidt in Friday's Downtown Detroit mound match-ups. San Francisco defeated the Tigers 4-0 in the opener of a 3-game,...
OUTSTANDING.....PISTONS 102, San Antonio 71, Th 6/16/05 [ 06-17-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons out-classed the Spurs Thursday night at the Palace as Detroit blew-out San Antonio by 31-P, 102-71 to tie the NBA Finals at 2-2.   &nb...
SAN DIEGO SWEEP.....TIGERS 3, San Diego 1, Th 6/16/05 [ 06-16-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     In a Thursday matinee quickie (2-hrs, 2-mins) the Tigers completed their first home, 3-game sweep in a year with a 3-1 win over San Diego.     Tiger ac...
SHOCK SUNK IN OVERTIME.....Indiana 79, SHOCK 75 (OT), W 6/15/05 [ 06-16-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Detroit Shock lost for the third time in four games, dropping a 79-75 OT decision at Indiana on Wednesday to fall to 5-&-3 overall.     The Feve...
STREAK STOPPERS.....TIGERS 8, San Diego 2, W 6/15/05 [ 06-16-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Mike Maroth won for the first time in more than a month while Adam Eaton lost for the first time in exactly two months as Detroit downed San Diego 8-2 Wednesday e...
HOME COURT HOLDS.....PISTONS 96, San Antonio 79, T 6/14/05 [ 06-15-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons played with desire & determination, like San Antonio did at home in the first two games, and therefore won game three of the NBA Finals 96-79...
TIGS OUTLAST PADS.....TIGERS 8, San Diego 4, T 6/14/05 [ 06-15-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     In the first Detroit meeting between the Tigers and Padres since the 1984 World Series, the Tigs doubled-up San Diego 8-4 Tuesday night at Comerica Park.  ...
SPURS DIG DETROIT AN 0-2 HOLE.....San Antonio 97, PISTONS 76, S 6/12/05 [ 06-13-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:     The defending NBA World Champion Pistons find themselves down 0-2 in this years Finals after dropping a 97-76 decision in San Antonio on Sunday night.  ...
B-Y-Ks TIGERS.....Colorado 7, TIGERS 3, S 6/12/05 [ 06-13-2005 ]
DENVER, CO:     Rockies starter B.Y. Kim got his first win of the year with a career- high 8-Ks as Colorado defeated Detroit 7-3 Sunday afternoon at Coors Field.     It...
LIBERTY EDGE SHOCK.....New York 72, SHOCK 69, S 6/12/05 [ 06-13-2005 ]
NYC, NY:     The New York Liberty defeated Detroit for the first time in three meetings this season, handing the Shock their second loss in three games, 72-69 on Sunday afternoon....
STOPPER.....TIGERS 6, Colorado 4, Sa 6/11/05 [ 06-12-2005 ]
DENVER, CO:       Jeremy Bonderman didn't pitch great, but did pitch good enough as the Tigers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 at Coors Field Saturday night.       Bonderm...
ROCKY START IN DENVER.....Colorado 2, TIGERS 0, F 6/10/05 [ 06-11-2005 ]
DENVER, CO:     Detroit's anemic offense suffered another indignity on Friday in Denver, a 2-0 shutout loss at hitter friendly Coors Field.     The Tigers lost for the 5t...
SHOCKING REBOUND.....SHOCK 69, Charlotte 55, F 6/10/05 [ 06-11-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock rebounded from their only WNBA defeat this season to romp past the Charlotte Sting 69-55 Friday night at the Palace. The win gives the...
MANU DEPRESSION.....San Antonio 84, PISTONS 69, Th 6/9/05 [ 06-10-2005 ]
SAN ANTONIO, TX:       The San Antonio Spurs ran away from the Detroit Pistons in the 2nd-H Thursday night at the SBC Center. The Spurs won game one of the NBA Finals, 84-69. &nbs...
STORM STOPS SHOCK.....Seattle 76, SHOCK 61, W 6/8/05 [ 06-09-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The defending WNBA Champion Seattle Storm beat the WNBA Champs of two seasons ago, ending this year's unbeaten streak by the Detroit Shock. Seattle beat...
DEAL MAKER & DREAM WEAVER.....Los Angeles Dodgers 3, TIGERS 1, W 6/8/05 [ 06-09-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     Former Tiger Jeff Weaver threw a gem on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium, defeating Detroit 3-1 in the rubber game of the 3-game interleague series.  ...
DETROIT DOUBLES-UP DODGERS.....TIGERS 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 4, T 6/7/05 [ 06-08-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Tigers scored six unanswered runs at the end to defeat the Dodgers in Los Angeles late night Tuesday, 8-4.     The decision snapped a 3-game Tig...
TIGS DUMPED BY DODGERS...Los Angeles Dodgers 5, TIGERS 3, M 6/6/05 [ 06-07-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     The Tigers took a 3-0 lead but lost their third straight game, 5-3 to the Dodgers at Los Angeles late Monday night.     Jeff Kent continued his hot-h...
HOT PISTON FINISH FINISHES HEAT.....PISTONS 88, Miami 82, M 6/6/05 [ 06-07-2005 ]
MIAMI, FL:       The poised Pistons closed the contest with a 10-3 run and beat the Heat in Miami, 88-82, as Detroit's defending NBA World Champions advanced to this year's NBA Fina...
BENGALS BOBBLE LOSS TO BIRDS.....Baltimore 6, TIGERS 2, S 6/5/05 [ 06-06-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers made three errors and several other misplays in a 6-2 Sunday matinee loss to Baltimore in Downtown Detroit.       Tiger starter Mike Marot...
PISTONS FORCE GAME SEVEN.....PISTONS 91, Miami 66, Sa 6/4/05 [ 06-05-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Dwayne Wade was a post warm-up scratch due to his sore rib, but Miami needed much more than Wade to overcome the determined Detroit Pistons on Saturday...
TIGERS SLAMMED.....Baltimore 14, TIGERS 7, Sa 6/4/05 [ 06-05-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers gave Wilfredo Ledezma a 3-0/B-1st lead and he couldn't hold it. Detroit then gave Ledezma a 7-3/B-3rd lead and, again, he couldn't hold it. Ledezma d...
ANOTHER TIGER COMEBACK.....TIGERS 5, Baltimore 3, F 6/3/05 [ 06-04-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     In what's becoming a team trait, the Tigers staged their third consecutive comeback win in beating Baltimore 5-3 to open a 3-game, weekend Comerica Park series F...
