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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

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The 7 Best Game 7’s In NHL History

Here’s a look back at the seven most memorable Game 7’s in NHL Playoff history.

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Former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock addresses the media at Joe Louis Arena and talks about his departure to the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

In Emotional Farewell, Babcock Says He Went Back And Forth A Hundred Times Before Choosing Toronto Over Detroit

“Is it about money? Sure it’s about money,” Babcock continued. “But there was enough money in every place it didn’t have a factor in the decision.”

CBS Detroit–05/22/2015

Wings General Manager Ken Holland. (Credit/Sandra McNeill)

Term Of Contract Was Sticking Point Between Red Wings, Babcock

“I couldn’t justify going past five years,” Holland said Wednesday.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland addresses the media about the departure of longtime head coach Mike Babcock. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Blashill Tops Short List Of Candidates To Replace Babcock

The search for the next head coach of the Detroit Red Wings will likely not take long, and the team will likely not need to look far.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 25: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings complains to a referee against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 25, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Babcock Leaving Detroit For Toronto

During the 2013 season, Babcock surpassed both Scotty Bowman and Jack Adams as the winningest coach in the storied franchise’s history.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches the action during the second period of the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Babcock Says Decision On Contract Coming As Soon As Wednesday

In an interview Friday with TSN, Babcock said the decision could come as early as Wednesday.

CBS Detroit–05/18/2015

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Sunday In Sports: The Top Five Sports Stories

Here’s your break down of all of the great sports action from another busy Sunday in the sports world.

05/17/2015

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 01: The Stanley Cup trophy sits on a table during a ceremony before the Chicago Blackhawks tsake on the Washington Capitals at the United Center on October 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Capitals 6-4. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Protecting Home Ice Could Decide NHL’s Conference Finals

Welcome to the NHL’s final four, where one road win could go a long way.

97.1 The Ticket–05/15/2015

Rendering of new bridge that will span Detroit River. (Credit MDOT)

Gordie Howe’s Son On Naming Of Bridge: ‘This Is As Big An Honor As He’s Ever Had’

“Bridges are kind of big and powerful like my dad, so it’s kind of fitting in that way,” Gordie Howe’s son Murray said in a phone interview.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

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