from Shop Talk:

Detroit Tigers bring Xmas in July

July 22, 2009

CUBA USA BOYIt's the story that keeps on giving as more and more organizations hold "Christmas in July"-type events in the final nine days before the timeline becomes unusable.

Stafford “overrated”?

April 25, 2009

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Richard Cato is blogging from the NFL draft:

Cheers of “overrated” greeted top overall pick Matt Stafford as Detroit wasted no time in selecting the quarterback with the number one overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Lions fans, with a strong showing up on the 3rd balcony here at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, were visibly upset and the feeling had nothing to do with his arm strength or abilities as a player.

Motown revving up for Final Four

April 2, 2009

spartansDetroit may be at the heart of the U.S. economic meltdown, but for a sports fan there are few places better than the Motor City, even if it is sputtering along these days.