SHOCK STAY UNBEATEN.....SHOCK 68, New York 66 (OT), F 6/3/05 [ 06-04-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Detroit Shock shook off a 9-day rest and a poor first half to remain the WNBA's only unbeaten team (4-0) with a 68-66 overtime decision over the New...
PISTONS ARE ONE FROM DONE.....Miami 88, PISTONS 76, Th 6/2/05 [ 06-03-2005 ]
MIAMI, FL:     The Miami Heat hit stride early and coasted to an easy 88-76 win over the Pistons on Thursday night in South Florida to take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference...
TIGERS STAY UNBEATEN IN XTRA TIME.....TIGERS 6, Texas 5 (10-INN), Th 6/2/05 [ 06-02-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers remained perfect (5-0) in extra innings as they staged their second consecutive comeback win over the Texas Rangers on Thursday afternoon. The Tiger...
TIGERS END RANGERS STREAK.....TIGERS 6, Texas 4, W 6/1/05 [ 06-02-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers rallied with a 5-R/B-7th to defeat Texas 6-4 at Comerica Park Thursday evening. The Detroit decision ended the Rangers' 9-game winning streak, preventi...
PISTONS DEADLOCK MIAMI.....PISTONS 106, Miami 96, T 5/31/05 [ 06-01-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons went back to basics, went back "to work" and evened the NBA Eastern Conference Finals with Miami at 2-all with a 106-96 home court win Tuesda...
ROGERS ROLLS OVER TIGERS.....Texas 8, TIGERS 2, T 5/31/05 [ 06-01-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Texas topped the Tigers 8-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a 3-game Comerica Park series.       It was the 9th consecutive Rangers win, all by starti...
FOUL MOOD PISTONS FALL.....Miami 113, PISTONS 104, S 5/29/05 [ 05-30-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     For the second time in two PLoff series the Pistons trail 2-1 and for the second consecutive game the Miami Heat pulled out the win over the defending NB...
SWEEP IN CRABTOWN.....TIGERS 8, Baltimore 6, S 5/29/05 [ 05-30-2005 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:       The Tigers used a 6-R/T-8th to complete an 8-6 comeback win over the Orioles, and a 3-game weekend sweep over AL-East leading Baltimore at Camden Yards.  ...
TWO TIGER TATERS TOP TAILFEATHERS.....TIGERS 5, Baltimore 3, Sa 5/28/05 [ 05-28-2005 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:     For the second consecutive day the Tigers used a pair of homeruns to defeat the AL-East leading Orioles in Baltimore, this time 5-3 on Saturday.     Th...
LONGBALL & WHITE KNUCKLES.....TIGERS 4, Baltimore 3, F 5/27/05 [ 05-28-2005 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:       The Tigers snapped a 4-game losing skid by taking a 4-0 lead, then desperately hanging on to edge the AL-East leading Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Friday night at Camd...
BOMBERS BROOM BENGALS IN BRONX.....NY Yankees 4, TIGERS 3, Th 5/26/05 [ 05-27-2005 ]
BRONX, NYC, NY:     Last year's Tiger visit to New York City saw the Tigers score a sweep over the Yankees. This year's visit saw the Yankees return the favor.     The Ya...
WADE HOT FOR HEAT.....Miami 92, PISTONS 86, W 5/25/05 [ 05-26-2005 ]
MIAMI, FL:     The NBA Eastern Conference finals are even at 1-1 after Miami guard Dwayne Wade scored half of his game-high 40-P in the 4th-Qtr as the Heat beat the Pistons 92-86 W...
YANKEE ROLL CONTINUES...NY Yankees 4, TIGERS 2, W 5/25/05 [ 05-26-2005 ]
BRONX, NYC, NY:     Last season the Tigers swept their only visit to Yankee Stadium, but Detroit picked the wrong time to travel to the Big Apple this year.     After an...
TIGS BOMBED IN BRONX.....NY Yankees 12, TIGERS 3, T 5/24/05 [ 05-25-2005 ]
BRONX, NYC, NY:       The Bronx Bombers tied their Yankee Stadium home record with six homeruns in a Tuesday evening 12-3 clubbing of the Tigers. New York coasted after building an...
SHOCK STREAK TO FINISH.....SHOCK 74, San Antonio 65, T 5/24/05 [ 05-25-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Shock ran their WNBA record to 3-&-0 with a Tuesday evening home-court victory vs San Antonio, 74-65.     Up by 3-P at the half, 39-36, th...
PISTONS 1-UP.....PISTONS 90, Miami 81, M 5/23/05 [ 05-24-2005 ]
MIAMI, FL:     Playing like defending NBA World Champions the Pistons calmly put away the Heat late Monday night in Miami in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals.   &nbs...
COOPERSTOWN KIND TO TIGERS.....TIGERS 6, Boston 4, M 5/23/05 [ 05-24-2005 ]
COOPERSTOWN, NY:     The Tigers and defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox toured the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, then got together for an afternoon exhibition...
SHOCK GO 2-&-0.....SHOCK 78, New York 71, S 5/22/05 [ 05-22-2005 ]
NYC, NY:     The Detroit Shock got a second consecutive clutch performance from Deanna Nolan to go 2-&-0 on the weekend to open the WNBA season. Late Sunday afternoon in New York Ci...
HOMESTAND ENDS WET & LIMP.....Arizona 1, TIGERS 0, S 5/22/05 [ 05-22-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers concluded a disappointing 4-&-5 homestand still in a team batting slump as they lost the rubber game of a 3-game weekend set 1-0 to Arizona on Sunday...
ANOTHER OT WIN.....TIGERS 3, Arizona 2 (11-INN), Sa 5/21/05 [ 05-22-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Maybe the Tigers should play extra innings all the time.     Detroit improved to 4-&-0 in extra frames this season by getting a pair of runs in the B-1...
SHOCKING OPENER.....SHOCK 78, Connecticut Sun 67, Sa 5/21/05 [ 05-21-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     During the pause between the Detroit Pistons' second round PLoff series win over Indiana and the start of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals vs Miami, the...
WEBB GEM.....Arizona 6, TIGERS 2, F 5/20/05 [ 05-21-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Arizona's Brandon Webb flirted with a no-hitter and stayed perfect (6-0) with a 6-2 win over the Tigers at Comerica Park Friday night.     Webb didn't...
