Notes and Quotes

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25:  Donovan McNabb #5 of the Minnesota Vikings and  Keiland Williams #34 of the Detroit Lions talk after the overtime win by the Lions at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Notes And Quotes 10-10-11

Slowly but surely, running back Keiland Williams is carving out a niche in the Lions’ run game.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Justin Durant #52 and DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions looks to tackle Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter on September 25, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lions defeated the Vikings 26-23. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Notes, Quotes 9-26-11

For whatever reason, the Lions’ defense has been slow starting in each game this season. Running back Adrian Peterson ran all over them in the first half Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2011

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 5: Closing pitcher Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after defeating the Cleveland Indians 4-2 at Progressive Field on September 5, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Notes And Quotes 9-8-11

Jose Valverde tied RHP Todd Jones’ Tigers record for saves in a season with his 42nd, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth to preserve Detroit’s 8-6 victory over Cleveland and RHP Justin Verlander’s 22nd victory.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2011

Goalie Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings. (File photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Notes And Quotes 8-29-11

The Wings renewed their affiliation agreement with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL through the 2011-12 season.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2011

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 06: Closer Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after their 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 6, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers News And Notes 8-19-11

Jose Valverde has four losses this season and each has come in the same circumstance. The defeats have come when Valverde entered a tie game in the ninth inning. His ERA in non-save situations is 5.40.

97.1 The Ticket–08/19/2011

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Detroit Tigers Notes And Quotes 7-26-11

Victor Martinez collected two hits Monday, the first an RBI single in the third inning and the second a dribbler down the third base line following a walk to 1B Miguel Cabrera in the fifth.

97.1 The Ticket–07/26/2011

(R) Jhonny Peralta #27. (Getty Images File Photo)

Detroit Lions Notes And Quotes 7-25-11

Jhonny Peralta got an RBI single in the third that drove in the first of three runs the Tigers got in the inning.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2011

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Detroit Tigers Notes And Quotes 7-7-11

Miguel Cabrera got another big hit for Detroit, a two-run home run to left that capped a three-run seventh and gave the Tigers enough runs to hold of the Angels, 5-4.

97.1 The Ticket–07/07/2011

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Detroit Pistons Notes And Quotes 6-28-11

Woodson might be the frontrunner because he was an assistant on Larry Brown’s staff when the Pistons won the 2004 championship, but Casey and Frank also have head coaching experience.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2011

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Detroit Tigers Notes And Quotes 6-27-11

Miguel Cabrera lined a 2-1 pitch to left for a two-run single that gave Detroit back the lead, 3-2, and was the start of a seven-run inning.

97.1 The Ticket–06/27/2011