Riger and Thomas

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 11: la12 watches his shot against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wings Need To Trade For Jerome Iginla

Remember the days where the Red Wings could get whoever they wanted?

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2013

Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers. (File Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Tigers Will Lose Justin Verlander On The Open Market

Justin Verlander said this weekend that if he and the team can’t hammer out a deal by Wednesday, discussions will be shut down so he can concentrate on pitching.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 14: Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Katherine Webb attends Club SI Swimsuit at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on February 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

Is ‘Splash’ The Worst Show On TV? [Blog]

It could be the worst piece of pre-planned entertainment since the invention of seats. It makes “Cop Rock” look like “The Wire.”

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2013

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March Madness Produces Best Show Of The Year [BLOG]

There isn’t anything better than the tourney, and it doesn’t even matter if you’re a basketball fan.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2013

10 JUN 2001: Bobby Higginson #4 of the Detroit Tigers takes postion in left field at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. Milwaukee won the game, 8-3. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Tom Pidgeon/ALLSPORT

Who Is Detroit’s Biggest Loser?

As soon as I heard the news that Jeff Backus is calling it quits after 12 years with the Lions, I immediately started to wonder if he is Detroit’s biggest loser.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 18: Donald Brown #31 of the Indianapolis Colts avoids the tackle of Jason Jones #91 of the Tennessee Titans during their game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts defeated the Titans 27-13. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Lions Free Agent Haul Recap: Some Good, Some Still Missing

The Lions started yesterday with two huge problems: They couldn’t run the ball and had cavernous holes in the defensive secondary.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2013

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Reggie Bush Makes The Lions Better Instantly

We only had to wait about twenty hours. The Lions picked Reggie Bush today, and he immediately becomes the best Lions’ free agent running back pick up since James Stewart, when the team plucked him out of Jacksonville in 2000.

97.1 The Ticket–03/13/2013

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 09: Giancarlo Stanton #27 of Team USA walks back to the dugout after striking out in the fourth inning against Team Italy during the World Baseball Classic First Round Group D game at Chase Field on March 9, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Riger Rumors: Tigers Will Made Blockbuster Trade

I’m sick and tired of firing up the internet every single morning and reading all these trade rumors that will never come true.

97.1 The Ticket–03/13/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 23: Reggie Bush #22 of the Miami Dolphins scores a touchdown while being defended by Kelvin Sheppard #55 of the Buffalo Bills on December 23, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Advice For The Lions: Go Get Reggie Bush

The Lions offseason turns less theoretical in a few hours.

97.1 The Ticket–03/12/2013

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers looks on from the dugout prior to Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series against the San Francisco Giants at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

[BLOG] Verlander’s Cool With A Gay Teammate; More Should Follow His Lead

He even solves homophobia! We need to get JV to Washington so he can work on the sequester.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2013