PISTONS ELIMINATE PACERS.....PISTONS 88, Indiana 79, Th 5/19/05 [ 05-20-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:       Down 8-P early and by 7-P at halftime, the Pistons out-scored the Pacers 49-33 in the 2nd-H to beat Indiana 88-79 Thursday in Indianapolis, IN. The win gave...
RAYS SALVAGE FINALE.....Tampa Bay 6, TIGERS 2, Th 5/19/05 [ 05-19-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Tampa Bay took a 6-0 lead off "semi-emergency" Tiger starter Mike Maroth and held on to down Detroit 6-2 in a cloudy, sometimes wet Thursday matinee.   &nb...
EVEN AGAIN.....TIGERS 6, Tampa Bay 4, W 5/18/05 [ 05-19-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers scored a half dozen times in their first three at-bats, then hung on for a 6-4 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday night at Comerica Park. The victory go...
PISTONS DOMINATE GAME FIVE.....PISTONS 86, Indiana 67, T 5/17/05 [ 05-18-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Down by 4-P in the 2nd-Qtr, the Pistons went on a 30-4 run from the 2nd--3rd/Qtrs and blew by the Indiana Pacers 86-67 at the Palace to take a 3-2 lead...
TIGS TOP TAMPA IN EXTRA TIME.....TIGERS 4, Tampa Bay 3 (11-INN), T 5/17/05 [ 05-18-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers tied in the B-9th, wasted an opportunity to win in the B-10th, then eeked-out a 4-3 win over Tampa Bay in the B-11th Tuesday night to open a 3-game D...
PISTONS ROLL TO EVEN SERIES.....PISTONS 89, Indiana 76, S 5/15/05 [ 05-17-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Pistons made three early turnovers and quickly fell behind 9-2, but just as quickly recovered to go on a 19-1 run and score a runaway 89-76 victory at Indi...
TIGERS LOSE PUDGE, D-Y & SERIES FINALE.....Los Angeles/Anaheim 9, TIGERS 3, S 5/15/05 [ 05-16-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers fell behind 9-0 by the M-4th and went on to lose the rubber game of a 3-game weekend set to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 9-3 Sunday afternoon....
SPLITSVILLE.....Los Angeles/Anaheim 4, TIGERS 2 (Gm-1); TIGERS 3, LAA 2 (Gm-2), Sa 5/14/05 [ 05-15-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       A CoPa crowd of 33,380 (largest since pening Day) came early for "Kids Clinic" and many stayed late for a Tiger victory in the nightcap. Those who got the hando...
MILLER TIME.....Indiana 79, PISTONS 74, F 5/13/05 [ 05-14-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:       The defending NBA World Champion Pistons suddenly find themselves on the wrong end of a 2-1 playoff disadvantage to the Indiana Pacers.       Frid...
THUNDERING OPENER.....Los Angeles/Anaheom @ TIGERS, PPD, F 5/13/05 [ 05-13-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Friday the 13th opener to a 9-game Tiger homestand was unlucky for those fans who drove downtown to watch. Evening thunderstorms washed out the contest. &n...
PACERS ARE BOARD AT PALACE.....Indiana 92, PISTONS 83, W 5/11/05 [ 05-12-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pacers out-rebounded Detroit 52-43, they out-Pistoned the Pistons with a plus 9 in steals, and Indiana out-scored the defending NBA World Champions 5...
LONG RUN HOME.....W 5/11/05 [ 05-11-2005 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       The Tigers scored two runs on a wild pitch to tie the game at 4-all, then went on to a 6-5 win over Texas at Arlington in a Wednesday matinee.      ...
TEXAS TATER TOPS TIGERS.....Texas 5, TIGERS 4, T 5/10/05 [ 05-11-2005 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:       The Tigers battled back from an 0-4 defecit to tie the game but were beaten on a solo HR (#1) by Gary Matthews Jr. leading-off the B-7th in a 5-4 Tuesday night...
NO PROBLEMS.....PISTONS 96, Indiana 81, M 5/9/05 [ 05-10-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Most sports networks played and replayed November's infamous "Basketbrawl" lowlights all day to hype the game. However...       There were n...
NATE IS GREAT.....TIGERS 2, Texas 0, M 5/9/05 [ 05-10-2005 ]
ARLINGTON, TX:     The Tigers won their third straight game while Nate Robertson got his first victory since last AUG 30th as the Tigers topped Texas 2-0 to open a 3-game series in...
LAUGHER.....TIGERS 10, Los Angeles/Anaheim 1, S 5/8/05 [ 05-08-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     After four consecutive 1-R games, including three defeats, the Tigers posted a rare easy win over the LAA, 10-1 in Anaheim Sunday afternoon.     Detroit...
HAPPY HOMECOMING.....TIGERS 2, Los Angeles/Anaheim 1, Sa 5/7/05 [ 05-08-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:       The Angels career saves leader at 316, Troy Percival received a standing ovation from the crowd of 43,876 when he enterted Saturday night's game in the 9th-INN at...
NO SMOKING ZONE.....Los Angeles/Anaheim 4, TIGERS 3, F 5/6/05 [ 05-07-2005 ]
ANAHEIM, CA:     It was another "Close But No Cigar" contest as the Tigers dropped their 4th consecutive defeat, their 3rd straight 1-run loss, in a 4-3 late night affair in Anaheim...
NO NO-NO FOR ARROYO...Boston 2, TIGERS 1, Th 5/5/05 [ 05-06-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Red Sox RHander Bronson Arroyo flirted with a No-Hitter for 6.1-INN, then had to wait for a 2-out T-9th basehit by one of his mates to earn his 9th consecutive...
TIGS FALL SHORT.....Boston 4, TIGERS 3, W 5/4/05 [ 05-05-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers fell behind 3-1 early, rallied to tie at 3-all, but fell just shy in a 4-3 home defeat to the Boston Red Sox Wednesday at Comerica Park.    &n...
BOSTON SLAMS DETROIT.....Boston 5, TIGERS 3, T 5/3/05 [ 05-04-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Doug Mirabelli hit a Grand Slam to give Boston a 5-3 win over Detroit on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.       The Red Sox back-up DH clubbed a 2-out...
PISTONS ADVANCE.....PISTONS 88, Philadelphia 78, T 5/3/05 [ 05-04-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons put the opening series away in the 4th-Qtr of Game Five, eliminating Philadelphia 88-78 on Tuesday at the Palace.     Behind for m...
