Eric Thomas

Greg Monroe #10 and Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons reach for a rebound against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 2, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Need To Start Over, And That Includes Possibly Trading Andre Drummond [BLOG]

The Pistons need to learn from the mistakes of the previous administration.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 19: Pitcher Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers receives a high-five from Ian Kinsler #3 after recording his 14th save in a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on June 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan’s Return To Form Bodes Well For The Tigers [BLOG]

Joe Nathan pitched angry in the fourth game against the Royals.

97.1 The Ticket–06/20/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions first year head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The Lions 2014 Off-Season: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly [BLOG]

The Lions off-season workouts are coming to a close, and football finally takes its long summer nap.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 8:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a three-run home run that gives the Red Sox a 5-3 lead with catcher Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

It’s Always The Bullpen With The Tigers [BLOG]

The bullpen is still a problem. It’s going to be a problem for the team in the future.

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2014

(Photo: courtesy, the publisher)

Book Review: Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican

Brutal Youth is a breezy summer read. The characters are well sketched, the stakes are high in the second half, and the novel has good things to say about the trails of being young.


NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick attends the 3rd Annual NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall on February 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Is The Quarterback Position In The NFL Dangerously Over-Inflated?

Colin Kaepernick signed one of the most lucrative deals in the history of the NFL yesterday, a six-year deal which will earn him up to $126 million, with $61 million guaranteed.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 3:  Pitcher Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Blue Jays defeated the Tigers 5-3. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Brad Ausmus Needs To Be The Boss [BLOG]

Ausmus was hailed as the latest Mike Matheny, a former catcher who hadn’t managed on any level but was qualified to lead based on his baseball knowledge.

97.1 The Ticket–06/04/2014

BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 19: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer addresses shareholders during the Microsoft Shareholders Annual Meeting November 19, 2013 in Bellevue, Washington. The meeting was the last for Steve Ballmer as CEO, of which there have only been two in Microsoft's history. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Does A Bad CEO Buying A Basketball Team From An Alleged Racist Prove The Larger Problem? [BLOG]

Steve Ballmer is probably set to be the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, to the tidy tune of $2 billion.

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2014

LongHorn Steakhouse has launched a grilling helpline in time for the Fourth of July holiday. (File photo. Credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

It’s Not Really Grilling If You Cook With Gas [BLOG]

If you’re using a gas grill, it’s not really grilling. You might as well use the oven inside your house.

97.1 The Ticket–05/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 18: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 watches the action during the eight inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on April 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Angels defeated the Tigers 11-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Post-Game Comments Show Ausmus’ Inexperience As Manager

The loss against the A’s on early Thursday morning was difficult to swallow for many reasons.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2014