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Derrick Williams Dunk Fail [VIDEO]

Dunking a basketball is something I always dreamed of. Dunking a basketball in an actual game would even trump that.

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 30: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by manager Jim Leyland #10 after hitting a two run home run to right field scoring Miguel Cabrera #24 during the fifth inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 30, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

You Can Make Jim Leyland’s All-Star Lineup

We know Jim Leyland doesn’t like to talk about his lineups!

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

Prince Fielder at the Home Run Derby. (WWJ/Dilip Vishwanat)

Fielder Goes Deep At The Home Run Derby

Detroit’s Prince Fielder became only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2012

Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers hits a three run home run to left field scoring Austin Jackson #14 and Quintin Berry #52 in the fifth inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on July 8, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Three Ways To Improve The Home Run Derby

If you’re like me, you’ll spend about an hour tonight watching the Home Run Derby from Kansas City.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2012

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 24:  Manager Jim Leyland #10 of the Detroit Tigers watches his team play against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the interleague game on June 24, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Leyland Talks All-Star Potential

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland believes he could potentially have five players named to the AL All-Star team.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Western Conference attempts to steal the ball from Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat and the Eastern Conference in the first quarter of the 2011 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center on February 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jamie Samuelsen: Three Absurd Ideas to Fix NBA All-Star Weekend

If you’re under the age of 30, you’re sick and tired of hearing guys my age tell you how big the NBA All-Star weekend USED to be.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2012

Brian Wilson.

The 2 Best Things From Last Night’s All-Star Game

We all know All-Star games are really boring but sometimes there are little gems that make them worth it. Here are 2 little gems from the game. Brian Wilson channels the 1900′s Heath Bell sides […]

97.1 The Ticket–07/13/2011

Tigers catcher Alex Avila (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

National League Vs. American League 7-12-11

Scoring in the first half of the season dropped to its lowest level in 19 years and the major league batting average shrunk to its smallest midseason figure since 1985, confirmation that the Steroids Era has ended and that a new Age of the Pitcher is taking hold.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2011

Alex Avila. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Avila Overcomes Odds — And Father — To Become All-Star Catcher

It’s bad for baseball that Justin Verlander won’t appear in Tuesday night’s game. And great for baseball that Alex Avila will.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2011

Tigers catcher Alex Avila (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Avila Will Bat 9th In All-Star Game

This morning Ron Washington released his lineup for the 2011 MLB All-Star game. Alex Avila will bat 9th.

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2011