PENA POWERS PAST BOSOX.....TIGERS 8, Boston 3. M 5/2/05 [ 05-03-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Carlos Pena snapped a 3-all tie with a 2rHR just inside the RField foul pole in the B-6th, then clubbed a solo to RField to ignite a 3-R/B-8th as the Tigers top...
PISTONS UP 3-1 WITH OT WIN.....PISTONS 97, Philadelphia 92, (OT), S 5/1/05 [ 05-02-2005 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:       Sunday afternoon Chauncey Billups flashed the form which earned him the NBA PLoff MVP Award last spring when Detroit won its third NBA World Championship. Bi...
TIGS SKUNKED IN SERIES FINALE.....Chicago WSox 8, TIGERS 0, S 5/1/05 [ 05-02-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     Jon Garland threw his second consecutive 4-hit shutout as the White Sox beat the Tigers 8-0 Sunday afternoon in Chicago.     The second straight WSox win...
WHITE SOX DOWN DETROIT.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3, Sa 4/30/05 [ 05-02-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       The Tigers let one get away on Saturday night, yielding a 3-R/B-7th to Chicago in a 4-3 defeat vs the White Sox.       The contest ended a Detroit sea...
TIGERS WIN OVER WHITE SOX IN   CHILLY MARATHON.....TIGERS 3, Chicago WSox 2, (11-INN), F 4/29/05 [ 05-01-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:       A frozen crowd of 18,313 (many of whom departed once beer sales were cut-off by the 7th-INN "Last Call") watched on Chicago's South Side as the Tigers got by the...
A-I SUPER FOR 6ERS.....Philadelphia 115, Detroit 104, F 4/29/05 [ 05-01-2005 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:     Those who expected the Pistons to sweep the opening round NBA playoff series over Philadelphia refused to admit to themselves Philly's Alan Iverson could stea...
SEASON HIGH STREAK.....TIGERS 3, Cleveland 2, Th 4/28/05 [ 04-29-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:     The Tigers had a 3-R/T-1st, made that margin stand up in a 3-2 Thursday night win at Cleveland, and now are back at the .500-mark at 10-&-10 with a season-high 4-...
TIGERS CLAW CLEVELAND.....TIGERS 10, Cleveland 3, W 4/27/05 [ 04-28-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       In less politically correct times our headline might have read: "Tigers Tomahawk Tribe" or "Tigs Scalp Indians."       You get the idea.    &n...
PISTONS PULL AWAY FOR WIN.....PISTONS 99, Philadelphia 84, T 4/26/05 [ 04-27-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       In a near repeat episode of Game One, the Pistons trailed (23-20) after the 1st-Qtr, used a strong 2nd-Qtr by Antonio McDyess to take a halftime lead (...
MORE BAD WEATHER PLUS BAD NEWS.....T 4/26/05 [ 04-26-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       After a pair of weekend snow-outs in Detroit vs Minnesota, then a make-up win (6-4) over the Twins on Monday, the Tigers were rained- out in Cleveland on Tuesda...
COMEBACKER.....TIGERS 6, Minnesota 4, M 4/25/05 [ 04-25-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Make-up Monday in Downtown Detroit saw the Tigers complete a sweep of their snow-interrupted & abbreviated series vs Minnesota, topping the Twins 6-4 with a se...
WHITEWASH.....S 4/23/05 [ 04-24-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     For the second consecutive day a Tigers v Minnesota Twins matinee at Comerica Park was postponed by snow.     Weather permitting, Saturday's game has b...
PISTONS OPEN PLAYOFFS ON HIGH NOTE.....PISTONS 106, Philadelphia 85, Sa 4/23/05 [ 04-24-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The defending NBA champion Pistons opened playoff defense of their title by besting Philadelphia 106-85 in a Saturday Palace matinee.     Down...
PUDGE POUNDS TWINS IN TEN.....TIGERS 5, Minnesota 4 (10-INN), F 4/22/05 [ 04-23-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     Ivan Rodriguez sent a soaring shot into the mist which landed into the opposite (RF) rightfield seats and gave the Tigers a 5-4, 10-INN walkoff win over Minneso...
TIGS LET ONE GET AWAY.....Chicago WSox 4, TIGERS 3, Th 4/21/05 [ 04-21-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Tigers lost for the eighth time in eleven games, losing a 3-1 lead and falling to the White Sox 4-3 in a Thursday CoPa matinee.     Chicago won its...
WSOX SLUG DETROIT.....Chicago WSox 9, TIGERS 1, W 4/20/05 [ 04-21-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The AL-leading White Sox used three, 3-R innings to beat the Tigers 9-1 at Comerica Park Wednesday night as Detroit began a 5-game homestand.       T...
PISTONS CLOSE WITH LOSS.....Charlotte 97, PISTONS 86, W 4/20/05 [ 04-21-2005 ]
CHARLOTTE, NC:       The Pistons concluded a two-game road trip and the regular-season with a 97-86 loss at Charlotte Wednesday night. The defeat snapped an 11-game Piston winning...
DETROIT GROUNDS HAWKS.....PISTONS 95, Atlanta 68, T 4/19/05 [ 04-20-2005 ]
ATLANTA, GA:     The Pistons raced to a 25-9 lead by the end of the 1st-Qtr and then cruised to an easy 95-68 win at Atlanta on Tuesday night.     The Pistons 11th consec...
3 Os GO YARD AT CAMDEN.....Baltimore 8, TIGERS 4, T 4/19/05 [ 04-20-2005 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:     Brian Roberts hit a 3rHR (#6) to cap a 4-R/B-2nd, then Miguel Tejada (#4) and Rafael Palmerio (#1) soloed to power the Orioles over Detroit, 8-4 on Tuesday night...
DETROIT ROMPS OVER ORIOLES.....TIGERS 13, Baltimore 3, M 4/18/05 [ 04-19-2005 ]
BALTIMORE, MD:     The Tigers blasted their way to a third consecutive road win by besting the Orioles in Baltimore 13-3 on Monday night.     Dmitri Young keyed the offen...
DETROIT WINS RUBBER GAME AT KAYCEE.....TIGERS 6, Kansas City 1, S 4/17/05 [ 04-18-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     Ivan Rodriguez stroked a 2r2B and later blasted a solo HR (#1) to lead the Tigers to a 6-1 Sunday afternoon win at Kansas City. Pudge also tapped a single to gi...
