Author Archives: Chris Burke

VIDEO: Real Madrid Plays Some (American) Football at Eastern Michigan’s Rynearson Field

Real Madrid will take the field at Michigan Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for a highly anticipated exhibition match against Manchester United. In preparation for that contest, Real held a practice at Eastern Michigan’s Rynearson Stadium this week, while also spending … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Austin Jackson Given Standing Ovation by Tigers Fans After Being Traded

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus had to replace Austin Jackson in the middle of the seventh inning Thursday, moments after reports surfaced that the Tigers had traded Jackson as part of a David Price deal. Rajai Davis took Jackson’s spot … Continue reading

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David Price Traded to Detroit Tigers; Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly Dealt as Part of Three-Team Trade

The Detroit Tigers have upgraded their starting rotation, potentially at the expense of their lineup. In a trade deadline blockbuster, the Tigers acquired Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price in a three-team trade that reportedly will ship Austin Jackson and … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: David Price in Play, Andrew Miller Talks Have ‘Fallen Apart’

It’s starting to look like if the Detroit Tigers do anything on MLB Trade Deadline Day, it will be something huge. Multiple outlets are reporting that the Tigers are among the frontrunners in a potential David Price trade, with a … Continue reading

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Detroit Red Wings Salary Cap Update: Tomas Tatar Re-Signing Erases Any Wiggle Room

The Detroit Red Wings re-signed restricted free agent Tomas Tatar to a three-year deal worth a reported $2.75 million average. That number makes Tatar the fifth highest-paid forward on the current roster, behind only Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg, Stephen Weiss … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Austin Jackson Robs Kole Calhoun of Extra Bases With Great Leaping Grab

Austin Jackson has been the Detroit Tigers’ spark plug on offense since moving to the leadoff spot. In Thursday night’s series opener against the Angels, Jackson got it done with the glove too. Detroit led 5-3 in the bottom of … Continue reading

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Joakim Soria Trade Reinforces That the Detroit Are All In … So Dave Dombrowski Must Go All Out

It may be stretching reality a bit to say that the Detroit Tigers should have won the World Series last season. But the truth is that had it not been for an ill-fated pitch to David Ortiz, Detroit would have … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Miguel Cabrera Breaks Homer Drought With Three-Run Shot Off the Foul Pole

For the first time this month (not counting his All-Star Game shot off Adam Wainwright), Miguel Cabrera left the yard, breaking a 17-game home run drought. Cabrera’s big fly came in the eighth inning of Detroit’s 11-5 win over Arizona … Continue reading

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