Prince Fielder Signed
The Detroit Tigers signed former first baseman Cecil Fielder’s son Prince Fielder to a 9 year 200+ million dollar contract. The acquisition likely contributed to the Tigers’ run to the 2012 World Series.
NHL Players Lockout; Detroit Businesses Suffer
“It’s A Disaster” As Local Businesses Brace For Possible Hockey Lockout
With no deal in sight, the team owners and the players association are deadlocked with no negotiations planned. The entire 2012-2013 season may be cancelled if it isn’t settled by mid-January.
Local Businesses Brace For Hockey Lockout
NFL Replacement Officials: Players Irate Over Bad Calls
A Royal Oak native and Green Bay Packers player TJ Lang said incensed players decided they’re willing to go to great lengths to show their displeasure about the replacement ref situation. He said players debated going on strike or taking a knee on every play in upcoming games if the replacement referee issue isn’t solved. The NFL and the referees reached an agreement days later.
Tigers Swept In The World Series
The San Francisco Giants came back from a deficit in their series vs. the St. Louis Cardinals to get to the World Series vs. The Detroit Tigers. They would go on to sweep the Tigers with the help of their amazing bullpen and powerful hitting from Pablo Sandoval. Area fans went from a dizzying high to the lowest of lows in only a few days. One fan went as far as to offer a house he owned for tickets to a World Series game.
Tigers Fan Offers House In Exchange For World Series Tickets
New Home For Wings?
The Ilitch organization announced on December 4, it is taking a step forward to “explore the viability” of a partnership to create a major new development in downtown Detroit anchored by a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose events center. Could it be a new home for the Detroit Red Wings? Ilitch isn’t saying so, but many are hoping.
Ilitch Proposes New Events District
Michigan, Ohio State Rivalry Heats Up
Woody Hayes once attempted a two-point conversion leading Michigan 50-14. When asked about the controversial call Hayes responded “because I couldn’t go for three.” Rumors were swirling in the Ohio State athletic office that Urban Meyer might honor Hayes by going for two against Michigan in 2012 if the game got out of hand. Stoney asked if that would piss off Hoke. “Yeah it would piss me off a lot,” Hoke said. “It won’t get to that point.” Ohio finished a perfect 12-0 season with their 26-21 win over Michigan in that game.
Brady Hoke: Urban Meyer Better Not Honor Woody Hayes