PISTONS WIN HOME FINALE.....PISTONS 90, Cleveland 87, S 4/17/05 [ 04-17-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     LeBron James scored a game-high 37-P, passed around a game-high 6-A and grabbed 11-RB. However, James missed a pair of possible game- tieing shots in the...
TIGS GET FIRST ROAD WIN.....TIGERS 7, Kansas City 1, Sa 4/16/05 [ 04-16-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     The Tigers got a supurb pitching performance from young ace Jeremy Bonderman, some solid defense and a late rally to ensure an early 3-1 advantage stood up. Det...
NINE AND COUNTING.....PISTONS 99, Milwaukee 72, F 4/15/05 [ 04-16-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons rolled to a season-high 9th consecutive victory by beating the Milwaukee Bucks 99-73 Friday night at the Palace.     After a 20-a...
LATE DINGER DOWNS DETROIT.....Kansas City 6, TIGERS 5, F 4/15/05 [ 04-16-2005 ]
KANSAS CITY, MO:     An Angel Berroa 2rHR/B-8th beat the Tigers 6-5 in Kansas City on Friday night. It was Berroa's 2nd-HR of the season, both against Detroit. Berroa also singled,...
TWINS SWEEP DETROIT.....Minnesota 10, TIGERS 4, Th 4/14/05 [ 04-15-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Twins blasted the Tigers 10-4 Thursday night to complete a 3-game series sweep at the MetroDome.     The Tigers have lost four straight, five of...
PISTON ROLL OVER ORLANDO.....PISTONS 103, Orlando 94, W 4/13/05 [ 04-14-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons matched their season-high, 8-game winning streak by out-scoring Orlando 31-17 in the 1st-Qtr and going on to a 103-94 Palace win Wednesday ni...
MINNY MAULS J-J.....Minnesota 8, TIGERS 4, W 4/13/05 [ 04-14-2005 ]
MINNESPOLIS, MN:       For the second time in three games a Tiger starting pitcher was pounced upon in the opening inning and gave up more runs than the Tigs could score the rest of...
MINNY RALLY TOPS TIGERS.....Minnesota 5, TIGERS 4, T 4/12/05 [ 04-13-2005 ]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN:     The Twins rallied against the re-constructed Tiger bullpen to score a 5-4 victory at the MetroDome Tuesday night.     Three times the Tigers took the...
7 + 10 = 2.....PISTONS 85, Chicago 84 (OT), M 4/11/05 [ 04-12-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     The Pistons battled back from an early overtime defecit to beat the Bulls at United Center in Chicago, 85-84.     The Bulls scored the first 8-P in OT bu...
TRIBE TOMAHAWKS BONDERMAN.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 6, S 4/10/05 [ 04-10-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:     The Indians jumped on Tiger starter Jeremy Bonderman for a 6-R/T-1st before the Tigers ever came to bat, then hung on for a 7-6 sunny Sunday matinee victory. Clev...
SIX PACK OF PISTON WINS.....PISTONS 80, Miami 72, S 4/10/05 [ 04-10-2005 ]
MIAMI, FL:     Because they had a 20-P lead the Pistons survived a flat 4th-Qtr (outscored 23-16) and beat the Heat in Miami 80-72 in a Sunday matinee.     The win was De...
THAMES RETURNS WITH SALAMI.....TIGERS 11, Cleveland 1, Sa 4/9/05 [ 04-10-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers continued their win one, lose one pattern by blasting the Cleveland Indians 11-1 on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers went to 3-&-2 on the young season....
PISTONS BOUNCE MAGIC.....PISTONS 114, Orlando 102, F 4/8/05 [ 04-10-2005 ]
ORLANDO, FL:     The Pistons opened a 3-game road trip with their 5th straight win, a 114-102 decision Friday night at Orlando.     Detroit shot 55% from the field and hi...
BOONE BELTS BENGALS.....Cleveland 4, TIGERS 3, F 4/8/05 [ 04-09-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Just 1-for-16 on the young season, Aaron Boone belted a 2rHR off Tiger reliever Ugueth Urbina in the T-8th to snap a 2-all tie and give visiting Cleveland a 4-3...
TIGERS TAKE RUBBER GAME FROM ROYALS.....TIGERS 7, Kansas City 3, Th 4/7/05 [ 04-08-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Jason Johnson pitched shutout ball in his Tiger debut on Opening Day, 2004. With a 7.97-ERA in Grapefruit LGE play this spring, J-J lost his planned 2005 O-Day...
BIG BEN BEATS WIZ.....PISTONS 105, Washington 93, W 4/6/05 [ 04-07-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     Ben Wallace had his way with the Washington Wizzards, scoring a team-high 21-P and grabbing a game-high 18-RB in a 105-93 Wednesday night win. Wallace hi...
ROYALS CHASE MAROTH.....Kansas City 7, TIGERS 2, W 4/6/05 [ 04-06-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       Back to reality and back to the .500-mark for the Tigers. Game Two of the new season Wednesday afternoon saw the Royals defeat the Tigers 7-2 in a game decided...
DREAM TURNS TO NIGHTMARE.....Baylor 84, MICHIGAN STATE 62, T 4/5/05 [ 04-06-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     The Michigan State women got one game closer to the prize than the Michigan State men, but likewise failed in their bid for the NCAA basketball title.  ...
RECORD-SETTING OPENER.....TIGERS 11, Kansas City 2, M 4/4/05 [ 04-04-2005 ]
COMERICA PARK:       The Tigers pounded a parade of Royals pitchers before a delighted Opening Day audience at Comerica Park on Monday afternoon, 11-2.       After verbal...
RECORD RALLY FOR SPARTY LADIES.....MICHIGAN STATE 68, Tennessee 64, S 4/3/05 [ 04-04-2005 ]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN:     Michigan State upset Tennessee in a match-up of #1 regional seeds in the NCAA women's final four on Sunday night to advance to the championship contest on Tue...
PISTONS ROLL OVER RAPTORS IN 4TH-QTR.....PISTONS 113, Toronto 103, S 4/2/05 [ 04-04-2005 ]
TORONTO, ONT:     Chauncey Billups keyed a 4th-Qtr surge that lifted the Pistons to a 113-103 road win at Toronto Sunday evening.     Detroit was up by just 1-P when Bill...
GREAT RIDE IS OVER.....North Carolina 87, MICHIGAN STATE 71, Sa 4/2/05 [ 04-03-2005 ]
ST. LOUIS, MO:       Michigan State's fourth final four appearance in seven years, the one which wasn't supposed to happen, has ended. MSU was ousted from their chance at the NCAA...
WELCOME BACK BROWN.....PISTONS 97, LA Clippers 84, F 4/1/05 [ 04-02-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons welcomed back head coach Larry Brown from his three week post-surgery absence by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 97-84 on Friday night. &...
TIGERS EDGE YANKS IN FLORIDA FAREWELL.....TIGERS 4, NY Yankees 3, F 4/1/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     The Tigers took a 4-0/B-2nd lead and held on for a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees before an all-time Joker Marchant Stadium record crowd of 8,930 on Friday afte...
INDIANS EDGE DETROIT.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 6, Th 3/31/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
WINTER HAVEN, FL:     Veteran INF Jose Hernandez continued his hot springtime hitting by blasting three HRs in 3-ABs for 4-RBIs to raise his BA to .408. Ben Broussard also solo home...
PISTONS HOLD-OFF KINGS.....PISTONS 99, Sacramento 82, W 3/30/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons took a quick 13-2 lead but had to hold on late in the 2nd-Qtr before pulling away in the 2nd-H for a 99-82 win over visiting Sacramento on We...
TIGS TOP TRIBE TO STOP SKID.....TIGERS 7, Cleveland 3, W 3/30/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       The Tigers jumped on Cleveland Opening Day starter Jake Westbrook (L, 1-1) for 7-R in 2-INN to cruise to a 7-3 win on Wednesday afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadi...
TIGER TUMBLE CONTINUES.....Atlanta 12, TIGERS 4, T 3/29/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
DISNEY WORLD:     The Braves tomahawk-chopped Detroit starter Gary Knotts (L, 0-1) for a pair of B-1st HRs and 7-R in Knotts' 2-INN. Atlanta then cruised to a 12-4 win over the Tige...
DALLAS DOWNS DETROIT.....Dallas 95, PISTONS 88, M 3/28/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     In a Bizzarro World twist, Dallas out-defensed Detroit as the Mavericks beat the Pistons 95-88 at the Palace on Monday night. Big D held Detroit to just...
ELEVEN NOT ENOUGH IN TEN.....Houston 14, TIGERS 11 (10-INN), M 3/28/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       The Astros out-lasted the Tigers 14-11 in 10-INN at Joker Marchant Stadium on Monday afternoon to hand Detroit their fourth consecutive Grapefruit LGE defeat....
SPARTY ON IN TWO OTS.....MICHIGAN STATE 94, Kentucky 88, S 3/27/05 [ 04-01-2005 ]
AUSTIN, TX:     Gut-wrenching, nail-biting, nerve-racking, heart-stopping...All of the above.     Michigan State advanced to the NCAA men's basketball "Final Four" for t...
BLUE JAY WHITEWASH.....Toronto 4, TIGERS 0, S 3/27/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
DUNEDIN, FL:     The Tigers acted like they wanted to get back on the bus to Lakeland in time to watch Michigan State in the NCAA Elite 8 during the Easter Sunday dinner hour. &n...
PISTONS GO OT TO END SKID.....PISTONS 105, Boston 99 (OT), Sa 3/26/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons halted their 3-game losing skid by beating Boston 105-99 in overtime Saturday night at the Palace.     Rasheed Wallace led the wa...
TRIBE TOPS TIGERS.....Cleveland 7, TIGERS 4, Sa 3/26/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     Ryan Ludwick hit a 2rHR (#3) and Josh Bard added his first Grapefruit LGE homer and 3-RBIs as Cleveland toppled the Tigers 7-4 on Saturday afternoon.   &nbs...
MSU DEFEATS DUKE.....MICHIGAN STATE 78, Duke 68, F 3/25/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
AUSTIN, TX:     Tied at 32 at halftime, Michigan State gradually pulled away from old nemesis Duke to score a 78-68 victory and advance to the NCAA Elite 8 on Sunday.   &nbs...
BOMB, PISTONS BOTH DUDS.....Indiana 94, PISTONS 81, F 3/25/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The last time the Pacers visited the Palace in November the Indiana players fought Detroit fans in the infamous "Basketbrawl."     This time,...
TWO GAMES, NO WINS.....TIGERS(SS) 4, St. Louis(SS) 4; Houston 8, TIGERS(SS) 7, F 3/25/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
JUPITER, FL:     In the first contest of a Good Friday, split-squad doubleheader the Tigers tied the St. Louis Cardinals 4-all at Roger Dean Stadium.     A Magglio Ordon...
TIGERS DOUBLE-UP METS.....TIGERS 6, NY Mets 3, Th 3/24/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL:       The Tigers overcame a 2-1 disadvantage with a 3-R/T-6th and a 2-R/T-7th in a 6-3 win over the New York Mets at cloudy Tradition Field on Thursday afternoon...
ANOTHER ROAD DEFEAT FOR DETROIT.....Philadelphia 107, PISTONS 84, W 3/23/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA:       The Pistons dropped their second consecutive, one-sided road decision, losing for the second time in as many nights in a 107-84 loss at Philadelphia on Wedn...
CAVS RUN PAST PISTONS.....Cleveland 91, PISTONS 76, T 3/22/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
CLEVELAND, OH:       The Pistons opened a two-game, two-night road trip with a 91-76 loss at Cleveland on Tuesday night. Former Piston assistant Brendon Malone was a winner in his...
TIGS POUND PIRATES.....TIGERS 15, Pittsburgh 2, T 3/22/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
BRADENTON, FL:       The Tigers pounded-out 21 hits including five homeruns and a trio of two-baggers in a 15-2 win over the Pirates at a sunny & windy McKechnie Field on Tuesday....
ASTROS OVER TIGERS.....Houston 7, TIGERS 4, M 3/21/05 [ 03-30-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       Houston took a 3-0/T-3rd advantage, never trailed and blew the game open with a 4-R/T-8th to defeat Detroit 7-4 in an evening game at Joker Marchant Stadium. &...
A DOZEN AT HOME.....PISTONS 110, San Antonio 101, S 3/20/05 [ 03-20-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons posted their 12th consecutive home court win by beating the San Antonio Spurs 110-101 in a late Sunday afternoon Pallace contest.   &...
SPARTANS MAKE SWEET 16.....MICHIGAN STATE 72, Vermont 61, S 3/20/05 [ 03-20-2005 ]
WORCESTER, MA:     Michigan State earned its sixth NCAA Sweet 16 appearance in eight years by out-lasting upset-minded Vermont, 72-61 Sunday afternoon.     Maurice Ager...
TIGERS WIN ONE, LOSE ONE.....TIGERS(SS) 8, St. Louis(SS) 4; Minnesota 7, TIGERS(SS) 5.....S 3/20/05 [ 03-20-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     With only a couple of possible exceptions the Tigers presented their likely Opening Day line-up to the viewers back home on Fox Sports Detroit. The Tiger split-s...
CCHA WRAP-UP.....Sa 3/19/05 [ 03-19-2005 ]
JOE LOUIS ARENA:     Ancient rivals on the frozen tundra, Michigan and Ohio State battled on the frozen indoor pond in Downtown Detroit on Saturday night. The Wolverines beat the B...
COMEBACK TIGS TOP BRAVOS.....TIGERS 10, Atlanta 7, Sa 3/19/05 [ 03-19-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     The Tigers overcame 3-0/T-1st and 7-3/M-6th defecits to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-7 Saturday afternoon before an entertained audience of 7,577 at Joker Marchant...
11 IN A ROW AT HOME.....PISTONS 103, Toronto 92, F 3/18/05 [ 03-19-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:     The Pistons rolled to their 11th consecutive home-court victory by topping the Toronto Raptors 103-92 at the Palace Friday night.     Chauncey...
TIGERS LAUNCH ROCKET.....TIGERS 13, Houston 3, F 3/18/05 [ 03-19-2005 ]
KISSIMMEE, FL:     The Tigers took a 7-0/T-2nd lead off Roger Clemens, the Astros ace RHander retired to the showers with a bad hamstring, and Detroit defeated Houston 13-3 Friday e...
C-HOOP.....F 3/18/05 [ 03-18-2005 ]
@ WORCESTER, MA:       Michigan State was sluggish and sloppy (9 turnovers in the 1st-H alone) but finally pulled away late after trailing for most of the game. The Spartans avoided a s...
WASHOUT.....Th 3/17/05 [ 03-17-2005 ]
TAMPA, FL:     A day-long rain central Florida rain washed-out the evening affair set for Legends Field between the Tigers and New York Yankees. It was Detroit's third rain-out (in...
LATE SURGE KEY FOR DETROIT.....PISTONS 102, Seattle 95, W 3/16/05 [ 03-17-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       Down 47-42 at the half, the Pistons used a productive 36-25 3rd-Qtr to gain a home-court win over Seattle. Detroit defeated the Supersonics 102-95 Wedn...
T-BAY BEATS DETROIT AGAIN.....Tampa Bay 4, TIGERS 3, W 3/16/05 [ 03-17-2005 ]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL:     The Tampa Bay Devil Rays defeated the Tigers for the second time in nine days, scoring a 4-3 win at Progress Energy Park along the St. Pete waterfront. &n...
GRIZ GO TO BIG DANCE.....OAKLAND U 79, Alabama A&M 69, T 3/15/05 [ 03-16-2005 ]
DAYTON, OH:     Oakland University broke open a close game with a 2nd-H surge and beat Alabama A&M on Tuesday evening to win the NCAA Div-1 TmT play-in game.     OU's Ra...
TIGERS TIE JAYS, CUT SANCHEZ.....TIGERS 2, Toronto 2, (10-INN), T 3/15/05 [ 03-16-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     The Tigers first roster cuts of spring training contained one surprise: Incumbant CFielder Alex Sanchez was released to help clear the OField logjam. As expected,...
DETROIT DOWNS HAWKS IN O-T.....PISTONS 114, Atlanta 108, M 3/14/05 [ 03-15-2005 ]
ATLANTA, GA:     The Pistons out-lasted the NBA's worst team in ending Detroit's four-game road losing streak on Monday night. The Pistons defeated the Hawks 114-108 in overtime in...
REDS & TIGERS SPLIT.....Cincinnati 7, TIGERS 5 (Gm1); TIGERS 3, Cincinnati 2 (Gm2), M 3/14/05 [ 03-14-2005 ]
SARASOTA, FL:       In the opener of a day-night, two-city, split-squad doubleheader the Reds beat the Tigers 7-5 in Sarasota on Monday afternoon.       RFielder Rob Stra...
RECORD LOW IN PISTON WIN.....PISTONS 64, Utah 62, S 3/13/05 [ 03-13-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       The Pistons failed to score from the field in the 4th-Qtr (0-for-15), but managed to hang on with a half dozen foul shots and Dee-troit Dee-fense to ed...
METS BEAT TIGS IN 9TH.....NY Mets 7, TIGERS 6, S 3/13/05 [ 03-13-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       Luis Garcia's solo shot off Tiger closer Troy Percival (L, 0-1) with 2-out/ T-9th gave the New York Mets a 7-6 win over Detroit before a capacity crowd of 8,722...
LAST LICKS WIN.....TIGERS 4, Atlanta 3, Sa 3/11/05 [ 03-12-2005 ]
DISNEY WORLD:     A pair of T-9th runs gave the Tigers a 4-3 Grapefruit LGE road win over Atlanta on Saturday afternoon at Cracker Jack Stadium in the Disney World complex.  ...
DOUBLE OT TROUBLE FOR DETROIT.....Boston 115, PISTONS 113 (2/OT), F 3/11/05 [ 03-12-2005 ]
BOSTON, MA:     Paul Pierce poured-in a game-high 38-P as the Celtics edged the Pistons 115-113 in double overtime on Friday night in Boston.     Pierce missed a chance t...
CLANK.....Iowa 71, MICHIGAN STATE 69, F 3/11/05 [ 03-12-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     Michigan State missed five of six free throws in the closing moments, including the potential game-tieing and go-ahead shots by Alan Anderson with 6.5-sec to play....
BENGALS BOMB BOMBERS' BROWN.....TIGERS 10, NY Yankees 7, F 3/11/04 [ 03-11-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:       The Tigers clubbed four homeruns including a pair off New York starter Kevin Brown to beat the Bronx Bombers 10-7 before an all-time Joker Marchant Stadium crowd...
BOBBLE BEATS BENGALS.....Cincinnati 4, TIGERS 3, Th 3/10/05 [ 03-10-2005 ]
SARASOTA, FL:     Tiger prospect Gookie Dawkins booted a grounder to shortstop off the bat of former Tiger Jacob Cruz. The result was a pair of B-9th unearned runs which gave the Ci...
WILDCATS END UM'S SEASON.....Northwestern 58, MICHIGAN 56, Th 3/10/05 [ 03-10-2005 ]
CHICAGO, IL:     Not on home-court but in their hometown, Northwestern's Wildcats staged a 2nd-H comeback to oust Michigan from the opening round of the Big Ten men's basketball tou...
PISTONS END SKID.....PISTONS 92, Golden State 88, W 3/9/05 [ 03-10-2005 ]
PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS:       A return to home court put a halt to the Pistons three-game losing streak. The Pistons prevailed in a tight contest, 92-88 over the visiting Golden Sta...
DOUBLE WASHOUT.....W 3/9/04 [ 03-09-2005 ]
    The Tigers had split-squad games scheduled Wednesday afternoon in Lakeland vs the Cincinnati Reds and in Viera against the Washington Nationals. Florida rains washed-out both. &n...
C-HOOPS.....T 3/8/05 [ 03-09-2005 ]
@ TULSA, OK:     Oakland's Pierre Dukes fired-in a 3-pointer with just 1.3-sec to play to give the Golden Grizzlies a 61-60 victory over Oral Roberts in the Mid-Continent Conference tou...
T-BAY TOPS TIGERS.....Tampa Bay 12, TIGERS 4, T 3/8/05 [ 03-08-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     Undefeated in their first four Grapefruit League games the Tigers have now lost two straight to go winless in three at 3-2-&-1 this spring. Tampa Bay clubbed Detro...
FIRST 'FRUIT DEFEAT FOR DETROIT.....Washington 6, TIGERS 5, M 3/7/05 [ 03-07-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     After taking a 5-2 lead the Tigers yielded 4-R in the final 3-INN to suffer their first Grapefruit LGE loss, 6-5 vs Washington on Monday.     The Nation...
TIGS TIE TRIBE.....TIGERS 2, Cleveland 2 (10-INN), S 3/6/05 [ 03-07-2005 ]
WINTER HAVEN, FL:     The Tigers stayed unbeaten in Grapefruit LGE play at 3-0-&-1 by playing to a 2-all tie with the Cleveland Indians at Winter Haven on Sunday.     Th...
SAC SINKS PISTONS.....Sacramento 100, PISTONS 85, S 3/6/05 [ 03-07-2005 ]
SACRAMENTO, CA:     Playing their first home game after the Chris Webber trade, the Sacramento Kings snapped their 3-game losing skid and extended Detroit's losing streak to 3-games...
TIGER COMEBACK EDGES YANKS.....TIGERS 9, NY Yankees 8, Sa 3/5/05 [ 03-05-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     The Tigers remained perfect (3-&-0) in early Grapefruit League play with a comeback win against the New York Yankees, 9-8 Saturday afternoon.     The Y...
C-HOOP.....Sa 3/5/05 [ 03-05-2005 ]
@ BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:     Michigan State ended the Big Ten men's basketball season the same way it began: MSU posted a one-sided win over Penn State, this time 90-64. &...
ANOTHER PISTON FADE.....Seattle 95, PISTONS 87, F 3/4/05 [ 03-05-2005 ]
SEATTLE, WA:     For the second consecutive night the Pistons had a 4th-Qtr fade against a Western Conference powerhouse and, thus, dropped their second straight road game. Detroit...
TIGERS WHITEWASH PHILS.....TIGERS 3, Philadelphia 0, F 3/4/05 [ 03-04-2005 ]
LAKELAND, FL:     The Tigers remained undefeated in Grapefruit League play by scoring a 3-0 shutout over Philadelphia in the Lakeland home opener Friday. The Tigs had also beaten...
SUNS SHADE DETROIT.....Phoenix 100, PISTONS 97, Th 3/3/05 [ 03-04-2005 ]
PHOENIX, AZ:       The Suns used home-court to out-score Detroit 34-21 in the final quarter and edge the Pistons 100-97 late night Thursday.       Rasheed Wallace gave th...
OPENER A WINNER.....TIGERS 9, Philadelphia 1, Th 3/3/05 [ 03-04-2005 ]
CLEARWATER, FL:       The Tigers scored seven times in the first 3-INN on their way to a 9-1 Grapefruit League opening game win over Philadelphia.       Lead-off man Dewa...
SPARTANS BOUNCE BACK.....MICHIGAN STATE 69, Northwestern 58, W 3/2/05 [ 03-03-2005 ]
EVANSTON, IL:     Michigan State rebounded from Sunday's overtime loss at Indiana with a road win at Northwestern on Wednesday. The Spartans scored their seventh win in eight games,...
PISTONS TOP T-BLAZERS.....PISTONS 103, Portland 93, T 3/1/05 [ 03-02-2005 ]
PORTLAND, ORE:     The Pistons hit their first ten shots from the field, led by as many as 17-P, took a 60-50 halftime lead and played Portland even in the 2nd-H on their way to an...
LUCKY-7 FOR PISTONS.....PISTONS 94, Golden State 88, S 2/27/05 [ 02-28-2005 ]
OAKLAND, CA:       The Pistons ran their winning streak to seven games, made it 12-in-13 and got their first victory in Oakland since Dec.16th of 1999 on Sunday night. Detroit held...
HAPPY HOOSIERS.....Indiana 78, MICHIGAN STATE 74 (OT), S 2/27/05 [ 02-28-2005 ]
BLOOMINGTON, IN:     Indiana raced to an early 11-P lead, were stunned by a determined Michigan State comeback, but the Hoosiers then prevailed in overtime as MSU ran out of gas, 78...
C-HOOP.....Sa 2/26/05 [ 02-27-2005 ]
@ EVANSTON, IL:       Michigan's one-game winning streak came to a quick halt Saturday night in suburban Chicago. The Wolverines lost for the 11th time in 12 games as they dropped a 69...
PISTONS RUN OVER LAKERS.....PISTONS 111, LA Lakers 90, F 2/25/05 [ 02-26-2005 ]
LOS ANGELES, CA:     Tayshaun Prince tied his career-high of 26-P and Chauncey Billups added 23-P and the Pistons opened a six-game western road trip with their six consecutive vic...
MR PERFECT PACES MSU.....MICHIGAN STATE 77, Wisconsin 64, Th 2/24/05 [ 02-25-2005 ]
@ BRESLIN CENTER, EAST LANSING, MI:     Senior forward Alan Anderson didn't miss a single shot as he led Michigan State to a 77-64 home court win over Wisconsin on Thursday evening. &...
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.     ...
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...
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...
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...
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.   &...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.  ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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